Saturday, 10 November 2012

Young at Heart at Allsorts

Good morning. It's Saturday so that means it's time for a new challenge over at 

and this week our lovely Tracy has picked the theme


Here's what I did 

I have had a set of House Mouse decoupage sheets for an absolute age and not got round to doing anything with them but when I saw this one I just thought it would be perfect for our challenge this week.

I added some Diamond Stickles here and there

8" x 8" square card from Craftwork Cards 
I embossed some pearlised card in red and green using M-Bossabilities 'Whimsy'
Memory Box Frostyville Border
Red and Green Baker's Twine
Mat and layered onto gold Mirri card

Our sponsor this week is
Stitchy Bear
offering 1 lucky winner $10 online spend 

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the fabulous inspiration from my DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Delightful Challenges - Let it Snow/Snowflakes
Forever Friends - Anything Goes
Paper Play - Snowflakes
ABC Christmas - V for Vibrant Colours
House Mouse Challenge - Getting Ready for Christmas
CSAYL- Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes
Fairy Tale - Embossing

Thanks for popping by today - I really appreciate it.
Hopefully I'll be back later after I've had a little play with my new goodies from the NEC.

It was lovely to meet up with Claire and Laurie and of course the shopping was fabulous too :o)

Have a wonderful day.


downrightcrafty said...

gorgeous colouring such a super image, I love hanging the stockings up for Xmas don't you, thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Sue said...

Awwwwww that decoupaged image is just delightful Debs. I love the colours and the wonderful embossing too.
I'm glad you had a good time at the NEC
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend
Hugs Sue

Michelle said...

This card is gorgeous. I like these little mice. And love the way you used the glitter.
Thanks for joining us at Fairytale.
LG Michelle

Hazel said...

Hi Debs

Love the little House Mouse card - I too have some of their image that I haven't yet used - bad girl Hazel!

Enjoy having fun with youre new lovely stash!

Thanks for popping by my blog to see me and leaving me some lovely comments.

I hope you have a great weekend.

Take care

Toodle pip

Hazel xx

Lisa Jane said...

awww cute .. looks like you had a fab day
Sorry i have been a bad blogger of late
Lisa x

Unknown said...

This is gorgeous Debs, love the cute image and how you used the border dies.... so lucky you have been to the NEC :) reminded me when I was there in March !!! he he I got emotional :P Love your goodies :) Wishing you a lovely weekend xxx

Bianca said...

Debs, your card is super cute! I love the punches you have used and the decopage image! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

Sue B said...

Aww this is SO sweet Debs… what an adorable image!! just love those cute little mice… the decoupage and glitter look fab!! Love the embossing and the snowflake border!
looks like you had a fab time at NEC - lots of wonderful crafting goodies there!! :-) and love the photo of Laurie and Claire! :-)
Hope you have a good weekend!
Love and hugs
Sue xx

Craftnut said...

Good shops Debs, i was at the NEC yesterday and had a lovely time. I have made a card this week with the same decoupage image - very cute!!! Tracyxx

Whisper said...

What an absolute sweetie and i'm liking the idea of the decoupage too, as i struggle with colouring the house mouse in.

Looks like a good time was had at the NEC, i look forward to seeing what you make with your goodies, Luv Sam x

Unknown said...

what beautiful colours and the image is so sweet too.... thanks for sharing your work with us at CRAFTY CATZ hug sassyxx

Sue said...

Love this image and your decoupaged card is wonderful. Love the bright colors and layout.
Thanks for joining us a the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.


Lorraine A said...

aww this is just sooo cute ! :-) Gorgeous card Debs, the image is adorable and I love the fancy borders,, FAB ! :-)

Lovely goodies too ! fab choices ,, will look forward to seeing what you make :-)

thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and Friends Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

DesignerDiva said...

OMG!!! Please please crop that picture and get rid of some of my stomachs!! PLEASE!!
Now I've got that off my chest I can comment on your beautiful card LOL
Love how you have used the frosty border Debs - wish I'd thought of that, great theme for a challenge, I'll try and find some time to join in
Hugs Laurie xx

PS Don't forget to crop that picture!

chrissy xx said...

Such a cute little scene. FABulous colours too. Thank you soooo much for joining us this week at CSAYL.
Looks like you bought lots of lovely goodies at the NEC.

coldwaters2 said...

What a delightful card Debs love that cute image with the added sparkle the background design is ACE.
lorraine x

Bettina L. said...

This is absolutely beautiful. Love the design with the embossing, snowflakes, sparkle and vibrant colours. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Carissa said...

Such a sweet card. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas.

Sassy Raggedy said...

Oh my goodness how adorable is this. I love the image and the colors. The embossing is wonderful. Just a beautiful creation.
Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Delightful Challenges. Hope you will join us again next week. joann sassy raggedy

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Sorry im so late getting round hun but I love your card the colours are fab and that die cut border is just perfect against those bright colours

hope your having a good week!

Em xxx

Zetti said...

So cute! I love the details.

Thanks for joining us at the Fairy Tale Challengeblog!

Andrea :-)

Jenny said...

Eine bezaubernde Karte ist das geworden.
Danke für deine Teilnahme bei Fairy tale Challenge. Liebe Grüße.

Dorte said...

Such a darling card,I love the frostywill border from Memory Box and it looks so pretty the way you have used it.
Perfect image for our theme this time.Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge.
greetings Dorte

Christine said...

Gorgeous HM the embossing & dies..cute image & colours love it.

Thanks for sharing with us at HM & friends chall this time.

smiles Christine x

Natalie Laurijssen said...

This image is so cute! I just love it! Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends monthly.
X - Natalie - X