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I am so excited as today is the release of the gorgeous Sweet as Honey set from Heartfelt Creations. Check out the Heartfelt Creations blog for more stunning inspiration from the design team here: https://www.heartfeltcreations.us/blog/716/debuting-the-sweet-as-honey-collection
Life is busy and can “bee” overwhelming at times…and it’s in the middle of that chaos that you need to get “busy as a bee” with your creative side and refresh your soul with some fun and lighthearted art from the heart! The “bee-autiful” thing about creating art from the heart is that whether you’re needing to send “bee-lated” birthday greetings, remind someone to “bee-lieve” in themselves, or simply let someone know you’ll “bee” thinking about them, you’ve not only accomplished your act of kindness through remembering and touching the hearts of friends and loved ones with your creative projects, but you’ve refreshed your soul and refocused your heart as well! Join us in spreading joy and “bee-autiful” creations with the new Sweet as Honey Collection by Heartfelt Creations! “Swarming” with stunning illustrations of whimsical honey bees, charming hives and “bee-autious” garden scenes, this fun and lighthearted collection is ideal for creating projects for a multitude of occasions and is sure to capture the hearts of the young and the young at heart! A bright and happy hued paper collection will fill your soul with rays of warm sunshine yellows, bright sky blues and rich golden honey colors, while boasting captivating honeycomb patterns, happy hexagons, delightful polka dots, perfect plaids and dreamy florals! An assembling of three “bee-coming” cling stamp sets, along with coordinating dies provide endless inspirations with a “bee-autiful” colony of honey bee maidens, whimsical hives and sweet sentiments ideal for pairing with honeycomb die cuts! So, now that you know what all the “buzz” is about, join us in “bee-ing” Sweet as Honey and sharing “bee-autiful” art from the heart wherever you go!
HCPC-3626 Classic Sunflower stamp
HCD1-753 Classic Sunflower die
HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies Stamp
HCD1-760 Delightful Daisies die
HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp
HCD1-7182 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Die
HCPC-3831 Sweet as Honey stamp
HCD1-7185 Sweet as Honey die
HCDP1-291 Sweet as Honey paper collection
HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp
HCD1-7183 Honey Bee Maidens die
HCD2-7191 Intricate Swirls Frames die
HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small
RACP962 Ranger Archival Ink Fern Green
RACP436 Ranger Archival Ink – Leaf Green
RACP505 Ranger Archival Ink – Sepia
RACP239 Ranger Archival ink – Monarch Orange
RACP632 Ranger Archival ink – Buttercup
TSSZ31 Stazon Jet Black ink
HCPP1-438-1 Black cardstock
ANC-829 Espress-O Yourself Prills
PGM 15015 Crystal Clear
159723 Dries Clear
HCPP3-452 White Cardstock
HCDA2-450 Stack and Store Daubers
NU671 Sugared almonds Nuvo Drops
HCS1-459-4 Rock Candy stamens
85-glitter Crystal Ultrafine glitter
HCFB1-464 3D Floral Basics Shaping Mold
Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers, Bristol Smooth card, AC Yellow Cardstock
Cut a piece of white cardstock 10” x 7”, score at 5” along the long side and fold to create a base card of 5” x 7”. Cut a piece of orange patterned paper 5” x 7” and adhere to the card front. Die cut the base frame from the Intricate Swirls Frame die from black cardstock and adhere to the front of the card. Cut the 6” x 4” panel from the patterned paper and die cut the oval out from the centre using the largest plain die from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small die set. Adhere this panel to the front of the black frame with foam tape. Die cut the small hexagon shapes from HCD1-7183 Honey Bee Maidens die set from yellow cardstock and die cut this in an oval using the largest plain die from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small die set from the card. Sponge with Buttercup and Monarch Orange inks before adhering to the middle of the oval. Add Sugared Almonds Nuvo Drops to the hexagon shapes to look like honey. Die cut the eyelet frame using the eyelet die and largest plain die from the HCD1-7156 Eyelet Ovals & Basic – Small set from black cardstock and adhere to the frame of the card.
Stamp the leaf images from the HCPC-3656 Delightful Daisies Stamp in Fern Green ink on white cardstock. Colour with Leaf Green ink before die cutting with the coordinating die. Shape and adhere around the bottom left of the card around the oval.
Stamp the sunflower image from the HCPC-3626 Classic Sunflower stamp with Monarch Orange ink on white cardstock, colour with Buttercup ink before die cutting with the coordinating die. Shape using the Basic Flower Shaping Mold and assemble with a variety of sizes. Add Crystal Clear using Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Pierce the centre of the flowers and add the gold rock candy stamens through the centre using thin wire, trim the threads and seal with hot glue and adhere to the card as shown.
Stamp several coneflower images from the HCPC-3828 Garden’s Edge Coneflower Stamp set in Fern Green, Orange Monarch and Sepia inks on white cardstock. Colour the stem and leaves in Leaf Green ink, the flowers with Buttercup inks, and the head with Peanut Brittle inks and die cut with the coordinating die. Shape the flowers and add Espress-O Yourself Prills to the heads. Add Crystal Clear to the flowers, trim and and adhere to the bottom around the sunflowers as shown.
Stamp the bee maiden image from the HCPC-3829 Honey Bee Maidens stamp set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth paper and die cut with the coordinating die. Colour the image in with the Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and add Crystal Clear glitter to the wings with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge. Add Ultrafine Crystal glitter to the skirt with Dries Clear glue on a damp sponge and adhere to the top left above the sunflowers.
Stamp the bees from the HCPC-3831 Sweet as Honey stamp set in Jet Black ink on Bristol Smooth cardstock and colour in with Zig Clean Colour Brush Markers and die cut with the coordinating die. Add Crystal Clear glitter to the wings before attaching the bees to the flowers as shown.
Cut the sentiment from the paper collection and adhere to the front of the card as shown.
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