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July 14, 2012

Christmas in July at Catch the Bug!

It's Saturday, which means a new challenge over at Catch the Bug today! This week's theme celebrates a special season:

This week's theme is

I's a made-up season, but's super FUN! What a great way to get ahead on your Christmas cards, plus win some fantastic prizes for playing along!

To kick off the week, the Bugaboo Team has put together a wonderful hop for you! You should have arrived here from Kendra's blog! If not, please head back to the beginning, and start your journey with Jodie's Blog! :0) If you get lost along the way, you can always head back to Catch the Bug for the complete Blog Roll List!
Make sure to leave comments on everyone's posts for your chance to win the image that is featured on that DT Members card! We're all picking a random winner from our comments - isn't that fun?!

My card features a Bugaboo Stamps image, Christmas Words - Believe!
I love how this image has the cookies and milk for Santa in it, don't you?!

Click Image to Enlarge

So, let's see your Christmas stuff! Whip up your project and head on over to enter it into the Mr. Linky!
I know you wouldn't want to miss out on a chance to win a SUPER Bugaboo Prize, would you?!

What can you win?! Check out this list of goodies!!!

Blog Hop Prizes: Must participate in all events hop and challenges!
1 - 7 free images each month for 6 months and the opportunity to “Be Our Guest” for 3 Months
2 -  $30 GC from Bugaboo and the Special CIJ Set  (must  do a project for each day) 
3 - 5 free images from Bugaboo
Also one winner will be picked from each DT member and guests to receive the image used on their project.
Saturday  Challenge prizes  -(4 total winners)
10, 7 or 4 Bugaboo Images (three winners chosen)
1 Winner for the Christmas in July New Release Set (TBA on Tuesday this week!)
 Daily Prizes Monday – Friday  (15 total winners)
1 winner for the Christmas In July set
1 winner of 5 free images
1 winner of 3 free images 

To continue along our Blog Hop route, you should now head over to 
visit Jackie's Blog! She has some great eye-candy for you there, as does the rest of the team!

Please check out the rest of the Design Team goodies while you're there! These peeps are filled with talent, full of good tips and ideas......and loaded with eye-candy-inspiring ideas! I am so honored to be part of the group!
<=====Their blog links can all be found in my left sidebar! :0)

Pick up this cute Bugaboo image, and others, over at the Bugaboo Stamps Store, and make sure you also jump over to the Catch the Bug Challenge Blog: it's where you can find out all the lastest "dish" on what challenges are happening and what other challenge sites that Bugaboo is sponsoring (more chances to win some free Bugaboo!). It's also where you can check out all the other fantastic DT projects, including the OBG (Oldie But Goodie) stuff, the ABC (Anything But a Card) items, and the Tuesday New so much more!
Thanks so much for stopping by today!
If you enjoyed your visit, please consider following me ======>>

This card has been entered into the following challenges:
Card Crafter's Circle - Christmas in July
Jellypark Challenges - Christmas in July


  1. I really love that image.. its fantastic! GREAT card!

  2. Such a cute card for the Hop today. So glad you all are joining us for the festivities today.

  3. I realy love this card. The image is great and you did a great job with the card.

  4. Adorable! Love your punches and dies. Great colors :)

  5. Great card! I love the stockings.

  6. Love the image and what a great job you did coloring him up!

  7. Your card is adorable! I love all the layers.

  8. This is a wonderful card. The little image is so very cute. You've hit the mark with the colours. Thank you for entering your card in this week's challenge at Card Crafter's Circle.

  9. Adorable image, and I love the way you have coloured the word "believe".

  10. I love your beautiful Christmas card. One of my favorite images.

  11. Super card! Love how you colored it!

  12. Fab Christmas card!!! Nice coloring...

  13. Great card - Merry Christmas.

    Toni xx

  14. Adorable, absolutely adorable! Love that image!!!


  15. Adorable card thanks so much for all your hard work!!!

  16. Adorable your card!

  17. cute card, love how you did the sentiment, great stockings

  18. Great card and love the little stocking, really sweet card.. Billie DT

  19. Such a darling card!! have inspired me to keep going.,had so much to do today..started this hop rather late..but i'm going to try and add a card at the end!!

  20. Cheryl--I love these papers with this image!

  21. Absolutely in love with this project! Thanks for sharing!

  22. Wow, I love all the elements and the stockings are great. Such a wonderful card.

  23. Great card!! LOVE the image and the stockings!!

  24. Super cute Cheryl! Did you paper piece the striped letters or color them? Either way they are the perfect addition to your card!

  25. I believe!!! LOL Great stocking die cut accents! =) ~Christy

  26. One of my absolute favorite images! Love how you added the stockings!! Adorable card!!!

    paperdeckerations at gmail dot com

  27. Great card. Thanks for pointing out the milk and cookies - I would have missed the cookies hidden there - sneaky!

  28. Hi Cheryl,
    Thanks for playing in our Christmas in July Challenge this week at Card Crafter’s Circle. I really like how you have created this cute card, great border punch!! I love this digi with Santa, and your ric rac & Christmas stockings!
    Trish Munro
    Card Crafter’s Circle Design Team

  29. Love your papers and those stockings are super cute!

  30. Absolutely adorable, Cheryl! Love how the stockings are hung and ready for Santa~

  31. Great job, love your image, super awesome coloring! Fun blog hop!

  32. what a lovely Xmas card you have made.....cute Images too....lovely done...great blog hop

  33. Super cute card, love your paper you chose!

  34. Oh Cheryl, this is just too darn cute! I simply love the embossing you used and the adorable little stockings! Wonderful card!


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