Monday 16 July 2012

Messing About In The Water with the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge

Good morning to you all in the land of blog, 
Today is the next new challenge at the 

where the theme is

Summer Holiday
Anything to do with Summer time fun.

We have the fabulous Di's Digi Downloads Sponsor is for this challenge
The winner will receive a $10 voucher to Di's Digi Shop.
Di's Digi Downloads is a great little company offering lots of super adorable digi stamps!

Another Lucky player will receive a Winners Choice of one (1) set of Unmounted House-Mouse stamps.
 Sponsored by our very own generous DT Member; Christine Craig
Go check out the Joanna Sheen site to view all the fabby House-Mouse UM sets in case you win. :)!

Any way here is my design team inspirational piece, but don't forget to hop on over to the main challenge site to see the rest of the gorgeous creations by the team .
I made a birthday card with the picture depicting Messing About in the Water, something we all like to do in the Summer time.
The base colour and contrast is black, which goes so well with these Kanban papers called Cream Soda. The lace, ice stickles and flowers are from my stash.
The image is coloured in copics and is is from the unmounted stamp pack called Cake. This image can be purchased here at the House Mouse Designs on line store.

I would like to say hello to my new followers and as always thank all of my wonderful visitors and followers for the lovely and inspirational comments you leave, which allows me to hop on over in return to see your own lovely work.

I currently have 1000 follower candy 

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you can enter this at the top of my blog, if you have not already, the list of the content is on the original post.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenge

One Stitch at a Time - Anything Goes
Scrapper's Delights Challenge - Summer Fun
Stampin Sisters in Christ - Sparkle
Card Makin Mama's - Rubber
Delicious Doodles - Summer Holidays
Simply Create Too - Summer Vacation



Lisa Jane said...

Oh its so pretty - i love the sparkly water
Lisa x

Carol Willis said...

Aww! Such a lovely card Kate. Adorable image and I love the lace and flowers.
Caz x

KarinsArtScrap said...

great and fabulous card kate.
beautiful made.

greetings karin

Linda . J said...

Beautiful card Kate love the colours and your gorgeous design, those papers are to die for, love them.Hes a darn cute mouse too, love him.
Hugs Linda

Joey said...

Kate this is so cute, I love the layout and I love love your colour combo, its gorgeous. Joey xx

Sue said...

Stunning card Kate, such a lovely image and the colours and layout are gorgeous


Whisper said...

Aaah what a sweetie and such gorgeous colours too, Luv Sam x

rachel said...

this is just stunning Kate - love the way you've teamed the image up with the black and grey/white - it really makes it pop! Fabulous! Hugs rachel xx

Janette said...

Oh so cute, what a gorgeously sweet card Kate.xx

Catherine said...

Oh Kate this is such a delightful card ! I love this image ! Great layout too ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Doreen said...

Gorgeous the image and the fabulous papers. xxx

Misty's said...

Hi Kate
Fantastic card! Love the papers very much. The image seems to go well with the weather we are having. I hope the cute little mouse does not drown. Have a mice day too.
Michaela and DP xx

Karen Petitt said...

Hi Kate, you've made me want to dig my HM stamps out! I think i've got this one and i love how your water sparkles around the lily Karen x

Karen Petitt said...

Hi Kate, you've made me want to dig my HM stamps out! I think i've got this one and i love how your water sparkles around the lily Karen x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

How gorgeous, my Son bought me this stamp for my Birthday,love how you have used it, the silver glitter lookswonderful. janex

Pia S said...

A gorgeous card, Kate! The image is sweet and I like this design, with beautiful papers and lace and a fab layout! The addition of the glitter on your image is a really nice detail.

angelwhispers said...

Kate he's just so cute and loving the water effect just wonderful and love the papers! Chanelle xxx

Kim Kelley said...

Adorable card! Love House Mouse! Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapper's Delights this week! HUGS


Marga50 said...

Wat en prachtige kaart heb je gemaakt en wat een leuke digi. Groetjes Marga.

Unknown said...

wow love your card totally scrummy..and just sooo cute hugs sassyxxx

Crafty Loops said...

Beautiful card Kate. Lee x

Heather said...

Hi Kate, this is adorable, it is one of my favourite images - your have coloured it brilliantly and I love the sparkling!!
Your papers are fabulous and sweet flowers.

hugs Heather xx

Dorte said...

Your colouring of this cute image is amazing, Kate- as always ;).
I love the soft colours you have used for your card.
hugs Dorte

Unknown said...


Luv Jane XX

Unknown said...

Fabulous card Kate , looks like you had such fun at Doncaster well done Hugs Elaine

Tammy said...

