Tuesday, 8 May 2012

A Cheesy Mouse!

I love this image, first time I've used it! And as I hadn't entered anything in The House Mouse and Friends Challenge for months I was hoping this will fit! Also I'd had an email reminding me about another challenge I hadn't joined in with for ages over at Card Making World (This month it's a sketch) AND! I wanted to remind you about Quirky Crafts Masculine with blue and brown challenge, which started last Sunday. So I'm hoping this little card will do all that, plus a bit more! (Forever Friends has a spring animal challenge, I think!)
I did want to add more things. Flowers, glitter...I'd already added a die cut corner and made the panel with a lacy edge, but seeing I was supposed to be following a sketch, I was very good and stopped! (I did have some flowers ready to go in the other corner though!) Of course I did make one big mistake... I stuck the whole lot on the card the wrong way round... so ended up having to peel off the image and turn the 'sketch' upside down... aw well, no one'll notice!!
I first heat embossed the stamped image. (Jet Black StazOn Ink with clear embossing Power) Forever Friends 'Just For Him' Papers 6x6 paper pack. House Mouse Image: Birthdays Balloon (the other image in the set has the balloons!) Nestabilities Scallop Circle die cut. Woodware and Crafts Too scalloped oval punches and a Martha Stewart Border Punch. The ribbon is from DoCrafts. I've also used TimLink Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink and Promarkers.
I printed the sentiment in brown. The font is a freebie. It's called Ackident and you can download that HERE I've added the sketch, the right way up!
New Follower! Sandy (a WOYWW fan) and her lovely blog Lonely Cards Pop over and see some of her fabby cards! That's all folks! Better go and draw tomorrows Freebie!! Bye for now.
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Forever Friends- Spring (Birthday)And must have an animal


  1. That's a mighty cute mousey card with a real "cheesy" sentiment :) Cute card Lyn!

  2. So very pretty! just love it. And no it doesn't show your mistake. It's nice to know that it's not just me doing them ;))) lol

  3. Smashing card Lyn that is such a fun, fab image love the little sentiment, the colours and design look super.
    Lorraine x

  4. oh this is one super cute image Hun,and love the colours,and that sentiment hugs Cherylxxxx

  5. hallo lyn nearly missed this cute little mouse, he's adorable. And no you don't notice that you had to peel off and reapply. hugs heid x

  6. Thankk you for visiting my blog this morning...the chute thingy you were referrring to in the corner is a photo tent for photographing my projects. I like your idea better!

  7. So cute card Lyn, I love colors which you used and I love this image too. hugs, Helena

  8. What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  9. oh it is perfect for our humour challenge and the sentiment is great, so pleased you returned to join us for our Humour Challenge at the HM&F Monday Challenge, hope we will see you next time too
    Hugs Kate xx

  10. Great fun card, really like the mouse image and its coloured lovely. Thanks for joining us at FOREVER FRIENDS 'Spring' Challenge. Good Luck and hope to see you next time.

    Pop back to the FOREVER FRIENDS blog – we are having a DT call and offering some gorgeous candy
    Click here for details

    Diane x

  11. Thanks for joining our challenge House Mouse & Friends with this great entry, good luck.
    Mousey Hugs
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  12. cute card, very nicely colored! (great sponging too!)

  13. So very cute! Such pretty colors and coloring and design. Thanks for joining us for the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.
    Hugs, Sue

  14. Hi hun
    aww a fabulous card, awesome colour work, great sentiment, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, sue,x

  15. Fab card there Lyn ! They are cute little things aren't they !
    susan x

  16. Gorgeous, your details is fabulous, the gingham/check is gorgeous and I love that sweet image - brilliantly colouring.

    Thaanks so much for joining us with Mouse Mouse and Friends challenge
    Heather xx

  17. That is one I haven't seen, lovely card Lyn.

    Cazzy x

  18. This is so cute! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the HM & F monday challenge!

    Paula DT :D x


  19. Fabulous card Lyn :-) I love the image and the colours and papers are fab, I love the gingham :-)

    thanks for joiniing us on the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x


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