Saturday, 29 October 2011

Where Does Time Go?

Where does time go, I just seem to be chasing my tale at the moment with the kids being off of school, so if I haven't popped by your blog this week, I promise I will be round either over the weekend or the start of the week. So please do accept my apologies.

I had to do the challenge over at House Mouse this time and it gave me a chance to use one of my favourite stamps, aren't these little critters so cute sheltering from the rain under these Autumn leaves.

I used this stamp which is called Autumn Sprinkles, and cut up one of my favourite papers which I have been saving for I don't know what, but it just went so well with the colours I had used for this stamp. The other reason for today's card is House Mouse & friends challenge blog posted about a challenge over at Midnight Madness Sketch challenge, where there are four fantastic House Mouse stamps up for grabs, I just couldn't resist as they are so gorgeous. Below is the sketch I followed, but I turned it on it's side.

So this is for the following challenges:-

1. House Mouse - challenge # 107 - Fall

2. Midnight Madness - MMSK # 127 - Sketch

3. Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

4. Charisma Cardz - challenge # 43 - Anything Goes

5. Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes

6. One Stop Crafts - week # 155 - No sentiments


Stamps - Autumn Sprinkles HMTR1001, Free Leaf stam from Craft Stamper Magazine, Polkadoodles butterfly stamp,

Papers - Paper Pizazz Heritage, Dovecraft Fantasy,

Colouring Mediums - Distress Inks, H20's

Tools - Border punch,

Embellishments - flowers, brads, dew drops, glamour dust, ribbon,

Thank you for popping by my blog.

Happy crafting

Tracy x


Claire said...

Adorable card Tracy. Hugs, Claire x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow this is so beautiful!
kim x

scrappyjacky said...

Lovely autumnal feel to this,Tracy.

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Tracy :-) I love this image and the colours and sparkle on the leaves is perfect :-)

thanks for joining us on the HM&F Monday and Simon Says Stamp Challenges :-)
Lols x x x

helloholley said...

This is absolutely adorable!!! ;)
thanks for joining us at SSCB!!! ;)

Fleur said...

This is gorgeous Tracy, perfect autumnal colours.
Hugz Fleur xXx

Sue said...

Hi Tracy, wonderful card, such a cute scene with the Fall leaves the rain and those cute mice and their friend the chipmunk! Beautiful coloring on this large stamp. Wonderful take on the challenge. Thanks for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


Nicola said...

Beautiful card Tracy, love this image and the glittered highlights are simply gorgeous.
Nicola -x-

Wedgie said...

Cute card Tracy, love that image and the colours. Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week. Wedgie xxx

Rica said...

Hi Tracy, oh my I really fall in love with those two little sweeties!!! Your design is fabulous, the pattern fabulous and your colouring is love it - brilliantine - awesome!!!!

Thanks so much for joining us both at Moue House and Friends and the Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

Christa said...

Hi Tracy , this is a beautiful fall-card. I like the stamp very much.... they are so cute !! Christa.

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is amazing in gorgeous colours stunning work hugs pops x

Sally H said...

A beautiful card, Tracy! And there was I wishing I had another week off!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Tracy.

Hugs Riet.xx

America said...

Hi Tracy! Lovely work with this House-Mouse image. Love the soft colors and leaves sparkling. Fab take on the MMSC sketch. Looks like great minds think alike and we both used the same image, sketch & ideas. :) Love it!

Thank you for joining us on both the HM&F Monday Challenge & the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenges! :-)

Sue said...

Hi hun
i know the feeling been chasin me tail all week, totally gorgeous card, awesome colouring as always, luv all the sparkle, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, sue,x

Sarah said...

Hi Tracy, what a lovely card! Wonderful image, so sweet and coloured perfectly. Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin'. Sarah

PS I totally get where you are coming from with being so busy over the school hols - same here!!!

Christine said...

Hi Tracy know what you mean bout the days/wks someone keeps pinching mine too..awesome cute image gorgeous colouring great take on the chall theme..

thanks for sharing with us at HM & Friends chall this wk

smiles Christine x

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Beautiful card!! Love that sweet image!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


Sue from Oregon said...

So fun to see a HM image that shows a buddy with very cute! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! ♥ Sue Kment

Anonymous said...

WOWZER Tracy!! This creation is totally amazing with your coloring and your pretty sparkle!! Beautiful take on the Fall and sketch!! Thanks for joining us at HMF!! HUGS

Jilly said...

Gorgeous creation you created here. I am always very impressed when I see one has been used so well. My favorite of all your cards is the one without any sentiment. Your colouring in on that one and the whole card is just beautiful.
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crazyribbonlady said...

Fab card! Thank you for joining our anything goes challenge this week at Charisma!
Emma x