Friday, February 14, 2014

Bee Mine!

Hello Friends! This is my second post today, so if you are looking for the MelJen's Friday Freebie, scroll down. I'm back with another Valentine's Day card to share. I was doing a little browsing on the site and noticed that they are having an awesome contest going on over there! It's called, Share Your Project to Win. Pop over and check it out! I have shared in previous posts that I love, love, love You can't beat their prices and their super fast shipping, which is FREE with a $25 order. I ordered ALL of my Lawn Fawn goodies from there. As well as my Distress Markers, my Copic markers and refills, tape refills for my ATG, I order ScorTape, Stickles and soooo much more. I shop there so often, I e-mailed them and asked if I could become an affiliate, but they no longer offer that program. But, no matter, I still love shopping there and I always find what I need. So...the contest this time involves Lawn Fawn. We were to create a project using Lawn Fawn products. Click on any photo to enlarge it.  Here is what I came up with...

And I am happy to say that all the products used on this card, with the exception of two or three, were purchased at I used the Bee Mine stamp set to create a little scene. I love bees. But, then you probably know that, by looking at my blog. Anywho...this was quick and easy to put together.

First, I die-cut the rectangle, using the Stitched Journaling Die. Then I stamped the clouds onto some masking paper and fussy cut them out. I placed them onto the card stock and with the card stock still in the die, I brushed on blue and green Distress Inks. I removed the masks and die to reveal the white clouds and the base of my scene. I also stamped an extra cloud and fussy cut it out and adhered that to the focal panel to add a bit of dimension. Next, I stamped out the flowers and grass. I used two different colors of green ink on the grass and offset it a bit to add fullness. I stamped the bee and its' flight trail in black ink and then colored everything with Copic markers. I stamped the sweet sentiment in black, too and then die cut the banner using another one of the dies in the Stitched Journaling die set. And finally, I adhered the focal panel to my card base with dimensional adhesive and added Stickles and Tiny Twinkles and gave the bees wings and the flowers a touch of sparkle from my Wink of Stella glitter brush. Fun! Fun! Fun!

I hope you all are having a wonderful Valentine's Day! I am...doing what I love and being with those who love me! It's a great day!

That's it for me! Have a wonderful weekend!


stamp sets: Bee Mine, grass-Critters on the Savanah, clouds-Into the Woods,  flower centers-Let it Snow(Lawn Fawn)
card stock: Cryogen Iridescent White(Inspiration Emporium)   Neenah Desert Storm(Simon Says Stamp)
patterned paper: Peace, Joy, Love 6x6 patterned paper pack(Lawn Fawn)
ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, New Sprout, Pear Tart, Bamboo Leaves, Summer Sky(Tsukineko)  Shabby Shutters, Broken China Distress Ink(Ranger)
dies: Stitched Journaling Die set(Lawn Fawn)
bling: Rock Candy Distress Stickles(Ranger)  Clear Wink of Stella glitter brush(Zig)  Tiny Twinkles(Taylored Expressions)
other: Copic markers  Eclipse Masking Tape(Judikins)


Jeanne said...

Hi Barb, I HAVE to remember to check out Scrapbook Pal, more so now because my fave place to get Lawn Fawn locally is closing in a few days. (sniff, sniff- :( )I adore this card! Adore! It is so happy and springy and I love your clouds. Well, I love all the details, but for some reason how people create clouds is fascinating to me lately. Do you use anything special as your mask(s)? Excellent work, sweet friend!

Sheila H said...

This is the cutest scene, evah, Barb! I just love your cloud masking. The little bee looks so happy making it's across the flowers. That heart is adorable:) Good luck in the contest!