Wednesday 20 May 2020 bee or not to bee 2020 blog hop!...

Hello friends!

I hope it's a happy Wednesday for you and you are all well in these challenging and uncertain times!
Today I am absolutely thrilled to be taking part, for the third time, 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 our blog hop is the beautiful bee!
We want to celebrate 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!
Enormous thanks to all our sponsors...
Clearly Besotted Stamps£20 e-Gift Card to the Store
Gerda Steiner Designs, $15 Gift Code to the Store
Jane’s Doodles, stamp set of winner’s choice
Lawn Fawn, $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Newton’s Nook Designs, $25 Store Credit
Pretty Pink Posh, $30 Gift Certificate to the Store
STAMPlorations$20 Gift Code to the store
STAMPlorations“Bee” package: stencil, clear sticker pack and embellishments (this prize is available for commentator located in US or has US mailing address)
Uniko, ₤15 e-Gift Certificate to the Store
Your Next Stamp, $20 Gift Card to the Store

Milka is also giving away one Jane’s Doodles stamp set of winner’s choice to one lucky winner!

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 the Inlinkz.

InLinkz closes on May 27th, 2020, 11:59 PM CEST.
Winners’ names will be announced on Milka’s blog on May 31st 2020 during the day.
Right then lovely friends - it's time to have a look at my card!
For my bee themed card I decided to play with the fabulous 
Whimsy Stamps 
stamp set
Bee Happy
which is available as a
Bee Happy Clear Stamp Set and a
Bee Happy Digi Stamp Set

Righty then everyone, here is the blog hop list - you know what to do!
...start hopping!!!...
1.     Milka Gubo
2.     Alice Huang
3.     Amy Tsuruta
4.     Anushree Vaish
5.     Beverley Brown
6.     Ishani
7.     Julie Elak
8.     Kaja Vezenšek
9.     Kathleen Curry
11.  Laura Volpes
14.  Neha Bhatt
17.  Sue Hastead (You are here)...
18.  Tanja Kabel
19.  Valentina Bizjak
Have fun everyone!

Thank you for popping by!
Happy creating
love from

Bee Happy Rubber Cling Stamp - Whimsy StampsBee Happy - Digital Stamp - Whimsy Stamps Nested Hexagon Die Set - Whimsy Stamps

Rounded Rectangles Die Set - Whimsy Stamps Quick Strips Die Set - Whimsy Stamps

Soul Mutts Clear Stamps - Whimsy Stamps

Other Ingredients
Make It Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes Marker Geek
Black Ink Pad
Water Colour Card
Distress Oxide Ink Pad in Tumbled Glass
Clear Sparkle Pen
Mod Podge
Crystal Glamour Dust
Copics Markers Used - 
Bees - YR18, YR16, YR04, Y17, Y15, Y13, N9, N7, N4, BG53, BG10, BG0000

Please note that in order to assist with the running of this blog I do use affiliate links from time to time and there may be some in this post, denoted with a *.  I only work with products I love and my opinions are my own.
Please see my About Me page for more information.


Lady Joyful said...

Those bees are so cute! Really lovely design.

Fikreta said...

gorgeous card!

New Creations said...

So adorable with cute pair of bees!

Rainey's Craft Room said...

These little bees are adorable and your colouring of them is just perfect. A fabulous little card.

Jessica Lynn from JessicaLynnOriginal Studios said...

I love their little cuddle faces <3 i love this card. thank you so much for sharing.


Dee Earnshaw said...

your coloring of these bees is gorgeous - LOVE how cuddly they look:)

Mary Holshouser said...

the bee couple are darling.
Brought a smile to my face.
thanks for sharing

Milka Gubo said...

LOVE your super cute card, Sue. Wonderful design and adorable bees. :o) Thank you so much for joining the hop this year. Bee hugzzzz!!! xx

MadeByMeghanK said...

What a darling little bee couple! I LOVE your coloring! TOO CUTE!

