Monday, August 25, 2014

No seeds about it, You are the Best Teacher!, HMFMC177, Food

Welcome back to another Monday Peeps!  It's hard to believe how fast time passes. Summer Break is gone and it's already Back-to-School day for my kids today. It's been wonderful having them at home and we are all looking forward to a New School Year of possibilities. But it is still bittersweet.

I've had such a great time viewing all of your gorgeous and oh-so-unique UNCOLORED entries at HMFMC.  Just LOVED your creative takes for my UNCOLORED theme. WOW!!  This girl was totally inspired and blown away! Thank you!!

The NEW Challenge HMFMC177, is themed; FOOD, Glorious FOOD, and hosted by our Teamie, Christine Craig. With Fall and Christmas approaching, there are so many options for showing off FOOD as there are loads of HMD stamps with some type of FOOD :)  Here is my take this week. It is a card for my daughter's favorite Math Teacher.
Stamps: Stampa Rosa, HMD, called: "Spitting Apple Seeds", from the year 1998, Stamp #26
Paper:  Mambi, Me and My Big Ideas, School themed DP, White & Black CS
Paper Size: 5&1/4 x 5 3/4
Ink: Copics, Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Cuttlebug EF, Creative Expressions French Collection, Provence Craft Dies by Sue Wilson, Spellbinders Rectangle Die, Corner Punch, Gingham Ribbon, Apple Charm, Stickles, MS Black Glitter
Techniques: Dry Embossing

I Love, Love, Love creating with the Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson. They are versatile, intricate and elegant. If you aren't already familiar with her products, you must go check her out. The new Christmas dies were just launched and they are GORGEOUS! Check them out HERE;

The Lucky Winner of My Hoouse-Mouse Stamps and Charm Candy LOT Prize is... 

The Winner of My extra Blog Candy for the NEW HMD stamp by Stampabilities, #HMLR1009, called 'The Quick Fix", is;  Entry #21, which belongs to Donna E.
  Congrats!!! Please contact me at to claim your Candy!

Be sure to stop by the HMFMC Blog to see my Teamies takes for more inspiration! 
Help spread the FUN!! Post our HMFMC Button and link it back to us!
Hope you can join us at HMFMC, cuz I can't wait to see what you'll come up with!:)

I would like to also ente my card into the following challenges:
Crafting from the Heart - - Always Anything Goes
Craft It Up & Link It Up Linky Party by Craftin Desert Divas - Back To School
Lexi's Creations - Back To School
Love to Scrap - Anything Goes
CCEE- Back to School
The Crazy Challenge -  Cute Little Animals

 Simon Says Stamp Wed Challenge Blog - Back to School 

  TFL and Happy Creating! :)

 My Mousey Script Signature photo America2KDHMtransp.gif 
  HMDT Signature Large photo HMDTKDHM.gif


  1. ADORABLE America! Love that added gingham and the gorgeous texture you always manage to create in your designs!! HUGS :)

  2. gorgeous card america and congrat to the winners.
    Gr Karin

  3. Love this super cute image, America.....pretty with the embossed background, and your papers are the best,
    hugs Dorte

  4. Aww this is so sweet, I love it. Gorgeous creation.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  5. The paper...the image...the sentiment...embellishments...oh well just everything is PERFECT about this card America!!! Lucky teacher!!!!
    Take care,

  6. This is fantastic. Love that apple background paper and your embossing. Thanks for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Back To School linky party.

  7. Super cute card!! Love that sweet image and your coloring is wonderful!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  8. I love it! Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas. ~DT Janis

  9. Hello America, by chance today I found your lovely blog and am thrilled. I love House Mouse. So far I have no stamp of it, but I love the sweet little mice. So far I have not found a shop that has this stamp (splitting Apple Seeds). I live in Germany, in Dresden.Damit I can look always so beautiful cards from you, I am now Followers of you.
    I send many greetings across the pond and I wish you a beautiful week.
    Many kind regards, Rosi

  10. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  11. Fabulous background paper and amazing layers on this delightful back to school design! What a precious House-Mouse image, America! Thank you for sharing this wonderful card with the CCEE Stampers!

  12. Fabulous teacher card, with that adorable little seed spitter! You fussy cut the little seed, wow! Love the perfect background paper and the design too.


  13. Oh my goodness... the cuteness of this card is just too much!!! Love it!! Thanks for playing along with Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog!!
    Cathy DT

  14. how darling, America! Delightful, colorful, and just plain happy! Your coloring, and bright layers really bring out this little guy! hugs, de