Friday, February 4, 2011

Designed 2 Delight - Bears Big Birthday Gift!

The designers at Card Ideas get to work with the fabulous designs from Faith at Designed 2 Delight and today it's my turn to showcase one of the super sweet images!
Bears Big Gift is so cute and would work well for many "celebration" cards. I have done it as a Birthday Card but it works equally well for Christmas, a Baby Shower, a Bridal Shower and more!

Stamptacular Sunday - Whateva/Anything Goes
Stamp Something - Digi Something
Corrosive - Button It Up
Dutch Dare - Buttons
Tuesday Throwdown - Stitching
CCEE Stampers - Punches
CRAFT - Die Cuts
Paper Play - Stamp It Out (use an image)
Stamps R Us - Animals
Alys - For The Guys
The Crafty Pad - Something for The Boys
Bearly Mine - Card For A Boy
Fuzzy Wuzzy - Happy Birthday (must have animal)
Drunken Stampers - Birthday
Crazy Challenge - Happy Birthday

Card Recipe:
Image - Bears Big Gift
Paper - Fine and Dandy True Blue pad by My Minds Eye
Medium - Copic Markers
Sentiment - Doodlebug Designs Birthday Stamps
Die Cut - Large Labels by Spellbinders
Punch - Morroco Lace Edger by EK Success
Buttons - Michaels $1 Spot
Chalk Ink - Cats Eye in Chestnut Roan
Gloss - Liquid Embossing in Clear Glass by Plaid (I got mine at Michaels)

I printed 3 copies of Bear and colored them and cut them and layered them (with the gift and arm being the only part on the top layer). I used regular white fun foam between the layers, so much cheaper than foam pads, I can cut it to size and it is a little thinner so works well when you are adding more than one layer.
I added Liquid Embossing in Clear Glass to his boots and inked around all the mats for a little extra touch.
I really love how he turned out and hope you do too:)
Be sure to check back tomorrow for a new card for Pink Gem Designs (and a very special Blog Hop too!) and then on Sunday it's Pile It On time!


Justine said...

This is adorable Katie, love the contrast of patterns and how you have popped you bear image up. Cuteness

*Ang* said...

Fabulous card Katie! Cute teddy bear! Great second entry! Thanks for joining us at Dutch Dare this week, Good Luck! Hugs, Ang x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

It's so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at BM Challenges......


Ingrid said...

What a wonderful card with this 3D bear on it! Love it how he's hidden behind that big present :-) It's so nice that you are joining us again at The Fuzzy Wuzzy place!
Hugs Ingrid

Sue said...

Cute image and your right will work for so many occassions. Great color combination too. Thanks for joining us at the FW Challenge this month.


stephanne said...

This is adorable!!! What a sweet little teddy, great work layering it up and I love your fun, fresh colours too!! Thanks so much for playing with us at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenges this month!!
hugs, stephanne

paige said...

Your card is adorable! Love the color choices. Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us!

scrapperjulia said...

What a cute teddy bear holding that huge package! Terrific card! Thanks for joining us at The Fuzzy Wuzzy Challenge!

tiggertastic said...

Loving the 3D work on the image and your papers work so well

Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Creative Card Crew ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

Annette said...

Wow absolutely gorgeous inside & out! Such details & fab papers! Thanks for joining us at the CRAFT Challenge this week.

crafty amy said...

This is such a cute card and I love the way you have decorated it inside and out :D
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine and good luck.


Amy xx

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