Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Lil Bee's Boutique Design Team 2012 Call!!!

Lil Bee's Boutique is looking for new Design Team Members!!! We are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated designers and paper crafters to serve a six-month term beginning January 1, 2012.

Specific requirements are provided upon invitation to the team. However we would like to mention that regular creation of projects and online participation are requirements for this team, and compensation is provided through a generous amount of product.Design Team Members also receive a 20% discount in our store.

Here is how to apply:

Please send all applications and attachments to dml.dubai@gmail.com.

Please include the following:

1. Name, Address, Phone Number

2. Submit three layouts/cards/altered items total

3. Tell us why you think you would be a good addition to the Lil Bee's Boutique Creative Design team.

4. Provide links to blogs and galleries, and any resume you may have.

5. List of all current DT commitments.

All submissions must be received by December 31, 2011 and we will have an official public announcement by January 1st 2012!!

*Sorry at this time, we cannot accept international creative team entries, only UAE, India and Pakistan entries accepted.

Monday, December 5, 2011

Welcome Back and NEW Dienamics !

Hello Crafter's,

Lil Bee's Boutique sale was awesome on it's first day ,4th December 2011..
If you haven't visited yet, then do check in on 6th and 10th December.

Now to the hot cutting tools- Dienamics . I just love their new collection all year round.
Check them out:

                                                   Always Time for Tea

You can decorate the teapot and teacup in many ways using the included pattern stamps.  The sentiments are sweet and refined.

The die set is also available individually, without the stamp set.

 The unique tabs of Fringed Perennial Die-namics allow for optimal dimension of the assembled flowers.

Check out more of their dies on Lil Bee's Boutique Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/Crafty.Lil.Bee

To order, email me on dml.dubai@gmail.com or contact me on +971-55-2299534.

Happy Scrapping!


Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Lil Bee's June Guest Designer!

Hello Crafters,

I hope all of you are enjoying the summers :)
I am proud to share an amazing lady who is the Lil Bee's June -Guest Designer!

Elaine Belcher!

Elaine enjoys working with different mediums and getting her hands inky, the real crafty way ;)!
Check out the amazing layouts created by Elaine from Lil Bee's June 2011 kits :)

Layout 1:

Layout 2:

The cage is Kaiser ...... It was soaked  in water for 15 minutes, and then dried in a curve to give the 3d effect.  It was then Distressed with Ranger Vintage Photo Distress powder.....

Layout 3: 

Thank you Elaine!, Keep inspiring us!

Don't forget to enter Lil Bee's "Get Chippy" Challenge. For details go here.


Wednesday, June 8, 2011

"Get Chippy" Challenge with Lil Bee's Boutique!

Hello Crafters,

The Paper Craft industry is overflowing with Chipboard products inspired from cameos to gears. They can be distressed,painted, misted, inked, crackled, embossed, covered with paper,stamped on and oh so much more!
Are you guys ready for an exciting challenge??

So I challenge you to get those chipboard out of your Craft Stash and create a project using them in a creative way. Lil Bee recommends Chipboard from Maya Road and Dusty Attic.

 Let me share with you two sample layouts that I hope will inspire you.

Long Stem flower by Dusty Attic, Fence by Maya Road.

Chipboard Alphas, Wood bingo Motifs by Maya Road.

Here are the guidelines:
1. Create a paper crafting project (card, layout, off-the-page item) using chipboard products.
2. Email your creation to us at dml.dubai@gmail.com. Then leave a comment on Lil Bee's Facebook page.
Deadline for submission is 30th June 2011.
3. You may enter as many times as you like, but you're asked to provide a newly designed project.
4. We will choose one winner randomly from the list of players on 3rd July 2011, who will receive a 150dhs Shopping spree at Lil Bee's Boutique.
5. Above all, have fun - and be inspired!

So what are you waiting for,jump in!


Tuesday, June 7, 2011

A Creative card Tutorial with Noor Nahdi!

Hello Crafters,

Happy Summer to all! :)

Lil Bee's May 2011 kits are a Tim Holtz inspired kit! It contains Paper from Tim Holtz latest Kraft collection,Chipboard from Dusty Attic and Maya Road.The Lil Bee's May Stamp kit is perfect  to create postcards for layouts and cards . Lil Bee's Exclusive kit brings you more of Prima (masks, flowers) with special items from Ranger: Shrink Plastic, Light bulb,Vial .

So let's enjoy a sneak into Lil Bee's May Kit with Noor's "U R SEW Lovely" Card tutorial!

Supplies: Lil Bee's May Kit, Dear Lizzy Warble Stamps, embellishments

Start by creating holes around the card using a sewing needle pressed on a sponge

After making equal-spaced holes, insert twine using the needle too

Cut a circle from transparent sheet and stamp dresses...

Add sentiment to the labels

Just plan the positioning...

And here's the card for somebody sew lovely :)

Thank you Noor Nahdi!
Hope you guys enjoyed the tutorial.

Happy Crafting!

Monday, April 25, 2011

A sneak peek into Lil Bee's April Kit with Jolene!

Hello Crafters,

Happy Easter to all! Hope you enjoying the last few days of Spring in Dubai :)

Lil Bee's April 2011 kits is a mix of Party, Spring and Vintage! The Lil Bee's Stamp kit is the perfect set to create party and spring layouts keeping up with the banner fad. Li Bee's Exclusive kit brings you more of Prima with special items from Pink Paisley.

So let's enjoy a sneak into Lil Bee's April Kit with Jolene's Family Layout and tutorial!

Keep a look out for more!


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Let's get Crafty with Sabrina Sulaiman!

Hello Crafters,

I hope you all are getting crafty with the Spring Break and all new releases in the Paper Craft Industry. Even if you didn't get the time, then enjoy some crafty inspiration from Sabrina!

Supplies needed:
  •  Lil Bee's March Exclusive kit 
  • Mist( Tattered Angels is used in this tutorial)
  • Spring Market patterned paper from Lil Bee's March Main kit

Step 1: 

Place the doilies anywhere you prefer on the Prima Canvas paper and mist the background with Tattered Angels Glimmer mist.(I used Coral Reef)

It will then look like this:

Step 2: 

Now cut the Spring Market Webster page according to the shape as in picture below and in the edges using Dye Ink.

I also inked the edges of Prima journaling notepads:

Step 3: 

Now ink the Maya Road bird cage and bird chipboard with Ranger Distress inks:

Step 4: 

Now place the Doilies on the photos and draw the outline on the desired area. And the cut the photos at the outine.

Step 5: 

Now place the misted Doilies on the misted canvas page aligning as you like. Then place the photos on these doilies.
Now arrange the embellishment as below or as you would like.
So here's my final page.

Thank you Sabrina!
Hope you guys enjoyed the tutorial.

Happy Crafting!

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Lil Bee's March 2011 Kits Reveal !

Hello Crafters,

A happy Tuesday to you all! Hope you are enjoying the Spring :) It's getting hot in Dubai.

So here's the much awaited Lil Bee's full kits reveal:

Lil Bee's Main Kit March 2011

Lil Bee's Exclusive Kit March 2011

Lil Bee's Stamp Kit March 2011

 Now Enjoy all the creations by our DT members:

Noor Nahdi:

Jolene Brown:

Sabrina Sulaiman:

Hana Atif:

Keep checking back for more inspiration!
And don't forget to register for Lil Bee's "Spring Camp"!

Happy Creating!