Snowlar Bear

It’s a WINTER WONDERLAND over at Pear Tree Designs this week!There’s also something special going on too.As well as our sponsor The Character Cafe giving one lucky winner a $10 Gift Certificate to spend in their store there is also another prize up for grabs from the DT.It’s a Goody Bag full of crafty stash to say ‘Thank You’ to all our followers who’ve been joining us over the past year.

To play along and be in it to win it check the challenge blog for full details.Whilst you’re there why not draw some inspiration from the DT’s Festive creations!

I’ve used an Imaginisce Polar Bear stamp I bought for 99p!He’s still just as gorgeous as last year.Now,to cut down on time I tend to choose a style of card and mix it up a bit with colours/papers/stamps/embellies etc. So this wil be my signature card this Christmas.I also try to come up with a design that doesn’t use up too much DP or card but still has an interesting feature.This card has some Cuttlebug embossed acetate attached to the front (‘tho it doesn’t show too well).I’ve even made some other cards with embossed vellum too just to mix it a little further.There’s little waste as I’m stamping onto the piece of card I’ve trimmed off the base.I’ve coloured him with Promarkers,using the Blender on his body to blur any harsh lines and sat him on a snowy mound of, the aptly named,Polar White Flower Soft!

Supplies :
Image : Imaginisce Polar Expressions Collection Polar Bear
Sentiment :Imaginisce Polar Expressions Collection Merry & Bright
Mediums : Mementoย Dew Drops in Tuxedo Black and Paris Dusk,Promarkers,Polar White Flower Soft,Cosmic Shimmer Specialist Craft PVA glue,Inkssentials White Gel Penย (highlights on eyes and nose)
Papers & Card : DP Daisy and Dandelion A Winter’s Tale,Blue and Silver Mirri from stash
Tools : X-Cut guillotine,Nestabilities Inverted Scalloped Circles and Standard Circles,Big Shot
Embellishments : Dovecraft Christmas Brad Tower,Dovecraft Navy Blue Grossgrain Ribbon

Challenges this card is for :

Alota Rubber Stamps : Snowflakes
Catch The Bug : Anything Goes
Crafter’s Companion Monthly : Christmas
Challenge Up Your Life : Advent/Christmas
Winter Wonderland : Penguins or Polar Bears (oh,he’s definitely a Polar Bear!)
Crafts and Me : Dreaming of a White Christmas
Crafty Ann’s : Christmas
Lots To Do : Words
Crafty Ho’s : Any Religious Holiday
Sunday’s With Crissy : Christmas is coming
Rainbow Lady’s Challenge : Christmas Animals
Kort O Mania : Christmas Card
Secret Crafter : Christmas
Created By Hand : Christmas Countdown
Sunday Stampers: Wonderful Christmastime
Dutch Dareย  : Christmas Card/Tag or Ornament
Tuesday Throwdown : Embellish it
Stampavie and more : Snowflakes
Sew Many Challenges : Snowflakes
Paper Playtime : Snowflakes
ECP : Christmas
Inky Impressions : Christmas
Paper Romance :Winter Theme
Lollipop Crafts : Welcome Winter
The Shabby Tea Room : ‘Tis the Season
Scrap-Creations : Anything Goes
Stamp ‘n Doodle : Anything Goes Winter Theme
The Crafty Pad : Anything Goes
Wags ‘n Whiskers : Snowflakes


Lisa x

44 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. forrestwife
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 15:16:14

    cute seasonal collage
    thanks for sharing with created byhand


  2. yogi
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 17:17:43

    cute card. Thanks for playing along with Created By Hand this week


  3. Janis
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 20:17:30

    I love this card design! Great job! So cute. Thank you so much for playing with us at Paper Playtime. ๐Ÿ™‚ Janis


  4. Debbie Marcinkiewicz
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 20:26:45

    What a sweet card … I {heart} the flower soft ‘snow’! Thanks for joining us this week in the Tea Room ๐Ÿ™‚


  5. Sandra P
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 20:38:12

    What a super card! Looove that image ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for joining Paper Romance this week!

    Sandra P


  6. Hels Sheridan
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 21:13:15

    Aw what a little cutie! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper


  7. Melody
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 21:42:57

    This is just too cute!! I saw it Lollipop Crafts!! TFS


  8. Zoechaos
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 21:49:05

    Lovely little bear makes a super card. Thank you for sharing with us at Lots to do xx Zoe


  9. Ann Whitfield
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 22:16:52

    Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Crafty Ann’s with it.
    Ann x


  10. Joey
    Dec 06, 2010 @ 22:27:45

    Oh Lisa this is so cute! a real sweetie love those colours, thanks for joining us at inly impressions


  11. Ginger
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 00:48:58

    Totally cute. Thanks for joining us for the Crafter’s Companion Monthly Challenge x


  12. Tanya J
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 01:45:53

    That is such a sweet card. The polar bear is adorable! Thanks for playing with us at Inky Impressions!


  13. michele spera
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 03:32:04

    Love this little bear and the colors you used are perfect:-) Thank you for joining us at sundays with crissy this week


  14. Tammy Miller
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 04:44:26

    Awwwww this is sooooo cute Thanks for joining us this week at Catch the Bug Challenge Blog for our December Anything Goes Challenge!! We Hope to see you again for our next challenge! Thanks Again, Tammy


  15. Linda B
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 06:03:09

    This is such a beautiful card…very cute image and I love that punch of blue!!
    Thank you for joining us at Stamp N Doodle this week and hope that you will show us more of your creative things for the next challenge.

