Friday, February 5, 2021

Just Us Girls Challenge #570~Word Week: Valentine...Bear Bee Be Mine

Hello,

Welcome to Just Us Girls Challenge #570, where our lovely Vicki has selected Valentine as this week's word prompt. Bring on the hearts, the roses, the chocolate and, especially, the LOVE!!


We're delighted to welcome Leslie Turner as our guest designer this month and oh my! Her card is gorgeous. My teammates' takes on Valentine run from quirky and whimsical, to sophisticated and elegant - and we even have a piece that is anything 'but' a card. Please head over to the main blog to see the amazing inspiration.

Stamping Bella had a fantastic sale just after Christmas and...well, I dived in and welcomed a handful of mini stamps/dies combination into my stash. I selected images that weren't *too* complex to colour and the best part: copic colour maps are available with your purchase! Those totally take the guess-work out of figuring out colour combinations, which makes the experience all the more fun. I made three bears total, with slight changes in the colour of the hearts. Backgrounds: Concord & 9th's Mini Hugs & Kisses Turnabout. One card uses all four turns; two for the other two.




I really tried to do just to the cute bear with my colouring;
still loads of practice required!

That's it from me; looking forward to seeing your Valentines filling up the gallery!

Thank you for dropping by!



10 comments:

Jeanne said...

These are bussing straight to my heart, Carol. So sweet! How fun that you get the color map with the purchase. Takes the guess work out of it for sure and allows for the pure joy of coloring. Thanks so much for sharing. :)

Vicki Dutcher said...

Total adorableness! I like the bg hearts too

Macimbalo said...

Sweetness overload! So adorable and love all the tiny hearts in the background, lovely!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

These are all so darn cute! I love the use of the heart turn-a-bout creating the perfect background for those adorable bee bears. Your coloring is amazing!

Leslie said...

All three of these are totally adorable! Love the different colors you used and love the heart backgrounds!

Nancy said...

These are so cute C! I love the heart backgrounds and your coloring is fabulous too! The middle one is my fav! Have a great day!

Bobby said...

Those bears are adorable, Carol, and the sprinkling of hearts is the perfect background.

Ina G said...

You always have the most amazing little critter stamps and use them so well. They are all 'darling'. Beautiful simple layouts and gorgeously coloured.

Lisa Kind said...

OMGosh, could that bear be any cuter? And I love the TAB heart stamping in the bg. Such cute cards! I made 15 cards Valentine cards over two days and forgot to take pictures of them. Ugh!

C├ęcile RIBON said...

Wow, Carol! All these three cards are adorable! This bee-bear is as cute as can be and I love the tiny hearts all around.