Thursday, May 9, 2013

Happy Birthday Bug Card ~Male Style

White cardstock for base of card
Wood Paper for mat by Provocraft
Washi Measuring Tape piece
K & Company Typography Collage paper for Paper~piecing the Bugs
Recollections bug clear stamps - dragonfly and snail
Happy Birthday Sentiment Stamp Nikki Sivils
Tan Recollection Cardstock using Traffic Jam Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Mocha Mama Powderpuff ink for stamp and distressing around the bugs [sometimes it is difficult to get the white covered up when paper piecing - but I do like the paper-piecing technique]  These bugs are the cutest - I purchased the set on Clearance at Michael's - future bug cards coming soon.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges as I believe it meets the expectations.  

Thanks for stopping by today, I invite you to enter these challenges too!
Ends Friday
May 10 Glitter and Sparkle Anything Goes

May 10 Here Comes the Boys -Paper Piecing 3E(#1)
May 10 2 Sisters Bingo -Patterned Paper - Image - bugs UE
Ends Saturday
May 11 Sentimental Sunday - Paper Piecing 3E(#1)
Ends Sunday
May 12 Crafty Boots Use a Stamped Character UE
Ends Tuesday 
May 14 Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes with a sentiment 5E(#4)
May 14 Simon Says Things with Wings 5(#2)
Ends Wednesday
May 15 C.R.A.F.T. Birthday & Hop Celebration
May 15 Moving Along with the Times Clean and Simple 3E(#1)
Ends Saturday
May 18 Fashionable Stamping - Anything Goes 3E(#3) 
Ends Friday
May 31 DL.ART Thankful Thursday May Linky Party UE


DT: If for some reason, I missed the mark on a requirement, I would appreciate a private email message at so I can make my correction. It is my intent to following the expectations for uploading to a blog challenge, but being human I make mistakes. I will return a prompt courtesy reply. Thank you.


  1. Who would have thought bugs could be so cute. You are on the quick with your bday card. I'm just starting the C.R.A.F.T. hop and will make a bday card soon.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

  2. love your card thanks for sharing with CRAFT birthday blog hop hope you have a good hop around to get all the letters to win a prizes hope to see you at my blog happy crafting to you
    Rachel GDT for may

  3. Lovely card, fab images and design. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week, hope we see you again soon. Hugs Sheryl xx

  4. This is just gorgeous...great image and

  5. A real cute card. Thank you for sharing it with us at FSC as well.

  6. Really cute card, it put a big smile on my face!

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  7. Fabulous male card. Love your layout and image. Thanks for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Hope to see you again for the next challenge and good luck.

    Evie (DT member)

  8. Hi to you I love your card thanks for sharing with CRAFT this birthday week and for stopping by my blog happy crafting to you
    Rachel GDT for may

  9. So funny male card. With snail. Thanks for playing a long with C.R.A.F.T.

    Saskia Pullen
    DT member

  10. This is very cute! The critters look adorable! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

  11. Fab card, such a great male card. thanks for joining us at FSC this time
    Claire xx

  12. Great card; perfect for the Paper Piecing challenge at Here Come The Boys
    Thanks for joining in, good luck and hope to see you next time too, Donna ☺

  13. This is a brilliant. Thank you for joining us at C.R.A.F.T. Hope you enjoyed our birthday celebration blog hop. Jeanette

  14. Wonderful card. I love the monotone concept. Thanks for blessing us with your artwork this week at Word Art Wednesday. God bless!

    JO ANN

  15. Such cute bug stamps and a lovely card! Thanks for sharing it with us at HCTB, love Jacky

  16. Thank you so much for joining in our challenge and I do hope that you decided to join the blog hop...have you sent your answer in???

    Good luck

    Sylvia x

  17. How Cute!! You have been very busy! Thanks for sharing at Here Come The Boys hugs Woo xx


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