Monday, July 18, 2011

House Mouse & Friends Challenge #100 Blog Hop

Welcome to our 100'th Challenge Celebration Blog Hop!
If you've arrived from Kat, (Lilac Kat) - (July Guest Designer) you're on the right track.
To start at the top head over to see America Kuhn

I am the lucky lady who was up to choose the theme this week and I chose
buttons, bows, & bling...use any or all!
Sadly this is my last challenge with HM&F as I'm needing more time to meet other commitments. I've enjoyed this team so very much and will miss them all greatly!



My project to share with you today!
A paper pieced (& pieced & pieced), twisted easel, new baby card!





WOW when I said paper pieced I meant it! All those tiny pieces of quilt and wallpaper between the bed slats are cut and pasted! Love the end project though!

Supply List
Image-Bunny Hop, House Mouse Stamps
Sentiment-my own and computer generated

Stamp Ink
Memento Tuxedo Black

Paper
Neenah Smooth white card stock
Designer Papers-Unknown
Solid Color Card Stock-Stampin Up

Copic Markers
Bunnies-w1, w3, w5, r00, r01/e41, e42, e31, r00, r01/e13, e15, r00, r01
Bedframe-e31, e34

Misc. Supplies
Pink woven ribbon, Stampin Up
white button
white felt
white crocheted lace
dimensional adhesive
Scoring Board
Scotch ATG gun and adhesive

Challenges this project qualifies for:
The Pink Elephant-#107 Felt
Anything Goes-#45 more than one fold
Simon Says Stamp-Anything Goes
Paper Pretties-#162 Animals
Craft Your Days Away-#24 Fancy Folds
Stamptacular Sunday-#120 Animal Antics

100th CHALLENGE SPONSORS
We are very lucky to have these FABULOUS SPONSORS who have GENEROUSLY donated amazing prizes. We highly value your SPONSORSHIPS and are happy to have you on board!! :)

Simon Says Stamp
Bearly Mine Designs
PLUS some of the HM&F design team !

Here are the BLOG-HOP RULES to follow...
  1. Visit DT and Guest DT Member's Blogs to leave a comment.
  2. Return to the HM&F Challenge Blog and again leave the TEAM a comment.
  3. Create a project following our challenge theme and featuring any of the House-Mouse & Friends, Happy Hoppers or Gruffies Stamps.
  4. Post your project to your blog, (or any online gallery), and enter itusing Linkitz on the HM&F Challenge Blog

To be eligible for the prizes , you must mention our Challenge and link your project back here.
To EARN extra bonus points, we'd LOVE it if you became a Follower of our fun Mousie BLOG.
This Blog-Hop Challenge will run until Sunday, July 31st at 8:00 PM EST.

That's it!!!!


Now I'll send you on over to see Lori Barnett

Lisa

90 comments:

  1. gorgeous detailed card. I love that wall pic on a frame, that genius RUG and the brilliant wall trimming. Amazing detailing, FAB folds and such lovely coloring. Im sad yu are leaving us Mousies, but wish you all the best!!! Youre leaving with a bang of a gorgeous HM&F creation. Thank you for being a big part of our Mousie family. Come back to visit us often. :)

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  2. Wow...lot of coloring here and what a wonderful job you did...love the added extra lace.

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  3. WOW, love all the details. I love paper piecing. The finished result looks awesome. :-)

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  4. Well I must say, your hard work has really paid off Lisa. Your card is stunning. I really love the colour mix (not to mention the adorable image). It's a gorgeous card. Not sure if I could bear to part with it if I were you...sigh! Lx

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  5. What a fabulous card and such a lot of work, but well worth it. I'm looking forward to hopping along and seeing all the great cards that have been made this week by the DT.

