Sunday, 20 January 2013

Thank You - Cute Bear!

Here's a quick Thank You Card that I made ... I've used one of Cuddly Buddly's mega cute images called 'Topiary Bear' - isn't he cute? perfect for lots of occasions and think I will be using him again soon... this is a card for male so I used red and black colour combo...

I paper-pieced the heart with Pink Petticoat Black 'Sprinkled with Twinkles' paper but I've allowed the flowers on original design to peep through. 

 I embossed the bottom of the card to jazz it up a bit and added ribbon and gems from stash... it was very quick to make but I think it is really cute! I coloured this little fella with Promarkers.

I would like to enter the following Challenges:-

Bearly-Mine - Challenge 69 - 'Anything Goes' ends 21st January 2013
Inky Chicks - 'Anything Goes' ends 21st January 2013
SweetStamps - 'Anything Goes' ends 21st January 2013
Top Tip Tuesday - Challenge 93 - 'Fur or Feathers' ends 21st January 2013
Totally Papercrafts - Challenge 150 - 'It's Embossing Time' ends 24th January 2013
A Gem of A Challenge - Challenge 63 - 'Emboss It' ends 25th January 2013
Aud Sentiments - Challenge 71 - 'Bingo' ends 29th January 2013
(Thank, Embossing, Ribbon)
Craft Us Crazy - Challenge 35 - 'Celebrate Love or/and Use Red' ends 30th January 2013
Paper Crafting Journey - 'Anything Goes ends' 30th January 2013
Heck of a Challenge - 'Thank You' ends 31st January 2013

After going out in the horrid weather last week.... my cold came back on me big time... my throat felt like I'd swallowed razors on Friday night. Thankfully I feel a bit better today... I had a really good sleep last night and think it really helped...

Now I'm going to have potato cakes and cup of tea! Mmm.... and later might have some Spicy Parsnip Soup to clear my sinuses!! LOL

hope you are all keeping safe and warm! Thanks for all your lovely comments! :-)
Love and hugs


chrissy xx said...

Super cute image! LOve your paper piecing Sue..LOve your colours and the lovely embossing folder you've used. The only thing to do this weather is to keep warm and cosy.
Soooo glad I called after my tea lol...could eat that potato cake with a cup of tea Mmmmmm x

Doreen said...

This is beautiful,love the image and fab

Claire said...

Aww Sue he is just adorable - what a fab image which you have perfectly coloured and I love the colour combo too. Hope you have had a good weekend sweetie and are keeping well? Hugs, Claire x

Mary J said...

:( I have everything crossed that you will feel better asap, Sue!

Your card is so adorable! I love the embossing and the fab star to finish it off!

Pia S said...

This is definitely cute! A lovely clean design, and what a clever idea to emboss the bottom half. I love that embossed pattern - I will be looking for this embossing folder...

Carole said...

Super card Sue the colours are just great for a male card
Carole xXx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Sue, this is that bear and the layout and colours you have chosen are perfect
Hope you feeling better soon

Hugs Kelly

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hiya, Oh Sue this is fabby, What a darling little bear. Hes so cute. Oh No Blocked Sinuses are eack!!! hope you feel better soon, Sending Hugs H xx

Vicky said...

Gorgeous and beautiful as always hun...and I hope you feel better soon too..:o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awwwww such a cute image Sue, you have coloured him beautiful and I love the deep red backing and fabulous embossing too.
I hope that you are feeling loads better soon and that you have a good evening
Take care
Hugs Sue

Anonymous said...

Super cute image and a gorgeous card, Sue!

Hope you're feeling loads better soon. Stay warm and dry!

Kathleen said...

This is fabulous Sue, love the red and black and the lovely image, the embossing on the bottom of the card look brilliant.

Kath x

Susan Flynn said...

This is gorgeous Sue. Love the sweet Mage and the embossed panel at the bottom.its been snowing here in London all day so we are keeping warm hope you are doing the same too xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh this is so cute - and i love that paper pieced heart
Thanks for joining us at HOAC this month
Lisa x

Elaine Stark said...

This is adorable, a lovely image beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Laney said...

Absolutely gorgeous as always Sue!! Thanks for joining us at BMC this time

Donna Mosley said...

