Friday, December 25, 2009


Merry Christmas to everyone...

Have a safe and blessed day..

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Merry Christmas

Just wanted to drop in and tell everyone a Merry Christmas!!

I have been super busy baking and making scarfs for the past couple months.

I am hoping to add a few new bears after Christmas. Be looking for some updates coming soon.

Have a blessed and safe Christmas...

Merry Christmas from the Kretowicz household.....

Sunday, November 15, 2009

I am Back!!!!!!!

Wow!!! Seems like its been forever since I was last here. Wait it has been forever..LOL

I have been so busy working on different projects, time just flew away from me...I promise to try to keep up now.

I will be having a Black Friday special..Watch for details to follow this week...

In the meantime, here are some photos of things I ahve been working on..enjoy!!

you can find this teddy bear with crocheted outfit on my Etsy account
a ceramic angel I did for an ornament swap. I have 6 extra if anyone is interested in buying them..send an email for price...
glass ornament for a swap I did
crocheted snowflakes I made for a swap..
paper piecing with tear bear attached..find him here on ETSY
tear bear on Christmas cards..also on ETSY
cards I did for a swap

my famous apple pies...:)
plus the many scarfs I have been making...
thanks for looking...
have a great day....

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Another Hand Knit Scarf

you can find the listing here:

This scarf is 60" long with 6" of fringe on each end (72" total length) and
6" wide.
made with 2 strands of yarn
(1st) Lion Brand brand and is 98% acrylic, 2% polyester Color Montana sky.
(2nd) Red Heart Symphony 100% Acrylic, color ice blue VERY SOFT!!
Care Instructions: hand wash cool water, lay flat to dry.
thanks for taking the time to look..

Friday, September 25, 2009

Blue Princess Tear Bear

FREE shipping to USA residents,
out of country ask for shipping quote..
This tear bear is made using layered cardstock, chalked around edges..stickles added for detail..
A white tear bear fluffed and added to the dress...
If your interested in purchasing,
please let me know the color dress, color bear and eye color you would like?
Send me your paypal addy so I may invoice you.
Thanks for looking.
Check out the rest of my items I have up for sale..

Sunday, September 20, 2009

HAND KNIT SCARF--multicolored blues VERY SOFT

Hand Knit
Handmade ScarfMulticolored baby blues
Very, very soft yarn.
Made using BERNAT Baby Lash yarn
70% Nylon/30% Acrylic
Hand wash and dry.
Approx. 6.5" by 54" no fringe included
Great for keeping warm in the Fall or this Winter.
Made in a pet free and smoke free home.

If your interested in purchasing this, I have it listed on my Etsy account..follow the link.

thanks for looking..

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Tear Bear in Pumpkin Outfit

(FREE shipping to USA,
International orders ask for quote)
Tear Bear in a pumpkin outfit.
Just in time for Halloween
He stands about 4.5 inches tall by 3 inches wide.
This one is Lt Mocha in color, with Light blue eyes.
Pumpkin is a paper piecing, chalked lightly around edges.
If you might be interested in this item, send me an email with your paypal addy for ivoicing purposes, to this addy. Also specify your bear color and eye color.
Thanks for looking.
Have a great Day!!!

Friday, September 4, 2009

Baby sleeping on a cloud

Baby Tear Bear sleeping on a cloud
I had a request for someone for this little darling...
She is so precious. I know this will be going into an album..
If you might like one, send me an email at

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Sitting Tear Bear ready to paint

$10.00 set
FREE shipping to US residents
International orders, send for quote

Here is a sitting tear bear, made of x-thick mulberry paper, torn, chalked and fluffed.

He or she is holding a paintbrush, paper pieced, (not computer generated).

The paint palette is also paper pieced., chalked with details.

This would look great on a childs first painting scrapbook layout, or any childs school layout.

If your interested in purchasing this set,

please email me at for invoicing.

Let me know color bear you would like when emailing.

thanks for looking

Have a great day!

Friday, August 7, 2009

Panda Bears holding CRAYONS

$10.00 for the set
(FREE shipping to USA)
International orders ask for shipping quote
Here is a set of a sitting Panda Tear bear holding a crayon, a peek a boo bear holding a crayon and one other crayon.
Crayons are hand cut paper piecings, (not computer generated).
Tear bears are hand torn and fluffed using thick mulberry paper.
If your interested in purchasing a set like these, email me at with your paypal addy for invoicing purposes.
I have other colors of mulberry also if you do not want the pandas. Just let me know when you email...
thanks for looking!!!!

Thursday, August 6, 2009

PENCIL with attached TEAR BEAR


(FREE shipping to USA)

International orders email for a quote

Here is a hand cut paper piecing of a Pencil.

This paper piecing is not computer generated.

