Monday, August 21, 2017

8- 21 Anything but a Card at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps

Happy Monday everyone! Now that we are back from our DT Vacation, all of us at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps are fresh and ready to share our newest creations with you! My project below featuring Bear Present is a perfect fit for Catch the Bugs theme for Mondays - Anything but a Card. I hope you like it! Please leave your comments below...I'd love to hear from you!


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

2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes w/Critters (1 of 5)
2 Sisters on the Blog - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
A Bit More Time to Craft - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Allsorts Challenge - Forest Friends (1 of 3)
A Perfect Time to Craft - Anything Goes ( 1 of 3)
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - Anything Goes using a Bugaboo Image (1 of 3)
Ching-Chou Kuik Challenge - Four Legged Friends (1 of 3)
Classic Design Team Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes w/ Animals
Crafty Awesomeness - Anything Goes
Crafty Friends Challenge - Anything Goes 
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Girls
Creatalicious - Anything Goes w/ optional glitter/bling
Create and Inspire - Anything Goes with optional summer theme (1 of 3)
Daisy Chain Challenges - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Diecut Divas - Anything Goes ( 1 of 4)
Dies R Us - Anything Goes with Diecuts 
Digistamps 4 Joy - Anything Goes with Optional summer theme
Imagine That! Creative Playground - Anything Crafty Goes 
DL.Art Linky Challenge - Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything Goes
Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes with Dies
Scrappers Delights - Anything Goes 










Tuesday, July 18, 2017

7-18 New Release and a new BINGO Challenge at CtB!

It's New Release day at Bugaboo Stamps, but it's also still our fun week of Christmas in July challenges at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! So how does the DT do both? We play along with the BINGO Board AND use the cute, new release! I decided to do the FULL BINGO board for my card below! Please let me know what you think in the comments below. We hope you will join us in today's challenge HERE.


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

616 Avenue Create - Anything Goes (1 of 8)
Catch the Bug - Christmas in July (1 of 3)
Christmas Card - Anything Goes
Colour Crazy - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes  (2 of 3)
Crafty Hazelnuts - Anything Goes with Christmas, opt. Diecut
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Di's Digi Designs - Christmas in July (2 of 3)
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes
Dragonfly Journeys - Christmas in July (1 of 5)
Glitter N' Sparkle - Anything Goes
Hiding in my Craft Room - Christmas in July*
Jingle Belles - Christmas/Photo  (snowflakes and a stocking is hung from the fireplace)
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Morgan's ArtWorld - Anything Goes ( 1 of 3)
Scrapper's Delight - Anything Goes
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Anything Goes (2 of 2)
Simply Papercrafts - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Christmas in July (2 of 2)
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
The Ribbon Girl Blog - Any image + Ribbon

Monday, July 17, 2017

7-17 New Anything But a Card CHRISTMAS in JULY Challenege!

It's another fun challenge at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! Today we want you to show us your creative projects featuring wrapping materials and using non-traditional Christmas colors! Check out my cute tag below using one of Bugaboo Stamps fun digi stamps, and be sure to share what you create HERE.

This project is appropriate for and may be entered into these challenges:

ABC Christmas - 'N' is for New (Ribbon), 'O' is for Old (stamp)
Craft Rocket - Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnuts - Anything Goes with Christmas w/ opt. Diecut DL Art - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Christmas in July/Anything Goes
Di's Digi Designs - Christmas in July
Aud Sentiments - Christmas in July + a sentiment + DT call
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Anything Goes for Christmas 
Send a Smile 4 Kids - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Scrapper's Delights - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Dies/Punches
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes 
Crafty Calendar - Anything Goes *
Cut it Up - Christmas in July w/a diecut


Saturday, July 15, 2017

7 - 15 Christmas in July Challenge!

Woohoo! It's Christmas....in July for all of us at Bugaboo Stamps and we have a week of fantabulous fun in store for all of you! For my project, I chose to use JJ Tequila and shoes - Drinks Well with Others to make a funny Christmas card! I hope the person I will send it to likes, and gets a good giggle from it! Be sure to check out all of the DT projects HERE and play along with our
Sparkle and Shine challenge HERE.