Sweet card and wonderful image! Love your water treatment!

sam21ski said...

Another fab card Kate, very pink and blingy!!!

Sam xxx

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card Kate and the image is just so adorable and coloured to perfection:)x

Mynn xx said...

Such a darling image!!! LOVE your glittery water, too! This is beautiful!!!

Janice said...

what a lovely card, great image too, Jx

Stampers Delights said...

Oh this is stunning!!
Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapper's Delights Challenge big hugs Janice XXXX


Sonia said...

Brilliant card Kate:) Fantastic image and love the glitter under the flower:)
Big hug,

debby4000 said...

Absolutely adorable card Kate.

Becky said...

What a fabulous card. Gorgeous colors and love the ice stickles.

Roma said...

Wow this is gorgeous Kate !

fantastic image ,love the stickles great effect ,the papers are beautiful & lace x

Sue said...

Hi Kate, loving that sparkling water and this cute mouse floating along on the flower! Pretty color combination too.


Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Kate :-) such a cute image and the colours and layout are fab ,, love the water sparkle and flowers too :)

Lols x x x

Natali said...

So sweet!! Love your grey with pink. Look amazing and this mouse so cute. Great idea with "water"!!

coops said...

so gorgeous kate.adorable image and your colours are beautiful :D

xx coops xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous Kate. I adore the sparkle around the lily pad. The lace is awesome.


Hazel said...

A lovely image, beautifully coloured. Super card. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT. Hazel x

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Kate - what a gorgeous image and I love all of the sparkle you have added, perfect for this image! Thank you for sharing with us today at the Stampin' Sisters in Christ Challenge this week! We appreciate your support! {{{hugs}}}
Linda SSIC Design Team

Donna Hanley said...

Kate I always love coming to your blog. You have such nice creation to share with us. I love the pink and grey combo and that image is just precious. The Stickles work wonderful in the water. Fantastic, beautiful card.

Inkypinkydelights said...

Lovely card Kate! thanks for stopping by my Blog today. Judy x

Unknown said...

Such a delightful card Kate - I've just received my HM project book and CD so can't wait to have a play!

Karen x

Unknown said...

Such a delightful card Kate - I've just received my HM project book and CD so can't wait to have a play!

Karen x

Love crafts forever said...

Hi Kate. So cute image. I like how you added glitter to it. Thanks for playing with us at OSAAT. Hugs Nataliya

CraftyGirl said...

Your card is super sweet and I just adore your choice of digi. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon.


CraftyGirl OSAAT DT

Cindy Groh said...

Awww, it's so beautiful. Love it. Thank you for taking the time to join our challenge at One Stitch at a Time. It means so much to us to be able to visit the blogs of amazing world wide crafters.

Sue from Oregon said...

This card just pops off the page with that pretty flower and fun glitter!Oh so fun!

♥ Sue K

scrappymo! said...

Very cute card...Love all the glitter! The colours really pop.

Loli said...

Hola Kate, it's nice to see you again:d.Thank you for your comment:D
Oooh Kate, what sweet mouse, perfect colouring, as always Karen.
Hugs from Palma

Hanna said...

Oh Kate this is ADORABLE! Love the combination of pink and grey and the sparkling water looks AMAZING. Such an outstanding card. It's too beautiful for words.

Have a nice day!

MontanA said...

Beautiful card!!!!

Diane Noble said... about sparkly cuteness! This is just that mousey and the glitter. Super sweet! Thank you so much for joining the challenge this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ. We are delighted to have your inspiration there! Diane Noble (SSIC-DT)

Carol L said...

Your attention to detail is simply amazing, and I love that sparkly water! Adorable card!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Kate, I love your fabulous creation! Thanks for joining us at Card Makin' Mamas for our Rubber Challenge hugs Susan x

Debbie said...

Love your card of my favourite images and so beautifully coloured.
Hugs Debbie xx

Tracy said...

Hi Kate
I love your choice of summertime fun image, the colours and design are gorgeous. Great sparkle too.
Happy crafting
Mousey hugs
Tracy x

ike said...

Ah, that is just divine. Thank you for playing at Delicious Doodles. :-)

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is a really cute card Kate love the water & i saw you have bought more house mouse too can't wait to see those cards ( I have a roof). Janet

Christine said...

Hi Kate fab cute HM creation love the effect on the water..great colouring on the lilly, beautiful design

smiles Christine x

Claudia said...

Hi Kate, love your card, it is just stunning. The papercombination is great and the colouration of the mouse, lovely.

Thank you very much also for your visit and your lovely commetn on my blog. Wish you nice Sunday.

Hugs Claudia

Unknown said...

wow, you know I do love mice! it's my weakness, so I adore your card!!!!

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