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Friday, 22 June 2012

Winter Wonderland (DT) Christmas Teddy

Blimey, nearly didn't make it to today - our 19 year old faithful microwave decided he'd had enough last night and went out with a bang and a LOT of foul smelling smoke - spent last evening with all the windows wide open so the wind could clear the fumes.  We all have sort throats this morning!  Guess I know what we will be doing tomorrow, yep, microwave shopping.  I am a little sad at it's passing as it was a house warming present from my parents when I moved into my tiny little terraced house all those years ago.  He survived the move to here and even allowed Toad to operate his little buttons.  Oh how I shall miss that ear piercing bleep.  But, the good news is that it is Friday again, wheeeeeeeeee, and that means ..... WINTER WONDERLAND!  Thanks to everyone who joined in the Candy Cane challenge - the winner and Top 3 will be posted on the Winter Wonderland blog this Sunday.

So, what do we have for you this week?  We have a theme of Christmas Teddy, how cute is that?!  The DT have created some beautiful inspiration for you in case you should be stuck for ideas, but with this theme I think we will have a lot of entries.

And we are sponsored this week by

and Teri is generously offering the winner their choice of four digis from her shop. If you haven't been to visit her shop recently then I can tell you that she has some fabulous new images in store.

Here is my DT card for this week:

This is a Tina Wenke stamp and I think it has a wonderful nostalgic feel.  I've coloured with Distress Inks (ReInkers and Markers) and teamed teddy up with a mixture of Christmas scraps papers from my box.  I think the red was a magazine freebie and the green may be Dovecraft.  The gold foiled sentiment came with a pad of papers.

I shall be looking forward to seeing all your teddies at the challenge during the week.  Have fun!



Doreen said...

A gorgeous card,love the image and fab papers.xxx

Jo Davies said...

Super cute card Christmas card! Jo xxx

Cathy said...

Fab card Squirrel, love that teddy. Just wish i could get moving on those Christmas cards!
Cathy xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh he is cute .. love the bright colours .. so cheerful
Lisa x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Oh he is so cute and a very nostalgic teddy.

Pink Dandelion said...

Super card S. Love this cute teddy. Have fun microwave shopping. Debs xx

Caz said...

So sorry to hear of the sad passing of your microwave, but he's had a good innings!! Fabulous card, love the image. Hope you have a great weekend.
Caz x

sue - bearhouse said...

gorgeous card, such a cutie.
Have fun shopping!

Boxofcolours said...

Cute card Squirrel.

Claire said...

Adorable card hun, love your bright colours. Have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Claire x

downrightcrafty said...

such a cute image and love the colouring great card
Hugs Kate xx

Chrissy said...

Such a cute Teddy Squirrel, I'm a sucker for Teddies..love the bright cheery papers and fabulous colouring..love those wee labels you get all done and dusted...


Zippy said...

What a gorgeous little bear! And just love the colours and papers! xxxx

coops said...

so gorgeous hun.fab colours and i love the sweet bear :D

xx coops xx

Rufus said...

I must admit that I got a real giggle out of your report on the demise of your old faithful microwave. I thing it was "even allowed Toad to operate his little buttons." Then I must admit, with shamed face hanging down, that "oh how I shall miss that ear piercing beep." got me laughing out loud!! I'm sorry for your loss...(grin). Just remember that the news ones are much faster...so don't burn something to a crisp! Seriously, hope that the sore throats have gone by now.

Pamela said...

Great card, love the image. Sorry to hear about your microwave, how scary.

Pam x

Curlybear said...

Gorgeous colouring S I love the pastel shade of the bear,
have a lovely week my friend,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

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