Monday, May 24, 2010

House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge

Today is Challenge #70 AND our very first Blog Hop!

If you've already started the hop...you should have arrived on my blog from Lisa's blog. If not...click HERE to get back on the House Mouse & Friends Blog...read the instructions...and start the Hop. There's a BIG Blog Candy Prize on the HM Challenge Blog...PLUS lots of hidden blog candy along the way. Make sure and read the rules HERE on how to be eligible to win prizes.

Today's Challenge - Goodbye/Farewell. Create anything you like with this weeks theme using at least 1 House Mouse or Friends image on your project. Thanks go out to America for our theme this week.



This stamp is another one from my friend Cynthia. Thanks GF!!! All coloring done with Prismacolor Pencils and Gamsol. The red cardstock is punched with an EK Success Postage Stamp Border Punch. I LOVE my border punches!



Your next stop on the Blog Hop is Lorraine.
Star StamperHave fun!!!

In other news...
Later today I will have another post with some fun A Muse Artstamps Summer Fun Inspiration. LOTS of fun stuff to look at this week!!!

Recipe:
Stamps - House Mouse Stamp (unknown name); Hero Arts Dots & Flowers Designer Background
Paper - SU Marigold Morning; Bazzill Red; A Muse Artstamps School Lined cardstock
; designer paper (unknown name)
Ink - A Muse Artstamps Black Dye
; Ranger Distress Ink Old Paper, Vintage Photo, Wild Honey; SU Marigold Morning
Misc. - Prismacolor Pencils & Gamsol; Copic Multiliner SP 0.2 Black; Misc ribbons; Misc paper clip embellishment; Scor-Bug and Scor-Pal; EK Success Postage Stamp border punch; flower/button/twine from stash;
Foam Tape

75 comments:

Lorraine A said...

fabulous card Lori :-) The image is gorgeous and I love the borgder punch and postcard background you used ,,, perfect ! :-)

hopping along ,,,,,, :-)
so excited to be on the team :-)

Luv
Lols x x x

mycardz said...

Hi Lori! Your card is adorable - how clever of you to use that perfect border punch!! Awesome card GF! hugz, Mary

Sonja said...

always love your cards Lori, here and A Muse!! Great job!!

Christine said...

Hi Lori awesome creation love this cute image & ohh so clever layout gorgeous.

Hugs Christine xx

Sue said...

Love your stamp border for this adorable image, Lori. Coloring and layout are awesome. So excited to be joining the team at HM&F and working with you. Gorgeous card!!!

Hugs
Sue Drees

Cat said...

cute CUTE card, Lori! this image is so fun - you can add your own message! i'm a big HM fan!

Gail said...

Oh cute care. This is just perfect. I love this house mouse image and such a great colouring job.
Gail

Lisa M. (aka. Lisabee) said...

your coloring is superb and I love that HM image! Gotta love border punches! I don't use mine enough!

Sheng said...

This is so cute. I love every little detail about it.

Meretekj said...

I love your card.
It is so cute.

Barb and Marcia said...

Your card is adorable. I love border punches also.

Renee said...

wonderful coloring on the card (and all your creations)!!

Rica said...

Hi Lori, fabulous card....what a perfect image, love all your details and great colouring.
hugs Heather xx

Tini said...

Hi Lori,
very beautiful card... love your color combo (it´s dilly perfect).

Hugs
Tini
and this is my card

Diane said...

Another cute~cute creation...love the image...one I haven't seen before....

America said...

GF, your cards are always classy and beautifully colored. This one is extra special for me because of that POSTCARD look and all of the lovely detailing! Awesome Lori touches! YOU ROCKED the challenge. I Love it!

Suzi said...

Oh my goodness, I'm in love with this image. How adorabele, I've just found House Mouse and I'm hooked already. Gorgeous card, love the design and the colour pallet.
Suzi x

Camouse said...

I adore this card. Wonderful job.

Ziggyeor said...

adorable! I love this stamp too! So cute to make a card with an image of a mouse making a card ;)

Sue from Oregon said...

Love the postage stamp border and the old post card too...they all go together so fine!
I am so excited to be joining such a talented HM&F's team!

Kay said...

Your card is so stinkin cute!

Kay said...

Your card is so stinkin cute!

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

Hello Lori!
You made a great card for our Challenge. Love the image and the postcard in the background. They look both so great together.

Hugs, Natascha

Jessie said...

Awesome card and colouring!

Becky said...

wonderful card. love this layout.

Angie said...

Love your card, this is such a super cute image!! You did a FAB job on your coloring!

Charlene said...

Adorable!! TFS

Helen F. said...

This image is so adorable! Awesome coloring too!

sparkly engineer said...

lovely coloring on your card. I like all the stationary embellishments as well.

