Monday, July 18, 2011

House-Mouse & Friends MC 100th Challenge BLOG-HOP Celebration

Hello and welcome to Monday!! I have some very exciting news for you today...

THE entire HM&;F MC family is SUPER-DUPER EXCITED about this Challenge, so we are GOING TO have a HUGE BLOG-HOP Party to help us CELEBRATE!!!  This is one BIG Party you will NOT want to miss!!! Check it ALL out HERE.  We have a great list of FABULOUS Sponsors who are helping us celebrate with  super GENEROUS Prizes!!!

 But first, if you've arrived here from  the main House HM& F MC Blog, then you are in the right place. If not, you may want to go back and start there to catch all the Celebration details, Prizes, Challenge & Blog-Hop list.

Take a look at our SPONSORED Celebration line-up:

Sponsor #1

  


Sponsor  # 2

Offering 10 packs of House-Mouse Decoupage to ONE Winner!!!!


Sponsor  # 3
Will offer 2 winners (3)Digi Downloads Each
Di's Digi Downloads is a great little company offering lots of super adorable digi stamps. Diane will again be Offering 3 free Digis to ONE LUCKY player - for this challenge. So make sure to play along for your chance to win!!!!

Sponsor  # 4
K n' K Designs
 knkdesigns.blogspot.com
Offering 4 Free Digi sets to a single Winner (Excludes the set called "Hope" since it is a charity set)

A small digital stamp store called K ‘n K Designs that was started to help pay for my Schnoodle’s vet bills and general care while I am working on my college course.  Most of the sets feature animals, and my Schnauzer/poodle mix, Kolar, is the star of quite a number of them.  There are sets for many different occasions, and even a great freebie for you to enjoy!  I hope to see you there!


Sponsor  # 5
Pizzazz Aplenty

Offering a $10 Embellishment Gift Package, including: Flatback pearls and rhinestones; Victorian
Cameos; flowers, dream string, luster twine and a gel picker.
Pizzazz Aplenty began with only a bit of bling and some ribbon, but in the last few months, we've added so much more... from cardstock to cello bags, as well as charms, stick pins, brads, buttons, cords, twines, laces, and over 20 colors in flatback pearls and rhinestones. The newest additions are teardrop pearls, button stick pins, leaf pins, heart pins, resin cameos and flowers! Please stop by for a look at our store: Pizzazz Aplenty


Sponsor  # 6
 R K Stamps
RK STAMPS carries a huge inventory of great Rubber Stamps that include;

House-Mouse Designs, Great Impressions, Northwoods, Lockhart & Stampendous


RK is offering one winner these two NEWLY Released House-Mouse Stamps!
How adorable are these???


Sponsor  # 7

Supplying A Fab Range of Papercraft Items & Wedding Stationery

Offering a £10.00 voucher to Crafty Emma's Store, excluding P&P


Sponsor  # 8
In business since 2002, Simon Says Stamp is striving to offer you the best selection of Rubber Stamps, Altered Art, Scrapbooking, Artist Trading Cards and Paper Crafting Supplies in the world. They stock over 100,000+ items, offer quick service and 1 stop shopping at a great price!

Offering a $25 Gift Card PRIZE to the Simon Says Stamp store!



Sponsor # 9

Bearly Mine Designs
  • Bearly Mine sells a variety of Digi papers in kits, especially designed for cardmaking. If you haven't visited the shop, why not pop have a look. Great selection and prices.
  • Offering a £10 gift voucher to Bearly Mine
 BUT THAT'S NOT ALL.... THERE  is more....
Our awesome DT is also giving away exciting prizes along this HOP Party!!! :) Eeeek!!!

Taake a look at this Mousie prize that Im giving away to ONE lucky you!!!  It can be yours just by joining us on the HOP PARTY, commenting along the way, creating a project featuring any House-Mouse & Friends Character, entering the challenge at HM&F MC & following me.
(Earn an extra entry by also becoming a follower of our House-Mouse & Friends MC Blog!) 

*This prize includes  4 New House-Mouse Designs Stamps and over 140 fun Charms*


 So what's the BLOG-HOP Challenge???
It's a CELEBRATION Challenge that is being hosted by our mega talented Teamie, Lisa Cook! Sadly, Lisa is leaving us after the Party. We will miss her greatly and wish her the very BEST.
Lisa wants to see your projects having
*Bows, Buttons & Bling* ---> should be an easy one, right?? :)

Here is my project with a Birthday theme and using all three *B* requirements....

