Hello and welcome to the Crafty Coffee Bear Blog!


I want to let you know that I now have a new blog
where you can find announcements and new freebies!

You can find it here:


Everything here is still available for you to download for free.
However, all of the HFD posts only have my a download for my 2 required pieces of the kit.
Michelle of CraftyScraps is ill at this time, so the HFD challenges are Not currently available
since she is unable to keep up with her forum. If that changes, I will update this to let you know.

Enjoy your visit and please visit my new blog where you will find all of the latest freebies.

Thanks for visiting!

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Huge Store Revamping Sale!

Michelle at Crafty Scraps is having a HUGE sale while her store is
being revamped for the New Year! That is Great news for you since
this sale is on Everything in her store!!!

That means you have plenty of time to make your Christmas cards and gift
tags with all the beautiful graphics and kits you can get at unbelievably low

Here are some of the kits available

Here's where you will find this amazing sale:

Merry Christmas to you and happy shopping!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Huge Sale and A New HFD!

It's time for the next HFD challenge and your free mega prize
for participating! This is one of the most fun,popular challenges
on the net and you Always get a great gift just for playing!

Also, Michelle at CraftyScraps has another sale that is phenomenal
and it includes ALL of the new things she has added to her store
And you still have time before Christmas to make your
crafts and cards with these adorable goodies!
This is a sale you don't want to miss!

 Now here's what you came here to get to play the
HFD challenge! You should have come here from
Michelle's blog. Once you collect your pieces from
me, you'll go to Linda's blog to get your pieces
from her. Once you have all your pieces, head on over
to the craftyscraps forum to play!

Here's a preview of the gift for this HFD:

Isn't this just so darn Cute!
I can't wait to see what everyone makes with this!
Have fun everyone!

Here's your link for my HFD pieces:

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Free and Fun! Come Join Us!

  Fun Challenges With Freebies!

Hi Everyone. I want to let you know that there are many
fun challenges going on at the Crafty Scraps Forum that
you can take part in for free and there are Tons of freebies
for you too! We even have several new challenges for you
to play too with great p.r.i.z.e.s for Everyone!

Here are some previews for you.....

You can find all of them here at the forum:

There's no sign-up required for the forum...just lots of fun
challenges and friendly people that enjoy scrapping! 
There are plenty of other freebies there too...just for visiting
the forum.
We would love to see you there!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Fantastic Sale

New Store Items and a Fantastic Sale

Hi everyone! I want to let you know that Michelle has
added some great new things in her store and what's
even better...she put them on sale for you!

Here's a peek at a few of them:

Aren't these adorable?

If you're looking for CU items, she has those on
sale for you too! With such a great sale going on,
now would be a good time to scoop some of them up!

That's all for today. Don't forget the current HFD has
just started. Check out the post below this one for info.

To go to Michelle's store, just click on one of the
images and a new page will open for you.

Hugs everyone and have a great day!  

Monday, October 15, 2012

HFD Freebie Fun

 It's time for the next HFD fun challenge...and everyone 

can play!


Most of you know how to do this challenge...You will be going on a blog hop to another blog from here, then they send you to another and so on, until you pick up all the "required" pieces. Then you go to forum at craftyscrapschat.com and follow the challenge rules. Make a LO using all the pieces you collected and you will receive this HUGE kit for FREE!!!!  Easy as can be and so much fun!

Here's a preview of the kit for you!

  You should have come here from Sandrine's blog: http://kapiscrap.blogspot.com/

After downloading your pieces from me, you're next pieces are at Jana's blog: http://digitaldesignsbyjana.blogspot.com/

  Here's where you will find the pieces you came here for:


Have fun everyone!  

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Freebie - Halloween Spooktacular Kit

 Hi everyone! I have a full size kit for you today
that has been posted in the Crafty Scraps Forum.

* There is No sign-up required to get this kit or any of the other great 
freebies on the forum. You will find full kits for free there and lots of 
other goodies too! Like Alphabets, quick pages, and even CU graphics.  
Here is the preview of the kit I have for you there: 

Just click on the image to go to the forum. 


This is a full size kit and has 6 papers and 39 Elements. 
Please enjoy the kit and happy scrapping! :-)

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your visit at the forum!

 I've added another download link for you here:

Friday, September 21, 2012

It's Hot Cocoa Time!

And you get a free add-on kit to go with Michelle's 
absolutely Adorable Hot Cocoa Time kit! Here's a very 
tempting preview for you!

  It makes me want to curl up by a fire with a cup of hot cocoa
with lots of marshmallows in it! These little guys are cute to
make Christmas cards with or make some cute tags with them!

Here is a preview of the freebie I have for you today. I hope
you have as much fun scrapping with it as I did making it for you!

There are lots of goodies in it for you. 

Here is what is in the kit: 
12 Elements
 7 Frames
 5 Papers

You can click on the preview for the download or go to it here:

 Don't forget that the HFD challenge is still going on at the
crafty scraps forum. Scroll down below this post to see what
Huge mega kit you get for free...just for making one layout!

As always...Happy Scrapping!

Saturday, September 15, 2012

*****New Hide Find Design Challenge at Crafty Scraps Forum*****

It's time for a new fun challenge!

