Documenting Little Miracles | Jill

Just in time for spring, Hip Kit Club’s March 2018 main kitΒ is setting my scrappy heart aflutter. It’s filled with butterflies — as is my yard, so I included both on this layout:

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To create the background, I painted white cardstock with watercolors in caterpillar and butterfly hues, and then layered it over a sheet of vellum as well as several springy patterns from the main kit.

I then stitched wavy “flight paths” over the page and connected each to a butterfly embellishment. Because some of them were layered with dimensional adhesive, making stitching tricky, I took those apart and used their layers separately.

Magical det 2 BLOGThe journaling focuses on the “little miracles” that have made a temporary home at our home this spring, and my admiration for them.

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I printed over cardstock on which I had used the excess watercolor paint. I paint on scrap paper all the time with leftover paint instead of throwing it away — these colorful scraps come in handy sooner or later (in this case, sooner).

Thanks for stopping by today!

— Jill

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