Cara said...

Cute card and image Great coloring tfs

Pam and Presley said...

Your card is awesome I love the vintage mail look it all flows perfectly together!

Great work and thank you for sharing
Pam

pamandrandy@gmail.com

Celeste said...

I love the vintage look you gave this card. The image is adorable, coloring is great and I think the border punch you chose was great!

beadz said...

This card is just adorably cute! I love the vintage look you achieved.
hugs,
Gini

Anne said...

What a perfect image for the theme, lovely! The colours and embellies are gorgeous too, favourite (so far) on the hop :)

okienurse said...

Very Nice! Thanks for sharing. I love the card that can be used for male or female.

Аленка / Alyonka said...

Fabulous card!

Ana said...

What a gorgeous card!
Love the details.

Violets Corner said...

Gorgeous card Lori!

Love all fab detail, it works so well together. The colouring is awesome.

Hugs
Maarit

Tracy said...

A fantastic image and a gorgeous creation. Love the hop and what fab prizes too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Diane said...

Sweet!!!! Love the image! The postcard,the stamps and the cute little mouse writing a letter!!1
AWWWW!!!!

gina g said...

Lovely card and such a gorgeous cute image. luv gina xx

crafty amy said...

This is just gorgeous I really must get me some of those pencils :D
Thanks for the inspiration I am off to the next blog.

Hugs

Amy xx

gila said...

Oh, was für eine schöne Karte und ein tolles Bloghope
lg gila
Mein Link

Sue said...

Fabulous use of the vintage backing paper and florals with the sweet mouse..Love it!!

Whisper said...

What a fabby image you have used and those papers are simply gorgeous, Sam x

Yvette K said...

Beautiful card! Great coloring!

scrapperjulia said...

Love the vintage feel of this card! Very cute!

Aussie Loz said...

Gorgeous card Lori! Love the border punch, looks like a postal stamp! Love it! ♥

Annelies said...

Your card looks absolutely fabulous!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is just adorable! Awesome coloring... I need to pull my mousies out.. its been awhile...

Curt in Carmel said...

This is adorable! I love the background paper - perfect coordination! Your coloring is wonderful too. Great job Teamie! Best, Curt

Sandra1968 said...

This card is great! Beautiful colouring and I love the background paper, which looks great with this stamp.

Cathy (Mercieschild) said...

I love your card and what you did with that stamp. I love your blog, thank you for being part of the blog hop so I could see your wonderful cards and blog
Hugs Cathy (Mercieschild)

Penni said...

What a fabulous card, great image and amazing colouring too.

Hugs
Penni
X

Kate T said...

beautiful card, love your colouring, such a sweet message !

Eve said...

I luuuv this card! it's the great combination of distressed postcard with stamps in the background, and mouse writing farewell note. Very creative, and Very nicely done!

Sammy said...

How sweet is that image and the colurs you have used are great.

Hugs

Anja's KortKreasjoner said...

Such a lovely card and I love your colours! Thank you for the inspiration.
Hugs Anja

Franca said...

great crad, love the vintage look on it

Wilfreda said...

This is really cute. I like the postcards in the background. They are perfect for this stamp.

Patricia Rose said...

Hello Lori :)
super cute goodbye card.. Love this image.. one of my favourites..awesome colouring.. love the post card bg.... congrats on your first HM blog hop....
Hugs... Patricia Rose

Linda said...

Great laying on a great card! Love it!

Linda

Esme said...

So cute!! Love the vintage details!

Esme xx

Shazza said...

fab card, love the colouring
x

Jen said...

This is simply stunning! I love the colours and distressing.
Congratulations to HM and their first blog hop!
Hugs
Jen x

Liz Williams said...

Wow, this is so cute. Love how you added the message you wanted. A really clever way to use this stamp.

Mrs.B said...

Love this card, fab image and the colouring is just great.
Avril B

kristyk said...

Love your background, and the flower is the perfect accent.

Sharon said...

Awww, how cute is that mouse? Gorgeous card, the postcard is the perfect touch.

Farida Rone said...

Gorgeous card!!!! That stamp is adorable. Love the note.
Hugs,
Farida

Sillyfilly said...

How cute. Love your coloring and your paper. Thanks for the chance to win some awesome blog candy!

Lorraine said...

this is so adorable i love everything about your card the backing is gorgeous also is the colouring and the image you chose is so sweet xx

Kat said...

This is gorgeous Lori. I love the image and you've coloured it beautifully. Love the effect of that edge punch.

Kat x

Lori said...

What a perfect stamp for this challenge...really cute.

dini said...

Beautiful job- love the collage. Thanks for the hop!
Dina