Monday, January 30, 2012

It's a LOVE & HEARTS BLOG-HOP for House-Mouse & Friends MC

Hello again sweet Friends.
So glad you are here because it's time for a new challenge over at House-Mouse & Friends MC Blog. It's going to be such a TREAT because it's also our very first BLOG-HOP of 2012!  Now you know how we LOVE to go all out with prizes and surprises on our HOPS, so don't miss it!!  :)

If you arrived here from the HM&F MC BLOG, then you're in the right place. If not, you might want to start there to get all the details and get a peek at THE INCREDIBLE line-up of PRIZES! :)

Our mega-talented Teamie, Christine Craig, has challenged us to create a *LOVE themed card with more than one Heart*!  Easy challenge, right??  Here is my take:

CARD RECIPE
Stamps: Stampabilities, House-Mouse Designs, Called; "With All My Heart, # HMJR1075
Paper: Red CS, White CS
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, COPICS
Accessories: Nellie Snellen Dies, Cheery Lynn Designs Dies, Cuttlebug EF, MS Border & Around Page Punches, Silver Cording, Ribbons, Adhesive Rhinestones, Heart Charm
Techniques: Dry  Embossing

I HOPE you'll play along on the BLOG-HOP because we are proudly being sponsored by these Sponsors who have generously offered some terrific prizes...


House Mouse Designs- $25 Gift Certificate



JoAnna Sheen-Unmounted Gruffies set



Pink Gem Designs-Your choice of 3 digi's



Die Cut Dreams - a fab selection of shaped cards and stands

 
priscillastyles- A $10 Gift Certificate (good for Digi's only)

AND.....Take a look at this next prize coming directly from your beloved Mousey Design Team...
Great Goodies, heh??

Now guess who has some HIDDEN BLOG-CANDY??   Yeap, yours truly!  This next photo is my candy and what you could win from me!!  It can be YOURS!!!  All you have to do is leave a comment, FOLLOW this Blog AND the HOUSE-MOUSE & FRIENDS MC BLOG!

I will be choosing the Lucky Winner on February 12th!


From here, you will want to continue the HOP at Christine Craig's BLOG. If you should get lost along the way, here is a complete list of DT's participating.
    I hope to have inspired you to HOP and CREATE and can't wait to see your lovely creations! After you have completed the BLOG-HOP, return to the main blog -->HERE, to enter your *LOVE* themed project for your chance to win some of those fabulous prizes. :)   
    HAPPY HOPPING....

    I would also like to enter my card into the following challenges:
    Pile it on - Just Because;   Crafter's Companion Monthly Challenge - Love is in the Air; Really Reasonable Ribbon's ramblings - Valentine's DayDie Cut Dreams Challenge Blog -Pink, red and heart;  Sentimental Sundays - Dry Embossing and a sentiment;  Oldie But A Godie Challenge - Have a Heart;   Stampin 'for the weekend - Embossing;  Allsorts Challenge - One or More Hearts;  Sweet Stampin' - Must Stamp Animals;  Mami Doodles - For  A Loved One;  The Poodles Parlour - Love; Simply Create Too - Love is in the Air;  Wags-n-Whiskers - Love;  Craft Us Crazy - Valentine/Love/Animals;  DRS Designs - Hearts;  Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes;  Secret Crafter Saturday - Ribbon;  Dream Valley  - Animals;   Di's Designs - Valentine;  Cute Card Thursday - Your'e a GemPaper Sundaes - Valentine's; Stamps 'R' Us - Valentine/Love
    America

    138 comments:

    Jennifer said...

    America, this card is GORGEOUS! Love the heart border too. Beautiful card for the love and Hearts theme.

    Mousie cheers,
    Jennifer

    stampqueen said...

    What a sweet card - love all the layers and the red hearts.

    Lisa Jane said...

    oh wow this is a stunner .. beautiful die cuts
    Lisa x

    catherine said...

    this is an adorable card and loving all the detail you have put on. What a fantastic blog hop to start of the year. thankyou. have become your newest follower and look forward to keeping up with you on your creations
    x catherine

    Gail said...

    Beautiful card!
    sigh!
    Great job!

    Lastochka said...

    This card is so beautiful! And blog-hop is really fantastic to meet new interesting creative persons)

    Heidi said...