 Above - Outside, Below - Inside


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

ABC Christmas - 'N' is for New (Red Glitter DP), 'O' is for Old (ribbon)
Craft Rocket - Anything Goes
DL Art - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Christmas in July/Anything Goes
Aud Sentiments - Christmas in July + a sentiment + DT call
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - Anything Goes for Christmas 
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter - Dies/Punches
Art Impressions - Bling, Glitter, or Glossy
Sasayaki Glitter Challenge - Favorite Color (Red)
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes 


Tuesday, July 11, 2017

New Release Tuesday at Catch the bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

It's New Release Day today, and all of us at Bugaboo Stamps are so excited! This is the day when Jodie releases BRAND NEW digis in the Bugaboo Stamp Shop! Check out my sample below using one of the super cute digis from todays release, JJ Candy Cane then go to the Bug Shop to nab em all for yourself! You'll be so glad you did!

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

Make it Monday - Anything Goes
Inspire me Friday - Anything Goes

Saturday, July 1, 2017

7-1 New Anything Goes Challenge at CtB!

Yesterday, my husband and I celebrated our Anniversary! We had some naysayers who didn't think we'd make it. However, we are still going strong after 24 years! So if he is reading this, I just wanna say 'Love you honey'!

I can't believe it is July already! This summer is really flying by! Since it is the first Saturday of the month, all of us at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps have a brand new Anything Goes Challenge to share! My card below features another fantastic and fun digi from Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you will play along with our challenge at Catch the Bug!




This card is apropos for the following challenges:

4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes (Crazy Egg)
Alphabet Challenge - 'H' is for Hearts
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes w/ Optional Make it Funny
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes
Color Inspiration Monday/My Creative Scoop - Anything Goes with a hand colored image
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Creates and Makes - Anything Goes with optional make a sentiment
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crop Stop June Challenge - Anything Goes using supplies that Crop Stop carries (cardstock, dies)
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Fairy Tale Challenge - Hobby (Shoes/Shopping/Spending Money 😉)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Just Add Ink - Just add a _______ (funny sentiment)
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - 3 of a Kind (3 Brads)
Our Daily Bread Designs - Color Challenge
Polkadoodle - Anything Goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - Anything Goes
Retarte - Anything Goes
Scrapbook Stamp Society - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes
Stamps and Fun = Creativity - Inspired by a Song (Bare Naked Ladies - 'Shopping')
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes with the option of diecuts
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Humour me Wednesday at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

It's Humour me Wednesday at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! On most Wednesday's the design team gets a giggle by making projects celebrating odd, funny, and obscure holidays. Today, my card featuring Ladybug Fairy celebrates International Fairy Day which is observed by some on June 24th! I hope you like my card, and will leave me a comment below!


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

Angies Digital Stamps Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes ( 1 of 3
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafty Sentiments - Add a sentiment (*Limit 1 Entry)
Digi Choosday Crafting - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
My Creative Scoop - Anything Goes with Hand Coloring (Multiple Entries - OK!)
Our Daily Bread Designs - Color Challenge
Retarte (100!) - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge Blog - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Shopping our Stash - Pink (C13)
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Through the Craftroom Door - Anything Goes (1 of 2)


Sunday, June 11, 2017

6-11 SSS challenge at Catch the Bug

Happy Sunday everyone! Today at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps we are doing a Stella Sketch Challenge! My card below featuring Bugaboo Stamps Rose Watering Can, uses the sketch. We hope you will check it out and play along with it over at Catch the Bug!


This card is apropos for and may be entered into the following challenges:

Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes
Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes

Thursday, June 1, 2017

ObG Thursday at Catch the Bug!

Happy Thursday to all my friends in blogland! Today over at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps, we are sharing some fun projects featuring some Bugaboo Stamps that are super cool - even though they are NOT new. We call this Oldie but Goodie Thursday - and we feature new projects following that guideline every Thursday. We hope that you will continue to join us and comment on all of our challenges and projects!


