Monday, February 9, 2015

paddington bear valentines day card

here is paddington
paddington is a cute adorable bear who loves his duffle coat and eating marmalade sandwiches. 
he is the creation of writer michael bond and has been recently turned into a movie 

here he is with his suitcase and dressed in his hat and duffle coat
inside i have used my rotary stamp for the sentiment
you may notice the paws...
they are 
**cough cough** 
what we in the card making scene call a design feature
**cough cough***
in other words i smudged bits with my finger and needed a viable excuse to hide them...
hence the paws lol

here is a quick cheat sheet on how i made paddington
 punches used
2" circle-head and hood/collar
13/4" circle-head
small oval-hands, nose
xl oval-brim of hat
owl punch-nose
cupcake punch-eyes
heart-feet
itty bitty accents-toggles
little labels-label
triangle-buttons
modern label-arms, suitcase and handle
scalloped tag topper-body/coat

cheers ears

2 comments :

Deborah said...

I love, love, love your Paddington bear!! He's absolutely 'pawsome' :) thanks so much for sharing how you created him - I'll give it a go!

Patrice said...

Oh my gosh I love him! This is totally adorable Clare and so sweet of you to share how you created him (I so have to give it a try). Love your little *cough cough" paws, clever you!