The piecing is also shown across the top of a 12x12 piece of cardstock. Great size for a title to be attached to it.

Just in time for them school layouts.

The piecing measures a bit over 8 inches tall with an attached peek a boo tear bear.

Bear shown is a mocha bear with blue eyes.

If your interested in a piecing like this, please send me an email at with your paypal addy for invoicing.

thanks for looking!

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Olenka is offering a Stampin up Card Kit

My dear friend Olenka is offering up a Stampin up Card Kit.
Jump on over to her blog and check out the information.

Let her know I sent ya..maybe she will give me a great deal..:)

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Moose paper piecings

Well, I have not worked on tear bears very much this week. I have been working on color kit swaps. One of the ladies asked for a moose, since her DH got a moose permit this year. So here they are:

Thanks for visiting my blog today!

Have a great day!

Friday, July 17, 2009

Fireman Tear Bear

(FREE shipping to the USA)
International orders ask for a quote

I purchased the pattern for the fireman from
I added my tear bear. He looks so adorable. I will be donating 2 of these to Tammey's firefighter albums she will be donating.
I can make more, so if your interested, please email me at for more info.
Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Happy Customer :)

This is Lilly. She is 3 years old. Her mom purchased a Green Princess tear bear for her album. Well it arrived to them today, and Lilly wanted to hold onto it. She keeps telling her mom and Dad and also had to call her grammie telling them that she has a beautiful princess teddy.
Now how sweet is that.
Thanks for letting me share this Crystal. Lilly is adorable. :)

Blog Candy Winner

The winner for this blog candy was chosen by

True Random Number Generator Result: #3
Mary Campbell

Mary please let me know your color choice and send me your mailing address.
you can send it to me here

thanks for playing ladies..
Be looking for more Blog candy in the future...

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Friday, July 10, 2009

Christmas In July (Tear Bear on Stocking) paper piecing

Tear Bear
peeking out of a
Christmas stocking!

with Free shipping to USA
(international orders ask for quote)
The Stocking is hand cut and pieced together.
No machine was used in this piecing.
Tear Bear is torn, chalked and fluffed.
I have this one available, but any additional ones might have a slightly different patterned paper on it. But everything else on it will be the same.
If you want a differnt color stocking instead of red, just let me know when you purchase. Also let me know if you want a differnt color bear. The one shown is Lt Mocha.
Piece measures approximatelly
10 inches tall by 4 inches wide at the widest spot.
You can email me with your choices and your paypal addy so I
can invoice you.
Thanks for looking!
have a great day!!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Tear-Bear BLOG CANDY!!!!

Okay ladies,

This is my first blog candy offering..

So I am going to offer up a tear bear set of a full bear with 2 peek a boos. Mocha in color. I will allow you to choose the eye color.

This is what you need to do...

1) you need to link the blog candy on your site

2) then leave me a comment on this post linking me over to your site.

Thats all you have to do.. :)

Next Monday 7/13/09 at 2pm CST. I will put the numbers into the and pick a winner of the tear bear set.

good luck everyone

Thanks for stopping by....

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

A Couple Cards I made yesterday

No tear bear for today. :)
I had to make some cards yesterday, so decided to share them with you. They are both money cards. I cut them on my CR, and also made the titles and cut them out. The best wishes card is for a wedding gift. The other is for a birthday gift.
thanks for looking
Have a great day!

Thursday, June 18, 2009

U S A w/peek a boo Tear Bears attached (4th of July)

for the set of 3
(FREE shipping to USA)
International orders ask for a shipping quote
Each letter is 3 layers of acid free cardstock,
inked lightly around the edges.
Letters w/bears attached are between 2 1/2 to 3 3/4 inches wide
and between 4 3/4 to 5 inches tall.
Each letter has an attached Tear torn bear.
Each bear is hand torn, chalked and fluffed by myself.
If your interested in purchasing a set of these for yourself,
email me at with your paypal addy for invoicing.
Please specify if you would like a different color bear and eye color.
If no color given, I will do them in the Tan as shown.
Thanks for looking!

Monday, June 15, 2009

Softball or Baseball with peek a boo bear

Softball or Baseball
(free shipping to USA,
International customers, email for shipping quote)
Peek-a-boo tear bear holding a Softball.
Tear bear has a bow on her head.
The stitching can be any color of your choice.
Also, when ordering, give me color choice for your tear bear.
you can email me at with your order.
Please let me know your paypal account addy, so I can invoice you.
Thanks for dropping by today.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Birthday Bouquet

Birthday bouquet from my Dear Husband yesterday!
Thought I would share with all my readers today..:)
Have a wonderful day!!

