Beary Amazing

Happy Monday! Here I am today with a new project for the Cute 'N Crafty Challenge blog. Our challenges are now monthly and this time the sponsor is Treasure Box Designs. I got to work with Digi Love Bear.

I designed this card in Silhouette Studio. I created a rectangle sized at 4x5.25 inches and filled it with one of the pretty papers from the Spring Plaids collection by Periwinkle Pixel Shop. I rotated and panned the paper so that my plaid stripes would run up and down and not diagonally. Then I added the digi onto the rectangle and sized it accordingly. Using the digi's cutline, I created an offset and then filled the offset with a black to white gradient.I shut the cutlines off for both the digi and the offset as this was to be a one layer panel. I then printed the panel out onto Daler-Rowney Drawing paper and colored the bear with my Colleen colored pencils. If you follow my blog, you will know that they are still the original made-in-Japan Colleens that I have had since I was a kid. It is such fun to break them out every now and again.

Once I had completed the coloring, I returned the page to the Silhouette and cut the panel out. I stamped my sentiment with a stamp from a Kaisercraft set in Versafine Onyx Black ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder.

I completed the card by adding it to a dark blue cardbase. This is an easy one to mail.

We look forward to seeing your projects over at the Cute 'N Crafty Challenge blog. Theme this month is Anything Goes.

Supplies Used
Digital Files
Treasure Box Designs' Love Bear digi
Periwinkle Pixel Shop's Spring Plaid digital paper

Daler-Rowney Drawing paper
Paper Studio cardbase with coordinating envelope

Coloring Medium
Colleen Colored Pencils
Uni-Ball Signo White Gel Pen

Versafine Onyx Black ink

1/8 inch Scor-Tape

Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine
Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer
Wagner Heat Gun

Stampendous clear embossing powder

Kaisercraft Indigo Skies stampset
*Links in the supplies list are affiliate links. I get a small percentage of the price of the product if you would choose to buy it through my link, at no cost to you. I only use affiliate links for products that I have purchased with my own money and enjoy using.

Entered into the TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge week of July 23 – 29
Entered into the Happy Craft July Challenge
Entered into the QKR Stampede Anything Goes Challenge #358
Entered into the Sweet Stampers Summer Challenge #34
Entered into the Aud Sentiments For A Child + A Sentiment Challenge #232

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  1. Love the cute bear and plaid B.paper
    carol x

  2. Adorable bear. Love the sunglasses. [Bunny]

  3. awww the cutest of cute that bear with glasses.xx

  4. A beautiful card and such a sweet bear, thanks for playing The Happy Craft Challenge, DT Danka

  5. Wow...what a cute bear image! Love your summer card! Thank you for joining us at sweet stampers challenge,
    hugs Anke

  6. Hi, Monica! Your little bear decked out in those detailed sunglasses is darling! The who card is as amazing as the sentiment is! I marvel at the tiny details in this creation. So sweet! hugs, de

  7. Oh, this is so darling, Monica! How cute with his big sunglasses. :-D

  8. A super card. Thanks forr joining Aud Sentiments challenge. Elaine

  9. Adorable and love the gingham background! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

  10. Lovely card. Thank you for joining in the QKR Stampede challenge.

  11. Such a cute bear - love how you coloured his paw pads! x

  12. Lovely and cute card.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.