Saturday, 9 January 2016

House Mouse Love




I  won this stamp last year in a House Mouse Blog Hop, thank you Christine, this is the first time I have used it, it's a real cutie. Lots of layers and some paper piecing too.

We weren't flooded this week but the burn beside us rose to within about a foot of my husbands workshop, and our son was stranded in Aberdeen overnight, the trains north were cancelled and the A96 was flooded in several places which meant that we were unable to drive the 50 odd miles to collect him, there were services cancelled yesterday as well because train crews were stranded away from base. Hopefully things will be back to normal next week.


Stamp by House Mouse Design
Papers from Nitwit Collections
Dies from Cheery Lynn, Sizzix and Spellbinder.


Challenges

http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/craftyhazelnuts-patterned-paper-january.html
http://papercreatorscrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/challenge-43-happy-new-yearany.html
http://pixiescraftyworkshop.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/pixies-snippets-playground-week-210.html
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.com.au/2016/01/challenge-25.html
http://sirstampalotchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/january-challenge-anything-goes-with.html
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/challenge-293-always-anything-goes.html
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/challenge-93.html
http://crazychallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/cch-213-celebrations.html
http://fairytale-challengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/challenge-134-everything-goes.html
http://craftingbydesigns.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/january-anything-goes.html
http://christmasblogchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/spring-is-in-air.html
http://creativefingerschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/challenge-100-winners-98.html
http://gruffiesandguests.blogspot.com.au/2016/01/ch25-bingo.html ribbon, pearls, wet embossing
http://www.mytimetocraftchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/challenge-312-friendshipfriends.html
http://housemouse-challenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/hmfmc-210-winter-sportswinter-fun.html anything goes

35 comments:

  1. What a lovely card Meg. Well done winning that lovely stamp. As always the layers look beautiful and I like how you've embellished with matching paperclips. I glad to hear that you are safe from the floods. I think all our hearts go out to the poor people suffering from the flooding. I hadn't thought of the implications of people being cut off though till I read your post. Take care. Barbxx

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  2. Great card Meg - and so lovely to see that wonderful image so perfectly coloured. Love how you paper pieced the wee dish :) Clever touch to add the paper clips as well!

    I do hope things return to normal for you - our friends in Inverurie were high enough to be OK thankfully but their daughter was evacuated to them in the middle of the night when the River Don burst its banks. What a nightmare - and it just keeps getting worse :(

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. A lovely card with sweet details....Great coloring....very pretty.
    Thanx for playing with us at Winter Wonderland, xxx Plony (DT)

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  4. A cute HM image Meg and really pretty card.

    Many thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations challenge.

    B x

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  5. An adorable House-Mouse card Meg, such a sweet image and lots of fabulous layers.
    Pauline
    x

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  6. Happy New Year Meg! hope it's a happy, healthy year for you and your family.
    Aww these mice are very cute.. love the gorgeous papers and the paper clip embellies are so perfect! :-)
    So glad that you aren't flooded… it looks awful up there in the photos and videos that I've seen.
    Stay safe and cosy!
    Hope you have a lovely weekend
    Hugs Sue B xx

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  7. Hi Meg, thank goodness you are not affected by the floods, it's just heartbreaking for all the folk who have been flooded, I don't know how they cope with it.

    An adorable card, lovely image and layout, Kate x

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  8. Oh this is fabulous Meg...a beautiful card!! I don't think I've ever seen this image...I love it! Thanks for playing along with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge...good luck!
    Take care,
    Beth

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  9. Fabulous design, love how you've used the paperclips
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  10. A stunning house mouse card, I love your backing design and colours. Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and good luck in the draw. Hope the flooding is subsiding and everything is ok with you all. Jennifer DT member x

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  11. An adorable image, love the layers and details too.
    Hope the weather is better today, it's so awful seeing the images on the news of the floods, my heart goes out to those poor people.
    Lorraine

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  12. Absolutely adorable! Thanks so much for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Good luck!

    Hugs,
    Snoopy :D​

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  13. Aww, this is so sweet, the image is adorable, you made great use of the win.

    Love and hugs
    Maarit

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  14. Such an adorable and gorgeous House-Mouse Valentine. Thanks for playing along with us at HMFMC. Hope to see lots more of your beautiful makes in 2016. Good Luck! :)

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  15. A super cute card, Meg! Great colourings. Thanks for sharing it with us at stamping sensations for our stamp and Die challenge and good luck!

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  16. Haha, this would be perfect for a friend of mine and she will know exactly why. A day about 15 years ago she had to participate in a training at her workplace. They had spent almost a full day where they had to come up with all possible ideas on what they could use paper clips for... It was kind of a creative mind type of training, not something my friend is very keen on...

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  17. Aww . . .such a cute card. Congrats at being showcased in the Snippets Playground.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  18. Beautiful creation, lovely design and colours chosen...thanks for joining in our challenge this time...of anything goes...
    Paper Creators DT {aNNie}

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  19. Oh, my gosh, this is so adorable, Meg!! Congratulations on being a worthy Playground pick!! Hugs, Darnell

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  20. simply gorgeous card love the layout, colours and image best wishes Lesley x

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  21. simply gorgeous card love the layout, colours and image best wishes Lesley x

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  22. Hi Meg, wonderful colors and layers on this adorable card. Thanks for joining us and sharing it with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Love the paper piecing too.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  23. Totally adorable - I love your addition of real paperclips. wow amazing card - thank you so much for sharing with us at My Time to Craft. Watch out for our new challenge on Saturday. Annie xxx

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  24. Super cute image and design.

    Hugs Diane

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  25. Simply gorgeous thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Julie xxx

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  26. Absolutely adorable!! It would be hard not to like this card! Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
    Pinky

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  27. wow!! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge. Good luck.
    Bye,
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)

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  28. What a lovely handmade heart! Your mices are soso sweet. Thanks for showing it for the fairytale-challenge.
    hugs
    mamapia

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  29. Your card is just gorgeous! Absolutely stunning! Thanks for joining us at Gruffies & Guests Challenge.
    Silvia DT

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  30. Gorgeous card and I love this stamp so congratulations on winning it. Love the layers you have used and the paperclips embellish it perfectly. Thank you for joining in the Gruffies & Guests Challenge (Angela - DT)

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  31. Such a pretty card Meg, love the paper piecing and what a great idea to add real paper clips !! Hope you have loads more fun with your won stamp !!

    Good luck in our challenge at HMFMC !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  32. Such lovely papers you have used to show off your fun new stamp! Great card! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! ♥ Sue Kment

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  33. Lovely card, thank you so much for sharing with us at Gruffies & Guests, hope to see you again
    Hugs Shaz x

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  34. This is lovely thanks for joining us at CHPPCB. xx Jan

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  35. What a gorgeous card you have made here. It fits our challenge this month at Gruffies and Guests of “anything goes with the option of the BINGO board”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Gruffies and Guests Challenge Design Team Member)

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