Monday, February 13, 2012


Welcome back to a new Challenge at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge # 113.

Before we begin our new challenge, we would like to thank everyone that took part in the
Challenge 112 and Blog Hop.  It was over the top.  We had so many entrants and beautiful cards and projects.  All the winners are listed at the House Mouse and Friends blog site, so go check to see if you won!

My blog prize, the February 2012 stamp and matching sentiment winner is:

#41 (from the HM Blog Site) SHARI GREEN
Shari, please email me ( with your
full name and address as it should appear on the mailing label and
I will get your stamps off to you right away.  Congratulations and Enjoy!

On to Challenge # 113
The theme has been chosen by our dear and expert colorist,  team mate, Heather, and it's


Twinkle Toes (HMGR 1013)

My Card Recipe

Stamp - Amanda, Twinkle Toes
Paper - Card base, Pearlescent Gold, designer paper, K & Company,
Silver Mirror Paper
Die Cuts - Spellbinders label, Cheery Lyn, leaves
Border Punch - Martha Stewart
Silver Mesh ribbon - Michael's
Rhinestone Buckle - Pizzazz Aplenty
Flowers - Pizzazz Aplenty
Pink Bush flowers - Melissa Frances
Pearl strings - Bridal Dept - Michael's
Sentiment - Computer generated, from Cinderella
Crystal Stickles
Colored with Copics

Our Generous Sponsor is:

Simon Says Stamp Shop - $25 Gift Card to their online Shop

The gals on the design team have made some wonderful cards/projects to inspire you.
Come on all you ladies that showed us what you got in the blog hop, come join us again, we love seeing what you come up with.
The Challenge runs from today through Saturday February 25th at midnight.
Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great Monday.  Until later........



Donna Hanley said...

Sue, just darling. Your image seems to go so lovely with that Nesti. This card has bright and happy feel to it. I just love it.

Larisa said...

It is cute! This mouse-ballerina is really nice image! Great card!

riliska said...

Oh my so pretty and just adore the colours just perfect for this beautiful HouseMouse image!

angelwhispers said...

How cute is this little lady and such a beautiful card just loving all the detail and your wonderful colour combo! Chanelle xx

Anonymous said...

AWW!!! Sue, this is really sweet my friend!! Such a perfect image to use for this challenge!! I adore your sentiment and stunning details friend!! HUGS

KarinsArtScrap said...

o this is very beautiful and lovely sue.

greetings karin

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always,luv the colour combo,beautiful embelies, sue,x

Dorte said...

So very sweet she is, lovely card.
Enjoy your evening.

Shari said...

Sue; Thank you so much for picking me for your Blog Hop Candy! I am so happy, Yippie! I have e-mailed you my snail mail info as requested. So excited!!! Thank you again!

Christine said...

Awww Sue how cute is the mousey ballerina?? stunning colouring beautiful DPs & layout great take on the chall theme.

smiles meece sister Christine x

downrightcrafty said...

Sue this is stunning great layout such a warm colour combo and fabulous as always image colouring
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have candy if you are interested :)

Sandra H said...

So cute is your card and congratulations to your blog hop winner:) Sandra H

Erin- said...

Hi Sue! I love this sweet little little card. I'm going to be singing that song from Cinderella all day now! LOL...A dreeeeam is wiiiish your heart makes...when you're fast asleeeeep...

Lorraine A said...

aww ,,don't ya just LOVE this cutie :-) she is adorable and the whole design is fabulous :-)

Lols x x x

thimbles bobbins paper and ink said...

Sue, this card is darling! I love the mousie ballerina. Beautiful colors and layout!

Mousie cheers!

Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous card with the mouse ballerina. Gorgeous colours too!

Carol L said...

How cute is this card!! I love the die cut shape you chose for the image, and all of the detail work looks amazing! Simply adorable!

Natascha said...

Hi Sue!
So lovely, great combination of papers, ribbon, image and embellishments.

Hugs and Kisses, Natascha

Heather said...

This is absolutely delightful Sue, I love the beautiful the little ballerina, this is one I have promised my second for year 0 this one maybe!!!The colours and details are stunning.
Heather xx

Sue from Oregon said...

This little twinkle toes meece always makes me smile. Reminds me of my girls dancing through the house in little homemade tutu's!

Stacy Morgan said...

This is darling sue. I adore the flowers and feminine feel to this. Just darling.

Tracy said...

Hi Sue,
This is so sweet and pretty, a really gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Mousey hugs
Tracy x

America said...

GORGEOUS colors and details. Adorable Ballerina for a great take on the theme my friend.