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:

theCook said...

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

Renkata said...

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

Lorraine A said...

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

petra,s cards said...

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

Christine said...

Awesome creation Teamie as always stunning take on the chall.

smiles Christine xx

Anne said...

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

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

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

kristyk71 said...

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

* Shaz * said...

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

jules said...

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

Sue said...

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

Hugs
Sue Drees

Rica said...

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

Curt in Carmel said...

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

Jennifer Dove said...

I love all your stuff. Beautiful!

Whimcees said...

Hello!

I love the layout - very creative! Great card!

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

Barbara Diane

Meretekj said...

Fabulous card!
Happy new year!

Queen Mary said...

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

Riet said...

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

Hugs Riet.x

Ardilla said...

Beautiful card, cute image :)
Happy new year!

Paula said...

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/

agapanthus said...

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

Tertia said...

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

Cat said...

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!

Lisa Jane said...

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 ;)

Elizabeth said...

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

Jo said...

Stunning card. Happy New Year.

KarinsArtScrap said...

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


greetings karin

patriziawithaz said...

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

Handmade by Vivi said...

adorable card!!
Happy New Year!!
xxx
Vivi

Jill said...

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

Linda aka backroads girl said...

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

Lynne said...

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

Autumn said...

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

Krafty Kows said...

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

Eve said...

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!:-)

NGCARDS said...

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

Tracy said...

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

*Vicki* said...

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

Anne said...

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

Lynne in NI said...

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

Posh Cat Crafts said...

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

Lena said...

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

scrapperjulia said...

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

Ninchen said...

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

xx janina

Marilyn L. said...

Love the image. Great job with the color selection.

Amanda R said...

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

marilynwillauer said...

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

Annette Bowes said...

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:)

Dawn Frost said...

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

Graphicat said...

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

Glenda Atkins said...

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

Happy 2011!

debby4000 said...

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

Benzi said...

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.

sandytoz art said...

Olive it!

shell said...

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

Ida H said...

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

kaz said...

Love your Card, Happy New Year.

Sandra1968 said...

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

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

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

Scrappy Rat said...

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

sharman said...

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

sharman said...

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

coldwaters2 said...

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

Tanya said...

WOW, your card is awesome!! Great job!

Thanks for joining us this week at Inky Impressions!

GeminiJen said...

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

CraftinGranny said...

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

Basement gal said...

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

Tiiti said...

Oh, so cute image! So festive card.

Veronika said...

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

pinky said...

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

Sharon said...

What a stunning card. Love the layout.
Sharon x

gila said...

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

Sue said...

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

joey said...

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

Joan Ervin said...

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

Teija said...

Fabulous card!
Happy new year!
Teija

Cathy said...

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

Heidi Brawley said...

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

Tracy said...

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

Yvonne Hagane said...

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!

Dot said...

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

fabricbutterfly said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Loraine said...

Beautiful Card!!! Happy New Year!

Suzi said...

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

Kelly said...

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

Sparkly Engineer said...

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

Lynn said...

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

dini said...

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

dmbennett said...

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.

Nela said...

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

Jenni said...

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

Daisychain said...

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

butlersabroad said...

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

Olga_art said...

Very funny mouse!

Leonie said...

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

Wuzimädi said...

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

Paddington fan said...

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

Thistleblue said...

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

Mareikje said...

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

greetings
Mareikje

Yvette K said...

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

Debbie Johns said...

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

Anonymous said...

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

Dorothy S (etsdas)

Debs said...

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

Stressed Stamper said...

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

Stempelfan said...

Stunning card, I love the sparkling effects.

Hugs from Germany
Sonja

Nelli said...

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

Kendra said...

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

Lins said...

Hi America,

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

Lins ;-)

Doris P. said...

A wonderful card! Love the image!
Hugs Doris

ribenaruby said...

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

Jodi said...

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

Spyder said...

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

Mrs.B said...

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

thread-bare said...

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

kaz said...

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

RachelDonnie said...

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

* Shaz * said...

Love this card! Beautiful colouring.

Victoria said...

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

Natalie's Crafts said...

Really cute card!

Kat said...

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

Kat x

Deloris said...

Darling card!

Happy New Year!

Katie said...

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

Katarina said...

What a fabulous card. Love the elegant crisp whites.

Grenouille Greetings said...

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

Ana said...

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

Jeanette said...

This is such a sweet card!
Hugs Jeanette xxo

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