Saturday, July 15, 2017

2017 Christmas In July

Happy Saturday!! I am excited today is officially opening day of
There is an entire week of FUN challenges with AMAZING PRIZES
up for grabs starting with today's Make It Shimmer & Shine Challenge.
I have used Christmas Clyde - cute isn't he - and added lots of Glossy
Accents and Glitter!! I even glittered up the designer paper, LOL!
Be sure to visit Bugaboo's Catch The Bug, and check out the itinerary
for the week, and play along. There are 7 different challenges with 
daily prizes, and a special NEW Christmas Set available for those 
who play along each day!!  You will also have a chance to be a guest
designer for Bugaboo - THAT is

Friday, July 14, 2017

Bugaboo Freebie Day

Good Morning!! Today at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug, we are featuring
today's Freebie Friday! This adorable little Sunbonnet Sweetie is available
FREE as we prepare for tomorrow's launch of Bugaboo's Christmas
In July Celebration!!
Be sure to hope over to the Bugaboo Store and get your favorite Bugaboo
Christmas images ready to join in all the FUN! As an added BONUS, Jodie
has ALL of her images on sale for 50% off!! (Just a little mid-year Christmas
Gift for everyone!!) Please play along for the next week for great DAILY prizes,
as well as a celebration gift set available to everyone!!

Sunday, July 2, 2017

National Colors at CAGI

Good Morning! We have a great challenge at Come And Get It
this week - show us YOUR national colors. This is the 
invitation going out to family for this year's July 4th Annual
Picnic. It started over 75 years ago to celebrate my grandma
and her twin's birthdays, which was the 3rd, and has continued
on with their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
We are sponsored this week by Bugaboo Digi Stamps, so there 
is a prize up for grabs of 4 adorable images of your choice!
Please stop by and check out the design team creations,
and play along.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

For The Love of Dogs

Today at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug Challenge, we have a 
photo inspiration challenge for you!


There are TONS of adorable dog and puppy images at Bugaboo,
but I chose  Girl Puppy Love because of the looks on BOTH'of 
their faces. I KNOW this is how my dogs and I look when we 
are giving Hugs!!
Please visit the blog and see the rest of the adorable DT creations,
then join in the FUN for great prizes!!

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tic Tac Toe Flowers

Good Morning!! We have a FUN Tic Tac Toe Challenge at
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I have used Pinks, Flowers and Pearls. The paper behind the image I 
made myself with Shimmer Water Colors. I love the way it turned out, 
so I  didn't add any other DPs. The image is called Freesia Vase by
Please visit the blog and see what the rest of the Design Team have created, 
and play along with us for great prizes!!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Happy Father's Day

Happy Sunday, and Happy Father's Day to all of our Daddys
out there!! Today at Come and Get It Challenges we are celebrating
the Father's in our lives - as it should be!  I have used 
Please stop by and see the rest of the DT creations
for their Father's, and join in the FUN for great prizes!!

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Doggone Great Day

Good Morning and Happy Humpday!!  Today is Humor Me Wednesday
at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug where we celebrate outrageous holidays. My 
card today is for Ugliest Dog Day which falls on June 16th.  I don't 
actually believe there are any "ugly" dogs, just kinda pitiful looking 
ones...LOL!  This guy qualifies, and his name is Charlie -Bones.
He might not be the cutest guy on earth, but he is obviously well loved
with all of those special bones he has!
Please stop by and see what the rest of the DT have created, then make 
a card to celebrate an outrageous holiday, too1

Sunday, June 4, 2017

A Sunday 2fer

It doesn't happen very often, but today my card is good for 2 of my wonderful DT
Bugaboo has a wonderful Stella Says Sketch Challenge this week-

Isn't that cool? 
And Come and Get It Challenges has an Anything Goes Challenge sponsored this
I hope you will stop by BOTH Challenges and join in the FUN for GREAT PRIZES!!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Today I'm a Winer

Good Morning! Today at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug, we are 
celebrating Humor Me Wednesday!  The holiday my card has
been created for is National Wine Day - May 25th. Although I 
had several images to choose from, I decided on this one - 
Be sure to check out the new store and all of the wonderful
images you can use on "Special" holidays!

Monday, May 22, 2017

Fun with CSG

Hello all! There is a great  new sketch challenge over at 


 Please stop over and check out the Fabulous
Design Team creations and wonderful prizes our 
sponsors are offering!  Then - Please Play Along!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Happy Mother's Day! And a Sketch...

Happy Mother's Day!  Since losing my Momma 7 years ago,
I have a VERY difficult time making Mother's Day Cards. I do
love getting them from my gorgeous daughter, and spending the day 
with her, though!! So, I  want to wish all the Mom's out there a 
Very Wonderful Mother's Day! 

