Honey Bee Stamps Hello Summer Release Blog Hop

Happy Summer, Friends!

Welcome to our fabulous blog hop where we've got so much fun inspiration in store for you! You can find the entire release here!

For today's card, I used the Freshly Picked stamp and die set, along with the Pearfect Sentiments stamp and die set.

I began by stamping out the images in different dye inks and then used the coordinating die set to cut out the images. I set them aside and then created the small watercolor panel by smooshing some dye inks on to a piece of acetate, spraying it with water, and then pressing the acetate down on to my white cardstock piece.

After arranging and gluing down my images to the watercolor panel, I set it aside and worked on the card base.

I cut and scored a white 4.25 x 5.5 inch card base and then chose a piece of patterned paper from the Back to Basics paper pack, trimmed it down and then adhered it to the left side of my card base. I chose a small piece of pink cardstock and trimmed it down to a small strip. I glued it down alongside the black and white piece to create a finished edge.

After glueing a piece of foam on to the back of my watercolored panel, I adhered that panel down to my card base, off-setting the placement just a bit. I finished off the card by stamping and diecutting a sentiment from the Pearfect Sentiments set and adhering it down to the card with a bit of foam tape on the back.

Thanks so much for joining the blog hop today! Hop along to each blog and leave a comment for a chance to win a $25 gift card to the Honey Bee Shop!

Honey Bee Stamps
Mindy Eggen
Sara Sherlock
Kelly Martin - You are here!
Danielle Flynn - Go here next!
Brenda Noelke
Amy Tsuruta
Bobbi Lemanski
Amanda Fitterer
Vera Yates
Ilda Dias
Laura Jane
Jenny Hall
Jessica Frost Ballas

Have a fantastic day! 


  1. I've been working in the yard, I'm hot
    and sweaty and the sight of these
    beautiful fruit has cooled me off.
    Wonderful card. thanks for sharing

  2. Love the card layout, turned out really pretty :)

  3. Such a cute fruity card... Love it.

  4. Cute card! I really love the use of black and white stripes with the sentiment also being black and white! It really brings out your colorful images!

  5. so sweet, I love your cute card.

  6. Kelly I really like how that black and white looks with those fruits and that sentiment is great, TFS!

  7. Really nice card I love this new stamp set

  8. Wow! What wonderful and cool fruit. Great card.

  9. Love this fruit filled card..so fresh!

  10. Beautiful cards. I love that fruit set.

  11. The fruit is very summery and cute. Nice idea.

  12. So sweet! I Love the fruit and the sentiment!

  13. Thank you for sharing your cute card.

  14. Great card. Love the watercolored panel. The black and pink papers make a great decorative strip.

  15. Beautiful, sweet card. Love the colors and the unique layout.

  16. Love this fun and fruity card! Great new set with a lot of options.

  17. Sweet sentiment and I like all the fruit.

  18. Love the fruit designs! Pretty card!

  19. Wow! I love the bold colors. Very modern.

  20. Such a fun card and fantastic design to fit that sentiment!

  21. Cute, Cute, Cute!! This is a great release