Sunday, July 17, 2011

HM&F Monday 100th Challenge and Happy Hopper Hop !! :-)

Hi all :-) I hope you all had a fab weekend and enjoyed some sunshine ,,, we had loads of that here !! scorchio !!

It is the 100th challenge on the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge so we thought a fab celebration with a hop was in order :-)

Lisa chose the theme this week and she chose ,,

Buttons, Bows and Bling ,,, use one or all of those options.

Unfortunately this will be Lisa’s last challenge as part of the DT as she has decided to up & leave us meeces to fend for ourselves :-( I would like to wish Lisa all the very best for the future xx

If you arrived here from the ever so talented and very witty Lori’s blog then you are going in the right direction, if not you may need to start at the very beginning ,, cos thats a very good place to start ,,,,,are you singing along ?? :-)

We have a fabulous list of sponsors so a huge thank you to all of them + the DT all have some candy on their blogs to give away too ,,, LOADS of prizes on offer !!! :-)



*100th CHALLENGE SPONSORS*

We are very lucky to have these FABULOUS SPONSORS who have GENEROUSLY
donated amazing prizes.

Sponsor #1

*The official House-Mouse Designs site;*


(A $25.00 Electronic Gift Certificate to the official site's store)

Sponsor # 2

Joanna Sheen*



(10 packs of House-Mouse Decoupage)

Sponsor # 3

*Di's Digi Downloads*



(*Will have 2 winners for 3 Digi Downloads Each)

Sponsor # 4

*K n' K Designs*


( 4 Free Digi sets)

Sponsor # 5

*Pizzazz Aplenty*



( A $10 embellishment gift package)

Sponsor # 6

* R K Stamps*

(2 of the new House-Mouse Designs release stamps)


Sponsor # 7
*Emma @ Crafty Emma's Store*


( A £10.00 voucher to Crafty Emmas Store, excluding P&;P)

Sponsor # 8

Simon Says Stamp

( a $15 Gift Card PRIZE to the wonderful Simon SaysStamp store )

Sponsor # 9* *

Bearly Mine Designs

*Offering a £10 gift voucher*


My blog candy is sponsored by the lovely and very generous Heidi from Simon Says Stamp who has kindly given me a $10 voucher to the fabulous store :-)

For my card I used my brand new release, ever so cute, House Mouse Cake for One image (Happy Birthday Samantha :-))



I coloured the image with Copics and added star dust stickles to the roses and glossy accents to the candles. The papers are Echo Park Springtime ( need more of these ! gorgeous !! ) and the sentiment was made using a Lawn Fawn clear stamp alphabet set. I sewed all the edges on my machine and finished with a bow and button :-)

aww ,, here is a close up of Mudpie with an iced rose ,, look at his big tummy and boz eyes lol ,, how cute is he :-)




Thanks for looking :-) From here you need to hop along to Natascha's Blog ( I love her blog name !! )and see her fantastic card ,,, sooo cute !! :-)

Before you leave don’t forget to leave me a comment and if you would like a chance to win this fab $10 voucher to spend in Simon Says Stamp then please leave a link to your HM&F entry with Mr Linky before the challenge closes on Sunday, July 31st at 8:00 PM EST Smile



Challenges:

Copic Creations ,,, Pastel Colours

Fab n Funky ,,,,, Food

Die Cut Dreams ,,, 4 Legged Animals

Birthday Sundaes ,,,, Anything Goes

I Did It Creations ,,,, Animals

Stamptacular Sunday ,,,,, Animal Antics

Crafty Sentiments ,,,, use Stitching

Do You Stack Up ,,,, Stitching

Crafting for all Seasons ,,,,, furry friends



106 comments:

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Awesome and sweet little card....love all the little shine and glittery you added. i remember as a little girl eating the rose tops off the cake just like in your picture.

Lauren Hatwell said...

Scrumptious card. Mudpie is in mouse heaven by the looks of things. I do love your pink and yellow colourscheme here. Perfect! It DOES remind me of birthday cakes....dribble Lx

Lauren Hatwell said...

Scrumptious card. Mudpie is in mouse heaven by the looks of things. I do love your pink and yellow colourscheme here. Perfect! It DOES remind me of birthday cakes....dribble Lx

Jocelyn said...

