Sunday, May 20, 2018

To Bee Or Not To Bee Blog Hop And Giveaway

Today I am very excited to join international To Bee Or Not To Bee Blog Hop led by my friend and the talented card maker Milka Gubo from Croatia! Hello Everyone and welcome!
Stamp your own pattern for the upper layer of the dimensional die cut
Сегодня я очень рада принять участие в международном блог хопе To Bee Or Not To Bee, организованном моей подругой и талантливым кардмейкером Milka Gubo из Хорватии. Всем привет и добро пожаловать!
May 20 is declared as World Bee Day. Please find the detailed information here at
The purpose of this Blog Hop is to celebrate World Bee Day declaration of  by the United Nations, to support bees as well as to raise public awareness of the importance of bees and apicultural products.

If you are following the hop then you should have arrived here from Zrinca Beric blog.

20 мая отмечается Международный День Пчёл. Подробную информацию можно прочитать на сайте

Цель блог хопа отметить провозглашение ООН Международного Дня Пчёл, выразить поддержку в защиту пчёл и распространить информацию о важности пчёл и продуктов пчеловодства.

Ко мне Вы должны были прийти из блога Zrinca Beric

My card features Bubble over with Joy stamps and dies set and CELEBRATE SPEECH BUBBLE Die ( SSS | MFT ) from My Favorite Things.

Для своей открытки я использовала комплект штампов и парных ножей Bubble over with Joy, а также нож для вырубки CELEBRATE SPEECH BUBBLE ( SSS | MFT ) от американской компании My Favorite Things.
Generously embellish a card with clear sparkling sequins

I played Scrabble AGAIN using the letters die cut with CELEBRATE SPEECH BUBBLE ( SSS | MFT ) and made a punny encouraging phrase.

Уже не в ПЕРВЫЙ РАЗ я играю в Эрудит (Scrabble) с буквами от вырубки CELEBRATE SPEECH BUBBLE ( SSS | MFT ) и составляю новое слово bee (по-русски пчела).
Use coloured card stock for adding dimension to a die cut
I used soap bubbles stamps from BUBBLE OVER WITH JOY set ( SSS | MFT ) to create my own patterned paper for the upper layer of the dimensional letters.

Для верхнего слоя вырубки я сделала свою собственную бумагу с узором из оттисков мыльных пузырей из набора штампов BUBBLE OVER WITH JOY ( SSS | MFT ).

Similarly to THIS card I added dimension to the letters by stacking several layers of die cuts from coloured card stock.

И так же как и для ЭТОЙ открытки добавила объём вырубке с помощью нескольких слоёв бумаги цвета темного шоколада.

I generously embellished my card with assorted sparkling sequins.

И в завершение щедро украсила открытку миксом сверкающих пайеток.
Colour the bunny creatively and play Scrabble with die cut letters

Fantastic artists, designers, companies and retail shops are supporting the blog hop with incredible generosity. These are the prizes they have sponsored:

Этот блог-хоп поддержали прекрасные компании и дизайнеры. Полный список призов для участников блог-хопа:

Dies to die for, ₤15 Gift Certificate to the Store
Gerda Steiner Designs, $15 Gift Certificate to the Store
Happy Little Stampers, $20 Gift Certificate to the Store
Honey Bee Stamps, $40 Gift Certificate to the Store
Jane’s Doodles, 2 Stamp Sets (in stock) of winner’s choice
Kitty Bee Designs, 1 Digital Image of winner’s choice
Lawn Fawn, $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Little Miss Muffet Stamps, $10 Gift Certificate to the Store + freebie
Neha of Periwinkle Creations, $20 Gift Certificate to the Simon Says Stamp Store
Power Poppy, $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Power Poppy, ‘Bee Kind Toile’ Clear Stamp Set
Pretty Pink Posh, $25 Gift Certificate to the Store
Sasayaki Glitter, 1 Digital Image of winner’s choice

Uniko, Clear Stamp Set (in stock) of winner’s choice
Milka is also giving away Jane’s Doodles ‘Garden Friends’ stamp set to two lucky winners.

А также Милка разыгрывает дополнительно два набора штампов  Jane’s Doodles ‘Garden Friends’.

18 prizes will be given away to 18 winners.
Итого 18 призов для 18 самых удачливых.

For your chance to win, hop along blogs of the participating designers and leave comment on each blog hop stop. After commenting, return back to Milka’s blog and add your name to Inlinkz, but prior you do, please read Blog Hop details, terms, giveaway rules and privacy policy which are shared in Milka's blog post below Inlinkz.

Для участия в розыгрыше призов пройдите по всем блогам из списка и оставьте комментарий в каждом из них. В завершение вернитесь в блог Милки и добавьте свое имя в линки.

Inlinkz closes tomorrow, May 21st 2018, 11:00 PM CEST. Winners’ names will be announced on Milka’s blog next day.

