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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Bee Mine Valentine Tag

Created this Valentine Tag since I like Bees.

Cricut cartridge: Spring Holiday Cards 4 1/2" Bee  
enamel accents: black - used on Bee's antennae
glitter: white - used on Bee's wings on Cricut Bee & stamped Bee
Kraft cardstock - Tag base, 
cardstock - black, pink, yellow,
Echo Park Bee's Knees scrapbook paper - used MS hugs & kisses edge punch
ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
punch: Martha Stewart hugs & kisses edge punch XOXO
ribbon: Celebrate It Valentine
stamp: craftsmart wooden stamp - sentiment "Bee Mine" - stamped on pink cardstock
Stampin' Up: Honeycomb embossing folder - embossed yellow cardstock
Tim Holtz: die - Tag & Bookplates, Distress Ink - barn door - used on tag edge 
wiggle eyes: 3mm on Cricut image Bee

Entering this into the following challenges:

A Blog Named Hero Ch18 Golden Oldie unlim old stamp listed above 1/15-25  
Clear It Out Circles/Stash unlim  circle - wiggle eyes, stash listed above 1/14-2/3
Crafty Boots Ch New unlim new - SU Honeycomb emb fold & MS XOXO edge punch 1/21-2/3
Crafty Creations Ch206 Just Take Two - use 2 identical elements lim2 1st used 2 wiggle eyes 1/23-29
Crafty Ribbons Ch37 Love/Romance/Anniv unlim 1/17-30 
Creative Insp Paint Insp By Your Fav Stamp unlim 1/13-26 
Cricut Chirp Jan Ch Sweet Valentine unlim 1/19-31
Die Cuttin Divas Ch99 Edge Punch w/ Ribbon lim3 1st 1/22-28
DLART Thankful Thurs Jan Linky Party unlim 1/3-31
DLART Thankful Thurs Ch102 Theme: Use Red or Pink lim3 1st 1/24-2/5
Kraft Journal Ch Punch It Out unlim 1/21-27 
Love to Create Ch49 Share your 3 Fav Colors lim3 2nd Fav Colors: Black, White, Yellow 1/21-
Paper Playtime Ch2 Use Some Brown unlim 1/21-2/3
Paper Pretties Wed PWC242 Try New Technique unlim my new technique is edge punching on pattern paper and using a Cricut cartridge card image for a tag 1/23-29
Pennys Ch111 Embossing lim3 3rd 1/23-29
Pin and Tack Spark Your Creativity Now Ch5 Anything Goes unlim 1/1-31 
Simon Says Stamp & Show Ch: What are you known for? unlim I'm known for liking Bees 1/21-27
Tammy Scrapin Corner Ch46 Red and/or Hearts lim2 2nd 1/21- 
The Sisterhood of Crafters Heart Ch lim3 2nd 1/23-2/3
Victorine Stamps Ch51 Valentines/Red,White & Pink Colors unlim 1/21-2/3
Word Art Wed Ch64 Anything Goes lim5 3rd 1/23-29 


  1. I love the hint of the honeycomb design. Tanks again for submitting another creation with hearts.

  2. Cute Bee and Valentine tag! Thanks for sharing it with us at Clear it Out!
    visit my blog @ sandy's crafty creations

  3. You are ONE BUSY BEE!!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘I {HEART} VALENTINE’S’ challenge with another fabulous entry!
    one of the 'Sistahs'

  4. Thanks for sharing your sweet tag, Melissa. I appreciate your participation, and I know you work hard to make all these projects and share them in challenges. THanks so much.
    Word Art Wednesday

  5. This valentine tag is super cute!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  6. Super Bee Tag and detail. Thank you for joining us this week at Love to Create Challenge.
    Laine xx

  7. Too Cute You have inspired me to want to pull that cartridge out.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party
    DIANA L.

  8. Your Bee is so CUTE!!Adorable Tag!!I love it!

  9. Sweet Valentine tag. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  10. Melissa,
    Bee-utiful tag. Very inventive or as we say ocassionaly CREATIVE.
    Thank you for joining us at Word Art Wednesday.
    Carole Robb Bisson
    The Blessing of the LORD be Upon You!

  11. Love you bee tag!! Thank you so very much for playing with us at Paper Playtime!!!! :)

  12. Great use of the cartridge. Awesome bee.

    Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  13. So cute! Thanks for joining the challenge at

  14. Super duper adorable bee tag! Thanks for joining in the fun at The Kraft Journal!

  15. This tag is so fun! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges and hope to see you back again. Hugs
    Anna xxx

  16. Super cute tag!!! Love those cute bees! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Create Challenges.
    Jacki LTC admin/owner

  17. More sweetness for our WAW challenges. Thanks again! We always love having you!
    Word Art Wednesday

  18. A cute card!!! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER-CRAFTY challenge!!


  19. Very cute! Love the bee's eyes.

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's.

    Helen x