June Oh Happy Day!

"I'm forever blowing bubbles...."


6/21/20232 min read

Would you like to experiment with a design like this? You'll find a supply list below, including a link to the stencil I used from A Colorful Life Designs . Follow the link and use discount code ChrisFan10 to save 10% on your entire order! (Master Creator Bundles are excluded as they already have a 20% discount built in.)

Letโ€™s Get Started:

Card Base: 5.5 x 8.5, scored and folded at 4.25

Card Face: 5 1/8 x 4

Card Face:

  • I secured the stencil to the card face with Mint Tape, got out my blending brushes and applied a mixture of blue, pink and purple inks randomly.

  • I placed the card face into my stamp positioner to ensure correct placement of the bees in the cirlces, and then stamped them in Memento ink; then coloured them with alcohol markers.

  • Returning the card face to the stamp positioner I stamped the sentiment with black pigment ink. I removed it, sprinkled it with clear embossing powder and used my heat gun to set the powder.

  • I added highlights to the bubbles using a white gel pen.


I glued the card face to the card base, aligning at the top.

Final thoughts:

this is a cute, whimsical card and it will bring a smile to someone one of these days.

Supplies: (and links where possible)

I have listed which products I have used, and where they were purchased. It's a huge marketplace and in most instances there are multiple sources and many alternatives to choose from.

Stencil: Mr Bubble, A Colorful Life Designs

Stamps: Happy Friends, Studio Light, Ecstasy Crafts

Ink: Stampin' Up!

Black Pigment ink: obsidian, Altenew

the black pigment ink I use is no longer available, but this will perform in a similar manner

Memento: Stampin' Up!

Mint Tape: Scrapbook.com

Blending Brushes: Stampin' Up!

Stamping Platform: Misti, Spellbinders

I use a product that has recently retired, however the Misti is very similar.

Adhesive: Aqua Tombo, Michaels

Clear Embossing Powder, Wow, Simon Says Stamp

Card Base: Accent 100 lb, Amazon

Card Face: Accent 80 lb., Amazon

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