Thursday, July 31, 2014

Oldie but Goodie @ Bugaboo - Cute Baby Edition

It's an Oldie But Goodie Day over at The Bug Blog and the little oldie I'm going to share with you is definitely a goodie and for our new arrival who will be here in just a matter of weeks!

Our baby girl has been a kicker since the first time we saw her - she kicks every time we have an ultra sound, so because we haven't decided on a name quite yet (we're down to 2 that will go to the hospital with us), we affectionately call her "Ninja Baby" when the arms and legs begin flailing.
What little Ninja Baby doesn't a custom Ninja Baby Onsie?  :)0
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - AKV Ninja 1
Tools - GIMP to color and organize image & text, Iron on paper & Iron

It was that simple - apologies for all the wrinklies in the picture, when I took this photo, the baby clothes hadn't made it to the laundry yet.....have no fear though, we're all washed & ready to go now!  :)

Thanks so much for stopping by - be sure to visit The Bug Blog and see what other oldies the design team girlies have dusted off.
Hugs & Happy Days!


Monday, July 21, 2014

Anything But a Card Monday at Bugaboo

A little ABC for you today at The Bug Blog.
With our new addition scheduled to arrive in less than 6 weeks, we've got a fair share of onsies that have started filling her closet.  There is NO SUCH thing as a plain onsie!  Nope, not in this house! 

So, here is one of many you'll be seeing.  Since my daddy isn't here to celebrate this exciting addition to our family (thought we know he had a little something to do with this from his perch in heaven).  It was only fitting that this be one of her first onsies.  Her guardian angel in heaven.

Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Wee One Boy Angel - Jumping Stars
Extra STUFF - Carters Onsie, GIMP to color image, Printer & Iron On Paper

Pretty stinkin' cute, huh?
Be sure to stop back by - we'll have a bunch more of these cuties for our little cutie to share soon!
Hugs & Happy Days!

Sunday, July 20, 2014

And the Winner is....

DRUM ROLL please......

HOLLY HUGHES

Holly - please leave me a comment with your email address (I will have my moderation turned on so no one will see your addy) and I will get you the digi straightaway.

Congrats and THANKS TO EVERYONE who celebrated the 2014 Bugaboo Stamps/Catc The Bug Christmas in July week with us!
Hugs & Happy Days!

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Christmas in July - Recipe & New Release Challenge

If you're looking for the Bugaboo Stamps, Catch The Bug Blog Hop Post, hop HERE.

Playing along with The Bug Blog & Bugaboo Stamps Christmas in July Celebration?

Well, today we have a super cute new release and a RECIPE to go along with this cutie!!

The Recipe - Kraft, Snowflakes & Embossing along with this ADORABLE digi!!!
And without further ado, here is this cutie ornament mouse!!
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Ornament Mouse
Papers - Kraft, Miscellaneous Cardstock & Crate Paper print from an OLD Christmas stack)
Tools - Cuttlebug, Nesties & Embossing Folder
Extra STUFF - Miscellaneous Sentiment, Stazon Jet Black Ink, Stickles, Dimensionals & BLING

Be sure to bop over and play along with all the Christmas in July challenges at The Bug Blog this week - there's a lot of winnin' at stake if you play along!!! :)

Hugs & Happy Days

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Christmas in July Sketch Challenge

If you're looking for the Bugaboo Stamps, Catch The Bug Blog Hop Post, hop HERE.

If you're back for daytwo of our Christmas in July Celebration at The Bug Blog, you're in the right spot!!!

Today, we've got a sketch to play with courtesy of our very own Scrappy over at The Bug Blog.
This little sweetie will be for our little Jelly Bean for her First Christmas - now all it needs is a little sentiment.  :)
Papers - PTI & Bazzill Cardstock, Kraft & Miscellaneous Pring from my scrappy bin
Tools - Cuttlebug, Nesties & MS Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Dots, Dimensionals & Stickles

Head over and join the fun!!  There's lots you can win if you play along this week!  :)

Hugs & Happy Days!
Challenge Submissions:
Jingle Belles - Christmas Cards w/stuff older than a year old (brad, dp, cs,  stamp)
Simply Create Too - Christmas in July

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Christmas in July Bugaboo Hop

Can you believe it's July and we're CELEBRATING Christmas in July at The Bug Blog?!
Yes sir, this week is all about the Christmas in July!!