This card featuring Bugaboo Stamps digi called 'Suck the Life'
is apropos for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Angies Digital Stamps - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Challenge up your Life - Brads (*Limit 1 Entry)
Glitter and Sparkle - Anything Goes
International Art and Soul - Stitching (1 of 3)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Stella says Sketch at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

For those of you who enjoy fun challenges, we have many over at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! My card below follows the current Stella Sketch challenge. Look for this digi stamp and all of the other fabulous digis in the newly revamped Bugaboo Stamps online shop. While you're at it, check out all of the other amazing projects created by my talented design teammates on the Bug Blog!



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


Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Craft for the Craic - Anything Goes
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes, with multiple layers
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Making Memories - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
Simply Create Too - Use a Digi
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes



Monday, May 1, 2017

It's May Day and I've got an project to share!

It's Monday, which mean's it's time to share a project featuring a cool project with you! On Mondays the Bugaboo Stamps design team tries to feature projects that are NOT cards! My Hamburger Box Favor below features one of the cute digi's from AKV BBQ (Set) which is RETIRING SOON!!!  I am making these for my craft groups June meeting, where we will be barbequing up a feast! I hope everyone likes them!


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

Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes, but no DP ( 1 of 3)
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafty Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes (Not 100% Digi, 1 of 3)
Creative Moments - Anything Goes opt. Spring (1 of 3)
Digital Delights - Anything Goes (*Limit 1 Entry)
Di's Digi Designs - Use a Digi ( 1 of 3)
Dragon's Lair Designs - Anything Goes w/opt. Wedding theme. (*Limit 1 Entry)
Fussy and Fancy - Anything Goes
Hiding in My Craftroom - Freestyle (*Limit 1 Entry)
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Krafty Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes (*Limit 1 entry)
Morgan's Art World - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
PDE Linky Party - Anything but a Card (1 of 3)
QKR Stampede - Wheels OR Anything goes (1 of 4)
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes (1 of 5)
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes opt. CAS (1 of 3)

Friday, April 21, 2017

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 fun-tastic papercraft project? 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 card is apropro for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Make it Monday - Anything Goes

Crafty Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 2)

Inspiration Destination - Anything  Goes

The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes w/ Opt. CAS

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

4-11 New Release day at Bugaboo Stamps!

Woohoo! It's Tuesday today, which means it's time for another fantastic release at Bugaboo Stamps! Since yesterday was my birthday, and I have several orders for Birthday cards, favor boxes and bags, I have had 'Birthday' on my mind all week. What better way to use this cute Bug Dino Bday digi stamp?! He's too cute!



This project was apropos for and may have been entered into the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments - Birthday Sentiment or NOT a card (1 of 5)
Brown Sugar Challenge - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Colour Crazy - Pickled Potpourri (1 of 2)
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafting with Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Digital Delights by Louby Loo - Anything Goes (* Limit 1 entry)
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Little Miss Muffet - Anything Goes (* Limit 1 entry)
Morgan's ArtWorld - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Patties Creations - Shades of Purple (1 of 2)
Simply Papercraft - Anything Goes

Saturday, April 1, 2017

4-1 Anything Goes at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

It's April first, and time for a new challenge at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! This time it is everyone's favorite theme - Anything Goes! We hope you will play along with us HERE!

I used a sweet little digi of a basket of Easter Eggs to create the small egg cartons below. I made a bunch of these to give to my friends at a crop that I am going to. I hope my scrapping, crafty friends like them!





Above, Top view,  Below, Inside filling



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

Aud Sentiments - Any sentiment except Birthday
4 Crafty Chicks - Crazy Egg
Crafting By Designs - Easter theme (1 of 3)
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes (1 of 3
Crafty Creations Challenge - Anything Goes (2 of 2)
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes (2 of 2)
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Creative Moments - Anything Goes (2 of 3)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet Challenge - Anything Goes (*1)

Friday, March 31, 2017

3-31 Freebie Friday at CtB 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 cards or papercraft projects? Head over to the Bugaboo Stamps shop to find out how to download it for FREE! While you are there, why not check out all of the other goodies in the shop!?




