Sunday, April 8, 2018

House Mousies Playing in the April Showers

     This is one of my very favorite House Mouse stamps and I'm sure I use it every year to celebrate April showers.   How could I resist those tiny Mousies splashing their way through the rain puddles?


     I colored with a combination of polychromos pencils and ProMarkers, with white gel pen for the raindrops.  I used one of my straight border dies (Spellbinders) to cut each edge of the image and then matted it with a royal blue CS frame. 

     The background was originally a card front which I 'rescued' from the trash bin because I loved the glittery embossing, and I trimmed the edges by hand.  I added both ribbon and heavy twine but left it very simple after that.  I wanted it to stay CAS and to work as either feminine or masculine.

     Challenges:
Addicted to CAS
Crafty Sentiments
Crazy Challenge
House Mouse
Ike's World
Incy Wincy
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends
Pammie's Inky Pinkies
Pile It On
Unicorn

    Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie  

14 comments:

  1. Wonderful April showers and those mousies are wonderful a great card Connie.
    Faith
    x

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  2. This is wonderful Connie, love these cute mice.
    Crafty Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Adorable, sweet card! Thank you for sharing with us at the PIP Challenge

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  4. They look like they are enjoying the rain! Wonderful card. Love the frame you created and the beautiful coloring and colors. Thanks for joining the fun at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and sharing it with us.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  5. Cute card! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Desings!Luck with the prize! Hugs Beatriz DT

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  6. Brilliant creation. Thanks so much for entering into our 'MULTIPLE STAMPING' current challenge and good luck in the draw. . {aNNie}Designer for House Mouse and Friends
    🐰🐇

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  7. Gorgeous colors and coloring and fab bright framing of this sweet mousey image. Thanks so much for entering my mousey challenge at HMFMC. Good Luck toy you! America :)

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  8. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  9. Awww...such a sweet card!
    Lovely to see you playing at House Mouse & Friends!
    Helen x (GDT)

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  10. cute!!
    thanks for joining us at Incy Wincy Design Challenge

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  11. April showers is very true and that card is mesmerizing Thank you for taking the time to join in with our challenge and sharing your creativity with us, I love to see your talent, creativity and imagination at work. I hope to see more of your creativity in the near future. Love 'n' hugs Sall IkesWorld Challenges DT

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  12. Beautiful card,hanks for playing along with us at Unicorn Challenge this month!
    Have a nice day
    Anneke DT

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  13. Delightful - that is such a cute card. Thank you very much for coming to play at IKEsWORLD Challenges.
    Hugz
    IKE xxx

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