Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Valentine Bear

This is a card I made for my husband last Valentine's Day. The image is a Dustin Pike design. He has some really cute digital images - dragons, penguins, monkeys, and more. He occasionally has freebies as well (I subscribe to the RSS feed for his blog so I get them as they are announced). I colored this one with Copic markers. The rectangle (bear image), scalloped rectangle, and circles were cut using Nestibilities. The sentiment circle was rubber stamped with three different stamps (circle of leaves, hearts in the background in pink, and "Love you").

The background stripes I actually hand colored with Copic markers on a black and white stripped paper (I saved marker by not coloring behind the bear). The side strip of loops was done with a Martha Stewart edge punch. The lips, XOXO, and hearts were cut using my Cricut out of white paper; I used the Copic airbrush system to color them (fun!). I added the white ribbon bow, red heart button, baker's twine (red/white), and key embellishments to finish the card.


  1. That is very cute, but I do _not_ look like that bear!

  2. wow, big surprise that your one comment was your husband's. LOL Great card, as usual. xo

  3. Very cute! I love those lips!

    *Though you don't know me, wouldn't you like to turn word verification off so I can comment easier?

    1. Sorry, I know it's kind of a pain but word verification stops automated spam messages on the blog. I turned off "Registered User" for the time being so anyone can comment; maybe this will make it a little easier if someone wants to make a quick comment. I may turn it back on depending on how it goes. I do appreciate your comment and the time it took to take the extra step! Thanks!


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