So tell me...what is the color of your mood today? I love the psychology of Color. Like birth and taxes, there is no escaping color. It is ubiquitous. Yet what does it all mean? Why are people more relaxed in green rooms? Why do weightlifters do their best in blue gyms? There is something so mysterious about … Continue reading What is the color of your mood? by Kim Watson
Hello everybody! Jennifer here with another layout featuring the May Hip Kits. My challenge this week was to be creative with my journaling. I decided on doing something interactive but I didn't just want to put my journaling on a hidden tag. So I took some time thinking about it until the little pinwheel in … Continue reading Hidden Words | Jennifer Albrecht
Hello everyone! Jennifer here with a layout for Mixed Media Week. I used quite a few of the beautiful May Kits for this one - mostly so I could pick out all of the blue goodies. My theme this week was "Pick a color" and I chose to focus on the color blue. Reason for that: … Continue reading Studies in Blue | Jennifer Albrecht
With the May kits unpacked & looking pretty on my craft desk...I just couldn't stop at a single page today & went for double! Double the fun, double the photos & well worth the extra effort. I hope you are inspired to give this a try. We Love Our Life by Kim Watson This is … Continue reading Go for double! by Kim Watson
As a subscriber you get the privilege of enjoying some fantastic exclusive cut files. This is one of them...The Fringed Butterfly. All I can say is WOW! The February 2017 kits are so, so pretty...the butterflies & the amazing colors, are what make this craft so much fun! Happy by Kim Watson (For a detailed … Continue reading Happy, so happy | Kim Watson
Is your home Star Wars crazy right now? Well mine is...the flashing of light sabres, robot voices, Darth Vader & heroics of Obi Wan are the order of the day, so it seemed fitting that I 'forced' a little Star Wars on y'all today. Before I carry on...let me say that I waited in vain for the … Continue reading Put a little Star Wars in your life!
Do you like long titles? I tried this idea with the page I am sharing today, using the fabulous wood veneer words included in the November kits from Crate Paper. Given the entire pack was snow themed, I was able to use x3 of the words in a long, conversational title. Snowflakes are cold...Brrrr! by Kim Watson I love … Continue reading Get Creative with your Title by Kim Watson
I have a second project to share today using the November kits. It is a page inspired by a fabulous digital technique I have admired for years. (Attribution: unknown). Use a single paint stroke to create an iconic page motif; I used the technique to create a Christmas Tree and adore how the page turned out! Merry … Continue reading Paint an iconic Christmas tree | Kim Watson
This year we decided to give handmade Christmas gifts. It is a super way to get the children involved and makes Christmas more personal & less commercial. I had this idea for little girl gifts some months ago...so started collecting empty jars in preparation. The arrival of the festive & uber colorful November Hip Kits, meant I could start … Continue reading Make a Faux Snow Globe | Kim Watson
Hey everyone, its Raquel here today sharing a new layout using the festive November kits and cut files. My aim today was to keep a simple colour palette, so I stuck to neutrals with mint, light pink and pops of hot pink/red. I decided to make one of the exclusive cut files (stay tuned to … Continue reading Oh Christmas Tree – By Raquel Bowman
HA! I am seriously getting into the Christmas mood...I mean how can one not after unpacking the GORGEOUS November Hip kits??? It is so pretty with amazing colors & fabulous exclusives...I am itching to get creating! This is my first page... Season of Joy by Kim Watson For this page I used only the Main … Continue reading #itsbeginningtolookalotlikechristmas
I know it is only a couple of days after Thanksgiving, but if you could see my house right now, it is completely decorated with Christmas music playing 24/7. I absolutely love this time of year! Since we're only a few days away from December 1st, I thought I would get started on and share … Continue reading DECEMBER DOCUMENTED FOUNDATION PAGES PART 1 | JESSICA COLE
Hey everyone, Raquel here today sharing a new layout using the August Hip Kits. I just love these kits, they are so bright and fun and contain some of my favourite brands and products. My focus for todays post is 'lots of photos' so I decided to document some of the many selfies that my … Continue reading I Love Right Now | Raquel Bowman
I have a question..."Do you feel like getting messy?". Today my answer was....yes! And this page was the result! Yeah! Memories by Kim Watson Inspired by one of the July 2016 PL kit journal cards, I decided to tap into my inner artist! The mist & paints from the July 2016 Color kit & triangle stencil … Continue reading Embrace your inner artist!
Please join us in welcoming our uber talented, August kit Guest Designer, Claudia van Rooijen, to our blog today. We are super excited to showcase her amazing talent not only through her paper craft projects but also her graphic design. If you didn't already know, Claudia designed our August 2016 Hip Kit Club exclusive ephemera pack & clear stickers. … Continue reading August kit GDT: The talented Claudia van Rooijen