Wednesday, 3 November 2010

The Tale of the Christmas Mouse

I have been busy crafting this evening and made a little Christmas stocking filler. This project is definately for someone with a sense of humour. I found the funny little Christmas poem HERE and there are lots of other verses there too. The poem explains it all:

On Christmas Eve when I was snug in my bed,
Guess what some little "creatures" were doing instead?
Little mice were making their stops
And of course they left their teeny-tiny "plops".
On Christmas Morn I did awake,
Oh me, oh my, oh goodness sake!
Those adorable rodents had left such sweet gifts,
So I gathered and packaged them up in a jiff.
And now this Christmas a present to you
This little bag of mice "doo-doo"!

Packed up inside the cute gift bag I designed is a bag of chocolate coated nuts and raisins. I had this great little mouse stamp from House Mouse by Joanna Sheen which finished it off nicely. Tutorial for this project to follow soon! I have designed this project for the following challenges:
Winter Wonderland: Have a Mousey Christmas
Bah! Humbug: Presents
Sir Stampalot: Christmas Traditions


15 comments:

  1. this is fab Clare, great idea and that poem is great x

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  2. This is wonderful Clare. What a fabulous, fun giftie. Love it! Lx

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  3. Adorable - what a great idea

    Kathyk

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  4. LOL this brought a smile to my face this morning. Great gift - I hope they like it! Hugs, Claire x

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  5. What a wonderful Christms project - I love it.
    The gorgeous vibrant orange bag is fab, and your cute little mouse so perfect. I love the Christmas poem -thanks for sharing it with us.

    Thank you so much for joining in our latest challange at Bah! Humbug!
    irene
    xxxx

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  6. awwwwwwww super cute and a great project love the poem, thank you for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland this week, hope to see you back tomorrow for the next challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  7. Clare this is absolutely brilliant, I love the little poem too. Thanks for playing along at Sir Stampalot this month.
    Pinky

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  8. Hi Clare

    How very cute and what a super poem, I have never heard that one before so thanks for sharing.

    Thank you so much for joining us at Stampalot Challenge this month and good luck.

    B x
    I have Stampalot candy here

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  9. This is an adorable Christmas project Clare. Thank you for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot.
    Clare x

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  10. LOL ... what a super idea and guaranteed to raise a smile ... or two! Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug!

    Luv'n'Stuff
    Max
    xx
    Max's Craft Creations
    Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

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  11. Thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  12. A fabulous Christmas gift! Thanks for sharing with us at Sir stampalot this month and good luck!

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  13. Lovely way to give a present !

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  14. What an adorable creation , I love that sweet image
    Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!
    Hugs
    Francesca

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Thank you for your lovely comments. X