Sunday, 2 August 2020

Guest designer Feeling Sketchy!




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This is a bit of belated post, but we had a lovely weekend to refresh a bit before the new week starts again! I was invited by Andreja from Feeling Sketchy to join them as guest designer for challenge #245, which is always a honour! You have a month long to join us with this fun sketch!
I used one of my latest digi's from The Paper Shelter called Green Thumb! In their pre-coloured image selection it is coloured in lovely greens so when I decided to use it I thought I'll give it a go in greens as well. Though I made it for a friend of mine who loves gardening bit not necessarily love green. Paper is from First Edition's Hide Away block. Image was coloured with Prisma Pencils. I used brads from my sentiment collection and used gems instead of pearls, since I did not had orange pearls.

Challenges I'm joining:
The Paper Shelter - Anything goes
The Outlawz Colour challenge 28 July - 11 August - Choose 2 from bottom half & 1 from top half
Creative Knockouts #361 - Tic Tac Toe - Pearls, image, Ribbon
The Outlawz Monday Greeting Cards - 20 July - 2 August - Anything goes
Colour Crazy Craft Challenge Week 30 - Anything goes

Hope you'll join us with this lovely sketch!
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB

Friday, 24 July 2020

Last day of Christmas in July at Catch the Bug





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It is Friday and the weekend is a head of us. It is also our last day of our Christmas in July festival at Catch the Bug. There is a freebie as usual and we have a colour challenge for you. As previously mentioned there are some lovely prizes for each day and for those who have taken part everyday. You have until Sunday 26 July to join in the fun! I used the Freebie and pink, green and magenta. Papers are from W&M. Image was coloured with Prisma pencils.

Challenges I'm joining: 
Cute Card Thursday #644 - Christmas in July
The Outlawz Wednesday Sketch challenge 22 July - 4 August
The Outlawz Festive Fridays 24 July - 6 August - Christmas

Hop by at Catch the Bug to grab your freebie and make us a lovely project with all the colours of a watermelon.
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Make us laugh Wednesday for Christmas in July


 
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Wednesday is humor day at Catch the Bug and even in our Christmas in July festival we challenge you to make us laugh. Something everybody needs. I used Crabby Cathy Right Idea for my project today. I used a Christmas tree die from Kaisercraft on the back and used a tag die to cut my image.

Challenges I'm joining:
Tuesday Morning Sketches #564
Penny's Paper Crafty #476 - Anything goes
The Outlawz Monday Greeting cards 20 July - 2 Aug - Anything goes

Hope you'll make us a nice project to give us a giggle. You do not need to use a Bugaboo image, but it will be appreciated.
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Christmas in July Bingo




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For Tuesday we have a Bingo challenge in our Christmas in July festival. There is a flash freebie Christmas Rocking Horse available. I decided once again to play with non traditional colours for this Christmas card. We have a summer Christmas here in the Southern Hemisphere and we normally have all the nice summer food and holiday at the beach. I used a die cut from Kaisercraft. Paper is from stash as well as the ribbon. Got the ornament sticker in my Christmas stash.

Challenges I took inspiration from:
Crafty Sentiment - Anything Goes
Cheerful Sketches - July Sketch (2nd entry)
Incy Wincy Design - Summer Colours
The Outlawz Twisted Thursday 16 - 26 July - Polka Dots
The Outlawz Festive Friday 10 - 23 July - Christmas
Daring Cardmakers - Frida Kahlo

Come and join our festival and get started on your Christmas project!
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB

Monday, 20 July 2020

ABC for Christmas in July



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On Monday at Catch the Bug we always have inspiration for Anything but a Card. Since it is our annual Christmas in July special we challenge you to make something different than a card. I bought some gift bags a while ago for this purpose. This time I used Puppy - Enough reindeer. I just love this image. I've coloured it with my Prisma pencils and recycled some Lindt Bunny Chocolate ribbon with bells. Paper and ribbon is from my stash and yes, I did glued my ribbon the wrong side down. Only saw it when the project was finished. Luckily it does not make such a big difference.

Challenges I'm joining:
Crazy 4 Challenges #544 - Sketch

Hope you'll join in the fun for our Christmas in July special. As usual there are some lovely prizes to win.
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB

Sunday, 19 July 2020

Friday Freebie at Catch the Bug




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This is a belated post of ou Friday Freebie at Catch the Bug. It is called Deacon Elf Present. I used washi tape on the lower card and used my Fiskar edge teared to cut the curves on both edges. The designer paper is W&M and I used a Spellbinder die.

Challenge I took inspiration from:
Color my Heart Color dare #402 - Monochromatic blue

Hope you'll pop over to get this freebie and to join in the fun at Catch the Bug Christmas in July!
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB

Saturday, 18 July 2020

Christmas in July at Catch the Bug!





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It is that time of the year again!!! We start to prepare for Christmas and it is our annual Christmas in July festival at Catch the Bug!!! Today we have an inspirational photo to start our week. I used Bella Christmas Ornament and used a bit unusual colours for Christmas, though I added a touch of Gold with a gel pen and some peel off border. I used a Nellie Snellen circle die with faux stitching in as well as a Martha Stewart leave border punch. Image was coloured with Prisma Pencils.

Challenges I'm joining:
Tuesday Morning Sketches #563
Cute Card Thursday #643 - Stitching
Sheepski Design #40 - Christmas in July
The Outlawz Monday Greetings 6 - 19 July - Christmas in July
The Outlawz Tuesday Colour Challenge 14 - 27 July with twist of add leaves.
Crash your Stash - July/August - Sequins

Come and join our festival with all your adorable Christmas creations.
Hugs from Africa!
OlgaB