Friday, June 16, 2017

My Teddy Bear And Love

Hello and welcome.  After all of the tragic news lately, I thought I would make something to cheer somebody up.  So that's what I'm sharing with you today - happy mail!

I pulled out and dusted off some of my old and long retired Stampin Up! stamp sets and got to work.  After stamping the bear, wagon, and honey pot (from Bear Necessities and Favorite Teddy Bear) in memento tuxedo black ink onto white card stock, I pulled out both my prismacolor and copic markers.  Once the coloring was finished, I stippled some Tim Holtz tumbled glass distress ink around the edges before adding brushed corduroy distress ink to the bottom of the main image panel for the "ground".  I then lightly stippled some Tim Holtz old paper distress ink over the image panel to "soften" it up and "age" the panel a bit before layering and adding brads.  I then stamped a teddy bear border for the middle of the card using the Teddy and Friends stamp set in walnut stain distress ink before adding the layered image panel to the card.  I then stamped three envelopes from Favorite Teddy Bear in memento tuxedo black on scrap white card stock, colored, then cut out before sliding "into" the wagon making sure they were adhered using micro glue dots.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Shopping Our Stash #307 - Happy Mail

Pammies Inky Pinkies #1724 - Anything Goes

CardsTV Mailbox Smiles - Anything Goes Challenge #4

Thanks for stopping by today.  Have a great day and a fantastic weekend.

Stamps: Stampin Up! Favorite Teddy Bear, Bear Necessities, Teddy and Friends
Ink: Tim Holtz Tumbled Glass, Walnut Stain, Brushed Corduroy, Old Paper Distress Inks
Card Stock: Stampin Up!
Accessories: Prismacolor and Copic Markers, Fiskars Xacto Knife, Brads, Stipple Brushes


  1. Love the wee teddy image and his wagon of happy mail!
    Thanks for taking up the challenge with the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew this week!

  2. So sweet! Your colors and shading are beautiful. Thanks for sharing the process. Thanks for playing along at PIP Challenges!!