Monday, January 14, 2013

Don't Let it Bug You!

Time to Celebrate and get some encouragement too! Don't let it Bug You is a stamp I purchased from Clear Dollar Stamps this year and it works great with this Bugaboo Lady bug, don't ya think? Thanks for stopping by today! 
Don't forget that Bugaboo is having a week long Birthday Celebration - you can enter your BIRTHDAY cards all week in their weekly challenge - hop over and see what all the celebration is about! Enjoy your week!
* Scrap of white cardstock for the base card - (4 1/4 x 4 inches)
* Scraps of Kraft Cardstock for the sides using a paper crimper by Fiskars - first time to use 2 kraft strips on a card. I like how it turned out.
* Crop-a-dile to punch holes at top of card to insert red scrap piece of ribbon
* Crop-a-dile corner chopper
* Kraft Edgers Scissors - Majestic to cut side of card where it will open to write the message
* Don't let it bug you sentiment punch by Clear Dollar Stamps
*Lady Bug by Bugaboo Stamps
* Pop up tape Forever in Time
* Spectrum Noir Markers 
* Butterfly punch by EK Success (3 step punch)
* Score Tape Forever In Time to assemble the butterfly
* Powder Puff Mocha Mama Chalking ink for distress on card and stamp

Ends Jan 14 Papertake Weekly Anything New- stamp/technique unlimited
Ends Jan 14 Tuesday Alchemy Hope, Dreams, Resolutions  unlimited 
Ends Jan 15 Flutter by Wednesday - must have butterfly or fairy 1E 
Ends Jan 15 Clear It Out - Warm and Fuzzy - unlimited texture- crimper
Ends Jan 16 Crafty Ribbons - new beginnings unlimited
Ends Jan 17 Stampin Dragon - Anything goes unlimited

Ends Jan 17 Brown Sugar - butterflies 2E(#1)
Ends Jan 18 Come and Get it - tie a ribbon - 2E(#1)
Ends Jan 20 Pause Dream Enjoy  - Ribbons - unlimited
Ends Jan 20 Paper Playtime - PETS - unlimited
Ends Jan 20 The Kraft Journal - use scraps - unlimited
Ends Jan 20 Artistic Expressions - anything goes 3E(#1)
Ends Jan 20 Tammy's Scrapin Corner - punch card 2E(#1) 
Ends Jan 24 Wags & Whiskers - Celebration - unlimited
Ends Jan 31 Pin and Tack - Spark your Creativity Now - CH#5 anything goes unlimited


  1. Cute lady bug and the sentiment goes so well with it. Thanks for joining us at Pin and Tack - Spark Your Creativity Now for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  2. A cute little card Gail. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Tammys Scrapin Corner. Good luck. Hugs Desíre {Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member} {Doing Life - my personal blog}

  3. Just so sweet. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons this time.

  4. Very cute! Thank you for playing along with my Flutter By Wednesday Challenge!!

  5. Very nice! Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy!

  6. Back with another hat on. I missed this one this morning. It's still a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner for this challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  7. So Super cute, this is fantastic
    Wow, So honored to have this design
    entered into the challenge this week.
    we hope to see you back next week.
    Hugs Tammy Ortiz - Owner of Tammy Scrapin Corner

  8. So very cute.Thanks for joining us this week.
    Karal DT for Tammy's Scrapin Corner

  9. Super cute ladybug. Thanks for joining us at Come and Get It this week.

  10. Adorable! The sentiment seems like it was made for the ladybug. Thanks so much for playing in the Flutter By Wednesday challenge this week.

  11. This is so cute! Great sentiment. :) Thanks for playing at Paper Playtime and Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges! Woo-Hoo! :) Janis

  12. LadyBugs are meant to bring good luck. Did the LadyBug image come from Clear Dollar as well as the sentiment?
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  13. Very cute. Thanks for playing with us at Brown Sugar Challenge Blog. Hope to see you again next week.

  14. What a cute that lady bug! Thank you for joining us this week at ARTistic Inspirations~Wendy, DT

  15. Great card, what a fab, fun image! Thanks for joining us at Come & Get It this week.

  16. Very nice card, thank you for playing along with Brown Sugar this week, we hope you decide to join us again!! Good Luck,
    Alice B.

  17. Great card. Like the way you combined the butterfly and the ladybug, nice work!
    Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar. Good luck!


  18. A gorgeous card honey. Love that butterfly and all the embellishments you've used. Thank you so much for joining us for our punch theme challenge. Good luck and hope to see you next week!
    DT of Tammy's Scrapin Corner

    (CraftyHugs Blog - Sharon)

    (Tammys Scrapin Corner)

  19. Absolutely darling !!! Thanks for playing along with us for our scraps challenge at The Kraft Journal!


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