Christmas Mice

I had a little extra time to play with some new stamps that I bought last week from my local stamp store (Simple Pleasures). I went to SP to pick up some Basic Grey paper… which I needed for another display for Inky Antics (Yippee… I’ll share more about that next week). They didn’t have the pattern I was looking for so I went to Archiver’s. While I was at SP I couldn’t help but look at the stamps. I came across these little Christmas Mice (Great Impressions) and had to buy it (along with others). I’ve always had a weakness for any of the Great Impressions mouse stamps!

It’s been so long since I participated in a SCS Sketch Challenge, I had new stamps to play with… this is the card I made for Sketch Challenge 150. The image is stamped on Cream Cardstock, it looks white in the larger photo. I dipped a waterbrush into Craft White refill to paint the snow and the hat trim white. I also scribbled into the white with a Stardust Gelly Pen and then used the waterbrush to blend it into the white ink. I then added Gemstones to the centers of the larger snowflakes. Aren’t the little mice adorable?

Thanks for reading and have a wonderful weekend ~ Jovi
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Stamps: Christmas Mice (Great Impressions) ~ Paper: Cream, Cranberry, Ponderosa Pine, Everlasting Paper Pack patterned (all from CTMH) ~ Ink: Noir (Palette), White Craft (SU) ~ Other: Tan Ribbon (TAC), Gemstones (Hero Arts), Stardust Gelly Pen (Sakura), Prismacolor Pencils blended with Gamsol


  1. How cute are those mice?

    BTW, I forgot to tell you...DH let me make a list to order from HMstamps for Christmas, so I ordered a bunch of Happy Hoppers, and one of the HM stamps that was SOTM a couple years back - We're Mint Tea with them in the stripey teapot. Can't wait to get my hands on those bunnies! Maybe later on we can swap images again if I get some you don't have.

    Hugs, Dina

  2. Love Love Love this card!!! It's soooo cute,love the layers of dp and that stamp is to die for!!!

  3. Your card is adorable. I love the new stamp that you picked up. I can hardly wait to see the other stamps you picked up as well.Love the gliter. :)


  4. Great job with an adorable stamp! This is just so stinkin' cute!

  5. I LOVE this card! It is MARVELOUS!!

  6. Oh Jovi! These little mice are absolutely darling. And your combinations of the papers are fantastic. This is just the sweetest card and so beautifully, BEAUTIFULLY made. Love it!

    Jennifer :)

  7. This is a beautiful card. l just love it.. but l must say l do love your style and enjoy looking at all your cards... You have sooo much talent