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Hi everyone! I’m really excited to kick off this super fun event sponsored by Honey Bee Stamps! For the next 12 Days, 12 different card designers will be featuring awesome stamp sets from Honey Bee!

December 1 – 11 we will give away a $25 Gift Certificate to one person who comments on that day’s blog post
December 12th we will give away a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky commenter, so be sure to comment daily!

 

I’m very happy that I get to be day number one! Yahooooo. So happy to be here sharing a card with you today! Today I’m featuring three stamp sets: Build A Bee, Tea Time, and Bee-you-tiful Sentiments. I made a card that will be perfect to send some cheer to a friend’s mailbox!

 

I started with an A2 card base from Kraft Cardstock. Then I layered bright yellow, and then bright white! I added a piece of gingham paper from my stash to look like a napkin for my little scene. I love yellow – any time of year. Next I stamped the coffee cup, the cupcake, the lemon, and the bee and die cut them out with the matching dies. I colored the images with Copic Markers in cheery colors. See the steam coming off the coffee? That’s actually a die that is supposed to be a trail behind the bee! I thought it would look good this way!

After I colored in everything, I added shimmer by using a glue pen and some superfine glitter! The bee is on a wobble! So he is really buzzing by! The sentiments are so cool – you can mix and match any words you want and place them exactly where you want them. One of my go-to sentiment sets – I use it all the time.

If you haven’t tried Wobbles – you need to! They are so much fun! I used the Mini Wobbles for the beeeeee. It’s a little plastic coil that has adhesive on both ends. You attach one end to the object and the other end to the card. Then it wobbles! EEK! It lays perfectly flat for mailing.

Here it is in action! I can’t stop! LOL

I want to give a big thanks to Melissa, Lisa, and the entire Honey Bee team for inviting me to be part of the 12 Designers of Christmas! I’m such a fan of Honey Bee. Make sure to check back tomorrow for the next guest designer here on the Honey Bee Blog!

Wanda Guess

www.ablogcalledwanda.com

 

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152 responses to “Twelve Designers of Christmas: Day 1 Wanda Guess”

  1. Michele Bewley says:

    I love the build a bee and the bee sentiments – I use them for all sorts of cards – I also bought the hive stencils and hive die – I would be grateful if someone could use the hive stencils to give me ideas – my shading hasn’t turned out very well )<8 Thanks!

  2. EDNA Edie says:

    Just gorgeous I love love love all the yellow especially the tablecloth element…. I’m eagerly awaiting an order to cross the seas to me!

  3. Amy Vitriani says:

    Adorable card! I love the little stitched detail you added for the stream from the tea. And all the sparkle and shine are just so pretty!

  4. Lynne says:

    such a ‘sweet’ card ! Love it….

  5. Susan Burns says:

    I love the wobble idea! I’ve never tried them before, going to have to start!

  6. I am a huge fan of the Honey Bee Stamps bees … and I love your card! So fun and uplifting. 🙂

  7. Debbie Rumpza says:

    I love your card, Wanda! I think this stamp set is Bee-utiful… lol.

  8. Caren B says:

    Such a cute card, love the use of the wobbler!

  9. Shannon says:

    This card is super cute and I love the wobble bee. Love the color choices and all around so adorable!

  10. Arianna Barbara says:

    Oh my!!! Such a sweet card!!! Love it!!!

  11. Such a cute little scene, Wanda … and fantastic detailing … the sweet, wobbly buzzy bee … all that shimmery glitter … the fabulous layers … and the clever use of the bee trail for the steam … brilliant! Anita 🙂

  12. Leanne says:

    Such a sweet card! Love the cute wobble bee.

  13. Mel H says:

    Love the fun little card. The use of the bee trail as coffee smoke is very smart.

  14. Inky says:

    Sooooooo cute❣️ Love the steam, the sparkle, the sweets and of course the super 🐝 in action😍

  15. Roberta S. says:

    Wanda, your card is beautiful. It did make me smile. Thank you for sharing the details.

  16. Dana W says:

    Adorable card!! Love the simmer and the bee on the wobble!!

  17. Rebecca Nieves says:

    What a pretty card! The imagines are so cute and happy! Love he way you put everything together!

  18. Stacy V says:

    This is a cute card!! I really like how you added accents of glitter to really make the card pop. Two thumbs up 😀

  19. Kim Ferrari says:

    Love today’s card!

  20. Heather Hotchkiss says:

    Super cute! I love how the Wobblers give dimension and whimsy to the design.

  21. Lori A. Geise says:

    The little bee 🐝 is too cute. I’m fairly new to card making, but I would have no problem using these cute stamps.

  22. corinne h says:

    WHAT A CUTE CARD!! LOVE THE BEE. AND THE STILL LIFE.

