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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Wee Bee #2 - "Thankful Wee Bee" Card

Glad you dropped by again!
Today I get to show you my second card in the series from "Cuddly Buddly's" brand new "Bee of Good Cheer" stamps! Kim McFarlane from "Cuddly Buddy" sent me three new release stamps to make marketing examples for her with. The images were drawn by Kim Sponaugle. Kim is an amazing illustrator who has illustrated over 20 beautiful children's books. I just love the way that even the stamped image looks like a beautiful story book illustration.
This stamp is called "Thankful Wee Bee". These images are also available in pre-colored 3D decoupage.

I used Bassill cardstock and "K & Co - Que Sera Sera" designer paper. Both are available @ "Cuddly Buddly".
I watercolored the stamped image then cut out pieces of a second image and popped them up with foam tape. I then added lots of colors of glitter.
I also added the stitching and some pretty flowers that match the ones in the stamp perfectly! This card is very bright and sparkly with all of that glitter and the foil on the designer paper!

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #18- “Child’s Play” – Create a card for a child and include a stamped image.
Done and done! ;)

Creative Inspirations #14 – “Bling”
I have 7 different colors of Stickles and one of the possible “blings” was glitter.
I am in! ;)

My Time to Craft Challenge #71 – “Floral Frenzy” – Use flowers
Done that for sure! ;)

Paper Play Challenge #28 – “Dimension” – Add some
I have popped my image and have flowers and ribbon that add dimension also.

Stamp Something – “Paper Piece”
I have paper pieced parts of the image

Daring Card Makers – “Bejeweled Bliss” – Add lots of bling and sparkle.
Did that! : )

Pile It On Challenge #9 – “At least 3 flowers plus other challenges”
There are 3 purple silk flowers and more on the DP.

Leave a comment or you will have bad luck for 3 years. JUST KIDDING...but I would really appreciate it! LOL!
Thanks again for looking!


Denise @ kc242 said...

Lovely card True. I especially love the flower embellishments. Fantastic as always!

Sue a/k/a MOUSEMOM40 said...

Absolutely fabulous True! This is such a fun card!

Cindy said...

The last thing I need right now, True, is 3 years bad luck!

Love this bee, too! Very nice card!

Dianne said...

Ditto Cindy 11

I love this paper, image - in fact, the card is really cute !!

Amy Schultz said...

another amazing creation! You are just on top of this week's challenges! :)

Amy -- Pile It On DT

Juls said...

stunning! Love the vibrant colours, and how you have made the beee 3d! and I love the ribbon!

Lovely Linda said...

Hello True - you are funny!! Love this card - those colours are so vibrant - just GORGEOUS!!! Love that image too - this card is irresistible!!! Well done on all of the challenges too! Thanks for sharing..I love to see what you have been up to!!

Lythan said...

that is bee-yoo-tiful! Thanks for adding sparkle a la Daring Cardmakers :)

Liza said...

Beautiful card True, the image and DPs are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Sandie said...

Gorgeous!! I really love that Bee image and your papers are wonderful.

Thanks for joining us again on PaperPlay this week :)

"Luv 2 Glitter" by Brenda M. said...

Beautiful Card...... When I see your cards they always make me smile.... they are "True"ly gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

Heyyyy - Well done True - another little treasure.

Kim from Cuddly Buddly

SueH said...

I was going to say that you’ve beeee-n very busy…..I make that the third card for the dare if I’ve counted right!
It’s really bright and colourful and really sweet

Thanks for ‘daring’ to join us again.

Dragonlady said...

Lovely card again True. The images of the bees are great.

Ali x

LOUISE said...

Another fab card Trudy, love the lovely bright colours, makes it very cheerful. Thanks again for joining us on Creative Inspirations Challenge. LOuise x

Trace Dee said...

I have just started visiting your blog and i am now addicted. I love your style and you have given me so many new ideas. (just got to find my sewing machine) Thank you thank you, thank you.

Tracey x x

Spicey Cat Chick said...

FAB card True! Way to go combining so many challenges. I was able to find a few new sites I hadn't found before. WAHOO!

Anonymous said...

gorgeous colours and lovely image thank you fortaking part at ssc

Allissa (Lisa) said...

Im leaving feedback Trudy as i dont want anymore bad luck...im strange like that so had to do it lol
Beaut card hunni...you wicked woman you lmao!!


Bonibleaux Designs said...

Oh this is SUPER!! Love the bee in all his little bee kingdom glory!!!

Queenie said...

Woohoo True another gorgeous card,love the colours and thon wee bee is sooo cute!!
Thanks for another great entry and joining in the fun over at creative inspirations and good luck.

Carly said...

Absolutely stunning!! Thanks for playing.

Julie M said...

Another stunner, True. I just love what you've done with the image, the papers, the ribbons, everything!

Thanks, for the third time this week, for joining us on PaperPlay!!


Denise @ kc242 said...

Wow True another stunner! You are so creative! Also thanks so much for the link to the pixie fairies. They are so cute! I just painted one last night and am trying to think up a card right now! Enjoy your blog!

Paula said...

What a beautiful card, love the illustration and the colors...beautifully done!

I'm so glad you could join us this week at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!



Cheryl said...

gorgeous card hun love it thanks for joing us this week over at creative inspirations love cheryl xx

Nikki Schmaltz said...

This is just stunning. Love the details. Thanks for joining us at SSC:)

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

This is too cute! Great little bee, fun papers and so summery feeling.

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Totally cute True! Love that sweet image and your fun colors. Thanks for joining in at Stamp Something. :)

Maureen said...

Gorgeous card - love the flower and that perfect bow! Thanks for playing with us at Pile It On!

Crafting Joanne said...

Another truly wonderful card Trudy.

Thanks for joining us for a second entry at SSC.

Joanne x

Andrea said...

Wow, such a bright gorgeous card - perfect for a child! I love the bee image, and your colouring is fabulous - also love the way you have decoupaged the bee!
Love, Andrea xx

Julie said...

Perfectly Stunning! I love how you made the bee pop out. A very nice touch!

Anonymous said...

they really do look like they are taken out of a great story book!

Thanks for playing with us @ Pile It On!
-- dalis

the funkie junkie said...

True, this is really wonderful! The colors are really fabulous- it just really lights up. And I love these images. Great card!