honey bee stamps

Rainbow Birthday Wishes | Honey Bee Stamps

Hello Crafty Friends! Hope that y’all are having a fun and productive start to the week! I’m still working on that routine, especially motivated by the fact that the faster I get work and chores done, the more time I have to craft!

On to the card, today I’m sharing another card inspired by Carly T‘s rainbow shaker card, you can see the first card I made here.

To create this card, I started by inking up an A2 sheet of Bristol Smooth Cardstock using  distress oxide inks (in Shaded LilacSalvage PatinaTwisted CitronSpiced MarmaladeAbandoned CoralKitsch Flamingo). Then I splattered it with water, once that dried I added black and gold paint splatters.

I covered the inked panel using the (new) Mod A2 Cover Plate die cut from white card stock. I built the sentiment using the Birthday die cut, along with the Birthday stamp set. And as always I finished off my card using some rhinestones.

I hope that this inspires you to create something crafty at the end of your day! If you do, and share on Instagram, be sure to tag me (@everydayengineered) and Honey Bee Stamps (@honeybeestamps)! We love to see what you create! 

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs January Release – Day 4 – Love Bots + coordinating Dies

Happy Monday! It’s the first reveal week of 2022 over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Love Bots stamp set along with the coordinating Dies.

To create this card, I started by stamping two of the images from the Love Bots stamp set and colored them using copic markers (B00, 02; R14, 24; C00, 1, 3, 5, 7). Once done coloring I die cut them using the Coordinating Dies.

I finished off the card using the Petite Hearts Stencil. I masked off part of the card, and inked the rest up in a circular motion using distress oxide ink in Kitsch Flamingo. Then I added the stencil and added a second layer using Picked Raspberry distress oxide ink. After removing the mask, I stamped a sentiment and added a few confetti hearts to finish off the card.

Would you like to win the “Orchids” Stamp Set? This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Donna Idlet
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Her-beck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker
Tatiana Trafimovich
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs January Release – Day 3 – Heartfelt Meows & Heartfelt Woofs (works with Heart Frames Dies and Banner Trio Dies) 

Happy Wednesday! It’s the first reveal week of 2022 over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Heartfelt Meow and Heartfelt Woof stamp set, that work with the previously released Heart Frames Dies and Banner Trio Dies.

For today’s card, I wanted to share ideas that don’t involve detailed coloring and us pattern paper, cause we all hoard pattern paper, right?

Believe it or not, my first card had ZERO coloring! A little stamping, and a bit more die cutting and we were done! This is a perfect card for mass producing!

To create this card, I started my cutting down a sheet of pattern paper from the Meows paper pad to an A2 size. Next I die cut the stitched rectangles using the A7 Frames and Banner Die Set. I lined them on the card front. Then I stamped the image from the Heartfelt Woof stamp set on to Kraft paper using brown ink and die cut it using the largest scallop heart from the Heart Frames Dies. I finished off the card by stamping a sentiment from the same Heartfelt Woof on to a banner die cut using the Banner Trio Dies.

For my second card, I decided to add some color, but this time using ink blending so that it’s quick!

To create this card, I started by stamping the image from the Heartfelt Meow stamp set with watermark ink and embossed it in white. I inked it up in a rainbow using distress oxides (in twisted citron, squeezed lemon, ripe persimmon, festive berry, picked raspberry) and added a few splatters of water. Once it dried I die cut it using the largest scallop heart from the Heart Frames Dies.

To finish off the card, I dry embossed the Petite Hearts Stencil on to the card front and added a sentiment from the Heartfelt Meow stamp set on to a banner die cut from Banner Trio Dies.

Heartfelt Meows” or the “Heartfelt Woofs” Stamp SetThis stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Donna Idlet
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Her-beck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker
Tatiana Trafimovich
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Newtons Nook Designs

Newton’s Nook Designs January Release – Day 2 – Orchids + coordinating Dies

Happy Tuesday! It’s the first reveal week of 2022 over at Newton’s Nook Designs and I’m so excited to share a ton of inspiration with you this week! Today we are showcasing the Orchids stamp set along with the coordinating Dies.

To create my card, I paired it with the new A7 Frames and Banner Die Set that was revealed yesterday.

To create this card, I started by stamping the Orchids image from the stamp set twice with copic friendly ink on to heavy weight white card stock, and colored in using copic markers (BV02, 00, 000; BV04, 08; Y17, 15; E15, 37; C00) and die cut them using the coordinating Dies.

Next I created the card front by die cutting all the layers of the A7 Frames and Banner Die Set. I left the base and the frame in white, but inked up the stitched rectangles using distress oxides in Shaded Lilac and Wilted Violet. I tried to add the Petite Hearts Stencil with white pigment ink, but it didn’t really work as my purples were too light but don’t worry I have more card with the stencil!

I finished of the card with two sentiments from the Orchids stamp set embossed in gold and add the Orchids using foam tape and finished off with some jewels.

Would you like to win the “Orchids” Stamp Set? This stamp set will be given away to ONE lucky winner!