    Such cute little mice, with their hearts on show. Love the embossing. Hugs heidi x

    Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

    Such a beautiful card, I have just but this set of stamps and am planning to use it on my entry as it's just so cute! I love all of the intricate die cuts and details you have used on your card,really gorgeous and a fantastic start to the blog hop
    Lindsay xx

    Sue said...

    Hi hun
    wowzer a totally adorable card, i luv all the detail you have on it, beautiful hearts, stunning design, sue,xx

    *Vicki* said...

    America, this is so adorable hun!! Love how the hearts and images pop off your card and what a great color combo too!

    *Vicki* said...

    America, this is so adorable hun!! Love how the hearts and images pop off your card and what a great color combo too!

    Sheetal Ahlawat said...

    What a beautiful card. I love the coloring and the die cuts :)

    Sue said...

    What a beautiful card. These sweet little mice are adorable and
    all those lovely die cuts and cut borders are fantastic! Awesome heart charm, charm lady! This card just breathes LOVE!

    Hugs
    Sue

    Lisa said...

    soooo cute

    Becky said...

    This is stunning America, just love the colors and the details.

    Tracy said...

    Hi America
    This is totally gorgeous, an adorable image and love your design. Very striking!
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

    Clare said...

    Gorgeous card America. I love all of the layering and beautiful border's and how you have 3d'd the little mices!!!. A very beautiful card hun. Wow what a wonderful blog hop, can't wait to participate. Big hugs Clare xxx

    Barbara Godden said...

    Awesome card, your cards are always awesome. Great prizes I will be doing some hopping to check them all out.

    Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

    And then you America... Oh you always leave me in awe. Your layout is a fabo! I like the way you created your heart charm for lack of a better term, totally stealing that idea. ;0) Beautiful coloring, love the punched heart border. Gorgeous!

    jules said...

    oh wow stunning card America!

    Shelia said...

    this is such a sweet, adorable card. That house mouse image is darling! Thanks for joining in this week's challenge at DRS Designs.

    brenda said...

    Absolutely gorgeous !!

    Thanks so much for joining our Hearts theme at Allsorts this week, good luck and hope to see you again.

    Your card would also fit the theme at our sister challenge Penny Black and More

    B x

    ribenaruby said...

    Oh wow America, love all the dimension here, beautifully coloured image and fabulous die cuts! Thanks for sharing your wonderful creation, off to see your next teamie! Ruby x

    shells-crafts said...

    im on the blog hop. absolutely gorgeous cards from the dt members and what fab prizes. catch you again soon!

    angelwhispers said...

    Oh my word what a great card for the first stop in the blog hop my word I can feel the love on this gorgeous design just perfect! Chanelle xxx

    Kim said...

    Love your card, just adorable! Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin!

    downrightcrafty said...

    so do love the depth on the images, super little critters and a beautiful card with the heart border, just gorgeous
    Hugs Kate xx

    Betsy said...

    What a wonderful card! Love those little mice and their message of love! I have a few House Mouse stamps, but I sure would love to have more. That bride & groom stamp is so cute, and it would be perfect as my son just got engaged a couple of days ago. Keeping my fingers crossed!!!

    KarinsArtScrap said...

    wow what a fabulous card america, beautiful with all those hearts.


    greetings karin

    Donna Hanley said...

    America, You card is so very cute. I love all of you embellishment especially that littel heart. You did a beautiful coloring job on those meeces. I'v never thought about putting blush on them. Thanks for a terrific idea. Enjoy your week.

    petra,s cards said...

    fabulous what a card!!! love the pretty colours!!! and that image is gorgeous!!
    xx petra

    Frea said...

    Hi America, love this gorgeous red and white card you made, so lovely! Hugs, Frea

    Tracey T said...

    Wow! I love the dimension on your card and the colour scheme is perfect! Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

    Shari said...

    AMERICA, I LOVE YOUR CARD! THE HEART DOILY'S AND THE BOARDER PUNCH ARE SO PRETTY. (I am your newest follower =)

    Dot said...

    Stunning card with a lot of wonderful details, America. The heart punch you have used is really lovely.
    Enjoy your evening.
    Dorte,xx

    Christine said...

