Monday, September 22, 2014

AUTUMN / FALL for House-Mouse Challenge # HMFMC179

Eeeeek!!!  Autumn is Here...
Welcome back to HMFMC!  So happy you are here just in time for a new House-Mouse challenge.  It's hard to believe that FALL has arrived again!  A wonderful time of the year when the mornings are crisp, colorful cascading leaves beautify our days and fruits fill our life. :)  Our next challenge is all about Autumn... 

...But first, we must thank those of you who participated in our Paper Piecing Challenge #HMFMC178.  Your creative and adorable takes were amazing. Our Teamie Dorte is off to Paris, but she chose her 2 Lucky winners before taking off....
(choosing amongst all your beautiful entries is the toughest thing for us to do!).
The Fist Lucky Winner of the fabulous RANDOM ASSORTMENT of some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads from Simon Says Stamp is Entry #7, which belongs to Kristie
 2014 Card 132 - House Mouse Birthday Cupcake
The Second Lucky Winner of the Surprise Prize from Marianne Designs Sponsored Prize is...   Entry #2, which belongs to Gemini
  
CONGRATULATIONS!
Please contact America to claim your fabulous prizes.
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* NEW CHALLENGE, HMFMC179 *
Our sweet and mega talented Teamie Heather, is hosting and has chosen theme;
~ Autumn / Fall ~ 
ALL challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!  
So come PLAY ALONG with us using House-Mouse Designs stamps, CD collection images and, or decoupage.
    
VERY Proudly Sponsored by...
One Lucky Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card to shop at Stampendous! 
 STAMPENDOUS!  
We are so excited about this sponsorship because STAMPENDOUS! is the next company manufacturing our beloved House-Mouse Design Stamps! Stop by their Challenge Blog for inspiration and to enter your HMD projects into their Contest challenges too! The link can be found HERE. 

For coloring guidelines of these adorable House-Mouse characters, check out the Stampendous Coloring House-Mouse Designs® link HERE
 

Also very Proudly Sponsored by;
http://www.qkrstampede.com  
http://www.qkrstampede.com - home of the Perfect Shim!
Prize - Winner will receive 5 Digital Stamps of their choice to QKR's online store

  QKR Rubber Stamp has the Somewhat cute, Somewhat Quirky images that are available as unmounted, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps! We have several rubber stamp lines featuring over 10,000 designs. Our QKR Stampede website features the artwork of Ken Herrod. Ken has a unique, somewhat quirky, style with lots of humor and character. Not a day goes by we don't get a chuckle out of a design we run across!  We are also the home of the new product: the Perfect Shim!!!  Check out their Stores! 
QKR Stampede - http://www.qkrstampede.com - home of the Perfect Shim!
Eureka Stamps - http://www.eurekastamps.com
Biblical Impressions - http://www.biblicalstamps.com
Alluring Impressions - http://www.alluringimpressions.com

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What fab Prizes!  Be sure to enter for your chance to win!  

 
To help inspire you, here are the team's fabulous samples, starting with our talented 
 ** GUEST DESIGNERS **

  Stephanie 
(Halloween comes around every Autumn/Fall).

** HMFMC Design Team **
starting with our fabulous Challenge Host/Hostess; 
 Heather Gilfoy-Bond 

 
(anything goes option)

Sue Kment

(Were so happy our floater DT Tom could join us for this theme!)

  What fabulous Fall themed creations! Thank you Teamies
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Now it's YOUR turn to play!  Here are the RULES;
  1. Create a project following the theme, OR, an Anything Goes as alternate take.
  2. Your project must feature images from House-Mouse Designs®. You can use Stamps, images from CD collections and/or Decoupage Sheets.
  3. Enter this challenge using the inlinkz tool found below this post.
  4. Reference Challenge CODE HMFMC179, and link your work back to this Blog.
  5. For prize eligibility, you MUST BECOME A *FOLLOWER* of HMFMC.
Enter as often as you'd like, but your projects MUST BE NEW creations.
 
Please submit your entries by Midnight EST, Saturday , October 4th, 2014.
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We cant wait to see your Autumn / Fall, or Anything Goes entries!
Good Luck to you, and thank you for playing along with us Mouseys!
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Monday, September 15, 2014

Mid Way Reminder for HMFMC# 178 Paper Piecing

Welcome back mousey lovers to our Mid-Week squeakkkkkkkkk
We have some more DT inspiration to share with you for our current chall theme of

**Paper Piecing**

Our very talented teamie Dorte Kvist is hosting this chall. theme.

Papercraft paper piecing is;  cutting pieces out from a design and layering them on paper. This is a versatile technique and easily adapted. Rubber stamps designs are often used for paper piecing projects. A design can be stamped several times on a piece of paper and then these can be cut and adhered to a project. See Paper Piecing for a step by step guide to this technique.

ALL challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!  So come PLAY ALONG with us and enter your projects using stamps, CD images or decoupage by;

Our Generous Sponsors for this challenge are 
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront

Simon Says Stamp is generously giving away a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
 Simon Says Stamp has over 100,000+ items in stock along with the latest and greatest releases from Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Tim Holtz, Spellbinders, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.  With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store! 


