Punch Art Honey Bee – Vintage Card Idea

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You have probably picked up over the years that I love punches! They are quick and easy to use – I used the Lady Bird Builder Punch to create the sweet little honey bee on today’s card.

While I am very fond of shabby chic/vintage style cards I don’t make them very often as I run out of ideas, however the ink sponging technique with a little water coloring is a great way to start. Read on to see the card and video on creating the honey bee.

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Ink . Stamp . Share Blog Hop ~ Pick a Suite

Once again  I am thrilled to be taking part  in the Ink . Stamp . Share blog hop,  we are a group of Stampin’ Up!®️Demonstrators from around the globe here to bring you inspiration through creativity! You will also notice our hop has a new look for the New Year – how great is that?

You will have either arrived from Donna’s  post or starting here ~ either way WELCOME . This month our theme is ‘Pick A Suite’ where we can pick any of the beautiful suites in the Jan – Jun 2022 Mini Catalog to create a project to share with you.

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Very Versailles Shabby Chic Birthday Card

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Oh, I am so excited with today’s card – I made it for my sister’s birthday last week , I  wanted to do something ‘vintagy’ as that is very much her style. Unusually for me I have used two stamp sets for this card, Very Versailles and Artisan Textures (soon to retire – so order yours now!)

I am not sure whether you call it vintage or shabby chic – what is the  difference or is it  the same thing? ! Anyway I used a number of techniques and materials to create the effect – sponging, distressing, multiple layers of stamping, then lace, twine, pearls and vellum.

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