Tuesday 12 February 2013

Spring Louie

Evening Everyone!
Here's a card I've made using one of the new images from Digistamp Boutique - if you've not seen them yet, I'd recommend a looksie cos there are some fab ones, including this one:

Image - Digistamp Boutique coloured with promarkers and flexmarkers
Papers - First Edition 'Spring Feast'
Other - Ladybird Button from the Hobby House, other Buttons, Ribbon and Daffodils from stash.

So - what do you think of how I've coloured Louie the Bear? It was kind of an experiment with my new flexmarkers but I was pretty pleased with how he turned out.
I'm also entering my card into Sweet Sketch Wednesday, as I've followed Sketch 192, MarkerPOP's 'Texturizing' challenge and the monthly challenge at Digistamp Boutique and I think that's it.
You know I've just been watching a TV programme called 'Taboo: Ugly' about so called ugly people - or society's perception of 'ugly' and there's a little 8 year old boy on there from America called Nathaniel who's got Treacher Collins syndrome, which causes facial deformity and my heart is literally breaking for him because of how cruel people can be to such a lovely little boy, just because of the way he looks. I think it's the people that are cruel to him and those that judge others for what's on the outside instead of the inside, that are the ugly ones!!! I'd love to give Nathaniel a big hug and tell him how brave and wonderful he is! With that said, I'm off to visit you all now! TTFN.........x


  1. Adorable! Love the flower embellishments that you used. Happy to have you with us at SSW.
    Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

  2. The way you colored the bear is perfect! He actually looks fuzzy! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

    Peace & Luv,

  3. Awwe, he is so cute with daffodils in his hand. Your post touched my heart about judging a book by it's cover... Wish we had a kinder world.

  4. Morning sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous huggles Pops x x x

  5. Adorable card Marie, love your colouring, looks very furry and love the layout and colours too. Hugs, Claire x

  6. A beautiful card Marie...love this cute image.
    Hugs Debbie x

  7. Gorgeously pretty card Marie, love the spring papers and colours and a fab design too...I love how you've coloured this little bear :) Donna ♥ x

  8. What a lovely spring card - so cute!

  9. Aww! Marie, this is so gorgeous. I love how you've coloured this lil' cutie and the papers and details are so pretty.

    Donna x

  10. AWW!! What a sweet little bear!! I love your sweet card! :) Thanks for sharing!! Have a happy day! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki* -
    *My Blog - Stamp Smiles

  11. Gorgeous card sweetie how cute is this bear.
    Unfortuately people dont know how to act to people being different from themselves unfortunately though it is due to upbringing as well. I've had it with my mum all my life & Natalie all her life, people stare, kids can be mean but unless its a cruel world we live shug, hopefully one day it will change & evryone will be treated as equals. When my dad was alive he would love to push Natalie & at the time she didnt have a peg we had to put a naso-gastric tube down her nose every day for 8 years, anyway if we were out & my dad saw peopple staring he would simply in a loud enough voice say 'See Natalie darling, thats how beautiful you are, people are staring at you' how totally awesome was he..........me sadly though gets really mad at it but my dad handled it the best way as the people would often go red with embarassment & realise what they have done.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx
    Soz for babbling lol.

  12. Lovely card Marie...what an adorable bear.
    Hugs Debbie x

  13. Ahhh - really gorgeous...thanks for entering the DigiStamp Boutique competition... Sally-Ann :o)

  14. Sweet card and your colouring is fab.
    Love the way your colouring looks like fur.
    Caroline xxx

  15. This is the cutest image and I love your choice of colors. Your added flowers are perfect. There is a problem with your link on SSW and I had to be creative to find your blog.
    Thanks for joining us this week.
    Nancy SSW-DT


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