Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Gooooooood Morning World!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How are you all this morning?!?!?I hope the weather isn't too bad where you are.  One half are currently mourning the loss of summer while the other half are admiring her beauty!!

We had another small response to our challenge but they were all beautiful...thank you for joining us for it.

SO...what's NEW in the store this week!?!?

We have 4 major events covered in this week's graphics....birthdays, engagement, pregnancy and driving a new car/passing your driving test!!!  'Brian' our little monster just wanted to be part of the family!!! ;)

SO......who wants to see what our wonderful Design Team has made with this week's graphics?!!?


Text says : Congrats to the baby
Papers ...well don´t know where they came from :)
Coloured with Copics (listed on my blog)

Image - TEDDYBO_257
Papers - Boy Thing and Speedracer - Crazy 4 Monograms
Sizzix nesting star dies
Little B's Monogram dies
Ribbon and Pearls - Meiflower


Image : TEDDYBEA_284
Papers : Momenta and MME
Ribbon : die Poppystamps
Sentiment : stamp Rico Design
Lace, half-pearls and Promarkers.


image -TEDDYBEA_284 and baby bunting
papers - Dovecraft
lace and pearls from stash
boottees - cricut -New Arrival cart


Medium:  Copic
Cardstock:  American Crafts
Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo (Vinyl)
Pearls - Kaszazz
Lace - German Scrap
Banner Rod:  Doodlebug

Medium:  Copic
Die:  MFT Blueprint 15, MFT Pierced Ovals
Cardstock:  American Crafts
Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo (Vinyl)
Paper:  Doodlebug
Enamel Dots:  Doodlebug


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"

Copics Used:
Fur - E11, E13, E17, E51, Y23
Shirt - V22, V25
Pants - B91, B93, B95
Hat - YR30, YR31, Y32
Baby Jumper - G20, G21, G24
Shading - W0, W1, W2, W3

TeddyBo Digital Image-TEDDYBEA_284
PP-Lawn Fawn Bright Side Glass Half Full
CTMH CS-White Daisy

Taylored Expressions-Many Minis Occasions
CTMH Ink-Black
Spellbinders-Floral Ovals
Foam Squares
Copic Markers



Image Used: TEDDYBEA_284
Coloured with Spectrum Noir pencils - 84, 85, 16, 75, 74, 114, 9, 110
Memory box die - Baby Clothes
Flat back pearls - Hobbycraft
Congratulations - Clear Stamp - Ladybug Crafts Ink
Paper - Forever Friends - New Arrival



Image Used: OLIMOLLY_001

 Coloured with Spectrum Noirs
Olly and Molly - BG1,2,3,4 FS1
Molly's Dress - LY2 & 3  12,14,18,19
Olly's Hat  - TB1 - 64,69
Green leaves - LG3,5
Papers - Aspire Sew Pretty
Lace, Pearls, Doily and flowers from stash.


How do they do it!??!  Weren't they just fantastic!!!???  I just adore seeing what the girls make.

NOW.....who won our last challenge?!?!?!?

Well....the voting is in and I'm delighted to announce that the winner of ten graphics is:


with our runners up and winners of one graphic each being:Gemma




Woohoooooo ladies...congratulations.  Please get in touch with me via a Facebook PM or the website.

AND...what's the new challenge theme?!?!?

It's really easy.....just add lace and/or pearls to your cards...one, two....a whole string of them?!?!  Whatever you want. 
The rules are easy...
  • you MUST use a Teddy Bo & Co image, remember there are lots of different ranges within Teddy Bo & Co now......
  • you must use the theme......
  • and make sure you link back DIRECTLY to the relevant post and NOT just your blog please. 

    You can enter as many times as you like but you can only win with one of them.  The challenge is open NOW and will close on Sunday 9th November.

