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August 6, 2009

Orson Celebrates!

Hello and Happy Thursday! Can you believe we are over the hump for the first week of August already! Days are flying by....stop this thing, I wanna get off! lol Well, today I have a FREEbie card to show you!

This adorable little monkey is Orson {{Hi Orson! (in unison)}} he is a wonderful creation of Nina's over @There's Magic in the Air! Thanks Nina! {{waving hi}} He's available to you for FREE so you can enter the Magical Monday challenge! How cool is that?! He's colored with prismas!
The sentiment, a MlamarreDesigns digital stamp, is a FREEbie from The Cuttlebug Challenge this week to be used for their challenge. (They'll send you 5 images to play with!) again...too cool!
The DP is a retired SU! paper from awhile back and when I saw the challenge on My Time to Craft, to use your neglected stash and the color challenge on Whimsical Scraps & Bugs~olive, blue, orange, brown & white....well, a perfect match!
The sketch is from Sunday Sketch & Stamp and this card is void of embellies because the ABC challenge this week is the letter "Z" for zero embellishments! eek! I so wanted to put a ribbon on it! I did make some faux brads with my regular hole punch and some molasses Smooch, a pearlized ink! It's shimmery gold flex gives the faux brads an antique look IRL! too fun!

It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood today....no humidity!!! Hope you're enjoying your day! Many Blessings!


Becky said...

So cute Maria!
Thanks for joining us at MTTC this week!
Love Becky xx

Elena said...

Very cute and very fun! Love this monkey! She brought a smile to my face!

Beth said...

Maria this is so cute and you did a great job with Maggie's Digi image thanks so much for joining us at CBC this week


Donna said...

Hey Maria, rain, rain and more rain here in the UK, getting bored with it now lol! Fab card you have made and such a sweet monkey, I love the cake he's holding, I could do with rather a big slice of that lol! Donna x

Holly said...

Adorable Maria! Love orson! Looks like the cake is so heavy he can't stand up!

Nilla said...

Oh, Maria you did well with Orson, isn't he the cutest? I love your card! Hugs Nilla

Helen said...

Fab card - love Orson!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
Helen x

Maggie said...

luv luv it :) great job on the challenge :)

Nina said...

Maria, You did a wonderful job with Orson! and an awesome job meshing all those challenges together... zero embellies? wowzer that's gotta be hard! :O).. Thanks for snaggin him and joining in on our challenge, you did a wonderful job... now I say let's eat some of that cake! :O)

Cassie said...

great card maria! your coloring is great and i love how you incorporated maggies design!!
thanks for joining in at cuttlebug challenge!

NatashaMay said...

Gorgeous birthday card! You gotta love that Orson the monkey. :)

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Maria what a wonderful card thanks so much for the link. I posted my awards and forgot to tell you that the flower award I have passed onto you.

Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

Hi Maria...
I love your card!!!!:)You used those stamps wonderfuly;)!!
Thanks for joining in at cuttlebug challenge!

Curt in Carmel said...

Wonderful card! Love the colors you used for this one! Great stuff! Best, Curt

Cathy said...

Fabulous card and gorgeous image.
Thank you for joining in this week's ABC challenge.
Cathy xx

Jill said...

fantastic card Maria, love the image and your gorgeous DP hugs Jill xx

Tasha said...

Great card!

Michelle said...


Thanks for visiting the cuttlebug challenge blog!

clare said...

AWW..such a lovely card..love the image..and a great take on my sketch!

thanks for taking part in SS&S challenge..good luck and we hope you can join us again.
thanks clare SS&S DT

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card!

thanks for joining us on ABC


Rosanne said...

What a cute card, love the monkey!

Justine said...

Very cute Maria, love your soft coloring

Crystal said...

you did a fabulous job on the WSB challenge! i love orson & wish he was still available! such a cute image! thank you so much for playing along!

Lesley said...

Hi Maria, cute card and lovely image! Thanks for taking part in the MTTC challenge xx

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Such a cute card and image Maria. Thanks for joining the MTTC Challenge this week!

June Houck said...

Cute use of the digi stamp as a little tag!

June Houck
Proud DT member @ Cuttlebug Challenge blog

Sunday Sketch and Stamp said...

Gorgeous card. Thank you for playing along at Sunday Sketch & Stamp.


Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

SOooooh sweet! I love Orson, heehee. And your writing is so fun! Thank you so much for joining us in the Cuttlebug Challenge. You rocked Maggie's digi sentiment! :o)

thescrapmaster said...

WOW that is adorable!! Great card!
SP Color Combos Creator -Come play at SPCC!

BettyBee said...

So cute! I love the monkey and The sentiment! Thanks for being a part of the Cuttlebug Challenge!