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Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Just Clowning Around

Teddy Bea that is........
Trying for a vintage look but don't think it's my genre anymore then WoW was! At one point I didn't think this card was going to come together at all but I'm glad I persisted as I'm quite pleased with the finished article.
Teddy Bea is coloured with promarkers and highlighted with a Sakura gelly roll pen. Backing paper is a freebie from Bearly Mine and gingham came from a DCWV adhesive stack. Purple card has been grunged with white ink and white card has been grunged with purple . Card is finished with some plaited jewellers line, roses, pearls and a sentiment from my stash.
Challenges entered:

Sketch and Stash - followed sketch and used Teddy Bea for the first time
Cupcake - gingham and roses
Teddy Bo - easel card
Bearly Mine - vintage easel
My Time to Craft - scallops
DYSU - purple

Thanks for stopping by today and if you leave a comment I'll know you've been :)

Carol x


  1. Lovely image on lovely card. Hazel x

  2. Super card Carol - very atmospheric colours. Bea looks fab too.
    Love all the framing!

    Edna x

  3. This is lovely Carol, a beautiful card. These images are addictive aren't they? Jo x

  4. Oh wow your card is gorgeous, Carol! Good luck with the challenge!
    Hugs Tab xxx

  5. you are way too hard on yourself - he's super

    kitten DYSU team

  6. Gorgeous card and I love the Teddy Bea image - so cute. Thanks for joining us at DYSU xx

  7. Lovely card - I love those soft colours - maybe it's more shabby chic than vintage but I can't do that style either lol! - thanks for sharing with us at Teddy Bo
    Debbie xx

  8. Lovely card, the image is really adorable! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  9. Hi Carol, just popped over to welcome you to the xmas club, this is a gorgeous card beautiful colours,
    Chris x

  10. Hi Carol, glad you decided to join our Christmas Club:) I look forward to seeing your gorgeous creations, especially if this one to go by!! This card is just gorgeous, I am dying to get one of these little bears, they are so cute:)

  11. lovely card & I do love the effect of those Martha Stewart round the edge punches & the papers you've used are perfect 8o)

    Thanx for joining in with us over at Sketch N Stash... Good Luck

    Angie xXx

  12. Hi Carol! gorgeous card and a lovely blog hun. Welcome to the Christmas Club. Hugs Clare xxx

  13. Hi Carol
    I just popped over to say Hi and welcome to the Christmas Club. Love this card as you will see from my blog Teddy Bo and Bea are some of my favourite characters.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  14. This is lovely - I think you got vintage just fine! I ove that you grunged with white ink - I never think to do that...Esther xx

  15. A beautiful card Carol.

    Wendy -x-

  16. Adorable card! Love all the different punches and distressing! Thanks for sharing your talent with us at CCC and good luck!
    Guest Cupcake

  17. The cards are good, creative and interesting,


  18. I'm so glad you persevered with this Carol as it's just gorgeous!
    I'm a Teddy Bo/Bea fan so welcome to another addiction ha ha.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    lol Chrissie xx

  19. I'm glad you perservered as I think it's turned out fabulously. Love the colours and choice of punches. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine. Hugs Tracy x

  20. I think it looks brilliant, I love the colours and all the details. And of course Teddy Bo!

    Thanks for entering Teddy Bo's challenge and good luck.

    Love Clairebears x

  21. Hi Carol, Gorgeous card! I love the colours and pretty punched borders.

    Thanks for joining in the fun at Teddy Bo & Cupcake Craft Challenges.

    Lisa x

  22. Oh a really pretty card, love the gingham and roses! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Craft Challenge! Shelly x

  23. Fabulous Card! Love your colours. Love this image too!

  24. Beautiful cards...such cute images...thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine ……..

    Hugs Judith

  25. Gorgeous card Carol, love the look of it, glad you could join us at Teddy Bo challenge this week. Good Luck! Colette xx
    PS I have candy on my blog at www.digiredoodah.blogspot.com

  26. Hi Carol, what a gorgeous card. I love the colours you've used. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

  27. Really super card Carol!
    Thanks so much for joining in our Scallops challenge at My Time to Craft this week.

  28. Carol...this is FAB-YOU-LUSH...love all the cutty out bits and the different embelishments..xx

    Teddy Bo & Co x

  29. Wow this is so sweet and all the punching really makes it :D
    You have really got the vintage feel.
    Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine and good luck.


    Amy xx

  30. love the layout on this make, and the papers are fantastic

    Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

    Designing for:
    Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K


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