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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Christmas Mouse with Ornaments

Happy weekend everybody! Today I want to share with you my GDT card for Catch the Bug where the theme is Anything Goes.

Christmas seems to be just around the corner, so I decided to make a Christmas card with the adorable mouse that you can find in the Bugaboo store here.

I'm addicted to DPs, so it's very rare I don't use any on my card, but for this one I stuck to plain red, white and kraft paper. I used a snowpen to make the snow and the image is colored with Promarkers and a gold gel pen. I added twine and a gold metal bell, and the sentiment is a piece of fabric.

I'd also like to participate in these challenges with my card:
1) Fab 'n' Funky - #235 Christmas
2) Little Claire's -  #50 Christmas
3) Christmas Cards All Year 'Round - No patterned paper

25 comments:

cotnob said...

This is an adorable Christmas card Pia, such a cute mouse and I love your simple design with the red, white and Kraft combination.
Pauline
x

Pat K said...

Super card Pia...love your colour choices and simple but classy design for this adorable mouse. Pat K xx

scrAPpamondo said...

Cute image and beautiful CAS!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so cute and adorable Pia. Love it sweetie.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Laine said...

Such an lovely creation Pia. Love the simple lines and the so sweet image. A delight.
Laine
xx

Chrissy said...

Now! THAT is a cute mouse Pia..love the red,white and kraft and fabulous colouring with the cute little bell and fabric sentiment..

luv CHRISSYxx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Pia, I love the cute image, beautiful colouring and fabulous design.
Sue xx

Jackie said...

This is really sweet Pia...great CAS design!

Loz said...

He is sooo cute Pia..Loz

sandie said...

Kraft and red is so perfect for Xmas and the added touches you have added just make it special x

crafty-stamper said...

Love the cute image -I am never happy with my cards that I don't use DP too
Carol x

Deepti Stephens said...

Super cute!

Monika Reeck said...

hihi this Image makes me smile Pia to too cuteeee..I love the coloring and the design with all red on it..great snow background in white too I can say you are ready for christmas..I made only one christmas card cause in my country Indonesia we are more moslem also we celebrate ramadhan sweety...thats why I made so less christmas card..I miss you on my blog..hope you are doing well my friend..hugs, Monika

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Really lovely, cute image and the pale kraft background looks perfect;-))m

Jacee said...

What a lovely card Pia, cute image and I love the cord and the little bell.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

chrissy xx said...

He! He! What a FABulous Fun card..
LOving your colours and design..
Awesome embellishment Pia LOve the bell also Congratulations on your GDT spot.
Chrissyxx

Ginny said...

fabulous, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

Heather said...

A fabulous card Pia, I love your design and colour combo......your image is just adorable and beautiful coloured!!

hugs
Heather xx

Dawn Frost said...

He is sooo cute, I love the little bells!

scrappymo! said...

Love this adorable little mouse. You have coloured him so nicely...soft and subtle shades!


I love DP too but this one does not need it...just perfect with the colours of card you chose.

I figured out wit the help of Carol's comments what to do for that sentiment. She suggested to add a little glitter to the edge of the word window. Worked like a wonder...ties in nicely now. Funny how whites can be so many different shades!

Tammy said...

This is adorable Pia! I love that Bugaboo image and the fun little bell! Too cute!
Tammy x

Regina said...

the mouse is just adorable!
hugs Regina

Asha said...

Oh how cute!!! I just noticed the jingle bell - that's sweet. You know I bought a pack LAST YEAR and it's still there...unopened. ... and yet I keep buying more stuff! Does that happen to you, Pia?
xxx Asha

Helen said...

Great card.

Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky.

Helen x

Helen said...

Back again to say thanks for joining us at Little Claire too.

Helen x