Friday, February 5, 2016

Bugaboo Stamps - Freebie Friday - Catch the Bug Challenges

Hello friends TGIF!!
Every Friday Jodie offers her crafty peeps a 
fabulous freebie digital image and the DT share our 
creations at Catch the Bug Challenges

This Friday it's an adorable and sweet little sock monkey.
The image is called "My Little Sock Monkey Flowers"
and you can find it in the Bugaboo Stamps store. 

Here's my card using it to share with you today.

I'd like to enter this in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #161 - Anything Goes w/option twist of 
Use Something from Your Stash (mine is the little red hearts)
Ruby's Rainbow Challenge #122 - Anything Goes

Isn't he just adorable?!  He can be yours this week 
thanks to the generous Jodie.  Just pop on over to the Bugaboo 
Stamps store (link provided at the top of my post) and grab it!

Thanks for stopping in to visit me today! 

I hope you will go visit the other ladies too and see what 
they've made to share with you today. You won't be 
disappointed...I guarantee it :o)

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New Release Tuesday Feb 2nd, 2016 - Bugaboo Stamps

Hello friends - happy Tuesday! 
You've gotten your Monday out of the way and the rest of the week
is cake - right??!  That's usually the case for me anyway :o)

It's time for a New Release at Bugaboo Stamps and this one
 is soooooo ADORABLE I can hardly stand it.

Here's my valentine card using the sweet little bee:
I added the littlest bit of sparkle on the wings and antennae using
a clear wink of Stella brush.  The papers and enamel hearts are 
from Doodlebug Design, The dies and embossing folder are 
from Stampin' Up.  This funny valentine is going to a very
sweet gal who loves bumblebees.  I think she will adore it!

I'd like to enter this into this following challenges:
The Brown Sugar Challenges #183 "Anything Goes"
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Creative Card Crew #105 Anything Goes
Updated to also add:
My Crafting Stories Challenge Blog #2 - Anything Goes
(thanks for the invite to participate!)

Click here to pop into the Catch the Bug Challenge blog
and see what the others from our talented DT have made today
using this sweet little bee!  Thanks so much for visiting me!
Til next time...hugs and happy crafting! D

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge #316 - Use 3 Patterned Papers

Oh hooray the weekend is here and it's time for
another fun challenge theme at 
This week the challenge theme is to "Use 3 Patterned Papers".

Now if you are a patterned paper fanatic (aka hoarder) your 
little ol' heart is probably going pitter patter in excitement
(mine sure was)!  What a great opportunity to show off
your stash of lovely papers...and a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp.

I've made a card for a friend that loves, loves, LOVES
kitty cats using the NEW clear stamp set called 

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create -Challenge #160 Anything Goes w/no twist
Crafty Girlz Challenges #11 Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow Challenges #121 "Animal Magic"
City Crafter Challenges Blog Week 296 - For the Love of Pets

I hope that you will decide to join us this week! 
We always enjoy your creations so be sure to submit them so you
can have a chance to WIN a $20 gift card to the Shop! Show us your stuff! 
Now create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp
or any other stamp and be sure to use our THEME as a starting point for your
creation! You will have until February 5th at 11:55 pm EST to get your entries in!

Thanks for stopping by to visit me today! 
Til next time...hugs and happy kraftin'! D

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Catch the Bug Challenges - Oldie but Goodie {Bugaboo Stamps}

Hello! Thanks for popping in to visit me today!
Thursdays at Catch the Bug Challenges are
special because we get to pull out some of our
Oldie but Goodie Bugaboo images and make a 
fun creation to share with all of you. 

My card today features an image called Kidz - ice cream 
The layout is based on the sketch this week at
 I'd also like to enter this in the following challenges as well:
Creative Card Crew #105 - Anything Goes

Hope you have a fabulous Thursday and an even better
Friday and weekend! Hugs D

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday - Totally Paw-Some

Hello friends!  Happy hump day. 
Wednesday's are always Wonderful at
KRAFTIN' KIMMIE Challenges
and the theme is always Anything Goes.

I'm still having so much fun with the NEW clear stamp
set called "TOTALLY PAW-SOME".  I made my own
patterned paper by using several of the accessory stamps
in the set.  Those adorable paw print buttons are in the
Kraftin' Kimmie shop.
 This card will be going to my nephew as a
Thank You.  He loves dogs so I think it's perfect for him.


I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create Challenge #160 - Anything Goes (no twist)
City Crafter Challenge Blog Week 296 - for the love of pets
Come and Get it Challenges #102 - Round Things

So will you be joining us this week and sharing your own fabulous creation?
We want EVERYONE to be able to play along so your submission
can use ANY stamp and can be any theme, any style, any design and
it can be a card, a scrapbook page, an altered item....you name it!
It must be a NEW creation and you can enter onthe challenge blog
until February 2nd at midnight! At the end of the month one random winner
will be chosen from all the submissions for the whole month and will
receive a $20 Gift Card to the shop! What do you think.....wanna WIN??
 Let's see your krafty stuff!!

If you are looking for some more fun Kraftin with Kimmie Live
is this Friday and she's using the You Lift me Up set!
Check out the events page for details.
Thanks so much for stopping in to visit me today! 

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Catch the Bug Challenges - New Release Tuesday

Hello friends! It's Tuesday - whoop whoop!
Tuesday is one of my favorite days of the week. 
Know why?  'Cause it's no longer Monday LOL!
What is it about Mondays I ask you?!
Always so crazy and hectic - at least for me. 

Well never mind that now because it's in the past :o)
Tuesday's are NEW Release days at Bugaboo Stamps

Today we are featuring a few of the absolutely adorable
little bird-day chicks that Jodie designed for the grand
prize of the recent 6th Annual Birthday Bash.  
Here's my card featuring just one of the four adorable images


Oh my heavens....how adorable - am I right?!!!
I used some really fun older papers from my stash, a couple
of fun dies to layer and the sketch from
SKETCH SATURDAY #396

I'd also like to share this over at Simon Says Wednesday Challenges
where the theme is "Create with Critters".
Also 613 Avenue Create where Challenge #160 is Anything Goes (no twist).

Thanks so much for stopping in to visit me today!
Make it a great Tuesday (and week) won't you!
Hugs D

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge #315 - Thinking of You

Hooray it's the weekend - and it's time for another
Saturday theme challenge at KRAFTIN' KIMMIE!
The theme for Challenge #315 is "Thinking of You".

We'd like to see your creations that let others know you are
thinking of them, that they are appreciated, loved or special.

My DT card today uses some stamps from the brand
spankin' NEW clear stamp set released this month (in the store
now) called "Totally Paw-Some" - take a peek:  


I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenges - Create with Critters
Simply Create Too Challenge #100 - something new
Cute Card Thursday - Challenge 409 Just Boys (masculine make)
Fab N Funky Challenges #288 - Buttons and/or Bows (dog button)
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenges - January

We always enjoy your creations so be sure to submit them so you
can have a chance to WIN a $20 gift card to the Kraftin' Kimmie Shop!
You can create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp or any other stamp and be sure to use our
THEME as a starting point for your creation!
We will be drawing one winner per month from ALL Saturday Challenge
entries to win a $20 gift card! You can enter as many times
per month as you'd like! The more you enter the higher your chances :o).
You will have until January 29th at 11:55 pm EST to get your entries in!

Thanks for stopping in to visit me today!  Go get krafty and
stay warm and cozy this weekend! Hugs D