f The Bugbytes: September 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.

September 26, 2016

Fantasy Angelina - Sasayaki Glitter FB Challenge

There are lots of challenges now on FB and they give an image for us to play with. Newest of challenges is the Sasayaki FB Challenge and the image is Fantasy Angelina.
Colored the image with copics and made this card


A simple card.
I have added subtle glitter using the copics glitter pen



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Danger - High ... - September FB Cute as a Button Challenge

Enjoyed making a card for the September FB Cute as a Button challenge. Image for the men. Since one of my dogs and me are the only minority gender in this house I love any digi's which are for men.

And particularly this image since both hubby and me are electrical engineers. Circuit diagrams and the memories associated with them :)



Image colored with copics. Loved playing with sentiment danger high voltage.

If you want to learn coloring using copics or pencils do check out kitandclowder .
Either their techniques classes or monthly classes. One of the monthly classes had as a freebie class coloring metals and also timber. You can also join the FB group  and get lots of inspiration. ALyce Keegan is so helpful and wonderful.

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September 20, 2016

Goddess - Art by Miran September FB Challenge

From the time I saw this explosion card on youtube by Karen Burniston I had to give it a go.
And the ArtbyMiran FB Challenge  goddess image was just perfect for this.


and closed


I have used various dies. The circle behind which the image sits on is the beautiful tattered lace pearl die which after waiting for so long for it to come out again I got at last from hixxysoft.  Awesome place to get dies from if you want those available in UK.
The flourish heart is a retired tattered lace die. I think this is the negative of the die. That too looks beautiful as the positive. The banner is from lalaland crafts. Some flowers and lace and a butterfly complete the card. The butterfly sits on a magnet. I used basic grey magnetic snap closure.
The image is colored with copics. Mainly the YR2's and R2's for dress ; E5's YR2's for hair and for face and skin E13, E11, E00, E000. Bit of blue for flower and eyes - B23 and B00. Sentiment just typed in photosop.

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September 17, 2016

Relax and enjoy - DS4j September challenge

This is the card I made for this month's challenge at DS4J FB challenge


I drew the background behind the digi.
The embossing folder and the die cuts are from tattered lace. I cut into the cardstock with their melded background die before embossing and then added the circle tuck in die cut.


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September 16, 2016

Orange and Aqua FB Challenge - Jenn Nilsson


I am loving the challenges in FB group to create and make projects.
I made this card for the Orange and Aqua challenge using Jenn Nilsson digi for their FB group .
Used this cute teddy bear image. You can buy their digis either in their etsy shop or at Miss daisy stamps. The image is colored using copics.



I have used tattered lace embossing folders for border and background. The love die cut is from Cheery Lynn die. Ek success punch and buttons complete the embellishments added. The buttons are clear acrylic buttons embossed with white embossing powder and then colored using copics and again embossed with clear embossing powder. They look like wooden buttons don't they? This way they are always the right color for the project.




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September 15, 2016

Happy Birthday - Wise Owl

Made this card for my kids to give to their dad on his birthday.
I liked this wise owl  from Scrapper's delight.
I have colored it using copics
The frame is using  photoshop .


Embossing folder is by Teressa Collins


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Happy Birthday - Doctor Digi House

Today is my Hubby's birthday so had to make him a special card
Made this card using Doctor Digi House fun image


There is both a colored and non-colored image. I accidentally got the colored version.
The embossing flder is by Anna Griffin and the web dies cuts by paper trey ink on mirri cardstock.
I used a bit of silver mousse from tonic to apply on edges to give a bit of distressed look


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September 13, 2016

Mermaid - ArtbyBarb

This is the 2nd card I made this week.
I wanted to try out parchment crafting. Need to use a magnifying glass though I think.
I have used moonlight mermaid image by Artbybarb.


The sand dollar, sea shell and starfish were drawn freehand and then embossed perforated and cut using parchment/pergamano tools. The image colored/tinted a bit using copics.


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Circus

Made a couple of cards and enjoyed playing with my craft supplies.
This one is a card for Scrappers Delight FB september challenge.
I have used the image circus tipsy tervy which is a freebie if you have played with the previous image and posted on previous challenge (rules are found in their facebook group)


I printed the image on a free background. The circus tent and the ticket and word die cut are all cut using cricut explore. the word and ticket wee all cut on white cardstock and then colored using copics as I did not feel like loading cutting mat many times for each layer. I gave the girl a clown look so decided to leave her face white and give her a clownish nose and cheeks.

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