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Hello fellow Honey Bee fans! My name is Amy Young and I’m quite excited to be wrapping up this month with a guest post here on the Honey Bee blog. If any of you are familiar with my Instagram account you will know that I am a card maker with a passion for creating fun scenes using stamps and Copic markers and I have done exactly that with the newly released Mae the Mouse set.

With some careful masking, I was able to dress Mae in her cute cover-alls and add the chocolate chip cookie in her little paws. It was the cookie that ended up inspiring the rest of the design as I could envision her having successfully raided the kitchen cookie jar. Because I had a lot of grey going on in the tile and Mae herself I chose to compliment that with a bright, sunny yellow. If you ask me, pairing grey and yellow is one of those combos you can never go wrong with. Then I decided to further the story by adding some cookie crumbs at her feet, hinting that perhaps this isn’t the first cookie Mae has enjoyed… LOL! To finish off the card I borrowed one of the sentiments from the Seasonal Sweeties set and stamped it in light grey so that it wouldn’t take away from the cute cookie thief scene that I had created.

 Thanks so much for having me today!  

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3 responses to “Guest Designer: Amy Young”

  1. Avra N Williams says:

    This is fabulous! Going to check out your blog!

  2. Teresa Doyle says:

    Oh my goodness Amy this is so adorable, what a great scene. Well done.

  3. Cathy Lillie says:

    What a cute scene! Beautiful, detailed coloring especially on Mae – something about her eyes makes her seem so lifelike. Love the grey and yellow combination.