30 April 2016

Favourite Colour Combination @ AGOAC

A Gem of A Challenge
Wow were at the end of April..WHERE did that month go??
It’s time for another New chall. theme @ A Gem of a Chall
Our talented teamie Michelle is our hostess & has chosen
“Favourite Colour Combination”
As you can see my fav colour combo is Pink/Black
and what better image to use than this sweet “Mini Chloe” digi stamp, I've used the
pre-coloured  image for speed & is a great match fro my design paper.
You can also buy Mini Chloe in a Card topper kit which has decoupage/
choice of sentiments/insert/gift tag..  Checkout my blog HERE for inspiration..
Papers are a free digi D/L (sorry cant find the link to give credit)
Magnolia swirl flourish, Tonic & S/binders ovals, gems & ribbon from stash,
comp. generated sentiment..

PG#168

challs for this card are
Simon Says Stamp Wed chall  Anything goes
 Deep Ocean chall. Dots and Or Stripes

Checkout the NEW PRODUCTS  lots of great humours characters..

Our NEW Prize @ A Gem of a Chall is
2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits (or one of each )
of the winners choice. No sets or Sentiment sets

Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the 
other Gemsters have been creating..


25 April 2016

Baked with Love.. HMFMC #218

We have another new theme starting @ House Mouse & Friends Monday chall
Our talented teamie Sue Drees is our hostess & has chosen
“Favourite way to Spend a Day” 
Her’s my Favourite way to spend a Day  Baking with Granddaughter Mia..
I kept my card pretty simple with an  image & embellishments. Card is matt & layered with
DP from DCWV “Nana’s Kitchen stack pad” Image coloured with prisma pencils/markers.
Die cuts/sentiment stamps are Lawn Fawn.. Food mixer charm from stash..

HM #218
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HMD is the Official Mousey Family, House-Mouse Designs(R) 
and they are offering ONE Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to go shopping at the official House-Mouse Designs(R) site, found HERE!  
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Our 2nd generous sponsor for this chall is
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Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card
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House-Mouse Designs® stamps can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com
For lots more inspiration and fabulous challenges, be sure to check out theSTAMPENDOUS!BlogHERE.

 challs are
Di's Digi design chall  Pastel colours.
Alphabet chall   D is for Dots
Simon Says Stamp Wed. chall  Make it Girlie

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
“Favourite Way to Spend a Day”
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19 April 2016

Gardening Dave @ Pink Gem Designs..

Proud to be  DT & Blog Co-ordinator for Gem of Inspiration
I have a mans card to share, made with the NEW “Gardening Dave”  card Topper kit.
Lots of great sentiments/decoupage/insert & gift card..perfect for Fathers day/Retirement etc..
He’s looking pleased with himself with his Green house full of lush plants..lol 
All I added was a watering can charm.. You can also buy "Gardening Dave" as a digi stamp
black outline & pre-coloured are in included, don't forget to checkout the Greenhouse digi stamp 

PG Dave gardener
View of the insert also included ready for you to add your own sentiment..
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Checkout all the NEW PRODUCTS Janet has been designing..
Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the other Gemsters
have been creating..


18 April 2016

Blowing Bubbles @ HMFMC #217

I have a Mid way mousey creation to share today for our theme @
Our talented teamie chall hostess Snoopy has chosen
“In the Garden”
OR you can take the Anything Goes option.
All you need is to use a House Mouse, Happy Hopper or Gruffie image, CD rom/decoupage..
I used this cute “Blowing Bubbles” stamp colored with prisma pencils, 
the bubbles have glossy accents on.
Fish tail dies cut with polka dots DP from “Simple Stories” Snap @ life pad.
Bubbles die memory box. Large Ringlets.. button & twine from stash.

HM MW #217
Our generous sponsor for this chall is
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Lawn Fawn, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.
With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good
timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store!

challs entered
Simon Says Stamp Wed chall Polka dots
Incy Wincy Designs chall Inspired by a Song/Book/Movie
My Song is "I'm forever blowing Bubbles"
Alphabet chall. D is for Dots .. 