A beautiful card Sue, love the adorable image and very pretty details. Keep warm hun.

Donna x

Shea said...

What an ADORABLE card! I love the texture of the cardstock along with the added texture of the embossed section, and you've colored the little bear BEAUTIFULLY. Great piecework on the heart, and the embellies are the perfect finishing touch. Thanks so much for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge!

Donna said...

What a super cute bear Sue and love the paper piecing you've done. Great embossing too.
Thanks for sharing it with us at BMC.

Evie said...

Stunning card. Love the design, embossing and the image...


Nicole Hascoet said...

Your card is gorgeous Sue! Love your paper piecing.
hope you get well soon, stay warm!
Hugs xx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Sue, I love the red and black colour combination and cute image.
Can I pop round for lunch, your Spicy Parsnip Soup sounds rather nice!
Keep warm and take care of yourself.

coops said...

simply gorgeous sue.stunning sweet bear and i love the embossing ;D
i hope you are feeling better soon.

xx coops xx

Marita said...

Supercute bear Sue, and your colouring is fab♥. I love the paper and the colour you used♥.

Hugs, Marita

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is adorable Sue. I adore that embossing and the paper piecing. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Totally Papercrafts.

Cathy DT

Ira Huberts said...

Oh isn't he just the cutest little bear! Love the beautiful hart he's holding and your wonderfully coloured image stands out beautifully against the fiery red. A gorgeous card Sue!! Big hugs, Ira xox

cotnob said...

Hi Sue, I just popped back to say thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at Bearly Mine Designs.
I hope you enjoyed your lunch!

Tammy said...

OMGosh this is adorable Sue! I love that image and how you've paper pieced the heart!! Awesome colors and design! This will put a smile on someone's face for sure!

Big Hugs, Tammy

PaperDaisies said...

Hi Sue. Your card has been coloured beautifully. Love the fabulous image. Just stunning. Hugs Nina

Debs said...

Oh he is adorable Sue - so beautifully coloured and fab paper piecing.
Love the embossed panel too.
Hope you feel better soon hun.
Keep safe and warm
Debs xx

June Nelson said...

Helooo me darlin, wow this is so cute and gorgeous, and I love your colouring on that teddy bear, its brilliant, gorgeous card sweets, big huggies June xxxxxxxxxx

Shannon White said...

Okay Lady! I have fingers, toes, and now Eyes crossed too, that you will be completely Well again ASAP!! Goodness 8-) Your cad is just Soo Adorable Lady! Love that Sweet Teddy and your fabulous coloring & paper piecing too!


Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

This is so adorable, I love the embossing and that image is just so cute
Lindsay xx

Sherri Thacker said...

Love the paper piecing. Thanks for being in the Aud Sentiments challenge.

Janice said...

How lovely Sue. What a sweet card. Jx

Sonia said...

Thank you for joining our challenge and sharing your wonderful card with us at Heck Of a Challenge^_^
Good luck in the draw^_^
Sonia DT member

Violets Corner said...

Aww, super cute image and fab textures, love the vibrant red colour, it's a real heart warmer Sue.

Warm hugs

DesignerDiva said...

Love the embossing on this Sue and the cardstock looks great quality - which is it?
As always your colouring is gorgeous and you are right that is one cute little bear.
Had to laugh at your comment on my blog - I didn't colour the hair, it was already shaded lol
Hope you are well my friend
Hugs Laurie xx

Jules said...

Hi Sue

This is so lovely.

That paper pieced heart is gorgeous and your bear so cute!

Hope your Spicy Parsnip Soup did the trick.

Love Jules xx

Lucy Patrick said...

Oh Sue this is super cute!! I love how you've paper pieced the heart too! Thanks for joining in the Paper Crafting Journey challenge, XOX Lucy

Betka said...

This is cute idea Sue :))! I love the design.
Hugs (:Betka:)

Skye said...

A very cute card. I like the sweet image and lovely design. Great paper piecing.

Alex H. said...

Such a fantastic card! Love the red background and how you coloured the image! Thanks for joining us at HOA challenge!
;-) Alex H.

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a gorgeous card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

Leslie said...

This is adorable! Thanks so much for playing with us in the Aud Sentiments Bingo Challenge!
Leslie, DT