3 new Abandoned Art projects – Dropped at TX mall

Well we had a quick trip out to one of the local malls… and dropped another 3 pieces today. The Texas Coaster and  inked imaged on velvet were gone by the time we passed by again…less than half hour later 🙂 Hopefully someone will enjoy them…

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Ladies Bathroom Vanity

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Food court table

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Beside elevator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For anyone interested the Breast Cancer image is a digital stamp by KennyK Breast-Cancer-Fighter, pre colored and printed on velvet paper.

The Texas stamp is a rubber stamp on an MDF coaster.

The inked piece is a Sherri Baldy digital stamp called Fancy Pants little Pixie on velvet paper with Adironack inks and Chameleon & Zig  Kurecolor markers.

 

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Spotlight Series Day 12, Jodie -BugabooStamps

Who are you ?

My name is Jodie Mackrell. I am the owner and creator at Bugaboo Stamps

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Where are you ?

I live in Saskatchewan, Canada…where you seriously freeze your tushy off in winter!

 

When did you first start drawing/designing seriously

16 years ago. I first began with JDS Clipart. A website i created and drew mainly for digitizers and embroiderers.

(I DREAD seeing my pictures from waaaay back then. lol. You know the saying..the more you practice the better you get )

Bugaboo is 6 years old!

 

What’s your favorite event, or holiday of the year?

Christmas. I love the lights, the music, and everyone seems a little nicer and friendlier….just leave out the fruitcakes!

 

Do you secretly watch WWE wrestling when no one is around?

No, but i used to! i loved when it was the warrior, randy savage, hulk hogan, bulldogs…lol..loved it!

(and sat down with a pail of ice cream too) oh those were the days….=)

 

Would you go cave diving with sharks?

Not even if you paid me. Hell I still don’t go out too far whether it be an ocean ,lake or anything due to seeing Jaws when i was a kid! lol

 

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What was the first product you ever had for sale?

Stick people..lol. Digitizers were crazy about them so when i first opened Bugaboo i brought a few  to the store

 

 

 

What  job did you have BEFORE you started  drawing/designing for a living?

I waitressed! (sometimes i sure miss the tips..lol)

 

If you were getting a tattoo… what would it be?

I have two =) one is the name and footprint of my son who was born too soon. the other i got a few months ago…a butterfly that says dream.

NEVER EVER AGAIN. lol. i think i have turned soft as i got older…lol.. i love it…but NEVER AGAIN….lol

 

What’s your favorite horror movie?

NONE..lol….when i was 10 yrs younger i couldn’t find a scary enough movie! Now you wont catch me watching them! I guess we become scardy cats as we get older sometimes!

 

When no one is listening…. do you sing in the shower?

no…i cant afford a new mirror

 

What is your best and worst personality trait?

I’ve been told my best trait is that i have a big heart and my worst….stubbornness..however i think it can be a good thing too no? =)

 

What is your favorite piece in the whole store?

that’s a hard one but id have to say this JJ digi. I had time to color her, which I don’t get to do often and I love how she turned out!

 

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Who is your inspiration/muse?

My inspiration is everywhere if i look up long enough…all around me, other digi companies, outside, my kids, its everywhere.

If you stop and take the time to notice that is

 

How many people work with/for you ?

A LOT..lol. I think we have 22 DT members, and we always have guest designers as well.

Then when you count the Bugaboo fans too (we simply must),

That’s alot..lol. You see …our customers work for us AND with us as well whenever they create something using Bugaboo. When they post it, blog it,

pin it, tweet it,.get published etc. if Its about Bugaboo, we’re getting our name out there =) Even our sponsors work with us, helping us spread the word about Bugaboo. Reviews and word of mouth, all of it. It helps and promotes Bugaboo. So I guess the answer is alot…lol

 

Name your favorite cartoon?

Im not sure..just NOT CAILLOU! lol

 

What’s your guilty pleasure ?
Chocolate and Vodka

 

What’s your favorite color?

pink and purple

 

What was your favorite subject in school…?

Art of course =)

 

If you got offered a weekend in a haunted  house/castle etc.. would you say yes?

