Today I’m sharing a cute punny bee-day card using the super sweet Big Bug Hugs stamp set!
Hi, everyone! I’m happy to be sharing another card with you today. I started the card for today by working on the background. I used the Barber Shop stencil and my Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide ink to create the stripes. After ink blending the color on, I smooshed some of the ink on my glass mat in Fossilized Amber and Walnut Stain, watered it down and then used a paintbrsh to flick splatters over the panel.
I set the panel aside to dry and started working on the other elements of the card. I stamped out the bee from Big Bug Hugs with some chocolate brown ink that is Copic safe. I’ve been loving stamping with brown ink lately. It’s a dark brown color, so it isn’t super noticeable, but I love the subtle change it brings. I colored all the bees in with my Copic markers and die cut them out with the coordinating dies. Because I stamped the bees in brown I decided to bring in more brown and die cut my letters from the Stitched Alphabetters dies from brown card stock. They were adhered directly to the card panel. Then I die cut the Wishes die from white card stock three times and glued them all together for some dimension. I adhered that just below the letter dies.
One last piece of die cutting I did was to use all the little tiny shape dies from the Tag Along die set. I cut them from the same brown card stock and adhered them around the card. The bees were adhered with foam tape to the card, to give some added dimension. The final touch was to add some yellow Crystal Nuvo Drops. And that was my card for today! I hope you all enjoyed it. Who else loves creating their own sentiments with alphabet dies and stamps?! Thanks so much for stopping by, and I’ll see you again with another card!