Monday, February 10, 2014

It's all about colors for House-Mouse Challenge #HMFMC163

same card, different lighting..
Hello Crafters. It's time for a fun new challenge at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge. Our Teamie Donna has chosen to go with this fabulous color theme;
Amethyst, White plus another color. 

Stamps: Stampabilities, Gruffies, by Jareckie Designs, HMD, called "Lilac Bouquet", featuring Pebble, #KR1050, from the year 2007. 

Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers

Paper;  Collage DP (for background papers), White & Black CS

Accessories:  Spellbinders Dies, Nellie Snellen Die, Martha Stewart Border and Corner Punches, Rhinestones, Stickles, Ultrafine Glitter, three Ribbons, Foam Adhesive
Techniques: Paper Tole, Layering

There is lots amazing inspiration by my mega talented Mousey Teamies along with some fabulous sponsored prizes up for grabs. Come and join us at HMFMC!  

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Thank You to our wonderful Sponsors for your great generosity and support!!

Fab Prizes, heh?? Come and play along for your chance to win! Here is the LINK!

TFL and Happy Creating,


  1. I can smell those lilacs every time I see one of these stamps done up. Gorgeous coloring and love the tri colored ribbons, so pretty. Background papers are awesome too. So pretty.


  2. America, this is so very pretty and your bows are just gorgeous. Yor paper choices are also very sweet. I just received some circa 2007 stamps that I'm going to ink up real soon. Wishing you a fantastic day.

  3. this is so sweet and beautiful America.

    gr karin

  4. This is a gorgeous card America, fabulous Gruffies image and wonderful design - I just love your fabulous bow.

  5. Ohhh I love lilacs, I want to be a Gruffie Bear....
    Wonderful card your shades of purple, America,
    hugs Dorte

  6. Gorgeous card America :-) I can almost smell those lilacs too :-) the vibrant colours and luscious ribbon are fab and I love the flower framed border too :-)

    Lols x x x

  7. Oh what a wonderful sweet card.

  8. Beautiful creation as always and you use the most beautiful images and layouts x

  9. What a fun card! I like all that ribbon and great flowered border.

  10. Gorgeous card, America! I love your bow and all the ribbons added! I can just smell those gorgeous lilacs!

  11. This is gorgeous America. I love the gorgeous coloring.

  12. Wow gorgeous love your lush colouring such pretty details to
    Hugs Kate x

  13. WOW - love those bright colors!! And the boarder is perfect!


  14. Hi America,
    A very pretty creation, love your image and the design is gorgeous.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  15. Super cute America, love the colours, Carole Z X

  16. Hi America : )

    I used this WONDERFUL image - the one you sent to me for my challenge card this month as well!! Thank you again for the stamps.

    Your card is precious!!


  17. Cute card America. Just wanted to let you know I nominated you for the Liebster is suppose to bring you more blogging friends. You answer my questions, and nominate some friends of yours. Just paying it forward.