Hi Friends! The Honey Bee Design Team is having a fun blog hop to celebrate Honey Bee Stamp’s Holiday Cheer Release Inspiration Week! Honey Bee Stamps will be giving away a $100 gift card to one lucky and random winner! The winner will be announced on Sunday on the Honey Bee Stamps blog. To enter, leave a comment on my blog and the rest of the blog participants. I’ve listed the blog hop stops below. To qualify, you must leave a comment at each stop. Now for some inspiration…
Woodland Christmas Card
My slimline card measuring 8-1/2″ wide X 3-1/2″ tall uses the following Holiday Cheer Release products:
Woodland Winter Animals stamp and coordinating die sets
Country Christmas Wreath stamp and coordinating die sets
Slimline Horizons Border die set (for the snowy hills at the bottom)
Toy Store House Builder stamp and coordinating die sets (for the North Pole sign, only)
To create the scene for this card, I started by applying a watercolor wash using Kuretake Gansai Tambi watercolors on the background Canson XL watercolor paper. Using Honey Bee Precision Glue, I adhered this panel piece to my card base made out of white 80lb cardstock (I use this cardstock for all other layers). I added distant birch trees using the Birch A2 Cover Plate die. I die cut two, and added trees to both side. I also added two foreground trees with a bit of coloring on them from the Woodland Winter Animals stamp set. I added snowy hills at the bottom using the curve-shaped hill die from the Slimline Horizons Border die set.
I needed two bears with opposite arms reaching out to hold the string ends. To do this, I stamped a bear from the animal set on white cardstock and then stamped another one using the mirror stamping technique. I stamped the image on flat red rubber and then positioned my paper on top of the red rubber and tapped/pushed down on it to transfer the image to my paper. This creates a mirrored version of the image. It works great and is necessary for this type of application.
I stamped, colored and die cut the North Pole sign, four gingerbread (embossed using WOW! white embossing powder), the Santa hat and the bird. I attached the four gingerbread on a string of red/white baker’s twine and tucked the ends of the strings behind the bear hands to complete the card.
You can shop all the Holiday Cheer release products today at Honey Bee Stamps. Time to hop to the next stop! Head to the very talented, Ilda Dias for your next stop!
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Blog Hop Stops
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Love the new birch die cut! This is adorable!
Love love.this card!!! The woodland critters are so cute and I love.the colors you chose
Darling slimline! I LOVE these bears!
Lots of cool techniques in one fun card!
Omg your card is amazing ❤️ Love that beautiful scene ❤️
What a great card!
Love the ideas of the mirrored Bear images!
This is so cute! Love the bears with their Gingerbread men!
wow this is just gorgeous
Darling scene. Love the bears holding
their banner of gingerbread cookies.
thanks for sharing
Such a fun slimline card, I love how you used the birch trees!
This card is absolutely adorable!! Your work is so inspiring!! Such a fun winter scene!!
Adorable! Love the garland!
Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing. We are loving all the creativity from the hop participants!
How cute are those bears and gingerbread men!
Super cute slimline holiday card! Fun images and bright colors. I am loving these new slim line dies. TFS!
So pretty! Cute bears! ?
What a fun scene building
Love the card! It’s so adorable!!
Your card is absolutely adorable. Made me smile as soon as I saw it and I’m sure it would make anyone smile receiving. Love the fact that you used a mirror technique on the bear. Super cute.
Awesome slimline card! I love how you stamped the bear with the mirror image technique and your cute little string of gingerbread men.
You are so incredibly talented!
This is just too adorable. Thanks for sharing.
Love the Bears!
Great card. Thanks for sharing.
Slimline cards are my new favorite,, and you have such a cute one!
Love the new slimline that is all the rage!!!
This card is adorable and it made me smile to see the clever whimsy you created with the gingerbread garland. Precious!
This is super sweet! I love the watercolor background against the great birch tree dies!! The bears (especially mirrored) are one of my favorite!. Gingerbread for all!
Adorable card. I like the gingerbread man garland.
I would frame this to enjoy year after year!
Love the bears!
What a cute design on your slimline card! Love the bright colors! Awesome coloring!
Bobbi this is so super cute… love those bears and gingerbread cookies. The mirror technique is one of my favorites and I always have pretty good luck with it. Birch trees cover plate is awesome. I seem to be gravitating to lots of slim line cards this holiday, love them… nicely done and thanks for sharing this fun card.
This is adorable ! Love it!
Love every little detail!
I really like how you used everything. Very neat idea. Thank you for sharing.
Your mirror image idea for this card could not be more perfect! Just adorable! I need him in my stash!
Who knew that even bears loved gingerbread men.
Cute as can be! Love the bears and the gingerbread cookies! Great birch tree background too!
Everything you touch is magic!
Such an adorable scene!! Those gingerbread men are precious and tasty!!
I want to bundle up and step into this fabulous winter scene you’ve created, Bobbi! So inviting, so much fun! Thank you for the smiles and inspiration!
Bobby, I can’t begin to tell you how much I love your card! It is so adorable. Thank you for the my
I have needed inspiration and for sharing your talents with all of us!
I love this card and what a great idea to use the A2 birch trees twice for the slimline card! So awesome!
What an adorable winter scene!
Fantastic winter scene, your colouring is fantastic!
Slimline cards are my new favorite. Little critters are so cute
Such an adorable card! I really love the scene.
That card is so cute. As a gingerbread cookie fan, would love to have that stamp set. Plus we have bears in our woods. What a combo!