Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Monkey Doodles

Well, this post is going to be short and sweet, because I have to take DH to a doctor's appointment this morning. I really wasn't very motivated when I sat down to stamp yesterday, so I made this simple (in my opinion) card and called it quits.

I started by stamping the Stampendous Changito monkeys in Ancient Page Coal Black and coloring in with Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol. Next I randomly stamped the butterfly trail from Papertrey Ink's Little Lady around the edges, sponged with Cameo Coral ink and matted on black and Cameo Coral cardstock.

Next I stamped the butterfly friends image from Tagger's Dozen (SU!) and colored the butterflies with a Cameo Coral marker. I then punched this out with an Extra Jumbo Sqaure punch, matted on black cardstock and then on a Cameo Coral Super Jumbo scallop punch. Next I glued down a strip of cameo coral to the bottom of the 4.25" square cardbase and tied a knotted bow with black grosgrain ribbon. Finally I added some dots around the scallop square and across the bottom edge with a black Glaze pen.

17 comments:

  1. This is so cute! (though I'm not so sure I'd call this a "simple" card!) I love how you used taggers dozen on this card!

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  2. I love the color combo on this one! your background color is just gorgeous!

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  3. adorable card...color is outstanding

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  4. Such a cute card, Julee! Love those monkeys! Hope your dr's appt goes well!

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  5. Adorable card! I love it...and the color combo is awesome!

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  6. What a cute stamp...
    Nice card..love the soft colors
    The Monkeys are adorable.

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  7. I just gotta say that the title of todays entry was really amusing.... The card is adorable!

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  8. those monkeys are really cute! Sometimes simple is a nice change (I find that too). All the best at the dr's.

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  9. This card is so cute!

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  10. It maybe simple...but it is so cute!! :0)

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  11. This card is too cute but I don't see where you get simple. LOL You did a fantastic job. I love the monkeys!

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  12. even tho I have a new love for Groovy Guava, I think that Cameo Choral will always have a special place in my heart........

    lover of ALL orange!!
    squirrellyshirley

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  13. Absolutely adorable from the color combo to the design. LOVE iT!

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  14. This is just darling.

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  15. Love that use of the butterfly trail... great idea! Cute colors and card!

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  16. That's so cute!! I love the monkeys!

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