Monday, April 30, 2018


A brand new Challenge #265 begins today at the


Our talented teammate Sue Kment is our Hostess  :  

Aways Anything Goes 

 You must use a House Mouse Designs image
( House-Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image )

or optional theme:

Let's Be Square
(Make a square creation)

When the card is opened, there is a gift card holder on the left
for including money or a gift card

Stamps - Along for the ride-Stampabilities (2005)
Having a Ball Stampabilities (2003)
Pine Bough - company no longer in business
Paper - White and aqua cardstock
Designer paper-KaiserCraft
Dies - Snowflakes square on front-DIY
Scalloped square - Leisurecraft
Small Stitched Square inside - Gina Marie
Gift Card Holder - Impression Obsessions
Sentiment - Sizzix
Small snowflakes on front-Martha Stewart punch
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Swiss dots
White Chunky Embossing Powder - Stampendous
Liquid Pearls -White
Colored with Copics
Finished card is 6x6

Generous SPONSORS for this chall are

Prize for one lucky winner is 

2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits
OR one of each (no sets or sentiment sets)  
of the winners choice from  

Pink Gem Designs is based in Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire UK.
Began trading in Nov. 2008 to design cute and whimsical craft stamps in clear polymer.  As digi products became more popular Pink Gem Designs also started to produce digital stamps/Card Topper Kits and other digital products such as downloadable papers, clip art etc..

We are delighted to announce a NEW Generous sponsor 

Is offering ONE lucky winner a House Mouse designs stamp.

Our Hostess for this challenge, Sue Kment is giving away this 
awesome stamp

That's 3 great prizes, gotta be in it to win!
Come join the fun, and show us a card/project
of your own.

Many thanks to our Generous sponsors for their continued support.

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.
 3 Wonderful prizes on offer.

Please remember, you must use a House Mouse Design image on your entry.
Challenge # 265 runs through Saturday May 12th at midnight EST.
We love to visit  you to see what you come up with to inspire us!!

Thanks for stopping by today, have a good one, until later.......


cuilliesocks said...

Hi Sue, what a fabulous card, I love the sweet image and it's a super background, loving your colours, gives a wonderful frosty look too, Kate x

Sue said...

Hi Sue, A lovely card. We've not got snow, but temps due to drop below freezing tonight and into tomorrow. Sue

KarinsArtScrap said...

it's a beautiful card Sue,
Gr Karin

Christine said...

Hi Sue wow someone is gonna be lucky & receive this super stunning Christmas card.. all those super dies make this some special take on the option theme of Squares a fab take,

smiles mousey sister Christine x

cotnob said...

Such a pretty card Sue, an adorable image and fabulous design.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Donna Ellis said...

Beautiful Christmas card, Sue! I haven't even started mine yet. Yikes! Your little HM cards always warm my heart, and this one is particularly sweet! hugs, de

Barbara Godden said...

Beautiful Christmas card, great colouring and fabulous design. love the idea of the giftcard holder.

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous and fun card Sue, as always your stamp is adorable coloured♥
[aussie aNNie Blog]

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Love your magical holiday card, Sue. Those wispy pines look amazing. I tried to email you, but I must have an old e-mail. Thanks for the heads up! Here is mine so maybe I can list your new one.

Dorte said...

Beautiful Christmas card/gift card holder, Sue. Lovely image and die used.
HUgs Dorte

Patti J said...

Wonderful card, my friend! Don't you just love changing the shape now and then? Great job!!!

Sue from Oregon said...

What an inventive card design Sue! So much fun done in a winter theme! Love it! ♥ Sue Kment

Camille Short said...

Super gorgeous card! LOVE the colors :)