Friday, February 10, 2017

Bear Hugs!

Hi everyone! I'm a hugger so I was instantly drawn to this bear image from Concord & 9th. It is just the cutest and I knew it would look so awesome done in watercolors!  It's a;so perfect for the new Where Creativity Meets C9 challenge: Love

I wanted the bear to take center stage so I stamped him first in Versafine Ink and then gave him a  soft watercolor wash and added in some watercolor hearts. I added light gray paint for the shadow areas and to ground the bear so he wasn't floating!

After the sentiment was stamped, the card still needed 'something' so I added in some carefully flung red and pink splatters. The bit of flair in the corner is from a Fiskars punch and adds just the right amount of color to the card.

I mounted the card front onto a soft stone base and gave the bear a tiny bit of texture and shine with Glossy Accents on his eyes and nose! This card will make a perfect get well card or will even work for Valentine's Day!

Thanks for checking out my blog! Bee Happy!!

Supplies Used:
Fiskars Decorative Corner Punch


  1. TARA, SUPER CUTE!!!!! Love the sweet rounded corners too!

  2. Just darling! Love your oh-so-huggable bear and awesome watercolor touches. Fabulous card!!! Thanks so much for joining us for the Where Creativity Meets C9 Love Challenge!

  3. Your card is fantastic Tara! Love the coloring on your bear! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Where Creativity Meets Concord & 9th! :-)


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