Here’s how to win: Comment on the NND blog and Design Team blogs (see list below)! The winner will be chosen at random from the collective reveal posts. Make sure to check out each of their blogs and comment for your chance to win. You will not know which blog has been chosen so the more you comment on the better your chances are of winning! You have until Thursday January 20th at 9pm ET to comment  — winners will be announced on the blog post on Friday, January 21st. 

Check out all the awesome Design Team Blogs below to enter:

Newton’s Nook Designs
Donna Idlet
Ellen Haxelmans
Tina Her-beck
Larissa Heskett
Samantha Mann
Zsofia Molnar
Maria Russell
Farhana Sarker
Tatiana Trafimovich
Amanda Wilcox

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Lawn Fawnatics

Rainbow Birthday Wishes | Lawn Fawnatics #116

Happy Sunday! Popping in quickly to share a quick, no stamping card inspired by the latest Lawn Fawnatics challenge – “Let’s Celebrate!

This card was inspired by my “no buy” challenge along with Carly’s latest card.

To create this card, I started by inking up a A2 piece of Bristol Smooth card stock to create a rainbow using distress oxide inks (in Shaded Lilac, Salvage Patina, Twisted Citron, Spiced Marmalade, Abandoned Coral, Kitsch Flamingo).

Next I embossed an A2 card front using the Echo Park Stencil – Birthday Balloons and then die cut the Giant Happy Birthday die from Lawn Fawn. I backed the embossed, die cut sheet with some acetate, and using the positive die cut as a guide, I adhered the pieces to the acetate.

Lastly, I backed the shaker front with foam tape and filled it with star sequins and added the rainbow inked background.

Thanks for stopping by today, hope y’all have a great rest of the week! 

Happy Crafting! 
Farhana

honey bee stamps

Happy Thanksgiving | Honey Bee Stamps

Woah! What a day it’s been, long pre-thanksgiving to-do list, kid 1 caught the sniffles and I committed to a baking job, AND I have a card project due tonight. Why I ask, why do I do this to myself LOL. It’s okay, I have a to-do list, I’m not making a turkey, so I have a ton of time till 1PM tomorrow. Make a plan, stick to it, and things will get done. I digress. Let’s get to today’s card so I can move on to the next thing.

After a long 18-ish months, its been more than heartwarming to be able to gather, so my card to dedicated to all those who can finally travel, and create new memories cause we are always better together!

To create this card I stamped, and colored many of the images from the Better Together stamp set. I used copics, and then die cut them using the coordinating dies. I also stamped and embossed the sentiment on to black card stock using gold embossing powder and die cut it using the coordinating die.

Next I inked up a piece of card stock slightly larger than an A2 size with distress inks (abandoned coral, dried marigold, crushed olive and salvage patina). I sprayed it with water and then splattered some gold paint on it. Once it dried I die cut it using the Autumn Splendor Cover Plate.

I added the die cut panel to a Kraft card base and then added the colored images along with the sentiment and as always finished off with some jewels.

Happy Thanksgiving crafty friends!

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Pink Fresh Studios

Messy Watercolored Florals | Pinkfresh Studios

Happy Monday y’all! Hope that everyone had a great, crafty weekend and is adjusting well to time the time change! I’m popping in today to share my first post as part of the ScrapbookPal Design team! I was lucky enough to guest design for them last month, you can see the post here! If you know me, then you probably know that I love creating with floral stamps! So of course I jumped at the chance to create with the Pink Fresh Studio’s Dahlia Bunch stamp set. I usually do most of my coloring with COPIC markers but this stamp seemed the perfect one to watercolor!

To create this card I, stamped the image from the Dahlia Bunch stamp set using watermark ink and embossed it with gold embossing powder onto watercolor paper. Next I chose out the color palette I wanted to use on the card. To watercolor I used Distress Inks in worn lipstick (mini cube), spun sugar (mini cube), wilted violet (mini cube), shaded lilac (mini cube), shabby shutters (mini cube), and mowed lawn (mini cube).

Then, I watercolored the embossed image by smooshing the distress ink on to a smooth surface and adding water before bringing it to paper. Once it dried, I diecut it out using the coordinating die.

While the watercolored panel was drying, I started working on the background for the card. I picked out the matching lighter shades in distress oxides to create an ink blended panel. I used peeled paint, spun sugar, and shaded lilac. To add some depth to the background, I added splatters of white and gold paint. I also die cut a panel from using the Pinkfresh Studio Simple Hexagons and splattered it with some gold paint too.

While the watercolored panel was drying, I started working on the background for the card. I picked out the matching lighter shades in distress oxides to create an ink blended panel. I used peeled paint, spun sugar, and shaded lilac. To add some depth to the background, I added splatters of white and gold paint. I also die cut a panel from using the Pinkfresh Studio Simple Hexagons and splattered it with some gold paint too.

Thanks for following along today! I hope that this card inspires you to create something! 