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in with our
**In The Garden** chall. theme @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.
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16 April 2016

Pirate Bear for A Gem of a Chall. #167

 A Gem of A Challenge
Another 2wks have flown by this year seems to be zooming by as fast as last.!! 
It’s time time for a new theme @ A Gem of a Chall
Our talented teamie Marianne is our hostess & has chosen
TEDDY BEARS
This is my Pirate Bear card made with the fab Card Topper kit..
Have I told you I love these easy peasy “Card Topper Kits” which contain,
decoupage, choice of sentiments & or ages,  cute insert  & fab gift card.
I put glossy accents on the button corners/coins in treasure chest & the parrot..
A perfect card for any budding would be pirate ..lol
PG #167


Checkout the  NEW PRODUCTS  lots of great humors characters..
Our NEW Prize @ A Gem of a Chall is
2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits (or one of each )
of the winners choice. No sets or Sentiment sets
Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to checkout the DTs awesome
inspiration & join us @ A Gem of a Chall  

12 April 2016

Happy Birthday Steven

I have a Birthday card to share with you today..it was our son’s
Birthday last Friday & this is the card which I made for him..
I used “Happy Beer Day” card Topper kit from Pink Gem Design 
 great decoupage layers and so many sentiments/ages hard to choose which 
I wanted to use, + a fab insert & great gift card are also included in the kit..

Steven BD
A close up of the glossy accents on the beer glass with diamond twinklets.
I took a dart board from the many extras in the kit into my graphics program 
(Greeting card factory) & put his age on to make it that bit more personnel 
safe to say Steven was a happy chappie with his card..

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challs for my card
Simon Says Stamp wed. chall  Birthday (they are celebrating their 7th B/day.)
Cardz 4 guys   Food & OR Drink 

 Thanks for stopping by today see you soon..

9 April 2016

Birthday Girl

Proud to be  DT & Blog Co-ordinator for Gem of Inspiration
Myself & some of the Pink Gem Design team are sharing our Guest Design samples
for the Crafty Friends chall blog ..Diane was kind enough to ask if we would  like to take part in their
“CARD FOR A CHILD”
If you want to enter & try to win the Sponsor prize Pink Gem Design are offering hop over to 

I love making up these Card Topper kits so much in them, print off 3 A4 sheets to make
this sweet “Mini Chloe” card..lots of sentiments/decoupage image, insert & sweet gift card..
Am sure any girly would love to receive this great Birthday card..
GDT Crafty Friends chall
View of the cute Insert
GDT Crafty Friends chall x2

Hope you have time to checkout the rest of the Inspiration the Gemsters have to share
@ Gems of Inspiration.. Thank you Gemsters for your super cute cards..

challs for my card
Simon Says Satmp wed. chall Happy Birthday SSS are celebrating their 7th B/day
Aud Sentimants chall B/day card with a B/day sentiment or numb. 6
they are celebrating thier 6th B/day..
Crafty Creations chall For a young Girl.

Thanks for stopping by today see you soon.. 

5 April 2016

70th Pink Gem Design Birthday Card

Proud to be  DT & Blog Co-ordinator for Gem of Inspiration
I have a 70th Birthday card I made for my SIL..hope she found the humor in it.
The image is “Well Presevered Molly” I used the Card Topper Kit for this creation
you can also get the image pre coloured & black outline to colour yourself.  HERE
I love these kits there's so much in them, just print off 3 A4 sheets all with insert/
decoupage, assortment of sentiments/ages & even a lovely cute gift card..
Not sure if you can see I used glossy accents on the Molly’s glasses & wine glass.

PG Molly
Close up of the glossy accents on Molly’s glasses & wine glass.
PG Molly

A pic of the lovely insert which just finishes the card off, I did add my sentiment
After I took the pic..
PG Molly 2

Checkout all the NEW PRODUCTS Janet has been designing..
Thanks for stopping by hop over to Gems of Inspiration see what the other Gemsters
have been creating..

4 April 2016

Mid Way Reminder HMFMC#216 Stampendous Blog Hop

I’m back to share a Mid way reminder @ House Mouse & Friends Monday chall
we are still on our blog hop with  Stampendous FRIENDS and the amazing 
Stampendous Design Team

THEME
Use STENCILS with your HMD Characters
As always you have the option of ANYTHING GOES  as long as you use ANY 
House Mouse,Happy Hopper or Gruffie image, CD Rom or decoupage


IMPORTANT: This is a CHALLENGE Blog-Hop!
 You MUST create a project and link it to the Linky Tool on the HMFMCB website found HERE. 
Chall runs from March 28th to April 8th, 12 Midnight EST..
We’re celebrating stencils, and using them with our House-Mouse Designs® images. 
 Three (3) prize winners chosen at random, will win 1-HMD Stampendous Cling Rubber Stamp,
1 – Large Dreamweaver Stencils Background Stencil, and 1 – Jar of Embossing Paste.  
 Here are the links to the Sponsor’s blogs and our designers playing ..
​Stampendous​
​Woodware
The Stencil Specialist​
​HMFMC (you are here)

Next, you'll want to stop by these DT Blogs...
TO Enter the BLOG-HOP challenge, Please click here for the HMFMC Inlinkz tool  
​For more inspiration, stop by to see the ORIGINAL HMFMC BLOG-HOP post HERE 


I used the Dream Weaver Peacock stencil with inks this time, sponged distress inks
through the stencil with colours to co ordinate with the lovely humming bird feathers..
This sweet baby mouse is getting his air lift delivery..lol Image is coloured
with prisma pencils all matching with the colourful  DP..lots of matting & layering,
pearls & ribbon complete my mousey card..

