Friday, September 9, 2011

Teddy Bear Blog Hop

Hi Everyone and welcome to the teddy bear blog hop!  It is National Teddy Bear Day! Jen from Jen's Craft Corner brought a lot of talented crafters together for this special day. The hop will run from September 9th through the 12th.

 Here is the story about National Teddy Bear day, just in case you haven't seen it.

National Teddy Bear Day
Teddy bears are, of course, named after US President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt. The name came about after a 1902 hunting expedition. The hunt had found no game, so at the end of the day someone brought out a baby bear and suggested that Roosevelt might like to shoot it instead. Roosevelt understandably felt that this was not exactly sporting and refused. The incident was illustrated in a newspaper cartoon entitled "Drawing the Line" - which also referred to the political situation at the time. An enterprising New York toymaker saw an opportunity and brought out a cute stuffed bear named "Teddy's Bear". The rest, as the say, is history.

I hope you are enjoying the hop.  You should have come from, if you just happened to find out about the hop, head to to start at the beginning.

I wanted to do something a little different for my project.  I love to make jewelry.  I haven't done it much lately.  It seems like there are so many cool crafts, and its hard to pick which one I want to do each day. :)

So my project is this cute teddy bear necklace.  I got the cute teddy bear bead off ebay a few years ago.  The beads are cats eye beads from

Blog Candy!  I will be giving away a suprise package!  I will pick a winner on Tuesday morning and post the winner here.  You must be a follower to be eligible for the candy.

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Here is the entire lineup in case you get lost along the way

Hope you all enjoyed the project and the hop. Have a fantastic day!


Jean said...

This necklace is adorable. So happy to be hopping with you today.

Eva said...

Great Necklace, I love that teddy bear bead...she is adorable. I am a new follower.
Eva :0)

shersl84bed said...

Fun and cute project! I'm a follower.

Smiles Sher

Patti Ross said...

This is so cute! Great job! I'm a new follower!


Paper Memories4u said...

I've never made jewelry before. Your teddy bear is sweet. I'm your newest follower. papermemories4u@

Judy said...

I really like your adorable teddy bear necklace -- nice job!! I am a new follower...

Lisa said...

What a fun, fabulous necklace! The teddy bear bead is so adorable! Great project!! :D


Auntie Em said...

What a darling little set of beads! The little bear must have been waiting for just the right moment to fit into the perfect place.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Michelle B. said...

What a bright & fun idea! Awesome job!
Michelle B.

Cherie said...

Cute! I am a new follower! Thanks for sharing!!

joydee1963 said...

New follower,Super cute bear necklace!!!!!! joydee1963 at yahoo dot com

Mallika said...

hello ..
i m your new follower .. very nice candy project
wishes fer princess buttercup

Pendra said...

Super cute necklace and very unique! I am you newest follower... visit me too sometime! Thanks for a chance at some goodies!
Crafty Hugs,

Laurie said...

So cute! I made some jewelry as a teenager, scared to try it now, I just don't need another obsession! lol It was fun participating with you on the hop.

Jens Craft Corner said...

Your necklace is just adorable! I, of course, love the teddy bear! I love the surprise package blog candy! I have never done that, but may think about it next time. I love surprises! Thank you so much for participating in this hop. I'm a follower and love your projects. Have a great weekend!

Barbara B said...

Adorable necklace!

callyannc said...

This necklace is too sweet! TFS CallyAnn(new follower)
come on over:)

Cathy said...

I am enjoying this hop , I love teddy bears. I became a new follower. always looking for new inspiration.
mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

Jani said...

Cute bear necklace.


Mrs. Edugator said...

Cute necklace! I love making my own necklaces. Then, you have something unique! I'm a new follower!

smyiow said...

Very cute! I love cats eye! The little teddy bear charm reminds me of a charm I had when I was kid. It kinda takes me back 8)

I am your newest follower! Thanks for sharing!!

Alisha said...

I like how you decided to do something different, the necklace turned out super cute.

McVic said...

cute little necklace, I have 2 little ones who are sooo into jewelry right now! Great idea!

VinDeeLoo said...

How cute!

vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

JulieK said...

Very Cute- such a great idea!
Great hopping with you!


TyTynNiyasmom said...

Cute project! Enjoyed being in this hop with you. I am now a follower.


WAM Family said...

Great project!!! So very cute! TFS


Sue D said...

Beary sweet necklace! I am a follower.
slrdowney at hotmail dot com

Amy E said...

What a totally adorable necklace!! I just love the teddy bear bead!!

I'm your newest follower! Stop by and say hi sometime if you get a chance!

amyis300 AT hotmail DOT com