PRODUCT FOCUS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | APRIL 2022 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, for product focus Wednesday our assignment was to choose one product from each kit to focus on. I picked the wood buttons from the main kit, the floral die cuts from the embellishment kit and the cardstock stickers from the PL kit, as well as the stencil from the colour kit.     … Continue reading PRODUCT FOCUS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | APRIL 2022 HIP KITS

TECHNIQUE FOCUS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | APRIL 2022 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, did you know that you can stamp with your metal dies and your stencils? The image will not be perfect but you get even more uses out of your products. For this background I first coloured in the stencil with the April ink pads, misted some water over it and then repeatedly stamped … Continue reading TECHNIQUE FOCUS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | APRIL 2022 HIP KITS

LET’S CREATE USING A TONE-ON-TONE DESIGN | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | FEBRUARY 2022 HIP KITS

Hello everyone!  Today I want to show you the beauty of tone-on-tone embellishing and how to use your papers in a different way.  For my project, I used the beautiful products included in our February 2022 Hip Kits.  There are so many pretty colors and patterns in these kits.  For this page  I started with … Continue reading LET’S CREATE USING A TONE-ON-TONE DESIGN | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | FEBRUARY 2022 HIP KITS

LET’S MAKE CARDS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | JANUARY 2022 HIP KITS

Hello everyone!  Today I am sharing some cards with envelopes I created with the January 2022 Hip Kits. I created one card with envelope, and the other one is an all-in-one card that has room for some extra goodies.     For the first card, I started with the HKC Essentials January 2022 Cardstock Kit … Continue reading LET’S MAKE CARDS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | JANUARY 2022 HIP KITS

MOODBOARD SUNDAY | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, happy Sunday! Today I show you a layout with a special challenge. My January kits were lost but now it looks like they may make their way to my home soon – I am so excited, all the projects with these kits look just so cheerful, vibrant and happy. The February moodboard is … Continue reading MOODBOARD SUNDAY | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

MOODBOARD CHALLENGE | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today we are focussing on the beautiful February moodboard. In addition, the design team was challenged to use at least five different patterned papers. Now, that was a true challenge for me as I tend to use less paper and more embellishments, First of all, I picked my most favourite papers from the … Continue reading MOODBOARD CHALLENGE | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

PL KIT ONLY | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

  Hello everyone, today I am showing you a layout that only uses the PL kit. The design team prompt was to use elements in an unexpected way. I cheated a little bit because I also utilised the stencil from the mixed media add-on to show you a different way to use it. Usually what … Continue reading PL KIT ONLY | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

PRODUCT FOCUS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today is product focus day and I am focussing on the stencil from the mixed media add-on as well as the chipboard frames in the main kit. I am neither a mixed media person nor do I usually use frames so I thought this was the perfect challenge to inspire me.     … Continue reading PRODUCT FOCUS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DECEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

PL CARDS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DEZEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today we are scrapbooking new year’s resolutions and I am focussing on the Project Life cards. First of all, I have two confessions: one is that I have not chosen a word for the year (the past two years were full of surprises and challenges so this year I want to go with … Continue reading PL CARDS | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | DEZEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

MOODBOARD | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | NOVEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today I have a moodboard based layout for you. I fell in love with the picture of the baubles in the upper left corner and tried to re-create that look on the layout. Unfortunately my November kits never made it to my doorstep so, again, I had to improvise quite a bit. As … Continue reading MOODBOARD | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | NOVEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

PL KIT ONLY | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | SEPTEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today I have a layout for you focussing on the PL Kit only. Since the PL cards are small I decided to arrange them along the edges of the layout. This automatically gave me plenty of small spaces to embellish according to colour.       For added interest I cut some of … Continue reading PL KIT ONLY | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | SEPTEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

WEEKLY CHALLENGE | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | SEPTEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today we have a recipe challenge for you: blue, four photos and a school theme. I knew right away which photos I wanted to use but they were too big to add to one page. So I came up with a waterfall design for this recipe.     I have only used the … Continue reading WEEKLY CHALLENGE | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | SEPTEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

WEEKLY CHALLENGE | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | AUGUST 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, it is weekly challenge Friday today and we are working with peacock colours. That truly was a challenge for me since I usually prefer to use less colours on a layout. In addition to the colour challenge we were asked to use a sunburst design. I knew right away that I wanted to … Continue reading WEEKLY CHALLENGE | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | AUGUST 2021 HIP KITS

MINI ALBUM | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | AUGUST 2021 HIP KITS

Hello everyone, today I am sharing my first project – a mini album with a story. My August kit first did not arrive, then was delivered to my local post office for me to pick up but they decided to ship it to another smaller post kiosk which, when I came to finally pick up … Continue reading MINI ALBUM | MELANIE BAIER-GOESSL | AUGUST 2021 HIP KITS

INTRODUCTION | MELANIE BAIER-GÖSSL | SEPTEMBER 2021 HIP KITS

  Hi, my name is Melanie and I am a new member of the Hip Kit Club design team. Since my first kit has not arrived yet I thought I would tell you a little bit about myself. I studied law in Munich, Germany, met my husband at the Oktoberfest, moved with him to London, … Continue reading INTRODUCTION | MELANIE BAIER-GÖSSL | SEPTEMBER 2021 HIP KITS