Tuesday, December 29, 2009

house mouse birthday...

I hope everyone enjoyed their Christmas, I know that I enjoyed mine. We were blessed to have several extra children spend the holiday with us, due to a short term foster care placement. Somehow I managed to squeak out a couple of minutes of play time, which wasn't easy with 10 kids in the house, and I made this card for the Papertake Weekly challenge this week.
This weeks challenge is a sketch challenge. I changed the sketch a little bit to make it fit a standard A2 size card. This is a great sketch to highlight several different designer papers. The papers I used are from Basic Grey Sultry collection. I thought that these papers would go nicely with this adorable House Mouse stamp.
I colored my image with Prismacolor pencils, blended with odorless mineral spirts and a blending stump. I added some retired Stampin' Up! ribbon in Kiwi Kiss and some Spare Parts white brads. The greeting is from the Stampin' Up! set Full of Life.

Our sponsor this week is Simon Says Stamp.

8 comments:

Lorraine A said...

Oh I love this card Debi :-) The image is just gorgeous and the papers and sentiment are fab ! :-)

Luv
Lols x x x

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

You know I Love this.... Totally CUTE... Great springy colors, so very adorable.
glad you had a great Christmas, and its so wonderful you had the extra kids to help them enjoy the holiday! Hugs....

Denise said...

So cute!! Love how the paper matches the stamped image ones. Great color combo.
Have a Happy New Year!
Aloha & Hugs,
Denise

Danni said...

What a wonderful card!! Love it!

Connie M. said...

This is just so fun, Debi!! Love the wonderful DPs you used on this sketch!! Adorable!!

Donna said...

Incredibly sweet card Debi, such a cute image and gorgeous papers :) Donna x

Jill said...

beautiful card Debi, love the hm image and papers, aww your christmas sounds wonderful, happy new year hugs Jill xx

My Little Space said...

Love your take on the sketch Debi! Wishing you and your family a very happy new year.

Mandy
xx