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11.05.2009

Caardvarks :: Circle Cards by Clear and Simple Stamps



Hey there, Bleeps! I'm back with a Caardvarks challenge...circle cards! This week's sponsor is Clear and Simple Stamps. I was lucky enough to get my hands on the Flight of the Bee stamp set. I really liked the honeycomb pattern and used it to create a background. I made a traditional circle card and another that featured a circle embellishment. Try your hand at some circle cards to and hop on over to Caardvarks to see what my teammates came up with! There are some cute cards out there using some awesome stamps!
Have a great Friday Eve and thanks so much for visiting!
Instructions :: Card 1
  1. Die cut circles.
  2. Stamp honeycomb pattern on bottom half of yellow circle die cut.
  3. Stamp bee flying lines and sentiment.
  4. Tie ribbon around yellow circle die cut.
  5. Stamp bee, cut out, add rhinestone, then adhere to ribbon knot.
  6. Assemble card base and adhere yellow circle die cut to the card front.

Instructions :: Card 2

  1. Trim raspberry cardstock to make an A2 card base.
  2. Stamp honeycomb background on bottom of the card front.
  3. Die cut a circle and scallop circle.
  4. Stamp bees on yellow circle die cut and add rhinestones.
  5. Adhere yellow circle die cut on scallop circle die cut.
  6. Trim turquoise cardstock, adhere, and add stitching.
  7. Add circle embellishment.
  8. Stamp sentiment and pop off card front.

Supplies

Stamps :: Clear and Simple Stamps - flight of the bee

Ink :: Close to My Heart - black

Paper :: Stampin' Up! - bermuda bay, crushed curry; Papertrey Ink - raspberry fizz, black

Embellishments :: KaiserCraft - rhinestones; Papertrey Ink - ribbon

Tools :: Provo Craft - cuttlebug; Spellbinders - circle, scallop circle nestabilities; Janome Sew Mini (thread)

9 comments:

Kate Lewis said...

Hi Ashley, I love these, especially the circle one - so cute!!! The honeycomb background looks fabulous on both of them! Love Kate x

naomi chokr said...

love the honeycomb background. i never would have thought that bees would look cute. love both cards

Nicki (CSS) said...

Awwhh these are fantastic! Your bees are just darling.

Megan said...

I love the simple black and yellow card!

Regan said...

oooh...love it!

travelingmama said...

These are fantastic! I love them both!

Basement Stamper said...

Oh, I love seeing you create with the Clear & Simple Stamps. Both of these cards are beeeautiful!

Winter said...

So cute! :)

Lorna said...

Sweet bees! Thanks for sharing!

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