Thursday, November 12, 2009

House-Mouse "Kit" Challenge

This week's challenge at House Mouse was somewhat elaborate. The DT were all furnished a kit, but we the challengees were supposed to try to duplicate as best we could the ingredients in their kits. Those ingredients were:
Colour theme - Brown and Cream
1 x spotty/patterned paper
Brown Ribbon
Silver thread
Charm
Stamped image
Sentiment
Swirl die-cut (or something similar)
embossed card (brown or cream or both)
Pearls (or diamontes)
I had to make a card for my daughter's 3rd anniversary and this HM stamp was perfect, so I decided to see if I could make the card go with the challenge. She loves brown, so I used my PTI DP for the color/spotted paper. The ribbon is also PTI. The one thing I do not have is silver thread. I also have no charms but I used my ribbon slide from Flourishes and decided that could be my charm. My background is a Divine Swirl embossing folder for my Cuttlebug and I used my Kaiser half-pearls for the pearls. Hope this counts for the challenge, but even if it doesn't, I love how it turned out anyway. Thanks for stopping by. Thanks, America, for the challenge. It's nice to be participating.

15 comments:

America said...

Oh my goodness is this precious!!! Great job on the House Mouse challnege. You did great!!! :) Thanks so much for playing along with us as its always nice to see you there. :)

Rachel said...

Oh my goodness Karen, you did a fabulous job with this card and the challenge. Such a sweet anniversary card for your daughter.
Big hugs,
Rachel

Danni said...

Aww, this is so sweet!

scrapperjulia said...

THis is really cute, what a great anniversary card for your daughter!

Nilla said...

Gorgeous card! They are so sweet! Love it! Have a great weekend! Hugs Nilla

Sue from Oregon said...

oh Karen, this is so darn cute!

Leigh said...

Oh wow, this is excellent. Love it.

Peggy said...

Absolutely adorable anniversary card! Love your attention to all the little details!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Totally cute! You did awesome with the kit. Love it.

dolcreations said...

This anniversary card is so darn cute! I love the paper in the background, I love the embossed swirls! Oh heck..I just love it! those little mice are coloured perfectly! I find sometimes the mice tricky to colour but you have perfected it!
Christine

Leslie Miller said...

Awwwwww, this is sweet, Karen! I'm glad I came over here today. I was feeling in a bit of a slump after all the release activity, but you make me feel inspired again. Thank you!

Susan (rainy) said...

What a precious and sweet image! I love your card, Karen.. wonderful texture and design.

Cindy said...

This is so cute. The image is adorable and I like what you did with it surrounded by the embossed swirls and the other fun elements. Thanks for ordering my brother's book. I passed your comment on to him. I know he will appreciate it.

~MudpieMouse said...

I love your card. It's very sweet! The sentiment is hysterical. I love the color combo too. Keep on stampin' on!

Jenny Gropp said...

OMG cute stuff. those little mousies can always make me smile!!!