Friendship, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hey guys and welcome!  Today, I’m sharing a layout I made using the Hip Kit Club February 2018 Main Kit only.  There is so much jam packed into these kits, you can really make fantastic layouts with the main kit only.

I made a layout about my daughter and her friend taking horse camp together.  I just love their friendship.  They took horse camp together in previous Spring Breaks and Summer Vacations.  They loved the horses and learned so much!  I need to get L back into horse camp because she loved it so much!  Now that E is old enough, I’m sure she’d like to go to horse camp too…

Here’s my layout:

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With the exception of white cardstock, and the ink splatters (which are from previous color kits), my entire layout is made using the February Main Kit.

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I loved the Pinkfresh Studio pattern paper with all the greenery, and I wanted to feature it in a big way.  I also loved the soft pink and yellow colors in the kit.

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I love the way my layout turned out.  If you’ve been following me for a while, I tend to be more minimalistic.  I am a big fan of white, and negative space, and this layout has an abundance of both.

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope I have inspired you to get crafty!

Happy Sunday!

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Good life, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hello creative friends!  Today, I’ve got a layout to share with you using the Vicki Boutin watercolor stickers found in the January 2018 Main Kit.

I finally scrapped some Pie Face photos.  That game was so popular a little bit ago…and my girls were begging to play it.  Have y’all played it?

My layout features the Vicki Boutin water color stickers.  I think the stickers are great, since you can use them as is (black & white), or you can color them whatever colors to suit your project.

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I colored some of the stickers with copic markers, and I left some black and white.  I also fussy cut the flowers and leaves, but left other stickers as is with the white border.

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I used bits and pieces from all the January 2018 kits: the Main Kit, the color kit, the project life kit, and the embellishment kit.

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I hope you were inspired by my project, and are inspired to get creative.

Happy Friday y’all!  TGIF!

Go Ruby Go, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hello friends!  Today, I’m sharing a layout using January 2018 Hip Kit Club kits.  I was challenged to use pink and yellow, and I definitely did that.  LOL!

A few days ago, I shared on my instagram that I was playing with the January 2018 HKC color kit, and to stay tuned for the project…well here it is!

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I made all those heart embellishments using the papers I made with the color kit, along with the exclusive Hip Kit Club floral paper in the kit.

Ruby took her first steps back in November, but she has just starting to really walk on her own these past few weeks.  I know she’ll be running around in no time!  She’ll be into everything even more!  Gah!  She’s growing too fast!

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I used a mixture of all the January 2018 hip kits: the Main kit, the Embellishment kit, the Project Life kit, and the Color kit.

I hope you like my layout!  Thanks for stopping by!

Happy Wednesday!

Shine On, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hey friends!  Every Friday, there’s a new sketch on the Hip Kit Member Forum on Facebook, and I shared my take on the sketch on the Hip Kit Club blog last Friday.

Here is the sketch…

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…and here is my take:

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I used the November 2017 HKC wreath cut file designed by Terhi, and the cute photo of little Ruby as my starting point for the layout.

I used a mixture of the January 2018 hip kits: the Main kit, the Embellishment kit, the Project Life kit, and the Color kit, and the navy cardstock is from the December 2017 cardstock kit.

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I really love how this layout turned out, and I hope you do too.  I have to admit that I was a bit intimidated by the big wreath in the sketch, but with the help of the cut file, I was able to pull this layout together.  I love the messy machine stitching, the giant glittery gold title, and the heart embellishments that I made.

Thanks for stopping by, and don’t forget to play along with the sketch!

Happy Monday!

snapchat queen mini album, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hey friends!

I hope you all are having a fabulous week!  TGIF!  Today, I’m sharing a fun, cute project with you that I made using the Hip Kit Club December 2017 Main Kit, the Embellishment Kit, the Project Life Kit, and the Color Kit.

What do you do when you have a snapchat loving, selfie taking 7 year old, and end up with tons of photos on your phone?  You make a mini album of course!

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These kits were perfect for a snapchat mini album!  Some of my favorite products in the kits were the pom pom gold glitter frames, the exclusive HKC paper designed by the fabulous Irit, and the Crate Paper stamp set.  LOVE!

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I made the pocket page using the December Color Kit.  Check out my Instagram; I posted about it a few days ago.

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I had some empty pockets left over from my DD album, so I filled it with sequins and fun stuff!

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I love my mini!  It’s so bright, colorful, girlie, and fun!  My daughter loves it too!  It was super easy to make too!

Thanks for stopping by!

Happy Friday!

He’s my Lobster, featuring Hip Kit Club

Hey friends!  I’m here with you today with a layout featuring Vicki Boutin embellishments.  You can find Vicki Boutin products in the Hip Kit Club December 2017 Main Kit, the Embellishment Kit, and the Project Life Kit.

I must admit I was feeling a bit rusty after working exclusively on my December Documented album for the entire month of December…  Luckily, the December hip kits are jam packed with fun product, that I quickly got back in the groove.  Loving the colors of these kits!

I made a layout featuring our new t-shirts that I ordered for Christmas.  I meant to only buy my husband a shirt, but they were offering a discount if you bought 2, so I got one for me as well.  Ha!  Are you guys Netflix fans?  What are your favorite shows?  In 2017, we were obsessed with Stranger Things, and my husband binge watched The Office.  Of course, Friends will always be my favorite, hence the title.  LOL!

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It’s hard to tell from the photos, but I also used the December 2017 color kit.  I mixed some of the Pasteez and white texture paste, and used the floral stencil to get a bit of texture behind my photo.  I love the tone on tone effect!

That’s it for me today friends!  I hope I’ve inspired you to get creative!

Happy Friday!

Stick Together Travelers Notebook intro, featuring Sweet Stamp Shop

Hi friends and welcome!  Today, I’m sharing a really cute intro page to my Travelers Notebook using Sweet Stamp Shop’s Stick Together stamps.  I really love this stamp set!  It was so cute and easy to create our little cacti family.

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To make my spread, I first started by stamping some images, coloring them with copic markers, and fussy cutting them out.  (I gave my cacti husband a beard, ha!)

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Next, on my TN page, I stamped the “We Stick Together” sentiment, then stenciled on a few clouds using tumbled glass distress ink, the My Favorite Things clouds stencil, and an ink blending tool.

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I adhered my cacti family with foam squares for a bit of dimension.  Then, I created a few layers beneath my photo with pattern papers, a label, and a scalloped piece I created using an old border punch.

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Finally, I added my photo to my TN spread, and added a few more details with sentiment stickers, the year, and a heart paper clip.

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Super easy spread, but I LOVE the way it turned out!  Perfect for the intro of my Travelers Notebook!

I hope I’ve inspired you to get crafty!  Have a lovely day!

Happy Thursday!