Sunday, 31 July 2011

Pile It On! Challenge - Stay Cool!

This week's Pile It On! Challenge is to:

'Stay Cool!'

We are sponsored for this challenge by the Stamp Fairy.

This wee mouse (very imaginitively called 'Mouse Holding Ice Cream' from Stampavie)  has obviously been enjoying hotter weather than we have here in the UK, and is cooling down with a gigantic ice cream sundae. I coloured him using watercolour pencils, then added Glossy Accents to the cherry and his sundae glass. The papers are a mixture of BasicGrey 'Cupcake' and 'Kioshi', and Pink Paislee '360 Degrees' pads - I distressed the egdes, then added faux stitching with my CutterBee Bug and a white gel pen. I used my Cuttlebug 'Swiss Dots' folder for the embossing, sanding over the raised areas to reveal the white core, then added a sentiment from the 'Cupcakes' set by Hero Arts.

Here are the challenges I've Piled On!:

For more inspiration from my lovely DT buddies, please stop by the Pile It On! Challenge.


Catherine said...

Great card, I have that stamp and have yet to use it!!!!

Jenny said...

Very cute and cuddly and I wouldn't mind getting my hands around that icecream as well. Fabulous, fun card. Thanks so much for joining us at Hookedoncraft.

Sandra H said...

Wow what a gorgeous card love the background papers they are stunning and the image is gorgeous too!:) Sandra H

Sheri Gilson said...

Darling card!! Love the sweet image and scallop shape. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Pink Elephant!!

Kat said...

Gorgeous card Helen. Love that cute image.

Sorry I haven't been around much. Babysitting last weekend seems to have played havoc with my time!

Kat xx

darcy48 said...

Helen what a cutie! That little mouse is so cute and the colours you have used are fab. Arlinex

Julie said...

Such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop’s Challenges

debby4000 said...

Love your adorable, gorgeous card Helen.

Anne H. said...

Your card is wonderful!
An adorable image and beautiful colors.
Thanks for joining us at Stampavie and More.

Ann Whitfield said...

Fabulous card Helen - and that is one impressive mouse, being able to carry way more than it's own body weight in ice-cream sundae! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x

Debs M said...

love this, fab stamp and gorgeous card x

Shirl said...

Isn't he just the cutest fella you have seen in ages. I adore this card Helen.
Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.

Hugs Shirley x x

Carol said...

This is adorable Helen, just love that image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's this time and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Fantastic card!!!

Thanks so much for joining in our free and easy challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck in the draw.....

Emma xxx

Angie said...

fab card thanks for joining us at papertake weekly
Angie x

Mummylade said...

What a great creation!

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Allsorts and good luck!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Helen what a fabulous yummy card that image is great so are the papers and your design, that ice cream would go down well right now in the hot weather, lol, thank you for joining our challenge at Creative Inspirations.
Lorraine x

Donna said...

Gorgeous card and wonderful image. Thanks for joining us at CYDA this time.
Donna x

Chris said...

that image is too, too cute. I wish I could eat twice my weight in ice cream!

paper fun said...

I love the glossy accents on the bowl and cherry.

Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Days Away.


Kaz said...

Great card, your sundea glass & cherry look fantastic with the glossy accents!
Kaz xx

Laney said...

super cute card
thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations hope to see you next time too