Thursday, May 30, 2013

Pass It On challenge winner

Hi Paper Lovers...

Sarah here to pick a winner for the "Pass It On Challenge"! Thank you so much to everyone who played along and chose to brighten someone's day!!! I LOVED everyone's projects and I really enjoyed reading who you made them for...GREAT job!!!

It really was hard to pick a winner....really hard!!! After thinking about it for a LONG time, I kept going back to one particular card....drum roll please =)

I chose Sharon C's card from Crafty Little Owls. Not only did I LOVE her card..but I was really touched by her inspiration for the card....the recent tragedy in Oklahoma! Please be sure and stop by her blog and check out her moving post....she also included ways to help out the victims! Your post really moved me Sharon and I am so happy you shared it!!! CONGRATS!!!

Sharon....please email me at and I will send you the link for your winners blinkie. I will be out of town for the weekend with NO internet....GASP!!! So  I will get back to you as soon as I get home!!!

Monday, May 27, 2013

Life's A Zoo - Zoo Animal Challenge

Good Monday Morning!!! Sharon here from Mee Mee's Creations. I have the honor to be hosting the challenge this week. I asked my Design Team Sisters to create a project using a zoo animal from any Cricut cartridge.

I sure hope you decide to join us for our challenge. See the side bar for all the rules.
I'm so looking forward to seeing what you all come up with!! And if you need some inspiration, just scroll down and look at what my DT Sisters have made.   Awesomeness for sure!!!! :)

Stephanie-Noah's ABC's, Create a Critter

Michelle-Create A Critter

Caroline - Birthday Bash

Jayne - Create a Critter, Art Philosophy

Suzanne- The First Few Years

Susan Edward - French Manor and Cindy Loo

Melanie - The First Few Years

Julie ~ Zooballoo


Thursday, May 23, 2013

May Flowers project winner!

Hello, everyone!

 This is Melanie and I have a winner for last week's challenge. I have to tell you, there were a lot of really great projects! I guess you all love flowers as much as I do!

Diana Larson, your card was so fabulous! I really really loved the use of your Imagine machine. People just do not use them enough!

Congratulations, Diana! Please email  me at and I will send you your winners blinkie for your blog.
Monday, May 20, 2013

Pass it on! Celebrate the Joy of Giving....

Hi Paper Lovers...

 Sarah here from LiveloveandSCRAP!  Its my turn to pick the theme for this weeks Cricut challenge! With all the sadness in the news lately, I thought it would be fun to challenge ourselves to bring a little joy into someone's life. So, use ANY CUT from any CRICUT CARTRIDGE for ANY kind of project you would like! The challenge....give it away, pass it on, brighten someone's day....celebrate the joy of giving!!!

We would love to see what you create to brighten someone's day. To enter our weekly challenge, create a NEW project for someone special using at least one Cricut cut. Link it below this post to be eligible to win the BBTB2 Project of the Week Button for your blog. All of the challenge rules are in the sidebar.

I am looking forward to seeing what the DT and YOU come up with this week. I would LOVE for you to include in your blog post who you are planning on giving your project to, if you would like =)
Thanks for playing along and have a blessed day!!!

Sarah- Elegant Edges, Create a Critter

shelly~happily ever after

Caroline - Creative Cards

Michelle - Plaintain Schoolbook 

Stephanie-CCR-Mother's Day, Chinese lanterns, Pretty Pennants

Jayne - Pink Journey

Sharon-Sesame Street Seasons & Lacy Labels

Suzanne- Imagine Cart All Wrapped Up 

Melanie - Art Nouveau

Julie ~ Create A Critter

Susan Edwards - Art Philosophy and Artiste

Brenda-Straight From the Nest


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Mother's Day Challenge Project of the Week Winner

Hello everyone, Susan here to announce the Mother's Day Challenge Project of the Week winner.  We had so many fabulous projects celebrating mom that I had a difficult time selecting only one winner.   And while everyone that joined us last week deserves a round of applause, I would like to offer a huge CONGRATULATIONS to Iris for her wonderful swan mother's day card!  Iris, this card is lovely and we so appreciate you sharing it with us!!

Monday, May 13, 2013

April Showers Bring May Flowers - Flowers Challenge

Hello, this is Melanie and for today's challenge I wanted to do a May flowers theme. I absolutely love crafting with flowers and thought I would give myself and all of you an excuse this week to go all out with your projects.

To play along, you must use your Cricut and any cartridge to create a new project using flowers. Link in below this post to be eligible to win the BBTB2 Project of the Week Button for your blog.  All of the challenge rules are in the sidebar.

Need some inspiration? Scroll down and take a look to see what the Bitten By the Bug 2 design team came up with this week!

Michelle - Kate's ABCs

Stephanie - Country Life

Caroline - Imagine, Lori's Garden

Suzanne  - Art Philosophy 

Sharon - April Showers

Jayne - Art Philosophy, Artiste


Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Wedding Bells Are Ringing Challenge Winner

Hi,  Julie here
Thank you all so much for joining in the Wedding Bells are ringing challenge last week. The cards created were all so beautiful and it was so hard to pick one winner!  After much deliberation I have chosen Jenny's  stunningly beautiful card!

Congratulations Jenny! Please email  me at and I will send you your winners blinkie for your blog.

Monday, May 6, 2013

Mom is the Best - Mother's Day Challenge

Hello everyone  Susan here to welcome you to our first challenge of in May - Mom is the Best, Mother's Day Challenge.  I have challenged the BBTB2 to use any Cricut cartridge and create a project for Mom.

Because this is the first challenge in May, we have a special Guest Designer with us this week, Michelle Criswell, from Scrappin' With My Bug.  Michelle is a super-talented paper crafter who creates the most adorable projects.  You can also see Michelle's work at Jaded Blossom.

We would love to see what you create for mom this week.  To enter our weekly challenge, create a NEW project for mom using at least one Cricut cut.  Link in below this post to be eligible to win the BBTB2 Project of the Week Button for your blog.  All of the challenge rules are in the sidebar.

Are you ready to be inspired?  Let's see what the Design Team came up with to share love with mom....

Michelle-Kate's ABCs

shelly~pooh and friends

Stephanie - Sugar and Spice

Caroline - Teddy Bear Parade, Flower Shoppe, Paisley 

Sharon Elegant Edges, Mother's Day 2010

Suzanne - Florals Embellished 

Melanie - Martha Stewart Elegant Cake and Artiste cartridges

Brenda-From My Kitchen & Flower Shoppe

Jayne - Artiste

Sarah- Teddy Bear Parade, Elegant Edges