Monday, January 19, 2009

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge

Today is FULL of Colors!

Well...it's Monday...and ya know what that means......HOUSE MOUSE CHALLENGE TIME!!

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge #21 - Colour Challenge
This weeks challenge is to use the following colors:

Cameo Coral (a slight peachy pink)
Old Olive (a rich olive green)
Night of Navy (navy blue in its finest!)

These are Stampin'Up! colors, but you can use ANY brand that matches. You can also use any neutrals to color your Mousies, Hoppers, or Gruffies! (gray, brown, white or vanilla), but please have some of all three challenge colors on your card somewhere. We also have a sponsor this week...and ya know what that means.....A PRIZE!!!! For challenge & prize details...and to see all the colorful creations by the Design Team - click HERE.

I used a Gruffies image for my card that Emma stamped and sent to me. WAY CUTE!! Thanks Emma :)



I got all glitter happy on this card :) Really sparkly IRL!! You can't really see it...but I used a clear glaze pen on Gruffies nose.
The card base is embossed with a Cuttlebug Embossing folder. Main image layers are attached to the base on dimensionals. Coloring done with Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol.
Recipe:
Stamps -
House-Mouse Designs Gruffies Party Preparations; A Muse Artstamps Tag Time Clear Set
Paper -
SU Old Olive, Cameo Coral, Night of Navy Cardstock
Ink -
Clearsnap Colorbox Chalk Dark Moss
Misc. -
Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol; Sakura Clear Glaze Pen; Ultrafine Crystal Glitter; Glue Pen; Cuttlebug Happy Birthday Embossing Folder; SU Ribbon; Misc Eyelets; Dimensionals, Fiskars 1/16" & 1/8" Hand Held Hole Punchers
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

5 comments:

JAR said...

Lori, these are so neat! I REALLY like that sheep with the stars -- my house kinda looks like that style!

Your Gruffies card is adorable!

Great job on all of these!!

Heather said...

You know I am a fan of all your cards. I have not made my way around blogs near as much as I wish I had. I have a lot of catching up to do. You are so inspiring and this card is no different. I love the glitter on the balloon ... it is all just too sweet! I scrolled down to see all the baby pics. They made me crack up as well as brought back memories of my kids at that age. Why does time have to go by so fast??! She is just precious. No worries about missing your beautiful blog creations anymore! I subscribed!! YAY!!!! OK, hushing now. I just got a lil excited. :o)

Carolyn Bounds said...

This is fabulous! And I don't care who ya are...there is no such thing as too much glitter!!!:o)

I hope your hubby is doing okay. New casts can be a real pain in the you know where...it's like having to get adjusted to a new pair of shoes, except you can't take it off when it becomes uncomfortable. I'm keeping y'all in my prayers.

Hugs!
Carolyn

mueppi said...

Wow... Lori
your card is so wonderful!
I love this image and your colouringand the bow!
Have a nice evening!!!!!
Hugs Gisela

Els G. said...

Love your card! You combined these challenge colours beautifully. Love the glitter on the balloon!
Els
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