Card RECIPE:
Stamps: House-Mouse Designs, "Bird-Day Treat", from 2001. #HMUR1034, featuring  Friend &  Mudpie. My sentiment is computer generated.
Paper: White CS, GLOSSY Rainbow Colors Heavy CS Collection
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics
Accessories: Spellbinders Dies, EK Candles Border Punch, SU Corner Punch, Satin Candle Ribbon, Shiny Silver flat-back Pearls from Pizazz Aplenty, Ranger Stickles Glitters, SU Ultafine Glitter, Silver Cording, Red Button
Technique: Dry Embossing 

Also entering this Bird-Day card into the following Challenges;

Anything Goes-#45  More than One fold
Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes
Paper Pretties-#162 Animals
Fab n Funky ,,,,, Food
Die Cut Dreams ,,, 4 Legged Animals
Birthday Sundaes ,,,, Anything Goes
I Did It Creations ,,,, Animals



From here, you will want to continue on the BLOG-HOP to CHRISTINE's BLOG found HERE.
 Thanks so much for stopping by! I love hearing from you!
*America*

100 comments:

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

I love your strong colors...perfect for the parrot. I've never seen this stamp. My very first ever rubber stamp was a house mouse, and the rest is history.

Lauren Hatwell said...

Hi America. Thanks for such a warm welcome to your challenges. I thoroughly enjoyed playing along even if I did squeak in by a whisker! Another fabulous card. I do love your lovely strong colouring and sweet image. Lx

Jocelyn said...

I love the image you have used.I've not seen that one before. I'm looking forward to hopping along and seeing all the great cards that have been made this week by the DT.

Maulwürfchen said...

Like your card and the colors you used, looks great. And what a blog hop? Wow, can't wait to visit the other blogs. Have a nice day.

Lori Barnett said...

Soooooo you been up all night working on the blog stuff? LOL! NOT FUNNY...but funny...but not! *wink* THANK YOU for all the work you do on our blog. YOU ROCK! And your card...it's ok...LOL! OF COURSE IT'S KILLER!!!!

Nana Connie said...

Such a sweet image. Love all the bright colors! Such fabulous coloring, especially on the parrot. Great inspiration. TFS

*Vicki* said...

WOOOW!!! America, this is quite the line up of prizes and FUN girl!! :) I adore your stunning creation hun!! That image is just adorable and so so perfect for this celebration!!

I of course will be wanting to join in the fun with the challenge, I already follow BOTH the blog AND you my dear!! :) How fun and I look forward to seeing the rest up close and personal!! It's just too too hot to be outside today...so I'll be having some fun this week!! Thanks for the Summer fun!! HUGS

Lorraine A said...

I just LOVE your card America ,, the image is adorable, of course, but the colours and candles are fabulous ! Very Happy Birthday' card :-)

hope you weren't up too late !!!!! ughugh blogger !!!

luv
Lols x x x

am following Lori and hopping along ,,,,, :-)

butlersabroad said...

Beautiful card America, love the bold colours and the great sentiment. Will have to get my thinking cap on for this one as it's so special. I'll be back later with a card.

Hugs
Brenda

Heidi Brawley said...

AWE!!! Love your card! Gorgeous as usual. Congrats on the 100th challenge too!
Hugs, Heidi Brawley

Christine said...

Hi America wowzer GF you sure know how to make an AWESOME HM creation..
this is way to cute stunning colouring & image love love love it..

smiles teamie Christine xx

stampqueen said...

Adorable card!!! Love the bright colors!!!

agapanthus said...

I love this bright, happy card - just fab! I'm definitely going to try out some bright colour combos now! Thanks for the inspiration. Best wishes Karen x

Rica said...

Simply stunning!!! Those colours are astoundingm beautiful colouring (no less than we expect from you lol) and such fantastic details.
huggles
Heather xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
a totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always,luv the colours on ya birdie,fab bright colours, luv the ickle candles, sue,x

Gill McCall said...

What a fabby gorg coloured card - love it. Stunning candy offer too. Ive so enjoyed my time as being a GDT and thank you for having me - id love to come back again some time too. Happy belated birthday too x

Lynn said...

I always love looking at your cards. Your coloring is fabulous, the image is adorable & I love all the bright colors which are just perfect for a bird-day card. I'm looking forward to playing along in celebration of challenge #100.

Gemma said...

Such a lovely blog. What a fab card great colours x Gemma

Kat said...

Gorgeous card, America. I love the lovely bright colours, just perfect for that sweet image.

Thanks for being so welcoming to me for my spell as GDT for July. It's been a lot of fun!!!

Kat xx

Lorraine said...

oh this is gorgeous the bright colours look fabtastic xx

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Eeek! How perfect that you did a birthday theme! Bright and cheerful!

Valerie said...

This is so much fun! I'd LOVE to win!!!!!!!!

