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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Christmas Card with Hexagons

I love kraft and I love papers with spots, so that was my starting point for this card.
I've used a die to cut out the red and kraft hexagons. I've also used a Memory Box die from the set "Crisp Bows" and "Pine Branches" from Cheery Lynn Designs.
The image is made with a stamp that came free with a magazine, and the sentiment is a part of a stamp set from Kort&Godt.
I've distressed the edges of the spotted paper with walnut stain ink, then I machine stitched. The bear's hat and stocking have got glitter on them, and I've also used some pearls.

This card is for these challenges:
1) LEJ Designs - #28 Use Die Cuts Or Punches
2) Craft Your Passion - Hexagons
3) Cupcake Craft - Get Krafty
4) Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas Cards
5) Dream Valley Challenges - Glitter and Bling
6) Glitter n Sparkle - Glitter/Sparkle
7) Pile It On - Make It Sparkle
8) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

28 comments:

Flowergirl said...

This is gorgeous! Lve the layout and the cute bear x
Wendy x

Toni Herron said...

Awww... So cute!
I love Kraft too... :)
This is a great card, loving the Hexagons...
Thanks for joining us at Glitter n Sparkle this week..
Toni - DT

chrissy xx said...

I love it! FABulous colours..
A cute little bear..and the Hexagons?....LOvely.
Chrissyxx

scrappymo! said...

This is just so nice...those hexagons are all the rage here...I so want that die!!! I have it on my Xmas list!!!
Love the 2 little pine branches at the top left corner and the very nice sentiment stamp at the right top.!!!
So lovely!

PS Is that the Creative Memories from years ago or is it a new one? I am trying to leave several manufacturers on my wish list as DH will never think to order ahead and will probably start shopping a couple days before Xas when everything is picked over and sold out. lol

Sue - bearhouse said...

Awww such a cute bear and I love the way you have arrange the hexagons. The Kraft and spotty paper combination looks fabulous

Sue

Crafty Lark said...

He is so cute and I love the effect you have on this card with the hexagons, great design. xx Flora

Sue said...

Aww this is SO cute Pia… what a sweet image and you've coloured him beautifully… I love those fab hexagons and the fir branches… such a wonderful design! :-)
Hope you're having a good week
Big Hugs
Sue xx

aussie aNNie said...

Great combination Pia, the Kraft is a lovely paper and so is your design of hexagons. The cute o bear is coloured beautifully. Lovely card..xx

Elaine said...

Hello Pia how lovely is this , well done What a super card and perfect for our challenge at Whoopsi Daisy this week for Christmas cards well done and Good Luck Hugs Elaine

craftygranny said...

Gorgeous hun i love it , Layout is fab and images are lovely thanks for sharing at glitternsparkle hugs trisha x

Faye said...

Those hexagons are really popping off the page Pia. Cute bear too. A wonderful card again. X

Brodders said...

Love this.Thanks for joining in with us at Cupcake - Jane x

Skye said...

A sweet card. I love the colour combination and sweet little bear

May said...

Beautiful Christmas card...fabulous design & detail... such a cute bear...love the colours... Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy... May x x

Lau W said...

Love the design of this card, and so cute image ! Superb card for Christmas !
Have a nice week-end !
xxx

Keti said...

OMG, teddy is super cute and the card just gorgeous. Great take on hexagons.

I stopped by from MIM. My projects are 130, 177 and 197.

Hugs from Slovenia. Happy Crafting.

Keti

Avril Ann said...

Fabulous card, love it, many thanks for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle, this week hun, good luck with your challenges xxxx

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Beautiful card Pia, I really like the simplicity of your design. Love the image.

Saw your card at MIM.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz

Wishcraft said...

Love your hexagon design hun, gorgeous card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

this is a fab card thanks for joining us at glitter n sparkle and good luck emma xx

Sandy said...

What a fab layout and your bear is very cute, Thanks for linking up your card with MIM this week.
Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Hugs, Sandy

Hazel said...

Hi Pia

Fabulous card - I love the hexagons on it - they work so well.

Thanks for popping by my blog to see me and leaving me some lovely comments.

I hope you have a great weekend.

Take care

Toodle pip

Hazel xx

Michelle said...

This card is lovely. He looks so sweet the little bear.
Thanks for joining us at CYP.
LG Michelle

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Pia, I love the hexagons and your cute image, great layout.
Pauline
x

Lin said...

Love your hexagon design, and your little bear is just adorable.

Thank you for joining in with our Glitter and Bling challenge at Dream Valley.

Lin xx

cotnob said...

Hi Pia, me again, I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.
Pauline
x

RiNNE said...

Your design is fabulous! Love the little branch/leaf that matches the background. And your hexagons are en pointe! Lovely!

Vee Cassidy said...

I love the concept of your card and it is really lovely. I too love kraft! Thank you for sharing with us at LEJ Designs; good luck. Vee xx