Monday 12 September 2022

Bee the sunshine in someone's life! an inspiration piece by Linda Pearson


Hi all … I am just popping in to share an inspiration piece using some of the off-cuts and left-over elements from the amazing Bee the Sunshine collection by Fiona Paltridge.


Bee the Sunshine Paper Collection Pack

Bee Garden 12x12 scrapbook paper

Bee to a flower  12x12 scrapbook paper

Pretty fields 12x12 scrapbook paper

Sunny days 12x12 scrapbook paper

Find your way clear stamp set

Flower garden A4 stencil

Shimmer dust – assorted colours

Embossing powder – Black

Versamark Stamp pad translucent

Black Archival Ink and blending tool

Mounting tape and double-sided tape


¨     This piece was made to fit into a Dina Wakely denim journal and placed onto a cream hessian page.

¨     Off-cuts from both coloured and black and white cut-out sheets were collected and sorted for composition of the elements.

An off-cut strip from the Bee to a flower  12x12 scrapbook paper  a pink mix of texture paste was spread through the Flower garden A4 stencil.

¨     Use an off-cut from the Pretty fields 12x12 scrapbook paper is cut to fit the journal page. 

¨     Use white gel pen to outline the floral images.

¨     Add splatters over the off-cuts pieces using Tan Shimmer dust.

Stamp the Find your way clear stamp set onto white cardstock using Versamark Stamp pad translucent sprinkle the card with Embossing powder – Black then heat set the powder with a heat gun.

¨     Colour the embossed stamp with watery mixes of various colours to suit the stamped flowers, leaves etc with Shimmer dust.  Cut the shape out when dry.

¨     Cut the sentiment card … add some extra words to the card with black pen.

¨     Distress all the elements with black archival ink.

¨     Arrange all the elements onto the Pretty fields 12x12 scrapbook paper backing card.  When satisfied with composition adhere with double-sided on the carded pieces, liquid adhesive on floral elements then mounting tape over the embossed shape.


I hope you have been inspired to use up some of those bits and pieces from this and other Bee Arty collections … thanks for stopping by and look forward to creating with you again soon.


Cheers from Linda Pearson

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