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Beary Cozy Christmas Card

Hi Crafty Friends! Stephanie here with a Beary Cozy Christmas card! 


To make the front of the card, I started by using Distress Oxide in Fired Brick and Aged Mahogany with the brick stencil to make the wall of the outside of the house. I then used Lawn Fawn's new Window Frame die with white woodgrain cardstock. I added in some red Christmas lights that I cut with a die from the Build A House Christmas Add On set. I then die cut some snowdrifts using the Lawn Fawn Stitched Hillside Borders and lightly blended Distress Oxide Tumbled Glass. I added in some cute squirrels from the Let's Go Nuts set playing in the snow. I splattered some white acrylic paint mixed with water to make it snow. 



The inside of the card took a little more work. I started by stamping all the images I planned on using. I used the Christmas Tree , gifts and ornaments from Joy To All, the bears and frame from Den Sweet Den and the sofa from Window Scene Winter. I also made a little rug for the sleeping bear by using the Christmas tree skirt. Once the images were colored and die cut, I started on the walls and floor. For the walls, I used the light blue striped paper from the Let It Shine paper pack. Then I cut light brown woodgrain cardstock into strips and inked them with Walnut Stain Distress Ink to make it look like a hardwood floor. That's what I imagine bears would have in their cabin in the woods! I made some baseboards for them also, using white woodgrain cardstock



I wanted to make the Christmas tree visible from both sides of the window, so I colored and decorated two Christmas trees and glued them together. I love the baby bear playing with the ornaments! Last but not least, I added in Merry Christmas in chili pepper cardstock using Honey Bee Stamps' new Bitty Buzzwords Holiday Stamp set. 



Thanks for joining me and have a wonderful day!

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