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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

You're the Bee's Knees!

Coffee of the Day - Pumpkin Spice

It's a touch on the cool side here today. that is okay by me, but I did get up in the middle of the night to keep adding layers to warm me up! Spent yesterday on our annual shopping trip to Grove City, PA to the big outlet mall there. it was my first time out of my house in over 6 weeks. quite the big adventure! of course I am whooooped from the excursion, but it was nice to spend the day school shopping with everyone. I'm supposed to go on the trip to Indiana to take Ryan to school, but we'll see how I've recovered in the next week. oh, the joys of being icky sicky.


Imagine my surprise when I popped by the Inky Antics blog this morning and found another one of my cards shown with several from their wonderful DT. Jackie is featuring the oh, so cute stamp set, 'Bumbly Bees.' the first time I saw these stamps, they made me smile! :)


I used Basic Grey Urban Prairie papers, a great crocheted flower from Prima, little bag from Whisker Graphics, buttons from my stash (one I scuffed up a bit with sandpaper), a doily, and finally an itty bitty clothespin that I lightly inked. stitching is done with the 'Sew Many Stitches' stamp set. I've told you how much I love that stamp set! I'm sorry I don't know the mfg. of the rose. it was part of a blog candy I won. I added some shimmerz paint to the bee's wings for a bit of sparkly shine. black acrylic paint was added to the edges of the main image.

you still have until tonight to link up for a chance to win the cute 'BBQ Time' stamp set. check out the post here for all of the information.

Challenges:
Bearly Mine - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - dies and punches
TTCRD - anything goes
Card Mania - fave embellishment (buttons)
C is for Challenge - fresh and bright
Eureka - blooms and blossoms
Melonheadz - flowers everywhere
Inky Impressions - anything with wings
Whoopsi Daisy - stitching
Bunny Zoe - bingo: flowers, sparkle, tag or die cuts, sparkle, stitching
Penny Black - in the garden
Squirrel and the Fox - whimsical
Allsorts - stitching
Di's Digi Designs - stitching
Cut It Up - what's bugging you
Ladybug Crafts - say it with flowers
Crafting by Design - anything goes

26 comments:

sallysbitz2 said...

This is a sweet card. Love the crochet flower x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz2.blogspot.co.uk

julie_woolston said...

Beautiful card love the image.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly-Mine Challenge.
Hugs Julie x

cotnob said...

This is fabulous, great design.
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.
Pauline
x

Cheryl said...

How sweet ~ I love the crocheted flower.

Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week.

Stef H said...

glad you got out.

super fabulous card. i LOVE that sentiment! i can see you saying it with puckered lips - LOL.

hugs sunshine!

*Vicki* said...

AW!! What a sweet creation here Jenn!! Love your accents and cute sentiment! :) Glad you were able to get out and enjoy it! HUGS

Paper Tails said...

Very sweet card! Thanks for joining us at Inky impressions.

Karen

*Vicki* said...

P.S. Thank you for your kind comment. I'll try to put together a little something in the next week or two to explain the frantage! :) HUGS

Cely said...

where is ryan heading to school, my friend? hubs is from indiana. his whole family lives right next to ball state!

Helene E said...

Lovely stitching, so great for our challenge at Allsorts this week. Thank you for participating!

Penny said...

Such a precious card, Jen! Love your darling image! Love the die cuts, the stitching, the DP, and that pretty crochet flower! :^)
Hugs, Penny
Glad you were able to get out for a day! :^)

Cindy said...

I love all the little details of this card. The different colors, patterns, and textures you used. Very cool!

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

Very pretty. The crocheted flower is a nice detail.

Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenge for our buggy challenge!

Evelyn
http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

Tanya said...

Too cute! Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions this week!

Edwina said...

Oh, how pretty! I love this cute bee. The papers and that flower are so pretty. Edwina Brown

linda said...

this is a very sweet card! i have this stamp set and it's always fun to colour. i love the papers you've used, the crocheted flower and the buttons. thank you so much for playing along with us this month at penny black and more challenge.
linda

happyglitzygirl said...

Cute card, lovely colours, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Oh really cute card, so happy image and text.
thank you for sharing at penny black and more challenge, good luck:))m

Deonna Bemish said...

Such a Sweet card! I love that image and all of the details. Thank you for sharing your talent with TTCRD this week.

Creative M said...

Vrey Beautiful...
Thank you for joining us at Cut It Up Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

Bunny said...

This is goreous...Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments..And good luck.

Caz xx

Laura Love said...

How adorable! This is such a great layout too! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week! We hope you will play along with us again soon!

Anna Jasiolek said...

What a cheerful card! Love your choice of papers and the stitching. I would like to thank you for entering my 'C... is for challenge' blog and I wish you good luck in the draw.
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Tanya said...

Super cute! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week!

Jessie L. said...

Simply beautiful and full of gorgeous details! Thanks for joining our Things With Wings challenge at Inky Impressions! Hope to see you again this week!

Ani said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for joining in the fun at Card Mania! Good luck!