Saturday, 3 September 2011

It takes all sorts...

I’ve been having fun with those monsters again! There’s something very cheering about these little fellas and I thought I’d have another play with them, just in case they ended up on the retiring list (thankfully, they didn’t!).

It all really started with the goggly eyes – and it amused me to put eyes of different sizes on this monster. I stamped him twice – once onto the Whisper White cardstock and once onto a scrap of Designer Series Paper. His tongue is stamped on another scrap of Designer Paper and cut out. Yes, cut out! (I don’t do fiddly stuff, so this is quite a feat for me.) I’m trying to use up my vast stash of Designer Paper before it all retires at the end of September – but these little bits have barely dented the “problem”.

I coloured the arms and legs using marker, stamped the balloon and hand-drew (badly) a string. I might add a scribble of pale marker under his feet, too, to give him some ground to stand on.

And here’s another, similar, card that started out the same but went “different”.

Recipe (retiring products in red)

Stamps: Make A Monster, Party This Way, Basic Phrases
Cardstock: Real Red, Pacific Point, Whisper White
Paper: Celebrations (large dots), Play Date (small dots), Lap of Luxury (tongue!)
Ink: Pacific Point, Basic Black
Accessories: Round Tab Punch, Stampin’ Write Markers, Stampin’ Write Journalling Pen, Modern Label Punch, 5/8” Grosgrain ribbon – Real Red, 1/8” Taffeta ribbon – Real Red, Taffeta ribbon - Daffodil Delight

All products by Stampin' Up!®

1 comment:

  1. These are so sweet! I love their little wiggle eyes! Great job on the fussy cutting too!!


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