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8/20/2013

Friday Fun Day at Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC #13

Hello everyone, and thanks so much for stopping to visit. I'm sharing my first card done with a digi image from Bugaboo Digi Stamps, one of the sponsors at Jo's Scrap Shack for the Friday Funday Challenge #13, Anything Goes. Isn't this little bear the most adorable creature?


- Digi was printed on Copic Xpress paper, colored with my trusty copic markers. It was so much fun to color him too. Airbrushed the blue background after diecutting with S/Binder Label #4.


- Green mat paper is from a 6x6 Christmas pack, probably one of the My Mind's Eye purchased on sale...and the border was a snippet from another piece in that same pack. Punched with an MS border punch. The mat was diecut with the S/Binder Gold #4, and I used wax paper before adding the DP, so it released extremely well. I like this die, but usually forget to use the wax paper and then have to fiddle to get the diecut out easily.

- Cardbase was covered with paper from a 6x6 My Mind's Eye Sweater Weather...I liked the rather Nordic look of the poinsettia design on the paper, and thought it would go well with the little bear.

- added some felt poinsettias (there's 2 glued together with Glossy Accents). No yellow pearls for stamens,  so I colored some light green pearls. It's great to be able to change these colors to one that works. Usually I will do this with white pearls, but couldn't find the size I needed - the tiny green ones were handy, so Voila! yellow stamens from green pearls.

- Hobby Lobby Paper Studio rhinestone holly motif was sale item that I've had for a few years, thought it worked on this card. Will add an Elizabeth Craft diecut sentiment to the bottom right corner when I'm ready to send this one to a specific person in my family who loves bears!

Hope you like this card. This Friday Funday Challenge, Anything Goes is a really fun one to try. Please go over to Jo's Scrap Shack to check on all the information and see the other fabulous digital stamps used by the Design Team. If you have any Bugaboo Digital Stamps, by all means, use one, but if not, use whatever you may have. If I can have fun with a digi image, so can you!

As always, thanks so much for joining me, and have a wonderful day. Hugs
 

12 comments:

Patti J said...

Isn't he the sweetest? Great card, Mary...made me say "awww"!

scrappymo! said...

This is an adorable image...you have made him up into such asweet Christmas card!
The nordic sweater paper is perfect for this cute little guy!

Redanne said...

He is adorable Mary and your colouring is superb! Love the card - a lot. Hugs, Anne x

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is gorgeous Mary, I like the adorable image, the papers and the poinsettia.
Kevin xx

Amber Holder said...

This is adorable! I can really see the shading you did in his fur when you colored him, it looks very dimensional. I just love that little holly bling :)

Best crafty wishes!
Amber
Staying Crafty

Brenda said...

Congrats on your first post Mary with us at FFC!!! I love,love your card and I love that cute little digi you used! You have colored him so cute and perfectly! It's great to have you aboard over at Jo's FFC my friend! Hugs!

Loll Thompson said...

Sweet image Mary! Loll xx

StampArt Design by Kathryne said...

Your blog is wonderful, Mary, with lovely creations! I look forward to sponsoring for your challenge. xx Kathryne

Bonnie said...

What a sweet little bear, Mary! A delightful Christmas card!

Sandy said...

very sweet Mary -wonderful background paper!
Sandy

Glittered Paws said...

Very sweet - love the little bear and the designer papers so so well with him. Great job.

Kellie 0:) said...

What a wonderful job you have done with your first digi - so glad you were able to get it printed :D Congratulations on your first DT outing at Jo's TFS