Monday, April 1, 2013

Don't be a bear...

Morning ya'll!!! Hope you had a very Blessed Easter. And got to spend time with family and friends. We had a fabulous time at our DD and SIL. Great food and a great time with them and our Grands!!
And now here it is the first day of April. April Fool's Day. Don't let yourself get fooled!!!
It is also the start of a new challenge at Bitten By The Bug 2. Our wonderful Guest Designer-Susan-has issued us a great challenge for this week. We are to use the Clown Bear from the Teddy Berar Parade cartridge. Now we know everyone doesn't have this cartridge, so if you don't use any clown from any Cricut cartridge.
For my card I decided to make it 6x6. That way I could cut my Teddy Bear Clown bigger. I cute him at 4 inches. And I just love him!!! I added some rhinestones from Recollections to the flower on his hat and the center of his flower buttons and in the corners. I didn't want the doggie balloon on his hand so I took some Cantaloupe Twine from The Twinery and attached it to the balloon so it could float in the air. I also wrapped some around my card. I took a Spellbinders Scalloped Oval and placed it behind my bear. The sentiment is from the Beary Sweet stamp set from Mary-Cardz TV Stamps. I used a Spellbinders Nested Pennant from my sentiment piece on the front. The striped bg paper is from DCWV-the Celebration Stack.
Head over to Bitten By The Bug 2 and check out the creations my DT Sisters made for inspiration. Awesomeness for sure!! And while you are there check out the rules that are listed on the side bar.
The head to your crafty space and make a new creation with a 'clown' on it so we can come by and admire it. Make sure you use a Cricut cut!! You have until Sunday, April 7th to link up. Can't wait to see what you make!! Hope ya'll like my card!!!! :)

Just don't understand why I use the same lighting and the inside color never looks like the outside!!

17 comments:

Stephanie said...

So cute, Sharon. I love the floating doggy balloon. Great idea.

Jayne said...

Adorable card Sharon.Love the balloons.
Jayne x

snappy scrappy said...

Too cute!!

Brenda said...

Oh Sharon, your card is cute, cute, cute! I love the colors you chose for your cute teddy bear clown and I love that you put his balloon on the twine "floating" in the air, to cute! Love the bling too! Of course Mary's bear pun stamp set is just perfect for this card! Hugs!!

melanie said...

cute cute cute!

Carole Beath said...

So very cute, Sharon. Happy April 1st.
Hugs
Carole

Nana said...

Wow this is a very cute card. Love he colors and that bear is ADORABLE>

Have a great day.
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Tanya/Nonna said...

Oh my...what a cutie! I love this blue nose and that fun sentiment! I have the same issues with lighting and color. I really need to take a photography class one of these days!

DIANA L. said...

This is so cute!! I love it.
Funny card put a smile on my face.
DIANA L.
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Caroline said...

You certainly made a cute clown bear. I like how you made the doggie into a balloon. Pretty paper, also.

Nadia (WithGlitteringEyes.blogspot.com) said...

I love your sweet card! Perfect inside and out!

Sherrie K. said...

Super cute clown bear...I hope to get over there and play in the challenge sometime in the week:)
Your bear is just so cute and love the awesome paper and the fun balloon!
Super cute!
Sherrie K

Suzanne cricutcraftingrammyblogspot.com said...

So so fun! Love the stripes and the way you used the twine.

Scrapping Girl said...

Love the bling and twine string for the balloon! I am in love with that stamp set-I just got it and it is so perfect with this cartridge!!!!
Michelle

Susan said...

Sharon this card is adorable. I love the colors of your bear and the card design. I love the little sentiment pennant and those adorable balloon animals. I especially like that you added another doggie inside. You are such an asset to the team!!!
hugs,
Susan

shelly said...

adorable card sharon :) im so in crafty envy because i dont own this cartridge. cute sentiment too :)

DonnaMundinger said...

Well this card suremakes me smile, Sharon. Love the floating balloon. Adorable inside and out. xxD