Monday, 10 October 2011

Twas The Night Before Christmas


It's Monday morning and that means it's time for another challenge at Die Cut Dreams, this week our theme is to use a poem on your card. So get your thinking caps on or google a poem and join in with this fab challenge. Head over to the main challenge blog to check out all the details of the new challenge and to see what our lovely girls have created for your inspiration. There are some beauties. And the prize for this time is :-




I had to use these two sweet mice in walnut shells to go with this poem that I love. And of course they are House Mouse. The poem is by Clement Clarke Moore and is called Twas the night before christmas.

This is also for the following challenges:-
1. Totally Papercrafts - Challenge # 87 - Animals
2. One Stop Crafts - week # 152 - Anything Goes


Recipe:-
Stamps - House Mouse HMOR1059 Winters Nap, Poem Computer generated,

Papers - Dovecraft Winter Wonderland,
Colouring Mediums - Promarkers,
Tools - Sizzix corner die, embossing folder swiss dots, cuttlebug,
Embellishments - stickles, ribbon, gems,

Hope you have a good week, and thank you for popping by my blog.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

29 comments:

Squirrel x said...

Oh wow hun, this is just gorrrrrrrgeous! Love the combination of the text as the central feature with those adorable illustrating HMs. Simply perfect. Hugs Sxx

Chrissy said...

This is just gorgeous Tracy...love the wee mice asleep in the walnut shells and the poem has always been my favourite Christmas poem.Beautiful ribbon...

Luv CHRISSYxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is adorable and those two adorable mice look perfect with that classic poem
Lisa x

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Tracy,
This is a gorgeous card. I love the colours and design paper. The images are so cute and the embellishments are so well balanced. Beautifully crafted. I love it.
Hugs,
Fiona x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

I absolutely LOVE this! It's so adorable. The poem and mice are meant to be together ;-)
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week.
Caroline xxx

Pop's Cards said...

This is just stunning sweetie, love the colours too, fab creation hugs pops x x x

Susie Sugar said...

Your card is totally charming Tracy , those cute little mice are adorable
So sweet
Hugs Susie xx

Crafty Chris said...

Gorgeous Tracy those little mice are so cute.
Chris x

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Tracy this is absolutely wonderful, the colour, design, poem and those little mice look brilliant.
Hugs
Lorraine x

craftykitten said...

Oooh Tracy hun this is soooo adorable. Don't they just look tooo cute?? Beautiful colours too.
hugs
Dawn xx

Christine said...

Hi Tracy awww how sweet fab colouring love the soft blues..great take on the chall

smiles mummy x

Sue said...

Aww this is SO sweet Tracy! Those mice are adorable and the poem is perfect - Love it !!!
Hope you have a good week!
Hugs Sue xx

*Vicki* said...

Oh my word Tracy!! This is soooo precious!! Love your sweet mice among your darling poem hun!! Beautiful job!! HUGS

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Tracy.

Hugs Riet.xx

Claire said...

I love this card, just gorgeous. Hugs, Claire x

Jules said...

Hi Tracy

Your little mice go just perfectly with that great sentiment.

A really lovely Christmas card.

Love Jules xx

Delphine said...

Oh this is gorgeous, Tracy! I love your card! The design is fantastic and your mice are so cute... Perfect text too and wonderful colours! I love it all! Have a lovely evening! Hugs Delphine xx

DesignerDiva said...

This is super Tracy perfect image and poem together! Fab challenge I may have to enter this one!

Big Hugs Laurie x

gina g said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks so much for joining us at One Stop Crafts this week. luv gina xx

Alessandra said...

Tracy, love this poem! that's a wonderful idea. You made a perfect card, love it!
Hugs, Alessandra

Ineke van den Akker said...

Just love this!
greetings from Holland,
Ineke

Nannieflash said...

Oh Tracy that is gorgeous I love the way youve used the verse with that little mouse in the shell, its stunning. hugs Shirleyxxx

Debs said...

Simply stuninng Tracy - love the wee mice and the fab traditional Christmas poem.
Have a great evening.
Debs xx

Tracy said...

Your card is so adorable.
Love those images, so so cute. And again your colouring is stunning.
Those charms are so cute.

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous hun.....

thanks for joining us at tpc...and good luck...!

big hugs Vicky xx

Dragonlady said...

Awwww so sweet Tracy, just love the meece with the poem.

Hugs Ali x

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Beautiful, thanks for sharing!
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Sally H said...

totally totally gorgeous! I love it. Those charms look really beautiful!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh how darling and beautiful Tracy!! Love the sweet mice and the blue! Gorgeous!