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CCBH Bumblebee – Pierced Blooms in a natural arc

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Week 7 – Bumblebee

I really love the layout of this card, its simplicity, but also the natural wood textured paper (In Good Taste DSP – which is on sale this month)!

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Thick Basic White card was die cut using the Basic Borders die to create that gorgeous stitched curve. Two pieces of A6 DSP were glued together and placed behind the curve to create the card front. By doubling up the DSP, it not only made it more sturdy, but the inside compliments the front of the card! Just Jade and Magenta Madness are the other two card stocks for the floral images. The sentiment is stamped in Bumblebee on some scrap card and die cut using the die from the Pierced Blooms dies. While the card is still in the die, turn it over and use the stylus from the Simply Scored to run around the inside edge. This gives that gorgeous raised edge around the sentiment!

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

To create the splatters, I placed some Bumblebee ink onto an acrylic block and squeezed my Wink of Stella into it, to make it juicy then tapped it against my fingers to get the splatters, of course with an extra glitter effect.

I made some faux resin dots with a hole punch and some fine tip glue.

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

On the inside you can see the same DSP as the front. I also added two small different size strips of card for extra colour and some more Stitched Blooms!

Pierced Blooms & Basic Borders Dies card for CCBH Bumblebee by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

I saw this idea from The Paper Papillon and decided to case it but changed up the colours and papers to make it my own.

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10 thoughts on “CCBH Bumblebee – Pierced Blooms in a natural arc”

  1. While the design may be simple your card is stunning Kate. I love the glittery sprinkles, the faux resin dots and the matching inside. Fabulous cards!

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  2. Beautiful card Kate, I love the bright colours for the Pierced Blooms and the use of the In Good Taste DSP.


  3. Oh my beloved Pierced Blooms dies – I must get them out again soon. Kate, I love seeing different ways of using the In Good Taste DSP because I really struggle with thoughts on how I can use the patterns. I love this idea and your card is gorgeous! P.S. I never remember to do that die technique, and it’s so effective!

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  4. Beautiful card Kate. I love how you have used the stylus on the label, and the faux resin dots work great on this card with those bright flowers. The dark woodgrain is perfect neutral here. Love it!

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  5. You have used Bumblebee so beautifully, Kate; those flowers are pure happiness! Love the extra embossing on your sentiment label, and the contrast of the dark woodgrain DSP against the brightness of the flowers.

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