For my card share today, I used the Six-Sided Sampler and Backyard Basics stamp sets from Stampin’ Up! My card design was inspired by the CAS(E) This Sketch #37. I thought that the honeycomb background was perfect for a little bee!
I started by stamping the sentiment from the Six-Sided Sampler on a panel of Whisper White card stock. I embossed the stamped panel with the Honeycomb Embossing Folder and adhered it to a panel of Daffodil Delight card stock with SNAIL.
I made four little loops of Basic Black 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon and adhered them to the back of the Daffodil Delight panel with SNAIL. Then I adhered the layered panel to a Basic Black card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the 5 hexagon images from the Six-Sided Sampler and the bee image from the Backyard Basics stamp sets in VersaMark ink on a Whisper White panel. I sprinkled the images with Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder and I heat embossed them. Then I colored the images with my Stampin’ Write Markers, punched the hexagons out with the Hexagon Punch and cut the bee out with the Backyard Basics Framelits die. I adhered the hexagons to hexagons that I’d cut from Basic Black card stock, then to the card front with SNAIL. I adhered the bee over the hexagons using Stampin’ Dimensionals to secure it.
I stamped the bee image again in StazOn Jet Black on a Whisper White panel inside the card and colored it with my Stampin’ Write Marker.
Stampin’ Up! products used to create this card:
Stamps: Six-Sided Sampler (130953 wood, 130956 clear); Backyard Basics (129255 wood, 129258 clear)
Dies, Punches & Embossing Folders: Backyard Basics Framelits Dies (129380); Hexagon Punch (130919); Honeycomb Embossing Folder (129378)
Embellishments: Basic Black 3/4″ Chevron Ribbon (130010); Black Stampin’ Emboss Powder (109133)
Ink: VersaMark Pad (102283); Daffodil Delight (119677) & Pear Pizzazz (131266) Stampin’ Write Markers
Tools: Heat Tool (129053); Big Shot Die-Cutting Machine (113439)
Card Stock & Cuts: Basic Black (121045) – card base cut to 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ and scored at 4-1/4″, five hexagons; Daffodil Delight (119683) – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel; Whisper White (100730) – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, five Hexagon Punches, Backyard Basics die cut
Adhesive: SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)
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Beautiful card!Love the embossing!!!
Thanks so much!
How did you get the black hexagons larger than the stamped hexagons? Love this card!!!
Thanks Sue! I’ll drop you an email, I used a die set that I found that layers perfectly with the Stampin’ Up! sets. 🙂
Amy – I love this card! Can you please tell me how you made the black hexagons larger as well? It really makes the patterned ones stand out!
Thank you!! I’ll send you an email in just a second. 🙂
You suggested the perfect name for this lovely card. This is sweet. Thanks for sharing. 🙂
Thanks so much! 🙂
Any chance you could email me the brand name of the hexagon punch that works so well with the su punch? It makes such a great new look! Love your card!
Thanks Diane! Just sent you an email. 🙂