How exciting! It's the 15th of a new month and 
that means time for a new challenge and a new 
free mega kit for you...and this one is 

I love the colors in this and it will be all yours for
free as soon as you finish just 1 layout! Wow!

There are 354 beautiful embies and 101 papers in
this kit! I'm really looking forward to see all the
wonderful layouts everyone does!  :-)

OK...here we go!

If you haven't played before, all you do is hop on over to each of our blogs and pick the pieces you need for the challenge.  Then you go to the craftyscraps forum, and make a layout--of course following the simple instructions there...very easy and so much fun!


 *You should have come here from

After you get my part, then go to Lori's blog 

*** Just click on the cute little Bee Download 
Button to get my pieces.

Have fun everyone!

Sunday, September 2, 2012

Crafty Scraps Cute Free Kit With Purchase

Michelle at Crafty Scraps has an adorable Fall kit to give you for Free 

when you make just a $5.00 Purchase! It's called Turkey Feathers! And it's

as cute as it's name is....LOL! Here's a preview of it for you.

 And she has so many cute new things added to her store for you to choose from!
She also has a Teaser Freebie for you on her blog which you can download here:

Here's a preview of a couple of her new kits for Fall

Aren't they adorable? These will be great additions to create your
 album pages with and she has many more cuties just like
these for you at her store. Happy Scrapping!

Friday, August 24, 2012

School Boy Freebie

Michelle at Crafty Scraps made a great kit for the boys too!

It's called Teach Me - Boy with lots of bold colors!

Here's a preview of it:

Lots of goodies in this kit!

I made you a free add-on School Boy kit to go 
with it...I even added a fun element...
a dartboard with darts!! Lots of bold colors in this one too!




I hope you enjoy this new gift! After you download this, why don't you head on over to Michelle's blog where she has another freebie for this kit and you can find the whole kit in her store! Once you get to the Crafty Scraps blog, look for the link to her forum...there are Tons of freebies there and some fun challenges for you too!




 Check back soon for more gifts and announcements!

Monday, August 20, 2012

School Girl Freebie

Michelle at Crafty Scraps made an adorable kit for girls called Teach Me loaded with pastels that would make any girl happy! Here is a preview of that kit~

 Isn't it adorable? I made you a free add-on School Girl kit to go with it that has 17 elements including 3 cute frames!


I hope you enjoy this gift! After you download this, why don't you head on over to Michelle's blog where she has another freebie for this kit and you can find the whole kit in her store!



 Check back soon for more gifts and announcements!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

*****New Hide Find Design Challenge at Crafty Scraps Forum*****

Hi Everyone~You Don't Want To Miss Out On This!

  It's the 15th of the month and time for the new

Hide~Find~Design Challenge!

This has become one of the most popular challenges

of the scrapping community and it's so much fun!

 Not only is it fun~you get a

free mega kit just for participating!

And everyone can play!!!

 Isn't that great! 

Here's how it works:

  If you haven't played before, all you do is hop on over to each of our blogs and pick the pieces you need for the challenge.  Then you go to the craftyscraps forum, and make a layout--of course following the simple instructions there--then you will get this great

participation prize.

*Don't worry if you get lost along the way.

Just go back to the beginning here:

 *You should have come here from
Lori's blog: frommyheartcreations*

*** Just click on the Download Button 
to get my piece and then go to Zaida's
blog for the next piece! 

  Now head on over to Zaida's to download
her part * Have fun everyone! *

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

AnimalVille Freebie and HFD Announcement

Hi everyone!
Today I have a wonderful freebie add-on kit for you!
I made it from an adorable kit I got from 
Michelle's CraftyScrapsStore and it's full of goodies! 

Here is a preview of the Crafty Scraps kit

Isn't it cute!
And here is what you will get with the add-on kit!

Here is your download link and don't forget to come 
back tomorrow for this month's HFD Challenge!

Saturday, August 4, 2012

~Monkey Around Freebie~

I have a freebie for you today from the Crafty Scraps kit
called 'Monkey Around' This kit is so cute!

Here's what I have free for you today!

You will find the link to download at the end of the post!

But wait...there's more...another freebie at Michelle's
Crafty Scraps blog when you sign up for her 
newsletter. In this month's newsletter, there are 2
freebies! Here's a look at the freebie in there for the
Monkey Around Kit~

Newsletter Freebie 1

To sign up for the Crafty Scraps newsletter...go here and
look on the left side of the blog:  http://craftyscraps.blogspot.com/

You can find this adorable kit all these goodies 
were made from here:  http://craftyscrapsstore.com/ 

Here's a preview of the other free newsletter download
from another kit called Exotic Isle! Each newsletter features a 'Blast From The Past' kit which you can also
find at the store.

Here's a preview of the free download made 
from this exotic kit:

Newsletter Freebie 2

As promised...here is the link to my gift for you:

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

A New Crafty Scraps Blog Contest

I have some exciting news for you! 
Michelle at Crafty Scraps has announced a new blog 
contest with some great freebies! 
And you could be one of 2 people to win an
additional 8 kits!

Here is the free kit to download now at crafty scraps:

 So head on over to her blog to download this adorable kit!