Thursday, 18 June 2015

The Smallest Things....

This fortnight's challenge at at As You Like It Challenge is to use your favourite book as inspiration. The earliest book that I fell in love with is Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne.

So both my projects today are
   1) for a child,
   2) contain a quote by the Silly Old Bear himself, and
   3) feature a cute bear.

I hope you like them.  There's a baby girl card, and a baby boy wall hanger.

Card Recipe:
I've been inspired by:
  • Allsorts - Flower Power
  • Cure Card Thursday - Add a quote (A.A. Milne)
  • The Ribbon Girl - Masculine
  • Bunny Zoe - Furry Friends
  • Creative Inspirations - Male Creations (baby boy hanger)
  • Simon's Wednesday Challenge - Favourite Technique/Product (I LOVE watercolour painting with DI inks and die cuts (including this great SSS Star Parade die that I've not used much before!).  I also love making gift/wallhangers and shaped cards)
Happy crafting


Marianne's Craftroom said...

I also love Pooh Bear so much I bought the books as an adult with no children. Gorgeous makes, just adorable

Squirrel x said...

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwh!!! Oh hun, I think we all have an enormous soft spot for that silly old bear and his pals. Loving both your projects, stunning colourwork on both. Oh they are just too darned cute! Hugs xx

Sarah said...

Wow!! I sooooo love these, the sentiment is wonderful and your painting out of this world, great job!! xx

Sue said...

A very beautiful set using a very cute bear.

Pollard Carole said...

Wonderful project they are both fabulous the sentiment is just perfect and you took me back to when I read Pooh bear to my son The book is still in our loft Happy Days he's 37 now!! Love and hugs Carole x

Christine L said...

Oh WOW Annette!!! I love BOTH of these creations equally....... they are coloured so beautifully and such perfect designs!

I think the first book I remember was an Enid Blyton one called Josie, Click and Bun... about a little girl, a little mouse... and a little rabit. I'm sure LOTV images would be perfect for it!!

Christine x

Tracey said...

Beautiful card Annette & I love that sentiment :o)
(Winnie the Pooh was the first book I fell in love with as a child too & then it was Alice in Wonderland).

Mojca said...

This looks ever so sweet Annette! Hugs! Mojca

Chrissy said...

Awww..both are just beautiful the sweet baby bear...gorgeous projects.


Sue said...

Oh Annette, totally, completely and utterly gorgeous creations, and made all the more adorable by the addition of a WTP quote...I love these.

Larissa said...

Both your projects are amazing! Love how you colored the bears and I really like the way you added the sentiment on the card. The wall hanger is so cute!


Anonymous said...

Beautiful cards Annette so love your colouring its totally awesome you really have a lovely touch with the inks, love the sentiments too!
hugs me x

Deborah said...

Wow Annette the two projects are both stunning. Pooh Bear (and his friends) are my favourite of mine too.
Deborah A

brenda said...

A gorgeous floral inspired creation and both great Poo Bear makes.

It's lovely to see you at Allsorts this week, many thanks for joining in.

B x

Heather said...

A gogeous card Annette, a super design a d pretty papers...........your beautifully coloured cute image is just adorable and lovely details!!

Heather xx
Thanks so much for joining with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

NGCARDS said...

Such a great card! I haven't seen that stamp before, it's ever so cute! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Barbara GR said...

I love them!!!! They are simply... perfect as all your creations!!
Thank you so much for sharing them with us at Creative Inspirations!
Hugs, Barbara GR

Zw@@n said...

Stunning cards, Annette! Cute bears and your colouring is amazing. Luv, Wilma

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