Monday, January 13, 2014

It's Monday -- Bee Sweet!

Today I am hosting the Splitcoaststampers Technique Challenge 464 and it's all about sewing! If you have never sewed on cards before, check out the challenge for a wonderful tutorial by Lori Craig. 
My cute little bear is wishing someone a sweet day! I embossed him using VersaFine Onyx and Clear EP on Ultrasmooth White CS and then colored with Spectrum Noir markers. The sentiment and star are stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black. The star is colored in with a Black Spica Glitter pen. All of these images are from Lawn Fawn's Critters in Costume -- and there are coordinating dies!! My designer paper (including the flower) is from Pebbles' Walnut Grove collection - perfect papers for this set!

I sewed around my main panel using white thread (should have used black!) and a fancy stitch. Everything is held together with 1/2" Scor-Tape and Zva Dimensionals. All linked supplies are available at i {heart} papers!
Stamps: Critters in Costume and coordinating dies (Lawn Fawn) - available at i {heart} papers
Paper: Kraft, Summer Sun, Walnut Grove DP (Pebbles)
Paper Size: 5" SQ
Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, Memento Tuxedo Black, Spica Glitter pen (Black), and Spectrum Noir markers
Accessories: natural string twine, button, distressing tool, Clear EP (Ranger), paper piercer, sewing machine, flower die (MFT), glitter (wings), black pearl (flower center)
Techniques: embossing, piercing, sewing

Bunny Zoe's Crafts - Stitching 
Crafty Cardmakers - Bears 
Sparkle N Sprinkle - Anything Goes with Glitter, Embossing Powder and/or Flocking


  1. How cute! Love all the dimension and texture you've packed into this fun little card! Cute image too!

  2. What a completely adorable image. I love the bear dressed as a bee, and you have coloured him to perfection

    Thanks for sharing with us

    Crafty Cardmakers and More

  3. Great colouring and a fab image! Lovely! Thanks for joining in at Crafty Cardmakers!

  4. This is such a cute card. Love the sparkly wings and all the layers. Thanks for sharing it with us for the Sparkle N Sprinkle Creative Challenge this month.

  5. Gosh what an adorable bear, and I love your layout and papers too.

    Thanks so much for joining in with my challenge at CCM&M.


  6. It's a honey bear! How sweet... Great card - thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Cardmakers and more...



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