Friday, February 22, 2013

Teddybear + Fun News!

I have NEWS!  Earlier this week, I was accepted/invited to join the design team over at Card Crafter's Circle.  You may have seen the little badge pop up (somewhere over) 
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I'm really excited to join the lovely ladies over at CCC.  I hope you'll join along in the weekly challenges, if you haven't already!

This week at Card Crafter's Circle we invite you to create cards on the theme of:


Our sponsor is STAMP ART DESIGN BY KATHRYNE! These images are sure to delight you! Kathryne creates images covering so many themes, and they are so very cute too! You can find SADK designs here in the Whimsy Shop...

Our random prize winner will receive a selection of 4 images, of their choice ... yummy!

Now teddy bears just happen to be my thing!  I've collected bears (first teddies, then figurines) for YEARS! So a teddy challenge is right up my alley!  (And how serendipitous that it be the theme of my first challenge?!)

I chose the super cute "Butterfly Friend" for this card.   I layered her up with these springy papers (look at that ladybug!)  The sentiment was one I created and printed from my computer.  I added a couple of paper punched butterflies, and punched out a bunch of flowers.  After a quick press with an embossing tool, to curl the petals, I stitched teeny tiny buttons on as the centers.

And, of course, I had to add some sparkles to the butterflies.  Because all butterflies have sparkles....right?

The inside has a duplicate of the stamp on the front (minus the sparkles).

Be sure to go over to the challenge blog and see the rest of the design teams' BEARY cute creations!

Materials Used:
  • Kraft, White, pink, cream, turquoise Card stock
  • Loolah paper pack from Creative Imaginations
  • Distress Ink: Vintage Photo
  • Butterfly Friend from Stamp Art Design by Kathryne
  • Flower punches by EK Success
  • Leaf and butterfly punches by The Paper Studio
  • Buttons (purchased from Walmart)
  • Glitter glues by Studio G
  • Random Adhesives


  1. hello Sara.
    Stunning card .The front is amazing .Great colouring of sweet image, beautiful flowers and papers .The inside is amazing .
    Shirley-Anne DT

  2. This is a fabulous stunning creation. Thank you for joining us this week at PCJ Challenge.

  3. Gorgeous card, inside and out. Wonderful detail. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week. pat K x

  4. Oh, really nailed the theme, Sara.....beautifully done, my friend....this is just gorgeous! You always put in the extra details that make your creations stand it! xxx

  5. This is just beautiful Sara! I love how you've done the whole card inside and out! Love your colouring and all the pretty flowers!

  6. Beautiful card. The image is colored perfectly. The flower embellishments are lovely. Everything is just wonderful!

  7. Hallo liebe Sara,
    eine tolle Karte ist das. Gefällt mir sehr gut. Perfekt.
    Liebe Grüße

  8. Lovely card! I really like the colours and all those little buttons. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

  9. Wowee Sara! This is a gorgeous card, inside and out! Love your colourings and shadings, all the extra flowers and butterflies, your paper, the colour theme. Love it all. The sentiment is sweet too. Welcome to Card Crafter's. It's a pleasure to have you join and it's a pleasure to sponsor. xx Kathy


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