  23. Amanda says:

    The glitter detail to the wings and cup just make the card extra special!

  24. JulieM says:

    Darling card – and oooo – the wobbler is giving me a bunch of ideas! Thanks for sharing.

  25. Bethany says:

    So cute! Love the glitter!

  26. Jennifer Gallagher says:

    Love the card, the bee is adorable!

  27. Cathey Day says:

    The new is so cute!

  28. Sue LD says:

    Cute and cheery card. I like the wobble and the sparkle.

  29. Jamie Hills says:

    The wobble is definitely cool!

  30. Donna Oates says:

    What a fun and happy card! Bright and so cheerful!

  31. Carla Hundley says:

    How cute this card
    is! Love the wobble
    on the bee and the
    glitter shine.
    Carla from Utah

  32. Julie says:

    This is such a sweet card! Love the wobbler!

  33. lee says:

    What a sweet card! I am lovin the Bee!!

  34. Janet Ingraham says:

    Love all the wonderful details including the flying bee!

  35. Love this sentiment! Adorable wobbling bee!

  36. D.AnnC says:

    What a happy bumble bee! – of course, if I had a pretty sparkly cupcake, I’d smile too!!

  37. Angie Linton says:

    Such a fun & cute card! I love action wobbles.

  38. Kari VanNoy says:

    Super cute! This is such a happy card…I love the yellow and the added glitter. 🙂

  39. Noga says:

    This card is perfect!!

  40. Laura Volpes says:

    Such a bright and cheerful card – love the composition and how you used the patterned paper!

  41. Kim F says:

    This is so cute. I love Wanda’s creativity. I have so much stuff in my wish list. Everything from Honey Bee is so super cute!

  42. Carol H. says:

    I love how you put the action wobbler on the bee!! Such a fantastic card!

  43. Heidi h says:

    Super duper cute – love the dimension and the movement of the bee!

  44. Becca Yahrling says:

    This is so adorable and I love the action wobbler. I haven’t tried these, but would love to.

  45. amy says:

    THIS is absolutely ADORABLE.

  46. Lori Kobular says:

    Such a sweet card! I am loving the Build a Bee and Tea Time stamp sets!

  47. Liz says:

    I love your cards Wanda. They are perfection!

  48. renee milner says:

    Such a fun card–your attention to all the details is great, like the creative way you made the steam and using a wobble on the cute bee!

  49. Kim F says:

    This is a super cute card and i love the 12 days of Christmas idea. can’t wait to see all the great inspiration that I know will be coming.

  50. Lagene says:

    Awesome card Wanda, I love the jiggly bee!

  51. preeti d. says:

    Super sweet card 🙂 love love love that cute lil wobbling bee

  52. Carolee McCaslin says:

    Your card is so cute!!! LOVE it and Honey Bee Stamps:)

  53. FD91354 says:

    Lovely card.. So so beautiful. Love that tea time stamp set. What a great idea to do these 12 days..

  54. Kinjal says:

    Such a sweet and bee-tiful card! Thanks for such amazing inspiration!

  55. kathy dumpert says:

    I love blog hops and you make me want this Honey bee stamp even more!

  56. Sally Keagle says:

    I ALWAYS love Wanda’s creations and this one is adorable! Makes me smile.

  57. Julie says:

    Cute card. I have followed Wanda’s blog for years—so talented.

  58. Kathy Mc says:

    Oh my goodness, this is just adorable and certain to bring a smile to Wanda’s lucky friend. Her coloring is beautifully done, and the steam an added detail. The wobbly bee and glitter finished it beautifully.

  59. Karen B. says:

    I love the detail of the stitched steam, and the perfect coloring on these bold graphics!

  60. Lucy E. says:

    What a cute and sweet card!
    I love that bee on the wobble
    spring!

  61. F. Andre says:

    This card is so sweet. Love the glittery accents. Great inspiration.

  62. Jen shears says:

    The wobbly bee and all that glitter!! Love!!

  63. Denise Bryant says:

    What a fun and uplifting card! I needed that after a very rough few days…. love the wobbling bee!

  64. Linda Carson says:

    Delightful!! It’s so eye catching w/fabulous colors and coloring! Love the sparkle and wobbles!

  65. Debbie A Smith says:

    Deffinetely a cheery card to chase the blues away! Very cute.

  66. Danielle Vincent says:

    Oh my goodness is this ever sweet! I love the bright cheery yellow, the gingham and the steam element – swoon!

  67. Avra Williams says:

    This is SO adorable!

  68. Melissa Minelli says:

    I love the sparkle. I’ve never seen the wobble thing before. I can’t wait to try that out!

