Saturday, 5 November 2011

The Usual Suspects

Happy Bonfire Night everyone - if you're having a bonfire and fireworks have a great time and keep safe.
I am making up a little bed, in the downstairs loo, no.. not for hubby!!  - it's where the dog runs to, when she's feeling stressed!!

It's time for another challenge at the CES Challenge Blog.
It's my week to host and I haven chosen the theme...

Song or Film Inspired

It seems like a tricky challenge, but trust me, it's not that bad :-))
There are lots of options and I really hope you will join in and give it a go.
I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with.

My card was inspired by one of my favourite films - The Usual Suspects. 
One of the tag lines for the film is
                   'Five Criminals. One Line Up. No Coincidence'
and it just so happens there are five rascals on this House Mouse stamp!!


 After I stamped the image, I cut around some of the mice and the jar, then mounted it onto my DP, so that the DP became the background.  
Does that make sense?? You can see from the pic what I'm trying to say..lol**

I used a 6 x 6 'on the edge' card blank, some Prima flowers, Card Candi, black gems and a Craftwork Cards Mini Message - all available at Crafty Emma's Store.
The DP is Bo Bunny, Timepiece.


Join us this week for your chance to win a £10 gift voucher 
to spend in the store (excl p&p)



Challenges - 
Moving Along with the Times - Food and Drink

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14 comments:

debby4000 said...

Fabulous Caroline, brilliant image and colours.
luv
Debby

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is just fantastic hun, love the background looks fab!
Have a great weekend
hugs for ya dawgy!
Shell xx

Roma said...

Lovely card s

karen said...

totally scrummy Caroline, and a fab, fun challenge, thank you! have a great weekend, Karenxx

Sheena said...

Fab challenge Caroline! Love this image - so funny!! Sheena xx

Sue said...

Oh this is fab! Love the whole concept and those mice are so darn cute!!! Beautiful colouring and love the way you've cut around to make DP the background - looks gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and good luck in the Challenge!
Hugs Sue xx

Lee said...

STUNNING card,and love those papers.Of course the stamp is ADORABLE.Do hope your gorgeous little dog will be ok.Hugs xx

Katina said...

Just FABULOUS!! xx

Donna said...

Fantastic card Caroline and such a fab design...so clever too the way you have used your dp as the background! Thank you so much for such a fab challenge theme this week :) Donna x

Pami said...

I love how you have done the background Caroline! What a great idea! Great image, it does make me laugh! Thanks so much for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck! Pami x

Julie said...

What a great match of Film and imgae, Caroline!! Gorgeous colours and design too!! Hugs, Juliexx

Cheryl said...

Oh my gosh! How cute is this? I never saw this image before. It is adorable. I love the beautiful papers you used. Great card design too.

Lorraine A said...

I saw this over on CES blog ,, sooo cute :-) Another stamp added to my wish list !! I love these little mice blaming it on the cat ha ha ,,, litle rascals :-)
totally gorgeous card Caroline :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Juls said...

so cute!! Hugs Juls