Monday, 25 October 2010

House Mouse & Friends do Halloween

It's time for a new challenge at House Mouse & Friends and the the turn of the fabulous, the one and only - Scoopy Sue to choose - what other theme could she choose this week but - HALLOWEEN

We're featuring card with either a Halloween theme or Halloween colors. Please don't fret if you don't have a Halloween image ~ as you'll see, several of our DT members tried to help you out and made projects without a Halloween image. So, extra bonus points if you do this too! :)

We are being sponsored by the lovely Heidi at Simon Says Stamp with a choice of either a House Mouse, a Gruffie or a Happy Hoppper stamp for the lucky winner.

I decided to do a   step card with a central step,  rather than a side step.  I use the image Count Mouse and have to admit this is my one and only Mousie Halloween stamp - must remedy this for next year!!  
The  Haunted House image is from Make-it -Crafty and you can find it HERE . The images are coloured with Copics and my first mistake came when I cut out Count Mouse (I always want to call Bat Mouse) - he then disappeared into the background, hmm.........after much playing around I found the best solution was to mount him on  a nestie cut oval. This is not ideal and I would tackle the project differently nex time.

This is a sideways view showing the bow and pumpkin charm - the bats are from the hAnglar Halloween set and the paper a download.

This is the other side with the word BOO in black sparkly letters - I know - you can't tell!!!

And here is a close up of Count Mouse - I placed the pumpkin in his hand one I had cut them out and I coloured Maxwell's body with a top coat of green to give him a slightly more eerie look - you can just about see it.

Do check out the other DT's creations - they are fabulous and you'l be both amazed and amused!!!!

Gosh - I'm so excited having a new computer to work on I forgot to add the other challenges this card fits - I'm sure there were more but these are the ones I could remember.

A Spoonful of Sugar - BOO!!
Stamp Something - Digi image - Haunted House
Corrosive Challenge Halloween


Summite said...

This card is almost a story book. It's gorgeous. All the detais that you put in the card. The shape of the card is very nice too. Congrat.

amanda stokes said...

Wow this is absolutely fab!He's just too cute to be scary lol :)
hugs amanda xx

Marley said...

Oh so beautiful Heather! love the colours, the shape of the card and the pretty scene you created! hugs Marley

Marie said...

Wow! A scary looking mousie! Sweet! Stunning colouring once again. Fun card!

Moni said...

Hi my dear friend, I was missing your card few days. This project is amaizing, love the images and colour combo. Hugs,moni

Natascha (nata1984) Germany said...

Hello Heather!
Your creation is totally gorgeous! Love this spooky house and your coloring. Love the paper and all the cute and well choosen embelishments.

Hugs, Natascha

mustavcoffee said...

OOOOhhh spooky, love him, Count Mouse, great!the background pic's wonderful and it's a shame we can't see the sparkly BOO. Great fun:0) xx

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, Heather, this card is absolutely amazing! I love the images and the colouring is great.
Hugs, Sandra

Ann said...

oh typical of all the new stamps I chose not one of them was Halloween - sheesh!!! I will enter though - just need to get thinking.
Your card is fabulous as always.
Ann xxx

Sue said...

Heather, what an adorable scene you created here!
Love the step card and the papers you chose. Your little mouse looks scary, but oh so cute!

Sue Drees

Renkata said...

wow Heather, such a sweet and spooky card. love this cute little mouse.
You have created amazing card.

Michelle said...

OmGosh this is amazing! thanks for playing along with Corrosive challenge blog

Riet said...

Ohhhh beautiful Heather,I love the images and the colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Shazza said...

wow I just love this card, it is fab!!

Lorraine A said...

Fantastic card Heather :-) I love this bat mouse ( good name I think !! ) and the scarey house is fab :-) brilliant creation :-)

Lols x x x

Christine said...

Hi Heather ohhh this is sooo clever love the scene & Mouse Dracular is scaring me to death..LOL hop over see Scoopy/Lols & my blogs think we have ALL the H challs. coverd between us..LOL

smiles Christine xx

Cathy's Rubber Room said...

This is adorable. Fantastic card.
Cathy x

debby4000 said...

Oh wonderful Halloween card Heather, stunning details.

Janet said...

OMG soooooooooo cute! thanks for joining the corrosive challenge!

Anonymous said...

fantastic halloween card

angelwhispers said...

FANTASTIC!!!!!! Just love this card and the design and images just Bootiful!!! Chanelle xxxx

Pia said...

OMG what a beautiful halloween card, lovely details and great colours. have a nice day
hugs pia

Paula said...

His fur looks as if he's had a fright it's so spiky - love your colouring of him & I had to chuckle for you sound like me when I'm trying to do something really simple & straightforward, I'm sure these images have a life of their own once we start colouring & they are secretly whispering to the cardstock or whatever that it wants a different colour........
Paula (PEP)

...just Barbara said...

This is a wonderful card and you did an excellent job coloring! How did you color the sky in the background? The shading is perfect!

Sue from Oregon said...

What a wonderful scene you have created!!! This one is a real eye catcher!

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