Sunday, 23 August 2015

OSAAT # 244 Anything Goes ....... With Four Legged Friends

Good day to you and thanks for dropping by. Hope you are all well.

 I think my card today stretches the boundaries a bit since it is not the four legged friend that you can actually walk on a lead ... lol!  But some people love bees  - and we really need to save the bees!  As you can see this is the challenge for One Stitch At A Time.  I am using Bumblebrella from Stitchy Stamps which you can find here.

My Card

6" easel card base - cream cardstock from Rymans
Backing papers - ancient magazine freebies 
Large daisy - Britannia rose die
Oval dies - JustRite Vintage Labels 4
Smaller daisies and leaves - Woodware punches
Promarkers to colour
Pearls - Hobby House

I was having a clear out about six weeks ago and these papers were about to become a casualty but at the last minute I changed my mind.  As soon as I saw the Bumblebrella image I knew these were the perfect addition. The Bees Knees sentiment was also part of the set and I just cut it down and then used the JustRite dies to cut the striped and the cream matting layers.  I fussy cut the butterfly and the two bees from the papers.  Some Flax glitter for the bees wings and daisy flower centres and job done.

We would love to join us in the challenge and this is the prize you could win.

Take care.


  1. Good afternoon Christine,
    Love your brilliant card, perfect for the request.
    Really like the papers you have used and the great design.
    I lobe Bees can't stand Wasps though.
    Patricia xxx

  2. A gorgeous card Christine, love the papers and design. Glad you found a use for these beautiful papers, would have been a shame to get rid of them. Perhaps that's why my room is getting a bit overcrowded, I tend to hoard too many things, lol.

  3. So very cute and a great layout. Love your flowers and papers and the perfect sentiment. Hugs, Maggie OSAAT DT Teamie

  4. Hi Christine, lovely card, love the sweet image and your design, super papers too.
    I agree, bees are so important, I try to plant plants and flowers that attract them, hugs Kate x

  5. Magical Christine, a super duper layout and so eye catching with your colour combo. I am so glad you did not throw that paper out and how perfect it is to go with this image - a bee with four legs hahaha and it is perfect for this challenge. I love it when folks think out the box and you really cracked it here. A gorgeous creation hunny :) Big hug, Jane xxxxxx

  6. Gorgeous card Christine. I love the cute image, beautiful colours and fabulous detailing too.
    hugs Sue xx

  7. Hi Christine,
    what very lovely easel card.
    Great image, and wonderful design, and papers used.
    Love the colour theme too.
    Love and biggest hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  8. This is cute Christine, love the papers. Carol x

  9. Such a lovely card, that image is so cute and yes we absolutely do need to save our poor bees.
    Anne x

  10. Wonderful colours used on this gorgeous creation. Am loving the sound of the bees out in my big tree in the new flowers at the moment, wonderful
    {The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

  11. Morning Christine,
    Love your cute card. Great colours for a bee.

  12. Brilliant card love the colours and the papers you saved are just perfect That sentiment is perfect Enjoy your week Hugs Carole x

  13. Prachtige kaart Christine .Mooi kleur papier heb je gebruikt
    Groetjes Gerrie

  14. Marvelous - love the colours and the shape of this card. Such a cute little image and I totally agree that we have to save the bees :-D

    IKE xx

    OSAAT DT Sistah

  15. lovely cute and whimsical card Christine, love the papers too good job you didn't throw them out, I've either threw or sold stuff and so regreted it x

  16. Your card is adorable everything about it.


  17. Hi Christine
    Hate to tell you but bees have 6 legs lol!
    Still a lovely card and great papers.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x


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