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Silly monkey!

I needed a card to send to school on Monday, and conveniently had new stamps to play with! The Changito collection from Stampendous is SO fun, and the minute my daughter and I saw them, we knew we had to have them. These little monkeys (Changito is little monkey in Spanish) just jumped into my cart! Here’s what I made.changito1.jpg

I stamped the palm fronds in True Thyme on True Thyme. The safari changito was stamped with Brilliance in Coffee Bean on Sahara Sand cardstock, and then watercolored with my aquapainter and watercolor crayons. The stamped image was mounted on Chocolate Chip and pierced all around. I roughed up the edges, tied on some chocolate gingham from my stash, and then dimensionaled to a square of Always Artichoke I’d applied Coffee Bean ink to. Super easy, and perfect for a quick note!

We’ve been all the go all weekend, and I’m exhausted! Most of Saturday was spent in church. My father-in-law was ordained a Deacon and we were there to celebrate with him. After, we headed out to my little sister’s new home for her housewarming BBQ. We came home super late, then had another full day today! There was a big party at my inlaws, complete with accordion music and lots of yummy food. We got to know Mike’s great uncle from Michigan a bit more, and I took a ton of pictures. It was especially nice to see Mike’s Grandma (who’s usually closeted up in her room when we visit) DANCING out in the middle of the living room floor. DANCING!

Lots of good times! Next week, I’m going to go hog wild scrapbooking! I love three day weekends!

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23 Comments

  1. Posted May 20, 2007 at 8:41 pm | Permalink

    I just recently found your blog and just wanted to comment how wonderful it is! I love that little monkey card! Super cute!!! Keep up the wonderful work!!!

  2. Posted May 20, 2007 at 9:16 pm | Permalink

    That card is so cute! I love that little monkey and your colors are perfect. BTW, How the heck can anyone always take such a great picture!!! You look beautiful!
    Hugs,
    Gina K.

  3. Posted May 21, 2007 at 4:54 am | Permalink

    this guy is too cute!!! i love him! plus i love your new picture! you have been on a creative dash! everything is SO awesome!
    xoxo
    ronee

  4. Karen - Jusgottastamp
    Posted May 21, 2007 at 5:40 am | Permalink

    Ooo!! I love that card! I love monkeys! I love eP! What am I waiting for???

    Oh, yeah. Money. *sigh* They are so on my wish list! Thanks for showing these!

  5. Posted May 21, 2007 at 6:34 am | Permalink

    Oh, what adorable monkeys, Jenn! I can see why you and Adri liked them . . . this card is great! And hey, great new photo of YOU, too, on your sidebar! 😉

  6. Linda (LSN on SCS)
    Posted May 21, 2007 at 7:10 am | Permalink

    Super sweet card Jenn! Please don’t make me want any little monkeys (yeah right)!

    Great picture of you on the sidebar. You are so photogenic (sp?)!

    Linda

  7. Posted May 21, 2007 at 7:24 am | Permalink

    Oh, this is just adorable! Love the monkey!

  8. Posted May 21, 2007 at 8:10 am | Permalink

    WOW! This is adorable. You did such a beautiful job.

    Teresa

  9. Debra
    Posted May 21, 2007 at 9:42 am | Permalink

    Cute card!

  10. Posted May 21, 2007 at 10:22 am | Permalink

    Oh oh!! This is the first card I have seen with this lil’ guy. I ordered him (in about 3 different poses) from my LSS but they won’t be getting him in until July!
    Thanks for sharing this fab-o card.
    Alli

  11. lacyquilter
    Posted May 21, 2007 at 1:06 pm | Permalink

    Well isn’t he just the cutest!

  12. Posted May 21, 2007 at 1:38 pm | Permalink

    OK…so he is a cute little monkey. Adorable card!

  13. Posted May 21, 2007 at 5:59 pm | Permalink

    OMG! That little monkey is TOO cute! Love what you did with the card. TFS!

  14. Bonnie aka raduse
    Posted May 21, 2007 at 6:48 pm | Permalink

    Oh my goodness…that monkey is just way too cute.

  15. Paula R
    Posted May 21, 2007 at 7:29 pm | Permalink

    What a cute card. This little monkey reminds me of Curious George – my granddaughter’s favorite monkey!

  16. Posted May 21, 2007 at 7:59 pm | Permalink

    Well, this is just adorable. You made me order the bees and I looked at the monkeys — you are such an enabler!

  17. Posted May 21, 2007 at 10:20 pm | Permalink

    Really cute card Jenn! It’s so funny because I was just looking at those stamps a few minutes before I checked your blog. I’m definitely getting them now! Thanks for the inspiration!

    Robyn

  18. Posted May 21, 2007 at 10:39 pm | Permalink

    Hey hot stuff! 🙂 Love what you did with the little monkey! Looking forward to more more more!!!! 🙂

  19. Posted May 22, 2007 at 12:58 pm | Permalink

    I just ordered those stamps. They are so adorable, and your card is too!

  20. Posted May 22, 2007 at 6:18 pm | Permalink

    How cute is that!?! Love the colors too, very safari looking!

  21. Posted May 22, 2007 at 8:07 pm | Permalink

    He is sooo cute! I can’t wait until the monkeys arrive at my house! Maybe tomorrow!!! Your card rocks!

  22. Posted May 22, 2007 at 9:20 pm | Permalink

    Oh, how cute! I love those palm fronds! Love this!

  23. TexasGrammy
    Posted May 22, 2007 at 10:24 pm | Permalink

    Bueno! Bueno!

    I love your little ‘safari changito’!!

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