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Sunday, May 31, 2020

#2 Social Distancing OnRepeat Dog Cat Card

Made this using whimsy card using Close to My Heart On Repeat stamp.



























CTMH: ink - black  stamp - On Repeat


My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Simon Wed Ch Anything Goes  3/5  6/3

Social Distancing On Repeat Dog TP Card

Made this using whimsy car using Close to My Heart CTMH On Repeat stamp.


























CTMH: ink - black  stamp - On Repeat


My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Simon Mon Ch We're Going Around in Circles  5/5  5/31 
   circles - toilet paper rolls

Simon Wed Ch Anything Goes  2/5  6/3

Aurora Cardmaking Wolf/Woodland Card

Made this using my Close To My Heart Aurora Cardmaking stamp and Wilderness Woodland embossing folder. Masked the embossing and used Distress Inks.






















CTMH: ink - black  emb - Wilderness Woodland emb folder
   stamp - Aurora Cardmaking
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - broken china, tumbled glass, 
   mowed lawn


My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Simon Mon Ch We're Going Around in Circles  4/5  5/31 
   circle - near Wolf

Simon Wed Ch Anything Goes  1/5  6/3

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Bday Latte Bubbles Tea Card

First time using Honey Bee stamps/dies. Made this birthday card for my Niece, Rachel Dance.

























CTMH: ink - Toffee  pen - Shimmer Pen clear
ink: black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
markers: Crayola, PrismaColor
Spellbinder: banner (sentiment tag)
stamp/die: Honey Bee Coffee Break, Lil' inker designs,
Tim Holtz: die - Alphanumeric  RD


My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29
















MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 

Simon Mon Ch We're Going Around in Circles  3/5  5/31 
   circles - cup, saucer, bubbles, donuts

Monday, May 25, 2020

#2 Bday Tea Latte Tag

Had fun with some Lil' inker designs stamps trying out all the Latte designs inside the cup. I like the Close To My Heart CTMH Toffee ink. Made this card for my daughter, Nicole Rose.






CTMH: die - Tags & Tabs - tag & sentiment tag  ink - Toffee  
   pen - Shimmer Pen clear
ink: black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
recycle: negative use of letter N die, red mini straw
stamp/die: Lil' inker designs,
Tim Holtz: die - Alphanumeric N
twine: brown/white

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29
















MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 

Simon Mon Ch We're Going Around in Circles  2/5  5/31 
   circle - tea cup saucer

Bday Tea Latte Tag

Had fun with some Lil' inker designs stamps trying out all the Latte designs inside the cup. I like the Close To My Heart CTMH Toffee ink. Made this card for my daughter, Nicole Rose.






CTMH: die - Tags & Tabs  ink - Toffee  
   pen - Shimmer Pen clear
die: Cuttlebug Labels & Such - sentiment tag
ink: black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
recycle: red mini straw
stamp/die: Lil' inker designs,
Tim Holtz: die - Alphanumeric N
twine: blue/white

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29
















MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 


Simon Wed Ch Recycle   5/5   5/27 

Simon Mon Ch We're Going Around in Circles  1/5  5/31 
   circle - tea cup saucer

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Bday Tea Card

Had fun with the Close To My Heart Multi-Square Windows die which is on sale so if interested please click on the link on my right side bar. Made this card for my older sister, Karen.

front:




inside:



























CTMH: die - Multi-Square Windows, shimmer pen - clean
ink: black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
recycle: used negative die pieces from prev project (inside)
stamp:  Darcie's BEEutiful - Bee, sentiment,
   Lawn Fawn - Love You a Latte
Tim Holtz: die - Alphanumeric  KAREN (inside),
   Distress Ink - tea dye

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29















MFT Color Ch 141   ends 5/27 noon ET







MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 

Simon Mon Ch We're All A-Buzz  5/5  5/24 

Simon Wed Ch Recycle   4/5   5/27

Bday Tea Latte Card

Had fun with some Lil' inker designs stamps that I've had for awhile and first time using. I like the Close To My Heart CTMH Toffee ink. Made this card for my older sister, Karen.

