Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Cricut Cardz Challenge and Really Reasonable Ribbon

Happy Leap Day, everyone!  It's time for a new Cricut Cardz Challenge.....You Take the Cake! 

I cut the cute cupcake from Rock Princess at 2.5"h and the scallop square from Elegant Edges.  The brown backround paper is from K and Company and the aqua stripe is from Echo Park. The beauitful aqua diamond satin ribbon  is the perfect finishing touch.

We can't wait to see your cake cards....click here to head over to CardzTV to play along with our challenge.

Friday, February 24, 2012

Wild Wilderness Blog Hop



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Welcome to the Wild Wilderness Blog Hop!  You should have arrived here from Miranda's blog.  If you just stopped by for a visit click here to start at the beginning.  For our projects today, we all featuring things found in the wilderness. 

For this weekends blog hop, Created By Cori is giving away a Chore Chart Cricut cartridge.  to enter to win this cartridge, make sure you head to Created By Cori and become a follower, then leave a message at the Wonderful Wilderness Blog Hop post!

For my card today, I cut the adorable little fawn from the Create a Critter cartridge. 

The fawn is cut at 2.5".  All the pattern paper is from October Afternoon and the sentiment is from Scrappy Moms Stamps.  The clouds were punched using my Fiskars cloud punch.

I have some BLOG CANDY!

Please make sure you are a follower of my blog and leave a comment on this post for a chance to win the Cricut Accent Essentials cartridge. Become a fan of Bug Lover Cards Facebook page and leave me a second comment telling me you did for an additional chance to win.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Your next stop is Lynne.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Lucky Banner



Hi everyone!  I hope you are all having a great week.  We started softball/baseball last night so we will be super busy for the next few months.  Luckily, the twins have the same practice days so that really helps with the amount of time we are out at the fields.

I wanted to show you a quick banner I made yesterday for St. Patrick's Day.
All the green paper is from DCWV- Lemon Flower.  I love that stack!  Very pretty!
Thanks so much for stopping by!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Terriffic Tuesday Challenge with Really Reasonable Ribbon

Hi everyone!  It's time for a new Scrappy Moms Stamps Terrific Tuesday Challenge.  The challenge is Tag, You're It....make a project with a tag on it.

For my flower, I cut a 1-1/2" circle on my Cricut and then made 8 loops for satin ribbon with scallop edges from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  I layered it with two paper flowers from Michael's.  I picked these up in the $1 bin a few months ago.
I created the stem and leaves with moss green twill ribbon from RRR.

The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms Stamps - Mini Messages and this pretty background paper is from My Mind's Eye.
Click here to head on over to SMS to link up your tag project!

Monday, February 20, 2012

Kerri's Blog Birthday Hop


Welcome to Kerri's Blog Birthday Bash!  You should have arrived here from Katie's blog.  If you just stopped by for a visit and would like to start at the beginning click here.  Be sure to visit all the blogs for a chance to win some awesome prizes.

Prizes/Sponsors:
A-Manda Creation(Digital Scrapbook Store) - Gift Certificate
Katybug Scraps (Digital Scrapbook Store) - Gift Certificate
Kelleigh Ratzkaff (Cutting Files/Templates) - Gift Certificate
Me - Silhouette Download Card & Word Art Gift Certificate

Now for my card.



I used my Cameo to cut this cute little cupcake and scallop circle from Lori Whitlock
.  This festive paper is from DCWV....the Celebration Stack.  The sentiment is from Scrappy Moms Stamps - Mini Messages.

I have some BLOG CANDY!

Please make sure you're a follower and  leave a comment on this post for a chance to win the Cricut - Plantin Schoolbook cartridge.

If you would like a second chance to win, like Bug Lover Cards fan page on Facebook and leave a separate comment telling me you did.   I will select a winner on Friday.

I'm your last stop so thanks so much for helping us celebrate Kerri's Blog Birthday!  Please make sure you commented on all the blogs for a chance to win her fabulous giveaways!


Friday, February 17, 2012

New Challenge and a New Theme

Happy Friday! I hope you have all had a great week!
We have a new challenge going on over at Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The challenge is to make a project with brown and pink plus ribbon.

Here's my project!

I made a bookmark with the cute little giraffe from Create a Critter.  CAC is still one of my favorite cartridges! 
The sentiment is from the latest Scrappy Moms Stamps set - Mini Messages.  This set is just perfect.  There are so many sentiments....one for everyone occasion.

Click here to head on over to Really Reasonable Ribbon to play along with our challenge.


There is also a new theme over at Paper Issues.....Tape it up!


Head on over to Paper Issues to link up!


 

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Cricut Cardz Challenge - A Stitch in Time


Hi everyone!  It's time for a new challenge at Cricut Cardz Challenge.  This week our challenge is A Stitch in Time- Make a project with real or faux stitching.

Here is my project....
I cut this cute little owl from Straight from the Nest.  I can't believe I haven't cut this before....she's adorable!
I stitched the two background mats together with my sewing machine and then added the chocolate brown seam binding from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The sentiment is from the new Scrappy Moms Stamps set - Owl Occasions and the paper is from JillieBean Soup.

