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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dear Santa

Here is a wonderful , fun stamp from Bugaboo called 'Ruby Christmas - Ornaments'.   She is the inspiration for my card today at  Catch the Bugs Saturday Challenge 'Make Us Laugh'. She  certainly made me smile.   The poinsettia was created using a Cherry Lynn die .

Have a great Saturday!

Challenges
1. Alphabet Challenge U: use something Red
2. Brown Sugar Challenge: #228 Anything Goes
3. Kitty Bee Designs:#86 Christmas
4. Pattie's Creation Designs:#129 Anything Goes Christmas or Winter related
5. Simply Papercraft:#42: 

Friday, December 9, 2016

Bugaboo Crabby Cat and Bingo

Holiday Chaos day seven and the challenge today is a 'BINGO' challenge! I used the row with glitter/bling, snowflakes and non traditional colours. The snowflakes are on the embossed background.

I used a Bugaboo stamp called  Crabby Cat Christmas and a new(to me) die  from Shapeabilities titled  'Gold Corner Sets One'.  The background was embossed with a Christmas embossing folder and the sentiment is from Whimsy stamps. I punched out  the dark brown frames with Spellbinders Circle and Scalloped dies and placed them off center . The elf was coloured with Prismacolor Markers and the skin tone with copics. I added a bit of sparkle and the card was done.

Hope you take the time to join in the fun at 'Catch the Bug'

Challenges:
1. 4 Crafty Chicks: #328 No Patterned Paper 
2. Sasayaki Glitter Challenge December - Christmas 
3. Inspiration Destination: Anything Goes #115
4. Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps: Wonderful Wednesday

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Bugaboo - OBG

Day 6 of Holiday Chaos at Catch the Bug Challenge Blog and the theme is Oldie but a Goodie with old paper and an old image. I used the Bugaboo image 'AKV Santa - chimney' , coloured him with Prismacolor Markers, framed him with a Spellbinders Nestabilities Labels 4 die cut, paper from my remnants file, a stampin Up sentiment and two Stampin ' Up punches for the  sentiment frame. To jazz it up a bit I added some red rhinestones and a couple of  branches from the  Heartfelt Creations die "Belle Rose'.   I am certainly adding to my Christmas card collection.  Yay!

  Challenges:
1. Addicted to Stamps and More: Holidays
2. Crafty Creations: #330 Masculine
3. Crafting by Designs:Here Come the Holidays
4. Little Red Wagon: Santa's Coming to Town
5. The Male Room:#50 Christmas/ December celebrations/winter wishes

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Bugaboo SASJJcheers

funny photo


Today is day 5 of Holiday Chaos at Catch the Bug challenge blog.. The theme is Funny Photo Challenge, so  dig out your funny bone and share your humour with us. 

I picked  the Bugaboo  image 'SASJJcheers' taking the colour red and the wine glass from the above photo as my inspiration.  Skin tone were coloured with Copics and the rest with Prismacolor Markers. The lettering is from Memory Box 'Classic  Lowercase Alphabet' and the two large snowflakes are from Impression Obsession Die024-X. The little wee red one was found on the floor under my desk so goodness knows :O)! The half hidden tree is a Sizzix Tim Holtz die.  The red circles are from a paper punch.
Have a great day!

Challenges
1.Come and Get it Challenge: Christmas Challenge
2. Left of Center Creative Challenge:#159 Christmas Colors
3. Crafting from the Heart: #139 Anything Goes
4. Crafty Boots Challenge:Christmas
5. Digi Choosday Crafting: WK49Anything Goes

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Bugaboo - Christmas Elf

Today is New Release day at Bugaboo Stamps and  and this little fellow is one of them. It is also 'Day 4' of the Holiday Chaos week at Catch the Bug Challenge Blog and the theme is ' Clean  as Snow - Keep it Simple - No Patterned Paper'. I used Bugornamentelf from  Bugaboo Stamps' Dec 6th new releases, coloured him with Prismacolor Markers, added die cut alphabet letters and a die cut snowflake. Love this cute little guy!

Challenges
1. addicted to Stamps: #137 Christmas
2. Robyn's Fetish:Challenge#345 Square or Rectangle
3. A Snowflakes Promise - #34 winter theme
4. Melonhead Friends: Winter is here challenge
5. Send a Smile for Kids; Winter Fun

Monday, December 5, 2016

Bugaboo Christmas Gift Tag



Day Three at the Catch the Bug 'Holiday Chaos' challenge and today is Anything but a Card Day with the theme 'Create a Gift Tag and include  red and white stripes'. I used the adorable  BugElf Peeper image from Bugaboo Stamps and coloured him with prismacolor Markers (Copics for the flesh tones). My crafting buddy gave me the red and white paper   The tag was hand made and decorated with a Spellbinders  scalloped circle die,a die cut poinsettia with a brown brad center and the adorable elf peeking out. Hope to see you tomorrow for Day4 and A New Release image.

Challenges
1. addicted to stamps:  #137 Christmas
2. Angie's Digital Stamps Challenge #4 Anything Goes with optional twist of Christmas
3. Come and Get it Challenge:Christmas
4. Country View Challenge:  December 2016 Christmas
5. Crafting Musketeers: #44 Anything Goes
6. Crafts Galore Encore challenge Blog: Merry Christmas

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Bugaboo Elf Card


Holiday Chaos day two and the challenge today is a 'Sketch' challenge!
                                             
I used a Bugaboo stamp called BUGELF001 , quite adorable.  and a new(to me) die  From Creative Impressions titled  'Striplet - Bevelled Glass' which I cut in half  to fit my card. I pasted it over a brown strip and left the bottom line open to the white embossed background.This is my interpretation to the scalloped edge shown in the sketch. The background was embossed with a Christmas embossing folder and the sentiments is from Stampin Up  and punched out with two Stampin Up  punches. The elf was coloured with Prismacolor Markers and the skin tone with copics. I added a bit of sparkle and the card was done.

Hope you take the time to join in the fun at 'Catch the Bug' See you tomorrow for Day 3.

Challenges:
1. 52 Christmas Card Throwdown: Use a Previous Challenge  I choose Fabioia (May 28) die and/or punch
2. Crafty Calendar:December Challenge - Christmas Time
3. Crafty Friends Challenge: #46 Merry Christmas
4. Crafty Halzelnuts Christmas:#310 Vintage or Anything Goes as long as it is Christmas
5. Digi Designs Challenge Blog: Traditional Christmas colors (red,green, white,gold, silver Any/or all
6. HIMCR #278 Christmas Colors