Tuesday, October 21, 2014

New Releases @ Bugaboo {and you're gonna LOVE them!}

I was so excited when I saw this new release image that Jodie drew. I knew I wanted to do something really fun with it, something other than a card. 

 So I turned into a winter "Welcome" sign. Now, my mom loves snowmen so I know she is going to steal this from me as soon as she sees it. So I am working on sign #2 now. 

I didn't want this to be a Christmas decoration, but more of a winter decoration. So I avoided red and green and used softer, more wintery colors, and of course, lots of sparkles. 

I used my Silhouette and the Doctor Soos font to cut out the letters and the snow flakes. I attached them to the sign with clear strips of acetate. I wanted them to look like they were just floating and it really worked. You can barely even see the actetate strips! 

Hop over to the Catch the Bug Blog to see what the rest of the DT whipped up and don't forget to check out the Bugaboo Stamps store to see some more great new releases. 

Monday, October 20, 2014

Book Bag Tag {For My Oh-So-Forgetful Child}

We have been having some trouble with Zach this school year. Mainly he is very forgetful. He has forgotten his lunch box more days than he's remembered and leaves at least 1 thing he needs for homework at school almost everyday. So I made this tag to hang on the zipper of his book bag. 

I used the AKV Boy - School image from Bugaboo Stamps on the front. I colored him in Orange clothes (Zach's favorite) and added his name to it. 

On the back I typed out a list of the things he NEEDS to bring home everyday. Then I laminated it, punched a whole in it and used a binder ring to attach it to the main zipper on his book bag .I'm hoping that having this attached right to his zipper will be a good reminder for him to bring home everything he needs.

It's an Incy Wincy Sketch

Hello and happy Monday. We've got a busy busy week here, but I wanted to take a few minutes to share the new Incy Wincy Challenge with you. This week we are having a sketch challenge. Now if you visit here often you'll know I'm not particularly a fan of the sketch challenge and I had a tough time with this one, lol. I didn't follow the sketch exactly, but I think my card turned out well. 

And our sponsor this week is one of my favorite digi stamp shops - LACY SUNSHINE

Here's the sketch for this week:

And here is my take on the sketch:

I used the adorable Twinkles Boo on my card. I cropped the image so I could make it into a square to fit the card without having to shrink it down too much. Then I did my best to follow the sketch as I put my card together. 

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Growing In Unity Winner

 Hey everyone, thanks again for visiting me during my Growing In Unity week and for leaving me all the nice comments. I have picked a winner from the comments to win 2 Itty Bitty stamps from Unity. 

And the winner is ionabunny and here's her comment:

These are such fun. How have I missed the Boo'crew?? Off to check them out. Hugz

e-mail kelli@unitystampco,com and let her know that I picked you and she'll get the prize to you :)


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