Friday, January 8, 2010

Nice day for a ,,,,,,, Beach Wedding :-)

The theme for this fortnight on the House Mouse Monday Challenge is 'On the Beach' Well ,,, I had to put my thinking cap on for this one as I don't have any beachy HM stamps ,,,,, yet ! :-)
It is becoming quite popular for couples to jet off to the Carribean to get married ,,, a few celebs have done it eh !! :-) So I thought my mice could get married on the beach too, my poor little mice couldn't afford the fares tho ,,, so they have to get married on the beach at Ramla Bay in Gozo :-)

I followed the fab sketch by Teresa on the Mojo Monday Challenge They have a contest this week with up to 7 prizes !!! Oohh how fabulous ,,, hope I win one :-)




I coloured the happy couple with copics and cut them out with nestie circles. I added copics glitter pens and stickles glitter for sparkle ,,I also added some lace stickles to her veil ,,, I do love the effect that gives lace ,,, it really does look real ! :-)
The papers are basic grey, think its from the 2 scoops pad. the blue embossed panel was embossed,, I swiped a white pigment ink pad over the embossing folder and then after embossing the paper I sprinkled it with sparkle EP and heated it ,, it looks lovely eh ! :-) I thought the swirly folder looked a bit like waves ,,,,, :-) I printed the text on the ribbon on my comp,, :-)



I had to use a stamp positioner to stamp the feet in the sand ,,, as I only had that idea AFTER I had coloured the image in ,,, it would have been easier if I had thought of it before I started ! ,,, :-)
The footprints were made with marigold ink. I added some gems to keep in with the sketch ,, placed wonky deliberately ,,, :-) I then plonked the 2 flowers on too ,, they are not in the sketch ,, but I thought they looked good there ,,, what do you think ??

I am also entering this into the following challeges :-

The Sophisticat Challenge,,, fancy Borders ,, ok it is only scalloped ,,, hope that is OK :-)

The Fab and Funky Challenge ,,,,, Anything Goes :-) ( hello to my old teamies x x )

Your Next Stamp Challenge ,, Embossing :-) I have only just heard of this one :-)

The Polka Doodle Challenge who are asking for song titles ,, Nice day for a White Wedding by Billy Idol :-) ( sorry I didn't use your papers ,,, I promise I will next time :-))

Thanks for looking :-) I appreciate your comments so please leave me one :-) I have a blog candy sponsored by Heidi at Simon Says Stamp where you could win a HM stamp OF YOUR CHOICE at the top of my blog if you would like to take a look :-)


37 comments:

joey said...

hehehehe the beach at Gozo would suit me just fine right now lol. Gorgeous card love the colours you have used. Joey.xxx

Sue said...

Hi Hun
wow what an absolutley brill card i luv your thinking behind it, gorgeous card,luv the ickle footprints n all the embelies, coloured perfect, luv it, sue.x

pinky said...

Lorraine this was a genius idea, just love it. You have so many housemouse stamps, some I have never even seen. Just ordered myself one new one. They are a bit pricey so takes a while lol. Brilliant card though.
Pinky

Curt in Carmel said...

Pure genius! I am in awe of all of the details that you added to this card! The coloring is adorable and the whole layout is wonderful! I LOVE the creativity of this card to match the challenge! Well done! Thanks for playing with us! Best, Curt

JanJay said...

Aww this is just the sweetest Lorraine, I love how you've turned your wedding stamp into a beach one - very clever!

Gorgeous card, just love it to bits and thanks for joining us at Sophisticats this week

Jan x

Nettie said...

Really cute card. Thanks for playing along at Polkadoodles. I love House Mouse.x

LuLu said...

Fab card Lorraine and love all the glittery bling you have added. What a great wedding card and no doubt the lucky couple will really treasure it for many years to come.

Hope you are well and had a great time over the festive season.

Many thanks for joining in with the Polka Doodles challenge this week and also for playing along with "Fab 'n' Funky" challenges too.