    Hi America sweet meece sister..awww how cute is this couple? great punchwork.. especially the MS heart corner work border..LOVE it all(sorry for the pun) great take on my chall theme.

    smiles teamie Christine x

    Sandy said...

    Amazing prize - your card is out of this world - I love it!!!!!!
    Sandy

    Jammie said...

    OMG! I just LOVE this card! Great job, Just getting started on the hop, and you've set a high bar for all the others. What fun!!!!

    Paddington fan said...

    Hi America! What a great start to the hop - your card is so pretty with all the layers and hearts!! I love it!! Must hop along, love Jacky xx

    Crystal said...

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL America, LOVE it...soooo sweet!

    Mummylade said...

    Thank you for entering our final challenge at Die Cut Dreams, great to have you as a participant! Hope to see you around blogland in the future!

    Grenouille Greetings said...

    So much pretty texture and lovely die and border punching on this adorable card! Love the red and white of course too! Hugs, Lesley

    Sandra said...

    Hi America, Wow this is going to be an amazing and interesting blog hop l am so looking forward to doing this and l have become one of your many new followers your going to get during this blog hop, your card is amazing beautiful layout and fabulous image you have used, love the layout and the layers die cuts and hearts but most of all the lovely image and sentiment so beautifully finished thank you for a great blog hop:) Sandra H

    Sandra said...

    Oh sorry forgot to mention the hidden candy looks fabulous:) Sandra H

    Stamping Susi said...

    This hop is a great idea and your card is a great opening as first stop on the hop! As always: your coloring is so cute, I love it! And I like the way, your papers matching the coloring and the meaning of the image. Great work and great prices, thank you.

    jimlynn said...

    This is so beautiful! Love all the wonderful details and of course, the image and all the pretty hearts. Gorgeous.
    Lynn

    Deb said...

    super cute card America!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    Debxx

    Patty Sue 2 said...

    I was posting my card at Die Cut Dreams and saw your lovely card. I just wanted you to know how pretty it was. I am a new follower of your lovely blog.

    Michelle said...

    such a happy card..makes me smile.

    Joyce said...

    Love the dies cuts, borders and punches! Gorgeous combination and card!!

    Sandra1968 said...

    This is a very lovely card!

    Fluffles said...

    Oh my! A real work of art here - your attention to detail is amazing...& so is your card. Thank you so much for joining us at An Oldie But a Goodie this time, Jx

    Kelly said...

    Oh my gosh America, your card is gorgeous, thank you so much for sharing and offering such wonderful candy xx

    Crafty Chris said...

    Thanks for joining us on our last challenge at DCD, with this beautiful card
    Chris x

    craftybirdlisa said...

    Stunning card. Fab colours and layout x

    Rica said...

    Gorgeous America - you have used this image brilliantly - your details, design and colours are just stunning!!!
    Love and hugs
    Heather xx

    Sue said...

    Way too cute! Those mice couldn't be any cuter! Great coloring too!
    Thanks for visiting and playing at DRS Designs - Good Luck in the contest!

    Natascha said...

    Hi America!
    Uff, the times flys by. I would like to thank you for your big surprise for Christmas an first. You made me realy speachless with this many beautiful embellishments and awesome papers. Some of them I allready used on my last cards.
    Love your card too. This image is so cute I had to use the same :). Great colours and this dimensionwork. I just started the Blog Hop and I am enjoying every card and every stop. We have so many talents on our team and it is a plessure to see all the new works.

    Big hugs and kisses from Germany,
    Natascha

    Whimcees said...

    Hello!

    What a wonderful card - everything a Valentine should be! Beautiful! Wishing you a happy day!

    Hugs,

    Barbara Diane

    riliska said...

    Sweet sweet card ♥

    Suzi said...

    Oh my gosh!! this is one stunning card America, I love all the punchwork, colour scheme and those sweet little mice. Fabulous challenge and prizes too. I'm off to Hop!
    Hugs
    Suzi.

    Jocelyn said...

    Fabulous card, very striking colours.
    Jocelyn x

    Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

    Amazing cards and loving all the dei-cuts....one of my weaknesses.

    Wedgie said...

    Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week and we hope to see you again next week, Wedgie xxx

    Christine L said...

    Oh WOWWW what a fab card! Love all the embossing, punching and die-cuts.... and such fab colouring too!

