Monster Party

The monsoon season arrived in London yesterday, so it was lucky that on day two of our Stay-cation City Break we were taking it easy in the flat, detoxing with homemade pizza, cartoons and playing Lego Batman.

I even managed to make a card! Shock! Using this wonderful cheeky Paper Makeup monster stamp from Quixotic Paperie. Oh I just love him to bits – he looks to me like he has just been busted for doing something naughty like having a party at his Mum’s house whilst they where on holiday, what do you think?

The yummy paper is from the fabulously cheerful DCWV Citrus stack and the fibres were hand dyed by my own fair hands 🙂

Have a Cheeky Monster Sunday

Stamp – Paper Makeup
Ink – Memento Black Tuxedo
Colouring – Letroset Promarkers; Copics
Paper – DCWV Citrus
Usual Suspects – Paper trimmer; craft knife; double-sided tape; 3D-foam
Other – Cuttlebug; Embossing folder; Fibres; Crop-a-dile; Eyelets; Nestibilities

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.



  1. 2 August 2009 / 11:47 am

    OMG Kim this is the cutest Monster. Really gorgeous colors and design. Love them.

  2. 2 August 2009 / 12:56 pm

    So adorable. He's like the cutest monster EVER!

    Awesome card!

  3. 2 August 2009 / 1:37 pm

    ohh!! Your little monster is so cute!!
    I like the striped paper too ^^

  4. 2 August 2009 / 1:59 pm

    Oh this is delightful. Love the threading through the eyelets.
    Have a great Sunday.

  5. 2 August 2009 / 2:11 pm

    Great card he really does look as if he was caught doing something he shouldn't

    Jackie x

  6. 2 August 2009 / 2:43 pm

    Oh I love this card Kim, the colours are gorgeous and an amazing design. Enjoy your Sunday. Donna x

  7. 2 August 2009 / 4:39 pm

    Isn't he cute? Looks like he scared of himself – totally recognise that almost sort of it wasn't me look!!

  8. 2 August 2009 / 4:53 pm

    Glad you are enjoying your break despite the weather. Love your monster, he is sooo cute!!


  9. 2 August 2009 / 5:31 pm

    such fun! Love the lacing detail!

  10. 2 August 2009 / 5:59 pm

    What a great card Kim, he is cute and Id love to kno what he was doing when he was caught!! Love your colouring – it's excellent!
    Keryn x

  11. 2 August 2009 / 6:34 pm

    OH my I JUST love how you did your ribbon!! Awesome card!

  12. 2 August 2009 / 8:00 pm

    I love it! Fantastic stuff, Kim!! Fabulous colouring. 🙂 I think you're right, he does look like he's just been busted!!

    Loving those fibres.

  13. 2 August 2009 / 8:02 pm

    Forgot to say – we've been playing Lego Batman too! 😀

  14. 2 August 2009 / 9:08 pm

    Kim this is fabulous! I love the lacing, it looks great. x

  15. 3 August 2009 / 12:27 am

    Fabulous card Kim, love the cute monster and all the WOW bright colours.

    Joanne x

  16. 3 August 2009 / 8:23 am

    Hi ya Kim !

    Yes, its me ! Glad to hear you are both OK and the DIY is going well. Looks like you are having a fabby stay-cation too – like that !

    I can see what you mean about this little monster, he certainly has a mischievous (sp ?)look on his face ! Love your card, just your style.

    Take care and catch up soon,


    Jo x

  17. 3 August 2009 / 12:29 pm

    such a cool card! I like your use of colors!
    Hugs, Alex

  18. 3 August 2009 / 8:16 pm

    Hi Kim!
    I finally managed to get a hold of papercraft essentials with your cards in it! After what you wrote about it i was looking for this tiny little thing and could not find it… When looking through the magazine for the second time I found your cards, on two pages! I am amazed. I hope I´ll get the mad skills you have one day, and maybe get something of my own published… Congratulations!!

    I als have to say that I absolutly adore your monster cards. He is to cute!!! And I got my Shimmerz and Blingz aand Spritz today 🙂 I won´t be able to play with them untill the weekend, but at least I know they are home and safe!!


  19. 6 August 2009 / 7:37 pm

    WOW Kim totally love the colors and that cute monster! 🙂

  20. 7 August 2009 / 6:23 pm

    such a gorgeous cute card, love the innovative inspiration idea with the shoeless and eyelets! gorgeous, well done

  21. 10 August 2009 / 12:47 am

    What an adorable and fun image!

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