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Show your home a little love with this bee-autiful hanging heart decoration. Suitable for crafters of all skill levels, this stunning heart by Trimcraft’s Craft Coordinator, Kathy Hodson, is a great project to inspire your autumn crafts!
“Bee Happy” Hanging Heart Home Décort By Kathy HodsonView Now
Choose a range of different 6x6 designs from the Dovecraft Bee Happy paper pad and die-cut the flower shapes using the three smallest dies from the Nesting Blooms set. Die-cut a few leaf shapes as well using either the Tattered Lace Seasonal Foliage die set or any other leaf dies.
Give your petals dimension by manipulating the papers with your fingers. Alternatively, you can use a ball tool and foam mat. Run the ball tool all over the paper cuts in a circular motion to shape the petals. Varying the pressure will give you blooms with different shapes.
You will need to layer the die-cuts, building some flowers to two layers and some to three. Using foam pads between layers will make your petals stand out with dimension.
Add a Bee Happy jewel in the centre of each flower.
Fix the flowers to your heart by placing them in a cluster on the bottom right side. Start with the largest and add smaller ones around them. Add the leaves around the edges.
Stamp the Bee Happy bee stamp onto one of the pale papers from the pad and fussy cut around the edges. Repeat this step so that you have two bees. Fix one bee with the flowers and one on the top right side of the heart.