Hey Hipsters! Mandy sharing a layout inspired by the October Afternoon products featured in our June Hip Kits.  As some of you know I am a design team member for October Afternoon but long before I was asked to join their team I was a huge fan of their products especially their timeless paper designs and embellishments. This month’s Hip Kits have a few of my favorite OA products, like the grey star washi tape & the chipboard arrows.  When I started creating for this week’s blog post I had an idea of what I wanted the subject to be, and everything really started to fall into place when my thumb hit the OA clock paper.  I added the 3 OA arrows because the layout is about life and it’s constant change which means round and round we go, so the arrows lead your eye around the page in a sense too. I love the large Echo Park Alpha from our June Embellishment Add-On Kit!  They are awesome for those extra large titles that I love.

June 15 TIme LO 1

Here lies that extra large title and my typed out journaling on a tag. I added the October Afternoon Pop Drop hearts to cover the tag hole and because these hearts are too cute!

June 15 Time LO 2

Love those arrows so here’s a close up for y’all. I layered this arrow on top of a tag that I created using the roller stamp from our May Stamp Add-On Kit and the Squeezed Lemonade Distress Ink from this month’s Stamp Kit. Love that yellow!  If you don’t have it already, it’s a great color to add to your collection!

June 15 Time LO 3

This card was simply inspired by time. Yes, I said time, like me running against the the clock & out of time.  I needed to create something fast, something easy, and something that would actually be inspiring!  I think I achieved this.  At least I hope it inspires you all,  because it made me smile when I stepped away & came back again.  “You Make Me Smile” was created in like 5 minutes. For real, with a little bit of paper, washi tap, a tag, a wood veneer shape and an enamel dot star, and that’s it!   Thanks for joining me today!   ~xo MK

June 15 Make Me Smile Card edited


June 15 Make Me Smile Card 2 edited

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