Pardon me while I play with my Mintay papers again.
I'm having the most fun making use of these beautiful papers in the Farm Life pad and finding stamps that work well with them. In this case I pulled out my not-yet-used Bee Kind Toile set from Power Poppy, along with another sheet of the same design I used in my previous card.
I wanted to use every pretty detail of the paper, so I cut around the images and glued them to a frame with a circle opening. This way I could move them closer together for this 5" card and let the design overlap the window.
Before gluing down the Mintay cut outs, I placed the frame on my stamping paper and traced a light pencil line to mark where the window would be. Then it was a matter of positioning the stamps in relation to the window and the Mintay cut outs. I did not adhere the Mintay cut outs to the frame until I was certain of the layout.
It was a treat watching everything come to life as I Copic colored the cute honey hive cake and the buzzing bees. I off-stamped the honey comb once so it would be lighter in color. Added Stickles sparkle to the honey. Popped up the frame and the front was done.
Inside I stamped a birthday sentiment and decorated with the last floral cut out from the Mintay paper and a border trimmed from the flip side of the same sheet.
Love this craft of ours! Again... that's why I call it playing in my room. Don't we have fun? Have a happy day!