Friday, February 3, 2012

A La Card Monkey~ Guest Designer....Challenge #94

Hi Everyone!!
Happy Friday :)
I am so excited to be a Guest Designer over at A La Card Monkey again
This time for Challenge #94~ Birthday + Sketch
Here is the fun sketch and....

here is my take on it.

I wanted to incorporate a few things when I set out to make my card....
1~ my son is going to a birthday party on Sunday for his best friend and I needed a card
2~ I wanted to link up over at Birthday Sundaes also....their challenge was to make an easel card
DL Art~ Thankful Thursday Challenge

Here are the details of my card....
and another picture of the front
Paper~Simple Stories Designer Paper~ Happy Day Paper Pad
Kraft Card stock for my base
PTI card stock in Ripe Avocado and Vintage Cream
Stamps~My Creative Time Build a Banner Die,
Gift Card Sentiment Stamp set
and Stampendous Typewriter Alphabet
Cricut Cartridge~ Celebrations for the balloons...cut at 3"
Twine~ Cappuccino from The Twinery
Ink~ Tim Holtz Distress ink in Gathered Twigs

Want to join in on the fun?
Head over to the A La Card Monkey blog and play along...
you never know you may be the next Princess and become a Guest Designer :)

Thanks for stopping by and catch you all later!!


  1. Congrats and pretty easel card.... I'm sure your son's friend is going to love this card.....

  2. Great job on your easel card.


  3. Hi Jessica,Your card is AWESOME!BEAUTIFUL job with it,I LOVE the color combo!Have a great weekend my friend!:)

  4. In a card balloon is so cute. You really take this challenge seriously and make a lovely card. It is a creative work and you done a great job.

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  5. Cute card- great take on the sketch- love the twisted easel style :)Amy

  6. Great masculine birthday card, love the DP's with the twisted easel :)

  7. Cute card and I like the twisted easel. Haven't tried that yet! Thanks for playing along with Birthday Sundaes!

  8. Thanks for linking up to My Thankful Thursday Anything goes linky Challenge.

  9. Great card I love the different patterned balloons.

  10. great card- love the color and paper choices.

  11. AWESOME card! I love the papers and colors!

  12. Fun card! Neat design!

  13. Hi, Jessica! I'm so sorry but I can't remember if I responded about the Cards for Kids blog hop, yet. I was unable to find your email address so I thought I'd leave a comment here.

    My address is:
    Faith Abigail
    10621 Fuller Ridge Circle
    Charlotte, NC 28270

    Thanks so much for creating and sending a card!

  14. Great twisted easel card! Love the papers and the cute little balloons:) Always a treat to visit you:)
    Have a great evening!
    Sherrie K

  15. WOW. I LOVE this card. Great easel card. Love the super papers. So creative.

    Be blessed, Beckie

  16. Great take! Love your paper choices & the fact that it is an easel card. The twine holding the balloons is brilliant! Super cute my friend.

  17. Love this card and the sideways easel this turned out awesome.


  18. This card is so lovely and in this put on balloons just awesome. I like the twisted easel. Everything is excellent in this card. I will try to make it.

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