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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Gruffie Bear Loves Birthday Cake!

Coffee of the Day - Maple Fudge

I needed a very special birthday card for a very special young lady, so what better stamp to pull out of hibernation than one of my Gruffie Bear ones from House Mouse and Friends? I just love these bears so much! they always seem to be getting themselves into situations I find myself in, too! :)


the stamp itself is a big one, so the card is a unique size. buffalo plaid paper is a scrap, so I'm sorry I don't know the mfg. The person who will receive it loves nature and the outdoors, so I thought it fun to use the plaid paper and burlap ribbon to give it a bit more rustic feel, but still add the embellies to make it girly, too.

sentiment is from Create with TLC, button card is vintage, oval sentiment and little flag punches are by SU!, main image die is Spellbinders, tickets & balloon are from my stash, and flowers are by Wild Orchid Crafts. red roses on image as well as WOC ones are covered in distress stickles.

Really Reasonable Ribbons used: Lipstick Red Seam Binding and Burlap Center Stitch Red.

Thanks for stopping by! hope you are doing well. :)

p.s. there is a Build-A-Bear gift card tucked inside this card!

Challenges:
Gruffies and Guests - red and/or green
House Mouse and Friends - plaid
Aud Sentiments - anything goes with a sentiment
Craft Rocket - add a sentiment
Crafty Girls - anything goes
Julia Spiri - add a sentiment
Pile it On - any holiday/celebration (birthday)
Inky Impressions - our furry friends
WAW - anything family friendly goes
Crafty Sentiments - anything goes
Get Creative - birthday
Incy Wincy - critters
Melonheadz - tic tac toe (sentiment, flowers, ribbon)

22 comments:

Rhonda Miller said...

I love this. Your embellishments are so fun.

ursula Uphof said...

Do love your card Jennifer, and what a lovely gift card tucked in there. Hope you are doing well. Hugs, Ursula

Stampsnob. said...

Cuter than cute We appreciate your submission at Craft Rocket Ch ...Lis Dt

Bad Kitty said...

your card is very pretty
nice image
have a great day
hugs
>^.^<

*Vicki* said...

Hello Jennifer!! :) I just love your card design with that Gruffie!! :) The colors and fun embellishment with the buttons are so fun!! Beautiful design and I'm sure it will be appreciated by your friend! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Craft Rocket Challenges! Hope you will join us next time! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

Céline said...

fab card
thanks for playing at crafty sentiments
hugs
céline

Paulette Creates said...

Such a warm card. Love all your little embellishments.
Paulette

Ginny Maxam said...

delightful card, I love the bear buttons and plaid combo!!Thank you for sharing your art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday challenge #210, Ginny M DT WAW

Sue said...

Love the texture you added to the sweet image of the Gruffie card. The plaid is wonderful. Thanks for joining us for the House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

Hugs
Sue

Sue from Oregon said...

That red plaid paper is a perfect fit for your outdoorsy birthday person.
Thanks for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge.

♥ Sue Kment

Annie said...

Great image beautifully coloured - thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at Aud Sentiments . Annie xxx

Beth Brovold said...

Fabulous Jennifer!! Your young recipient will adore this beautiful card...thank you for sharing with us at HMFMC!!
Take care,
Beth

Chasing the Dream said...

Beautifully crafted. Great design and striking details. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Aud Sentiment Challenge . We look forward to seeing you again.
Hugs
Berni, DT
audsentimentschallenge.

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, such a fun image and brilliant design.
Thank you for joining us at House-Mouse & Friends Monday Challenge.
Pauline
x

Snoopy von said...

Fantastic masculine card! I'm sure he'll love it. Thanks so much for joining us at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge. Good luck!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D​

Carole Robb Bisson said...

A wonderful image, the balloon with the rose and ribbon, the cards with buttons, all work together. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday in our 210th AG challenge! Blessings, Carole

Charity Chamberlain said...

Absolutely fabulous card! I love all those details! The vintage button card, the balloon, the burlap, all of it! Adorable image too! Thank you for playing along in the Word Art Wednesday Challenge! Have a blessed day!

Charity - DT Member - Word Art Wednesday
http://wordartwednesday.blogspot.com
http://collectivecreativity.blogspot.com (my personal blog)

Sandra H said...

Your card is gorgeous and thank you for joining in our challenge at Gruffies and Guest "Red, Green or Both ” with the option of “Anything Goes” good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

Amy A said...

Love this! Adorable image and design. Thank you for joining us at Julia Spiri Challenges this month and Good Luck. We hope you join us again.

Amy- DT
{Lil Cutie Creations}

Judy Corner said...

What a lovely Blog you have. Such beautiful work and this is no exception. Judy x

Kandy's Krafts said...

Gorgeous card. Loving your layout. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Girls Creations

Shaz Earl said...

Fabulous card, thank you for joining in our challenge at Gruffies and Guest "Red, Green or Both ” with the option of “Anything Goes” good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Shaz x