Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Sparkles Christmas Challenge and a Blog Hop

This is a sticky post please scroll down for my latest posts.

Good Saturday Morning to You,

We have a very special challenge for you today over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge, it's our Third Anniversary so this month we are having a Blog Hop and our theme is:

Anything Goes
so you can make whatever you like as long as it is Christmas

Now for the Blog Hop you must visit each DT blog and leave a comment or add yourself to their linky, then hop back to the Challenge Blog and add your creation to the linky there.

Now you should have arrived here from Sandra's blog and your next stop is at Brenda's blog

If you lose your way this is the blog hop order:

Shaz
Sandra
Pat  (Me)
Brenda
Jo 
Debs
Amy
Mary
Helen P
Helen N

We have some fabulous prizes from the following sponsors

Joanna Sheen
Dawn till Dusk
Pink Gem Designs
Marianne Designs
Crafty Ribbons
Di's Digis
Fantastic Ribbons

and also each of the DT's are providing a prize for one winner on their own blogs:


this is my prize for my winner

Now on to my card:


Card Recipe:

Image - House Mouse Stamp
Colouring Medium - Copics
Papers - Graphic 45
Sentiment - Lili of the Valley
Ivy Die - Joanna Sheen
Ribbon, Charm, Pearls

So why not get a start on your Christmas cards, enter the challenge complete the blog hop and you could be in for one of our fabulous prizes, Good Luck.

Challenges Entered:

Delicious Doodles - Die Cuts/Punches
Crimbo Crackers - Christmas Happiness
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Festive Foliage
Die Cuttin Divas - Winter Fun
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - Cute or Sweet
Melonheadz Challenge - Winter Fun

55 comments:

  1. Such a warm and welcoming colour palette Pat, it's one I could work with year round.

    B x

    ReplyDelete
  2. This is so cute Pat - I love how you've taken up the Christmas gauntlet!! Hugs Judith xx

    ReplyDelete
  3. Good morning Pat, we are up early on our way to a shoot but since I haven't made time to visit for a bit, here I am, lol. What a wonderful House Mouse stamp, I only have a couple but love them. Loving all of your layers on this lovely card. Hope you have a fun weekend planned, see you soon.
    hugs.....

    ReplyDelete
  4. Wow Pat this is gorgeous as always your so creative and what a welcoming candy good luck to those who enter enjoy your weekend xx

    ReplyDelete
  5. Fabulous card Pat and your candy is gorgeous looking enjoy your weekend xx

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is just gorgeous,love the fab image and great papers.xxx

    ReplyDelete
  7. Gorgeous card Pat, I love the cute image and such a beautiful colour scheme.
    Sue xx

    ReplyDelete
  8. Real cute hun love it - many thanks for playing along at Fan-Tastic Tuesday - very good luck xxx

    ReplyDelete
  9. This is such a fantastic card, love the warm colors and the cute image! Hugs, Sujin

    ReplyDelete
  10. What a Cute Design, thank you so much for joining us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, we would love you to come and join us again next week for another fun challenge....
    Hugs
    Suzy B ~ Owner ~ Fan-Tastic Tuesaday
    XX

    ReplyDelete
  11. Lovely card Pat, fab colours!
    hugs Jo x

    ReplyDelete
  12. What a sweet card. I love your little House Mouse....and you've created a beautiful card., love all the layers. Happy3rd Anniversary!

    ReplyDelete
  13. What a sweet card. I love your little House Mouse....and you've created a beautiful card., love all the layers. Happy3rd Anniversary!

    ReplyDelete
  14. Awhh! What a sweetie this image...LOving your colours and design.
    Chrissyxx

    ReplyDelete
  15. What a VERY pretty card! I love the colors you chose!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Die Cuttin Divas!
    Shelly

    ReplyDelete
  16. A gorgeous card, love the HM stamps, and you've coloured it beautifully too, I also liked your SC Zesty card, wonderful way to use colour and brighten the UK up. Thank you for the blog hop too x

    ReplyDelete
  17. Love the sort of autumn color scheme and the image is such a cutie!

