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Friday, 2 August 2013

It's only words words words...

Hello there from your furred friend Horace. Have you seen the new challenge over at Our Creative Corner? The very talented Butterfly has set the theme, which is Words Words Words, what a fantastic idea.

I've just made this.

I was in the mood for some positivity, so Googled (don'cha just love Googling) quotes, and look what I came up with. I was soooo excited I didn't even paws to grab the camera for a 'how to'. Tsk, silly me. 'Bear'sically I misted the background then added some texture paste through our raindrops mask. Over that I added some pastel colour for a moody effect. Seeing as this page is all about the quote though, I printed it out large enough to cover most of the double spread.

The tree was cut from the Cricut Heritage cartridge, and the image is Tim Holtz's Rain man, cut onto some patterned paper which has random text on it. Really, could this page be any more wordy?

Just in case you can't make it out, my quote says 'Never cut a tree down in the winter time. Never make a negative decision in the down time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait, be patient, the storm will pass. Spring will come'. By Robert. H. Schuller.

I loved making this, thank you Butterfly for such a great challenge.
With love from the bears


  1. I KNEW you bears would come up with something that has its main focus on words full of meaning! LOVE the quote and the trees too!

    Thank you for sharing this with us at OurCreativeCorner!

    Claudia x

  2. It's lovely! And such a good choice of words.

  3. Clever Bears! Inspiring words for all and a terrific setting for them

    Love Chrissie x

  4. Oh what lovely thoughts, Bears. Just what I needed today.....

    Now shall I attempt this challenge? Hmm, miniature words...(goes off mumbling to herself)

  5. Oh, Horace... you've really hit the nail on the head for me with this quote at this particular moment - thank you. And what a brilliant page spread - giving real prominence to the words, but also with such a beautiful, bluesy, textured background, and the wonderful Umbrella Man. The tree is so great too... wonderful work. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Our Creative Corner.
    Alison x

  6. This is brilliant - I love the colour and adore the quote (will have to make a note of it for future reference!) - the rain effect is just brilliant - a perfect addition. This is so gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Our Creative Corner this month - Love from Laura xxxxxx

  7. Love that sentiment - definitely one to live by. Another great piece from the bears. Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner, hugs Jenny x

  8. Horace you are such a clever bear! Your journal pages are gorgeous! The quote you have used is perfect and one well worth remembering your colours, layers and dimensional tree are really lovely x

  9. What lovely pages and I love the quote!
    xx Monique


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