Thursday, June 28, 2012

Where's that Monkey...?

Over at Operation Write Home the Midweek Throwdown Challenge is to use a monkey (or two, or...) on a card.  I only have two stamps of monkeys, this tiny guy (very old Stampin' Up! stamp, part of a zoo themed set) and a larger one that is a solid image.  I decided to use this one, so I picked out this OWH sketch #104 because I figured the layout would help focus attention on the monkeys.  Thanks to my big cleanup in the crafts room, I remembered I had this patterned paper with the ferns (probably 12+ years old) so I found it easily (yay me!) and got to work.  The lime green and the vertical strip (colored with alcohol inks) are from my scraps collection. Which for some odd reason, does not seem to be dwindling much...

8 comments:

Donna Hanley said...

Great card, fabulous background paper. Isn't it nice to find things when we are cleaning up?

Joansie said...

Love that paper! The card, of course, is also very nice!!!

Kepanie said...

I like the fern paper. It goes well w/the cute monkeys.

Donna Nuce said...

Great card! Great that you could use up some of those scraps up! I am in awe that you could find 12 year old paper quickly. Would not be able to do that in my craftroom!

JoAnn Ross said...

Wait! The scraps are suppose to dwindle? Oops. I think mine must have tribble DNA because they just grow. And grow.

The card is darling and how clever to find a layout that highlights the monkeys, although the fern paper is really, really pretty!

Margaret said...

Your card is cute. Don't you just love using your scraps. Somehow, my pile doesn't seem to dwindle because I keep making more.

Michi Michaelson, Orange County, CA said...

Your cards are LOVELY, Amy! Thank you for sharing!!!!!
Hugs,
Michi

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