You should have hopped here from our great Bugaboo leader, Tammy Millers blog.
If you arrived here out of sheer luck, you'll want to start at the beginning (so you don't miss any of the fabulous Christmas in July inspiration).  Start HERE.

If you're right where you're supposed to be :) Congrats, let's get to hoppin'!

I'm not sure about you, but with a baby on the way in just a few short weeks, getting ahead on Christmas cards is right up my alley!

Along with our Christmas in July Hop today we have our challenge - 
SHOW US YOUR SANTA!
How can you not love this little guy - reminds me of the beach (or at least the drink in his hand does).  :)
Papers - Miscellaneous from my scrappy bin, PTI cardstock & Kraft
Tools - EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Velvet Ribbon, Dimensionals, Stazon Jet Black Ink & Miscellaneous Sentiment Stamp

So, what do to next?  

WELL....leave me a comment below.  One lucky commenter will win this cute santa for their collection.
THEN, let's get hoppin......
Your Next Stop will be with the very talented Jen Leeflang

Thanks so much for hoppin' by!  Be sure you play along with us all week!! 

Hugs & Happy Christmas in July Days!
Challenge Submissions:
Art by Miran - Anything Goes (1 of 3)
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - Anything Goes (*Limit 1 Entry)
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
The Outlawz Coloring Challenge - At the Beach/Pool

Friday, July 11, 2014

Freebie Friday @ Bugaboo

So we're gearing up for the Bugaboo Stamps Christmas in July at starts TOMORROW!!!!
To get us in the Christmas in July spirit, we've got a little Christmas Santa complete with ornaments for you as a Freebie today!
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Santa Ornaments
Papers - Miscellaneous from my Stash including Bazzill a& PTI Cardstock 
Tools - EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Dimensionals, BLING, Stickles, Doodling, Miscellaneous Sentiment Stamp & Stazon Jet Black Ink

Head over to The Bugaboo Stamps Store and pick up your freebie and then dust off your Christmas Digis and dig out that Christmas paper so you're ready to play with us beginning tomorrow!!

Hugs & Happy Days!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Oldie But Goodie @ Bugaboo

Happy 4th of July (just a little bit late)!  
Just wanted to wait for the Oldie But Goodie Day.  Even though these little Sun Bonnet images are oldies over at Bugaboo Stamps, I STILL LOVE THEM!  

They're perfect for sweet little girls!

This little cutie is for our jelly bean this year!
Thanks to my friend Cheryl First who inspired me with this layout that I pretty much lifted (since my MOJO is totally MIA).  I strongly suggest visiting Cheryl's blog because she ROCKS and has so much creativity.  VISIT HERE!!!

Thank you Cheryl!!  :)
Papers - Doodlebug Design print & PTI Cardstock
Tools - Cuttlebug, Nesties and the new Nesties Border ( LOVE THIS NEW LITTLE NESTIE), EK Success Star Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Stickles, Studio G Sentiment & Stazon Jet Black Ink

Visit The Bug Blog and see what other images have come out of retirement for today.  You'll be reminded of how many of these cutie SHOULD be in your collection and maybe haven't made their way there yet.

AND if you find some that SHOULD be in your collection - ADD THEM.  For the month of July Jodie has a 50% off sale going on at the Bugaboo Stamps Store.  You CAN'T PASS UP a 50% off sale!!!

Hugs & Happy Days!

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Anything Goes!!!

I LOVE Anything Goes Days when you can create anything you'd like.
Well, that's what we're celebrating over at The Bug Blog this week!

Here's my little Anything Goes.  I have cards from when I was growing up that my mama & daddy would write things in. Now as an adult, since my dad is gone, these cards are very special to me. 

So it's only fitting that Baby Girl K has a box of special cards that she'll see at some point in her little life.
This is one - made especially for the day this little tiny miracle arrives into our life.
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Boo Peeker - Carriage
Papers - Miscellaneous from my scrappy bin
Tools - Cuttlebug, EK Success Border Punch, Nesties
Extra STUFF - Studio G Sentiment, Stazon Jet Black Ink, Dimensionals, Doodling and Bling

Head over to The Bug Blog and see what the other designers are doing for the is Anything Goes challenge day!  Talk about being inspired - whew, you'll be inspired all right!

