Monday, June 8, 2015

House Mouse and Friends-Challenge #196 "Holidays"!!

Good Monday morning!!

And how was everyone's weekend??!!

For my Totally Tilda and Friends post from yesterday please go HERE!

For my Simply Magnolia post also from yesterday please go HERE!

I'm here today to tell you about House Mouse and Friends newest challenge...our lovely and super talented hostess is Heather and she has chosen "Holidays" as her theme!!!  As always you have the "Anything Goes" option!! 

Now I have to tell you a story in order for you to understand how my card fits the "Holiday" Grandson...well actually my twin Granddaughters as to jump on beds!!  Now I'm sure you've heard all the horror stories about kids getting hurt while jumping on to try to get Quinn to stop jumping on beds my Son and DIL told him that the only beds he was allowed to jump on were hotel when is the most common time we stay in a hotel...on holidays of course!!!

Well Calla and Mia are taking a trip with their parents and...yes...they will be staying in a I made them a little card to pop some money in for their "Holiday"!  I thought that this sweet image fit the bill perfectly!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made a card shaped like a pocket...
DP is Maja Design Vintage Spring Basics 6X6 pad...
crocheted lace trim is from Live and Love Crafts...
inside is the reverse side of the paper...
on the sides are pockets made to slip some money into with the girls' names (computer generated) on them...
this sweet image is "Bunny Hop" HMPR1080...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with Frantage...
decorated on each side with pearl strand and Shabby Seam Binding...

closer view...
Calla's tag...
cut out of the Maja DP...
decorated with Wild Orchid flowers...
stick pin  and charms are from The Ribbon Girl...
Mia's tag...
"Enjoy your Holiday" is computer generated...
cut out using Spellbinders Small Banners...
And that is my "Holiday" card...time for you to hop (no jumping on over to visit with my very talented Mousey Sisters at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge!!  Our wonderful sponsors are...

We are super happy and very proud to welcome back the wonderful, the One and ONLY, the Official Mousey Family...
Offering one Lucky player a $20 Gift Certificate to HMD.

Simon Says Stamp 
We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!  
Winner will receive a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads
 Simon Says Stamp has over 100,000+ items in stock along with the latest and greatest releases from Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Tim Holtz, Spellbinders, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.  With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store! 
All materials are listed/linked above.
Challenges I wish to enter:
Gruffies and Guests-Challenge #18 "Lavender and Lace + Option of Anything Goes"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #82 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Mousey Hugs,


  1. Hi Beth! This is totally brilliant and GORGEOUS!! What a wonderful and thoughtful gift idea for their Holiday! :) SUPER FABULOUS work Teamie! :)

  2. Wow, wow, wow Beth !! Just gorgeous sweetie, were do you get your creative jucies from and can I have some please !!

    hugs Diane xx

  3. cute picture and a fantastic and gorgeous card Beth
    Gr Karin

  4. Awww Beth what a cute story & lovely sweet gruffie card you made for the likkle ones..great embellies then your cards are always so creative..hope the kiddos have a great Holiday..

    smiles Christine x

  5. your mice literally 'jump' on your cards! love this card! stunning embellishments too!

  6. A gorgeous card Beth, what a brilliant design and pretty papers.......the inside is a beautifully coloured image and lovelt pockets and embellishments!!

    Heather xx

  7. Gorgeous card Beth and what a fabulous story behind it ! the image is just perfect haha, this really made me smile :-D

    Lols x x x

  8. Fabulous card! thank you for joining us at Gruffies & Guests
    Shaz DT

  9. Awesome card, love the layout and details.
    Thanks for playing along at Creative Fingers this week :)

  10. Beth, awesome fun card for the girls! Love everything about it and your story too, what a good Grandma! Great how you personalized it with their names. So many beautiful details, I hope their Mom is keeping these treasures for them. Another beautiful card. Have a great week.


  11. Breathtaking as always Beth. I feel like I'm running out of words to describe how beautiful your work is, so I guess stunning, amazing and awesome will have to do for today! tee hee. Love it. hugs :)

  12. A gorgeous card Beth, such a fun image and wonderful design.

  13. Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Creative Fingers. Hope to see you again next time.

  14. Dear Beth, your card is very fantastic!!! Great design. Love it.
    Hugs, Evie

  15. This is just so creative. I just love all your wonderful embellishments. You did just an amazing job.

  16. Simply stunning! Love the depth of detail. So fabulous!

    Snoopy :D

  17. Absolutely lovely card, cool folding and great coloring! :) Thanks for playing along in challenge #82 at Creative Fingers! Hope you join us again sometime! ♥ Tindaloo

  18. They seem to have a lot of fun! Your card is just gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us at Gruffies & Guests Challenge.
    Silvia DT

  19. What a beautiful all the details. Thankyou for sharing with us at the Gruffies and Guests Challenge. Good Luck..Genny DT

  20. Very cute card! Thanks for taking part in the Gruffies & Guests challenge xx