Sunday, July 31, 2011

Bee Happy

Hi!  I just recently received my first Paper Smooches stamp order and so I thought I'd play along with their July Sparks Challenge.  There are a lot of sketches and/or color combinations to pick from and the stamps are so super cute! 


The funny thing is that even though I got some of their clear stamps, I love the free digi bee.  He is so adorable so I made a card using him even though my printer is really bad.  So bad that I actually went out and bought a new one but it still prints not that great.  I don't know what it is but I can still see these tiny little dots over any kind of image that I'm trying to print.  Frustrating to say the least. 

The thing about digis though is that you can manipulate the image and make really fun cards!  I love this little card.  I made the girl bee just a bit smaller and I thought if I should erase the boy bee's eye lashes but decided to just draw in longer lashes on the girl.  I printed them twice and cut one set out to pop them up.  The bee happy sentiment is also a free digi.  The heart is from the A Little Lovin set and the XO from Chubby Chums set.  The only thing is that I wished the bees were placed just a bit higher up on the card but still love how cute they are.  Maybe one day this bee will be a clear stamp??

Oh, and I used the Designer Draft sketch in the middle and the white, sunshine, baby pink, grey Cool Shades color combo.

Well, it's finally here, all 3 of my kiddies start school tomorrow!  It's just a short day for my youngest who is starting preschool.  I get to stay with him tomorrow but after that he's on his own.  Hope he does okay.

Thanks for reading and have a great week!

2 comments:

Cheryl said...

So cute! Love your bee couple and eyelashes! I can't see any spots in your bee, but do you think they're from the image? I think the pngs with transparent backgrounds might print better than jpgs with white backgrounds. Plus you can paper piece those. Or can you somehow select the black line parts and cut and paste it into a transparent background yourself?

Kelly Braund said...

Very sweet!