19 February 2018

HMFMC #260 A/goes OR Option "Spring Colours"

 House Mouse & Friends Secret
It's the start of a NEW chall mousey crafters @ 
 House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
All our challs run with

 Anything Goe
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image,
decoupage or CD rom for all our challs..

OR Option theme of 
"Spring Colour's"
Our hostess for this chall is talented teamie Lorraine (Aka Lols)


Ive used this sweet looking forlorn mousey image, he looks so fed up poor guy.
A bit like I 'm feeling at mo with this hacking chesty cough..
Yep defo an OTT (over the top) card this time..lol 
Image is coloured with prisma pencils, design paper what you see of it is from
MME Lime twist pad, card stock is SU, butterfly punch is Martha Stewart, 
Card shape dies ar Go-Kreate Frilly 10. Ribbon & flowers from stash.



We are thrilled to be welcoming back our Generous sponsors,

the Official Mousey FamilyHouse-Mouse Designs(R)


HMD is offering a Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official


Our second generous sponsor is 


Pizzazz Aplenty has expanded our inventory to include a nice variety of metal cutting dies.  You can check them out on the Pizzazz blog, or I've created a  Facebook group called  Reasonable Craft Dies.  So if you are shopping for flatback pearls or rhinestones, brads, dies, or even daubers, you'll find them at Pizzazz Aplenty

Prize from Pizzazz Aplenty for ONE lucky Winner is a Surprise package to the value of $40  of Embellishments/ Dies flat back pearls etc. 

Don't you just Love Surprises!

challs for my card
Challenge up your life Spring flowers
Stamping Sensations Anything with Flowers

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Anything Goes 
OR Optional theme of  "Spring Colours" 

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17 February 2018

A Gem of a Chall. #213 "Spring Flowers" (use any flowers)

We have a NEW theme starting today @
This time our talented teamie Lisa  is the hostess for 
"Spring Flowers"
(use any Flowers)

Ive used this adorable Card Topper kit Ella with Bouquet it comes with lots 
of sentiments I chose the Happy Birthday one..Love the layers & flowers.
I used liquid pearls on the flower centers, even the sweet dragonfly is decoupaged.


Our Prize for ONE lucky winner is

2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits
OR one of each (no sets or sentiment sets)  
of the winners choice from  
 PINK GEM DESIGNS.


Go grab a bargain offer on until End Feb..
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Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to checkout The Gemsters 
Inspiration they have to share with you @ A Gem of a Chall


12 February 2018

HMFMC #259 Mid Way Reminder Anything Goes OR Option theme "Sweets OR Hearts"

 House Mouse & Friends Secret
I have a Mid Way Reminder to share with you @
 House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
All our challs run with
 Anything Goe
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image,
decoupage or CD rom for all our challs..
OR Option theme of 
"Sweets OR Hearts" 
Our hostess for this chall is talented teamie Bunny 

For my MW mousey creation I used this old wood mounted stamp called 
"Jelly Bean Heist" image is colored with markers & prisma pencils.
6x6 scallop card base layered with design paper from MME. Lime twist pad, 
card stock is SU Raspberry Ripple. Embossalicious E/folder Big Spots. 
Twine & Button from stash. The jelly bean sweeties used in the photo shoot 
were eaten by me. lol shame to waste them ..lol 
Our Generous Sponsor for this chall is
The Winner will receive a Random assortment of Ink pads from Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

And we have a NEW super UN mounted Gruffie stamp set 
as another prize from ME.  for ONE lucky winner..

(Our teamie Diane has used the Gruffie eating chocs image so hop over see it) 


Challs for this card
2 Crafty Critters  A/Goes with a Critter
Animal Friends chall  Stripes & OR Dots
Classic Design Team Open chall# 22 Anything goes (Must be a DT creation)

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Anything Goes 
OR Optional theme of "Sweets or Hearts" 

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10 February 2018

Golden Wedding Anniversary

I have a card to share with you today which I think is a pretty special achievement.
Fifty Years of marriage is my next big anniversary nearly three years to go..phew..
 Matt & layered Gold card stock onto a 6x6 scallop card base, Heart embossing folder is Crafts Too
Using the Heart of Hearts die from Creative Expressions, I cut Two whole Gold colored heart shape &  
 one white overlaid the inside die to cut out all the smaller hearts. Sentiment is part of an SU set. 
Gold bow & Sparkly gems to embellish..

