Thursday, June 24, 2010

VC Rocks Blog Hop #2

I hope you have enjoyed the VC Rocks second blog hop so far.  You must have joined me from  Mary Campbell's blog.

This month our blog hop is suppose to feature something retiring, something from the summer mini, or a sneak peak.  As they say, two out of three aint bad.

This scrapbook page was something my demo came up with for our June stamp club; and I thought it was just perfect for this blog hop.  It has things that are retiring at the end of June, it has items from the summer mini catalog and it has a Monkey!  Monkey's are notorious for the  havoc they cause at the VC Rocks Hotel. (Of course, sometimes I think it might REALLY be a few out of control Rockers! LOL)

This scrapbook page is made with retiring colors: Glorious Green, Creamy Carmel, Chocolate Chip, Only Orange, and Pink Passion.  All colors I absolutely love and will miss greatly. Also, the stamp set Enjoy is retiring along with the brads.  All the punches used are staying-they will just be a new style except for the flower trio which make cute little hands.  If you like punch art, get that one right away.

The flowers and grass are made from Tropical Party from the Summer Mini catalog. The flowers were made with Versa Mark and clear embossing powder & cut out.  The centers are brads from the bold brights set. The bamboo hut is Creamy Caramel put through the Big Shot with a texture plate, then sponged with Chocolate Chip ink to make it look more like wood.  The wood lines are made with a Chocolate Chip marker. The window frame is Chocolate Chip strips about 1/2 wide-and the curvy ends were free hand with a pair of scissors.  The "string" is a white gel pen.  Real hemp could have been used as well.

I hope you enjoyed today's project.  Maybe you can catch some little monkeys of your own.  To continue the blog hop visit Deborah Robb

Happy Stampin'


Patrice,  June 26, 2010 at 2:03 AM  

Wow! I love this layout what fun!!! Your blog is so cool too. I just love the colors in it.

Beantown Grasshopper June 26, 2010 at 2:22 AM  

I love this! That is one stinkin' cute monkey!!

Alexandria June 26, 2010 at 11:35 AM  

That little monkey is adorable! I have three little boys that would fit in on a monkey page, so I may just have to make this!

Carolyn Sharkas June 26, 2010 at 12:02 PM  

Hey, Stace, how'd one of those little monkeys get in your layout? lol. This is definitely a cute page. thanks for sharing it with us.

Holly / InkPaperStamps June 26, 2010 at 1:00 PM  

Monkey in the [tree] house--love it, Stace! Your page is so adorable. . . . .

Veronica June 26, 2010 at 1:11 PM  

Such a great scrapbook page! I love the colors.

Sassy Shirley,  June 26, 2010 at 1:48 PM  

How cute is this! Love the monkey - perfect for VC!! And having lots of little monkeys that I need to scrap, perfect timing! Thanx for sharing ..

Brandy June 26, 2010 at 3:06 PM  

So stinkin' cute Stace! Love it :o)

Jackie L Watson June 26, 2010 at 4:57 PM  

Your card looks is adorable with the monkey. He is so cute. What a fun layout. Thanks for sharing

Patricia Gessner June 27, 2010 at 12:29 AM  

Really cute Stace. I want to try it.

Carey June 27, 2010 at 11:55 AM  

Oh how cute. I didn't get to see what his bottom looked like. Is it blue? You silly girl. I love this and really should scrap (some year when I am retired). Thanks for the inspiration.

Carey Rogers
aka Roscoe's mommy

Brenda June 27, 2010 at 1:53 PM  

Great card. That monkey is the cutest little guy! Love it.

Diane C-S,  June 27, 2010 at 2:51 PM  

Love the color combo.

Kim Overholt June 27, 2010 at 3:54 PM  

I got distracted by the beautiful Seeing Spots card and only just now saw the monkey! Hope he is not a trouble maker at the VC Hotel.

Stace June 28, 2010 at 9:33 AM  

Thank you all for such nice comments. VC Rocks is the best yahoo group ever! Stamping hugs to all of you.

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