Monday, May 24, 2010

FIRST EVER HOUSE MOUSE & FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE BLOGHOP & Challenge #70

HELLO FRIENDS and Welcome to Monday!!!! 
Im very excited to announce that we are hosting our very first ever bloghop at HOUSE MOUSE & FRIENDS MONDAY CHALLENGE today!!!  Woohoooo!!!!! We are combining this bloghop with our new challenge #70 & have lots of great prizes to give away for those of you who join us.

Take a look at the BIG prize:
If you arrived here from the main HM&F MC blog, then you are in the right place. If not, please click HERE  and return to main HM&F MC BLOG for hop details. We included sneak peeks of some of the fantastic candy that we have hidden for you for along this hop.... so go take a peek! :)

***BLOG HOP RULES***
1. Visit & leave some love  on all of our DT's blogs. You will START at the main blog and END at the main blog. If you get lost along the way, a complete, alphabetical DT list can be found at the House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge Blog.
2. Please leave comment on main Blog to let us know you've visited everyone & completed the hop. 
3. If you arent already, YOU MUST BECOME a HM&F MC blog FOLLOWER.
4. To be eligible for any of the PRIZES, enter into our Challenge creating cards/projects with the challenge #70 theme "Goodbye/Farewell", using House Mouse & Friends stamps.  Please also LINK your card/project using the FROGGY LINKY found on our HM&F MC BLOG .

Have fun hopping and enjoying our Team's creations for the Challenge. This hop will last the 2 full weeks, so you still have lots of time to create your projects & link them to our blog! :)  ALL Bloghop hidden CANDY winners will be chosen randomly & announced on DT's individual blogs. All winners, including the grand prize winner will be announced  on our main HM&F MC Blog on Monday June 7th, when we have our next HM&F Monday Challenge

 Now, here's my take on the Farewell/Good-Bye challenge theme:
CARD RECIPE:
Stamps: Stampabilities, House Mouse Designs, Amanda Writes. #HMGR1001 & CTMH sentiments  (I stamped these sentiments randomly to create my BG)
Paper: DCWV Textured Yellow CS, White Heavy CS
Ink: Distress Inks, Copics, StazOn, Stampin' Up!
Accessories: Cuttlebug EF, Spellbinders, Martha Stewart Punch, Prima Flowers, Jewel Brads, Satin Ribbons
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Sponging
So come join us for your chance to win some of this FAB Candy!

Now you are ready for your next stop with my FAB Team-mate; CHRISTINE CRAIG.

GOOD LUCK & Happy House Mouse & Friends Creating! :)
America

107 comments:

  1. This is so awesome, America! Love the yellows and the flowers! Great Good Bye card!

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  2. Just beautiful, I don't use a lot of yellow but I just might after your inspiration
    Sandra M

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  3. What a gorgeous card!!!! Love~love the yellow....such a cute image, too!!

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  4. Gorgeous!! Love the color combo of yellow and white! Oh those flowers are beautiful!

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  5. What a ray of sunshine, beautiful card!

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  6. What a cheery card - that yellow would make saying goodbye a bit easier! TFS...

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  7. America, I love yellow! This is a beautiful card, your background paper that you made is awesome.
    Just gorgeous!!!!

    Our first BLog Hop, so exciting!!

    Hugs
    Sue

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  8. Fantastic card America :-) The image is very cute and I love the background paper and the flowers ,, lovely sunny cheerful card :-)

    hopping along ,,,,,,:-)

    luv
    Lols x x

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  9. Yay!! We did it! A few little bumps along the way, but for the most part it went off perfectly! What a great team! Your card is drop-dead gorgeous!! The yellow is sooooooo pretty - I love it! You just never cease to amaze me GF with your awesome creativity! And, don't try to kid any more about not being a good colorer! This little guy is colored to perfection. Glad your computer seems to be working too! Hope you have a great week! hugz, Mary

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  10. love all your flowers, so very happy!!! :)

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  11. Wow teamie knew you would have an awesome creation..the colour combo is just stunning as is the ohh so cute image..all those gorgeous yellow flowers looks like summer has arrived..LOL on your blog ..

    Hugs Christine xx

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  12. Your cards always look so luxurious! So rich with detail and color. They are always works of art. You are such an inspiration! Best, Curt

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  13. Beautiful card. I love that yellow.

