Monday, September 12, 2011

House Mouse & Friends MC Birthday Blog-Hop + BLOG CANDY

Hello and welcome to Monday and a HM&F MC BIRTHDAY BLOG-HOP!  

Can you believe we are turning three years old?!! Thats right!! 3!  This is a great milestone, so we’re throwing a BIG Birthday PARTY for Challenge #104! 

If you arrived here from my SUPER TALENTED and incredibly SWEET Friend Carolyn Bounds' Blog, then you are in the right place. If not, you may want to go back and start at the main HM&aF MC BLOG found HERE.

At the main BLOG, there is LOTS of great info and FABULOUS Announcements like:

Last Week's Winners

Vicki Parson has joined our Mousie Family as our NEW DT MEMBER...

Saying goodbye to our 2 August Guest Designers & welcoming 2 for September ...

THE ARTIST behind these adorable House-Mouse Stamps signing the winner's stamps..... 

Some of our Original DT Members (like Carolyn, Janneke & Judith), are at the PARTY too!!

Lots and Lots MORE GREAT news and info ... so BE sure to check it all out HERE!!

We also have TONS of AMAZING prizes for ya!!  Some of these prizes are from our wonderful Sponsors, but most are from our thoughtful and Ever-So-Generous Design Team Members and GUESTS!  :)  Just wait 'til ya' see the impressive line-up waiting for ya!  

 In fact, here's a peek at the TWO FUN PRIZES I have for you:

Prize #1 - A variety group of House-Mouse &Friends Stamps that include House-Mouse, Gruffies and Happy Hoppers.  Arent they adorable??

Prize #2 A big variety LOT of over 200+ charms (a few more added since this Picture was taken)
Would you like to win these?? All you have to do to get your hands on these is the following:
1. Play along on the Birthday HOP. 
2. Create and Enter a card into the HM& F MC Challenge
3. Leave a comment here and on the main HM&F MC Post.
4. Follow both ME and the House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge BLOG!
That's it!!!  

THIS fun BLOG-HOP RUNS for 2 WEEKS, closing at 8pm (EST), on Sunday, Sept 25th.
Random winners who follow all challenge rules will be chosen on Sunday, Sept 25th!!!

Ready to come play along with us?? 
CHALLENGE # 104 is hosted by our super talented DT Member, Natascha, and she wants you to create A Birthday themed project with a bunch of Flowers. (flowers are optional so more peeps can play! :) 
 
Here is my BIRTHDAY creation. I was having so much FUN that I went totally NUTS with BLING embellishments!  LOL!!!
CARD RECIPE
STAMPS: House Mouse Designs, It's My Party, featuring Itty Bit, #HMJR1059, from yr 2007.
INK: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Bluer Dye Ink
PAPER: White CS & The AVA Collection Designer Paper;
ACCESSORIES: Spellbinders, Cuttlebug EF, Beaded Trim, BasicGrey Adhesive Rhinestones,
TECHNIQUES: Dry Embossing, Sponging

What do you think??

In case you've gotten LOST, below is a COMPLETE LIST OF BLOGS you should have visited;
In reverse alphabetical order;
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 So now that you know where you are, continue with the HOP to the next and  FINAL stop which ends at the MAIN HM&F MC BLOG found HERE!!

 Thanks so much for joining us and GOOD LUCK with winning awesome prizes!!!
America

81 comments:

Christine said...

Yo hooo teamie another gruffie image making me chuckle..awesome detail great embellies girl you sure love em!! one beautiful colourful HM celebration creation

smiles teamie Christine x

Hlora said...

Oh, love this image a lot! he is so funny! Great card!!

Mickaela Sundkvist said...

I so like your card! As usual the coloring is perfect but I'm always amazed on the embellishments on your card and this time is no different. It just looks so rich and nice:) Bling the world:)

Love Mickaela

Barbara Colbert said...

Great card!

Tracy said...

Hi America,
I love your gorgeous creation, so pretty and fab image.
Happy crafting
Tracy x
(House Mouse GDT)

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Now this bunny is parting! Hee hee Darling card girlie and what a prize!

Janneke said...

Stunning card America ... it is so fun to play with you girls again ;o)
Thank you for inviting me for this great bloghop!

Hugs, Janneke XO

petra,s cards said...

wauwwww this one is fabulous!!!! love your colours and the embelissement is stunning!!!
xx petra

downrightcrafty said...

totally stunning love the bead decoration so sparkly and pretty, and fabulous image
thanks for the hop
Hugs Kate xx

sallysbitz said...

Awww your card is gorgeous America x
It's great to be working along side you as a GD for Sept x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

Anne said...

