Saturday, 10 November 2012

Birthday Bear


Good morning everyone - hope you are enjoying the weekend. It's a sunny day here today so I think I may venture out shopping this afternoon. I really need to get down to some Chrimbo shopping but I'm not feeling inspired right now ... people are so difficult to buy for lol!!

Anyhoo here is a quick post of  card I made for my work team-mate's birthday yesterday. 


I kept this card very simple as I think men prefer it that way. The colours are shades of bright blue for a reason ... my teamie Simon is  a big Everton fan, which clearly indicates he's the right sort! :-)  

I have recently been experimenting with a new combo of pens for colouring teddies' fur - James is coloured using Tan, March Hare, Putty and Almond Promarkers plus Light Fawn and Antique White Flexmarkers. He actually looks a bit darker than the pictures suggest, but I think I like this colour combo. 


Stamps: LotV "Cheers Bear"; Penny Black sentiment from "Salutations" set;
Media: Promarkers and Flexmarkers;
Supplies: twine and button from The Ribbon Girl.

Challenges:
Oldie But A Goodie - Spots & Stripes
(stamp is at least a year old!)
Charisma #44 - Feeling Blue
Cupcake #217 - Get Krafty (2nd entry)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes
OSCC - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #158 - Anything Goes
Papercrafting Journey - Anything Goes
Kaboodle #144 - Anything Goes

That's all for today :-)
Hugs,

21 comments:

  1. So do I Pauline - like your colour combo that is! Love it in fact. Your card is a great example of a CAS card. Hope Simon enjoyed his special card, and caught the significance of your colours.

    Hugs,
    Jennifer. x

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  2. Gorgeous card Pauline love that image he is adorable and the layout is fabulous. Caroline xxx

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  3. Gorgeous card Pauline, love the clean and simple finish.

    Thanks for joining the fun at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

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  4. Awww this is so cute Pauline, I loove the clean style :D Wishing you a lovely weekend xxx

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  5. What a sweet card. Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

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  6. Stunning card. Beautiful image that has been coloured to perfection. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Catz. Hugs Nina

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  7. This is fantastic Pauline! I love CAS cards and your simple design. Great colouring too. Thanks for joining us at an OBAG, Jx

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  8. Fabulous card, Pauline. Great masculine card. Thanks for playing along with us at PCJ and good luck. Hugs, Gale

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  9. Hi Pauline, me again. Thanking you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week. Good luck xx

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  10. Great card :) Thanks for playing along with Cupcake and good luck - Jane

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  11. Such a gorgeous cute card !

    Thank you for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week x

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  12. A brilliant male card, love the CAS design...thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
    Helen x

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  13. What a gorgeous card.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  14. Fabulous CAS card Pauline - you've got to love James!
    Thanks for playing at Oldie but a Goodie!
    Helen x

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  15. Hi Pauline, ooh yes I agree fab colour combo for his fur - I don't colour bears very often for that reason, can't get the fur right!

    Lovely CaS card - the twine and ribbon is a perfect finishing touch.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.

    Sarah

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  16. fantastic card, such a cute image. Thanks for joining us at CraftyCatz. Kim x

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  17. This is delightful...such a cute image too! Thanks for playing along with us at Charisma, and good luck in the challenge.
    Joyce xx

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  18. Adorable card!
    Thanks for playing!
    Dee @ LRW

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  19. What a lovely birthday card. I like the softness of colors and that image is super cute. Also love the CAS style design like Plastic cards which make the card POP. Thanks for sharing.

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  20. Pauline he is adorable! I love the wonderful warm colors of your card, so sweet...Thank you so much for joining in on our birthday challenge this week at Raise The Bar!
    ~*Joni RTB DT

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  21. Cute way to wish, but i suggest dark shades and printing on Plastic cards makes it more adorable....

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x