Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Teddy Bo Challenge


Please bear with us as we have a few problems with blogger this morning, but blog will be updated ASAP.

Check out this week's new releases here


Image:  TeddyBo_259
Medium:  Copic Markers
Paper:  Doodlebug Designs
Sentiment: Cut from vinyl using Silhouette Cameo
Dies:  MFT Pierced Circles
Glitter:  Martha Stewart


TEDDYBOBEA_151 (back and front)
Coloured with Copics
Marianne design die bow
papers from Dovercraft
Text says "on your weddingday"
Spellbinder die~behind the stamps


Image : TeddyBea_287
No name for the papers
Die sizzix (round)
Die cloud : Memory Box
Punch flowers and leaves : Nellies
Snow Marker : Marvy
Transfers Letters : Papermania
Stickles, Half-pearls and Promarkers.

image - Teddy Bo 260
coloured with copics
ribbon from Ribbon Girl
Precious Ornaments die 
emsbossing folders


Papers - Jolly Days adn Extra papers pack - Just So Scrappy
White creative linen A5 landscape card blank - Craft Creations
Lawn Fawn Stitched Snowflakes Die
Gingham ribbon and dazzler - Meiflower


Card Size:  5" x 5"

BoBunny 12" Powder Mountain Stripe
BoBunny 6x6 Powder Mountain Collection
Bazzill CS-Prismatics Stormy Dark & blue
CTMH White Daisy CS
Spellbinders Standard Circles Lg.
XCut Ornate Frame
Foam Squares
Viva Decor Glitter Holo Iridescent
Copics Markers


TeddyBo - 259
Coloured with Spectrum Noir Pens
Papers and flower are from last Christmas's stash


Teddy Bo - 260
Aqua Tints - Landscape, Brights, Primary and Pastels
Paper - Echo Park
Bauble die - Nestabilities
Twine and bell from stash
Pearls - Hobby House 

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Teddy Bo & Co - Midweek Reminder


'Glitter & Bling'


Image: FairyD_Monster_002
Papers: SheryK Designs All Green Pack
YG67, YG63, G21
BG09, BG18, BG15 



Image:  Oli and Molly Tabs_001
Medium:  Copics
Paper:  Doodlebug 'Sugar & Spice'
Dies:  MFT Blueprints 15 and Pierced Circles
Sentiment: Cut from vinyl using Silhouette Cameo
Flowers:  Wild Orchid Crafts


Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Oh's that time again.....Teddy Bo Tuesday flies round so quickly!!!

I hope you're all crafting away......I'm sure many of you have actually finished your Christmas cards and are planning Valentine's Day!!  I on the other hand will probably remember two days before the big day and panic!!  Life is VERY busy at the moment but very enjoyable too.  I hope that you're doing something that's fun for you.

SO.....what's NEW in the store this week!?!?

Definitely a mixed bag but I hope you see something that you like.

And of course, as always...with a NEW release comes a new Design Team Showcase.  The cards the girls have produced this week are absolutely darling......I'm sure you will agree.


Image : TEDDYBO_258
Papers: Dots & Stripes from Snap Click Supply (Jessica Sprague)
FUR: E57, E37, E34, E31, E31
BLACK: 100, W9, W7, W5
BLUE: B39, B37, B29


Teddybo Image:- OLIANDBO_001
Silhouette Cut files:- Scallop oval, Sentiment
Studio Calico timber embellishments
Doodlebug Twine, Doodlebug Glitter, Swarovski Crystals
Copics - listed on blog


Image used: FAIRYD_MONSTER_002 coloured with Flexmarkers
Sentiment stamp from stash
Red card from The Papeterie
Bo Bunny paper
Glitter letters from stash
Holly die-cut
Stickles & Glossy Accents


Image used: OLIANDBO_001
Coloured with Spectrum Noir pens & pencils
Papers; Vintage Christmas
Sentiment from PC
Sequins & glitter from stash


Image Used: FAWNY_003
Copics - E31/33/35/23/18
Promarkers - Pear Green / Moss / Putty / Coral / Pastel Pink / Mauve / Gold
Hobby House - Dazzlers (Flower Centres)
Papers - Craft Creation
Brittania Poinsettia Die
Cheery Lynn Flourish covered in Purple Glitter
Fawny has red glitter for the nose
Spellbinders Dielites
Magnolia Tag

Image used: OLIMOLLY_002


Image used: FAIRYD_MONSTER_002 
B52 , B41 , B000 , BG0000 T-5 
Papers  My Minds Eye - Oxford Street 
Glitter buttons 

I struggle at the best of times to pick a favourite but this week was just impossible!!!  I'm sure that you must get great inspiration from their cards.....and to back that up I'm delighted to announce the winners of our latest challenge!!!

The last challenge was PEARLS AND/OR LACE..and it gives me great pleasure to announce the winner as:

With the runners up being:


Congratulations ladies.  Please get in touch with me via Facebook or the website. 

**Please make allowances for the fact that I am very busy and don't always check my emails unless I know that a customer has had an issue with their order.  Thank you for your patience.**


So, with the exit of the old challenge we have a nice NEW one!!

