Wednesday, February 23, 2011

monster smooches

there is a new company in the stamping world - paper smooches...and the stamps are just fantastic!!! they are a little quirky and a lot of fun! i love them!!

so, the latest challenge at wee memories is to create a card from your favorite 'source of inspiration'. what a great idea! i really get inspiration everywhere, but when i saw this card that jenny at wee memories made last week, i was really inspired, the card is so bright and cheerful and original! what's not to love! oh, and it also uses some paper smooches stamps, which i also happen to have. :)

here's jenny's card, and my source of inspiration:

and here's my card:

i made it while skype-scrapping with danielle at girlracer scrap! and despite the fact that i had already stamed, colored and cut out the little monsters, not to mention flocked the clouds, the card still took me over an hour to put together!! how did that happen? ha ha! i think it had to do with us just talking and catching up! yeah, let's go with that!

i paper pieced the little monsters with different patterened paper and then colored in the eyes and little tooth of the monsters with my white gel pen. danielle gave me a little scrap-assist and suggested that when i make the parachutes i can just cut a circle and then use a smaller circle punch to make the scalloped edges. genius!

i made the sentiment with some old rub-on letters and a single thicker, for the number 4! :) oh, and i also flocked the clouds (and popped them up). i love me some puffy, little, white clouds! :)

i really like all of the colors, i think it is bright and happy and fun! just like my inspiration card!


  1. I absolutely love this card! It is monster-iffic!

  2. Omg I love this so fun and Jenny is always great inspiration!!!Thanks for playing along with us at Wee memories!!!!

  3. Oh goodness! This is adorable! Thanks so much for joining us at Wee Memories.

  4. Oh my, this is so adorable. What a cutie! Thanks for playing with us at Wee Memories. :)

  5. So, stinkin' cute! LOVE the way you paper-pieced your monsters, and your card has fantastic dimension! Thank you so much for playing along, this week, in Wee Memories Scrappy Saturday Challenge!

  6. this card is oh so cute. I absolutely love everything about it

  7. aww your too sweet Samantha!! Love this!! its sooo cute!!! :) :) :)


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