Saturday, August 23, 2014

Get Well, House-Mouse Card, Sue Wilson Craft Dies, and Blog Candy

Happy Saturday Crafty Peeps! 
Welcome back to my little blog. Hope your weekend is off to a great start.  Most of us Mommies are getting ready for our kids back to school now but Im taking a break to share a fun "Get-Well" House-Mouse card. This doesn't follow the "NO-Coloring" Challenge HMFMC176 theme that I'm hosting over at HMFMC, BUT,  it definitely falls into the "Anything Goes" category that we have as an alternate option. LOADS OF FANTASTIC PRIZES UP FOR GRABS!  So come join us!

I created this sparkly 'Get-Well' with loads of color to inspire those of you who still want to color your HMD images to enter our challenge.  There are amazing giveaways - but ... you must play. So hurry, the challenge ends at midnight, EST, tonight!! I will be choosing my 3 lucky winners tomorrow morning. Get all the challenge details, links and see the prizes at HMFMC.

Stamps: NONE
Paper: Blue Glitter CS, White CS, Floral DP
Paper Size: 5&1/4 x 6 3/4
Ink: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Creative Expressions Austrian Collection -Innsbruck Die by Sue Wilson, Corner & Get Well Punches, Ribbon, Flower Charm, Stickles, Diamond Dust, Flower Rhinestones, Cuttlebug Leaves and PolkadotsEFs
Techniques: Dry Embossing and Debossing 
The SIGN reads:
"How To Recover Quickly"
Do not:
Chew your bandage off.
Do not:
Get into mudpuddles.
Do not:
Leap off stone walls.
Do not:
Climb into any more birdfeeders.

heheheh - isn't that sign way-way cute?
I was also inspired by today's SCS -, Inspirational Challenge #IC455, Color-Watercolor. I loved this water-coloring of two deer facing one another that almost seem to be communicating! ha! I used an adorable friendly Mouse and Squirrel scene that reminded me of these deer, with an HMD stamp called; "The Quick Fix". Here's a link to my inspiration;
I love you to the moon and back. Typography print watercolor greeting card. Brown wall decor deer art from my original watercolor painting.
I'm having a blast using these lovely Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson. They are versatile, intricate and elegant. If you arent familiar with her products, you must go check her out. The new Christmas dies were just launched and they are GORGEOUS!
Hope you can join us on the "No Coloring" Challenge HERE. For all the details, check HMFMC.
 Help spread the FUN!! Post our HMFMC Button and link it back to us!
Take a look at our fabulous SPONSORS
Marianne Design

Marianne Design 

and this Great prize from me!

America's House-Mouse Designs stamps and 150+ Charms BLOG CANDY, ends Aug 23, 2014

MY extra stamp for BLOG CANDY
AND LASTLY, if you enter my "NO-Coloring", Challenge HMFMC176, and you leave us a comment at HMFMC, stating that you entered because you saw this post, and you become my FOLLOWER and a FOLLOWER of HMFMC, I will throw your name into a hat for this extra CANDY prize that I'm giving away.
  It's a brand new HMD stamp by Stampabilities, #HMLR1009, called 'The Quick Fix" just like the stamp I have used for my card.  How much fun is that??
Cant wait to see what you'll come up with! Good Luck!

I'd like to also enter this card into the following challenges:
  1. SCS - - Inspirational Challenge #IC455- Color
  2. Fussy and Fancy -  Pets or Favorite Animals
  3. Quick Quotes - Repeat Yourself (repeat a shape on your project at least 3 times)
  4. Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
  5. STAMPlorations Challenge Blog - Stamps and Die Cuts
  6. Sweet Pea Stampers - Embossing - Wet or Dry
  7. Chocolate, Coffee and Cards (Die Cut, Bow, Color Blue)
  8.  Crafting At the Weekend -Anything Goes (always)
  9. Crazy 4 Challenges -  Animal
  10. Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge - Anything Goes
  11. We Do Doobadoo Challenge- Texture
  TFL and Happy Creating! :)
 My Mousey Script Signature photo America2KDHMtransp.gif
HMDT Signature Large photo HMDTKDHM.gif


  1. Beautiful card America, Love the stamp.
    Gr Elly

  2. gorgeous card hun and do love the colours and the sparkle and of course the cute image
    hugs Kate xx

  3. Gorgeous get well card....I entered 2 cards in the HM challenge of which one with this stamp (which is a bought image).
    xxx Margreet

  4. its a fab and great get well card America.
    Gr Karin

  5. Hi America. I loved your card!!! Simply gorgeous. And I just entered mine in the House-Mouse and Friends Challenge and I'm a follower from both blogs. :)
    Hugs, Laila

  6. Wow~ love this card and stamp! so gorgeous! I have been your follower and the HMFMC.

  7. What a gorgeous card, love the colours and what a sweet image...Hugs Lozzy x

  8. Gorgeous card America, very cute image and fab design.

    Donna x

  9. How darling, America! Love this pretty little card with all the texture and vibrant colors! hugs, de

  10. Hi America! So happy that you joined us over at Fussy and Fancy "Pets or Favourite Animal" challenge!!! I LOVE your card...this is probably one of my favourite HM stamps!! Your BEAUTIFUL card will surely put a HUGE smile on anyone who happens to be under the weather!!! Your colouring is FABULOUS...all those wonderful layers...LOVE it all!!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy!!!!!
    Take care,

  11. Great coloring job and colors. I love house mouse images. Thanks for sharing with us at Suzy Blossoms. Good Luck.

  12. Great card love the house Mouse image and bright colouring and texture--thanks for joining us at Crafting at the Weekend
    Carol DT x

  13. Wow! Awesome card! I love the glitter. Thanks for joining the Quick Quotes challenge! :)

  14. Great Design Thank you for sharing with us over at Suzy Bee's, hope to see you again next week.....
    Suzy B Owner

  15. This is so gorgeous America, Thank you for playing along with us at We Do Doobadoo, Good Luck.
    Kevin xx

  16. I love your sparkly bright colors. So gorgeous and fun.

    Thanks for joining our embossing challenge at The Sweet Pea Stampers.


  17. Beautiful colors and coloring. Love all the layers and that little image is adorable.


  18. Wow this is awesome! Love your coloring! hank you for joining CC&CC. Hugs, Cindy

  19. Lovely card - you have colored the image beautifully! Thanks for playing along with the Repeat Yourself Challenge at Quick Quotes!

  20. This is really cute. Love the words on the sign, they surely will raise a smile. Thanks for joing us at STAMPlorations this month. Good Luck! Monika DT


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