Monday 26 August 2013

Bear in a Chair

I've always fancied the Papermania, Wellington Bear stamps, but never bought them as a couple of my friends have them and I'm welcome to borrow them, but, when I saw them half price at my local craft shop, I just couldn't resist.  It would have been rude not to!
 I've coloured the image with my usual Promarkers, then fussy cut it out, leaving a narrow border.
The papers are from the Papermania Wellington range too, as is the sentiment, I just added in some dark blue, pearl cardstock for a bit of contrast.  I used a Martha Stewart Punch Around the Page set to make the fancy mat, and a Woodware punch to make the buttons.  Some knotted twill ribbon finishes my card off.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
Ready, Teddy, Go - #25 - Die Cuts and/or Punches
Crafty Ribbons - #58 - Anything Goes With Ribbon
Southern Girls - Warm Fuzzies
Crafting with Dragonflies - #9 - Card for a Guy
Penny's Paper-Crafty - #141 - Punches and/or Dies
Loves Rubber Stamps - #66 - Round or Square Cards
Card Mania - #28 - Ribbon
Created With Love - #55 - Anything Goes
Tammy's Scrappin' Corner - #77 - Anything Goes


  1. Wendy this is super cute, gorgeous card. Joey x

  2. Sweet card Wendy and what a bargain..too good to miss! x

  3. What lovely friends you have Wendy, this is a super card hun, xxx

  4. Great card Wend, the colouring is superb, as always and your design is lovley, Kate x

  5. Na, dem Bär geht es aber gut, toll die Karte
    lg gertrude

  6. Just precious. Love the buttons and earthy tones.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  7. Fabulous card! thanks for joining penny's challenge this week! xx

  8. Hi Wendy,
    You were so right to 'adopt' Wellington, he's adorable!! A great card, love the fussy cut image and the fancy mat looks great! Thank you so much for joining us at Ready Teddy Go with your wonderful card,
    Love Jacky x

  9. I read your profile and see you live in my homeland. I was lucky enough to go back in 2009 with my sister and cousin and went through Inverness. It truly is a beautiful country and would love to return. Thank you for coming to share your beautiful card with us over at Crafting with Dragonflies. I love your bear image and looks so happy in his chair. Lovely colour combination and I also love to do a bit of paper piecing. Great finish with buttons and ribbon. Ina.from Pencaitland now in Australia lol

  10. Great card. Lovely image. Thanks for entering our Anything Goes challenge at Created With Love Challenges.

  11. Your work is always so superb - colouring perfect. Even your cutting out is exact. Delightful card.

  12. Absolutely tooo rude not to purchase them and create this beauty! Wonderful card Wendy and a fab treatment for the stamp. Thanks or sharing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies.

  13. I tell myself the same thing, rude not to buy such an adorable image! lol. Love how you colored him up and the fabulous design. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  14. so gorgeous wendy.i love wellington and your design is stunning ;D

    xx coops xx

  15. Wonderful coloring job. Thanks for playing with Loves Rubberstamps!

  16. Wendy your card is fantastic I love it. Thanks for joining in the fun at Created With Love Challenges.
    Linda K. DT

  17. Super cute! Thanks for joining us this week at Created With Love Challenges for our Anything Goes Challenge!

  18. So adorable Wendy! I love this image and your coloring is fabulous!! Love how you pulled all of this together so well. Incredible creativity!

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at Tammy’s Scrapin Corner.

    I would love to have you join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a wonderful week! Hope to see you again next week. Hugs, Gloria DT

  19. Love your card thanks for taking the time to share with
    happy crafting to you
    Rachel DT

  20. Wow!!! This is gorgeous.

    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Card Mania Challendges.

  21. Back with my DT jacket on.
    This is a wonderful creation with great details and its perfect for our ‘Anything Goes’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Tammy’s Scrapin Corner Senior DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  22. This is really pretty. I like the teddy and those buttons in the corner. Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

  23. great card, fabulous colouring! Thanks for joining us for our ‘Diecuts and Punches’ Challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go! Hope to see you again soon x
    Debbie Dt

  24. Just gorgeous, lovely colours and great colouring thanks for playing with us at Crafting with Dragonflies, blessings Hilde


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