Monday, 18 August 2014

Sock Monkey Thank You Card

When I saw the colour palette at The Outlawz Tuesday Challenge it just about stumped me!  I finally decided on this:

I am entering my card into these challenges:
The Outlawz Tuesday Challenge - Colour + Twist (add faux stitching)
Clear It Out Challenge - Stencil + Emboss
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch
Love To Create - Polka Dots + Pearls

I have used a corrugated iron patterned paper from Kaisercraft for this card.  I embossed a piece of shimmer cardstock from DCWV using an embossing folder.  I then stencilled some polka dots on a piece of scrap cardstock using Distress Ink - Pumice Stone and a Memory Box stencil.  The image is from Bugaboo Stamps and is called Sock Monkey - September.  The sentiment is from Netty's Cards and I thought this would work perfectly for the husband of my son's German teacher who is accompanying them on an overseas trip in a few week's time.


  1. LOL, love the red monkey instead of a red apple! Very nicely done! Thanks for joining us this week at Love to Create!

    LTC DT
    Creative Fingers DT 
    Friday Sketch DT

  2. Super CUTE card! Thank you for joining our "Polka Dots and Pearls" Challenge this week at Love to Create.
    Ruza ~ LTC Admin/Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  3. What a perfect card for a teacher - it's adorable! Great take on this month's Stella Says Sketch - thank you for sharing your talent with us at Catch the Bug!