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You Will BEE Missed

You Will BEE Missed

“Create this gorgeous leaving card whether your child is fleeing the nest or a co-worker is set for pastures new

You will need:

  • Brother Scan and Cut
  • Cutting Craftorium Build a botanical USB
  • Cutting Craftorium Just my type USB
  • White, black, blue, yellow, black, dark green and light green card
  • Pinflair Bookbinding Glue
  • 8x8 Kraft Card blank
  • Black pen
  • Distress ink (Wild honey and picket fence)
  • Blending tool
  • Foam pads

Time to Make: <1 hour

Skill Level: Intermediate

Instructions:

  1. You Will BEE Missed Cut a square measuring 7.50 by 7.50 inches out of yellow card, one measuring 7.25 by 7.25 inches out of black card and one measuring 6.75 by 6.75 inches out of blue card.
  2. You Will BEE Missed Cut image BO- A020 from the Scan and Cut stored images measuring 1.25 by 6.75 inches out of light and dark green card.
  3. You Will BEE Missed Cut image BA-A026 from the Scan and Cut stored images five times out of yellow card. Two measuring 0.61 by 2.35 inches, one measuring 0.61 by 2.00 inches, another measuring 0.61 by 2.20 inches and the last one measuring 0.61 by 2.35 inches. Ink the edges of each part with the wild honey Distress ink. Glue the layers together with the largest at the bottom. Cut image BA-A025 from the stored images measuring 0.86 by 1.45 inches out of black card. Glue it to the bottom of the beehive to create a doorway and cut off the excess.
  4. You Will BEE Missed From the Build a botanical usb add Bee number one from the embellishment folder, resize the body to 1.45 by 0.57 inches and cut out of yellow card, the stripes to 1.45 by 0.57 inches and cut out of black card and finally the wings to 0.67 by 1.71 inches and cut out of white card. Ink the edges of the wings with the wild honey ink. Glue the stripes on to the yellow card, on three of the bees glue the wings on the top and on the final one glue them underneath the body. Then draw eyes with the black pen on that bee.
  5. You Will BEE Missed Cut image AR-A006 from the Scan and Cut stored images. Lay the cloud over the blue card and ink the edges with the picket fence ink, using the cloud image as a stencil.
  6. You Will BEE Missed From the Just my type USB add font 25 (upper and lowercase) to your Scan and Cut digital mat, and use the letters to create the sentiment ‘You will BEE missed’ overlap each letter to create the words and weld them together. Resize You to 1.10 by 1.49 inches, will to 0.96 by 1.21 inches and missed to 0.96 by 2.34 inches and cut each word three times out of black card. Glue each word one on top of the other to create depth in your sentiment.

    Helen’s helpful hint To help line up the words on top of each other use a pair of tweezers like the Brother precision tweezers to hold the word whilst you add the glue and then stick it to the top of the next layer.
  7. You Will BEE Missed Cut BEE measuring 1.07 by 1.86 inches out of yellow card three times and layer it like the other words. Draw lines using a black pen to create the look of a bee.
  8. You Will BEE Missed Cut image AR-A015 from the stored images measuring 0.56 by 0.57 inches five times out of white card, cut five circles measuring 0.30 by 0.39 inches out of yellow card. Ink the edges of the flower using the wild honey ink and glue the circles on top.
  9. You Will BEE Missed Glue the dark green grass and sentiments to the blue card with pinflair glue. Then stick the bees, hive, light green grass and flowers using foam pads to the blue card, then glue on to the yellow card and all on to the black card.
  10. You Will BEE Missed Using the black pen draw a dotted line from the hive to the bee. Using foam tape attach it all to the card blank.