Sunday, 20 May 2018

A day to bee happy...xxx

Hello everyone!  Happy Sunday.

Today I am absolutely thrilled to be taking part, for the second year, in the wonderful 
To Bee Or Not To Bee Blog Hop
organised by my lovely crafty friend

I bet you've already guessed that the theme of the blog hop is the beautiful bee!

We want to celebrate the first World Bee Day and to raise public awareness of the importance of bees and apicultural products. 

This blog hop has a superb array of sponsors who have all been incredibly generous!

Look at this fabulous list of giveaways!

Dies to Die for -  ₤15 Gift Certificate to the Store
Gerda Steiner Designs -  $15 Gift Certificate to the Store
Happy Little Stampers -  $20 Gift Certificate to the Store
Honey Bee Stamps -  $40 Gift Certificate to the Store
Jane’s Doodles -  2 Stamp Sets (in stock) of winner’s choice
Kitty Bee Designs -  1 Digital Image of winner’s choice
Lawn Fawn -  $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Little Miss Muffet Stamps -  $10 Gift Certificate to the Store + freebie
Neha of Periwinkle Creations -  $20 Gift Certificate to the Simon Says Stamp Store
Power Poppy -  $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Power Poppy -  ‘Bee Kind Toile’ Clear Stamp Set
Pretty Pink Posh -  $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Uniko -  Clear Stamp Set (in stock) of winner’s choice
Sasayaki Glitter  1 Digital Image of winner’s choice
Milka is also giving away Jane’s Doodles ‘Garden Friends’ stamp set to two lucky winners.

For your chance to win, hop along to the blogs of the participating designers and leave a comment on each blog hop stop
After commenting, return back to Milka’s blog and add your name to Inlinkz, but before  you do, please read Blog Hop details, terms, giveaway rules and privacy policy which are shared in Milka's blog post below Inlinkz.

Inlinkz closes tomorrow, May 21st 2018, 11:00 PM CEST.  The winners' names will be announced on Milka’s blog the next day.


Lovely Barbara from Little Miss Muffet Stamps is also offering a freebie for next 36 hours, as long the giveaway will be open. 
It’s adorable 
Right then lovely peeps - it's time to have a look at my card!

I have chosen for my bee themed card the beautiful stamp 
by Stamping Bella

 Ingredients
The Bee And The Heart by Stamping Bella
Make It Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes Marker Geek
Copic Markers
Copics Used - 
Background - FBG2 and colourless blender
Heart - R59, R37, R35, R32
Bear - E37, E34, E31, E30, R04, R02, R01
Bee Suit - W8, W6, W4, YR15, Y38, Y19
Wings - R02, R01, E41, E40 and Glamour Dust
Righty Oh then everyone, here is the blog hop list - you know what to do!
hop don't walk!!! (-:

Milka Gubo                    
Amy Tsuruta                  
Beverley Brown              
Birka Reinitz                  
Kaja Vezensek               
Kathy Curry                
Kylie Purtell                  
Neha Bhatt                  
Samantha Mann           
Sonja Kerkhoffs             
Sue Hastead  - you are here           
Tina Pavlovich                
Zrinka Beric                 
Ksenija Rizova              
Milka Gubo (Inlinkz)

Have fun everyone!


Thank you for popping by!
Happy creating
love from

Sue...xxx

















57 comments:

Ksenija @Sweet Kobylkin said...

Sue, this is so sweet card. You did amazing colouring! - Sweet Kobylkin

Drishti Gagwani said...

Sue, that’s such a gorgeous card, the bee looks real and love the little heart.

~amy~ said...

Such a cute card, love the bee you picked!

vinita jain said...

Awww, how sweet and adorable, its look like a patchwork on a cloth

Sabiha Khan said...

Such a cute card Sue, amazing colouring.

Barbara Sproatmeyer (LM2) said...

Excellent coloring and great depth! A fun layout to the card too. :D

Jennifer Scull said...

What a beautiful job you did coloring that adorable stamp! Such a fun card! :)

Christy Bray said...

