Tuesday, July 7, 2009

You're Beary Special



Hi everyone! Here's a card I made with Fall-to Layout 49. The stamps, DP, Prism paper, ribbon and candy dots are all from Taylored Expressions.

The belly and feet pads were paper pieced with the DP. A second image was stamped, colored, and popped up on foam tape. The Papaya mat behind the bear is also on foam tape. The Candy Dot was colored with a R22 Copic.



Here's the inside. The heart is also from the Beary Special set, stamped on the same DP and popped up on foam tape.



SUPPLY LIST ~
Stamps: TE Beary Special
Paper: PTI Select White, Papaya Prism Paper and DP from Taylored Expressions June Key Ingredients Kit
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Copics: E42, E43, R22
Accessories: Taylored Expressions Pink Twill Ribbon, Candy Dot, Foam Tape, Rectangle Nestabilities
Card Size: 4.25" Square

So guess what I'm doing today?.....I'm starting a 12-week training program at my gym and this a.m. at 9:00 I have my initial fitness evaluation followed by my first work-out session with a personal trainer! I've never worked with a personal trainer before, and I'm totally excited! I'm good about going to the gym a few times a week (I take the Les Mills BodyStep classes)....I'm BAD about eating right to back up my workouts, which totally defeats the purpose of going to the gym, right? With this program, I'll not only have a customized workout with both cardio AND strength training, but I'll have someone keeping after me and reviewing what I'm eating, weighing me, measuring me....hawking my progress...something I TOTALLY need. I'm hoping I can whip this 40-year-old bod into some serious shape. Wish me luck!

42 comments:

Heather McNally said...

Denise - this card is SUPER SWEET! OMW! Love it! Good luck with the trainer - I need to get to the gym SOON!

Gabriela said...

Denise - this little Teddy is absolutely sumptuous with his coordinating belly and feet/paw pads. Just precious!

Terri said...

Total cuteness...this is another darling image! Good luck with your workout...I admire your willpower!

dpkennedy said...

Aww, this is so cute! Love her paper pieced body!

I am envious of your workout motivation! Good luck and happy sweating!

And finally...congratulations CTD Featured Stamper! Your card was my favorite! Shhh...don't tell anyone! Woo hoo!

the whimsical butterfly said...

What an adorable teddy bear card! He's so sweet! You are SO good w/ white cardstock too-you always know just what to do to pull it all together. Love him popped up on the dimensional, too :) Sweet as can be!

Lori said...

Adorable card bud!!!!!
I admire you for getting a trainer, I'm scared!!!!! You'll do great!!!!

chercroppin said...

Such a beautiful card Denise...just love it!

I wish we had a nice gym close by, as I could sure use a personal trainer too! I need to lose this stubborn-exta-10 pounds and firm up some areas....at 42, it gets harder to stay fit and keep it off!

You're going to do just great...good luck!

Becky said...

This is beautiful Denise, love this teddy bear, and the soft colors.
Personal trainer, how awesome.

sandyh50 said...

BEautiful CArd! Good luck with your personal trainer, don't forget to take a before picture and I would love it if you shared your progress with us! Maybe it would motivate me! LOL!

Renée said...

How cute, Denise! Love the popped up bear!

Maria Gurnsey said...

that is the most precious bow I have ever seen!!!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Simply adorable! I love the bear and the pink. So so adorable.

LeAnne said...

So sweet! Love these colors, too! Oh, and congrats on being the Featured Stamper on CTD!

Danni said...

This card is just the cutest! Oh my! Love it!
Good luck with the workout, I so need to do that but my mind isn't there yet!

Connie said...

Oh my Denise! This is just soooo adorable! Love the ribbon tab, and your popped up teddy is just tooc cute!

Riet said...

Ohhhh Denise,what a beautiful card,l love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Silke said...

Totally cute card - Denise!!! Good luck on your workout sessions - I know you will do great!!! Hugs ~S~

My lifes inky escape and more said...

Adorable!

Rose Ann said...

Oh my goodness...this is so very cute!! I love the colors and your wonderful dimension!!

Best of luck with your personal trainer!! You inspire all around, girl!!

Our Little Inspirations said...

Your card is adorable with a capital A! And good for you, getting a personal trainer! Where do you tap into your endless supply of energy, I wanna know? You seem to accomplish everything with ease! I'm gonna call you sporty forty from now on:)

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Gorgeous card gf!! Good luck on your new fitness venture!!!

Jeanette - said...

I LOVE the paper pieced bear Denise! Good luck with your trainer!

Joan Ervin said...

What a darling card, Denise!!! Such a super sweet image and your know I LOVE your coloring!!!! Good luck with your exercise program...hope your trainer is a hunk...that will make it easier to go to the gym....heehee!!!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

LOVE this adorable card and the paper piecing is gorgeous!!!! Good luck with the personal trainer! I'd probably keel over and die if I had to do that!! :)

Amy Sheffer said...

Totally adorable, Denise! Love the popped up teddy and the piecing! Good luck with your trainer!!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Super cute girlie!!! Good luck at the gym, wish it was me...no really, I do!!! I am tired of looking this way and already eating better but the workout is where I slack.

Norine said...

love this card so cute and really like how you used the DP
good luck on the workouts
Hugs
Norine

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a super cute card Denise! Love the bear and the pink... have fun at the training... and congrats on being the FS!

Judy Rozema said...

So TOTALLY adorable!! LOVE the pink! Congrats on being the CT FS!!

Natasha said...

WOW!!! This is stunning! Love all the paper piecing on here.

craftyb said...

Oh this is just as cute as can be...I particluarly LOVE the little sentiment which just sets it all off!

Good luck with your new gym program...that all sounds like my idea of complete HELL...my hat's off to ya girl! bx

Marisa said...

Cute card!! You go girl as far as the gym and personal trainer goes! Do a few reps for me LOL! Keep us posted on how it all goes :D

Ann said...

Super sweet, Denise! I love it--inside and out!

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

Hope everything went great Denise!! Love this adorable card!! Great ribbon and dp! Love the paper toled bear!

Dawn Easton said...

Totally adorable Denise!! Love the paper piecing you did!
Girl, you know you are going to ROCK this challenge...you are totally up for it!!! I'm here for support too ;)

Janice M said...

Adorable!! Love the paper piecing on the bear!! Too cute!!

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

This card is beary special and I love the popped out dimension as well as the yummy ribbon!! :)

Margaret de Witt said...

I love, love, love this card.

And I do wish you the best for your workout. You'll do awesome.

Anonymous said...

Ok girl, you totally got me with the patterned paper belly and feet! HOW cute!

And best wishes on the new fitness regime girl! You go girl!

ChristineCreations said...

Ok, weird the above comment was me...? Christine...don't know why it didn't work!

Susan (rainy) said...

What a darling card! Even the inside is so sweet with the little heart.
Good for you! Wishing you lots of good food! :)

Amy Johnson said...

What an adorable card! I love his paper pieced belly and feet! Cute colors and layout too!
I'm so proud of you for taking the first step in getting a trainer and starting a new fitness program. I need to get motivated myself.