Hexagon Hive Thank You

I'm in LOVE with the new Hexagon Hive Thinlit!  The possibilities are endless with this great new tool in the Occasions Catalog.  I'm thinking of a plan for all of the Very Vanilla hexagons that were cut out of this card!

  • HELPING HINT:  When creating your "sandwich" for the Big Shot, use the platform, then your cutting pad, then your cardstock, then a piece of waxed paper, then the die, then your last cutting pad.  By putting in the waxed paper, your cardstock will pop right out.
  • Black and Vanilla are such a classic look and the Modern Medley Designer Paper is just that – all prints in black and vanilla which are so usable!  I love the little pop of color – Strawberry Slush for the flowers and Pool Party for the butterflies.
  • The flower comes from two wonderful coordinating products – Flower Shop stamp set and Pansy Punch.  I just stamped two then used a Dimensional between them to add a nice focal point. 
  • Center of the flower is a Basic Metal Button, also from the Occasions Catalog, with Pool Party Twine in the center.  This, along with many other products, can be yours during Sale-A-Bration completely free with a qualifying order!  And don't forget your Glue Dots to hold the button in place.
  • Butterflies come from the Beautiful Wings Embosslit.  This isn't a new product, but I continue to use it over and over.  This great tool die cuts and embosses the butterflies with one pass through the Big Shot.
  • Sentiment comes from Six-Sided Sampler stamp set – there are three that would work on the Hexagon Hive cardstock.

beehive closeup
THINGS YOU'LL NEED – Just click on the photos below to see more details or add them to your shopping cart in my Online Store.

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One Day only sale on selected punches – save 25%

This week’s Thank You Thursday is all about punches—namely the Artisan Label, Bitty Butterfly, Hexagon, Mosaic, and Pansy Punches.  Regular price on these punches is $15.95, but for today only, you can get them for just $11.96!  Shop now in my online store by clicking here.


Here are a few of my favorite cards using some of these great on-sale punches:

Dare to Dream


Bitty Butterfly punch coordinates with Elegant Butterfly punch.

Nicole's swap


Hexagon Punch

Note card thank you

Nicole's swap

Mosaic punch

Lanette's card

Pansy punch

Be sure to order yours today – the sale is one day only!  Go to my newly updated Online Store here.


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Guest Designer – Lanette Swarthout

Lanette's card

Here's a beauty made by team member Lanette Swarthout for our shoebox swap event.  I love her color scheme and the use of the new Pansy Punch for both the stamped flowers and the designer paper flowers.  Change up the sentiment, and it would be a great card for any occasion – especially get well or sympathy.  Don't forget to use Dimensionals to pop up some of the flowers.  Here, Lanette popped up the stamped images from Flower Shop stamp set and left the designer paper flowers flat against the card.  Her gorgeous color scheme is Chocolate Chip, Soft Sky and Crushed Curry – yum!  Centers of the flowers are created with the Boho Blossoms Punch along with Chocolate Chip cardstock and a Rhinestone in the center.

Item No. 130939 Flower Shop wood $23.95 OR
Item No. 130942 Flower Shop clear $17.95
Item No. 131961 Blooming with Kindness wood $22.95 OR
Item No. 126422 Blooming with Kindness clear $16.95
Item No. 130698 Pansy Punch $15.95
Item No. 119858 Boho Blossoms Punch $16.95
Item No. 119246 Rhinestone Basic Jewels $4.95

Don't Forget!

  • Pre-order your Holiday Catalog Shares – click HERE for details.
  • Just a few days left to be entered into the drawing for TEN full hand-made cards – place an online order before July 31st HERE.
  • Buy 3 packages of Designer Series Paper and get the 4th FREE – only during July.  Click HERE for details.
  • Grab your Home Escape bundle including step-by-step instructions for over 24 projects!  Click HERE for details.
  • Order your August Stamp Shoppe card kit and pay either $15 or get it FREE with an order – details are HERE!

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