Tuesday, March 31, 2015

3-31 New Release at Bugaboo Stamps!

Hey all! I am so excited that spring is finally here in North Carolina! The warm sunshine coming through my scraproom window is more than welcome! It has definitely reignited my flickering mojo, and boy have I been creatin' up a storm!


It is New Release Day over at Bugaboo Stamps and the design team has a bunch of fun and fabulous projects to share with y'all! Find all of the latest projects at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps for some inspiring ideas! Don't forget to head over to Bugaboo Stamps to snap up todays New Releases so you can have fun creatin' gorgeous little cards, and papercrafting projects too!


My project below is a mini scrapbook that I created using one of todays New Releases from Bugaboo Stamps - Spring Duck. It has several little pockets and pulls for journaling, and plenty of places for adding wallet sized pictures and memorabilia. Best of all, it uses mostly scraps and recycled materials! Stay tuned for the tutorial I am planning to make and add to my blog in the next few weeks! These little albums are so quick and fun, I just will have to share a 'how to' with y'all!










My project above is appropriate for and may have been entered into the following challenges:


613 Avenue Create Challenge - Anything Goes
Pile it On - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes with a Sentiment (1 of 5)
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes (C15, 1 of 3)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes (C3, 1 of 3)
Simply Create Too - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Scrap and Craft Inspiration - Flowers (1 of3)
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 2)

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Humor me Wednesday at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps

Did you know that March 12th is National Plant a Flower Day? Well it is, so for this weeks Humor me Wednesday at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps I used Chibi Flower Girl on my card. It looks pretty innocent on the front, but inside it says, "Planting your tulips is better than 'Pushing up Daisies'!"  I am planning on sending this card to a friend along with a package of tulip bulbs! Hope she'll get a laugh...and so will you!


This card is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Country View Crafts - Anything Goes
Digistamps 4 Joy - Red and Embossing
2 Cute Ink Challenge - Spring (1 of 2)
Allways Something Creative - Anything Goes
Card Mania - Spring (1 of 3)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Copic Markers Espana - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes with Green
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes (1 of 3)

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Bugaboo Birthday Bash!

I just can't believe it! Bugaboo Stamps is turning 5! I've been here on the DT from the beginning, and I'm still shocked at how fast the time has gone!

This time we are celebrating without a BLOG HOP...but with AWESOME DAILY PRIZES instead!

Grand Prize winner
- must participatesin all challenges - Free 5th Birthday set, 6 free images for 6 months and 4 month guest designer stint
-2nd place - must participate in all challenges - Free 5th birthday set, $50 in free images and 3 month guest designer stint
-3rd place - must participate in all challenges - Free 5th birthday set, $25 in free images & 2 month guest designer stint

We will also have a daily winner that will win a Bugaboo Stamps Birthday Digi. All you have to do is participate in the challenge to be eligible for this daily prize! Easy PEASY!
My card below follows the BINGO type challenge completely! I have gone FULL BOARD and done ALL of the squares on the board found HERE!  I hope that you enjoy my card using the full Bugaboo BINGO card!



This card is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:
Brown Sugar - Birthday for a Girl
JO's Scrap Shack - Anything  Goes
Kitty Bee Designs - Use Scraps

Friday, December 12, 2014

12-12 Last Christmas Chaos Challenge for 2014...with a FREEBIE!

Well, this is our last Christmas Chaos challenge for all of us at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! We are capping off this fun and fabulous week of challenges with a new CaS challenge - as well as another fantastic freebie (HERE)! We hope you will continue to support Bugaboo Stamps and play along with our challenges at CtB! We really appreciate your comments and the creative entries you share! Happy Holidays!  



This card is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:
 
Creative Knockouts - Tis the Season (1 of 2, C8)
Addicted to Stamps - Photo Inspiration (Colors and theme- decorating)
Dream it up - Quick or Cute
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes (*Limit 1 Entry)
Crafty Creations - Diecuts
Sassy Studies - Colors of Christmas
Crafters Cafe - Christmas/Holiday (1 of 3)
Double Click Skittles - Happy Holidays

Thursday, December 11, 2014

12-11 Another Christmas Chaos Challenge at CtB with Bugaboo Stamps!

