Monday, 1 May 2017

bee-ing happy again

I posted my bee cards earlier today HERE.
I want to enter both cards in some challenges,
so this post is to focus on the narrower version.

This card was trimmed to be 4.5" x 7"
You might be asking why did I trim it.
... I confess, I printed two sentiments on an A5 panel and got a bit carried away with my inking, the honeycomb went a little bit too far over on the panel, so I had to trim it so you couldn't see it.



I combined a STAMPlorations honeycomb stencil, a freebie Paper Smooches digital sentiment and Paper Smooches die cut bees with some fun challenges.

I printed two sentiments on a A5 panel of cardstock, secured the honeycomb stencil on an angle over one sentiment panel and blended Distress Ink over it, repeating for the second sentiment.

I die cut the bees in black, yellow and white.
I coloured the "white" wings with Copic markers and finished them off with a clear Wink Of Stella glitter brush.  I adhered the black bee bodies in place and inlaid the yellow body bits, tiny teenie eyes and sparkling wings.  The panel looked a little "lost" on the white card base, so I matted them with black cardstock.


*** INGREDIENTS ***
Copic markers - wings - Y0000 Y000
Wink Of Stella - clear Glitter Brush
Helmar450 Quick Dry Adhesive (to adhere the layers)
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Glue (to adhere the bees)

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I am going to enter my card in the following challenges (alphabetical order):

6 comments:

  1. BEEE-tiful!! Love the inking! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge! Beautiful colors and design. Well done!

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