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!