Sunday 10 April 2011

Another first for me.....

Hi Girls.....

Hope you're all having a lovely Sunday in this glorious sunshine!  We need to make the most of it I think, because as it's only April..... we're bound to have a bit of cold before the summer..... or is that just my pessimistic outlook coming through?  Let's hope we have this lovely sunshine till September at least!  My OH has been at work today, so apart from sitting outside a little soaking up some rays..... I got around to putting this card together!

Now....  this is another first for me.... a teddy!  Soooooo difficult to colour!  But inspired by Annette of Netty's Cards, I decided to have a go.  The image is from the Stamp Fairy - Teddy Thank You.  I coloured it with my copics.... mostly E numbers (he's a hyper ted now...... hehe) - but you know what i mean!  The sentiment is from LOTV - and the DP - hmmmm I can't remember now but I'll try to find out for you.  I ran some papermill linen cardstock through an embossing folder to get the white square - mounted it onto another white square with distressed and glittered edges, then mounted (!) the ted on 3D foam.  Oh and I used Crafters Companion Spray and Sparkle Irridescent glitter spray on the sentiment circle just cos I didn't think there was enough glitter!

I did try to get an impression of fur in the colouring.... not sure I've acheived it.  Hmmmmm should I go back to Tilda's with their easier colouring???????  LOL!!

Happy rest of Sunday....
Christine xx


  1. Hi Christine awww how sweet is this?? lovely ted image & stop putting yerself down colouring is fine..I sometimes use a burnt pink for the nose & pads on feet..but thats just what I sometimes do..worth a try if you feel you need more colour on him?? the LOTV sentiments are fab arent they? lovely power walk & too much veg for your new Pic..must update mine SOOOON..LOL

    smiles the other Christine xx

  2. Hey Christine, I love this card so pretty, I think u have done a great job on the colouring!!
    Marie xx

  3. Hey! I think you've done a stonkingly good job colouring this teddy, far far better than any of my attempts.
    And those papers are beautiful, love the embossing too.

    Yes...I do think you may need to pay import duties into Yorkshire!

    Love Elaine xx

  4. gorgeous card christine,the image is adorable and your colouring is perfect.fab embossing and colours too :D

    xx coops xx

  5. Awww, he is so sweet Christine - I love Teddy Bears and you've coloured him beautifully. The sunshine was fab. today wasn't it - we went to Whitby and the weather was glorious.
    Sylvia xx

  6. Gorgeous little teddy Christine and your colouring is absolutely fine - you have no need to worry. I'm lovin the new pic, you're hardly recognisable from your other, I loved that you challenged everyone to update their pic's after harrogate! Had a fab day with Lisa Jane today, not sure I would have recognised her too LOL
    Hugs Laurie x

  7. Beautiful - love the embossing and papers - and you worry too much - fantastic colouring in....
    Have a great day
    Sarah x

  8. He's lovely Christine, your colouring is fab (loved the E numbers bit!) Love those papers and the embossing. And loving the Stamp Fairy image, so cute. Really fab card. Annette xx (ps - you can never have enough glitter in my opnion !!!)

  9. HI Christine... love the little Ted and i think your colouring is just fine.. but i know what you mean as its one of the reasons i don't do teds very often. Love the sparkle lol
    Neither me nor Laurie looked like our pics.. and everyone i met at the weekend said i looked younger than my pic lol... so i think a ew one is in order..
    Laurie is coming to stay for the next Harrogate show .. so that will be fun -we can all get together
    Lisa xx

  10. we should defo make the most of the sunshine Christine as it snowed last April, quick hide lol...I love this cute cute teddy, so sweet and great for a baby card
    Mina xxx

  11. Aw such an adorable card Christine, love the bear and colours.
    Thank you for your congrats on our baby news and had to laugh at you liking my 'head busy' term...I am always like it!!
    Hugs Emma x

  12. Hi Christine - re. the embossing - your e-mail button doesn't connect to anything, so if you e-mail me (my addy is on my profile page)I can send you a reply. Sylvia xx

  13. Hi Christine, this is a gorgeous card and I think you've done a fab job colouring the teddy; I find them so hard to do! Thanks for visiting my bog and leaving lovely comments. xx


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