JAI11 Just Add Ink Challenge: Cheeky Monkeys

Published by under cards | Apr 06 2010

Just Add Ink Challenge 11I've been a fan of the Just Add Ink blog since it first started in January. I love looking at the projects created by the very talented design team, and often 'play along' with the weekly challenges… although I haven't officially joined in before today. Another thing I really love is the fact that the blog is designed by – and for – Aussie fans of Stampin' Up!, which means they use products that are available to us here and now. Hoo-ray for that!

When you visit Just Add Ink, don't forget to click on the tabs across the top especially the Tutorials one. I loved Sarah Klass's video on making a headband from Stampin' Up! ribbons and other bits and pieces. Sarah is such a crack-up!!! LOVE those ribbon flowers!!

Anyway, back to business. This week's challenge made me laugh… "use anything you like, make anything you like". Well, I thought, I can do that!!! So here I am to share with you my cheeky monkeys from the new Fox & Friends stamp set, available now in the new Autumn-Winter mini catalogue.

Fox & Friends card - Cheeky Monkeys!

The chocolate cardstock that the monkeys are sitting on is actually covered in ultra fine supernova glitter, but of course that's not going to show up for me here no matter how many dozens of photos I take – grrrr.

The jungle leaves are made from the Little Leaves sizzlits die and were cut oh so easily with the help of Mr Big (aka my Big Shot), also available now.

I was in the middle of making swaps for our team (more about that later) when I switched projects half-way through. Yep, ended up making a whole stack of cheeky monkeys instead of Rich Razzleberry flowers!

You have to laugh sometimes, don't you?

Anyway, I do believe this qualifies for this week's JAI11 challenge, so here you go Danielle and Amanda – my very first submission! LOL.

ETA (8/4/10): Ooooh how excitement!! I was one of the Top 5 picks this week at Just Add Ink! Thanks girls xx

Happy stamping,

7 responses so far

7 Responses to “JAI11 Just Add Ink Challenge: Cheeky Monkeys”

  1. Melissaon 06 Apr 2010 at 7:16 am

    Very cute card and the rich razzleberry is such a gorgeous colour…..Mel

  2. Bronwyn Eastleyon 06 Apr 2010 at 8:51 am

    One question!  Why haven't you played 'for real' before now? This card is totally awesome.  I love your cheeky monkeys.  I can't wait to make his tail hang off the little leaves as my mine hasn't seen ink yet.  I'm a bit obsessed with the owl!  Thanks for playing along at Just Add Ink.  Hope to see you back.

  3. Donna Zammiton 06 Apr 2010 at 9:24 am

    Simone, I love your cheeky monkeys. I may have to CASE this as well!!!! I love your blog by the way.Thanks for sharing. Cheers Donna Zammit

  4. Chantellon 06 Apr 2010 at 10:29 am

    Ohh this is so cute.  I love that little monkey.  I like how you have him bouncing around everywhere – I'm sure he does that cause he looks so cheeky.  Chantell

  5. Christine Blainon 06 Apr 2010 at 5:41 pm

    Gorgeous little cards, Simone, and great to see you take part (officially, that is!) in the challenge.  These monkeys sure do look cheeky; love what you've done!

  6. Danielle Dawson 06 Apr 2010 at 6:02 pm

    Hey there Simone!  Thanks for all your wonderful comments about Just Add Ink!  I'm so glad you've joined in, especially with these gorgeous cheeky monkeys!  They're just adorable.  This will go into my CASE file!  🙂

  7. Andrea L - EnchantINKon 06 Apr 2010 at 9:11 pm

    Hello Simone! Those cheeky monkeys are irresistable!!! Haven't got that set … but you have almost convinced me! What a fun card! Hugs, Andrea xxx

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