Sunday, October 31, 2010

Sharing Bear

Happy Halloween everyone! I don't have a spooky card to share with you all today, as I just am not feeling it this year. Yesterday at work I started feeling really crummy around mid morning, and it just got worse from there. Today it's the whole kit n kaboodle, sore throat, runny nose, chest cold....uggh.... 
BUT, I do have a cheery Christmas card to share. I just had to bring out some of my old Forever Friends bear stamps. I used them to death last year, but love them just as much this year. 
This time I decided to paper piece the little bear's coat and mittens with some of my favorite Cosmo Cricket Christmas papers, 'Be Good'. I really, really wish CC would keep doing some of the elegant vintage papers they used to do, although I like some of the newer collections, I like traditional colors better. I'm almost out of this paper, even though I stocked up on my fave patterns, I use it a lot!
The sentiment circle is one of the new seal stamps Lili of the Valley will be releasing soon. I love them all!

I hope everyone gets tons of candy, lots of tricks and most of all a fun, safe Halloween to all! Thanks for visiting!

Stamps: Forever Friends, LOTV
Ink: Memento, Distress
Paper: Heavenly White, Gina K, SU, PTI
Tools & Accessories: Clever Lever snowflake punch, Martha Stewart edge & snowflake punches, Spellbinders Labels 17, Lacey Circles & Oval Nestabilities, McGill circle punch, Stickles, colored pencils,OMS, Jo Sonja Warm White acrylic paint, old toothbrush, PTI button

8 comments:

  1. Stunning card! I'm not the biggerst fan of Forever Friends, but this card is amazing. Your colouring and the DP. Totally stunning!
    xMarie

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  2. Just found your blog...My word, you are a talent....Your creations are to die for.....
    This ones so warm and cosey, just what you need right now I think....

    Love your blog
    x
    Vicky

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  3. This is adorable, Katarina! I love the little bear and that sentiment! Feel better soon!

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  4. Just beautiful, loving these papers so lush :)
    Hugs Sonia xx

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  5. WOW!! this is the most adorable image and you have coloured it fantastically!
    i also just think the way you do your cards is stunning!
    Love it!
    Hugs Di xxxx

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  6. Katarina.........Adorable card and wonderful image. I think you enabled me to buy lots of LOTV stamps. I just love the way you color your images and your card creations are some of the most beautiful objects my eyes have ever seen. I do have one question......Forever Friends (LOTV) I just can't seem to find it on the LOTV website. Is it a new release which has not come out yet? Please help me out here.
    Thanks,
    kerry2 on SCS kjtbq@sbcglobal.net

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  7. Hope you're feeling better Kathy! This is one gorgeous card! I love his paper pieced jacket with all your fantastic coloring!

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  8. Beautiful Card Katarina! Love the vibrant colors and the little bear is such a cutie. Sounds like that nasty flu bug has found you, feel better soon!!!

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