Christmas Bear (for two challenges)

Hi everyone, I hope you've had a good weekend and enjoyed the fireworks on Saturday (here in the UK.)  I am pleased to say, despite the workload, that I've been able to keep on cardmaking, much to my joy.
A couple of monthly challenges have popped up that have inspired me, so this card is for:
St Luke's Charity Card Challenge     and
Ready-Teddy-Go Challenge.
If you don't know by now, let me tell you that I have a bit of a thing about bears.  There is always room for one more in my house, and always room for one more in my stamp collection.  I tend to use them a lot on cards for my hubby, whether it's birthday, Christmas or our Anniversary.  I tend to buy a new stamp for these occasions, use it on a design for him first, then 'release' it to be used for other people.
This is a Forever Friends bear, which I think I bought from The Glitterpot last Christmas. 
Over at St Luke's they want to see a Christmas card, and for Ready-Teddy they want us to make an easel card, so it was easy to combine the two as you can see.

Recipe:
Stamped Image: The Glitterpot, Forever Friends
Kit: Nellie Snellen circle dies and Nestabilities scalloped circles, Four Frames punch (SU!)
Coloured With: Promarkers: Berry Red, Cardinal Red, Blush, Sandstone etc
Papers: Henbury Lane from Papermania. 
Sentiment: Four Frames (SU!) stamped in red memento ink.  Wording free from magazine.

My stamp-a-ma-jig has just arrived, so I'm very excited and off to have a play with it.  Have a great week, everyone, and thanks for looking in today.  Don't forget to leave me a comment!
Jane xx

Comments

  1. Your card is wonderful, your teddy bear is so cute.

    Thanks for joining us at RTG.

    Anne-Marie x x

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  2. Very cute card Jane, love the fab design and adorable image. Have fun with your new toy.

    Donna x

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  3. Great Christmas easle.
    Thanks so much for joining us this month.
    Craftilicious x
    St Luke's Charity Cards Challenge Founder

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  4. Gorgeous christmas card and a really sweet image...thank you for joining in our challenge over at St Lukes...

    Anne

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  5. That bear is too cute for words!

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  6. Great job on both challenges!

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  7. Hi Jane - thanks for making it easy for me to get back to you! That's a lovely Christmas card - I love the way the Santa bear pops up on a scallop circle. Great news on the stamp-a-majig! My advice is to use it all the time and you'll get really fast with it. Vx

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  8. Great card love the colours and the bear so cute. Thank you for joining us at Reddy Teddy Go Challenge. Gemma x

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  9. I like your easal card and cute Teddy Santa! Thanks for playing along with St Luke's Charity Card Challenge!

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  10. Love this easel card and that bear is adorable.

    Thank you for joining in at Ready-Teddy-Go challenge this month.

    Warmest wishes, Julie Ann x

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  11. Super cute card Jane, easel cards are always so impressive :)
    Thank you for supporting St Luke's Charity Card Challenge.
    Jenny x

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