Monday, January 17, 2011

House Mouse and Friends Challenge #87-Embossing

This week the House Mouse and Friends Challenge is to create a project that uses embossing! Since it's been so cold lately I went with a nice, warm summery image! Be sure to stop by the House Mouse & Friends Blog to see the wonderful samples the team has to share with you!

Supply List
Image, House Mouse Stamps
Hammock Hibernation , Gruffies, House Mouse Stamps

Stamp Ink
Memento Black Tuxedo

Neenah white card stock
Sunflower print-photo
Stampin Up solid color card stocks

Copic Markers
Greenery-yg91, yg93, yg95
Sunflowers-y32, y26, e34, e25, e27, e29
Bear-e53, e55, e57

Misc Supplies:
Sunflower photo
Cuttlebug swiss dot embossing folder
Green/white ribbon-Stampin Up
Navy Button
hemp twine
Scallop border punch-Stampin Up
Scotch ATG gun and adhesive
Cuttlebug or Big Shot

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Truly Scrumptious-#48 Dreaming of Summer and sketch
Catered Crop- FTR3 from recipe-swiss dot embossing folder, ribbon, copics
Fab N Funky-#55 warm N toasty
Moving Along with the Times-#81 Dreams
Totally Gorjuss-#63 Cuddly
Stamp, Scrap, & Doodle-Anything goes
Craft Your Days Away-#11 Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin-Use a photo (Sunflower photo)
Crafty Emma-#19 no designer paper
Incy Wincy Designs-#77 bears



  1. GORGEOUS COLORS, fantastic coloring. Love this HM creation Lisa! Hope youre doing OK! :)

  2. Eeek! Dear Lisa,

    I love your Gruffies® card creation. The sky is colored so perfectly, I long for skies like that in mostly cloudy Vermont. It would be great if you wouldn't mind uploading it and any other House-Mouse Designs®, HappyHoppers® and/or Gruffies® cards, you've created, on to our web site. You can click on the link below to check this out.
    Click here

  3. Awwww!! This is adorable!! Beautiful colouring too!! Makes me want summer TODAY!!
    Sarah :o)

  4. Lisa, your coloring is sooo amazing hun!! I love your fun summer image too!! :) HUGS

  5. ohh this is lovely ,,, very warm and summery ,, can't wait for BBA weather !! :-) I love this bear and the sunflower photo is stunning :-)

    Lols x x x

  6. Hi ya hun
    aww what a gorgeous card hun, awesome colouring as always, lovely summery card hun, sue,x

  7. A fabulous creation and your colouring is gorgeous. Love your creation.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  8. Oh my goodness gracious gravy. This is adorable. Love the sunflower photo and everything about this.

  9. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [18 Jan 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  10. OK...this is da' bomb!!! I LOVE the sunflower. That image is so CUTE!! Great job gf!

  11. Hi Lisa - hope you're sitting comfortably!!!
    Love your gorgeous card so 'happy', summery colours and that imaage is so adorable and the the sunflower photo - perfect!!

    Heather xx

  12. Ah, a bit of warmth in the middle of winter. Love the bright papers behind your beautifully colored image. Embossing looks great.

    Sue Drees

  13. This is such a clever use of your photo! It's a really good contrast to your main image and I love the warm sunny colours! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey x

  14. ohhhh fabulous card .. just perfect for these cold winter days to warm us up!
    Love how your photo is reflected in the stamp

  15. Just lovely!
    So pleased you could join us at Totally Gorjuss this week - hope to see you for our next challenge!

    Mary J xxx

  16. Very nice!

    So pleased you could join us at Totally Gorjuss this week - hope to see you for our next challenge!

    Mary J xxx

  17. What a lovely card! I like how you have used your photo as backing paper, very creative! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week x

  18. Beautiful card, cute image and your colouring is amazing!

    Thanks for joining us over on Incy Wincy for our BEARS challenge!

    Sarah x

  19. Such a beautiful card, gorgeous image and papers.
    Thanks for joining us at CES Challenges.
    Hugs Emma x

  20. What a lovely, vibrant of my fave images! Sue K


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