June 15, 2009

WHIMSY MONDAY!

Happy Monday all!! Well, I am not sure how happy it will be since it is my first day of work; I will have to let you know tomorrow, *wink* I do know that it is time for another Whimsy Challenge - WHOOHOO!! This week's challenge is to make a thank you card - how easy is that?! I decided to use my new monkey image since it totally makes me smile!! I mean, just look at that face, LOL! I thought he was great fun to color too!! Make sure you go over to the Whimsy Challenge site and check out what the rest of the DT gals did, their creations are fabulous!! And, why not play along? Just upload your link to the site and you will be entered into the drawing to win one of these cute Whimsy stamps. Don't have any right now? That's okay, you don't need to use one to enter, BUT if you do, you will get TWO entries for a chance to win!! So, what are you waiting for? Here is the recipe: I am off and running to work!! Ack!! I will miss all of you today but will check in with your blogs later tonight - don't forget about me now, okay *wink*
Card Recipe: (all items SU! unless otherwise noted)
Paper - Chocolate Chip, Whisper White card stock, Good Morning Sunshine Designer Series Paper
Stamps - Whimsy Monkey
Inks - Brown Stazon, Stampin' Write Markers (Chocolate Chip, Close to Cocoa, Creamy Caramel, Always Artichoke, Old Olive)
Accessories - MS decorative edge punch, photo corners punch, 5-petal punch, Large Oval Punch, Modern Label Punch, Large brown brad, So Saffron Brads

25 comments:

Nikki Bond said...

This monkey is hysterical! I don't see how the receipient couldnt smile! :) Love your L/O too...fablulous card Alex! {SMILES}

Dawn Easton said...

haha...what a fun and funky image!!
Enjoy your first day at work Alex! It's an adjustment as we talked about but it didn't take me too long to get back into the swing of things. Been back at work 3 weeks now and it feels like I'd never stopped....lol

Maureen said...

good luck on your first day of work! Hope somebody took a picture of you on the way out the door - cuz that sounds like a good scrapbook page!!
((()))reen

Emily said...

This is so cute Alex! I love the colors and papers you used! Hope everything goes well on your first day at work!!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

what a fun card. can't wait to hear about your 1st day at the new job.

hugs,

mudmaven said...

WOW - he looks just like me on Monday mornings! Good luck on your first day - you'll be fabulous dahling! ~chris

Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

So, so cute. Great image, amazing colors!

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Super cute Alec! Love the banana and chocolate combo, fun papers, and great coloring! Makes me smile :)

Rose Ann said...

Ha...this is too cute, Alex!! I love it!!

I hope your first day, goes well!! Hugs!!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Just saw Night at the Museum last night... this monkey makes me think of the ornery one in the movie! Too cute!

Lauren said...

This is so fun Alex!

Angie Tieman said...

What an adorable card!! Can't wait to hear how your first day went!

Wendy said...

Funny monkey card, Alex.....you're right, he is pretty smile-inducing.

Thanks for your spirit-lifting posts on my blog, sweet sister! You are a treasure! Hope your first day at work was a good one.

Have a great day!
Wendy
SBS9

Natalie said...

Great card Alex, I love the monkey. Hope your first day went well. x

Dani said...

LOL! That monkey is the best!
Hope your first day was super!

Chris said...

this monkey is super cute!! love the colors! hope your fist day of work was good!! >"<

Jessie/knightrone said...

How totally cute!! Hope your first day was FAB!!

Risa said...

What a fun card Alex! I'm all ears about your first day on your new job. Take care and I hope your day is a great one:)
hugs
Risa:)

Cindy Haffner said...

That monkey is so darn cute!!!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

OMGosh Alex!!! That monkey is HI---larious!!!! What a sweet layout too!!! And good luck on your first day of work!! I'm sending lots of hugs and good vibes your way!!!

Cheri Howard said...

Love your card - that monkey is so funny!

Debbie said...

This is gorgeous Alex,I love the cute monkey,Hugs Debbie x

Boni Boutelle-Jones said...

mmmmm this monkey looks like one of those chocolate covered bananas from DQ - all fresh in the middle and smothered in chocolate.....hehe LOVE IT! I think I need to go to lunch all I can think of is food right now!

Silke said...

Fun, fun card - Alex!!! The monkey is too stinkin' cute - LOL!!!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

TEEHEE!! How fun!! I just love this monkey!! You've done a gorgeous job with your thank you!! :) The layout is awesome!!