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Monday, November 3, 2014

HOUSE MOUSE AND FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE #182 AND BLOG HOP - Brrr, It's Cold Outside

EEEEEK, GOOD NEWS.........




A new challenge AND Blog Hop starts today at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

It's Challenge #182 and the theme has been chosen by our
 talented teammate, Lori and she has chosen:

"Brr - It's Cold Outside"





Stamp - Along for the ride - Stampabilities HMJR1038
Sentiment Stamps - Hero Arts and Michael's dollar bin
Papers - Graphic 45
Dies-Spellbinders Die S4-409 (I used the cut out, not
the die cut) and popped it up over my colored image.
Spellbinder's label die for sentiment
Snowflake dies are Penny Black
Punched Nordic snowflake border - Martha Stewart
Fran-tage Chunky white embossing enamel 
Star Dust Stickles
Rhinestones - Queen and Company
White card stock 6x6 inch base card
Colored with Copics


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For more inspiration and challenges, check out their official Blog HERE.


PINK GEM DESIGNS

The prize for ONE lucky winner is TWO Individual Digi images
(NO SETS, PERSONALISED WATERMARK'S OR SENTIMENT SETS)
of the winners choice from PINK GEM DESIGNS

Plus, several of the Design Team are featuring candy on their own blogs for those
participating in the BLOG HOP

Here is my blog candy for the blog hop


Includes House Mouse Cling Stamp -Birdie Kiss HMCR18
Stampendous
Darice 5x7 embossing folder Argyle
Queen Sunflower rhinestones
5 yards of decorator ribbon

I will chose a winner of this candy at the end of the Blog Hop.
from my followers who participated in the blog hop and challenge.  If you do not currently follow my blog,
please add your name to my followers to be elegible for this prize.

The Blog Hop Starts today, and runs through November 15th at Midnight EDST.
This is such a fun theme, and we would LOVE to have you join us.  We enjoy
visiting your blogs to see what you come up with for our challenges, and we are never disappointed.  Lots of beautiful inspiration by our Design Team and Guests.

All the rules for the blog hop are on the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge site
Blog Hop list of participating design team members are listed below.

                            Sue Drees (you are here)


Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day.  Until later...............





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60 comments:

Lauren Hatwell said...

So cute and I LOVE the blue and white Sue. Lx

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

The color gives your card that icy feel. Sure makes me want to say Brrrrr! Loe this frosty creation, Sue!

Sue said...

Such a sweet image coloured so beautifully. I love the design and gorgeous blue snowflakes.
hugs Sue xx

ellyscard creatief said...

So sweet and lovely card.
Gr Elly

Donna Hanley said...

Well this was the perfect week for that great theme. It seems to have been cold just about everywhere. I love everything about your card it's sweet, and heartwarming. It snowed here all day yesterday but never accumulated, thank goodness. Wishing you a fun day, Sue. Hugs, Donna

Christine Dol said...

Oh my goodness....this is adorable! I love how you did the image like you did. The soft blue is a really nice effect and of course, the glitter is perfect for snow!!! LOVE that image too!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

what an adorable little image and card. Thanks for showing it!

Terry Quinn said...

OMG! I have never seen this stamp! Beautiful intricate card and it does give me that burrr feeling! :)

KarinsArtScrap said...

Sue it's a gorgeous easel card and fab colouring.
Gr Karin

petra,s cards said...

wauw sue gorgeous card and what a sweet image!!
hugs petra

Becky said...

How cute is this! Real cute... Awesome colors you used Sue. Love your design.

Jean Chaney said...

You used so many fun parts to put together a cohesive and lovely card.

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Sue, such an adorable image and lovely frosty blues - I love all of the sparkle and your fabulous design.
Pauline
x

Beth Brovold said...

LOVE IT Sue!! Such a sweet image...coloured to perfection dear Sue!! I love the way that you adorned the snowflakes with bows...fabulous card design!!
Take care,
Beth

*Vicki* said...

That image is absolutely ADORABLE Sue!! I love the gorgeous blue snowflakes and texture! "snow fun"!! HUGS :)

Sandra H said...

Soo cute!

Stephanie said...

This is just too cute! I

cuilliesocks said...

OOOOOH love your gorgeous card Sue, the image is so cute, wondefully coloured. The easel style is super and your embellishments too.
Love the new photo of the Falls, just awsome, hugs Kate x

paper fun said...

So sweet. Very beautiful.

