Wednesday, January 18, 2012

I {heart} You Monster :: Cristina Garcia

Hello Everyone it's Cristina from Crafting with Cristina!

Today I am sharing with you a super cute valentine's day card that I have created using PK-693 Monster Mash Faces 1 1/8" and PK-296 XOXOXOXO A-2 Background Stamp. I wanted to showcase the versatility of these adorable Peachy Keen Stamps that Kathy has created.

Not only Does the "face" make the project, but using the xoxo background stamp adds alot of interest to the brown cardstock which would otherwise look plain. 


**This project was 100% designed and cut using My Silhouette Cameo and Make the Cut software

**The card base shape and Layers shapes are of my own creation.

**The card is roughly 5x7. i think slightly larger.. but that's okay I will just have to make my own envelope for this one.

The brown paper cardstock is Papertrey ink Dark Chocolate stamped with the XOXO Background stamp using Stampin Up Early Expresso Ink. All of the edges are Inked with Walnut Stain Tim Holtz Distress ink.

The Pattern Paper is from YT24023 Yours Truly 6x6 by Echo Park.

After I cut out my cute little monster with my Cameo I then proceed to ink various parts of the body with different ink colors. I inked the Blue Body with Stampin up Baja Breeze and TIm Holtz Walnut Stain Distress ink, and the horns and hair I inked with Stampin up Pretty in Pink and Tim Hotlz Distress ink.

I then assembled the monster and went doodle overboard like always :) with my White Gelly Roll Pen Medium Point.

I stamped the adorable face, bringing my monster to life using PK-693 Monster Mash Faces 1 1/8" and Paper trey Ink True Black ink. I added the white of the eyes and doodling with my gelly roll pen.

The Rosy cheeks were created using a dry paint brush and Riding Hood Red Stampin Up ink.

I created the Mini Banner using Various SVG/ Font files from Lettering Delights (please see my blog for more specific info).

I finished the project off with some red Swiss Dot grosgrain ribbon that I bought at michael's ages ago, and a black button. I tied some accent bows using Cherry Cobbler baker's twine from Timeless Twine. My personal favorite.

I hope you enjoy this project, and that it inspires you to use your Peachy Keen Stamps in a Fun creative way. 

I will also be showcasing two additional Projects over on my blog as well...

here are some sneakie Peakies!

Thanks for reading, and see you again real soon


Kim Score said...

this card is the cutest! Love that little banner. I wouldn't have thought to use a monster set for valentines. Such a great idea!

Amanda said...

I just love your adorable monster card!!! Now I'm off to see you other two on you blog :0)

Scrappy hugs,
Amanda :0)

Houses Built of Cards said...

Oh.My.Goodness. This is SOOOO stinkin' ADORABLE!!! LOVE it Cristina!!!

Miss Giebel said...

soooo cute Cristina! I love how you used the monster for a Valentine, It really gets me thinking about how I can use that Monster Cart for other holidays!! Thanks!

Glora said...

This card is just too adorable. I love the background, the monster and its adorable banner! So cute! Hugs- Glora

Sherry said...

You did an awesome job and I can hardly wait to see your other projects. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa said...

Such a cute card, love it.

Amy C said...

This is adorable!! I love the layers and pen stitching. That super cute 'I ♥ U' really makes the card. Great job!!

Saundra said...

So cute! Love the embossing and that adorable monster! ~Hugs, Saundra

Gina said...

this card is fantastically creative! LOVE it!
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Maureen Reiss said...

This is soooo stinkin' cute!!