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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Coffee and Cream Combo

Hi girls (and fellow crafters)

Here's my offering for today. I am entering this card into the Passion for Promarkers challenge 'Coffee and Cream' colour combo.  I am also entering him into the Teddy Bear Stampers challenge, which is also a colour combo using 'Brown, White and Pink. Well I have used the Blush colour on her dress and the heart so that is a very pale pink... hopefully it'll be acceptable???

I have used a new digi image (Teddy Bea 008) from  Fairy Doodlers. Isn't she cute? I have seen a few of these bears around (during my blog surfing sessions) and loved them so much that I had to have one (okay...you got me... I got several... well I do get paid on the last Friday of the month WAHAYYYYY and that's next week!). Anyway, here's what I did:

I printed the bear and coloured her with the following promarkers ONLY: Senna, Umber, Cocoa, Cinammon, Blush and Ivory. The grey background was created using a black pencil and Sansodor. Well, I haven't used it for a while and I thought it was about time I did!

Then I scrolled around the edge of the white with my Cinnamon Promarker and added faux stitches using a 'normal' brown felt-tip (that was painful, how did I ever cope with 'normal' felts they seem to drag SOOOOOOOOO much and scratchy, don't even get me started on that!). Sorry, I am waffling again. Next I mounted some DP onto the white base card using some cream and gold embossed paper that I got from Craftwork Cards and added 5 Candi in coffee and cream colours (well I DO like my coffee the colour of GNATS ****, I'm a latte with a lotta latte kinda gal) and then added the sentiment that was also from the same collection at Craftwork Cards.

In fact, FYI, the paper, the candi, the sentiments and other things all came in a bumper pack from Craftwork Cards so pop over and check it out as they have some amazing offers on their bumper packs and it's very reasonably priced for all the stuff you get with it.

Hope you like the card? It's cold and wet here in Watford today, so doubt I'll be doing much else other than card marking, so prepare to see more of me. I'm sure that'll upset Steve enormously but hey, a girl's gotta do...what a girl's gotta do (ain't she?)

This card won The Teddy Bear Stampers blog challenge, AND got TOP FIVE at Passion for Promarkers and (because the original winner didn't come forward to claim her prize) it also WON! and I received a £10.00 voucher for Joanna Sheen. WAHHOOOOOOO!

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugs x

18 comments:

Cherie said...

Hi Fae,
Congrats on winning Teddy Stampers challenge so pleased you were able to join us again, with such an adorable card.
The colours are just gorgeous.
Love the Teddy Bo image.
Hugs cherie

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

This is just gorgeous. Great colourscheme.
Hugs, Sandra x

Debbie said...

Love the colour combo Fae, well done on your "win" :)
Hugs Debbie x

Meera said...

Hia Fae,

Firstly congrats on your win with us last week. What a darling card yet again, your colouring is fantastic.

Thanks for joining us again at Teddy Stampers.

x Meera x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Fae, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

coops said...

gorgeous card fae.i love the adorable image and your colouring is stunning.
thanks for joining in my theme this week at PFP :D

xx coops xx

oheidia said...

Hi Fae! I really find the image supercute! And your colouring is fab:=)

Thank you for joining us at PFP this week:=)

Sharon Keanly said...

Wow Fae, you are on a roll. Another winner here. Your colouring is just fabulous. Like the new hair colour! hugs Sharon

Debbie said...

Hi Fae, I placed an order for three of these bears last week. I got the one in the bath, one knitting one with a wand, did you get any free ones? I got two free!
They are lovely arn't they? Your card is lovely and I have just made a couple of cards using brwon, so nice. Debbiexx

Fae said...

Hi Debbie
I ordered three as well but I didn't get any freebies.... pooh :o(
Bit sad now, but hey ho. I want to get the one on the bath too. Didn't see the one with a wand???
Hugs, Fae xxx

Gro said...

Beautiful card, Fae. Your image is so cute. Thanks for joining us at PfP.
Hugs :o)

Shelley said...

Cute care Fae. I love the coloring.

Tammy said...

Fantastic Teddy Bea card. Congratulations on your win. You should enter one of our challenges at TeddyBo. Hugs Tammy x

FairyD said...

Hee hee Fae...I went for a nosey round your blog and found another card with our little teddy bear friends!!! :o)

This is gorgeous...love the combination and that little circular stampy thing (can you tell I don't craft) is really cute..x

FairyD x

Penni said...

Great card. Love the colours.

Hugs
Penni
X

sharingthepassion said...

Simply adorable, love it

Ali x

Sharon said...

Beautiful card.
Thanks for joining us at Teddy Stampers this time round, hope to see you again next time.
Sharon x

jules said...

wow well done they are all gorgeous cards!!!