Maybe. Im one of THOSE ghost people..dont believe it till I see it . wait…..can I leave the kids home? then hell yes…=)

 

If you were a Cluedo Character, who would you be?

LOL….UMMMM I had to look up what cluedo was…

 

If you suddenly changed careers and went to work at Disney…what character would you want to be?

I WANNA BE A PRINCESS…A PRINCESS! ANY PRINCESS….LOL

 

What is your most popular item in the store/shop?

 

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Who was your first celebrity crush…and have you drawn them?

My first was Patrick Swayze…and no I havent…yet. =)

 

If you weren’t doing what you are doing now…. what job would you have?

I would love to decorate!! I love to decorate and Pinterest drives me nuts…lol

 

How long have you been in business?

Bugaboo was 6 in January

 

What’s your favorite craftroom/business supply or tool that you couldn’t live without?

Mechanical pencils and paper. and i LOVE buying fresh new pads of paper and new pencils. If i found and collected all my pencils i bet id have about 200!

 

If you got locked in an elevator for 6 hours.. who would you most like to be locked in with?

My kids..which would make for a small elevator…BUT Im gonna pretend it would be Chris Hemsworth =P

 

If your parents had named you something else… what would you have picked?I

I like different things….so Id say something along the lines of Rain, Summer, Storm…

 

Which decade do you think had the best music?

80’s, 90’s, although i do love some of the golden oldies as well

 

Have you ever been on a blind date…. and if so..  was it fun, or a nightmare?

Nightmare…the guy was so shy he had like nothing to say…..was a loong dinner…lol

 

What’s your favorite hobby when you want to relax

What? i get to relax? well….now i need to find something…=P

 

How long does the average design/art work take from concept to final product?

It depends..and I mean really depends..lol. Im one of those who have a million tabs open at once. While Im drawing an image, I can write 30 ideas down and the picture is still not done. I can get sidetracked real easy. And sometimes no matter what i do, I just cant get the awesome idea in my head to cooperate with my hands to bring it to life.

 

What’s the one song guaranteed to have you shaking your booty anytime, anyplace ..anywhere?

Ex’s and Oh’s by Elle King

 

Show me the drawing you think most closely resembles you physically or personality-wise

Its a mix…lol

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…I look like JJ

 

 

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…but i think more like stella 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jodie

 

 

http://www.bugaboostamps.com/

 

http://catchthebugblog.blogspot.com/

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Spotlight Series Day 5 – Betty, Simply B Stamps

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Who are you? 

Betty Roberts, Simply B Stamps

Store: Simply B Stamps

Facebook Group: Simply B Stamps Fan Page

 

 

Where are you?

Big Bear Lake, CA

 

When did you first start drawing/designing seriously?

hmmmmm….at the age of 3?  LOL I started REALLY designing and putting out my own art about 2013, but started my company in 2010

 

What was the first product you ever had for sale?

It was my Emos, unfortunately I no longer have them on the site and they were rubber.

 

What is your favorite piece in the whole store?

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Ohhhh that one is easy this one: ZOMBIE Pin Up Betty

 

 

 

 

 

Who is your inspiration/muse?

My daughter Rio is my muse, I draw inspiration from myself (omg is that narcissist) things I see out in the world, a movie…so many things inspire me.

 

How many people work with/for you ?

I have 2 admins and a DT of 7, all which are AMAZING ladies!

 

Name your favorite cartoon? Disney’s

The Princess and the Frog

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Kats Heart

 

 

What is your best and worst personality trait?

I wear my heart on my sleeve

 

 

 

 

 

 

What’s your guilty pleasure ?

Cheesecake

 

What  job did you have BEFORE you started  drawing/designing for a living?

U.S. Customs Broker

 

What’s your favorite color?

Purple

 

What was your favorite subject in school…?

Art lol

 

If you were getting a tattoo… what would it be?

My zombie pin up
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When was your last REAL vacation and where did you go?

2004 Disney cruise to the Bahamas

 

If you got offered a weekend in a haunted  house/castle etc.. would you say yes? YES!!!

