Sunday, 19 November 2017

A Merry Bear

Merry Monday's challenge is "Outdoor Activities":


I used a new stamp showing a bear skating, and CASEd my friend, Christine's card that she showed me recently but hasn't posted yet.  Here's Christine's card:


And here's my card:


To represent the ice, I used a leftover scrap from a background of brushos sprinkled and spritzed on coated cs and then left to dry with a piece of scrunched plastic wrap on top of it.  I trimmed it with a diamond-shaped die cut as that was all that would fit it!

The bear is coloured and lightly shaded with copics, except for his skate blades that are coloured with a silver gel pen.  Then fussy cut and popped up on foam tape.

I sprinkled some blue Frantage embossing enamel above the bear for a sense of falling snow and a bit of sparkle.





Supplies:
Stamps - Ali Express bear, Old Island Stamp Co. sentiment
Ink - Archival Jet Black
Paper - white cs, coated cs
Size - 4.25" square
Accessories - blue brushos, plastic wrap, Spellbinders diamond die cut, copics, silver gel pen, Frantage Shabby Blue Embossing Enamel, foam tape



10 comments:

  1. This bear is adorable and your Brusho piece is perfect for the ice! What a fun card!

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  2. He makes me smile, and I love bears. Thank you for sharing with us at Merry Monday, great job.
    Leanne DT/MM

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  3. So cute. The ice Brusho panel is fabulous. Love this bear stamp set.

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  4. I love the way you used the Brusho to make the ice. Such a cute card! Thanks for playing Merry Monday with us!

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  5. Love the soft shadows on your bear, Susan and he is just adorable! Love the background with Frantage too. Your ice came out beautifully! I love having a scrap box too!

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  6. Love your "ice" ... just perfect. And such an adorable bear!! xx

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  7. great bister skating pond for your cute bear :)

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  8. OMG..you are sooo clever, Susan! I Love your Brushos "Ice" skating rink for your cute polar bear. TFS Hugs

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  9. Love your creative design with the ice for the skating bear Susan!

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  10. such a delight, I like the way you added the square ice detail, lovely.
    xx Karen

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