And this time round it's


This one wasn't so easy for the girls this week with the images I'd drawn!!! ;)

The rules are easy, .....just add GLITTER AND BLING to your cards...really make them shine!!! 
  • you MUST use a Teddy Bo & Co image, remember there are lots of different ranges within Teddy Bo & Co now......
  • you must use the theme......
  • and make sure you link back DIRECTLY to the relevant post and NOT just your blog please. 

    You can enter as many times as you like but you can only win with one of them.  The challenge is open NOW and will close on Sunday 23rd November.

    Good luck.......Gayle and The Girls....xxxx

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday - Midweek Reminder

Midweek reminder to join in and play along at The Teddy Bo Challenge.


Image: monster1
Papers: Stampin Up / Bazzil
Copics: YG03/05/06/07
Pearls! But no Lace!! (Somehow didn't go with him)
Clouds: Template & tutorial from HERE
Used Bashful Blue Stampin Up Ink Pad
Sentiment: Home Made

Image : Monster_
Stamps : La Fourmi
Sentiment created on computer
Glossy Accent on the eyes
Ribbon and pearls, and promarkers.



Image:  TeddyBoBea_Tabs_002
Medium:  Copics
Card: Kraft and Amercian Crafts
Sentiment:  Vinyl cut on Silhouette Cameo
Flowers:  I am Roses and Wild Orchid Crafts

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Gooooooood Morning World!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How are you all this morning?!?!?I hope the weather isn't too bad where you are.  One half are currently mourning the loss of summer while the other half are admiring her beauty!!

We had another small response to our challenge but they were all beautiful...thank you for joining us for it.

SO...what's NEW in the store this week!?!?

We have 4 major events covered in this week's graphics....birthdays, engagement, pregnancy and driving a new car/passing your driving test!!!  'Brian' our little monster just wanted to be part of the family!!! ;)

SO......who wants to see what our wonderful Design Team has made with this week's graphics?!!?


Text says : Congrats to the baby
Papers ...well don´t know where they came from :)
Coloured with Copics (listed on my blog)

Image - TEDDYBO_257
Papers - Boy Thing and Speedracer - Crazy 4 Monograms
Sizzix nesting star dies
Little B's Monogram dies
Ribbon and Pearls - Meiflower


Image : TEDDYBEA_284
Papers : Momenta and MME
Ribbon : die Poppystamps
Sentiment : stamp Rico Design
Lace, half-pearls and Promarkers.


image -TEDDYBEA_284 and baby bunting
papers - Dovecraft
lace and pearls from stash
boottees - cricut -New Arrival cart


Medium:  Copic
Cardstock:  American Crafts
Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo (Vinyl)
Pearls - Kaszazz
Lace - German Scrap
Banner Rod:  Doodlebug

Medium:  Copic
Die:  MFT Blueprint 15, MFT Pierced Ovals
Cardstock:  American Crafts
Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo (Vinyl)
Paper:  Doodlebug
Enamel Dots:  Doodlebug


Card Size:  4.25" x 5.5"

Copics Used:
Fur - E11, E13, E17, E51, Y23
Shirt - V22, V25
Pants - B91, B93, B95
Hat - YR30, YR31, Y32
Baby Jumper - G20, G21, G24
Shading - W0, W1, W2, W3

TeddyBo Digital Image-TEDDYBEA_284
PP-Lawn Fawn Bright Side Glass Half Full
CTMH CS-White Daisy

Taylored Expressions-Many Minis Occasions
CTMH Ink-Black
Spellbinders-Floral Ovals
Foam Squares
Copic Markers



Image Used: TEDDYBEA_284
Coloured with Spectrum Noir pencils - 84, 85, 16, 75, 74, 114, 9, 110
Memory box die - Baby Clothes
Flat back pearls - Hobbycraft
Congratulations - Clear Stamp - Ladybug Crafts Ink
Paper - Forever Friends - New Arrival



Image Used: OLIMOLLY_001

 Coloured with Spectrum Noirs
Olly and Molly - BG1,2,3,4 FS1
Molly's Dress - LY2 & 3  12,14,18,19
Olly's Hat  - TB1 - 64,69
Green leaves - LG3,5
Papers - Aspire Sew Pretty
Lace, Pearls, Doily and flowers from stash.


How do they do it!??!  Weren't they just fantastic!!!???  I just adore seeing what the girls make.

NOW.....who won our last challenge?!?!?!?

Well....the voting is in and I'm delighted to announce that the winner of ten graphics is:

with our runners up and winners of one graphic each being:Gemma


Woohoooooo ladies...congratulations.  Please get in touch with me via a Facebook PM or the website.

AND...what's the new challenge theme?!?!?

It's really easy.....just add lace and/or pearls to your, two....a whole string of them?!?!  Whatever you want. 
The rules are easy...
  • you MUST use a Teddy Bo & Co image, remember there are lots of different ranges within Teddy Bo & Co now......
  • you must use the theme......
  • and make sure you link back DIRECTLY to the relevant post and NOT just your blog please. 

