Tuesday, November 19, 2013

{Bear}ing Gifts

Hello my crafty friends,
Here is a polar {Bear}ing gifts. LOL. Hop on over to {Pin}spirational Challenges to see this and other fabulous images the design team has created. Our sponsors this month are Delicious Doodles and Spyders Other Corner. Join the challenge for a chance to win some fabulous images.   I used Diamond Stickles for his hat and scarf. It looks much better in person. I used the Darice snowflake embossing folder for the base of the card and the mat is from the dark mats paper pack by Colorbox.   I had been looking for the Martha Stewart pine punch for over a year and at a good price. I finally got lucky and found it at JoAnn's Fabric's a couple of months ago and was able to use a 40% off coupon. I just looked it up online to show you a picture and it's on sale again at JoAnn's Fabric  I used olive color paper to punch out the leaf and used red sticker dots to add as berries.  Since the bear is on a white background I used Spectrum Noir marker 1G1 to add depth around him to make him pop. Other Spectrum Noir markers used are DR6, TN1, LG2,PP1,TB5. For added embellishments the ornaments, bow and sentiment I used Scrapbook Max 2 digital scrapbook program. It is a user friendly scrapbook program and you can use digital clip art that you can find for free or purchase online.  They have kits that you can purchase and a forum where members can share their work. They also offer a FREE TRIAL. I'm not associated with them in selling or promoting their program. I love how it helps me be more creative without having to store all the extra embellishments. LOL. Thanks for stopping by today and leaving your kind comments. I love reading them. Have a great day.
I entered this card in the following challenges:
Color Me Creative:  http://scrapbitzcopics.ning.com/
52 Christmas Card Throwdown Challenge: http://52cct.blogspot.com/
Crafty Calendar Challenge:  http://craftycalendarchallenge.blogspot.com/
Through the Craftroom Door: http://www.ttcrd.blogspot.com/
Created with love Challenges: http://createdwithlovechallenges.blogspot.com/
613 Avenue Create: http://avenue613.blogspot.com/


  1. Kitt, this is darling! Love your little snowy polar bear with his Christmas tree. But I especially like your pretty little ornaments dangling from your garland across the top! Very sweet card! Now to put on my other hat. Thank you for joining us at Sparkle N Sprinkle this month! I hope you will submit more of your pretty cards to the challenge in the future! hugs, Donna {Creative Smiles}

  2. Such a great looking card, such a cute image you have used and coloured so nicely. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges.
    Love ~ Lady Anne xx

    Lady Anne's Challenge's
    Lady Anne's Blog

  3. Kitt, this is such a cute card! love the image and those hollie sprigs add the perfect touch!

  4. Kitt what a cutie he is! :) I can't believe the bow is digital? So cool! Thanks for joining us this week at Through The Craftroom Door and good luck!
    DT Member

  5. Oh I love your snowman. He is just the cutest one I have seen in a while. Great embellishments too. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created with Love Challenges.
    Linda K. DT

  6. This is just adorable! Nice balance and wonderful embellishments! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 AVenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  7. Super cute and sparkly bear!

  8. Cute card Kitt, wonderful design!

    Good to see you join us for the CAGI Challenge, hope to you come back soon!
    ¸..• ´¨¨)) -:¦:-¸.•´ .•´¨¨))*((¸¸.•´ ..•´
    Shell in Alaska

  9. What a darling card. The bear is so cute with his ears peaking out of his hat. That pine swag is the perfect addition to this card. Love the ornaments you used on it. Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara {personal blog - Art and Soul Creations}

  10. Great looking card. I adore the pine die cut. Super cute image. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Created With Love Challenges


  11. This is a wonderful card and I particularly love the little bear - he is sooo cute. The blue in his scarf is may favourite shade of blue!!! The Christmas swag at the top of your card is amazing with the little baubles. What a great layout.

    Thank you so much for joining us at OSAAT this week, looking forward to seeing you again.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx DT member

  12. This is so sweet. Lovely christmascard.
    Thanks for joining us at Anonymous Stamps.
    xxx Michelle

  13. Gorgeous card and image. I spotted this on MIM..Loz

  14. This is really cute! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks.

  15. Super cute little bear love the colors! Thanks for joining Created With Love Challenges!

  16. Darling! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT for our One Layer/Pop of Color/Bling or Bow challenge! :) Mynn xx

    1. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions, too! :)

  17. A cute Christmas card. Very festive. Thank you for joining Little Claire's blog challenge.

  18. What a delightful and very pretty Christmas card Kitt. Oooooh, well done on getting your pine needle punch at such a good price. When I lived in the US JoAnnes Fabrics was my very favourite store and I really missed it when I returned to the UK. Good luck in our challenge this week. Ingrid xx ( OSAAT Team )

  19. This is a darling card. Thanks for joining us at Great Impressions this month.

    Mary Anne, Great Impressions DT

  20. Adorable! I love the bright and cheery colors you used on the scarf and hat and the sparkles rock! So glad you joined us for our Merry Christmas challenge at Cards for Men!

  21. Adorable card with such a cute image. Love the boughs you've made.
    Thank you so much for joining us at Card For Men this week. Pat K x

  22. The bear looks so snug and warm! Love the pine die cut too, looks great. Thank you for sharing at One Stitch At A Time and good luck in the challenge this week.

    Victoria (DT OSAAT)

  23. Absolutely stunning card. Thank you so much for playing with out challenge this week at One Stitch At A Time. Hope to see you next week.
    DT Nataliya

  24. what a cute card ,love the sweet image
    Thanks for joining us at MIM and good luck
    Tracey x

  25. I love this card. The blue/red colour combo is just lovely on the polar bear. I love the way you added the garland about the image...very sweet indeed. Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week. Good luck.

    Lynn, OSAAT DT

  26. Lovely card, love the cute image. Thanks for joining us at The Crafty Bloggers Network for our challenge of Christmas
    Crafty Hugs
    DT XXX

  27. Kitt, your card is magnificent. Specially I love the garland with it's decoration. It's stunning! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful Christmas card with us at Stamping Sensation.
    Eret x

  28. so gorgeous kitt.fab design and colours and the image is adorable.
    Thanks for joining us this month at the Without Words Challenge :D

    xx coops xx

  29. A beautiful card, a great design and wonderful colors.
    Thanks for joining us this week at SFC.

  30. Beautiful card, thank you for joining us over at Imagination Crafts.

    Linda xxx
    Blog Owner

  31. Wow superb colouring and layout, absolutely stunning creation :)

    Thank you so much for joining us at
    Without Words Challenge I Hope you will try to join us again :)
    Have a lovely day
    Crafty hugs
    Bridget :)


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