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Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Kraft it!! at A little Bit Crafty Challenge

Good Morning Everyone and a warm welcome to my new followers. It's so lovely to have you there.

I'm so happy it's the 1st of May. This is one of my favourite months of the year. The air is fresh, the trees start to blossom and we have lots of friends and family birthdays coming up to keep us busy.

Today is the start of a new A Little Bit Crafty Challenge
This month our theme is
Kraft it!


We have 3 wonderful sponsors this time:
     
Sarah Hurley - Prize Curio Digi kit and a £10 voucher for digital items in her shop

Hobbycutz - Prize  £7.50 Voucher 

Clare Curd Crafts - Prize  £10 voucher 

So here is the card I made for -I'm sure you may have guessed - my dear Dad.
He supports Brighton Football team therefore Wellington bear is wearing the correct team colours of blue and white.



Items used
Stamp - Do-crafts Wellington. Coloured with Promarkers
Papers - DCWV Stack 6
Embossing folder -Craft Concepts Retro Circles
Sentiment - Woodware
Spellbinders - Labels 1 and Scalloped Labels 1
Memory Box Mini Scallop Border Die
Xcut Alphabet Die Slimline
Wooden stars from stash

If you take a look at A Little Bit Craft Challenge you will see the wonderful creations make buy the rest of the design team and see who were the winners of the last challenge


I would like to enter my card into the following fabulous challenges:
Card Crafters Circle - masculine
Crafty Boots - Use a Stamped Character
Squirrel & the Fox - furry friends
Crafty Sentiments - The letter B ( blue, brown, bear, ball and birthday)

Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my blog again today. It really means so much to me and I love to read any comments you may wish to make
Bye for now
hugs
Sue


87 comments:

Anne-Marie said...

This is such a sweet creation, Sue....love that cute image and I really do like the colour choices....great for a masculine card. Hope you're having a great week. x

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Sue, such a great image and I love your striped papers and embossed background.
Pauline
x

rachel said...

fabulous card Sue - I love to use Kraft but so rarely do so I'm looking forward to this challenge with eager anticipation! Wellington looks amazing on your card - sure your dad with love it! Have a fabulous day! Hugs Rachel xx

cuilliesocks said...

Great card for your dad Sue, Wellingtom is so sweet. Great colours too, kate x

Doreen said...

Beautiful card.lovely design and colours.xx

marion said...

stunning colouring and such a fab card, hugs, Marion

gwen70 said...

brilliant card Sue, great image and lovely colours

Pia S said...

What a sweet card for dad. I like your ribbon patterned paper, it looks great together with kraft. Also a nice looking sentiment and very decorative wooden details!

brenda said...

I always think blue and brown they can lovely colour palette Sue and your card really is very pretty.

B x

Tammy said...

Such a sweet image and gorgeous colors and coloring! Love the stripped background! Wonderful card Sue!

aussie aNNie said...

Awesome card and colouring Sue, love this image too.xzx

Sasha said...

Love your brown and blue colour combo, Sue. Love how you coloured sweet Wellington, too. Fab card! x

Ellen said...

A Fantastic card for your Dad Sue! Love the brown tones and those stars are awesome! Your sporty little bear is pretty sweet too! Have a fabulous day!!!
Hugs,
Ellen

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

Brilliant Sue love your image and fabby papers they go so well together
jacqui x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Brilliant card Sue, I like the Wellington Image the colours and embossing.
Kevin xx

Redanne said...

Oh how I love Wellington bear and doesn't he look gorgeous in his lovely footie kit! They are the colours for your team too, my DH would love this card.......... Hugs, Anne x

Pat K said...

Fabulous kraft card Sue and I'm sure your Dad will love it. hugs, xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

What a lovely card Sue, that Kraft card has embossed fantastically.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

What a fabulous card for your Dad.
Such a cute image and your team colours look great. I love that little sentiment stamp - what a lovely font.
Caroline xxx

DesignerDiva said...

