So i just made the first card in 2012, whoho! The card is for an old high scool-friend that turns 25 next week. I have no idea what colors she like and i knew House Mouse had a black and white challnge i thought it would be perfect.

The mice i colored with mostly neutral grays and some addition of cold grays. I really like how the darker mice’s fur turned out, the light one was hard to get the texture without making it darker so i kept it as i was. The edge of the ice cream-label and the text is also painted with some sakura stardust-pen, it’s a bit hard to see on the picture but you can see that it do have another shade then the rest.

The papers that is used is of an unknown brand, I did buy a couple of sheets as a pack but they came as loose papers. If anyone recognize them please tell me. The scalloped edge is made with Jumbo Scalloped from My Favorite Things. The flowers are made with EK Sucess’ Medium retro Flower and Flowerpower punch. I also used some doilies and they are my forgotten item for this card. A long time ago i bought a lot of dodilies from Panduro but they apparently ended up in the bottom of my paperstash, because that were i found them when i went into the wardrobe and for my hidden-away-papers.

But the most exciting is the brads! Some days ago i got a nice package home in in mailbox containing We R Memory Keepers Brad Setter and Piercing Tool. I ordered it when Amy recommended it with the comment that it might seem like a waster but that once you use it you’ll love it. I always get annoyed that my brads don’t line up due to the fact that when i open the legs they get uneven. And after using it on this card I just have to say: I LOVE IT! It’s simple, saves my fingers from getting the bradlegs under my nails, and the brads get straight- so simple and just wonderful!

Copic: N1, N3, N5, N7, N9, C2, C4, 0

Dies: Spellbinders – nestabilities – labels 8. My Favorite Thing – Jumbo Scallop

Other: EK Success – Retro Flower Medium and Flower Power

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13 Comments on Black and White Mice with icecream

  1. Oh this looks stunning in monochrome! 🙂 Gorgeous image and beautiful card.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

  2. love the image choice and gorgeous layering of the doilies, thank you so much for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some candy if you are interested 🙂

  3. Look at all those gorgeous details, papers and flowers. ADORABLE and Striking House-Mouse card in all Black and White. What fabulous Black and White take! Thanks so much for joining us again at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge Blog. Good Luck and hope you’ll come back to play again next week for the Blog-Hop! 🙂

  4. Wow,,,such wonderful shades of grey and black. Amazing job! Love all your flowers, ribbon and embellies! Very striking! Thanks for sharing with us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge! Sue K

  5. gorgeous card i love black and white colouring this image suits it perfectly thanks so much for joining us at truly scrumptious this week
    hugs sara x

  6. A gorgeous card! Sorry I can’t help with naming your papers but they are fab! Your colouring of the image is awesome too. Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin’ x

  7. A fabulous card – a wonderful design and colours, your image is so sweet and colouring (if you know what I mean with black and white!!!!) Fantastic details especially the doily.

    Thanks so much for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends challenges.
    love
    Heather xx

  8. This is drop dead gorgeous. The coloring is awesome. Beautiful papers and details. Your friend is going to be thrilled with this stunner. Thanks for joining us at the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

    Hugs
    Sue

  9. Beautiful card,love the black & white theme and layout…Thanks for sharing with us at Truly Scrumptious,hope to see you next time….
    Mandy x

  10. Cute image great fresh clean layout fab take on the BW chall theme.

    thanks for sharing at HM & friends chall this wk..hop back Mon. for our New Year blog hop..

    smiles Christine xx

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