Monday, March 7, 2016

Bee Happy!

 As a proud contributor to the Adopt-a- Beehive program sponsored by UHH and Alan Wong, I am happy to say that there is a bee hive in Hilo with my name on it.  That's why I am bee happy!  Besides helping deserving students acquire scholarships, I get honey from my hive mailed to my home.  As a special thank you to the student who is caring for my prolific hive, I decided to send this card and enclose a gift card.
The first photo is the correct color, but does not show the details of the die cut honeycomb (Intricutz) made from vellum. I hope this close-up photo gives you a better idea of how appropriate this die was (even though I had a hard time keeping the hexagons in their frames). The honeycomb impressions were made by simply reversing the honeycomb die so it wouldn't cut the paper.  (I couldn't find my honeycomb impression folder...necessity IS the mother of invention!)
 I wanted to have the gift card pop up, but I guess I should have used stiff card stock instead of washi tape to hold the tuck-in part upright. However, I really wanted to use the Little B washi tape since it matched, so I decided to just make a pocket. The rubber stamps were really old ones from my unmanageable stash....someday if the news reports the death of a crafter found under her supplies, it may be me!  Hoarder alert! Thanks for buzzing by..........

3 comments:

Niki G said...

Wow, such a cool concept to fund a bee hive! Love your card with matching honeycombs...I'm sure the recipient is going to love it.

yyam said...

Love the card...especially the honeycomb diecut!
How cool to have a bee hive with your name on it. That sounds like a great program to help deserving students.

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