Monday, January 7, 2019

Brie My Valentines Day Card | Honey Bee Stamps


Now that the Holidays are over I am excited to start working on Valentines Day cards. The new Mae the Mouse stamp from the Brie Mine Release is packed with so many Valentine/Love type stamps that I had to make a Valentines Day card with it. 

So say hello to Moe and Mae Mouse, don't they make the cutest little couple!?! 

Brie My Valentines Day Card for Honey Bee Stamps by ilovedoingallthingscrafty.com

Before working on the final card I stamped out the idea I had onto a scratch piece of paper as I wanted to make this a one layer card. This helped me figure out what to stamp first and what I had to make masks for. I then used the rough stamped piece of paper to place my stamps in the correct position and then used a stamp positioning tool to stamp each layer out. Sometimes I had to cut spots out in the masks I created to allow the next stamp to stamp onto the paper. For example, on Mae the Mouse, I started with the rose. I then added a mask to the rose but cut a piece off the stem to ensure the hand stamped out in the correct spot. Sometimes the lines didn't connect all the way so I drew them in afterward.  

Once the images were all stamped out, I colored them in using Copic markers and then covered the mice up again with masking paper before working on the background. To blend out the dots, I used Worn Lipstick Oxide ink and a blending brush to add the large circle dots using the Polka Dot Background Stencils.

Brie My Valentines Day Card for Honey Bee Stamps by ilovedoingallthingscrafty.com

Next, I die cut the card front using the largest Scalloped A2 Frame Die. For the sentiment, I used a few stamps from the Brie Mine set and stamped them onto vellum paper which I then heat embossed fussy cut, and glued in place. 

As finishing details, I added some Hug Me Clay Hearts between the mice, added some white pen highlights, and glossy accents to their eyes and nose. I also stamped out the bow on Mae's head using Picked Raspberry Oxide Ink and drew in her mouth and eyelashes. 

Brie My Valentines Day Card for Honey Bee Stamps by ilovedoingallthingscrafty.com

SUPPLIES
To make supplies easy to find, I have linked them below. If something I used is no longer available I will link to a similar product. Affiliate links may be used depending on the product. Your purchases help keep my blog running, so thanks in advance for the support!

MAE THE MOUSE
MAE THE MOUSE
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BRIE MINE
BRIE MINE
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Scallop A2 Frames Dies
Scallop A2 Frames Dies
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POLKA DOT BACKGROUND STENCILS
POLKA DOT BACKGROUND STENCILS
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Hug Me Candy Hearts
Hug Me Candy Hearts
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HBS
Neenah  80 LB SOLAR WHITE
Neenah 80 LB SOLAR WHITE
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SSS | AMZ
Mini Misti Tool
Mini Misti Tool
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Blackout Ink
Blackout Ink
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SSS | IO3
Vellum Value Pack
Vellum Value Pack
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AMZ
Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
Inkadinkado Embossing Magic
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Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
Tsukineko VersaFine ONYX BLACK Ink Pad
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Black and Decker  Heat Gun
Black and Decker Heat Gun
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AMZ
Sizzix Big Shot
Sizzix Big Shot
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Magnetic Platform
Magnetic Platform
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STANDARD CUTTING PADS
STANDARD CUTTING PADS
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BLENDER BRUSH Set
BLENDER BRUSH Set
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Oxide Ink Pad PICKED RASPBERRY
Oxide Ink Pad PICKED RASPBERRY
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SSS | SB
Oxide Ink Pad WORN LIPSTICK
Oxide Ink Pad WORN LIPSTICK
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Glossy Accents
Glossy Accents
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Uni-Ball Impact Gel Pen
Uni-Ball Impact Gel Pen
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If you have the coordinating dies for Mae the Mouse this card would be a lot quicker and easier to make. Unfortunately, for me at the time I did not  :(  but that didn't stop me from creating my vision. I love how this Valentines Day card turned out and hope you did as well!

Thank you for stopping by 😊
Until next time... Happy Crafting 👋

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