Tuesday, October 27, 2015

The Little Monster

Hello All!

For today I am playing along with Friday MashUp! I usually have all the best intentions of linking up with them but somehow it never seems to work out; until tonight!! Here is my card.. Enjoy!

All the ribbons is very colorful and playful!
Entering Challenge:
Friday MashUp!: Challenge FM231



I don't think I made a card this cute in awhile. So, when I saw this challenge I knew right away what I was going to do and it came together like a dream!! This was a great way to use up ribbon that was quite literally collecting dust.. I really don't use ribbon enough. Seriously, check out my board TheGrandStampede on Pinterest. Maybe I over did the ribbon theme on the card but I really don't mind because I just love it. 

I had to use hot glue to adhere all the ribbon together because remarkably glue don't really work. I was remembering my architectural days of building models and how painful but helpful this crafting material can be. It is also where I learned to really swear!!

I think my little creature reminds of Cousin It from the Addams Family. Cute in his own way and so funny but strange and a little bit freaky!! 

Image result for addams family cousin it
Remember Cousin It!
I watched this show everyday after school.
This is when televisions were pieces of furniture and not picture frames. 
As you can probably guess this card is not exactly light. I didn't want a floppy affect when you opened it up. So I reinforced the back with heavy weight CS that compensated for the weight of the 'embellishment' monster on the front.
This little guy is so cute with all its color and googly eyes.
Tons of dimension just like the inspiration photo.
That should do it for me. I hope you have enjoyed your stay and I certainly do appreciate the time you have taken out of your busy day to visit.  If you are so inclined, please comment I do enjoy what you have to say.. Thank you again everyone and we will see you soon at TheGrandStampede.

All the best,
Shawna

8 comments:

Antonia said...

Shawna,
This is SO super sweet! He is worth all glue trouble! Thanks so much for linking up and playing along at The Friday Mashup! Hugs, Antonia

Lisa said...

Wow, what a terrific use of ribbon and yes, I can totally see Cousin It in your creation! Great job!

Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

Bożena Adamusińska said...

I love this monster. Unusual use of leftovers to create such an interesting character. You are a champion! I love, love, love this card.
hugs,
BozenA

Petra Swart said...

WOW, Shawna, this is one of the best Halloween cards I've seen around!!!! What a brilliant idea, my friend!!! Your little monster is soooo darling - LOVE him!!! A winner!!!!
Have a great day!!!!

Karen Petitt said...

That has put a great big grin on my face! What a fabulous card - so clever! Karen x

brrenwick said...

What a FUN card! All of the different ribbon and google eyes are the best! Thanks for playing along at Friday Mashup!

Norma said...

Ha,,,what a fun card! I like how you used the ribbon, Great job on the challenge. Thank you for joining us over at Friday Mashup.
Hugs,
Norma

Monika Reeck said...

now me who write winner winner chicken dinner
you are one of the top 5 at Friday Mashup
I cant believe if this is not choosen by the DT member
this card is FUN creative FUNNY cute Lovely googling eyes you put there and so many adorable Ribbon
how did you glue it
do you make a knot at the back side of your card
I am amaze again with your creativity sweety
Look at my next post I will use again Batik paper..and you will know what I mean with Batik at your Poinsettia card
now Jump to your other post
I know I must du catch up sweety and yes it was nice to chat with you
faaar away friend..
hugs, Monika

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