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Monday, June 17, 2013

Polar Bear Wishes

Coffee of the Day - Maple Pecan


Hello and Happy Monday to all of you! I was so excited when I received an email from Jackie of Love to Create challenge blog several weeks ago asking if I would like to be one of their guest designers. I was more than happy to say 'yes'! thank you so much for thinking of me, Jackie! :) I am honored to be part of your blog this week!


The challenge at Love to Create this week is paper piecing, and the sponsor is The Stamping Chef. I am trying to keep up with creating Christmas cards, so I chose to use this adorable little polar bear image. we also have a 'thing' for polar bears in my family.

papers are from the Authentique Peaceful collection, clear packaging was used to make the banner that I edged in stickles, buttons are vintage, distress stickles are on the hat, a MFT die was used to make the felt rose that is also covered in rock candy distress stickles, charm is from Stamp and Create, and twine is Maya Road. oh yes, this guy is playing in snow that is made with stickles, too. yep, I do love my different kinds of stickles! :)

thank you again to Jackie at Love to Create challenge blog!

Challenges:
Eureka - anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - use a digi
Corrosive Challenges - animal antics
All That Stickles - distress stickles (rock candy and spun sugar)
Squirrel and Fox - something metal (charm)
Sparkles Christmas - buttons and bows
Winter Wonderland - spots and stripes
Chocolate, Coffee, and Cards - bingo: charm, die cut, flowers
CRAFT - Christmas
Charisma Cardz - digis

22 comments:

Chris said...

i love that polar bear and I love stickles too! i just don't love coffee and maple pecan is just not a coffee flavor Jen, that's a pancake! However I do love coffee ice cream, made some two nights ago, it's almost gone already - and no I would not but maple pecan flavor in the coffee ice cream.
hugs,
chris

Joanne said...

A Really cute card! I love your polar bear image and all the great embellies! A super job for our game of Bingo at CC&CC! Thanx for playing along! Joanne

Angela Boutiller said...

Oh, I do love my stickles, too! Your card is too cute. I love the image and the snowflake metal charm!
Thanks for playing with us at The Squirrel and The Fox.

Sandra H said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous and thank you for joining in our challenge over at Sparkles Christmas "Buttons and Bows good luck and hope to see you again next time DT Member Sandra H xx

Penny said...

Congrats on the GDT, Jennifer! And I love your Christmas card--wonderful unusual colors! Love the paper-piecing, the DP, the design & the embellishments! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Rhonda Miller said...

Congrats on being GDT. Your card is soo cute.

vdoyle8 said...

So cute!! Love the stickles snow and that bear is adorable!

Mimi said...

Lovely card Jennifer, the red twine which matches the polar bear's hat so so perfectly really pops against the greys. Good luck in this weeks OSAAT challenge and hope to see you back again soon. Hugs Jane OSAAT DT

Helene Siermans said...

Love this. Wonderful pp
Hugs Nick

downrightcrafty said...

fabulous spots and stripes and a great creation, thank you for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx

Stef H said...

this is darling! i love paper piecing but it sure is hard with digi stamps... as my computer is 4 rooms away from my craft room... and i DO NOT own a laptop (and don't want one). i love the colors here and

WOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOO on the GDT spot. you rock!

hugs :)

cotnob said...

This is a lovely Christmas card, such an adorable image.
Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Pauline
x

Sheryl said...

Brilliant card love the image and DP. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week, hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

Mei said...

Gorgeous! I love the distressed look! Thank you for being our Guest Designer! Really hope you'll join us again soon!

Mei
LTC DT
Creative Card Crew DT
Crazy Challenge DT
Anyone for Anya DT

Nadja said...

What a super cute card!!! You polar bear looks so cute in his Santa Hat! Thank you for playing along with us at Chocolate, Coffee and Cards.

Nadja

Sally said...

What a great card, love the polar bear, so cute.
Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
Hugs Sally xxx

Ardilla said...

This is beautiful, Jenn!
Happy birthday... I read at Jacque's that today is your day!!!!!!!!!
Hugs and blessings,
Ardilla :)

Lesley said...

Very cute card! I love the polar bear! Thanks for taking part in Sparkles Christmas 'Buttons and Bows' challenge xx

CG said...

So fun! Love how you've colored everything, and your great used of Stickles! Thank you for joining us this week at OSAAT! Best, CG

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Sooooo sweet!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHOCOLATE,CARDS and COFFEE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Linda Palmer said...

Darling card, so cute and fun. Thanks for joining us at the Corrosive Challenge Blog.

Jacki Randolph said...

Love your sweet Christmas card with this cute little polar bear!! Oh and I too love my Stickles, don't think I have ever used as many on one card though, it turned out fabulous!! I personally want to thank you for being our GDT this week hun, we loved having you and truly loved your card!! Anytime you want to join us again, you are always welcome!!
Hugs & love
Jackie