OMG look at all those beads! What a fab and over the top card for the 3rd birthday! Love it though I wouldn't want to pay to mail it lo, think it will want to be handed over in person. Beautiful, beautful card
Anne
x

Yvette said...

Great card! Such a cute image.

DottyA Cards & Things said...

Love the bling! To Cute image.. you colored him great!

Heather said...

Oh my goodness this is BEAUTIFUL!!! I love the beaded trim and your super cute image!!!
HUGS and BRAVO
this was an amazing hop!

Sue said...

WOWZER, love that beaded trim!! That Bunny is sure enjoying our birthday celebration in style AND with cake!!! Great blue and green color combo. American, the bling on this card is perfect for our celebration........LOVE IT.

Hugs
Sue

NanaConnie said...

Love the color palette you chose for this card, America! Fabulous. Happy Birthday, HM&F!

April said...

Love the colors and the beads. Cute image. Great job!

fionalawlor said...

Wow wow wow!! You really did bling this card up! Its gorgeous and your colouring is sooo fab :)
Fiona L x

Gail's Card Cafe' said...

Gorgeous card! love the danglies :)

Barbara Godden said...

Fabulous card, such a cute image and one I don't have (wonder of wonders) I love the beads it makes the whole card so festive.

wannabcre8tive said...

Love your cute card and your amazing coloring.

Crea Astrid said...

What a beautiful card. Nice stamp and lovely details.

Hugs Astrid.
http://creaastrid.blogspot.com/

Ullis said...

What a great idea to use pearls in this way in a card! Thank you so much for the inspiration!!

marilynprestonn said...

I love the beautiful beeds you used as an embellishment to your sweet little birthday mouse America. Well done. I love your work! :)Peggy

Whisper said...

Wow what a superb card and that beaded trim, is just something else too, Luv Sam x

Lorraine A said...

totally gorgeous card America :-) he is just adorable and the bling is fabulous, it must have taken you ages to thread all those beads but WOW ! what a gorgeous effect :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Carmen O. said...

What a great blinged out card! I just love the colors and that image makes me smile. I'm looking forward to participating. Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration over the years!!

*Vicki* said...

Hey girl!!! WOWZER!!!! I love love love your creation hun!!! Gorgeous dangling bling bling and the colors are sooooo delish!!! This is such a sweet birthday creation!!!

Thank you SO MUCH for your awesome welcome to this fabulous House Mouse & Friends team!! I'm so thrilled to be working alongside you hun!!! BIG HUGS

*Vicki* said...

I must check my settings for your blog...for some reason I did not get this new post showing up!!GRRR...so sorry for being late in coming to comment hun!

Larisa said...

Очень красивая открытка! Погравилось украшение из бисера сверху. Супер!

Penni said...

OMG WOW !!! This is fabulous. I love the image and the colours too. The beaded ribbon really finishes it off a treat.

Hugs
Penni
X

Lou said...

Hi!your card is really gorgeous America,what a sweetie and your design is just perfect.
hugs Lou.xx

Karen L said...

WOW!!!! Your card is just spectacular!! I have to say that adding that fancy trim kicks it up 10 notches! Of course, our little image is adorable as well. Following you and House Mouse & Friends, and off to make my own card! Wonderful hop!

Sue from Oregon said...

Nothing better than gorgeous bling!!! Such lovelies on this fun meece creation!

Amy Sheffer said...

Tihis is awesome, America! Super cute image, and fantastic layout! Love all the bling, too!

Davi said...

OH I do love this with that cute image and those beads are so totally delightful along with the pretty colors :)

Lisa M said...

Oh I do like this very much. Completely festive and the layout is very unique and wonderful to look at. Thanks so much for playing with us at Top Tip Tuesday for our 'Birthday Challenge!'
Good luck to you...
Lisa :)
And remember, if you have a TIP you’d like to share with us crafters, just write it up in your post and then add TIP by your entry name and you’re eligible for the TOP TIPPER PRIZE as well. 

NanaConnie said...

America, I love that you decided to post this card for the Tuesday Throwdown challenge this week. I first saw it when I did the birthday hop and thought it was fabulous. Great use of pearls! Thanks for joining us.
NanaConnie TT DT

Josephine said...

Fabulous!

Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week and good luck.

Nikki Byrne said...

OMG look at all taht bling!! Fab card thank you for joining us at Kelley kids this week. Good luck. HUgs

NIKKI DT

scrapperjulia said...

I love that blue sparkly bling, America! Beautiful card! Thanks for the fun blog hop!

Lynn said...

America this little birthday bunny is so cute! I just love the way you color your images! The hanging beads look wonderful! Such an adorable card!

crafty amy said...

Wow I LOVE all that beading at the top this is such an inspiring card :D
You ladies always do the best hops.
Thank you so much for the chance to win the amazing candies you have too.

