Thursday 1 November 2012

I Scream For Ice-Cream!

Can you believe it is now November? I just don’t know where this year has gone! Well, if it is November, then it’s time for Dad’s Birthday Card. I got the idea for this Dad Birthday Card as my Dad’s very partial to pudding, especially Ice-Cream, so the House Mouse Ice-Cream stamp seemed very appropriate.

Card Recipe:
Stamp: Ice-Cream House Mouse from Joanna Sheen
Colouring Mediums: Memento Ink, Promarker Pens
Paper & Card: DCWV, Conqueror, card from stash
Tools: Spellbinders, Silhouette Cameo, BigShot, Martha Stewart Punch, Tim Holtz Ruler, Martha Stewart Score Board
Embellishments: Baker’s Twine, Buttons, Rhinestones

Apart from the button, rhinestones and twine, I made all the embellishments on this card using my Cameo, spellbinders dies, Martha Stewart punches and scoreboard. I hope you like all the layers and points of interest.

The mice, which have been stamped twice and decoupaged, have been coloured in with Promarkers, including the gorgeous Grey Squirrel in the 2012 Autumn Limited Edition set.  I've loved the wonderful colours in this series of pens, absolutely fabulous.

The DCWV papers I used were perfect for the project, and I've had this particular stack for about 5 years before using it!

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Cards For Men: Sketch
Crafts & Me Challenge: Bling It Up
Die Cuttin Divas: Anything Goes
Here Comes The Boys: Die Cuts & Punches
I Love Promarkers: Cute
LEJ Designs: Anything Goes
Love to Create: Lots of Layers
Oldie But A Goodie: Spots & Stripes (5 year old DCWV papers!)
Paper Crafting Journey: Ribbon or Twine
Pile it On: For the Birthday Boy
Stampin' for the Weekend: Anything Goes
Tuesday Morning Sketches: No 170

Reading comments from fellow crafters is such a pleasure, so I do appreciate it if you can take the time to leave a comment. Thank you!
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  1. Hi
    Oh WOW, Love your card! Gorgeous colour palette and every element you used is just brilliant.
    Michaela xx

  2. This is stunning love the image and the colours you have used are gorgeous. Caroline xxx

  3. What a fun card...I love your use of diecuts...thank you for linking up at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

  4. This is fabulous. I love that cute image and the colours and details are fantastic.


  5. A very beautiful card, thank you for joining in at LEJ Designs; good luck. Vee xx

  6. Gorgeous card Dips. Fab colours and lots of lovely details. x

  7. Top of the class... I adore this card, the design is brilliant as is the image & what a great colour combo, it's just sooo lovely! Bet your Dad loves it too? Thank you so much for joining us over at an OBAG & good luck in the challenge, Jx

  8. Gorgeous card, love the colours and all your die cut elements.
    Anne x

  9. Ooh gorgeous and fab colour scheme! I have new candy on the sidebar of my blog if you are interested :-) Happy leapblogging! Elaine-xxx-

  10. Absolutely fab!! I love the image and your layout rocks! Thanks for joining us at Cards of Men!

  11. Lovely card, the colours are great.

  12. I adore these colours. Your card is fabulous! I have yet to try mouse house lol. Keep inspiring us please!

  13. Fabulous card. I love all the detail and your image is just precious. Thanks for playing with us at PCJ and good luck. Hugs, Gale

  14. Wow this is the striking colours....x

  15. this is gorgeous,love the image,x

  16. Awww how cute, love the House Mouse image and all the detail and layout. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xxx

  17. This is just so cute love the house mouse image, fab layout, your dad will love it.happy blog hopping

  18. I love this, such a super cute image and the colour combo is brilliant. I also love the bunting and the little rosette. x

  19. Stunning card, love all the patterns used and punching and shapes, brilliant xx

  20. Wow! Your card is stunning! I LOVE all the detail, and I'm sure your dad will too! :) Thanks so much for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

  21. stunning card x

  22. Lovely colours, fab image and just love all the detail you have put in

  23. Absolutely gorgeous card, I love all the details and embellishments. Stunning!

  24. What a fantastic card! those colours are fab...and all the attention to detail is amazing!!! x

  25. Fantastic image and brilliant card love all the details and layers and the colours used
    carol x

  26. love the colours and the layout - every time i look i notice something else fab

  27. Gorgeous card, I think the mice look wonderful with the colours you have used

  28. Oh wow! This card is fantastic - a brilliant image and such great colours. Love it.
    Heike x

  29. WOw! This is gorgeous! Love everything about it! Thanks for playing at Here Come The Boys! Woo x

  30. Wow, gorgeous card, great colours, love it! xx

  31. AW - those little mice are so cute! Love the layering!

    Thanks for joining us at Stampin' for the Weekend for our Anything Goes challenge.



  32. What a fabulous card! I love the colors, one of my favorite color combos and the House Mouse image is adorable. Their little fingers and toes kinda give me the heebie jeebies, but their sweet little faces are hard to resist. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

  33. WOW!! such a fantastic card!! Gorgeous papers and fun design!! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenges!!
    Jacki - LTC

  34. Brilliant card Sweetie, lovely colours & great layout, thank you for joining LEJ Designs challenge x

  35. Gorgeous card! Love the sweet image and gorgeous papers :)
    Thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers x

    Jenny xx

  36. Ah sooo cute, love your card. thanks for joining us at HERE COME THE BOYS.
    Hugs Di

  37. Such a CUTE card.. LOVE that image!!
    Thank You for joining us last week at PIO!
    Have a GREAT day!

  38. Awww...such a sweet card!
    Thanks for playing at Oldie but a Goodie!
    Helen x

  39. aw so gorgeous.fantastic sweet image and i loev your stunning colour combo.
    thanks for joining in my `bling it up` theme at the Crafts and Me challenge :D

    xx coops xx

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