Friday, 9 December 2011

"Holly-day" Card for the Monkeys

I was so honoured to be chosen "Monkey Princess" for Monkey Challenge 84 over at A la Card Monkey.  Part of my "reward" was to be a guest designer for this week's challenge.  I had fun playing with my new Big Shot dies (thanks CB for your gift) and creating a holiday card.

Here is the sketch for this week's challenge:

Monkey Challenge 86
 And here is my version:
"Holly-day Card for Monkey 86.
I'm getting to the end of my creativity with Christmas cards as well as to the end of my supplies of DSP.  I decided to stick pretty closely to the colour scheme provided in the sketch.   Here are the details:

Paper: Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Real Red, Whisper White and Chocolate Chip card stock.  Holly Berry Bouquet DSP and Red Sparkle paper.

Ink:  Wild Wasabi Garden Green and Real Red

Stamp sets:  Bright Hopes

Embellishments and extras:  Ornaments Bigz Die,  Vintage Wallpaper embossing folder, Circle 2 Bigz die, Scallop punches

Be sure to check out all of the other creations for this week's challenge at A la Card Monkey.  I've also added this card to Shirley's Christmas Blog check it out : )

Happy Stamping!


  1. Oh Laura I love the little 'glitter berries' I am so in love with the glitter paper lately and find myself adding something glittery to every card I make! Awesome take on the sketch :)

  2. Thanks for being our Guest Designer this week! We're lucky to have you. Your card is beautiful.

  3. Your card is wonderful! The Big Shot is such a great tool!

  4. Girl I love this card so much.... I just bought this Big Shot Die!! Thanks so much for being Guest Designer you do Beautiful work! Also Thanks for adding your card to my Winter Blog Hop!



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