Video: Interactive Bees with January My Monthly Hero Kit

by Channin Pelletier January 05, 2021 6 Comments

Hello friends! It's Channin here and today I’m sharing a fun interactive card featuring the January 2021 My Monthly Hero Kit. In today’s video I will demonstrate how to create a bunch of buzzing bees with a super simple interactive technique.

(If you are having trouble viewing this video, please try watching it HERE on YouTube.)

To create this card I first stamped several images in INTENS-ified Black Ink onto Dove White cardstock. I then Copic colored the images and die cut them out with the matching dies. Next, I added glitter to the wings of the bees and trimmed down the flowers. 

I then die cut an A2 panel of Mustard cardstock with the Honeycomb Window Die from the kit. Next, I cut out some of the sections separating four honeycomb hexagons to make areas for my bees to move. I then stamped a sentiment onto the front of the panel. Next, I trimmed the yellow glitter cardstock down to an A2 panel and adhered it to the front of an A2 top-folding cardbase. I then adhered the mustard panel with foam adhesive. 

Next, I trimmed off the overhang of the flowers and adhered them to the card front with foam adhesive. I then placed three pennies behind the openings I made in the mustard panel, then added a foam dot to each and then adhered my bees on top. Lastly, I colored the few gaps between the flowers with a Copic marker.

I hope you enjoyed my card and video! Thank you so much for stopping by!

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6 Responses

Maggie Miller
Maggie Miller

January 11, 2021

The card is great. I love how the bees move. I appreciate your instruction on the Copic coloring and that you didn’t over color the images. Thank you!

Valerie Ward
Valerie Ward

January 09, 2021

So so darling! I am a huge bee lover and supporter, so this Release is just PERFECT for me! I’m so incredibly bummed the kit is sold out though; I hope Hero Arts will think about creating more kits.

ava gavloski
ava gavloski

January 06, 2021

All the best with the Bee release….

Carol Wortman
Carol Wortman

January 06, 2021

Very lovely card perfected with a suprisingly easy, super effective, fun, realistic interactive effect! Love it!

Vivian Swain
Vivian Swain

January 05, 2021

I loved watching the video of the bee interactive card. Your card is so beautify and special. Awesome job and thank you for sharing.

Barbara Lambe
Barbara Lambe

January 05, 2021

A wonderful new kit.