June 22, 2010

Taylored Expressions Blast from the Past Blog Hop

TE blast blog hop

I loved decorating this sweet little box with the bear from the set ‘Beary Special’. This set is close to my heart because it benefitted the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. I have been down there many times with clients (I used to work as an RN) and even had an echocardiogram done on my unborn baby’s heart there. He is now 9 and fortunately nothing was wrong. I still have a Sick Kids Hospital card with my name on it around here  somewhere…

te blog hop bear box 
I got the tin from PTI, it is about 5.5 x 3.5” and has a hinge. I couldn’t decide what to put inside and the bright silver wasn’t so pretty so I added some dividers. I winged the dimensions of mine but I believe Nichole has directions on her blog, {capture the moment}

The ribbon around the window was done by alternating loops of ribbon right and left while sticking them down to red line tape. I really think the look is quite cute. With different ribbon, it could be quite elegant too. The bear’s ears, feet and patch are all paper pieced and he is popped up on foam dots. The bear is coloured with Copics E33,35,37.

I really wish I had something more interesting, funny or witty to say! I am looking forward to visiting the rest of the blogs on the hop and I suppose you are too so get hopping!!

ETA: I’ve just noticed that the email version of this post (I send myself a copy to make sure everything posts properly) does not include the links to the other bloggers. So please visit my blog by clicking on Eclectic Endeavours or the post title at the top of this email to get the full list. If anyone knows why this is happening, I’d really appreciate an email at rebeccacell at gmail dot com. Thanks!!

 Enjoy, Rebecca

RECIPE
Stamps:
Beary Special-Taylored Expressions
Ink: memento brown
Paper: ivory CS-Taylored Expressions, DP-SU!
Accessories: button, twine-PTI, flower-Michaels, Copics, foam dots-Jody Morrow

12 comments:

TannyP said...

Awwwww - your bear looks so darn adorable! I love this set, too - it was my first TE =) Beautiful creation!

Stephanie Kraft said...

This so so sweet, Rebecca! Your bear is just adorable!!

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is precious. Love the ribbon treatment!

Shelly said...

Great idea! That bear is adorable!

Karen Motz said...

What a sweet box!!! Love the ribbon treatment around the edges!!

Taylor said...

What a beautiful creation! I can't wait to see what you decide to put inside!

Thanks for joining us on the blog hop this month!

Lori said...

What a sweet little keepsake box! Love the pretty ribbon around the edges.

Libby Hickson said...

So adorable!

Carolina said...

What a sweet, sweet box!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty box. Love that bear image... the ribbon treatment is wonderful. :o)

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

This is adorable!

Tammy Hershberger said...

VERY sweet! LOVE the gingham ribbon loops!