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Great Impressions - Christmas mice

Well, we finally have some nice, warm weather in Wisconsin.  It was a beautiful weekend.  But, being my usual contrary self, I started working on my Christmas cards. 

I have been trying to wait a while before coloring these sweet mice from Great Impressions Stamps, but I just couldn’t wait any longer.    I see so many crafters getting a jump on their Christmas cards, so I thought I would give it a try.  Maybe I won’t be rushing to get enough finished in November and December this year.  We’ll see.  One card does not make a trend, but at least it’s a start.



2013-05-20 GI Christmas mice WM


I hope you have a wonderful week!  Thank you for stopping by!



  • Stamps:  Christmas Mice (G179) from Great Impression Stamps
  • Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper:  Neenah Classic Crest solar white CS, Papertrey kraft CS,  Bazzill Basics CS, Echo Park Season’s Greetings 6x6 paper pad
  • Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, My Favorite Things scallop edge die, Spellbinders nestabilities dies, Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  Seam binding, May Arts burlap twine, misc button, Sakura Gelly Roll, opaque white, clear glitter and green glitter pens, Spice red and silver glitter pens




Riet said…
What a beautiful card Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
Sandra H said…
Oh wow Cheryl what an adorable image your card is so lovely x
Samantha said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl! love the colours and also that you're starting your Christmas cards too! you should come and play along with me at ABC Christmas Challenge too! would love that! hugs me xx
Billie A said…
Darling so cute. I love the papers and the image is sweet. Love this card.
1CardCreator said…
Sweet card, great idea too! ~Diane
cotnob said…
This is gorgeous Cheryl, such an adorable image and lovely bright festive colours.
Oh, I just love this so much! Thanks for sharing with us at Sister Act Card Challenge.
DIANA L. said…
I saw you on MIM your card is adorable. I am # 4, 39, and #48, stop by I would
Love to have you visit.

linda said…
aww, this is just too cute cheryl! the mice are adorable and the papers and colours are just so festive - a great start to your christmas card stash. thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
Hi Cheryl . Beautiful image and Papers .Love the scalloped strips .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .
Christy Designs said…
Darling cute card ! Love it !
Sheena said…
Well done on making a start on your Christmas cards! I love how you've layered your big scallops, the card is beautiful!

Thank you for joining the challenge at Eclectic Ellapu!

Alina said…
Thanks for playing along with us at Stamp'n'Doodle Challenge!
Yvonne Garner said…
Sooo cuteeee! Thanks for sharing with us at Eclectic Ellapu!
This is just gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at My Heart Pieces Challenge. Marlene DT
Michelle said…
These mice are so playful. Great card!! Thank You for joining us over at The Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog

Michelle (DT)
brenda said…
A great Christmas card and lovely traditional colours Cheryl.

Lovely to have you joining us at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x
Kelli Acopan said…
And a very CUTE start it is! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp 'n' Doodle!!

lovies, =o) kel
Stamp 'n' Doodle DT
Margie said…
Such sweet mice Cheryl and as we've had snow falling here today in Derbyshire where I'm on holiday, I think a Christmas card is very appropriate! Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner. Margie x
Christmas!!!!????? Well, you're getting prepared huh?

Those mice are adorable!!!!!!!
Deloris said…
Very cute! Thanks for joining the challenge at Wags 'n Whiskers!
Julia S-W said…
What a lovely card! Thanks so much for joining us at Our Creative Corner this time. Juliax
Laurart said…
So beautiful! Thanks for sharing this with us at Our Creative Corner - Love from Laura xxx
Tracy said…
I love your choice of image, beautiful details and the design too, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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