Head on over to CardzTV to link up your project!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Lori Whitlock - Gift Bag

This is my second post for today....Click here Really Reasonable Ribbon blog hop.

I have a really cute gift bag to show you today that I made using Lori Whitlock's SVG files that are available in her shop or in the Silhouette Store.

I used one of Lori's gift bag file from the Silhouette store and her new 3d flowers.  This beautiful floral paper is from Echo Park- Happy Days which Lori also designed.  I love this print....one of my favorites from this kit.
The bow is also one of Lori's new files....isn't it the cutest thing?  I know I'm going to be using this a lot! 
This gift bag is the perfect size to hold a small gift or some sweet treats.

The sentiment is from the brand new Scrappy Moms Stamps set - Mini Messages.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Really Reasonable Ribbon - Blog Hop





Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog Hop!  You should have arrived here from Jeanne's blog!  If you just stopped by for a visit click here to start at the beginning.

All of our projects today are made with this month's assortment.  I love all the pretty green in this assortment.
The ribbon club is a great way to build up your ribbon stash.  Each month you get a beautiful assortment of seasonal ribbon.
Be sure to visit the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog and leave a comment for a chance to win this month's assortment.  

Here's my card....

The card base is 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 and I used my MS Doily lace punch for the border. 
The daisies are some cardstock stickers from my stash and the sentiment is from Scrappy Moms Stamps.


Your next stop is Cheryl!
Thanks so much for stopping by!

Friday, February 10, 2012

New Scrappy Moms Stamps!

Happy Friday everyone!  Scrappy Moms Stamps just released two new adorable stamps sets! 
The first is Mini Messages
There is a sentiment for every occasion on this set!  I love it! 

The second new set is Owl Occasions...so cute! 


Here's my card.....
I used my Cameo to cut this adorable little owl from Lori Whitlock.  I added the flower....it's actually part of a different owl.  The bracket shape and scallop oval are from Lori's Nested Frames.

This pretty pattern paper is from the October Afternoon - Sidewalks collection.  These are all my favorite colors!

Head on over to Scrappy Moms to get your new stamps and don't forget to check out the rest of the Design Teams sneak peeks!  You can find links on my side bar.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Thursday, February 9, 2012

Really Reasonable Ribbon - Be Mine

Hi everyone!  I have a simple card for you today that I made using the new satin ribbon with scallop edges from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

The pattern paper and sticker are from Echo Park - Be Mine collection.  This card was super easy to put together but I love the way it turned out. 
Thanks so much for stopping by!  Stop by tomorrow to see sneak peeks of two new sets from Scrappy Moms Stamps.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Happy Birthday to You!



Happy Wednesday everyone!  I wanted to share a card I made a while back for a magazine call. 
I used the Bo Bunny - Sweet Tooth Collection.
The cake is from the Cricut Sweet Treats cartridge and the scallop rectangle is from Elegant Edges.
I love the colors on this and all the scallops.  The sentiment is from the Scrappy Moms Stamps set - Hooray for Birthdays.
Thanks for stopping by!

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Scrappy Moms Stamps - Terrific Tuesday Challenge


Hi everyone!  I hope you all had a great weekend.  It's time for another Scrappy Moms Stamps - Terrific Tuesday Challenge.  The challenge this week is to use a heart as the main element on your project.

Here's my card....



The scallop circles and the pretty heart are from Lori Whitlock.  You can find these in Lori's shop.  The paper is from Martha Stewart and the sentiment is from the latest Scrappy Moms Stamps set Crazy for You.

We can wait to see your projects.....click here to link up! 

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Lori Whitlock Valentine's Day Blog Hop



Welcome to the Lori Whitlock Valentine's Day Blog Hop!  I hope you're enjoying all of the great Valentine's projects along the way.  You should have arrived here from Natalie's blog....if you just stopped by for a visit and would like to start at the beginning click here.

For my project, I used Lori's adorable Owl Pillow Box files.  I cut these using the Silhouette Designer Edition
software at 75%.  This cute little box is so easy to assemble.  Just one line of adhesive and then close the tabs.


You can attach the wings flat onto the front of the box or leave the extending over the edges a little. 
All this fun paper is from the Echo Park - Yours Truly collection. 

I made a cute mini card using Lori's owl set and scallop squares from the Silhouette store.
This will make an adorable little gift....I plan on filling the little box with candy. 

Lori is having a SALE!
Head on over to the store to get 25% off now through Sunday.  There are so many adorable Valentine's day boxes that will be perfect for  all your Valentine's day gifts.

Lori is also giving away a free shape each day of the sale so be sure to stop by Lori's blog every day to download your file.

Your next stop is Krissy!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Cricut Cardz Challenge - Happy Valentine's Day


It's time for another Cricut Cardz Challenge.  This week's challenge is "Be my Valentine".
I made a fun Valentine's day card using the new Echo Park - Yours Truly collection.

I cut this pretty scallop heart from the Sweethearts cartridge at 2.75" and the sentiment is from the latest Scrappy Moms Stamps set - Crazy for You .

Head on over to CardzTV to play along with this week's challenge.