Thursday, November 20, 2014

Spellbinders and Stampendous Holiday Blog Hop



Welcome to the Holiday Blog Hop with Spellbinders! It's the last day and we've been getting ready for a inspiring day of fantastic projects.

Today's hop has four great companies and you'll find a link to them on the Spellbinders blog, we've provided a link back to them once you've seen all our great projects, and if you are just now finding this hop here on my blog, please also stop by the Stampendous blog for a great chance at prizes. All the details for not only a Stampendous blog prize, but also a grand prize from Spellbinders.

So here's my card for today and it's using a great House-Mouse Designs stamp called Finishing Touches which I sneaked in for Getting Ready for Christmas Theme for Stampendous Theme Week. The sentiment is a very fun Retro Christmas stamp trimmed to pop.


My little mice are colored with Copic Markers and framed with Spellbinders nestabilities that are embossed with clear powder and then dusted with Micro Glitter and reheated to set.

The fun background paper is embossed with Spellbinders and sanded to reveal a complimentary blue core to the colored image. It's been wrapped with May Arts ribbon and Fran•táge with Chunky White embossing powder. To add to this sparkly design I added varying glue dots that were covered with Micro Glitter.

Lea Kimmel

Janelle Stollfus

Pam Hornschu

Spellbinders Blog

Have a great time on the hop!

Details:
Stamps: Finishing Touches, Retro Christmas (Stampendous)
Spellbinders: Labels Thirty-Four Nestabilities, Elite M-Bossabilities™  Folder (Spellbinders)
Paper: Black Magic (Core'dinations), Red 
Ink: Memento™ Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko), Fireberry from Classic Archival Petal Point Ink (Clearsnap)
Markers: (E50, E51, E53, E23, E25, E31, E37, E43, T1, T4, T6, T8, R12, R14, R20, R29, W1, W3, W7, Y00, Y11, Y13, Y19, Y26, Y28, YR24, B60, B63, BV23)
Accessories: Red and China Blue Micro Glitter (Stampendous), Emboss Gloss Ink Dauber (Stampendous), Chunky White and Clear Embossing (Stampendous), Sand-It Gadget (Core'dinations), Dodz and 3D Foam Squares (Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L)

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124 comments:

  1. Your coloring is amazing on this adorable card! House Mouse designs are some of my favorites!

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  2. Beautiful card love the colors and the a=stamp set is Awesome thanks for sharing

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  3. Stunning card love the stamp set of the ginger man super cool. thanks for shairng

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  4. Love this cute card! The Fran-tage is a great embellishment here.

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  5. The coloring on your card is wonderful and I love the bow you added. It really pops.

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  6. I think this is one of the cutest and adorable images...a very cute and sweet card!!!!

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  7. Great background, beautiful image, it is a fantastic card!

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  8. WOW! Bet that image really sparkles in shine in real life, as I can see the shimmer from here! Sweet little image that you have colored perfectly! Also love that big, beautiful bow! TFS!!!

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  9. DELIGHTFUL card Janelle!!!
    LOVE your SUPER CUTE Christmas mice, LOVE your ELEGANT design & BIG bow, LOVE your blue SPARKLE & sanded embossing too, SO MUCH TO LOVE!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  10. Cute card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

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  11. This is a really cute card...love all the glitter!!

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  12. I agree. House mouse is so cute. The card is beautiful. I want to eat the gingerbread man and I love the die.

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  13. Such a cute card. I love that mouse image, it is so cute.

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  14. Such a fun color combo! Great card Janelle!

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  15. love the stamp. the layers and bow are awesome.

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  16. Wow. Wow. Wow. Such great depth to this card. Love it!

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  17. Cute card! Love the mouse stamp and your coloring is amazing!

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  18. The card is Adorable! Love the House Mouse stamp.

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  19. I want to be able to color like you do....

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  20. What a cute card! I have never heat embossed a frame like that. I will definitely be trying that!

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  21. so super cute! Love these mice decorating the gingerbread cookie! This is a very lovely card! TFS!
    Have a wonderful day!

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  22. this is a darling stamp set. Those mice are so cute.
    great card
    thanks for sharing.

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  23. Awesome coloring and so adorable!

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  24. Ohhh my -- this couldn't be any CUTER!!! LOVE the texture, colors, that ribbon -- just EVERYTHING!!!

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  25. I just love the texture and your coloring of this adorable design.

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  26. Sweet! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  27. Love your card. I actually have that folder. Can't wait to try it with dark paper. The mice are so adorable. They remind me of my granddaughters decorating Christmas cookies. Thanks for sharing your card.

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  28. Oh my gosh!! I gasped when I saw this amazing card!! LOVE everything about it!! The bow, the snow, the embossing and the coloring of the beautiful image all add up to AMAZING! TFS!

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  29. What a darling card. Such a sweet image... amazing coloring! Love the heat embossing on the dark background.

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  30. I love the little guys, and the colors really pop! I would never have thought of using a black base for a card, but this is lovely! I will certainly give it a try.

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  31. Love the stamp set and how the dies enhance it!

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  32. Adorable with amazing colouring. TFS

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  33. Wow, there is so much detail on this card....the colors are amazing as well....nice work!

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  34. Oh Janelle, that mouse is so cute. tfs

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  35. Wonderful card....love the coloring on the House Mouse image.

