Well better late than never - at least there's still 11 and 1/2 months left of 2017 :) :)
I have no photos of the process sorry. I began with a Brushos background in Purple, attached to the front of the diary and sealed with DecoArt Matt Medium. Crafters Workshop stencil - mini Busy Bees was used for the hive and background bees and trails. I drew around the hive with a pencil and whitened the area before painting with DecoArt paints.
The stencil was positioned over the hive and DecoArt black gesso stencilled onto the cover.
The Title and year were computer generated and image transferred onto cover.
The textured edges are DecoArt Texture paste. Painted black, silver and the dabs of purple are Luminarte Twinkling H2O's.
Lots of layers of matte medium through and over the top once the Fussy cut Stampotique Bees (Jo Capper Sandon), were stamped, coloured with alcohol inks, glamour dust applied via cocktail stick to wings fussy cut and positioned onto the diary.
Whew - thank you for looking - would love to hear from you :)
I am entering this Diary into the following Challenges
The Craft Stamper - Take It Make It - Anything Goes (February) Challenge
Rhedd's Creative Spirit - Anything Goes (February) Challenge
Stampotique Designers Challenge - Love Bugs #SDC 266
The Mixed Media Monthly - Sweet Inspirations (February) Challenge
(There is nothing Sweeter than Honey I believe :) )