I hope that you are getting all of your holiday preparations done and enjoying this wonderful season! All of us at Bugaboo Stamps are preparing and creating in a very special way too! We hope to spread joyous goodwill by creating cards and projects to share with you during our week-long daily challenges!

I hope you like my card below featuring Candycane Critters Rabbit. This card follows todays challenge theme of Sparkle and Shine! I'd be delighted if you left me some feedback below and played along HERE! We are all looking forward to seeing all the fabulous things that you create!



This card is apropo for and may have been entered into the following challenges:
 
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas (* Limit 1 Entry)
Cuttin' and Stampin' - Christmas (1 of 3)
Cuttlebug Mania - Anything Goes Christmas (Nestibilities for Diecutting w/Cuttlebug) 1 of 3
Deep Ocean Challenge - Blue and Brown
Scrap Creations -  Anything Goes (1 of 5 entries, 1 per week)
Holly Jolly Christmas - Anything Goes Christmas (1 of 2, C10)
Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Sweet Stamps - Sparkle (*Limit 1 Entry, c10)
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes (2 of 3)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

12-10 Hilarious New Christmas Chaos Challenge at CtB with Bugaboo Stamps!

As our Christmas Chaos Challenges at Bugaboo Stamps continue, we have another fun mini challenge for you! We want you to create Christmas cards that make us laugh! :) Check out the details and play along with us HERE! I hope you like and comment on my card featuring Santa-Big Ornament and the sentiment from Stella-Santa Died  below! I also cannot wait to see what you create! :)


This card is apropo for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Jingle Belles - Anything Goes Christmas
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafty Boots - Merry Christmas
Cheerful Stamp Pad - Signs of Christmas
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Bunny Zoes Crafts - Buttons (*Limit 1 entry)
Craftin' Desert Divas -  Christmas
Crafts Hoarders Anonymous - Use Hoarded Items (Paper, cardstock, images, and buttons!)
The Outlawz - Anything Goes Christmas
Card Mania/CMC#61 - Favorite Color Combo
 
 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

12-9 New Release Tuesday with a Christmas Chaos Challenge twist!

It's New Release Day Tuesday, but with all of the Christmas Chaos preparation s going on, we want you to snatch up the FREE Digi Stamp in the Bugaboo Stamp Shop! and play along with our recipe challenge!

Check out my sample below using one of the super cute digis from todays release, Christmas Tree Row , then go to the Bug Shop to nab all of you favorites for yourself! You'll be so glad you did!



This card is apropo for and may be entered into the following challenges:
 
Come and Get It - Merry Christmas (2 of 3)
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes (c15)
Allways Something Creative - Christmas (c15)
Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Oddball Art Stamps - Any Winter Holiday
CCC Digi Creations - Digi Christmas (2 of 3)
Opus Gluei - Let it Snow
The Craft Garden - Christmas (2 of 3)
Craft and Smash - Snow, Ice, Christmas
Crafts 4 Eternity - Winter (2 of 3)
OSAAT - Anything Goes
Jingle Belles - Anything Goes Christmas
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
The Outlawz - Anything Goes Christmas
 

Monday, December 8, 2014

12-8 New Christmas Challenge at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

Lately, I've been reminiscing about the fun I had building snowmen as a kid growing up in snowy New York State. So I had to stop, as all of us at Bugaboo Stamps are wading through the Christmas Chaos challenges this week, and say Merry Christmas to my family and friends 'up North'! I love and miss you all, and hope to see you all again soon!

Check out my card below featuring Brats-Winter Snowmen as well as all of the others  at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! Be sure to leave a comment to let me know what you think! You can also play along with our color challenge HERE! I can't wait to see what you create!

 
This card is apropo for and may have been entered into the following challenges:
 
Come and Get It - Merry Christmas (1 of 3)
Crafty Catz - Snowmen (1 of 3)
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes (c15)
Allways Something Creative - Christmas (c15)
Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Oddball Art Stamps - Any Winter Holiday
Jellypark - Ribbons &/or Bows
CCC Digi Creations - Digi Christmas (1 of 3)
Opus Gluei - Let it Snow (Hiya Poobahs! Merry Christmas!!!)
The Craft Garden - Christmas (1 of 3)
Craft and Smash - Snow, Ice, Christmas
Seemacrafts - Christmas (*Limit 1 Entry)
Crafts 4 Eternity - Winter (3 of 3)
OSAAT - Anything Goes

Sunday, December 7, 2014

12-7 Christmas Chaos Stella Says SKETCH challenge!

