Wednesday, July 4, 2018

BEE-UTIFUL BEE INSPIRATION

Hello

I am continuing with this month's product collection by Heartfelt Creations. The Sweet as Honey collection has such wonderful images that are just perfect for you summer and spring cards.

So visit the Heartfelt creations blog for more inspiration. Here is my card for this week.





HCPC 3835 Leafy Accents Cling Stamp Set
HCD1-7193 Leafy Accents Die
HCFB1-467 3D Leafy Accents Shaping Mold
HCD1-7183  Honey Bee Maidens Die
HCD1-7184  Honey Bee Bungalows Die
HCD1-7185  Sweet as Honey Die
HCPC-3829  Honey Bee Maidens Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3830  Honey Bee Bungalows Cling Stamp Set
HCPC-3831  Sweet as Honey Cling Stamp Set
HCDP1-291 Sweet as Honey Paper Collection
HCD1-7120  Fleur Border Basics Die
HCD1-7110 Classic Rose Die
HCPC-3752 Classic Rose Cling Stamp Set
HCST1-401 Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit
HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers-Pack of 30
RACP468 Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Jet Black
RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Leaf Green
RACP475 Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Library Green
RACP524 Ranger Archival Ink Pad - Vibrant Fuchsia
HCS1-458-3 Bright Bead Stamens-Medium
HCS1-458-1 Bright Pearl Stamens-Small
159723 Designer Dries Clear Adhesive 
352854 Metal Tip for Adhesive Bottles
85-glitterCrystal Ultrafine Transparent Glitter
DMCT4185 Groove Golf Tool Set
173842 Scor-Pal Measuring & Scoring Board
D110305 Stamp Mat Pad

Other Products:
Vintage photo distress ink pad, zig real brush pen, white card stock, foam tape, scoring board, die cutting machine


Instructions: 
To begin, make the card base with white card stock. Cut two pieces 7 ½ inches by 5 inches and 7 inches by 5 inches. Score the bigger piece at ½ inch on the shorter side and fold. Apply clear glue under the flap and adhere to the second card piece making a base that measures 7 inches by 5 inches.

Cut a mat layer from the designer paper collection. It should measure 4 ¾ inches by 6 inches. Using the plain edge cutting die that matches the lacey border die, cut out a plain edge from this mat layer. Cut another paper 4 ¾ inches by 4 inches and score at 1/8 th inch interval on the scoring board. Adhere this second piece to the front of the card base at the bottom. Cut a lacey border from the border die in white card stock and adhere to the first mat layer matching the plain edge. Adhere tis to the top of the card base using foam tape. 

Cut out several hexagon sizes from the pattern paper and from white card stock. Distress the edges with vintage photo distress ink. Cut out a honeycomb shape from honeycomb die and distress that also.  Cut it into two-three parts. Align all the hexagon shapes and honey comb die cut on the mat layer using foam dots. They should overlap at few places.

Stamp a honey bee maiden image from the stamp set in jet black ink. Color with zig markers and cut with co ordinating die. Stamp a bungalow image and color with zig markers. Cut with matching die .

To make the leaves, follow thw the video for making the leafy accents. Color with Archival green inks and cut with coordinating die. Shape in the leafy accents shaping mold and give further detailing with the groove tools pointed end. Add some glitter using clear glue. Make small flowers from the Classic Rose cling stamp and die. Use small stamens in the flowes.

Arrange the leaves on the mat layer. Adhere the honey bungalow on it using foam tape. Add the flowers using clear glue.

Stamp a sentiment using black ink on  the biggest  hexagon die cut and cut at straight edge. Distress with vintage photo . Adhere to the card front using foam tape.
 

I hope you enjoyed being here. See you next week with another wonderful collection.


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