Monday, January 13, 2014

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge - #161 - Use a HM Image or Stamp that you haven't used before

Time for a new Challenge at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

We are back from our holiday break and excited to start a new year of challenges.

Thanks to everyone that took the time over the holiday to enter our Silver and Gold Challenge.
There were so many beautiful entries.

Congratulations to the winners of Challenge 160, Silver and Gold.

Beth Brovold - Contagious Crafts $25 Gift Certificate to House Mouse Designs
Karen Foy - Scrappy Doodle Doo - $10 Joanna Sheen Voucher

Our New Challenge is being hosted by our Team Leader and talented stamper, America.
She has chosen the theme
"Use a House Mouse Design Image/Stamp that you haven't used before".

We also welcome three new Guest Design Team Members
Marlene Atkinson, Janet McLaughlin, and Vickie Yeakley
These ladies will be designing along with us for the next two months.

I have had this stamp in my collection for awhile now, and I can't believe I 
haven't used it before!

Awww, so cute!

Hidden tag (Says:  Brrr, it's cold outside)


Card Recipe:

Stamps - HMD - Stampabilities - Warmth for Winter
Inside sentiment - Serendipity Stamps
Tag Sentiment - dollar bin Michael's
Paper - Scrap snowflakes from my bin, purple and
aqua textured card stock
Spellbinders Oval die
Purple Grossgrain ribbon
Memory Box snowflake border die cut up for corners
Snowflake charm, gift from America (Thanks!)
Aqua colored rhinestones on snowflakes
Colored with Copics

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We are very excited to announce that One very Lucky Player will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of some of these Premium Dye Ink Pads from Simon Says Stamp.
 We are honored to have Simon Says Stamp Sponsoring us.  Simon Says Stamp has over 100,000+ items in stock along with the latest and greatest releases from Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Tim Holtz, Spellbinders, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.  With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store!

... AND We ALSO HAVE ... 

TWO EXTRA PRIZES for TWO Additional Winners.
That's right! Our very own Teamie and Challenge Hostess, America, would like to add prizes for Two additional players who will each get to choose two House-Mouse Designs stamps of their choice from the following photo assortments.  (The Winners will choose one small wooden House-Mouse Designs stamp from the first set and one large wooden House-Mouse Designs stamp from the second set)

With 3 prizes to give away, this means you'll have 3 chances to win!  Isn't this EXCITING?   So don't miss out on yours and be sure to make time to play along! :)

 Please Note; 

Where applicable, the shipping, handling and tax fees are the winner's responsibility.

We want to give our special thanks to the wonderful GDTS that worked alongside us during Nov and Dec 2013:  Ema Jacky Knight,  Kim Dear and  Mary Draper
We appreciate your help and loved your gorgeous contributions. 

Please hop on over to the House Mouse Challenge blog to see what the design team and
our Guest design team members have come up with for inspiration.  

Then, come join us for this fun challenge.  We love to visit and see what you come up with
to inspire us!!!

You have until Saturday, January 25th at midnight EST to join us.
Watch for our Mid-week post for more inspiration, on Monday, January 20th.
Winners of this challenge will be posted to our next challenge which begins
Monday, January 27th at 6 am EST

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


cotnob said...
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cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Sue, I love your adorable image and your snowflake border die looks brilliant cut up and used as corners - I love the tag detail.

cuilliesocks said...

Oh Sue what a wonderful card, I just love the cute image, well I would being a knitter. Fabulous design and wintery colours. Hugs Kate x

Turtle In The Sand said...

Bright, happy and cold color scheme and I love it. The tag looks fabulous.

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Sue, such a cute image and beautiful colours.
Hugs Sue xx

Dora said...

hello Sue.
what a coincidental, both the same image on the same day...((:
you colourized it so beautiful...they are indeed so cute!!
beautiful card, Sue!
I hope that I can get the time to play along with this challenge, so nice theme also...
have a nice day.

Donna Hanley said...

Sue this is darling and I love the idea of the hidden tag. Gorgeous shade of blue you went with. Love everything about this card. Enjoy the day.

Donna Ellis said...

sue, this is so bright and colorful! love your choices of hues in bringing out the coldness and cheeriness! And I also like the touch of "prettiness" added with the die cut. Darling card (and pinned, of course) hugs, de

Whisper said...

Aaah what a sweetie image and i so love that sentiment too, luv Sam x

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Sue!! What a gorgeous creation hun!! Love the pretty colors you've used here!! ;) This looks like a great challenge!! HUGS

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Sue.

Hugs Riet.xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

what a fab and great card Sue.

gr karin

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sue :-) It is about time you inked up this cutie !! this is one of my most fave stamps ,,, super cute :-)

I have been thinking of you lately with the freezing weather over there,, hope you're staying cosy and warm :-)

Lols x x x

April said...

What a cute image! I love the hidden tag and the sentiment. Great job!

Dorte said...

Wonderful colour combo together with this cute cute image- can't understand why you haven't used it before...
enjoy your evening,
hugs Dorte

Sue from Oregon said...

A lovely color and purple is oh so pretty and I love the sneaky little tag you added too!

Tom said...

What a wonderful winter card!
Love that bright colors!


Heather said...

A beautiful card Sue, a stunning design and gorgeous colouring of the sweet image - one of my favourite!!

Heather xx

Tracy said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous creation, adorable image and design.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Beth Brovold said...

Oh Sue your little guys are just so cuddly and sweet!! I LOVE the colour scheme that you chose...I wish that I could colour half as well as you do!!!!

Gail said...

Great image!
Love the card!

Glenda Atkins said...

Loving the colours and the cute image! Fabulous winter card!