LOVE this little bear character. He is selected from a digital kit by Snickerdoodle Designs called 'You Are A Masterpiece'. You can find it HERE. I made several sizes but this one measures 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. The butterfly is from clip art found on the internet. It is prepared the same way as bear.
This is the mini album I created using the 'You Are A Masterpiece' kit. Please see earlier post for the instructions.
To make bear freestanding I brought the character into Photoshop work space on a new document layer. I adjusted it to the size I wanted and then opened a second document. I moved it to this second document so I could rotate the image and flip it horizontally. Since I didn't want eyes and a nose on the back of the head I used the clone tool to remove them. Then I joined them together on one document and printed them.
I printed up several at a time on Whisper White card stock from Stampin' Up. I cut them out and burnished all the edges with Gathered Twigs Distress ink by Tim Holtz.
I used Glossy Accents glue to mount the two sides together and attach a loop of 16 gauge wire about 3 in. long in the middle. When glue was dry I trimmed up the edges and touched up ink. Then I coated each character with Micro Glaze and set to dry overnight.
And there they are! All ready for their new homes. You can put just about anything on a wire for them to hold.
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