Fathers Day Card #3

Good Morning!

I have my third Fathers Day card for you today which is the card I sent to my Dad this year so I couldn’t post it before the day in case he spotted it and although you wouldn’t be able to use the fathers day sentiment ’til next year, all of the other items can be used any time of year :) My Dad has recently ventured into Bee Keeping so I have some bee themed elements for you today. There are 2 bee cut files and a wooden bee hive cut file too and for those of you without a digital cutting machine I created a digi bee scene for you to colour, I also have 2 matching sentiments. There is a cut file for the pop up slider card base, you can find it in my last post here.

I wanted to give the hive a bit of a realistic feel by swiping some darker brown ink over my hive peaces to give a wood effect and lifted the bottom of each slat with 3d foam pads to add dimension. I mounted my little bees onto strips of acetate then attached to the back of the hive so they appear to flutter in mid air and the iridescent vellum I used for the wings looks really effective when they catch the light.

bee hive card 1

bee hive card 2

bee hive card 3

Here are your cut files – formats include ai, dxf, gsd, pdf, studio & svg:

(click on the links below the images to download)

Bees by Bird

Bees Digital Cutting File by Bird

Wooden Bee Hive by Bird

Wooden Bee Hive Digital Cutting File by Bird

Here are your digis:

(click on the images to expand before saving to your computer)

framed scene 5

bee happy

bee fathers day

47 thoughts on “Fathers Day Card #3

  1. Pat

    We having been “housing” mason bees and creating a collection of plants that make our bumble bees happy. This will be a perfect subject for a card! thank you.

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  2. sandy

    oooo wow thank you for those … so kind of you to share them with us all … I have got some good ideas … happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  3. rosemarie

    What a gorgeous card,i bet your dad loved it.
    As for him keeping bees, well done, as they are in decline.
    Thank you for the free images too.Keep well,Rosie.x

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  4. suzanne

    Really cute…thanks for sharing the digi image for those of us that don’t have cutting machines yet!!

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  5. Misty

    I love all your cards and creations! You are so talented! Thank you very much for all the svg files and digi’s. They are greatly appreciated. Your birdcage collection is adorable. Have a blessed day!

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  6. txgrandma

    I haven’t been here for a little while and so was surprised by how many cut files and images you had shared with us. I love your card designs as well as all the goodies you give to us. Thanks so much for your kind and generous spirit!

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  7. scherzkeks Ute

    Hi bird,
    a very BIG THANKS to you for all your wonderful work you are sharing with us!
    Thanks, Ute

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  8. Ruth

    Hi,just noticed that your original post was almost 2 years ago. Goes to show how timeless your designs are. I imported the bees into Silhouette Studio DE and they are large, did you reduce them to go with the bee hive?

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  9. Evelyn

    Thank you! I love the bees.
    I agree with Ruth – wonderful files. You’re such a great resource for ideas and svg files. Thank you for your generosity!

    Evelyn

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