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  6. SHUT UP!!!!! THIS IS SOOOOO Cute!!!!!! I just love all the details. Those Happy Hoppers sure make me happy :) Well...I'm sad to see you leave our team...but I know we will still be friends...right? ;) hee hee hee. I'll probably be pokin' you on FB too! (((((hugs)))))

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  7. Lisa, this is an incredible card! Love the paper piecing -- it was definitely worth it. This stamp is next on my wish list -- I just love it. Love the way you popped up the picture hanging on the wall!

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  8. Hi ya girlfriend!! It's too hot to be out and about today...so I thought I'd join in on your fun House Mouse celebration today!! :) So sorry to hear you leaving!! I know they'll be missing your gorgeous designs!!

    Really adorable with the colors, the patchwork and easel style card hun!! Great theme idea and it will be FUN for me to join in!! I hope you're enjoying your Summer my friend! HUGS

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  9. Oh wow Lisa ,, I wondered how you made this and thought you had cut the bed out and popped it in front, it didn't occur to me that you had paper pieced it all !, this must have taken hours to make but so well worth it ,,, stunning card and I will be copying this idea !! :-)

    I am so sorry you are leaving us but am sure we will keep in touch, I will poke you occasionally too :-)
    wishing you all the very best xx ,, good luck xx

    luv
    Lols x x x

    ,,,, hopping along ,,, :-)

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  10. Wow this is incredible. I've never seen so much paper piecing going on and I love the little details like the rug and the picture on the wall too! Sorry you're leaving the team as I've really enjoyed your beautiful HM creations, talk about going out on a bang though! I need to get my thinking cap on for this challenge, I'll be back at the main blog later with a card.

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  11. Wozer creation Lisa GF so sad to see you go we'll miss your gorgeous creations..what a wonderful last chall card you have left us with..beautiful paper pieceing lots of work but well worth the effort LOVE it.

    smiles teamie Christine xx

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  12. Love the card, colores and the stamp !
    Love the job you have done too...
    Hugs Anne-Eddie

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  13. Hi Lisa
    oh my word, this is bloody stunning hun, this must have taken you ages, but oh so worth it, i luv the bedroom scene, awesome creation hun, sue,x

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  14. This is a fab card and must have taken you ages! Well worth it though! Best wishes Karen x

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  15. what a beautiful card. Its been fun taking part as GDT for july.

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  16. WOWEE Lisa - a 'swan song' if ever I saw one!!!
    I love everything about this - such an amazing creation and worth all the time and effort it must have taken - you've even given the little cuties a fluffy rug lol!!
    Sad to see you go - hope you call in for visits!!
    Heather xx

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  17. Lisa, a lot of snip, snip, snipping going on here, but I love the end result here too. The quilt looks wonderful and the kids are having a ball jumping on the bed. Just a delightful card. We are all going to miss you, but wish you much fun on your new journey.......you will do a great job in your new roll...

    Hugs
    Sue

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  18. Stunning card Lisa. That paper piecing is amazing, it must have taken you ages. But well worth it. And that image is super-cute, ideal for a new baby card.

    I've loved being GDT at HM&F this month, it's been a lot of fun and all the DT have been so nice.

    Kat xx

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  19. Oh my this card is just adorable with those little bunnys jumping on the bed! Your coloring is wonderful and I love the colors you used. That sentiment is so cute!

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  20. so cute, love the scene you created!
    thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
    hugs
    céline SSC DT

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  21. Totally gorgeous coloring! This is so inspiring from the rug, right down to the chair rail! Bravo.

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  22. Wow! I was looking at your card trying to work out how you had managed to colour it against the background and then I read your post and see that you have paper pieced everything! My goodness what a feat! Fabulous colouring, fabulous piecing! STunning card. It's so nice to see you at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week - thank you for playing along! Hugs, Lesley

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  23. This is so much fun! I'd LOVE to win!!!!!!!!

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  24. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [19 Jul 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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  25. I just love your blog and your inspiration!
    So glad I found you!