That’s a BEEauty! 😁

Deepa Anand said...

Very cute, huggable looking bee. Love the heart - with a felt look and the effects, beautiful card

Renuka M said...

Beautiful card love the bees..

Mirella said...

Such an adorable image and card design, I love your sweet colouring!

Milka Gubo said...

Love love love the image you used for your card, Sue. And WOW how you colored it, put all elements together... AMAZING!! :o) :o) Thank you for joining the hop!! xx

Christy Q said...

This is just adorable! I love the beautiful coloring you did and the honeycomb background is just sweet!

Majtolina said...

Amazing coloring and lovely theme! Thanks for a chance!

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs said...

Such a sweet card. The bear is darling.

Debra Rumpza said...

This is just adorable! I love that little guy.

Cindy C. said...

Sue your card is oh so cute!!!

Lynne said...

Such a cute stamp and I love your background x

catsndcrafts said...

I love your colouring! such a sweet card (:

Craftily Everafter AU said...

Such a cute card,i really like the bee and background

Marta Alvarez said...

Lovely card!! And the bee is adorable!!!

Papirnate radosti said...

lovely

Nora N. said...

This is just adorable!! I LOVE that bee!!

StirYourCreativity said...

Awesome image and a fantastic card

Izzy Scrap said...

A pure cuteness ! And what a lovely design ! Adorable bear dressed up bee ! Great colouring and fabulous layout. Thanks so much for sharing and for inspiring.

Lori Kobular said...

I love your card and that wonderful bee and heart stamp! I have to get that stamp for myself! Love the way you put the bee on the heart into the sky on your beautiful card! Thanks for helping to raise awareness in saving the bees!!

ionabunny said...

Oh my that bee on the heart is adorable. Love the contrast with that rich blue background. Gorgeous card. Hugz

Denise Bryant said...

Awesome coloring on your adorable card! Bee still my heart... love that adorable stamp!

Mary Holshouser said...

Darling card.
the shading makes the
heart look puffy and soft
for the little bee bear.
Love this one.
thanks for sharing
txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

Lady Joyful said...

Such a cute card! Love the sparkly wings.

Quillish said...

What a lovely card.. the colours are so pretty and gorgeous coloring!

Preeti D. (aka Dutt Preety) said...

So cute :) thanks for sharing xoxo

Anushree Vaish said...

Cute card with lovely coloring!!

Christin Boggasch said...

It‘s also a lovely card!

Dee Earnshaw said...

sweet card and awesome design:)

Brandi R said...

Super cute! Love that darling bear ♥

Fikreta said...

so lovely card!

Priyanka said...

Such a cute card :)

scrAPpamondo said...

Adorable card!!

Karenladd said...

What a cute little image and I love the layered honeycomb die.

D.Ann C said...

Unbearably cute!!Love the heart background and the design on the wings!!

disha jain said...

Totally different and nice color combos.

CarlavdM said...

A wonderfull card with the cute bee on the heart. And you made an awesome background for it.

Paru Mahtani said...

Just adorable!

Anja M. said...

Fantastic card. I really like the colouring.

Elaine Louise - pink peppermint cards said...

Such a sweet card and lovely colouring ��

Jane said...

Your sweet bee would melt anyone’s heart! Love all the blue hearts, perfect background.

GalinaY said...

This bee is cute!

Cynthia Cole said...

Love your bee card and anything made with Stamping Bella stamps!

cghundley said...

Oh my, your
card is adorable!
Great design.
Carla from Utah

Sue D said...

Adorable--love the colors and all the hexagons.

Valerija said...

You did a great job with this card. Love the image.
Valerija xx

Arianna Barbara said...

Awww!!! Super super cute!!!

Sina Götte said...

A wonderfull card with this cute bee

Sharda Chandak Maheshwari said...

Very intelligent use of the elements

Valentina B said...

It's been a year since I write you a comment for the first time. ;) And look here I am again. You made very nice and happy bee card! Hugs from Slovenia. :)

Annette said...

A bee-autiful card Sue. Love him! xx

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