Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Bugaboo Christmas in July - Days 1 - 4

This week, Bugaboo are holding their 4th annual Christmas in July event and as I'm a huge fan, I used this week long challenge to boost my Christmas card stocks and get me back on track with Christmas production.  Rather than post my cards daily, I decided to do a couple of  posts containing all 7 cards.

Challenges pertaining to each card are listed beneath.

Day 1 - Saturday Santa Challenge
Made using Chimney Santa - Available here.

Catch The Bug - Day 1 - CiJ - Santa
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything Goes
Quirky Crafts - Christmas in July, with dies or punches - LaLaLand filigree die
CHCE - Anything
Passion for Promarkers - Christmas in July

Day 2 - Stella Says Sketch 

Catch The Bug - Day 2 - CiJ - SSS
Robyn's Fetish - Christmas in July
Storyteller - Christmas in July
Holly Jolly - Christmas Critters

Day 3 - Colour Challenge Lime/Pink/Purple

Catch The Bug - Day 3 - CiJ
The Glory of Christmas - Anything Goes Christmas
Completely Christmas - Anything Goes
Christmas Stampin All Year Long - Recipe, 1 Image, 2 Embellishments (Candy & Pearls) 1 Sentiment
CHCC - Glam Glitter & Bling - Glossy Accents & Glamour Dust

Day 4 - Recipe Challenge Kraft/Emboss/Snowflake (Embossing with frantage.)

Catch The Bug - Day 4 - CiJ
Crafting at the Weekend - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin - Christmas in July
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes
ABC Christmas - N for Number - 25
Christmas @ Sweet Stampin - Kraft @ Christmas

My Day 4 Card won First Prize at Catch The Bug!!!

Due to the number of challenges I've entered I thought it best to split my Bugaboo Christmas in July entry into 2 posts, Jx


Sarah said...

They are brilliant Janice and demonstrate your Bugaboo passion!! I'm afraid my Christmas card a week has lapsed of late...ooops...too much gardening and outdoors stuff to do!! xx

brenda said...

Great collection of Crimbo cards Janice and love the use of glossy accent in the window and eyes.

B x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh Man I had better get me finger oot and catch up again, Love them all. Especially the bottom one, the colour scheme is brilliant and the dash or red for Rudolphs nose is ace, Love Hazelxx

Sue said...

A wonderful selection of cards Janice. I love the images, fabulous layouts and gorgeous papers too.
Sue xx

Sue Bridesmith said...

Gorgeous Design…just perfect for our challenge over at Completely Christmas, I do hope you will join us again next week for another fun challenge..
Suzy B (Owner)

Whisper said...

Oooo what a fabby collection of Xmas cards and all so different too, Luv Sam x

Debs said...

WOW Janice what a fabulous collection of cards - all equally adorable but my favourite has to be the last one with al that scrummy Frantage :o)
Hope you are keeping well.
Debs xx

Sue B said...

Oh these are all fab Janice… I love looking at your Bugaboo Christmas Cards!! :-))
You have some beautiful designs here… love the first one with Santa passing by the window… and the Ewe card is really sweet and such gorgeous paper! Love the snowman image - the pretty papers are just perfect with him!
and finally Wow! I love the frantage… what a wonderful effect with the snow scene…. really stunning!
Hope you are having a good week hun!
Big hugs Sue xx

Julie Temple said...

The are ALL Wonderful! I got here via your Day 4, but what a treat to see them all! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Bugaboo's Christmas In July Celebration!
Bugaboo DT

Tammy said...

Awww all of these are adorable Janice! Fabulous design and details on each... I love the Santa one, too cute!
Hugs, Tammy

Charlene Fischer said...

WOW! This card is amazing!!! I totally love the bordering. Not sure how you got it to look that way but it is fantastic. Love that Rudolf's nose stands out with prominent color! :)

Laurence said...

lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge.
Laurence DT

sgc said...

What cute cards! Thanks for playing in Bugaboo's Christmas in July challenges.

Tracey Fehr said...

What a terrific collection of cards. All so cute and very well designed. Thanks for sharing with us at CSAYL this week.
Tracey, DT

Heather said...

These are all so cute! Love the gloss on the window on the first; it makes it look so real. Also love those little tags. Thanks for entering it in the CHNCC2 challenge. And the snowman card is beautiful!! I love the patterns and colors of your papers. Thanks for entering it in the CSAYL challenge.

Tracey T said...

A fabulous Christmas card with lots of sparkle. Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'! Tracey x

Hazel said...

Thank you so much for entering our Completely Christmas challenge 20, the Glory of Christmas and my CHNC challenge 185 with your lovely card - we hope we'll see you again soon, Hazel, DTs - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

Sammy said...

So many gorgeous cards, but I absolutely adore the Frantage on the last one. Beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Pia S said...

Love the cards you've made so far, Janice!
My favorite is the recipe one, all that frantage makes your card look absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors if it too, so delicate and wintery!

Chris said...

Gorgeous! Cute image, lovely design! The frontage looks fabulous!Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin’ this week.

Tammy Miller said...

Wow love all of your cards, thanks so much for taking the time to join all of our challenges this week!


I am so glad so popped in to show us all your beautiful CIJ entry cards. Thanks for joining in day 1 of Christmas in July with us here at Bugaboo Stamps this week! Good luck! I hope we see you joining in the rest of the week's challenges too!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang

Lotta said...

Oh! So sweet Christmas cards! Thank you for joining our challenge over at Passion for ProMarkers. Hugs Lotta xx

Judy McKay said...

Lovely Christmas sheep. Cute card. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week.
Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

MA-MI said...

Great colouring. I love the red nouses. Thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations for the 100th challenge, be sure to come back for the next challenge. Hugs, Maja

Lorraine said...

A fabulous selection of christmas cards.
Thanks for joining my Christmas in July challenge at Passion for Promarkers.
Lorraine x

Andie's Space said...

Hi Janice,
These all look wonderful. Such a fabulous selection of Xmas cards. Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers this week.
Andie xx

Helen said...

Fabulous cards! Love the frantage on the last one!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Carissa said...

Such a great collection of cards. Thanks for playing along at the ABC Christmas Challenge.

Hazel said...

Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see you again soon x