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Mouse in a hot air balloon

My mum's birthday means, as ever, finding some cute little critters (preferably rodents) for her card. Luckily, I recently discovered Isabel Cristina who creates some absolutely adorable digi stamps. I did the colouring for this during the Daily marker challenge, but I knew that it would end up on a card for my mum; I… Continue reading Mouse in a hot air balloon

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Strawberry mouse shaker

We’re heading towards the end of yet another month so it’s time for another challenge card. After last month’s turtle, Gerda Steiner gave us a cute little mouse with a hoard of strawberries to colour. Inspired by the sketch challenge from Seven Hills Crafts, I thought I’d combine the two challenges and make a shaker… Continue reading Strawberry mouse shaker

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Christmas: Poinsettia mouse

This card was created on 28th November; day 28 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. I made this card with my mum in mind. I’m always on the lookout for cute critters when it comes to creating cards for her, and Diane Carubia’s mice are just adorable. How: I decided to have a… Continue reading Christmas: Poinsettia mouse

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Blank: Mouse with drink

Another month, another cute digi stamp for Gerda Steiner’s progressive challenge. This time it’s a little mouse with a very tall glass, looking like he belongs on a hot beach; so that’s where I put him. Checking back, I realised that I've been taking part in this challenge for a year now! How: The mouse… Continue reading Blank: Mouse with drink

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Xmas card: Skating mouse

What: An attempt at no-line colouring with Copic markers that I’m actually happy to show to people — I had a go at this technique a few months ago and that one quickly ended up in the bin 🙂 Inspired by: Marika Rahtu’s sweet and simple cards made with this stamp set. How: I stamped… Continue reading Xmas card: Skating mouse

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Halloween card: Mouse on a broom

What: A cute little mouse flying off on a broom is the centrepiece for this card made for Gerda Steiner’s September challenge. How: First I had to come up with a layout that was sufficiently different from the cards that had already been entered into the challenge; having the mouse flying in front of the… Continue reading Halloween card: Mouse on a broom

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #15

What: Day fifteen of The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. I thought I'd take a day off from experimenting and get my Copics out and colour this cute mouse digi stamp from Meljen's Designs. Supplies: digital stamps: Meljen's Designs - little puzzle mouse Copic markers: pink bits - R01, R21 grey bits - W00,… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #15