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Grrr!

Hi!  Grrr!--is that what Frankenstein says?  I'm not too sure.  Anyway, I made a second card for Lily Pad Cards sketch challenge sponsored by The Greeting Farm.  My first entry is HERE if you're interested.  Remember the sketch? 

When I first saw this sketch I totally saw a face.  Those knobby things on the side look like ears to me.  But I didn't really think drawing a huge face on a card would look that cute until I thought of Halloween.  And that brings me to my card for today.

Hehehe.  Is he not cute?!  I mean for a monster, he's kind of cute.  But I'm really proud of myself cause I made him with my dies and a couple of punches.  No stamps except for that scar above his eye which is from the mouth of a skeleton face in PTI's Halloween Treats and Sweets set.  His face uses Spellbinders reverse wonky rectangles, and I used my corner punch to round the bottom of his face.  His hair (PTI felt) is made with a partial die cut using the reverse wonky rectangles.  The bottom of his hair uses MFT's grass die but the reverse side cause otherwise you'd just get a strip of hair.  Does that make sense?  Various size circle dies/punch for his eyes and the bolt thingies on the sides of his face.  His mouth is from PTI's rickrack die. 

I had some leftover Bo Bunny Halloween papers from last year.  And the sentiment is cut from one of the papers.  I added some puffy soft spider stickers I've had for too many years now and finally found them a good home.

Thanks for reading!


Comments

Cheryl said…
Too cute! Love that grass hair, eyes and mouth! Argh, don't remind me about Halloween, seems like it will be here in no time. I guess I should start looking for costumes. Maybe Belle will fit this year (crossing my fingers)
Lin said…
What a GREAT take on the sketch, Eva! So glad you played with us again at Lily Pad Cards!
Lorraine said…
Heehee - how cute is this?!

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