  69. Mary Holshouser says:

    Brings a smile to your face and gives you
    a warm feeling. Darling card.
    thanks for sharing.

  70. Jen says:

    So cute! Your coloring is gorgeous and the sparkle is a great touch to the shading as well! So fun –

  71. Trina P. says:

    Beeutiful and cheery card. Love the action wobble.

  72. Tricia Barber says:

    So adorable! Lovely card!

  73. Jennifer Richards says:

    Super cute card! Love the action wobble idea. TFS

  74. Mona Toth says:

    I love this cute bee card! And the wobble is perfect interactive element! I ordered mine, and I cannot wait to use that! 😍

  75. I love this card…especially that wonderful little bee!! Cheers.

  76. WHat a sweet card, such a fun colourful Project, and I’m a big fan of wobblers myself 😉

  77. Carol H. says:

    Build-a-Bee is one of my very favorite stamp sets and I love how you combined it with Tea Time! Beautiful card!

  78. Melissa B. says:

    Wow, you’ve added some serious detail and texture to this card!

  79. Laura Zepeda says:

    So cute love the cupcake color and they bee is just eye catching!

  80. Robyn Schultz says:

    That is so cute. Love that the bee is on a wobbler.

  81. Cheryl Cullen says:

    Sooooo adorable!! Who doesn’t love an action wobbler card…especially one with the cutest bee around!! Just wonderful!!

  82. Stacey L Palmer says:

    Super cute card. Love the bee on wobbler and all the sparkle.

  83. Delia says:

    So cute! I love the bobble

  84. Penny Walker says:

    Such a cute card , love the steam swirl too cute.

  85. Teresa Selby says:

    Great card! I love using the wobbles on my cards! Easy to use and have fun playing with your little bee! Love the way you used these stamps. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful week.

  86. Lori Ritchie says:

    Such a cute card, love the glitter on the bee’s wings!

  87. Wendy O'dell says:

    What a great card, bright and cheery; just how I like them. The wooblers is the perfect touch. AWESOME idea for the steam, who would have thought. This card just puts me in the mood for spring time.

  88. Teresa Doyle says:

    Love this card Wanda. The wobbler on your bee is fantastic and OH MY GOODNESS his wings! That is so awesome, well done!

  89. Susan Pezza says:

    Oh I love that the bee is on an action wobbler! So cute!! Love the card! Thanks for sharing!!

  90. What a Sweet, Super Sweet Card!

  91. Debbie Rumpza says:

    This is a gorgeous card. I love the bee!

  92. Kati Caprara says:

    Such a cute and fun card!! I love the colors and I can just imagine you can almost hear that bee buzzing when you make it wobble!! Thanks for sharing!!

  93. Karen Gerek says:

    This card is sure to put a huge smile on anyone’s face. I love the subtle effect of the super file glitter that you added to your images; such perfect accents. I love it when different sets are combined to create a completely different look.

  94. Julie Booker says:

    What a super cute card. I love the flying bee, interactive cards are soooo much fun. This card could be given to anyone. I love the Honey Bee bee stamps! Your card makes me want to drag out my set. Thank you for the inspiration.

  95. Peggy Allen says:

    Cute card and sentiment.
    God bless,
    Peggy

  96. Eva J. says:

    This card is so pretty, and I love the glitter accents.

  97. DGolly says:

    What a cute wobble card. Thanks for the inspiration.

  98. Jan Elmore says:

    Wanda, what a cute card….love the bee theme as I am a bee keeper and I never tire of the bee stuff!

  99. This is so bright and happy, who wouldn’t love this?!

  100. Sue McRae says:

    That’s the happiest bee ever! Love your mad coloring skills and the touches of glitter!

  101. Christy Q says:

    Such a cheerful card with the colors and images you used, and then you stepped it up with that awesome wobble! This card is bound to bring tons of cheer to its recipient!

  102. Gilda (McStamper) says:

    Love your wonderful card. The wobbly Bee is so cute.

  103. Rebecca Commons says:

    LOVE !! Anything bees just calls my name!!! This is adorable!

  104. Mary-Anne V says:

    Such a sweet card..blove the cute bee and little bit of sparkle!

  105. MelissaF says:

    Super cute and fun card and so many amazing details! I love the gingham “napkin”, the glitter, the steam swirl, and the wobble on the cute bee.

  106. Dixie says:

    How fun! Love the sugary details and the wobble bee. So clever!

  107. Iris Soscia says:

    Super cute card – love the bee.

  108. Amy Cooley says:

    I absolutely love this card…the wobbler, the coffee cup, the glitter! It’s adorable!

  109. Linda Mc says:

    So much fun! I think I have to go make a cup of tea with honey and lemon. Sadly no pink cupcakes in the house.

