Monday, November 03, 2014

Happy Freezin' Season! with a House-Mouse BLOG-HOP and BLOG CANDY

Hello peeps! I'm so glad you are here today.  This is a very special Post 'cuz we are celebrating 6 years of creating with the adorable House-Mouse Designs and we are having a special BLOG-HOP over at HMFMC.  I hope you will play along too. If you arrived here from Lori Barnett's Blog, then you are in the right place. If you did not, and you are playing along on the BLOG-HOP, please return to HMFMC182 and start the HOP there. :)

It's also our Teamie Lori's, turn to host and she has chosen the theme;
 "Brr, It's COLD outside"... 

I went with the fun sentiment for this one * HAPPY FREEZIN' Season! * LOL!
Backgrounds created by stamping Snowflakes randomly and sponging the edges of the die-cut panels.  The Panels are multi-layered. Image given sparkle with stickles.

and Darcie's JCS0064 "Happy Freezin' Season" Sentiment
PAPER: Bazzill CS, White CS, American Crafts Shimmery CS 
INKS: Copics, Spectrum Noir Blue tone Markers, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Marvy Matchables and Studio G inks (for sponging). 
ACCESSORIES: Grand Squares, Grand Scalloped Squares, Grommet Tags by Spellbinders, French Colelction Provence dies (For image panel) and Austrian Collection Background (for oval behind sentiment), Creative Expressions Craft dies by Sue Wilson, Satin Ribbon, Silver Brads, Ranger Stickles
TECHNIQUES: Sponging, Layering

Where to get Sue's Products; 
In the UK, Sue Wilson's Products can be found here;

In the USA, Sue Wilson's Products can be found here;  and  and Ellen Hutson, LLC

Guess what?? Im one of the DT's to have Hidden CANDY! It's going to that One lucky player who BLOG-HOPS, Follows Me, Comments and enters a House-Mouse project into this BLOG-HOP Challenge.  CANDY includes 100+ Charms of various themes, Liquid Metal Markers (to color-in your charms), and a fun Christmas House-Mouse Designs Wooden Rubber Stamp, called "Candy Gram".

Check out my Teamies gorgeous takes, 
Check out our Sponsors and get all the HOP details at HMFMC.


We are very proudly to welcoming back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!! 

But you must keep HOPPING to discover where prizes are hidden... Here is a complete list of all the LINKS to follow on the BLOG-HOP, and just in case you get lost along the way...Start with BLOG for Challenge Hostess, Lori Barnett
America (that's me!)
Christine (go there next)
Sue Drees
Sue Kment
Tracy Thompson

I'd like to also enter my card into the following Challenges:
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes and/or Happy Birthday
Craft-Dee BowZ -  Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow
Crafty Cardmakers -Die Cutting and/or Punching
Imagination Crafts - Always Anything Goes
Love to Scrap - Bling
My Craft Spot - Metal
Not Just Cards - Always Anything Goes
Ppinkydolls - Anything Goes or Bling
Stamp and Create -  Ribbons or Bows
Through the Purple Haze - Anything Goes
PIO- Feeling Cool 
Delicious Doodles - Cold Outside

My Halloween Blog CANDY winner is...Comment #8, that belongs to;

TFL and Happy Blog-Hopping!  
Your next stop should be my Teamie Christine's Blog, found HERE.
 My Mousey Script Signature photo America2KDHMtransp.gif
HMDT Signature Large photo HMDTKDHM.gif


ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card America,love the colors.
Gr Elly

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Love the card and thanks for having a fun hop!

Terry Quinn said...

Love the sparkle added to the knitting. Real yarn sometimes has that. Cute idea! And this card definitely made me feel BURR! lol

Sue said...

Aww, getting ready for winter these cuties! Love all the blue, my favorite color, and your snowflake background is perfect. WOW on the candy, girl, someone is going to be very happy to get this in the mail.


KarinsArtScrap said...

it's as always America a very beautiful card.
Gr Karin

Becky said...

What a perfect image for this challenge America, they are so adorable and your card is beautiful.

petra,s cards said...

wauw fabulous as always!!!
hugs petra

Jean Chaney said...

I am impressed with the beautiful background you made for one of my favorite stamps. Too cute!

vinita jain said...

So adorable and gorgeous BG and love the sentiment placement of tag with beautiful design!

Stephanie said...

SO, so cute!

paper fun said...

This is really cute and what a great sentiment.


NGCARDS said...

This is gorgeous and I love the added sparkle! xxx

Sabrina said...

What a very cute card and such beautiful coloring!!!

Laila B. said...

Fabulous card America, love all the lovely details!!! Hugs, Laila

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Adorable, precious card!!! ....well, I'm doing the hop, leaving a comment, following you and plan to join the challenge. Wow....that is a lot of charms!!!

Barbara Godden said...

As always your card is gorgeous, love the die cuts and fabulous colouring.

Nikki C said...

This is just coloured amazing love the fuzzy hat and slippers :)

Pam MacKay said...

Super cute I love the added sparkle! Your cards are always so wonderfully detail oriented!

Gabi said...

i love this blue card

Heather said...

A gorgeous card America, I love this image, one of my favourites, a fabulous design and colours - your snowflake panel is stunning!!

Heather xx

Lillian A said...

Cute image - wonderfully colored and love the blue tones to the yarn. Nothing else compares to keeping one warm than hand-knit items!!

fiona henderson said...

