My Blue Summer House

My Blue Summer House

Monday, 9 July 2012


I have just found out I am the proud winner of House Mouse candy from the lovely Paula Holifield yay.

Card Recipe
Card Blank - 10.5cm x 15cm.
House Mouse Stamp - Mudpie Reaches, Yummy.
Doodlebug Design Inc Paper - Christmas Kit, Berry Blue.
Sizzix Medium Sizzlit Die - Strawberry #3.
EK Success Punch - Retro Flower, Wave Flourish.
L-Em.Com Punch - Stamen.
Embellishments from stash.
This image was coloured in using Copic markers.
Hints and Tips
When using die cuts I ink the edges of them with brown ink to make them stand out more.

This card was entered into the following challenges:
House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge: Challenge 123 Let's Get Fruity.
Make It Monday: Challenge # 97 Anything Goes.

Love Linda xxx


  1. Linda this card is lucious and congratulations on your win! I saw this card on MIM and loved the colours and layout. Thanks for sharing.
    Stamping Shanni

  2. This is so cute!! Love that huge strawberry, house mouse is always so adorable, congrats on your win!! Love your card!! Saw you on MIM
    Nat -x-

  3. another gorgeous card hun, love the papers too, thank you for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have 1000 if you are interested follower candy

  4. This card is so sweet. I love how you fussy cut out your mice and worked them into your whole scene. Your punched flowers go so well with the paper also. Enjoy your week.

  5. Super card Linda, really cute. Congrats on your win. Debs xx

  6. Many congratulations enjoy your candy and another fabulous card as always a brilliant creation:)x

  7. what a cute card,love the sweet mice and the pretty papers
    thanks for joining us at mim and good luck

  8. Congrats on Paula's win!!!
    Fabulous image and such brilliant realistic of those strawberry flowers!!!
    Your papers and details are fantastic.

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

  9. Lucky you Linda! Love your sweet card and also is that your studio in your blog header...looks fab!
    I saw you on MIM, I am having Christmas in July on my blog!
    Jane x

  10. How refreshing to see a summery themed card with really yummy-looking strawberry. I normally it lots of them in the summer, buts it's raining cats and sogs outside and it's not as tempting as when the sun shines...

  11. Fantastic card and colours Skye. I saw this on MIM..Loz

  12. Adorable Card! Love it! Seen Your creation on Make It Monday and just had to comment!

  13. Hello. I saw this gorgeous card when I popped by from MIM..Faye

  14. Such a sweet card!

    I’m stopping by from MIM. (I’m entry #99)


    **I am having a give-away on my blog. Feel free to stop by if you are interested.**

  15. Beautiful card good luck with the HMFMC123**
    Happy crafting Ginny ♥

  16. Absolutely in love with your project! Thanks for sharing!
    I saw this on Make it Monday!
    These are my entries: #77, #163, #183, and #258 and would love it if you could visit.

  17. Gorgeous card saw it on the image and colours...joined you as a new member...x

  18. How sweet your creation is! I love all of the details - the paper, flowers & those mice :)

    Btw, I found you on MIM.

    I would be oh, so happy if you played with us at Tuesday Alchemy ( this week!

    Happiness & lots of joy :)

  19. Congrats with your win, Linda. I love the sceen you have created, so lovely.
    Thank you for joining us at the House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
    hugs Dorte

  20. Wow, that is one big strawberry! Those mouse are as happy as can be. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.



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