Huge hugs

Amy xx

Crafty Math Chick said...

This is really pretty - your coloring has such rich and intense color! I like the beaded trim accent and rhinestones too. Thanks for the chance to win more cute House-Mouse images, my friend just introduced them to me recently and I don't have many in my collection yet. Happy Birthday House-Mouse!

sparklingblackrose said...

Wow! Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT this week, hope to see you again soon :-) Elaine DT -xxx- p.s I have candy if you would like to pop over and enter :-)

Jan Keen said...

Wow!! fantastic, what a fantastic use of those beads, they sure add to the card!!

Shanna Shands said...

WOW WOW WOW I'd love to have al those fun looking charms lol. But I am here to say awesome card. I have yet to use a House of Mouse stamp.... one day. Thanks for joining the Paper Sundaes challenge and hope to see you play tomorrow's challenge!

Shanna

Heather said...

Cute card, talk about blinging it up! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments :)

karen adams said...

very pretty!!!!!!!!!!!

Cheryl said...

What a cute card! I love all the bling and you've colored that little guy perfectly!

Susan said...

I love your cards and this one is no exception. It's adorable and so nicely colored!

butlersabroad said...

Wow that's a totally amazing blinged up card!! Love it.

Hugs
Brenda (no27 on HM&F) and I follow you as "butlersabroad"

Krunoslav said...

Help if you can!

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THANK YOU!

stampqueen said...

Awesome card - love the beaded trim!!!

Kim Duran said...

I just had to smile to myself seeing the way that little guy is digging into that cake. Just too cute! What a fun creation and so clever with that trim across the top. Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week at Papercraft Star! I hope you'll play along with us again soon!

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card! Love the beaded trim and the layout is fantastic.

Hugs, Dawn

craftynatalie said...

beautiful card

Shelby said...

Wonderful card! I looooove all the bling you added...it looks fantastic. Thanks for joining us at MMCS birthday challenge.

Shelby

ScrappySandie said...

Oh, Wow, so pretty! Love all that BLING! Beautiful colors and layout too!

CraftyLyn said...

WOW! i love the beaded edging around the top, lovely.

Mrs.B said...

Gorgeous card America, great image and fabulous embellies.
Avril x

Jennifer said...

Oh so C+U+T+E !!! Just love it!

Cheers!
Jennifer

Pat (mspfd) said...

I love HM images and this one is so fun. You can never have too much bling. Great birthday card!

Becky said...

wow..this is over the top fabulous America..

Sharon said...

Love the image, love the colouring, love everything about it. xx

Krafty Kows said...

Wow all that bling - your card is a really fab and love the colours and image. Jeanette

GeminiJen said...

Love the color combo on this card and the beads. Too cute!!

Erin- said...

I love all the bling--can you ever have too much? I don't think so. Besides birthdays are a time of indulgence--something that little bunny seems to know! Haha. :)

Love your card. I'm having so much fun on the hop--I don't want it to end! :(

deb said...

Very Cute Card

Glenda Atkins said...

Oh I love that critter stuffing himself with the cake. You just know he is going to be in trouble:0 Super blog hop!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Oh my! I adore all of the yummy crystals you used as accents! They are a party all on their own! Awesome!

Renee said...

OMG!! This is just too funny!! I love it. Sorry, I can't add to your friends list-it won't come up. Hope it's ok, though?? I will keep trying ,though..
hugs-
Renee

Miria said...

Gorgeous creation, America and thank you for the yummy chance, Miria x

ribenaruby said...

Hi America, thanks for all the yummy creations shown on the challenge blog and here too! Your card is amazing...wouldn't have thought to use a beaded trim but it works so well and your card is very beautiful. Loved the hop. Ruby x

Paddington fan said...

Super cute card America and I just love all the bling - perfect for a big birthday celebration!! Congratulations to you and the rest of the HM&F DT on your 3rd birthday!! Love Jacky xx

Natalie's Crafts said...

Cute card. Love the bling and colors!

Dawn Frost said...

OMG talk about bling, I LOVE it! Great card and fantastic blog!

Dot said...

Congrats with the first 3 years.
Wonderful card and image. I love House Mouse..Thanks for sharing your fantastic creation.
hugs Dorte

Kat said...

Gorgeous card America, he seems to be enjoying his cake. Love the embellies too. Great blog hop. Thanks for the chance to win candy.

Kat x

Heather said...

Hi!!! I am soooo Excited to have won your blog candy for this wonderful celebration! And THANK YOU For offering such great candy!!! I am SOOO excited I won ( I think I said that already ;) Please email me and let me know what I need to send you
honkinbill@yahoo.com

Heather D.

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