    Thanks for joining in the last challenge over at Die Cut Dreams.... good luck with your entry!

    Hugs
    Christine x

    Sharon said...

    Love all your lacey details! Great colouring too.
    Sharon

    Anonymous said...

    awesome card!

    karen adams

    febe said...

    Love you fun and cute card. Great work on the details especially with the lacey part. Really adorable.

    website design adelaide

    Carol L said...

    What an absolutely adorable Valentine! I love all the heart borders, bling and of course the biggest heart of them all! So sweet!

    Hlora said...

    Stunning card, fab image and great coloring. Great details!!

    chupacabrita77 said...

    Hi America! That is one truly gorgeous card!!! Thank you for the inspiration. This was my first time entering a card at House Mouse & Friends. What fun!
    -Heather M

    Larisa said...

    Hello America! This is just ridiculously adorable! I love the layout and how you used all and the colors are just FAB!

    Jane said...

    Absolutely stunning, love it. Jane x

    Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

    I love your card ! Just a fantastic image. Great hop !

    Hugs,

    Jo x

    Crafty Chris said...

    Wow I so need that stamp absolutely stunning card, off on the hop.
    Chris x

    Lisa M. (aka Lisabee) said...

    America this card is amazing as usual! Your layering can't be beat! LOL! Love the little red hearts and those darling mousies!!

    Thank you so much for joining us in our Love and Valentine’s Challenge this week at Paper Sundaes!

    ♥ Lisabee
    My Crafting Blog

    Dawn said...

    What a beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley

    wahixane77 said...

    This card just blew me away. Love all the elements and how you made the mice stand out! Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays. Olivia

    Sarah said...

    Hi there, what a gorgeous card! Love all the detailing on it and the image is just soooo sweet! Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin. Sarah

    scrapperjulia said...

    Hi, America! I love the red and whites and the little embossed hearts on this very cute card!

    Deanne @ Three Trees said...

    ADORABLE!! I love all the details and layers - a perfect way to start the hop! Thanks for the chance to win - so exciting!!

    Deanne :)

    Tine said...

    Beautiful card, America. Love the layering & all the details.
    Tine :)

    Ellen said...

    Love, love, love you sweet card! Your blog banner is very inspiring too! TFS

    Tini A. said...

    What an amazing card! Very super nice!!!!!

    Sharon Peele said...

    Oh your card is absolutely precious, Who doesn't love the house mouse!! The dies and punches you used are awesome!! Beautiful work!!

    Rosalee said...

    Hi America. I just love your card. The design is absolutely gorgeous and all the punches you use really work beautiful with your card. TFS
    Hugs, Rosalee

    Card Crazy said...

    What an adorable card! Gorgeous border, precious House Meeses. Love is definitely in the air.
    Sue S.

    Carrie's Corner said...

    Stunning card! I love the lacy feel of the whole card! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

    Hugs
    Carrie

    Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

    Great card love the layering too11

    Thanks for playing in our one or more hearts challenge this week at Allsorts

    Emma xxx

    Bashful said...

    Beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Yvette said...

    What a great card for the first stop in the blog hop. Gorgeous!

    Linny said...

    This is so cute. Love it. Thank you for joining in at Secret Crafter Saturday challenge.linda x

    butlersabroad said...

    Super sweet card Miss America, you rocked the heart challenge! I'm hoping to get my card made and posted this weekend. Off to hop.

    Cheers
    Brenda

    Dragonlady said...

    Wow this is totally gorgeous, loving all the die cuts. Thank you for playing in the final challenge at Die Cut Dreams.

    Hugs Ali x

    Helen said...

    Awww...this is adorable!
    Thanks for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge!
    Helen x

    KraftyKoolKat said...

    This is so gorgeous America. Adorable and comical at the same time.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

    Maulwürfchen said...

    Wonderful card! Like the red-white...and the mousies. :-)
    Hugs

    knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

    Great card. It's so cute. Especially like the heart border. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays. Please join us again soon.

    Zora said...

    Love thoose two mices, they tell everything:O)

    Mary Anne / MA54K said...

    Oh my, America, this is Valentine heaven! This is really eye candy!

    Jenn said...

    Thanks for stopping by and playing along with us at Sentimental Sundays.

    nwilliams6 said...

