January 23, 2013

Win 25$ Gift Card!!!!!/Scribbles by Design's Challenge



Happy Wednesday everyone, I am so excited to be back in the craft room after handling technical issues with my online store Creative Bug Digis  which I am happy to say is back on track. Unfortunately my email is not fixed and for good reason..

Bell Aliant sent me a letter yesterday saying they are taking down their Web Mail Server to do maintenance so I am not the only one experiencing difficulty!
 For now if you need to contact me, send an email at this address:


Today I am bringing to you a newborn blog challenge by Scribbles by Design's!!! Sandy is a digital artist and for her challenges you are to use digital's she created. If you don't have any she has given you a freebie to work with but you still have the option to buy from her store. I bought a really cute sheep and love it!!!!

The Challenge is Anything goes, my favorite kind!   

Go Here to link up!

Story behind my thank you card

My son Michael LOVES Big Nate, Big Nate is a book series which Michael is totally addicted to , he reads these books constantly, at least 3 times a day!  Michael was searching Big Nate in Google and found Deviant Art  where art and hobbies are shared. He seen a Big Nate plush and fell in love instantly and had to have it yesterday.I got in contact with the designer Charlene and had asked if she could we could buy one considering Big Nate plushes are not made by any company. Due to it being a trademark item Charlene had decided against it but INSTEAD donated one to Michael for the cause she read about in my earlier posts , Michael's surgery!!!!!  We were beyond excited and kept in contact with Charlene whom also was excited. I wanted to thank Charlene so I made her a thank you card.
 Click here to visit Charlene and leave some love!

Here are some pictures of Michael with Big Nate!

Michael's drawing of Big Nate...

And here is the card I made for Charlene which I will be entering into the  

Products used:
  • Digital sheep from Scribbles by Sandie
  • Handmade flower from lace
  • Homemade altered button using pattern paper
  • Twine 
  • Fabric white paint dotted on Sheep
  • Ribbon from stash
  • Black Stazon Ink used for sentiment on Ribbon
  • Pattern paper
  • Black distress Ink by Tim Holtz
  • Liquid embossing for eyes
  •  Spectrum Noir Pens  FS3, FS6, PP1, EB1

WIN A 25$ GIFT CARD!!!!!

 How would you like the chance to win a $25 Michael's Gift card or to make it fair to UK visitors I will email $25 for you to spend where you choose!!

How to win:
  • Follow my blog
  • Visit Scibbles by Sandie Challenge blog by using the link provided above and leave a comment saying you came from here.
  • Leave a comment here saying you did both! 
That's it!  Good luck 
(Winner will be announced on Monday,Jan 28th 2013 !!!)

Have a super fantastic day!!!!


jessica said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE your adorable card!! OMG that image is so super duper adorable!!!
Big Nate fan in this house as well and Michael's drawing is AMAZING!!!!
That was so super sweet of Charlene!! It is awesome when you hear such sweet stories of kind hearted people! LOVE it!!
TFS and happy hump day my friend!!!!
~thanks for the chance to win also :)

jessica said...

I wanted to pop back and say I left a comment over on Scribbles by Sandie's challenge blog!
Have a GREAT day!!!!

Em Louise Fairley said...

Love the card! I've left a comment on the Scribbles by Sandie blog and subbed by email to their posts too :)

Anonymous said...

I love your card. Thanks for visiting me. I was glad to hear from you. I have been following Sandie for quite a while now. I love the picture of Michael & the story of Charlene is very sweet. It is nice to know there are still some people out there that are good. TFS. Have a great day!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

How sweet that he got a Big Nate!! I loveeeee those pics of him and his drawing! And love love love love love your card!!! ADORABLE!!!!

Lisa said...

This is absolutely adorable, Naomi!! The image is so fun!! I love the lace flower!! And wow, Michael's drawing is so awesome!! He did a fabulous job!! I love the pics of him with Big Nate!! How sweet Charlene is to make one for him!! I stopped by the Scribbles blog and let them know you sent me, too!! Happy Wednesday my friend :)

Hugs, Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Nazeema Calypso Thompson said...

