Hi everyone, Anke here with a new layout inspiration for Hip Kit Club. On Sundays we focus on techniques and I created a layout with a stitched heart background. I used the gorgeous May 2023 Hip Kits and some of our exclusive metal dies.



First of all I made a paper template which I placed on my page and then I pierced holes for the stitching. Then I stitched the heart using green twine.

The stitching takes time , but I think the result is worth it.



I layered my photo with a tag die cut from the”Wild Flowers – Cardstock Ephemera” pack, which is included in the May Main Kit. Then I placed the tag and the photo on the stitched heart and added some flowers, which I fussy cut from the “Hip Kit Club Exclusive – Wild Flowers – Stroll in the Meadow” paper, and two cloud die cuts, which are also from the “Cardstock Ephemera” pack.



The title is a word die cut from the “Wild Flowers – Cardstock Phrase & Floral Die Cuts” pack, which you can find in the May Embellishment Kit. I arranged some fussy cut flowers at the bottom of my layout and added a tab die cut.



I also added some puffy stickers from the “Wild Flowers – Puffy Accents Stickers” pack, which is included in the May Main Kit



Then I cut three butterflies from white cardstock using the “May 2023 Butterfly Metal Die Set”, and backed them with the “Wild Flowers – Love Grows Here” paper. I also cut a sun from the “Wild Flowers -Daisy Chain” paper using the “May 2023 Cloud Metal Die Set”. I pierced holes and stitched the butterfly trails. Then I adhered the butterflies and the sun die cut.



I added more fussy cut leaves and flowers and continued embellishing the layout with another word sticker and some chipboard hearts from the “Wild Flowers – Chipboard Stickers” pack, which is included in the May Embellishment Kit.



Finally I added some Nuvo Drops from my stash.



Here you can see my finished layout. I hope you like it and feel inspired to add some hand stitched elements to your next project.

You can find my process video on the Hip Kit Club YouTube channel.

Here is the link:

Thanks so much for stopping by.

Have a great day.

Anke xx


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