Monday 14 January 2013

New Beginnings with the House Mouse Design Team

Good morning to you all in the land of blog

Welcome to the first challenge of 2013

with the 

with the theme of 

New Beginnings

being hosted by our very talented teamie Christine

take a look at this amazing sponsorship line-up

One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $25 Electronic Gift Certificate
good for shopping at HMD's online store
 The Official Site of House-Mouse and Friends!!
 ONE lucky winner will receive a $25 gift voucher to shop at Simon Says Stamp store.


One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $10 Voucher to Di's Digi Downloads online Shop
"Di's Digi Downloads is a great little company offering lots of super adorable digi stamps". 


One Lucky Winner will receive a fab $10 Gift Certificate to HM Stamps online Shop
Great New online website offering the complete line of HOUSE-MOUSE and SNOOPY stamps! Check them out! 

 But wait! Not only do we have fabulous Sponsors, but to make this challenge even more exciting, our amazing Teamie Christine(who is hosting this New challenge), is also generously offering this great set of UnMounted Joanna Sheen House-Mouse stamps.
Christine has added a Linky to her blog (Found HERE), for entrants to enter the drawing to win this JS HM Stamp set!

In addition to all the goodies allerede up for grabs, o clock ever generous Sue Kment også offering another fabby prize two helpcelebrate the start of this FABULOUS NEW YEAR. Take a look at what could be yours if you play along and follow here own prize rules found on Sue's blog HERE ;

so after that fabulous start
here is my inspirational piece, but do hop over  to the main challenge site to see the rest of the amazing inspiration from my sister meeces :)

I created a new baby card, and I went for a neutral look on this one. 
The base layer and contrast is a pearlescent coffee colour, with those gorgeous mono papers from Papermania, in the capsule collection, this is the beige/brown stack.  Using the MS punch, those lovely Memory box heart dies, some little Papermania matching lemon bows, three charms, a little rose and some small lemon pearls.  The sentiment is computer generated and cut out using those nestie banner/ribbon dies.

here are two of the charms, there is one under each bow

Here is the close up of the image coloured in copics 

Do hop over and join us for the challenge :)
 Don't forget, you too may submit your House-Mouse, Gruffies and Happy Hoppers creations directly to THE Official House-Mouse Designs site found HERE!  
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

Sparkle and Glitter - New Beginnings
Wags and Whispers - Celebrations
613 Avenue - Anything Goes
Come and Get it - Tie a Ribbon Around It
OSAAT - Anything Goes
The Squirrel and The Fox - Anything Goes
2 Sisters - Celebrations
A Gem of a Challenge - New Beginnings
Allsorts - Dies and Punches
CMC - Pastels




Sue said...

Hi hun
as always a beautiful card, fabulous colouring, luv all the embelies, gorgeous design, sue,x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

gorgeous card Kate, very adorable hm image and lovely design and ribbons. janex

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Kate, I like the image the papers and the embellishments.
Kevin xx

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

How sweet is this lovely card your colouring is so unusual for a baby's card

jacqui x

rachel said...

oh so cute Kate - really lovely card - those mice are just too cute xx

Dorte said...

Adorable super duper cute baby card, Kate. I just love it.
hugs Dorte

Sue said...

Such a beautiful card. I love the sweet image with those delicate colours and gorgeous detailing.
Hugs Sue

Anonymous said...

Oh my this is precious Kate!! Love those tiny bows along the side!! :) HUGS

Tammy said...

Beautiful card Kate! You do such amazing things with embellishments!

Doreen said...

Beautiful card,fabulous image,lovely details and

Sonia said...

Fabulous card my friend^_^ I really love it,so delicate and sweet^_^ Beautiful heart and details added^_^

mags said...

This is gorgeous Kate. Love the image and the soft colours and all the wonderful embellishments.

Sue said...

Katie, Katie, Katie. Absolutely stunning. Colors are beautiful. Image is one of my all time favorites, and all your details are very pretty, lucky recipient....


Wendy L said...

A really beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxx

Gail said...

Ahhh, so cute!
What a great card!
Love the colors & details!

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card and great sketch Kate.

greetings karin

Tom said...

A beautiful new baby card!!

Jo said...

Oh my gosh, that's just beautiful. Sweet image & gorgeous detail.
hugs Jo x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Kate. Love the cute image and fab embellies.
Lorraine x

susie said...

A beautiful card Kate. Those baby mice are so sweet. xxx

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card Kate, I like the image the papers and the embellishments everything about it is gorgeous! x

Alyx said...

Absolutely stunning Kate. Masses going on but all works so well together. Really love this one.

PaperDaisies said...

Kate, this is adorable. Love all those embellishments. Hugs Nina

sallysbitz2 said...

Awww Kate, this is just Gorgeous. Beautiful layout & loving the colour.

hugs sally x

Vicky said...

Gorgeous sweetie...:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Heather said...

Hi Kate, what a beautiful card, your design and papers are fabulous. I love the adorable image and your scrumptious details!!

Heather xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Kate what a fab card!
Hugs Lynsey x

sam21ski said...

Fab card, but then that image is one of my favourites!!!

Sam xxx

Monique's art said...

So very cute abd pretty. Thanks for sharing at sparkle and glitter

Judy McKay said...

Beautiful card. Lots of wonderful details. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get IT Challenges this week.

Debs said...

Oh WOW Kate this is sooooo scrummy.
Adorable image - of course :o)
Beautiful soft colours and I love what you have done with the ribbons and cute charm.
Thanks for playing along with us at TPC this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Kate :-) the image is adorable and I love the soft colours and beautiful details ,,, very lovely :-)

Lols x x x

Catherine said...

Oh Kate this is totally awesome ! The colours are so so beautiful ! I love those papers and the image is delightful ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

coops said...

so beautiful kate.adorable image and i love your soft colours ;D

xx coops xx

Sharon Sahl said...

Your soft color palette and all of your cool embellishments certainly have created a lovely card. Thank you for joining us at Sparkle and Glitter for the New Beginnings challenge.

Crafting Vicky said...

ohhhhh wow this is really really stunning. Just love the awesome mouses. Those bows with the little charms are so adorable. Just fantastic all around.

Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

karalschuknecht said...

This card is stunning. I love everything about it. Thanks for playing along this week at Come and Get It Challenges.
Karal GDT

Shelby Goolsby said...

How cute!! I love all of the pretty die cuts you used. Thank you for joining us for a pastel challenge at CMC.

Christine said...

Hi Kate am here at puter probs..arghhh.. I love this sweet baby creation as always stunning colouring, awesome design & die details..putting my DT hat on

Thanks for sharing at AGOAC this time.

smiles Christine x

* Shell B.* said...

Super adorable card, love the design and embellishments!

Glad you found us for the challenge at Come And Get It, good luck!

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thimbles bobbins paper and ink said...

This is FABULOUS, Kate! Oh my! The detail you have added are all just stunning! I love this stamp. One of my fav new baby images. BEAUTIFUL card!!

Stacy Morgan said...

Gorgeous! The vintage flair to this ababy card is awesome. Your tiny charms are so stinkin cute! This is gorgeous Kate.

Tracy said...

Hi Kate
I love your choice of image, beautiful details, and the design too, totally gorgeous
Happy crafting
Tracy x

MagsB said...

Oh my, this is beautiful! I love the die-cuts and the adorable yellow bows! Fab U Lous! Thanks for joining in at the Squirrel and the Fox!

love Mags B x

Carol L said...

What an absolutely adorable baby card! I just love the intricate die cut heart with all those bitty bows, and of course those baby mice are just precious!

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