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A Shy Bear For Melissa

Thank you for joining us for the Squigglefly 'Shy Bears' Blog Hop. This hop is dedicated to Melissa Chettle and her son Justin. Melissa was a friend of Squigglefly Design Team member Charlene, and she died very unexpectedly at the end
of June - she was only 43 years young!

At the end of April, Melissa asked Charlene to make her a bunch of Shy Bears cards - any image, any theme, any colors . . . just Shy Bears because she loved them all! (In case you're not familiar with them, Shy Bears are a creation of Lynne Stansbery, a fabulous artist at Squigglefly. There is a whole section in the store, with so many fun images!) Sadly, Melissa didn't get the chance to see the cards that Charlene made.

Charlene wanted to do a special blog-hop and dedicate it to Melissa. The Squigglefly DT wanted to support Charlene as we all love Charlene and we all love Shy Bears.

Charlene has listed more info about Melissa on her personal post HERE. Please visit all the blogs and be sure to leave a comment. One lucky winner will receive 3 free Squigglefly images of their choice.

For my card, I have used Angel Bear.

You probably came to my blog from Tammy's blog and now it is time to see what Debbie created by clicking HERE.

Thanks for participating in our special tribute to Melissa. Hugz to all!


  1. Such a sweet image and beautifully presented! Wonderful card!

  2. this is such a perfect card for this blog hop! love the way it came together.

    enjoy your weekend! :)

  3. This is gorgeous Nancy, I like the colours the sweet image and the sentiment.
    Kevin xx

  4. What a perfect image to use for this blog hop....beautifully created, Nancy.

  5. Nancy, this is so beautiful! Love the image and you have coloured it so beautifully! Thanks so much for helping me with this tribute! hugs, Charlene

  6. Great work on the blog hop Nancy. Your card is beautiful. Cheers, Holley

  7. This is beautiful. I don't think I've seen this Shy Bear before. I love it.

  8. This is so cute and I love the image you chose. It is perfect.

  9. Your card is beautiful and what a wonderful thing to do for the family.

  10. I love the shy bear image you used--so perfect!

  11. so stunning and serene nancy.really beautiful image and design :D

    xx coops xx

  12. I've not seen this image before! Absolutely precious!! Love the shimmer on the dress! HUGS

  13. Nancy, your card is beautiful. What a great choice you made using the Angel shy bear image. How sad to lose someone so young and so suddenly. How sweet of Charlene to honor her friend in this way. Lovely background papers and embellishments too.


  14. what a special card.. just love it

  15. That's really a great image with the bear behind the angel! Such a meaningful and sweet card! NJ!

  16. Nancy your card is really sweet. You picked a great image! I love the pearls!

  17. Nancy, I only just discovered this site today and wanted to thank you for the dedication to Melissa and Justin, the card is beautiful! I will make sure Justin sees it.


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