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Welcome to The Bug Bytes a site/blog mainly for Papercrafting and some photography and other stuff thrown in here & there. Add in some die cutting machine, scrapbooking tools, cameras, scissors , glue and...... My name is Pam. If you have been redirected from Papillon Digital Designs you have come to the right place.Hope you get inspired by the projects, videos and files. Would love it if you could leave comments and become a follower. (Word verification is turned ON to avoid spam. Sorry for that inconvenience.) Would love it if you would also share your project here . If you find a linky under the post do share your project by posting link there or if you do not find a linky post your link in the comments.Thank you for visiting.

October 7, 2014

Friendship Card Made WithThe Expression

Sheila here from She's A Sassy Lady, thank you Pam for inviting me here today.
Now isn't this a fun card? I saw Melody Lane's video on her card that was a pop-up with the car on the inside. Well I don't have that cart yet so I used this little car. I followed Melody's instructions for doing a photo and look here we are, isn't it cute?

I sent this little card to my Cousin Roxanne and hubby Rob telling them we were looking forward to our little trip together. They loved the card to say the least.

Now wasn't that easy and you got to see my Explorer sing! Love it. I used all kinds of scraps and ended up with a great little card to mail out.

Thank you for joining me today, I so enjoy spending a little time with you. And thank you for your sweet-sweet words of encouragement. Your comments continue to inspire me.

October 3, 2014

Fall is here

This is Pam. Today I am a guest designer on She's a Sassylady
Thank you Sheila for  having me as part of your lovely creative team.
Fall is here and I felt like celebrating. 
Fall brings to mind pumpkins and wheat stalks! 
So decided to make a simple card including these elements.
I have used an image from Saturated Canary called Cinderella.
Dies used are oval from spellbinder and the wheat die is from impression obsession.
Pattern papers are from DCWV

I wish I could have done a better job at coloring and spend more time on it but well.. Anyways the image was colored with copics.

Hope you liked my simple card.
Until next time.
Welcome Fall. Hope you enjoy this  colorful season!

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August 5, 2014

These Boots Are Made For Walking!

Having so much fun with the girls. We are busy making cards and videos and can't wait to share them all with you!

Now isn't this an easy card? I had so much fun picking out the paper on this one. I used scrap paper and you would never know it! I used my Silhouette Portrait for most of the cards for the party as it was much easier for small hands to use 8 1/2x11 paper.

I sure hope you liked today's project and you too take just a couple of minutes to put a card together for a friend! Thanks for joining me today and for your sweet sweet words of encouragement. Have a blessed day!

May 2, 2014

Door to my heart

Today I am a guest designer on She's a Sassylady
Thank you Sheila.
My project for today is a simple card which I made for our wedding anniversary.

The sentiment and the stamp is from heartfelt creations. The lacy heart die is also spellbinder/heartfelt creations. I cut  the stamped heart to open the door as a window card to reveal the quote which is on the inside of the card . The embossing folder is Anna Griffin folder. Border ribbon was a roll I had from India. Pink satin ribbon and roses for more embellishment.
It was sure fun making the card. A bit of work but I liked the result and so did hubby. Hope you liked it too.
Thank you all for reading the post and I appreciate all the lovely comments you all leave.

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April 1, 2014

Dinosaur Window Card

Welcome to the Bugs Bytes. Sheila here from She's A Sassy Lady sharing this adorable little card that I shared at our card party on Sunday. I used Create A Critter and the Art Philosophy carts. I designed the card on Cricut's CCR.

Now wasn't that easy to put together?  And the card is darling and you know my grandson is going to love it!

Here is the card completed, don't you just lot the window with the circles. This is a Cuttlebug embossing folder.

Like all my cards I made them 2 up so there would be no wasted space on my paper and I can use the other card for an additional birthday card in the future.

I wanted to share how neat the inside of this card is.... no rough edges and it looks so cute.

Now remember I shared this card as a card party card so I cut 10 of these little cards and the girls loved them. As a matter of fact two of the girls needed girl cards so they added pink bows and a diamond necklace.

I hope you enjoyed my post today. Thank you for your sweet sweet words of encouragement. Your comments continue to inspire me.

March 7, 2014

Spring fever.

Hi today I am a designer on Sheila's blog .
I made this quick card using Sassy Studio image. One can request the image of the month from their progressive challenge at their facebook group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/258002824294410/.
make a card and link it up there.
This time the challenge is to use pastel colors.
Here is my quick card

I have used embossing folders and some washi tape for border.
Hope you enjoyed the project.
Now if only winter stops interrupting and allows us to enjoy spring :)

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March 6, 2014

Christmas card at DS4J

Every month there is a christmas challenge at Digistamps4joy where you are given a free image to play with on request and you make a card and link it up - http://digistamps4joy-sa.blogspot.com/2014/03/monthly-christmas-challenge-march-2014.html.

Here is my card using the image and a digipaper and snowflakes punch. A very simple quick card.

The only embellishments are rhinestones and lace along with gel pen to write over the letters to give some gloss. As I said a quick quick card.
If you haven't already do go the site and request the image and play. You can get ahead on those christmas cards you make this year. 

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February 27, 2014

Christmas challenge card at DS4J

Here is a very quick card I made for the Christmas challenge at DS4J - http://digistamps4joy-sa.blogspot.com/2014/02/monthly-christmas-challenge-february.html
I didn't do justice to the card due to some unforeseen circumstances.
Colored using zig stella markers. They look good face to face and glitter but are kind of awful to take photo of.

I have used Washi tape, stickers and embossing folder to decorate.

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February 18, 2014

DS4J Challenge #86 - Dies or Punches

The challenge this week at DS4J is hosted by DT member Charlene.
The theme is to use dies or punches.
I have used the image Flowersfrom heaven

My card

I have used the memory box/poppystamps dies for the background paper , the border and the rose. do play and link up your project too at DS4J

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February 7, 2014


Today I am a designer on She's a Sassylady. Thanks Sheila for having me on as your designer.
Sassy Studio Designs has a challenge every month on facebook  - https://www.facebook.com/groups/258002824294410/ and you get to play with one of their given images following a theme. This month the image was "Pin up Kitty" and the theme so perfect for Valentine - "Hearts and Sentiments".
So I made a card

 Though I should say frankly this is an image I would not normally go for I did have fun coloring her though and coming up with a fun sassy sentiment to fit. I chalk up this card to experimentation.

The heart die is from spellbinder heartfelt creations and the heart border is from memory box called delightful heart border - 98767

Thank you all for letting me share my project with you all. Hope this inspires you to color up a image even if you have not colored before and also to try your hand at, to explore what you generally would not attempt normally.
Happy Valentine!

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