Monday, April 13, 2015

Make The Best of Your Rainy Days, HMFMC192

Happy Monday! It's time for a NEW Challenge at House-Mouse & Friends MC.  Our talented Teamie Beth Brovold is hosting and has a chosen a great theme for this time of year. Hope you are able to come join the FUN at HMFMC as there are great Sponsored prizes as well as generous CANDY to be won! :) The theme is...
Glitter Text Generator
Here's my take using this awesome, new 3-piece Picket Fence die from Frantic Stamper.
Stamps: Stampabilities, House-Mouse Designs, "Sitting In The Rain" #HMPR1002 and the Sentiment is also from Stampabilities, "Make The Best", #CR1055
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, COPICS, Glitter Gel Markers (on umbrellas)
Paper: Cloud DP, Heavy White CS
Accessories;  Frantic Stamper Precision Dies; "Picket Fence" #FRA-DIE-09436 also, Creative Expressions Frames & Tags Flags and Ornate Pierced Rectangle Dies by Sue Wilson Ribbon; Ribbon, Silver Cording, Button.
 Frantic Stamper Precision Die - Picket Fence (set of 3 dies)
I've also used these Creative Expression dies by Sue Wilson
   Festive Collection     Festive Collection

Check out Sue Wilson's fabulous BLOG - "Participate In Craft"
for loads of amazing projects and inspiration, HERE.

These fabulous dies can be FOUND in EUROPE at; Creative Expressions and Joanna Sheen
Also in USA and CANADA, at;  ; Ellen Hutson, LLC
We are very happy to welcome back our Fabulous Sponsor Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!
AND the Maufacturer of our beloved House-Mouse Stamps, the amazing
AND our great Hostess Beth, who is also offering this awesome CANDY to a player

I would like to also enter into this card the following challenges;

Clear it Out - Anything Goes (I used stash blue Button)
 Classy Cards 'n Such - Rainy Days
Crafty Calendar - Add a Sentiment
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - Anything goes

Fantastic Tuesday - Use a die or punch

Loves Rubber Stamps - Anything Goes
MarkerPOP Challenge:: Anything Goes + Copics
Natalie and Amy - Frame it
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Pile It On - Fancy Frames or Beautiful Borders

Sister Act  - Anything  Goes
The Ribbon Girls - Any image challenge - use Ribbon or Lace
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes
Here is a direct link to the HMFMC192 "April Showers" Challenge. Check it out and be inspired by all the amazing samples by the Design team. :)
Thanks for stopping by today! I love hearing from you!
 Happy Creating! :)


  1. I love this stylish creation with sweet image and lovely color combination, Loooooove it!

  2. America you sure make a rainy day look gorgeous!! What a fabulous design...those mice...coloured beautifully...are so bright and cheery despite the weather!!! Gorgeous card America!! Have yourself a most wonderful day!!
    Take care,

  3. this is super cute and a very beautiful card America
    Gr Karin

  4. Love the little scene you have created with the picket fence and that adorable stamp!

  5. Your Mouse House card is very cute - I love all of the layers you used - they really add depth. Thank you for joining us this week in the Through The Craft Room Door challenge this week.


  6. Oh, America I just love your card and the whole design. The cloud paper, the picket fence, the die cuts ... then add that adorable image ... Fabulous!

    Snoopy :D

  7. This is fabulous America! I love how you used the picket fence.

  8. Thanks for sharing more of your lovely crafting for Fan-tastic Tuesday challenge 80 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  9. What a darling card! I love the layout and cute, cute mice! Thanks for playing along with us in the Classy Cards 'n Such Challenge!

  10. America, your card is so cute and perfectly made. I love HM. Great layout and coloring. I am so glad you joined us for the challenge at Classy Cards N Such. I hope you will join us each week.

  11. OMGoodness what a cute, cute those little Mousers and all the shenanigans they get themselves into! Thank you for joining us at "Classy Cards 'n Such" for our "Rainy Days" challenge..hope to see you next week as well!
    Diane CCNS DT

  12. A fabulous card America , a lovely design and super colours for a rainy day card......!!

    hugs Dorte

  13. Hi America,
    Marvellous creation, love the image, and the die cutting is fabulous.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  14. aww those mice are adorable! They're so cute and I love the layout of your card! Thanks for playing with us at Craft Your Passion!
    Carolyn, DT

  15. This is beautiful America! I'm always blown away by your work. Love how you incorporated the fence die. Thanks for joining us at Classy Cards 'n Such this week and I hope you join us again soon!

  16. Very cute! Thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart this week.

  17. What a fabulous card, America. Thanks for playing with us at Craft Your Passion#257. Good Luck!

  18. Dang-I did not know what to look at first...the meece or all the pretty dies you used in the design!!! Very cool indeed! ♥ Sue K