Monday, January 03, 2011

It's a *New Beginnings* BLOG Hop at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge

I sincerely hope that your 2011 is off to a great start and that it will be filled with Happiness!  


Oh Im so glad you are here to HOP along with us for this very special  BLOG-HOP!!! If you arrived here from the main House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge blog, then you are in the right place. If not, please go back to the main post and start there for all the HOP details.

Our BLOG HOP theme is ***New Beginnings*** and we are creating anything that reminds us of NEW beginnings, (like ringing in the NEW YEAR for me), and using any of the adorable House-Mouse Designs®, Happy Hoppers® and Gruffies®. Here is my fun take:
CARD RECIPE:
Stamps: Stampabilities, House-Mouse Designs, called "Olive A Party", from 1995, # HMUR1005, and featuring Maxwell & Mudpie".
Paper: Black Textured Heavy CS, White CS, Toy Packaging Metallic Silver Cardboard Paper
INK: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Silver Metallic Gel Marker
Accessories: Spellbinders, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Martha Stewart Border Punches, MS Stars Punch, Jolee's Boutique New Year's Stickers, Silver Charm, Silver Cording
Technique: Dry Embossing
Im also entering this card into these challenges:
My Time to Craft -(Brand, Spanking New!); Freshly Brewed-(New Year), Tip Top Tuesday - (Get Embellishing) Pixie Dust- (Happy New Year);  Creative Inspirations- (Use something NEW); Ellephantastic- (New Beginnings); One Stop Craft chall - (New Beginnings); Stampin Bees - (Celebration card); Crazy 4 Challs - (Celebrate); Inky Impressions- (Animal); Fairy Fun Fridays (New Beginning); Dutch Dare- (New beginnings);  By the Cute & Girly- (Bling it on); Paper Sundaes -(Something new); Creative Friday- (Let's have a party); Simon Says - (Time to Party/Celebrate); and last but not least - Creative Inspirations - (black, silver gold)

You may WANT to play along with us at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge because we have an AMAZING line-up of fabulous Prizes from these wonderful Sponsors;

Not only that, but there are additional fabulous*Hidden* PRIZES on DT's BLOGS just for you! 

 Isnt that awesome??? All you need to do to win any of the hidden prizes is leave love everywhere (comments), on BLOG-HOP links for DT, Guests & main HM&F MC blog-hop post!
To WIN our Sponsored Prizes, you MUST also create a project for this New Beginnings Challenge!

This great challenge will only run until 8:00pm EST, Sunday, January 16th, 2011. So get HOPPING, commenting and creating your New Beginnings projects! :) We cant wait to see what you come up with! 

YOUR NEXT STOP after this is at Christine's Blog found HERE

America

128 comments:

  1. That image is so cute!!! What a great New Year card!

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  2. ohhh wow love the layout and the DP.
    Very joyful card.
    Happy New Year!

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  3. Fabulous card America ! I LOVE this image ,,, another to add to my MUST HAVE list !! :-) brilliant card ,, those meece do look like they're having a fab PARTY !!! :-)

    thanks for all you do xx :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  4. whow what a lovely card!!! your collors and embelissement are great!
    xx petra

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  5. Awesome creation Teamie as always stunning take on the chall.

    smiles Christine xx

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  6. How sweet is this!
    And a Happy New Year to you. x

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  7. Love it America. Great theme, layout and coloring. Hope the new year treats you awesome.

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  8. Love the detail on your card! The glass and party hats in the bottom corners are just the right touch!

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  9. Fabulous card, love that stamp but then i love them all lol, Happy New Year to you xx

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  10. Hi Wow gorgeous card!! love that cute image and the 3d look is just fab!

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  11. Wow, I love your New Year creation. I love this stamp and almost used it!! Beautiful details and coloring as always!

    Hugs
    Sue Drees

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  12. Hi hunni - hope you're rested by the time you read this!!!
    Love your gorgeous card - the black and white papers are stunning, fabulously coloured cute image and your sparkly cardstock is awesome.

