Hope House Home for Boys

The cards that I sell here in Chapala and Ajijic, Mexico benefit the dental program for the boys at Hope House in the nearby village of Ixlahuacan. There are close to 30 boys at the home and many of them come to the home having received no dental treatment. If you live here at Lakeside and would like to order a quality, hand crafted card for a special occasion and help me contribute to this worthy cause, please e-mail me at bettyinchapala@yahoo.com Card price is 50 pesos; the entire sales price is donated to Hope House.

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Monday, February 22, 2010

Lucky Bear, Pure and Simple


Hello all! I had a lot of fun coloring this sweet bear image today for the challenge at There's Magic in the Air/Paper Cupcakes. However, part of the challenge was to use distressing. I was slightly "distressed" to have to do this to the perfectly cut scallops that my nesties provided, but I bit my lip and did it! I used colored pencils and baby oil to blend the color on the image and glittered up the highlighted portion of the shamrock. I sponged some Close to Cocoa around the distressed edges and Barely Banana to highlight the image. This sweet boy's name is "Lucky Bear" so I guess he's headed off to enter to win some blog candy -- wish him luck!!

Betty

9 comments:

Kerrie said...

Lucky Bear .... I wish you luck.....

Patti said...

You did a great job on your distressing! Super cute! Thanks for playing along with us at TMITA/PCC!
~Hugs~
Patti

Patti J said...

You are just too funny, Betty! I can just see you having to talk yourself into distressing your scallops! lol! Great job on the challenge this week - thanks for joining in at TMITA/PCC. Hope to see you back next week!

Sue W said...

He's a cutie Betty - I know how hard it is to 'distress' a card but it's fun too!!
Love this little bear and your colouring is great - Good luck with the challenge I'll keep my fingers crossed for him!!!

craftieodamae said...

Fantastic card! You did good, thanks for joining us at TMITA/PCC thsi week. Hugs, Olga

Selma said...

You did a great job with your distressing. The dp is so perfect and your coloring is beautiful. So happy you joined us again this week Betty for the TMITA/PCC challenge.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Is this image to cute or what! Great job!!

Nilla said...

It´s so sweet and great take on the challenge! Thanks for playing this week! Hugs Nilla TMITA/PCC

Kim said...

WONDERFUL!!! Now you can stop biting your lip because your distressing is gorgeous (and isn't a little bit of fun?!?)! Thanks for playing again with us this week at TMITA/PCC and hope you make it back next week too!

Aloha, Kim
TMITA/PCC Design Team member
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