Hello, Baby…Baby Bear Card
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this bear from the Stampin’ Up “Baby Bear” stamp set. The bear image is created with 3 stamps that are layered on top of one another to add such realistic detail with no coloring needed! For this card, I used Gina K Kraft ink for stamp #1 (the most solid of the three stamps/lightest ink), Gina K Warm Cocoa for stamp #2, and Stampin’ Up Tip Top Taupe for stamp #3. The greeting is also from the “Baby Bear” stamp set and was stamped with Gina K Kraft ink.
The image sheet that comes with the set has the numbers by the stamps/images, but the numbers are not on the actual stamps themselves, so I wrote the numbers on the stamps with pen before removing them from the image sheet so I could easily tell which stamp/layer was which. Another little tip I had seen online is to line up the bottoms of the 3 stamps instead of trying to line up the heads. The details on the head do not go all the way to the top which makes it really hard to line up the images that way.
The balloons were cut with the Paper Smooches “Balloons” dies from paper from the MY Mind’s Eye “Cowboy” patterned paper pad and a scrap from the My Mind’s Eye “Stella & Rose – Mabel” pad . The plaid paper for the background mat was from the MME “Cowboy” paper pad. Recollections kraft and cream card stock was also used.
The string for the balloons is a piece of yarn I had in my stash. It was too thick, so I untwisted the threads and retwisted them into 3 skinnier pieces.
Over at the Die Cut Divas this month, the challenge theme is “for the love of animals/pets” where our projects must include an animal and must also include at least one die cut or embossing folder.
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7 thoughts on “Hello, Baby…Baby Bear Card”
Too cute for words.
He looks so realistic! What a time saver too, not having to color him in. Cute!
That baby bear is so cute and adorable. I just love the way it looks so realistic.
Lovely card, I like the neutral colors! I also agree that the bear stamp looks positively like a photo!
This is so realistic. WOW. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.
Super sweet card!! Thanks for playing along with us at Die Cut Divas.
Thank you so much for joining at Die Cut Divas March challenge with your super creation – hope to see you again soon x