    I've got a gift for you here
    http://handmadebytlc-dt-awards.blogspot.com/2011/07/terrific-inspiration-award-from.html
    Hugs
    Tammy Louise

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  26. Oh how adorable is that! I love that little throw rug under the bed!

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  27. Oh wow Lisa this is such a sweet and beautiful card, I love the sweet image and the textured rug looks lovely'
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    hugs Mandy xx

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  28. this is amazing fantastic image love it to bits xxx

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  29. Wow! Stunning card. The paper pieceing is awesome and I love that little rug.
    Thanks for a great blog hop and the chance to win.
    Caroline xxx

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  30. What a fun card! I love the image. You did a wonderful job! I love the saying inside too.

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  31. This is a really fantastic card. Brilliant. Jeanette

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  32. No more naughty bunnys bouncing on the bed! tehhheee... What a fantastic card, I totally am gob smacked you paper pieced that quilt! AWESOME! and such lovely bling! great job! what a fun hop this is! thanks for a great stop on the hop! hugs Samantha :0)

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  33. Your card is lovely. It caught my eye staraight away. You worked realy hard on that card and it shows. Sorry your leaving.

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  34. You did an amazing job with this adorable image. What a lot of work with the paper piece. It looks great. Best wishes in your future endeavors.

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  35. Wow! Love all the paper piecing!!!!

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  36. Hi Lisa, huge congratulations to the HM team, brilliant milestone it is! Love your fab card and all that hard work of paper piecing has paid off. It's a wonderful easel. Ruby x

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  37. Wow ... what a beautiful card! Lovely image!

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  38. Beautiful card. I love your work.
    Hugz
    Anne

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  39. What an awesome final card, you have really excelled yourself with this amazing paper piecing and all the extra details you created round you image. Sorry not to see more of your creations for HM, but thanks for all the lovely ones I've enjoyed looking at
    Anne
    x

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  40. Oooohhh.... what a sweet card - love it! And I love Blog Hops ;)
    Hugs Tini

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  41. Love the colours of this card. The patchwork bed cover must of took some doing. It looks great!

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  42. Beautiful card, they all look like they're havin lots of fun lol, and the colouring is amazing. Thanks for sharing with us at CYDA and good luck, Gaynor DT xx

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  43. First of all i clicked follow before reading so its a plus that you give extra chances for followers. I so love your card. I have this stamp and it makes me smile. TFS Great Card. I am also a new follower to your blog.

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  44. Love this card! Absolutely adorable, sorry to hear about your puppy. I wish her a speedy recovery.

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  45. What an adorable card, just lovely and the paper piecing is just perfect!!!

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  46. Talk about going out on a 'high'!! This card is stunning, wondered how you had coloured it til I read it was paper pieced - fabulous and well worth the effort.
    Avril x

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  47. Can I just say wow! Your card is incredible...so happy and home-y! I love your blog look too!

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  48. Those little mice are just too cute - thank you for joining our Fancy Folds challenge at CYDA.

    Amanda

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  49. I have this stamp and you did a fabulous job on this card! I love the quilt on the bed! Thanks for the fun blog hop!

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  50. I think this is one of my favorites this week! I just love all the details that makes the room come to life, like the rug and the lace-walldevider, it's just wonderful! And the image makes me wanna take a jump too!

    Love Mickaela

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  51. Wow this is fantastic, such a lot of work but fabulous end result. Jo x

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  52. Fabulous card - the paper piecing is amazing!
    Helen x

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  53. Oh my gosh this is adorable! I LOVE the way you have used the lace :D

    Hugs

    Amy xx

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  54. Hi Lisa,

    I love your card. The image is so cute and you've colored it so nice. I love the carpet... :) Adorable!!!

    Have a nice day!
    Aleksandra

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  55. Hi Lisa wow cute image! stunning card the quilt looks so real!!

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  56. Positively adorable! What a wonderful card. Your creations are such inspiration and so very lovely. I'll seeing miss your wonderful cards at HM&Fs. And this card is precious!

