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Thursday, June 14, 2012

Fishing Bear made with ONE punch

For today's Peachy Keen Challenge, we were given a sketch to follow.  I followed it rather loosely though...  The other girls on the design team had some great projects with this sketch.  Be sure to head over to the challenge site to check them out.  Join the challenge for a chance to win some Peachy Keen goodies!

For my card, I wanted to show you that you CAN make a piece of punch art with only ONE punch.  I know, you don't believe me, but it's true!  This totally versatile punch is the Blossom Petals Builder punch by Stampin' Up!  Check out my tutorial below.

The totally adorable fish, bobbin and greeting is from the PKS-11 Igloo stamp set.  The sweet little face on the bear is from the PK-754 Critter Faces Set A Medium.

Bear Instructions:
1) Using the Stampin' Up! Blossom Petals Builder, punch the pieces shown from Close to Cocoa card stock.  Trim the pieces as shown marked with black lines.

2) Lightly sponge the edges of all trimmed pieces with chocolate chip ink.  Stamp one of the bear faces from PK-754 Critter Faces Set A Medium with black ink.  Add a dot of white to nose with unibal gel pen.  Sponge or stipple regal rose ink onto cheeks, centers of ears and centers of feet.

3) Glue ears onto back of head.  Attach feet and head to body with dimensionals.  Glue one paw to body.  

4) Hand cut a fishing pole from Crumb Cake card stock for pole and Chocolate Chip for handle.  Draw lines onto pole with red marker.  Glue one end of linen thread to top of pole.  Stamp, color and cut out bobbin and glue to other end of line.  Glue pole down on attached paw.  Attach other paw over the top with dimensional.  Stamp fish onto green card stock.  Cut out and sponge edges with old olive ink.  Add white hilights to eyes with unibal gel pen.

Due to the size of the finished piece with pole, I make the finished card 6 x 6 in size.


Gaby said...

Wow....and all that with just one punch? How clever. Love all the "shading" you did.

Have a great weekend!

Monika said...

wonderful Kim , love him

Amy Tidd said...

This is AMAZING!! I'll have to have a go at this!! :) xx

chantal said...

Il est trop mignon ce petit ourson.
Merci pour le partage.

Anonymous said...

OMG - you have outdone yourself again! This is awesome. Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial with the rest of us.

Janis LU

Rosie said...

omg this is adorable!!!

Glora said...

This is SO awesome! I'm absolutely in love with EVERY detail. And it always amazes me what you can make with punches. This is INCREDIBLE! Hugs- Glora

Theresa said...

What a great card. Thank you for showing how to make such a cute little bear.

TLady said...

SOOO CUTE!!!!!!!! :) Thanks for showing us Kim! :)

Anonymous said...

That is so Super, Super cute!! Thanks so much for sharing! Pam

Patricia Gessner said...

This is sooooooo cute! I have to try it. TFS Love it.

Star Ark Creativity said...

I like the Bear card with him fishing and the little fish are so cute and I also like the bobber. Great card for father day. Thank you for sharing it with us.
Have a great day :D

Hetty said...

This is so very sweet, Kim!

Selene Kempton said...

This is so cute!! i love what you did with that punch! so talented!

Unknown said...

Kim, I absolutely LOVE your punch art! You are so talented and inspiring!

Debbie Henderson Debbie's Designs said...

This is so adorable Kim as always!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Absolutely adorable Kim! Love that you made him from one punch, too. Thanks for sharing...cant wait to try it out! Hugs!

Jennie Garcia said...

This is way too awesome!! The scene is super adorable but that bear is AMAZING!! I just LOVe it!!
TFS!! Take Care!!
Jennie @

Myrna Marcano said...

So cute!!! I love this punch!!!
Hugs, Myrna

Ellen Taylor said...

This is just as cute as can be! tfs

KathyJ Peachy Keen Stamps said...

FLIPPIN' AWESOME, KIM!! I LOVE THIS CARD AND the tutorial!! I'm making one right now! :)

Colleen Dietrich said...

You're truly amazing, Kim!


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