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How To Create These Clean And Simple Hexagon Cards

April 21, 2019

Hello everyone, it’s Sanna Lippert here today again, sharing my April guest design team project with you. I love basic dies for their versatility, and wanted to show how to create these fun and colorful –– but clean and simple –– cards with just a few easy-to-follow steps.

Here is what I did:
Step 1: Die cut 12 hexagon pieces –– three of each of the 4 smallest sizes from the Fitted Hexagons die set, from white Soft Finish Cardstock with your die cutting machine.
Step 2: Fold a card base from white Soft Finish Cardstock approximately 14,5 x 10,5 cm in size and arrange the die cut hexagon pieces onto the card base.
Step 3: Now place the die cut hexagons onto a craft mat in the exact same order and take three tones of Distress Ink to color them with an ink blending tool. Blend the colors together to create a gradient color pattern.
Step 4: Adhere the inked hexagons in place with Kids Choice glue or Clear Double Sided Adhesive. Cut off any residues with scissors.

Step 5: Add water splatters onto the inked areas and let sit a bit, then dab with a piece of cloth.
Step 6: Die cut a Fishtail Banner from white Soft Finish Cardstock and stamp a sentiment from General Sentiments clear stamp set with black stamp ink onto the banner.
Step 7: Adhere the smallest hexagons and the banner with 3D foam pads onto the card base and add a few silver sequins for decoration. The tweezers are great for this purpose!

I’ve also recorded a video for you to watch, to give you a better idea of each particular step. Hope you like it!

Also while I was at it, I created an additional card, with yellow, orange and pink Distress Ink tones and the Stitched Hexagons die set. What a big difference it makes by only changing a color scheme!

That’s all from me today! I hope I could inspire you a bit with my April post. I’ll be back in June with another guest post. See you then!

Wishing you a great, crafty day!!
Sanna
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Supplies:
Elizabeth Craft Designs:

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Other:
Ranger – Distress Ink: Squeezed Lemonade, Spiced Marmalade, Picked Raspberry, Twisted Citron, Seedless Preserves, Salty Ocean
Nuvo Silver Sequins
Nuvo Water mist bottle
Ranger – Ink blending tool
3D foam pads
Craft mat
Ranger – Jet Black stamp ink
Acrylic block for stamping

Krista Schneider ModaScrap

Creating Patchwork With Hexagons

March 27, 2019

Samantha here…and for today’s card/s I’m combining Elizabeth Craft Designs’ Stitched Hexagons with the stamp set Patchwork. There are many creative moments where I’ve been really stuck on colour combinations…so I just pull out a (random) piece of pattern paper from a paper pad (in this case Fly and Scrap by Modascrap), match it up with cardstock and Copic markers and start creating!

Card Instructions:

Step 1: Using a combination of pattern paper and cardstock die cut 12 small stitched hexagons.

Step 2: Piece these together, forming two rows on the bottom of your card front. (Card front measurements: 15cm x 10.5cm). Trim off the sides.

Step 3: Next, stamp the Patchwork flower and other smaller Patchwork images on Copic friendly cardstock, die-cut them out, and colour them in with Copic markers (or your preferred colouring medium).

Copic Marker Colours: V01/V04/V06/RV02/RV04/RV06/YG00/YG01/YG03

Step 4: Stamp the sentiment with black ink using Elizabeth Craft Designs Banner Sentiments stamp and coordinating die.

Step 4: Assemble card as shown, adhering the sentiment to the (hexagon) card front with foam tape and tucking the Patchwork flowers under the banner.

Step 6: Embellish with sequins and a twine bow before adhering the card front to an A6 card base.

Below are two more fun examples of ways to create a more detailed hexagon background. At first I thought the colour scheme pick out in the first card wouldn’t work…but I’m really happy I persisted. I think the pastel colour combination really suits these Patchwork bees and that it is a great alternative to ‘normal’ bee colours!

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you enjoyed my card tutorial today and if you are ever stuck on a colour scheme just try my tip…you never know how interesting the card will turn out in the end!

Happy Crafting!

Samantha

Supplies Used:

Other:

Black Ink

GlueDot/Tape Runner/Foam Tape

Copic Markers

Stamping Block

Corner Punch

Twine

Sequins

CuttleBug

Susan's Garden Club

Happy Holidays

August 1, 2018

Good Morning.  This is Selma Stevenson today with an early start on holiday cards.  Recently Susan Tierney-Cockburn had a video on her Susan’s Garden Club Facebook page showing how to assemble her Poinsettias using the Garden Notes Poinsettia die set.  You can view this video for instructions on how to create this beautiful flower here.

I’m sure there are special people on your list who would love to receive a keepsake card such as this one.  Because of the dimension, it can be protected when mailed in one of the Clear Acrylic Boxes available from Elizabeth Craft Designs. It can also be delivered in person, attached to the top of a box or the front of a gift bag, or placed inside the box or bag along with the gift.

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Silk Microfine Glitter

Hexagon Leaves

July 30, 2018

Hi Everyone! Marilyn here with a card I made using the Stitched Hexagon, Trio of Leaves and Words 2 die sets. You could use any sentiment for this card so it is versatile and would work for many different occasions. Please forgive the glare in some of the photos – I recently purchased a glass mat and didn’t realize how badly the light reflected until I was watermarking the photos.

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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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Joset Designs

Tropical Summer Card

June 15, 2018

Hello everyone,

It’s Joset here. Today I wanted to create a bright, fun card with tropical vibes using the Summer Drink die set. I think the card is super colorful, and by adding the flowers it’s a little tropical as well. I hope you will enjoy creating this card yourself.

Happy Crafting!

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