Saturday, January 15, 2011

A BIG Happy Birthday to BUGABOO!!

Who could ask for a better reason to Celebrate!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Bugaboo Stamps!!
You should have arrived here from Michele's blog - pretty amazing Blog Hop so far, don't you think?? 
Have you been commenting as you go?? 
If you didn't arrive from Michele's blog and want to check out the entire blog hop - which you will with all the FABULOUS BIRTHDAY GIFTS, start HERE at Jodie's blog to get your full-flegged BIRTHDAY SUGAR RUSH!

So, because we're CELEBRATING - and let me tell you, I've had my fair share of Birthday Sugar so far this morning :)
Our Theme for this week's challenge is BIRTHDAY
You have the entire week to play along and join us for a chance to win a digi prize pack - Three Lucky Participating Birthday Guests win a digi prize pack - 7 free Bugaboo images for 1st, 4 free Bugaboo images 2nd and 2 free Bugaboo images for 3rd - and YOU get to pick the images you want!!
Image - Bugaboo Stamps - Eggbert Set
Paper - K & Company Birthday Stack
Coloring - Copics
Tools - Cuttlebug w/Sizzix Embossing Folder, Nesties Scalloped Square & EK Success Punch
Extra STUFF - Googley Eyes, Ribbon from my stash, Stickles and Pop Dots
Can you BELIEVE it? 
In true Celebration fashion - we've got "Mini" Birthday Challenges like CRAZY this week!!
Starting Monday, we will have a 'Mini' Challenge each day for you to join us on! 
Shhh, don't tell and we'll let you in on a little secret so you can get a jump on your projects - you will have one day to complete each and post on the Bug Blog:
Monday - Blue & White
Tuesday – Bling
Wednesday – Sketch
Thursday - Birthday
Friday - Anything Goes
Okay, so here is where the FABULOUS BIRTHDAY GIFTS come in - and Man Alive, you won't want to miss out once you read this list!!!
PRIZES
Grand Prize - One randomly selected entrant that has Completed the blog hop AND Participated in the "regular" challenge and mini challenges will receive one free set per month for all of 2011.
Second Place Prize - One randomly selected entrant that has participated in each of the mini challenges will receive a coupon good for 75% off on one purchase.
Third Place Prize - One randomly selected entrant that has completed the blog hop will get to design a set with Jodie.
That's not all the Birthday Gifts - there are MORE, so be sure to check out ALL the details at The Bug Blog!
Whew, that gives you more chances to win than I have fingers to count on!!

SO MAKE SURE TO COMMENT ON EACH BLOG HOP STOP ALONG THE WAY!
Your next stop on the Birthday Blog Hop is the uber-talented - Paul Ford!

And one more little added extra - as I'm sure you've seen on some of your stops a little added 'birthday project'. 
Well, after all the celebratin' and present opening is done, you've got to have the Thank You Notes to show your gratitude to your guests.
So, here's a cute little Oooooey Gooooey Cupcake Thank You Note -

Image - Bugaboo Stamps "Cupcake"
Paper - Core Couture & Cardstock
Coloring - Copics
Extra STUFF - Stickles, Doodling and Studio G Stamped Sentiment
HAPPY CELEBRATING!!!
These projects are entered into the following challenges -
Card:
Cupcake Craft - Something New (Digi & Embossing Folder)
Gingerloft - Celebrations
Prairie Fairy Fridays – Birthday
Many Cards – Birthday
Totally Paper Challenges – Birthday
Thank You Note:
Sisterhood of Crafters – Birthday
The Crafty Pad - Birthday
AI Factory – Anything Goes

112 comments:

  1. Love the Bugaboo B'day card you have made to celebrate Bugaboo's B'day!

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  2. What a wonderful job you did on your birthday projects, thanks so much Min, I think of you often and say a little prayer!

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  3. Veyr cute...love the google eyes LOL

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  4. Oh Sweetie, I adore your creations ! Love Eggbert ! (and his eyes !!!) Just fantastic ! Lots lots of hugs and love from Catherine

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  5. Very cute cards! Definitely some sugary sweetness going on here today! :0)

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  6. Love your Eggbert birthday card and the thank you cards as well. Happy Birthday Bugaboo! Becky:)

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  7. Love your project and love the eyes! TFS

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  8. Love your thank you project.
    Happy Birthday Bugaboo!- love your designs!
    Hugs, Alison (Tillymint)
    xxx

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  9. I love that you used googlie eyes!!! What a cute card!!

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  10. Min, Eggbert looks awesome with his googly eyes! Love it! Hope you are doing okay! {{[HUGS!}}}

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  11. Love your card, great birtday card!

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  12. Absolutely adorable! Great colors, Min!
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  13. TOO cute Min. I love the Eggbert card you made...he looks great with those bold colors. Great thank you note too....I need to make some of these.
    Lori

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  14. Love those googlie eyes and sparkly cupcake too, thanks for sharing.

