Sunday, January 29, 2017

Paper Smooches Bear Hugs

Hello and Welcome!

The challenge at Paper Smooches this month is COZY. Being from Minnesota we know about getting cozy, so I asked myself what really makes me feel cozy. I came up with 2 things, big fluffy sweaters and hugs from my 6' (and still growing) teenage son, nicknamed Bear. Here is how I turned these ideas into a card:

Do you ever get so excited you dance all around the house laughing when you nail an idea? That is what happen when I made the Paper Smooches' bear (from Happy Camper set) with his sweater. The sweater was made with DCWV fabric and a tiny button. The bear was colored with Copic markers, fussy cut and popped up with Foam Squares (3L). Love how his little tail pokes out the back.


The Bear Hugs sign, from the same Paper Smooches set, was colored with colored with Zig Clean Color markers and fussy cut. The background was watercolored, splattered with Heidi Swapp metallic white paint and diecut with Simon Says Stamps' Stitched Rectangle.

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  1. YAAAAAAAAAAAAASSSSSSSSS! Those two ideas for what makes you feel cozy are perfect! I love that your son (6' and still growing) gives you hugs! And that his nickname is Bear! LOVE that you made that into this card- it's perfect for our challenge! You nailed it! THANKS for playing along with us for the January "cozy" challenge:) <3

  2. this is so sweet I just love his sweater :) thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!