Birthday's Galore!

Hello all and welcome to my followers new and old! It has been a manic month for birthdays and anniversaries and with the kids only just going back to school I have been busy trying to keep up with my cards! 

Today my youngest son who has just reach the grand age of 8 is having a sleep over with two of his little friends. We had a group of his friends come to see Smurfs 3D at the cinema and then went for a pizza and now the two remaining ones are playing quietly with him upstairs. I hope they don't stay awake to late as I want to be bright and bushy tailed to go to Ally Pally tomorrow for the Stamping and Scrapbook show!

Apart from my son's birthday this week I have also had our gorgeous niece's birthday.

First a quick bit of background not only is Grace gorgeous but she loves monkeys so much that my sis in law has two cuddly toy ones so that she is never without her monkey! I thought it would be a good idea to send her a card from my two little monkeys to their lovely cousin!

I used a digi set called Animal Crackers by Libby Pritchett & Tracey Howard from Sweet Shoppe Designs.  I used a branch of a tree and two cute monkeys and arranged and printed them from Publisher. I then decoupaged their heads, flowers and some leaves and covered them in glossy accents to make them stand out a little. Finally some wiggly eyes were added and a sentiment backed onto some pink paper.

Our card to our niece was made with a stamp I have had for ages and love using it for babies and little ones.

Stamped in pink onto white linen card stock.

Layered onto pink card and silver linen card stock..

I then added a bow, glamour dust to its ears and paws and a few gems onto the card.

I hope she likes it! Anyway I must go and check on the little ones upstairs and get them ready to snuggle down for a dvd, wish me luck!

I hope you all have a lovely weekend.

Tracey x


angelwhispers said...

Two beautiful cards but my fav has to be the monkeys!!! Just beautiful and loving thr green and pink! Chanelle xx

Deb said...

wow fabulous cards, your little monkeys look amazing! hope you get some sleep!
have a great weekend,
happy crafting, Debxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Tracey, two gorgeous cards for little Grace! Hope you managed to get some sleep last night and you had a great day at Ally Pally! xx

Clare said...

Hey lovely lady!!! these two cards are totally adorable. I think the monkey one is soooo cute and love the way you have layered it. That cute bunny one is gorgeous and looks so effective in pink. Your Niece will totally love them. Sounds like you have had a house full!. Hope you have had a lovely day at Ally Pally hun, i couldn't go this time but want to go next time so would love to meet up if you go?. So sorry i have not been around for a while but so much has been going on this year in my life. Anyway, keep making those gorgeous cards angel. Big hugs Clare xxxxxxxxxxxx

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