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  14. GORGEOUS card. i just love the yellows - and it's so frilly :)

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  15. Oh my...what a bloghop!! =) Loved your card, the yellow is so bright & cheerfull! Wish i could use yellow in such a way! Have to give it an honest try..*lol*

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  16. A gorgeous card! What is the secret to coloring the mice with Copics? I can never get my mice to look right! LOL! I love all the yellow!

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  17. Springy and just plain darling America! I love it.

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  18. omg, this is so cute. love the edges.

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  19. your card is beautiful, love the coloring and the colors you chose..thanks for sharing

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  20. What a lovely card.
    So cute:))

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  21. Gorgeous Hun, fabulous colour and I just love those spectacular flowers and cute beautifully coloured image.
    huggles Heather xx

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  22. Ausome card and site-love it..

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  23. Hi America,
    what a nice card - it looks sooo fresh with the yellow and the flowers! Well done!
    Hugs
    Tini
    and this is my card

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  24. Heather in Calgary ABMay 24, 2010 at 1:54 PM

    love your HM cards!

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  25. So beautiful card America,i love your image and the colours.
    So gorgeous papers and flowers.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  26. WOW, girl, this is so cute!!! Perfect coloring and the elegance this car has...amazing!!! You are the queen of beautiful cards :D!! Hugs, Sabrina

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  27. Beautiful cards! (I took a peek at some of your other cards you've posted too!)

    Linda

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  28. Love the details and the color!!!

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  29. Beautiful card. I love that yellow.

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  30. Absolutely adorable. Love the way you've created your backing paper and the yellow and white are a gorgeous combo. Love it to bits.
    Hugs Suzi x

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  31. Absolutely Gorgeous card, Thanks for joining us over at OSAAT and hope to see you again soon Good Luck
    Sarah xx

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  32. What a beautiful card! Love the idea of of stamping random goodbye phrases to create your background.

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  33. Such a sunny and fun card! Who wouldn't like to get this in the mail! I am so jazzed to be joining such a talented group of teamies..and to start off with a blog hop too!

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  34. This is so bright and beautiful. Love all the floral!
    Thanks for playing this week over at OSAAT this week. Smiles...Tammy

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  35. America, your card is beautiful and very creative.

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  36. I Love your card and actually do own this stamp myself. Great job on the design of the card and color combination!!!

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  37. This is lovely hun. I love the sheer amount of flowers you have got on here - really gives it some oomph.
    Thanks for joining us here once again at OSAAT.
    Sam x

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  38. oh wow hun love this its really gorjus love the papers,you have used cute image too thanks for joining us at OSAAT love hugs cheryl xxxx

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  39. I love your card. Great colours and such pretty image and flowers. Great papers too. You made such a great card.

    Hugs, Natascha

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  40. Beautiful card, America! So many flowers!

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  41. This is gorgeous. Love the colors and the details.

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  42. Awww such a sweet little mouse & such summery colours you have used. Thanks for joining in with us at OSAAT this week x Clare (DT) x

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  43. Another cute image and card! Thanks for joining us again at OSAAT!

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  44. So darn cute! Congrats on being a Design Team Member --- U R SO talented!

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  45. Just precious...Love the yellow and it's not one of my go to colors but you've used it masterfully.

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  46. Your card is so pretty - I love the bright colors.
    hugs,
    Gini

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  47. Your card is BEAUTIFUL!!! Very creative!!

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  48. I absolutely love what you have done with this card ... it is fabulous!

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  49. Goregous card! Thanks so much for joining us at PTW last week, and hope you play along again this week with our sketch challenge!
    hugs!
    Sharon

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  50. Your card is so awesome, America! You have totally inspired me to get a card posted :o)

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  51. America, this is such a gorgeous creation! Love your yellows and beautiful blooms!

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  52. This card is adorable. I love the yellow and the flowers. Of course the image is delightful too :-)

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  53. Cute card I like the colors..
    cherry card

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  54. Beautiful card, the colors are very bright and pretty! I just love house mouse.
    Thanks for sharing
    Pam

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  55. So fresh and lively. Great card.

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  56. The yellow/white colours are just gorgeous, very summery and happy, love it!

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  57. Thanks for sharing your beautiful card. I love the Mice and I love the yellow in this card. Very Nice!

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  58. gorgeous card, nice and bright
    x

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  59. What a gorjous card!
    Love the details.

