Monday, July 14, 2014

Christmas Spirit and a Color Challenge

Christmas Spirit Yet? I sure hope so, because I think if we could find the Christmas spirit more than just around Christmas the world would be a much nicer place.

The Christmas in July with Bugaboo Stamps is great.  Have you seen the great prizes they are giving away?

PRIZES: 
Blog Hop Winners 
Grand Prize—Must Participate in Hop & all Challenges 
7 Free per month for 6 months ($126 value)
Free Bugaboo Christmas in July images
4 month Guest Designer Term 
2nd Place - Must Participate in Hop & all Challenges 
$50 Gift Certificate
Free Bugaboo Christmas in July images
3 month Guest Designer Term 
3rd Place – Must Participate in Hop & all Challenges 
$25 Gift Certificate
Free Bugaboo Christmas in July images
2 month Guest Designer Term 

Daily Challenge Winners- 
Our Normal 10, 7, 4 image winners daily! 
Christmas in July Freebies—Daily Winner 
Blog Hop Winners - Each designer picks one winner from those that comment and winner gets image designer used, or other image if winner has image used 
All winners will be chosen via Random.org and will be announced and contacted by 7/21/14!
The challenge theme today is a color challenge, here is your color pallet..


My card features Merry Christmas Tree

So get out those Christmas stamps and papers
and  join us at Catch the Bug Challenge blog and join in the fun!

MarkerPOP! + The Paper Nest Dolls Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to the MarkerPOP! + The Paper Nest Dolls - Christmas in July Blog Hop!!!


MarkerPOP! is the home of premium markers plus lots more!
The Paper Nest Dolls are stamps that are created from original, hand-drawn artwork.
Today we are teaming up to share some amazing projects using some of the awesome new holiday stamps from the Paper Nest Dolls along with some of our favorite coloring tools and products from MarkerPOP.com.
If you are just joining us on the hop, you are going to want to start back at the beginning of the hop list which can be found at the end of this post!
PRIZES:
We have TWO great prizes up for grabs. One sponsored by The Paper Nest Dolls and one from MarkerPOP!
Prize #1 - Sponsored by The Paper Nest Dolls: Stamp Grab Bag worth $25
Prize #2 - Sponsored by MarkerPOP!: $15 Gift Certificate to the MarkerPOP.com Store
HOW TO WIN:
Visit the blogs on the hop list below and leave a comment on their Blog Hop post. TWO winners will be randomly selected from all comments left. The more you comment on, the better your chances of winning!
Hop will run through Friday, July 18th at 11:59pm EST. Blog Hop winners will be announced Saturday, July 19th!
Happy Hopping!


1.MarkerPOP! Blog
2.Heidi
3.Valerie
4.Katie
5.Marlena
6.Bev
7.Monica
8.Jen
9.Kelli
10.The Paper Nest Dolls Blog



Sunday, July 13, 2014

Christmas In July Stella Sketch Challenge

So are you getting inspired for Christmas yet?  As of right now, I am sitting in a hotel room in Butte Montana and we will be going into Yellowstone National Park tomorrow, so to be honest, Christmas is something I am SO not ready for. All I can say is at least as of right now, I am NOT behind, right? 

For my Christmas in July with Bugaboo stamps is a Stella Sketch challenge and I decided to use Christmas Candy Cane Bear with the following Stella Sketch..