LET’S USE STARS | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | NOV 2022 HIP KITS

Hey everyone! I hope you are enjoying the November 2022 kits as much as I am.  I used almost all the kits here, including, the Main Kit November 2022, Color Extravaganza, Embellishment Kit, and Pocket Life Kit.  My challenge today was to use either red and pink or blue and green, you can see what … Continue reading LET’S USE STARS | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | NOV 2022 HIP KITS

INTRODUCING OUR HIP KIT CLUB 2022 FALL / WINTER DESIGN TEAM!!!

I want start by giving a heart felt thank you to Aadhira Sambasivan, Evelyne Schmidtke, Jennifer Rambert, Julie Taylor, Karlla Dauer, Rebecca Bee, Romy Boxem & Yvette Weber for sharing their talent and creating such gorgeous projects with our Hip Kits while on our team.  Their work never failed to inspire me and I know … Continue reading INTRODUCING OUR HIP KIT CLUB 2022 FALL / WINTER DESIGN TEAM!!!

LET’S USE A PRECUT CUT FILE | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | AUGUST 2022 HKC KIT

HEY FRIENDS! Mary-Ann Maldonado here today sharing a layout where I used one of the pre-cut cut files for the main title on my layout.  No die cutting machine, no problem!  I just got a new one that I need to set up, so in the meantime, these titles work in a pinch.  But they … Continue reading LET’S USE A PRECUT CUT FILE | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | AUGUST 2022 HKC KIT

LET’S USE CREATIVE JOURNALING | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | JULY 2022 HIP KITS

Hey friends! Today, I am showing you a different way to use journaling.  I used the sentiment chipboards to help paint a story that matches the topic of my photo.  Also, I cut down the size of the layout and placed it on a white 12x12 paper.  Then, journaled around the edge of the layout … Continue reading LET’S USE CREATIVE JOURNALING | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | JULY 2022 HIP KITS

LET’S CREATE WITH HEXAGONS | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | MAY 2022 HIP KITS

HEY FRIENDS! Mary-Ann here with a masculine hexagon layout.  I had a completely different photo in mind when I started, but when my color choices started in the blue/tan direction, I swapped it out with a gorgeous blue skied layout of my family.  Here is how it turned out. The blue floral rimmed paper was … Continue reading LET’S CREATE WITH HEXAGONS | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | MAY 2022 HIP KITS

LET’S CREATE WITH OUR MAIN KIT | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | MAY 2022 HIP KITS

Greetings friends! Mary-Ann Maldonado here today to share a super cute but busy layout with you today, using our May 2022 Main Kit and a little color from the Color Extravaganza Kit. Nope, my title is not a cut file!!  It is a pre-cut file that is included in the May Color Extravaganza Kit.  There … Continue reading LET’S CREATE WITH OUR MAIN KIT | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | MAY 2022 HIP KITS

LET’S USE CUT FILES | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | APRIL 2022 HIP KITS

HEY HIPSTERS! MARY-ANN HERE TODAY USING AN APRIL CUT FILE AND THE B SIDE OF THE PAPERS FROM THE APRIL HIP KITS. I USED THE SMILE SMILE CIRCLE CUT FILE.  KINDA FUNNY SINCE YOU CAN TELL MY PUPS WERE NOT THRILLED WITH  SPORTING THE BUNNY EARS FOR THE PHOTOS. HERE IS WHAT THE ORIGINAL CUT … Continue reading LET’S USE CUT FILES | MARY-ANN MALDONADO | APRIL 2022 HIP KITS

JOIN THE FUN – WEEKLY CHALLENGE| MARY-ANN MALDONADO| MARCH 2022 HIP KITS

Hey friends! Mary-Ann Maldonado here with a Recipe Challenge layout!  This one is fun.  I had to dust off my border punches (which is certainly quite the collection) and use them on this page along with 3 photos, buttons or brands, chipboard and 3 patterned papers at a minimum.   The March Hip Kit had … Continue reading JOIN THE FUN – WEEKLY CHALLENGE| MARY-ANN MALDONADO| MARCH 2022 HIP KITS