Thursday, February 5, 2009

i left my heartcaard... CAARDVARKS...
because it's
new challenge day!!!

would you like to see it, though??
(ok, i'm really hoping you said, "YES!" just then...because i'm planning to show it to you. right now, as a matter of fact.)

(monsta cut from paperchase giftwrap; fabric paper: love elsie; patterned paper: scenic route, creative imaginations; glossy black cardstock: ranger; rubber stamp: pink paisley; cardstock stickers: kelly panacci, provocraft, boxer; clear sticker: oriental trading; gems: mambi; other: heart playing card (thank you, elizabeth wickland!) mongol watercolor pencils; colorbox inks, zig pen, foam tape)

you'll have guessed by now that the theme of the challenge is to make a *NEW* card featuring a heart or hearts. it can be a valentine...but it doesn't have to be. full details on the prize... (quite a good 'un!) ...a look at all the fabulous design team creations... (spectacular, like always!) ...and info on how to link up your card...are on the 'varks blog. why not pop over for a little look-see?!

my card is the one i made for the amazing & generous jolene johnston to thank her for the awesome goodies she sent me last week. it was SUPER-FUN to make...i love alllllll the bits that are in it... (& there are plenty of 'em!) ...and i especially enjoyed distressing, doodling on, and amassing them all together.


  1. i am loving this newest addition to your monsta cards!!!

  2. This sooo absolutely adorable Lauren!! I love the fabric background, that cute "sweet" bubble, the asterisk flowers, of course, the monsta and well, um, EVERYTHING!

    (-: Heidi

  3. Love it. SO many sweet layers and fabulous fun!
    Those leaves are my favourite part. Cept for the monsta, of course. But he's everyone's favourite!

  4. I love, love LOOOOVE that card!! :D

  5. Yippee for me!! This card now sits right above my scrap desk, encouraging me with its sparkly, monsta goodness. Thanks so much for sending it to me! ♥

  6. Oh my...this is the cutest, most adorable monsta card ever!!!! I am soooooooo jealous of Jolene....I mean, I know she deserves it...but I'm still jealous :)
    I'm really loving that *love elsie* fabric paper....gorgeous! Did you know that elsie opened her own store???? so many cool and funky things...makes me wish I lived in the states so I could go there and see it for real!!!!!

  7. Girl, you always make me laugh when I come to see what you're up to. Love the new heart challenge, I might actually attempt to play along. Also love the little yarn birdie you made...maybe my new puppy will enjoy such a toy. I'll post pics as soon as we get her.

  8. ***sweet*** is right it!!! Keep those monsta's comin'! Happy Friday!!!

  9. I love your monsta cards...and this one is sweet! I love the "sweet" sentiment on the card. very cool.

  10. love the monsta :)
    and indeed your blog - your banner is awesome, yes indeed.

    think i'll be having a go at the challenge tomorrow, yay!

  11. Lauren you are super duper creativly talented for sure..I love your card...
    Have super weekend My loverly one:)~X~

  12. Such a cute card! I love all the layering and the funky colors.

  13. Sweet could possibly be an understatement here I think - it's adorable!

    But I'm confused .... the gorgeous blue frayed written-on fabric at the back is paper?? Amazing! What will they come up with next?!


  14. I really love your monster cards!


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