I'm loving the new release from Karen Burniston. One of the new dies is Beach Elements -- perfect for a Floridian! Today's card features this set and the monkey from the Monkey & Lion set. The front has a serene beach scene with the beach umbrella and surfboard from Beach Elements.
But the sentiment promises a little more action -- the monkey is taking on the surf.
FYI, that monkey actually faces the other direction if used as it is cut with the die. But I turned it over and used the back so that his tail is trailing along behind him as he rides the waves.
The middle set of waves are attached with strips of cardstock cut, scored and formed into two cubes -- very similar to the mini pop-ups in Fireplace Extras 1. I trimmed the waves in one spot so that the surfboard could sit flat on top of the left-hand pop-up. I cut two slits in the surfboard and inserted two small strips of cardstock which were glued against the front of the pop-up cube. They were covered with the front set of waves, as you can see in this photo. The strips stick up far enough for the monkey's feet to be glued to them.
Thanks for stopping by my blog today to see my surfing monkey.