Saturday, October 22, 2011
House Mouse and thrift finds
A cute little card today from House Mouse - the current challenge is Halloween colors - orange, black, yellow and green (I also added a touch of purple :). The challenge had the option of a Halloween card but I don't have any HM Halloween stamps so made due with the balloons.
I love the expression on the face of the little guy about to pop the balloon :) - I think this card will be going to my sister for her Birthday next week!!!! I did stamp Happy Birthday on the inside :).
I colored this House Mouse image with copics and cut it out with a Spellbinders die and an out of the box technique.
I layered the main image to black polka dotted paper and some orange and green ribbons and then to a green card base.
Check out the challenge over at the House Mouse and friends blog here - www.housemouse-challenge.blogspot.com
The last 3 pics are of a couple of my thrift shop/garage sale finds from yesterday.
The teacup has 'made in occupied Japan' on it - I haven't seen one of these in about 15 years. I have 2 matching teacups and saucers that are also made in occupied Japan, but we found those at a flea market in France when we were stationed in Germany about 15 years ago. I have not seen one since. The cup has a small chip in the rim but even so was a good find for me at only 2 dollars....
The bottles I got for less than 50 cents each - there were about 25 in the box with about 4 of them being the taller ones and the rest the shorter. I already have several ideas.....
Well all for tonight - time to rustle up some grub and then maybe back to the craft room :)