Sunday, June 9, 2013

A Mouse and a Comfy Chair



The House Mouse and Friends Challenge #146 (HMFMC146) is Fathers Day, and I had a bit of time to play today. I won this little image in a HMFC blog hop a few months ago. Had to use my new Impression Obsession flower and leaf dies and some of my older Spell Binder dies. This one is going off to my Brother-in-law Bobby - he is such an excellent Father. He has stood by his sons through some of the most heart wrenching issues; he is such a great example of what a Father should be.


Today's Featured Stamper on SCS (FS331) is Jodi r. and I chose THIS card to case. Jodi has a beautiful gallery full of lovely papers and ribbons. I was in a CAS mood early this morning. My image is called Cozy Chair and is drawn by Fawn Palmer (available at Squigglefly). Instead of a raffia bow, I used my new Impression Obsession bow die and some IO flowers too (can you tell I got new toys yesterday?). I read a magazine at the doctor's office this week that said that hand-drawn chevrons are the next rage in fabric and upholstery so I drew mine - not so sure about this prediction but it was fun anyway.



Hugz to all and hope you are having a blessed Sunday!

17 comments:

  1. The House Mouse card is just fabulous and I think you are very brave to draw your own chevrons. Good job!!!
    New toys are super, aren't they? The die is great!!!

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  2. That mouse is beyond cute!! Love it. Wonderful second card - makes me want to curl up in a chair and read :)

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  3. Wow Nancy, you are popping out such amazing cards! Love the color combo and great designs of both!

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  4. a beautiful card love the colours and the fabulous choice of image too, thank you for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  5. Fabulous card Nancy :-) the little mouse is adorable and I love the comfy chair ,, both gorgeous cards :-)

    thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  6. Love this cute mousey image and the fab colour combination!!
    Love Jacky x
    HM&F Guest DT

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  7. Nancy, what a really super card. I am sure your BIL will love it. Love that bronw ribbon and the background is wonderful. So glad you made time to join the fun at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Nicely done.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  8. Beautiful color combos. I do love yellow. The cards are so good. I am really glad you shared with us at House Mouse and Friends this week.

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  9. Two fabulous card, Nancy. That little mouse is just so darn cute and I adore the colors of the flowers and leaves you used. Your second card is lovely, what a great sentiment. That chair looks like something I should go sit in right now. Have a wonderful day.

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  10. Two fun cards! The mousie card is adorable with those tiny flowers, and big bow! Such a sweet thought for your BIL - I'm sure he's going to be pleasantly surprised :) And I'm ready to plop in that big easy chair on your 2nd card! It just spells "RELAX" in such a nice way! Well done!

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  11. Love the House Mouse range, they always look so very cute and this one is no exception :) Your chair with hand drawn chevrons looks fab but I can't see that on furniture in real life........

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  12. Both of these are so cute. Great background paper on the first and a fabulous chair on the second one.

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  13. Both cards are fabulous Nancy But I love the wee mouse hes gorgeous.
    Kevin xx

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  14. A fabulous card Nancy, I love those papers and color scheme, your embellishments are stunning and I love your beautifully coloured sweet little Mudpie!!!

    Thanks so much for joining us at House Mouse & Friends challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  15. But cards are really nicely done. The House mouse is so adorable, and very creative with drawing the chevrons on the chair!

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  16. This is a fabulous card, I love your adorable image and lovely colour combination.
    Thank you for joining us at House Mouse and Friends.
    Pauline GDT
    x

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  17. Congrats on the win!

    Hugs
    Sue

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