Email Signup

Subscribe to the Plaid Crafts Newsletter for craft project ideas, product news, our live events, and more!

We are now accepting orders
Although many items are out of stock currently, we are working around the clock to get all your favorite Apple Barrel, Bucilla, Delta, FolkArt, and Mod Podge items back in stock as soon as we can! 

Our goal is to ship orders as quickly as possible; however, we are experiencing some delays in processing and shipping orders at this time. All orders will be shipped ground by FedEx SmartPost only, and a tracking number will be provided when your order ships.

We appreciate your understanding and continued support of Plaid products. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Valentine’s Day Love Bee

This 'love bee' is the perfect bearer of candy or small gifts for Valentine's Day.

At a Glance:

#4856 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
  • Clock active
  • Clock active
  • Clock inactive
  • Clock inactive

This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Baby Pink, 2 oz. - 633

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calico Red, 2 oz. - 932

Number Needed: 1 $1.59 $1.10
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.
instructions

Other Supplies

Medium clay pot, Small clay pot, Small clay saucer, White Black and green chenille stems, Red craft foam, Pencil, #12 flat brush, ¾” flat brush, Liner brush, 4” lace ribbon, Hot glue

Instructions

  1. Basecoat the two pots Baby Pink. Basecoat the saucer and the inside of the larger pot with Licorice.  Allow to dry.  Add Calico Red Stripes to smaller pot.

  2. Add Wicker White eyes using the end of a pencil eraser.  Use a stencil brush with all of the excess Calico Red removed for the cheeks.   Paint the mouth with a liner brush in Licorice.  Add the black dots to the center of the white eyes with the end of the paint brush.

  3. Glue the pots together.  Glue the body of the bee to the black saucer.

  4. Tie a lace bow for the wings and glue to the back.

  5. Glue a black chenille stem to the back of the bee for the arms and roll up ends.

  6. Glue two black chenille stems the saucer for the legs.  Roll up the ends and bend at knee.
     
  7. Fold a green chenille stem in half and roll up the ends and twist after bend.  Cut out a heart from red craft foam.  Write “be mine” with extra fine marker.  Glue heart  to the green chenille stem. 

  8. Fold white chenille stem in half and roll up ends for the antennas.  Glue to the inside of front of pot.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

Love Photo Box
New!
Love Photo Box
Gifts for Guys - Cuff Links
New!
Gifts for Guys - Cuff Links
Painted Bangle
New!
Painted Bangle
Love Frame for Valentine’s Day
New!
Love Frame for Valentine’s Day