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  13. Thanks so much America for asking me to play on the hop! It was a lot of fun and I'm certainly honored. Your card, as usual, is simply a work of art! Loved this theme and the team came up with some awesome stuff. Great job! Happy New Year to you and your sweet, wonderful family! Best, Curt

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  14. Hello!

    I love the layout - very creative! Great card!

    Wishing you a Happy New Year and a nice day today!

    Barbara Diane

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  15. Fabulous card! I love the theme, I love the martini, I love house mouses!

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  16. Happy New Year America.
    What a gorgeous card,I love the image and the colours.

    Hugs Riet.x

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  17. Beautiful card, cute image :)
    Happy new year!

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  18. Your holographic sparkliness works superbly with the black & white. Love how the streamers are echoed in the scalloped bottom card edge & how you have more of that holographic effect behind it. Delighfully classic & somehow elegant with cute!
    Paula (PEP)
    http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

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  19. A really fab Card, America! Love it!Thanks for your inspiration! Best wishes Karen x

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  20. What a lovely card! I just got my first House Mouse stamp today, can't wait to use it.

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  21. this image is truly the cutest! but your creation would have been wonderful anyways! love all the white and silver, which really makes the mice pop!

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  22. Happy New Year America - and wow what afabulous little card . I love the cute mice and those fab little party hats as well as the bling of course lol
    Thanks for joining us this month at BTC&G
    Lisa ;)

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  23. You've made a gorgeous card with a beautiful image!! Happy New Year.

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  24. Stunning card. Happy New Year.

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  25. what a very beautiful card america.
    this image is very sweet.
    best wishes for 2011


    greetings karin

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  26. A gorgeous card with a super cute image.Thanks for sharing it with us at MTTCC this week and a Happy New Year x

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  27. adorable card!!
    Happy New Year!!
    xxx
    Vivi

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  28. Lovely House Mouse stamp, great card! Thanks for playing along at Ellephantastic this month and really hope to see you back for our next challenge. Jill

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  29. This is a great New Year's card. I like that image... it's just perfect!

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  30. Beautiful card - just love house mouse!!! thanks for sharing it with us at Fairy Fun Friday xx Lynne and the FFF Princesses xx

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  31. This is fabulous! tha perfect image for the occassion! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations!
    xxAutumn

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  32. Super, super card. Such a charming card. Love the image, gotta get it! Happy New Year. Jeanette

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  33. America, this is such a fun card, and perfect card to start New Year!! Although i don't own this stamp, i always thought this would be perfect for celebration! I also luv that you used those stickers for embellishments! Very Festive!:-)

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  34. This is a beautiful card :) Thanks for joining in this week with our theme of using only the colours Black, Silver & Gold over at Wednesday Creative Inspirations Challenge Blog! xxx

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  35. What gorgeous elements on your creation, love your image too. Nice to work along side you on this hop.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  36. Out of this WORLD gorgeous my friend!! I have ALWAYS loved seeing your HM creations! I adore all of the layers and stunning coloring on this!! Thanks for this fun hop!! HUGs

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  37. Oh wow, America, this is just awesome! Love the sparkle, the stamp, everything about it!

    Thanks for a fun, fun, fun blog hop!

    And Thank you for taking the Top Tip Tuesday Challenge and Happy New Year!
    Hugs
    Anne

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  38. Wow, what a fabulous party card! And your embellies are just perfect too!

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  39. Gorgeous card love all the embellies that you have used. Beautiful work.
    Thanks for joining us at Ellephantastic this month.
    Hugs
    Tamara
    Elle DT

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  40. This is a fantastic card America! I love image and embellies. Really a brilliant idea.
    Thaks for playing us at DDCC this week. I hope to see agrain.
    Hugs and happy new year.
    Lena

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  41. This is a fabulous New Year's card, America! Those mice are having a very Happy New Year!

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  42. sooooo cute...really love the image!
    thanks for joining us at creative friday!

    xx janina

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  43. Love the image. Great job with the color selection.

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  44. Love how you used the two different spellbinders dies and all the glimmer, beautiful!

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  45. Adorable card!!! So festive looking.
    Thanks for the chance to win blog candy !!!
    Happy New Year!

