Today I’m sharing a card that I created for the Fab Friday 15 Sketch Challenge. I needed a couple of quick kid birthday cards so I used the new Designer Typset Photopolymer and the Bug Me stamp sets from Stampin’ Up! to make them.
I started by adhering a Basic Gray panel that I’d embossed with the Honeycomb Embossing Folder to a Daffodil Delight panel with SNAIL. Then I adhered both panels to the card base with SNAIL. I ran a piece of the World Spectacular DSP through my Big Shot in the Honeycomb Embossing Folder and I trimmed 8 of the hexagons out with my Paper Snips and adhered them with SNAIL.
I colored the bee bodies from the Bug Me stamp set with my Basic Black and Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write Markers and stamped them on a Whisper White 2-1/2″ circle that I’d cut with my Circle #2 Die. I used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to stamp the heads and wings in Basic Gray ink. I used a mask that I’d punched from a Post-It Note with the 1/2″ Circle Punch when I stamped the second bee wing since it would have covered the face of the other bee.
Once I had the bees stamped, I used the fine point tip of my Basic Gray Stampin’ Write Marker to draw the little dashes to create the bee trails. I adhered the circle to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I used the Designer Typset stamp set to create the sentiment using Basic Gray and Daffodil Delight ink. I wanted it to look a little uneven and tilted so I placed the individual letters on the block a little crooked. I adhered the sentiment strip to a strip of Daffodil Delight card stock with SNAIL, trimmed the flag end with my Paper Snips, then adhered it to the card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
To finish the card, I stamped the little bee in Basic Gray and Daffodil Delight ink on the inside of the card.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Designer Typset Photopolymer Stamp Set (132956); Bug Me (126575 wood, 126577 clear)
Dies, Embossing Folders & Punches: Circles #2 Originals Die (114526) or 2-1/2″ Circle Punch (120906); Honeycomb Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (129378)
Ink: Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Pad (126981); Daffodil Delight (119677) & Basic Gray (119703) Stampin’ Write Markers
Tools: Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439); Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049); Paper Snips (103579)
Card Stock & Cuts: Whisper White (100730) – card base cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″, 2-1/2″ Circle, 3/4″ x 4″ strip; Basic Gray (100702) – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel; Daffodil Delight (119683) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, 1″ x 4″ strip, World Spectacular Designer Series Paper (126897) – 1″ x 6″ strip
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
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I love your use of the honeycomb embossing folder, and I love the happy bees. Thanks for joining us at Fab Friday!
Your bees are too sweet! Great color combo and well done with the masking! Thanks for sharing with us at Fab Friday!
Thanks so much!
This is so cute! I love that you made a custom sentiment. The honeycomb folder is perfect to go with your adorable bees. Thanks for playing at Fab Friday!
I love the use of the honeycomb embossing folder with the bee stamp! SOOO cute! You did a great job with the challenge! Thanks so much for joining us at Fab Friday.
Thank you for your comments!