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Sunday, 3 July 2011

Tatty Ted

Well, it's been a beautiful day here weather wise - let's hope it keeps up!  Sadly it's back to work tomorrow.

This is a card I made this week for one of the girls in work's birthday, which is coming up shortly.  She absolutely adores Tatty Ted.



The base card and the mat under the image are Kraft cardstock (the mat is corrugated), the blue polka dot paper is Back to Basics and the image is coloured with promarkers and cut out with a nestie.  I then edged quite deeply in with blue shimmer chalk and added some buttons and cord and corners, and attached a mat for the easel.  I think the pastel blue looks quite nice with the Kraft card.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:-

Crafty Cardmakers - Spots and Stripes
Creative Stamp Friends - Dots 
Forever Friends - Birthday (use an animal) 
Riley and Company - Dies or Punches
Top Tip Tuesday - Beginning with a "T"
Crafts and Me - Birthdays
Divas by Design - Die Cuts & Punches
Clearly iStamp - Punches, Dies, Cutouts
Inspire me Fridays - Anything Goes

I hope you like it, and thanks for visiting.

Maria x

10 comments:

Kathy D. said...

that's it I'm going to have to get some kraft paper. this is sooo cute.
Thanks for playing at Clearly Inspired Challenge #31 at www.clearlyistamp.typepad.com
Hope to see you again in our challenge that comes out on the 16th!

Caroljenks said...

Gorgeous Tatty Ted! Love the colours, as you say the blue and the kraft go perfectly together :)

Thanks for joining in with our 'T is for...' challenge over at Top Tip Tuesday this week :)

Carol x

(just incase you're not aware you have word verification on)

Dawn Frost said...

Beautiful teddy, love your nestie! Thanks for joining us at CIC31.

Sarah said...

Hi Maria, what a pretty card. Tatty Teddy is coloured to perfection and I love the colour combo you've used. Thanks for joining in with us this time at Divas by Design. Sarah

Dolly Daydreams said...

Hi Maria, just love your Tatty Ted ! Love how you have coloured him and fab layout too.

Marie

Cazro said...

Thanks for joining in at Crafty Cardmaker's Challenge, for spots and stripes, maybe the corrugated card wasn't exactly what we had in mind for stripes, but we do all interpret words differently. A beautiful card and yes, the kraft and light blue go very well togethet. Caz

nessy said...

this card is just so cute ~love the teddy!!
thanks for joining us on CREATIVE STAMP FRIENDS!!
VANESSA XX

Mona E said...

Such an adorable card. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me. Hugs...Mona

Vicky said...

So cute sweetie...!

thanks for joining us at Divas...and good luck..!

hugs Vicky xx

Melly said...

Stunning wee creation!
What a fab take on the Spots and Strips challenge!
Thanks for joining in the fun at Crafty Cardmakers!
Hugs Melly xxx

Ps I have CANDY if you fancy it!! xx