Mari

NGCARDS said...

A fantastic card and what a sweet image! xxx

Laila B. said...

Hi Sue!!! Loved your card!! Very elegant!! Hugs, Laila

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Oh My Goodness....beautiful!!!!! I love how you took the opposite of the die cut. I'm not familiar with that die that also leaves a faux stitch around the shape. Wow...and lots of candy on your hop post.

Barbara Godden said...

wow what a fabulous card, love the image and it's beautifully coloured. great die cuts and just an awesome card.

Nikki C said...

You did an amazing job on this :)

Pam MacKay said...

Darling card so much wonderful detail!

Gabi said...

so cute!

Lillian A said...

Lovely card and yes, the blue and white together portray coldness for sure. But, a fun card and smiles along the way!

Heather said...

This is just adorable Sue, a lovely design and colour scheme. A cute image and great details!!

hugs
Heather xx

Cathy Kuntz said...

Sue, I love your card, the layout, the framing of that adorable image and the blue snowflakes and the shading on the card with that adorable image, it is awesome, thank you for sharing it with us .

Lorraine A said...

Super cute card Sue :-) the image is adorable and the icy colours and easel design are fabulous :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Donna Ellis said...

Such a beautiful design, Sue! I love the frame you created, and the beautiful coloring on this sweet card. I have pinned it to try to use some of my dies more creatively like this. Wonderful card! hugs, de

nwilliams6 said...

Super pretty card Sue! Love the sponging and dies and the overall frosty feel to this beautiful card. What a fun image too. Hugz

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so beautiful Sue. Such beautiful colouring and an awesome layout and a really cute image.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Patti J said...

Sue, this is adorable! Love the pretty, soft colors, and that image is too sweet! Hugs...

April said...

I love the blue and white together. Beautiful elements on your card and I love the pretty shaped window. Great job!

ribenaruby said...

Hi Sue...stunning card and great colouring! Off to see the other Sue, thanks for sharing your wonderful work, wishing you all many more happy years with HM. Ruby x

Sue from Oregon said...

Blue cards are perfect Brrrrr cards! Great design!!

Dora said...

Hello Sue!
beautiful card and shape. I love the image. especially the rabbit. you colourize it perfectly.
have a nice day,
kind regards, Dora

Desert Kat said...

Lovely card, color and arrangement! Total awesomeness.

Charla Fraley said...

Love the design layout, colors are very good. Love your card!

Charla Fraley said...

Love the design layout, colors are very good. Love your card!

carla said...

Stunning Christmas card, fabulous snowflakes and that image is adorable. Great blue and white colors, looks frosty.
Hugs,
Carla

Tracy said...

Super cute and adorable Sue. Love all the frosty blue.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

KT Fit Kitty said...

Your card is adorable! I love this little House-Mouse and "reindeer" LOL! Fabulous style of card! One of my favourite colour combos for holiday cards! I am going to play in your challenge and blog hop - I have made my House-Mouse card and will post it tomorrow. Thank you for the House-Mouse fun! Your candy looks scrumptious - I am your newest follower!

Diane said...

What a wow card Sue !! Loving the frosty blues and those guys sure are having fun !!

hugs Diane xx

crafty said...

I've not seen this image before but you have made a beautiful card with it

Lynn's Place said...

Fantastic project...tfs....good luck on the hop <((><

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Wow...love the cutout shaped on the front!!!

CraftyNatalie said...

Great card, so much details and such a sweet image.

CraftyLyn said...

Lovely easle card, pretty happy hopper image

Melanie Smith said...

Your card is absolutely STUNNING! Such a talented team and fun blog hop!

GeminiJen said...

Such a cute card. Love the rabbit with "antlers". ;)
Great job.

Gail said...

Such a lovely card! Your coloring is spectacular!

Katie said...

Wonderful card!! Love this design. And this stamp is so cute it made me chuckle, love it when house mouse makes me smile (that is why I love it so much!). I have not seen this stamp before, one I would definitely buy if I saw it released from Stampendous and in my local craft store. Anyway, great job! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

karen adams said...

Love this image and card!:)

Chrisann Majernik said...

That card is just WOW! The design is awesome.

Alica Ziakova said...

So cute - love the image and all the blue makes it a perfect winter card!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Sue,what a gorgeous card. What a surprise for a Blog Hop to celebrate 6 years of creating with the House Mouse images. What a wonderful achievement. Here's to the next 6 years!! Best wishes, Kym xxx

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