July 4, 2018
Hello there, Felicity here with you today. I hope your all enjoying your weekend. I'm sharing a page today using the June kit. I loved the bright papers and embellishments, mixed in with the pastels.
When I looked at the back side of the papers, I loved the grids which gave me the inspiration to start with some squares in the background. Then I wonder how I could 'brighten' those a little, ( you all I know love colour), so I decided on my favorite things and that was to hand stitch around the squares . I then loved those tags and wonder how I get 'make them' pop a little whilst keeping them 'fresh'.
So I decided to pop them next to my photo and layer those exclusive embellishments that Kim Watson designed and those cute flair button. I finished off with some of the shimmerz from the colour kit. So you can completely mixed brights with pastels.
Hope this inspires you all to be creative with your June kits.
June 25, 2018
I have some cute little tags to share with you all, using the May Kit. I had a lot fun layering and making little embellishments clusters. I know some of you may think its a little daunting, but you know, there is knack to it, other than to just have fun.
So I thought I would share 3 tips with you.
Tip 2: Start with the bigger embellishment first. Then start by adding the medium and then the smaller ones. A bit like when you want to fill a bucket with rocks and sand, you start with the rocks first and then pour the sand in last to fill in the gaps.
Tip 3: Decide on a colour palette in your cluster and then choose a theme. Pull out all the embellishments you COULD use. Follow Tip 2 and it could all come together. If your unsure, start with a tag or two like me, because its smaller and if it still seems daunting, place the cluster on a plain white background. It helps you then focus on the cluster not the background.
Hope this helps inspire you to create layers with your embellishments.
Happy crafty week!
June 12, 2018
I know it can be daunting at times when making your own cards, but I want to share a couple of tips with you.
Tip #1 - If you wanting to use lots of colourful embellishments, such as the sticker book from the Project life kit, I like to use a white cardstock, because the white softens the brightness and adds a real freshness to the page.
Tip #2 - If you think your cards are going to look busy, dont be afraid to leave lots of white space and add a little paint splatters to keep it all flowing.
Tip #3 - When deciding to make your own cards, just use a handful of embellishments and mediums that you want to use and leave it at that. This allows for your page to flow because you will be using the same embellishments and don't be afraid to just pop this and that on and layer up. That is the fun part. Think of each card as a mini layout.
I also just want to share 2 little tags that I made using the May kit as well. There to cute to not share with you :)
June 4, 2018
I'm sharing a sweet page using the Hip kit club April kit and inspired by the May moodboard!
Can you believe this is my 7th project with the April kit? Or maybe you cant, these kits are jam packed arent they. <3 nbsp="" p="">
There is a photo on the moodboard that is an image of a circle of flowers hanging from the roof. I loved the design of it coming from the roof, which gave me inspiration to create my page from the top and work my way down with lots of scatters of flowers. I do love fussy cutting all those flowers and scallops. I also created the drips with the mist in the colour kit to keep the flow of 'downward'.
So when you look at an image or the moodboard, see if you can make that image be a little like a sketch and be the bases of your layout. When I do this, it always allows me to try new things and see things from a different angle which is always fun.
I hope this inspires you to use your kits.
Go and make today a creative day :)
May 25, 2018
On this page, I used a simple striped (bottom left) project life card and add some washi tape in between the stripes for more depth and texture. Something so easy, yet effective.
I also loved using the tape to hold some cards on top, to create flaps. Again this is a way fun away to add colour, pattern and texture.
By adding the washi tape, a small amounts it also helps your project life as well.
So when using washi tape, it doesn't need to be anything fancy.
A fun way to look at it is, to ask yourself.
"Where would i put a stripe of paper" and instead of paper, add a little washi tape :)
I hope this inspires you with your projects.
May 21, 2018
Hello lovely people, Felicity here today. I have another fun project to share today. A few weeks back, I created a 3 fun backgrounds with the colour kit. One of those backgrounds, I created a layout, the second I created some cute tags and this is the third background i created. It was super fitting because I used the moodboard to inspire my page (can you tell by the amount of flowers... tee hee - oh wait, I dont need an excuse to use flowers!!) and also a challenge to 'colour block' my page.
Colour blocking is not something I do much of, but I was excited to use the idea of a little like a rainbow. I just simply started off with the flowers i had left in the April kit and layer them up and slowly changing the colour as I went.
You will also notice, NO photo!! eeek.. another first. But, when I was looking at all the fun embellishments in the kit, I noticed so many sentiments that fitted the colour blocking. Not only that the sentiments just spoke volumes to me, right now in my life, that I need to make this project as a 'reminder for me'.
I hope this project inspires you today and even if it means stepping out of your comfort zone and trying something new like I have.
Cant wait to see your beautiful creations in the Hip Kit forum :)
May 9, 2018
Hey there :)
I want to share a fun layout with lots of bright colourful flowers and lots of rainbows.
Make sure you check out my process video below, but you will see that I have created three backgrounds with the colour kit and then I choose one to great my layout, another piece I created these tags and the 3rd piece will be used on another fun layout next week :)
I loved being able to use this stencil and the distress ink pads as a stamp. If you then add a little amount of water, the colours blend really nicely and creates a soft paint affect. So much fun to play.
I then fussy cut some of those teeny tiny flowers and used the stencil as my guide to create little flowers, with a little sparkly gem to complete them.
This page was so much fun to put together.
Happy crafty week!