    Hopping now to the next stop :)

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli

    ReplyDelete
  18. SUCH a pretty card! Thank you for the great DT inspiration and a fun blog hop!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Awww I love this image its super cute
    Happy 3rd Anniversary
    Hugs
    Marie
    xx

    ReplyDelete
  20. A pretty card Pat, cute image and wonderful coloring! ~hugs

    ReplyDelete
  21. Super sweet card. love the colours here. Happy birthday to the team! Ruby x

    ReplyDelete
  22. Aww this is gorgeous Pat.. such a sweet image and your colouring is really beautiful !! I love the scrummy papers and fab layout! :-)
    Happy Anniversary to Sparkles!!
    Hope you are keeping well
    Hugs Sue xx

    ReplyDelete
  23. Hi Pat
    Fabulous card.... Love it....
    Hugs Sylvie xxx

    ReplyDelete
  24. What a gorgeous House Mouse card you have made here. It fits our challenge this week well of “Using die-cuts and/or punches”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Delicious Doodles Challenge Blog Design Team Member)

    ReplyDelete
  25. So cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our MELONHEADZ FRIENDS challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

    ReplyDelete
  26. Pat, you have made a stunning House Mouse card. Beautiful. I have made a card and will add it to the Sparkles Christmas Challenge Blog once I have competed the Blog Hop. Best wishes, Kym

    ReplyDelete
  27. This is a precious HM image. It is colored wonderfully and I adore your papers! Beautiful card. Thanks for a chance to win one of these fabulous prizes! Hugs, Gail

    ReplyDelete
  28. I'm a big fan of House Mouse and this image is just fab! Would be great for a winter birthday card too! Love your colour scheme and thanks fro the chance to win your candy! Best wishes Karen x

    ReplyDelete
  29. Fab card! Love your image.
    Thank you for sharing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month, Wedgie xxx

    ReplyDelete
  30. Beautiful warm colour scheme, love your card!

    ReplyDelete
  31. Love your cute House Mouse card. Congrats on the 3rd blog anniversary.
    Liselot

    ReplyDelete
  32. Aw, how adorable - he wants to share with his friend. I love the combination of colors you chose to do this card it - so uplifting.

    ReplyDelete
  33. So wonderful Pat - now why have I not seen this sweet image before. As always, your card is very well done.
    Sandy xx

    ReplyDelete
  34. Love the image Pat and the colours. Stunning.

    ReplyDelete
  35. This is beautiful Pat, Gorgeous design and wonderful colouring of the adorable image. Thanks so much for joining in at Christmas at Sweet Stampin! Hugs, Dawn

    ReplyDelete
  36. Hi Pat this is absolutely gorgeous what striking, luscious colours adore that image and design, superb work.
    hugs
    lorraine x

    ReplyDelete
  37. Oooo what a gorgeous HM stamp and i'm loving the stunning rich colours too, Luv Sam x

    ReplyDelete
  38. Wow, that is a great card, Pat. That house mouse image is super cute and beautifully coloured. Congrats on the 3rd anniversary. Luv, Wilma

    ReplyDelete
  39. Gorgeous crapwoork and tons of great painted stamps. Love your card with al the colours.

    ReplyDelete
  40. Oh, isn’t that the sweetest image! Lovely card. Congrats on the 3rd anniversary. Hugs from Lisbeth

    ReplyDelete
  41. This is just gorgeous, Pat. I love your colour combo and that image is so cute - the robin's tum stands out so well.
    Alison x

    ReplyDelete
  42. Really pretty card hun, love the autumnal colours & the image is soooo sweet!

    Have a great weekend
    hugs Shell xx

    ReplyDelete
  43. Pat, this is one of my fave House Mouse stamps and I love your color palette. You know me, love all of those layers. I am working on a Christmas card so I will be off next to check out this challenge and hopefully to hop along with the rest of the team. Thanks for the chance to win.
    hugs.....

    ReplyDelete
  44. This is so adorable!! House Mouse images are always so cute and I love that red breast on the robin. Great bunch of papers, too.

    ReplyDelete
  45. This is such a sweet image! Love the robin and house mouse. Christine

    ReplyDelete
  46. Gorgeous colours on your fab card. I have submitted my card and am now hopping. Thanks for the chance to win. I also have some candy on offer

    ReplyDelete
  47. This is so cute and I love the colors on your card.
    I have entered my card in the challenge.
    Hugs, Wenche

    ReplyDelete
  48. House Mouse is so gorgeous, I love the colours you've put with him too.

    ReplyDelete
  49. Fabulous card and I love the adorable HM image xx

    ReplyDelete
  50. Awww your card is gorgeous! This image is sooo sweet and i love your papers :)
    Fiona L x

    ReplyDelete
  51. Love your adorable House Mouse card - so sweet!
    hugs
    Pauline x

    ReplyDelete
  52. This is so sweet. I love the mouse and the colouring is great!

    ReplyDelete
  53. Beautiful card!! I've just fallen in love with this gorgeous HM image and fabulous papers - more items to add to my stash wishlist!!
    Love Jacky x

    ReplyDelete

Hope you have enjoyed visiting my blog, I love reading your comments, thank you so much.

Pat xx