Monday 21 October 2013

House Mouse Special Blog Hop Challenge

Good morning to you

Today is the start of the next challenge at the

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge

and today it is not just a challenge it is a 

Our very talented Teamie, Lorraine Aquilina, aka: Lols, is hosting this Challenge has chosen;
* Anything goes with TWINE *
{create any project you choose, as long as you add TWINE to it and it features a House-Mouse, Gruffies or Happy Hoppers image}

This challenge very proudly Sponsored by...

The one and only House-Mouse Designs® 
Offering a lucky player a $25 Gift Certificate.

 The very fabulous Joanna Sheen Ltd.
Offering a lucky player a $10 Gift Voucher.

A N D ... 

A N D ... 

We also have this SPECIAL DESIGN TEAM CANDY for one lucky player

A N D ...

Additional HIDDEN Prizes along the way from our fabulous and oh-so generous Designers too! 
To find Hidden prizes, you MUST HOP along to visit ALL Designer's blogs!

With LOTS of fabulous Prizes and Yummy Candy there are  LOTS of chances for YOU to WIN! 

So here is my design team inspirational piece

I went with a Christmas card and I adore this image :)

The base layer and contrast is green and the papers are Kanban.  The button, twine, pearls and gems along with the lace are all from the Hobby House

Here is a close up of the image coloured in copics

Do hop over and join us for the special blog hop challenge :) we would love to see you there.

 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!  

Now if you arrived here but have not started the hop you might want to head back to the main challenge post for that hopping list, however here is a  RECAP OF BLOG HOP LIST in case you got lost along the way, but you should have arrived here from the very talented Heather and if you did your doing fabulous.

ooooooooh I almost forgot
Candy is available on this post :)
To be in with a chance of this candy
please make sure
1. That you comment on all posts
2. That you follow the House Mouse and Friends Challenge
3. That you add a creation to the Twine Challenge
4. That you follow my blog too :)

I would like to welcome my new followers, and 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
Crafting by Design - Anything Goes
CRAFT - Christmas
Crafty Little Fairies - Christmas in October
Crafty Ribbons - Anything Goes with Ribbon
Moving Along with the Times - Christmas Cuties
CMC - Anything Goes
Allsorts - Ribbons and Bows
Simon Wednesday Challenge - Christmas/Happy Holidays




Pia S said...

What a sweet image! Your card is so beautifully Christmasy with the combination of green papers, gold ribbon and red pearls and buttons.

Sue said...

Such a beautiful card Kate. I love the sweet image, beautiful colouring and wonderful detailing too.
hugs Sue xx

rachel said...

this is just gorgeous Kate - really fabulous - will have to make sure I get an entry in this time lol!!!! Hugs rachel x

crafty said...

I love this image also and you card is just beautiful

lindaplus3 said...

New to crafting and trying ti find what I really want to do and I am falling in love with all these house-mouse images and I definitely want to try these I Love all that I am seeing today.. :)

Julye said...

What wondeful colouring really enviable talent, thanks for sharing.

Carol Willis said...

Super-cute Christmas card Kate, love the image.
Caz x

Laila B. said...

Wow gorgeous always!!! :) Love your style. Hugs, Laila!

Dora said...

gorgeous christmas card with that image.
indeed a beautiful image, great colouring.
have a nice day

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is such a very pretty creation Kate.


Debs said...

Totally scrummy - adorable image as all HM are and beautiful details as always - especially the bow - gorgeous :o)
Debs xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Back again Kate, this time on the blog hop. Still think this is a gorgeous card.


Tammy said...

Fantastic card and sweet, sweet image! Love how you used the twine

Dorte said...

Such a lovely and cute image you have used for your wonderful Christmas card, Kate, so many pretty details,
enjoy your evening,
Dorte xx

Jane said...

Hi Kate, what an amazing hop this is and your card is just sooo cute. I adore your stamp. I really must get my act together and join in this fortnight x

America said...

A Gorgeous Christmas Design, loving all the elements and especially that Bling! Great use of traditional colors and amazed by your perfect coloring of this adorable HM image. (Still one of my favorites). Awesome work my sweet Kate! :)

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow as always a gorgeous card Kate and so beautiful decorated.

gr karin

Unknown said...

Another gorgeous creation Kate. This image is beautiful.


Karen x

JJ said...

Lovely image, beautiful composition

Love & Hugs

Jacquie J xxx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Kate. The image is adorable and I love the colours and pretty details.
Lorraine x

sue w. said...

Hi Kate, this is gorgeous hun. Fab colouring and details.
Hugs Sue W.

Sue said...

