Cuttlebug Mania – Clean and Simple

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

I’m always fiddling with my cards, shall I add a bit more here and a bit more there, but sometimes I tell have to tell myself to stop and leave well alone. I love this little card I made for a 2nd cousins new baby daughter. At Cuttlebug Mania this week, we’d like to see some white space on your projects. We have a new DT member – Kim who is joining us from this week. Pop on over to see her work and the other DT’s projects

Our sponsor this week is 

who are offering a $10 voucher for the winner.

Sweet Little Girl

Materials used – White square card blank, Paper scraps, Cuttlebug plus Docrafts Lovers Lane (hearts) embossing folder and Memory Box Parker Upper alphabet die, Woodware Baby Greetings stamps, Ribbon, Gems and Stickles.

Cuttlebug Mania – Shaped Card

Tuesday, 23 July 2013

I’m sure we all grab the same shaped card base for our projects, I know I do. So at Cuttlebug Mania we’d like you to make a shaped card but not a square or a rectangle. I’ve chosen a triangle as it goes perfectly with my Christmas Tree. Take a look at the shaped cards the DT have made and if you enter you could win this prize. Our sponsor this week is Bestcardmaking Downloads who are offering 3 downloads of their choice for the winner.


Shaped Card

Materials used – White, green and Kraft cardstock, Cuttlebug plus Candy Cane, Polka Dots and Holly with Berries embossing folders, Paper Smooches Swanky Snowdudes stamps, Silver embossing powder, Stickles, Silver star and Gems.

Cuttlebug Mania – Fun in the Sun

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

My goodness it’s hot here, but I’m not complaining as it’s been horrible for such a long time. The sun has inspired our challenge this week at Cuttlebug Mania – what does Fun in the Sun mean to you – days at the beach, strawberries and cream, holidays or going for a nice walk or a bike ride. I love going for bike rides with my husband, so that had to be the theme for my card.

Pop on over to see what you could win this week. And to mark 100 followers there are 3 embossing folders up for grabs for 3 lucky people chosen by Random.Org. All you have to do is leave a comment saying why you love your Cuttlebug or manual die-cutter to be in with a chance. Closes 25th July – Good Luck.

Fun in the Sun

Materials used – White square card blank, Echo Park Summer Days papers, Cuttlebug plus Nat embossing folder and Cart-Us Square Frame Wave die, Jilly Bean Soup Basket full of….. stamp, Fiskars Bracket border punch, Memento Tuxedo Black ink, Assorted Promarkers, Sukura Stardust pen.

Cuttlebug Mania - Homemade Flowers

Thursday, 11 July 2013

I cannot believe I've forgotten to post my card this week!! The weather has been so fantastic, I've been spending a lot of time outside. Our theme this week at Cuttlebug Mania is to make homemade flowers and I've made this simple origami flower from a tutorial here. There lots of ways to make your own flowers, using your die-cutting machine, torn by hand, punches etc. Lets see your creations. Along with the fantastic prize you could win this week (see below) we are also having a 100 Followers giveaway. Leave a comment telling us why you love your Cuttlbug and 3 lucky winners picked by Random.Org will win a surprise embossing folder.

Our sponsor this week is 
who are offering these 2 fantastic prizes for our lucky winner - a beautiful Butterfly die and the Musical Notes self-mount stamp.
Materials used - Cream A6 card blank,  Cream cardstock, Papermania Chatsworth papers, Cuttlebug plus Nat embossing folder and Sizzix label die, Papertrey Ink Faux Ribbon stamp, Memento Rich Cocoa ink, Sakura Stardust pen, Ribbon and a Button.

Cuttlebug Mania – What’s in a Name

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

This week at Cuttlebug Mania we would like you to use something on your project that starts with the 1st letter of your name. So mine is K, which wasn’t easy, but then I thought I could use Kraft cardstock. I ran assorted papers through the Honeycomb embossing folder and then cut them out to make the mosaic. We’d love you to tell what you’ve used using the 1st letter of your name. You can now enter up to 3 projects to be with a chance of winning the prize below.


Scrapping Memories are offering 10 downloads for our winner this week.

Materials used – A6 card blank, White and Kraft cardstock, My Mind’s Eye Portobello Road papers, Cuttlebug plus Honeycomb embossing folder set and Memory Box Parker lower case alphabet dies, Small heart punch and a Button.