Sunday, February 22, 2009

House Mouse Challenge #26 - Happy Mother's Day

Happy House Mouse Monday....

Today's House Mouse Challenge #26 is to make a card for a Mother. Mother's Day is approaching in (UK)- it can be for your Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Daughter, Friend for anyone who you think is a wonderful Mother.

I made this for one of my sisters and will have to make another similar one - two out of my three sister's are quilters. I felt by using this cute image it would make perfect Mother's Day cards for them.

Main image is from House Mouse Designs called Quilter's Guild, #hmpr1045 (starring Heckle, Mudpie, Monica, Muzzy, Amanda, Maxwell and Friend).
I stamped the image twice onto whisper white c/s using Stazon timber brown. Image was coloured with Prisma colour pencil crayons and gamsol. I cut out the six little quilters from one and popped it up. Sponged edge with pumpkin pie and matted with pumpkin pie.
Main card is 5" x 8 1/2" white c/s. Next is and unknown dp - I ran this through the cuttlebug using the swiss dot embossing folder. The flower panel is from My Minds Eye - Bloom and grow - it is double sided - the polka dot and little flowers shown. I used my Stampin Up scalloped border punch on the polka dot dp and photo corner punch. The flower panel is matted with pumpkin pie. I stitched around the edges and sewed square on the dp to look like the quilt they are making. Sewed around all edges. Tied on the gingham ribbon and flower and wheat stems. Stamped sentiment on whisper white in pumpkin pie, sponged edges. Main image is popped up.

If you can join us this week, please upload your card or project to the House Mouse Challenge Blog. Make sure you have a look at all the beautiful creations by the other design team members.

Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful Day.


  1. This card is too beautiful for words!!! I am so in awe of this gorgeous creation!!! You thought of every detail...the stitched squares on the DP are stunning!!! What an inspiring creation!!! I adore it...I know your sister will cherish it forever:o)


  2. WOW!! I love the way you stitched that bg panel like a quilt, and the little flower in the ribbon is so sweet. This is one gorgeous card girl!!

  3. GREAT job on the HM always your work is outstanding. I love all the stitching and layers.