Saturday, 28 May 2011

Special Sponsor

This week at Bugaboo, we have a special sponsor for our weekly challenge - FLOWERSOFT!!!
That's right, not only do we have our usual prizes up for grabs but also some tubs of it too. Make sure you head on over to CATCH THE BUG for all the details and to see what the other DT Members did with their Flowersoft as there's some great ideas - it's not just for flowers!!!

So what is out theme? BRIGHT COLOURS!
But it would be great if you could to crack out the flowersoft too if you have some. Would love to see more creative ideas on how to use it as I am not a flowers type of person.
So here's my effort:

I have used the image 'Sneaky One' from the Har Repotter range. I layered it with one of the accessories too - the cauldron. I used the Flowersoft as the potion in the cauldron.

The background was stamped and inked with a Papertrey Ink Stamp set. Are you getting fed up of these starry backgrounds yet? I'm determined to get my money's worth with this set. I used a star punch to make the star embellishment too. I think the swirl adds to the whole magical feel of the card.

Here's a close up of the flowersoft potion - see I told you it wasn't just for flowers...

This card is also entered into the following challenges:
Joyful Stamper - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz - Boy Oh Boy
Digi Doodle - Anything Goes
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Some Odd Girl - Make a Scene (layered the images to create more of a scene)
Crafting for All Seasons - Anything Goes
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - Men/Boys
Truly Scrumptious - Anything Goes

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Another Tee Pee Card

Here's another tee pee card I made, this time with a new JJ image that is being released TODAY at Bugaboo.

I have used SU papers which I've had for a while and some black and Pumpkin Pie cardstock for the base. The sentiment is a PTI one.

Here's a pic from a slightly different angle to show the 3D'ness of it (is that even a word???)

Also entering this card into the following challenges:
Fairy Fun Fridays - More Than 1 Fold
Happileigh Scrappin Challenge - More Than 1 Fold
Make It Monday - Anything Goes
Ooh La La - Fancy Folds
Stamps R Us - Goin' Digital
2 Sisters - Use a Digi
Card Cupid - Bright and Bold
Dream Valley - Dig out old to use with new
(Old Paper, Brand New Image)

Sunday, 22 May 2011

A couple of cards

Just having a play with a few older images from Bugaboo today. The first is a gate fold card made using the AKV Men Fishing image. It's been a while since I had a go at a Cards For Men challenge and so wanted to make a special card for a Special Someone who loves fishing.

The paper is SU

And the sentiment is simply typed on the computer and mounted.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Sugar Creek Hollow - Masculine
2 Sisters - Use a Digi
Card Mad Fairy - For the Boys
Fairy Fun Fridays - More Than 1 Fold

When I saw that One Stop Craft Challenge had a Fairy Tale challenge, I knew it was time to get out the Bugaboo Alice in Wonderland images. I decided upon the Playing Card

As Crafty Catz are having an Anything Goes challenge, I'm entering it into that too.

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Graduations and Celebrations

Graduations is our theme this week at Catch The Bug with Bugaboo. But if you don't have a graduation coming up, then you are also able to create any celebration card you want!

I used the Teacher teddy from the Occupation Bears set to create this. The background was created using distress inks and a PTI Stamp Set. I thought the Numbered Star matched the theme well.

So there are prizes up for grabs so come on over and join the fun. Head to Catch The Bug to see the rest of the proects from the DT and see all the details. I'm also entering this card into the Just Some Lines challenge as they have a Graduation theme running right now.

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Spots and Stripes

This week, the challenge at Catch The Bug is:
Here is my JJ card:

All in Old Olive. The striped paper is from SU and the dots were stamped in OO Ink with a PTI stamp Set.

So there are prizes up for grabs so come on over and join the fun. Head to Catch The Bug to see the rest of the proects from the DT and see all the details.

Saturday, 7 May 2011

Anything Goes with Bugaboo

So this week is 'Anything Goes' at Bugaboo. Visit our Challenge Blog - Catch The Bug for all the detials regarding prizes and to see the rest of the DT's work.

