Monday 3 September 2012

Back To School House Mouse Midweek Reminder Squeak!!!!!!!

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

here is your midweek Squeak to remind you that you are half way through your  

where the theme is 

Back to School or Office

with our fabulous sponsor

One winner will get a $25 gift certificate from House-Mouse Designs

here is my midweek creation, but do hop over  to the main challenge site to see the rest of the amazing inspiration from my sister meeces :)
I made a shaped easel.
I created the shape of the easel using a Go Kreate die set.  The base colour and contrast here is a lovely chocolate brown.  This is a mono card, so all elements are in the browns and sepia tones.  The papers are Papermania, some I purchased at the Doncaster Race course craft show.  The Memory box dies hold some Woodware sentiments from Which Craft, my Doncaster meet up with the HM DT :) The pearls and lace swirls and scrolls from Grimsby Crafts.  The fluted ribbon and string of pearls from stash.  The tiny pearls around the Memory box dies from the Hobby House and the little paper ribbon flowers hand made by me, from the kit I purchased at the Doncaster Race course

Warning from this point a little photo heavy
The image coloured in copics.
The return 

The lace and pearl scrolls and swirls

Do hop over and join us for the challenge :)

I would like to thank all of my wonderful visitors who take the time to leave me such inspirational and kind comments, and this then allows me to hop on over and visit you in return.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Addicted to Stamps - Lots of Bling
Amusing Challenge - Must Use Markers for Colouring
Crafting When you Can - 1 image, 2 sentiments 3 colours (brown, beige and cream)
Fashionable Stamping - Hand made Flowers
Kenny K - Back To School
No Matter What - Die cuts or punches
Crafty Pad - Anything but a Square
The Ribbon Girl - Pearls
Allsorts - Anything but Square
Crafty Calendar - Browns and Creams
Digi Design - Back to School
Just Some Lines - Back to School
Sugar Creek Hollow - Vintage School Days
Fussy and Fancy - Back to School
Stampin for the Weekend - Pearls and Swirls
DYSU - Back to School
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes



Yvette said...

Love how you colored this House Mouse image.

Catherine said...

This is totally awesome Kate ! Love the shape of the easel and the colours ! Gorgeous embellies too ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Love you cute image and the way you've coloured it

jacqui x

Sonia said...

Oh KAte I love this card^_^
I like the brown shades,this just sweet image and all the lace and pearls you added...fabulous creation^_^
Big hug my dear friend,

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Kate,love the image and fab

Carol Willis said...

Oh Kate, this is just gorgeous. Love the image and pretty papers and all those darling embellishments. Just BEAUTIFUL.
Caz x

susie said...

this is simply gorgeous Kate. Love the lace and pearls and your little ribbon flowers. Won't be around for 2 weeks now as away for our silver wedding - so excited xx

Pat K said...

Fabulous card with such great detail. Love the dies used to create the shape...wonderful. hugs,xx

Tammy said...

Oh what a beautiful, beautiful card! Love the sweet image and how you've incorporated so many lovely elements!

Sue said...

WOW I love everything about this amazing card Kate. The image is adorable, the colours and design are fabulous and all the detailing you have added is gorgeous too!!

Hugs Sue

Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Oh WOW. This easel card is SUPER STUNNING! So many gorgeous elelments, die cuts and other embellies and the image is fanatastic as well and coloured in amazingly. Feast for my eyes. I LOVE/ADORE IT.
Michaela and DP xx

Sally said...

Gorgeous Kate, love the image and gorgeous colours.
Fab shape too.

I have candy if you are interested :)
Hugs Sally xxx

ladyjanet_56 said...

Love this card Kate ( bow) I love the image colour palette and all the extra pretties too. Janet

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Kate, I like the image the shape all the pearls and swirls.
Kevin xx

KayBeScraps said...

wow.. i´m speachless.. this is sooo beautiful.. wow..

Hugs, Katrin

mags said...

Such a beautiful easel card Kate. A cute image and so much detail. Stunning.

KarinsArtScrap said...

ooooooooooooooo and isn't this a cuttie.
what a fabulous and gorgeous card Kate.
beautiful lace and pearls.
great sketch.

greetings karin

America said...

SUPER GORGEOUS detailed work and placement of all those awesome EMBELLISHMENTS WOW! Great take on the Mousey Challenge. :)

Suzilou said...

Oh WOW how gorgeous is this, love all the pretty embellishments and lovely dies. Really stunning card :)

Vicky said...

What a beautiful card love all the embellishment and the colours hugs vicky

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous easel card Kate, love your colours and design and that's a really cute image.
Lorraine x

Tracey said...

This is beautiful Kate, I love all the details :)
Thanks for joining us for Di's Digi Challenge & Good Luck!

xxxtglxxx said...

Gosh, what a truly gorgeous card Kate! :) Great shape and beautiful image, colours and details!



Sandra H said...

Oh this is so lovely Kate, the image is brilliant and the card stock and layout is stunning too x

ChrisAndCat said...