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  57. Oh, how lovely! I love the stamp and what you have made with it!
    Hugs Nela

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  58. WoW! Fabulous! LOve all that paper piecing....Well worth all the time you must have put into it. Gorgeous colours too!
    Chrissyxx

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  59. I love your bunny image Lisa, gorgeous creation. Fabulous blog hop, must go hop now.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  60. What a great card for a new baby. I just love it.

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  61. Aaaw, how cute. Love the sentiment and how you cut out the image. Here's my card:

    http://kamadesign.blogspot.com/2011/07/house-mouse-100th-challenge-celebration.html

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  62. Simply adorable, the rug is fabulous and it looks like a room. Wonderful creations.

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  63. Wowee, Lisa! Love your card! A lot of work with all that piercing ;) but abolutely gorgeous! And what a nice idea to use that piece of felt. Sad to hear that this is your last contribution, but it's a really great one!
    Hugs Michi

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  64. this is so stinkin cute! Love how the card base looks like wallpaper! Great job and you will be missed :)

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  65. Aodorable card.... I just got this stamp a couple of weeks ago..love how you colored it. Happy 100th Challenge!

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  66. WOW WOW WOW! Love all the wonderful detail. Absolutely beautiful card.

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  67. Your card is very beautiful! I can barely believe it's paper-pieced - it's so accurate. :) The image you picked is very cute, too!

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  68. Beautiful card...love this image.
    Debbie x

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  69. The hoppers are hopping at the blog hop :)
    Sooooooooooo cutie!

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  70. Lovely colours! super card, fab blog hop with even more amazing prizes!! Have a crafty week
    (Lyn)

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  71. what a sweet card!! Luv this SOFT colors, soft & fuzzy mat, and picture frame! Luv the card! :-)

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  72. wauwwww verry beautiful card!!! and i love that fantastic image!!!
    xx petra

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  73. Wow Lisa you must have tons of patience to paper piece this!! Your card is so pretty!! The image just makes me smile and love the colurs too!! Congratulations to you and the rest of the HM&F team on reaching 100 challenges. I'm a novice with house mouse stamps but I can sense a new addiction coming on - I love them all! Must hop, love Jacky x

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  74. This is adorable and wonderful job on paperpiecing! I love the image.
    hugs
    Vanja

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  75. Oh my...you did an amazing job with all that paper piecing! Your card is adorable!

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  76. What a precious card. Now I need to find a tutorial for a twisted easel card - I guess the card front folds under for mailing, instead of outside like the normal easel cards?

    Lisa, your creativity is going to be missed. All the very best with your next projects, and have a great party weekend!
    Rosey x

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  77. A wonderful card displaying a great gift in crafting, very well done! All that talent will be missed I'm sure. I'm loving the blog hop...

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  78. WOWZERS this is stunning and the detail of the work is awesome! The paper-pieced (and pieced and pieced) quilt is simply gorgeous.
    Thanks for a fabulous blog hop.
    Debs xx

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  79. A great stamp & such a fun card...love it. Jx

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  80. Wow this is fabby and so reminds me of my 4 year old jumping up and down on our bed !!! Wow was an amazing piece of paper piecing too, Luv Sam x

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  81. Wow!!! What an amazing job of paper piecing!!! Oh my!!! Looks great and really makes the images pop!!! NICELY done!

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  82. WOWZERS!!!!! This card is Beautiful and Amazing! What time it took to do all that detail. love the rug!!!
    Heidi Brawley

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  83. OMG totally awesome! I LOVE the rug, picture, border, EVERYTHING! Gorgeous!

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  84. Your card is adorable! The image is great but your usage is perfect! Love all this details and the quilt is amazing! Have a good time! Dominique

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  85. This is just adorable, I love the little rug. Thanks for the hop.

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  86. your card ist one of the best on this Blog hop.
    I love it, so many lovely details. One lovely girl bedroom
    Hugs Ana

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