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Honey Bee Bundle SAB Part 1 and Kre8tors Blog Hop Mini Catalog

Welcome Kre8tors! So excited to have you here for the Kre8tors Blog Hop! Be sure to use that Next button below to hop along to the next amazing blog post for some more floral inspiration! Now, onto a very beautiful and special project using the Honey Bee Bundle and some GORGEOUS Specialty DSP from the Sale-A-Bration flyer!

I CASE’d this project from page 10 of the Sale-A-Bration flyer. I have already CASE’d one of them in a previous post, and will be CASE-ing the other in an upcoming post. I wanted to share this card with you because it uses some of the amazing gold foil papers from the Golden Honey Speciality DSP. When I first saw this paper, I knew I HAD to have it! There was no ifs, ands, or buts about it! And you bet I will be spending additional SAB rewards I earn on MORE!

This was a simple card to make, but it offers SO much! The stunning black background with the pops of Coastal Cabana… the delicate gold foil bee under the simple and small ‘Hello’ sentiment… the subtle hint of Coastal Cabana in the honeycomb under the gold bee… this card is packed full of beautiful details!

The best part about this paper? It’s absolutely FREE with a qualifying purchase! Just $50 in product will earn you a free item out of the Sale-A-Bration flyer. So that means if you purchased the Honey Bee Bundle, that gorgeous Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon, and an adhesive, you can get the Golden Honey Specialty DSP for FREE! Ask your demonstrator for details, or if you don’t have a demonstrator or are new to Stampin’ Up! go ahead and send me a message! I’d love to help you out!

The best part about CASE-ing the catalogs and flyers is that on some pages, Stampin’ Up! tells you exactly what you need to create these projects. On page 10 of the Sale-A-Bration Flyer, they give you a list of products you will need to create three beautiful projects. I followed that list to create this card, however I wasn’t able to get my hands on the beautiful Daffodil Delight Ruched Ribbon when I made this card, so I substituted for the Metallic Baker’s Twine that came in the Baker’s Twine & Sequins Combo Pack, which is also a Sale-A-Bration item you can earn for FREE with a qualifying purchase.

Check out my video tutorial below to find out how this beautiful card came together. And be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel for more great tutorials!

Hop along to my demonstrator friend Su’s amazing creation! Click below!

Roll Call List

Melissa Tennison USA
Su Mohr
Janey Backer USA
Tracie St-Louis – Ottawa, Canada
Alexandra Rauf
Jacqui Lawrence (UK)
Rochelle Laird-Smith (Australia)
Cheryl Hamilton
Cheryl Taylor (UK)
Laura Mackie (UK)
Anastasia Radloff
Tricia Butts
Sue McDonald
Deb Naylor
Rebecca-Jo Unwin- Australia
Susan Simpson aka Craftyduckydoodah!
Jan Musselman – USA
Dana Sullivan – USA
Libby Fens
Sandra Roberts (UK)
Nicole Mahler
Michelle Bryant

Measurements:

Whisper White Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, score @ 4-1/4″
Whisper White Focal Piece: 2-1/2″ x 4″
Whisper White Scraps: Approx. 3″ x 3″
Golden Honey Specialty DSP: 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ + Gold Bee

 

Materials:

Blender Pens

$12.00

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Crafting

Honey Bee Bundle Tufted and Stitched Card

Hello Kre8tors! Are you getting tired of bees yet? I certainly am NOT! This bundle has so much to offer with a HUGE variety of design possibilities! However, I do have some brand new sets on the way, so don’t worry, there will be lots of other projects coming soon! Be sure to follow my blog, and subscribe to my YouTube channel so you don’t miss a thing!

This card features an oldie but goodie, the Tufted Embossing Folder! This soft, pillowy background is perfect for the “stitched” design of the Golden Honey Specialty DSP that I’ve cut out using the largest Stitched Circle Die.

The best part about this designer series paper (aside from the gold foil inlays?)… it’s a FREE item with a qualifying $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration. You can earn Sale-A-Bration items for FREE right now! Head over to my online store for more details!

The bold, dark bee stamped on vellum in Stazon Jet Black ink really makes a statement on this card. It pairs so well with the soft colors of Crushed Curry and Balmy Blue. I also love the sentiment stamped in Night of Navy. I’m having fun pairing two colors, one from each end of the spectrum (one dark and one light blue) plus a complimentary color such as yellow. I think the color palette just works together!

The other stamps and die cuts in this bundle are perfect to create a plethora of projects! Did you see my Shaker Card post? BEE sure to go and check that one out, you don’t want to miss out! I’ve already made tons of cards using this set. You can check them out in my Mini Catalog Playlist on my YouTube channel!

I also dotted a few of those beautiful sequins from the Metallic Baker’s Twine and Sequins Combo pack. Did you know that you can get those for FREE with a qualifying purchase? That’s right, during Sale-A-Bration they are FREE when you spend $50. Check them out in the materials section below!

Measurements:

Whisper White Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored @ 4-1/4″
Whisper White Card Mat: 4″ x 5-1/4″
Whisper White Scraps: Approx. 4″ x 5″
Vellum Scrap: Approx. 3″ x 3″
Golden Honey Specialty DSP: Approx. 4″ x 4″

Materials:

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?

If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code A33HA3TZ when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month! Your support means a lot to me and helps me to continue doing what I love, which is making videos for you to enjoy.

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Honey Bee Bundle Cut-Out Card

Hello Kre8tors! I’m using the Honey Bee Bundle again from the new Mini Catalog, and some of the gorgeous Golden Honey Specialty Designer Series Paper from the Sale-A-Bration flyer! What is Sale-A-Bration, you might be asking if you are new to Stampin’ Up!? It’s a wonderful time of year where you get FREE items for shopping!

