Skip to main content

Be My Valentine?!


Keeping up with my promise I have made this card for 3 challenges

Tuesday Morning Sketches.......the sketch
This is my first time over at TMS. I found the sketch a bit tricky but fun.

Papertake Weekly Challenge ............new beginnings
With it being New Year their theme is new beginnings, can be new home etc or something you have that is new. So I've used my digi Roger Be My Valentine which I made yesterday so is very new! I am also new to PTW challenge!!

Digital Tuesday Challenge ............valentines
I noticed Lora had entered this when I was blog hopping this morning so I thought I'd enter Roger into this challenge too!
This is also a new challenge blog to me.



Photobucket

Comments

Randee E said…
I found the sketch a bit tricky too! You did a great job! That little bear is adorable and the hearts are perfect!
Melissa Craig said…
Super cute Valentines card. I love those hearts!

Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.
Lauren Hatwell said…
Awww, what a cutie. This card is just lovely and your bear is one of the cutest images ever. You ARE clever. Lauren x
Lauren Hatwell said…
Awww, what a cutie. This card is just lovely and your bear is one of the cutest images ever. You ARE clever. Lauren x
Jill said…
gorgeous card Helen love the satin hearts thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx
coldwaters2 said…
Helen this is just so adorable I love it thank you so much for joining us at Digital Tuesday

Hugs
Lorraine x
Gabby said…
Too cute!

Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches
Lora said…
Aww this is so cute.
I'm on the Digital Tuesday DT so hope to see you over there again for more challenges :)
Thanks for joining us this week.
Hugs Lora xx
Angela said…
That is one cute, little bear! Those puffy hearts are a great embellie!
Lilacanglia said…
Congratulations Hun,
Pop over to Tuesday Morning and see why,
Hugs
Angie

Popular posts from this blog

Mr Ratty the Bookmark

Mr Ratty the Bookmark is from a free pattern by Jonas Matthies at Supergurumi
I have asked his permission to make Mr Ratty to sell and he has said Yes! 
CE Tested: Mr Ratty the Bookmark  £6.00 each  plus postage or free to collect
How to Order your CE Tested Mr Ratty Choose a colour .....current colours available are
Light Grey Light Brown Dark Brown

Then let me know: How many you would like, The date you would like them for
Contact meto arrange payment and the details.
Once you have contacted me with the above details you will be sent an invoice.
Payment can be made by bank transfer or Paypal Your item will be made once the payment is received Finished items will be posted to you or can be collected on the agreed date on your invoice
Any queries please ask Many thanks Helen aka Ellephantastic
COMING SOON! various other bookmark animals and designs

How I price my toys ....

.....I thought I would share with you today how I price my knitted Monsters.
I spent a long time researching how to price them and looking at how much other people charge for their toys (which are often not CE tested which they should be!)
Pricing ingredients: Cost of the products: wool, stuffing Use of equipment & other: Knitting needles, scissors, electricity for lights  My time: Designing the toy, knitting the toy, testing the toy CE Test: Making sure my toy is to CE standards
Now you have to decided how much you want to pay yourself an hour and any extra profit
How much do you get paid an hour? Shall we say minimum wage £7.50 per hour
The largest toy I make is Pookiechu (the pink one) she takes me 16 hours to make 16 x 7.50 = 120
so that makes Pookiechu £120 before I've even added on the cost of any wool etc!
I therefore decided to pay myself a lot less and she became £65 However even though I know you are paying for a quality toy made with quality products and to the CE stand…

Buttons Picture Gift

This week Murphy's friend's little sister turned one and I decided I would have a go at a buttons picture as a present for her. I'm really pleased with how it turned out. Very pretty for a very pretty little girly. She's my little smiley buddy when I do the school run. No matter how I feel she makes me smile.
If you would like to order a picture gift please contact me for more details
Helen  xxx