Thursday, 6 September 2012

Funky Monkey!

Here's a card I made for a friend of my son's who will be six at the weekend.  I always struggle with boy's cards but I really like this funky monkey, who has been coloured, unsurprisingly, with Promarkers.  He's a freebie from Dustin Pike, you can find him here.  There is also a coloured option and a printable decoupage set.  It always amazes me just how many lovely freebies are out there.
The checked papers are from Papercellar which I decided to team with kraft and a big splash of red.  The number was stamped with a Papermania stamp and then cut out, and the stars were cut with Xcut dies.  I wheeled out my favourite Stampin' Up bunting punch once again and added Papermania letter stickers to spell out the birthday boy's name.
The finishing touches are some spotty buttons, some brown gems and a few blobs of Pearl Pen.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Can You Digi It - #17 - numbers
Digi Makeover - #52 - buttons
The Pink Elephant - #164 - patterned paper
By The Cute And Girly - boys/men
One Stitch at a Time - #129 - use a digi
Pan Pastel - #34 - stripes

33 comments:

  1. A really fun boys card.. Love everything about it, well done..

    Hugs Kelly

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  2. Gorgeous card fantastic layout and lovely bright colours x

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  3. this is fabulous wendy - I really love this card - all the different elements are fantastic - brilliant work! Hugs Rachel xx

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  4. What an adorable card. Thanks for joining us at CYDI?

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  5. This is fab Wendy. Love that image so I have now downloaded him, thanks for the link :)

    Susan x

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  6. Lovely card for a little boy.Love the colour combo. Tinaxx

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  7. Beautiful card. And well done for GDT. xxx

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  8. Another gorgeous card Wendy, totally perfect for a little boy.

    B x

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  9. Wow! Such a fabulous card Wendy. I love that image and the colours and detailing are brilliant

    Sue

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  10. oh this is so sweet, what a cute image, the colours look fab too

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  11. Fabulous Card Wendy, Love the monkey, Fab backing papers...

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  12. Beautiful boy's card!!! Great image, lovely layout and I specially love how you used the buttons on the banner :)
    Thanks for joining us this week at Digi Makeover challenge, hope to see you soon again...

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  13. hi wendy, this is fabulous..bril image & love the layout..pam

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  14. love this wendy.fantastic fun image and great papers :D

    xx coops xx

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  15. Love this Wendy, fab fun image, he reminds me of someone. Marlene

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  16. This is adorable, Wendy! Thanks for joining us at CYDI? this week.

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  17. Such a sweet card!! I saw this at CYDI and just had to come get a closer look! Adorable!
    smiles,Deena

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  18. Gorgeous card, love that fun image. Thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK this week and good luck
    Claire xx

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  19. What a fabulous card - he's bound to love it!

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

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  20. Hee hee! What a cute image and perfect for a young dude's birthday. Great layout and colours.

    Loving the new blog design too.

    Rachel x

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  21. Oh this is just too cute! The little monkey really made me smile and the layout and colours are fabulous. Thank you for joining with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

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  22. This is simply adorable! That monkeys smile is going to bring a BIG smile to the recipient of this lovely card!
    Thank you for joining the Digi Makeover Challenge. Good luck on the draw!
    Ruza ~ DT

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  23. Excellent creation, love the flags and that super cool image, thanks for sharing with us at One Stitch at a Time this week
    Deb
    xxx

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  24. Thanks for joining us at PanPastel uk this week it's a really pretty make.

    Kerry DT Leader

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  25. I love your card! It's fun and the coloring is outstanding!!!!

    Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT
    Goodwill luck in the draw! - hope you join us Next week as well!
    Hugs Eva

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  26. Gorgeous card.. Love that monkey and that banner is WAY CUTE!! Thanks for playing with us at One Stitch At A Time!! I hope to see you again next week!!

    - Susan, DT @ OSAAT

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  27. Super cute birthday card!! Thanks so much for playing along with The Pink Elephant Challenge!!

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  28. Wonderful birthday card - love the banner and the image. Your use of a number is perfect for the Can You Digi It? challenge and we are so glad you joined us!

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