Celebrate Spring | Adrienne Alvis

Good morning friends!  I’m so inspired by the change of season, weather, and the beautiful April Hip Kits that I couldn’t resist scrapping some recent photos of my daughter picking spring flowers near our house the other day.


I used the colors in my photographs as the inspiration for the colors in my layout.


I also used the yellow watercolor pencil available in the April 2015 Color Kit to outline the yellow circles on the patterned paper. I simply dipped the pencil in water and drew around the edges of the circles. It was so easy and really fun to add a bit of contrast to my patterned paper!


I also created a pocket to hide my journaling using the Amy Tangerine Die Cuts available in the April 2015 Main Kit.


To do this, all you need is a journaling tag, larger piece of patterned paper or die cut, and another piece of pattered paper to stitch it to.  I sized my yellow patterned paper piece at 3 1/2″ by 6″.


Next, simply stitch the medium sized piece of patterned paper (or a die cut like the pink one I used) along three sides using a sewing machine or by hand to the largest piece of patterned paper.

spring8Now you have a pocket to hide your journaling in!


I placed mine on the right-hand side of my layout and tucked my journaling inside.



The April Kits are PERFECT for all of your spring scrapping projects so be sure and grab yours today!  Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful day!

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