Monday, 7 May 2012

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge - Humour

Well I'm not sure if you can actually see me bouncing up and down here but today is a very exciting day for me. I am extremely honoured to have been invited by all the lovely people at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge to join them for the month of May as a Guest Designer.

The theme for today's new challenge is HUMOUR and here is my interpretation:

I've used a 7x7 inch card for this and used a backing sheet from the House Mouse inserts CD from Joanna Sheen. The printable papers on this CD compliment all the lovely House Mouse stamps beautifully. I've had this particular wood mounted stamp for ages so it was nice to get it out again and use it on this card. I used to wonder how the faces on these pansy flowers were made - now we know! lol. The sprigs of leaves were die cut using a Cheery Lyn die and the main image was layered onto card cut using a Spellbinders die. I've used Distress Inks to colour the edges of my image and alcohol ink pens for the actual images. (I tend to use a mixture of Promarkers, Flex markers, Copics and Spectrum Noirs - I guess I'm just a girl who has to have them all!!!!!).

I do hope you will visit the HMFMC blog. There are some absolutely brilliant cards by the DT. I'm looking forward to visiting your blogs over the next couple of weeks to see all the fabulously funny cards you make. :-)

Don't forget to label your entry HMFMC119 so that we can find your entry and good luck as there are lovely prizes too. xx


  1. Hi Jocelyn, congratulations on your Guest Designer spot with HMFMC, well deserved.
    Gorgeous card and the colours are so delicate. I haven't gone down the road of House Mouse but seeing what you have made is changing my mind.
    Christine xx

  2. congrats to you! and you made a gorgeous card for the chall! the image is fab!

  3. A beautiful card Jocelyn. I think I love House Mouse almost as much as you do.....and I am beginning to really love my Flexmarkers as well.
    Many congratulations on being a HMDT and enjoy your month of May.
    Carol xx

  4. Jocelyn, your card is fabulous! Lovely delicate colors and such a fun image. It's great to have you as a GDT member at House Mouse and Friends Monday challenge blog and having you share your beautiful work!


  5. Hi Jocelyn, it so great to have you with us as GD this month. It is a fabulous design and I love those beautiful colours. Your image is adorable and your details so pretty!!

    Heather xx

  6. Hi jocelyn
    This is a fab and fun image, gorgeous creation and love the pretty colours too. Thanks for joining us as our GDT
    Happy crafting
    Mousey hugs
    Tracy x

  7. Hi Jocelyn
    lovely to have you join us this month, a beautiful card, fabulous colouring, lovely sift colours, pretty design, sue,x

  8. Very springy and soft. Great coloring!

  9. Hi Jocelyn beautiful cute HM creation goegeous colours sweet image & design so pretty, thanks for taking on the GDT challs for May..hope you enjoy the nxt chall. lovely having you with us.

    smiles Christine x

  10. This such a cute image and it beautifully colored. I like the soft colors that you used.

  11. Gorgeous card Jocelyn :-) the image is soo cute and I love the colours and details , very pretty :-)

    its lovely to have you with us this month :-)

    Lols x x x

  12. Hi Jocelyn, so nice to have you designing along with us this month! Hee hee, love this little scene. Good thing we don't have to be out in the garden painting up the flowers!
    Beautiful colors, wonderful embellishments, such a cute card.


  13. Jocelyn, so glad you joined us as GDT this month, it's a pleasure to have you with us.
    House Mouse always brings a smile to my face, even more so with this humorous creations. Lovely card.
    hugs Dorte

  14. Congratulations!
    Great card!
    Now I know about the pansy faces too!

  15. This really is an adorable and humorous HM image! I never knew Pansiy faces were painted on, so thanks for enlightening me :) So cute!!