Friday, March 1, 2019

Come Join the March Rainbow Card Challenge!

Happy March, Cardmakers! Have you seen the new challenge at the Rainbow Card Challenge? This month is Yummy Yellows!

I stamped five bees in a row on Heavyweight White CS (Hobby Lobby), using the two-step stamping technique. I stamped the gold bodies first, then the overlay of black detail and wings. I used a stencil and lightly (and randomly) sponged over the bees in different directions with a brighter yellow ink. The fifth bee I cut out using the matching die (Dragonfly Dreams from Stampin' Up!) and layered it on my second bee above. You can see a little shadow underneath from being popped up using 3D Foam Tabs.

I adhered all my panels using Scor-Tape (I like the 1/4" and 3/8") and then stamped my sentiment. It is three separate words from a retired stamp set by The Alley Way Stamps. I love the play on words with "bee." I then wrapped my Metallic Gold Baker's Twine several times around the left side (this card opens like a book), added a heart charm (that matches the bees' gold), and tied a simple bow.

And it's ready to mail!
Be sure to join us and play along. It's so fun to see what everyone makes, and what wonderful ideas you all have!


  1. I LOVE a good pun--and this one is fabulous! I adore the layout of this creation and all the added textures! A beautiful card! Thank you so much for all you do for The Rainbow Card Challenge! I am so grateful you are on my team! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx

  2. Hi Judy! This is super sweet! No pun intended! This are some fantastic bees and your color matching is perfect! Love this card!

  3. I love bees... This is a fun card. I like how you poppwd up one bee.


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