28 June 2011

Sizzling Summer Birthday Ted..

What a change in the weather today, the breeze is fair cool..
and NO sun at all..we did have rain thro the nite tho. great for the garden..
enuff bout the weather forecast, this cute Ted is having a sunny day at the beach..
yes I know I've used him before but lets face it you have to use it in the summer
cant have him sitting on Filey beach in the winter celebrating his Birthday!!
His ice cream cone wouldn't be melting in winter..think this little seal &
the birds are trying to wake Ted up must be lunch time....LOL
I made this card to fit a number of July 4th celebration challenges..
The Seaside Ted image is from Di at Dis Digi Downloads
coloured with markers & Prismas, mount onto nestie shapes..
the seaside design paper is from Kaiser craft pad..I used a D/L American flag
for the bunting & Whimsy pennant die.. comp. generated sentiment..string,
Ice cream charm & spotty brads from stash.. I distressed all the edges too..


challs for me card..
Die Cut Dreams..  Red White & Blue
Forever Friends chall.  Birthday theme
Crafty Cardmakers  Spots & stripes..(spots on brads)
Paper Playtime.. Red White & Blue + a digi..
Paper Creations Ink.  Beach theme
Birthday Sundaes chall. Stars & stripes B/day
Sentimental Sundaes Patriotic use colours of your nations flag  
Sparkles forum chall.  At the Beach
Stamp Something chall  4th July “celebrations”..use RWB..
Totally PaperCrafts  Spots & Stripes
Wags ‘n’ Whiskers   Summertime..
Craft us Crazy ch. Red White & Blue & or Summer theme..
Delightful chall.  Fun in the Sun

thanks for stopping by today Hugs to all Christine xx


Linda said...

Oh this is simply adorable.. Love the darling little image and the colors and papers are wonderful.. Very lovely work as always.. Hugs, Linda

Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful card! Love the charm you added to it. Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

Christine L said...

I love him christine! He's one of your best yet! Particularly love that bunting.. Got a real fancy for bunting just lately.. It's in lots of gift shops and I keep wanting to buy! Btw.. D/L = downloaded... Yes?
Christine x (the other one)

kelly ledder said...

Lovely Christine, love the bunting xx

PinksyDoodles said...

This is adorable Christine. I love all the wonderful detail.
Hugs, Clare x

Exclusively by Mel said...

He is totally adorable Christine.
Love your colouring!!
That charm is brilliant!
Lovely card.
Mel. xx

pinky said...

Thats so sweet Christine, gorgeous little image and your colouring is beautiful. Love the colours and the cute little charm. Weather not great here either, very changeable.

Marlene said...

Lovely Card! The image is soo adorable. Love your coloring! Thanks for playing with us at Birthday Sundaes and Sentimental Sundays!

Birthday Sundaes & Sentimental Sundays DTM

Sue said...

Hi hun
aww this is adorable, awesome colouring of this cute image, lovely papers & design, luv the charm,thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next time, sue,x

NancyD said...

Super cute image and overall card. Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Karen Hasheck said...

So cute! I think I want to be him relaxing on the beach! Thanks for joining us at PCI!

Tracy said...

This is fabulous Christine, love your image and colouring. Thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Unknown said...

Love this image and your coloring. Thanks for joining us at Paper Creations Ink.

BrossArtAddiction said...

Wow! Truly gorgeous card! That banner is fantastic!

Thanks for playing along with us this week at "Paper Playtime" and good luck!

xx Tracey xx -PP/DT


All I wanna know is where's my ice cream? hehe . This is a great summertime entry for the Wags 'n Whiskers challenge and the Dp paper and image are so cute too! Great work, good luck and Hope to see you again next time!
Tammy Louise

coops said...

fantastic card christine, love your fab papers and bunting and the image is gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Chrissy said...

Gosh, this is just gorgeous. What a fabulous, fun, summer,card. Really cute, love the seal at the bottom, and the wee birds, really adorable with great colouring.Love all the details too.

debby4000 said...

Oh I love your gorgeous, adorable card Christine.

Jackie said...

Fantabulous card, love the bunting :o)
Jackie xx

Purple Crazy said...

Gorgeous card, cute image, thanks for sharing this week at Delightful Challenges, hugs Wendy x

JustYolie said...

Oh so sweet! I love the image, so adorable!

Sharon said...

Fantastic card!!! Love your coloring. The bg paper you used is just great. Love the banner, too. Thank you for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!! :)

Deanna Mulder said...

I love the bear. Reminds me of my husband! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime.

Uma said...

fabulous banner, unfortunately your card will not qualify for a prize as you have entered over 10 challenges, thank you for joining us at crafty cardmakers

Shelby Goolsby said...

How cute!! Love the flag and fun sentiment. Thanks for joining us at My Partner In Crafting Crime.

Kristie W. said...

This is so cute!! Love the image, paper, banner - great card design. Thanks for playing along with my Birthday Sundaes challenge!

Anonymous said...

Sweet image and coloured so beautifully.Love the papers and design.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :D
Lisa x

Céline said...

cute card, love the stamp and little flag
thanks for playing with us at stamptacular sunday this week
céline SSC DT

lisbeth said...

Cute card, love it. Thanks for joining us at FF this week

Peggie said...

Love this guy and all the flags.

Miranda said...

cute card Christine, lovely
and the image is very adorable
thanks for joining the paper creations ink challenge this week

Deb Mitchell said...

Ohhh i absolutely love your card- it is just so pretty! Love all the detail

Hugz, Deb

Jenni said...

Fabulous, great summery card :o) Thanks so much for joining in with the challenge at Crafty Cardmakers this week.
Jenni x

Geneviève aka Muscade said...

Great card! Love your coloring and the details!
Thanks for playing with us at Craft Us Crazy!

Robin said...

Really fab card!! Love all the beachy details! Thanks so much for joining us at My Partner in Crafting Crime's Beach Challenge! Robin