February 26, 2012

Don't Worry...Bee Happy!

Hi everyone!  Happy Sunday!!

Before Taylored Expressions previews begin tomorrow (yay!), I have a card to share with you using a previously released set!  

I print out just about every sketch out there, and keep them in a pile until I organize them into binders.  When I sat down the other day to organize, I found this fabulous Mojo Monday Sketch, MOJO228, from last week that I hadn't worked with

I knew I wanted to work with the gorgeous new Be Amazing papers from My Minds Eye, and the yellow honeycomb pattern reminded me of the sweet beehive from Garden Party Critters...perfect!  I started with the base patterned paper and impressed it with the new Houndstooth/Damask Taylored Impression Plate, which I ADORE.


Using the Take Note Frame 3 Taylored Die, I cut the honeycomb pattern.  LOVE.  I then added another pattern for the vertical panel and added a border to the top and bottom using the Scalloped Eyelet Border Taylored Die.  I stamped the beehive in Memento Tuxedo Black onto Choice Snow White Cardstock and colored it with Copic Markers.  I cut it out with Circle Nestabilities and layered it onto a panel cut with the Layering Doily Small Taylored Die.  

The sentiment, "Don't Worry Bee Happy", also from Garden Party Critters, was stamped onto a panel cut with the Fly Your Flag 2 Taylored Die and tucked it under the focal panel.  I then stamped three bees, colored them with Copic Markers and cut them out.  I popped up all the elements with Foam Tape and added the bees here and there.  TONS of stitching on my Janome Sew Mini complete the card.

Here is a closeup of the beehive, and you can see the impressed background and those sweet little bees.


Here are the Taylored Dies and Taylored Impression Plate I've used on my card:






Thanks SO much for stopping by!  Hope to see you back tomorrow for Taylored Expressions Previews!

Recipe:
Stamps:  Garden Party Critters from Taylored Expressions
Paper:  Kraft (PTI), Choice Snow White (TE) and Be Amazing (My Minds Eye)
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories:  Copic Markers, Circle Nestabilities, Layering Doily Small Taylored Die, Scallop Eyelet Border Taylored Die, Fly Your Flag 2 Taylored Die, Houndstooth/Damask Taylored Impression Plate, Take Note 3 Taylored Die, Janome Sew Mini and Foam Tape

Jodi

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16 comments:

  1. Oh goodness, Jodi! This is so adorable and I love how this paper matches so perfectly!! Amazing coloring too my friend!

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  2. So sweet, Jodi! Perfect paper match for sure!!! Love this!

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  3. great card, love how the layout is so perfect with the bees and hive...terrific!

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  4. Jodi, this is ADORABLE! I just LOVE those little bees! So, so cute!

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  5. This is GORGEOUS!!! Oh, I just love the layout and that dp is so perfect with the images! Perfection, Jodi!

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  6. ACCCCK Super CUTENESS Jodi!!!!!!

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  7. Have you heard the BUZZ??? Your card is spectacular!!!! :-)

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  8. This is such an adorable card, love how everything ties in together.

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  9. Now this is just Too Darned CUTE!! Love all the Wonderful layers and fab dp's you chose! Just love the whole thing Lady! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  10. This is as sweet as honey Jodi! xxx

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  11. Wow! This is amazing! I love all the paper and colors you used with this image.

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  12. This is SO darling, Jodi! I especially love that little doily die...too pretty! :D

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  13. Very cute! I love all the elements on your card-the die cuts and trims!

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  14. so cute! love all the layering and design. sweet card, Jodi!

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  15. Jodi I absolutey love your card! The little bees, the bee hive, the honey comb paper...all of it! I have a thing for bees and I'm thinking I might need this stamp set. Too cute!

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