Love this colour scheme Sue and your embossing looks fab, Dad will love this I'm sure.
Your saturated canary card below is an absolute stunner, wow you have amazing die cuts?
Hugs Laurie xx

Sue said...

Super cute card, Sue, love the embossed kraft, the browns and blues together, and that adorable image.

Hugs
Sue

Wendy L said...

Oh sue this is lovely, xxxx

Kathleen said...

Gorgeous card. What a cute image. Love the wooden stars.
Kathleen x

Sarah said...

Awww, this is so gorgeous Sue and perfect for your dad. Love how you've coloured the image x

kay said...

This is fab and a great colour combo x

Sarah said...

Love it and sure that your Dad will too!! x

Desire Fourie said...

Stunning Sue. You colouring is just so professional and its perfect for a Dad.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Barbara said...

This is such a lovely card, Sue.....the image is great and the blue goes so well with the Kraft card x

Pat (mspfd) said...

Your cards are always perfection, Sue! Gorgeous coloring of the precious image, and wonderful matching background paper. What a great card for your dad.

Wendy said...

Fabulous card for your Dad Sue, love the cute bear and colours.
Hugs Wendy xx

Karen Petitt said...

Gorgeous, gorgeousness! I thought you had used watercolours on the image Sue - that's how good your colouring is! I love kraft so I'll dig some out and come and play! Karen x

Samantha said...

Gorgeous card hunny! love the Kraft and itty bitty stars too!

Look forward to seeing you tomorrow at As You Like It

hopefully hugs me xx

heidy said...

What a great card for your dad Sue!!
XXX Heidy

karen said...

Great card Sue, fab colours, I love May too, hugs, Karenxx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Sue
Fabulous card... Love the image....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Christine Harrop said...

Love the colours Sue - very masculine. Great image. Christine x

chrissy xx said...

What a FABulous little bear he is! Perfect for your Dad. But, up here the colours would have to be Red/White colours Sue.
Chrissyxx

Ella's Design said...

Nice CAS card, Sue! Love that sweet bear in his soft sepia tones and bright footie scarf! Fab masculine papers and embossed background! Lisa x

Ira Huberts said...

How delightful Sue! Love your beautiful bear, such sweet colours! A perfect card for your Dad, he will love this! Big hugs, Ira xox
irascreacorner.blogspot.nl

Cat's sCrap said...

Fabulous male card ! Sensible choice of colours. Adorable Bear. Congratulations !

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

Jenny L said...

Hi Sue,
first of all a very Happy Birthday to your Dad when the day arrives.
He is going to be sooooooo pleased with this lovely card. I love the bear he is sooooooo cute. Fantastic colouring in by the way. I just love our furry friends the toy bears.
Have a wonderful crafty evening.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

Michaela said...

Awesome card, Sue! Love the image, the colour palette and the embossing gives such a great texture.
I think it is a great start to your favourite month, hope you are getting as much sunshine as I am in Bucks.
Michaela xx

julie_woolston said...

Fabulous card Sue love the colours and the embossing and not to mention the fab image.

Hugs Julie xxxx

Lisa Jane said...

oh he is cute and i love the Kraft and blue colour combo
Lisa x

pinky said...

This is just brilliant Sue, gorgeous colours with the kraft and one cute teddy!

May said...

Fabulous card Sue, Love that image he's so cute.. Great colours Fantastic male card... Hugs May x x x

tilly's crafts said...

fabulous Wellington card Sue, love the layout and that colour combo!
Kim x

Amber Holder said...

This is adorable! The image is very cute and I just love the colors :)

Best crafty wishes!
Amber
Staying Crafty

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Great card, love that image x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the cut images. Sue x

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Sue. The bear looks fabulous, so laid back and chilled out!Wish I was...Helping in school, then dance lessons and cubs! lol
Lorraine x

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Sue, love the cute image & fab design.

Donna x

Claire said...

Just adorable Sue - love the bear, so cute and fab papers and colours too. Hugs, Claire x

pam said...

brilliant card Sue, adorable image, and a fabulous design
your dad will love it
pam

Carol said...