HM MW #216 blog hop

Proudly Sponsored by  House-Mouse Designs®
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One lucky player will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend @ House-Mouse Designs®

http://www.stampendous.com/
Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in our
  combined Blog Hop @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.

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2 April 2016

“Don’t be a Square” @ A gem of a chall. #166

A Gem of A Challenge
Another 2 wks has flown by so it’s time for another new theme @ A Gem of a Chall
This time our talented teamie Sue H is our hostess & has chosen
“Don’t be a Square”
(Anything BUT a Square plz.)

Love this digi image of  “Bath Time Molly” I have used the pre-coloured image, 
you also get the black outline to colour yourself, the pre-colored image coordinates with 
my colour combo bubbles Magnolia design paper.
I printed my image off 3 times to decoupage the image up.. You can also get “Bath time Molly” 
in a Card Topper kit  all you need for a great card with decoupage/ sentiments /insert & gift card..
I used Grand S/binders Big Scallop Circles for the main shape.. sentiment is comp. generated.
Flowers & ribbon from stash..magnolia swirl die, frond is a Marianne die..

PG#166
Checkout the  NEW PRODUCTS  lots of great humours characters..
Our NEW Prize @ A Gem of a Chall is
2 single digi images OR 2 card topper kits
(or one of each ) No sets or Sentiment sets

challs for my card are
Really Reasonable Ribbons Flowers (must use Ribbon/Trim)
Seize the Birthday  Birthday /Options Water..I have Bath water..lol
Allsorts chall blog   April Fool/Humorous
Di's digi design chall. For the Girls

Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to checkout the DTs awesome
inspiration & join us @ A Gem of a Chall 

28 March 2016

HMFMC #216 Stampendous Blog Hop


We have a special chall. for you this time @  House Mouse & Friends Monday chall 
theres lots of info sorry for the long post but here goes..lol 
We have teamed up with our  Stampendous FRIENDS and the amazing 
Stampendous Design Team

In July 2013 Stampendous were proud and excited to become the official rubber stamp licensee of House-Mouse Designs®. Since that time we’ve released over 235 House-Mouse, HappyHoppers, and Gruffies images as wood mounted or Cling Rubber stamps. In January of 2015 we added the Dreamweaver Stencils company to our family, and we’ve been thrilled to release their stencils to our customers as well. Now, we’d like to have some fun combining all our new friends. 

THEME IS 
Use stencils with your HMD Characters
As always you have the option of ANYTHING GOES  as long as you use ANY 
House Mouse,Happy Hopper or Gruffie image, CD Rom or decoupage 

IMPORTANT: This is a CHALLENGE Blog-Hop!
 You MUST create a project and link it to the Linky Tool on the HMFMCB website found HERE. 
Chall runs from March 28th to April 8th, 12 Midnight EST..
We’re celebrating stencils, and using them with our House-Mouse Designs® images. 
 Three (3) prize winners chosen at random, will win 1-HMD Stampendous Cling Rubber Stamp, 
1 – Large Dreamweaver Stencils Background Stencil, and 1 – Jar of Embossing Paste.  
 Here are the links to the Sponsor’s blogs and our designers playing ..
Diane Williams (Your next stop) 
 Kate Wiles (DT Floater)  
Sue Drees
Sue Kment
Torrey Moseley

IF your still with me I will tell you about my DT creation..lol
This cute mousey stamp has always been a fav of mine so I had to use her.
 She is such a sassy image colored with Prisma dry pencils, I used a Dream weaver
stencil with white paste onto pink card stock then covered  with fine glitter
while the paste was wet. DP is from EP "Be Mine" pad, Sue Wilson leaf dies,
gems, ribbon, flowers from stash..



Proudly Sponsored by  House-Mouse Designs®
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One lucky player will receive a $20 Gift Certificate to spend @ House-Mouse Designs®

Diane Williams (Your next stop) 


Thanks for stopping by hope you have time to join in our
  combined Blog Hop @ House Mouse & Friends Mon chall.
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