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  15. Eggbert looks like a real 'ham'! Sorry my mind just works like that lol. I love that thank you note - people need to use these more.
    Happy Birthday Bugaboo.

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  16. Cute card. Love your thank you note also. TFS

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  17. Min, these are great. I am saddened to look at your warm blog! I have a minimum of 4 feet of snow on my yard (and it is supposed to snow again today)! Great card as always. HB Bugaboo! TFS

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  18. Great projects Min! I love the Google eyes and the yummy glitter frosting!

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  19. Fantastic job with Eggbert ad I just love the background paper!! Fantastic colors all around!!

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  20. Eggbert looks like he's having a fab time! lol

    xxx

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  21. Great job!!! I love the colors and images you used!!

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  22. Oh my....so much wonderful sparkle on these! I love how you added the googly eyes - so fun!!!!

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  23. Happy 1st Birthday Bugaboo! Love the thank you card with that yummy looking cupcake, and the googlie eyes on the image on your card very funny :) xx

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  24. Happy 1st Birthday Bugaboo! Love the thank you card with that yummy looking cupcake, and the googlie eyes on the image on your card very funny :) xx

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  25. Wonderful projects Min!

    I'm sorry to hear of your Dad's passing you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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  26. Great birthday card, or is it an invitation. Love the colors you used. And the cupcake on the Thank You card is nicely done. TYFS

    Happy B-day Bugaboo!

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  27. Look at Eggbert, he is so ready to party!!!! Love your thank you note card too. HB Bugaboo!

    Linda

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  28. Great card and I love the thank you notecards!! Happy Birthday Bugaboo!

    Kendra

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  29. very cute Min! love ll the colors and eggberts googly eyes!

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  30. Love the cards! Fun colors and papers!

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  31. Fabulous projects. I lovet the idea of thank you cards. They are awesome. TFS!! www.canadiancraftcorner.blogspot.com

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  32. Cute card...love the googlie eyes and what a great idea for a thank you card!

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  33. Both creations are fab, but I particularly love your card, lol, it really makes me smile :D
    Thanks so much for the fun hop and Happy Birthday Bugaboo! :D

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  34. Super cute! Love all those cheerful colors! And those thanks-you notes are super cute also!!!

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  35. Just brilliant! Love those colours!

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  36. Hi
    OMg, I burst out with a chuckle when I saw your card, its way too cute!! Great image and love what you did with it.
    hugs Marilyn

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  37. Spot on hun - it IS an amazing blog hop! Am loving the inspiration, although I still cant believe Bugaboo are only a year!

    I have to go and visit the others now - hubby is definitely making custard to go with the treacle sponge!

    Rx

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  38. Oh I love Eggbert espesically with the goggly eyes and your thanks you notes are lovely too

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  39. Oh, Eggbert is such a cutie... Love your projects and the bling too :-)
    Hugs, antonella :-)

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  40. Fantastic! Great image and wonderful colours! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Craft Challenges and good luck! Delphine xx

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  41. Eggbert is so cute and love the google eyes. Very cute card. Happy Birthday Bugaboo

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  42. Oh Min, I LOVE his googly eyes!! Love this fun paper and all the glitter too! {{{hen hugs}}}

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  43. Love the birthday card and the thank you card. Both are so much fun using the Bugaboo images. Thank you for some wonderful inspiration.

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  44. Awww i love your sweet thank you notes they are fantastic :)

    xx

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  45. great card!!! love the bright colors fits the celebration so well!!!

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  46. What a cute party card. That little guy is precious. Your thank you is also very cute. Love the glitter frosting on your cupcake.

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  47. Fabulous cards Min! Love the colors and wiggly eyes on your eggbert card! The Thank You card has such CAS lines! Great Job! MWAH! Scrappy

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  48. Adorable card Min! I love eggberts googly eyes!!

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  49. What a fun card and love those eyes!
    Thanks for joining us at Gingerloft Challenges :)
    huggs
    Lynn x

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  50. Oh my word...those darn eyes are just to adorable! I love them.

    THanks for joining us over at the Sisterhood for our welcome back challenge!

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  51. What a cute card and I love those eyes! Nice bright, cheery colors. Love the Thank You card... more people need to use them.

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  52. Your Eggbert card is too cute...love the dp and the google eyes. A very fun birthday card. And your thank you card, blends elegance and fun perfectly. Love the colors and of course the glitter! Thanks for sharing.

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  53. très jolie carte
    Merci de te joindre à FFF Challenges

    Bises
    Christine

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  54. I love Eggbert. He is jsut too cute no matter what he is doing! Great cards today!

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  55. Love the Eggbert BD card. Way too cute. Thanks for remembering the thank you card. Forgotten art so often anymore.

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  56. Great card, that fun paper is super and I love the googly eyes on Eggbert!!

    Happy blog hop to everyone!

