March 11, 2010


I came across a clean & simple blog challenge posted here while I was looking at Lynn's blog the
other day and I decided to play along.

The photo below is the sketch that I followed. It's a pretty easy sketch and my card only took me a few minutes to make.

I stamped the bees and then colored them a bit using my Yo-Yo Yellow marker. Then I wanted to add just a touch of blue and I decided to use my Bliss Blue water color crayon and blender pen. Water coloring is a great alternative when you want a lighter touch with your color.

I also water colored the bee's faces using a mix of Blush Blossom and Barely Banana crayons.

My bee images are layered onto black card stock and I used my circle punches to punch the circles.

It might be hard to see in my picture but I did add some dazzling diamonds glitter on the wings of the bees and I also added some decorative scoring above and just below the bees.

I wasn't quite sure about the yellow ribbon because it's kind of bright, but I decided to go with it anyway.


Thanks so much for stopping! Have a great stampin day!

Stamps: Itty Bitties- for the bee, Fun Favorites- for the sentiment
Card Stock: White, Black
Ink: Black Stazon
Supplies: Ribbon, SU Markers, 1" & 1 1/4" Circle Punches, 2 Way Glue, DD Glitter, Scor-pal, Wonder Color Crayons, Blender Pen
Technique: Water Coloring

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7 comments:

lcamacho said...

I love that sketch,you did a great job!TFS

jimlynn said...

GREAT! I like the yellow ribbon on it!

Jeanette said...

I like it all even the ribbon. Now I'm off to find a bee stamp so I can CASE.

Lea L. said...

Oh my goodness...this is so cute! I just love those sweet little bees! Great job with FTL 81!

♥Lea

Carrie said...

I agree I like the big yellow ribbon too and those little bees are the cutest.

Nancy L. said...

really cute!

Karen Howard said...

Patty, you make the simpliest card look so nice! The scored lines add so much to this card, great job!