    You can enter as many times as you like but you can only win with one of them.  The challenge is open NOW and will close on Sunday 9th November.

    Good Luck and happy crafting.......Gayle and the Girls...xxxx

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Midweek Reminder Teddy Bo Tuesday

It's been such a busy busy week, Gayle has been tucked up studying for an exam and creating more of our lovely Teddy Bo & Bea ready for next weeks release!  We currently have a Bingo Challenge in play (add your picture to Mr Linky), so please join Gayle and the girls in a fab game of Bingo and see if you can get a full house! The DT have been busy making some more inspirational cards to share with you.
 Crafty Hugs Woo xxx


Image TEDDYBO_02
Fur - E18/31/33/35
Jumper & Hat - R29/46
Paper - K & co
Sentiment - Home Made
Bingo Choices - Buttons - Patterened Paper - Flower  


Image:  TeddyBea_004
Medium:  Copics
Paper: Doodlebug
Dies:  MFT Pierced Rectangles
Sentiment:  Purple Onion Designs
Flowers:  Wild Orchid Crafts & I am Roses

Image:  TeddyBo_253
Medium:  Copics
Paper: Doodlebug
Dies:  MFT Pierced Rectangles
Sentiment:  Silhouette Cameo
Metal:  Kaszazz
Wood:  D-lish Scraps

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Teddy Bo Tuesday

Another fantastic week has flown by and it brings to the close of our first challenge (or return to challenges)....I'll announce our winners later in the post.

SO...what exciting things have you been up to!??!  Anything grand?!?!  Lots of crafting I hope!?

Well, here in The Towers it's still quite tropical.....I'd love to say that we're all swanning about in our bikinis but Clairebears has started knitting again and Colette is currently modelling a two piece.....she says it's extremely itchy and has ordered a LARGE supply of cream to soothe it.....I get the feeling Claire will be looking for her knitting needles soon!!!! ;)

SO...what's NEW in the store this week!??!  Well, not only do we have some cuties for you we've also got some PRINTABLES!!!  Birthday Bunting to be precise!!  More to follow so keep checking the blog/facebook/site.

Now of course....with new graphics we must have our wonderful design team's cards.....and just so you know, they've all been following the theme for our new challenge which is BINGO!!!


Challenge - BINGO
Choose any line 
(Across-Down or Diaganol) 
Four Corners 
Full House

Skin - BV02 , BV20 , BV0000
Grass - G94 , VG93 , G21 
Cheeks - R21 
Shaded WITH - W00 , W-3 
Polychromos - Blue Violet , Warm Grey V 
Border - Silhouette Sketch Pen 



Image : FeeFee Tabs
Papers Prima Alla (6inch)
Medium:- Copics E40,41,42,43,43,47 BG13, R21
Dies:- MFT Scallop Border Die, MFT Tab
Flowers:- I am Roses
Sentiment : Simon Says Stamp - Sketchy Banners


Image: Pinkies_006
Papers - My Minds Eye/Stampin Up/Do Crafts
E23/35 - Bag 
W0/1/2/3/4/5/6/7 - Fur
Putty/fuschia pink/pastel pink/true blue/gold


Image - Fawny Christmas 001
Border and holly cut on the cameo
Glitter Charm and Ribbon from my stash
Poinsettias from Sweet Lilac
Coloured with Copics
E37, E34, E31, E30, R20
R89, R46, R17
G28, G17, G14


Bingo line: Charm, Die cut Patterned paper
Image- Fawn 2 Snowglobe
Papers: CC Vintage Christmas
Spectrum Noirs : GB2,8,10,EB1,2,3,DR7,6,4,CR6,FS8,DG4,CG4-1
Charm glitter, Jute twine

Bingo Line - Ribbon, Die Cut, Buttons

Coloured with Copics and Spectrum Noir pens
Papers from Trimcraft
Sentiment Teddy Bo (freebie with a craft magazine)


FEEFIFOFAWN_TABS_001 coloured with Promarkers & Flexmarkers
Paper stash
Red card from The Papeterie
Ribbon & flowers from stash
Papermania flower buttons 


It never ceases to amaze me how wonderful my design team are....
NOW.....who's won our first challenge!!?!?!? was a quiet challenge but FULL of talent and I'm delighted to announce that our top winner (of 10 graphics) is



and our runners up are (winning a Teddy Bo & Co graphics each):

Ladies, congratulations and please contact me via the website/facebook page to claim your prizes...x

SO...what's our challenge for next time??!!
...(singing, BINGO!!!  I know, wrong words!!)
Check the bingo board for what you need to use.....Team Captain Wendy "Wooooohooooo" has
made us up a gorgeous board and Team B are playing along with you...x
SO....what are you waiting for!!
*Linky will be here soon*

Challenge closes Sunday 26th October and cards MUST appear here to win.  You can use ANY Teddy Bo & Co image now, so that includes all the characters, D'Arcy's Diaries and Wonderland Stamps....we can't wait to see what you make...x
See you next time....Gayle & The Girls....xx