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Wednesday, 3 December 2014

It's Christmas - Simon Says Stamp DT Card

Hello lovely peeps,
Today is the day we are putting up the Christmas trees!
The 3rd of December is late for me as mine are usually all decorated and twinkling away by the 1st but I just haven't been bothered with Christmas this year which is so unlike me. I am hoping that by the time I am sat relaxing looking at twinkling lights on my trees the festive spirit will have found me again. I so don't want to be The Grinch lol.

 It's Wednesday which means ..........
& this week our challenge is
 My lovely teamies and I are featuring
 products on our cards this week, if you have some we'd love to see them but as always it's not compulsory to enter our challenge.
On today's card I have used an adorable House Mouse stamp which I bought last Christmas and finally this little cutie has had an inking. I just love gingerbread houses. I did attempt to make some last year using a mould but me and cooking just do not mix! Several attempts all went in the bin as they were kind of the wrong colour! Who knows maybe charred gingerbread houses will be all the rage and my attempts will be in demand someday and everyone will be begging me to cremate one for them then lol. 
The copic colours I've used are -
 Gingerbread House - E37, E35, E31 / C1, C0, C00. Sweets - R89, R59, R39 / RV55, RV52, RV63 / YG23, YG01, YG0000 / V22, V25, V00 / Y26, Y21, Y00.
Mice - C3, C1, C00 / E21, E23, E25 / E50, E51, E53, RO1

As always our lovely Heidi is sponsoring our challenge with a $50 voucher for the fabulous 

Simon Says Stamp
Don't forget to visit the new SIMON SAYS STAMP STORE BLOG  for lots of fabulous inspiration, candy, and lots of  lovely new or featured products. 
 I'm entering my card in the following challenges -
 Craft-Dee-Bowz - anything goes with a hand tied bow, Animal Friends - anything goes with an animal, Crafty Hazelnuts - anything goes Christmas, Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge - anything goes, Natalie's  & Amy's Challenge - cute and cuddly Christmas,
 That's me finished for today peeps, I've more Christmas trees to decorate but will be back soon.
 Thanks for stopping by 


  1. Gorgeous card Mandy :-) I LOVE this image, so cute and your colouring s fabulous ! Love all the embellies and the stitching and papers are fab too :-)

    Lols x x x

  2. Another stunner Mandy!! Absolutely gorgeous!


  3. AWE your Christmas card is super cute!!!! Love the image!!!

  4. What a magic scene you've created, Mandy! Love how you added your sentiment, too!

  5. Love all the wonderful details on this darling card, Mandy!

  6. Hello Mandy,

    What a lovely card !!

    Hugs Marrie

  7. Hallo liebe Mandy,
    ein Traum von einer Karte und so schön colloriert,
    glg ulrike

  8. oh so cute, love the bright colors on image

  9. Sweet Card!!.. Cute Colors and Great Coloring... The ginger bread house looks very real...

  10. An adorable card Mandy, your image is adorable and beautifully colour......stunning embellishments!!

    Heather xx

  11. Oh WOW Mandy this is so adorable and absolutely wonderful.

  12. Absolutely adorable, I love House Mouse!

  13. Morning, Mandy! Blogger won't let me type anymore thana few words at a time before chucking me off the commet form, so Im typing frantically trying to leave you a message...

  14. ...just wanted to say that your card is stunning (as always) and your colouring awesome! I too am feeling a bit of a Grinch at the moment and hope that the festive spirit finds me before too long! Hugs, Lisa x

  15. Absolutely adorable card Mandy! Hugs,

  16. Mandy, your House Mouse gingerbread card is absolutely adorable! I love all the details you added, gorgeous flowers and die cuts! Fabulous design!

  17. This stamped image makes me smile!! Perfect coloring as always :)

    Simon Says Stamp!

    1. The meeces are so sweet here Mandy! Really gorgeous creation! HUGS

  18. Love the House Mouses with the gingerbread. All of your papers and accessories really look like gingerbread. Nice job.

  19. hi Mandy! adorable card, sweet embellishments....hope your weekend is FAB!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  20. Oh my goodness this is just so sweet! I love your coloring here and that stitched border is divine! Great design work!

  21. What beautiful cards you create I can always pick your from all the rest.! I don't need to look at who did it because your one of a kind. beautiful. thank you for the lovely comment on my blog. wish you will become one of my followers
    God Bless

  22. Woooow!!!! Your Card is so wonderful !
    Thank your for joining the Animal Friends.

    x Sternenglanz

  23. This card is so cute .I love HM. Thank you for joining us at AFC Maria

  24. These little mice are SOOO CUTE!!!! PERFECTLY DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D LOVE all the detail!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  25. Gotta love House Mouse images! So cute and you made it confectionary sweet! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge for December.

  26. Wundervoll! Ich liebe House Mouse.
    Danke daß du bei den Animal Friends mitmachst.
    LG Dreja

  27. Love those mouse image, an adorable and Cute creation with all the elements!!!!!!

  28. What an awesome card Mandy! I love house mouse.

  29. Wow... this is a gorgeous card, amazing coloring and a cute image. I love it.
    Thanks for joining us at the Animal Friends and i hope to see you again.

  30. I usually put my tree up on the 13th (12 days of Christmas) but mine isn't up yet either! Lovely mousey creation. Thanks for joining in the challenge at CHNC Extra for December.

  31. Ein wundervolles und zauberhaftes Werk hast Du da entstehen lassen.
    Hab ganz lieben Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Animal Friends
    Liebe Grüße

  32. Thank you for entering my CHNC challenge extra for December and my Patterned Paper December challenge with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon x


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Mandy xx

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