Saturday, May 18, 2013

1 Little Monkey Jumping on the Bed

I desperately needed to make a shower card for my mom to give my future sister-in-law tonight.  The shower is tomorrow and she asked me to make a card today.  First I needed to clear off the mountain that is my table.  Unfortunately, that is always my biggest downfall / creative inspritation.  I've made 3 little boy birthday cards instead from the supplies I found on my table.  I just couldn't help myself.  They were all so cute.  I also have very little girlie/wedding related items, making inspiration for the shower card a bit of a reach.

Anyways, the layout comes from this week's A Die for a Sketch challenge.  The monkey was cut from some wrapping paper used for DS's first birthday.  (He is now 6.)  The sentiment is from Mark's Finest Papers' Background Fun set.  The foam stars were given to me years ago when friends were moving away and needed to clear out some art supplies.  The DP is from a pad I got on clearance from Walmart.

I just know that it will be well liked by the parents of which ever of DS's little friends receive it.  I have no illusions that little boys even look at the cards...

 Challenges this card meets
A Die for a Sketch 
Friends of Speedy TV - Inspired by Something in your House - My 2 DSs.  They are little monkeys!
Crafty Catz - 3, 2, 1.  I used 3 stars, 2 banners and 1 image.
Cupcake Crafts - Lots of Layers
Oldie but a Goodie - Inspired by a Song - 5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
One Stop Craft - Anything Goes
Pause, Dream, Enjoy - Happy Birthday
Shopping Our Stash - Scrap Attack - use only scraps except for the base - Done!


  1. Super fun card, Christine! That monkey is adorable! I really like the cheerful colours you used too! Thanks so much for joining our birthday celebration at A Die for a Sketch!...Nancy :o)

  2. When I saw your card I immediately thought your inspiration would be your children - so many people call their little ones little monkeys! A very cute card and thanks for playing along with our FOSTV challenge.

  3. Oh is that a darling card. I love that book Monkey's jumping on the bed. This is so cute that I am sure the little guy will love it! Thank you for joining us at a Die For A Sketch.
    Hugs kelly

  4. This is such a fun card and thanks for playing along at OSCC

  5. super fun card..thanks for joining in with us at CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

  6. Your card is so cute !! And it makes me happy. Love the bear image.
    Thanks for joining us at a Die for a Sketch. Ilonka DT:)

  7. What a lovely card! Thanks for joning is at a Die for a Sketch!

  8. what a fab fun cheeky card , thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz this week and good luck

  9. Super card Christine, that little monkey is very cute!
    Thanks for playing along with our inspired by a song challenge at Oldie But A goodie and good luck
    Hugs Laurie x

  10. Fab fun card - uber cute monkey.
    Thanks for playing along with us at OBAG this time.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  11. A fabulous inspired card! I have a little monkey at my house too! Thanks for playing along with the Friends of Speedy TV!

  12. Such a cute card! Love the image and the colors.
    Thank you for joining us at A Die for a Sketch!
    Hugs Gaby