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Barry Christmas Hugs:

Hmmmm... so it's not Friday???  Only two weeks (and one day) until our vacation, but who's counting ;)

Yesterday I posted how quickly Christmas was sneaking up on us, so I made a mental note to get back on the Christmas card making wagon.

I used Barry, knowing that he would make a great Christmas card.  I did have to "mask" the grass they were standing on to a plain black line.

My question to you is:  are teddy bears considered animals?  Or are they stuffies??

It took over an hour to colour as I am still sore and very slow, but I didn't want blue skies:

My teeny-tiny star embellishment:
Card Ingredients:
Stamps:  StampFairy Barry Best Friends
Inks: Prismacolour pencils
Papers:  DCWV 'Tis the Season
Cardstock:  Recollections
Bits/Bobs: random tree snowflake ornament, random star button
Tools: sewing machine, Martha Stewart Circle maker, Making Memories edge distresser, mineral spirits and blending stumps

I created this card for the following challenges:  Christmas Challenges w Sketches - sketch (do not display sketch)/stars/snow(flakes), Winter Wonderland - cute Christmas, CCAYR - fussy/fancy, Sweet Christmas Stampin - winter animals.

Have a wonderful Thursday and enjoy your weekend!!!!



Annette said…
Ooooh I Love this one. So many things I love, the shape, the mix of stitching around the edge, the gorgeous snowflake, the distressed edges, the blues and aquas, and of course my favourite bear! Gorgeous honey. I think bears can be animals and stuffies, they're cute enough to be both! I'll bet you're looking forward to your hols now. Hope that your pain subsides a bit honey. :0(

Rachel said…
Ha, ha! I still have just over 5 weeks to go until my holiday and I'm already counting the days! Hope you have a fab time!

This is a super cute card, I love the papers and the gorgeous image. Thank you for sharing with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month, Wedgie xxx
cotnob said…
This is a fabulous Christmas card, such an adorable image and lovely colours.
Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week.
JanR said…
In answer to your question, I think both. That way if I make a card with a teddy I can enter it in bear challenges, teddy bear challenges and animal challenges. :-D

Wonderful card! I love the distressing, the stitching and that big glittery snowflake.
downrightcrafty said…
absolutely gorgeous thank you for sharing with us at the Winter Wonderland
hugs Kate xx
Ros Crawford said…
Sweet as sweet can be Deanne ...
Lotte said…
You've made a gorgeous card. Thank you for joining in our challenge at CCWS. Hugs Lotte
Unknown said…
Deanne this is fabulous hun, such a cute, cuddly image, xxxx
Hazel said…
Beautiful circular card - thanks for sharing for CCAYR 'fussy and fancy', Hazel, CCAYR DT - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for August - I'd love to see it there too. x
Wilma said…
Hi Deanne,
Your card is so cute (again!)
I really like the colours!
Thanks for joining us this week at CCWS...
Hugs, Wilma
nicolet said…
Your christmascard is really stunning!
Thanks for joining us this week at CCWS.
Hugs Nicolet
Angi Barrs said…
Awwww love the sweet bear hugs!
Lynne Knight said…
such attention to detail and that bear is so sweet thanks for entering CCAYR "Christmas Extravaganza" challenge
A super collection of papers on this pretty card, Deanne! Lovely colouring and fab stitching. Thanks for playing with us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin! Hugs, Lesley
What a lovely festive card! Thanks for sharing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x DT
Cindy Groh said…
WOW> what an amazing color job you did on these bears. WOW! That combined with the sewing-especially that corner-this card is truly inspirational. Definitely going to Pin this one. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Cards all year Round.