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  46. Beautiful card America! Adorable image and just love all your lovely layers and embellishments. hank you for joining us in our Inky Impressions Animal Christmas Challenge, hope you have had a Merry Christmas and wishing you a wonderful 2011, take careX:)

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  47. Oh my goodness totally adorable! I love everything about it especially the black and white colour scheme.

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  48. Fabulous New Years card! Love the white and silver...and of course the images is ADORABLE!
    Cheers
    Cheri

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  49. What a fabulous card you made. I love it, it's a great New Years card!

    Happy 2011!

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  50. Wonderful, fabulous card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  51. Oh, those mice are always having fun, aren't they? Love all the wonderful touches on this card. So glad to see your card with the Stampin B's 'celebrate' challenge this week.

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  52. This is such a cute card, thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week.
    Shell xx

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  53. Here's little me & want to join the blog-hop.
    The first time I do this so it's a bit exciting ...
    I love your beautiful cards! It is so clean & neat!
    Thank you for inspiring me!
    Hugs scrappida

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  54. Love your Card, Happy New Year.

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  55. Happy New Year!
    And your card is great! I love all the glitter details and the cute image.

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  56. awesome card! Happy New year! Thank for joining us at Ellephantastic this month. Good luck! Helen & Elle DT x x

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  57. Adorable new year's card! Thanks for hosting the hop!

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  58. Oh, I love this card and this image. It is so cute...Great job on the colors......

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  59. Oh, I love this card and this image. It is so cute...Great job on the colors......

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  60. WOW this is absolutely fabulous that image along with your design is gorgeous thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  61. WOW, your card is awesome!! Great job!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Inky Impressions!

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  62. I love that image. All the layering you did is fabulous.

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  63. Love this image with the black and white. Happy New Year! "Hugs" Carol

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  64. What a sweet image and card. Thanks for joining in at creative inspirations.

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  65. Oh, so cute image! So festive card.

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  66. Your card is absolutely stunning, love the image and the colours!!

    A house-mouse blog hop, what a fun event to find for a house-mouse fan!

    Veronika in Sweden

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  67. Your card is absolutey stunning America, love those little embellishments. Hopping on:)

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  68. What a stunning card. Love the layout.
    Sharon x

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  69. Oh was für eine edle Karte.
    Ein gesundes neues jahr
    lg gila

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  70. HI hun
    aww gorgeous car as always,awesome coloring, fabby design, haapy new year hun,sue.x

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  71. Hiya America

    this is a gorgeouscard and so many beautiful details, thanks for joining us at inky impressions last week, SORRY i have only just arrived here

    Joey xx

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  72. OMG, what a darling HM image and your have colored it beautifully!!!! I love your awesome design, too, and great colors....absolutely gorgoeus, America!!!

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  73. Fabulous card!
    Happy new year!
    Teija

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  74. Gorgeous card ... love the image and the white.
    Cathy xx

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  75. This card is soooo darn cute! I love that holographic paper you used on it too!!!
    Happy New Year!!!
    Heidi Brawley

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  76. Incredible card! So many great embellishments with this adorable image. Happy New Year!

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  77. Happy happy new year America!
    I hope you had a wonderful time with your family during Christmas:)
    Love your sparkly card! The silver and white looks absolutely amazing together, and as always, your eye for details makes it so special!
    Looking forward to see lots of your fabulous work in 2011:)
    Hugs!

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  78. Gorgeous card, just love the image you have used and what a fantastic layout. Love it.
    hugs Dorte

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  79. OMG!!!!!!!! your card is beyond stunning I love, love the little hats in the corner, the details are amazing, Wow thanks for the insperation.

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  80. Love your card and Adore house mouse stamps. They are my favourite. Sylvia

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  81. Beautiful Card!!! Happy New Year!

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  82. Wow!! This is so stunning America, I love the image and all that wonderful sparkle. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations, One Stop Craft and the Fairy Fun Fridays this week with your lovely creation.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  83. Your card is fantastic!! Thanks for joining us at FFF, we look forward to seeing your future creations.

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  84. As usual your card is absolutely fantastic. I always visit here when I need inspiration.