    Linda – DT Stamp N Doodle


  16. Tina
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 09:32:26

    Wonderful! Thank you for playing our 100th challenge at The Crafty Pad! Hugs Tina xx


  17. PatR
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 09:58:52

    Cute card, love the snowman. Thanks for playing along with Craf ters Companion this month. xx


  18. Nicole
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 13:20:06

    Very cute! Love the image and the color combo – very patriotic! Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR! ๐Ÿ™‚


  19. Shirley g
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 14:55:40

    Lisa, Great card.
    You left a comment on my blog about my paper piecing and I just wanted to thank you. I will have to try that next time. ๐Ÿ™‚


  20. kaylou
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 16:07:15

    such a fabulous card, thank you for joining in our snow/snowflakes challenge at Stampavie and more.
    Hugs Kaylou xoxo


  21. Berenice R.
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 17:18:26

    Super cute card! ๐Ÿ™‚


  22. Amy
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 17:31:59

    Awe this is so cute and I love the shape of the card ๐Ÿ˜€
    Thank you for joining us at crafts and me and good luck.


    Amy xx


  23. Janet Van Rossen
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 17:52:07

    Such a sweet card. Love the polar bear – he is very cute. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann’s.

    Janet xx


  24. Danielle Lord
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 18:33:41

    He sure is a cute polar bear! Love your card design! Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week!
    Hugs, Danielle


  25. Debbie
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 19:02:31

    Hi Lisa, what an adorable card – I love how you have shaded the image. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad challenge this week. ๐Ÿ™‚
    To be eligible for the prize you need to leave a comment to guess the amount, display our 100th challenge badge on your blog and only one entry please. ๐Ÿ™‚ Let me know if you would like me to remove your cards so only one is left. Do hope you can still play along. ๐Ÿ™‚
    There are mini challenges on the DT blogs too. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Debbie The Crafty Pad


  26. Jodi
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 21:20:02

    This is a very cute and sweet image!! I love the coloring and flower soft you added for snow! Thanks for joining us at Sunday’s With Crissy!
    Jodi =)


  27. *Vicki*
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 21:20:03

    Such an adorable card sweetie! Love that image!! Thanks for joining us at the Inky challenges again!!HUGS


  28. Kate
    Dec 07, 2010 @ 21:47:42

    What a stunning Christmas creation thank you for sharing with us this week at the SCSC
    Hugs Kate xx


  29. Annie Ling
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 05:03:53

    Such a cute card. I love the tag. Awesome ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thanks for joining us at SMC Challenge this week. Hope you will join us next week .. hugs ๐Ÿ™‚


  30. Radwa
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 07:52:10

    Your bear is super cute!!Thanks for playing with us at SMC.


  31. Ria
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 08:30:53

    Gorgeouss card ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks for joining the Inky Impressions Challenge, Alota Rubberstamps Challenge and Paper Romance Challenge.
    hugs Ria


  32. Annette
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 08:48:37

    Adorable card Lisa, such a cute image, lovely layout. Thank you for joining us again with your third entry for our Inky Impressions Christmas Challenge, take careX


  33. iReneM
    Dec 08, 2010 @ 23:36:02

    Awww, so sweet ๐Ÿ™‚
    Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann’s.



  34. Maria Matter
    Dec 09, 2010 @ 01:10:06

    totally adorable Lisa!!


  35. Anne
    Dec 09, 2010 @ 14:40:19

    What a beautiful card, thank you so much for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad this week. Hugs, Anne (TCP DT)


  36. darling Ho
    Dec 09, 2010 @ 15:55:46

    Pretty cute!! Thanks for join us at SMC, hope to see you next time.
    Hugs, ~darling Ho~


  37. Giรฒ
    Dec 10, 2010 @ 21:18:25

    Ohhhhh!!! What a cute card!!! This bear is soo sweet!!!
    Thanks for joining us at Inky Impression challenge.
    Hugs, Giรฒ


  38. Rae Anne Springer
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 03:19:55

    Sooooo cute! What a darling little polar bear image! Thanks so much for working the corner with The Crafty Hos! ๐Ÿ˜€ MWAH!


  39. Paul
    Dec 11, 2010 @ 13:25:06

    Thank you so much for taking the time to enter our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo. Hope to see you for our new โ€˜Winter Wonderlandโ€™ challenge which has just begun.


  40. Clare
    Dec 12, 2010 @ 00:18:33

    Love it! thanks for joining us this week at The Shabby Tea Room!


  41. Sammi B
    Dec 12, 2010 @ 22:46:17

    This is just so sweet!! Thanks for playing along with us at Inky Impressions for our Christmas challenge!!


  42. Linda
    Dec 13, 2010 @ 10:42:42

    adore you cute card, loved that cute image ๐Ÿ˜€
    thanks for playing at kort o mania!
    hugs linda s l


  43. Sandie
    Dec 14, 2010 @ 19:15:46

    Great colour combo and super cute image. Thank you so much for joining us at Inky Impressions again this week.


  44. Lisa
    Dec 27, 2010 @ 21:02:18

    Gorgeous card! Such a cute image ๐Ÿ™‚

    Thanks for joining us at Crafter’s Companion.

    Lisa x


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