I love the new image you have used, so cute.I'm looking forward to hopping along and seeing all the great cards that have been made this week by the DT.

Lori Barnett said...

WHAT?! Isn't that like a NEW released stamp?! YOU LUCKY GIRL! SUPER CUTE!

*Vicki* said...

Yay!! So happy to visit with you today my friend!! Now how adorable is your creation!!??!! LOVE IT!! :) What a sweet image and it has your lovely Lols signature all over it with the sparkle and coloring!! :)

I couldn't miss the mousie celebration here and it's too stinkin' HOT to be out and about, so I thought I'd join in with ya all!! So good to see you friend and I'll be back to link up a card here later!! Thanks for the fun and I hope you're enjoying your Summer my friend! HUGs

Nana Connie said...

Love this new release stamp, but it's made even more spectacular with your pink and yellow color palette, Fabulous! Will be back when I get my card made for hte challenge.

Nana Connie said...

FYI, the next hop on the blog (Mary), has nothing posted regarding the HM hop. In fact, nothing posted there since July 6. I went back to Lori's blog to get the next person on the list. :-(

butlersabroad said...

Aww, so cute Lols. Love all the bling and the glossy accents, pretty papers too. Have you noticed just how many HM stamps have these little critters stuffing their faces lol! I'll be back soon to link up with a card too.

Hugs
Brenda

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Beautiful! Love the pink and yellow color combo and edge stitching. ~jeni :)

Christine said...

Wowzer GF Lols wot an amazing B/day creation this new stamp is soooo sweet & your gorg soft colour combo..
this cute mousey expression just crack me up..LOVE this blog hop
card.

smiles teamie Christine xx

Sue said...

Oh lost me comment.
Scrummy yummy card hun, awesome colouring as always, luv the gloss n sparkle,great stitching, pretty papers & design, sue,x

agapanthus said...

Hi Lorraine - love this card and the pink and yellow theme. That cake looks good enough to eat! Best wishes Karen x

Gill McCall said...

what a beautiful card. Its been fun taking part as GDT for july.

Jac said...

Oh so cute, love the sparkle and shine and wonderful colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week

WencheP said...

Fabulous card, great colors. Thank you for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Sue said...

Hi Lorraine, loving this pink and yellow confection! And, what kid doesn't want the frosting rose to eat!! the sparkle is beautiful, you can bake me a cake anytime! Super fun card.

Hugs
Sue

Rica said...

Gorgeous Lols, I love the colour & paper combo, fabulous lo and what a sweet and adorable image - beautiful!!!
Colouring sessions in the sun - ahhh - sounds like paradise!!!!
hugs
Heather xx

Sylvia x said...

Hi Lorraine, thanks for your comment on my blog and introducing me to simon says stamp challenge blog.


sylvia x

Gemma said...

Fab blog so many lovely cards gemma x

Georgia Ehrmann said...

I love your little mouse...I think he will have a belly ache though...lol! Thank you for playing at IDIC this week and good luck!
Hugs,
Georgia

Kat said...

Loving this card Lols, that image is so sweet. Mudpie is so funny, looks like he's enjoying the cake. Love that gorgeous DP, lovely colours.

I've really enjoyed my spell as GDT, the DT girls are all so nice and welcoming. The only downside is seeing so many gorgeous images that I NEED lol!

Kat xx

Lorraine said...

this is fab Lols i do love your hm cards they are great xx

Céline said...

cute card, love the stamp and combo
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
hugs
céline SSC DT

Lynn said...

What a little cutie this one is! Love this new image and your card is just adorable! Great colors!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Since I was a little girl, I was the one stomping my foot to get the rose off the cake! That is my idea of celebrating perfectly! Beautiful coloring!

Carissa said...

Great card, he looks so full. Hugs, Carissa

Ren-Yi said...

What an adorable card. Love the layers and your coloring, Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

Valerie said...

This is so much fun! I'd LOVE to win!!!!!!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Oh this is positively sweeeetness and yumminess...I love the pink frosting flowers!!!

debby4000 said...

Oh love your gorgeous card Lols.
luv
Debby

Susie Sugar said...

Super cute card Lols yummy colouring too
Thanks for joining us at the "Die cut Dreams challenge" this time
Hugs Susie Sugar xx

Victoria said...

absolutely amazing you get better and better - loves and hugs xxxx

Jocelyn said...