    What a great Valentines Card. All the details and layers combine to make this really special - but then all your cards are wonderful!!! I feel inspired - off to look at the other cards and then I want to make one too!!! Hugz!

    Chris said...

    those mice are cracking me up, how come the ones that get in your house never look this cute?
    your card is stunning. thanks for playing with us at PIO.

    darcy48 said...

    Hi America what beautifil cards you make- i am a new follower of your blog but am already member of HM blog. Thanks for this blog hop chance x

    April said...

    Your card is fabulous! I just bought this stamp and haven't used it yet. I can't wait to use it for this challenge!

    Kat said...

    Gorgeous card America. Looks fabulous in red and white.

    Kat xx

    Crea Astrid said...

    Wowww, what a lovely card. Nice details and a lovely stamp.

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

    Steph said...

    Soooo cute! Love the layout and that gorgeous heart border is stunning! Thanks for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

    Gaynor said...

    Just wonderful, I love this, thanks for sharing with us at Anything Goes, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT :)

    Whisper said...

    Wow that is one amazing card - i'm loving the detail and layers, Luv Sam x

    CraftyLyn said...

    A beautiful card, so much detail, and it stands out.

    Lorraine A said...

    Absolutely GORGEOUS :-) the image is just so adorable and the colours and all the details are just perfect ,, I love the die cuts and the little heart hanging from the bow ,, beautiful :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

    pinky said...

    This is so gorgeous America, I love all those layers. Hopping on.
    pinky

    Divinity said...

    FABULOUS card! love the border punches u used :)

    Nela said...

    Gorgeous creation in beautiful colours!

    Anita said...

    Wow, this is just so cute! Thank you for joining Di's DigiDesigns challenge.

    Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

    Wow! Stunning card - love all your details and the way you have 3D'd those cute mice.
    Thanks for a great blog hop and the chance to win such fab prizes.
    Caroline xxx

    Lorraine said...

    hi huni love your card its so cute xx

    Cat Spicer said...

    What an amazing card! You always rock the House Mouse crew.

    nwilliams6 said...

    This card is so great! What fun. I made my card last night and my 21 old daughter had so much fun looking at all the images and cards on this challenge. She really wants the tanning mice! Great blog hop - what fun! Thanks for all you do!!!!

    Joan V said...

    Wow, there is so much detail on your card. How beautiful for these cute house - mouse guys.. Love the coloring on your mice. Thanks.

    Krafty Kows said...

    Wow what a stunning card. Thanks for the hop - I'm just starting out now. Jeanette

    Lena said...

    this is amazing!! Thank you for the Inkspiration . Love all the house mouse images and you always do an awesome job on yours.

    Kym's Crafty Cards said...

    America, what a lovely House Mouse creation and what a lovely Blog Hop. Must go now and continue with the Hop. Best wishes, Kym xxx

    Bee and Dee said...

    What a beautiful card, glad you like the same stamp as I do. hugs Bee

    craftynatalie said...

    Beautiful card, america. Such a sweet image.

    Kate said...

    gorgeous card !love your style !

    tweetybugshouse said...

    very sweet card wonderful job.

    deb said...

    What a cute card!

    Dana said...

    Ilove youre cards!!!!!
    Dana

    Ullis said...

    Lovely card! And I so love the heart-border in the bottom!

    Penny Ward said...

    Love the lacey heart behind the small mouse. Cute card! Hopping along now...

    Natalie's Crafts said...

    Very Cute Card!

    Princess Judy Palmer said...

    I just love all the different die cuts on your card. I need to try that myself. I love what I see but when I do it, it always feels like some spastic monkey went crazy. I love the mice, the bling, the ribbons, the colors, the everything about your card.

    Erin- said...

    I LOVE the attention to detail in this card--the embossing, the lacy die cut borders, the bling, and the bows! And of course, your coloring is fantastic.

    Earth Dragon Creations said...

    Amercia -- Great card! Love your site!

    Sparkly Engineer said...

    I don't know why I never thought of doing this image in red and white. It is gorgeous. You always make the prettiest cards.

    Olga Wright said...

    Red and white are best when paired together. It's so gorgeous! Great card. I'm going to try making my own card too. Thanks for posting this one.
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