Skip to main content

Bear with me…

Pin It


Okay, admit it….You like the bear butt… Isn’t he cute? When I first saw him I really thought he was adorable but I wasn’t sure what I would do with it. Well, here you go… One night I decided to color him up anyway and the all the punny sentiments started coming to mind. He is perfect for a belated birthday card.

Once again, I decided to make 2 cards – 1 for my stash and 1 for either OWH or the fundraising auction at my daughter’s school.

Since it’s Thursday, it means there is a new challenge at the Meljen’s Designs blog. This week the challenge theme is PASTELS. Stop by the blog to see the “A” team’s pastel projects, see the challenge rules and link up your project.

Don’t forget to check out my February followers candy HERE.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great day!

Supplies:

  • Stamps: Bear Butt (digital stamp) by Meljen’s Designs
  • Inks: None
  • Papers: Neenah Crest solar white, Papertrey kraft CS, Bazzill Basics Simon canvas texture CS, October Afternoon Campfire DP
  • Tools: Sewing machine, Big Shot, Die-Namics Stacking Stars & File Tab dies, Copic markers
  • Embellishments: May Arts burlap twine, misc buttons & twine
  • Other: Font – Ain’t Nothing Fancy

Challenges:

Comments

Hussena said…
i love both the cards the sentiment made me crack up so perfect!!...these are such sweet cards i really love that adorable bear!!!
Kathy and Lucky said…
What a perfect card and so love the sentiment :) Love how your cards are always so complete, the layout, paper and embellies,perfection .
chrissy xx said…
Just Gorgeous! Fabulous colours! LOve this image! Great sentiment too.
Chrissyxx
Audrey Pettit said…
Genius! That sentiment is just GENIUS with this cute bear! And WOW on your card design! This is FAB!
Sandra said…
Both cards are beautiful:) Sandra H
Nicole said…
Gorgeous cards!! The bear indeed is sooooo cute. Hugs, Nicole
Karin said…
He IS cute...lol! Love the sentiment and the distressed edges :)
Annette said…
beautiful card....your images are always so perfectly colored...i love it
Gaynor said…
Absolutely stunning, your colouring is fantastic, thanks for sharing with us at CYDA, good luck, Gaynor DT :)
Holly said…
Very cute card! Love the image and the papers you picked! I especially like the button and the star embellishment! Thanks for playing along with Squigglefly's birthday challenge!
jimlynn said…
I just love bear butts! LOL! Wonderful card and a cute, cute, sentiment.
Lynn
Violets Corner said…
They are absolutely gorgeous Cheryl!

Warm hugs
Maarit
1CardCreator said…
Both are adorable Cheryl!
Jennifer said…
These cards are just fantastic! I love your layout and papers, they're perfect for this great bear! Love your sentiment- very ingenious!
What an adorable bear! Thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges this week!
Teresa Jaye said…
oh, your cards are gorgeous and that image is just adorable! Thanks for sharing with us at Frosted Designs!
Kathy Bradley said…
What an adorable card and fun sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly and we hope to see you again soon.
These are so cute. Your bear is darling and like the warm feeling of the colors and papers.
Awwww, the bear butt is adorable!! I love the sentiment you came up with!! Great papers!!
Pat (mspfd) said…
What a fun card, Cherly! Love the cute bear image and your coloring -- the dotted background around the bear looks awesome.
Tracy said…
LOL You couldn't have come up with a better sentiment for that little hiney. :-) Your cards look amazing Cheryl! Hugs!
Arabella said…
Lol! I love the sentiment you came up with Cheryl! Super fun!

Arabella
Jodi said…
Love your blog!! Your cards are soooo adorable!!!!! Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a sweet comment!!!
Anita said…
Adorable cards Cheryl and I love the sentiment you've used - made me laught! Really like the papers too.
Flowergirl said…
He is fab! Love the sentiment, just purfect x
Wendy x
kaiahobid said…
Absolutely stunning!
Thanks for joining us at Sew Many Challenges!
Kaia, DT
Jodie Mackrell said…
cute such a cute card! i love the sentiment and coloring...thank you for playing our Anything Goes challenge at Catch the bug!
Donna Mosley said…
Aww! Cheryl, these are gorgeous. Love the image and gorgeous papers. The sentiment is just so perfect.

Donna x
oh so cute! Thank you for joining in our squigglefly challenge!
Tina Connolly said…
Love the bear, just adorable! You are very talented.
Tammy said…
These bears are ADORABLE Cheryl! Awesome coloring and papers! I just LOVE how you dot around your images!
Tammy x
Gina said…
That is too cute! Love the bear and your sentiment is perfect. Gorgeous colors too. I love the idea that you are making two cards at a time, I think that is a brilliant idea.
KraftyKoolKat said…
Yes Cheryl he has got a cute butt. Love this very cute image. I adore both of your layouts. The sentiment is great.

Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Day's Away this time and good luck.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx
xiumaiyuki said…
Ok, I'm literally grinning here. This has got to be THE cutest thing I've seen today. Love that tushie!!!
Sue from Oregon said…
So sweet...I always love those polka dot Halo's around an image like that!
Ribbon Girl said…
Cute bear - thank you for joining in with this weeks challenge at Papertake Weekly, Mary G x
Shelby said…
Wonderful card! Just love your style and the richness of these colors is fantastic.

Shelby
Liza said…
Fab cards Cheryl, great images and DPs.

Liza x
Chris said…
I guess I'm a butt gal, I like the butt. I also like the star/button/bow embellie, it's a really nice touch.
thanks for playing with us at Cooking It Up With Katie.
These are super sweet! Love them!
Have a wonderful Valentine's Day, hugs, Karin
ps. the picture of your daughter with her medal always make me smile - it's such a wonderful picture - hope I'll get to take something like it when my son grows up (-:
Chrissy said…
Gorgeous..lol...luv the Bear butt...fabulous colouring..and again love those papers...

Luv CHRISSYxx
"BEARY" cute! LOL!! It's absolutely adorable! Thanks SO much for playing along in my That's Krafty Thursday challenge! {{{hen hugs}}}
LORi said…
So CUTE!! Hugs - LORi

Popular posts from this blog

Berry the Snowman

Okay, Berry the Snowman doesn’t have the same ring as Frosty, but I think his cuteness totally makes up for it.  This is another one of the images that I colored during my crafting day with a friend before Thanksgiving.  I’m happy I had the chance to get him on a card.    Have a great week!  Thank you for stopping by!Supplies:Stamps:  Berry from Stacy Yacula Studio at Purple Onion DesignsInks:  Memento Tuxedo Black Papers:  Neenah Classic Craft Solar White CS, Papertrey kraft CS, Carta Bella Winter Fun paper pad 6x6 Tools:  Sewing machine, Big Shot, Papertrey Doily details die, Stampin’ Up corner punch, Copic markers Embellishments:  May Arts Burlap twine, Tattered Angels glimmer mist, button Challenges:Clear It Out 2W, 3E, Must use stash item - Challenge: Anything Goes Stash Item:Anything Goes (Twine, button, die cut – had it cut and sitting in a bin since last Xmas)Loves Rubber Stamps W - #82 Anything Goes ChristmasOldie But A Goodie Challenge 2W, must use something at least 6mts ol…

Pumpkin Spice - Birthday Wishes

While scrolling through the Pumpkin Spice shop, I noticed the great prices on the Christmas/Winter themed paper pads.    The fun colors and patterns on so many of the pages could be used for just about anything.   So I pulled out the “12 Days of Christmas” paper pad from My Mind’s Eye and set to work trying to make some cards.Since I never have enough birthday cards on hand, I thought that was what I would try first.  I started by punching out butterflies from several of the many patterns in the pad.    From there, I moved them around my card until I had an arrangement that I liked, added some stitching and stickers, and, “Ta Da!”, a birthday card! Since I also need a congratulations card for a friend , I thought I would see what I could make with the same paper pad.   I really love how this card turned out.(In real life, the glitter on the “U” is more similar to the aqua color in the paper.)So what do you think?   You can make some fabulous, non-holiday cards using holiday themed pap…

Catered Crop–Seeing Red

Hello!  I’m back. I’m sorry I have been gone so long.  Things have been so hectic that I haven’t had the chance to spend time in my craft room for months.  I was able to sneak away to my craft room for a while this weekend and hope to make it a regular event.I decided to use the Catered Crop’s Seeing Red recipe swap and take the opportunity to cook up some note cards to give to my mother in-law.  Although I only had time to make 4 cards, it was great to spend time in my craft room again.As always, Linda cooked up a fabulous Pinterest board to help get our creative mojo flowing.   Click on the photo below to go to her Seeing Red inspiration board.Don’t forget to link up your Seeing Red creations at the Catered Crop.Thank you for stopping by!Supplies:Stamps:  Fancy Flourishes & Little Labels from Papertrey Ink Inks:  Close To My Heart Hollyhock & Papertrey Ink Kraft inks Papers:  Papertrey white CS, My Mind’s Eye Miss Caroline Dolled Up 6x6 paper pad, misc. scrap red CS, Starbuc…