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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bee-utiful Beehive Card

This BEE has BEEn Bzzz.

Created this Card using Walk in My Garden Cricut cartridge for the Beehive. Stamped with a Chicken Wire stamp that I refer to more as a Honeycomb stamp since it has a Hexagon pattern that Honeycombs have. Used Spellbinders Octagon (closest match to a Hexagon) die cuts for tag. Used K Andrew Designs Winged Things stamp set to stamp a Bee on opening of Beehive & on the Honeycomb stamped layer and for the sentiment I put together two parts 'Bee' & '-utiful' to get 'Bee-utiful.' Added black & yellow ribbon.

Photographed with a cute Boyd's Bear of mine
named "Bee Happy."

Photos of HoneyBees that I photographed 
at a Live to Green event I attended:

Cricut cartridge: Walk in My Garden 3 1/2" Beehive
ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
5 1/2" x 4 1/4" Base whit4e cardstock
5 1/2" x 4 1/4" black cardstock
5 1/4" x 4" core'dinations yellow cardstock
core'dinations cardstock - Citrine, 2 shades of yellow, black
ribbon: Spool O' Ribbon black & yellow
Spellbinders: Nestabilities Large Octagons
K Andrew Designs Winged Things 
Paper & Such Chicken Wire (I refer to this as Honeycomb)
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink black soot 

Entering this into the following challenges: 

3Girl Jam Beautiful Bow Ch unlim 7/1-15
Blog Quick Quotes Fri Ch17 Use punch or die cut unlim 7/6-25
Crop Stop Ch80 Hexagon Craze lim3 1st 7/12-18
Cupcake Insp Ch168 Photo Insp Bee's on a Beehive Cake 7/8-14
Getting Cricky Simply Sun Ch Summer Celebrations unlim 7/1-8/4
Jaihart Sundays are Lovely #11 7/1 

Party Time Tues PTT76 Let's Get Punchy unlim 7/10-17
Penneys Ch Anything Goes unlim 7/11-16 
Stampin with Dragon Ribbons & Bows unlim 7/12-18


  1. Now this is a very cute card and the bear is not to bad either.


  2. Fun beehive! Nice pics too! Carri~abusybee

  3. Very cool! I love the look of the beehive. Thanks for playing at Party Time Tuesdays!

  4. Awesome card and I love your photos! Thanks for joining our CropStop Challenge!

  5. Very cute, Melissa! Hexagons are so trendy in the paper crafting world right now.

  6. oh my thats alot of bees, very cool...adorable card...thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

    sweetie dt

  7. What a really beautiful card, thanks for joining us at Stamping With The Dragons.

  8. Love this card, especially the bee stamp. So glad you joined us for our latest Quick Quotes challenge!

  9. Very cute! I love the background stamp you used! (I used it for a bee project too!). Thanks for linking up another Beautiful Bow!

  10. Love it...awesome choice of textures and adorable sentiment. Nice to see some HoneyBee love in your creation!
    Thanks for playing along at 3 Girl JAM!
    Jessica S
    3GJ DT

  11. Hi your creation is gorgeous thanx for joining us at Penny's Papercrafty, and good luck..

    Caz PPC DT

  12. Oh my goodness...look at all the beautiful bees! LOVE your sweet little bee card...just too cute! Thanks for playing along with the Quick Quotes Challenge :)

  13. very cool card!! Love the honeycomb background!!
    TFS and linking up over at 3 Girl Jam!!
    3 Girl Jam DT

  14. Super cute! Thanks for linking up at 3 Girl JAM!

  15. OMGosh I am terrified of bees and when I saw your photo it actually made me jump and shreak! lol Your card is so cute and I love the chicken wire (honeycomb) stamp!

    Precious Hugs
    3 Girl JAM DT Member

  16. Oh wow! Absolutely adorable!! Thank you for joining in our CropStop Challenge! Hugs, Rosie

  17. What an great card! I love the beehive, bees and of course the chicken coup wire stamp just adds such a great touch!. And wow, you went to see the REAL bees! I bet that was quite the experience.

    Thank you for joining us at CropStop's hexagon challenge!

  18. I love how you made the background and beehive. It looks wonderful. Thanks for joining us in the Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge. Good Luck! :)

    Getting Cricky Design Team Member