Sunday, May 30, 2021

AAA Cards Challenge #191

 

Hey there. I was super excited to be asked to be a guest designer on the AAA Cards Challenge this week. We will be making a no layer card with hexagons. I had so much fun with this that I made three cards.




All my cards are 110lb, white top folding A2 card bases. Using the Honey Bee Stamps nesting hexagon dies I cut a stencil from card stock. Then using Distress Ink I blended two colors in each hexagon overlapping them as I went. I then used a Block Alphabet die set from Papertrey Ink to cut out my "hb" window. This gives you the contrast color (white) while still keeping your card one layer. Then I added the Happy Birthday from a Concord and 9th set in dark purple ink.


This card uses the Happy Hexagon set from Papertrey Ink with just straight up stamping.


My final card uses another stencil that I created with the Echo Park Hexagon Confetti die. I just ink blended a little yellow ink in a small area through the stencil. Then stamped and heat embossed the bee from the Papertrey Ink Honey Bee set in black ink with clear detail powder. Added in a darker yellow for the bee's body.


I hope you will dust off your no layer skills and join us on the AAA Cards Challenge with some hexagon magic.
Thanks for stopping by, Sue.


4 comments:

  1. Wonderfully colorful CAS creation! Thanks for being our guest designer at AAA Cards!

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  2. Wonderful CAS card! Thanks for joining us as a guest designer for this challenge at AAA Cards.

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  3. awesome cards!! I've pinned all to my Pinterest boards.

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  4. Stunning cards. Thank you for joining us as the Guest Designer at the AAA Cards Challenge.
    - Joy Dsouza

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