Monday, 25 January 2010

Beary Big Hugs

Good afternoon, I hope you are all well and enjoyed a fabulous weekend.

This week the theme at Die Cut Dreams is


We would like to see your cards and projects featuring bears, these could be teddy bears, polar bears any kind of bear you like as long as we can see one.

I couldn´t wait to ink up Beary Big Hugs, one of the newly released stamps from Belles & Whistles, these images are a dream to stamp - so crisp and clear and now I can´t wait to ink up the other five.

Sketch Saturday - Sketch
Stampin´Sisters in Christ - A touch of Green
Allsorts - Hearts & Flowers
Just Cute Bears - One for the girls

INK: Copic Ciao
PAPER: Sparkly Sweet by K & Co
Martha Stewart Romance Punch
Flowers and pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts
Sentiment - ticketed by katie pertiet
Ribbons and gems from stash

Thanks for stopping by today, be sure to check out my teamies blogs for inspiration too - links can be found on my sidebar.


aardvarkpest said...

Wow stunning card Nicola love the image and the little tickets. You've been making some great cards while I've not been around.


Jennifer said...

Hi Nicola,
These new stamps are gorgeous! I love your layout and soft colours - beautiful work.
Jen x

nessy said...

gorgeous ,sweet card nicola ~love the papers and that heart punch you have used ~lovely touch!! what an amazing image ~cannot wait to ink mine up!!
ordered my lotv stamps early this morning!!!
vanessa xx

Sarah said...

Really gorgeous card, I love the papers and layaout and that iamge is so sweet!

Thank you for joining us at Just Cute Bears.
xx :0)

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Nicola this is such a beautiful card!
Love this image and your colours are so pretty!
kim x

Cathy said...

Such a gorgeous card, and fabulous image.
Thank you for joining in Just Cute Bears.
Cathy xx

Shirley N said...

Nicola I really really LOVE this! Your layout is just as adorable as your image! SWEET!!!

Liza said...

Gorgeous Nicola, I just love your new stamp.

Liza x

Riet said...

Ohhh Nicola,what a beautiful card,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

jenny said...

Stunning card! I love that image x
Thank you for joining us at Just Cute Bears x

Jenny x

Mummylade said...

that stamp is so adorable! And you made a wonderful card out of it!

Bev said...

Aaaah this is so pretty sweetie! Love all the fabulous detail and sweet image. The papers are gorgeous too. Hope you are feeling loads better now, soz I have not visited for ages (hangs head in shame!!) xxxx

{Jane} said...

So gorgeous

Thanks for joining us on Just Cute Bears :)

Hugs Jane x

Danni said...

What a wonderful card! So sweet!

Lisa said...

Hi Nicola, Gorgeous card! Such a sweet image.

Thanks for joining us at Allsorts.

Lisa x

Sonia said...

This is a lovely card, the image is so sweet. Thanks for joining us in the Just Cute Bear challenge.
Hugs Sonia xx

Cheryl said...

really love this card hun great image she is so cute,love the layout too hugs cheryl xxxx

Poppy said...

aww love the image really cute,great colours.

Anonymous said...

I love all your detail to this card. It makes it so interesting. Thanks for sharing your art with us at SSCC

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so adorable, beautiful details too.

Avril Ann said...

Nicola love this card, so very cute, good luck with your challenges, and hope you are well, seems like ages since I have spoken to that fab image and the colours are fab too....take care my dear friend. Hugs Avril xxxx

Joanne said...

Oh this is so beautiful. Everything about it is perfect. I am so impressed. xx

Kat said...

This is gorgeous Nicola, I love all the little touches you've added. Thanks for joining us at Just Cute Bears and good luck.

Kat x

Cindy Haffner said...


Annie said...

adorable image and such a pretty card. thanks for joining in the fun with us at Just Cute Bears this week.
hugs, annie x

~ Ali ~ said...

Super crd Nicola, thanks for playing along with Just Cute Bears. ~ Ali x ~

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Nicola just trying to catch up on my commenting and it is so wonderful to see your card those colours are totally delicious and that image is stunning I love this lots

Lorraine x

Flowers said...

I love those cards! I need to start working on v-day items... I'm behind, as always!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is darling Nicola! I love this image and your coloring is fab! Love the colors!

Karen Wilson said...

This is beautiful, Nicola!! I love that image!

Kirsten said...

fabulous card such a sweet image ...x

thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

Kirsten said...

fabulous card such a sweet image ...x

thanks for joining us this week at allsorts hugs kirsten...x

Jodi said...

Gorgeous card for the challenge!! Love your take on the sketch too!
I love the coloring you did!
Jodi =)

peggysue said...

Such delicate soft colors. Looks wonderful. Thanks for participating in the Stampin' Sisters in Christ challenge this week.


Another stunning card Nicola - your colouring is always perfect. Love the image and the beautiful papers.
Hugs, Sylvia xxxx

Susie Sugar said...

Oops sorry I missed this one Nicola , this stamp is just so darn cute and you have made it come alive its so sweet and your colouring is perfect

Marcea said...

cute cute cute- just love this image and you have coloured it so well. Great details and papers