Friday, September 30, 2011

Christmas Sparkle

The current challenge at House Mouse and Friends is Christmas Sparkle.  The DT cards are so fabulous that I found myself humming Christmas carols as I admired them.  :)   For my card, I used large chunky glitter on the snowflakes and a few of the holly leaves. Sadly, the glitter on my card isn't showing up well in the photo, so it looks like "Christmas lumpy" instead of "Christmas sparkle." LOL.   The green paper is from Stampin' Up and the red foil chipboard used to be packaging from Bath and Body Works.  It was too pretty to throw away, so I cut it up and have been using it to make Christmas cards.  The sentiment in the bottom right corner says "Be Merry."  I thought that was appropriate since this little mouse looks so happy! I think he's trying to catch one of those lumpy snowflakes on his tongue. 

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
House Mouse and Friends--"Christmas Sparkle"
Simon Says Stamp--"Anything Goes"  (Just doing my part to hit 1,000 entries)
Cute Card Thursday--"Animal Crackers"

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!


Deb said...

gorgeous card, love the traditional christmas colours!
Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge!
have a fabulous weekend!

Sue from Oregon said...

Oh Erin I am still laughing at your lumpy snowflake description! Too funny! My sparkly did not show up on my card either...hard to photograph! A great sparkly creation! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! ♥ Sue Kment

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Erin :-) aww such a cute image and I love the lumpy sparkle ha ha :-) Fab recycling too , the red card is lovely !

thanks for joining us on the HM&F Monday and Simon Says Stamp Challenges :-)
Lols x x x

America said...

A fun and wonderful design, fab sparkles and an adorable HOLIDAY image. Thanks so much for playing along with us at House-mouse & Friends Monday Challenge. Good luck with the draw. We hope to see you joining us again next time!!! :)

Christine said...

Awwww what a cute image .. lovely traditional Xmas colours, very pretty bow..I love to recycle pretty papers etc. too..

thanks for sharing at HM & Friends monday chall hope to see you again..

smiles Christine x

Sue said...

Hi, Erin, what a cute stamp. Fun holiday card, love all your sparkle and that red bow makes your card look like a beautiful present. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


Anonymous said...

AW!! Now this little guy is just adorable here!! LOVE your creation with the fab colors and sparkle!! :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at House Mouse & Friends! I hope you will join us again! HUGS - Vicki HM&F designer

Tracy said...

Thank you for joining House Mouse. This is so cute.
Happy crafting
Tracy x
House Mouse GD for September

downrightcrafty said...

oh I just adore house mouse and love your gorgeous creation, which reminded me maybe I should have entered that challenge too, oh well too late now, but yours is not and a fabulous entry such a fabulous card
Hugs Kate xx

creativchen said...

Dear Erin, You make so wonderful and lovely works! I enjoyed the visit on your site. Many thanks for your beautiful inspirations!! How creative and so beautifully done. Please take a look on my Blogspot.
Hugs from Marina.

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