" I am a dreamer. I am , indeed, a practical dreamer. My dreams are not airy nothings. I want to convert my dreams into realities, as far as possible. "
Gandhi

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Bee Happy..Think Spring!!

   I went to get the mail and couldn't believe how warm it is outside. The sun is shining and warm on my back. I didn't even wear a coat or boots. Yippee!!
Bees Three....
   In honor of this great weather I worked on my Bee Card. I took a picture of some bees on  my Disney trip.  Aren't they cute? So I thought I can make a bee using this picture as a guide. It took a little time and some messed up versions, but I finally came up with this card.
Isn't he cute?



   I used my circle Nestabilities to make the head and body of the bee. Stampin Up's corner punch made the arms. The wings are from SU's butterfly punch. The hands I just punched out yellow paper with SU's word window punch. SU's butterfly punch was used to make the feet but cut to proportion.
   I used white beads for the antennae,but colored them with black enamel accents from  Inkessentials. In fact, I used the black enamel accents for the head, eyes, nose, body, arms, and the center of the flowers. I love that stuff... The white enamel accents decorated his wings.
   The vine is from Sizzix's swirly vine. It's the long die cut. I punched the flowers from McGill's punch collection. The trellis I did not make. It's part of the card. I bought these cards, I think, at JoAnn's 'cause I thought I could figure how to use them. That was a year ago.  This is the first project that I've used them. I kinda like the cards better now. Thank goodness...
   The paper is from Bo Bunny, I believe. I've had it for awhile now. I made the sentiment on the computer. I am really pleased that I was able to use my inspiration picture ( which is from Cracker Barrel). I wonder what else I can do with my inspiration pictures. I think there is one of a bunny I found at Home Goods. Oh boy...

7 comments:

  1. This is super cute! I love the bee's expression as well as the lattice work you used on your card!! Cute, cute!

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  2. Your bee looks like your picture you took! Great job!

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  3. BEEutiful!!! This is not a spelling test, Teacher. Ha-Ha! Great job on the card. Love it!

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  4. Adorable bee card Connie! Bring on the warmer weather :-)

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  5. Oh my, what a super sweet bee-card. And all designed by yourself. I love it!!

    hugs, Elly

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  6. This is darling. Your attention to detail is fabulous! Love it!

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  7. Thanks so much for your sweet comment and I just love this bee card...it's darling and so creative! Blessing to you!

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