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  85. Oooh I just love the cute little house mice!! Let's hope they don't over endulge themselves with those drinks :)
    Card is fantastic and so is this blog hop!!
    Thanks so much
    Lynn xxx

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  86. Great card, America! Thanks for sharing, and for helping give us a chance to win so many great prizes!

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  87. Awesome card. Love the image, the papers you used and all the little details you added. Thanks for so many chances to win some great goodies.

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  88. Its so gorgeous, what a lovely image coloured so beautifully!
    Nela

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  89. Beautiful card and love the fun image. Thanks so much for joining in with the Creative Inspirations challenge and good luck!
    Jenni x

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  90. A beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations, hope to see you again next time. Good luck! Hugs Christine x

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  91. Wonderful details, having fun hoppin' around. My HM card is #26.

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  92. What a beautiful card!! Love this cute stamp!

    I've made a card with a new beginning for this great challenge too. You can find my card here!!

    Leonie xx

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  93. Great card!!! Feel like wanna join that party!
    Best wishes for 2011!
    Michi

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  94. What a fun party card, such a cute image - another one to add to my wish list. I think HM stamps could become my new 'addiction' for 2011!! Happy new year, love Jacky xx

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  95. Beautiful card! Happy New Year to you and thanks for taking part in our first challenge of 2011! Hope to see you again next month!
    hugs
    Michelle
    Elle DT
    xx

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  96. hi,
    what a sweet new year card. I love it.
    thanks for this funny hop

    greetings
    Mareikje

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  97. What a beautiful card! I love that stamp, I've made a lot of cards with it for different occasions.

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  98. Beautiful card America, so cute.A great image to celebrate the new year.Loving the blog hop, thank you for the chance to win.Debbie Johns x

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  99. Adorable! What great coloring of the mice, and your bg "labels" highlight them just perfectly.

    Dorothy S (etsdas)

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  100. Stunning card - love the image.
    Thanks for a fun blog hop.
    Debs xx

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  101. Stunning card off hopping to the others now...fingers crossed
    Sarah - Stressed Stamper

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  102. Stunning card, I love the sparkling effects.

    Hugs from Germany
    Sonja

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  103. It´s a wonderful card you´ve create. With so much details. I like it :-)

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  104. Love the die cuts you have used with this image! Great new years card!

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  105. Hi America,

    what an adorable card full of glitter and sparkle, I love this stamp!

    Lins ;-)

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  106. A wonderful card! Love the image!
    Hugs Doris

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  107. Happy new year to you too America! Beautiful card, loving all the sparkly bits, just got my card made today and here i am on the hop! Ruby x

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  108. Happy New Year Sweetie!! What a great card for the new year!! Love the coloring and pretty sparkle!!
    Hugs
    Jodi=)

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  109. Just posted my card and I'm now a fan of the House Mouse. Your card is fabulous!!
    ((Lyn))

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  110. Love this image, so cute. Looks great with the black & white colour scheme.
    Avril B

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  111. This is such a gorgeous card. Thanks for stopping by & joining in with our challenge at Ellephantastic challenges xx Clare (DT) x

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  112. Wow what a lovely Cute Card, really love the house mouse stamps. Have a Happy Crafty New Year.

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  113. I love your card! Especially the sequence and layering. I wish I had time to invest in such a magnificent piece of work! Wishing for a snow day! <3

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  114. Love this card! Beautiful colouring.

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  115. gorgeous car d- here is my entry on hm http://angeldrummer.blogspot.com/2011/01/house-mouse-new-baby.html
    hugs vicky x

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  116. This is so cute. I love it. House Mouse are some of my favourite stamps.

    Kat x

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  117. What a fabulous card! I love the layers you created! And I love the sequin detailing! Great job! Thank you for sharing!

    Best wishes to you!

    Katie

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  118. What a fabulous card. Love the elegant crisp whites.

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  119. This card just shouts celebration (and hangover!). Lovely colour work, fab embellishments! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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  120. Hi America, Happy new Year to you to.
    Your Card ist PERFEKT, very cute Image
    Kiss Ana

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  121. This is such a sweet card!
    Hugs Jeanette xxo

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