Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Warning! Monster Inside!

Hey everyone!  I am sure loving this weather we've been having lately!  It feels so nice & cool for Kansas this time of the year!  Definitely feels like Fall is right around the corner!  Love it!

Jen Carter Monster Inside

For today's card I thought a little outside the box.  I love the new Frantic Stamper Snowflake Reverse Cut die!  As soon as I saw it I knew that this is one I'd go back to time & time again.  But, since I'm looking forward to FALL and not winter, I thought that I could put this die to another use as well!  Yep!  I turned those little snowflakes into eyeballs! :)  After I cut out the die from black paper, I backed it with a bright yellow cardstock.  I used a black marker to make a little dot for eyeballs on some of the yellow circles.  I think it looks like monster eyeballs.  Then, I heat embossed the sentiment from the cute Monster Mash Up stamp set in Neon Purple embossing powder.  I could see using this die and doing something similar with the eyes with the Birch Trees & other tree dies (like this one)!

Jen Carter Monster Inside Inside

When you open up the card you have a very simple message and a little guy greeting you! :)  I thought about adding a lot of monsters to the inside, but thought that this way was so much cuter.

Jen Carter Monster Inside Closeup

The Floral Happy Birthday die cut seemed perfect for this card because it was fun & playful, much like the card. I used Stick It! to adhere my sentiment die cut.  It's SO much easier this way! I embossed the sentiment in neon purple again and it is also from the Monster Mash Up stamp set.  I used the Pop-Up Bases die to make the little monster (from the Monster Mash Up stamp set & Monster Mash Outline Dies) stick out from the front of the card when it is opened.  Such a fun surprise! 

Stamps: Frantic Stamper Monster Mash Up stamp set
Cardstock: PTI True Black & Harvest Gold
Coloring Medium: Copics
Embossing Powder:  Zing Neon Purple
Adhesive: Stick It!


Chrissy Larson said...

This is absolutely the cutest thing ever!! Love it!

Unknown said...

What a darling card! Fun,fun use of the die & that little monster is so cute. Thanks.

Sarah said...

Love and smiling!

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