front:




inside:






















ink: black, Close To My Heart CTMH Toffee
machine: Sizzix BIGkick, Xyron
recycle: wood stir stick (inside)
Spellbinder: banner die
stamp:  Darcie's BEEutiful - Bee (inside)
stamp/die: Lil' inker designs,
   My Favorite Things Just the Ticket (inside)
Tim Holtz: die - Alphanumeric  KAREN (inside)

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Cardz TV Ch #115  3/3  6/5

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29














MFT Wed Sketch Ch 490  ends 5/26 noon ET 














MFT Color Ch 141   ends 5/27 noon ET







MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 

Simon Mon Ch We're All A-Buzz  4/5  5/24 

Simon Wed Ch Recycle   3/5   5/27

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Bday Card Coffee Theme

I like flavored coffee, I'm mostly a tea drinker, and made this birthday card with a Starbucks gift card for my daughter.  She got me the Starbucks mug for my birthday when she was in Seattle on business last yr.

front:



inside:

























alphabet dies: Sizzix Fun Serif Uppercase - H B
ink: black, Close To My Heart CTMH Charcoal
machine: Sizzix BIGkick 
other: Starbucks gift card
recycle: Starbucks cardboard mug hugger
Spellbinder: banner die
stamp:  Darcie's BEEutiful - sentiment, Bee (inside)
stamp/die: CTMH Perk Up,
   My Favorite Things Just the Ticket (inside)
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - tea dye

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Cardz TV Ch #115  2/3  6/5

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29














MFT Wed Sketch Ch 490  ends 5/26 noon ET 














MFT Color Ch 141   ends 5/27 noon ET







MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 

Simon Mon Ch We're All A-Buzz  3/5  5/24 

Simon Wed Ch Recycle   2/5   5/27

Friday, May 22, 2020

Bday Card Tea Theme

I like to drink English Breakfast tea and made this birthday card for a friend that likes tea also.




























alphabet dies: Sizzix Fun Serif Uppercase - H B
calligraphy: hand wrote 'appy' and 'irthday'
cardstock/paper: pink, white
   Lost & Found Blush "Sweet" Bouquet (both sides) 
ink: Close To My Heart CTMH Pixie
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
recycle:Twinings English Breakfast Tea tea bag tag
stamp: CTMH Just To Say (sentiment) 
stamp/die: CTMH My Cup of Tea
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - tea dye

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Cardz TV Ch #115  1/3  6/5

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31

Coffee Lovers Spring/Summer Blog Hop   5/29















MFT May Birthday Ch  6/17 noon EDT 

Simon Wed Ch Recycle   1/5   5/27


Thursday, May 21, 2020

Bee Card TH/Darcies BeeYourself

I am fond of Bees. Part of my nickname is "HoneyBee" which is Greek for my first name, Melissa.




cardstock/paper: vellum, brown
   the Paper Studio Polka Newsprint Yellow
Crayola: markers 
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
recycled: cardboard (on back of bee for sturdiness) 
Spellbinder: Classic Hexagons (sentiment tag)
stamp: Darcie's Say is Sweet (sentiment)
Tim Holtz: cardstock - wild honey   crackle paste
   die - Mixed Media   
   die/embossing folder - Layered Bee
   Distress Ink - black soot, walnut stain, wild honey
   embossing folder - Honeycomb
   other - several things used to create Bee that I 
      did not make list of
   tool - stapler

My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper   5/31 

Simon Mon Ch We're All A-Buzz  2/5  5/24 

Simon Wed Ch Recycle   1/5   5/27

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Friend Card MFT Always Bring a Smile

Did some paper piecing to create this Friend Card.























cardstock/paper: blue, greys, white, yellow,
   the Paper Studio Black/White/Gray Simple Floral
Crayola: marker
ink: black 
stamp/die - My Favorite Things MFT Always Bring a Smile
Crayola: markers
 machine: Sizzix BIGkick


