No Lions, No Tigers, But a Bear – Oh, My!

Hello, Baby! Welcome to the world! It’s time to play at Festive Friday – Home of the Inspo List!

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For this week’s challenge, we are inspired by Global Tiger Day. Remember, at Festive Friday you do not need to actually celebrate or make a card for the occasion featured. Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project. I used frame, stripes and orange to create my card. I can’t wait to see what YOU create!

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Unfortunately for Global Tiger day, I didn’t have a current tiger stamp. I didn’t even have a lion stamp.  Yep…No lions, no tigers, but I did have a bear! Oh, my! In fact, it is an adorable little bear which is part of the Happy Forest Friends Suite of products. I let the designer series paper do the work, and used the bear image from the Happy Forest Friends paper collection. I framed the entire card with the Calypso Coral Mini-Heart pattern, also from Happy Forest Friends.  To draw attention to the bear, I created an arched frame from Daffodil Delight striped paper, using the Window dies.  These dies can be found in the new July – December Mini Catalog. Because the arched frame seemed a little stark, I added an Old Olive bow.  A “hello, baby” tag and a trio of pearls complete the look.

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  1. This card just makes me feel happy! – love the colors, the waving bear, the heart, even those little heart shaped pearls are so cute!

  2. Ann, this is simply adorable. Once I saw the DSP for this Suite, I had to get it all.

  3. Ann, what a perfect little bear. I just love him in his forest scene. Another fabulous card, my friend

  4. That little bear is the sweetest. This is a wonderful baby card, but perfect for any occasion. I love everything about it.

  5. Jeena Huntzinger

    A perfect baby card! Not too cutesy, not too frilly. Even as an adult, I’d like receiving this card for my birthday! Thanks, Ann!

  6. What an adorable baby card Ann – and I love the bear! I feel like I need to go and start cutting up this paper to create similar woodland scenes now. So cute!

  7. This could not be any cuter, Ann! Love it!!

  8. Love this card, Ann! I’ve been eyeing that suite in the new catalog but it hasn’t come to my house yet 😉 I’ll definitely have to play along with this challenge next week!

  9. Just adorable! Great way to use that set with the papers in the background!!

  10. A bear, but he certainly looks like a friendly one! Very fun scene you created!

  11. Bonnielee McGuire

    Very cute

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