Foiling, Inky Techniques, Stamping, Video

VIDEO- Honey Bee Stamps August Release Blog Hop

Hi there everyone and happy Thursday!

All this week we have been showing you little sneaks of our awesome new stamp sets and dies! Tomorrow our new release goes live and to celebrate we are showing you some beautiful projects, Today!!!

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I have created two cards for today’d hop and the first one has a step-by-step video to boot. I have used the beautiful Zen Bouquet on both cards- I printed out the large image in the stamp set on my laser printer and cut it in half so I had two pieces to use on both of the cards- pretty nifty right?!?!

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Once I had printed the image I then blended over the image, you want to do this before you foil as the ink may take off the colour of the foil and we don’t want that happening. For the card in the video I used Picked Raspberry, Candied Apple and Wild Honey Distress Inks and for the blue card I used Mermaid Lagoon, Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio. When I was happy with the blending I used some water to flick some water splotches onto the card and left to dry.

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For the sentiment I used Kindness die set to create a stacked die cut- to do this cut a number of the words in white card and one in gold mirror card, glue the word die cuts on top of each other with the gold mirror one on the top. The rest of the sentiment is gold heat embossed using Smile stamp set.

For a more detailed view please check out my video below…

I hope you enjoyed the video and here’s a look at the other card I made with the other half of the printed image- I used the same techniques to make this card.

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What’s a Honey Hop without some sweet prizes, right? This time we not only have one awesome prize pack but TWO!! One winner will win our zen florals pack (Zen florals, Zen Bouquet, and each of their matching die sets) and our second winner will win our Alpha prize pack! (Color me alpha stamp set, sentiment alpha stamp set, and color me alpha die set). All you have to do to win is comment here on the Honey Bee Stamps blog and again at each one of our designer’s blogs by Sunday August 28th. Winner will be announced on Monday August 29th at Noon PST.

So Hop along and get ready to BEE inspired!

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In case you get lost, here is the blog hop order

We *might* just have a few other surprises in store this week, so be sure to check in on our facebook page as well as our Instagram!Thanks for hopping with us!

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Thank you so much for stopping by today I really do hope you enjoyed your visit!

Please leave me a comment as I would really love to know what you think of my card!, to leave a comment just click on the post title and the comment box will appear.

Maybe even subscribe to myYouTube channel or follow my blog. If your interested I’m also on Facebook and I share sneak peeks of my projects (and my life) on Instagram.

That’s it from me the next stop on the hop is Larissa. Hope you have a beautiful day and I hope to see you again soon!

Hugs Lydia xxx



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