Monday with Vicki Boutin and recap of our trip to Doodlebug Design!

Monday with Vicki Boutin and recap of our trip to Doodlebug Design!

So excited to be on the SCT blog today sharing a little Doodlebug Design love fresh from the SPC Mixed Media show in Salt Lake City, Utah last week.  Catherine and I had a great time checking out all of the fun new releases coming soon and we made a special trip to the Doodlebug Design offices where some serious magic happens!

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I have to tell you…this place was AMAZING!!!!  Each office a different Doodlebug signature color, inspiring art everywhere and a most epic and CLEAN warehouse!

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Doodlebug has been one of my personal favourites for what seems like forever.  Every release is bright, whimsical and COLOURFUL!!!!  This drawer of buttons from their craft room (seriously mind blowing room!) pretty much sums their wonderfulness up…

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Meet Cynthia…the QUEEN of Doodlebug…she has a good dash of crazy fun in her…my kind of girl!  Here she is showing off the brand new Petite Prints (swoon).

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Take a look at this sweet card that her team created using the Petite Prints…

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I KNOW!!!!  Isn’t it SWEET!!!

Catherine and I spent awhile touring the building and “ooh-ing” and “awe-ing” at every turn.  This pillow in Cynthia’s office kind of summed it all up…

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These ladies have a SPARKLE that radiates bright and shiny!!

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Thanks Cynthia and Tonya for inviting us into your uber awesome creating space!!!!!!  

My visit to where all of the Doodlebug magic happens inspired me to create a little something with this sweet line… “Kitten Smitten.”

DB8Take a look…

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This is Teddy…my brother cat.  He is my Mom’s sweet kitty and I grabbed a few photos of hime the last time I visited.  Puurect photo for this line!

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See these diecuts…I have been waiting for this addition to the Doodlebug line up forever!  LOVE them!!!

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DB12I added a little of this new product I bought to try out…Nuvo Embellishment Mousse in Indian Gold…super pretty and easy to use!

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Here is a closer look.

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I layered a second smaller photo with a white border over the 5×7 photo of Teddy to draw the focus to his beautiful eyes.  Love the effect!

Ok! That’s it for me! Thanks for stopping by! Don’t forget…Make time to make!!!

~ Vicki Boutin

For more of Vicki's traveling and crafty adventures, be sure to follow here on Instagram @vickiboutin!

2016-07-18T09:39:39+00:00

17 Comments

  1. barb macaskill July 18, 2016 at 10:16 am

    What a blast that would be!! I would be running up and down each aisle saying I want THIS and THIS and THIS and THIS and THAT until somebody roped me in and brought me back down to earth!! LOL TFS!

  2. Christine Kiehl July 18, 2016 at 11:12 am

    Well that was fun! Love the layouts as well!

  3. Linda Tupper July 18, 2016 at 11:44 am

    Looks like you had fun. Just love the adorable cat layout.

  4. Kelly A. Crowl July 18, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    OH MEOW GOODNESS!
    Kitten Smitten…I AM IN LOVE WITH IT!
    And those plaid double sided papers…DOODLEBUG ROCKS!
    And Vicki Boutin, well, I have admired her work for years & years too! What a great way to start off the week!

  5. Claudine Laforce July 18, 2016 at 2:18 pm

    Wonderful work with fantastic products! I love Doodlebug!

  6. Dorina D July 18, 2016 at 3:17 pm

    Fun layout and love the new petite prints and of course those wonderful colors. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Cary Brunett July 18, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    The Doodlebug offices are even more amazing than their products! I got to visit last summer when we travelled through Salt Lake City and fell in total love. I have never met such welcoming and wonderful people – they gave me the grand tour (when I literally crashed their office)! And, yes, I was just as impressed as you with their show room and amazing warehouse – I was breathless the whole time!! But, I owe thanks for that amazing adventure to you Vicki, because you introduced me to Doodlebug years ago in your classes. LOVE LOVE LOVE you and Doodlebug and their new stuff!!!

  8. Sandy July 18, 2016 at 3:46 pm

    Doodlebug never ceases to make me smile….even when I don’t feel like smiling. Thanks for the peak into your adventure.

  9. Nina Oelke July 18, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    I really, really like Doodlebug Designs. Love the layouts too. I’m a little partial to the Kitty paper pad. 🙂

  10. LC July 18, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    I am a HUGE Doodlebug fan! I cannot get enough of their outstanding products. Vicki you were living my dream! I’d LOVE to see where all the Doodlebug magic happens and maybe a bit of their creative awesomeness would rub off on me! Your cat LO is super cute and fun! Thanks for sharing this post today. It totally made my day!

  11. Brenda July 18, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    I LOVE Doodlebug and the new petite prints have my name all over them! LOVE that button drawer…..

  12. Carole July 18, 2016 at 8:12 pm

    Love the new line. Am looking forward to getting my hands on it. Love your layout too. It’ll be perfect for my grand-cat.

  13. Jeannine H July 19, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    This line is so adorable and so is your cat brother! Love the layout.

  14. Davida Stafford July 22, 2016 at 7:27 am

    Oh wow!! What a wonderful place to go to work!! Looks AMAZING ?

  15. Shannon July 22, 2016 at 8:56 am

    Once again you rocked out all those cute Doodle Bug pretty’s on the CAT LO!! Loved that you shared behind the scenes tour of the Doodle Bug’s work space! I zeroed in on that gold mousse stuff too – looks like play time with that. Need to find me some.

  16. Mendi Yoshikawa July 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm

    Looks like you guys had so much fun. Your layout turned out ADORABLE! 🙂

  17. KariLynn L July 25, 2016 at 11:10 am

    I have loved Doodlebug since their first release. Their offices/warehouse look amazing. Love your layout, their new Kitten Smitten line is awesome, I bought all of it!

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