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Monkey Paradise

Other Products: Olive green card stock, X-Press It Blending Card Stock, double sided tape, paper trimmer, Copic Alcohol Ink Markers: Y00, Y11, Y15,  YR23, E40, E41, E44, E47, E49, G40, E30, E31, E33, E35, E39, R20, G28, YG61, YG63, YG65, Copic Colorless Blender

Watch this video to learn how to create flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Instructions: Cut heavy white card stock at 5 1/2" x 11" and score at 5 1/2" to create a top folding card. Cut Green card stock at 5 1/4" x 5 1/4". Select the designer paper as shown in the picture. The paper was from Monkeying Around Paper Collection. Adhere the layers with double sided tape.

X-Press It Blending card stock, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink Pad and Copic Markers were used for the images. Stamp the hanging monkeys and banana from the Monkey Antics stamp set. The monkey in the hammock and fern were stamped with the Monkeying Around Cling stamp Set. The flowers and palm tree were stamped from the Palm Tree and Monkeys Stamp Set.

The following color combos were used to color the focal images. Monkey in hammock and monkeys hanging from tree -   E40, E41, E44, E47, E49, R20, colorless blender, - banana Y00, Y11, Y15 - hammock Y11, Y11, Y15, YR23 - Palm Tree Trunk - E40, E41, E44, E44, E47, E49 - Palm tree branches and ferns - G40, G28, YG61, YG63, YG65 - Coconut - E30, E31, E33, E35, E39. The flowers were stamped using Memento Rose Bud Ink Pad and sponged with the same ink.

The images were die cut with the coordinating dies. The flowers and fern were shaped using the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

The Palm tree was adhered using dimensional foam dots. The monkey in the hammock was placed on the card in a way that make it look like it was hanging from the tree. Fern was adhered from behind the hammock and on the left side. Flowers were applied as shown in the picture. Minnie Pearls Prills were applied to the center for embellishment. The sweet little chain of monkeys were adhered to the right side of the card - hanging from the tree as shown. The banana was placed in the hand of the smallest monkey.

Created By: Marie Gamber

Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Minnie Pearls Prills


Glue Tip Pins


Palm Tree & Monkeys Die


Monkeying Around Die


Monkey Antics Die