 

If you were a Cluedo Character, who would you be?

Professor Plum…FEMME lol

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If you suddenly changed careers and went to work at Disney…what character would you want to be?

UMMMM MALEFICENT!!

 

What’s your favorite horror movie?

The Conjuring at the moment…

 

If you were reincarnated…who would you have been in a former life?

Mrs. Edgar Allan Poe!

 

When no one is listening…. do you sing in the shower?

Even if they are listening

 

What is your most popular item in the store/shop?

at the moment my Sunflower Farm Rio SunflowerRioOLI

 

 

Who was your first celebrity crush…and have you drawn them?

Johnny Depp, no not yet

 

If you weren’t doing what you are doing now…. what job would you have?

Chef

 

How long have you been in business?

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Cake and Wine Betty

6 years in JUNE WHOOP (I will take Urban Decay, Sephora, or Macy gift cards in the way of Bday gifts WINK WINK)

 

What’s your favorite craftroom/business supply or tool that you couldn’t live without?

My fabric glue, omg I use it EVERY single time I craft.

 

What is the one question you are really glad I didn’t ask ….and dare you answer it anyway?

Lol  Hmmmmm….has it all been a bed of roses without thorns?  NOPE, it’s been many times dramatic, hard, but so worth every minute of it! I would change a thing, not even the mistakes.

 

If you got locked in an elevator for 6 hours.. who would you most like to be locked in with ?

JOHNNY DEPP!!!!

 

When you get the midnight munchies… what do you grab?

Sliced fresh mozzarella with Italian dressing

 

What’s your favorite event, or holiday of the year? 

HALLOWEEN HALLOWEEN…HALLOWEEN WHOOHOOO HALLOWEEN

 

Would you go cave diving with sharks? 

HELL YEAH

 

If your parents had named you something else… what would you have picked 

Abigail

 

Which decade do you think had the best music?

80s

 

Have you ever been on a blind date…. and if so..  was it fun, or a nightmare? 

OMG YES… and YES nightmare! You’d pee your pants laughing!!  Wanna hear it, of course you do….so I get set up by my friend with this guy that is managing a McDonald’s….supposedly he would be picking me up in the company car…THIS FOOL ROLLS UP in a BIG MAC!  No, no, that was not the make or the model of say a Toyota or a Nissan, I mean a car in the shape of the TWO ALL BEEF PATTIES SPECIAL SAUCE AND ALL!!!

 

What’s your favorite hobby when you want to relax?

Drawing

 

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Day of the Dead In Prayer

 

 

 

 

What should be written on your gravestone when you die? 

Loving Mother (how boring huh?)

 

 

 

 

Do you secretly watch WWE wrestling when no one is around? 

UGH No!! Can’t stand the “acting”

 

If you were offered a trip to the moon, would you go..and if so .. which of your images/products would leave on the moon??

YES, Zombie Betty would be the first Zombie to plant her little Zombie flag!

 

Do you plan to grow old gracefully, or disgracefully?

As long as I grow old give it to me any way ya want! lol

 

If you were a classic car…. what would you be? 

Oh damn, I dunno I don’t know cars what so ever…just one that runs smooth, BLACK, and bad ass.

 

How long does the average design/art work take from concept to final product?

4-6 hours

 

When you are working, what is the view from your window like

No view, I sit on the floor in the living room with a Halloween or scary movie in the background, or my music usually… my view is my mind and my pad of paper 😉

 

What’s the one song guaranteed to have you shaking your booty anytime, anyplace ..anywhere? 

Yeah by Usher…I start doing the pizza roll and all!

 

Who scared you most as a kid when you were being naughty.. your parents or the boogey man? 

My parents WITH tales of the boogey man.

 

What do you love most about all the people you meet through your work? 

Their kindness, and willingness to let me be me and share in my life events.

 

Show me the drawing you think most closely resembles you physically or personality-wise ?

 ZOMBIE Pin Up Betty 

 

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Which drawing/product are you the most proud of in your collection?

 

ZOMBIE Pin Up Betty

 

 

 

 

 

 

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