I discovered the House Mouse & Friends Challenge on Chris' blog, yesterday. I just loved her adorable card with this sweet little Happy Hopper eating a bushel full of apples. It was coloured so beautifully that it was the first time I was tempted by these sweet stamps. Unfortunately, I don't own any House Mouse stamps. Then, I remembered that my good friend Tara sent me a few House Mouse images. So, I picked this cutie, Making a Snowmouse and decided to give it a go!
The House Mouse challenge this week is a recipe (I must say, that this is a very cool idea for a challenge) to use Ribbon, two buttons, felt, and a scalloped edge. I followed the sketch on the Sketch Saturday Challenge and added lots of glitter to play along with this week's challenge over at BasicGrey Challenges....three in one...Whoo hoo!!!
I started with a 6X6 card base in red Prism cardstock and BasicGrey Wassail patterned paper. I coloured the image with my Copics and used my Sakura Stardust Gelly Roller pen and added a little glitter here and there on the snow, snowmouse and holly leaves and then spread it around with my aqua brush. This gives a really nice shimmery, glittery effect!!!
I used my MM ribbon slot tool to punch a hole in the image and laced through this gorgeous, American Craft, ribbon that I bought at Micheals. I can't get enough of this yummy, sparkly, ribbon! I have it in almost every colour....love it!!! I used my Stampin' Up! scalloped border punch and I cut two poinsettias with my QK Squeeze in burgundy felt and added a little more glitz with some diamond Stickles.
I took this pic while holding the card at an angle so that you could get a better look at the Sakura Stardust wash effect!
There you have it! My very first House Mouse card! Yay!!!! I may just have to get a few of these sweet stamps. The only problem, I don't know where I will put them. My scrapbooking room is teeny tiny and it's already full to the rafters with stash, smile!!!
Well, I hope you have a lovely day! I am off to visit my Mom and to get my hair done...time for a little trim and time to cover up the grey, lol! I'm so lucky to have such a fabulous Mom and hairstylist, all wrapped up in one, smile!!!
Thanks for stopping by to have a wee look!