Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Say cheese!

I have spent the morning running about trying to get someone to fix my luck as yet! Drove 30 miles to the store where I bought it, they ran the maker Epson who told me to take it to a ring a store 5 mins from my home only they are not there!! Pulling my hair out with no printer!! But at least its making me use my stamps more lol. This card was made using my lovely new House Mouse stamps from Joanna Sheen. Its for a grandad who has no hobbies, no interests so hopefully this will suit lol.
Image - Joanna Sheen HM Birthdays
Papers - old papers from qvc kit
Medium - prisma pencils, glitter,
Embellishments - stitching
I am entering this into these challenges:
1. Inspirational Card Challenges - followed the lovely sketch
2. House Mouse Monday - photo inspiration
5. Stamptacular Sunday - use two images
6. Stampavie and More - swirls
7. Crafty Angels - someone old, something new (old is papers new is stamps)


chris said...

Hi Pinky, this is beautiful, I love the image, and the way you have stitched all round the edges.
looks great.
I am still smiling when is the shutter going to go down!
lots of hugs chris xx

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

think your going to get a lot of this te he...
super card, sweet little mice and fab stitching. janex

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

just read about your printer, epson are a total pain, I got them to deliver a new one to the house, as I can't drive.
Hope you get sorted. janex

Rica said...

Hi Pinky,
Fabulous card, gorgeous colours and papers, great stitching and colouring of that cute image (love the little one at the bottom).
Thanks so much for playing along with us at House Mouse and Friends.
hugs Heather xx

Nikki Schmaltz said...

Wow! What fabulous stitching. This card is super cute and such a fun image. Thanks for sharing at ACLP:D

Lil Sis said...

Love the card Pinky - pain about the printer how old is it?

Beccy x

CraftyC said...

So sweet Pinkly, love the stamp. Hope you get the printer sorted soon!

Karin said...

Oh, I feel your! I hate it when technology doesn't work. I love your traditional stamp though...Those mice are adorable. I have always been intimidated by the House Mouse images. So darling they are, but I fear my limited coloring skills wouldn't do their cuteness any justice :)

Christine said...

Hi Pinky hope you get your printer sorted quickly?? love these ohhh sooo cute images (not inked mine up yet) fab papers & layout neat stitching great take on the chall...thanks for sharing & joining us at HM&F Monday chall.

smiles Christine xx

scrappyjacky said...

It's a lovely card,Pinky...but what a shame for someone to have no hobbies or interests!!

Crafty Chris said...

Beautiful card Mrs r u missing me, got into england early hours of the morning seems funny not blogging for so long, hopefully bak to normal next week catch up with you then.
Chris x

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Awww...adorable birthday card!! This is one of my favorite House Mouse stamps!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at ACLP this week!!

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Pinky,
this is a fantastic card for a man. I love the colours and the image is gorgeous.
Fiona x

Tracy said...

Oooo I have a soft spot for house mouse, and your image is gorgeous Pinky, love your creation, fab.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Lisa Jane said...

Love the little image its so cute. Grandpa will love it.
Hope you get the printer sorted
Lisa ;)

Riet said...

Beautiful card Pinky,I love the image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Stacy said...

I'm so sure your grandad will love it! Love the stitching and the way you interpreted this sketch, great to have you joinin us at ICS this week! :D

Marianne's Craftroom said...

What a great male card, love the cute image.Marianne x

Sue said...

Hi ya Pinky
aww fabulous card, gorgeous colouring, lovely papers & layout, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Pinky :-) such a cute image and your colouring is perfect :-)
am sure Grandad will love it :-)

thanks for joining us on the HM&F Monday Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Jules said...

Hi Pinky

A gorgeous card - I love those little house mice .. .. but I am feeling a little sorry for the poor gent who has no hobbies or interests? Poor chappie.

Sorry to hear about your printer. It feels like your arms have been cut off without one doesn't it.

I have an Epson and must admit it is the best printer I have ever had. It has been a real work-horse.

Hope you get yours sorted soon.

Love Jules xx

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Really cute HM image. Love the stitching on your card. It always dresses up a project doesn't it? Glad to have you at A Crafty Little Place.


Dianna said...

Adorable card, Pinky! I love the image & your beautiful coloring & stitching! Thanks for playing with us at Inspirational Card Sketches this week!

Sue said...

Super job on your adorable card. Great take on the challenge this week. I also bought some of the unmounted HM stamps, aren't they great! Thanks for sharing your card with us for the challenge at House Mouse and Friends. Hope you get your printer fized pronto.


Nicola said...

Great card love the image and all the stictching. Hope you get your printer sorted soon. Thank you for joining us at ICS this week. Nicola xx

michele said...

Fabulous card Pinky hope you've got the printer sorted hugs xx

Thistleblue said...

Hi there. Great card, very sweet image and the papers are fab. Well done. thanks for sharing and thanks for joining us this week for the Ellephantastic challenge!
Elle DT

Annette said...

What a handsome card! Love the image used & the colour scheme - just perfect for Grandad! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Lilacanglia said...

awesome card, love the image and colours,
Thanks for joining us at Ellephantastic this week,
Hope to see you again next week,
Ellephantastic DT

Meredith said...

I love the mix of DP and your stitching is so tidy! Great use of this week's sketch, thanks for joining ICS.

mckinkle said...

Oh so pretty, I just love this card! The stitching detail and the great papers really show off the cheeky rascals perfectly!

Im so sorry to read of your printer probs, I know how frustrating it is and I do hope you have got it sorted by now!

Keryn x

Ellephantastic Cards and Crafts said...

Sweet card hun, love the image
Thank you for joining the Ellephantastic Challenge this week.
Good luck!!
Helen x

Leonie said...

O just love House Mouse images and these are gorgeous!! Just perfect for our challenge this week over at SSC.
hugs Leonie

Lisa said...

So cute! Thanks for joining us at HM&F!

Anne H. said...

Such a lovely card! An adorable image and so lovely colors.
Thanks for joining us this week at Stampavie and More.
Hugs, Anne :)

Nicole said...

I hate having printer issues, too, PINKY!!! It's almost cheaper just to buy a new one now since they are so darn cheap compared to years ago!! Just an adorable card, wow, that stitching just rocks!!! Thanks for playing along and be sure to tune in on Tuesday for the next challenge! Hope to see you again!! Nicole - ACLP DT

Miria said...

This cake is too cute! Miria;0)

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

Great card. Love this image and all the stitching on your card. It looks like stitched fabric, awesome. Thank you so much for joining us at House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge.

Hugs, Natascha

scrapnnMO said...

WOW Pinky your card is so cute. Love all that stitching and how you've turned the sketch. Great job and thanks for joining us at ICS. :)

Sue from Oregon said...

How very sweet! Love that little mousie peeking up at the bottom. Thanks for joining in our last HM&F's Monday Challenge and hope you can play along with this week's water challenge!

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