Today is Stella Says Sketch # 510 at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug!
I have used the adorable KIDZ Girl - Cat . Used my fave color combo - 
yellow and blue, and polka dots to boot! Such a great sketch - and easy
to follow and.or adjust as you see fit!
Please stop by and see what the rest of the design team have created, and 
play along for some awesome Bugaboo Freebies!!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Belated Birthday Girl

Good Morning and welcome to another challenge at Come and Get It Challenges.
This week we are celebrating birthdays, so I thought I'd do one I  need occasionally-
the belated birthday card. We have 2 wonderful sponsors this week, and I am using
CHTopper by Bugaboo. Cute, isn't she?
Stop over and see the rest of the Design Team makes, and be sure to play along
for wonderful prizes and FUN!!

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Oldie Cow

Good Morning! Today is Oldie But Goodie Day at Bugaboo's Catch  
 the Bug! This little gals name is Cownt Your Blessings, and is available 
at the new Bugaboo Store! If it is your FIRST visit to the new store, even
if you have purchased from the old store, there is a 30% off coupon for 
registering a new account at the new store.
Be sure to stop by and see what Sammi made today at the blog, too,
and then head over and Check out the new store!

Friday, April 28, 2017

Cute Turtle Freebie

Good Morning and Happy Weekend!!
Today is Freebie Friday at Bugaboo, and this little sweetie is the
Freebie! Isn't she perfect for Spring? I love her little hat and flower!

I'd like to add this to the following challenges:
Creative Fingers #129 - Anything Goes 
and see what the rest of the wonderful Design Team have created, 
then take a trip to the NEW Bugaboo Store, and pick her up for
your adorable Card making!

Friday, April 14, 2017

Adorable Freebie

Ok, how cute is this little gal? Today she is the Friday Freebie
at Bugaboo Stamps! Her name is Fancy Sunbonnet - Flowers, and she 
is one of several little sweeties Jodie has created.
Please visit Bugaboo's Catch the Bug Blog, and see what the rest of
the design team have created with her, and then hop over to the Bugaboo Store
and get her for yourself ( along with others you may fall in love with!)

Saturday, April 1, 2017

I'm Gonna Be A Grandma

April Fools!!  ( I sure wish I was gonna be a Grandma!)
Today at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug is Anything Goes. This
little guy's name is Cupie Baby Bottle... Cute and just like a
 baby, he wants to eat...LOL!!  Please stop by and see what the
wonderful Bugaboo DT has created, and then play along for
wonderful prizes!!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

A Little Spring

Good Morning! We have a much awaited "Spring" Challenge
today at Come and Get It Challenges! We have three - Yes 3 -
wonderful sponsors this week, so please visit us to see the great
makes done by our talented Design Team, and then join in the 
FUN for some great prizes!!

Friday, March 24, 2017

A Little Freebie

Happy Friday!! Today, and EVERY Friday, we have a cutie pie Freebie
for you at Bugaboo Digi Stamps! This little Gal is called
 A Little Sketchy-Izzy Balloon. She can be used for MANY different 
occasions, and celebrations! 
Please be sure to pop over to Bugaboo's Catch The Bug Blog and
see what the rest of the DT have created, then grab your own - FREE!!

Monday, March 20, 2017

CSG March Sketch

Happy Monday!! It is so hard to believe that March is almost over!! 
Today is March Sketch Day at Creative Sketchy Girls!

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I have used Flowing Tresses by KJArting. Isn't she gorgeous? Please
stop by and see the rest of the gorgeous creations done by the talented
International DT, and play along! There are GREAT Prizes to be won!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Newbie Bear at Bugaboo

Good Morning! Today is New Release Day at Bugaboo Stamps , and 
this is one of the  newest cuties from Jodie this week!! Be sure to check
 out the DT makes at  Catch The Bug, and head to the store
 and see the rest of the cuties, too!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

March AG at Bugaboo

OMGoodness, the first Saturday of March, already! This year is FLYING BY!
Since it is a first Saturday, Catch The Bug Challenges is hosting an Anything Goes
Challenge. These are actually my favorites, because I get to do whatever I want. 
 I have used Kitchen Chicken - Basket  and made a Get Well card, as my
 stash is getting low.
Please stop by and see the great DT makes a join in the FUN! You could win some
great prizes from Bugaboo!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Something for Him

Hi!  I hope you are all having a great weekend! Today we have a
challenging challenge ( well, for me, at least) over at Come and Get
It Challenges. We want to see cards for men or boys! These are
 probably the most difficult for me to do, but they are FUN!
Our sponsor this week is Polkadoodles, and they have a great assortment 
of adorable images for Male Cards, or ANY occasion!  Please visit
the blog and check out the great creations done by our talented Design
Team, and play along for GREAT prizes!!

Friday, February 24, 2017

Fireman Freebie

Cute, eh? He is today's Friday Freebie at Bugaboo Digi Stamps!!
I thought he'd be a cute little boy's card, and I was right!  LOL
Be sure to stop by Catch the Bug and see the rest of the Design 
Team creations, then hop over to the store and pick this little guy 
up for your collection!