Valerie said...

This is fun! I would love to win!!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

I am sooo in love with your coloring!!! Fabulous parrot!!! What a creative and amazing blog hop!!

Susie Sugar said...

great card America to cute
Thanks for joining us at the "Die cut Dreams challenge" this time
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

Victoria said...

it is absolutely gorgeous hun, a very generous prize you are offering to one lucky person too xxxx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Gorgeous card - love the bright , cheerful colours and how you coloured that little birdy.
Thanks for the blog hop and the chance to win.
Caroline xxx

deb said...

I love this card. The colors and layout are great

April said...

I love birthday cards and this image is so cute! Great, bright colors! You did a wonderful job.

Sue said...

OMG, I love your bright colorful celbration card! I need this stamp, I love the bird, or is it your amazing coloring of it!!!! Wonderful presentation for our 100th Challenge!

Thanks for all your hard work and long hours putting this together. You are a worker bee, as my Mom used to say!!

Big Hug
Sue

JD said...

Love your bright and cheery card...beautiful coloring, so nicely done!

Marianne said...

Oh what a happy bright colored card you made. I love the animal stamps you used. And they are colored so beautifull.
thank you nso much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week. Hugs Marianne

Anne Fenton said...

Very cute card..not familiar with that stamp, but love it.
Hugz
Anne

Yvette said...

what a beautiful card!!! Love the bright colors!!!

Samantha said...

Hi America your card is totally stunning! I love the vibrant colours and your Bling is just perfect! Fantastic start to the hop!! hugs Samantha :0)

Krafty Kows said...

This is going to be excellent fun hopping around all the DTs blogs. Thank you for your generousity. Jeanette

craftynatalie said...

Your card is beautiful. I love the primary colours you have used, they make the card stand out.
The image is also beautifully coloured in. Something i realy like is the rounded corners.
Great card.

E. Marie said...

Adorable card. Love the beautiful rainbow look. Perfect for this image. Is this a new stamp? I love it.

Catherine said...

Fab card, love the colours!

ribenaruby said...

Hi America, love your birdy card and super sentiment. Huge congratulations on a fab milestone! Ruby x

Jeanette Marchand said...

Love the bright, happy colours! Great card. :)

Xushenka said...

Love the rainbow colors! :) And cute stamp!

Jan said...

What a gorgeous card thanks for joining us at CFAS xx Jan DT

Jeanette said...

Fabulous coloring on this fun card.
Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

Mummylade said...

I love the colours. Thank you so much for sharing with us at the DCD and good luck!

Anne said...

What a perfect card for a celebration - big congratulations to you all America - I always love to take part in HM Challenges, you have a great DT
Hugs
Anne

Tini A. said...

OOohhhh what a nice card America! Love the colorful on it. And I love Blog Hops ;)
Hugs Tini

CraftyLyn said...

i love the colors very unusual nice and bright

VICTORIA said...

Love your card. I also love hops and I am just begining the process. I love the House mouse challenges. Its to the point i wish they were in between challenges but thats too much to expect. I know i am getting a late start but better late than not. I wish i had the money i would purchase every stamp out there but not a millionaire so i settle for one every now and then. They are so cute. I haven't seen one that doesn't make me smile. Victoria T :)

Tracy said...

What a happy and cheerful card. House-Mouse are some of my favorite stamps.

Mrs.B said...

Hi America, Love the colours and all the detail on this card, your 'birdy' is coloured perfectly.
Great image and sentiment.
Avril

Whimcees said...

Hello!

What a beautiful card! The colors are fantastic together!

Wishing you a great weekend!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

heidy said...

Wow Love your coloring!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week!
Heidy

Jani said...

What a bright and colorful card!
Thanks for sharing with us over at CFAS!
Jani x

Lorie said...

Your card is amazing! This is a fun birthday party! :)

Ginny said...

fab bright card. Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week

scrapperjulia said...

Love the bright colors of the really cute card, America! Just beautiful!

Mickaela Sundkvist said...

I just love that colors and the dimension of your card! It looks like it invitees you to the mouses party:D

Love Mickaela

Tara said...

I just love the bright colours in this card! Thanks for joining us this week at Birthday Sundaes!
Tara
http://creativeprincess-homemadehappiness.blogspot.com/

Jo said...

This is a fabulous card, great image and brilliant colouring. Jo x

Helen said...

Fabulous card - love the little candle border...and your colour is just perfect!
Helen x

crafty amy said...

What a great start to the hop this is such a bright and fun card :D
Hugs

Amy xx

Nina said...

Woow!! A fantastic card with great colours and a wonderful motiv.


