Tuesday, June 21, 2011

A House-Mouse SUMMER & A Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge

Come join us for FUN and prizes at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge found HERE.
This week, our super talented Teamie, Christine Craig has challenged us to create a SUMMER themed project that shows us Summer is on its way!  Come join us and show us your Summery Projects using a  House Mouse, Happy Hopper and, or, a Gruffies image

A Big thanks goes out to our fabulous JUNE Guest DT Members
Brenda and Kendra. They sure went above & beyond with their gorgeous creations!
Our First Winner of the Great $15 Gift Card from our Sponsor Simon Says Stamp is entry # 26, which belongs to E. Marie, of CraftEMarie
The Winner of the 2nd prize, which is a Surprise Prize from me, is entry # 14, which belongs to Alica, of Just Another Paper Crafting Site

Here's a picture of your surprise prize... It's a large House Mouse Summer Stamp called "Beach Cooler", a Roll of MS Seam binding, Roll of Lace, Lots of fun shaped Pins and Jewels for ya!!

CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!! Please visit the HM&F Blog for all the details.

We are also welcoming back our great sponsor for this challenge is Di’s Digi Downloads
PLAY ALONG because you could with 3 adorable digi images!!!

Now here is my SUMMER take... how about a *FAN* to keep cool...  heheh 
Stamps: Stampa Rosa, House-Mouse Designs, #231, called "FANTASTIC"
Paper: White CS, MM Blue & Red CS
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, CTMH Chalks, Glitter Gel Marker
Accessories: Go Kreate Frilly #4 Die Frame, Silver lined Ribbon, Silver Pearls, SU Word Window Punch
Techniques: Chalk Sponging 

Im also entering my card into these challenges…

    A card created for the MIDNIGHT MADNESS Sketch Challenge this week

    It's "YOUR PICK" , so make it fancy, clean and simple, or somewhere in-between.
     Enter one sketch style or both this week. Just have fun and come play with us :)
    Please check out the blog to see all of  Our WINNERS for MMSC108, found HERE

    Our MMSC109 Weekly Bonus Sponsor is...
    D'Amour Allure was formed as a result of a love for papercrafting and rubber stamps. Our stamps include vintage styles to character art. Please browse the collections at our exclusive retailer, http://www.mcmahonfivedesign.com/.
    Check out the awesome MMSC109 Bonus Prize!
    Prize details
    Laura’s Love Stamp
    Sophia’s Stroll Stamp
    50 Kaisercraft Pink Flowers
    10 Offray Ribbon Rosettes
    What a great prize..thank you so much Jeni :)
    Our June Monthly sponsors are....
     KennyK Collection & Whimsy Stamps
    View their awesome monthly Grand prize worth over $100!!
    I went with the FANCY Sketch for my VINTAGE card...


     I generally dont do Vintage, but Im so glad I gave it a go....

    Stamps:  D'Amour Allure - Laura's Love - Vintage
    ACCESSORIES:  Spellbinders, Satin Ribbon, LACE, Pearl String, Adhesive Pearls, Ranger Stickles, D'Amour Allure Flowers, Square Paper Doily (from my friend Sue Drees),
    TECHNIQUE:  Sponging 

    Dont forget to check out my Midnight Madness Teamies Creations HERE;

    Thanks for stopping by today!!!
    I really do enjoy hearing from you!!


    marsha said...

    Love that pink! All that gorgeous lace is definitely vintage! Great job with this week's sketch.

    Sue said...

    Love the fan, what a great job you did coloring it. I don't have that one! Mice are so cute hanging on for dear life. Great shaped card too. We have had the AC on all day. Card is just to stinkin' cute!!


    Anonymous said...

    Such a lovely shaped card.Amazing colouring and the ribbon sets it off a treat.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
    Lisa x

    Courtney said...

    This is absolutely ADORABLE America!! Thanks so much for joining in on our Red, White & Blue Challenge at Penny's. Good Luck!!


    Marie said...

    And a very cool card it is indeed! Thanks for playing with us over at the TPS challenges this week.
    Love n hugs

    Rica said...

    Ohhh!!! I love this one, he image is adorable but your colouring of it just brings it so much to life I can feel the wind from that fan - brilliant!!!

    love and hugs
    Heather xx

    papertrails leaver said...

    What an awesome card! Love the cute image you used and the shape of the card! Thanks for joining us at Penny's!

    Anonymous said...

    Oh that's such a "cool" HM card! Thanks for making me so welcome and for all your encouragement for my HM cards, I've really had a lot of fun doing this. Christine said I can put my name down again so hopefully I'll be back at some point!! And as to my desk, it really was looking quite shameful before I had that mega tidy up, believe me, it's not always so pristine!


    Stine said...

    A beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us at cutie sunday.
    Hugs Stine

    Anonymous said...

    this is a very nice card and a sweet image.

    Thanks for joining us at ASC.

    Nadell said...

