Monday, January 8, 2018



 And welcome to our first Challenge of 2018
Challenge #257 begins today and closes at midnight EST
Saturday, January 20TH

Our talented teammate Karin is our Hostess.

 Theme, Always Anything Goes


Challenge Theme Option-WINTER 

Stamp - Mice Snowball - Stampabilities 2008
Plaid Paper -Lawn Fawn
Word sentiment - Kaiser Craft
Snowflake die - Amy Design
Rhinestones and twine bow
Colored with Copics

Our Two Generous SPONSORS for this challenge are 

Crafty Ribbons are offering one lucky winner a £15 voucher to be spent online at :


Pizzazz Aplenty has expanded our inventory to include a nice variety of metal cutting dies.  You can check them out on the Pizzazz blog, or I've created a  Facebook group called  Reasonable Craft Dies.  So if you are shopping for flatback pearls or rhinestones, brads, dies, or even daubers, you'll find them at Pizzazz Aplenty

Prize from Pizzazz Aplenty for ONE lucky Winner is a Surprise package valued at $40  of Embellishments,Dies, and flat back pearls etc. 

Don't you just Love Surprises!

The design team has come up with some great inspiration for this challenge.  So, scurry on over to the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge blog and 
check them out, then get busy and enter a card of your own.
  Wonderful prizes on offer.

We love to visit  you to see what you come up with to inspire us!! 
This challenge ends, Saturday, January 20 at midnight EST.

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


KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a gorgeous card Sue thank you for your card
Gr Karin

Donna Ellis said...

Such a beautifully colored image, Sue! I love your elaborate shading and the shadow behind the snowball. Darling image - I've never seen it before, and it fits the challenge perfectly! The pretty red details bring out the fun in your pretty design. Happy New Year, Sue! hugs, de

Bunny said...

I love this card, Sue. Great image that I've never seen before either. Love how that mouse is rolling down the hill in snow. Nice dies and the coloring is beautiful. [Bunny]

Diane said...

Wonderful card Sue, you always go that entra mile with your designs xx

Sue said...

Hi Sue, I love this one.

Hope you've had a good start to the week. Sue

cuilliesocks said...

Oh my so beautiful Sue, I love the image and design, gorgeous colours and embellishmets, Kate x

froebelsternchen said...

Happy New Year my friend!
Such a lovely and beautfil created card!
oxo Susi

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Sue, such a fun image and fabulous details.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

April said...

I love this really cute stamp and your card is beautiful!

Dorte said...

Love your winter card with those happy looking little mice, Sue....wonderful colours and design.
Dorte xx

America said...

Super sweet mousey image on this fab winter card Sue. Perfectly colored and placement of dies for accents. Great design mousey teamie. :) Hope your New Year is off to a great start! Sending HUGS from Colorado!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sue :-) the meeces are so cute and I love the the red with the icy blues, lovely color combo :-)

Happy New Year! :-)
Lols x x x

Christine said...

Hi Sue perfect Winter them card..these guys sure know how to enjoy playing in the Snow..lovely card & coloring nice work teamie.

smiles Christine x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful design and project. Thanks for your comments while I was absent.. Have a good start to the New Year.xx[aNNie]

Patti J said...

I'm playing catch-up again! Just got back from seeing dear son, daughter-in-law, and grandson. Love these cute little critters! We are very lucky - this year snowfall has been practically nothing, but cold? Yikes! I'm ready fro spring to come! Thanks for sharing!