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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Bee Happy

I'd like to enter this card into the Less is More Challenge  #264: add texture.

For my card I mixed white embossing paste with Distress inks (cracked pistachio, picked raspberry and spiced marmalade) and Applied it through a Memory box stencil (honey) comb) which provided one kind of texture.
The image is from Hot of the press (bee happy) and so is the sentiment. I stamped the bee with Memento black ink on Neenah solar white paper and coloured it with my Spectrum Noir markers. Cut it out
I also  stamped it on the honeycomb (once dry ofcourse) for it's little legs and antenna's.
Raised the image with foamtape for the other texture.

I know honey combs are not pastel coloured, but I felt like it as a happy spring card ;-)

For more information on the Less is More Challenge, see this.


10 comments:

  1. So pretty! Definitely a spring card! Did you go to the craft shop in the end? :)

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    1. nope no outside ventures for this girl yeaterday ;-)

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  2. So ingenious! Would never have thought of mixing distress ink into embossing paste. It looks amazing. May have to use that idea sometime so thanks for the inspiration.
    Sharon xx

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  3. I love this card! The sweet honeycomb does make me think spring.

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  4. Love the pretty colours on the embossing paste so soft and delicate, beautiful card with great texture.

    Marie

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  5. This is great use of embossing paste Maaike, super card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. Great use of embossing paste and color! Love it!

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  7. What a gorgeous colour combo Maaike, elegant texture and a super duper card, thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  8. Mooie kaart Maaike. Schitterend. Groetjes, Ankie

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  9. Sorry to be so late commenting, what a super texture card Maaike! Love the colours in your paste.
    Thanks for joining our challenge
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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