May I introduce to you to a friend I made? And by made, I really do mean made! This is Holly the Winter Bee! She is a wonderfully anthropomorphized honeybee who, will have her own little winter greeting card series!
She’s not alone in her card creating endeavors either! She has more than a few awesome siblings and a Queen Mother ready to help out!
And like I do with all my cards she and her colony will be helping me drop some facts about honeybees and pollinator on the backs!
Her spring loving sister named Honey is a flower hugging nature loving sweetie! Then there is Autumn, her daredevil, risk taking, adrenaline junkie late season sister. You’ll spot her leaf-surfing on the wind and dressing up in strange costumes to do a little “Trick or Treating” of her own at hives belonging to other colonies 🤫
One of her drone brothers thinks he’s a heartthrob and is constantly swooning queens who are less than enthusiastic about his interest in them 😋 He’s working on a few cards of his own.... his favorite holiday is Valentine’s Day, of course 😘
The Queen Mother of Holly’s colony, well, she’s got some plans too. Here’s a little secret, they’ve been helping me and inspiring me for the better part of any few years on a whimsical children’s book. Together, we have the common goal of spreading honeybee and pollinator awareness! The book endeavor is a much bigger project requiring a lot of me, but so worth the effort and the time! I’ll drop a few sneak peeks here and there🤫
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