I made this card for daughters Mother/Father in law who were delighted with it..

challs for this card.
Cut it up Layers of Love (3 or more layers Use Die cuts)
MAWTT  Valentine, Wedding,Engagement etc.
Simon Says Wed chall It must be Love
Try it on Tuesday Love is in the air
Unicorn chall  Love/Valentine
Simon Says Mond. chall Love is in the air
Craft-Dee BowZ Anything Goes include a Hand made Bow
Allsorts chall Love is in the air
My Time to Craft Love is all we need
Creatalicious chall  A/Goes option Love/Anniversary/Thinking of you 


Thanks for stopping by always nice to see your lovely comms. 

"Love is in the Air" Crafty Friends chall 77 Guest Design card.

Theme for challnege 77 is
"Love is in the air" 
 The Gemsters were invited to Guest Design for this chall theme, 
thank you Diane-Louise.
I used this super cute  Mr & Mrs Hedgy card topper kit you know how much 
I love PG card topper kits, with decoupage layers, insert, sentiments, &
 the cutest gift tag just print off easy peasy..lol
6x6 scallop card base Iv'e added lots of layers & sparkle sadly my camera hasn't picked it up. 



Hop over & share your  LOVE creations @ Crafty Friends Challenge 
for a chance to win.. 

2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits
(or one of each ) No sets or Sentiment sets
Challs for my card 
Crafty Catz chall  A/Goes option theme "Love is in the Air"
Pattie's Creations  "Love is in the Air"
Aud sentiment  Valentine or Love sentiment
Simon Says Wed chall It must be Love
Try it on Tuesday  "Love is in the Air"
Simon Says Mon chall Love is in the air

Checkout the  NEW PRODUCTS  lots of great digital images & card Topper kits..





      


5 February 2018

HMFMC #259 Anything Goes option theme "Sweets or Hearts"

 House Mouse & Friends Secret
We have a NEW chall starting for you mousey crafters @ 
 House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
All our challs run with
 Anything Goe
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image,
decoupage or CD rom for all our challs..

OR Option theme of 

"Sweets OR Hearts" 
Our hostess for this chall is talented teamie Bunny 
Plenty of scope for this chall as were so near to Valentine I managed to get "Sweets & Hearts"
 into this card with this cute image which is from an UM set called 
"LOVE Smelling  the Rose JSHM027 .
Design paper is from Echo Park, Bundle of Joy. frame dies are Stampendous Fitted Frames B  
The sentiment is an old one from stash, Ribbon from stash. Does anyone remember
Love Heart sweets? of course you do.. I went all round Filey in search of these for my 
photo shoot & yes I did eat them once I had taken the pic..lol 

Our Generous Sponsor for this chall is
The Winner will receive a Random assortment of Ink pads from Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp has been in business since 2002, offering you the best selection of
some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!

And we have a NEW super UN mounted Gruffie stamp set 
as another prize from ME.  for ONE lucky winner..

(Our teamie Diane has used the Gruffie eating chocs image so hop over see it) 

Challs for my card are
Penny Black & More chall Love Hearts & Flowers
Crazy 4 challs Add a Heart
2 Crafty Critters Anything Goes with a critter
Crafty-Dee BowZ Anything Goes include a Hand made Bow
Die Cut Divas Love is in the Air
MAWTT  Love/Valentine/Marriage/Wedding etc.

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Anything Goes 
OR Optional theme of "Sweets or Hearts" 

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3 February 2018

A Gem of a Chall #212 Have a Heart

We have a NEW theme starting today @
This time our talented teamie Helen is the hostess for 

"Have a HEART"
(Feature a HEART on your Image/Paper/Embellishment)

I used this super sweet "Giraffe baby Girl"  card topper kit also available for boys HERE 
Lots of sweet sentiments & a gorgeous cute insert which I forgot to take a pic of !
 I used two lovely HEART sentiments on this gorgeous pink card, you can never
 have to many baby cards on hand..