    Keryn x

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  57. Eggbert is just darling! Love'n the blog hop!
    Nancy

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  58. Love both of these, but the google eyes are my fav! :)

    Rachel
    gl2814@zoominternet.net

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  59. I love all the different textures, very cool!

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  60. Wow...almost couldn't find your comment post area. I so love love Eggbert. And, I love seeing what you are doing with copic markers to help inspired this old girl with her coloring. Thanks so much. You did great job with Eggbert and I love his gooly eyes.

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  61. Hee hee, love the googly eyes on Eggbert!

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  62. Cute card, Min! Love the ribbona nd the wiggly eyes on Eggbert! Great thank you cards, too!

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  63. Min,

    You really put together some great things to make this blog even more fun - if that is possible!
    I love your Eggbert card, and his googly eyes are adorable!

    Your Thank You cards are incredible!! I love how you added the sparkle to really set off the image!

    Thanks for all of your hard work in adding so much to the blog hop!
    *Hugs*
    ~Andrea

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  64. Too cute, I love his googly eyes!

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  65. Eggbert is adorable, and I LOVE your Thank You note!

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  66. Love little eggbert~ he is too cute!

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  67. Love the googly eyes on him and that bow is fantastic! So cute!

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  68. love this image you card is very cute

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  69. omg min... those are some cool balloons, at first I was thinking why is eggbert holding maracas... he is so cute w/ his googly eyes!!!!!!


    -- dalis
    alidalis AT comcast DOT net

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  70. Adding the wiggly eyes was brilliant!!! such a cute idea!

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  71. Really love those balloons about to float! Wonderful job :)

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  72. Hi Min, what a gorgeous card. I love the fun image and your colour scheme is stunning. Thanks for joining in with my “something new” challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  73. Such a sweet card and thank you note. Hop looks good so off I hop
    hugs
    Ildiko

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  74. What fun creations! LOVE the background paper on your card!

    Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood Birthday Challenge. We hope to see you again next challenge.

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  75. Both projects are great, I love the paper in the card too!

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  76. very very cute project...really colorfull

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  77. Love the bright colorful card - I just love Eggbert, he's one of my favorite Bugaboo characters. Great thank you card - Congrats on Bugaboo's 1st birthday!

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  78. Great projects! The thank you note is adorable Min!

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  79. I love that more than one of you have used the same image and yet they are so different - I love the cupcake. Simple blue and white, but that glitter sparkle and flower make it festive! Love it! =)

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  80. Both of your cards are great! Love the googly eyes on the birthday card and all of the wonderful glitter on the thank you note.

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  81. Min,
    great idea for the thank you cards. It's funny how as a cardmaker that is usually something I over look on birthdays!

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  82. Awesome Thank You card!! Love the Eggbert card too:)

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  83. Lovely birthday card. Love the image and those papers match your colouring perfectly. Great thank you card too.
    Hugs
    Dawn x

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  84. Beautiful creation and love the image you have used and such a gorgeous design.

    Hugs Linda

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  85. Beautiful card, love Eggbert and the colouring is perfect. Thanks for sharing and have a Happy Bday Bugaboo!

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  86. Great projects. I love the stickles.

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  87. Eggbert is cute on a birthday card. Great projects!

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  88. A gorgeous card, I love the design. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

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  89. such a cute Eggbert card....thanks for joining Fairy Fun Fridays!
    xxx Margreet

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  90. Beautiful card love colours
    and the gorgeous design.
    Thank you for joining us over at Sew Many Cards

    Hugs Linda

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  91. Min this is just so much fun! I love the colors you used on this little guy, he looks adorable!

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  92. i love love his googlie eyes!

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  93. Adorable card! Love the wiggly eyes you added.

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  94. What a cute,fun card.Love the colours and his googly eyes,of course!Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
    Lisa x

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  95. cute card.. love the googly eyes and eggbert is so fun.. great job.
    -anne-

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  96. Eggberts googy eyes are so cute! Such happy colours for a birthday card.

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  97. Min, your projects are FABULOUS, love the googly eyes and the thank you note is wonderful. Hugs and prayers being sent to you daily:)

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  98. Oops, forgot to thank you for sharing your work with our challenge at SEW MANY CARDS this week:)

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  99. Min-Min, everything about your blog, your projects, and just plain ol' you makes me so happy! Your projects are pure joy with their bright colors, beautiful embellishments, and smashing little details - like the googly eyes and popped up balloon! I could never tell you enough what an asset you are to the DT! Thank you so much for everything that you do for Bugaboo Stamps! MWAH!

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  100. Happy happy Birthday Bugaboo! Great hop so far, love your creations! Wonderful job. :-)

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  101. great card, very colorful!
    Susan

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  102. Such a fun card with those eyes and the dimension & sparkle! Love it =) Thanks for participating in the Sisterhood of Crafters Birthday Challenge.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my little sliver of Paradise.
I love reading your comments!!!
Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min