Kelsey Thomas said...

Such a cute card!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh these little bees in love are so adorable, fabulous card!

Terrie D. (StarSpry) said...

What a sweet card! The bees are adorable, and I love how you colored them and the background. :)

VTK Rani said...

super cute bees and the bees are just adorable.

Denise Bryant said...

Love these darling bees and the way you layered your card! Awesome card!

Mirella said...

Oh my, how cute! I love this sweet image, and your whole card is wonderful - great layers!

~amy~ said...

awwww, this is so cute!

Chandhini said...

These bees are so adorable, love that sparkle on their wings.

Linda Vigil said...

Oh gosh what a darling card!

Karthikha said...

Awwww this is just sooooo darling cute!! Your coloring is fantastic and I love the vellum hexagon too! Super adorable card! <3

Sandy said...

Sweetheart bee's how adorable! Very cute card. Thank you for sharing!

Annette said...

It's nice to see bees in the garden, although I was once doing some weeding and a whole swarm came across the wall from next door. I could hear it before I saw it and it had me heading for cover. It was quite scary, but yes, it's lovely to have them around.

Andre M. said...

The bee couple is darling, they look so happy together on this sweet card!

Mary-Anne V said...

Such a sweet duo of bees and love the smooshed background.

Beverly S. said...

Sweet card! I love your bee image and your coloring is wonderful! Thanks for sharing and taking part in the bee awareness hop. Bee well and stay safe.

Shar Zar said...

These bees are just irresistible.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Oh my goodness Sue, these bees are just too cute! Love the way you've created this sweet card, the orange paper is a delish frame to this sweet card and the wee hexagon background, so so fabulous hun! LOVE this to bits! Hugs, Wends xoxo

Janis said...

Oh, how cute is this!!! I adore that little bee couple. SWEET! What a lovely card and fabulous coloring. Love the vellum hex.
<3 J

jwoolbright at gmail dot com

Carole Pollard said...

Such a cute card love the design and sentiment Love and hugs Carole x

Sindhu said...

Adorable card...loved it...

Lucy E. said...

This is such a fun and
adorable card! Love the bee pair!

frommycraftroom said...

Such gorgeous loved up bees! Fab card.

Indy's Designs said...

The hexagon vellum behind your bee couple is a very nice touch! Nicely done!

Anushree Vaish said...

Adorable Love card!!

Vijaylaxmi Siyal said...

Such a loving card... Those cute bees took my heart away 💕

Helen said...

A brilliant design! I love the addition of the vellum hexagon behind those sweet little 'love' bees!!! A gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing! Take care! :)

KT Fit Kitty said...

Your bees are adorable and I like the gorgeous background! Awesome use of vellum too! Thank you for this blog hop to promote the importance of bees!

Rachelle Oltean said...

What a sweet pair of love bees! This is so cute! Thanks so much for joining in on the fun for this important blog hop!
Rachelle : )

Larissa said...

Super adorable card Sue, love the sweet image you used and your colouring is amazing.


Subhashini said...

Love those cheeky bees and the addition of the glittery wings!!

Carol Wortman said...

This is such a warm heartfelt adorable card! Those little bees are colored with such emotion. Love them so much adoring each other backed by the honeycomb vellum! So sweet 🐝♥️ By the way. You're lucky you've got bees on your mouse house!

Valerija said...

Such a fabulous card, those leetle bees are so cute, beautiful colouring and colour choice and a lovely design.
Valerija xx

Cardogram said...

Super fab card Sue. I love the smooshed background and the pattern paper is such a delight to break the monotony on the card. The bees are so adorable and lovely.. i wish i could hug them..i love everything about this card..

Vicky Hayes said...

How adorable are these loved up bees Sue?! I love your watercolour splats background and that fabulous vellum hexagon tucked behind the bees. Vicky x

Tina Z. said...

super cute!

Sharda Maheshwari said...

Cutie lovely pair of bee's... Nice card..