Hello, my name is Dionne and I have been crafting for a very long time. As a very young child my mother tried to teach me to knit, it was a disaster. However, it must have sparked an interest in making things and, partly to prove that I was not totally useless and partly because I really wanted to make things, I taught myself to crochet. Over the years I have developed a love of cross stitch and all types of paper craft ..... I eventually even taught myself to knit.

I am married to a very understanding man, thank goodness, because I spend all my time either crafting, thinking about crafting or talking about crafting. I am hopeless at housework and dinner is often late!

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Thursday, 18 October 2012

Teddy Bo Lends a Hand

Hi and a special welcome to anyone finding their way to my blog for the first time.

For those people who have been here before, I should like to thank you for returning and for leaving your incredibly kind comments.  I treasure each and every one.

Today I have another Teddy Bo & Co image to share with you.  I was inspired to use these images of Teddy Bo and Teddy Bea lending a hand with the cleaning when I found out about the current challenge theme of Home at Crafty Boots Challenges.

(Oh, I almost forgot, this image is called "What soap, where?!?!?!",)

After colouring the image with Promarkers, I added Glossy Accents to the bucket to give it the look of plastic.  The image is mounted on both gold and black card.  The glittered floral paper and the polka dot paper is from a Papermania stack designed by Lucy Cromwell .  The sentiment is from Craftwork Cards and the twine is from my stash.  Finally, I added a little piece of butter muslin and a shiny red button to represent a floor cloth and a tin of polish. Opps, you've missed a spot Teddy Bo!

Don't forget to enter your project in this Challenge, pop over to Crafty Boots Challenges enter your project and see the inspirational ideas from the  Design Team and enter your work.

Good luck.



  1. Hi Dionne
    Beautiful card with a humour in it! It made me smile! Love your finishing touches with the little cloth and your efforts to make the bucket look plastic.
    Michaela xx

  2. Wow this made me chuckle out loud !! what a fab image and card I love his expression , you always use such super images Dionne.
    Thank you for all your lovely comments, you are such a sweetie Biggest Hugs Elaine

  3. Oh this is fabulous,love the image,great details.xxx


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