Also Sponsored by....the lovely Marianne at Marianne Design 
mariannedesign.nl

Marianne Design develops high quality craft products with much care, all to enable you to make beautiful cards, scrapbooks and other craft projects.



Thank You Sponsors for your great generosity! 


Check out the gorgeous Mid way creations the DTs have to inspire you.
Christine Craig

A BIG thank you to all the Designers for your amazing contributions,
and Big Hugs to our Mousey Teamies that cant be with us today. XXXX





Now it's YOUR turn to play!  Here are the RULES;
  1. Create a project following the theme, OR, an Anything Goes as alternate take.
  2. Your project must feature images from House-Mouse Designs®. You can use Stamps, images from CD collections and/or Decoupage Sheets.
  3. Enter this challenge using the inlinkz tool found below this post.
  4. Reference Challenge CODE HMFMC178, and link your work back to this Blog.
  5. For prize eligibility, you MUST BECOME A *FOLLOWER* of HMFMC.
Enter as often as you'd like, but your projects MUST be NEW creations and submitted by Midnight, EST, on Saturday, September 20th, 2014

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We cant wait to see your Paper Piecing entries!
Good Luck to you, and thank you for playing along with us Mouseys!

Please scroll down to the bottom of the Main Post below to submit your entries. Or Click HERE to go directly there!

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Monday, September 8, 2014

We are Paper Piecing Challenge HMFMC178

Eeeek!! 
Happy Monday and welcome back to HMFMC! It's time for a New Challenge.

A big thank you to those who participated in our previous Challenge, HMFMC177, themed "Food, Glorious Food".  Your yummy takes were fabulous, bright and gorgeous.  Christine was our hostess and has chosen her Lucky winners along with the top three entries!   (choosing amongst all of your beautiful entries is the toughest thing for us to do!).

The Lucky Winner of the QKR 5 Digital Stamps of their choice to QKR's store
is... Entry #16, which belongs to Janette

The Lucky Winner of Christine's fabulous
Decoupage Food and Drink Candy

is...  Entry #14,  which belongs to Fern

The Lucky Winner of the TEAM Stamp "Slurp 'n Chirp" Prize

CONGRATULATIONS!
Please contact America to claim your fabulous prizes.

** NEW CHALLENGE, HMFMC178***
Our very talented Dorte Kvist is hosting next and has chosen this super FUN theme;
~Paper Piecing~ 
 
Papercraft paper piecing is;  cutting pieces out from a design and layering them on paper. This is a versatile technique and easily adapted. Rubber stamps designs are often used for paper piecing projects. A design can be stamped several times on a piece of paper and then these can be cut and adhered to a project. See Paper Piecing for a step by step guide to this technique.

ALL challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too!  So come PLAY ALONG with us and enter your projects using stamps, CD images or decoupage by;


Proudly Sponsored by;
We are very happy to welcome back Heidi and Simon Says Stamp!!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront

Simon Says Stamp is generously giving away a RANDOM ASSORTMENT of some of their Premium Dye Ink Pads to one very lucky player!
http://www.simonsaysstamp.com/servlet/StoreFront
 Simon Says Stamp has over 100,000+ items in stock along with the latest and greatest releases from Magnolia, Whiff of Joy, Tim Holtz, Spellbinders, Copics, House-Mouse Designs and so much more.  With such an amazing variety and awesome deals on shipping, it’s always good timing to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp store!

...AND by...
The lovely Marianne at Marianne Design
mariannedesign.nl

Marianne Design develops high quality craft products with much care, all to enable you to make beautiful cards, scrapbooks and other craft projects.



Thank You Sponsors for your great generosity! 

** GUEST DESIGNERS **
A great big THANKS goes out to three amazingly talented July and August Guest Designers, Beth Brovold and Jacky Knight and Jenny Kindberg. We so enjoyed having you on board with us and appreciate your fabulous contributions. :)  Please also help us to welcome three NEW lovely Guest Designers for September and October. Diane and Laila and Stephanie! Thank you for joining us.  We're so excited to have you on board and look forward to your great contributions! :)

Check out the fabulous samples by our NEW Guest Designers;
Diane(paper piecing)



  Stephanie (anything goes)

** HMFMC Designers **
starting with our fabulous Challenge Host/Hostess
 Dorte Kvist
 Thank you Teamies for such stunning contributions.  
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Now it's YOUR turn to play!  Here are the RULES;
  1. Create a project following the theme, OR, an Anything Goes as alternate take.
  2. Your project must feature images from House-Mouse Designs®. You can use Stamps, images from CD collections and/or Decoupage Sheets.
  3. Enter this challenge using the inlinkz tool found below this post.
  4. Reference Challenge CODE HMFMC178, and link your work back to this Blog.
  5. For prize eligibility, you MUST BECOME A *FOLLOWER* of HMFMC.
Enter as often as you'd like, but your projects MUST be NEW creations and submitted by Midnight, EST, on Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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We cant wait to see your Paper Piecing entries!
Good Luck to you, and thank you for playing along with us Mouseys!
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