It’s a bee-autiful day today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog! My project today features the cute MFT Meant to Bee stamp set. I think I’ve mentioned before that my dad is a beekeeper and he needed some thank you cards for his bee friends, so this was the perfect set for the job!

I started out with some Clare Fontaine 210gsm DCP paper, stamping out multiples of everything but the sentiments in the set with some MFT Black Licorice Hybrid Ink. I then used my Copic markers to colour them in.

Copics Used
Clouds: 0, C00, C1, C2
Wings: B0000, B01
Bees and Hives: Y15, Y17, YR15, YR18, E97, E99, E15, E27

I don’t have the coordinating dies but I do have this little handy machine to cut them all out for me. 🙂

I wanted some colour in the background of my card to make the bright bees and hives stand out so I blended on some Distress Oxide Ink in Broken China onto a top-folding A6 card base. For added interest, I then layered some more ink using the Hero Arts Honeycomb stencil. Once dry, I layered on the die cuts directly to the card base.

I die cut the smallest banner from the Lawn Fawn Extra Sentiment Banners set and clear heat embossed one of the sentiments from the stamp set. Next, I die cut the Lawn Fawn Scripty Thanks from some black card stock. I layered the sentiments together underneath the hive and covered the ‘thanks’ with some Glossy Accents.

This makes for a bright, bold, happy thank you card that any beekeeper would be grateful to receive, I’m sure!