Hello Crafty Friends!
It’s so great to see y’all back here again. Can you believe it’s already half way through March? It’s a little hard to believe here, since we just got some more snow and it’s only 25 degrees. Hopefully, by the time you read this, it’ll be feeling a little more spring like.
This month’s challenge for the Paper Crafting Monthly Blog Hop was animals and punches. I don’t know if you’d technically say the honey bees count as an animal, but I hadn’t used my dies yet and I wanted to finally break them in.
I love the Celebrate Sunflowers Bundle, and adding the Honeybee Home bundle to it just seemed right. Now, I don’t know if bees are attracted to sunflowers, but I’m pretty sure they should be.
I stamped the large image on the Basic White and ran the edges on the Soft Suede ink pad. I die cut out the bees and the small sunflowers before stamping their images on the cut out pieces, adding color to the flowers with Blending Brushes. I started with the Bumblebee In Color Ink pad, working from the inside out. I added the Crumb Cake to the center. I did the same for the larger sunflower image. I colored the bees with the blender pens dipped in the Bumblebee as well. I finished off the card with the Tailored Tag punch and added the Gilded Gems for a little bit of bling.
So, I hope you liked this months card! Now, have fun finishing the rest of the hop!
Until next time, stay crafty Friends!
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Paper Crafting Blog Hop – Grassy Grove – Trace Of CreativityMarch 16, 2022 at 7:01 pm
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stampinsuebzMarch 16, 2022 at 7:33 pm
I love the bees and sunflowers! Such an uplifting card!
2moorestampersMarch 17, 2022 at 11:54 am
Maureen Gail RauchfussMarch 16, 2022 at 9:26 pm
cute – I consider bees animals lol
2moorestampersMarch 17, 2022 at 11:57 am
Thanks! Glad I’m not the only one!
Julia QuinnMarch 16, 2022 at 9:54 pm
Love the bees!! Super cute! And I love the overlapping sunflowers too – great way to create a bunch of flowers for those lovely bees!! Thankyou for the inspiration!!
2moorestampersMarch 17, 2022 at 11:59 am
Such kind words! Thank you, Julia! I loved the sunflowers too and was going to add more, but I didn’t want to over do it! lol
superawesomestamperMarch 17, 2022 at 12:17 pm
All sorts of bees are attracted to sun flowers since there is a lot of pollen available. Bumbles are spotted more frequently on my sunflowers but the honeybees visit too!
Tracy HeldMarch 17, 2022 at 5:15 pm
I love the bees and the sunflowers are beautifult!
netstampsMarch 17, 2022 at 11:21 pm
Lovely, cheerful, happy card. Anyone would love to receive this.
Julia MazurMarch 18, 2022 at 7:41 am
Nice card! Thanks for the inspiration with the sunflowers. I’m sure going to miss Bumblebee.
JoyMarch 18, 2022 at 1:57 pm
Bees totally count as animals! Your sunny card is making me want summer to come fast. 🙂
Terri StewartMarch 19, 2022 at 9:54 am
Lovely, happy card! Thanks for sharing!