House Mouse in the House

We’re so excited to welcome the art of Ellen Jareckie to our fabulous line of images. House-Mouse Designs® was started by Ellen over 30 years ago, and  she’s been drawing the sweetest little creatures ever since. I know that many people are in love with these little mice and their arrival at Stampendous is sure to be welcome news for many! 

Today I'm sharing a stamp called Cling Gifts Galore

This image is ENORMOUS but I chose to conquer it anyway! One way to speed up the process of a monstrous task like this is to keep the colour scheme really simple. The presents are one colour or the other, and that's it! I added my own level of difficulty by adding shadow to all of the presents, but that's just because I'm crazy!

The easiest part of the colouring was the mouse! A few browns and done! Well... and a little blush on his cheek ;)

Some falling snow (Stickles) and a clear blue sky (a little Copic airbrushing, and a little bit of Gelatos) make the presents pop. I really love this image!!! 

Check out the projects our Design Team have created, then check out the stamps! Here’s who is playing today:

Kristine Reynolds

Tenia Nelson

Tobi Crawford (you're here)

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  1. Love your card.

    craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

  2. You did a great job with the huge image...perfect :)

  3. WOW!!! Those gifts sure do look heavy! LOL Your card is colored beautifully!!

  4. Fabulous coloring!
    Sue in Ohio

  5. WoW!! You have really made this image SHINE!! LOVE your AMAZING Coloring!! THANKS so much for sharing and have a Fabulous Week!! ;)

  6. Cool effect with the blue background and the raindrops! Adorable card!

  7. Oh, what a fun card! Love the bold colors!

  8. I can't imagine what little treasures this mouse has snagged on night-time forays and wrapped up so nicely......but if anything is missing from my dresser top, I'll know where to look! :)
    Such a darling image and amazing coloring.
    <3 J

  9. Too funny - just love it. Great coloring job.

  10. Bold, beautiful and simply too cute to not smile, love your coloring!!!


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