Love your colour scheme. A great card.

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Cute, cute card, Lols. Love the gloss on the candles, makes them look really waxy.
Thanks for the HM image I used on my challenge card. Great blog hop and awesome prizes.
Caroline xxx

April said...

Mudpie is soooo cute! I love this image. I like your colors on this card. Great job!

Hazel (Didos) said...

Lovely card Lols, thanks for playing along on our stitching challenge on Crafty Sentiments this week Hazelxo

Krafty Kows said...

Yeah I like this lemon and pink combo and the image is so cute. Jeanette

Samantha said...

Not sure where my first message went but I wanted to say FANTASTIC card it has pride of place on my sideboard I LOVE It! thank you hunny! hopping by! what a brilliant hop! and you have my card apart of it! thanks for the B-day wishes too! and thanks for the hop!

Hoppy on to the next card! but I love this one soooooo much! awesome :0) hugs me xx

Dora said...

Awww this is cute, and so sweet, love the pretty soft coloured papers. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week.

craftynatalie said...

I love your card. and the image is so cute of Mudpie!

E. Marie said...

Wonderful card and image. Love the background papers and all the stitching.

Catherine said...

That stamp is tooooo cute for words! Love what you have done with it!

ribenaruby said...

Hi Lorraine, many congratulations to the HM team. What a great reason to celebrate and I love your card and papers. Ruby x

Yvette said...

A beautiful card with a cute stamp! Love it!

Carol said...

Such a cute card, love the meeces. Thanks for joining us at CFAS this time and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x

Michelle said...

Wow! Such beautiful pattern papers! Cute image of the mouse and candles! Love the stitching! Thanks for playing along with BIrthday Sundaes!

Anne Fenton said...

This is such a cute image, I love your work..just beautiful.
hugz
Anne

Jan said...

What a gorgeous card thanks for joining us at CFAS xx Jan DT

Anne said...

Beautiful colour scheme and his belly looks about to go POP from too much cake, this is totally adorable Lols, love it! Congratulations on the 100 challenge celebrations
Anne
x

Tini A. said...

Very sweet card ! love your image and the colors. And I love Blog Hops ;)
Hugs Tini

CraftyLyn said...

Beautiful card. Lovely colours. I adore little Mudpie!

VICTORIA said...

Awesome card. I love your card. I added my link. TFS

cindy said...

Super cute card. Thanks for playing at IDIC.

Tracy said...

Your card is too cute. Love it!

stampqueen said...

Adorable card!!! My kiddos always went for the frosting roses first thing too :)

Mrs.B said...

Love this new image, so cute. Great colours and lovely papers make this a gorgeous card.
Avril x

Lorie said...

What a cute, cute card! I'm having a great time on the blog hop!

scrapperjulia said...

What a cute card! That mouse is having fun! Thanks for the fun blog hop!

Mickaela said...

Just a really nice card! I love the colorbombination and how you match it to the colors in the image! And the crocked letters are just so charming!

Love Mickaela (meopyssel.se)

Karen said...

Gorgeous card, such a cute image too, thanks for joining us at DCD.
xx

Sue said...

Great card. I love the soft colors and the image is fantastic. Thanks for joining us at Birthday Sundaes.

Jo said...

Gorgeous card, I love it. Jo x

Helen said...

Awww...this is just the cutest! Love your sticthing!
Helen x

crafty amy said...

This is super cute the glaze on the candles is such a perfect touch :D
I will be back when I have made my card.

Hugs

Amy xx

Nina said...

A really wonderful card!! Great colourcombo and a really sweet motiv.

Thank you for joining our Animal Antics challenge at Stamptacular Sunday :)
Hugs, Nina.

Aleksandra said...

Hi Lorraine,

This is one sweet little card. I almost wish I would be a mouse. :P I love the stitches on the cards. They make them so special.

Have a nice day!
Aleksandra

Jo said...

Your card is fab. Thanks for the chance to win. Jo x

jules said...

oh totally gorgeous!!

Jennifer said...

What a yummy card and this little mousie is certainly enjoying her cake, eh?! Darling card and lovely work!

Cheers!
Jennifer

Nela said...

