Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Bee-utiful You!

I picked up a Heidi Swapp stencil the other day that is meant to be paired with some color mists, but I used it to trace some hexagons.
I created a bee hive on a card and this is what it looks like

I wanted them to have that hand drawn look, so I pulled out a Copic pen to trace the hexagons and then I added color with my Copic markers.  I wanted one of the hexagons to stand out so I used atyou Spica glitter pens and some dimensional adhesive (for a 3D look).  And of course I had to add a bee, thanks to some SRM Stickers.

Here's a close-up of the the extra special hexagon. 

I used my black Memento marker (Tsukineko) to create the "bee-utiful" using a Scenic Route clear stamp that was spelled the correct way. 
The "You" is from a Lawn Fawn clear stamp

If you look closely at the letters, you might see some sparkle.  I traced over the letters with a glitter pen.

I put a lot of work into this card, but I would do it again in a heartbeat because I'm very happy with how it turned out.
Thanks for stopping by!


wendipooh13 said...

this looks soooo cool, LOVE the mask and how you colored it in!!!!

Virginia L. said...

Love the shades of yellow that you colored with the stenciled background, Pamela! Perfect sentiment, too!

Karen said...

beautiful sunny yellow card...

Sandee Setliff said...

Love the sketchy outling, something I find myself using a lot too. Fabulous card! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥

Miriam Prantner said...

The coloring on those hexagons is fantastic, so much dimension, I really love it!

Maureen said...

LOVE your tracing an coloring! What an awesome card!

My Paper Epiphany said...

I thought I had already commented on this amazing card, but can't see it. Your hi-lighting makes the card come alive - I love it!

teri said...

Ooh la la! Dig your card and your technique, Pam!

And thanks for linking up to the MFW Happy for Hexagons challenge!


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