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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
paper:
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
stamp: 
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

18 comments:

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

    Nana

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  2. Fun beehive! Nice pics too! Carri~abusybee
    www.doubleclickconnections.blogspot.com

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

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

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

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

    Tina
    sweetie dt

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

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

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  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!

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  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!
    :O)
    Jessica S
    3GJ DT

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

    Caz PPC DT

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  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 :)

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

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

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  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
    OmaGloria
    3 Girl JAM DT Member

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

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  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!

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  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! :)

    Heather
    Getting Cricky Design Team Member

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