Green aligators, and long-necked geese...


Our house was  hit by the big storm on the east coast- we got over 26 inches! Can you believe it? If you can't, I'll have some pictures for you tomorrow - we did some serious shoveling! And boy, is it really starting to affect my back...;) We also lost power on Friday, just getting it back this morning around 2:30, which explains the late post.

Made a non-girly card today - something that is fun for me, but I can't usually find materials (at reasonable prices) around here that will work for boys/males and look nice. So I used some epoxy stickers from Making Memories today, from their Animal Crackers line.

I adore the detail they put into the alligator/crocodile right here...

they gave him toes! How cute is that?!

I used some ancient K&Company paper, and chipboard. I use chipboard as my kraft paper sub, but I think it actually works better than kraft here, as it makes the card sturdier, something I think a little boy would like.

Anyways, I was made this card inspired by these challenges: Sweet Sunday Sketch, All Sorts, Little Red Wagon, and Creative Belli.
One last thing - have any of you heard THIS song? I remember hearing it a verryyyy long time ago, and I can still remember some of the lyrics! Well, just wanted to explain the title of my post. ;)

Thanks for poppin' by!


Green Aligators card recipe
Cardstock: Michaels, Bazzil
Patterned paper: K&Company
Ribbon: Offray
Sticker: Making Memories
Ink: Martha Stewart
Stamp: Hero Arts
Button: Joann Fabrics
Other: kitchen twine


  1. Hi Clare

    Great card, love the crisp minimalistic elegance of it.

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  2. Very cute, Clare! Hope you're staying warm with all of that snow!!! :)

  3. This is a cute card!! Love his toes also. Thank you for participating in the Creative Belli Challenge.

  4. I love these! The little boy colors and the little alligators are too cute!

  5. Nice job! Thanks for playing along with us at Little Red Wagon!

  6. Ohhh what a GREAT card! Love the Glazed Alligator! Thanks for joining us in the Belli Challenge! Join us again next Wednesday!

  7. Super card love the image...x

    Thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

  8. Clare, I love this....so creative!!!

    Thank you so much for joining us at the
    Creative Belli Challenge this week!
    Blessings, Maria


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