Saturday, January 11, 2020

Welcome to Day 1 of the Down on the Farm 10th Birthday Bash for Bugaboo stamps!!

Hello everyone,  happy Saturday!  The time has come to celebrate 10 years of great Bugaboo images with a week-long birthday bash!  Our theme for this party is Down on the Farm, and here is my card for day 1:

This card was originally a shaker card when I came up with the idea...as you can see, it is not a shaker card.  LOL!  That all fell to pieces when I added the foam tape to the main panel without adding any acetate.  OOPS!  I still doubled up on the foam tape for some extra dimension.  The gingham paper was cut from a piece of tissue paper that I had been saving for just such an occasion.  I adhered it to a cheapy piece of card stock for stability before die cutting it with a Spellbinders hexagon die.  I used a white card base, but didn't like the look of that with the gingham, so I covered it with a piece of kraft.  Much better.    I used my MISTI to stamp the sentiment on the hexagon shape before adhering it directly to the card base after I set the panel down for proper alignment.  I added the cutie patootie Bobblehead Farm Cow image in the lower right corner using liquid glue and doubled up foam tape behind the left side of his head, where it's over the recessed area.  I made a cute little bow out of leftover burlap strings I had been hoarding keeping, and glued it above the hexagonal opening.

--CHALLENGES--

Love to Craft #42:  ATG (3/5)
Mix it up #33:  ATG (3/5)
2 Sisters on the Blog #35:  On and Around the Farm (2/3)
Digi Designs:  Celebrations (2/3)
Scrapping4fun #157:  ATG (2/4)

Thanks for stopping by my blog again today!  Don't forget to go to the Catch the Bug challenge blog to see the DT creations, and to join in as well!  We can't wait to see what you create!  

Take care, and God Bless!  

~Marie~

18 comments:

  1. Ha Ha. Sounds like me when I try a shaker card lol! Thank for sharing your cute card with us at Crafty Animals. Lisa DT

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  2. Oh gosh, this made me laugh! Wonderful blog post and super card using this adorable image! 10 years... wow!! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card with us at Penny's!
    Linda

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  3. So glad you perservered with it and got a great card in the end. Thanks for sharing with us at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies, CarolG

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  4. So glad you have shared this with us at 613 Avenue Create.
    Please come back again!
    The best of luck with your entry.
    Jackie, DT member at 613 xx

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  5. Another nice card for our farm challenge!
    Thank you for joining it with us.
    Caroline DT 2Sistersontheblog

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  6. This is also very cute.
    Thank you for sharing it at 2Sistersontheblog.
    Nicolette DT

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  7. So creative and very cute! Thanks so much for playing in our challenge at Mix It Up!
    Darlene
    Mix It Up
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please stop by for a visit.

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  8. Nice card with a cute digi. It's great that you are taking part in the Di's Digi Challenge.

    Hugs, Astrid.

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  9. Such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at the Colour it, Create it Show it off Challenge Blog.
    Hugs Ilonka DT

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  10. It may not be a shaker,but it is a great card! Thank you for sharing in our challenge at Classic Design Challenge we really appreciate you joining in.

    Joy DT



    Joyfully Stamps

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  11. Super cute! love it. Thank you for play with us in a Gem of a craft challenge blog, Good luck with your entry.

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  12. Oh Gosh - so cute. Thanks so much for sharing with us this time at the Creative Fingers challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

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  13. Cute card thanks for sharing with us at polkadoodles Digi Chooseday hugs Sue x

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  14. Fabulous cute card Marie, love it.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Chrissy DT  https://classicdesignchallenge.blogspot.com/

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  15. such a cute card. Thanks for joining us at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge.
    Dawn DT

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  16. Beautiful card and cute image
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT
    https://scrapping4funchallenges.blogspot.com

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  17. You chose a wonderful image to celebrate the Bugaboo Birthday. The Kraft and Gingham papers convey a farmhouse message with is just perfect for this guy! Thanks for joining us this month at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana Malkah, Owner

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  18. Love your card and the cow is awesome! Thank-you for joining us at the <a href="http://cardsgalorechallenges.blogspot.co.uk/

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