Monday, September 26, 2011

Christmas Sparkle for House-Mouse & Friends Challenge #105

Eeek!! HAPPY MONDAY & welcome back to my little BLOG!

Did you join us at the AWESOME HOUSE-MOUSE & FRIENDS BIRTHDAY PARTY BLOG-HOP these past 2 weeks???  Sure hope you found the time because it was very special and soooo much FUN!!!
We want to thank all who helped us celebrate, those who joined us and all of YOU FANS out there for the LOVE you've poured on us!! WOW!!! YOU are the ICING on the CAKE!!! You motivate our TEAM to keep doing what we do and we want to THANK YOU ALL from the bottom of our hearts for your incredible support!

We were absolutely thrilled to see all your beautiful entries. You guys are full of amazing creativity! WOW!!  Personally, it's going to be super tough for me to choose my 2 lucky winners for my 2 BIG YUMMY PRIZES..... I will need extra time to sort out all the details. The winners will be chosen using and these prizes will go to those who followed all BLOG-HOP rules.

Some of the Design Team Members will announce their winners with their new challenge post today, but an official announcement with a complete LIST of WINNERS will also follow (with a new post), right HERE and on the main HM&F MC Blog on Wednesday, September 28th.
So, please remember to come back to check if you've won!

For now, let's move on to CHALLENGE #105. The theme was chosen by our awesome TALENT, 
Sue Cooper, from ScoopyStuff. aka: Scoopy who wants to see SPARKLING Christmas Creations with our House-Mouse, Gruffies & Happy Hoppers images...

Now here is my Christmas Sparkly take using traditional colors.
I stamped this sweet image 3 times, then colored, cut and layered it together for this dimensional look!

Stamps: House-Mouse Designs, Joyous Noel, featuring Mudpie, Yr 2000, #454H
Paper: DP-RED, GREEN GLITTER CS, Real Red, White CS
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Marvy Matchables
Accessories: Cherry Lynn Designs Doily Die, Spellbinders, Corner Punch, GOLD Metallic Ribbon, Gold Flatback Pearls, Stickles Glitters Red, Green & Gold
Techniques: Sponging, Paper Tole

Im also entering this card into the following Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog - Use Dies and, or, Punches
Anything goes: Anything goes

Come check out what my Teamies created for this Sparkly challenge at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge Blog found HERE!

Hope You can join us!
THANKS so much for stopping by today! I love reading your comments  :)


  1. It is really christmas) Love the cute mouse on this card! The red lacy paper looks fantastic here!

  2. Hi America!
    So much glitter and sparkle! I love your card and the traditional colours too.

    Hugs, Natascha

  3. Awesome card for the challenge,it is truly a work of art. I'm looking forward to making a card for the challenge.

  4. That giant gold bow is perfect, and that shimmery red doily is so lush! Your card really feels like Christmas, America! Fantastic.

  5. America, LOVE this stamp! Great traditional Christmas colors and so much sparkly goodness....WOW, someone is going to love getting this beautiful card in a couple of months. You know where I live!!...hee hee


  6. AWWE!! Your Christmas card is GORGEOUS!!! love it all!
    Hugs, heidi

  7. Hi hun
    totally gorgeous card, luv all the sparkle, fab depth to it, awesome colouring as always, beautiful detail, sue,xx

  8. Gorgeous card America ,, soo cute ! I love the huge bow and doily fabulous ! :-)

    Lols x x x

    thanks for joining us on the PTW too :-)

  9. oh this is just gorgeous beautiful detail and colors bless you for playing at anything goes,this week hugs cherylxxxx

  10. Gorgeous card America, the image is adorabkle and I love the sparkle.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our punches &/or dies challenge.
    Please don't forget to link back hun to be elegible for the fabby prize :)
    hugs Mandy xx

  11. Holy smokes girl!!! This is soooo gorgeous lady!! LOVE that big golden bow and all of the yummy sparkle!! Fabulous job America!! HUGS

  12. Oh, this is wonderful!! LOVE the colors and the sweet stamp images.

  13. Hi America, this is stunning - your the sweet Housie and the beautifully decoupaged. Your colours and your decoupag are so glittering and scrumptious.

    Heather xx

  14. Dear America,

    you make lovely cards an such beautiful colors!
    I invited you friendly to me blogspot.
    Many Hugs,

  15. Wow America you sure have pulled the Sparkly chall off with this awesome colourful creation love all the die shapes..& your stunning colouring ..

    smiles Christine x

  16. Gorgeous Christmas creation America, I love your image and design.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  17. Wow this is absolutely stunning. That bow is very effective. Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes, hugs Sharon

  18. So cute pictures i really like it actually i just tag my friends in that . thanks for it.

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  19. Gorgeous card America - I love all the fabulous sparkle.