Woot! With yesterday's awesome fun challenge turnout at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps, lets keep it going! Todays Sketch Challenge is sure to be a fab one! Check out todays challenge HERE! We hope you will play along!


This card is apropro for and is entered into the following challenges:
 
Brown Sugar - Winter (2 of 2)
Christmas for the Craic - Favorite Christmas Colors -Blues/White/Silver (2 of 5)
Fairytale Challenge - Light Blue/White/Medium Blue colors (2 of 2)
DRS Designs - Glitter (*Limit 1)
Jingle Belles - Anything Goes Christmas
Kitty Bee Designs/Aloha Friday - Unusual Christmas Color (1 of 2)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Delightful Challenges - Sparkly (*Limit 1)
The Outlawz - Anything Goes Christmas
Sassy Studios - Glitter
Delicious Doodles - Non-Traditional Christmas  (*Limit 1)

Saturday, December 6, 2014

12-6 It's Christmas Chaos at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

Wow! Time just flies by...especially during the holiday season! Today is day one of the Christmas Chaos Challenge at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps. Why not play along with us this week for our week-long daily creative challenges? They are so much fun! Besides...you might be one of the lucky prize winners! Check out my card below which is in keeping with todays Sparkle and Shine Theme! Join us for all the fun HERE!


This card is apropro for and may be apropro for the following challenges:
 
Fairy Tale Challenge- Blue, White and a color of your choice
Brown Sugar Challenge - Winter (1 of 2)
Fun with Shapes & More - Snowflakes (C3*)
Craft for the Craic - Favorite Christmas Colors (1 of 5)
Crafts 4 Eternity - Winter (1 of 3)

Monday, December 1, 2014

12-1 ABaC Monday at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

Wow! It's December 1st already! Where does the time go?! Looks like it's time for me to get my Christmas Cookies baked, packaged, and into the mail within the next week. My projects pictured below features two of Bugaboo Stamps fantastic digi stamps -AKV Santa Chimney, and Little Penguin Winter DecorateTree.

We are very interested in recycling in our house, and need sturdy packaging for mailing out our Christmas Cookies. Thus, these repurposed sweetened condensed milk cans are covered with paper scraps and contain Dulce de Leche Cookies. I hope my family, friends, and you like them!



This project is apropo for and may have been entered in the following challenges:
 
Hiding in My Craft Room - Freestyle (*Limit 1 Entry)
A Crafty Mess - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Completely Christmas - Anything Goes + Starts with 'S' ('Scraps')
Digitally Sweet - Anything Goes (Digi)
Docerela Creations - Anything Goes (* Limit 1 Entry)
Fairy Tales - Christmas with Animals (1 of 2)
QKR Stampede - Anything but a card (1 of 3)
Really Reasonable Ribbon - Gift Packaging w/ Ribbon/Trim (1 of 4)
Winter Wonderland - Christmas+Dies/Punches (1 of 3)
Stempelsonne Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
C.R.A.F.T. - Chistmas Presents (1 of 5)
4 Crafty Chicks - Diecuts
Crafty Ribbons - Animals Christmastime with Ribbons
DL.Art - Thankful Thursday - #145 Any Winter Holiday
 

Friday, November 21, 2014

11/21 Freebie Friday at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps

Another workweek is coming to a close and we've something super fun and FREE at Bugaboo Stamps for you all! That's right, today is FREEBIE FRIDAY at Bugaboo Stamps! Every week Bugaboo Stamps puts a bunch of brand spanking new stamps into the Bug Shop! However, each Friday Jodie offers one stamp for FREE!

This weeks featured digi is awesome! Wanna use it to make your own Christmas Tags? Head over to the Bugaboo Stamps shop to download it for FREE! While you are there, why not check out all of the other goodies in the Bug Shop today?!


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This project is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Clear it Out - Anything Goes -Destashed cardstock tag and twine scrap (1 of 3)
Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Fan-Tastic Tuesday- Rectangular+Masculine+Anything Goes (1 of 4)
Party Time Tuesdays - #190 Anything Goes (1 of 3)