Hello again and welcome!! I wanted to start this post out by saying a massive thank you to all of you. It’s been a whirlwind of a start with Papertrey and really wonderful. You have all been so kind and supportive and I just wanted to let you know how thankful I am! Alrighty… let’s get on to today then… 2015’s set You’ve Been Framed: Hexagon:

You've Been Framed: Hexagon Mini Stamp SetPapertrey Ink - You've Been Framed: Hexagon Die

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Rosie Posie

This set is so much fun to work with. The way the die cuts a thin outline allows for so many opportunities to mix and match pieces and create different designs. I also adore how the shape of the hexagon can be transformed into a really masculine design very easily or a very feminine design as well.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Beautiful Brushstrokes

My first card is created by repeatedly stamping flowers on my card base and then layering the thin Hexagon frame on top. I kept the colors light and neutral for an airy feel.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Beautiful Brushstrokes

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Beautiful Brushstrokes

THANK YOU HEXAGON CARD:

STAMPS: You’ve Been Framed: Hexagon, Beautiful Brushstrokes

DIES: You’ve Been Framed: Hexagon

INK: Smokey Grey, Spring Moss, Sweet Blush, Berry Sorbet, Lemon Tart, Harvest Gold

PAPER: Stampers Select White Cardstock, Soft Stone

OTHER: Natural Twine

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by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Rosie Posie

My second card used Polka Dot Basics on Aqua Mist cardstock to create a pattern paper effect for the top of the Hexagon. I stamped the inside of the Hexagon in Soft Stone for a subtle texture and accented the entire card with a bit of grey paint splatters.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Rosie Posie

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Design Team You've Been Framed Hexagon Rosie Posie

HEXAGON HELLO CARD:

STAMPS: You’ve Been Framed: Hexagon, Rosie Posie, Polka Dot Basics

DIES: You’ve Been Framed: Hexagon, Rosie Posie

INK: Spring Moss, Harvest Gold, Smokey Shadow, Soft Stone, Black

PAPER: Stampers Select White Cardstock, Soft Stone

OTHER: Grey Watercolor, Seam Binding

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Xo, Stephanie

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Hi there! I have a couple more cards to show you today using Papertrey Ink’s Beautiful Brushstrokes kit (I’m a little obsessed). The first card (above) I tried to make as flat as I could so it would be an easy
mailer. The black polka dot background is one of the pattern papers from
the kit and the flower and hello sentiment was stamped using the
included stamp sets (yes, multiple stamp sets… seriously love this
kit).

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For the second card I made (below), I stamped the leaves onto a piece of canvas paper and attached it to my card base. I put a few pieces of the polka washi tape in the center and adhered the stamped sentiment on top using dimensional adhesive.

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I tried to keep each of these cards pretty simple and I liked how they turned out!

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend and Happy Valentine’s Day!

Stephanie 🙂

Good morning!! It’s lovely and rainy here and I am happily enjoying some Christmas music while my son and I play. He loves pretending to be Santa Claus and fills up all of our stockings for us with lots of little trains and puppy toys. 🙂

I have a couple fun cards for you today made with a new (to me) Fiskars hexagon punch I have. I put these cards together using a couple of older Studio Calico Card Kits and a frame die from Papertrey Ink.

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For the first card I stuck with the greens and yellow color tones and punched the hexagons out of multiple different pattern papers and cardstock.

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For the second card I stamped the sentiment onto all of the gray hexagons for a fun tiled look. 🙂

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a wonderful Thursday! 🙂

Stephanie