Monday, 10 April 2017

Smiling Bear

The latest Addicted to CAS challenge is "smile":

I struggled with this for awhile and then thought of this cute Penny Black bear who has a big smile on his face - perhaps because he succeeded in finding all the gifts he needed!

I stamped him, watercoloured him, bordered with a bit of festive dp, and added to my cardbase!  A fun and quick card that is nice and flat for mailing!

Love getting Christmas cards done well ahead!  And challenges inspire me even if they're not specifically Christmas ones.

Stamps - Penny Black bear, Old Island Stamp Co. sentiment
Ink - Ranger Archival Jet Black
Paper - watercolour paper, white cs, Colorbok dp
Size - A2
Accessories - watercolour paints


Bonnie said...

What an adorable bear, Susan! He does have a sweet smile! Actually he looks very proud of himself!

Christine Alexander said...

So cute, he does have an infectious smile. I see you are pulling out your stash of DP, is it shrinking yet :)

Karen D. said...

how his smile!!
xx Karen

nancy littrell said...

What a cute and creative interpretation of the challenge, Susan. Your sweet, beautifully colored bear made me Smile! TFS my friend. Hugs..

Christine Alexander said...

the bear has a great smile and it's a a great card to add to your stash :)

Loll said...

Adorable! That bear is so cute and happy. Great watercolouring! xx

Bhavana said...

Super cute bear.. Happy card!! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS!!