Its so gorgeous, what a lovely
image coloured so beautifully!
Nela xx

chrissy xx said...

Just Gorgeous! LOve the image sooo cute. LOve that button it's just a perfect match to the roses on the cake!
Chrissyxx

Tracy said...

What an adorable image Lorraine, gorgeous creation. Fabulous blog hop, must go hop now.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

deb said...

This is such a cute card.

Katarina said...

Love the yellow/pink combo. Such a sweet image, haven't even seen it yet.

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Great birthday card, so feminine with the soft colors. Love the sparkle.

Wuzimädi said...

Oh Lorraine, you did so well by choosing this adorable new image for the special occasion! It looks so nice to find the lovely pastel colors of the paper in your coloration as well, really wonderful!
Hugs Michi

Lena said...

who wouldnt love this sparkly darling birthday card? Its so stinkin cute!!!! Love it!!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

This is soo cute. Love the birthday theme and as always your colors are fabulous! Happy 100th challenge!

Carmen O. said...

What an adorable card! I love pink and yellow together. Love the shimmery roses and the wonderful candles.

Xushenka said...

Awwww, the image is so cute! I might have to get it soon... Love that he's eating the rose and the fallen candle.. :D Very nicely colored, great card! :)

Debbie said...

What a lovely sweet card...Beautiful.
Debbie x

craftykitten said...

Fabulous card Lols, love the image and the colours are fab. Thanks for sharing with us at Die Cut Dreams this time.
Hugs
Dawn and the Dream Team xxx

butlersabroad said...

Just beautiful Lols, I love all the new releases, well, let's face it, I love them all!!

Hugs
Brenda

Carola/Schokofee said...

Really cute - and a yummy birthday cake ;)

karen adams said...

love everything about it! i want that stamp!

Spyder said...

ohoo silly me has only just spotted that it says to use one or all of those:- bling, bow and buttons! My bow fell off in the garden when I took the pictures!! it took ages to find it! (last bit o ribbon in the same colour!!) well I guess it'll make up for the fact that there's not much 'bling' on my card!! Great blog hop and prizes!
Happy Crafting ((Lyn))

Spyder said...

ohoo sorry for got to say , love your card too!!
(Lyn)

*Vicki* said...

Just came back to enter my card hun!! :)

Eve said...

Luv this new stamp, and your coloring and the color combo of pink & yellow is so sweet!! the font of the sentiment also matches this image! luv the card! :-)

petra,s cards said...

wauwwwwwww this one is gorgeous!! great colouring and that image is sooo sweet!!
xx petra

Paddington fan said...

Hi Lols, Your card is just so pretty, I'm loving that new mouse stamp and your papers are gorgeous too - love it all!!! Congratulations to you and the rest of the HM&F team on reaching 100 challenges. I'm a novice with house mouse stamps but I can sense a new addiction coming on - I love them all! Must hop, love Jacky x

Vanja said...

Beautiful card! I love the image and the lovely soft colours.
hugs
Vanja

Nancy said...

Oh, this is so cute! Great job on the coloring!

Squirrel said...

Aw that's sugar-sweet! LOVE your colouring. Happy party weekend!
Rosey x

Glenda Atkins said...

Aw so cute, love your card, what fabulous colouring you do! Super new image. I'm lovin' the hop:)

Debs said...

Totally gorgeous Lols - love the colours and the super sweet image.
Thanks for a fab fun blog hop.
Debs xx

Fluffles said...

Another great card, Jx

Whisper said...

Superb am loving the colours and cutie image, Luv Sam x

Barbara Colbert said...

Adorable!!!! LOVE that birthday card...who wouldn't LOVE getting it in the mail?? TOO CUTE!

Heidi Brawley said...

YUM what a SWEET looking card you made!!!
~Heidi Brawley

Dawn Frost said...

The stickles and glossy accents are perfect! They add so much to the little dear, lol!

Natalie's Crafts said...

What a pretty card!

Dominique said...

ooooh, your card is so sweet! I love those soft colors you used and this cute image! It fits perfect for the 100th challenge! Have a wonderful summer, Dominique

pinky said...

Lorraine this is just gorgeous, what a super cute image, another for my list:) Thanks for the hop.

Ana said...

on my birthday, i want one cake like this with mouse.
Ist's so adorable.
Hugs Ana