Thursday, October 14, 2021

IB191 Beary Hello

Hi stampers!  Time for a fun, new Inspired By Challenge!  Check out these cute prompts:


SO fun!  And here's our optional sketch to use with the prompts, or alone:

Since my posts the last couple days have been Christmas-themed, I decided I'd better do a fall one....this would be good for a birthday or just a "thinking of you" card!  Here we go:

I only have one little bear in all my stamp repertoire...or at least that I can remember!  I didn't have any polar bears either, so I pulled out Thankful Forest Friends, some leafy papers and the wreath from Seasonal Swirls dies and went to work!  I diecut three wreaths:  Crumb Cake, Cinnamon Cider and Bumblebee, then colored some of the leaves on each one and layered them together:

I stamped and fussy-cut Mr Bear on Crumb Cake with Cinnamon Cider ink and layered him on top with a fussy-cut sentiment from Right at Home, a Pumpkin Pie grosgrain bow and some sequins from my stash.  I also sponged the edges of my leafy paper to give it some warmth!  I think Mr Bear is pretty happy being part of this fall decor!!!  I am going to enter this at the Inspiration Station challenge as's their prompt, and I was inspired by all the leaves!

And also by Little Red Wagon's "Wreath for All Seasons" Challenge!

I hope you'll find some inspiration from our photos and are ready to play along! Check out what the DT created at the Inspired By blog as well!  Thanks for visiting today!

Cassidy's first try at chopsticks!

Enjoy your day and be blessed!

"The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God stands forever."  Isaiah 40:8

Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Thankful Forest Friends, Grateful Heart (Right at Home)
Card stock & Papers     Crumb Cake, Bumblebee, Cinnamon Cider, Confetti White (ret), Fall Break DSP (Carta Bella)
 Ink Cinnamon Cider, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories Dimensionals, Mini Dimensionals, Sequins from my stash, Pumpkin Pie Grosgrain Ribbon (ret)
Tools     Big Shot, Seasonal Swirls Dies, Blends to color leaves, Blending Brush


Wendy said...

Your Fall card is most adorable, LeAnne! Love the wreath set but haven't done much with it yet! Your paper, the wreath and Mr Bear all go so well together and created a sweet card! Well done on the challenges! I hope Miss Cassidy did better than me when it came to holding chopsticks! I just could not get the hang of them but then again it doesn't help that my hands hurt most of the time. Her dinner looked yummy as well! TFS and have a great day!

I Card Everyone said...

With a bear this cute, who needs more? LeAnne your fussy cutting skills are showing! LOve the dsp and this fabulous fall wreath!

Kampin' Karen said...

Great, colorful card. I'm glad you chose autumn! Kudos to Cassidy. I have not been able to master chopsticks. So many people have worked with me to help but it just doesn't happen.

Lorraine said...

What a sweet little bear on a sweet card. Love those autumn colors and that pretty wreath.

Nora Noll said...

This is darling!! I LOVE that wreath and the inked pattern paper is fabulous!

Bonnie said...

I love this wreath with the Fall colored leaves and the sweet bear, LeAnne! I'd go hungry if I had to corral my meal with chopsticks! Go Cassidy!

Lisa Elton said...

Who needs another bear in your stamp repertoire when you have one as handsome as this! What a delightful card, LeAnne!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

I love this - your card is so perfect for the fall photo LeAnne! I'm going to have to go digging to see if I can find some bears - I do love this week's photos! Great use of the leafy wreath too - I can't get enough of this lately!

Danni Reid said...

THIS bear is ALL you need in my opinion (as I've shared with you) he is THE cutest and your card is the definition of Autumn my friend!

Linda Callahan said...

Wow this is so gloriously fall! Love the wreath and the colors are perfect!

Donna Walls said...

I'm a new follower and I must say your granddaughter is adorable! Your card is adorable too with that Bear! Thanks for joining in at The Inspiration Station and Best of Luck in the Draw! Donna

Imke said...

Lovely fall card and great take with the wreath - love it !
Thanks for joining us @ Little Red Wagon this week. Hope to see you back again soon.


Kathy said...

Your card is a feast of textures and colors and just so cute all around!

Anirudh Kashyap said...

Lovely creation as always. Thanks for participating in the amazing challenges over at Inspiration Station. Hugs, DT Anirudh