Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Thanks a Bunch......

Good Morning!!
I hope you all had a great start to your week already!
I sure did ~ I got my first new car ever and I love it!!!
(And I finally got a white car!! Are you surprised? LOL)
I got a Chevy Traverse and it is so nice ~ we had been looking
forever and finally found one that was my perfect color and
my hubby got them to go down a bit on the price :)
Because he did all that for me I wanted to make him a card!

My daughters picked out this adorable image from Teddy Bo & Co. to use.
(Did you see the new adorable Easter ones? Oh my they are precious!!)
I also had the perfect sentiment to match so it worked out.


The new challenge is up at the Teddy Bo Challenge and they want to
see Duckegg blue and brown. Wasn't sure this is a true Duckegg
blue but it was the closet thing I had!
I also used the fabulous sketch from Friday Sketchers.

I always have a hard time with "manly" cards but I went through
my WOC stuff and found some perfect embellies.
I had some Walnut vintage seam binding and wet it and
crinkled it up and stuck it in a bag to dry. Love the way
it comes out and it is messy and perfect for a male card
I think!  Twine is a nice touch too!


To finish it off I added some of the plain summer blooms
to the card and slathered on some of the Rock Candy Crackle Paint.
Also there are a few rhinestones to finish it off.

Paper ~ MME, Prima and Paper Studio
Inks ~ distress inks, twinkling h20's
Accessories ~ All Wild Orchid Crafts

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you all
have a fabulous week!
:)Kathy

24 comments:

Tammi said...

Kathy this is soooo cute!! Love the bear, colors and great details! And woohoo on the new car, how exciting! :) ~hugs

Sharon Keanly said...

A beautiful card Kathy. These TB stamps are gorgeous, see them popping up everywhere in blogland... hugs Sharon

Sylvia said...

What a fantastic card !!

debby4000 said...

Oh Kathy this is fabulous, love the cute Teddy and what wonderful details.
luv
Debby

Chrissy said...

What a great MAN...card. Love the colour combo.
Who's a lucky girl then....a new car!!! Great stuff.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Kim Piggott said...

So wonderful that you have a new card Kathy! So happy for you!
Your card is totally awesome!
Love that cute image and your amazing colouring and your design and details are perfect!
Happy driving!
hugs
kim x

Debbie said...

OMG!!! Perfect card for your hubby... Love the colors, the details especially how you did the ribbon with the button on the bottom, the twine on the top.. everything put together to perfection...

And congrats on your new car, cling cling cling...that's me throwing loose change in for good luck...

Hugs
Debbie

Dorcas said...

Your coloring on that teddy is SPOT ON! LOve the whole card!

Tammy said...

Colouring is spot on and gorguss as always. I so want to grow up and be a card maker just like you!! Hugs Tammy x

БаНдИтКа said...

Волшебная работа!!!!

Shazza said...

fabulous card x

Ingrid said...

O, it's lovely. Perfect!
Hugs Ing

Jane said...

WOW!!! this is stunning Kathy!! Gorgeous image and your details are amazing! Enjoy your new car! hugs, Jane xxx

Dena said...

Kathy! This is ADORABLE!!! I think I have to have that image too! Great colors and so many great embellishments!
Congrats on the new car! Don't you love the new car smell?!!!! haha!
Hugs, Dena

Petra Skogstokiga Rubberstamps said...

WOW! So cute and I love the colours.
Big Hug
Petra

Colette said...

Fabulous card for a man, love the colouring and all the embellishments, great job. Thanks for joining us at the Teddy Bo challenge this week. Good Luck!
Colette xx

Padster said...

Oohhhh love it - Don't tell Bea but I have a real soft spot for Bo lol! - fantastic card hun and perfect for our challenge at Teddy Bo
Debbie xx

Renkata said...

Kathy, this is amazing card.
Love this colour combo.
Such a great layout and colouring!

Fiona said...

Kathy...just been having a nosey around your fab blog...what wonderful cards you make...really stunning...I am now following you.

Fi
x

PS thanks for letting me know about the papers...they are next on my list!!

FairyD said...

You couldn't make a bad card if you had your eyes closed and both hands behind your back!!!! ;o)

Stunning....so manly but still full of frilly bits...I love it...and I hope you're still enjoying your new car?!?!?!

FairyD x

Chelsea said...

Hi Kathy, Congrats on your brand new car! How exciting!!! Also so nice to visit your blog, beautiful work to be seen here!
Love,
Chelsea

Clairebears said...

Wow! How handsome does Teddy Bo look doing his gardening.

I love how you have put this card together.

Thank you for entering Teddy Bo's challenge this week.

Love Clairebears x

ellabella said...

What a precious card! I always love how you mix & match your papers and colors, such a personal touch.Janine

Rica said...

Hi Kathy - this is absolutely adorable - love it, fantastic layout and distressing and Teddy Bo is so cute and beautifully coloured. Best of all I love your sentiment that the ribbon has to be messy because it's a 'man' card!!!
hugs
Heather xx