Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cool Day Mice...

Oh My! Took my daughter to college orientation in the south
this week and boy were we hot!
 104 degrees all four days we were there. Whew!
I knew I had this "cool" stamp and the entire way home I worked
out the design in my head.
So here is a way for you to stay cool also!

The Creative Details:
Image: House Mouse Designs
Sentiment: House House Designs
Colors: Copic Markers in cool grey, sand, apricot, honey,
 napoli yellow, tea rose, cool shadow and  smokey blue
Inks: Adirondack: Denim blue
Embellishments: drinking straw, dew drops, scalloped border (Basic Grey),
flower soft, starfish stickers(Martha Stewart Crafts)
Techniques: Masking (for the clouds)

The Challenges:
Bearly Mine (#13 summer time)
Card Creations (beach theme)
Delightful Sketches (fun in the sun)
House Mouse (#98 summer)
Kaboodle Doodles (#72 food or drink)
One Stop Craft (#136 - use stickers)
Paper Crafting Journal (anything goes)
Papertake (here comes the sun)
Paper Shelter (#19 - fun in the sun)
Paper Variety (its summer)
Pixie Cottage (outdoor Fun)
Pollycraft (#98 Travel or holidays)
Scrap creations (animal or jungle theme)

Find a "mouse" friend,
Be Cool.
Stay Warm Harted,


  1. gorgeous card just perfect for our challenge at Stampin with the Dragon, thank you for joining us. I have candy if you are interested
    Hugs Kate xx

  2. Love this beautiful card! Great combinations of dp. Thanks for joining the fun at Stamping with the Dragon.

  3. So detailed!! I am beyond impressed! <3

  4. LOL -- they are so cute! Great card! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!

  5. Fabulous Take on our Summer theme challenge. Adorable HM&F image. Love the added sticker embellies. Thanks so much for joining us at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge. Hope to see you playing along again next time.

  6. Gorgeous card love those two mice. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the Challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  7. Fabulous card, lovely summery papers and great work on the sweet image and detailing!!
    So glad you could join us at House Mouse & Friends,
    Heather xx

  8. This is such a great card, love the added embellishments, especially the drinking straw! Great papers and LO too. Thanks for joining us at HM&F this time round, hope to see you again.

    Brenda HM&F GDT

  9. Really cure image. I love how you made it so active. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges. Nancy

  10. A really cute card! Love the straw detail ;)
    Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

    Hugs from Anne

  11. Gorgeous card i love the cute image. Thanks for joining us at The One stop Crafts challenge and The paper Shelter this week. luv gina xx

  12. Awesome card!!! Love the drinking straw, just brilliant! Hugs, Dawn

  13. This card just made me smile. Love the stamp, haven't seen it before and your coloring is beautiul. Love the straw! Very creative. Thanks for sharing with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


  14. Luv your coloring!! Very cute image too! Luv your card design, too! :-)

  15. Love the image and what great colouring. Great choice of DP, thanks for playing with us at the Papercrafting journey, good luck, blessings Hilde

  16. I LOVE your card! So much fun! Thanks for joining the challenge this week at The Paper Shelter! Hugz, Cheryl

  17. Hi Elizabeth wowzer HM creation such how you used a real straw for his drink..great fun image fab take on the Summer theme..

    thanks for sharing with us at HM & Friends Monday chall. this time..come back soon..

    smiles Christine xx

  18. That image is so adorable and using a real straw is just genius! :) Thanks for sharing this adorable card with us at The Paper Variety!

  19. Lots of great detail! Thanks for participating at The Paper Variety.

  20. Very lovely card. Adorable stamp! Thanks for playing with us over at Bearly Mine and TPS challenges as well.
    Love n hugs

  21. Yes indeed, what a fun take on the theme. Thank you for playing with The Pixie Cottage this week.

  22. Wow, this is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card with us at The Pixie Cottage! Hugs, Karen

  23. Hee Hee so adorable.Great card hun!!Thanks for joining us at Scrap-Creations.

  24. Gorgeous card!
    Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

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  26. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us this week at BMC and TPS…..


  27. Gorgeous card, house meeces my fav. thanks for sharing this week at Delightful Challenges, hugs Wendy x

  28. Lovelt card love house mouse so cheeky lol thanks for joining us atPCJ this time
    Jacki xx

  29. This is so "cool" Love how you used the real straw!!! Don't you just love when a card comes together just like you planned??? Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge with your fun summer creation! ♥ Sue K