    Coooool !!! Gorgeous mice card. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

    Hugs Nadell

    Jani said...

    Wow, our HM card is simpl cool!
    Great job and thanks for joining us at CFAS!
    Jani x

    KarinsArtScrap said...

    beautiful card america, what a great and lovely image.

    greetings karin

    Caroline said...

    haha what a fun card love those house mice !!
    Thanks for joining us @ TPS this week xx

    Cindy Haffner said...

    SO SWEET!!~

    Crafteezee said...

    Oh that did make me laugh, love the image, such a fun card. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine. Hugs Tracy x

    Anonymous said...

    LOL!! America, I just ADORE your beautiful HM card!! That image is a riot and your coloring is beautiful!!!!

    OOOH la la your second card is so girly frilly stunning!! beautiful details and colors my dear!!! Thanks for sharing!! :)

    NancyD said...

    Yes, a cool day with a very cool card. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges. Nancy

    Anne said...

    What a cool card! Beautiful coloring of the image ;) Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

    Hugs from Anne

    Lisa Jane said...

    what fab cards America. I love those mice and the fan.. beautifully coloured and gorgeous shape
    Thanks for joining us at LCI this week
    Lisa x

    Peggy said...

    I love the fan card! Great job! Thanks for playing with us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

    Bron said...

    Your card is an absolute delight to look at. I love the image and the shape of your card. Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular this week hugs from Bron :D

    Michaela said...

    Beautiful card ......Very Nice .....
    thanks for joining cutie sunday.
    Nice greeting from Austira

    Lorraine A said...

    Fabulous cards America :-) Both are gorgeous but I do love the HM one ,,,,that is one cute image !! aww, :-)

    Lols x x x

    Chris_P said...

    Really cute card! Thanks for joining us at Craft us Crazy!!

    ~jan said...

    That mouse card with the fan is one of the cutest cards ever! Great job with the coloring! Thanks for sharign it with us at The Paper Variety!

    Mel said...

    I love the mouse/fan card! Such cuteness, great colors, and I love the shape. Thanks for participating at The Paper Variety.

    Ute85 said...

    What a wonderful card! Love the cute image you used. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Sunday

    Hugs Ute85

    Bianca said...

    Your House Mouse card make me smile! It´s so cute! Thank you for joining us at Stempel Magie! xx Bianca

    Debs said...

    Soooooooo cute, could do with that fan here today, its so hot!
    Thanks for joining us at TPS this week.
    Hugs Debs

    Pami said...

    Oh the fan card is so fun! I love it! Certainly need the fan in the UK today! Thanks for joining in with our Red challenge at LCI this week, good luck! Pami x

    Tanya R said...

    Cute cute cute. Thank you for playing with The Pixie Cottage this week.

    Denise @ kc242 said...

    Hi America, Your vintage card is GORGEOUS! You have shown off Laura beautifully with the sketch challenge.

    Karen Howard said...

    Wow, this is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card with us at The Pixie Cottage! Hugs, Karen

    duszekd said...

    piękna karteczka, taka dopracowana:)
    Pozdrawiam słonecznie:)

    Lovely Linda said...

    Hello America - how adorable is this darling image with your touches - I love it! The added bling is divine! Your HM card is gorgeous as well - infact - I have never seen a card of yours that isn't! Love it - thank you for inspiring me America - YOU ROCK! {{{hugs}}}

    Chelsea said...

    These are lovely cards. The first summer card is so fun and the image is so cute. Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps challenge.

    Hugs and Love.

    Julie said...

    I could sure do with that fan this evening,your card is wonderful!It was lovely to get to see your entry with the LCI challenge this week,Julie

    Amanda R said...

    Love the house mouse image and your coloring is wonderful! Thanks for playing along this week at LCI!

    Bastelfalter von Beckburgia said...

    Toll coloriert, super gestaltet. Klasse!
    Danke fürs Mitmachen bei Stempel-Magie.
    Viele Grüße

    Katie said...

    Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

    Bella´s Bastelecke said...

    Amazing card ………. Great idea ..............Thanks for joining Cutie Sunday .....


    Bella´s Bastelecke said...

    Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at BMC and TPS…..


    Purple Crazy said...

    Gorgeous card, house meeces my fav. thanks for sharing this week at Delightful Challenges, hugs Wendy x

    Crafty Chris said...

    A fantastic card Thanks for joining us on the colour challenge at DCD.
    Chris x

    Debs said...

    Terrific creation and such fab colors, thanks so much for sharing with us at Die Cut Dreams this challenge

    tiggertastic said...

    your House M card is sooooo cool - i LOVE IT

    Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

    Designing for:
    Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs , Kenny K and My Time To Craft

    Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

    Fantastic job on this! And the pearls and 3D feel is superb !

    Stampin Mindy said...

    What a super cute image.

    Thanks for joining us at Little Darlings. I hope you come back for our next challenge.

    Hugs, Mindy