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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone that entered our very special 2000th Etsy Sale giveaway party! We had so much fun reading all your wonderful comments. It was a tough decision to make... the winner is... *drumroll*


For bringing a "mouse-sized food truck called Nibbles and Gobbles To Go" which just made us giggle so much! Congratulations!! 

Sorry to those who didn't win this time, you all had such great comments it was very hard to choose a winner. Don't forget you still have a chance to win a Mouse in our July giveaway 

Thursday, July 19, 2012

For the Love of Cute - rodica

 This weeks For the Love of Cute post is about Rodis adorable little houses from her Etsy shop rodica. Here's what Rodi says about herself: "I'm Romanian living in France and having fun creating little silly happy things." We love your little silly happy things Rodi! :D


Sunday, July 15, 2012

Sunday Happy Stats

This week has been full of joys! Here are a few things that made me happy in the last 7 days :)
  • I watched my 2.5 year old son complete his first term of baby gym. He recieved a medal and was so proud of himself for learning how to do a forward roll (with a little help from me) 
  • The House of Mouse greetings card section swelled to include lots more designs. 
  • Seeing the response this photograph of our stock go viral on Facebook. Bringing lots of new fans and comments. 
  • Working on new custom orders I'm finding myself really enjoying the challenging designs again.
Wishing you a happy week ahead!
Anna x

Friday, July 13, 2012

Custom Queen Elizabeth I Mouse

When I got the request for this custom mouse, I must admit I was a little apprehensive. After all Queen Elizabeth the First lived in a time of grand and intricate costumes! I knew it was going to be a challenge.  I have to admit that I really enjoyed making her, the challenge was lovely too. I have been sewing mice for 4 and a half years and sometimes it can get a little repetitive, but this mouse really brought back the joy of a challenging piece for me. I hope you like her as much as her new owner does.

If you would like to order your own Queen Elizabeth I Mouse, please contact me for a price.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

For the Love of Cute - MadAristocrat

This weeks For the Love of Cute feature goes to Emi from MatAristocrat
All the adorable little creations in her shop are made with obvious skill and a passion for cuteness. 
Just my kind of store!  Enjoy :D

If you would like to be featured in a For the Love of Cute post. 
Please leave a comment under this blog post with a link to your work. 
Your photographs must be high quality to be considered. We only feature handmade.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Custom Pilot Captain Mouse

After a break from making custom orders it has been so nice to get back into them again. This little guy is for a pilot captain who will be turning 70 later this month. I LOVED making him and adding all the little details. The buyer has been kind enough to give me permission to make him a regular in our store,we won't have any in stock for a couple more weeks but if you would like one I can make a reservation for you.

Monday, July 9, 2012


Today Naomi did the very important job of stock-checking at The House of Mouse. At this time of year that's a tricky job because I have been stocking up like mad since last Christmas. As you can see her whole house is overrun with our little mice and their friends. Here they all our laid out on her table! Below you can see them all stored away cosy and safe in their labelled boxes.

Don't forget to enter one of both of the giveaways we are running! Our monthly WIN a Mouse every MONTH giveaway and there are only a few days left of our special 2000th Etsy sale giveaway celebration

Also, there is a SALE at The House of Mouse 
15% OFF EVERYTHING for the whole month of July in our Etsy Store

Monday Moodboard - Cream Tea

I'm one of those crazy people that loves Mondays. I love the beginning of a fresh new week and the possibilities that lay ahead. I think it comes from loving what I do :) 

Here are 4 items from Etsy that make me smile.

From top left: 

Wishing you all a wonderful week, 

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Calligraphy Mouse Ornament

Penny the Calligrapher mouse has spent many years perfecting her penmanship, she loves to make party invites, cards and all kinds of beautiful written pieces. She would love to share her passion with other lovers of Calligraphy.

 Penny is available at The House of Mouse

Monday, July 2, 2012

Christmas in July SALE now on

For the entire month we are offering 15% OFF EVERYTHING in our Etsy store.
Simply input the code "THOMCIJ" in the coupon code box during checkout
to receive your special discount!

Offer ends July 31st.

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