Monday, October 20, 2008

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge

Anything But A Card

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge #10

That's the theme of today's House Mouse Challenge - Anything But A Card. Make anything you want (except for a card of course) that features at least one House Mouse or Friends image.

This
week we have some blog candy up for grabs. Woohoo!! To be in with a chance of winning the candy please make sure your entries are in by 8pm GMT Sunday October 26th. Click HERE for more info about this challenge, the blog candy and to see all the awesome creations by the other DT members.

For this challenge I decided to make
a calendar. Not just ANY calendar...this calendar is SUPER DUPER SPECIAL! Details HERE and at bottom of this post.



The House Mouse images are all stamped with Black VersaFine Ink and colored with Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol. I cut them out and attached with dimensionals. The bat wings I colored over with Orange Spica Glitter Pen. This HM image is from the Halloween Clear Set. Sentiment is from StudioG.



November I used HM Jump For Joy stamp. The leaves in the background and sentiment are from a Stampin'UP! set called Thoroughly Thankful. Leaves and lines around mouse have Stickles glitter glue.

For December I used a stamp from the HM Christmas Clear Set. The sentiment is from an A Muse clear set called Missy's Holiday. The ribbon on the gift is colored over with Red Spica Glitter Pen.

Did you notice I stamped a mousie footprint on the holidays? Cute huh :) When you flip up the previous month page...you will see a place to write events or important notes. These calendars are way cool! Calendar base and pages are put together with my Bind-It-All.

You can get this A Muse calendar downloaded to you - as well as 2 other calendar choices. All versions of the A Muse Calendar include 16 months (Sept. 2008 - Dec. 2009). They also include a perpetual calendar which is great for keeping track of birthdays and anniversaries. The A Muse Calendar is a very fun project. Personalized calendars make great gifts! Best of all - 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the A Muse Calendars will benefit the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Click HERE to get more information about the calendars.

Click HERE to order calendars.

Click HERE for information on how to create this calendar. Elena has easy instructions with pics. Another version by Julie HERE also has instructions with pics.
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Recipe:
Stamps -
House-Mouse Designs Halloween Clear Set, Christmas Clear Set, Jump for Joy, SU Thoroughly Thoughtful, StudioG
Paper -
SU Whisper White CS, Bazzill Textured CS
Ink -
Tsukineko Versafine Black, VersaMagic Red, Memento Bamboo Leaves, SU Apricot Appeal,
Misc. -
Prismacolor Pencils, Gamsol OMS, Copic Spica Glitter Pens, SU Dimensionals, Bind-It-All machine and wires, Red Sticky Strip

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge Blog HERE.
House-Mouse Designs Official Website HERE.
Tips on how you can easily color the House-Mouse Stamp Images HERE.

12 comments:

Danni said...

Absolutely adorable!!!

mycardz said...

WOW, you've recovered quite well! :) Awesome project! I would love to have one of these....Great challenge project Lori!

Lorie said...

Oh.My.Gosh! Seriously...that is just amazing...I totally love it! Oh, girl...you've outdone yourself!

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

Wow, what a great project. This turned out very cute! Thanks so much for the link to the calendars. Would love to check it out. Love the mousey print on the holidays too.

Carolyn Bounds said...

Awesome! Fabulous! Spectacular! I LOVE IT!!!! What an adorable gift!!! You have created a total mousie masterpiece!!!

Hugs!
Carolyn

Catherine said...

this is great, Lori. I love, love what you did with your calendars. I don't have a bind-it-all machine but i can do this on a CD case...cute, cute, cute!

Shary said...

this is a great idea. I don't think I have enough HM images to do it though maybe I could mix with other stamps. It's gorgeous!

America said...

Oh Lori, your calendar project is super FUN and wayyyyy way too adorable. Who wouldnt love to receive one of these? My address is ... :)

Glad you're feeeling Human again. I know all about having to clean your house after a couple of days of downtime. I have 4 children! lol. Oh, and ah, BTW... Im really cracking up over that SUPER CUTE picture of the Naked Chef. lol.

JAR said...

Lori - your calendar is so adorable! One of my favorites this week! So nicely done and SO DARN CUTE!

jenstamps said...

Glad your feeling better! Your calendar is just adorable!!! I so need a BIA!

Els G. said...

This calendar is great! How clever to put a mouse footprint on the special days!
Glad you feel better and your 'Naked chef' totally rocks!
Els
x

Rachel said...

OMGosh! this is the cutest calendar i have seen. you did an AWESOME job.