Saturday, January 14, 2017

Under the Sea with Bugaboo Stamps

Hello all and Happy Saturday!  At Catch the Bug Challenge Blog, the DT is having a Birthday Bash!  So all week long, there will be lots of inspiration and plenty of challenges to enter!  We are kicking off the celebration with an Under the Sea Birthday Photo Inspiration (please see blog for photo).
I'm featuring a couple Bugaboo stamps from the AKV Under the Sea Mini Set.  I even went out of my comfort zone with a shaker card!!  It's a simple design, but hey, I tried!  The sentiment is from a Stampin' Up Paper Pumpkin kit.  So join Catch the Bug all week long for inspiration and challenges!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

House Mouse Lovin

Hello all and Happy Hump Day!  Today I'm sharing a Valentine's Day Card.
I was able to use my new banner dies (I would make these with my cutter and scissors, but they were always lopsided, so I finally broke down and purchased the Sizzix set!).  I also thought I'd join a new challenge, the House Mouse challenge - since I'm always admiring Sue's Stamping Stuff's beautiful creations.  Hopefully this year will be a year of creation for me (as well as decluttering, quality time with girls, and continued healing).

Thank you for stopping by today!  This meets the following challenges: House Mouse Challenge: New/Anything Goes (I'm using a new die set), Crafty Creations: Anything Goes, and Through the Craft Room Door: Always Anything Goes.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Birthday Bird 2017 with Bugaboo Stamps

Hello all and happy 2017!!  Wow...I remember when I was young, thinking "I'll never make it to the year 2000."  Of course, I was still considerably young in 2000, but at the time, it just seemed so far away.

Some of my favorite questions from my kids:
When you were young, was everything in black and white? (after seeing a black and white movie)

I've been meaning to ask, what is that? (pointing to a telephone/landline jack in the wall)

How old were you when Jesus was born?

Why doesn't this phone work?  Answer: because that's a calculator.

Why didn't you get your first (cell) phone until you were in your 20's?!  Answer: because that's when they were invented (responding to 9 year old begging for her first cell phone).

What's a card catalog?

So how does it work? (looking at an old phone book)

Anyway, on to today's share.  Today at Catch the Bug Challenge Blog, the year is starting off with an Anything Goes creation:
I'm starting my year with birthday cards!  I'm featuring the cute Bugaboo Stamps Birthday Bird.  The sentiment is from a Stampin' Up Paper Pumpkin.  Again, the challenge is anything goes - super easy - so join in this week at Catch the Bug if you can!  I wish you all a very happy new year.  Thanks for stopping by.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Stella Sled with Bugaboo Stamps

Hello all and welcome to the new week.  Just a couple more weeks to the big day!  My girls are so excited - we started the Elf on the Shelf this year, and it's so amusing to hear them giggle with delight each morning they find her.  Anyway, today I'm sharing a card for this weeks challenge at Catch the Bug: Make us Laugh!
Of course I HAD to go with Stella and lots of dies - at least to me, this is a lot (and I finally got to use my "hill" dies once again that I received from a dear online friend).  The sentiment comes with the Bugaboo Stamps Stella Christmas Sled image.  So, join us if you can!

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Christmas Chaos with Bugaboo 2016

Hello all and Happy Thursday!  Boy how the time flies....and I have no idea where it's going in such a rush.  Today I'm sharing cards for the Catch the Bug Christmas ChaosTuesday's challenge was Clean as Snow:
And you can still participate for a chance to win Bugaboo Stamps.  I'm featuring Bugaboo Stamps Bug Elf 001 in my CAS creation.  My sentiment is from a Stampin' Up's Pumpkin kit.

And Wednesday's challenge was Funny Photo Inspiration (please see post for photo):
And again, you can still participate in this challenge to win Bugaboo Stamps.  I'm featuring Bugaboo Stamps JJ Christmas Cheers.  The sentiment was computer generated (found on Google search).  I hope you get a chance to join in one or all challenges!  Thanks so much for stopping by and have a wonderful week!

My cards meet the following challenges: Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything (Christmas) GoesAddicted to Stamps - Holiday Theme, Crafting by Designs - Here Come the Holidays, Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes, and The Male Room - Christmas (my bottom card).

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Sparkle with Bugaboo Stamps

Hello all and Happy first Saturday in December!  I have a feeling this month is going to fly by....so let's kick it off with Holiday Chaos at Catch the Bug Blog!!  All week long the DT will share lots of inspiration and there will plenty of challenges to enter.  Today is the kick-off, and the challenge is: All the Sparkles (create something that sparkles):
I'm featuring Bugaboo Stamps' Christmas Troll.  With the girls being into Trolls, I thought this was perfect for them!  I went with non-traditional colors, and my sparkle is all the glitter on the candies and the sequence.  The sentiment is from a Stampin' Up Paper Pumpkin.  So join us all week long for lots of challenges - which also means lots of prizes to be won!  Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful weekend.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Voluptuous Wishes with Bugaboo Stamps

Hello all and Happy Tuesday!  Today I'm sharing a card featuring the latest Stella Says Sketch at Catch the Bug Challenge Blog:

I'm featuring Bugaboo Stamps Voluptuous Valerie (I think she's lovely).  My sentiment is from an older Stampin' Up Paper Pumpkin kit.  It's an easy sketch this week if you want to play along.  That's it for today.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.  And just FYI - There happens to be a sale going on!


My card meets the following challenges: Allsorts - Anything ChristmasCrafting With Friends - Anything Goes, Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes, and Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes.

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