Saturday, April 14, 2018

Just Us Girls #436 - Trend Week

Hi everyone!  I'm the hostess for this week's Just Us Girls Trend Challenge.  I've chosen black and white stripes.  This seems to be very trendy lately and I love to use them!
 
I was off the first week of April for spring break and was organizing my "recent" stamp purchases (recent being a relative term...for instance, this one was purchased in the summer at a stamp show!).  Let's just say it's one that has never been used that I came upon in my stash.  Anyway, I figured it would be fun to use with the black and white stripes.  I stamped, die cut, and copic colored the bee.  I added shimmer to it also.  I prepared the main panel with the b&w stripes and the yellow strip.  These were die cut with a wonky stitches die.  The sentiment was stamped and embossed in white and the bee was mounted with dimensional tape to a stitched circle.  I stamped the little trail and added yellow crystals.  I'm loving these crystals!  I purchased all the colors from Pretty Pink Posh, so you'll be seeing a lot of them scattered on my future cards!  ;-)
 
You can see more from our JUGs design team and our April guest on the JUGs blog.
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Recipe
Stamps:  Build-a-Bee and Perfect Blend (Honey Bee)
Paper:  Recollections white, black, crushed curry
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, Versamark, copic markers
Accessories:  Build-a-Bee die (Honey Bee), wonky stitches die (Avery Elle), stitched circle die (SSS), Pretty Pink Posh crystals, Spectrum Noir shimmer, dimensional tape 


9 comments:

Karren said...

That wee bee is just too cute and he works perfectly with a stripes challenge! Gorgeous card!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

That bee image is adorable and I love how you colored him and gave him some shimmer! Great design and colors. Awesome challenge for us this week!

Macimbalo said...

So beautiful and I love the trend you picked for the challenge!

Ina G said...

That busy buzzing bee is so cute and has such an adorable smile. Fabulous layout Lisa. Love the trail you made finishing it off perfectly. Also love the crystals!

cm said...

Your little bee is perfect for this challenge! Dare I say you've created a 'honey' of a card with him? Yes, I dare! Love this!
Hugs~carol

Maria Levine said...

Great challenge this week Lisa! Love your layout and that bee is way too cute! Great job!

Nancy said...

Love your card, the challenge this week, and your photography skills! Super job! The bee is adorable!

Vicki Dutcher said...

How cute is that bee with those fabulous stripes!

Bobby said...

I love your challenge choice, Lisa. That bee is adorable and goes so well with the black and white stripes.

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