Take care,

Lou
x

Margreet said...

great idea, Lorraine,a mice wedding on the beach! fab card!
I turned my wordverification off (I hope)......I thought it was already off earlier!!! thanks for mentioning it!
xxx Margreet

Kim Piggott said...

Love your gorgeous card!
Such a cute idea and your colours are fabulous!
hugs
kim x

Maylee said...

Hi Lorraine! What an honor to have you join us at YNS Challenge! Love your gorgeous card with all the embellies!

Maylee

Juls said...

what a fab idea!! great interpretation of that challenge/stamp! Love it!

pinky said...

Hi again Lorraine, thanks so much for the heads up mrs, I sure am a lucky duck lol. Big hugs
Pinky

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Oh wow!! This is just GORGEOUS!!! I love your beautiful image and coloring!! Fabby details hun!! HUGS

Wilfreda said...

Another House Mouse Stamp that I need :) Super Cute Card.

Gwen said...

Lorraine this is very creative, very adorable! Lovin' the added sparkle to the bouquet and the foot prints along the "beach". Wonderful job!

Smiles!
Gwen

Avril Ann said...

Hi Lorraine, they look so in love and are enjoying the beach.....congratulations to them, LOL, but what a fab imaginations, many thanks for playing along at Sophisticats this week. Hugs Avril xxx

Silli said...

OM, your card is so sweet! Love the cute image and the sparkle... Hugs and happy weekend.

Kim Dellow said...

Oh how gorgeous? So pretty. Kim

Crystal said...

AWWW this is soooo super sweet, how darling this image is!!!! LOVE LOVE the sparkle just tooooooo SWEET!!!!!

Kris L said...

Such a sweet card! Thanks for playing at Polkadoodles this week...Kris

~ Ali ~ said...

This is simply adorable, beautiful card. Love it. Have a lovely evening!

cabio's craft corner said...

Beautiful card Lorraine. Love those sparkly embossed texture. Thanks so much for playing along with us this time at YNS Challenge and hope to see you more often :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Dolly said...

Pretty card, love how you've coloured the image

Christine said...

Wow Lorraine VERY inventive just love this couple o meeces..great beach theme thought you wouldnt be stumped well done..thanks for joining us at HM&F challenge.

Hugs Christine xx

Janet said...

Beautiful card!xx

Jean said...

Wow! I so wish I could color like this!

cats whiskers said...

Oh HUn I adore this cute card what a fantastic stamp and you have coloured it to perfection
Hugs Jacqui x

Cathy said...

What an adorable card ... love your intepretation of the theme and those meeces are delightful.
Hugs
Cathy xx

Rica said...

Very inspired Lorraine, love the Two Scoops paper and your 'footprints' in the sand. Your mousies are adorable and I'm loving the look of that lace stickles (another item for my wish list).
Thanks for playing along with us.
hugs Heather xx

Karen said...

Cute! Your card is so creative and fun! Thanks for joining us at YNS!
Hugs
Karen
xx

Fliss said...

Hi Lorraine, this is a gorgeous card and those little mice are so cute! Love the colours and shape too.
Thanks so much for joining us at Polka Doodles this week.
xx

ribenaruby said...

Lorraine your card is super, fits so well with the song title, thanks for joining in the fun at Polka Doodles and good luck.

Lisa said...

This is so creative! I love what you did with it! Just wonderful! Thanks so much for sharing it with the HM&F Challenge this week!

Tip Top said...

Great card and song title!! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

Hope Jacare said...

Thanks for playing at Polkadoodles - great card! Love that image. Cheers Claire x

Lori Barnett said...

this card made me smile!! I love the mouse foot prints ;) I have fun with that stamp too!

Sam Saboey said...

A beach wedding is unforgettably magical. On-beach weddings are an opportunity for your guests to reminisce.

Nothing creates memories like a wedding. Beach settings are even more memorable for friends, family and other guests who are sharing your matrimonial happiness. Mine was themed Weddings Koh Samui and it was just so meaningful.

Thanks for sharing your beach wedding.