Monday, February 13, 2012

Make Wishes Come True

My card today is for the House-Mouse & Friends challenge #113 to use the theme "make wishes come true." They've graciously invited me to do a couple February guest design spots, and I'm very happy to join in the fun!
I used the "balloon ride" image for this, coloring with Copics, and sponging the sky in with tumbled glass ink. I cut the image using a top note die, and added a computer generated sentiment {I wish I could fly} with a flower and gemstone in the center. The dsp is from Pink Paislee and I used scraps of pink and blue. This little guy looks like he's getting the flight of his life doesn't he?
Thanks for stopping by and I wish you a great Monday!

Carol

29 comments:

Jo said...

Congrats on your GD spot! :)
Lovely card, HM images are so cute aren't they?
Jo xx

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow Carol!! This is absolutely adorable!! Perfect for this challenge hun!! Congrats on your GDT spot and we love having you join in with us!! HUGS

jimlynn said...

Ah...Carol, this is just adorable! LOVE your coloring on here and the way you framed it out. SO very cute!
Lynn

jimlynn said...

Almost forgot.......CONGRATS big time on being the guest designer at House Mouse and Friends!!!! SO EXCITING!
Lynn

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Such a fun card! Happy guest designing.

Sue said...

Hi Carol
aww an adorable card, beautiful colouring, fabulous design, lovely to have you join us this month, sue,x

Donna Hanley said...

Carol, Congrats on being a guest designer. I love all HM images, but this one is especially cute. Love the "sky" you made and your ribbon looks very nice on the corner. Wonderful card for this challenge.

Dot said...

So happy to have you as a GDT this month.
Your card is so sweet, Carol, I just love the image.
Enjoy your evening.
Dorte,xx

Erin- said...

Gorjuss!! I love the soft clouds you've created in the background! That little mousie is much more adventurous than I am!! LOL

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Carol :-) such a cute image and the background is fab ! I love how you did the clouds :-)

welcome aboard :-) It is lovely to have you join us this month :)

luv
Lols x x x

Stamping Susi said...

Green is my favorite color - I love, what you did with it! Your little mouse is flying high, so cute!

Christine said...

Hi Carol lovely cute image & colouring great take on the chall theme

thanks for accepting the GD for Feb lovely work

smiles Christine x

Tammy said...

Oh this is so sweet Carol! I love that image and that fabulous green balloon! Congrats on your GDT!!
Tammy :)

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

I am so happy that you have a guest spot this month, my friend! You are such a perfect choice! Love the mousie you chose to showcase for making a wish!

febe said...

Such a fun and fab card with the cute image and lovely colors. And the sentiment is just perfect. Awesome work!

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Jennifer said...

Oh what a darling card! Lovely image colored beautifully. Welcome and so happy to have you as a GDT!

Jennifer

Wendy said...

Such a cute & fun image you used on this card, Carol! Love it! :)
Congrats on the GD team!! You are so deserving! :)

Rica said...

Hi Carol, great to have you join us this month. Your card is adorable, I love the fabulous image and so brilliantly coloured.

hugs
xx Heather xx

nwilliams6 said...

This is so fun - I love that image (I haven't ever seen it before). Congrats on the GD - the HM images are the cutest things going!!!

Sue said...

He sure does! What a cute card, and your sentiment is perfect for the stamped image and fits our challenge to a tea! So glad your joining us, Carol, for February.

Hugs
Sue

Natascha said...

Hi Carol!
Great card and design. I love your clouds in the background of the image, they look so real.

Hugs, Natascha

Benzi said...

Congrats of being GDT and getting to have fun with that group. Your card is awesome. I wish I could fly, too. LOL

downrightcrafty said...

I adore this image ( one of my first ever HM images) and love the colouring and the clouds, a gorgeous creation, and great to have you with us at the HM & F Monday Challenge
hugs Kate xx
ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

JD said...

Carol, this is so cute! Nicely done! Congrats on GDT spot. This week I am going to try my very best to make a card for this challenge!
By the way, we had a blast yesterday at the Scrapbook store (so wish you could have gone along with us) I was good, kept to my budget...wasn't easy there...smile...too many neat things to tempt me.

Sue from Oregon said...

I can only imagine the fun ride he has in store! Whoooopeeee! So glad to have you join us for February Carol...nice to have my friends nearby LOL!

Tracy said...

Thank you for being our GDT for this month. Love your image and design, this is gorgeous.
Happy crafting
Mousey Hugs
Tracy x

Sandy said...

I love House Mouse and need to get some of mine out and use them more often. It's amazing how many stamps get pushed to the side and not used for awhile! This image is supe cute! Love how your card turned out!!!

Shannon White said...

Oh this is so DARLING! 8-) Love your Sweet House mouse image Miss Carol! Just makes me smile! 8-) And I Love your Super Pretty Fluffy white clouds too! 8-)
Huge Congrats on your GDT spot! Yay! So Happy and excited for you my friend! So Well deserved! 8-)


Big Hugs
Shannon

Olga Wright said...

The mouse is really having his great time flying! LOL It's so cute... I love it! Congrats!
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