Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Good Morning friends.....how are you today!?!?  Well I hope. 

Once again I find myself talking about the weather.....with our new graphic of Bea playing in the leaves it made all of us at Teddy Bo Towers talk about the lack of summer here in the UK.....I do hope that you've had more sunny days this year than we have!!!!


SO...what's NEW this week?!


And of course, the girls of Team A couldn't wait to play....and here's their fantastic inspiration from this week's collection of new graphics....x


Image: TEDDYBEA_223 precoloured
Paper: First Edition
Sentiment: Wellington
Cuttle bug embossing folder
Card base cut on Silhouette Cameo



Image - TeddyBo_217
Paper - BoBunny
Coat Cool Grey 1 & 3 + Blender
Hat, Waistcoat, Flower & Cravat Lipstick Red +Blender
Clock Die - Tim Holtz Alteration
Sentiment Home Made


Paper from Echo Park
Cheery Lynn swirl
This time i have coloured with Copics ;)

Jill (and Gabriellas)

Image is TEDDYBEA_225
Coloured with Copics
Papers from Simple stories
Butterfly die from TH (love it!!!!) found here
Flowers from WOC
Swirl from Joy! Craft found here

And here it is together with the card Gabriella (my 4 year old daughter) made for Gayle...
She loved making it and think it looks so beautiful, and how about Bea's two coloured jacket!
LOL, that kid never stops to amaze me!



Items used
Flowers from Mulberry Crafts and Wild Orchid Crafts
Butterfly and Foliage Memory Box Dies
Ribbon From Crafty Ribbons
The lace and gems are from my stash and the papers i'm not sure who's they are.



Image TEDDYBEA_222 - Coloured in Photoshop
Papers - Hay Fever - M Bennet - Sweet Shoppe Designs
Flower - Crealies die - CL CF 19
Swirl - Riviera Corner - Memory Box
Butterflies - C C Designs Cutters - Butterflies
Sentiment - Create with TLC
Organza ribbons, gems, black metallic cord - Meiflower


(three projects this week)

stampin up green cardstock
scraps out of my scrap bin
lots of ribbons

stamped leaf images
colored with promarkers
wooden buttons

card set i made for my friend who loves fall.......

scrap papers...
colored with promarkers
black button
black and white twine


You've still got until Sunday 30th September to enter our challenge, which really couldn't be easier as it's Anything Goes.......we hope you'll join us this week...x
Catch you soon.....Gayle and the Girls from Team A...xxxx

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Good Morning to you all and thank you for visiting us today.  The weather is most definitely changing here at Teddy Bo Towers it's gone from wet and windy to wet, cold and windy!!!   I hope winter isn't going to be too much of a bumpy ride!!

SO....what's NEW this week?!?!

Well, we have another bumper selection of stamps for you

and................we have a S A L E!!!
Two weeks of 25% discount available on all digital items throughout the Teddy Bo & Co store.  An ideal time to stock up on those little graphics you've been adding to your wish list!!  If you buy 4 stamps then you effectively got the 4th one FREE!!!
Now, on to the challenge........this time hosted by Design Team A and once again the theme for the challenge is ...
... Anything Goes
as it seems to be such a popular choice
The challenge will run until Sunday 30th September midnight GMT, so come and play along with us to be in with the chance of winning the

We are looking forward to seeing all of your wonderful creations, but for now let's take a peek at this weeks winner and runners up....

Overall winner


and the runners up are:




Congratulations ladies....please contact Gayle via the website to collect your prize and winner's badge.

If you are still waiting to receive a prize from any previous challenges please contact Gayle via the same method....thanks...x


Team A have been very busy creating some fabulous inspiration using this weeks new releases, and we even have an oldie but a goodie from Jill


Image - TeddyBo_214
Papers - Laura Ashley Stack & Wellington Bear
Sentiments - Made on PC & By Hand
Clothes - Chestnut/Spice/Cornflower/Denim Blue
Mask - Aquamarine(mask)
Fur - Tan/Satin



Magnolia paper
Marianne design die
Ribbon from Colette
pink flowers from JillBill
Coloured with both Promarkers and some Copic ciao that I forgot I had....=)


TeddyBo_216 - Coloured in Photoshop
Papers - Hello Sunshine - Mari Koegelenberg - Sweet Shoppe Designs
Sentiment - computer generated using Painted-Messy font - Dafont.com
Ribbon, black pearls and 'create' charm - Meiflower



Items Used Teddy Bo 214
Bearly Mine Halloween Papers
Die-Namics Fishtail die cuts
Buttons from my stash 



Image: TEDDYBEA_220
Papers: K&Co
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards
Card blank cut on Silhouette Cameo



(an oldie but goodie)

Image is TEDDYBEA_143
Coloured with Copics, used a lot At you spica pen on it, loooove the effect!
Designpapers from MF
Swirl from memorybox. Flowers WOC, ribbon from stash
Pearls and charms from Kort og Godt



TB-220 precolored image
MME-Kraft FunDay Papers
flatbacked pearls
clear jems
die cut circle flower-kraft paper
simple stories sticker


Thanks for popping by,

Gayle, Team A and the gang at Teddy Bo towers xx

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Good Morning Ladies and Gents and welcome to another Teddy Bo Tuesday.  I hope the weather is okay where you are as the rain has taken up permanent residence here again at Teddy Bo Towers.  So, as the girls have stayed in all week because of the rain we have some wonderful cards for you to view.....but first, let's see what's in the store this week.....x

I have used image TEDDYBO_209
Medium ~ Polychromos pencils
Cardstock ~ Navy Blue
Papers ~ Papermania " Burleigh Blue" Capsule Collection
Doily edger punch ~ Martha Stewart
Ribbon ~ Fantastic Ribbons
Fine glitter ~ Jones Tones
Flowers & 5mm pearls ~ WOC
Sentiment ~ Cuddly Buddly

Clairebears x 

TeddyBoBea_139-01 coloured with Promarkers.
I have layerd her up on a plain bit of card that I have embossed.
I have used Papermania Capsule papers in Black and White.
The sentiment was a Christmas Freebie but I think fits perfectly with this card!



