Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Good Morning to you...and welcome to another Teddy Bo Tuesday....and WOW, it's February already!!!  Where did January go!?  I was discussing with a friend just last week that she had spotted Easter eggs in one of the shops...and that's even before Valenetine's Day!!!!!!

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

Well, Teddy Bo Threads has opened.  We're adding new stuff to the store every day, so why don't you pop over and visit us.  We can even print your favourite photographs or your child's artwork onto mugs, t-shirts and even umbrellas!!!  Our 25% off opening sale ends on Friday 8th Feb.

and what's NEW at www.teddybo.com


Our wonderful Design Team has also been busy making some fabulous cards


TeddyBo_242 TeddyBea_256
Maja design papers
La-La Land text
Magnolia leafs
Rox die key hole
Magnolia swirl
Coloured with Copics


Clairebears x

I have used TeddyBo_242 I have coloured him with Water Colour Pencils and the sentiment is from Hobby Craft. I have made a bag using Craft Artist using papers from Sassy Designs called Heart Felt and just finished it off with a little red ribbon. I'm going to add some chocolates for Valentines Day - but if I put them in now they won't be there come the 14th lol!


Krafty Karen

Using TeddyBea_256.

Hugs & HaPPy Crafting!


Image - TeddyBo_242
Promarkers - Lipstick Red & Cardinal Red
Fur - Putty & Tan - Coral for cheeks
Grass - Pear Green & Moss
Paper - from Stash
Border Punch - Martha Stewart


Image: TEDDYBO_242
Paper: Dovecraft Back to Basics III
Silhouette Cameo to cut holder


Image - TEDDYBO_243
Digital Papers - Sweet Morning - LorieM at Pickleberry Pop
Keep Calm Poster - Pink Gem Designs
Buttons - Stash
Metallic cord - Meiflower


Papers : My Mind's Eye (bohemia)
Die corners : Nellie Snellen
Lace, rose, strass, Stickles, Promarkers.


Image ~ TEDDYBEA_257
Medium ~ Copics & Prisma Pencils
Paper ~ Stampin UP!
Tools ~ MS Border punch, SU! pricking tool
Punches ~ Woodware Daisy punch, EK Flower 
Greeting ~ Cuddly Buddly
Embellishments ~ Bow & Card Candi


I have used image TEDDYBO_242
Medium ~ Polychromos pencils
Recycled cardstock ~ Woodware
Wellington papers ~ Docrafts
Flowers ~ WOC
Flower shaped pearls ~ The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment ~ Cuddly Buddly
Heart border punch ~ XCut 
Beaded scalloped oval & circle ~ Spellbinders Nestibilities
I have paper pieced Bo's hat, jumper & love letters.
Big hugs
Donna x~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

And January's challenge has also ended...and we're delighted to announce that our overall winner is:

with the runners up being:

Please contact Gayle via the website.
And so with the end of January's challenge we move swiftly onto February's challenge.  We are sticking with the 'Anything Goes' theme...but with Valentine's Day being this month then we'd love to see some of those cards too.  Please remember you must use a Teddy Bo & Co image though to enter.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Fairytale Friday & Teddy Bo Threads

Yeh...we're open!! (Kind of)
Slowly adding things to the store.....which of course means you have to keep coming back to see what new things we've got!!

There's also 25% off for the first week!!!  Woooohoooo!!!!

With Teddy Bo Threads opening today, this last week has been crazy in Teddy Bo Towers.

First up came the t-shirt designs. The girls, beautiful women one and all, decided that it would be up to them to model the new designs, as they all wanted to get their faces on the website (and to update their CV’s and Facebook pages with their modelling contract !!). There was a lovely t-shirt with Teddy Bo’s face on it, but the problem was that it’s a tight fitting t-shirt, and because Gayle tried it on first, it left two big 'boobie' imprints in the t-shirt, and no matter how much stretching and ironing, those marks couldn’t be removed.

The girls tried to draw straws to see who would be the model. When everyone disagreed with the results (except the winner), they tried dice, then Jenga, then finally when the fists were about to start flying, Gayle suggested a compromise. They’d buy a shop mannequin, and Glenda’s the mannequin you’ll see on our clothing webpage. Not sure if she’s set herself up with her own Facebook page yet or not.

 Claire had discovered Gayle's secret stash of rhinestones. She found a big tub of glue, and a plain t-shirt and went at it. She spent hours and hours individually sticking down rhinestones, not realising that everyone else had finished for the evening, but the little light there was, reflected of her t-shirt and made her little work area it feel like a sunny morning. In fact by the time she finished, bleary eyed and hungry, the t-shirt was covered in little rhinestones. At Gayle's suggestion, it was wrapped around a football, and will be used as a glitterball at the next design team party.

Next on the agreed product range came the new line of mugs. The girls spent all Wednesday furiously making design after design, trying to perfect the end product. Donna designed a lovely Teddy Bo footballer mug, but then Wendy decided she could do better, and added goals and a couple of players in the background. Then Colette added some advertising boards and a referee. Gayle had to step in when Lau started to add a 50,000 crowd into the background. Gayle was very worried that there’d be no rhinestones left if she carried on.

 In the end , they settled on some simpler designs, and these can be found on the
Teddy Bo Threads webpage. Please let us know what you think about these new products.

 Goodness knows how the girls managed to get any cards made this week.......but they're just SO good they pulled it out of the bag again...xxxxx



Image: Fairydoodler
Paper: Me to You
Heart Mount: Silhouette Store
Tickets and Die: Whimsy Stamps
Spotty Hearts: Woodware Punch

BoBunny papers
The big snowstar and the red "berry thingys" are from Ica Maxi a food store in Sweden(yes you can find craft supplies almost anywhere....hi hi)


Image TeddyBo_232
Promarkers - Tan/Cinnamon/Lipstick Red/Cardinal Red
Cool Aqua / Ice Grey 1
Papers from Scrap Stash
Sentiment made on PC

Lau W

Paper : Bo Bunny
Black lace
Ric rac ribbon
Paper doily
Rose, hearts stickers, promarkers.

TeddyBea_003 -When you wish upon a star (My Favourite lol!)
coloured with a mixture of Promarkers and pencils.
I have added her to a plain scalloped card and added faux stitching.
I've also used flowers from the Glitter Girls plus a feather.