Monday, March 14, 2016

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge-#215 "Pastels"

Good Monday morning crafty friends!!

Did everyone enjoy their weekend??  

Today we begin a brand new challenge at House Mouse and Friends...our talented hostess is Natascha Banning and she has chosen "Pastels" as her theme for the next two weeks...I LOVE pastels!!!  As always you have the option of "Anything Goes" as long as you use a House Mouse/Happy Hopper or Gruffie stamp/decoupage or CD rom image!

Now for this one I just wanted to have fun with my stamp/papers/embellies SO no one or occasion in mind...just something for my stash!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
the base was made using Go Kreate #360030...
DP is from the Nit Wit "Petal Fresh" Collection...
butterfly border is Joy Craft #6002/0251...
 the darling "Dragonfly-ing" HMLR 1008...
coloured with my copics...
lightly dusted with Shabby Pink Frantage and accented in places with Glamour Dust...
 three tags made from cardstock and two different papers from the "Petal Fresh" papers...cut using Magnolia Tag Doo Hickey...
I used three different ribbons/seam binding...
"Happy Birthday" is The Frantic Stamper FRA-DIE-09272...
 three dragonflies were made using Magnolia Dragonfly Doo Hickey...
 I used three each of different flowers types of flowers...
three white sprays...
the three butterflies were cut using Joy Craft #600/0322...
 the inside...
And that is my "Pastels" card!!  Time for you all to scurry on over to House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge where my talented Mousey Sisters have some beautiful inspiration for you!!  And you have a chance to win this fabulous prize from our wonderful sponsor... 
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All materials are listed/linked above.
Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!
Mousey Hugs,



  1. Just simply beautiful! Love the lovely color blue and all your wonderful embellishments. From the flowers to the butterflies, pearls and Frantage sprinkled about, it is so much to look at and enjoy. Little mice floating about, colored up beautifully too. A gorgeous card, love the shape too. Awesome job as always, Beth.


  2. love your dragonfly with the House Mouse .... beautiful card

  3. Wow, Beth! What a stunner! Love all the delicate little accents you've added. Gorgeous!

    Snoopy :D

  4. Said it so many times Beth, you do make wonderful creations sweetie, this one is gorgeous !!

    hugs Diane xx

  5. Awwww Beth how super cute is this wee image...VERY always gorgeous embellies & so much detail some one is gonna be very happy to receive this lush B/day card ..fab take on the chall theme.

    smiles Christine x

  6. WOW! Such a lovely creation, Beth, so many beautiful details and wonderful soft colours.
    Have a fine week,
    hugs Dorte

  7. What a gorgeous card Beth!! You sure do make the most beautiful and dreamy pieces! Just a quick note to say thanks for the sweet email. I apologize for not getting back to you yet, I'm so far behind with things. big hugs :)

  8. Gorgeous card Beth :-) the whole design of this is so pretty! I love all of the details :-)

    Lols x x x

  9. Just So Stinkin' Cute Love it. Loooove the soft blues and those Dragonflies finish it of perfectly!