Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Monochromatic Mice

I love this House Mouse stamp, which I think is called "Are we nearly there yet?".  I was lucky enough to win it after winning a challenge on House Mouse and Friends.  This week their challenge is Monochromatic and I thought this was perfect to make an Autumn brown monchromatic card.  I've coloured with copics and edged with Distress Ink in Brushed Corduroy and Old Paper then further distressed the edges. The DP is from Joanna Sheen's Giordano Puppies & Kittens CD, I've added Distress Ink to its edges as well and the ribbed brown card is a recycled card from my local Craft Shop.  Flowers made with a Woodware punch.
After discovering CD Sunday's Challenge and entering something that wasn't totally monochrome, I'm having another go with something that does stick to the challenge:).  I'm building a collection of CDs and anything that makes me use them has to be good!

My card is for the following challenges:
House Mouse & Friends - monochromatic
Tuesday Throwdown - anything goes
CD Sunday Challenge - monochrome


  1. Fantastic Anne and just perfect for the challenge at CD Sunday. Thanks for supporting us this week. Tess x

  2. Anne this is just so darn cute!!! How fun and fabulous your card is! I love the image, it is colored beautifully. Your distressed edges are just perfect too! Great job with this sketch.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

  3. This is a gorgeous image hun!

    Leanne xx

  4. OH NO!!!! Yet ANOTHER stamp to add to the wish list! Gorgeous card Anne! x

  5. Fabulous card.Thanks for sharing with us at CD

  6. OMG....How cute is this image?! I love it. What a great job you did coloring this. Love the look of the distressing and sponging. Awesome job with this sketch challenge!
    Thanks you so much for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge.

    MMSC Design Team

  7. Really cute, love this sweet image and it looks great in all the browns.

  8. This image is fab and I love the backing paper, don't have this cd so haven't seen much off it. Thanks for joining in with us at CD Sunday and your card proves that you can be a stamper and still join in with us.

    Jenny x

  9. Hi Anne a lovely card, very cute. Hugs x ChrisB

  10. Wonderful card. Wish I had more house mouse images. Great job staying with one color....I had a challenge with this card loving your card!

  11. Hi Anne, what a super cute image, and it works wonderfully with the monochromatic challenge. Love the brown tones too. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Nicely done.

    Sue Drees

  12. Thanks for sharing this real cutie with us at CD Sunday. It's a lovely image. Hugs x

  13. Super card Anne, love the cute mice. Thanks for supporting us this week at CD Sunday. Hope we see more of your work

  14. Fab card, I do love House Mouse images, they are sdo cute, Thanks for joining us CD Sunday xx

  15. How cute is this. Love it.


  16. This is wonderful - love it. Thanks for joining the CD Sunday Challenge this week.

  17. Gorgeoue card Anne :-) I love this image ,,, very cute !! the shades of brown are lovely too :-)

    thanks for joining us on the HM&F Monday Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  18. Hi Anne, love the gorgeous image, gorgeous paper and such fantastic distressing.

    Thanks so much for joining us in the House Mouse & Friends challenge.
    hugs Heather xx

  19. Wow, this is so pretty! Love it! Thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge.

    Hugs, Natascha

  20. How cute! This is just such an adorable image! I love the rich, brown tones and that fabulous distressing. Thanks for joining us for this week's challenge and I hope you will come back and play again next week!

  21. Anne, this is unbelievable! Your monocromatic card is amazing. I love that it is so detailed and textured still. Thank you so much for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week. Just stunning!

    Holly R. Moore
    MMDT ~ GD


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