Oh Kate, this is so darn sweet. Beautiful coloring and shading on this darling stamped image. And all your details are so very pretty. Love how you incorporated the twine with that bow.
I wish you would come knocking at my door, what fun we could have with a nice bottle of wine and a day in my stamp room!!


cuilliesocks said...

Wow Kate, this card is gorgeous, wonderful image, and fabulous embellishments, love it, hugs Kate X

Lorraine A said...

aww this is gorgeous :-) the image is adorable and all the details are fabulous ! I love the fancy frame and gold ribbon ,,, beautiful :-)

Lols x x x

Sabrina said...

So sweet and too stinkin' cute!!

Winnie said...

So pretty! Love all the details you put into this card, and how you even decorated the inside!

Sabrina said...

Such a gorgeous card and beautifully colored!!!

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Kate, I think your image is probably my favourite Christmas image and your design is fabulous as always.
Thank you for making me feel so welcome as Guest Designer at House Mouse & Friends.

Cathy Spicer said...

WOW you have an amazing creation here! All the layers, all the details, all the mousey goodness - LOVELY!!

Renee B. said...

This is a really beautiful card much detail!
Hugs, Renee

Little K Smith said...

Aaaww this is such a delish crimbo card Kate! I adore these little meeces! And I love the lush ribbon too :)

Catherine said...

Another wonderful creation Kate ! The image is so sweet ! Love the frame and the beautiful ribbon ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Nicecrane Designs said...

Love the sweet and cute image, and all over I am curious about the inside,,,wow,wowww,,,, love these little mouses.

coops said...

so stunning kate.really gorgeous rich colours and i love your design and sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Life - Up, Down & Sideways said...

Such a cute card and a wonderful coloring on the image. Thanks for joining us at Crafting by Designs for this week's challenge.

Tammy S.

Amy A said...

What a sweet image Kate! Love how you've created such a whimsical feel to the card with your papers, design and embellishments! Love this card!


Jan Garber said...

Your card and coloring are amazing! I'm a new follower and love your projects! I entered the challenge and am enjoying the hop so much! Thanks!

KandA said...

This is gorgous Kate. That's one of my favourite HM christmas images and I love all your super details xx

cheiron said...

What a cute mouse and a gorgeous bow. Thanks for playing along with us in the Holiday/Christmas Challenge this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

Annie Wills said...

Love all of the detail you put into this Kate...your coloring is beautiful and love the papers and ribbon you chose. Beautiful work!

April said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! I love all the elements! Great job!

Heather said...

A beautiful card Kate - a wonderful design and such scrumptious colours and details- an adorable image - great colouring!!!

Heather xx

mixamatoasties said...

Great card.

Thanks for sharing at MAWTT.

Susan x

ribenaruby said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Super image, love the sparkly ribbon too. Ruby x

Shannon83k said...

Mouse looks great! Thanks for joining CMC challenge! DT Shannon

fionalawlor said...

Beautiful card! I love your papers and such an adorable image :)
Fiona L x

Snoopy said...

Such a beautiful and intricate card! I love all the layers.

Snoopy :D

Bridie said...

Stunning card, I love the ribbon

Thank you so much for leaving a lovely comment on my blog

Have a great weekend


Bridie@BGPayne Crafts

Gail said...

This is an awesome card!

Anonymous said...

Stunning project Kate, love that huge ribbon and the black soot from the candle! Genius! I'll try following your blog from another computer (tomorrow) I'm not getting anything on my laptop at home when I click follow on Bloglovin.


Anonymous said...

Hello again Kate, I'm now following you, yay!


Christine said...

Hi Kate this super sweet HM creation is just stunning beautiful design design fab dies & layering love it

smiles Christine x

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! Absolutely beautiful my friend!! Such a sweet image for Christmas and I love your layout design with the added twine! :) HUGS

Kimbo said...

This is just gorgeous and perfectly coloured. It must take you forever to make a card with all the detail you add x

chrissy xx said...

It's Magical! These little creatures are so cute! LOVing your colours and this delicious bow! Your little 'pearl berries' are so pretty too.

Hermine said...

this is just gorgeous , really cute !

Misti said...

WOW!!! This is absolutely amazing!

shaz earl said...

Stunning card as always Kate
hugs Shaz xx

Margreet said...

Fab the image so much! Great frame!

Maulwürfchen said...

Wow, such a stunning card. I love it all ways...the cute image..the die you used around the image...the colors/coloring, the inside of the card. Everything.

Paddington fan said...

Wow, what a stunning Christmas card, love the traditional feel with the papers and the gorgeous bow. Your colouring is amazing and the different mats add lots of interest, beautiful! Enjoying the hop, love Jacky x

Sue from Oregon said...

Oh really know how to make a festive holiday card! This is sooo pretty!

♥ Sue K

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