Bee-utiful Bees

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Today I have two cards for you for Inspiration Wednesday at Heartfelt Creations.  The new Sweet as Honey collection is just too cute and so bright and colourful!

 

Materials Used:

HCPC-3831 Sweet as Honey stamp

HCD1-7185 Sweet as Honey die

HCDP1-291 Sweet as Honey paper collection

HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp

HCD1-7183 Honey Bee Maidens die

HCPC-3830 Honey Bee Bungalow stamp

HCD1-7184 Honey Bee Bungalow die

HCPC-3714 Sugar Hollow Hangout stamp

HCD1-784 Sugar Hollow Hangout die

HCPC-3644 Birds and Bloom stamp

HCD1-756 Birds and Bloom die

HCPC-3645 Leafy Branch stamp

HCD1-757 Leafy Branch die

HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms stamp

HCD1-1769 Rainboots and Blossoms die

HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small

HCD1-7155 Circle Basics – Large

RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green

RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green

RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia

RACP239 Ranger Archival ink – Monarch Orange

RACP475 Ranger Archival ink – Library Green

RACP632 Ranger Archival ink – Buttercup

RACP412 Ranger Archival ink – Forget-me-knot

TSSZ31 Stazon Jet Black ink

TSMP900 Memento Tuxedo Black

TSMP802 Memento Peanut Brittle

Tree – Sepia. Fern Green

TSSZ31 Stazon Jet Black ink

24174 Vellum

RPR685 White embossing powder

HCDA450 Stack and store daubers

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

iCraft Gold Party Balls, stamp positioner,

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 6” x 12”, score at 6” along the long side and fold to create a 6” x 6” card.  Cut a piece of 6” x 6” panel and adhere to the card front around the edges before die cutting the centre out using the largest die from the Large Basic Circles die set.  Die cut the eyelet edge out of blue cardstock using the eyelet die from the Small Circle basics set and the largest die from the large basic circles set and adhere around the edge of the circle.  Stamp the sentiment from the HCPC-3831 Sweet as Honey stamp in Sepia ink using a stamp positioner.

Stamp the tree from the HCPC-3714 Sugar Hollow Hangout stamp set in Sepia ink on white cardstock.  Colour the branches with Sepia ink and the leaves with Fern Green ink and die cut using the coordinating die.  Shape the leaves and trunk and adhere around the circle opening as shown.  Stamp extra leaves from the HCPC-3645 Leafy Branch stamp set in Sepia ink on white cardstock, colour the leaves with Fern Green ink and die cut with the coordinating dies.  Shape the leaves and place them around the tree as shown.  Stamp the flowers from the HCPC-3644 Birds and Bloom stamp set in Forget Me Knot ink on white cardstock, colour in with Buttercup ink and Forget Me Knot inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape, add Crystal Clear to the petals with Dries Clear glue and gold party balls to the centres of the flowers and adhere around the leaves as shown.  Stamp the bird image from the HCPC-3644 Birds and Bloom stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and die cut with the coordinating die.  Colour the bird with Forget Me Knot ink and Peanut Brittle ink using the Stack and Store daubers and add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the bird using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere above the leaves as shown.

Stamp the maiden image from the HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock and colour in with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Clear to the wings and skirt using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the top right as shown.

Stamp the bee bungalow from the HCPC-3830 Honey Bee Bungalow stamp set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock and colour in with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the windows, flowers and spots before adhering to the bottom left of the card.

Stamp the heart leaf image from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms stamp set in Tuxedo Black ink on white cardstock and colour in with Forget Me Knot and Fern Green inks before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Shape lightly and add to the bottom of the card as shown.

Stamp the blossom image from the HCPC-3811 Rainboots and Blossoms stamp set in Monarch Orange and Fern Green inks on white cardstock.  Colour the images with Buttercup and Leaf Green inks and die cut with the coordinating die.  Shape and adhere to the bottom of the card as shown.  Add Crystal Ultrafine glitter to the card front in dots and on the leaves and flowers as shown.

Add drops of Ultrafine Glitter over the card using the Dries Clear Glue to complete the card.

Here is the second card:

Materials Used:

HCDP1-291 Sweet as Honey paper collection

HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp

HCD1-7183 Honey Bee Maidens die

HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small

HCD1-7155 Circle Basics – Large

hCD1-779 Regal Borders and Pockets die

TSSZ31 Stazon Jet Black ink

RACP500 Ranger Archival Paradise Teal ink

RACP632 Ranger Archival Buttercup ink

159723 Art Glitter Dries Clear glue

24174 Vellum

85glitter – Ultrafine Glitter Crystal

PGM15015 Rajni Chawla’s Crystal Clear

 

Bristol Smooth card, Zig Colour markers, Versamark ink. Ranger Bridal Tinsel embossing powder

Instructions:

Cut a piece of white cardstock 8 1/2” x 6”. Score at 4 ¼” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 4 ¼ x 6”.

Cut a piece of cardstock 6” x 5” and die cut the ends with the decorative die from the Regal Borders and Pockets die.  Cut a piece of blue patterned paper 6” x 5” and using the edge die cut the edges out the match the decorative dies.  Cut a piece of green multi-coloured paper 6” x 4” and using the inner edge die cut the centre piece out and adhere.

Cut the eyelet circle from the dark blue patterned paper from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small die set and adhere to the centre of the die cuts.  Die cut the centre of the panel paper featuring the cone flowers using the largest die in the large circle die set. and adhere to the blue circle.  Add Ultra Fine Crystal glitter to the image using Dries Clear glue.

Stamp the image from the HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp set using Jet Black on Bristol Smooth card and colour in with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers before cutting out with coordinating die.  Stamp the image from the HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp set in Versamark ink on vellum and emboss with Bridal Tinsel embossing powder.  Colour the back of the image with Paradise Teal and Buttercup inks and trim the wings and skirt and adhere over the underlying image.  Add Crystal Clear to the skirt and wings.  Add the maiden to the image as shown.  Stamp the crown image from the HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock and colour with the Zig Clean Colour Brush markers before die cutting with the coordinating die.  Adhere the crown to the head of the maiden.

Trim the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the bottom of the card as shown

 

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