Monday, February 15, 2010

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge & Crafty Sentiments Sketch Challenge

Hello & welcome to Monday! It's President's Day here in America! A Holiday for me and all of my American Friends!! :)

It's also time for another fabulous House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge. This is Challenge #63 and it's being hosted by our awesome DT Member *Christine*. She is challenging us create a MULTI-FOLD card.

Here is my take:
Stamps: Stampabilities House-Mouse Designs, "Ready to Burst", from 1997.
Paper: PolkaDot Recycled Packaging Paper, Heavy White CS, Pre-Embossed SQ Card base
Ink: Brown StazOn, Copics, CTMh Chalks, Distress Inks, Silver Glitter Gel Marker
Accessories: Silver Brads, Stickles Glitter, Rhinestones, Ribbon, Clear & Silver EP, Martha Stewart Corner & Border Punches, Creative Memories Corner Rounder Punch, Spellbinders Die
Techniques: Heat Embossing, Sponging

Come play along with us at HM&F because we have another great prize to give away this week. For more details go HERE:

NEXT up is my card for this week's Sketch Challenge #5 at Crafty Sentiments found HERE:

AND this weeks inspiration part: is to use BRADS somewhere on your creation.

Stamps: Crafty Sentiments Valentine Collection "Tess with Heart" by Suzette Winch
Paper: DCWV Textured DP, Heavy White CS, Red CS
Ink: Brown StazOn, Tim Holtz Distress Inks, Copics, CTMH Chalks
Accessories: Silver brads, Rhinestone Jewel Brads, Prima Flowers, MS Heart Corner & Border Punches, Creative Memories Circle Punches, Stampin' Up!'s Sm & Lg Oval Punches
Techniques: Paper Tole, Sponging

Come join us on this sketch at Crafty Sentiments HERE!
This weeks prize is this adorable image!

Then visit my Team Mate's awesome creations on their BLOGS for further inspiration:
Crafty Sentiments ~ Suzette (Blog Owner)
Kim's Card Corner ~ Kim
Lil Daffodil ~ Fiona
Mainly Stamping...Sometimes Scrappin' - Lisa (Blog Coordinator)

Thanks for Looking & Happy Creating!


  1. Both of these are so adorable! Love the HM one most though. :0)r

  2. Two adorable creations, America! Wonderful coloring!

  3. WOW America these are soooo super cute!! LOVIN those hm and the layers there..The second card is super sweet and love that image!!!!

  4. What a beautiful cards America,i love your images and colours.
    So gorgeous papers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  5. Both of these are just adorable. But of course House Mouse is my fav. :)

  6. WOW -- both of these are adorable and beautiful!!

  7. Wow, another stunner Ms. America! I love your HM card, it almost has a magical feel to it! Your coloring is awesome and of course, all you amazing details really bring these cuties to life! Love it! hugz, Mary

  8. Thank you for your kind comment , i realy enjoyed taking part in the challenge. Your cards are fabulous. Thanks for all the inspiration
    Lisa ;)

  9. WOWZER America another stunner of a card..brill easel card & adorable image..thanks for making my challenge look so amazing..

    Hugs teamie Christine xx

  10. America you amaze me! These are so wonderful!