Saturday, July 13, 2013

Christmas in July - Catch the Bug July 13/19 2013

Saturday July 13, 2013
 
 Christmas in July SATURDAY BLOG HOP
 
Welcome to Catch the bug's 3rd annual Christmas In July week long celebration. In honor of our celebration Jodie has joined in the fun and has put the entire store up to 50% off. No code just place your order for 50% off. Spread the word and help us celebrate.
 
 
We will be having a challenge every day and for playing along you could win one of our daily prizes which is our Christmas in July set and or 10, 7 or 4 free images, we also have opportunities for you to be our guest designer.
We will be running one post for all challenges each day so check back daily at Catch the bug and enter.
 If you are right on track with the blog hop. You should of come from the lovely Becky Givans fun Christmas celebration creation.. If you just stumbled on to my page please start from the beginning at Catch the bug  and follow to all the design teams blogs.  NOW for the CHALLENGE - SHOW US YOUR SANTA.. see the PHOTO INSPIRATION Make a card using a Santa and enter at Catch the bug.


This is the card I made using a Tropical Santa from the bugaboo store. I also thought Santa needs a vacation before the big day so he's taking a tropical break and catching some sun. It would also be a great Christmas card for those who are in the region that have a summer Christmas.   
       Now your next stop is to Cheryl First blog  to see her Christmas Santa Creation and leave some love.
                     I could use some love too..


challenges:
ABC Christmas - N - no embellishments
Fab 'n' Funky #179 - Christmas in July
Inky Impression #116 - Christmas in July
C.R.A.F.T. #125 - 11th July Christmas
NutCrafters #47 - one for the boys
Paper Craft Journey - Christmas in July
recipe: tropical santa/ctb, g rated words, scraps paper, copics, stickles, glossy accents
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

58 comments:

Cindy van Oorschot said...

How sweet love those waves behind him and the coloring is great.
Cindy

Miranda Hall said...

This is absolutely adorable. I love the touch of bling!

Miranda Hall said...

Your card is just too cute! I love the touch of bling!

Erin Stephenson said...

Cute Santa card! I loved the sentiment you used as well!

Janice said...

So cute! What a brilliant Christmas card & a beautifully coloured image - love it! Jx

Roxann said...

This is too cute! I am loving these Santa Cards!

Roxann said...

I am having trouble leaving comments today! You may get two from me. The more the merrier! I love your Santa card!

Gail said...

Hi Billie - all of the Santa's are great for the new Digitals and I just love this one so much! It would be a blessing to be the winner - he is so cute taking his suntan! Enjoy your crafting day and thanks so much for the hop! http://ilikepaper01.blogspot.com/

misteejay said...

Hope your Santa doesn't get soaked by those in-coming waves LOL - great card.

Toni xx

Angela said...

Darling card...love the waves and the glitter!

NanaConnie said...

Love Santa on the beach, Billie. Fantastic waves and sky. Great paper choices for both!

Vicki Parson said...

Oh wow this is such a fun design!! I love Santa sitting on the beach among the waves! Brilliant design! Thanks for sharing! :)

Tracey Boley said...

Great card hunni.

Love the waves.

Im enjoying this blog hop.

Traceyxx

Suze said...

Love your choice of papers with the wave effect on them.

Katherine said...

I agree It is definitely time for a vacation and Santa has the right idea! I sure wish I could make a trip out to the beach this week!!

Michele I said...

very cute, santa needs a tan, thanks for sharing

Gale said...

This is just too cute. Love the vacationing Santa. Thanks for playing along with us at PCJ in our "Christmas in July" challenge and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT

Linda Anderson said...

Such a super cute card!! Love this image of Santa relaxing on the beach. You're right, he so deserves it.

Linda

Cammy Wall said...

Love the scene you created Billie!

Min said...

Billie - this is just terrific - I love what you've done here!
Hugs & Happy Days!
Min

Margo said...

Adorable image! Love your waves!!

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

Totally darling card!!!

Scrappy said...

SUPER CUTE CARD! :) Great job! :) MWAH! Scrappy

Jamie M. said...

Perfect paper for that image. Nice job.
I would love you to visit my blog if you get a chance. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21

Julie Temple said...

LOVE this! The waves are just SO COOL! I am so thrilled to be a part of this hop with a great bunch of talented gals!

Hugs~
Julie

Olga Bester said...

Adorable...I have to agree, it is time for a vacation!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

OH yes....this is me this is me this is me!!!! Darling card....perfect papers and great die.

Stephanie said...

This is so cute... Great job Billie!

mulberry station said...

Oh my goodness, I love the wave die cuts..just too cute. This image is one of my favorites.
Hugs, Nancy

Virgo5 said...

What a great scene, the waves look great!

carol said...

hiya..oh this looks fab, thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT x carol

Marianne said...

Wauw this one is cute. Love the Santa and the waves!! Great card!
xxx Marianne MW

Milnie said...

Very cute card, love the waves!

Cheryl First said...

I couldn't agree with your sentiment more, Billie! I need a REAL vacation! I think I'll hop on that Santa's skis and tag along on his! lol!

Julie Ann said...

Love the humour of your card and great layout.
Thank you for sharing this with us at Inky Impressions this week and good luck in the prize draw.
Julie Ann x
(Inkette)

Jodie Mackrell said...

how great is this? love it Billie =)

Janice said...

Really like your background, goes along great with the theme!

Janice said...

Really like your background, goes along great with the theme!

Debi said...

Great job! Love your layout with the waves. Great shading too. Hope Santa used some sunscreen!!

Hugs,
DebiB

thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

visit anytime!

sgc said...

Adorable card, Billie! Love the waves and the sand.

Fit Kitty said...

Love Santa on the beach! It really is Xmas in July. The image is adorable! Thanks for the great blog hop! It's fun to get some inspiration - some days I really need it!

Kathy said...

This is darling. Love the sentiment you paired up with him, it's perfect.

Becky G said...

Great card Billie! I'm lovin all the tropical Santa's!

Hugs,
Becky G
Bugaboo DT

Michelle B. said...

Love it! What a fun Christmas card...everyone including Santa deserves a vacation! So glad you joined us for our No Embellies challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge!

Leeann said...

Hi Billie! Another gorgeous card. This santa is adorable and I love the scene!

Tammy Miller said...

Love this card Billie, thanks so much for all your hard work!

Jackie said...

I love this! It is so much fun, and he just makes me smile. Perfect for the challenge!

Bunny said...

Great card. I hope Santa has on his sunscreen. He looks very relaxed.

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Like the relaxin' Santa beach scene.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

kReN said...

Billie, I always like to see what you're up to. I love that Santa and your card is darling. How did you do the waves?

TFS!

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

Lisa Lynn said...

What a sexy Santa, love it.

mypurplehouse said...

Sweet!!Love those colors and that Santa is precious!!
Lyn

mypurplehouse said...

Soo cute! Love those colors and that precious Santa!
Lyn

deesdesigns said...

Okay - I don't think it can get much cuter than this! Santa suntanning - he, he!!! Wonderful Blog Hop - never too early to start thinking about the holidays!

Glenda Atkins said...

Fabulous tropical Santa card, love your colouring and the background papers are simply wonderful. I'm enjoying the hop!
hugs
Glenda

Bettina L. said...

This is way fun. Love the santa taking a vacation. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at ABC Christmas Challenge xx

Helen said...

Fabulous card - such a fun image!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Judith said...

Hi Billie - what a fun card - just gorgeous - thank you for playing along at Fab'n'Funky Challenges this week hugs Judith x