Monday, November 1, 2010

Polar Bear Card

Joys of the Season Cricut Cart is one of my favorite holiday carts and the polar bear is one of my favorite cuts. Here is the card I made using the bear. I hope you enjoy it!

Joys of the Season Cricut Cartridge
Blue cardstock
White cardstock
Snowflake stamp
Light Blue ink pad
Waterfall and Icicle Stickles
Swiss Dots Cuttlebug A2 Embossing Folder
Labels One Nestabilites Die Set (Largest label)
Pop-Up Glue Dots
Xyron 150 Sticker Maker

Cut blue cardstock 5" tall by 12" wide. Score at 3" and 9" using Scor-Pal. This becomes the base of your card.
Cut 2 pieces of white cardstock 4 7/8" tall x 2 7/8" wide. Adhere to front panels of card leaving about 1/16" of blue showing on all sides. Randomly stamp icicles in blue on the cardstock. Use Waterfall Stickles to highlight a couple of the icicles. Let dry!
Using the largest nestability from the Labels 1 Die Set, cut 1 on blue cardstock. Apply thin line of Icicle stickles around edge. Let dry!!
Cut Polar Bear Shadow (p.52) at 2.5" on blue. Also cut the scarf (Polar Bear Layers) on blue. Don't change the size.
Cut Polar Bear at 2.5" on white. Emboss in Cuttlebug using Swiss Dots Embossing Folder.
Adhere white bear to the shadow bear and then add scarf. What is a polar bear without bling, add 3 diamond rhinestones to his scarf.
Using pop-up glue dots, adhere bear to the blue nestability label. Using pop-up glue dots. adhere this to just the left side of the card. This will allow the card to open from the right side.
Cut Merry Christmas (p. 75) at 2.5" on white. Run through your Xyron X to make into a sticker and apply to inside middle section of the card. For some bling, use Icicle Stickles on the letters and LET DRY!!


tomiannie said...

So pretty and Christmasy!

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