Monday, 9 May 2011

House-Mouse & Friends GDT - May Flowers

So, how excited was I to receive an email inviting me to be a guest designer for House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge for the month of May?

I love the House-Mouse stamps, and loved the theme - "May Flowers" as I had this gorgeous "Spring Blossoms" image coloured up and ready to go when the sun came out!

I you haven't already, pop on over to the challenge blog post to see what the fabulous DT have created! And this fortnight's sponsor is Simon Says Stamp with $15 worth of goodies!

Supplies:
Image: "Spring Blossoms" from House-Mouse Designs, coloured with Promarkers.
Paper: Papermania Capsule Collection Sunshine paper, Orange Coordinations cardstock for floral border.
Tools: Martha Stewart floral border punch
Embellishments: Flowers from Papermania Capsule Collection Sunshine collection, Hero Arts stick-on pearls, die-cut greeting.

Challenges:
By The Cute & Girly May - Anything Goes
Crafter's Companion #12 - Girl's Birthday
Oldie but a Goodie #18 - Say it with Flowers
Dream Valley #6 - Flowers
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday #32 - Open Challenge

17 comments:

Sue said...

Hi Esme, and welcome to House Mouse Monday....so glad you're joining us for the month of May. Love this image, their little faces are so darling. The top border is wonderful and your coloring is awesome. Great take on the May Flower theme. Nicely done.

Hugs
Sue Drees

Sue said...

Hi Esme, and welcome to House Mouse Monday....so glad you're joining us for the month of May. Love this image, their little faces are so darling. The top border is wonderful and your coloring is awesome. Great take on the May Flower theme. Nicely done.

Hugs
Sue Drees

*Vicki* said...

Oh this is so beautiful Esme!! I adore the yellow flowers!! Beautiful layout and design!! :) congrats on the GDT spot at HM&F!!! HUGS ~ *Vicki* from Stamped Smiles

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Esme :-) I love this image, so very cute and the colours and design are perfect ,, They look like little sunflowers :-)

It's so nice to have you with us this month ! :-)

luv
Lols x x

DesignerDiva said...

This is such a sweet image it has made a fantastic card.
Thanks for sharing it with us at Oldie But A Goodie this week for Tracy's Say It With Flowers challenge and good luck
Hugs Laurie x

Lisa Jane said...

oh this made me chuckle.. love the fun cute image .. so cheerful
Thanks for joining us at Oldie but a goodie and BTC&G
Lisa x

Rica said...

Hi Esme, gorgeous card, love the 'happy colours', fabulous colouring and that punchwork is fantastic.
Great to have you with us this month.
hugs
Heather xx

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Very springy and pretty. Great layout and I do like this HM.

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh what a fun happy card ... such a cute stamp and I love your matching sunflowers too! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley - our next challenge starts tomorrow, so hope you can play along again!

Francesca said...

What a beautiful card

Thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE this time and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Sue said...

Hi Esme
aww a gorgeous card, awesome colouring, beautiful design & embelies, thank you for being a fab guest designer, sue,x

Mandy said...

Hi Esme,
What a gorgeous,love the sweet image and the colours are lovely...Congrats on the GDT...Hope your shoulder is going on alright....
Mandy x

Eve said...

Luv this image, and your coloring! I luv the border on the top and flowers on the corner to MATCH this sweet image! ps. Now i'm "following you"! :-)

Sue from Oregon said...

Welcome to our team for May Esme! So glad to have you join our fun! This is a darling card,love how you accented your fun image with that great Martha punch too! Sue K

nnalorac said...

Gorgeous card Esme, super cute image and love the bright colours.Thanks for joining us this month over on BTC&G. Carolxx

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is stunning, loving the colours, gorgeous work, thank you for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy, big hugs love pops x x x

America said...

Esme, this is super ADORABLE> I love the image and how you've colored this. FUN FAB DESIGN!!! Thanks for being our GUEST!!