Monday, October 10, 2011


Welcome to the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
 # 106
Our challenge this time, chosen by ME, is a color challenge.
The Colors are Black, Orange, Yellow, and Green.
With an optional Halloween theme.

Since only the USA and Canada celebrate Halloween, we did this color challenge so everyone could take part. And, some of the gals on the design team have come up with some really creative ways to use a regular House Mouse stamps for Halloween.

My Card Recipe

Stamp - House Mouse Designs - Sweet Find HMUR 1054
Spellbinders Dies - Pumpkin shaped card, three Grand dies large scallop
black and image cut with small scallop
Leaf die - Cuddlebug, cut from Yellow Glitter paper
Pumpkin stem cut by hand
Gingham paper - The Paper Studio
Dotted paper rolled on a pencil for curly attachment
Raffia bow
Candy Corn tag made by hand
Sentiment - Diamonds Stamps
Colored with Copic Markers

This challenge, we are being sponsored by

SIMON SAYS STAMP, who has generously offered a $15 Gift Card to
their online store


PIZZAZZ APLENTY, who has again, generously offered a $ 10
gift package of embellishments.

We are joined this week by our two Guest Design Team Members, Jennifer and Avril.

Take a look at the awesome inspiration our great team of designers has come up with then ink up those House Mouse, Gruffies or Happy Hopper Stamps and join us.  This challenge runs through October 23rd.

I'm entering my card in the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge, which this week's theme is Halloween.

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


Donna Hanley said...

Sue, this is one of the cutest cards I've seen in a while. How creative. The sentiment along with that image made me laugh out loud. Terrific coloring. Everything about this card starting from the shape is wonderful. Thank you for sharing.

Heather said...

Fabulous create Sue, I love the the shape - so perfect and your mousies are beautifully coloured and details are so beautiful.
Heather xx

Christine said...

Awww Sue how cute are these guys?? gorgeous colours great creative HM creation love it..

smiles teamie Christine x

thimbles bobbins paper and ink said...

Sue, this is positively adorable! Wonderful layout, your coloring is the best, and I just love this stamp. So sweet! A wonderful creation!

HM&F Guest designer (Oct)

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh Sue!!! This creation is just too stinkin' cute for words girl!!! LOVE the candy corn shape and your darling mices!!! That tag is such a hoot too!!

Really fantastic challenge hun!! Thanks for making me think outside the box!! *wink*

KarinsArtScrap said...

these are cute sue, what a fabulous card and a great shape.
yes I'm glad i can use my husband pc we can't white out it.

greetings karin

April said...

This card is sooo cute! I love how you made a pumpkin for the card and these mice are adorable! great job!

Lorraine A said...

Fantastic card Sue ,, LOVE the shape and the leaf and all the details at the top ,,, stunning !! Love the image too ,,, sooo cute, awesome !! :-)

Lols x x x

Sue said...

Hi hun
wow a fabulous card, luv ya pumpkin shape, awesome colouring as always. sue,x

scrapperjulia said...

I love your pumpkin shaped card, Sue! Those mice look so cute on it! The candy corn looks real enough to eat!

Riet said...

So beautiful Sue.

Hugs Riet.xx

Glenda Atkins said...

Wonderful creation and humorous too, perfect combination!

petra,s cards said...

hi sue fabulous card!!!!!! love that image and the papers you have used!!!
xx petra

Turtle In The Sand said...

Oh Sue this is really really cute. Donna is correct. Everything about the card says WOW! Great idea to chose colors instead of a holiday for the challenge. I wish House Mouse sold digis. They are so cute.
I would love to play along.

Stacy Morgan said...

BASP... Holy cow girlie this is AWESOME! So very creative pumpkin and wonderful coloring.

stephanne said...

Oh me oh my mice!!! This is precious!! What a wonderful design and those mice, so dang cute Sue, love your details too!!! Micey nice work!!
hugs, stephanne