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Green Princess Tear Bear

USA free shipping
(International orders, send for quote)

Here is a Green Princess Tear Bear I made up for a firend.
If your interested in one like her,
please send me an email with your paypal addy, so I can invoice you.
Please also let me know color bear you would like.
This princess bear is 3D, and embellished with stickles.
Tear bear is torn, chalked and fluffed.
All hand cut.

thanks for taking the time to look at my work.


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Pirate Tear Bear


Here is a Mocha Tear Bear wearing a pirate outfit.
Bear is hand torn and fluffed.
Your choice of bear color and eye color.

Send your paypal addy to .
I will then invoice you for payment.

Thanks for looking

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Blog Candy available

Janet has a ton of items in this package.
I never win at these things, but what the heck..might as well try..Its a great deal.
Have fun and Good luck..:)

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Custom Retreat Titles

$10.00 each
(shipping to USA free,
International orders please ask for quote)
Top title is 3 1/2 x 6 inches
3 layers of cardstock,
with a Torn tear bear attached.
Bottom title is 3 1/2 x 7 inches
3 layers of cardstock,
with a Torn bear attached.
If your interested in a special title,
send me an email .
Let me know the title name,
your color choices of cardstock
and your peek a boo bear color.
Send your paypal addy so I can invoice you.
thanks for looking

Monday, April 27, 2009

Tammey has a free Easter file up for grabs!!

Free cutter file up for grabs on

all you need to do to get it is post on your blog that she is offering a file and then leave her a comment with your blog link...

Tammey does some wonderful files..
I am always using them..:)

so go grab it...


Tuesday, April 21, 2009


I was awarded 2 of these awards from 2 special friends (sisters).
also from
Thanks to both of you ladies for awarding me this.
Now the rules for this award are as follows:
1. Add the logo to your blog.
2. Link to the person from whom you've received the awards.
3. Nominate eight blogs of your choice.
4. Leave a message on the nominees blogs.
I have nominated the following as Kreativ bloggers:
Congrats ladies!!!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

MY GRADUATE 8" TITLE with peek a boo TEAR BEAR

(free shipping in USA,
International orders email for quote)

8x3- inch Title

cutter file made by Tammey Brown

Permission to use her files.

you can find her file here,

plus many others..She is a great designer.

2 layers of cardstock. (choose your colors)

1 peek a boo tear torn bear, (choose your color),

torn, chalked and fluffed.

This would look great on a kindergarten graduation to grade school or even your senior graduates layouts.

If your interested in purchasing this tile or any of my bears, bunnies, or puppy, Email me at

Send your paypal addy so I can invoice you. Also send your color choices .

thanks for looking..

Have a wonderful day!!


Monday, April 6, 2009

Some Layouts I did over the weekend

Some layouts I worked on this weekend. The first 3 are for color swaps I am in. The Egghunt title was made using one of Tammey's cutter files. You can find her work here: .
Beautiful file Tammey. Thanks..:)
The 1st Birthday Title was used from a cutting file by Shari's Designs..
The Anchorage Alaska layout is one of many for my vacation in Alaska we took.
Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, March 30, 2009


$4.99 each
(free shipping to USA)
international customers email for quote.
Mulberry peek a boo bear (fluffed and chalked), attached to a ICE CREAM CONE made of bazzil cardstock. Chalked and embellished with stickles.
Your choice of Bear and eye color.
If your interested in this bear or any other one of my bears, please email . Please let me know your paypal addy, so I can invoice you for payment.
Thanks for dropping by and looking.
Have a great day!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

St Patrick's Day SALE 10% OFF original price till midnight 3/18

per item
10% off each
till 3/18 midnight
(free shipping to USA,
international orders, send for a shipping quote)

Leprechaun is a chocolate brown tear bear.
He is approx. 4.5x4-inches.
St Patty's Day Girl is shown a tan tear bear.
They have been torn from x-thick mulberry paper and fluffed.
You have choice of a different color bear and eye color.

When you email me with your paypal addy for invoicing,
please specify what color you would like.

email me at
thanks for looking

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


(with a name title)

International orders ask for shipping quote)

I will be offering this 14-inch bear Wall hanging at 10% off the original price of $30.00. so total would be $27.00 with a title, plus free shipping..

What a great deal!!!!!!!!!!

Bear is made using extra thick mulberry paper.
chalked and fluffed, ttile made of cardstock, and most matted 2 times..

Here are a few different views of the 14-inch Tear Bear on the wall.

The one on my harwood floor looks so neat..Tammey suggested adding a bow tie to him...
She thinks that this pic looks very masculine.
I am having so much fun with her or him ...I have a lot of ideas for different ones..
Please check out the previous post for more info on purchasing this Tear Bear Wall Hanging.

So if your interested in ordering one for that special someone to hang on the wall, email me at , specify your paypal addy so I can invoice you, plus specify color bear, eye color and what you would like your name title to be..
thanks for looking !!!!