Saturday, July 13

Christmas in July Blog Hop- Show us your Santa!!

Yes, it is finally here.  It is time for our Christmas in July Week at Catch The Bug.  Today we start off with our blog hop.  If you came here from Sandye's  blog than you are on the right track, if not... head here and start from the begining.   Each day this week there will be a new challenge for you to play along with and lots of prizes to be won.  Today we want you to use the photo above and show us your Santa!!  I am using Tropical Santa-surfing, colored with copics and the paper is from DCWV.  Like this Santa?  I will pick one lucky winner from my comments to win him so leave me some love!

There will be daily winners of this years Christmas Set and our normanl 10-7-4 images. 


Blog Hop winners – Grand Prize – Christmas Set ($21 value)– 7 free for 6 months ($125 value) – 4 month Guest designer spot/ Must participate in Hop and all Daily Challenges.
 2nd place –Christmas Set - $75 Gift Certificate, 2 month Guest Designer spot - Must leave a comment at every stop of the hop and participate in at least 3 other of the daily challenges.
 3rd place – Christmas Set - $50 Gift Certificate – 1 month Guest Designer spot- Must leave a comment at every stop of the hop and participate in at least 3 other of the daily challenges.
 4th Place – Christmas Set - $25 Gift Certificate –Must leave a comment at every stop of the hop and participate in at least 3 other of the daily challenges.




Don't forget... ALL BUG-A-BOO IMAGES ARE 50% OFF DURING JULY!!!
Stephanie

45 comments:

Miranda Hall said...

Very Cute! Every wonder how Santa has time to learn how to surf, wakeboard, etc? Maybe his magic gives him a helping hand.

Cindy van Oorschot said...

What a sweet card, love the image and the great coloring. Thanks for the chance to win.
Cindy

Erin Stephenson said...

Cute card! I love the stitching you did with it! Awesome job!

Gail said...

Go Skiing Santa - wow oh wow - love him and the layout and stitching on your card too Stephanie! thank you so much for the hop and the Christmas In July at Bugaboo week! Enjoy your crafting day! Gail http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

Joanna said...

This is darling. I love all the stitching.

Angela said...

Great layout...I love your adorable card! Must get some of these tropical Santas....

misteejay said...

Fab card and doesn't Santa look like he's having fun.

Toni xx

NanaConnie said...

Oh, yes, water skiing for sure in July. A perfect activity for Santa before he has to get back to his workshop and start on Christmas. Delightful image and fab card!

Vicki Parson said...

Beautiful job with the stitching! I really adore this fun image too! Thanks for sharing! :)

Tracey Boley said...

Outstanding card.

Love all of the stitching.

Traceyxx

Katherine said...

The coloring on your card is great. I love the color combination and the stitching really makes the layers pop. Thanks for the chance to win this adorable Santa!

Michele I said...

very cute santa water skiing

Suze said...

I love the stitching - it looks so effective on this card. Great colour choice too.

Linda Anderson said...

What a fun and fabulous card! Love your image and layout!

Linda

Billie A said...

Great surfing Santa. Great papers and fun coloring. We have a great blog hop and so glad I am a part of this team. Hugs.

Cammy Wall said...

Super cute card, Stephanie! Love the bright blue and green! HUGS!

Min said...

Lovin' this card and the sewing - FABULOUS Stephanie!
Hugs & Happy Days!
Min

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Fantastic color combo!!!

Margo said...

Cute image and fabulous stitching!!

Jamie M. said...

Pretty card. Lovely colors they look like fabric.
I would love you to visit my blog if you get a chance. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21

Scrappy said...

What a beautiful card! LOVE the stitching! So glad to be working alongside you at Bugaboo! :) MWAH! Scrappy

Janice said...

A super card design & a real beauty to share with us - love it, Jx

Olga Bester said...

Lovely papers!!! Love the non-traditional colours.

mulberry station said...

Love the soft blue and pink color scheme. Your image is darling and I love the fun sketch you have used.
Hugs, Nancy

Virgo5 said...

He looks like he's having Fun! Love it!

Marianne said...

Great card ; Lovely stitching and great colour combi. xxx Marianne MW

Milnie said...

love this happy Santa card, nice bright colors!

Cheryl First said...

Stunning card, Stephanie! Gorgeous papers and sketch!

Jodie Mackrell said...

love the layers and colors.. very cute!

Cathy (Merciechild) said...

I love your card, as someone from Arizona I can sure appreciate how your santa is spending Christmas LOL. I love the papers you used and the buttons, this is just an real adorable card. I love it. Thank you for sharing your Santa card with us. hugs, Cathy K

Janice said...

Great card. Favorite parts would be the blue/pink combo and all the stitching. Thanks for the hop, enjoyed being reminded of all the great Christmas images!

Debi said...

Wonderful attention to detail on your card. All that paper piercing! And you put thread in your buttons! They look so unfinished without it. Polka dots and checks! Santa colored to perfection. You got it all girl!

DebiB

thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

visit anytime!

sgc said...

Great card, Stephanie. Love to see Santa getting to have some fun instead of working all the time.

Fit Kitty said...

Your surfin' Santa is just too cute! Love your colour scheme and the layout you used. Thanks for the great blog hop! It's fun to get some inspiration - some days I really need it!

Kathy said...

So fun! Love your layout, gorgeous papers and stitching.

Becky G said...

Stephanie, I love the surfing Santa! This is such a fun card! Perfect for the challenge!

Hugs,
Becky G
Bugaboo DT

Leeann said...

I so love non traditional colors on Christmas cards, great combo! Gorgeous card :)

Jackie said...

He looks fabulous! I love the layout and colors you used, he is just too cute!

Bunny said...

I love the stitching on this card. Your colors are beautiful. Great card.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the whimsy Santa. Growing up in FL makes this a wonderful Christmas card.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

kReN said...

Love the colors on your card for the surfing Santa. I love the layout and all the stitching. Great attention to detail!

Life is good!
kren
@http://afourthlife.blogspot.com

Lisa Lynn said...

Your card is adorable.

mypurplehouse said...

GREAT card! I love those colors and all of the stitching is fabulous with the perfect touch - buttons! Love it!
thanks for the inspiration!!
Lyn

deesdesigns said...

Hi Stephanie!
Surfin Santa - Gotta love a guy who can keep a cap on while skiing :-)
Love the bright, cheery papers you used and the stitching is a lovely embellishment! Wonderful Blog Hop - never too early to start thinking about the holidays!

Glenda Atkins said...

Wow it is so nice to know Santa has really fun vacations:o)! Love your card and I'm loving the hop!
hugs
glenda