Thursday, 8 September 2011

Housemouse decoupage card

Ok so this is a late post as I was waiting on the rosette to dry and to be honest it took me such a long time to cut out the decoupage by hand I was nearly late for work lol. But as they say better late than here it is finished.

I used a 6 x 6 card square for this card I used some gold mirri and some distressed green stripes from a dcwv pad as the base. I followed the sketch from the willow sketchie challenge ( the elements making the card. I used pink and green coredinations for the oval shapes, I embossed the green oval with a cuttlebug folder and sanded and matted onto the pink. I added a strip of paper from the my minds eye lost and found paper pack (which is lush, so many glitter papers, was almost painful to use, I like it so much!) Matted and layered the housemouse decoupage (from Joanna Sheen) onto gold mirri and then pink glitter and then used the same pink glitter paper to make the rosette which was topped off with a greeting. I then added two green flowers to the strip of patterned paper and added two large round green gems for a bit of bling.

I do like this card but the amount of time it took to cut out the decoupage would put me off recreating it. That said sometimes the ones that take the most time are the better ones and this is one I would happily give to a close friend..... well as long as they liked meeces lol.

Till next time

Take care

Cj x


  1. Such a pretty card, gorgeous colours and House Mouse is my favourite even though it can be a bit of a fiddle to cut out sometimes.
    Thank you for joining us at Willow Sketchie this week.

  2. Oh wow! I love what you have done with my sketch!
    Thanks for playing along with Willow Sketchie Challenge :0)
    Love Clairebears x

  3. Very pretty card and love the colours. Thanks for playing along with Willow Sketchie this week. Hugs, Claire x

  4. Hi, Ah this is super what a great card, thanks for playing on Willow Sketchie this week Hazelxoxo

  5. I love it CJ - really love the colours you have chosen too.

    Catherine x

  6. How sweet and such pretty colours too.Love the rosette.Thanks for joining us at Willow Sketchie Challenge.Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x

  7. I think this is beautiful! Well worth the time you spent on it :) Know what you mean about how it takes an age though sometime :) Paula

  8. aw a super cute image!! Love this card, thanks for joining in with Willow Sketchie Challenge x

  9. Beautiful creation, thanks for sharing!
    Hey, Pixie Dust Paperie is having a giveaway, please come join in the fun!

  10. Such a cute Image, I've used the stamps but haven't used the decopage, I think seeing you card I should try the decopage.

    Thanks for joining us at WSC this week and the best of luck.

    Anne-Marie x x