Monday, January 31, 2011

House Mouse Challenge #88 - ♥Hearts♥

Welcome back to my BLOG dear Friends!! :)  I  ♥ YOU!!!

It's time for a new House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge. Our talented & Lovely Lori has chosen for us to create with ♥Hearts♥. And anything goes as long as you use House-Mouse Friends, Happy Hoppers &Gruffies images on your projects  Here's my take....
Stamps: Stampabilities, House-Mouse Designs, called "TAILS OF TRUE LOVE", from 2004, # HMGR1009, and features Amanda & Maxwell.
Paper: Black Textured Heavy CS, White CS & RED CS
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories: Heart Spellbinders, Multiple Cuttlebug Embossing Folders, MS Heart Border Punch, Silver Pearls, Silver Cording, Silver Charm, Ribbons, Rhinestones
Techniques: Dry Embossing 

I followed this month's Verve Sketch # VLVFeb2011 found HERE.

 Im also entering this HM LOVE You card into the following challenges:
Totally Gorjuss (As You like it)
Meljens Design (Something with hearts)
PaperPlay chall #4  Layer it Up.
Creative Inspirations 52..  Valentines/Love 
Mark's finest Papers (Valentine Card)
A Spoon full of Sugar (Valentine Creations)
Charisma Cardz (Valentines/Love)
Paper Sundaes (Valentine's)
 Creatalicious Challenge-#18 love & ribbon
Bunny Zoe-Love is in the air
Lexi's Creations-#32 Valentine
Stamps R Us-#13 Animals
Simon Says Stamp-Animal antics
Pile it on-Love is in the air
Crafting Ho's-No designer paper

You should really make time to play with us on this challenge because look at who is sponsoring us...

Wanna Learn more about these adorable characters that Ellen Jareckie creates????
 This past Saturday on FACEBOOK, House-Mouse Designs® hosted their very "1st Annual Meet Artist Ellen Jareckie" event.  It was so much FUN to learn about her and her love for animals that inspires her to create these sweet images!! To learn more, check out the TEXT from that fun FB Conversation by clicking on this link HERE.

Also finally, I NEED to mention that at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge Blog , we are looking for our next Great Monthly Guest Designer to join our Team!!  Soooo, will it be YOU??  If you love these adorable House-Mouse, Happy Hoppers and Gruffies characters, come play along with us and show us your fabulous creativity to be considered! Check out the details HERE.

Thank you so much for stopping by today and for your sweet support that means so much!!!


  1. America, you know that I've always LOVED your creations!! :) This is just darling and what a fabulous take on the challenge hun!! I was so inspired by everyone's creations on the challenge blog!! I really hope to have time to play!! TFS!! HUGS

  2. it's a beautiful card america.

    greetings karin

  3. aww so sweet America. and i love those charms
    Lisa ;)

  4. Awww... So so sweet! I think the charms are the best accents! Adorable!

  5. Hi America
    aww totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always, lovely design, luv all the gems, sue,xx

  6. toooo cute card, love the charms you've added!
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week

  7. WOW....this is such a stunning card my jaw dropped as soon as I saw it....its amazing.
    Thankyou so much for entering my candy & becoming a follower your blog looks fabulous & so I've become a follower. Looking forward to seeing many more of your creations hun. Take care.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  8. So beautiful! Love the little red bling around the heart and the heart. The classic combination of black white and red is always wonderful.

  9. Gorgeous card...such a cute image and a great take on our theme....thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.

    Take care
    San x

  10. A beautiful creation, I love your choice of image.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  11. oh this is the layout and love the red and white...such an adorable stamp too!! Thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.


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  13. Awesome card! Great ribbon treatment! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends~

  14. America, you gotta love these two adorable! Beautiful color combo, I love black red and white! So many great details. The sketch is so pretty, might have to borrow that one!

    Sue Drees

  15. Adorable card!!!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Speedy's Friends.

  16. Gorgeous card America.Thank you for playing with Speedy's Friends.

  17. Gorgeous card, Love the image in the heart.
    Thanks for the nice comments on my blog and for being a follower (I already followed you)
    Avril B

  18. What a gorgeous card,I love the image and the colours.

    Hugs Riet.x

  19. Cute card!
    Thanks for Piling It On and ASFOS :)

  20. Hi America,
    what a wonderful cute card.
    i love the mice in the heart and the bling around htem.
    sooo sweet

    i wanted to say thank you so very much for all your wonderful comments you have left me recently on my cards over on Splitcoast. iam the gal with all the magnolia/hanglar cards (claudiafromgermany) :-0
    you are very kind

  21. cute, cute card, I love the sketch you used, fntastic!!!!

  22. Fantastic embossing and charm! Way to go! Thanks so much for sharing your LOVE/VALENTINES creation with us at Creative Inspirations this time round! Hope to see you next time too!

  23. What a sweet card! Every detail is PERFECT! Great Job! Tahnks for playing along with us at Crafty Hos! We hope you'll join us again soon!

  24. This is so very beautiful

    Thank you for visiting my blog and your lovely comments x

  25. Hello you - hope you're well and full of Mousie mug coffee - rofl!!!!!!!
    Love your card, stunning colour combination, fantastic colouring of the little cuties and your embellishing is spectacular.

    Heather xx

  26. Hi
    So nice card♥
    Thanks for playing along with us at the Creatalicious Challenges♥

  27. How sweet, America! Such a wonderfully adorable Valentine!

  28. Absolutely GORGEOUS card, beautiful details and colouring........ Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
    Hugs Natalie xx

  29. Stunning card and the charms are just great! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week and please check our site we are looking for new DT members! Hugs Gemma

  30. Hi America, what a beautiful card, I love the image and bold colours. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away for our love challenge, good luck xxx

  31. Out of this freakin' WORLD!!!! nuff said ;)

  32. Darling card- love the sweet image. Thanks for joining the Stamps R Us challenge- we hope to see you again!

  33. Your card is BEAUTIFUL!!!
    Thanks for joining us at PIO this week! Have a GREAT day!

  34. Awww...this is adorable!
    Thanks for joining us at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  35. Thank you so much for participating in our "Whateva!" challenge this week at Stamptacular! Your submission is absolutely wonderful and so inspirational!

    Also, in case you're interested, we're in the middle of a DT Call and would love for you to apply! You can find detailed information on what is required and how to apply on our Challenge Blog...!

    Thanks again for joining us this week at Stamptacular! I hope you'll join us again soon for some more challenge fun!


  36. thanks for your comment, yes great minds do think alike ha! ha!
    love your card all the charms are beautiful and the colous are lovely x

  37. aww, this is just sooo cute :-) PERFECT everything ,, fabulous charm !! I love all the bling too :-)

    Lols x x x

  38. wow, gorgeous creation I love your charm it's fabulous, thanks so much for sharing with us at creative Inspirations

  39. lovely card, the image is fab

    thanks so much for joining in with our Love Love Love theme this week at Allsorts


    Amanda xx

  40. Your card is so lovely!
    Hugs Gisela

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