Monday, February 20, 2017

A little Winter

Although it was 68 degrees in Iowa on February 19th, it is still Winter! 
 I am dreading Summer...LOL!  
Needless to say, I made this card over 2 weeks ago when it was still COLD!
Today at Creative Sketchy Girls we are starting our month long Use Die Cuts
Challenge. I got to use one of my Favorite Digi Stamps Companies this month - 
Bugaboo!!  This is Stella Calendar Months - November.  She and I have the same
opinion of winter, can ya tell?  LOL
She has been colored with Promarkers, and the trees, snowflakes and background 
were all cut on my Silhouette Cameo. 
Please stop by and see the rest of the design team's stunning creations, and please
play along for some GREAT Prizes!!

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Love Is In The Air

Good Morning! Today at Come and Get It Challenges, 
we'd like to see creations showing "Love Is In The Air".
Our Sponsor this week is Sami Stamps and I have chosen 
this simple cutie called Birdie Hearts. Isn't it cute?

I'd like to join the following challenges:
Creative Corner -  Pink Creations
Crafty Calendar - Love Is In The Air
Passion For Promarkers - I {heart} You
Addicted To Stamps - LOVE
Alphabet Challenge - X Marks The Spot ( use dots)

Please stop over and see the adorable creations made by
 our talented Design Team, and join us for  Great Prizes!!

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Love and Anything Goes

Good Morning and welcome to the weekend!! Today at Bugaboo's
Catch The Bug Challenge we have a fun Anything Goes challenge.
I have used  Valentine Critter - Bear - I just love those BIG eyes!

I'd like to join in on the following challenges:
Bugaboo Crafty Challenge - Anything using Bugaboo Stamps
Challenge Up Your Life - Use Hearts
Crazy For Challenges - Use an Animal
Sweet Stampin' - Love

Please stop by and see the rest of the DT creations and play along
with us for great prizes!!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

3 or More Layers

Good Morning! We have a new challenge today ( and every Sunday) at 
Come and Get It Challenges. We are making cards and projects with 3or 
More Layers to them. Our sponsor this week is Paper Nest Dolls and
all of their images are SO CUTE!! I have used  Ellie with Candle
and she is adorable!
Please stop over and see what the rest of the Talented Design Team have
created and play along for great prizes!!

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Something New at Bugaboo

Good Morning! Today we have a great new release over at Bugaboo's
Catch The Bug.  This guy is Astronaut 1. I didn't put a sentiment on him
 because I have a couple of ideas, and will put one on when I someone to
give him to. I imagine he will go to one of my nephews as a Birthday Card.
Please stop by the Blog and see the other DT example, and then visit the
store too see the rest of today's new releases!

Friday, January 20, 2017

Bugaboo Birthday Freebie

Happy Birthday, Bugaboo!  Today is the last day of our 7th
Birthday Party, and WOW, we have a great gift FOR YOU!! 
Today is Freebie Friday ( a regular happening at Bugaboo) and 
THIS is today's freebie. This is one of the first images I bought 
when I was introduce to Bugaboo , and it is called 

Stop by the store and pick up your free image, then use this recipe for
 your chance to WIN great prizes! 

Baby Card at CSG

Good Morning and Happy Friday! We have a FUN new sketch to play along

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I just adore this image by Sheepski Designs. I will be using it A LOT
 for baby cards in the future. Please stop by and see the rest of the
Design Team creations and join us!!

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Froggy Birthday

Good Morning! And Happy Humpday...
Today we continue the 7th Birthday Bash at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug
with some humorous cards. I have used Beach Frog - Life Saver , isn't he
 cute? Bugaboo has such a great variety of digis, it has been difficult
to choose just one to use each day...LOL!
Please be sure to stop by and see the great variety of designs done 
by the talented Design Team. Play along for MANY chances to win
great prizes from Bugaboo Digi Stamps!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Bugaboo BDay Sketch

Hello Again! Yes a 2fer Sunday!! This little sweetie is for the Birthday Celebration
Today's challenge is a really great Sketch:
Please stop over and see the great Design Team makes, and join the FUN 
for great prizes ALL week!

Good Old Wintertime

Good Morning! We have a Freezing Rain Storm coming in tonight, so
today's theme at Come and Get It Challenges is SPOT ON! 
Here in the U.S. it is WINTER, so that is our theme today. I have used 
the adorable  Cup Of Cocoa by StarStamps
Please stop by and see the creations our Design Team have done, and 
join in the FUN for great prizes.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Happy Birthday, Bugaboo!

Good Morning and HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Bugaboo Digi Stamps!!
Today at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug Challenges, we are celebrating 
7 years of Adorable, Snarky and Sweet Bugaboo Digi Stamps!
Our theme this year is Under The Sea, so there will be lots of
fish and sea creatures this week....yup an ALL WEEK long
celebration with TONS of wonderful prizes to be won by those
who play along each day!!
Please visit the Blog for all the details, list of prizes and Design Team
creations, then JOIN US for a week of FUN and CELEBRATION!!

Saturday, January 7, 2017

New Year 1st Post

Happy 2017! I have had a great break from Design Teams, but it is time to get
back to work! Today is Anything Goes at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug!
I have used Frame It - Cinderella - - This is a statement I adhere to diligently...LOL!
Please stop over and see the rest of the DT makes, and join in the FUN!  You could win
10 ( YES TEN), 7 or 4 adorable Bugaboo Images!!