Thursday, 24 July 2014

A little bit of love

Hello lovely people,

I hope you are all well and not wilting too much in the heat!  It has been a little uncomfortable at times especially when working but I absolutely will not complain that it is too hot as it seems waaaay too long since we had a decent sunny summer here in the UK :-)

Now I've done the British thing and discussed the weather I can move on to our new challenge at In The Pink where our theme this month is...

ANIMAL ANTICS

Cue James bear!  I'm sure I have other cute critters in my stash but I really only have eyes for James :-)


It's a cleaner looking card from me today with no inky or distressed edges, just a little sprinkling of Frantage and sparkly edges (Stardust Stickles) to the little heart stems.
The big heart has been paper pieced.


Card recipe;
Image: James - big heart - LOTV
DP: Yours truly & Special delivery (girl) - Pebbles (available at Hey Little Magpie)
Tag: Sentiment tags - LOTV
Seam binding/twine: The Ribbon Girl
Dies: heart stems - Impression Obsession
Frantage: Shabby pink frantage - Live and Love Crafts

Copic colours;
Fur: E40/41/42/43
Rose: R83/85 & G21/24
Ground: T0/1/2/3/4

If you haven't already done so then do pop over to In The Pink and check out the gorgeous creations from the rest of the Pink Ladies.

Thanks for visiting and I really appreciate any comments that you leave,


Challenges I am playing along with;
1.  Simon Says Stamp (emboss it - I used Frantage embossing powder)
2.  As You Like It (fave sentiment = 'with love' because it works for a range of occasions and is just a lovely thing to say to someone to make them feel special!)

17 comments:

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card, as usual, Kat!! Love the twine and ruffled seam binding it looks so pretty. And now the weather!! I don't actually mind being at work at the mo simply because of the air conditioning!! xx

In The Pink said...

Fabulous teddy bear colouring Kat... and I love the paper piecing of the heart and even the patch on the heart too! Love your CAS layout too.... those hearts look so good and are such a perfect touch to complete your fabbie card!

Hugs
Christine x
PS... I'm enjoying the weather too... only had a couple of occasions (including last night..) where I've said 'it's TOO hot!' x

Sue said...

So gorgeous Kat. The image is totally adorable, I love the pretty papers and beautiful detailing.
hugs Sue xx

Squirrel x said...

Kat, this is awesomely gorgeous as always hun, but you do not have total control over that bear, he has many lady friends, and the occasional squirrel, lol. Love that this is so pretty but not ott, the heart stem dies are a must have (off to Google). An all round dose of delights hunny. Hugs xx

Squirrel x said...

PS. Oops, I might have just ordered them..... ;)

Carole said...

A very pretty card and I love the paper pieced heart!

Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Oh, this is FAB! x

aussie aNNie said...

James Bear is the cutest , lovely paper piecing and the fran-tage...xx
♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

Nancy said...

Gorgeous card, Kat! That teddy is just too sweet! I love teddy bears! :o)

Lorraine said...

Aww, so sweet - love it.
Lorraine x

Annette said...

Such a gorgeous card Kat, and you know I love this image!! I love the colours too (of course) and the little splattering of frantage. I really must get mine out again. I've only used it once!
Have a great Friday (nearly the weekend! Yay!!!)
Hugs
Annette
xx

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Kat...love wee James and his paper pieced heart...fab colouring and love the papers and die..gorgeous.

luv CHRISSYxx

karen said...

Adorable card Kat, love the little heart stems, Karenx

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is so cute, I love the pretty pink papers and the beautiful paper pieced heart!
Rebecca.

Lea Brawn said...

A fabulous image. A great card Kat x

Jennifer Bradley said...

Fab card very cute x

Virginia Lu said...

Absolutely FAB, Kat! Your attentions to details truly show through in this darling design! I adore the tiny white splatters, especially! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!