Monday, 17 September 2012


Well back after a wonderful 2 weeks celebrating our Silver Wedding in Lake Garda - Italy. Can't believe I've been married to a wonderful man for 25 years.
After having a long look around blog land I decided to start off with a House Mouse card. I already had the decoupage cut out so thought it was about time I used it.

I just love the Gruffies and this pair remind me of all the wonderful Italian ice creams I have just indulged in lol! Over at the House Mouse blog their challenge this week is friends so this just fits the bill so well. All the backing papers are from my stash - love the script friends one. I added some gorgeous pale pink lace, and the flowers are from Hobby House. I added a couple of skeleton leaves which I found whilst routing through my craft drawers! I finished with the sentiment and some diamanté for a bit of bling.
I would like to enter this in the following challenges -
cupcakecraftroom/september-challenge-pretty pastels


Helen said...

Just love this card. xxx

Sue said...

Susie, you gotta love these two Gruffies sharing ice cream! They always crack me up with their cute expressions. Beautiful coloring and lovely mix of soft pastel papers. Thanks for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday.


downrightcrafty said...

oh pleased you had a lovely time celebrating all those fabulous years, and love your image choice and gorgeous layout with the pink pretty lace and flowers, thank you for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Donna Hanley said...

Great background papers for this adorable image. Nice flowers and sentiment.

Sheryl said...

A fabulous card and thanks so much for the lovely comment you left on my blog.
Hugs Sheryl xx

America said...

Gorgeous use of the decoupage. Love the lace, flowers, colors and papers. Thanks so much for joining our House-Mouse & Friends MC Friendship Challenge. FAB Take! Good Luck and please come back to play again next week.:)

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Susie :-) such a cute image and a prefect reminder of the yummy ice creams in Italy :-)
I went to Lake Garda a couple of years ago ,,, soo beautiful :-) Happy Anniversary :-)

thanks for joining us on the House Mouse and friends Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Tracy said...

Fab entry, thanks for joining House Mouse & Friends challenge, good luck.
Mousey Hugs
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Smashing card, great image used - - thanks for joining the So Sweet Joanna Sheen Challenge.

Wendy -x-

Rica said...

Gorgeous Susie, I do love my Gruffies!!!
Your colours and papers are fantastic and your colour of the little cuties is fabulous.

Heather xx
Thanks so much for playing along with us at House Mouse and Frieds challenge.

downrightcrafty said...

thought you would have changed your profile photo :)

Hugs Kate xx

Debbie said...

Fabulous card Gruffles.
Hugs Debbie x

Kathy said...

How cute! Love this image, very sweet. Thanks for joining our animal companions challenge at the Corrosive Challenge blog.