I know this is an old style of card which has been around for a while but this is my first attempt. I have to admit, I really liked making it and like the final result too. You may see many more of these types...

The image is from the A Kid's View Wedding set from Bugaboo.

I made this with a colleague in mind. A young couple getting married next Saturday. I wanted it to be sophisticated but also have a young, fun feel. I hope I managed to capture that.

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

Super New Release

It's a super relesase for 2 reasons. Firstly, it's the first new release at the NEW BUGABOO Shop and secondly, it's a Superhero release. You may have seen me use a similar image a few times as there was a freebie given out a long time ago with this superhero but now there's an entire set released. I'd always used red, white and blue but decided to try a different colour combo thhis time. So here he is in green:

The background was created by sponging distress ink over the card face and then stamping some PTI stars using the same ink. The sentiment is made up from 2 stamps from the same star set. I love this background and ended up making a few of them so expect to see it again...

Make sure you check out this post HERE to see how you could win Bugaboo images to celebrate the new shop launch.

Also entering it into a few challenges:
Bunny Zoe Crafts ~ One for the Boys
The Crazy Challenge ~ Cards for Men
Craft Your Passion ~ Anything Goes
Make It Monday ~ Anything Goes

Monday, 2 May 2011

Time to Celebrate

If you checked out my blog or any of the Bugaboo Design Team's ones yesterday, you will already know the big news - the SHOP HAS HAD A REVAMP!!!

Jodie has spend hours upon hours on it and I know it hasn't always been easy for her so I have made her this card to let her know it was all worth it. It's now time for her (and us) to celebrate all the hard work.

I have used Dottie as my image here and I think she looks ready to 'celebrate'. The card and paper is SU and in Tempting Turquoise (a fave of mine),

For all the details on the new shop and how to win LOTS of prizes, check out yesterdays post HERE.

I'm going to enter this card into the following challenges too:
The Corrosive Challenge ~ Turquoise and Pink
(not sure if it shows up her due to the camera flash, but she is drinking pink champagne)
Paper Sundaes ~ Favourite Hair Colour Combos
(well Dottie HAS to be blonde - I use Promarkers in Lemon, Tulip Yellow and Gold to create this blonde look)
Crafty Hos ~ Strong Women
(well I certainly wouldn't want to mess with Dottie)

Sunday, 1 May 2011



Yep that's right. As you may have noticed, things have been very quiet on the new release front at Bugaboo during April. That's because a lot of work has been going on behind the scenes. There is a NEW store now open! How exciting is that...

Jodi has worked so hard to get the new store up and running. She has worked many late nights to get this done and She Did it!!! We now present the new and improved new Bugaboo Store! Before you run to check it out we have some important info to share with you!

The link to the new store link is !

Please note this will change back to the Bugaboo address in a few days we will alert you when this happens and remind you to change your links. We apologize for this minor inconvenience but trust me with the new store it is worth it!

First off for the month of May everything is 50 % off! So now is a great time to stock up. With the grand re-opening of the store we are offering up some wonderful prize packages for our loyal followers! You could be the winner of a $10 Gift Certificate, a $20 Gift Certificate, or you could be the lucky winner who gets 7 free images every month for the rest of 2011! That means you could be one of the lucky 8 winners!

To add to the excitement Jodie had just told me that every order placed in May will have their name placed in the pot for a chance to win one of five $20 gift certificates that she will be giving away at the end of the month!

How can you win you ask?? Simply make sure you are a follower, create a post with the Bugaboo info above and then add your name to the inlinkz below. You can grab the code from in linkz and your followers can also add their name from your blog but tell them to follow the rules check out the blog! This will stay up until May 7th at 7am!

You can add our inlinkz to your blog so that anyone can sign up and help us spread the word, please click on link below and they will give you the code you need to add to your post. Very easy! get the InLinkz code Don't forget, add a post and sign up below it is that easy!!!

Help us spread the word that Bugaboo has a new store and a new look. After posting the news on your blog please add your name for a chance to win come great prizes!