Monday, 1 February 2016

House Mouse and Friends New Challenge - Love is all Around

Good morning to you all

It has been a while since I was a challenge hostess on the 


and I am for this Challenge which is number 212
with the theme of

 love is all around

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There are some gorgeous samples over on the challenge site so do pop over and see them all, and hope to see you enter the challenge too

My creation was inspired by my lovely teamie Lols, you see Lols got a new toy and raved on about it so much that I decided to spend some of my Christmas Gift money on one, so this is my very first shaker card using my new fuse tool.


This is a create and Craft 15cm square scallop card blank in white


I used my new Sue Wilson double pierced squares to create the layers and her New York Herald Square for the pretty frame to hold the shaker bits.  I added two rows of pearl strings the usual bow with some beautiful satin pink ribbon, a little IAR pink rose and that gorgeous diamante heart button.

 I love how it turned out, but think the shaker bits were just a little bit too big, I have since purchased some nail art beads, so cheap and perfect for my next play with that fuse tool.

As always I would like to thank all of my lovely visitors for their wonderfully inspiring comments, and I will be over to visit you all soon.

I would like to enter the following challenges with this card

Really Reasonable Ribbons - Show me the Pink with Ribbon
Wags n Whiskers - With Love
Winter Wonderland - Pastel Colours
Fussy n Fancy - Monochrome
Fantasy Stampers - Love is in the Air
My Time to Craft - Love is all Around
ABC - A is for Animals
Noor Designs - Love

hugs
Kate
x





25 comments:

Heather said...

A gorgeous card Kate, your lovely design with such pretty background colours. An adorable shaker elements with sweet image and your pears and ribbon is stunning!!

hugs
Heather xx
Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is a gorgeous card Kate, and a fantastic design
Gr Karin

Kathy/NorthCarolina said...

Shaker cards always feel like a party to me, and this one is no exception! Your embellishments are so lush and romantic, and that satin bow is simply gorgeous! Thanks for joining the fun at our latest challenge at Really Reasonable Ribbon!

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Kate, love all the pretty details
Lorraine x

Nancy Hill said...

Beautiful card. Love your ribbon and embellishments. The image and coloring came out fantastic. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous card with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon and can't wait to see what you share with us soon. Nancy Hill, Really Reasonable Ribbon Design Team Member

Christine said...

Hi Kate how adorable is this gorgeous Love creation..love all the pretty deatils dies/pearls/ & the oh so cute image..not to mention that Awesome bow..can you plz put your bow Tute in the side bar Iv'e been looking for it..am sure it was you ..or is it my likkle grey cells..? lol


smiles teamie Christine xx

Bad Kitty said...

very pretty card
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<

scrAPpamondo said...

Oh, it's so lovely, Kate! This shaker is very sweet with the cute mouses and the pink tones! Love the frame, it looks fabulous with the shaker elements! The gorgous ribbon with the heart button and the pearls are perfect details!!

Stamping Bubbles said...

Stunning card Kate. I love House Mouse stamps, they are so cute, and shaker cards too. Thank you for joiningour challenge at Fantasy Stampers.
Crafty hugs
Lesley

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Kate, such a super image and pretty design - a gorgeous bow as always.
Pauline
x

Stampendous said...

Wonderful challenge for this month, and a beautiful example!

Beth Brovold said...

Simply STUNNING Kate...a truly gorgeous card AND I love that bow...going over to check out your tutorial!! Have a great week Kate!
Mousey Hugs,
Beth

Sue from Oregon said...

That's some elegant meecies Kate!!! I have a new fuse tool too...I need to get busy and give it a try now!!! Your creation is just BEE-U-TEA-FUL!!! ♥ Sue K

Beth Brovold said...

Hey Kate...I'm back with my DT hat on!! Thank you for sharing this fabulous card with us at Fussy and Fancy...good luck! I watched the bow tutorial...fantastic!
Take care,
Beth

Torrey said...

Katie! K-k-k-Katie...this card is fit for the Queen herself! It is just oozing with elegance. I feel like I should have donned my white gloves just to look at it! So lovely. Truly.

Catherine said...

Your card is awesome Kate ! Love the frame and the bow... Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine (I haven't made a card for a very long time... Still doing my crochet !)

coops said...

so stunning kate.your framing and bows are beautiful and i love the sweet image ;D

xx coops xx

Pollard Carole said...

Stunning card this design I fabulous so beautiful Love and hugs Carole x

Ann said...

Beautiful card - that bow is so elegant! Thank you for joining us at My Time To Craft.

Dot said...

Such a beautiful card, Kate, love the sweet look. I had to find out what a fuse tool is, Now I know and I do understand wht you love your new toy!
hugs Dorte

Plony said...

This is beautiful.....so pretty in pink...my fav. color....I love it . Your bow is really gorgeous......xxx.
Thanx for joining us at Winter Wonderland.
Plony

Snoopy von said...

Such a cute and classy card! Love all of the beautiful layers. Your embellishments are gorgeous and how fun that you got to have a new toy too!

Hugs,
Snoopy ​♥

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Kate!
Your card is absolutely adorable. Thanks so much for playing along with us at Really Reasonable Ribbon. We appreciate your participation, and hope that you will join us tomorrow for our new challenge.
Blessings,
Karen Letchworth
Design Team Member
Really Reasonable Ribbon

Julie B said...

Love that die cut frame and the huge satin bow to finish off.
Thanks for linking up to Fantasy Stampers this week. :)

Meighan Wheller said...

Wow, stunning bow and pearls frame this super cute image. Lovely work. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenges. Meighan DT

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