Monday, December 20, 2010

Sewn with Love Cocoa Mouse Card

Happy Monday!
Hope you all enjoyed your weekend! I am back today with a cute card using stamps from Sweet N Sassy. It is the ever so cute Cocoa Mouse. For extra inspiration, I used this weeks sketch from The Sweet Stop.


Really cute sketch with the spin of Stitching. So, I got the sewing machine reved up and added a couple rows of a decorative stitch, and some straight stitching to the card using green thread.



Materials: All the stamps are from Sew Happy Cocoa-Sweet N Sassy; CS-Crushed Curry and Certainly Celery from Stampin' Up, Watercolor paper from Strathmore; DP from K. I. Memories; Ink- Crushed Curry from SU,Stazon black, Scattered Straw from Ranger. The paper buttons are made with a Spellbinders Die from Crushed Curry CS and distressed with Scattered Straw ink.



I stamped the image with Stazon and watercolored it. I added some color to the background with Crushed Curry ink. Layered with Cs and papers. I added the stitching before I glued the main section to the card base which is made of Crushed Curry CS.



Cocoa's Other Fun Challenges:

Mark's Finest Papers: color challenge - Mustard, Blue, and Green

Totally Gorjuss: Make a card for Someone Special - a dear friend

Cute Card Thursday: One for kids

Sweet Stampin: Celebrations -I am celbrating having a great friend!

There She Goes Stamps: Button It Up. I used paper die cut buttons.

Hope your day is super special! Love ya,

Karen

15 comments:

  1. How precious, Karen! Love all your fabulous extras :). Thanks for playing along with The Sweet Stop sketch this week :)!

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  2. Oh you did a super job with this sketch! Love the bright happy colors and those buttons are the perfect embellies for that darling little sewing mouse :)

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  3. This is so cute. Thank you for playing with Speedy's Friends.

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  4. How cute is that!! I love that mouse.
    Thanks for sharing and for joining Speedy's Friends this week!

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  5. Oh my, your card is way too cute Karen! What a great quote you used and the little mouse is just so adorable! Hugs, Ira x

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  6. Fabulous card and wonderful detail! Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop!

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  7. Great fun card!
    Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

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  8. What a cute card and love that mouse!!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Speedys Friends.

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  9. Totally love this guy's ears! Too cute~ Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

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  10. oh how cute is this? I really just popped by to say Happy Christmas to you and your family.
    Wishing you all the best for the New Year too.
    Love from
    Ann xxx
    Bah! Humbug! DT

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  11. What a cute image. Love the DP and the nice bright colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at TG.

    Kat x

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  12. Your card is adorable. Your coloring and the papers are fantastic. TFS, dj

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  13. Cocoa looks adorable, great card Karen! Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!
    Happy Holidays!

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  14. Great die cut buttons! Thanks for playing along with us at TSG!

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  15. What a fab card! I love all that stitching and that's a lovely sketch too. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week x

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