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  36. Your card is breath-taking! Such bold rich colors and lots of glitz :)

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  37. Such a cute image on your card, thanks for all the details too.

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  38. This is such a fun card! Love the bold colors!

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  39. A really cute card, thanks for sharing.

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  40. Really darling card! Love all the techniques you used! Thx so much for sharing.

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  41. Omgosh! This is beyond fantastic!

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  42. Love your coloring and the addition of the sparkles. I just love the House Mouse stamps, they are all adorable to me.

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  43. The coloring on this image is awesome. You are very talented. What a great card.

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  44. I had not seen this House Mouse stamp until today and it's definitely going on my wish list!! Super card!!! So, happy to see a blog hop featuring two of my favorite craft companies... Stampendous and Spellbinders!!!

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  45. This is a beautiful Seasonal card. Thanks for sharing your talent.

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  46. Beautiful colouring of the adorable House Mouse stamp! Cute card all the way.

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  47. I love House Mouse and this card is a prime example as to why. Beautiful composition an coloring.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Sar Tann

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  48. These house mouse design stamps are adorable, but coloring them gives me pause. I'm not very good at animals. I do enjoy seeing everyone's ideas tho. Thanks for sharing.

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  49. I just love the House Mouse stamps and your card is wonderful!

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  50. Darling card with beautiful colorwork. Nicely done.

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  51. Such delightful House Mice crafting on your beautiful card!

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  52. Awesome coloring. Love your use of black on the mice in the image. I am always so afraid of black but you have inspired me to try again. TFS

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  53. Love the vintage look of the card. Very cute.

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  54. Such an adorable card, LOVE the coloring on the mice and the papers and die you chose!

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  55. Such an adorable card! Love it!!

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  56. Wonderful card, great colors, embossing, accents and darling image.

    Sue
    http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

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  57. Adorable mouse overload! Gosh...this is the cutest card yet. Love how you put it all together.

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  58. Really nice coloring! I wish I had that talent.

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  59. This is sooo gorgeous!! I didn't even know what to look at first! I love the sparkly "frame" around that super cute image and the frantage gives a subtle snowy look.
    hmills22@gmail.com
    I do have a US mailing address

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  60. Oh my goodness, you did a beautiful job coloring this card. Wish you were around to give tips.

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  61. I am so envious of those of you with such amazing coloring skills! TFS!

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  62. Love the meeces to pieces! Fabulous coloring!

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  63. super sweet card in fantastic colors!

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  64. House mouse cute! The colors, the coloring, the layers, the embellishments....delightful.

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  65. Beautiful card! What awesome coloring!

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  66. Love the color combination! Great card.

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  67. awesome card! love the colors, textures, and that darling stamp! great coloring too!

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  68. very cute card, Love the embossed and distressed background!!

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  69. This card is adorable. Love the Mouse stamp and coloring.

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  70. Like how you colored the image & especially like the bow.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  71. Pretty card! I love the background and ribbon. Thanks for sharing.

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  72. Cute card; love the House Mouse stamps! Thanks for sharing

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  73. Sweet card, can't ever go wrong with a House Mouse! Love the font for the sentiment.
    R/

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  74. House mouse always a joy to see, love the glitter .

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  75. What an adorable card! I love it!

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  76. adorable card. Love the back ground. The black really makes the image pop.

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  78. Fun card with the
    sparkly background
    paper! Cute stamp.
    Carla from Utah

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  79. Your coloring is amazing! I studied your colored image in hopes of learning something. Really love your card.

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  80. Cute card! I love all of the glitter and embossed and sanded paper. I never thought to put glitter on glue dots....duh!!!! Great creation!

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  81. Your card has a strong visual presence. I like the bold color choices.

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  82. love the colors and the vintage saying

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  83. Love the card! And i just love the look of the sanding on the embossed cardstock!

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  84. What a bright colorful fun card. I especially like the dark background paper which brings out the colors of the mice and gingerbread. Thanks for sharing your card.

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  85. Love the house mouse stamps. So cute. Also love the embossing folder background. The colors used are perfect.

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  86. I can only color like this in my dreams. You did a fabulous job making this delightful card. This is the kind you frame and treasure forever.

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  87. Adorable image....fabulous coloring!! I love the bright colors you used!

    peifert88@gmail.com
    Kentucky, USA

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  88. too cute, love the use of all the glitters, very sweet!

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  89. I love House Mouse! The card is beautiful and you did a great job! Thanks for the tutorial.

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  90. cute housemouse coloring nice and cheery and bright!

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  91. Terrific coloring on the mice. They are too cute. Great card. Thanks

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  92. This is an adorable card. House Mouse has such cute Christmas stamps. The Spellbinders dies and embossing folder are nice touches in the card. tfs

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  93. I love the mice .. they're so cute

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  94. Your card is so pretty! I love the mice and gingerbread man. :) TFS

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  95. What a GREAT card! I think you background is really marvelous!! Superb work and thanks so much for the lovely inspiration!!! :)

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  96. Awesome card!! Love the beautiful ribbon and the background sanding and embossing. Love this stamp too. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

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  97. Very cute. I like your coloring and the glittery frame.
    Sue in Ohio
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  98. Great little holiday card! So glad you could play along in the hop with Spellbinders!

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