February 1, 2014

Big Bear Hugs - OWH

reflection:  One of my earliest memories is petting a stuffed black bear when I was three years old while vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains with my parents.  They took a picture of me petting the "bear".  What I never told anyone, but still remember to this day is that there was a wad of chewing gum in the bear's open mouth.   Ewww.

Today's Operation Write Home challenge which goes hand-in-hand with Our Daily Bread February Challenge is to make a brown card.  I adore using brown on my cards -- espresso ink, chocolate paper,  anything and everything java-colored.


What you can't feel while looking at this card is the fuzz on the polar bear's fur and the glossy accents on the koala and panda's noses.


stamp and sentiment: Unitycard stock and woodgrain: Stampin' Up!twine:  Maya Roadbuttons: a cute little quilt shop