I really wanted to have that bear from 'Bear Hugs' Bundle get his Party Pants on - so that I could use the sentiment in The Party Pants stamp set - which incidentally is FREE (with a $50 order) for the next TWO days until Sale-a-bration ends.
Here is the bear wearing his stripe 'flares'.....complete with a white belt and silver belt buckle!
I originally made the trousers with a 'wild' designer paper - but felt they were a bit too busy - now I am not so sure - they were 'party pants'!! :-D
Then I decided that the bear needed to be female - and she needed frilly 'pants' (for those not from the UK - 'pants' in Scotland means 'underwear' - or good old knickers!) So, she needed frilly knickers!! In the end she looked like she was doing the Can-can....so that's how this card came about!
For the bustiere I punched a butterfly from a scrap of designer paper, and turned it upside down.
To make the bear stand out from the card - and to have her fold flat to mail - I made a basic pop-up square and attached it to the card then attached the bear and her 'stage' to that.