Monday, July 24, 2017


 A brand new Challenge #246 begins today at the

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and runs

through August 5th at midnight EST.

Our brand new, talented design team member BUNNY 
is hostess for this challenge.

Bunny has chosen "CHRISTMAS in July" 
Anything Christmas themed..
for her challenge.
                  You can also always use an anything goes
                theme for all our challenges.

Stamp - Birdie Booties, House Mouse Designs, (HMCP82) Stampendous
Papers - Lawn Fawn Christmas Plaids, Green Glitter Paper
Snowflake Punches - Martha Stewart
Bell die - Gina Marie
Shape Die - Spellbinders
Ribbon and Ribbon flower from my stash
Embossing Enamel - Stampendous
Colored with Copics
Baby Blue Stickles

  Generous SPONSOR for this challenge is

We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and her team at Simon Says Stamp!

Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of Premium Dye Ink Pads

Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. Stock includes over 100,000+ items along with the latest and greatest releases from the Simon Says Stamp brand Hero Arts, Tim Holtz, Lawn Fawn, 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!

Many thanks to our Generous Sponsor.

              The design team has come up with some pretty nifty
                        inspiration for you, so scurry on over to the            
                       House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge blog
                and see for yourself, then add an entry of your own. 
                     We love to visit and see what you come up with!

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


Donna Ellis said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE your adorable, beautifully colored, sparkly HM creation, Sue! The bright green brings out the traditional festiveness, and the wonderful shapes and antics of your mouses make it even prettier! I AM IN LOVE with the sentiment! What a story it tells, and automatically makes me think of my own friends who create magic, (like YOU) and brings back the memories we briefly enjoyed while living in Connecticut a few years. Gorgeous creation, my see, snowy friend! huggers, de

Sue said...

Hi Sue, I love this card. Looks like the bird is happy with the gifts the little mouse is giving it.

Did smile at the mouse eating the snowflakes:)

Hope you are having a good start to the week. Sue

Diane said...

Love love love the stamp Sue, so adorable !! Fantastic easel card !!

hugs Diane xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous colouring and very beautiful card Sue
Gr Karin

cotnob said...

A gorgeous card Sue, such a super image and great shape - a fabulous design.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Bunny said...

Fabulous card, Sue. It looks like one of the Rosy finches we get once in a while in our back yard. That green is fabulous and so is the shape. [Bunny]

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card Sue and the stamp is so adorable along with the fab shape..x [aNNie]

Sandra H said...

Oooh this is gorgeous x

Patti J said...

This is wonderful Sue - I just LOVE Christmas cards! It's been SO stinkin' hot here (triple digits), and this was just the refreshing post I needed to see. Thanks for inspiring me, dear friend!

cuilliesocks said...

Aww so cute, what a gorgeous card Sue, I love the image and the lovely design, Kate x

Christine said...

Hi Sue wowzer colouring on this stunning cute all the snowy details super take on the chall theme.Thinking of you xxxx

smiles mousey sister Christine xx

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

The little booties on the bird, just melt my heart. Such a well done creation, Sue!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sue :-) I love this image, how cute is that!! and your colouring is fabulous! I LOVE this whole design Sue ,,,, breathtakingly stunning! :-)

Lols x x x