Monday, February 9, 2015

Celebrating Another Year

** 2/18/15 Top 3 at Craft Your Passion! **

Hello, crafty peeps! It's time for another fun challenge over at Crafty Cardmakers and More, and I'm happy to share my DT inspiration project for CCM #132 - Love Love Love!

I created an anniversary card with an embossed and sanded background using dark pink Core'dinations cardstock, and randomly colored some of the recessed hexagons for a little interest.

I created a large hexagon shape from six hexagons stamped in medium pink, and embellished it with stacked buttons and burgundy twine, and an additional hexagon with a love heart. The front sentiment is stamped on a flag banner in medium pink.

I kept the inside simple with just a stamped sentiment in medium pink on a layered panel.

I'd love to enter this anniversary card into the following challenges:

  • Cardstock/Paper: GKD Pure Luxury White cardstock, DCWV Multi-Stack Reds, Core'dinations Vintage Collection
  • Stamps: Stampin' Up! Six Sided Sampler, Stampin' Up! You Brighten My Day, Leave Memories One Stamp At A Time
  • Ink: Stampin' Up! Melon Mambo, Spectrum Noir: DR5
  • Accessories: Stampin' Up! hexagon punch, Stampin' dimensionals, clear Wink of Stella, Darice chicken wire embossing folder, Studios Blackbird twine, Melissa Frances flat-back pearls

I hope you've found a little inspiration to play in our Love challenge this time! Thanks so much for stopping by today - we'll see you next time! ;)


  1. Beautiful Anniversary card Leslie, I just love the stacked button idea! :)

  2. Gorgeous card Leslie fab detail.
    Hugs Julie xxx

  3. Beautiful card, I love the idea of the overlapping hexagons. Thank you for entering the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge , “Use a stamp or digi”. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

  4. Awesome! totally fabulous project xx Good luck and thank you for joining us at
    Sandie (That Craft Place Designer, proud DT)

  5. This is wonderful so different, love your background too. Thanks for sharing with us at the Incy Wincy challenge. Barb

  6. Great card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

    groetjes, Ellen

  7. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week. Helena x

  8. What a fantastic card.Such clever ideas and techniques.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

  9. Fabulous card Leslie, I love the central idea with the hexagons, I might have to copy that if thats OK.
    hugs Kimx

  10. A beautiful anniversary card. I love the background and the interest you have created by colouring a few of the hexagons a darker shade of pink. A fantastic idea to make the large hexagon out of smaller ones and the stacked buttons are brilliant. Sally.x.

  11. Fabulous card!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Helen x

  12. Your card is absolutely beautiful!! I love that you colored in some of the shapes on the embossed fronts! And the center hexagon is ingenious!!! Thanks for playing along with us over at the Use Your Stuff Challenge Blog!!!!


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