Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Long days filled with sunshine begin to fade and the crisp evening breezes begin to call for cozy wool knit sweaters as the fall season slowly ushers out the lazy days of summer! Along with the falling leaves and a last surge of floral blossoms, autumn brings with it a more relaxed and reflective way of life and a reminder that winter will soon be around the corner. Autumn also brings with it a fun that only autumn can bring…playing in crisp piles of fallen leaves, picnics with warm beverages, cozy evenings spent around the campfire and exploring fields filled with rows and rows of sunflowers bowing their heads giving way to the season! Even the animals of the forest recognize and celebrate the subtle arrival of autumn, spending their last few days before hibernation playing and making preparations for the arrival of the upcoming winter season. Come along with us and join in our fall festivities as we go on one final fun filled retreat with the Beary Fun Retreat Collection by Heartfelt Creations! Filled with delightful and captivating illustrations of adorable bears, this autumn themed collection is sure to appeal to all ages! Perfect for celebrating an array of occasions, this fun loving assembling of stamps, dies and decorative papers will bring a whimsical and lighthearted touch to all of your paper crafting creations. The dynamic paper collection boasts a color palette filled with beautiful tones of burnt oranges, rusty reds, midnight blues, along with leaf like greens and golden yellows all mixed with checkered plaids, decorative stripes and gorgeous imagery of blooming sunflowers and falling leaves. Three sets of detailed cling stamps with coordinating dies allow you to join in the fall themed fun of a charismatic bear family enjoying their last retreat before winter sets in. Whether sitting around the campfire roasting marshmallows near an adorable treehouse, enjoying songs strummed out quietly on guitar, or filling up on delightful meals of honey, these cute images are ideal for embellishing all of your fall themed cards and scrapbook layouts! So throw on a cozy sweater, grab a cup of hot cocoa and join in the fun as we enjoy one last “

Double Dots 100pc. -3D Foam CirclesDDOTS
Funnel Tray31510
Designer Dries Clear Adhesive159723
Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles352854
Open Leaf Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3545
Classic Leaf Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3546
Classic Leaf DieHCD1-736
Classic Sunflower Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3626
Classic Sunflower DieHCD1-753
Spellbinders Tool N' One359848
Cut Mat Create 2A DieHCD2-751
Memento Dye Ink Pad - CantaloupeTSMP103
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Bamboo LeavesTSMP707
Memento Dye Ink Pad - Tuxedo BlackTSMP900
ColorBox Fluid Chalk Ink Pad - Harvest71082
Deluxe Flower Shaping KitHCST1-401
Sizzix Vagabond 2 With Solo Wafer-Thin Die Adapter532423-KIT
Stop Whining PrillsANC824
Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30HCDA2-450
Rajni Chawla's Crystal ClearPGM15015
Festive Holiday DieHCD1-7146
Beary Fun Retreat DieHCD1-7151
Sunflower Accents DieHCD1-7153
Beary Fun Retreat Paper CollectionHCDP1-282
Beary Fun Retreat Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3797
Sunflower Accents Cling Stamp SetHCPC-3799
Eyelet Oval & Basics Small DieHCD1-7156
Other Products: Prisma Color Pencils: 1011; 939, 927, 972, 1017, 1002, 1081, 923, White and Brown cardstock, Distress ink Walnut Stain
Watch this video on how to shape the Sunflowers here
Watch this video here for tips on how to create scenes from the Beary Fun Retreat Collection
For tips on how to use the layered cards and shadow boxes watch this video

Instructions: Using brown cardstock prepare a card base at 7 1/2 x 7 1/2" by cutting one piece 7 1/2 x 7 1/2", cut another piece 7 1/2 x 8 1/2", score at 1" and marry the two together. Cut a piece of the Beary Fun paper 7 1/4 x 7 1/4", ink the edges with Walnut Stain and adhere to the card base. Choose the card front from the paper pack, use the Cut Mat Create 2A die and die cut the center out, place the center part inside the box and the outer part to the outer box, you may need to trim a little off. Die cut the Festive Holiday die out of the brown cardstock, attach to the back of the box and adhere to card base. 
Stamp the sunflowers on white cardstock with the Harvest ink, die cut, color with the Cantaloupe, shape and set aside. Stamp the leaves and bears on white cardstock with the black ink, die cut, color the leaves with the Bamboo and every thing else with the pencils. Use the blender pen to smooth out the pencil marks.

Use a foam dot and adhere the fire inside the box, everything else on the out side as shown. To finish add Crystal Clear and Prills.
Hope you enjoy this Beary Fun Retreat card, it's fun making it, be sure and check out my teammates for more inspiration!!!!

11 comments: said...

Simply gorgeous!

Jan's Paper Flowers said...

This is gorgeous Olga! Love your coloring!

Rosemary said...

oh what a beautiful scene!! the flowers are gorgeous, gorgeous, GORGEOUS!!

Deborah Artliff said...

Hi Olga what a wonderful card and I love this collection it's so cute.
And your design and colours are wonderful.

Hugs Debs xxx

Patricia Manhire said...

This is beautiful!

Robin Clendenning said...

Such a cute card Olga! I love the little shadow box scene on the bigger card bg!! Amazing my friend!

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful. [aNNie]

Cheryl W. said...

So many pretty details. Love it!

Marisa Job said...

What a beautiful card!! Love it!

Becky said...

Just gorgeous Olga!

Janice M said...

Oh I Love those sunflowers and the way you did the centers.