Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Muse #26, CTD250, Moxie Fab & Seize the Birthday

As soon as I saw this week's Muse Challenge (so cute!) I knew I wanted to give it a try.  Since the muse card's color scheme fit so perfectly with this week's Color Throwdown challenge which I LOVE, I decided to go with that.  I really am in love with this color combo...one of my favorites ever.  I really wanted to do a shape card like Marion as well.  I always love shape cards when I see them in Paper Crafts Magazine, and when I remembered this free download that Nichole Heady had on her blog a couple years ago, I knew it was meant to be.  I am in love with this card.  I made it for a super cute niece of mine who will be turning two in a couple months.  I cut the face and nose portions of the template, punched the ears, stamped the eyes, stitched just a half smile (that's what my niece usually does), and added the hair/birthday crown (it could go either way) and the bow.  Then I folded a card base, glued the face on top, and cut around it so the whole card ended up being the shape of the monkey.  I also stamped "Happy Birthday" on the inside, but I forgot to take a picture of that.  This is one of my favorite birthday cards ever, so I decided to enter it in at the Birthday Card Challenge at Moxie Fab World and the Anything Goes Challenge at Seize the Birthday.  Feels good to be getting ahead on birthday cards...I just wish I could be giving this particular one a little sooner. :)
Supplies
Stamps: PTI (Polka Dot Basics, Tag-It's #10)
Ink: PTI (kraft)
Paper: PTI (aqua mist, berry sorbet, kraft, rustic cream), The Paper Studio (zebra, yellow polka dot)
Dies: PTI (Buttoned Up #1, Headline Numbers)
Other: Making Memories (embroidery floss), SU (3/4" punch), button, this free download

Linking up at:
Seize the Birthday: Anything Goes
      Color Throwdown #250                            Marion Vagg's Muse Card for Muse Challenge #26

15 comments:

  1. Your little monkey card is just so sweet. I love that sweet bow in her hair, so stinkin' creative.

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  2. This is adorable! I love the stitched mouth and the 2 on the hair ribbon!

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  3. Oh, how stinkin' cute is that? LOVE it! Thanks for helping us celebrate at The Color Throwdown!

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  4. Lovely cute card - the yellow ribbon with the number 2 is the perfect finishing touch.
    Julie

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  5. Super sweet!! Love the bow with the # on it too!

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  6. This is so adorable! Glad you played along with this week's Muse!

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  7. Adorable little monkey ! You niece will love this! Nice touch with the hand stitched smile!

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  8. Izzy said the monkey was hilarious! She loves the face and the bow.

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  9. I am also in love with your card - it's so cute! hugs xx

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  10. This is one awesome monkey! I love the bow.

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  11. Adorable little monkey - love the bow! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday! :)

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  12. Hey Lindsey! Thanks for linking this up to the Birthday Card Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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