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Monday, April 25, 2016

Bear Hugs: Lake Full of Fish Card

What a busy week! I came back from On Stage to a full week of events, including Stamp Club and a big card class that I hosted with a few of my demonstrator friends over in the Springfield area. We each designed and prepared 3 cards for 40 stampers. The class went great! But it was a lot of work and I'm happy to return to a less hectic schedule this week.

Here's one of the three cards that I designed for the class. The layout is almost identical to the "girl version" I posted last month. This card would be perfect for so many occasions: Father's Day, Retirement, or Birthday!
Stampin' Up! Bear Hugs Fisherman Bear Card for Father's Day, retirement, masculine birthday #stampinup 2016 Occasions Catalog www.juliedavison.com
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I stamped the bear in Basic Black ink on Soft Suede cardstock and then used a sponge dauber to add some shading with the Chocolate Chip ink pad. For the fish, I watercolored with Old Olive ink (I should have added more color!) and then added some touches of Gold Wink of Stella to mimic iridescent fish scales. I love that Curvy Corners Trio Punch! Make sure to get it before it retires!

Stampin' Up! Supplies: Bear Hugs stamp set, Basic Black ink pad, Chocolate Chip ink pad, Marina Mist cardstock, Old Olive ink & cardstock, Sahara Sand cardstock, Crushed Curry cardstock, Whisper White cardstock, Zig Zag Embossing Folder, Bear Hugs Framelits, 2-1/2" Circle Punch, Sponge Daubers, Aqua Painters, Gold Wink of Stella
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1 comment:

Jason Loucks said...

Julie,

This card is so cute! Love it.