Our Prize for ONE lucky winner is

2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits
OR one of each (no sets or sentiment sets)  
of the winners choice from  
 PINK GEM DESIGNS.
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Card for challs
Crafty Catz chall Anything Goes Option twist "One for the Girls"

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to checkout The Gemsters 
Inspiration they have to share with you @ A Gem of a Chall


29 January 2018

HMFMC Mid Way Reminder #258 Anything Goes Option theme LOVE

 House Mouse & Friends Secret
I have a Mid Way Reminder to share with you @
 House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
All our challs run with
 Anything Goe
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image,
decoupage or CD rom for all our challs..
OR Option theme of 
***LOVE***
Hostess is lil ole ME ..
These two meece are so in LOVE  they cant take their eyes off each other..lol 
I have only used part of the image there is a little guy throwing the heart shapes.
Design paper is from Bo Bunny Love Letters collection pad.
Dies used are SB Imperial Gold labels 34. the heart shapes are embossed & dont cut on this die.
Sue Wilson Heart of Hearts die, the waste I used in the photo shoot you can always use 
them in a shaker card. Distressed the edges with scissors, ribbon from stash pin I made up myself. 

We have two amazing Generous sponsors again for this chall

We are thrilled to be welcoming back our Generous sponsor,

the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R)

HMD is offering a Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official


Second generous sponsor is 

Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card

For lots more inspiration from Stampendous, be sure to check out their other sites;
Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Anything Goes 
OR Optional theme of ***LOVE***
 @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.

Challs my card is entered
Simon Says Wed chall  Layer it up
Fussy & Fancy chall  Fussy & Fancy
Star In my Pocket Valentine or Lots of Red/Pink
Pause Dream Enjoy chall MOUSE


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22 January 2018

HMFMC #258 Anything Goes Option theme "LOVE"

 House Mouse & Friends Secret
We have a NEW chall starting for you mousey crafters @ 
 House Mouse and Friends chall. blog
All our challs run with
 Anything Goe
plz. use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamped image,
decoupage or CD rom for all our challs..
OR Option theme of 
***LOVE***
Hostess is lil ole ME ..
This lil guy is trying to woo this cute mouse with a scented Rose..lol 
Design paper is from First Edition Bella Rose pad, Heart Embossing folder used is Sizzix.
Fish tail die, Stampin Up Framelits Labels & Tonic dies used. Heart charm from stash
 if in doubt add a Bow..ribbon from stash..
We have two amazing Generous sponsors again for this chall


We are thrilled to be welcoming back our Generous sponsor,
the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R)
HMD is offering a Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official
Second generous sponsor is 
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card

For lots more inspiration from Stampendous, be sure to check out their other sites;
Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
Anything Goes 
OR Optional theme of ***LOVE***
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Checkout our House Mouse face book page for your chance to WIN this cute Hopper stamp.
All you have to do is LIKE & SHARE our page, winner is chosen Sat 27th Jan..LINK 

HERE 
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You gotta be in it to WIN it..xx

20 January 2018

A Gem of a Chall. #211 Cool in BLUE

We have a NEW theme starting today @
This time our talented teamie Katie is the hostess for 
Cool in BLUE
Main color BLUE plz 

I used this super cute "Happy Birthday Bunny" card Topper kit. isn't she a cutie..? 
Lots of lovely layers to decoupage with, I missed one off not that you can tell.
Sparkle added to the flowers etc.. lots of great sentiments I thought this covered 
lots of occasions..


Our Prize for ONE lucky winner is

2 Individual Digi images OR 2 Card Topper Kits
OR one of each (no sets or sentiment sets)  
of the winners choice from  
 PINK GEM DESIGNS.

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to checkout The Gemsters 
Inspiration they have to share with you @ A Gem of a Chall