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Tuesday 11 December 2012

Special Christmas Card

I made a special House Mouse Christmas card for someone special.  The trouble was I couldn't work out which of the Joanna Sheen House Mouse decoupage images to include/exclude so I decided to use them all!!
I started off by getting my glue and sticking together a number of card blanks to make a book.
The backing papers were either ones I previously had or from the Joanna Sheen Christmas House Mouse Project Book.
Each page has been finished off with different embellishments.
These include Papermania stickers, die-cut sentiments, sentiments from the decoupage sheets, gems, peel-offs, card that I embossed and distressed, tags, handmade flowers and buttons tied with memory wire and ribbon.
Thankfully my card arrived safely and the recipient like it.  I have to say I was sad to see it go as they are such cute little characters.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Ladybug Crafts Monthly - Christmas and/or winter
Paper Play - Christmas is coming
CRAFT - Christmas
Inspire me Friday - Anything goes
Dream Valley - Christmas
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Love to Create - Anything goes
The Cutie Pie - Cute Christmas
The Crazy Challenge - Christmas time
Natalie and Amy - Winter wishes
There's Magic in the Air - Snowmen or anything Christmas
House Mouse and Friends - Let it snow
Unstampabelles - Christmas but no stamps


Dee's Craft Room said...

Oh, I love House-Mouse and this is really lovely and such a great idea.

Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Merry Christmas.


Mian said...

I´m absolutely stunned!! Woow, this Christmas card is really a piece of art and I do understand that it was hard to see it go. Just LOVE this card!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Love to Create Design Team Member

downrightcrafty said...

oh Kym, what a feast for your eyes, love all of the images of course and a great way to use them, such a great idea, thank you for sharing with us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Kym, I know that beautiful book card, its just as stunning in the flesh as it is in your photos, Im so lucky to have received it from you. hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

Laine said...

Wonderful detailed project Kym. Love all of the detail. Thank you for joining us at Love to Create this week and sending you Merry Christmas Greetings.

Cheryl said...

Beautiful! I love all these images you used.

Susan Hogan said...

Someone had fun making this! Great project. Thanks for joining in the fun at Unstampabelles this month, hope to see you return.

Sue said...

What a beautiful project. Each page is nicer than the last, and each of the images is so cute. What a creative way to use them. Thanks for sharing and joining us for our House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


Vili M. said...

Wonderful project! I really love the colours and all the detailing is wonderful.Thank for joining us at The Crazy Challenge!

Lauren T said...

What a lucky recepient to get all those cute House Mouse images! Thanks for sharing at Unstampabelles.

Fabiola said...

oh!! mais c'est trop mignon, j'adore ces mignonnes souris, biz

Deanne Saunders said...

What a cute card!!!! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!!

Dora said...

this is a amazing project!!
the stamps what you have used are so beautiful and how you coloured it is wonderuful to see.
beautiful done!!
greetings Dora

Wendy L said...

Wow this is a stunner, thanks for joining us at Love to Create. xxxx

Christine said...

Hi Kym think I would be sad to let this gorgeous keepsake go to..lol lovely sweet images great take on the chall

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

smiles Christine x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Kym. I love the way you have created a Christmas book with those cute image and the detailing you have added is fabulous.

Thank you for taking part in the Ladybug Crafts Challenge this month and Happy Christmas!!


HuggiesCrafts said...

I really love the way you've combined your use of the various decoupage images, a really great project. Thanks for joining in our challenge at Unstampabelles this month.

Susie Little said...

Gorgeous, thank you for playing along with Natalie & Amy's Challenge xx

Susie Little said...

Gorgeous, thank you for playing along with Natalie & Amy's Challenge xx

Sue from Oregon said...

Wowser.that is some Christmas book! Lucky recipient! Thanks for sharing this wonderful project with us-such inspiration! ♥ Sue Kment

Crafty and Green said...

Beautiful!! Thank you so much for playing with us this week for our "Anything Goes" Challenge at Love to Create!! Please Come back and play with us again really soon!

Many Blessings,

Dorte said...

Lovely card with so many cute images and beautiful colours.
Thanks so much for playing along with us at HMFMC. Good Luck and please come play with us again for our new challenge.

Unknown said...

Great project! Lovely images, its almost like an advent card! I bet the recipient was thrilled :) thanks for sharing with the Cutie Pies x