Monday, 12 October 2009

House Mouse DT #54 Movies

Thank you to everyone who joined in with our last challenge at House Mouse. Fantastic work from all of you as always :-)

This week is a sad week for us as two of our very much loved DT members are leaving and this will be their last challenge.

Both Stacy and Carolyn have been a BIG part of this blog since the beginning and they will be greatly missed. I'm sure you'll all join me in wishing them the very best for the future.

Our challenge this week is set by Stacy :~ The Movies

Please create a card using a movie title as your inspiration.

There is a fantastic prize up for grabs this week from........

House Mouse site

So if you would like to add to your collection of favourite stamps, now's your chance with a fabulous $25 voucher to spend at House Mouse. 


I was  indecisive as usual and couldn't make up my mind, and so ended up doing two cards. The first is 'Pretty Woman'. I used the Happy Hopper image 'Fancy Pants',  coloured her with Copics and added black pearls for her necklace.  I seen to remember Julia Roberts wearing a polka dot dress so I used these papers by Penny Springman downloaded from the Sweet Shoppe. The corner stamp is Basic Grey, the leaves cut with the Leone Em branch punch and the flowers and ribbons from stash

This next one is the Red Balloon - I haven't yet seen this film but have every intention of watching it now.

This is the story line
In Paris, a French schoolboy makes friends with a red balloon, with the balloon following him around like a pet. It stays out of the reach of other would-be captors, but a gang of boys destroys it eventually. Then other balloons of various sizes and colors descend on the boy from all parts of Paris, and together they lift him into the sky and take him away over the horizon.

I used the Hoppy image 'Balloon Ride', again coloured him in copics, cut off the original balloons, downloaded an image from google, touched up the colours and attached it with black thread.  The central panel is embossed with the cuttlebug spots & dots folder, the edge is cut with the Carla Craft Macaron punch.
The papers are Basic Grey's June Bug, the butterfly is by Rahyer and the ribbon from stash.


Check out the beautiful, inspirational creations the other DT's have come up with.


Debbie said...

Both cards are adorable.. and what a fun fun challange..

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Both of these are fantastic Heather! Beautiful coloring and great textures and embellishments on both. You are very sweet in your goodbye, thank you. I will be checking back often! Keep up the awesome work for the DT! Hugs

Sandra1968 said...

Both cards are gorgeous! I'll try to make a HM card too, but first I'll have to think a long time about a movie title ;-)
Hugs, Sandra

Moni said...

Stunning cards Heather, lvoe your fab desing and so great images! You did fab job with both cards! Hugs,moni

SheilaS said...

Adorable image and that butterfly is devine

SheilaS said...

Sorry only commented on the one . Pretty Woman is also gorgeous. Lovely flower.

Karen said...

Stunnung stunning cards Heather !

Love Karen x

Mina said...

two stunners the house mouse in the shoes and cute
Mina xxx

Kim Piggott said...

Two amazing cards Heather!
kim x

mycardz said...

Awesome cards Heather! Both of these are in my list of all-time favorite movies! I'm just amazed at how perfect both the cards are to match up with these movies! VERY creative lady you are. I love all the amazing details you added to each card. I could just sit here and study each one!! Wow. hugz, Mary

Christine said...

Hi Heather more stunning cards for me to drool over the hand bag & shoes card is great dont know how you think of the titles..& the red balloon Iv'e seen this film..dont ask me where many moons ago another brill card..

Hugs Christine xx

Anonymous said...

Your cards are awesome Heather :D

Hugs, Janneke X

Lorraine A said...

Aww these are just fabulous ! :-) I really laughed at the 'Pretty Woman' card and title ,, matched perfectly ha ha :-) the red balloon is fab too ,, but I don't know that film,,, thanks for the story line :-)

Lorraine x x

debby4000 said...

Oh they are both so cute and what wonderful cards for the challenge.

Cheryl said...

wow 2 amazing cards and such detail just love them love cheryl xxxx

~MudpieMouse said...

Oh, I don't know which one I like better, they're both so gorgeous. I love your color choices, I love your embellies ... great job on the challenge! Keep on stampin' on!

stephanne said...

Awwwww, so cute!!! Love them!! Pretty Woman, hahaha, how perfect is that!!? And the Red Balloon Hopper project is divine, love the paper and ribbon, and the image looks fantastic, LOVE that HUGE balloon :)

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