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Friday, May 24, 2013

Happy Bee Day #2 Faux Linen Card

Created this 2nd in a series of Happy Bee Day birthday cards using Faux Linen Technique. Here's a link with a tutorial: Faux Linen.

Supplies List
buttons: 2 black, 4 white
ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
paper - cardstock - black, yellow, glossy white Kodak photo paper, Echo Park Bee's Knee
ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon
Spellbinder: Nest Hexagons
stamps: Darcie's - BEEutiful, Day is sweet, Honeycomb Background
Tim Holtz:  Distress Inks -squeezed lemonade, black soot, sander

Entering this into the following challenges:

5/24 Hiding In My Craft Room HIMCR98 Faux Linen 3E(#2) 5/18

5/26 Crafty Boots Celebrations Ch unlim 5/13
5/26 Victorine Stamps Ch59 Buttons & Bows unlim 5/14

5/27 Crafty Sentiments Buttons Ch 3E(#3) 5/21
5/27 {PIN}spirational Ch58 Sports rel/Color in Photo/Proj Circles 5E(#5) circles buttons 5/21

5/28 Paper Pretties Wed PWC259 FAB FAVS Ink up your fav stamp set unlim 5/22
5/28 Pennys Ch128 Circles 3E(#3) circle buttons 5/22 

5/29 Cute Card Thurs Tie It Up unlim 5/23

5/30 Totally Papercrafts Ch168 Buttons 3E(#1) 5/24

5/31 Creative Insp Paints Anything Goes unlim 5/19
5/31 DLART Thankful Thurs Linky Ch Anything Goes unlim 5/2

5/31 Jo's Scrap Shack Funday Fri Ch#1 Sketch 5/24


5/31 Ribbon Carousel RCC81 Celebrations unlim 5/7

6/5 Crafty Ribbons Anything Goes With Ribbon unlim 5/23


  1. What a wonder take on the sketch. Love the colors and the bees. Thank you for taking the challenge for Funday Friday. Amanda

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  3. Beautiful take on the sketch!! Love those bees and the faux linen! Thanks for playing along with Jo's Funday Friday Challenge!

    Jo's Scrap Shack

  4. Oh Melissa I am loving your take on this sketch! Thanks for joining us at Jo's Funday Friday challenge;-)

  5. The bee is buzzing again - very crafty and just right for a Sunshine Honey Bee!

  6. Another lovely bee card. Thank you for joining in the celebrations at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  7. Cool card!!! Thanks for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!

    A Little Bit O' Paper

  8. What a darling card, I love the shapes you used! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge. I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

  9. Really cool card Melissa, will have to try the faux linen technique!! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments this week:)

  10. You've been a busy BEE this challenge! :) Thanks for sharing the faux linen technique, and thanks so much for joining us at CI Paints this week!

  11. Fabulous creation, thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Joey x

  12. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.

  13. Love your creation. Your linen technique divine. Thanks for joining Jo's Funday Friday Challenge!

  14. Thanks for playing with us this week at {Pin}spirational Challenges.
    Anat (tshupile)

  15. This is lovely..Thank you for sharing with us at Penny's and good luck.

    Caz PPC DT xx

  16. Fabulous card - great background technique.
    Thanks for playing along at TPC this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  17. Beautiful card! I like the "bee" theme! I like how you made the card look like a honeycomb. Nice job!

  18. Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Ribbons and Good Luck!

    Karen - DT.xx