Thanks so much for stoppin' by today - we're down to 8 weeks before our little jelly bean arrives, so of course, lots of last minute things we're trying to get wrapped up.
New Carpet and furniture are scheduled to arrive Monday & Tuesday and then we'll be in full swing to get the nursery organized and finish decorating.

Hugs & Happy Days!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Oldie But Goodie @ Bugaboo

It's an Oldie But Goodie Day at The Bug Blog with Bugaboo Stamps!
We've been making LOTS of Baby Thank You cards lately.  With our baby shower right around the corner, you can imagine, we're stocking up.

You couldn't ask for a more perfect image than this little cutie - Sweet as can be!
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - AKV Baby Teddy
Papers - Doodlebug Design, PTI & Kraft
Tools - Cuttlebug, Nesties & EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - PTI Ink, Miscellaneous Sentiment Stamp, Doodling & Dimensionals

Thanks so much for stopping by today - be sure to visit The Bug Blog and see what other creations our designers whipped up with some of their favorite oldies.
Hugs & Happy Days!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

New Release from Bugaboo Stamps

You will LOVE this new release, it's another of the super cute little mice Jodie has been creating lately.  This one with a little umbrella.

How stinkin' cute is he?!
  Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Umbrella Mouse
Papers - Doodlebug Design, PTI Cardstock
Tools - Cuttlebug, Nesties and EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Miscellaneous Sentiment Stamp, PTI Ink, BLING & Dimensionals

If you think this guy is cute, and you haven't seen all his little cousins celebrating birthdays, you MUST get yourself over to the Bugaboo Stamps store and check them out!!

Thanks so much for stoppin' by today.  We're moving right along in the nursery and I'll have pics to share with you before long.  Furniture has arrived and we just have a few more things to finish up.  Whew, the last 7 months have just FLOWN by!
Hugs & Happy Days!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Oldie But Goodie Birthday Edition

How can you not LOVE this oldie for a birthday wish??
It's Oldie But Goodie Day over at The Bug Blog.
Today we dusted off Dottie!
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Dottie Celebrate
Papers - PTI cardstock & Miscellaneous Zebra print
Tools - MS Border Punch, Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - Doodling, Dimensionals, Zebra print Bling, Paper Smooches Sentiment & PTI Ink

Check out the other oldies that the Bugaboo designers dusted off - already a few I know I'll have to add to my collection!
Hugs & Happy Days!


Saturday, June 21, 2014

Bugaboo Challenge - BINGO

It's a BINGO day at The Bug Blog!

Care to join the bingo fun?
My bingo today?  At least 3 layers, Starts with R (Ribbon) & BLING
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Dollar Flower Bug
Papers - Miscellaneous papers from my scrappy bin
Tools - EK Success Border Punch, Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - Dimensionals, BLING, Ribbon, Doodling, Paper Smooches Sentiment & PTI Ink

I can't wait to send this cutie out to a special person in our family - not sure whose mailbox it will end up in, but it's headed somewhere.....  

Thanks so much for stopping by today - don't forget to join the challenge fun at The Bug Blog.
Hugs & Happy Days!
Challenge Submissions:

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Oldies at Bugaboo

It's an Oldie But Goodie Thursday at The Bug Blog.
So, hows about a few Father's Day cards.
This one is for my hubby - father to be in August from his girl.
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - KIDZ - Dad Girl
Paper - Doodlebug Design & Kraft
Tools - EK Success Border Punch, Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - Dimensionals, BLING & Ribbon

And this one, this is for my father in law, from his granddaughter - 
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - KIDZ Girl - Baseball Dog
Paper - Miscellaneous papers from my scrappy bin
Tools - EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Dimensionals & Boy Bling

Visit The Bug Blog and see what other oldies our designers dusted off.
Thanks so much for stoppin' by today!
Hugs & Happy Days!


Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Humor Me Wednesday at The Bug Blog

It's a Humor Me Wednesday at The Bug Blog.
Today I'm celebrating Smile Power Day (it actually takes place on June 15).
How about this happy little ditty to make you SMILE!

Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Fun Flowers
Papers - All PTI cardstock
Tools - EK Success Border Punch, Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - BLING, Doodling, PTI Ink & Doodling 

Here's to making people SMILE!
Hugs & Happy Days!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Anything Goes Challenge at Bugaboo

Happy Anything Goes day at Bugaboo AND
HAPPY 2nd Birthday to our nephew Evan!!
Paper - Bazzill Cardstock, PTI Cardstock & Miscellaneous print from my scrappy bin
Tools - Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - Dimensionals, Stickles, Glaze & Googley Eye

Head on over to The Bug Blog and join the Anything Goes Fun!
Hugs & Happy Days!


Sunday, June 1, 2014

Stella Says Sketch Challenge 211

It's a Stella Says Sketch Sunday today and what do we have in store for you??
Well, this cute little ditty!

I'm trying to get ahead on lots of crafty things before the baby arrives the end of August and one of the things I wanted to get ahead on baptism cards.
This one is for Baby K's God mother
Cute, huh?

Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Boo Cloud
Papers - Miscellaneous Scraps from my bin
Tools - Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - Ribbon, Dimensionals & Computer Generated Sentiment

Be sure you head on over to The Bug Blog and see what other creations the designers whipped up using this Sassy Sketch!
Hugs & Happy Days (and Happy June 1st!)

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Recipe Challenge @ The Bug Blog

We've got a recipe today at The Bug Blog:  Kraft, Embossing AND a POP of Color!

Believe it or not, there are 4 of us on my floor at work that are pregnant.  And once of the girls just had a sweet Baby Girl named Emma.  Only fitting that something fun, girly and bring accompanied the onsies and bib I whipped up.  :)
Paper - Kraft & Miscellaneous papers from my scrappy bin
Tools - EK Success border punch, Cuttlebug & Nesties
Extra STUFF - Ribbon, Studio G Sentiment, Stazon Jet Black Ink, Dimensionals, Stickles & Doodling

Come play along with us at The Bug Blog.  Lots of chances to WIN!
Hugs & Happy Days!


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Humor Me Wednesday @ Bugaboo

Happy Hump Day - and over at The Bug Blog, it's Humor Me Wednesday!

I was inspired by Pick Strawberries Day which was yesterday, so I whipped up this little cutie!
Papers - Miscellaneous from my stash & Kraft
Tools - EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Doodling, BLING, Paper Smooches Sentiment, Dimensionals & Stazon Jet Black Ink 

Visit The Bug Blog and see what other humorous holidays are being celebrated this week!
Hugs & Happy Days!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Stella Says Sketch @ Bugaboo

Yes ma'am, it's a Stella Says Sketch day at The Bug Blog.

I thought I'd share mine - a bit late, but I used this sketch for a Mom's Day card from our soon arriving little munchkin to one of her Grandma's.  :)
Papers - PTI Cardstock, Kraft & Miscellaneous Print from my scrappy bin
Tools - EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Doodling, Bling, Dimensionals & Computer generated Sentiment.

So, inspired to play along with the Stella Says Sketch challenge?  Well, head on over to The Bug Blog and join the fun!
Hugs & Happy Days! 

Saturday, May 17, 2014

BINGO!

BINGO!
Yep, it's a BINGO day at The Bug Blog.

Care to join the fun?

My Bingo today?  
Bugaboo Image, Starts with S (Sparkles) & Flowers
It's a Grandma's Day/Mother's Day card from baby to be to soon to be Grandma.   :)
Isn't she a cutie?
Image -  Bugaboo Stamps - Kidz Girl - Just Like Mom
Papers - Miscellaneous prints from my stash, PTI cardstock & Kraft
Tools - EK Success Border Punch
Extra STUFF - Doodling, Dimensionals, Computer generated sentiment, Stickles & Pearls

Get on over to The Bug Blog and play along with us this week!
Hugs & Happy Days!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Thinking of you @ Bugaboo

Happy Saturday and welcome to today's Bugaboo Stamps Challenge - 
Today we're doing a Thinking of you/Get Well challenge.
So, I whipped up this little "Thinking of You" card for my stash.
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Scene It - Snails
Papers - Miscellaneous Papers from my scrappy bin
Tools - Cuttlebug, EK Success Border Punch & Nesties
Extra STUFF - BLING, PTI Raspberry Fizz, Miscellaneous Sentiment, Doodling & Dimensionals

Head over to The Bug Blog and join the fun - you might just make someones day with your creation!
Hugs & Happy Days!