OMG...reading about Michael and the Big Nate plush, just brought a tear to my eyes. I am so glad, that there are still amazingly generous people put there in the world, that are willing to put a smile on a child's face. I know Charlene would have sent it regardless of Michael's situation too. Your thank you card using Wooley is AMAZING cute and I know she (Charlene) will love it!!! Thank you for spreading the "Scribbles" love and for sending followers to us, you are just outstanding and I can't thank you enough for the love and support and I know I am speaking for Sandy as well.

Have an amazing day.

MonkingsMusings said...

I visited Sandy's blog and left a comment. I'm following your blog under my alias of AngelDevilDog. Adorable sheep card. Thank you for the chance to win.

Migdalia said...

Big Nate is ADORABLE and os the Pic's of Michael with his new buddy!Michael's drawing of Nate is Super Cute,Cool & FUN!!Love it!Does he have a blog yet..LOL!Such a thoughtful thing for Charlene to do.Stinkin cute and funny image!!Look at those Big,Pearly White teeth!OMG!!I have never stamped ribbon before...TFS!Love it!
A Fabulous & Fun Card!Love it my friend!
Sending a HUGE amount of bloggie love to you, Michael & Troy

Migdalia said...

Just stopped by Scribbles by Sandie,letting them know that you sent me and left bloggie love.
Sending hugs and smiles to you,Michael & Troy

P.S. Is this the Big news or if not,How long do I have to wait to hear the NEWS........:-)
Please let Troy know that I am still waiting on the announcement...why should I have to wait...LOL
Sending my LOVE and still waiting....LOL

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

You are so cool to do this to help promote the Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog. May you receive blessings in return ten fold! Love the card and Michael's drawing too. He has his own little version of design going on doesn't he?

Lisa D.

Sandy S said...

Wow, Naomi! what an awesome post! I love the story and the incredible kindness of Charlene... the card is so fun! I love the striped legs! LOL Too darn funny! And thanks for showcasing the Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog... I/we couldn't do what we do without our followers and incredible people like you!

Thanks again...

Sandy S
Scribbles Designs...

Sandy S said...

Oh - and I forgot... I linked back and messaged our blog... :) Cheers!
Sandy S

Cely said...

Woohoo! thanks for promoting and entering Scribbles by Design's very first challenge, Naomi! You rock!!! :)

Jennifer said...

Hi Naomi! So glad to meet you! I've just popped over to say hello and tell you that I've become a follower and commented at Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog. Wonderful card, I just love this sheep! Great polka dots!

Crafting Vicky said...

I'm already a follower of yours and I'm so happy that you are doing a card using one of the wonderful digis from Scribbles Designs ;) Your card is really wonderful and that homemade lace flower is stunning! I would love to be able to make such wonderful flowers. It looks really delicate.


Scribbles Design DT Crafting Vicky

Suze said...

Was already following by e-mail but have now added myself as a follower of the blog. Have posted a comment at Scribbles.

Sherry Eckblad said...

Oh Naomi, your card is absolutely adorable. Thanks for playing with us over at Scribbles Designs.

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Hey Naomi, me again. Just went over and left a comment on the SD Challenge blog. Glad to see so many of the Team come and leave you some bloggy love. I could do with a litttle shopping spree. Here is hoping that Mister Random Generator loves triple D's...

as in Decosse's Dynamite Doodles not bra size, get your mind out of the gutter.


Sherrie K. said...

Awesome card Naomi! Wow, Michael did a great job on his drawing:) Thanks for sharing a picture of him and big Nate! Super cute!
I stopped over at Scribbles by Sandies and let her know you sent me!
Have a great day and stay warm, lol!
Sherrie K

Sandie said...

Michael's picture is gorgeous, is that a pokemon in there too? lol Such a cute drawing... and do hope he's doing much better. Your card is adorable, that sheep is 'wow' - talk about put a smile on the dial (much looking like that sheep at the moment).

Blessings to you Naomi, nice to meet such wonderful souls such as yourself..

Creations by Shirl said...

So darn cute! Thanks for joining us over at Scribbles Designs Challenge.

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Hey, this is the third time that I've commented on a single post. I think that is a record. I just wanted to come over and congratulate you on achieving top three over at Scribbles Designs! Way to go my friend!


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