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Thursday, 14 July 2011

Simon says Stamp Something - in fact Stampalot of Teddy Bo in Deep Ocean or perhaps a bug suit!

I am beginning to feel a bit like a broken record in terms of my apologies for failing to visit my buddies.  I also feel a bit guilty that I have managed to make some cards but not managed to get around to commenting on your blogs.  But I have cards that need to be made.This one is for our grandson who will be 2 this week.  When I started picking out all the papers, I had a number of challenges in mind but I have been too slow to enter them .  Fortunately, in addition to Stamp Something who want to see "bugs or butterflies", a few easy challenges have come around that I can have a go at, namely:
Deep Ocean - where the challenge is to make a "card", Simon Says Stamp and Sir Stampalot - who both have an "anything goes" theme, and of course I have to enter into Teddy Bo where they want us to use "Teddybea only".

This little Bea looks such a cutie coloured up with Copics and Promarkers in her fun ladybug outfit.   I punched all the way down the right hand side of the DPs with my Martha Stewart ladybug punch.  All my papers, including the little accent bugs are by Debbie Mumm and I just added some Craftworks candy, a sticky spotty ribbon and bow and a little Stamps Away sentiment on a Stampin Up punched tag.
Teddy Bea's boots and the ladybug on her hand have been glazed for a bit of added dimension which is completely lost in my photo which I now notice is completely blurry around the edges!

21 comments:

Kathy said...

Lesley this is just adorable!!! I love this sweet image and your coloration is brilliant!! Those papers are so cute as well!
So nice of you to join us at TEddy Bo!
:)Kathy

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Wow your card is fabulous!
Love your gorgeous colors and such pretty papers and detail!

thanks to visit my blog....


Hugs
Judith

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Lesley, love the image and the fabby colours.
luv
Debby

Rosietoes said...

Gorgeously colourful card. Bo looks terrific!
Love the way you have highlighted the 2.

Thank you for joining us at Teddybo.

Edna x

Lynne K said...

Gorgeous card, Lesley! So bright and colourful. Thank you for sharing it with us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck.

Lynne x

brenda said...

It's so lovely to see you at Stampalot challenge Lesley and with such a beautiful creation.

Thank you so much for joining us this month and good luck.

B x

Jill said...

Great colouring of the fantastic Bea :)
Love the bright colours on your card. Fab layout!
Thanks for sharing your beautiful card at Teddy BO this week
Big hugs, Jill

Clairebears said...

This is just mega cute! I love the papers, and the beautifully coloured Teddy Bea, I'm sure your Grandson will love it.

Thanks for playing along with Teddy Bo's challenge.

Love Clairebears x

pinky said...

Just adorable lesley. I love those bears and you have showcased this one beautifully. Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month.
Pinky

CraftyC said...

Hi Lesley, I'm also having a bit of a struggle atm. Too many other things going on but always squeeze in a bit when I can. I just love the card. So colourful and I love how yo've highlighted the No2
Clairexx

Pat said...

Hi Lesley, what a completely adorable card! I love your coloring...I plan on case-ing your work so I can get some tips on doing animals! Then I may have to pick up a couple of these darling bears!! Can't wait to have more time to visit your blog and keep up with your creations!! Hugs. Pat

Jules said...

Hi Lesley

What a gorgeous card.

To begin with I thought that you had turned the right hand side into a jigsaw .. .. but after reading your post and looking more closely I realise that it is the ladybird punch.

You have used such lovely colours and your colouring and shading of your image is fantastic.

Have a great weekend.

Love Jules xx

Faye said...

This card is gorgeous and perfect for a two year old. The colours are lovely and bright, the image is cute and beautifully coloured and I love, love, love how you've framed the number two on the scrummy number paper.
Thanks also for all your appreciated comments at mine. All the more special as I know how busy you are. xxx

Colette said...

Gorgeous card, lovely bright colours, great BG papers, your grandson will love it. Thanks for joining the Teddy Bo challenge. Good Luck! Colette xx

Sally H said...

A fabulous card, Lesley! Love the colours Thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot this month and good luck.

Bev said...

Oh this is amazing Lesley! Thanks for joining us at Teddy Bo x

Francesca said...

Fantastic card

thanks for joining us at Sir Stampalot challenge this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Tracy said...

Fab Entry, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous, I love the image so sweet, the colours are fab, thanks for joining us at Teddy Bo this time hugs pops x

Tab said...

Beautiful card, such a lovely choice of image and colours!
Good luck with the Teddy Bo Challenge!
Hugs Tab xxx

chris said...

Hi Lesley, bad blogger here, just dont seem to have any time, im sure you know what I mean.
your card is gorgeous. love it.
Thanks for Joining us in the Sir Stampalot Challenge. hugs Chris xx