Thursday, May 21, 2015

Franken Monkey Grad!!!!

Hello & Happy Thursday to ya!!
I can't believe how this week
is just flyin' by!!! :) Today I've got a
Super Fun Graduation Card to Share....
I'm using a Halloween File from:
KaDoodle Bug Designs

Called: Franken Monkeys

I also took the Grad Cap from the 

That's RIGHT!!!! I Said a Halloween File!! HA
I thought it would be fun to change up the CUTE
Monkey holding the sign.... 

Here's what I came up with! :)

I Challenged Myself to use my Assortment of Stitched dies!
I kept switching back & forth on how I wanted to design
this--- I now have a few extra cuts for another project! HAHA

Card Stock - Stampin' Up, Bo Bunny, Bazzill
Designer Paper - Simple Stories (Smarty Pants) 
Designer Paper - Pebbles (Happy Day)
Franken Monkey & Grad Cap - Kadoodle Bug Designs
Wood Grain Embossing Folder - Tim Holtz
Good Luck Die - The Stamps of Life (Piggy Bank May Kit)
Stitched Card Mat & Oval Layer Frame - Jaded Blossom
 Notebook Border Die (NO Longer Available) - My Craft Spot
Stitched Bracket Die - My Creative time
Stitched Horizontal Strip Die - Die - Namics
Bow - Chocolate Truffle Trendy Twine 
Enamels Dots - MME, Freckled Fawn, Eyelet Outlet

I'm Entering the Following Challenges:

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snappy scrappy said...


Melissa @ M Miranda Creations said...

What a great use of the files!!! Love your card!

Stephanie said...

Love it when you get extra use from a file. This one is adorable! Love his face.

Nana said...

Too cute. Thanks for linking up over at Silhouette Challenges

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Lisa said...

This is so adorable!! I love how you used the Halloween monkey to make this - so creative!! The papers and layers are fabulous!! Awesome card my friend!! Have a great day :)

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Karen said...

Theresa, this is such a fabulous combination of fun files! The monkey is darling and your sign looks amazing! Such pretty background papers and I do love those stitched dies. And the notebook border die... sigh. I still miss MCS! Wonderfully designed card, my friend! Have a beautiful day. :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Sukie said...

So fun and creative, great combination of the cutting files! Awesome papers too!

Gerda said...

What a adorable card!! Love that monkey and great papers!!! You did a awesome job, my friend!!!
Have a great day.

Lesli Giertuga said...

What a cute card - i liked the Owl but the monkey is to cute!!!

Sherrie K. said...

Oh wow Theresa! I love that you used a Halloween monkey for your Graduation card:) Clever idea and this turned out just adorable as ALL your cards do! Super sweet and fun details!
Have a great Memorial Day weekend!
Sherrie k

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

This monkey is the super cutest! Such fun details! Thanks for joining us over at Scrappy Moms! DT Member Carri~Abusybee

mum of two said...

How fabulous! I love that you used a Halloween file! I would never have guessed. Thanks so much for playing with us this week at Craftin Desert Divas Graduation Linky Party. Hope to see you again soon :)

michelle (Craftin Desert Divas DT)
Purple Monkey Moments

girlia said...

Such a cutie!

Got2BCrafting said...

Oh this is just too darn cute!! I love it!! :)

Thanks for joining us for the Graduation Linky Party at Craftin Desert Divas!
~ DT Lori

Donna K said...

Oh my stars this is so very cute! Love that cheeky monkey and all of the fun layers you incorporated here. Fabulous!! Thanks for sharing at Craftin Desert Divas!! Happy Weekend to you! ~Donna K

Sharon said...

This is awesome Theresa!!! Love how you used two different files to make this most wonderful card! Love the look on the monkeys face. And those pattern papers are great!! :)

Leinzlove Tear Bears said...

This is awesome! I love it!

Creative M said...

I love that you used the 2 files to create yous adorable grad monkey!
Too cute!
Have a wonderful day,
Crafting With Creative M

Tanya~Studio 5380 said...

That has to be the cutest little monkey ever! What a sweet face! This is such a fun graduation card - love the sign and great background papers!

Tina H said...

Awww! Now that is just a sweet little face!! This is so cute Theresa!! I hope you are having a fabulous holiday weekend :)

Sukie said...

Just wanted to come back over to say thanks so much for joining our Terrific Tuesday Challenge over at Scrappy Moms Stamps!

DIANA L. said...

What a fun graduation card super cute
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #156 “Graduation” Challenge. Have a blessed day

Scrappy Moms Stamps said...

What an adorable monkey card! Thank you for playing along with us at Scrappy Moms Stamps! :)

- Mel

Karon said...

Oh my goodness, what a cheeky monkey! Love it.

Leah Schaeffer said...

I'm cracking up cause I look at him and my first thought was...he's as surprised
he graduated as we are! LOL!
Too silly!
And way TOO cute! Great card!!!!!!
Thanks SO much for also sharing with us at Craftin Desert Divas! Glad to come by today!

Warmly, Leah