Линки закроются 21 мая в полночь. Имена счастливчиков будут опубликованы на следующий день в блоге Милки.

Barbara from Little Miss Muffet Stamps is also offering a freebie for next 36 hours, as long the giveaway will be open. It’s adorable ‘Polka Dot Pals Xara’ digital image.

Дополнительно Барбара из Little Miss Muffet Stamps предлагает бесплатный цифровой штамп ‘Polka Dot Pals Xara’  в течение 36 часов.

The full Blog Hop List:
Полный список блогов участников:
Milka Gubo                             
Amy Tsuruta                           
Barbara Sproatmeyer       
Birka Reinitz                           
Kaja Vezensek                       
Kathy Curry                           
Kylie Purtell                           
Neha Bhatt                            
Samantha Mann                  
Sonja Kerkhoffs                    
Sue Hastead                         
Zrinka Beric                          
Ksenija Rizova                     

Milka Gubo (Inlinkz)

I wish you all good luck and thank you for supporting World Bee Day.
Желаю всем удачи! И спасибо за поддержку Международного Дня Пчёл.
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  1. That’s an extremely gorgeous card

  2. how FUN! Love your design!

  3. Sensational and pretty, love the design!

  4. Very cute and a great sentiment! Adorable. :D

  5. Gorgeous card with a different look. Lovely card.

  6. What a fun card! I like the sequins that you added. :)

  7. Your card is probably the only one without an actual bee, but you still very cleverly managed to go with the theme! Lovely and sweet card, thanks for your inspiration!

  8. Aww that's a cute card.. It's gorgeous love the sentiment..

  9. Ksenija, first of all, thank you so much for liking my amateur attempt and experiment as a first time user using distress inks and stamps for bookmarks, on Instagram! That led me to your blog and to this great initiative. I have learnt so much going thru these cards (and still tons more to explore on all you beautiful ladies' blogs)!

    Your CAS card with the play on words is so cute and well made - and so inspiring! You are all an inspiration to me!

  10. Oh, this is just beautiful!! I love the diecuts you used and how you made your own patterns. The dies and stamps you used are new to me so I immediately added them to my wish list. The colors are so happy and cheerful.

  11. All I can say is wow... so sweet! Lovely card for a lovely theme

  12. Super cuteness overload!!! Love your card, Ksenija!! CAS design, layout, colors, word play and oh that bubble self made patterned paper. LOVE!! :o) Thank you for joining the hop!! :o) xx

  13. Oh my goodness! This is so clever! I love your play on words and how you colored the bunny dress like a bee! Very clever!

  14. THis is such a fun and happy card!! It made me smile!

  15. Such a gorgeous card. Love the colorful letters, so beautiful

  16. what a clever idea! so cute!

  17. Beautiful card and adorable bunny!!!

  18. Such a clever design and it looks superb

  19. Oh I love your sweet bunny bee! The way you popped up the BEE word really makes it stand out! Thanks for bringing awareness to the Save the Bees cause to everyone's attention! We need the bees!

  20. Wow, beautiful design. I am in awe of your sequins and the stamped letters are so cute. Love that bunny. Hugz

  21. Fantastic card again with these bold letters ! I do not get enough ! Such a clever design and fabulous pun for the sentiment (I had to look for the translation of suds, :-)). Wonderful colouring as usual ! Thanks so much for sharing and for inspiring. x

  22. Darling card! Love the dimension with the letters and the adorable bunny!

  23. fun idea to use the soap bubbles on
    the letters. Love all of the
    glitter from the sequins.
    Fantastic card.
    thanks for sharing

  24. Absolutely adorable :) thanks for sharing xoxo

  25. Loads of love to this cute card...thanks for sharing!!

  26. Oh this is too cute! Love your clever design ♥

  27. oh my this is just gorgeous - love the design!!!!!

  28. awwwwwwwww its super cute card!

  29. Lovely card Ksenija! Pretty design :)

  30. This is such a clever card design for the theme, without even using a bee image! So cute!

  31. A wonderfull card you made for this blog hop with the cute Bunny. Really like the whole look of your card.

  32. Wonderful card! The bunny is so cute.

  33. Stunning and unique as always Ksenija! Love your bold letters and their fabulous spotty pattern. The whole card is just so gorgeous.

  34. Ксения, какой интересный международный праздник! Открытка - просто прелесть! Такой притягательный прием: использовать крупные буквы!

  35. Fabulous design
    and the sequins
    look pretty.
    Carla from Utah

  36. Fun and colorful card design. I like the addition of the sequins.

  37. WOW fabulous card, love the cute image and the sequins.

  38. I like the card with this cute bunny!

  39. Such a great idea with a sentiment and a lovely bunny.
    Even the bunny can be a bee! :)