    Good Luck and happy crafting.......Gayle and the Girls...xxxx

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Midweek Reminder Teddy Bo Tuesday

It's been such a busy busy week, Gayle has been tucked up studying for an exam and creating more of our lovely Teddy Bo & Bea ready for next weeks release!  We currently have a Bingo Challenge in play (add your picture to Mr Linky), so please join Gayle and the girls in a fab game of Bingo and see if you can get a full house! The DT have been busy making some more inspirational cards to share with you.
 Crafty Hugs Woo xxx


Image TEDDYBO_02
Fur - E18/31/33/35
Jumper & Hat - R29/46
Paper - K & co
Sentiment - Home Made
Bingo Choices - Buttons - Patterened Paper - Flower  


Image:  TeddyBea_004
Medium:  Copics
Paper: Doodlebug
Dies:  MFT Pierced Rectangles
Sentiment:  Purple Onion Designs
Flowers:  Wild Orchid Crafts & I am Roses

Image:  TeddyBo_253
Medium:  Copics
Paper: Doodlebug
Dies:  MFT Pierced Rectangles
Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo
Metal:  Kaszazz
Wood:  D-lish Scraps

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Another fantastic week has flown by and it brings to the close of our first challenge (or return to challenges)....I'll announce our winners later in the post.

SO...what exciting things have you been up to!??!  Anything grand?!?!  Lots of crafting I hope!?

Well, here in The Towers it's still quite tropical.....I'd love to say that we're all swanning about in our bikinis but Clairebears has started knitting again and Colette is currently modelling a rather...eh...fetching two piece.....she says it's extremely itchy and has ordered a LARGE supply of cream to soothe it.....I get the feeling Claire will be looking for her knitting needles soon!!!! ;)

SO...what's NEW in the store this week!??!  Well, not only do we have some cuties for you we've also got some PRINTABLES!!!  Birthday Bunting to be precise!!  More to follow so keep checking the blog/facebook/site.

Now of course....with new graphics we must have our wonderful design team's cards.....and just so you know, they've all been following the theme for our new challenge which is BINGO!!!


Challenge - BINGO
Choose any line 
(Across-Down or Diaganol) 
Four Corners 
Full House

Skin - BV02 , BV20 , BV0000
Grass - G94 , VG93 , G21 
Cheeks - R21 
Shaded WITH - W00 , W-3 
Polychromos - Blue Violet , Warm Grey V 
Border - Silhouette Sketch Pen 



Image : FeeFee Tabs
Papers Prima Alla (6inch)
Medium:- Copics E40,41,42,43,43,47 BG13, R21
Dies:- MFT Scallop Border Die, MFT Tab
Flowers:- I am Roses
Sentiment : Simon Says Stamp - Sketchy Banners


Image: Pinkies_006
Papers - My Minds Eye/Stampin Up/Do Crafts
E23/35 - Bag 
W0/1/2/3/4/5/6/7 - Fur
Putty/fuschia pink/pastel pink/true blue/gold


Image - Fawny Christmas 001
Border and holly cut on the cameo
Glitter Charm and Ribbon from my stash
Poinsettias from Sweet Lilac
Coloured with Copics
E37, E34, E31, E30, R20
R89, R46, R17
G28, G17, G14


Bingo line: Charm, Die cut Patterned paper
Image- Fawn 2 Snowglobe
Papers: CC Vintage Christmas
Spectrum Noirs : GB2,8,10,EB1,2,3,DR7,6,4,CR6,FS8,DG4,CG4-1
Charm glitter, Jute twine

Bingo Line - Ribbon, Die Cut, Buttons

Coloured with Copics and Spectrum Noir pens
Papers from Trimcraft
Sentiment Teddy Bo (freebie with a craft magazine)


FEEFIFOFAWN_TABS_001 coloured with Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Paper stash
Red card from The Papeterie
Ribbon & flowers from stash
Papermania flower buttons 


It never ceases to amaze me how wonderful my design team are....
NOW.....who's won our first challenge!!?!?!?

Well...it was a quiet challenge but FULL of talent and I'm delighted to announce that our top winner (of 10 graphics) is



and our runners up are (winning a Teddy Bo & Co graphics each):


Ladies, congratulations and please contact me via the website/facebook page to claim your prizes...x

SO...what's our challenge for next time??!!
...(singing, BINGO!!!  I know, wrong words!!)
Check the bingo board for what you need to use.....Team Captain Wendy "Wooooohooooo" has
made us up a gorgeous board and Team B are playing along with you...x
SO....what are you waiting for!!
*Linky will be here soon*

Challenge closes Sunday 26th October and cards MUST appear here to win.  You can use ANY Teddy Bo & Co image now, so that includes all the characters, D'Arcy's Diaries and Wonderland Stamps....we can't wait to see what you make...x
See you next time....Gayle & The Girls....xx



Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday Midweek Reminder


Good Morning everyone and thank you for popping by the blog today.   We've got an announcement, a few new graphics and some wonderful cards by both our present DT and some of our new girls who joined us last week.

