Monday, April 21, 2014


Time for a new House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge, it's #168, and our talented teammate, Lori has chosen the theme

Pop It Up
You must have at least 1 element on your project that is popped up.

I fussy cut and "popped up" (pun intended) the popcorn in the pot and
the ones flying through the air.

The front of the easel card.

The inside of the card.

Stamps - House Mouse Designs, Stampabilities
Red and yellow card stock and popcorn designer paper is DCWV
Bakers twine and button.
Star Dust stickles
Martha Stewart Border Punch
Spellbinders dies
cloth rick rack
Colored with Copics

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 CHALLENGE Prize is a $12 Gift Voucher to Di's shop. 
Di's BIO:  {I have been drawing since a child and studied graphics at College many years ago, I now work as a Medical photographer part time but my love was always drawing. I started cardmaking about 4yrs ago when I bought my daughter a cardmaking kit which we did together, but I’m afraid I got the bug! My daughter preferred scrapbooking. I then started looking online at other blogs and this then became my passion and I loved sharing my cards with like-minded people.  I love stamping and loved finding images, but sometimes I could not find what I wanted so I started to draw myself. This then has become my second addiction and I have never looked back, I love thinking of new images, and its just fabulous to see others take them and make them into beautiful works of art. Long may it continue! }

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The design team has come up with some great inspirations as always for you, so
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You have until Saturday, May 3rd at midnight to enter a card for one of the two fabulous prizes on offer.

Hope you make time to join us for this POP IT UP challenge.

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


Whisper said...

Oooo absolutely super hun and am loving the popcorn paper too, Luv Sam x

Donna Hanley said...

Sue, what a fantastic idea to pop up your popcorn. You took an already darling image and took it up several notches. This was also an ideal image to make into an easel card. I hope you have a fun day.

Donna Ellis said...

Sue, you have outdone yourself! Wonderfully cheerful in your trademark awesome coloring/shading job, and fabulous fussy cutting and "popping up"! Really fantastic (and oh-so-pretty) so you know I had to pin it! to see it on another day! hugs, de

Tracy said...

Hi Sue
Ha ha what a fun creation, love the stamp and all the popcorn too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

cuilliesocks said...

What a wonderful fun card, just love the image and having popping popcorn is just perfect. Great colours and design, hugs Kate x

Lauren Hatwell said...

Just so lovely. This is one of my favourite HM images and I love what you've done with it for this challenge. Lx

Becky said...

wow, this is awesome. Great job on this challenge. And thanks for the heads up at HM. I missed it last challenge :)

KarinsArtScrap said...

fabulous and great card Sue looks beautiful.

gr karin

Carol L said...

There's nothing better to pop up than popcorn! What a great idea to create this super cute and fun card! Those little mice are celebrating in such a fun way, and I just love your card! Thanks for your kind words too Sue, the pleasure of being your guest designer has been all mine :)

Sue said...

Awwww such a cute and fun image! I love the popped up popcorn and wonderful design too.
hugs Sue xx

Sandra H said...

Fabulous card Sue x

cotnob said...

This is a brilliant card Sue, such a fabulous take on the Pop it Up theme. I love your fun image and great design.

Dorte said...

Super take on the Pop-it-up theme Sue, your choise of image made me laugh, love it,
hugs Dorte

Heather said...

This is just gorgeous Sue, I love those papers - such an adorable and the popcorn really pops and brings it to real life!!!

Heather xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sue :-) the popcorn image is just PERFECT for this challenge !! this really made me smile as soon as I saw it ,, haha ,,, brilliant ! :-)

Lols x x x

Christine said...

Hi Sue what an amazing take on the Popped up chall theme. great image not seen this one before, love the popping corn pieces..great colouring & design great DT creation..

smiles Christine x

JD/ Jill said...

This is so cute! And a great take on the challenge!

chrissy xx said...

Oh My! This is one cute card! I'm loving the little scene you've created..I could even be persuaded to eat some of this popcorn lol..
A FABulous Fun card...LOve it.

Glenda Atkins said...

Wonderful job of 'popping up' and your cutting is amazing! Fabulous work!

America said...

WHAT A GORGEUS House-Mouse Poppin' Card with actual poppin' popcorn. Love it. I would have used the same stamp had I had the time ... :) Great work teamie.