OMW! How much work has gone into this - its absolutely beautiful.

sam21ski said...

Great shape and just love those green pearls that make up those swirls

Sam xxx

coops said...

so stunning kate.i love the shape and gorgeous colours and image :D

xx coops xx

Dawn said...

Kate, this is just adorable! I love all the elements to it!
Thanks for playing at The Crafty Pad this week with you fab creation!
Good Luck
Dawn x
Don't forget to enter out month long BCA/Think Pink Challenge

Anonymous said...

Oh wow!! Kate, this is so gorgeous my dear!! Who would've thought school could be so stunning?!! :) Love all of your details here!!HUGS

Unknown said...

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh oooooo! Lost for words Kate - this is a stunningly gorgeous creation. Colours are gorgeous as are the dies you've used. Photo heavy is good with me.....


Karen x

Mary Jo said...

Gorgeous! Lovely card, from the beautifully colored image to the fab details! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

Jan Garber said...

Beautiful card, and adorable little image! Thanks for joining us at DYSU!

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card you`ve made - love the design and the image is adorable :-) Thanks for joining us at Kenny K`s Krafty Krew.

With smiles


Janette said...

Kate this is just stunning, a gorgeous card and love all he little extra's you added.xx

WencheP said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Sue said...

Kate, what an elegant HM card. Love the shaped easel, the beautiful muted colors. The pearls and bling are gorgeous. Papers are stunning. Love everything about it, just stunning.


Estelle Grace Tudor said...

Beautifully embellished card, love it! Thanks for sharing at The Crafty Pad this week. Estelle xx

Roma said...

Wow stunning card Kate !
love the shape ,the dies ,lace & pearls x

Stacy Morgan said...

Awwww... such a darling card, so warm and cozy. Their is only one other person that I know who can rock an easel card like this. You are awesome!!!!

Claudia said...

Hi Kate, boah, what an amazing card, I am speechless, just fantastic with all the details and the perfect colouration.
Thank you also for your lovely comment, it's every time a honour for me :-).
Hugs Claudia

Laila said...

This is stunning...absolulutely stunning! I fell in love with all the little details - especially the pearls :)
thanks for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy,

Anonymous said...

Fabulous!! just LOVE the colour and your choice of MB die too! hugs me xx

Dorte said...

Awesome card, love the shape.
You have added so many beautiful details on to your card. And the image is a cutie.
hugs Dorte

rachel said...

stunning card - so beautiful - thanks so much for joining us at the crafty pad this week - saw your magazine work today too - you're fabulous Kate - well done! Hugs Rachel x

Dawn said...

Stunning card! Every detail is just gorgeous. Love it to bits!

Hugs, Dawn

Unknown said...

This is beautiful Kate,love your attention to detail particularly the pearls around the Memory Box die cut they look stunning.:) Take Care, Jacqueline.S

Carol L said...

What an absolutely stunning creation! My goodness, this is one amazing easel card!

Claire said...

Wow what a gorgeous mousey card, love it and your colouring is fab! Thanks for joining us at NMW Challenges and good luck
Claire xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Wow!!! Kate this is awesome. The colouring is fantastic and layout leaves me speechless.


jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

amazing and beautifully designed card, love it. janex

Bubleeing Colors said...

This is absolutely gorgeous and cute....................Thank you for playing our Back to School challenge at Just some lines........... Great job!!!!!

Just Some Lines (DT)

Anonymous said...

what an amazing card so much to see just all your little details...wonderful...thanks for joining us at sch this week...

Liz's creative corner said...

Hi hun wow this is awesome, love the design and the fab colours and detail, can I be cheeky and ask which go kreate die you've used lol,
hugs Liz xx

Jan Hennings said...


Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

WOW! What a stunner, the house mouse image is adorable and the die cuts and pearls look amazing, a really breath takingly beautiful card, love everything about it
Lindsay xx

Shelly said...

Great Back To School card! Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Designs Challenge! Shelly x

Heather said...

Hi Kate, I'm still crawling around slowly!!! Your design is fabulous, gorgeous colouring and you have so many delicious, scrumptious, beautiful and even more!!!

Heather xx

Paper Sewn Visions said...

Beautiful easel card. Cute image. Thank you for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

Teresa said...

This is beautiful Kate, thanks for joining us at Addicted to stamps lots of bling challenge. Teresa xx

ARTfulWings said...

AWESOME!! - it really is one stunning card Kate. Re. choccie box - yep you were right - there WERE choccies but alas...... I ate them!!! hehehe Polly xx

Tracy said...

Fabulous embellies and love your colour scheme on this gorgeous creation.
Happy crafting
Mousey Hugs
Tracy x

Kjersti said...

Wow! A fabulous card!
Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps lots of bling challenge.
Hugs Kjersti:)

Heather said...

Beautiful Easel card!! LOVE all the embellishments...and I adore mice!! They are too stinking cute!! Thank you for playing along at Sugar Creek Hollow this past week!!

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