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Elizabeth Craft Designs Designer Challenge – June 2018

June 19, 2018

Hi everyone,

It’s challenge time again! Our Design Team is back this month with lots of inspiration for this month’s challenge …  Are you ready?

Our challenge is …………

Hexagon Inspiration – There are so many fun ways to include Hexagons on our projects. Use either or both the new Fitted Hexagons or Stitched Hexagons die sets in some way when you create your card/scrapbook layout or 3D items.

 

For our Challenge today we are giving away a $20 Gift Card to use on the Elizabeth Craft Designs website to 3 lucky winners. 

To enter, simply leave a comment on this blog post below or on the Designer Challenge post on our Facebook page and answer this question: What is your favorite way to use Elizabeth Craft Designs Stitched Hexagons or Fitted Hexagons dies. 

We will select 3 lucky winners in a random drawing.

The winners will be announced on Friday, June 22nd, here on the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog.

Now let’s take a look at the wonderful creations our talented Design Team has created for the Challenge this month. For more information about the cards, click on the designer’s name under each card to be taken to the designer’s blog post.

Sandy Diller starts us off this month with this ‘smoking hot’ diagonal fold card. To create her card Sandy has used the Stitched Hexagons; Fitted Hexagons; Backyard Barbeque; Words 3 – Happy Holidays; Blackboard Alphabet and Stitched Fishtail Banners die set along with the Summer Fun Clear Stamp set.

Tanja Kabel has created this fun floral and hexagon card for this month’s challenge. To create her card Tanja has used Fitted Hexagons; Words 2 – Thinking of You and Dashing Rectangles along with Rich Black Soft Finish Cardstock and Watercolor Paper.

Selma Stevenson is next with a pretty floral card for us today. To create her card Selma has used Stitched Hexagons; Fitted Hexagons; Garden Notes – Rhododendron; Dancing Butterflies; Bead Strings 2; Corners 1 die sets along with Sentiments 1 – Celebration.  Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Misty Mauve; ModaScrap Under the Sea Paper Pattern Pack; Lavender Ice Silk Microfine Glitter; Pollen and PanPastels were also used on this card.

Frances Byrne has created an Hexagon Easel Card to for our challenge today. To create her card Frances has used Stitched Hexagons; Fitted Hexagons; Flamingos; Tropical Florals; Stitched Ovals and Labels 1 die sets along with the Beach Sentiments Clear Stamp and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Karen Nofziger has created a beautiful floral card for us today. To create her card Karen has used the Stitched Hexagons; Garden Notes –  Shasta Daisy; Garden Notes – Forget-Me-Not; Garden Notes – Baby’s Breath and Dashing Rectangles die sets along with General Sentiments Clear Stamp set. White Soft Finish Cardstock; ModaScrap Butterfly Dreams 12 x 12 Patterned Paper Pack and Yellow Pollen were also used on this card.

Kelly Booth has created a card for a friend for today’s challenge. For her card Kelly has used Flamingos; Stitched Hexagons; Words 4 – Remember die sets along with White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Elena Anderson has cleverly used Hexagons on her card to create a baby card. To create her card Elena has used Fitted Hexagons; Blackboard Alphabet; Words 1 – Celebration and Words 2 – Thinking of You die sets along with ModaScrap Color of Puppies Girl Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. White Soft Finish Cardstock; Silk Microfine Glitter in Diva; Solar Gold and Go To Green; ModaScrap Thinking About Rio De Janeiro & Happy Travel Patterned Paper Packs were also used on this card.

Samantha Klaebe is next with her “Bee Mine” card. To create her card Samantha has used Stitched Hexagons and Bee die set along with the Love Sentiments Clear Stamp set. ModaScrap Simply Love Patterned Paper; True Red Silk Microfine Glitter and Velvet Adhesive Sheets were also used on this card.

Tina Guigui Dornbaum has created a Hexagon Shaped card for our challenge today. To create her card Tina has used Stitched Hexagons and Party Lanterns die sets along with Sentiments 2 – Just Because Clear Stamp set and White Soft Finish Cardstock.

Marilyn Schiller shares her tropical card with us today. For her card Marilyn has used Fitted Hexagons and Palm Trees die sets along with Beach Sentiments Clear Stamp set.

EK Gorman has created this fun hexagon card decorated with even more hexagons. To create her card EK has used Stitched Hexagons; Words 2 – Thinking of You die sets and Laundry Party Clear Stamp set with coordinating dies. ModaScrap Sweet Vintage Rose Paper Pack and Soft Finish Cardstock in Dusky Sky & Dove Gray were also used on this card.

Sara Torzullo has created a pretty floral card for the challenge today. For her card Sara has used Fitted Hexagons; Stitched Squares; Garden Notes – Frosty Fern and Garden Notes – Flowering Trees of Spring die sets.

Christine Pooler has created a sympathy card for the challenge. For her card Christine has used Stitched Hexagons; Garden Notes – Poppy 2; Garden Notes – Leafy Berry Branch 1; Garden Notes – Maidenhair Fern and Words 4 Remember die sets along with Soft Finish Cardstock in White and Cafe au Lait as well as ModaScrap Wood Effect Patterned Paper Pack.

Katelyn Grosart has created two cards to share with us for our challenge today. For her first card Katelyn has used Stitched Hexagons; Stitched Fishtail Banners and Sand Castle die sets along with Beach Sentiments Clear Stamp set; White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Under the Sea Patterned Paper Pack.

For her second card today Katelyn has used A Way With Words – Happy Birthday; A Way With Words – Butterfly Flourish; A Way With Words – Flourished Frame; Dashing Rectangles; Stitched Hexagons and Fitted Hexagons die set along with White Soft Finish Cardstock and ModaScrap Relax in the Garden Patterned Paper Pack.

Laura Gilhuly created this fun Scrapbook layout for our challenge today.  For her card Laura has used Stitched Hexagons; Fitted Hexagons; Stitched Rectangles and Words 3 – Happy Holidays die set.

Our final card for our challenge this month was created by Luciana Telesca. To create her card Luciana has used Tropical Florals; Stitched Hexagons die sets along with Beach Sentiments Clear Stamp set. Soft Finish Cardstock in True Blue and ModaScrap Wood Effect Patterned Paper were also used on this card.

 

If you would like a chance to win our giveaway, be sure to leave your comment on TODAY’S blog post or Facebook Giveaway Post. We will select three lucky winners in a random drawing and the winners  will be announced here on our blog on Friday, June 22nd.

Happy Creating!

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