TEDDYBO_210 colored as always with Prismas
cardstock from Panduro Design and Bazzill
patterned papers are by BasicGrey
the speech bubble I created at my PC 
 the Happy Birthday sentiment is by C.C.Design


The frame was plain blue wood and looking a little "old" - so I dressed it up with my liquid pearls (I didn't have much else I could think of using!  Lol...
I'm really really happy with how the whole thing has turned out...
The mounts I have made with my Centura Pearlescent Card Stock.
Ribbon is Crafty Ribbons (and just perfect for my stressy children.. hehehe.)
This beautiful image (which is my little Albs being bossed about my his little sister Christine) is called TeddyBoBea_13.  And it has made me the happiest person on the planet... smiles.

Hugs n HaPPy Crafting!


(card number 2)
I just couldn't resist the new spooky image.

I have used image TEDDYBO_213
Medium ~ Polychromos pencils
Cardstock ~ Recycled
Papers ~ Papermania "Capsule Collection"
Woodland branch punch ~ Martha Stewart
Flowers & 5mm pearls ~ WOC
Sentiment ~ Birdscards.com (freebie


I have used TEDDYBO_213_06Part of the Halloween set.
Coloured with copics.
Spellbinder nestabilities dies.
Purple paper stamped with a swirl stamp as I don't have any halloween papers.
His frame and the black part of his sentiment is black velvet papers.
Bats on the sentiment are done in black glitter.

Thank you for visiting....Gayle and the Girls...xxxx

Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Good Morning everyone...and welcome to another Teddy Bo Tuesday release.  We have 4 Teddy Bo graphics that will appeal to all the 'girly girls' with the Bea graphics and for those 'real men' amongst us, you'll like the Bo graphics...x ;O)
We also have a new set of 'Rennie MacKintosh' inspired graphics.....brilliant for people who like something a wee bit different.


Our latest challenge has also come to an end and as always the entries have been wonderful.  I'm delighted to say that our overall winner is:

With our runner's up being:


Ladies, please contact Gayle via the website to collect your prize...x

Our new challenge is an oldy but a goody
The only rules are:
  • Use a Teddy Bo & Co image
  • Have you entry in by Sunday 16th September
  • Have fun!!!
And if you are picked as the overall winner you will get
Woohooo....what are you waiting for?!?!
So, until our entries start coming in for our new challenge the wonderful Design Team have made some splediferous cards for your delectation.....xxxx

I have used the adorably fantastic new TeddyBea_216.
My Copics & Neenah Crest Solar White Card.
Crafty Ribbons wide ribbon at the bottom of the card.
Decorate pin and flowers from my crafty bits n bobs.
Hugs n HaPPy Crafting Everyone!


TeddyBea -217
Coloured with Promarkers 
Backing paper is DCWV - Once Upon A Time Paper Stack
Feathers, Gems and Pearls from my stash.

Coloured with Promarkers
Papers , buttons and Ribbon from Papermania Capsule Collection.
Heart and Pearl from stash
Lots and lots of stickles!!!!



I had a play with *TEDDYBEA_216*
for colouring I have used Prismacolor
Cardstock is by Panduro Design and Bazzill
patterned papers by Maja Design
cutting dies by Magnolia and Spellbinders
as decoration I have used lace, flowers and brads


CelticFae_02-large-round coloured with Promarkers
First Edition "Dreamcatcher" papers
Distress Ink
Papermania crystals
Notebook from the Range




I have used Image TEDDYBEA_216
Recycled note book ~ Wilkinsons
Medium ~ Polychromos pencils
White cardstock
Papers ~ Wellington
Arch lattice border punch ~ Martha Stewart
Ribbons ~ Fantastic Ribbons
Lace ~ Creative Treasures
Flowers & 5mm pearls ~ WOC
Fine glitter ~ Jones Tones



Fairy D image  - Celtic Fae-emb_001
Coloured with glitters
Box was an old perfume box covered with shimmer paper
I couldn't find my black glitter card for matting my image 
so I used thin tape to act as the mat
My red glitter was rubbish and not dark enough so I coloured it with a red copic,
once the glue dried.


Image is Celtic Fae

Raindrop Echo Sentiment w/Whimsy

Basic Grey "Picadilly" Design Paper

Lavish Flourish stamp Raindrop Echo w/Whimsy

Tim Holtz Distress Tool

Martha Stewart Flower Punch
Magnolia DooHickey Die
Water Color Pencil
Copic Markers
Ranger Distress Ink Sponged
Whimsy hand died Ribbon "Monarch"
Blue Moon Oriental Charm
Stampendous Shabby Chic Embossing powder
Basic Grey Wooden Button
 Thank you for visiting us today.....Gayle and the girls....xxxx