Sunday, June 17, 2012

Hexagon Hello

Here's a quick card for today's SCS featured stamper challenge.  The triangles in this design caught my eye and I thought I could recreate it with hexagons.  I kept the basic layout the same, but switched out the colors for the bold pink and black combo from this week's Dynamic Duos challenge.

I die cut a bunch of hexagons with one of the dies from the Shapes:  Hexagons stamp and die set from Clear and Simple Stamps, then stamped a houndstooth pattern from the Designer Lines set on each one.  They're arranged on a white cardstock panel, alternating black and pink.   The panel is set on a pink card base with the same houndstooth pattern stamped along the edges. 

I used the zig zag stitch on my sewing machine to stitch a bold black line along the edges of the white panel.  I have a love-hate relationship with that zig zag stitch--I love it, but I get so frustrated with trying to get the stitches straight and even.  This time I tried a larger stitch and it seemed to work okay, so maybe that's where my error has been.  Anyway, once the stitching was done, I stamped the "hello" from the "hello world" sentiment found in the Baby Sentiments stamp set on the white panel in black ink.

Materials Used:
Designer Lines and Baby Sentiments stamp sets, Paint the Town Pink, A Blanc Check, and Perfect Little Black Dress inks, Mauved by the Paparazzi, A Blanc Check, and Perfect Little Black Dress inks, Shapes:  Hexagons die (Clear and Simple Stamps); sewing machine


  1. Hexagons with houndstooth pattern - wow! Your card is so modern and cool!
    Love it!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

  2. Lori this is so pretty! I love the houndstooth!

  3. Totally cool! Like the hexagon shapes and the zig zag stitching, nicely balanced card. Thanks' for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week.

  4. What a fun card Lori! And I hear you on the zig zag stitching. I talk to my sewing machine nicely but most times it doesn't listen LOL! Thanks for playing along with us at Dynamic Duos!

  5. Great card, love the bold design. I have a love/hate relationship with my sewing machine. It seems my sewing machine always wants to get the last word in! Thanks for playing with us at Dynamic Duos!

  6. This is a fab use of the colour combo, Lori. Those hexagons are just the right idea! Kx

  7. Love those hexagons Lori, your stitching is brilliant.

  8. What a cool card with the hexagons Lori, I love your style. Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos!

  9. This so beautiful!!! I love the colors and the simply adorable layout. I just have to cased it for my consider it cased week!!!!


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