Have a Monstrous Birthday - MFT Color Challenge #54

September 22, 2016

It's been a while since I played along with a MFT color challenge last time. I always think that I should participate in at least one color challenge every month. But, well... I'm not so good at color challenges. :(


This weeks color palette looked easy to tackle, since these are traditional colors for Halloween. I started with an idea to make a Halloween themed card using the Monster Love stamp set, then changed my mind and came up with this birthday card.

I die cut a Smooth White panel using the Blueprints 21 Die-namics and added the stitching lines with the Stitched Strip Die-namics.  After I stamped the sentiment in Black Licorice, I matted the panel with a Boysenberry panel and adhered to a Gumdrop Green card base. 

I stamped the monster with Gumdrop Green Premium Dye ink and cut it out with the matching die.  It was adhered to the Smooth White panel along with a half circle panel, which I cut from Boysenberry CS using the Blueprints 21 Die-namics. 

The balloons were cut from polka dot patterned papers using the Birthday Balloons Die-namics. I drew the strings with a black gel pen and added a bow. The tiny stars were cut out with a die from the Stitched Strip Die-namics.


Head on over to the MFT Challenge & Inspiration blog for the challenge details and for more inspiration from the DT.

Thank you for stopping by!

2 comments:

  1. What a fun, happy card this is. It made me laugh when I saw it. I think any "kid" would love getting this! I like the blue behind the monster and the stars you added so that the monster is not lost on the card. Too cute!

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  2. This little monster is adorable. Also love the little stars in the background!!

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