We created this card at my recent card class. I love it! It's so bright and sunny!
Dragonfly Dreams is such an amazing stamp set! Combined with it's coordinating Dies, it's a Mary's Must Have!
Funny, I started out case'ing a card off Pinterest but, when I tried to put my own "spin" on it, it became a completely different card all-together!
It just took a while to come together :)
I stamped a bee on my stitched square and then I stamped another bee on a scrap piece and fussy cut it out. I glued the second bee (body only) on top of the first one, leaving the wings to "flutter". I colored the stripes on the bee with my Daffodil Delight marker and added some Soft Sky marker to the wings. I covered the bee's body with my Fine Tip Glue and added Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to the wings (adhered with my liquid glue). I just love how my little bee came out :)
I admit I used a retired embossing folder for my "hive". I didn't own the new Hexagons Dynamic T.I.E.Folder at the time so please forgive me ;) I also used some retired ribbon. I had a lot of it on hand so that was what I chose. I think using Linen Thread would be a nice alternative. It would tone down the card a bit, make it less bulky, and less "feminine".
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