I have collected bears all my life. It all started when my brother (who was 8 years older than me) gave me his own panda bear stuffy when I was born. He also called me Pooh or Bear! When I think of Christmas I fondly remember my brother buying me special Christmas bears. When the CHNCC Design Team wanted a bear themed card it was easy for me to make one because I have 100′s of bear stamps, dies, stickers, digis, and SVG cut files. For today’s card, I used a new SVG I purchased from A Little Scrap of Heaven called, Ready for Christmas. I inked the edges with distress ink for added dimension.
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The week CHNCC is looking for a project suitable for a child. I immediately thought of a joke. I selected a reindeer digi stamp from Bugaboo. I found a cute joke using Google and created a hidden door with the answer behind. I coloured the critter with Copic markers and highlighted the stars and belt bells with glossy accents, The background was created using various Oxide inks and then the water flick technique to oxidize the background to look like starts or snow.
The joke reads, “Which of Santa’s reindeer has the worst manners?” When you flip up the door it reads, “Rude-olph.”
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The C.R.A.F.T. Design Team is looking for a project inspired by a song. With St. Patrick’s Day just passed, I was listening to the Irish Rovers. One of my favourite songs is their Unicorn Song. Yesterday was my honorary granddaughter’s Fourth birthday. Her theme was “Unicorn Princess”. I racked my brain for ideas because I wanted to make her something extra special. I ended up with a Unicorn Princess paperscape shadowbox. For the base of the picture I used Dreaming Tree’s, For Mom SVG Bundle and added the Unicorn Princess SVG from Printable Cuttable Creatables. All the papers, gems, pearls, were from my stash. The shadow box was picked up when Hobby Lobby had their buy one get one free sale. Everything was cut with my Cricut Explore Air and Design Space. I did cut 4 sets of eyelashes and doubled them up for more dimension. My granddaughter loved it. She loves her bling! Note: It was hard to photograph as the picture was behind glass.
Jo-El’s 4th Birthday Party Dress!
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This month’s challenge at Simply Create Too is to make a card for a male. My little grandson’s birthday is coming up soon and I thought these dancing candles by My Scrap Chick. I used various papers from my stash and my Circut machine to create this card. I added detail with a Copic marker and a white gel pen.
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Here we are at the last challenge of the year and as the last challenge, we are running it for the next 3 weeks. The final challenge is totally open and anything goes. I made an adorable little “Woof” dog card (SVG) designed by The Cutting Cafe.
I used the SVG cut file from The Cutting Cafe and my Cricut Air Explore machine to make the card. I cut various dog themed papers from my stash, plus to stamped dogs to decorate.
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