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Berry Birthday Beehive

Berry Birthday BeehiveOther products: Copic X-Press It paper, white cardstock, green glitter paper, Versamark ink, red rhinestone trim, red & white baker's twine, Glossy Accents, pop-dots, glue, Copic markers R29, 24, 22, YG63, G20, C5, 7, 3, 0, Y17, 13, 24, 26, YR24, E25, Scattered Straw Distress Ink, Tim Holtz Honeycomb stencil

Watch this video for tips on using the Berry Cafe Collection. Watch this video to learn how to create flowers with the Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit.

Instructions: Make a 5" X 7" card base from white cardstock. Using the neutral red from the paper pad cut a 4 3/4" X 6 3/4" mat, & glue to card base. Using neutral yellow from paper pad cut a 4 5/8" X 6 5/8" mat and glue to red mat. Glue a 4 5/8" piece of red trim 1/4" up from bottom of yellow mat. Stamp bee hive onto a 5 1/2" X 4 1/4" piece of Copic paper using black ink. Color hive with Y17, 24, & 26. Color hive doorway with E25 and Y26. Color strawberries with R29, 24, & 22. Color leaves with YG63 and G20. Add a little Y13 to flower centers. Color bees wings with C0 & stripes on bodies with Y17. Using honeycomb stencil and scattered straw ink sponge a light pattern around hive. Die cut this image with the plain oval from the eyelet oval die.

Add glossy accents to strawberries and bees wings. Glue yellow prills to blossom centers. Cut a decorative oval from neutral red paper and then glue image to center. Cut tags as pictured and a small snip of berry printed paper and glue to upper right of card front. Cut a 5" piece of baker's twine and thread through hole in tag, knot end and glue down to tag as pictured. Glue the entire oval image piece to card front. Stamp two sets each of the blossom image onto white cardstock with Versamark ink. Dust with Aged Ivory embossing powder and heat set. Cut with matching die. Follow video listed above and shape blossoms and glue yellow prills to centers. Stamp two longer strawberry spray with black ink onto Copic paper. Color the berries and leaves with markers listed above. Cut with matching die. Coat berries with glossy accents. Snip these into three smaller parts when dry. Stamp a larger bee from the sweet as honey stamp set onto Copic paper with black ink. Use same colors color the bee using the markers listed for bees on the hive. Cut out with matching die. Add glossy accents to bee wings and attach to tag as pictured with pop-dots and add a small blossom also. Using green glitter paper die cut four of the small flourish from the Arianna Lace die set. Arrange blossoms, berries and leaves as pictured around oval. Tuck in small glitter flourishes and glue in place. Add the birthday tag to the bottom left with pop-dots to finish your card.

Created By: Maureen Russell

Luggage and Tags Die


Arianna Lace Die


Deluxe Flower Shaping Kit


Decorative Oval Die


Eyelet Oval Die


Berry Blossoms Die


Sweet as Honey Die


Berry Cafe Paper Collection