Monday, December 03, 2012

Let It Snow for HMFMC and Christmas BLOG CANDY

Hello friends and welcome back to my little blog.  HAPPY DECEMBER !!!!    I have been gone for a while but am glad to be able to pop in and say hello. Also here to remind you that we have a brand new challenge over at our House-Mouse blog. Check it out HERE. The theme is ...
* * * Let it Snow * * * 
Create anything that reminds you of SNOW and lets have some fun with some Magical Winter Weather.  Please remember to use challenge code HMFMC134 when uploading your projects to any online galleries to help us find your work easily.

Here is my take and it's a Snow Blizzard!!!  LOL!!! :)
Stamps: House-Mouse Designs, Gruffies Stamp called: "Snow Bear!" Featuring Pebble. #LR1012 from Yr 2007. The "Hope Your Holidays are a Blizzard of Fun" sentiment is from Darcie's "Freezin' Season" Stamp collection.
Paper: Momenta DP called "Jack Frost" and White 110lb CS
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Marvy Matchables Dye Ink - Prussian Blue, COPICS
Accessories: Spellbinders Dies, Martha Stewart Punch Around The Page Punches, multiple Martha Stewart Snow Flake Punches, Sizzix Embossing Folder, Stickles Stardust Glitter,  Glitter, Rhinestones
Techniques: Dry Embossing, Layering
Our Challenge is very proudly sponsored by Simon Says Stamp store.
 ONE very lucky winner will receive a $25 gift voucher to go shop at SSS!!! 

I also have some Christmas Blog Candy for one lucky player. It includes these two adorable Christmas House-Mouse stamps along with Twenty fabulous Silver/Gold/Color Christmas Charms.  This CANDY could be yours!! All you have to do is become a Follower of my Blog and tell me about one of your favorite Christmas Memories.  For an added bonus entry, you might also like to mention my Candy on your blog's sidebar linking it back Here! :) 
So glad you stopped by my little corner of blog-land today.  I hope you will play along with us by creating your "Let It Snow" projects and entering these at the HMFMC Challenge. Be sure to stop by HERE to see all the gorgeous samples my House-Mouse Teamies have created to help inspire YOU!

Good Luck!!! 

I would also like to enter this Snowy card into the following challenges:
 ABC - Holiday Cards with Bling
My Craft Spot - Merry Christmas
Stamp and Create - Sparkly Christmas

Crazy 4 Challenges - Snowman
My Time to Craft- Snowmen

Addicted to Stamps - Christmas Time
Amusing Challenges - Die Cuts
Corrosive - Anything Goes
Great Impressions - Anything Goes
Kenny K - Frosty Hues
OSAAT - Anything Goes
Pile it OnEmbellishments
 The Squireel and the Fox - Summer or Winter
2 Sisters - Xmas Sparkle
Catch the Bug - December Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - White Xmas and metal
Little Claire - Xmas
My Sheri - Tis' the Season

Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes  
Totally Gorjuss - Anything Goes w/glitter 



  1. Hi America, Good to have you back. Your card is so cute. Love all your snowflakes and glitter. Very pretty shades of blue and, of course, the image is darling.

  2. Your card is so fantastic. The image is so cute.
    I don't have a special memory of christmas. I think every christmas is a special moment, especially if you have children.
    Hugs, Uta

  3. Fab winter card, America, beautiful with all your snowflakes, and I just love this image.
    hugs Dorte

  4. Oh this is just so beautiful! xx

  5. Such a pretty frosty blue card. That stamp is hysterical, love how you colored it up. So many beautiful layers and embellishments. Hope things have settled some for you and kids are on the mend. Us Moms just worry so when our babes don't feel well. Thinking of you all.


  6. Oh my goodness America, this is just stunning!! LOVE the shimmery snow effect and that sentiment is the perfect touch!! :) Hope you're doing well!! BIG HUGS

  7. what a great and fantastic card America.

    My christmas memories are when we are all around the table with my mom and dad.
    My mom is dead for almost 22 years she was very young 56.
    So that was a great time together.

    greetings karin

  8. Fabby card, love the layer effect, thanks for sharing with us at ATSC, hugs Liz xx

  9. Gorgeous card America :-) such a cute image and the sparkly snowflakes and icy details are all fabulous :-)
    Lovely prize too ,, you are so very generous :-)

    Lols x x x
    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    btw, we are now a member company on the SCS site if you would like to pop by :-)

  10. WOW!!! LOVE all that silver bling--and your image is darling! A super fabulous card! :)

  11. What a beautiful and fun card! That image cracked me up! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

  12. Your card is so fantastic. That image is so cute.
    I don't have a special memory of christmas, I just love christmas :)

  13. YES - super fabulous card!
    Good luck!

  14. Gorgeous creation, just love everything about it!

    Thank you for sharing with us at My Time To Craft this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  15. Absolutely gorgeous, love the sweet images and fabulous details.

    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.



  16. Wow, what a wonderful card! I just love all the silver at the top of your card! Beautiful image too! Thanks for sharing it with us at My Sheri Crafts! :)

  17. So pretty! So glad you joined us at My Craft Spot this week!!!

  18. Hi America,
    Marvellous creation, love the image, and the die cutting and punching is fabulous.
    Happy crafting
    Mousey hugs
    Tracy x

  19. What a flurry of pretty snowflakes, color and sparkle your card is! It's really a feast for sore eyes, and totally cute ;)

  20. Oh, my! Your card is just gorgeous! I love all the details, the snowflakes, your borders, the snow, it's all so nicely put together.

    Thank you for playing along this week at ABC challenges, however we ask that you limit the number of challenge entries to 10 total. Thanks for your understanding.

  21. This is cuteness to the max! I love the wonderful wintery feel that it gives with such great depth and sparkle. Love it!
    Thanks for joining us this fortnight at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.
    Dot x

  22. Soooo pretty! Love the snowflake border! Thanks for joining the fun at My Craft Spot!


  23. FAB Snowy Card.. Beautiful Snow-Crystals all over.. and Great Coloring.. :o)
    Thank you for joining us at ATSC! Hugs Sol :o)

  24. Great card! Love all the stacking of the frames... cute image too! Wonderful job with embellishing

    Thanks for sharing at My Sheri Crafts

  25. Wonderful card, the images are so sweet. Thank you for joining us at FSC this time.

  26. Love it!
    Your cards are always so colorful!
    My favorite Christmas memories are when both my kids are home/makes for lots of laughs & really good food & times!
    Hope your babies are doing better.

  27. Lovely card as always, and you are so generous with your lovely prize
    I am already a follower of yours and will put a link on my side bar
    My favorite memory has to be when i was little and myself and my brother played tricks on granddad whilst he was asleep after eating our Christmas dinner or at least we thought he was asleep, brings back very happy memories

    Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and the New year is good to you
    Hugs Shaz xx

  28. What a stunning card. I love it all. Hugs from Scotland. Rita xx

  29. Another wonderful card. Gorgous use of dies and colours xx

  30. We use to go to the local Italian restaurant every Christmas Eve! And I love your card it is awesome!

    Karen Adams

  31. Such a beautiful card America.
    My favorite Christmas memory is when my parents gave me a set of books for Christmas. I still remember it to this day and I cherished them for years and years.
    Hugs, Rosalee

  32. Forgot to mention that I added your giveaway to my blog sidebar. Thanks for the chance.
    Hugs, Rosalee

  33. A gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire Designs.

    Donna x

  34. thanks for sharing.