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  60. Such a wonderful card! Love the yellow colurs !

    Hugs
    Maarit

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  61. I love your creation and the yellow is lovely too.
    Fabulous hop and prizes
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  62. I love the yellow!!! Such a pretty card!

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  63. Love the yellows used on your card. Very pretty!!

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  64. Wow this is a beautiful card i've only just got into house mouse stamps and i love them. luv gina xx

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  65. Oh America your take is pure perfection!!! I love HM so much and have not had time to use them much! I hate saying goodbye!!! You did an awesome job with this!!! Hugs!
    Grace

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  66. This is just too cute I love all the flowers and the bling :D
    Thanks for a great hop I am off to the next blog.

    Hugs

    Amy xx

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  67. Was für eine tolle Karte und ein tolles Bloghope
    hier ist meine Karte
    Mein Link
    lg gila

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  68. What a cute Sunny card to kick off the blog hop.

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  69. Fabby card and candy.

    Here is my card :http://whisperscards.blogspot.com/2010/05/butterfly-express.html

    Luv Sam x

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  70. Gorgeous card, and a great image. Love the colour.
    Avril B

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  71. Amazing card as always. I love how you made the background paper with the word stamps.

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  72. WOW America this is fantastic!!! What an adorable image and love all the bright, happy yellow!!! Gorgeous card my friend!!!!

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  73. Wow America! I love how you created your own background paper!! This is stunning ♥

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  74. Oh Wow, I never seen a more beautiful yellow card before..this is really stunning, I love the flowers..thank you so much for sharing with us at OSAAT - good luck hun

    stitchy xoxox

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  75. Seriously cute, America! Love the yellow and all those flowers? Yum!

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  76. A beautiful card and I love the yellow colour, which makes me wishing for the summer to come :-)

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  77. Gorgeous card, it's so warm and sunny-looking, and those flowers really make it pop :)
    Thanks very much for joining in with our Furry Friends challenge at OSAAT, don't forget to check back tomorrow for the new challenge, and good luck in the draw :D

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  78. I love your blog and the housemouse card is to die for. I will be back here often Hugs Cathy (Mercieschild)

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  79. Gorgeous card America. Super Bloh Hop too - what fun!!!

    Hugs
    Penni
    X

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  80. Your card is so cute, love the bright/fresh colours !

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  81. Very nice card! luv the way you finished your card with scollop edges! Nice color combination of yellow & white! Pretty!

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  82. Hi America Here's my new entry, so sorry about the fist one. thanks luv gina xx

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  83. Wow what a gorgeous card. I love the yellow.

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  84. Such a lovely card and I love your colours! Thank you for the inspiration.
    Hugs Anja

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  85. Gorgeous card and great colours. Thank you

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  86. This is so pretty. I love all of the yellow!

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  87. awwwww America, this is super, super cute.. love the image, bright sunny colours, design... Fabulous as always...
    Hugs. Pat

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  88. I love the bright colours on your card!! And the embossing!

    Esme xx

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  89. I have now blogged my card and am hopping!! Have a good day
    x

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  90. Stunning card, beautifully coloured and embellished.
    Congratulations on your first HM blog hop!
    Hugs
    Jen x

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  91. There's nothing ever cuter than a House Mouse card. This is no exception. Love the cheery yellow.

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  92. What a bright, beautiful goodbye card!

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  93. This is stunning, and the image is sooo cute.

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  94. Likin' the way you send support to our troops, America. We all could spend some summer afternoons or evenings crafting some newsworthy notes their way. Sunny greetings - always a hit.
    Keep Looking UP!
    mt23stamperatyahoodotcom

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    Keep Looking UP!
    mt23stamperatyahoodotcom

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  96. OMG!!!! That card is wonderful. Love it.
    Hugs,
    Farida

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  97. Your card is so adorable. I like how you made your own dp. Like the colors you chose. I love yellow. This will be my first MH challenge. I don't have a blog so I hope I don't have trouble linking my card.

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  98. this is super cute i love the colours xx

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  99. Beautiful card.
    I love that yellow.

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  100. Gorgeous card America. Love all the yellow in your card and that image is so cute.

    Kat x

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  101. Love the dimension that your card has...so fresh and springy.

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  102. I love it! The cheery colors are great for a goodbye card... maybe I'll pull out something yellow to work with too. Hugs!
    Dina

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