Damask Divas April Blog Hop ft. Buzz and Bumble

Welcome to the Damask Divas April Blog Hop featuring the Buzz and Bumble paper pack from Close to my Heart.  Thanks so much for visiting! If you got here from Julie’s site, then you are in the right place.  If you lose your spot or want to start at the beginning go back to the Damask Divas home page.

CTMH buzz card and gift box pic

I cannot say that I like bees in person since they can sting, but I love these cute paper bees!  And I love the honey that real bees make!  I was inspired to make a card and gift box set. I covered the 4 1/2″chipboard card box with the various papers from the pack.  I used the Honeycomb stamp set to stamp the honeycomb shapes and then cut them out.  I layered them together to make the bee hive shape.  I cut the bees out of some scrap paper and pop dotted them on.  The paper flowers were made using the Artiste Cricut Cartridge exclusive to CTMH.    I also added some copper glitter glue to give the box some sparkle.

Here are more photos so you can see the details:

Close up of box top detail

Close up of box top detail

Front view of buzz box

Front view of buzz box

Side view - I used the strip of one of the papers to add the saying around the edge

Side view – I used the strip of one of the papers to add the saying around the edge

Close up of card front

Close up of card front

I used the Quick Cards - Bumble Bee stamp for the inside greeting

I used the Quick Cards – Bumble Bee stamp for the inside greeting

Here is my supply list:

Artiste Cricut Cartridge – Z1790

Buzz and Bumble Paper Pack – X7164B

Quick Cards – Bumble Bee stamp – A1135

Honeycomb stamp set – C1537

Gold Metallic Marker – Z1768 (comes with a silver marker)

Ink Pads – Larger honeycombs Goldrush Z2123; Smaller honeycombs Sunflower (retired) Sunset would be similar Z2191; Outlined honeycomb Brown Bag (retired) Saddle would be similar Z2171.  I also colored in the outlined honeycomb with gold metallic marker. For the inside greeting I used Cocoa Z2114.  You can easily substitute similar colors as needed.

Items on hand included rotary paper cutter, honeycomb embossing folders, 3D adhesive foam, copper ribbon.

I hope you are inspired by this creation!

Next visit fellow Damask Divas team member, Jamie.   Don’t forget to enter the sponsored giveaway on the Damask Divas home page here .  Happy Crafting!

9 thoughts on “Damask Divas April Blog Hop ft. Buzz and Bumble

  1. Love the honey comb on the top of the box! That had to take some time to put together but it was soooo worth it. Looks great!

  2. These are so great!! I love the debossing approach with the embossing elements on the card!! To me on the box, I especially love the honeycomb details on the box lid!!

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