Saturday, September 16, 2017

..:: finally #bffsleepover ::..

Hi friends!  I'm here with another Hip Kit Club DT layout. This layout is using the main kit only, and my first LO using September kits. My assignment was stitching -- and boy did I use stitching!

For this layout I used pattern papers from Paige Taylor Evan's Turn the Page collection by Pink Paislee. I used Paper 8 as my background paper and Paper 12 for the border and to make part of my title. I cut the word "FINALLY" freehand and then stitched around it using embroidery floss.

I used several pieces of ephemera from the ephemera pack included in the kit (also from Turn the Page). And of course some thread from my stash for a few more pops of color.

I love the exclusive alphas this month. They are beautiful! And not one piece of chipboard is wasted because there are all these colorful hearts, dots, stars, and asterisks included with those alphas. I used a few of the hearts around my page, too.

Lots of machine stitching with blue and gold to finish it off.

I made a process video if that suits your fancy!

Thanks for stopping by! See you soon!

Monday, September 11, 2017

..:: happiness is here ::..

Hello!  Last week my first LO for Hip Kit Club went live and I'm so excited to share here, now. My challenge this week was to use the September 8th Sketch (can be found in the HKC member forum on FB).  I hadn't gotten my September Kits yet, so I used items that can be found in the August kits -- which is a whole lot of Maggie Holmes Carousel.

Here are a few close ups:

I made a video of my process, if that suits your fancy:

Thanks for stopping by!  Look for another layout coming later this week using the gorgeous September Hip Kits!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

..:: hello lucius & bea ::..

Hello friends! I pulled out some Shimmerz mists, Color Cast Designs August release items, some A Flair for Buttons Flair, and some Maggie Holmes Carousel for my latest layout!  I feel so lucky to be able to work with these products!  

For the background, I used Oh Say Can You Sea, and Well Blue Me Down, (Coloringz Products) and the packaging technique to create a space for my photos and embellishments to sit. I also splattered using the same products and  Night Moves (also Coloringz) to add a little more visual texture to the page. 

This ampersand! One of my favorites from the Color Cast Designs recent release -- they are perfection! And this color. OMGoodness. I can't even. I also through in some of the heart confetti in the same color. 

A layout cannot be complete without some flair from A Flair for Buttons. This layout was all about these two cousins always finding fun together. Shelley always has the perfect flair for any occasion. 😀

 Thanks for stopping by!