Before we dive too far into Sale-A-Bration, let’s take a look at this simple but fun Cut-Out card. I saw this card in a Facebook post from Stampin’ Up!’s CEO, Sara Douglass. I loved it so much, I had to CASE it! At first glance, I wasn’t sure how she made the background on the inside of the card, but then it hit me! It’s just some designer series paper… COLORED IN! The actual paper has a white background, but with the help of a few sponge daubers, et voila! You can customize it to your color palette!

The best part about this designer series paper (aside from the gold foil inlays?)… it’s a FREE item with a qualifying $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration. You can earn Sale-A-Bration items for FREE right now! Head over to my online store for more details!

I really love this unique card, and the cut-out on the front is super unique. This card is a hybrid z-fold card and it’s very simple to make! Check out my video tutorial below to see how it all comes together.

The other stamps and die cuts in this bundle are perfect to create a plethora of projects! Did you see my Shaker Card post? BEE sure to go and check that one out, you don’t want to miss out! I’ll be coming out with MANY more, so be sure to follow my blog and subscribe to my YouTube channel!

Measurements:

Whisper White Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored @ 4-1/4″ & 2-1/8″
Whisper White Scraps: Approx. 4″ x 5″
Daffodil Delight Scraps: Approx. 1/2″ x 2″
Golden Honey Specialty DSP: 4″ x 5-1/4″

Materials:

If you don’t already have a demonstrator, I would love to be your Creative Coach! How can I help you?

If your order is over $150, don’t use a hostess code because you qualify for your own Stampin’ Rewards!
If your order is less than $150, use my current hostess code A33HA3TZ when you place your order to get a thank you card from me at the beginning of next month! Your support means a lot to me and helps me to continue doing what I love, which is making videos for you to enjoy.

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Honey Bee Bundle Shaker Card

Hello Kre8tors, and welcome to 2020! I’m so excited to get this year started off with some crafty inspiration for you! Today I’m using the Honey Bee Bundle from the new Mini Catalog, which will be live for customers on January 3rd, along with Sale-A-Bration! What is Sale-A-Bration, you might be asking if you are new to Stampin’ Up!? It’s a wonderful time of year where you get FREE items for shopping!

Before we dive too far into Sale-A-Bration, let’s take a look at this amazing Shaker Card using the Honey Bee Bundle from the Mini Catalog. I cut out the honeycomb using the die from the Detailed Bee Dies, and inlayed it onto the same cutout from a piece of Whisper White cardstock. There is a piece of Window Sheet behind the honeycomb die cut, that acts as the window to our shaker card.

I used the sequins from the Metallic Baker’s Twine & Sequins Combo Pack which is a FREE item with a qualifying $50 purchase during Sale-A-Bration. You can start earning Sale-A-Bration items on January 3rd if you’re a customer, or go ahead and pre-earn NOW if you’re a demonstrator. Head over to my online store for more details! Or join my team to get your hands on these products ASAP!

I absolutely am in love with these bees! I’m normally not a bee person, but these bees are the perfect blend of not too cutesy with not too realistic. The shading on the wings is incredible, and they are so easy to color and cut!

The other stamps and die cuts in this bundle are perfect to create a plethora of projects! I’ll be coming out with MANY more, so be sure to follow my blog and subscribe to my YouTube channel!

This shaker card was inspired by Sandra Budde, a fellow Demonstrator, from Germany. She created a tutorial in German, but I absolutely had to make this card for myself, so I went ahead and made a video tutorial to share with you.

Measurements:

Whisper White Card Base: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″, scored @ 4-1/4″
Whisper White Card Mat: 3-3/4″ x 5″
Whisper White Scraps for Bees
Window Sheet: Approx. 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″
Daffodil Delight Shaker Card Background: Approx. 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″
Daffodil Delight Scrap for Honeycomb: Approx. 2-1/2″ x 2-1/2″
Basic Black Scraps for Sentiments

Materials:

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Christmas Gift Tags Day 1

Hello Kre8tors! Today we are talking about Christmas Gift Tags. I usually leave these to the last minute, because I don’t always know how many gifts I’m giving. I typically do all of my shopping before I wrap and tag my packages. So I need some super simple and fast tags that I can whip up in a few minutes, especially for those days when I just procrastinate a little too long!

This week I will be rolling out a series of tag videos to help inspire you to get your tags made. There are several different styles which all feature a little unique flair. I hope you enjoy all of the tags, and don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel so you don’t miss out on my video tutorials.

This first tag of the week was a lot of fun to make. I ran one of the circles from the Stitched Shapes Dies on Very Vanilla cardstock through the Big Shot and layered it onto a Cherry Cobbler or Garden Green cardstock scalloped circle from the Layering Circles Dies. I stamped my sentiment from Tidings All Around onto the Very Vanilla circle. Then I used the greenery stamp from the same set and stamped it in Garden Green on the top and bottom of the circle. I used the little dots that look like berries and stamped them in Cherry Cobbler on top of the greenery pieces.

I punched a whole at the top of the tag, and then stamped the To and From stamp from the same stamp set onto the back. I threaded some Garden Green Stitched Ribbon and Real Red Ruched Ribbon through the small whole, cut angles on the ends, and then used some Linen Thread to cinch down around the ribbon. This allows for some thread tails to tie onto the packages without wasting a lot of the beautiful ribbon.

I absolutely love the way these tags turned out! They are so festive and would look beautiful on so many different wrapped packages. Leave me a comment and let me know what your favorite tag style is,
round or rectangle?

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