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Saturday, 28 October 2017

Cool bear!


I'm running really late with my post today, had such a full-on busy week looking after my granddaughters, then they stayed for an extra day as Daddy had to work this morning. They've been as good as gold and I'm going to miss them now they've gone home...but I'm shattered now, so keeping this post very short. Doesn't help that I've had some kind of 'flu virus all week and can hardly talk!
My card is for our new Challenge over at Sweet Stampin', the theme this week is 'bears'...how lovely, and so much scope!
I  used a set of stamps from Hobby Art, masked and stamped my scene, added a touch of colour to the bear with a copic and to the sky with distress ink. I matted it onto silver cardstock and then onto some embossed white panels. Added a bow and a die cut snowflake.
It would be lovely if you choose to play along this week, just click here for some fabulous inspiration and to add your entry.
Hoping to feel better tomorrow...will be back then to catch up on what I've missed.
Thanks for visiting
Chris
x

Challenges entered:
allsorts #439
craftingbydesigns Get ready for Christmas
watercooler #142
paperminutes #509
2craftycrittercrazies  #7
onecrazystamper Christmas/Winter
Rudolph Day October Challenge

19 comments:

Lisa said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the sweet image!! The sky is fabulous!! The snowflake is a gorgeous touch!! Love this!! I hope you feel much better soon. Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Kathleen said...

I certainly hope that you feel better tomorrow too.
Gorgeous image, super background and love the ribbon with the snowflakes, super dies too.

Kath x

Sue said...

Awww hope you feel a lot better soon Chris I totally love this image and fab card!!! huggles Sue xx

Donna Ellis said...

Chris, I hope you are soon feeling better. It’s nice that the grandchildren were so good while you had them since you weren’t feeling yourself. Your card is darling! The shading and happy polar bear image make it extra fun. Happy weekend. Hugs, de

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous card and love the Christmas scene with this bear.

Get well my friend, not good being sick..[I am in my 6th week of influenza and just now feeling a lot better], thinking of you and rest lots if you can.xxxxx [aNNie]

Jenny L said...

Hi Chris,
what a very stunning card, and that image is just so brilliant.
Sorry to hear you have not been well.
Hope things are on the mend, and you certainly deserve a rest after your mamouth week.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

coldwaters2 said...

What a brilliant, fun, festive card Chris that image made me smile, super creation
hugs
lorraine x

Dr Sonia S V said...

OOoh isnt that polar bear simply hugggable and love the snowflake you added...it is the perfect addition
. Get well soon
Cheers
Dr Sonia

Dr Sonia S V said...

Back to tell you Thank you so much for joining us at the Rudolph Days Challenge!
Rudolph Days Challenge DT
Dr Sonia

Wishcraft said...

Fab polar bear and a gorgeous design too, really lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card with the blobbed out Polar bear Chris..gave me a smile this morning..hope you feel better soon, keep warm and take care.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Heidi Weaver said...

Oh Chris, what a gorgeous card! The design is lovely and really shows off that snoozing polar bear to perfection. Love the subtle colouring. But it's the details that really make this a "wow" card. The die-cuts, embossing, snowflakes and that tulle bow are wonderful additions. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

brenda said...

A super cute Christmas creation, many thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week.

B x

Heidi said...

Eine sehr schöne Winterkarte mit einem lustigen Motiv!
Vielen Dank, dass du bei Paperminutes mitmachst.

Liebe Grüße -
Heidi.

libbystamps said...

This is super cute! Love the polar bear! Thanks for joining us this week at Watercooler Wednesday for our Christmas challenge!

Penny Hanuszak said...

Love this bear image. Super fun card! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful card on our Watercooler Wednesday challenge this week. Loved it!

scrappymo! said...

First of all, I am sending you some good, healthy vibes to help you fight off that virus!

Secondly, your card is so sweet and adorable. Great bear image and I love your scene. The sky looks so pretty and loving the snowflakes here.

Thanks for taking part in the October Rudolph Days Challenge.

Jane Willis said...

Lovey image that goes perfectly with the sentiment. Hope you feel better soon
Jane (Rudolph Days GDT)

linda said...

oh, how sweet!! i love the adorable bear, the sky and the layout with the two different embossed background panels! thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at the Rudolph Days challenge!
linda
Rudolph Days Challenge DT