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

honey bee stamps

Fall Bouquets | Honey Bee Stamps

Happy Hump Day Y’all! It’s finally NOT raining here today and we got to get out to the park! I was going to get coffee on my way there, but #momlife! Looking forward to my morning cup tomorrow! Today I’m sharing a fun pair of card that I made a fun floral stamp set from Honey Bee Stamps.

Ever since I discovered the muted look of distress oxide inks on kraft paper, I just can’t stop! To show the difference between kraft and white card stock, I created a pair of cards to share today using the same inks.

To create these cards, I started by stamping some of the florals from Honey Bee Stamp’s Wildflowers stamp set using copic friendly ink on to heavy weight white card stock. I colored in the images using copic markers.

Leaves : YG63, G24, G21, Flower centers : E55, E57, Yellow : Y38, Y15. Y13, Y11, Red : R24, R14, R05

Next I inked up A2 sized kraft and white cardstock using the lattice layer from the Art Deco Patterns stencil. I used the following distress oxide colors : Wilted Violet, Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold, Peeled Paint and Mowed Lawn.


Can you see how much brighter the colors are on white card stock? I love it as much as I love the muted tones on kraft for fall cards!

To finish off the cards I embossed the word “thankful” from the Bitty Buzzwords : Fall stamp set along with the “FOR YOU” onto stripes of paper. I die cut the “thankful” word using the coordinating die. I arranged the colored flowers in a bunch, adhering them to the inked card front using foam tape and liquid adhesive. Lastly I adhered the “thankful” die cut using foam tape and tucked the sentiment strip underneath it and added some jewels around the florals.

I hope that this inspires you to create something crafty at the end of your day! If you do, and share on Instagram, be sure to tag me (@everydayengineered) and Honey Bee Stamps (@honeybeestamps)! We love to see what you create! 

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

Pretty Pink Posh

Seahawk Themed Fall Critters | Pretty Pink Posh

Happy Monday! Yup the Seahawks played a HORRIBLE game and it pretty much rained half the weekend! Thankfully we enjoyed the sun while it was out, and then I made use of the indoor time to get productive and prep for the week ahead! And since I meal prepped/planned for the week, I got in some crafty time this morning to finish this slimline card using the critters I colored last week!

Incase you missed the critters on the feed, you can check it out here and also my little adventure to get the stamps, here.

Copic combinations are listed above for the critters and for the leaves and acorns I used the following combinations : RV17, V05; V04, 12; E13, 15, 27, 59; YG 63, 03, 01; Y38, 17, 15.

Once I was done with my copic coloring the images from the Fall Critters stamp set, I die cut them with the coordinating dies and set them aside. Next I created the background for the shaker, as you can’t make a Pretty Pink Posh card with out a shaker, right? I die cut a slimline panel, covered it with the Leaves Background stencil and inked it up with distress oxide inks in Wilted Violet, Worn Lipstick, Dried Marigold, Peeled Paint, Mowed Lawn, and Fossilized Amber. The stencil is a delicate one so ink up carefully!

I created the shaker window using the View From My Window slimline die from Crafty Meraki. You can also create a similar one using the Window Frames Die from Pretty Pink Posh like I did here. I added acetate and foam tape and an assortment of sequins to match my ink blending.

At this point I realized I hadn’t added a sentiment! So I embossed the one from the Fall Critters stamp set in gold onto black cardstock and fussy cut it. I added it on the bottom window and arranged the critters and fall foliage around the windows to finished off the card.

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope that you were inspired to create something! Make sure to tag me @everydayengineered and @prettypinkposh on Instagram and join the Facebook group so that we can see what you have created! 

Happy Crafting!
Farhana

mama elephant

Hugs in a Mug | Mama Elephant

Happy Thursday Y’all! I hope that you’ve been enjoying the last of summer as we transition into FALL! Yes in CAPITOL letters as I love all things fall, especially all the cozy rainy crafty sessions, with a cup of hot chocolate on the side! I love my hot drinks in the fall and winter, so of course this cute Hot Cocoa stamp set from Mama Elephant jumped into my cart as soon as it was released!

To create this card, I started by stamping all of the images from the Hot Cocoa stamp set onto some heavy weight card stock and coloring them using copic markers. The I cut them out using the coordinating dies.

Copic Combos : BG 13, 32, 34; YG01, 03, 21; R01, 08, 11, 14, 24, 32, 43; C1; N4, 6; YR00, 01; E11, 13, 15, 27, 31, 55, 57

To create the shaker background, I die cut the Six Window Cover die from some white card stock and inked it up using shabby shutters and worn lipstick distress oxide inks, leaving a bit of white space in the middle, I backed the die cut with acetate, and layered on the foam tape and filled it with some seed beads.

I finished off the card using a sentiment from the same stamp set, embossed in white on to black card stock and trimmed down into a strip. I adhered it to the center/white area of the card, and arranged the colored images around it, adding one of the little accents to each one.

Thanks for stopping by today and I hope that you were inspired to create something! Make sure to tag me @everydayengineered on Instagram so I can see what you have created! 

Happy Crafting!
Farhana