A Trio Of Honey Bees

by Joanne James4. March 2020 09:00

I've been working lots with the honey bee bundle lately as it's one of the sets that will feature at my luxury residential craft retreat this weekend and whilst it was out on my desk I made a quick card for the current theme challenge over at Addicted to CAS that also uses this great sketch from the Inkspire-Me team (they have an optional colour element too but I opted out):


I thought this bee would be a good thing to use for the code word of 'symmetry' since it is pretty symmetrical and the trio of bees as per the sketch further emphasises this I think - take a look:


No real explanation required on this one, other than I stamped and diecut three bees, added some yellow to them with my Daffodil Delight Blends markers and then finished with some clear Wink of Stella on their wings - which looks so sparkly in real life, but try as I might I could not capture in my photo. A simple sentiment and bee-inspired base and mat complete my card.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day and I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (4) -

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
3/7/2020 1:07:45 PM #

Love this! Haven't used these stamps yet - I've got no excuse now 😃


Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
3/8/2020 6:48:35 PM #

This is lovely! The repetition of gorgeous images, leading the eye to the sentiment, is a simple but elegant design.


VickyUnited Kingdom
3/10/2020 3:20:09 PM #

The bees work so well for this classic layout. I feel your pain about photographing shine and shimmer -impossible! - but I bet the wings of those bees looks gorgeous in real life!


jaydeeUnited States
3/13/2020 12:32:50 AM #

Joanne, you know this is one of my favo(u)rite sets and you have showcased it beautifully!  Yep.... shimmer and shine does make it difficult to photograph, but I bet it looks wonderful in real life.  So good to see you in the gallery at ATCAS this wee


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