  110. Great job on this cute card! Good thinking too with the “steam” coming out of the coffee cup using that die! 🙂 Thanks for sharing and happy holidays!

  111. Haejin says:

    What an adorable card! I love the coffee steam~ great way to stretch your dies!

  112. Heather DePasquale says:

    Such a bright cheery card. Love the wobble and fine glitter you used. Honey Bee is a super company. Thanks to all!

  113. BarbaraF says:

    Love this cute little card. I especially like the wobble action. Honey Bee is my new favorite go to place to purchase. Thanks for sharing.

  114. Kelly says:

    a wobbling bee! I bet that is ADORABLE in person. love all the glittery goodness too!

  115. Pai says:

    what a happy card! sure to bring a smile to someone’s face.

  116. Taasha Blevins says:

    This card is so bright and cheery.

  117. Lindar C says:

    This card is adorable, I need to remember I have wobbles.

  118. Bunny Dobbie says:

    Oh how adorable! Yellow is one of my favourite colours and this is such a cheer card. Love the wobble action!

  119. SabineVDK says:

    This is such a fun and cute card!

  120. irene Grau says:

    This is unBEElievably cute!! 🙂

  121. Dee Earnshaw says:

    This interactive card is just adorable:)

  122. Super cute. I love the “action” you’ve created. The colors, patterns, and design are just adorable with all the little details. Just lovely.

  123. Becky Green says:

    This is SO ADORABLE, Wanda! LOOOOVE the wabbley bee & the impression of steam & the glitter! Also, your card is BEAUTIFULLY COLORED!! 😉 JUST ADORABLE!!! 😉

  124. Marjorie Dumontier says:

    Wanda, your card is just so adorable ! The cutest little bee ever ! margessw@icloud.com

  125. Keely Jones says:

    Such a cheerful card! Just can’t stop smiling!

  126. Kimberly Kendle says:

    Love the bee! Super cute card.

  127. Jennifer says:

    Love this cute bed image great card

  128. Jackie Parkins says:

    That’s such a delightful card. I love the little wobbling bee!

  129. Cute wobble card! I have never tried to do one, but am crazy to buy a set of wobblers to try making one.

  130. This is a darling, yummy, scrummy bee card. The fact that it wobbles is fantastic, all the bright, happy, cheerful colours are such an amazing thing, the bee looks so happy to bee carrying this card to cheer someone up. I love it love it love it, this is one of my first views of Honey Bee , I have seen a few images in the past but didn’t know who’s they were. Got to find these sets to bee able to send my friends cards like this, thank you so much for this inspiration x

    Oh yummy scrummy here is a very good thing, like divine, stinkin cute to borrow a phrase !

  131. Anila Dikay says:

    Wow… This looks amazing… The wobbly bee is so cute… Love the entire composition

  132. Jeanne Beam says:

    Such a cute card. Thanks for sharing.

  133. Isabelle says:

    A yummy and colorful card !

  134. Lindarub says:

    Love the Little bee.

  135. Adorable card. Love the action element. So fun.

  136. Sara says:

    I love the use of the wobble – and also all the yellow!!

  137. Deborah LeMarbre says:

    Super Cute Wanda, love the bee stamp. Sentiments adorable. Great job!

  138. Breina Burgin says:

    Cute card

  139. Jane says:

    Love your adorable card Wanda!

  140. Oliev says:

    Such a sweet card:-)

  141. What an adorable card! Love the cute honey bee and the action 🙂

  142. Denise Kasbohm says:

    This is so pretty. Love your coloring and the little touch of glitter.

  143. Isabel Z says:

    I love what you created!!!

  144. Susan G. says:

    Too cute!

  145. Elizabeth Pollock says:

    Okay, I haven’t tried wobbles yet but I see I am not going to be excused from class until I get some, 😀 I love this card and omgosh those wings!!!! I would never have thought to lightly color the wings first before glittering!!!! Made them truly look transparent! I am seriously going to go broke with this 12 Days of Christmas… there is just too much I WANT.. hey Santa, can I amend my Christmas wish list? 😀
    Hugs from snowy New Hampshire…

  146. Nan says:

    Very cute card. Love your coloring!

  147. lOIS John says:

    such a cute card. ! love that bee!!

  148. Kristine Johnson Gifford says:

    Those little bees are so stinking’ cute! I love the little wobbler! I’ve never tried one on any of my cards, but I just might have to! Thanks for your inspiration!

  149. Donna says:

    Really sweet card. Thank you for sharing!

  150. Michele W says:

    What a fun card! Perfect design for using an action wobbler and I like the way you used the bee trail die to make the steam from your cup. Thanks for sharing!

  151. So ADORABLE, LOVE the bee, this card is so super cute, thanks.