Tuesday, November 18, 2008
With or Without?
The House Mouse Challenge for the week is to create a Christmas card using a House Mouse image. Having a House Mouse image is the easy part. What comes next is illustrative of my indecisiveness when it comes to the creative process. With the poinsettia on the side, or without it? With or without? My son says "without." What say you all? I think my final answer is "without" because it gives a more natural feel to the wintry scene I was trying to create. Here is the process: Memories Midnight Blue Ink for a "midnight" sponged background skyline, PSX trees and Stampin up stars finish the scene. PSX "Believe" stamped on a sizzix die cut tag. The blue frame (Sizzix) for the House Mouse "Warm Tree Light" is stamped with one side of a Stampendous texture cube and then heat embossed in gold. If you like the addition of the poinsettia, it is created with a sizzix die and scored for dimension. And, the best part of the making of this card is that I just inherited my son's Prismacolors and I used them for the first time on these little mousies. Crystal lacquer accents the Christmas Bulb. I can't wait to decorate my tree!