Fabulous card Sue, the colours look great. Carol x

Stamps and Paper said...

Great card Sue and fab colours

Anne

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

He is so cute great colouring Ginny x

Whisper said...

Aaah how cute, am loving the layout and papers.

H's headmaster likes Brighton too and he has even arranged for 'Gary Dicker' to come into the school to show the kids soccer skills and to have him read to them !!, Luv Sam x

Little K Smith said...

Aawww too cute! I adore Wellington! Yummy colours too and I love the fab paper n embossing! A gorgeous card Sue!
Kelly.x

Janet - aka stacky said...

The card you made for your dad is fantastic Sue I bet he will think so too xx

Donna Ellis said...

Great card, Sue, with the football colors of Dad's favorite team! Really cute!

Elise said...

HI Sue! OoOh this is so precious and sweet! I totally LOVE the colors and your dad will LOVE this as well!!! Beauuuutiful!

Big Hugs,
Elise

Jackie said...

Wonderful card, I love the stripes and stitching :o)
Jackie xx

downrightcrafty said...

great card so cute
Hugs Kate xx

Bridie Payne said...

Ah you've colored him beautifully and I love the color scheme.

Thanks for stopping by my blog

Have a fabulous day

Hugs

Bridie xxxx

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, adorable card.
luv
Debby

Jules said...

Hi Sue

A great colour combo and fabby image.


Fabby inspiration .. especially with Father's Day just around the corner.

Wishing you a good day.

Love Jules xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, fabulous creation hugs Pops x x x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

A brilliant card Sue! Love how you coloured the bear and the use of the football team's colours, your Dad will love it! Hugs Susan x

Marlene Atkinson said...

This is gorgeous Sue, love the Wellington image which you have coloured beautifully. Marlene

Sandie Edwards said...

He is so sweet, and cute, and adorable....

coops said...

so stunning sue.i love wellington and your design and colours are gorgeous :D

xx coops xx

Alison Scott said...

Fabulous card Sue. It's gorgeous in the blue and kraft.

Jewelsmae said...

Great male card, lovely bright colours

mixamatoasties said...

You're an acutal genius Sue! You've just inspired me.... ;) No, honestly, you really have. Fab card.

Susan x

Penny said...

OMGosh, I love the color palette on this card! Fabulous design, too! Love the sweet image, your coloring, that cool embossing, the papers, die cuts, and, of course, your embellies! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Karen said...

My dear friend, your amazing dad is going to adore this creation! The colors are fabulous and I love that sweet image! The stars are gorgeous and so perfect for this card. :o) Stunning coloring, as always. Beautifully done, Sue! :o)

Hugs and blessings!

Eileen said...

A great man's card Sue. Cute image beautifully coloured and love the papers and embossing
Eileen x

teresa ewington said...

I recognise this little wellington bear :-) Lovely colours, lovely card. Thanks for playing along over at card crafters circle. Teresa x

Donna said...

Oh I love this card Sue, such a sweet teddy and the stripey papers are so bold and effective :) Donna ♥ x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

So adorable, I love wellington and he is coloured so beautifully, gorgeous papers and embossing too
Lindsay xx

Tracy said...

Fabulous manly card Sue. Great colors and of course a sports theme always works. Love those little wooden stars. Hugs!

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is sweet and gorgeous Sue… what a mega cute bear!! I love the scrummy paper and embossing… and the little stars are perfect… your dad will love this!! :-)
Hope you have a lovely weekend!
Big hugs
Sue xx

*Vicki* said...

A so love masculine creations!! This is such an adorable image and fabulous coloring my dear! :) HUGS

Bunny said...

This is lovely ...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments and good luck.

Caz CSD DT xx

Laura Love said...

What an awesome masculine card! Love the colors and that bear is a must have image for me! Totally the cutest! Thank you so much for playing along this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs! We hope to see you play along again soon :)

Dee's Craft Room said...

Lovely strong colours and the image is super cute. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

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