Monday, December 20, 2010

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge #85-Aperture

Yes, we had a little snow at Gwamma's house last night and I had to call Cole and his Mama to alert them to the road conditions on their way here today. Cole was excited and anxious to see the snow, but probably not so much his Mama.  I can just imagine Cole peeking out the car window trying to get his first glimpse of the white stuff!

Challenge #85 at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge is aperture. (an opening somewhere in your card).  My top sentiment Happy Holidays is really inside of this card. I used a nestie to cut the circle to show the sentiment.  This card turned out completely different than I originally envisioned, but totally cute I think!

I used a Martha tree punch as well as some Martha coarse glitter for the snow. Such a sparkly effect.

It was fun to get back into my crafting room, even for just a short time. Although it is pretty darned messy, I managed to "eeeeek" out a small space to create. I hope you can join us for this fun have two weeks.Let's see what you can do!

Card details:
Stamps: Beary Big Delivery  Biggly and Baby  PR1024, circle sentiment is retired from SU! and the other sentiment is computer generated.
Cardstock: Real Red, Walmart White and The pretty blue snowflake DP is made by BoBunny-Snowy Serenade Sparkles
Ink: Memento Black, Copics, Real Red
Misc: Martha coarse glitter, Martha tree punch, SU! gold cording, pinking nesties.

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Deloris said...

What a fun card! Made me smile!

Our Little Inspirations said...

This is the cutest card I've ever seen! LOVE those mice in the car, especially the one in the back seat! LOVE it!!

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
aww this is gorgeous luv the snowy scene, awesome colour work, sue,x

Lorie said...

Oh, gosh...that is completely adorable! LOVE it Sue!

Curt in Carmel said...

Simply and positively awesome. The scene you created is off the charts cute. I just stare at your cards sometimes just absorbing all the wonder they hold. This is such a great card! Hope you are doing well. Best, Curt

Jenny said...

This is super cute - love how you "tied" the presents to the car and all the wonderful sparkle!

Jovita said...

Ah this is really cute, I like how you tied down the presents with gold cording, very creative.

Allison said...

This is a wonderful scene! I am so going to CASE the idea with those frosty trees!

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sue ,,the image is just sooo adororable ,, the little fella in the back there ,, awww :-) fab 'snow' too ,, the scene you created is wonderful !! :-)

Lols x x x

Shirley N said...

I love your beautiful scene Sue, your stary background and your snow. And, your coloring is gorgeous! Happy Holidays to you and your family Sue!

Eve said...

i don't remember this image but you used this image, into such a fun & cute card! I luv it! esp. i luv the match with the car & "driving" in this scene with trees background, in the snow! So very cute!

Sue said...

So darn cute, gwamma! Love the sparkle and the look on the little bears face is awesome. Cute scene you created. Wanted to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and Happy healthy New Year. I am so happy that we landed on the HM DT together!

Sue Drees

Charlene said... cute is this???!!! Oh my gosh! You are so creative and such an enabler!

Anja's weblog said...

Wow!! What a Gorgeous card you've made. Totally love it:))

I wish you and your family a wonderful christmas.

Larissa said...

Hi Sue,

sorry for being mia the last weeks on your blog, it has been very busy times for me. :( I LOVE your card! The image is so adorable especially when I think of Cole on his way to his forst snow. Did he have a good time in the snow?
Your colouring is fabulous as always!

Merry christmas to you and your family!

Ila said...

Oh My!! I love this card...It is so dimensional..and your coloring is Amazing!!..Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!..Big Hugs, Ila

Elena said...

Wow! What an amazing card, Sue! Love the dimension you created and all the snow glitter!
Wishing you and your family Merry Christmas!
I tried your recipe for Russian Teacakes - they were so goood! Thank you so much for sharing!

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Lee said...

Hi.thanks for stopping by my blog today.Your card is awesome,i love all that snow lol.xx

Lynnor said...

Oh, how did I miss this??? Sooooo adorable!! I love your attention to detail on this cutie!! The gold cord holding down that load of gifts, the glittery snow...perfect in every way!!

Pam S. said...
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Pam S. said...

I LOVE this Sue! I would have to pick it for my fave if I got to pick! So adorably created with fun details!
Pam Going Postal

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