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Thursday, 17 February 2011

A Happy Accident




I was a little naughty yesterday and just had to buy some more Teddy Bo images and I thought this of Teddy Bea sitting would look perfect on a frame so I printed her off and started to colour.  That's when the happy accident came to light.  I have three light pink coloured lids of Copics and so I just picked up one to use but didn't read the label.  To my horror it was V95 light grape and I wasn't sure what to do so I continued colouring in her dress etc.  All of a sudden the light grape colour grew on me and I thought it was certainly an unusual colour for a bear but I liked it so that's how she stayed.  The card has been completed from papers I have been given, handmade papers I won in some blog candy last year, sentiment off the computer, ric-rac ribbon, seam binding ribbon, organza ribbon, gems, flowers, heart pins and lots and lots of love and attention to detail.  I have highlighted areas of the papers, Bea's pom-poms and the flowers with some Stickles to add some glitter and bling.


This card fits the following challenges:


Teddy Bo Challenge - In the pink
Crafty Emma - Cute and cuddly
Crazy 4 Challenge - Hearts
2 Sisters - Hearts
Paper Sundaes - Choose two or more toppings - flowers and pink for me
Aly's Sunday Challenge - Bling, bling
Craft Your Passion - Use pink
Totally Stampalicious - Use bling
Copic Creations - Warm colours
Papertake Weekly - Putting on the glitz
Paperplay - Just add shine
Charisma Cardz - Spring has sprung
Dutch Dare - Sparkle/glitter/bling
Do You Stack Up? - Dots
Stampin' B's - Monochromatic

19 comments:

Clairebears said...

she looks lovely sitting in her frame. I love happy accidents, and she looks beautiful in her dress :o)

Thank you for entering Teddy Bo's Challenge and good luck.

Love Clairebears x

FairyD said...

Hi Kym, I think Bea looks lovely that colour and your card is beautiful.....so glad you are enjoying playing with our little bear friends xx

FairyD x

Beryl K said...

Great card Kym, the colours work really well, brilliant happy accident
Beryl x

Denise and Louise said...

Pretty card - lovely colours and Teddy Bea looks great. Thanks for joining us at DYSU xx

Marlena said...

Gorgeous card Kym and certainly a happy mistake!!
Love it when that happens :)

Marlene x

Miranda said...

very gorgeous again Kym, such a lovely card
thanks for sharing your creation again at the DYSU challenge this week

hugs
Miranda

WencheP said...

Very sweet card, thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

princesskitten said...

itn't is wonderful when we find a new colour

kitten DYSU team

Ren-Yi said...

Your lil bear is so adorable. You really brought the shine in with those Stickles and extra bling! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Play Challenge crew!

nicoleqmullen said...

Such a cute card, I love the adorable bear and love the colours you used on him too! Thanks so much for playing along with Paperplay this week!

Padster said...

Love the colour even if it was a bo bo lol! - thanks for joining us at Teddy Bo
Hugs,
Debbie xx

Benzi said...

Bea is very pretty in the grape color. Love all the pretty flowers scattered about and the lovely, heart stick pins. So glad you joined the Stampin B's monochromatic challenge this week.

Peggysue said...

This teddy is so cute! She really stands out against all the pink. Love all the finishing touches, great job!
Thank you for joining our Lots of DOTS challenge at DYSU. Please join us again!

Sue said...

Hi ya
aww fabulous card, super cute image, lovely papers & design, thank you for joining us at CES this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

Julie said...

Lovely cute image - so love these Teddy Bos!! Great layout out too! Thanks for joining us at CES challenges, Juliexx

kaylou said...

gorgeous card, thanks for joining our cute and cuddly challenge@CES.
Hugs Kaylou xx

Deirdre said...

So fun, thank you for joining us on Paperplay this week.♥

alicaz said...

Lovely! Great take on the challenge!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

clare brown said...

cute card hun.goodluck at charisma cradz.