Biggest Wish Hap-Bee Birthday TTT 222

by Joanne James17. August 2023 18:00

It's Thursday and time for a new challenge over at TicTacToe! It's the turn of Team X to host this week and the lovely Betty is our featured designer this week. This is the fun board that we are playing along with: 


I went down the middle column with designer paper, free and birthday; I used the sketch over at Tuesday Morning Sketches for my layout and thought I'd play along with the lovely ladies over at Just Us Girls this week where the word of the week is 'bee'. I took the opportunity to use up some old honeycomb designed paper and went for a punny sentiment on my card today - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I wanted a big, bold sentiment for those panels so decided on HAPPY BIRTHDAY from the stamp set 'Biggest Wish', but instead of stamping the HAPPY in its entirety, I masked off the PY and replaced with a bee punched from my ladybug builder punch for a punny sentiment. I punched the body in black, added some yellow stripes and a pair of vellum wings liberally coated with clear Wink of Stella - you can see the sparkle below:

I completed my card with a trio of hexagonal enamel dots to continue the honeycomb shape and bee theme. So what do you think? Does the punny sentiment work? I hope today's card makes you smile!

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 Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

A tictactoe board offers so many creative possibilities - how does this week's board inspire you? Why not have a go? We would love to see you in the gallery and who knows - you might be selected for Designer's Choice and be eligible to be a guest designer on a future challenge. 

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


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

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

Comments (9) -

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
8/17/2023 8:24:47 PM #

This is ingenious!  I LOVE it!  So clever to replace the bee, and the sketch is perfect for it! So fun!

Carol McFarland
Carol McFarlandUnited States
8/18/2023 12:18:04 AM #

Joanne, This bee is just darling with the velllum wings, the honeycomb dsp and the graphic layout. So glad you share it with us at JUGS this week!!!!

Sue VanDeVusse
Sue VanDeVusseUnited States
8/18/2023 7:34:52 AM #

So creative to use the bee for part of the sentiment!  I love those vellum wings and great design.  Thanks for playing along with us at JUGS!

Lisa Kind
Lisa KindUnited States
8/18/2023 11:30:33 AM #

Very clever use of the bee!  Very cute card. Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

Elizabeth Stewart
Elizabeth StewartUnited States
8/18/2023 2:35:30 PM #

Joanne... absolutely love the pun using the "bee" cute!

Claire A
Claire AAustralia
8/19/2023 3:34:02 AM #

So clever how you created the punny sentiment - loving the vellum wings!

Debbie Foster
Debbie FosterUnited States
8/20/2023 6:24:03 PM #

So cute!!!  I love your bee!!
Thanks for playing along this week at <a href="">Tuesday Morning Sketches</a>
Debbie - TMS DT
<a href="">Debbie& Dash of This and That</a>

Patti Rowe
Patti RoweUnited States
8/20/2023 9:11:45 PM #

LOVE your card, the HAP + bee is so darn clever and I just love clean fun simplicity!  Thank you so much for creating with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

Melissa Craig
Melissa CraigUnited States
8/20/2023 11:52:46 PM #

Wonderful bee card!  Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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