f The Bugbytes: August 2016

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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 Design 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. The website Papillon digital designs has changed to Papillon Digital Design so if the link gives and error or takes you to page with chinese characters then please drop the 's' in the link at the end of papillondigitaldesigns and try . That is change papillondigitaldesigns to papillondigitaldesign and try the link.

August 31, 2016

Ahoy There!

This is a card I made with digi stamp Ahoy There! from Artby Barb.
Right now you can purchase this image by texting in the facebook group. But soon you  will also find the image in etsy store  - https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ArtbybarbDesigns?ref=hdr_shop_menu

I have colored the image using copic markers. And also added a bit of acrylic paint for white foam of the sea. The sentiment stamp and the die cuts are from heartfelt creations - everyday hero set.

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August 28, 2016

Kit and Clowder Coloring challenge - Ching Chou Kuik

Colored and made a card for the challenge at Kit and Clowder group coloring challenge.
The image is by Ching Chou Kuik and is available at etsy and called Autumn in Far North

I have used dies by memory box, Poppy stamps and Tattered lace . The sentiment is Marianne stamp.
Image colored using copics. I have added Martha Stewart glitter for snow on branches and leaves and edges of the cardstocks. The blue enamel dot is made by melting perler beads. I have added glitter to it too to blend in .

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August 27, 2016

Passionate Paper Creations Coloring Challenge

Made a card for PPC coloring challenge a FB.

Like the color of the hair but I guess I need to clean the Copic markers a bit.

Colored with Copics and the gold is deco art paint marker.
Played with dies.
Gatefold Heartfelt Creations. White doily - cheery lynn and the front sentiment tag and stamp is Marianne .
Added a bit of doodling to the front of the card.

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Flower Nap

Here is another image from ArtbyBarb colored up.
Wasn't happy with the coloring though so will try again after a while.
I am having problems with hair because of blurry vision. Also with color going out of the lines.
But anyway I am having fun coloring.

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August 26, 2016

Bee Happy

Have been coloring images.
Have used image by ArtbyBarb.

Used Darice Bee folders and Marianne dies.
Image colored using copics.

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August 25, 2016

Art By Miran August challenge

One of the images I colored. This time for a challenge at ArtbyMiran FB August challenge.

Sentiment created using photoshop.
The doily is  CheeryLynn.
The flower is 1 layer marianne die and next layer  ek success punch.
Image is colored using Copics.

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Are you my Mummy?

Have been enjoying coloring.
Colored up quite a few images and made card with some of them.
Here is one made with scrappersdelight image for August FB  challenge
The mummy reminded me of Dr. Who episode . I love Dr. Who and of course had to  use the sentiment "Are you My Mummy?" :)
Sentiment was made using photoshop

The background paper is also made using photoshop. Image colored using copics. A bit of cheesecloth  added and the paper distressed.

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August 19, 2016

Cute as a button FB Challenge

Made a card for Cute as a Button FB Challenge.
Took out the cricut explore and cut out the basic card shape.
Yeah this month I have used  3 machines - the silhouette , cricut and scan N cut. Only the knk sleeps.

The image a freebie if you follow the rules is colored with copics.
The 2 sentiment stamps are from 3 birds and the shells are Anna Griffin Stamps. Pched out some flowers and added them in with some pearls and rhinestones.
The shape is a cricut image. I could have welded it but it would have been too big to cut out if I wanted to fit the mermaid in. So I cut them out and created a hinge to attach them. They are easily hidden with the other layers placed over them.

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August 15, 2016

Hello Cupcake - Lily of the Valley

There is a coloring party at kit and clowder facebook group. Lily of the valley has given a freebie Hello Cupcake which you can get by joining  kit and clowder facebook group from here.

I have colored it using copics. The die cut never enough cake is a cricut die cut from once upon a princess cartridge. I have cut that using cricut explore through cricut design space. Sized it about 3" or so. It has been such a long time since I last used the explore. Have to use it more.
The pattern paper is DCWV sweet treats. 
After coloring the picture  I realized I had made an error in the hat ribbon. So tried fixing it using the colorless blender . Thankfully the brown color wasn't dark enough and was easy to fix . But not so the socks and shoes. As it is red didn't want to touch it. Maybe have to color once more again.

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August 14, 2016

Birthday Card

Made a birthday card for my son's friend using a free coloring page image as his friend likes cars very much and his favorite color is blue.

Colored using copics. The sentiment die is tattered lace.

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August 13, 2016

Scapper's Delight August FB Challenge

Made another card and this time for the Scrapper's Delight Facebook Challenge for August.

The digi image is colored using copics and is a freebie if you join the group and play in the challenge and follow the rules.
The greeting sentiment is Anna Griffin. The sentiment is nestled inside a square cardstock which has been cut diagonally ( this word brings me harry potter to mind) leaving a bit of gap. That way you can roll the paper up leaving the center open and stamp something in the middle . I cut a paper doily up and colored it using glimmer mist to bring out the orange from the image onto the card. I also used the same glimmer mist to scruff up the pink patterned cardstock after distressing it .
The 2 white flowers are tattered lace flower shop dies.
I also added a bit of lace.

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DS4J August FB challenge

I am enjoying coloring now and I am ok if the colors go out of the line and I mess up a little.
So doing a little bit of crafting nowadays. Not my usual pace but I am happy.
Made this card for DigiStamps4Joy facebook challenge - august

The word die is tattered lace. The shape is cut using one of the  spellbinders grand nestabilities label dies. I threaded the card through the die so that it would cut only one side like a border.

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August 5, 2016

Some digi stamps

If you are just starting out collecting stamps check out Simply Betty mega sale - http://simplybstamps.net/item_4034/SBS-2010-2015.htm . Tons and tons of stamps for almost every occasion . I am not affiliated with the company . Just love the stamps . One of my fav digi companies . Elizabeth bell , saturated canary , Digistamps4Joy , Sweet escape ,Conie Fong, Ching Chou Kuik , Aurorawings are some more companies I love to name a few.
Oh and sadly Saturated canary is also closing by August 31st so do stock up if you want them.

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August 2, 2016

Scrappers delight Beach Babe

Made another card this week. Feel so much better and so happy that I am crafting again. My coloring is also not so bad. Did go out of the lines a bit as I still have  a slight blurry vision but not bad. slowly getting there. Have to check up with ophthalmologist soon .
Anyway here is the card using scrapper's delight beach babe

This image is free if you join in their fb group monthly challenge and follow the rules. I have entered this card in their july fb challenge album.
Background sand and sea is using watercolors. while the image itself is colored using copics

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Hot Summer Ice cream

This is Pam
I made a card using DS4J image Summer Icecream

the background dew drop pattern is from design by rynn.

I am going to enter this card in Anything goes with optional twist of add roses challenge in DS4J blog
and also in the fb group - Markers! Papers !Digis

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