Sunday, August 14, 2011


The challenge at House-Mouse is to make an ATC. I'm cutting it pretty close with time, it ends in a couple of hours! But here it is, with its cute little mouse. :)

I had lots of fun making this! Originally, the purple cardstock did not have the embossed design on it. I stamped a border image from "All about borders" by Inkadinkado over and over in clear VersaMark. Then I put clear embossing powder and in some places clear with glitter ("Diamond Sparkle" by JudiKins), so that all the ink was covered. Then I embossed a couple of times, applying more embossing powder time (it sticks to the still-hot embossed image). The top of the ATC has been embossed more times, that's why the lines are fatter. I love the way it came out. :D

*click on the image to enlarge*

I could not get it to photograph sharply, no idea why.. :/

The string for the balloon is some twine colored with Distress ink, and covered in glue so it's not hairy and sticks well.

Thanks for stopping by!

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Products I used:
  • Stamps: House-Mouse - Party Mouse; Recollections - Doodle birthday
  • Inks: Memories - black; VersaMark; Distress - spiced marmalade, worn lipstick
  • Stickles: orange peel, lime green, golden rod
  • Cuttlebug folder - With love
  • Embossing powders: Denami - clear, JudiKins - diamond sparkle
  • PrismaColor pencils
  • Scotch dot roller, 3-in-1 Beacon's glue


  1. Aw, what a great background you created, love it!
    And that little mouse with balloon is so cute. Glad you got in before the challenge ended and thanks for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday.


  2. A super atc, you have put a lot of work in to it.Love that happy little mouse.
    Thanks for joining us in our challenge.

    Sandie @ Atc Blog Challenge :D

  3. This is adorable! Your embossing just looks fantastic and I love the tiny little bows. Fabby ATC Xushenka!!

  4. What a sweet celebration ATC! Love that tiny, delicate ribbon! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! ♥ Sue Kment

  5. Gorgeous ATC :-)very cute image and the background and ribbon border are fabulous :-)

    thanks for joining us on the HM&F Monday Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  6. Hi ya
    aww a gorgeous ATC, i luv how you have done the back ground,lovely ribbon detail, thank you for joining us at House Mouse & Friends this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

  7. Such a cute ATC, love the image, thank you for joining us over at ATC Challenge Blog xx


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