Friday, April 13, 2012

Hexa-gone Crazy!

I finally got to play along with another CR84FN Challenge!  The colors this time around are so lovely and springy...pink, peach, and light blue!


First, a bit of a story.  I have been eyeing the retired Creative Memories Hexagon Punch on Ebay for a few weeks, and finally won a set of them!  It pays to be watching an auction that ends at 10:30 PM on the night before Easter.  We had just returned home from my mother-in-law's birthday dinner and the girls were wound up.  I needed to be up to help the Easter Bunny outside, so I had to make SURE they were sleeping.  After putting them to bed, I sat at the computer and took my husband Jason's sound Ebay advice.  I only bid on the item in the last 30 seconds, and I won...two punches which will cut 4 separate hexagon shapes!  But this left me wondering...how come nobody has released a hexagon die yet?? So they arrived this week from California and were the inspiration for my card....


I cut different patterned papers with the punches, some from the Miss Caroline "Howdy Doody" Collection by My Mind's Eye, and some that were from Anna Wight when I won a prize on her blog :)  I haven't quite got the "quilting" pattern down yet, but I will definitely be pinning hexagon projects on my Pinterest account!  The bees are from Pink Paislee's Queen Bee collection of stamps, and the label and sentiment from Waltzingmouse Stamps Very Vintage Labels No. 25!


So glad I buzzed in at the last minute to play along!  Thanks Mona and all of the CR84FN girls!

Supplies:
Stamps:  Very Vintage Labels No. 25, Waltzingmouse Stamps and Queen Bee stamps from Pink Paislee
Paper:  PTI White, My Mind's Eye
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black, A Muse Winter Sky, Copic markers
Other:  retired Making Memories Hexagon Punch-Mini, Spellbinders Labels 25 die, Stickles, peach embroidery floss

7 comments:

Mona L. Pendleton said...

What a beautiful card Kelly! LOVE the hexagon mosaic you created! What a great find on Ebay ~ thanks for sharing how you scored them :) The 3D bees buzzin' about add a wonderful touch! Thanks so much for joining along with CR84FN :) Hope you have a great Spring weekend!

Sue Lelli said...

Kelly, so glad you buzzed by to play! LOVE the honeycomb you created with those darling bees! Great eBay score and Great card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

maria f. said...

More yummy goodness. I've got a Sizzix hex die waiting for me in the US... Can't wait to get my hands on it.

Deborah Frings said...

Just wonderful! I do like the pretty honeycomb background with such pretty papers, and the dimension with the bees is super. Love the sentiment label too. Thanks for playing along with CR84FN!

PS Ebay is such fun - when I was in the UK I got lots of my Cuttlebug alphabets from Ebay, so much cheaper than buying from stores!! You got a really good buy.

Pauline said...

This is beautiful Kelly, I love these funky hexagon shapes, and such pretty papers, and I love the little peachy bow on the sentiment label.
Thanks for joining us at CR84FN this week :-)

Renee said...

I absolutely LOVE those hexagons...
so gorgeous with those bees!!
And that sentiment...
love!! :)

Lynda said...

Love your card, Kelly! I found a set of 15 hexagons by Quickutz at this link: http://www.ucutathome.com/store/index.php Have a great day!