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A Cute Couple…

Sheep and Bee

Hi All!

I’m using my Seamus Sheep stamp set again (see my last card here). I REALLY wanted some smiling bees to go with my Paper Smooches Courteous Cuties set. Perfect bees are hard to find, but I found them… in this Honey set by Inky Antics. So cute!

Here is a close-up of the colored sheep. I colored her (it’s a her, isn’t it? I think I called it a him in the video) with dots because I wanted her to look fluffy:

Sheep and Bee

Enjoy the video!

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Card Measurements:

Element Imperial Metric
Frame opening 2 3/4 x 3 3/8 inches 7 x 8.6 cm
Card base 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches 10.8 x 14 cm

Supplies:

Copic sketch markers used: sheep body (W1, W3, W5, W7); sheep face (W1, W3, W5), yarn (B000, B02, Y11), grass (G14, YG09), bee (Y11, Y15, B000)

Seamus Sheep
Seamus Sheep
SSS|S.COM
Honey
Honey
EH|SSS
Courteous Cuties 2
Courteous Cuties 2
SSS|S.COM
Copic Sketch Markers
Copic Sketch Markers
BLSY|EH
Distress Oxide - Pistachio
Distress Oxide – Pistachio
EH|SSS
Distress Oxide - Broken China
Distress Oxide – Broken China
EH|SSS
Memento Tuxedo Black Ink
Memento Black Ink
EH|SSS
Hero Hues Black
Hero Hues Black
EH|SSS
Stampin' Up! Basic Black Marker
Black Marker
Stampin' Up! Daffodil Delight Marker (part of Brights set)
Daffodil Delight Marker
Neenah Solar White Cardstock
Neenah Cardstock
EH|SSS
Fiskars Trimmer
Fiskars Trimmer
S.COM|JA
Ranger Mini Round Blending Tools
Ranger Mini Round Blending Tools
EH | SSS
Thin Paper Tape
Thin Paper Tape
Scotch Foam Tape
Scotch Foam Tape
ATG Tape Runner
ATG Tape Runner
EH|SSS

Comments

  1. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 5:50 am

    Anita

    Original design with the frame and the ewe cut out. Very cute Darlene! I want those oxide inks… on my wish list as of tonight : )

  2. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Caly

    I love your new website format, Darlene! I agree about bees! I’m holding out for Pretty Pink Posh’s new bee set. This card is adorable!

  3. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Bertie

    So cute. You have such great stamp sets.

  4. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    jennyjo88

    This card is as cute as can BEE!

  5. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    Carol Mac

    OMG how cute is that card!! I don’t have any of those sets, nor any bee stamps, but think I might add them to my wish list! Thanks Darlene!

  6. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    Andrea

    Really cute card, Darlene! I honestly thought the inked panel was cardstock or patterned paper, before I saw the video. You did such a great job on the ink blending! I’ve gotten some of the Distress Oxides, but haven’t really played with them yet. I’ll have to break them out when I get a chance! 🙂 ~ Andrea

  7. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 4:49 pm

    Dayse

    This is just adorable. That Sheep knitting is so cute and the Bee is such a happy little guy.
    Love those oxide inks will need some soon I think.
    The frame really draws your eye in.

  8. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 5:49 pm

    Glenismaree

    How cut is that!!! I love it. Another enjoyable video Darlene.

  9. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    Laura Norris

    This is really adorable! That bee is the cutest bee I’ve seen! I bought the oxide inks and love them too! So much easier to blend than the regular distress. Another great card Darlene!

  10. wrote on April 7th, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    Connie

    This card was adorable and very clever. I have that sheep stamp but no bees. Hmm! I guess that’s going on my wish list too.

  11. wrote on April 8th, 2017 at 4:04 pm

    Irene

    Men knit too. 🙂 (Tried to copy an image, but can’t.) Cute card! Doesn’t Paper Smooches have a bee stamp? For some reason, I thought they did.

  12. wrote on April 9th, 2017 at 8:13 am

    Kylie Adams

    This is such a fun card… I just got the distress oxide inks – i liked the fact that they look easier to blend than the normal distress inks. I am looking forward to playing with them soon..

  13. wrote on April 9th, 2017 at 6:44 pm

    Brenda L.

    Super cute card Darlene! I love the sentiment and I love the two critters together. An unlikely pair but oh so cute together! I so want the distress oxide inks, one day. Hugs, Brenda

  14. wrote on April 10th, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    Colorful Card Maker

    I love, love, love your card! It is to stinking cute for words! LOL I don’t have any bee stamps because I am terrified of them! I’ve never been stung but if you’ve ever seen how bug bites swell up on me & itch for days and days, then you would know why I am scared to get stung. People say I am probably allergic and I don’t want to find out. However, this bee is adorable and I would like him or her. My mom knits and I have a Christmas knitting sheep stamp set but there are a few of the stamps in the set that aren’t Christmas, like the knitting sheep so they can be used any time. Since I don’t have a bee stamp yet I would have to say Ewe are so cute! That would work, right?

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