Monday, 22 April 2013

Birthday Cheers!

Good morning.
Hope you are all keeping well and had a lovely weekend - enjoying some sunshine :o)

Next week it will be one of my big Brother's birthday - it's actually the day before my BIG birthday
 (don't forget I have some Celebration Candy available here)
So I made a card to send him and here it is:

Card Ingredients:
Image: LOTV 'Cheers Bear'
Colouring Medium: Copics
Design Papers: Pink Petticoat 'Colour Collection - Cafe Creme'
Antique Linen Distress Ink
Stars from stash
Die-Namics Fishtail Stax 
Sentiment form Kanban Kit
A touch of Platinum Stickles

Challenges I would like to enter:
Sketch Saturday - Sketch #255
Cupcake Crafts - Monochromatic
Addicted to Stamps - Birthday Card with a Birthday Sentiment
Amusing Challenges - Monochromatic 
Hobbycutz - Monochrome
The Squirrel and the Fox - Furry Friends
Crafty Catz - One for the Boys
Ready Teddy Go - Anything Goes

I'm really looking forward to 9pm this evening as it's the finale of Broadchurch. Although it won't be quite the same watching it on my own - my DH is away in Edinburgh for a couple of days :o(

Right I best get on and tackle that never ending mahooooosive basket of ironing I always seem to have!!!

Thanks for your visit today - I really appreciate your support and look forward to reading any comments you may wish to leave.

Have a fabulous day.


Jane Hirst said...

Beautiful card!!

Luv Jane xx

Janice said...

Lovely work Debs, great design and image choice and I love all those shades of brown. Happy ironing! Jx

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card Debs.
Gr Elly

sassy said...

what a fabulous and so very cute card thanks for sharing it with us at CRAFTY CZATZ hugs sassyxxx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Debs, love the sparkle in the glass and fabulous colouring on Mr Ted..gorgeous.


Sue - bearhouse said...

This is fabulous Debs. I love that image and the papers and layout are really brilliant.
Hugs Sue xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

Good luck with the ironing debs... :-(
Your card is fab. I love this cute bear and your colours are great..
Enjoy your programme tonight
Hugs Kelly

Christine L said...

Lovely little teddy Lisa... fab card for your bro!

Christine x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Debs an adorable card for your brother! He'll love it. I'm looking forward to Broadchurch I'm wondering if it's who I think????? Susan x

Ali said...

Great card - love the colours x

Claire said...

Love this card Debs, adorable bear, love your colour tones and the way you have transformed the sentiment - I have a load of these too! Hope all is well with you? I have to say I am enjoying having an empty ironing basket LOL, really not used to it. Enjoy your evening and Broadchurch. Hugs, Claire x

Claire said...

Forgot to say great to see you playing along at Ready-Teddy-Go this month. Hugs, Claire x

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Debs !! what a mega cute bear and your colouring is beautiful.. the sparkles in his glass are fab! I love the colours and the scrummy papers and stars!!
Ooh not long until Broadchurch now!! :-)
Big hugs
Sue xx

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie, this is just fabulous, gorgeous as always sweetie, big happy hugs Pops x x x x

Ira Huberts said...

Bet you get an extra big hug from your brother for making him such a sweet, cuddly card Debs! Most adorable! Hugs, Ira xox

cotnob said...

Fabulous card Debs, such an adorable image and I love the monotone papers - perfect for a man.

Tammy said...

Adorable card Debs!! I love that sweet LOTV image and your beautiful colors! Fantastic papers and design too!
Hugs, Tammy

Pami said...

Super card Debs, great colour and love the layout! Hope all ok with you, Pami x

Debs M said...

gorgeous card and papers = love the neutrals! Thanks for joining us for our ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge at Ready-Teddy-Go! Hope to see you again soon x
Debbie Dt

mixamatoasties said...

That is fab! Not that I have this image but it would have been perfect for card for Andy's brother, I really struggled over what to pick.

Did you watch Broadchurch then? Did you see the extra bit on YouTube? And that it will return *squeals*

Susan xx

downrightcrafty said...

super card and love the cutie just wonderful
Hugs Kate xx

debby4000 said...

Oh what a wonderful sweet card.

Sol said...

Beautiful Birthday bear.. Beautiful coloring and FAB Coloring.. Great put together! :o)

Remember to Join the Blog Hop ( if you haven´t already ) to be in the draw to all the Birthday Prizes! and when you have commented on all the blogs.. Leave the final comment at the Happy Birthday posting in our challenge blog..
Thank you for joining the ATSC Challenge this week!
Big Hugs from Norway.. Sol :o)

coops said...

so gorgeous debs.yummy choc brown colours and the bear is adorable :D

xx coops xx

Faye said...

You rock monotones Debbie... This is complete cuteness. Thanks for playing at Cupcake. X

Juls said...

Cute, love the sepia colour tones. Hugs Juls xxx

Sashika Taylor said...

I really like the monochromatic look. Hope your brother likes it!

Aunty Sue said...

Debs i love this the colour and the image and the layout works perfectly, thanks for sharing at crafty catz this week with our mens challenge

Cathy said...

Simple adorabele, love the brown. Thank you for joining in the Hobbycutz challenge this time.
Cathy xx

Craftdee Donna said...

What a lovely card - perfect for the Bears challenge at Di's Digi Designs I love brown, and hate ironing, so we're on the same page :-)
Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you later for our next challenge too, Donna ♥

Kim Bell said...

I just love this card. So dang cute. Thanks so much for joining us at Hobby Cutz.


Liza said...

A gorgeous monochromatic creation, just perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Niki Rowland said...

Really gorgeous card, love the colours and the image is super-cute! Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week, Niki xx

Delphine said...

Gorgeous and super cute! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake and good luck! Delphine xx

Zora said...

This is so cute, love the monochrom colored

Chris said...

Very, very sweet card! I took a peak earlier and finally have a moment to sit and comment! Thanks for playing with my Amusing Challenge last week...I so appreciate it!