Friday 24 May 2013

Mice treats

    This weeks Christmas card is a very simple card. I didn't realise just how few stamps I have that feature Christmas food, but I did eventually find something. Who could resist Housemouse?
    I have stamped on watercolour paper with Archival Ink Coffee, then used watercolour pencils to colour the image. Maxwell, Monty and Amanda are really excited about their sweets on the tree.
    Each sweet has been covered with Glossy Accents to make it shine and each bow has been stamped again and cut out so it stands out.
    The edge was cut with a pair of deckle edge scissors and then dabbed along a gold inkpad.
The greeting is die cut with a Spellbinder die and again dabbed with gold ink along the edge. Both the image and the greeting have been mounted using foam pads to give a little dimension.
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
52 Christmas Card Throwdown - Sweet treats & holiday goodies
CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Festive food and drink


  1. Oh how cute! I adore this House Mouse image and the shiny candies really pop! Love it! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

  2. You're right - who can resist HM? Gorgeous card - thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges - hope to see more of your festive crafting soon. x

  3. Love the sentiment Rocky! Those little mice are so cute. Beautifully stamped and coloured. Thanks for playing along again with us at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

  4. A lovely, fun Christmas card Rocky, those meeces sure are excited about the sweeties! I love that you made them glossy so they look like proper boiled sweets! Thanks so much for playing along with us at 52 {C}CT again, it's always nice to see your work! Ruth x

  5. This is SO sweet, Rocky! LOVE the darling image and your coloring and sentiment are fabulous! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

  6. How cute! Those little lifesavers on the tree are just adorable. Thanks for playing at 52CCT!

  7. Darling card Rocky! Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

  8. I haven't seen that House Mouse image before! How cute, hanging their candy on the tree! :) Thanks for sharing your card in the "sweet treats" challenge at 52{C}CT!

  9. adorable card :) so glad you linked up with CHNC Extra this month
    Rose GD


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