I have been following Kristina Werner's Color Inspirations for months now. She always comes up with unique color combinations and the cards that are created as a result are absolutely amazing! This week she extended the deadline because she got the information posted later in the week, so I decided to participate. Last night I got my new SU! shipment with lots of cardstock and the Sock Monkey stamp set, which I fell in love with back in July at Pam's SU! workshop. I wanted to use my new stamp set and started thinking about what I wanted to put together. When I figured out my design, I knew it would be time consuming but I am really happy with the results.
I used all cardstock in the SU colors that Kristina listed on her blog (Old Olive, Baja Breeze, Chocolate Chip, Pumpkin Pie, and Whisper White). I used all black ink and paper pieced the hat and the cupcake and used my Crop-A-Dile to make the dots for the monkey's "sweater." I also colored his face and hands, feet, and mouth with my Prisma color markers. I used my SU! scalloped edge punch, oval punch, and word punch and used some ribbon from the $1 bin at Target to finish off the card. I love this color combination, it puts me in the mood for a party and a cupcake!