Monday, September 28, 2015

House-Mouse, Halloween, Snowy Day and Creative Expression CANDY

Hello Crafters. I'm behind on Blog posts - but Ive got a good excuse as Ive had a sick child for 5 straight days. He is weak but slowly recovering, thank goodness.

I've got a fun Halloween Card to share for the current House-Mouse Challenge over at HMFMC hosted by Teamie Sue Kment and themed FALL / Halloween.
This is my take with a Happy Halloweeeeeeen Card
Stamps: (see stamp below)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Metallic Glitter Markers
Paper; Black and White CS

  Festive Collection

I'm also giving away this newly released House-Mouse Designs®, wooden rubber stamp called; "Pumpkin Carving" #HMR43, manufactured by Stampendous!

For your chance to win this, simply post our Mousey Blog's link onto your Facebook page so more peeps can find us! That's it!  Find the details at HMFMC, found HERE. While you are there, check out the rest of the gorgeous samples by the Designers.

 I'd like to also enter this House-Mouse Halloween card into the following FUN challenges:
Animal Friends - Halloween
Cards in Envy - Colors of Fall
Craft-Dee BowZ -Anything Goes with a Handmade Bow 
Crafting from the Heart -  Always Anything Goes 
Craft Your Passion -  Always Anything Goes
Karleigh Sue Challenge -Anything but Square 
Make My Monday -  - Autumn Colours 
 Love to Scrap -  Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - M, F - Always Anything Goes
Our Crafty Corner - Autumn Color Inspiration


In addition, I have a Snowy Day Card that I created for an inspirational Abstract Challenge at SCS
The same card but photographed in different lighting...
The bottom of the card is sponged in platinum and gray pigment inks for depth and an abstract feel. The Background was dry embossed with dots folder then snowflakes die-cuts were added for additional texture and keeping the Festive Collection snowflake theme throughout.

Stamps: NONE
Paper: Black and White CS, Silver Textured CS (for the butterfly)
Paper Size: 6x6
Accessories: Creative Expressions Craft Dies by Sue Wilson; Expressions dies-Just A note; Portuguese Collection - Lisbon, Gemini Collection Cygnus Border, Finishing Touches Majestic Monarch Butterfly , Sue Wilson "Eternity" Embossing Folder, Silver Pearls
Techniques: dry embossing, layering

FOR lots MORE INSPIRATION and tutorials using Creative Expressions products, VISIT these great LINKS...
  1. For Sue's entire 2015 FESTIVE COLLECTION (Release-1), Click HERE.
  2. For Sue's Mini Festive Collection (Release-2), Click HERE.
  3.   To see all of Sue's amazing Releases, visit Creative Expressions HERE. 
  4. Sue's incredible tutorials can be seen on the Creative Expressions YouTube Channel "Crafting My Style", found HERE.
  5.  Be inspired at Sue's Blog; "Participate In Craft", found HERE.
 I'd like to also enter this House-Mouse Halloween card into the following FUN challenges:
Craft Your PassionAlways Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Gold Or Silver
Crafty Cardmakers -  Make It Sparkle 
Crafting from the Heart -  Always Anything Goes 
Not Just Cards - M, F - Always Anything Goes 

Have you seen this HUGE BLOG CANDY Im offering my Followers??  If not, CLICK HERE to go directly there. It ENDS OCTOBER 1st so hurry and ENTER  and dont miss out!
Thanks for stopping by today! I love hearing from you! 


Stampendous said...

Darling and adorable card, as always America. Love the extra tufts of ribbon and layered pennant sentiment design. Thank you for making a project with you House-Mouse by Stampendous!

That is one gorgeous snowflake card, too. LOVE it!

scrAPpamondo said...

Beautiful halloween card and super gorgous Snowy Day card!!

vinita jain said...

Love both of your creation, so gorgeous and festive look! And that image with a large pumpkin is so cute!!!!

Sue said...

What a fun Halloween card! They are busy little mice getting their pumpkin ready, love the kitty wiskers!! Beautiful rich colors and awesome design.


Sue said...

What a fun Halloween card! They are busy little mice getting their pumpkin ready, love the kitty wiskers!! Beautiful rich colors and awesome design.


Donna said...

I hope your boy gets well soon, nothing worse than a sick kid! Your cards are fab, the Halloween one is so cute love that image!! and the Christmas one is so full of detail!!
Hugs Donna xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards America :-) I love this halloween mousie image!! how cute is THAT!! the shape and all the details are fab, I love how you waved the banner too :-)
Love the snowy card too, absolutely stunning! :-)

Lols x x x

Robin said...

Such an adorable pumpkin card and I love the snowflakes! Hugs, Robin

Heather said...

Both fabulous card America, your little Mousies are just adorable - a lovely design with gorgeous colours and embellishments. Your snow flake card is beautiful - I love the techniques used with stunning embossing and dies - perfect with silver highlights !!

Heather xx

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous house mouse looks fab and a stunning card America
Gr Karin

Gail said...

Wonderful cards! Hope your son is feeling better!

Karenladd said...

Your Halloween card is simply luscious with all those great fall colors, and of course the sweet mice!!! I posted on FB here!

Carol L said...

The HM card is adorable with the colors and different shape, and I just love that sentiment panel! The snowflake card is gorgeous too - beautifully detailed as always!

Vicki robertson said...

Super fun Halloween card! Love your banner dies and the bow is fabulous! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ October Challenge, "Anything goes and include a handmade bow".

Pam said...

The dimension on your snowy day card is incredible and just the right amount of sparkle. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and more!
:) Pam

Sue from Oregon said...

Great Halloween Card America...that polky ribbon is perfect! Great use of dies to show off your image! SQUEAK!!!!

Dee's Craft Room said...

Two very different but equally amazing cards. The way you have coloured the Housemouse image is amazing and the sliver card looks stunning. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Carrie said...

Hi there and thanks so much for entering our very first challenge at Our Crafty Corner. I love your halloween card. Good luck and thanks for entering, I hope you enter many more with us in the future :)
Caro (co-owner)

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous Halloween card love the rich Autumn colours and really cute image--Thank you for joining us at Our Crafty Corner
Carol DT x

Nessa's Crafty Place said...

Love the dimension on your Let It Snow card-and the sparkle is perfect for the Crafty Cardmakers and more challenge this week!
Thank you for joining us and sharing your lovely creation :)
Nessa DT XXX

Crafting Vicky said...

ahhhhh loooooove that little mouse card! Such a fun image! Love the coloring as well.

Thanks for joining our challenge here at Karleigh Sue challenge. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

Dot said...

Such a beautiful Halloween card you have created for the HM&F challenge this time, America. Great shape and a super cute image.
hugs Dorte