Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Things That Fly in Nature Winner

Good Morning, we are zoomed into Wednesday, half way through our week and they are going fast.  It is time for our winner for the "Things That Fly In Nature" Challenge.  It was a hard choice, I would give a blinky to everyone if I could, but 1 must chosen.  This project, stood out every time I came to our site, it was full of color, had fabulous design properties and just brought a smile each and every time it was viewed.  So here it is, our winner is:

MARCIA, please email me,  for your blinky and congrats on a fabulous project, hug, Sandi

Monday, September 24, 2012

Little Boy Blue

Hi this is Suzanne your hostess for the challenge this week at BBTB2..  I came up with this challenge "Little Boy Blue" as my first grandson is due anytime now.   This is a big change for our family as I had two girls and they have blessed me with three girls so far.  I am looking forward to scrapping in blue now after a world full of pink.   So for this challenge I am asking the design team and everyone up for the challenge this week to create a project for a boy using the color blue.   It does not have to be a baby project.    I can't wait to see what everyone makes.
And now on to the fantastic DT projects to inspire you.  I know they always inspire me.  

Suzanne - Boys Will be Boys, Nate's ABC

Carole Lowe Beath - New Arrival/Elegant Edges

Jeri-Campin' Critters

Stephanie - B is for Boy

shelly~baby steps

Brenda - Baby Boutique/Nursery Tails

Sandi Kelly - A Child's Year -Imagination - Nursery Tails

Donna Mundinger - Artiste

Julie ~ Wrap It Up/Holiday Cakes ~

Jayne - Create a Critter

Penny Shuberg-Animal Kingdom

Don't you just love all the Design team inspiration?  Now its your turn to create a project for a boy in blue and link it up to BBTB2.  Remember you must use a Cricut cut and link up before next Sunday night.
Thanks for creating with us!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Honor Blinkie Winner!

Hello everyone, Brenda here to pick the winner from the Honor challenge.  Not very many participated in this challenge so you would think it would make my job of picking someone easier wouldn't you?  But no it didn't!! lol  The four projects that were submitted were awesome but there can only be one winner of the BBTB2 blinkie and that winner is.....Maureen Sala!  Maureen made an awesome mini.  Congrats Maureen and email me to get your blinkie at I will get your blinkie right to you!

Remember the currant challenge that is going on at BBTB2 is "things that fly in nature".  Come join us and remember to follow our simple rules.  Happy Crafting my friends!!!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Things that fly in nature

Monday, Monday, Bitten by the Bug 2 Monday.  Welcome to all, my name is Sandi Kelly, and it is my turn to host our Challenge.  As we approach Autumn (my very favorite season of the year) flora and fauna begin to change and morph into glorious colors, there's a crispness to the air and aromas waft with promises of pumpkin pie and carmeled apples.  I love nature at this time of the year, things flying high over head intent on warmer destinations.  Dragonflies and Butterflies doing their last dances atop flowers, it is magical.  So we invite you to partake of our winged creatures and then we ask that you play along.  Please remember your focus cut must be a Cricut cut.  Rules for our challenge are posted, top.  Please visit our designer blogs, there is usually some great info as well as fab projects.  Thanks for visiting today and have a great week, hugs

Sandi Kelly - Art Nouveau, Graphically Speaking

Suzanne- Imagine Cart Lori's Garden

Carole Lowe Beath - Indie Art


Jeri-Gypsy Font, Don Juan

Stephanie - Graphically Speaking

 Glenda - Florals Embellished, Straight from the Nest

shelly~camp out

Julie ~ Cindy Loo ~ 

Rebekah -  Sophie

Donna Mundinger - Home Decor

 Susan Edwards - Art Philosophy & Artiste

Penny Shuberg- Give A Hoot

Krista Norman- Chic and Scary

Brenda-Stretch Your Imagination, Gyspy Font

We at BBTB2 are very sad to say farewell to our dear DT sisters Melissa Kirwan, Theresa Kelly, Julia Moss and Lori Warner.  We thank them for their contributions over the years and wish them well in their future endeavors.  They will be surely missed.  Don't be strangers, Ladies.  xx

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

All Shaped Up winner

Hi, everyone. It's Stephanie and I'm here to pick a winner for the All Shaped Up challenge from last week. It's so hard to pick one. They were all wonderful. I chose Carol , Carols Creations, Hello Kitty card. I love that animal print costume she's wearing. Adorable.
Congratulations, Carol. Email me at and I will send you our wonderful blinkie.
Thanks for playing along. Hope you'll join us again soon.
Monday, September 10, 2012

In Honor

Hi my crafty friends, Brenda here and I'm hosting this weeks challenge. The challenge is to honor our soldiers and emergency workers because the 11th anniversary of 9/11 is coming up.  I know that 9/11 changed my life and that of my son who is a full time soldier in the Army.  He was 19 years old when he was sent over at the start of the war in Iraq, he will be 30 years old on the 12th of Sept. and has been deployed 5 times getting ready to leave on his 6th deployment so I thought this was the perfect time to give thanks for our soldiers and emergency workers who have shown their bravery on that fateful day.  So use any Cricut cart you wish, making any project of your choice and give honor to those that serve our beautiful country!  Please check out our fabulous design team for they have some awesome projects for you.  Please make sure to link back to us when you post your project on your blog and remember to have a Cricut cut on your project.  You have one week to link up.  Looking forward to your projects and don't forget to leave some bloggy love to our awesome design team members!!  Happy crafting!

Brenda - George and Basic Shapes

                                               Carole Lowe Beath - Independance

Jeri-Stand and Salute

Suzanne- A Child's Year and  Stand and Salute

Stephanie - Stand and Salute, Summer Celebrations

 Sandi - "Stand and Salute"

 Rebekah - "A Child's Year"

Donna Mundinger - Stand and Salute, Artiste

Susan Edwards - Stand and Salute, Art Philosophy

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Back to School Winner

Hello everyone, Brenda here to announce our Back to School winner. First off let me apologize for not posting this on Wednesday. I have been so confussed with my days this week and I've been fighting my Lupus fog all this week along with exhaustion. I have been in my own little world. lol So I know you all have been waiting to hear who the winner for the blinkie is!! OMGosh can I just say how hard this was for me to pick just one person to win the blinkie?!! You all are so talented and linked up so many awesome projects for this challenge. But instead of chatting away let me get to the winner. My eye kept coming back to this project over and over so that is what I went with.....and the winner is.....A Piece of Life's Pie!!! I so adored this birdhouse and found it so creative with the rulers and pencils. So A Piece of Life's Pie email me at and I will get your blinkie send right out to you! Thank you everyone for all the wonderful submissions, they all were winners in my book!

Monday, September 3, 2012

All Shaped Up

Good morning everyone. It's Stephanie here today with a new challenge at BBTB2. I thought it would be fun to make a shape card. You can use any cartridge and any theme. It just must be cut with the cricut. There are so many possibilities.
This card is very simple. It is cut from the Fontopia cartridge at 5" with all the layers. I used Designer's  Calendar for the jester hat cut at 1.47 and the mask cut at 3.0. A little bling, glitter and a couple of nesties labels.
I hope you'll join us. We love to see what you come up with.

Stephanie Bonin - Fontopia, Designer's Calendar


Carole Lowe Beath - Wild Card

Jeri-Wild Card 2

Suzanne-Boys Will Be Boys, Nate's ABC, Life's A Party

Donna Mundinger - CTMH Artiste

 Glenda ~ Damask Decor

Penny Shuberg-Wild Card

Brenda - Locker Talk