SO, first that announcement.  D'Arcy's Diaires is back!!!!  Instead of them having their stand alone site though they'll be available on the Teddy Bo & Co site...as will the Wonderland Stamp collection when I put them up.

SO...just like Teddy Bo stamps I'm re-drawing the  D'Arcy Diaries stamps so they'll look like the originals with a slight update twist.....so let's see the first few stamps to be released.
....and of course with new releases there's always wonderful cards to see.....and for that we needed some new girls on the DT...so please welcome our new girls for D'Arcy's Diaries.

Penni (New DT Member)
Image coloured using Graph'It Markers
Card from my Stash
Papers - Can't remember !!! :(

Image coloured using Graph'It Markers
Card from my stash 
Papers by K&Co 
Flowers & Leaves from Wild Orchid Crafts

paper from the leftover box
Magnolia swirl
Hair: E57-55-53-51
Grey: W-6-4-3-1
Green: BG99-96-93 YG63
Skin: E13-11-00-000 E20
Socks and shirt: BG75-72-70

Image used: DARCYSDIARIES_002
coloured with Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Kraft card blank
Papers from stash
Papermania ribbon
Sentiment sticker, paperclip, wood sentiment & sequins from Paper Issues
Nicola (New DT Member)

I have coloured the image using Letraset Flexmarker pens.
The list of colour's I have used is on my blog
The decorative paper is from K&Co.
Everything else is from my crafty stash that I have collected along the way!
Papers - coloured card from my stash
Medium - Copics and promarkers

Stamps - Our Daily Bread sentiment stamp
Embellishments - Small heart punch, faux stitching

Image coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Pebbles Inc. Front Porch
Sentiment - computer generated

Image coloured with Promarkers
Papers - Kelly Pannaci
Sentiment - Computer generated

clean and simple :)
Image coloured with Promarkers
Kraft card
Craftwork cards sentiment
ribbon and pearls


WOW....weren't they just wonderful!!!!!

BUT WAIT!!!!!  That's not all!!!!

I wanted you to meet the lovely new members on our Teddy Bo team to....so, hey...let me introduce you.


Image used: FEEFEEFAWNY_001

Claire  (she's been here a while!!)


(I think you know her)

Image Used: FeefeeFawny_001
Papers : Maja Design
Punch butterflies : Martha Stewart + border punch
Corners : Toga
Sentiment : Hero Arts
Lace and Promarkeres.



Image Used - TeddyBo_051
Medium - Copics
Sentiment - Studio Calico
Flowers - I am Roses
Butterflies - Stash



Card Size:  4.5" x 6"

Recipe: Teddy Bo Digital Stamp-TeddyBoBea_001,
PP-Bazzill 6x6 Worldwide Collection
 Bazzill CS-brown & teal,
CTMH CS-White Daisy,
Taylored Expression SS-Big Delivery,
Spellbinders-Labels 8 & Decorative Labels 8,
CTMH Black Ink,
White Gel Pen,
Copic Markers.

(We'll be posting a wee tutorial on Thursday of Deneen's grass and sky colouring)


Image Used: Teddy Bo_051
White card from Papermill Direct for card blank and to print the image.
PP - Making Memories - Just Chillin
Ric Rac Braid - American Crafts
Letters - Memory Box Typewriter die
Clouds - Memory Box 
Stitched rectangle die - Die Namics
Small Flower - punch
Liquid Pearls for the centre of the flowers
Stickles Glitter glue - Crystal


(Captain of Team B but she got confused this week!!)

Image - TEDDYBO_256 (Pre coloured)
Papers My Minds Eye
Sentiment - Imagine That
Ribbon, Lace, Charm & Embellisment from Stash



Image: FeeFeeFawny_001
Medium:  Copics
Sentiment:  Prima
Heart Die:  Little B Dies
Flowers:  I am Roses


Weren't they just wonderful!?!  Please come back on Thursday to see Deneen's colouring tutorial and then we'll be back again next Tuesday with some more gorgeous graphics and cards for you to see...x

Gayle & The Girls...x