Thank you for joining our Animal Antics challenge at Stamptacular Sunday :)
Hugs, Nina.

Aleksandra said...

Hey America,

I haven't been able to participate in your challenges for a time now, but at this challenge I decided to join you (Though I still have to add my card to my blog and to your gallery - I decided to make comments first). Hopefully I will again have a little bit more time now and we will "see" each other more often. Great challenge and great prizes this time! And your card is faboulous. Great colors and I really like the candle border!

Have a great day. Aleksandra

Jennifer said...

Beautiful! Colorful! Festive! Cheerful! This card has it all! What a darling card!

Cheers!
Jennifer

jules said...

Hi America, i do love the card! it's gorgeous and love the colours!

Nela said...

Hi, gorgeous card, lovely image & colouring!
Hugs Nela

tiggertastic said...

your colours are so bright, just amazing work

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

Glenda Atkins said...

Love your card, and the image is wonderful. I'm blog hopping so must be on my way:0) Fun time!!

Tracy said...

What a cute image America, gorgeous creation. Fabulous blog hop, must go hop now.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Katarina said...

What a sweet card - love the little beads you added to the candles. Here's mine:

http://kamadesign.blogspot.com/2011/07/house-mouse-100th-challenge-celebration.html

Wuzimädi said...

Hi America! Your card is so adorable, love this image! You did so well by choosing this bright colours, really lovely!
Great blog-hop, and happy anniversary!
Hugs Michi

Lena said...

Your cards always knock my socks off!!! Love the bright cheery colors!!!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

Love this adorable mousey card! I am always amazed by your creations! Happy 100th Challenge House Mouse too!

Kristie said...

I love the primary colors and the candle borders. Super cute HM card! Thanks for sharing with Birthday Sundaes!

Carmen O. said...

I love your bright and bold colors, they really make the image pop. Thanks for the inspiration!

Ana said...

Hi Ameria
Congratulations to 100th challenge
Sorry about my english, i hoppe you understand me.
Ich like your Stamp a lot, the idea with the candle border ist great.
xoxo Ana

Debbie said...

Fantastic colouring...lovely fun image.
Debbie x

Joan V said...

Wow, this is so colorful. I love it.

Аня said...

Thanx for the hop! And congratulations with this event! Love HM so much!))

butlersabroad said...

OK, I'm back! Card is up on the main blog... and I'm already a follower there (Racing Girl) and now here too! Very much looking forward to the next 100 challenges too!

Hugs
Brenda

Carola/Schokofee said...

Great colours an a wonderful card!!!!

karen adams said...

beautifully done!HUGS!

Eve said...

perfect card for this challenge, America!! Luv the color combos, and candle's flames are very creative!! Thanks for the great inspiration everytime i see your creations! :-)

petra,s cards said...

oohhoo my god what a stunning card!!!! i love that image and your collours are verry pretty!!
xx petra

Paddington fan said...

Hi America, what a fantastic stamp, I haven't seen that one before but the little parrot is lovely and beautifully coloured - I love the strong vibrant colours on your card - perfect for this celebration!! Congratulations to you and the rest of the HM&F team on reaching 100 challenges. I'm a novice with house mouse stamps but I can sense a new addiction coming on - I love them all! Must hop, love Jacky x

Vanja said...

Beautiful card! I love the image and your colouring.
hugs
Vanja

Nancy said...

Love your coloring, America, and that image is so cute!
This is a great blog hop! Can't believe HM is at #100 already!

Karen Howard said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and design! Wow, you are really creative! Hugs, Karen

Dawn Frost said...

Beautiful card America, lovely colouring and layout. Congratulations on the 100th challenge!

Squirrel said...

Such a bright and beautiful card! I love that stamp, and we get these little parrots in our garden a lot, so I think I might have to get one. :-)

Have a great party weekend!
Rosey x

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - love the bright fun colours.
Great blog hop - thanks.
Have a wonderful day.
Debs xx

Fluffles said...

Great design, lovely card. Jx

Whisper said...

Ooo am loving the cute candle border and fabby colours too - gee that parrot looks so uninterested !!, Luv Sam x

Barbara Colbert said...

This is lovely!!! Great coloring!!!!

Sparkly Engineer said...

America. Your card is stunning as usual but I must say the bird seed and the bird are fabulous

Natalie's Crafts said...

Very pretty card!

Dominique said...

Your card is fabulous! I love this bright colors you used and the lovely hous mouse image! Have a good time, Dominique

pinky said...

Just making this by the skin of my teeth. Love your gorgeous card America, the colours are so vivid. Hopping on:)

Billie A said...

Very cute card love the colors and the images. I have some old house mouse images and like the new ones I have seen .. happy anniversary.