Festive Friday #109 - World Bee Day

It's time for another Festive Friday Challenge!  Every second Friday we post a challenge for you with a specific theme and an Inspo List of 10 items to choose from to create your project.  We encourage you to create a project based on the theme and Inspo List and then post it using at least 3 items from the inspiration list.

This week’s challenge FF #109 - World Bee Day

Your goal is to simply use three or more items from the inspiration list on your project and link up! #festivefridaychallenge  At Festive Friday, you do not need to actually celebrate the occasion. I hope you’ll make a card, scrapbook page or 3-D project and join us. You don’t need a blog to enter Festive Friday. Check out this link on how you can play along with this challenge. If you want help entering, please email me at stampinwithmelva@gmail.com and I’d be happy to help you!   

For my card today I used flowers, bees and twine from the Inspo List.  It features the Stampin' Up!® Honeybee Home Bundle along with the Heart & Home Designer Series Paper.  I love how this card turned out!

What do you think?


  1. Cut Basic Gray card stock 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" and score at 4 1/4".  Fold on score line to form card base.
  2. Cut Night of Navy card stock 4" x 5 1/4" and adhere to the card base.
  3. Cut 3 pieces of Designer Series Paper 1 1/8" x 5" and adhere to card base.
  4. Cut Night of Navy card stock 1" x 4" and adhere to card base about 2" from bottom
  5. Cut the edges off a Heart & Home Doily and adhere to the card base using Dimensionals.
  6. Cut 2 flower/stem from Night of Navy card stock and adhere 1 to the doily.
  7. Cut Basic White card stock 3/4" x 2" and stamp sentiment using Night of Navy ink.
  8. Adhere to card base using Dimensionals.
  9. Stamp 2 bees on Basic White card stock using Night of Navy ink
  10. Cut out using Dies.
  11. Cut 6" of White Twine and tie a bow.  
  12. Adhere to card base using Glue Dot
  13. Adhere Embellishments
  14. Cut Basic White card stock 4" x 5 1/4"
  15. Adhere stem/flower piece to card stock on left hand side
  16. Adhere 2nd bee
  17. Adhere to the inside of the card base.

You can find all of the supplies for this card in my Online Store.

Check out my Youtube Video for tips and tricks to make this card. Don't forget to subscribe to my Stamping with Melva YouTube Channel! 

For more inspiration, be sure to visit the rest of the  Festive Friday Challenge Design team.

Ann Schach

Beth McCullough

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert

Melanie Hungerford

Helen Jennings

Stephanie Lanzalotto

Melva Peters


Diane Evans 

Joanne James

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  1. This is gorgeous, Melva. I love your design. The DSP is gorgeous and so elegant. I love the solid band across the middle and the elements that you added to complete your design. Beautiful creation.

  2. Beautiful in blue, Melva! The elegant designer paper serves as a gorgeous backdrop for the circle, with its simple floral die cut, and the bee. This is a wonderful layout!

  3. Beautiful card. Love the DSP and layout.

  4. Love the soft blues and your card is a beautiful showcase of that paper too.

  5. Melva, I love that you went with the blue and white and the touch of grey . Your design perfectly highlights that gorgeous DSP and I love the touch of the bee! Fabulous card


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