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:

scrapperjulia said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Diane said...

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

Jacki Randolph said...

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

Jessie said...

What a ray of sunshine, beautiful card!

Patti J said...

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

Sue said...

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

Lorraine A said...

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

mycardz said...

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

Sonja said...

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

Christine said...

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

Curt in Carmel said...

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

Gail said...

Beautiful card. I love that yellow.

Cat said...

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

sari said...

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*

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

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!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Springy and just plain darling America! I love it.

Sheng said...

omg, this is so cute. love the edges.

Barb and Marcia said...

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

Meretekj said...

What a lovely card.
So cute:))

Rica said...

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

Renee said...

Ausome card and site-love it..

Tini said...

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

Heather in Calgary AB said...

love your HM cards!

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.xx

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

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

Linda said...

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

Linda

Robin said...

Love the details and the color!!!

Yvette K said...

Beautiful card. I love that yellow.

Suzi said...

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

Sarah said...

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

Camouse said...

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

Ziggyeor said...

Love all the yellow :D

Sue from Oregon said...

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!

Tammy said...

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

Kay said...

America, your card is beautiful and very creative.

Vicki Sopcak said...

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

sam said...

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

Cheryl said...

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

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

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

Hugs, Natascha

Аленка / Alyonka said...

Beautiful card, America! So many flowers!

Becky said...

This is gorgeous. Love the colors and the details.

thread-bare said...

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

Tammy T said...

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

Happy Little Crafter said...

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

Charlene said...

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

beadz said...

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

Angie said...

Your card is BEAUTIFUL!!! Very creative!!

Seoulscrappin' said...

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

Sharon Caudle said...

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

Helen F. said...

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

Stamp Muse said...

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

Celeste said...

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

Cara said...

Cute card I like the colors..
cherry card

Pam and Presley said...

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

Maryu said...

So fresh and lively. Great card.

Anne said...

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

okienurse said...

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

Shazza said...

gorgeous card, nice and bright
x

Ana said...

What a gorjous card!
Love the details.

Violets Corner said...

Such a wonderful card! Love the yellow colurs !

Hugs
Maarit

Tracy said...

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

Diane said...

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

stephanie said...

Awesome card, love it.

Judy Miller said...

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

gina g said...

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

Grace said...

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

crafty amy said...

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

gila said...

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

Sue said...

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

Whisper said...

Fabby card and candy.

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

Luv Sam x

Mrs.B said...

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

Yvette K said...

Such a sunny card! Love it!

Spicey Cat Chick said...

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

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

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

Aussie Loz said...

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

Annelies said...

Love your bright card!

stitchy said...

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

Charlene said...

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

Sandra1968 said...

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

Susan's crafty chaos said...

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

Mercieschild (Cathy) said...

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

Penni said...

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

Hugs
Penni
X

Kate T said...

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

Eve said...

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

gina g said...

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

Sammy said...

Wow what a gorgeous card. I love the yellow.

Anja's KortKreasjoner said...

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

Franca said...

Gorgeous card and great colours. Thank you

Wilfreda said...

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

Patricia Rose said...

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

Esme said...

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

Esme xx

Shazza said...

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

Jen said...

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

Liz Williams said...

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

kristyk said...

What a bright, beautiful goodbye card!

Sharon said...

This is stunning, and the image is sooo cute.

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Farida Rone said...

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

Sillyfilly said...

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.

Lorraine said...

this is super cute i love the colours xx

Teija said...

Beautiful card.
I love that yellow.

Kat said...

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

Kat x

Lori said...

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

dini said...

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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