Friday, August 26, 2011

Have a Monster of a Birthday!


Happy Friday!
This is the birthday card I made for my brother, his birthday was yesterday!  Happy Birthday little brother!  I know Mini Monsters and Freshly Picked are not a new Cricut cartridges, but they are new to me! I just got mine from Hallmark Scrapbook at an EXCELLENT price. Check them out HERE! Oh and guess what else you can find at Hallmark Scrapbook right now? You can purchase the George cartridge for $48.99 and get the baby Cricut for FREE! Yeah...really! You can start your Christmas shopping early! Tell them I sent you!
I used Mini Monsters (MM) and Freshly Picked (FP) to make my brother's card.  Obviously the four legged monster is from MM and the sign is from FP.  The letters on the sign are from Cuttin' Up.
I created the pennant banner and "cloud" freehand.  The "sun" was created by using my starburst Nestie, then trimming it down to fit in the corner.  The "grass" was created by just cutting small strips into the striped paper and then bending it over a bit.
Those little monsters are hilarious and there are bunches of them for Halloween, so be watching for them to appear at a blog near you soon!
Thanks for stopping in today, please do come again really soon.  Until then, have a lovely day and an awesome weekend!  HUGS! :)
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9 comments:

Teri Berrios said...

Oh geeze.....this little guys is so adorable!!!! I love the way you added the banner - super cute!!! Have a fabulous weekend my sweet ladybug!! Hugs, T

bonnie said...

Oh how fun is this lil' guy...adorable card sweetie ;) Hugs x

Sharon Caudle said...

LOL! He's is SUPER CUTE!!! I LOVE this card!!! From the bright, fun paper to that adorable little monster! Love how you have him holding a banner!! Awesome card, DeeDee!!! ADORABLE!!!
hugs, Sharon

Kelly said...

Super cute Dee Dee. You did a great job on the cloud and banner. I understand you will be with The Cutting Cafe this term...I know you'll have a lot of fun with Regina's files...I can't wait to see what you do with her new files, and the older ones too.

Stacy@thealmostwholepackage said...

adorable!! and I just ordered a cricut from the site Thanks for the info!!

Just Jaime said...

Love it all! Great job!

Love Is In The Details said...

What a great card, I love it! Mini Monsters is one of my favorite carts, those little guys are perfect for so many projects. You have inspired me to dust off my MM :) Andrea
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Michelle said...

This is so adorable! The monster is awesoe! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

designdazzle.blogspot.com said...

really cute birthday card - you're quite talented! thanks for sharing : )

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