Hi card making friends. Welcome to the Crafty Friends blog hop. I have 3 cards to share with you today created with Honey Bee Stamps Farm Fresh Flowers Stamp Set.
I’m also creating with some new paper for my Copic Coloring and I share about that at the end of the post.
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Honey Bee FARM FRESH FLOWERS Clear Stamp Set ( SSS | SBC | HNB )
Honey Bee FARM FRESH FLOWERS Dies ( SSS | SBC | HNB )
This set is called Farm Fresh Flowers. Great floral image and three different vessels to place them in. I’ve got three different ways to use these stamps for you today
Honey Bee Stamps Farm Fresh Flowers Card #1 – Copics
Start the card front with a stitched die border attached to the card base.
White Heat emboss the Buffalo Plaid Background Stamp onto white card and blend Distress Oxide Tumbled Glass ink over it for a pretty plaid background. Trim down to 3-3/4 x 5 and attach
Use the Misti Stamping Platform to stamp the floral and milk can onto Hammermill 100# card***
Color the images with Copic Markers and die cut with the coordinating dies.
- The leaf colors got cut out of the picture, they are:
- G21, G94 and G99 for the dark ones
- YG03, &G17 and &G67 for the brighter ones
- and the yellow is Y15
Stamp and color a couple of additional flowers, and the tin label on the milk to add dimension.
White heat emboss a sentiment onto a scrap of black card.
Card #2 – Masking Technique
Stamp the images onto Masking paper and cut them out cutting off the outside black line.
Place the Hammermill card into the Misti Stamping Platform and stamp the floral image in Gina K Designs Amalgam Black Ink
Mask the florals and stamp the vase.
Leave the floral mask on and stamp the stems of the flowers inside the vase.
Color the image with copics before mounting it to a black mat. I used the Pointillist Technique on the big daisy and the vase, (the dots), this adds a playful element to the coloring.
Stamp the floral image around the card front with VersaMark Ink to add a bit of background noise.
Embellish with the beautiful new Succulent Garden Confetti Mix Sequins
Because of the masking, this is a flat card, so I added depth by attaching Foam to the back of the art piece before attaching it to the card base.
Card #3 Anti Coloring
Sometimes you have a beautiful floral image like this and you don’t feel like coloring it…..that’s ok. They still make beautiful cards. I’m taking the Spring Card Camp #2 Online Card Class with Jennifer McGuire and Kristina Werner and one of the lessons had this card idea.
The card front is Gina K Designs Peach Bellini card stock. I stamped the partial image in Gina K Designs Sweet Mango. Next stamp the image in black on white card 3 times and cut out.
trim to fit the card and attach with foam tape for height. Add a bold sentiment and you are done. A beautiful card full of flowers. thanks to Julie Ebersols for this great idea.
PS, that class if fabulous by the way.
Now it’s time to hop along and visit my Crafty Friends who have some FABULOUS projects for you. Next up is my lovely friend Sue. If you get lost along the way, here is our list:
Sandi MacIver – you are here
*** Premium Color Copy Cover Paper
A friend just attended a new Copic Marker class and sent me a couple pieces of the Hammermill Paper because it’s now what is recommended for Copics.
I know, I have taken all the Copic Classes and they have always recommended Neenah. Do yourself a favor, and order some Hammermill. It’s whiter, it’s cheaper, it’s amazing to work with and if you have Amazon Prime, you get free shipping.
I ordered the 100 lb – 250 piece ream. You can use it for your coloring and it makes nice sturdy card bases too.
Image on the left is the Amazan.com link (USA), Image on the right is the Amazon.ca link (Canada)
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Amy Koenders says
Such pretty cards Sandi! Love your designs, the colors are perfect!
thank you Amy, these are fun stamps to design with
Becky Roberts says
I knew there would be some beautiful blues in today’s project and you never disappoint! Very, very pretty!
haha, thanks Becky, I tried to throw in some other colors too, but you know me and blue and gree
Tanya Boser says
Look at all of those pretty flowers and containers! Gorgeous.
thank you Tanya, yes, I’m a lover of all things flowers, LOL
Natasha V says
I love all of these!!!!! I am partial to the stamp set with the milk can!
Thank you for sharing!
haha, me too Natasha, I have already colored it two or three times, haha
Jill Hilliard says
Beautiful Sandi. I love it!
thanks Jill, loved yours too
Marian Hillier says
Sandi these are so pretty. Love the colours. You could certainly use this stamp set for a lot of different cards.
Thanks for the tip about the paper – will be checking it out on Amazon.
thank you Marian, and I agree, I had all kinds of ideas come into my head, but only had time to create three, haha
Maria Willis says
I’m the friend, I’m the friend! Lol. Gorgeous cards Sandi! Your coloring is amazing as always and I need to try some anti-coloring too!
you are the friend, haha, too funny. you are so good at coloring you don’t need to anti color, haha
Amy D. Kolling says
I LOVE the first card with the gingham background! So dreamy and springy!!!
thanks amy, I do too. I love a little background
Anne Sturgeon says
WOW! What a creative lady you are. Love them all and I love Honey Bee. Thanks for the tip on paper!
thank you Anne, these Honey Bee stamps make creating pretty easy, LOL
Jenny Hall says
Love these beauties!
thank you Jenny