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,



Korin said...

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

Michele Gross said...

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 :)

Becky said...

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

Joanne Travis said...

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

Ira said...

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

dstandard said...

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

Virgo5 said...

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

redwasher1 said...

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

Vicki Dutcher said...

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

Ann said...

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

Kat said...

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

Kat x

dj1952 said...

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

Kelly Schelske said...

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

Corinna McGregor said...

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

Lindsey said...

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