Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Make em Laugh

Morning all.
Today is Tuesday so I have my DT inspiration for our new challenge over at Cardz4Guyz to show you. As today is April Fools Day it has to be:-

MAKE US LAUGH

As we are a male orientated challenge I couldn't use my witty girly stamps so I had to use those little grey cells and eventually while looking for something totally different I came across a sheet of photocopiable images that were in a very old Simply Cards and Papercraft magazine I had saved. They are by David Parkins -Mythical Creatures. I just fell in love with this cheeky little chap and the sentiment that went with it.


I coloured him using Copics as usual:-

Paint drips - red - R22,27,29
                    blue -B12,14,18
                       yellow -Y11,15,17
                         green - YG11,13,17
Monkey - E40,41,42,43,44,47,49,93,95

The background was made using a Tim Holtz stencil, Splatters and DIs, Squeezed Lemonade, Tumbled Glass, Festive Berries and Peeled Paint. As it looked a little flat so I trimmed about 5mm off the background and die cut a circle out then mounted the cut out on the base card and the main background on pads. The sentiment was cut out using a Spellbinders labels 8 die. I fussy cut out the monkey and glued him flat onto the background.

I shall enter him in the following challenges:-
Allsorts -Use your dies
Sketch Saturday - Sketch free for all #286 ( inspired by Jen's DT inspiration)


So that's about it, why don't you pop over and see the other DT's inspiration and have a go.




11 comments:

  1. So cute! The splashed background goes perfect with the little monkey, who you've colored perfectly.

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  2. Brilliant card love that cheeky monkey. Love Alison xx

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  3. Lovely card, good fun, thanks for joining us at Allsorts. xxxxx

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  4. Love the splatter look, great job!

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  5. This card is so wonderful! I absolutely love it. I was hoping that when I read your post that it would be an image I could go and buy, oh well. My favorite!

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  6. Oh my isn't he fun and messy. Love the background you created - so perfect Julie. Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week! ~Deb

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  7. Fun card! Found your blog from Less is More and just wanted to say that as I've enjoyed looking at your work so much I've decided to follow you.

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  8. This is such fun = can't fail to make you smile. And I love the background and the dimension you've added x

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  9. BWahahahahahaaaa! This is one hysterically funny card!! I love the whole idea!!!

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