Sunday, January 30, 2011

Bugaboo Challenge- 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 Trading Card

The challenge this week over at Bugaboo's "Catch the Bug Challenge Blog" is to make a ATC.  This is an Artist Trading Card.  It mesasures 2 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches.
 I have used the image: "Bunny Love 2".
I have never made one of these before.  But, it may be a fun thing to do for children.  Especially, when they trade Valentine cards at school.
Here is my little creation.
I have used my Copics: E00, E02, E31, R89 and RV06.
The ribbon is from JoAnns.
I used Cuttlebug heart embossing holder.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

"Birthday Time" Sweet Sketch Wednesday 86 and BUGABOO

I hope all of you have had a wonderful week.  I don't know where the time goes sometimes. It is Wednesday again and that means it is
We have with us this week, one of our favorite sponsors.
I am sure you all know that Bugaboo just celebrated their first birthday this past week.  Jodi and her amazing DT put on a wonderful Blog Hop with all kinds of prizes.  I happened to be one of the lucky winners along with Linda, one of my fellow DT members for SSW.
I have had a lot of fun working with Jodi's images the past couple of weeks.  Why don't you check her image out? You will love them as I do. 
This week Jodi is offering our GRAND PRIZE WINNER:
Believe me, you will have a hard time picking just seven if you win. 
Be sure to comment and post your card on our SSW blog so that you will be entered into the contest.
And, here is our sketch.

Arlana created a really fun sketch for us to work with this week.  And, the DT cards are gorgeous.  Hop on over and see all of the DT's amazing card!
For my card this week, I used an image called:  "WOcaketime"
You can find it here.

I worked on two cards this week because I couldn't resist the freebie last week called "Bird Greetings".
You can find it here.

Paper: Stampin Up, DCWV Spring Mat Stack and Debbie Mums
Stampin Up Ribbon
Handmade Tissue Flower
Cupcake Brads
Sentiment: Bugaboo 
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Saturday, January 22, 2011


Wow...I made it through last week entering into all of the Bugaboo challenges for their Birthday party Blog Hop.  It was a fun week and I guess I am on a roll.  I decided to join in their challenge this week as well.  The challenge is to use "Winter White" for most of your card.  I bought some images this week from Bugaboo when Jodi was have her amazing sale going on.  The image below is on of those images.  Isn't he as cute as can be?  I bought the bundle because they were all adorable.  You can find this little "Love Monkey" here 
I just checked the winners for this past weeks Blog Hop......and I "won" Saturday's challenge.
A big "Thank you" everyone at Bugaboo. I am soo delighted!!!  I won 7 digis.

Stampin Up paper
Copics: E00, E02, E31, RV13 and RV11
Martha Stewart border punch
Cuttlebug and Sizzix embossing folders

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Friday, January 21, 2011

Bugaboo Mini Challenge-Friday- "Anything Goes"

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It is Friday and Bugaboo's mini challenge is
I have used "Boy Bear" from Bugaboo's CDAC 200 bugaboo members. What a fun week it has been. I can't wait to see who the winners are!!  :)
Thanks for stopping by.  Bugaboo Birthday Challenge has been alot of fun!!

Paper: Stampin Up and Kaleidoscope
Copics: RV42, E09, E31, B00, B32, E00 and R27
Blue Satin and Sheer Ribbon

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Thursday, January 20, 2011


Our sponsor this week for SWEET SKETCH WEDNEDAY  is

I had a little extra times so I pulled out some of the images that I used a year ago. I love these images and wanted to show them off again.
The first one is: "Ruby and Flower"

The second image is: "Sammy Shopping"

 And here is one of Sally Ann's new images from her "New Home Collection".

Sally Ann is offering (6) six digis to our Grand Prize winner. Hurry on over and join in the fun this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday. 

Supplies: Stampin Up, Fancy Pants Designs, American Craft Girl and DCWV paper.
Brad and ribbon
Embossing Folders-Sizzix

I promised that I would show you a  quilt that I made and my daughters made recently.
 Here they are. 
This is the quilt that my daughters made for me this past Christmas.  They made 15 quilts.  Six for the adults and nine for the kids in our family. It was truely a labor of love.

This is the quilt I finished a week ago.  I had fabric left over from some quilts I made for the grand-daughters. It is the same pattern that I used for their quilts.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Bugaboo Mini Challenge- Thursday "Birthday Theme"

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The theme for Thurday's Mini Challenge over at  BUGABOO is to make a "Birthday card".
I have used "Girl Bear".
It was a freebie from CDAC 200 bugaboo members.

Supplies: Paper- Stampin UP and DCWV.
Nesties, and Stampin Up punch.
Crystal Effects
White pen

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Bugaboo Wednesday Mini Challenge- "Sketch"

Good morning!!
It is Wednesday and  Bugaboo's third day of Mini challenges to go along with their Birthday celebration. Today we are suppose to use the following  sketch.

The image I have used is called: "Lady Bug Bear"

Here is my little creation!  Hope you enjoy.
Paper Stampin Up and paper from my stash.
Ribbon from Hobby Lobby
Stampin Up Sentiment

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Bugaboo Tuesday Mini Challenge-"Use Bling"

Good morning everyone. It is Tuesday and Bugaboo is having another mini challenge to go along with their Birthday Blog Hop. Here is my card for the challenge.
The image is called: "Clown".
The challenge is to add "Bling" to your card.
I hope you enjoy my creation.

Paper-Stampin Up and DCWV Spring Mat Stack.
Ribbon and trim
Rhinestones and Stickles

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Monday, January 17, 2011


Bugaboo's Birthday Party continues all week.  On Monday,  there is a mini challenge.  The challenge is to create a "white and blue card". For my card, I have used "BBbug Butterfly".
You will want to stop by and see all of their DT's fun projects and join in the birthday Blog Hop.  There are lots of prizes. 

Stampin Up paper
Copic's: Booo, BG10, Eoo and B32.
Cuttlebug and Sizzix embossing folders.
Matha Stewart border punch
Stickles and Ribbon

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Saturday, January 15, 2011


Bugaboo is one of our sponsors over at Sweet Sketch Wednesday on a regular basis.  Our Design Team love Jodi's images. I have been waiting to us this freebie and what better time to do it than for BUGABOO'S ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY!

Stampin Up Paper
DCWV Mat Stack
Stampin Up circle punch and circle scalloped punch
Digital sentiment
Cuttlebug birthday embossing folder
Copic: E00, E02, Y15, Y08, B000, B95, YR04, RV11 and R27.

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Another week has flown by and it is
time again. I hope you have had a wonderful week.  
I have been pretty busy with work and spending time with some of my grand kids.
I have also been working on a quilt and just about have it finished.  I just have the binding to add. I will post it when I get it finished.  I will then tell you about another very special quilt that I received from two of my daughters at Christmas time. 

Our sponsor this week is
This is the first time that Stamp Fairy has been a sponsor for us.  I hope you will take the time to visit Gerda's blog and see all of her wonderful images. 
The Grand Prize winner this week will receive (4) four digis of their choice. 

"Thank You Bear"

I have probably gotten a little carried away with all the pictures for my card this week, but I wanted to show that the flower is hand made and I popped the daisy. You can't see that I popped the daisy in the first picture.
Supplies: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder: Hearts
Copics:  E04, E32, E31, E 13, E57, Y08 and RV11
Handmade Flower with brad.
Paper: Stampin Up
Yellow Satin Ribbon
Digital Sentiment
Stampin Up Punch 

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