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

Crafty Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Creative Moments - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

3-1 Humour Me Wednesday

Today is Wednesday, so some of us at Bugaboo Stamps are excited to play along with our theme of celebrating sillier and/or lesser known holidays! On March 3rd, it is World Wildlife day, so I created this card to give to our favorite science museum instructor, outdoorsman, and friend! I hope he likes it! It is also my daughter Annabella's 11th Birthday today...so this card featuring Bugaboo Stamps Cute Puppy - Colored will also be pretty short!


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

Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Crafting From the Heart - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
The Crazy Challenge - We Love Animals (1 of 4)
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
Come and Get it - For Males

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2/21 New Release at Bugaboo Stamps

It's New Release Day today, and all of us at Bugaboo Stamps are so excited! This is the day when Jodie releases BRAND NEW digis in the Bugaboo Stamp Shop! Check out my sample below using one of the super cute digis from todays release, then go to the Bug Shop to nab em all for yourself! You'll be so glad you did!



This card is apropos for the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create - CAS, Blue, and Sentiment is focal (1 of 8)
Angies Digital Stamps - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Color your World with Lacy Sunshine - Anything Goes (1of 3)
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes ( 1 of 3)

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Today we have a new challenge at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! Our challenge is a theme challenge - Sunshine and Smiles. I was inspired to create these favor toppers for my daughters Valentines! I hope the kids and you all like them! Check out all of the other fun-tastic digis in the Bugaboo Stamps store!


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

Craft Rocket Challenges 2W,3E It's A Love Thing 
4 Crafty Chicks W / Love
Art Impressions Stamp Challenge 2W,2E,SIO Lots Of Love
Cardz 4 Galz 2W,3E Love Is In The Air
Little Miss Muffet Challenges 2W,1E,SIO Always Anything Goes
Creative Moments - 2W, 3E - #111 Anything goes 
Aud Sentiments Challenge 2W,E5  Valentine Or Love Sentiment
Crafting With An Attitude M,3E Always Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations M, 3E Anything Goes - Feb
Digital Delights By Louby Lou M,4th Thurs,1E,SIO Always Anything Goes
DL ART Thankful Thursday Challenge 2W, 3E Pink And/Or Red (or a Thank You Card) 
Crafty Creations - 2W, 2E Always Anything Goes 





Saturday, January 21, 2017

New Saturday challenge at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps!

It's Saturday, and after another fun-tastic week of Bugaboo's 7th Birthday Challenges, we have another fun weekly challenge for you at Catch the Bug with Bugaboo Stamps! This week we want you to join us for a bit of Bugaboo Stamps Bingo! Check out the game board HERE, and play along!

My card below features Crab - Sand. I decided to use line that includes using blue, my choice (brads), and ribbon. I couldn't resist continuing our past weeks theme of 'Under the Sea'! Hope you like my cute crabby card! :)


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

Southern Girls Challenge - Stitch me up (1 of 3, C10)
Crafting with an Attitude - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Fab 'n Funky - Ribbon (*Limit 1 Entry, C10)
Digital Delights - Anything Goes (*Limit 1 Entry)
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 2)
The Paper Shelter - Shades of Blue (1 of 3)
Little Miss Muffett Challenges - Anything Goes (*Limit 1 Entry)
Crafty Girls Creations - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Inspiration Destination - Anything goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes (1 of 3)

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Bugaboo Stamps 7th Birthday celebration!

It's Bugaboo Stamps 7th Birthday, and I am proud to say I've been with them since the very start! It's been a wild, and wonderful seven years! I'm so blessed to be a part of such an awesome team of creative folks!

To celebrate, the Bugaboo Stamps Design Team is pulling out all of the stops! We will have a new, and fantastic challenge everyday this week! Today we are challenging you to use our photo/theme 'Under the Sea'. So get your creative juices flowing and show us what you've got HERE! Check out my card featuring our theme and Bugaboo Stamps Crab - Scuba below, then head over to join the fun for a chance to win some generous prizes!




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

Crafty Creations Challenges - Anything goes
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Paper Craft Crew - Birthday