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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Guest Designer at SVG Cutting Files Sock Monkey Mania!!


Hey All!!

Welcome to my Guest Designer Day over at SVG Cutting Files!!! I am sooooo excited to be doing this file this week BECAUSE it was a BLAST to do!!! 

I am a TOTAL Sock Monkey lover...especially when my absolutely adorable nephew's first birthday was themed around it...I began to LOVE that little monkey! Here was the banner I made for my nephew so you can see what I worked with (and that I sell in my Etsy Store).

Well, when Ann said that this week was SOCK MONKEY MANIA week, I almost died!!! I COULDN'T wait to make something out of her awesome files!! I knew they would be great..BUT...I didnt know they could be THIS GREAT!! 

I decided on the Nerdy Book Worm Sock Monkey!!! How do you think he turned out??

I didn't mess with the size of the monkey. I kept him as he was. I did use Cocoa ink to ink up the edges of the pieces, and I used my white gel pen to give some accents to him. I made his eyes a little crooked, because I know after I am done reading for a while, and I look up, I feel a little cross-eyed!  I also used Liquid Glass for his glasses so they appeared to look real. I wish I would of taken the picture AFTER it dried cause you can still see its wet in the up close pic :( I used a 5 X 7 card base and I made the layers of my patterned paper be 4 X 6 for the brown piece. Then the blue patterened piece was cut at 3 1/2 x 4 1/4. I layered the red piece at 3 1/4 X 4. Then I used foam tape to pop the Monkey up. I used Jaded Blossom Mini Tag Dies that were just released along with the Science Matters stamp set to make the Happy Birthday Smartie Pants sentiment! Doesn't the sentiment and the Monkey look PERFECT together??

Close To My Heart Solid Cardstock Colors
Close To My Heart Liquid Glass-For His Glasses
Close To My Heart Black Ink & Cocoa Ink
Close To My Heart Sponge Daubers
Close To My Heart Bonding Glue
Close To My Heart Foam Tape
White Gel pen
Jaded Blossom Mini Tag Dies
Jaded Blossom Science Matters Stamp Set
DCWV Paper pack for pattern papers

Any of the Close To My Heart items can be ordered through my webstore which can be found below!!!

Be sure to check out SVG Cutting Files for this AWESOME little Sock Monkey File!!

I am entering this into the SVG Cutting Files HAPPY BIRTHDAY Monthly Challenge! 

OK All! Hope to catch you Craftin' and Stampin'!


GiGi said...

Super cute card! That sock monkey is just adorable! Thanks for playing along at SVG Cutting Files!

snappy scrappy said...

Too darn cute!!

Creative M said...

Super cute & TOTALLY fun!
Have a wonderful day,
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Got2BCrafting said...

I think he is ADORABLE!! :)
Have a Happy Crafty Day,

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

This is so cute !!! I love everything !!!


Melissa said...

Awww.. love your monkey. Those are cute files :)

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Cute sock monkey!

Trixie said...

I love that monkey!!! So cute! Thanks for joining us for the SVG Cutting Files Monthly Challenge.

Michelle said...

both projects are super cute ! love the highchair banner !! im sure your nephew will look back on pics when he is older and know that you loved him !! thank you for linking up to the SVG cutting Files challenge this month !!

Michelle ~ DT

Rhonda Miller said...

These are so cute.

Annie Kelly said...

So cute!! Love it!!

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