Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Cheeky Monkey!!

Good Afternoon.  

We are still enjoying lovely sunshine in the North East but the weather men say it's going to be cooler by Saturday just in time for the Children's Easter holidays.  I'm hoping it warms up again on Sunday!!

Over at Simply Stampin' we have a sketch to follow.  My card is rectangular but I hope that's still ok.  

So take a look at this cheeky monkey!  He's popped a crown on his head and is having a good look in the mirror! Hee Hee.

If you are a regular you will know that I've been having a play with Fox and Friends this week.  As Sale-A-Bration ends very soon, I thought I'd team up one of the sets with Fox and Friends.  Elementary Elegance sprung to mind and I got the idea of making the frame a mirror.  Of course the monkey just fits the bill to be the one having a cheeky peek at his reflection.  To do this I stamped the frame in River Rock on Whisper White and again on a post it note.  Then punched out the centre of the post it note with the Curly Label Punch.  I then stamped the monkey through the mask in Soft Suede.  I added a crown in River Rock with a Basic Rhinestone in the centre.  I kept the mask in place and lightly sponged some Pool Party to look like the glass in the mirror.  

The panel is attached to a mat of Pool Party which has been edged with the Scallop Trim Border Punch.  From my scraps I attached a strip of Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper (another free set from Sale-A-Bration).  

The sentiment is also from Elementary Elegance and stamped in River Rock on Whisper White and attached to a Pool Party mat.  I snipped the ends for a ribbon tag effect. This was all attached to a mat of Poppy Parade with a card base of Whisper White. 

Well my cheeky monkeys have arrived home from school and are raiding the food cupboards.  They love it when Mum has done the weekly shop and there is plenty of goodies to choose from! 

Card - Whisper White, Pool Party, Poppy Parade
Ink - River Rock, Soft Suede, Pool Party
Stamp - Fox and Friends, Elementary Elegance
Punch - Curly Label, Scallop Trim Border
Paper - Everyday Enchantment
Other - Basic Rhinestone, Sponge Dauber

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  Oh and don't forget to let me know which one of the free sets from Sale-A-Bration that you would like if your order reaches £45.
Last few days!! 


Victoria said...

This cheeky little monkey looks fabulous with his crown! Wonderful colour combination.

Suze Bain said...

What a great card Aileen, I love the little monkey in the frame. xx

kelly said...

hee hee a monkey wearing a crown?! I LOVE IT! We don't mind at all that your card isn't square, thats the beauty of a sketch you can manipulate it to your needs.
Thanks for joining us at Simply Stampin this week!
Kelly xx

Vicky said...

Soooo cute Aileen...and great sketch too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Gillian said...

Fab card Aileen.

Kim S said...

What a totally creative idea!! Cheeky is definitely the right word for him!!

Wishcraft said...

Fab card Aileen, such a fun idea and great colours too :o) Lisa x

Amanda Burditt said...

Hehe this is such a funny little card! Love that monkey! Great use of the sketch this week! Thanks for joining in the SSC! xx

Bonnie said...

How fun! I love the crown on the monkey!

Ruth M said...

Oh, that is so sweet Aileen, the monkey is so cheeky with his crown! Great to see the sketch used on a rectangle card, it works equally well. A really fun and fab card!
Thanks so much for playing along with us at Simply Stampin' this week and I really hope you join us again very soon!
Ruth x

Jacqueline said...

Hi Aileen - thanks for all your lovely comments on my blog - I'm following you now so I will be able to reciprocate.
Fab card - I love your monkey - he looks so cheerful!
Jacqueline xx

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Your card is loads of fun Aileen, a really cheeky monkey, I love it, Gay xxx

Kirei said...

I love your cheeky monkey peeking out from the frame Aileen, cute idea! The idea of the Sketch is to inspire you and it absolutely works as a rectangle card! Thanks for joining in with this week's Simply Stampin' Challenge! Kirei x

Alison xx said...

What a fun card, that really is a cheeky monkey. Thank you for joining us at Simply Stampin' this week. A xx

Margaret said...

Love this Aileen!
Margaret x


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