Polar Bear Pals Card/Valentine’s Day Card Series 2017/Card 3

Welcome to my blog!  I created a non-traditional Valentine card today.  I’m using a stamp set that I knew was going to grace my collection the minute I saw it.  I love these polar bears and all the sentiments that go along with them.  You can use them for Christmas cards, winter cards, birthday cards, and, as I’m showing you today, Valentine cards.

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First, I stamped out this cute ice-skating polar bear with some Simon Says Stamp Intense Black Ink.  I used alcohol based markers to color him in.  I’m loving my Copic markers!  I’m collecting them painfully slowly, but one day I will have them all!  Ha ha!!  My collections is interspersed with Blick markers too.  I think they work just as well.  There aren’t as many colors, but their price-point is a lot better.

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I used an embossing folder to add texture to one of my card panels.  I love the gorgeous raised patterns these embossing folders provide!

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It looks fabulous just as it is in the picture above, but I decided to add some ink.  I gently rubbed on some Caribbean Coast dye ink.  It catches on to the raised pattern and makes it pop.

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I didn’t have a card stock to match this blue, so I created my own by blending some of the same ink onto a piece of white card stock.  I wanted to heat emboss my sentiment over it with white embossing powder.  Now my sentiment will match my white heart and tie it all together.

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For a last touch, I added some sparkly white Stickles.  I can never resist adding some form of sparkle to my cards.  Lol!

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Hope you enjoy watching the video of how this card came together.  Thanks for visiting! Have a wonderful week!!

 

Here are the supplies I used to create this card:

A2 Intricate Swirl Embossing Folder from The Paper Studio

MFT Pierced Hearts Dies

MFT Polar Bear Pals stamps and dies

Copic Markers:

Bear: C4, C2, C1, RV21

For skates: E33, W7, W5

Skate blades: Blick 029 – cool gray, C1

Scarf: V04, BG13

About jackiescrafttablehttp://jackiescrafttabledotcom.wordpress.comI'm a lover of all things crafty, especially when it involves paper. Card crafting is my newest love because it involves creating something beautiful or cute or funny and sending it to people I love.

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