Happy Birthday Fisherbear

Thursday, April 17, 2014

I'm sharing this project over at My Craft Spot today and I'm posting it here on my blog too.  I created this fun card for a friend to give to her boyfriend.  She chose the adorable fisherbear image herself (and I like him too!).  He was purchased from Silhouette (#43388). After I cut, inked and assembled him, I added a bit of white gel pen to his nose and eyes.

I created the mat using Scrapping LIfe Cards metal dies and Fancy Edges metal dies. The little jagged edge is so fun for projects like this!  I also added some tabs behind the mat.  These were cut with Tiny Banners and Toppers metal dies and then topped with some fun enamel dots.  I embossed the back mat with a Crafts Too butterflies folder.  The top layer of the fish was embossed with my Cuttlebug.

The sweet little "Happy Birthday" is from the Banner Sentiments stamp set and it is stamped on the small cut from Ribbon Banners (Arched) metal dies set.

For added fun, I adhered my fisherbear to the card with an Action Wobble.  So fun!  (I always get such a kick out of Action Wobbles!)

Thanks for popping by to visit.  Have a great day!



jessica said...

How super adorable is this card Kate! LOVE that sweet bear and love even more that you put him on a wobble! AWESOME job!!!

Migdalia said...

Super cute and COOL!!
How fun to add an Action Wobble..LOVE it my friend!!
Have a wonderful day,
*Crafting With Creative M*

April said...

Really cute! I love the image. My husband has been crappie fishing and we had a fish fry last night. Great job!

Renee B. said...

This is so sweet Kate! I just made a fishing card for a friend of ours using Dr. Digi's Angling Andy...I love the image. I have trouble making cards for men...girly ones are so much easier!
Hugs, Renee

Bobby said...

This card is so cute, Kate. You put so many details into it. The embossing on the fish really stood out to me, making it look like actual scales. Your friend must have been pleased.

Sherrie K. said...

Kate, your fisher bear is ADORABLE! I love that you added him to the wobble...so fun!! The texture on the fish looks amazing to-great touch!
Have a great day! Also, wishing you and your family a blessed Easter!
Sherrie K

The Cropping Canuck said...

Bear-y cute!

Karen said...

My dear friend, I just love everything about this card and love that your friend was a part of the design process! How sweet of you to make this! I love the bear and the incredible texture you used throughout the card. It was so smart to use the Scrapping Life dies for the mat! Beautifully and creatively designed card, as all of your projects are. Lots of love and blessings to you and your family this Easter! :o)

Hugs and blessings,

Scrapper69 said...

OMGOSH Kate.... That's totally adorable.... Such a fun card with the action wobble... I love that bear cut too... I also like your embossing.... I gotta get that embossing folder.. ;o)

~Tammy~ said...

Kate, this is just the sweetest! Perfect colors too! Your friend's boyfriend will love it! Love the wobble!

Angi Barrs said...

I love that adorable Silhouette shape. Fabulous card. Happy Easter!

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