Monday, February 11, 2013


House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge # 137
Stitching, real or faux, or an image featuring sewing.
Time for a new House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.  Thank you everyone who joined us last time for the Anything Goes with Special Cuts challenge. We loved the creative ways you used stamps and dies to create cards.
Our sweet, talented teammate, Dorte has chosen this fantastic theme, so lets have some fun with it.
Front of the card.
Crocheted flowers, Pizzazz Aplenty
Stitches were stamped with Versamark and embossed in white.
Stamp set for stitches is from Hot off the Press.

Darling image by Stampabilities.

Inside of the card.  Charms and buttons and twine.  Sentiment is also
from Stampabilites.  Buttons from my Stash.  Border Punchs,
Stampin Up scalloped border, Martha Stewart other. Charms were
a gift from America, thanks, worked great for this card.
Aww, a close up of this little one waiting for his Mom to fix
is stuffed mouse.
We are excited to have the following Sponsors offering up fantastic Prizes this week.
Simon Says Stamp - $25 gift certificate to their online store.
HM Stamps - A $10 Gift voucher for their online store
the newest online website offering the complete line of HOUSE MOUSE and SNOOPY stamps. We welcome you to browse around and shop with confidence knowing you are getting lowest pricing and shipping cost offered by any site offering the complete line of these stamps.
Di's Digi Downloads - $10 Gift Voucher for their online store.
(Any shipping and taxes incurred on any prize are the responsibility of the winner)
Please remember, you must use a House Mouse, Gruffie or Happy Hopper in your creation.
Check in at the House Mouse blog and check out the ideas the design team came up with if your looking for some inspiration. 
This challenge will close on February 23rd at 12 midnight EST.  So, you have plenty of time to join in the fun!
We are looking forward to having you join us for this fun challenge.  We love to come see what you came up with.
 Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great Monday. until later...........


America said...

Hi Sue! Love your gorgeous coloring, fab use of blues and those sweet charms on this beauty. What Great stamped stitching/sewing too! An adorable and most perfect creation for the challenge theme. :)

KarinsArtScrap said...

oooooooo I love this card Sue, it's gorgeous.
what great stamps.

greetings karin

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Morning Sue! This is so adorable! Love all the sewing elements and the charms are super sweet additions. Thanks for the great inspiration.

P.S. I sent you a little email

Sue said...

Hi hun
a gorgeous card, awesome colouring, lovely design, sue,x

Sue said...

WOW!!! This is stunning Sue. I love those cute image, such a fabulous design and wonderful detailing too.
Hugs Sue

Patti J said...

OMG, Sue - this is so sweet! Your coloring is just perfect, and what a sweet image! Great job, my friend! Have a good week :)

downrightcrafty said...

beautiful choice of die cuts and gorgeous image, beautifully coloured and a great style of card too, love it
Hugs Kate xx

Lorraine A said...

OH WOW !!! this is gorgeous Sue !! the whole design is fabulous and I love the stamped stitches ! :-)

Lols x x x

Sandra H said...

Oh wow Sue this is gorgeous l just love your image and the colouring is stunning x

Janice said...

Great card design and such a sweet image. Jx

Tom said...

WoW - what a adorable card! Gorgeous!!

Glenda Atkins said...

Gorgeous and it looks like such a lot of work, so many wonderful details,marvellous card!

Dora said...

beautiful card with the house mouse images!!
your design of the card looks beautiful,

Heather said...

A beautiful card Sue, your design is stunning and such brilliant colours. Your images are both delightful - wonderful colouring and such gorgeous detailing!!

Heather xx

Lee said...


scrapperjulia said...

I love this card design and the colors are so pretty, great card, Sue!

Curt in Indy said...

Sue! I love how you used the two images together in one card. Such a great theme. . .This card is wonderful! Hope you are doing well! Hugs, Curt

Stacy Morgan said...

Gorgeous Sue! I love the blue and white color theme, awesome fold and fantastic coloring. I just adore all this...

Turtle In The Sand said...

Too amazingly cute. LUB it! Happy Valentines Day Sue.

Tracy said...

Hi Sue
Gorgeous ...I Love You *Sew* Much... Creation. Perfect image and love the design too.
Happy crafting
Mousey hugs
Tracy x

Sparkly Engineer said...

Loving that surprise House Mouse tucked inside the card and all that white embossed stitching is awesome

Gail said...

Great images!
Love the blue!

Claudia said...

Hi Sue, what a fantastic card and inspiration for the challenge. So, great the layout and all the details, just adorable.

Thank you also very much for your so lovely comment on my blog.

Hugs Claudia

Ineke Original said...

This one is even better! Love it!