Friday, 15 February 2013

Time for a Hug!

Hope you have all had a good week and are looking forward to the weekend.What better way to start the weekend than to come and join in with us for this weeks challenge over at Crafts4eternity, our theme this week is "Teddy Bear Picnic". Now this one gave me a bit of head scratching as I don't really do bears, but never one to back away from a challenge here is my design team piece for this week.

 For my main image I have used 2 stamps The bear is from Indigoblu, which I stamped with vintage sepia versafine, I then masked it off and stamped the time stamp from Crafty Individuals so it sat behind. I then cut out using a Spellbinders die (which got jammed in my ebosser and resulted in having to buy a rubber mallet to release it, but that's another story!)
I stamped the sentiment with mini alpha stamps onto a tiny tag and mat and layered several papers from my stash, distressed and inked with vintage photo distress ink. I have highlighted his eyes and nose with glossy accents to make them stand out which you cant really see in the photo.
The clock faces are a recent purchase from Ebay, a big bag full, which I love.

So why not come and join us this week at Crafts4eternity and show us your bear themed project.This weeks challenge is being sponsored by floppy Latte Designs where one lucky randomly chosen entry will win a $10 gift certificate to spend in their online digital image store.

Hope to see you over there and thanks for visiting my blog.
Amanda X


  1. Very nice and calm card Amanda, although it's full of clocks. =)

  2. Stunning card Amanda. Great image and fab embellishments. Love the papers you've used.


  3. Beatiful card Amanda love the subtle stamping, really lovely! Thanks for sharing have a great weekend hugs x

  4. This is so lovely Amanda. Gorgeous colour palette and layout.


  5. Great layering and colour palette Amanda!

    nice weekend, Alie :-)

  6. Oh, he looks very vintage and how fab to combine him with those clock faces! I really like this piece. Oh dear, sounds like you had fun with your ebosser, made me giggle! Have a good weekend! keeleyxx

  7. beautiful card! have a nice weekend!

  8. I don't really do bears either - in strictly crafting terms, I love actual bears, and teddy bears come to that - I so struggled with the Furry Friends I had to do once... but I've always loved this Aloysius image - he's gorgeously vintage, perfect with the clocks and sepia tone. Altogether a really lovely card!
    Alison x

  9. très jolie carte avec un beau look vintage. Bien joué avec ce défi Teddy Bear


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