Hi everyone, this is Niki @nikiclairecreates and I have a new layout to share using the December kits which can be found on the Hip Kit Club website here. I’ve also used an exclusive Subscriber cut file called ‘Snowflakes’ which you can find on the November downloads tab. There is a process video for this layout too which you can find at the end of this blog post.
Today is Mixed Media Monday so I am focussing on the December Color Kit. I’m so delighted to see Shimmerz Paints colors in the Color Kit! We have three colours: Shimmerz Christmas Cheer, Inklingz Oakie Bear Blue and Inklingz Naughty or Nice. I choose to use the blue and the red colours.
I started off by using Oakie Bear Blue and applied this to my Marshmallow background using the packaging technique. I then added the Naughty or Nice colour in the same way. I added splatters of both colours.
I cut nine snowflakes out of marshmallow card and coloured them in with the same coloured paints I’d used for my background. Once dry I then applied the Nuvo Glimmer Paste from the November Color Kit over them so they were super glittery!
I fussy cut stars from one of the exclusive patterned papers and handstitched in the pink details using pink thread. I added snowflake stamps using the December Stamp Kit onto my background too.
I arranged the fussy cut stars and my circular photo onto my background and added the ‘sharing life together’ title which was a piece of ephemera that I mounted onto some grey card from the December Cardstock Kit to help it stand out against the mixed media background.
I added some embellishments including one of the gorgeous foiled bows some ephemera hearts and some puffy stars – these kits have my heart! Here’s another look at the finished layout:
Thanks so much for joining me today and I hope you enjoy the layout and video which is below.