Sunday, November 8, 2009

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge #55

Finally! Some stampin' time came my way! Yeah...I made some fun cards yesterday and now I am working on how to edit and resize on my new computer programs. That stuff can be so frustrating for a computer nerd. There are about 5 million ways to do this, it's just remembering how I did it in the first place! I'm getting there. Can't wait to show you everything I made yesterday. I have some fun stuff to share this week!

This card was made for the current House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. The challenge was aperture...which they explained basically meant a card with a hole in it.(hopefully a hole you put there on purpose) Hey, I thought I could do that pretty easy, and it was! I just used my nestie and VIOLA!

What you are seeing in the top picture is a peek through the circle I cut out with my nestie. I then made a little red nestie frame to go around the hole and added some 'Jenny' doodles LOL! I always think of Jenny Gropp when I get brave enough to add a few dots here and there on my card. I am really not brave enough to doodle too much because I know I will mess up big time.

Jenny really is the Queen of Doodles and has a wonderful tutorial on how she does it (which I read after I made this card-I might have been braver had I read this first) Her doodles are much more fancy schmancy than mine though.

Nothing better than a hot cup of cocoa!

Card Details:


Stamps: Lip Smackin' Relaxing (Mudpie) HM1016 by Stampabilities, Sentiment by Stampabilities also--A Little Dream GR1055 ( both from posted on the side of my blog)

Cardstock: Real Red and SU! Merry Moments DP...oh such pretty stuff too

Ink: Memento Black, Real Red, Copics

Misc: Circle Nesties, SU Sizzix snowflake dies, Michael's silver thingies, old button and silver cording

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Danni said...

Very cute!! He looks so cozy and happy!

Our Little Inspirations said...

So cute! I love that lil' mouse in the cup!!

cats whiskers said...

Wow this is just stunning dear what a fantastic colour scheme
Hugs Jacqui x

Larissa said...

Hi Sue very sweet card! Great way to make an aperture in your card! Your doodling looks great, don;t be afraid and just do it! :)


theneon said...

Sue -- this is beautiful -- you did it up to perfection. I will be anxious to see all your new projects posted when you get all that resizing stuff figured out! Now, I'm going to go make some hot chocolate!

America said...

adorable HM image and creation!! great colors!!

Curt in Carmel said...

A perfect interpretation of the aperture card! I love this stamp and of course your coloring is wonderful! I think you did a super job with the doodles! Great card! Best, Curt

Sue said...

Precious card. Nothing like a warm cuppa. You should go to the house mouse website and enter this card in the gallery, so cute.

Jovita said...

Another fabulous card Sue, your doodling is great.

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