Tuesday, November 16, 2010

A New Hive...

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My very lovely and talented sister-in-law, Lizz, has taken a big plunge. Having lived all her life in the same town, she has just moved into a new apartment in the heart of San Francisco. My sissy has so much style, flaire, and gorgeous good looks that she is sure to set the city all a dither. I wanted to make her a special card to help her celebrate the big move. 
I personally detest the act of moving, but I was inspired by this week's Scrappy Saturday Challenge to dig out some patterned paper from my massive stash. I also used the very cool sketch from the Everything But the Kitchen Sink Challenge, which I thought was a perfect way to show off the paper. The little bee has discarded its plain old hive for a new "upscale" and stylish abode, just like my fabulous sister. Good luck, sweet Lizz, on your new adventure!

SPILLING THE BEANS

  1. Make card from cardstock.
  2. Punch squares from cardstock and patterned paper. Adhere with glue.
  3. Trim cardstock. Stamp sentiment and dotted pattern. Tie ribbon. Mat with cardstock and adhere.
  4. Stamp bee and hive. Color and fussy cut. Adhere with foam tape.
  5. Stamp hive on patterned paper. Fussy cut and adhere with foam tape.
BEAN NOTES
HAPPY BEANS



17 comments:

Laurel said...

This is so sweet, what a great take on the challenges!

Winter said...

This is TOO cute! I love it and great take on the sketch! Thanks for joining us in the EBTKS challenge! :)

Jaclyn Miller said...

What a cute card! I love how you matched the new hive with the bits of paper on the outside border.

Cards by Gina said...

Wonderful, wonderful card, Regina! I just love it!

Mary Fish said...

The checkerboard effect is adorable. This card will get readers buzzing! Hugs, M

Rose said...

This is so cute, Regina! Love the colors!

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

WHat a cute card, Regina! Thanks for playing with us at Wee Memories! :)

Ann Schach said...

Love the colors! So cute!

Virginia L. said...

Absolutely fabulous! Love your pattern paper use as it is PERFECT match for your theme! Thank you so much for playing with us at Wee Memories Challenge (pattern paper) this week!

Martha said...

Wow Regina, I haven't been here in a while. Your card design is beautiful and the colors too! Wonderful card.

Jinny Newlin said...

This is too cute, Regina! What a great design! And I just love that little, bumble bee! Thanks for joining us in the Wee Memories' Scrappy Saturday Challenge!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Awesome!!! I love those colors and those beehive are so cute!!! Gorgeous paper! Hugs,

Ann said...

Absolutely fabulous, Regina! Thanks for playing at Wee Memories AND EBTKS!

Joannna Munster said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!! I love your checkerboard and your coloring is fabulous!!! I need to get copic markers

Taylor said...

Awwww... such a cute card, Regina! I love your upgrade on the beehive! So clever!

Susan Mangum said...

Regina, this is one of my all-time favorites of your many beautiful cards. The colors, papers, and design are perfect, and what a sweet welcome to a fabulous new "hive!"

jen said...

this is SQUEALIN' cute!! congrats on your ebtks win!!! :)