Hello Fall Layout with Pretty Little Studio Frames | Danielle Menage-Jensen

Hey lovely people!

It’s Danielle here today with my very first blog post for Hip Kit Club. I was challenged to create a layout using the Pretty Little Studios Frames designed by Kim Watson from the fabulous August 2019 kit.

hello fall + brand strip - danielle

There were so many lovely treats in the August kit, I found it very hard to calm down and just pick a few items to use – haha

I focused my attention on using two of my favourite die cut frames from the Pretty Little Studios Indian Summer collection – aren’t they fab! I knew I wanted to turn one into a shaker pocket and I did this easily enough by using a little bit of plastic packaging to sandwich my sprinkles (I made these using a tiny circle punch and some of the papers from the kit). I used tiny gold stars from my stash for a little sparkle and then raised the frame off the paper using foam pads to add a little dimension and layering to the layout.

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The majority of the grid squares I cut from a sheet of Paige Evans Truly Grateful paper as it had this wonderful patchwork of prints just asking to be cut up for a grid layout 🙂

The embellishments were also from the Truly Grateful collection – they came from an ephemera pack bursting with Autumnal delights and also from a corresponding Thickers sticker pack – these are all from the HKC August 2019 Main Kit.

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I used the second PLS frame to hold my photo which I took last year when I was having a stroll next to the Thames with a coffee one morning before work. The sun was shining and the leaves were just starting to fall from the trees so I snapped a few pictures with my phone, as us scrapbookers do!

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I finished off my layout by incorporating two of my favourite things – stitching and polka dots – I’m a little obsessed 🙂

I decided to stitch the word FALL onto my paper and I did this by printing out the word on my computer then washi taped the word to my 12×12 and used a poking tool to create the holes for my stitching – nice and easy. The ‘hello’ wording I added by using the lovely Pinkfresh Studios puffy alphas from the Office Hours collection.

I cut the polka dots from a sheet of Maggie Holmes paper from the Heritage collection. I decided to add a little cross-stitch to each one to give them a button look and add a little interest.

Then for a little bit of fun, I printing out a list of my favourite things about fall and glued them underneath my title to act as my journaling for the layout.

hello fall styled + brand strip - danielle

There we have it, my first layout for Hip Kit Club in the bag – yay!

I hope you like it and I hope that it encourages you to add a little stitching to your next layout and also to give those beautiful frames a go as they really do showcase your photos (they come in gold too – yum).

Until next time – enjoy your day and scrap away 🙂

DANIELLE MENAGE JENSEN-01

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