Fantastic card...i just adore it....the wee mice always make me smile..

Fiona DT

Darcy Schroeder said...

Oh, my goodness----is this ever cute!!! Love it!! Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze Challenges!
Good luck!

Stampendous said...

SO super cute, America!! Thanks so much for sharing with one of the images we produce for House-Mouse Designs®!!

Donna Maligno said...

This card is so totally adorable! Thanks for sharing it on the Craft-Dee BowZ November challenge.

FiestyCrafter (Tina) said...

Beautiful card! Adorable little image, great design and love the layers. Thanks for joining us at Love to Scrap! Challenge Blog
Tina dt

Cathy Kuntz said...

Oh my gracious America, that card is over the top awesome. I love it, the blues with that image is perfect and the background is awesome, your stirring me up . :-)

Zoe said...

Thank you for joining this week at Not Just Cards Challenges Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon.
Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love

Andrea said...

Love it, love it, so cute...Thanks for joining us this week...
Andrea DT

Liz Smith said...

I love the House Mouse stamps and this one is just so sweet. Your card is just darling. Thank you for joining in our challenge at Ppinkydolls ! I hope you come back and play with us again. Good Luck! ~ Lizzy DT

Lorraine A said...

BRRRR :-) adorable image and I love the icy blues and all the details,,, absolutely gorgeous card America :-)

Lols x x x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a lovely card you have made here which fits perfectly the Delicious Doodles Challenge this week of “Baby, it’s cold outside!”. Thank you for entering and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Delicious Doodles Challenge Blog Design Team Member)

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so beautiful and very cute America. Gorgeous colour and layout.

Dawn said...

Great card, stunning colours and brilliant image. Thanks for joining us at Through the Purple Haze this time.
Dawn TTPH DT xx

April said...

What a cute image! I love your background and bow. Great job!

Kat said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Not Just Cards Challenge Blog.

April said...

What a cute image! I love your background and bow. Great job!

Suze Bain said...

Oh very cute, love the sparkle. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More. Xx

Tracy said...

This is gorgeous America, fabulous design and I adore your image.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Houses Built of Cards said...

This is gorgeous! LOVE that beautiful bold blue! Thanks so much for joining us this week at My Craft Spot!!!

ribenaruby said...

Hi America, what a beautiful rich blue card. Love the cute mice and wonderful sentiment. Wishing the HM team many more years of fun antics. Ruby x

Dora said...

perfect! beautiful card. I like the different colours blue on the card. and than a white bow...beautiful details.
the text...haha.....I hope that it won't be a hard freezing winter....only when you can do ice-skating...that is freezing enough...hihi
have a nice day.
kind regards, Dora

Desert Kat said...

So cute love that color of blue, very chilly!

Karen said...

This is adorable! What a precious image and I love the wintry colors! The bow and sentiment are fabulous, too. :o) Thank you for sharing your sweet creation with us at My Craft Spot!

Hugs and blessings,

Charla Fraley said...

Love your card, would make a cute baby card but the verse changes it up nicely.

carla said...

Stunning season card, fabulous layer and that image is adorable.
I also like the lovely bow and fabulous sentiment.


KT Fit Kitty said...

Woohoo - I am just seeing that I won your fabulous candy! That's awesome! So happy! I will email you right away! Thank you!

KT Fit Kitty said...

Well in all my excitement about my candy win, I forgot to comment on your card! It's gorgeous! I love these little House-Mouse's and their knitted hat and booties! Great sentiment too! I am going to play in your challenge and blog hop - I have made my House Mouse card and will post it tomorrow. Thank you for the House-Mouse fun!

Robin said...

There's not much of that shade of blue this year, and it's the perfect color for your card!

Avril Ann said...

Utterly gorgeous card, fantastic shades of blue, many thanks for playing along with us at Imagination Crafts, this month, best of luck xxx

Diane said...

Super super cute Amercia as always your cards are amazing sweetie !!

hugs Diane xx

crafty said...

All that knitted wear should keep out the cold! Beautiful card

Lynn's Place said...

Fantastic project...tfs....good luck on the hop <((><

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Love the blue...awesome card!

CraftyNatalie said...

Lovely card, love the blue tones and the cute image!

CraftyLyn said...

Nice card, pretty blue tones.

Melanie Smith said...

I just ordered this stamp! It is adorable the way you have colored it up. Just perfect for the blog hop theme as well. <3<3<3

GeminiJen said...

Beautiful card. One of my favorite images. Love the blue.

Gail said...

Great card, the yarn looks sparkly!
Or did you tell us that & I missed it!

Katie said...

Great card! Love these mice and don't have this stamp yet. Blue was the perfect color to use. I hope to enter the challenge by the deadline this time, ha! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Kitten Kraftz said...

I love the blues on your card and the cute image and all the glitter :) Lovely card!
Pearl x

karen adams said...

Love it!

Chrisann Majernik said...

Great card. I love winter cards in blue (my entry is in blue). The sentiment is the perfect silly touch.

Alica Ziakova said...

Beautiful winter card - love all the little details and the colors too!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

Fantastic card America. Love these little critters with their knitting!! What a surprise for a Blog Hop to celebrate 6 years of creating with the House Mouse images. What a wonderful achievement. Here's to the next 6 years!! Best wishes, Kym xxx

rachel said...

this is awesome! So very cute! Thanks for sharing with us at Imagination Crafts this month! Hugs rachel xx