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Monday, 16 January 2012

Bees love flowers

Here are another two samples from the Honey Bee stamps. I decided to collect together a selection of flower stamps from CB and create small scenes. I cut Nestabilies shapes from copier paper and use them as masks. For the first card I used Mustard Seed Distressed Ink and the second used Milled Lavender around the edges. Leaving the mask in place stamp the flowers and leaves.

The thistles and ferns were coloured with various greens.
I coloured the lavender with pens so that the heads were purple and the stalks green.

Remove the masks and stamp the bees and sentiment.
I'm sure we all have flower stamps that these bees will go perfectly with.

Happy stamping and thanks for visiting


  1. These cards are sooooo beautiful. Elegant and stylish. Both colors are fabulous and of course the lzyout super. Beautiful details
    Lovely greet

  2. these are lovely Debbie - really like the lavender one

  3. Beautiful cards ! I love the use of the dies for masks ! Thanks for the idea !

  4. Hi Debbie, such beautiful cards! I like that style and I can really see the sunshine in the first card! warm greetz Miranda

  5. Beautiful cards, Debbie. Some of the nicest I have seen.

    Janet xx

  6. Gorgeous! I love the lavender one the best.
    BTW I have missed seeing the winner of the giveaway from some time ago

  7. This looks great fun to work with - shall have to try that as I have a number of grassy stamps & love how effective the bees are in silhouette. Love your colour palettes - now this is the kind of CAS I think I might be able to manage!! Thanks for such a lovely idea. These really shows off the images.
    Paula (PEP)

  8. Gorgeous cards Debbie, beautiful in their simplicity.

    Sue x

  9. Another great use for the honey bee stamps - love these

  10. These are lovely Debbie
    Happy craftin


  11. Fabulous work. So clean and fresh.

  12. Love your cards Debbie they are so pretty. Suexxx

  13. What a great idea to use Nesties shapes on copy paper to make a mask. I might just have to pinch that one, lol! Beautiful cards!


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