hexagon trend - glad or sad that it seems to be disappearing...

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Posted 1/12/2013 by sassiescrapper in General Scrappin'
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sassiescrapper
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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:22:30 PM
I *HAD* to get a hex punch after all the craze last year and now I hardly ever see any projects with them.

Just wondering if any other peas are a little sad that this trend is waning.

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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:23:57 PM
Glad. It was okay. But I just always thought if Honeycomb cereal when I saw them.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:28:17 PM
I say use what you love.

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sassiescrapper
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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:30:46 PM

Glad. It was okay. But I just always thought if Honeycomb cereal when I saw them.


Funny!


Jjmikrut143
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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:32:01 PM
I'm glad it's not that big anymore I never really knew what to do with them anyways lol


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jerseygirlanne
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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:32:56 PM
I agree that you should use what you love!!!!


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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:33:25 PM
I will still use them. I prefer hexagons to feathers for sure!



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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:33:26 PM
I still like it and will continue to use it.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:33:44 PM
I really like hexagons and will continue to use it as a geometric staple. I think we'll still see it around, just not is the epic proportions we were seeing it. Before it was called "hexagons," the same pattern was around for years and called "honeycomb."


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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:35:55 PM
I just barely got some hexagon stuff! I'll definitely still be using it.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 9:36:39 PM
GLAD - I was not a fan of that shape.



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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:01:23 PM
Over it



waratah
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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:02:36 PM
never got into it, mostly because they became IN when I was not scrapping, so basically missed the whole trend



@my
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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:04:44 PM
Glad... just not a big hexagon fan.



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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:09:38 PM
Glad. I thought it was difficult to work with or at least for me. Could never get it to look right.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:11:11 PM
Can't say I was a huge fan of the shape before, and some of the great stuff out there using it won me over. I still like it, I go easy on trends so I don't OD, I'll still be using it.





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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:11:13 PM
I like it and didn't use it much, so I will keep using it. No one will ever know that it was slipping out of style.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:11:29 PM
Chevron is the new hexagon.
What I am really tired of is banners. I love them but I am sick of seeing them in every release.

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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:12:37 PM
I am another one who prefers hexagons to feathers.



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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:14:55 PM
I am not big on the feathers either. I've never been one to follow trends, but I do love me some hexagons!


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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:29:27 PM
I think I missed it altogether.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 10:30:26 PM
I could never make the hexagons work for me, so I personally won't miss them much.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:16:01 PM
Sad. I like them.

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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:17:00 PM
Glad! Think they're strange.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:18:39 PM
I have a few layouts with hexagons that I love other than that I'm not crazy for them.
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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:19:27 PM
I've missed out on the hexagons but I'm always late with trends. So for me, there's still time


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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:20:44 PM
I like looking at projects with hexagons, but I have a hard time using them, so I'm not too upset.

kethry70
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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:23:14 PM
I love hexagons and will continue to use them whenever the mood strikes



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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:26:56 PM
I love them when used sparingly. Since I don't really follow the trends I'm
Fine with them going. I'll still use then as I have been for 16 years


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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:28:27 PM
I liked seeing them on layouts done by others, but I couldn't really make them work for me.

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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:28:47 PM
I still like hexagons.


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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:36:47 PM
OP, where did you find a hexagon punch?



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Posted: 1/12/2013 11:39:46 PM
And just when i bought a hexagon punch too! I am glad they are not in every collection

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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:20:48 AM
Sad. I'm going to keep using them because I really like the shape.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:28:14 AM
I like them as accents or a subtle background thing so I'm okay with all the over the top hexagons fading away...



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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:30:10 AM
glad. It wasn't love at first sight and while some of the stuff was cute, it really wasn't me.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:31:10 AM
I absolutely LOVED the hexagon craze but i am not sad to see it go, while i loved to see what everyone else done i just could not make them work myself


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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:39:19 AM
I am kinda sad. I came on the trend late, but I still like using them.

I don't get the feather thing.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:41:44 AM
glad




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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:41:54 AM
Sad as I like them in moderation but I haven't used them yet. I guess I should soon. Glad I didn't buy a punch.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 12:45:12 AM
I really like hexagons and will continue to use them when ever I want. I am not all about what is "in" in scrappin' or my life.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 1:13:08 AM
I was never big on the hexagon thing. It was interesting, and I used some hexagon motifs in a few layouts, but I wasn't over the moon about it.

However, I bought a set of background stamps that contained a hexagon/honeycomb stamp and adore it. I use it all the time. My hubby was watching me work on a layout and commented on the stamp, and I told him my last layout had used it too. It wasn't until I showed him that he noticed. I think I'll continue using it until I'm sick of it.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 1:56:18 AM
I used some hexagons, but it is the feathers I am having a hard time with. Use them some, but not really wild about feathers.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 2:50:53 AM
I really don't care i something is trendy or not. I love anything geometric, so I will continue to use them.

j.leija
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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:11:24 AM
Glad! My brain had a mental block on those things. I never knew what to do with them! I think I might challenge myself to go use them all on one page or something....


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:22:58 AM
I have all the hexagon papers and chipboard but haven't put it to good use. This CHA is making me purge and go on a freeze I think.

mdferri
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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:34:00 AM
I didn't really care for it - not a geometric fan.


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:44:29 AM
I have barely started using them LOL. Love hexagons, particularly stenciled on a background . Am not however, such a fan of the feathers that appears to be taking their place


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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:57:12 AM
I've seen a lot of projects in the gallery with hexagons lately. It doesn't look like it's disappearing to me. Hero Arts just released a new stamp set of hexagons as well as a hexagon background stamp. I plan to buy and use that, and to continue cutting hexagons on my Slice to use on cards and pages.

As you can tell from the above, I'll be sad if it disappears, but I'll keep using it regardless.

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Posted: 1/13/2013 7:58:11 AM
I was never a big fan of the trend. I had trouble using hexagons because they never looked right on my pages. I just don't think they were my style.


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