My shining star

My shining star

Saturday, 1 July 2017

Busy buzzing around!

Hello there! Its that time of the month again when we start a new challenge - must be the first then? Scary but true!! Our lovely Jane has chosen the theme of things with wings. Check out what my lovely teamies did  here. I decided I wanted to use my favourite bee die from Tim Holtz and this is what I did!


I started by adding gesso to a kraft card and allowing it to dry.


whilst drying I die cut two paper bees and two acetate bees and embossed them. Then I coloured then and cut the wings from the plastic bee and added them to the paper bees ....I cut the paper bees wings off! Sounds a bit savage doesn't it?


Next I went back to the background and added distress inks through different stencils....


Finally I added the bees and the sentiment!

I h0pe you like my card and can find time to join us in this theme - you might win £20 to spend in Countryview Crafts!

Big hugs

Rachel x

23 comments:

  1. Love this Rachel, very clever background to house your bees. Hugs Debsxx

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  2. Savage, yes, but totally worth it for that realistic look! Your background is lovely too, Rachel. xx

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  3. A super creation Rachel and you got to get messy as well, always the fun part.

    Have a good weekend.

    B x

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  4. Love how this came together Rachel xxx

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  5. Fabulous creation, you do love to get messy

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  6. I love this Jane, the background is fabulous! Have a lovely weekend. Sue xx

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  7. Great background for your fabulous bees!!! xx

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  8. Wow, I love this Rachel. A great background to put those bees onto.

    Hugs Sue xx

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  9. Fabulous project - I always wanted the bee die - this isn't helping...lol!

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  10. Wow Rachel that's fabulous..loving your background and that fabulous bee.....xxxx

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  11. Absolutely fabulous Rachel, wonderful texture and bees, I love it, Kate x

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  12. This is gorgeous Rachel !
    Corrie x

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  13. This is fabulous Rachel, love the background and those bees are brilliant.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  14. This is fabulous Rachel, another of your gorgeous backgrounds.
    I hope you are enjoying the weekend.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
    x

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  15. This is fabulous Rachel-great use of the Bee die
    x catherine

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  16. I love this card Rachel! Love what you've done with your bee and really enjoyed reading your post. I have this die and used it for only the second time this week! Bees have a special place in my heart! Barbxx

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  17. What a great bee Rachel..i love those acetate wings and the honeycomb background. Happy July xxx

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  18. Love your bee card, Rachel! The background looks fabulous.
    Have a wonderful week!
    xx

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  19. Fabulous project Rachel great background and brilliant Bees
    Carol x

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  20. I love this one too, gorgeous colours and texture Karen x

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  21. This is so so cool Rachel! I love how you did the wings and the gorgeous grungy palette. Hugs, Autumn

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