Stampin’ Up! A Big Bee-utiful Thank You!

Good morning and Happy Friday!  Hope your week has gone well and that something good is on the books for the weekend!

Last Sunday, on my FB Live video, y’all got a little sneaky peek at a project I was working on.  Today I’ve got that finished card for you!  It uses the wonderful new a la carte stamp set called Bee Thankful, plus a few sentiments and images from the new A Big Thank You stamp set.  Take a look-see:

Since a thank-you card is frequently the result of an occasion, I felt like I could play along with this week’s Watercolor Cooler Challenge.  So I did! 🙂

I started with some pretty Calypso Coral paper from the new Animal Expedition DSP that I matted on Daffodil Delight for the card front.

On a piece of Granite Gray card stock, I stamped the big Bee Thankful image in Early Espresso.  Then I colored the image with my White, Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and Calypso Coral Watercolor Pencils.

With a non-SU! White Gel Pen, I added some faux stitches that look a little like the white design on the DSP.  I also added a few little “highlight” dots here and there around the image.  Then I matted it on Daffodil Delight and adhered it to the card front with Liquid Glue.

I used a Glue Dot to add a Tropical Elements button to the panel and another to adhere a little bow tied from some Grapefruit Grove Nature’s Twine.  And that was it for the card front.  This wonderful stamp does all the heavy lifting on this card!

On the inside, I added a sentiment from the A Big Thank You in Early Espresso to a Whisper White panel.  Then I added a few flowers in Daffodil Delight.  These are also in the A Big Thank You set – I stamped the fill image a couple of times without re-inking, then added the outline image – all in Daffodil Delight.  For the centers, I stamped the little heart in Grapefruit Grove.

I matted the panel on Daffodil Delight and adhered it into my Granite Gray card base with Liquid Glue, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!

My Whisper White Medium Envelope got another flurry of A Big Thank You flowers…

…and another pop of Animal Expedition DSP on the envelope flap.

Et Voila!  When I saw this Bee Thankful stamp in the new catalog it was instantly at the top of my must-have list.  I mean, seriously?  Could that little bee bee any cuter?!?  And the darling font and little leaves.  Really – you NEED this one, y’all!  And the A Big Thank You set is chock-a-block full of wonderful sentiments of gratitude, plus flowers and leaves with which to embellish your creations!  I hope you like!





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Stampin’ Up! Products Used in this Project: 

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Card Cuts Used in This Project:

Granite Gray Card Stock: 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″  (card base, scored and folded at 4 1/4″); 2 1/2″ x 5 1/8″ (sentiment)

Daffodil Delight Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and for inner liner); 2 5/8″ x 5 1/4″ (mat for sentiment)

Whisper White Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)

Animal Expedition DSP:  3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front); envelope flap

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Finn Fan Fix

No FFF’s for a minute, guys.  Cuz of how – he’s there and I’m here! 🙁

He’ll be back, though!  Despair not – absence makes the heart grow fonder! 🙂


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14 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! A Big Bee-utiful Thank You!

  1. The bee is truly cute. Again, your stitching is off the chart! Hope to be with you Sunday night and tomorrow at 12:30.

  2. What a cute card! Love that little bee and your layering is perfect! Great colors too! 🙂

  3. Kate

    Very nice! Love the little bee.
    Finn so handsome – comin’ or goin’. 🙂

  4. Such a cute card, love the image and the way your colored it with the watercolor pencils.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks much, Sue – I love this stamp!! 🙂

  5. Lila

    I love the card. The stamp is so cute. I have to get busy and make some cards. Love your dog too.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Lila – I love this set! And my dog! 😉

  6. Hi Mary, I love the way you’ve used that Bee Thankful set. The colours really make the word and bee stand out. Great idea to add those lovely flowers inside the card, too. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

    • stampsnlingers

      Thank you, Heidi! And thanks for taking time to come by and leave a comment! 🙂

  7. Really sweet card! I love the little bee. So cute. Thank you for joining us at the Watercooler Wednesday ChallengeCharlotte/Lady Joyful, DT

    • stampsnlingers

      Thanks so much, Charlotte! Appreciate the fun challenges! 🙂

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