Sunday, 6 January 2013

Baby Bear

After seeing all the "New Beginnings" challenges around at the moment, and having several pregnant friends, I decided to make a baby card to pop aside for a new arrival.
The adorable image is from Pink Gem and has been coloured with my ever faithful Promarkers.  After colouring, I added a border of Aqua Stickles to the edge of the topper.
The patterned papers are all Marianne Eline's Nursery, to which I've added blue Core'dinations and kraft.  I also used kraft for the doily mat for the topper which I made with my new Xcut die.  I added to the shabby chic feel by distressing all the edges with my Tim Holtz Tool.
The flowers were made with Nellie Snellen and Woodware punches and I finished off with ribbon, a bow, pearls and gems.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Passion for Promarkers - #179 - new beginnings
Ready-teddy-Go - #19 - something new
A Gem of a Challenge - #62 - new beginnings
Crafty Calendar - What's new?
Sugar Creek Hollow - #43 - something new
Totally Gorjuss - anything goes with ribbon
Crafty Ribbons - #36 - new beginnings
Stamp 'n' Doodle - new beginnings
Totally Papercrafts - #148 - something new
Sweet Sketch - #197 - sketch


  1. Just gorgeous. Thank you for playing along with us on the PFP Challenge & good luck. Jane x

  2. lovely card and image and your distressing looks great! Thanks for joining us for our ‘Something New’ Challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go! Hope to see you again soon x
    Debbie Dt

  3. This is gorgeous Wendy. Your have coloured that cute image so beautifully and the detailing is wonderful

  4. Just so precious and adorable!

  5. Adorable image and papers
    Hugs Kelly

  6. Than you for sharing with us at crafty ribbons
    Hugs Kelly

  7. This is absolutely beautiful and the colouring is stunning x

  8. AWwww, so sweet, lovely card Wendy, kate x

  9. Wendy, your card is precious and whoever you give this gorgeous card to will absolutely adore it. I love the distressed look you have given your card. Beautifully done all round. Thanks for joining us at SSW.
    Nancy SSW-DT

  10. Wendy,
    What a darling baby card. Such sweet flowers, bows and image. Happy you could join us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

  11. gorgeous card Wendy - they're alays handy to have in aren't they? Big Hugs xx

  12. Beautiful card, like how you have cut the papers into strips - looks fantastic x Susan x

  13. Gorgeous card Wendy, love the images,I really do like the images from Pink Gems, love the colours and layout. Marlene

  14. this is adorable, your coloring is awesome...hope you have a wonderful week!

    enjoy *~*

  15. Adorable, absolutely adorable!!! Love your sweet image, coloring and distressing. A perfect card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.


  16. Hi Wendy....I love your gorgeous card. Lovely colouring and layout.
    Debbie x

  17. Oh this is so gorgeous love the bear image.

  18. aw so gorgeous wendy.the image is adorable and really beautiful design :D

    xx coops xx

  19. Super sweet image..and all that distressing...fabulous..thanks so much for joining us at Passion for Promarkers this week...

  20. Wendy this is lovely. The sweet bear image is colored to perfection and paired with such perfect papers. I love your wonderful flower embellishments too. Thanks for playing along with us at SSW!
    Sharon, SSW DT

  21. Gorgeous card, so sweet. Thank you for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge.

    Pam x

  22. Oh how precious!! Love the image and the "cloud" of flowers and pearls are just perfect!! The added stickles and distressing just set it all off so perfectly!! Love, love, love it!!
    Blessings to you Wendy!!
    Sally SSW-DT


  23. This is so pretty thanks for playing along with us at Stamp n Doodles this time
    Jacki xx (SnD DT)

  24. Your card looks so adorable, love the sweet image. Thank you for joining us at SCH this time.

  25. Awww this is so sweet Wendy! I love that adorable image and your fabulous embellishments!! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calender this month!
    Tammy x

  26. Wendy, so beautiful! Love those papers and your distressing. Your image couldn't be sweeter, beautiful coloring.
    So glad you could join us this week at Sugar Creek Hollow.

    Patti SCH/DT

  27. Oh how adorable is this? Gorgeous layout, love the distressing. Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Ribbons this time.
    Dawn xx

  28. Papersniffer! Funny! But newpapers smells good, as new books too...

    Anyway I was coming here to thank you for participating with your pretty card in our challenge at Crafty Ribbons! Welcome back Thursday for a new challenge,

    Charlotta / La Vikinga

  29. Gorgeous - that's such a beautiful image and the papers you've used work really well with it.

    Thanks for joining us at Pink Gem.

    Helen x


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