Saturday, May 9, 2009

House Mouse Gate-Fold Challenge



This week's challenge at HM was to make a gate fold card. While the card itself was extremely simple to make per the link to the instructions, it didn't address keeping the card closed, and as you can see I put my prong on the wrong side of the card......DUH! Now that would have worked if I had applied the adhesive to the right side (as you're facing the card) of the image, but I didn't, so I'm still pondering a way to close it without having to attach a velcro shape on there. I decided to make it a Mother's Day card as I still have people I need cards for. Since it will be used for that, there will be more added as a sentiment, but I'm not going to finish it for the recipient to see on my blog (in case they even look.) The image is one of the ones I won from the challenge that America sponsored a few weeks back. I'm so tickled that I got this one. It was fun to color and I think it's adorable. Be sure to stop by and see the other cards that the DT did. They always make the cutest cards. Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week-end.

12 comments:

Jane Wetzel said...

This is one of my FAVORITE HM images and I dont have it!! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE what u did here!! So sweet! :)

Danni said...

What a wonderful job of coloring you did! Very pretty card!

stephanne said...

Oh yay, I've been wanting to see what you'd create with that awesome bundle of stamps, this is a cutie!! I love your choice of color and your coloring is perfect!!
Stephanne

America said...

OH what FABULOUS coloring and a great job on the gatefold challenge Karen!!! This precious HM image is totally adorable! Glad YOU won it and are putting it to good use! :) Im soooo happy to hear your Mother's Day was wonderful too! :)

~MudpieMouse said...

So sweet! The colors you chose are beautiful and I love the stitched ribbon at the bottom. Great job! Keep on stampin' on!

Shary said...

This is gorgeous Karen I love the colour combo and you're right that image is sooo cute.

Leslie Miller said...

Oh! I have this image and I just love it! My son gave it to me and I cherish it. I love your colors, the sweet gingham and the gatefold design. This happy card makes me feel good! Thank you!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

So beautiful!! Such sweet colors, and I love that gingham paper!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is darling. A wonderful gate fold, and your HM is adorable.

Kristine B. said...

AWWWWESOME!!! Love this! :) That green gingham paper goes soo well! Love the gate-fold (haven't done one of those in ?? months!) and love how the inside is all dec'd out too!!

mueppi said...

Wow....... Kirby
this is soooo wonderful!
I love the image and your colouring!
Hugs Gisela

Rachel said...

This card is absolutely adorable!! I love the colors you used and that image is sooo cute!! you did a beautiful job Karen!
hugs,
Rachel