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Monster-ific Birthday

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I love little monster that I used on my card for the new Meljen’s Designs sketch challenge. I used one of the new images called Fuzzer the Monster. I kept trying to color him to look fuzzy and just wasn’t getting the look I wanted. I finally had my “Aha!” moment and pulled out the Fun Flock. Still not satisfied, I colored some spare “spots” and embossed them to get the bumpy texture. Now I love how he turned out.

The new Meljen’s Designs challenge is a sketch designed by our teamie, Dianna. You can see the rest of the DT’s creations and link up your project on the Meljen’s Designs blog.

And here is a look at the images being released today. You can find these in the Meljen’s Designs store. These images are perfect for all those cards for boys!

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great day!


  • Stamps: Fuzzer the Monster (digital stamp) by Meljen’s Designs
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Neenah Crest solar white CS, Paper Studios black CS, October Afternoon Night Light DP
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Provo Craft Mesh Texture embossing folder, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: Close To My Heart white fun flock, DMC floss, misc. buttons



Audrey Pettit said…
My goodness, isn't this just the cutest thing ever??! What a cutie patootie monster image. I LOVE the fun flock you added, and the extra popped bumps, too. And stellar take on that sketch, Cheryl! This is awesome!
Michelle said…
This is so cute! I found my way to your blog through Jeanne Witmer's blog --glad I did! I am also a 40 something working mom from Wisconsin! LOL - I look forward to looking around :)
Christa said…
Beautiful card and stitching ! Thanks for joining us at ATS. Christa.
Anita said…
Cheryl, this card is so cute and the monster is adorable. Love the flocking and your stitching.
Elaine Stark said…
Love what you have done with this little monster. The flock is a perfect medium for this. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine
Annette said…
now this is the cutest monster ever... so adorable..
Anne Temple said…
This is SO cute! I love how he turned out and great color combo. So glad you joined us for the 3D/decoupage challenge at Stamping with the Dragon this week.
Dixie said…
What great images! I love how you coloured and detailed this little monster and the card itself is fabulous!
Kathy and Lucky said…
What a cutie of a card and that monster is awesome, love how you have all fuzzy looking and the coloring.
Lisa M said…
Soooo awesome! I love this!! :D
Wow! Just love love love this little fellow. You have done a great job making him look too cute for a monster. Thank you for joining us at Paper Creations Ink. Molly x
Fabulous fun card , great colouring and design.
Kevin xx
NanaConnie said…
Love the new monster images! Fabby card and I think he's wonderfully 'fuzzy'. :-) So glad you joined us this week at Heart Song Inspirations. I love seeing your work and hope you'll play every week.
NanaConnie HSI DT
Maggie's Crafts said…
Beautiful creation!

So happy you've joined us at Top Tip Tuesday in '1 For The Kids' challenge.

arjette said…
Ha ha, what a great card!!! I really love that stamp!!!
Thanks for joining us at ATSC's challenge!!

gr. arjette.
Carrie's Corner said…
What an adorable little monster! Super cute card! Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

sistochris said…
This is an adorable card! I love the image and the sewing. The buttons are the perfect touch. Good luck in the challenges!
Dana said…
Oh my dear, you've just been pinned so I guess that tells how much I love this one!! Great job g/f!!
Thanks so much for joining our challenge at icopic this week =)
he he he...too cute! He is too cute to be scary!!!

I love those chicklet teeth he's got!!!

Great striped background w/ the polkadots!!

Buttons match perfectly too!!!!

Have a great night :)
barb said…
Cheryl, this is adorable! I love the color scheme, layering and stitching...and the buttons too! :)
downrightcrafty said…
gorgeous creation and love the presentation so beautiful, thank you for sharing with us at Stampin with the Dragon
Hugs Kate xxx
PS I have candy if you are interested
awesome card! luv the colors n image :)
Liz, said…
Brilliant fun card, Liz x
Pat said…
I've got to have this image. Oh my soul what a cutie. You did such a wonderful job coloring him (or her)the paper, your stitching and the buttons are wonderful. I really look forward to seeing more of your work. Thank you for joining us at Paper Creations Ink - Pat
Anonymous said…
Beautiful Creation I Love your work and hope to see more of it

Thanks for Joining us atPaper Creations Ink
Ida said…
So cute! Your card is just so much fun.
Marlene said…
He looks good and fuzzy to me! I love how he turned out.
mforquer said…
Cheryl I LOVE LOVE LOVE this girly!!! The texture is amazing!
Shari said…
So, so adorable! Love all of your textures and the buttons just make this card complete. Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter and Dream Valley.
Flutterby Trina said…
he looks so huggable! GFab Fab colouring, love the papers and the stitching too! thanks for playing along with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday! Good luck xxx
Bunny said…
Lovely card, thank you for joining us at Digistamps4joy, and good luck..

What a cute card. Love the monster he is adorable. Thanks for joining the Heart Song challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.
Debbie HSI DT
lovley card hunni, thanks for playing along at cardmadfairy's digi days and good luck

hugs sandra DT
p.s i have a candy on my blog here
Anonymous said…
Hi Cheryl

What a beautiful and unique card!!!
Thank you for playing along with us at the Lexi's Creations challenge this fortnight. Have a wonderful day xx
Carol Ann said…
A fantastic card Cheryl he is just the cutest monster! Love all your layers. Thanks for playing along at Cardmadfairy Digi Days this time.
Carol Ann xx
Cheryl said…
OMG so very cute,love the papers and that fab image!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
Canne said…
Love that little monster and the colours are fab. Thanks for joining us at cardmadfairy's digi days challenge
Jane said…
A lovley card with a very cute monster thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles this week
Luv Jane xxx
whoistracy said…
This is just adorable!! What a cute image, love how fuzzy he looks.
I wish I knew how to use digi's this little guy is soo cute
Jen Leeflang said…
Thanks for joining our "Anything Goes ... with a Bonus!" Challenge at Digistamps 4 Joy.
luv n huggz
Starla B. said…
Oh, this is so adorable!! Fabulous coloring. Thanks for playing with us at Digistamps 4 Joy!

xx Star

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