My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper  ends 5/31 

MFT Wed Sketch Ch 490  ends 5/26 noon ET 














MFT Color Ch 141   ends 5/27 noon ET





Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Bee Card Just Beecause

I am fond of Bees. Part of my nickname is "HoneyBee" which is Greek for my first name, Melissa.


























cardstock: black, white, yellow
Close to My Heart CTMH:
   cardstock - Buzz & Bumble (pattern)
   die - Basic Circles, Scalloped Circle
   ink: black
   shimmer pen - clear (on wings)
   stamp - Just to Say Cricut Collection
      stamped multiple times to achieve the Just Beecause
   stamp/die - Country Bee
Crayola: markers
 machine: Sizzix BIGkick


My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper  ends 5/31 

Simon Mon Ch We're All A-Buzz  1/5  5/24

Simon Wed Ch Animal Fun  2/5  ends 5/19 


Monday, May 18, 2020

Baby Card LF LoadsofFun LittleBundle

Had fun using some older Lawn Fawn stamps & dies to make this Baby card.





















cardstock: gray, pinks, white, 
   a muse studio pink w/white polka dots (pattern)
ink - VersaFine Black
Lawn Fawn: stamp/die - Loads of Fun, stamp - Little Bundle
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
other: plastic for washing machine view inside
punches: Fiskars corner rounder, 
   Stampin' Up - 1 3/4" circle, 2" scallop
Spellbinders: Classic Circle dies



My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper  ends 5/31 

Lawn Fanactics Ch 77 Oh Baby  1/4  5/31














Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Father's Day Card from Dogs

Made this card for my hubby on Father's Day from our 2 dogs.



























calligraphy: handwrote Father's Day
cardstock: Kraft, white, Stampin Up - 2 blues (patt & solid)
Crayola: pencil colors
ink - VersaFine Black
Newton's Nook: stamp/die - Hello Beautiful
machine: Sizzix BIGkick 
ribbon: dog paws
twine: black/white



My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

CHNC May Patterned Paper  ends 5/31

Newton's Nook Inky Paws Ch#123  1/3  ends 5/22















Simon Wed Ch Animal Fun  1/5  ends 5/19 

Monday, May 11, 2020

Mother's Day Card

Had a wonderful Mother's Day. Hubby made Honey Pork Ribs in the Instant Pot. Daughter made tiramusi for dessert.
Rcvd 2 books from fav authors: John Grisham & Mary Higgins Clark (I did not know until recently that she had passed away in Jan.).

Made a couple of these Clean & Simple CAS Mother's Day cards to mail to older sister & older sister's daughter.  Stamped the happy, die cut happy, stamped mother's day sentiment that reminds me of a label maker look.





















adhesive: ATG
cardstock: 2 pinks, white
CTMH: ink - Black, Pixie
stamp/die - Stitched Together Cardmaking
machine: Sizzix BIGkick



My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Cardz TV Ch 114  3/3

Simon Wed Ch Use Dies and/or Punches  3/5

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Llama tell you Tag

Happy Mother's Day!
 
Got creative with front & back of this Tag. There is a farm here that I like to drive by and see the Llamas as well as Cows, Donkeys & Horses.

front


























back

























adhesive: ATG, foam
cardstock: 2 blues 
          (one pattern from Amuse studio Petite Polka Assort &
            other is Bazzill),
                 white
Crayola: marker (orange), pencil colors
CTMH: die - Tags & Tabs, ink - black, 
   Candy Apple (on Tag back)
Lawn Fawn: 
  die - Outside Stitched Scalloped Circle Stack (smallest)
  stamp/die: Llama Tell You
machine: Sizzix BIGkick 
ribbon: lt blue gingham



My CTMH website:
SunshineHoneyBee.closetomyheart.com
 
Entering this in:

Cardz TV Ch 114  2/3

CHNC May Patterned Paper


Lawn Fawnactics Ch 76 Anything But A Card  1/4

 












MFT Color Challenge 140
 






MFT Sketch Ch 488















Simon Wed Ch Use Dies and/or Punches  2/5