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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

New Beginnings

Hello and welcome to my blog. I hope you are having a good day. I want to share with you a card I made for several challenges. I always enjoy using my House Mouse stamps. Isn't this little fella cute? He looks like a happy camper! At House Mouse and Friends and Basic Grey the challenge is New Beginnings. What better way to begin a new year by starting to eat healthy. This little mouse looks like he has eaten a healthy portion of grapes. I love grapes too! At Simon Says Stamp and Show the challenge is Something You are Known For. In crafting I am known for using a lot of embellishments and you can see I have used them again on this card! No card seems complete to me without them. Behind the mouse I used a die to cut from Basic Grey paper Euphoria/Trance. The TIP I am sharing for Top Tip Tuesday is this -- To show light hitting an object, add glitter like I did on the grapes. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you enjoyed my creation. Have a good one!

Challenges entered:

House Mouse and Friends -- New Beginnings
Basic Grey -- New Beginnings
Simon Says Stamp and Show -- What are You Known For?
Top Tip Tuesday -- Lavishly Luscious Layers


Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining House Mouse & Friends Monday challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Mousey hugs
Tracy x

Gerlinde said...

An absolutely adorable card! Love the colors - they just seem to make those grapes pop!

Sue said...

April, what a cute circle card you made! Love your take on the challenge. The card color looks so great with the grapes, and the image has been colored beautifully. So glad you had time to join the fun at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Nicely done. Hugs, Sue

downrightcrafty said...

fabulous shaping and love the image and the beautiful colouring, thank you for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Samantha said...

Gorgeous card April LOVE HM and love the shape too! Great tip and thanks for sharing at Top Tip Tuesday! Got your email and sorted your name issue too! hugs Samantha :0)

Shona Erlenborn said...

So so cute, in his bed of grapes! Perfectly highlighted and I love the shape!

Donna Ellis said...

Good Morning, April! Your round shape card is sweet! I have that image, too, withe the "have a grape day" stamp LOL It's always fun shading the grapes, and you have colored them beautifully! Love the pretty purples and greens together, with the hint of blue around the image. So pretty!

Sue said...

aww gorgeous card, lovely colouring, pretty design, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, hope to see you again, sue,x

Brenda said...

Sweet card - love how you made the purple grapes pop by using the grape colored background

Julie Z said...

Aww, how cute and so colorful! This is really sweet and I love that you did it as a shaped card. Adorable April!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

April this is beautiful and so sweet. One of my favorite HM, awesome coloring. Thanks for playing in House Mouse and Friends Blog Challenge this week!

Rica said...

A gorgeous card April, a fantastic design, beautifully coloured of the adorable image and such pretty details!!

Heather xx
Thanks for joining us with House Mouse and Friends challenge.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card April :-) I love the shape and the image and details are FAB :-)

thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Winnie said...

Love your little guy! I submitted one of them too! They always make me smile. Love your florals that you added and the fun shape too.

Lisa S. said...

This is the cutest image and I love your card April. So pretty! Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday.

Sarah said...

very lovely - the purples look great. Thank you for playing with us this week at Simon Says Stamp & Show! Sarah.

Christine said...

Sweet mousey image, gorgeous colour combo & design..fab take on the chall theme.

Thanks for sharing with us at HM & freinds chall this time.

smiles Christine x

PS I have HM candy stamp set hop over to my blog & leave your name with linky ..

Tom said...

Thanks for playing along with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.
Great color combo and card!

Sue from Oregon said...

This darling card really caught my eye...love the color combo! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! ♥ Sue Kment

Kate (Small Bits of Paper) said...

This is darling! I always love your House Mouse creations. They are just so adorable!

Bettina L. said...

Oh this is absolutely fabolous. Love the design with the shape and colours too and love the tip too. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for another challenge. Bettina xx

E. Marie said...

Can't believe I am so behind in commenting. This is just precious and love the colors.

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