Monday, 6 January 2014

Crafty Cardmakers Challenge 107

Welcome to a new year of Crafty Cardmakers challenges. There've been some changes, first, the name of the challenge is Crafty Cardmakers and Beyond, to make it clear that we don't limit your creations to just cards. And another change - there are going to be two teams, alternating challenges, and a third team producing mixed media projects once a month. Confused? Don't worry about it - the challenges will be explained on the challenge blog!

This first challenge is hosted by Feebs, and the theme is Bear with Me and she wants the main image to be of a bear (or bears) - whether of the 'teddy' variety or more realistic.

The sponsor for this challenge is

 so why don't you go and take a look at the gorgeous embellishments they've got in stock.

For this challenge, I used an image I won several years ago. I didn't have a reason to use it right away, and then I forgot I had it! It's from Crafty Pad, and it's called Teddies Do Piano.

I made the paper in Photoshop elements. The image is coloured using Promarkers, and I embossed some white card using a Cuttlebug folder.

I hope you can join us this time.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Cards Galore Encore where anything goes,
Doodle Pantry where anything goes,
Flat Friends where anything goes,
Kreativeinkauf where anything goes,
Crafting by Designs where anything goes,
Crafty Creations where anything goes,
Creative Moments where anything goes,
Divas by Design where anything goes,
Digistamps 4 Joy where anything goes,
Inky Impressions where anything goes


Kim x said...

Fab card Hun, I love your background paper.
hugs Kimx

Scrapcat 1 said...

This is a lovely card, the teddies are so very cute

Jac said...

Great card, love that image and your background paper is fab, thanks for joining us at Divas By Design this week. Jac x

Papercraft By Carole said...

What a cute little image. Love the embossing of the musical score. Cxx

Suze Bain said...

What a super image Josephine and I love the piano DP and musical embossing. A lovely card. Xx

Janine said...

Lovely card Josephine. Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design.
Hugs, Janine xx

Laura Lunsford said...

Adorable card! I love the bears and the fur looks so fuzzy! Thanks so much for joining us at Flat Friends Challenge Blog and hope to see more of your lovely creations again soon!

Dawn G Designs said...

Your bears are adorable and as a flute player I LOVE all the music paper. Thanks for playing along at Cards Galore Challenge, Anything Goes!

Dreja said...

Ein süßes Motiv und eine tolle Karte. Danke daß du damit bei der KE-C mitmachst.
LG Dreja

Desire Fourie said...

This is a wonderful creation with great details and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Feebsy said...

Love this card! I love the background paper and the embossed notes, they compliment the image perfectly. Those teddy bears are really cute too. I love how you've created the fur on them, they look so textured.


Anonymous said...

What a fantastic card and those three little bears are so darn cute. Great match with the embossing and the DP> Look forward to working with you again at CCM and more.


K8 said...

Adoable card, love the image and your coloring is fab!! Thank you for playing with us at Creative Moments this time, hugs Kate

Emma Canning said...

Such a cute card - gorgeous image and colouring :-) Thanks so much for joining us over at Flat Friends, Em xx

Debbie said...

This is adorable!! I love the piano key BG you made! That image is soooo cute!!
Thanks so much for sharing with us at DPDC42!!

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card, thank you for joining us at Creative this fortnight. xx

Ellen said...

What an adorable image! Your digi paper is perfect for this card! Thanks for joining the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge this month!

kalleinka said...

Ein ganz bezauberndes Motiv.
Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme am Kreativeinkauf-Challengeblog.

LG, Ilonka

Clay - Scrap - Kreativ said...

Gefällt mir total gut!
Danke für's Mitmachen bei KE-C! Hoffentlich bis zum nächsten Mal.
LG, Susanne.

Anonymous said...

WOW! this is precious. I love that paper you made - everything just flows together perfectly and those bears are just too cute! Thanks for joining the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge this month!

Sharon said...

Omgoodness! This is so sweet. The bears are adorable, love the embossing and dp. Thanks for joining us at Crafting By Designs month long Anything Goes Challenge.

Anne Lise Johannessen said...

Oh, so cute. I just love this image :)

Vickie ODell said...

How adorable! That was a great image to re-discover! Your papers and image go together so well. Thanks for sharing your lovely art with us at Doodle Pantry!


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