An Even Quicker Beary Christmas Card for PP656

by Joanne James3. September 2023 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's my turn to host this week and I have a fun theme challenge for us to work with:

 

I feel like I need to start today's post with a confession! I am hosting this week - and for a variety of reasons I have been super busy with family commitments and not had a moment to craft all week! So when it came to making my card with limited time to spare, I remembered I had the cutest family of four-legged friends that would enable me to make a super-quick card - take a look:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

Yes - the Beary Christmas Memories & More Cards to the rescue! For this week's card, I used not only one of the printed cards but also a pre-printed card base with co-ordinating envelope; all I needed was to add a little ribbon loop detail and pop the card up on dimensionals and I was done. By using the pre-printed bases, this card was even quicker to pull together than last week. And isn't this cute family of polar bears just the cutest?

 

The Memories & More cards are perfect for crafting when time is of the essence - and this set of four legged friends is just adorable! They are making me sleepy just looking at them - so contented.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

  
 
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
 
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; I'll be back soon with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

 

Comments (8) -

Suzy Hinton
Suzy HintonUnited States
9/6/2023 3:41:58 AM #

Joanne, Don't you just love it when you can create great cards so quickly! Your card is adorable, My order of this suite will arrive on Friday- I can't wait!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
9/7/2023 5:10:20 PM #

What a great way to whip up a quick Christmas card!  Love those polar bears, and the colors are delicious!

Ida P. Krause
Ida P. KrauseUnited States
9/8/2023 12:07:15 AM #

What a great theme you picked for this week. - Animals are always fun to see.
Your card is cute.  It's really fun when you can whip up a card using DP as the focus.  Those Polar bears are adorable.

Fran Wing
Fran WingUnited States
9/8/2023 1:51:09 AM #

Joanne, nothing wrong with pulling a card together at the last minute when you have family responsibilities! However, your card, with the ribbon loop and dimensional foam really is still custom-made and I'm sure whoever receives it will appreciate it. You're reminding me that for the past couple of Christmases I've wanted to use images of polar bears and just haven't done it yet - maybe this year...
Xoxo, Fran

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
9/8/2023 6:21:36 PM #

This is one of the cutest cards ever, Joanne! I personally love using the Memories and More card packs. They can be used to create adorable cards in the wink of an eye. Thank you for the fun challenge this week!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
9/8/2023 8:29:35 PM #

I love this card.  It makes this hot weather seem cool for a minute.  Your polar bears are perfect for this challege and the sentiment is fabulous!  Have the best weekend, My Friend!  

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
9/9/2023 5:56:22 AM #

Such a sweet card JoAnne! Love the colors and the fab layout, too. This was an awesome challnge this week. Thank you!

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
9/9/2023 9:11:22 AM #

Such a cutie, no-one would know it was last minute. Perfect for a Speed Challenge too. Smile

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