Month: June 2014

Elle’s Studio & Hip Kit Club Blog Hop

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Hip Hip Hop! Who doesn’t love a Blog Hop? Today the Hip Kit Club has teamed up with the fantabulous Elle’s Studio to bring you a super fun Blog Hop filled with tons of inspiration and a much needed dose of summer fun and bright colors.

For my layout I was totally inspired by the Shine collection! I am obsessed with this paper:

Elle’s Studio Shine Collection Beautiful Day

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And what a better way to document last year’s beach pictures! It also happened to be the week before this year’s beach trip when I was working on this layout so I was super inspired. So here is my project and also a look at the June Hip Kit Club Main Kit!

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I just love how the embellishments from the Main Kit complement all the papers. I used the Distress Paint in Squeezed Lemonade to give the background paper a bit more color. I also used the branding strip from one of the paper to cut that little banner that says Shine and the name of one of the papers for the Fun & Sun banner. I just love the fonts and they were too cute to not use. In these detail photos you can see how that Distress Paint just gives a great almost watercolor look without the mess or wharping your paper.

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Here is the June Hip Kit:

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And here is the order of the Hop, make sure to check out everyone’s blogs to see their take on this fabulous kit!

GIVEAWAY ALERT!!! Leave a comment for your chance to win a $10 gift certificate to the Hip Kit Club and a $10 gift certificate to Elle’s Studio! I will pick a winner on June 29, 2014!

Here is the order of the Hop…

·         Hip Kit Club  www.hipkitblog.wordpress.com

·         Ashley Horton www.ashleyhortondesigns.com

·         Melissa Mann  http://melissamann.typepad.com

·         Amelie Mordret  www.ameliemordret.com

·         Daniela Dobson http://danieladobson.blogspot.com

·         Kate Kennedy  http://thislifeinked.com

·         Kay Rogers  http://rogerskk.typepad.com

·         Marinette Lesne  www.scraptherapie.com

·         Valerie Bishop  http://myhere-rightnow.blogspot.com

·         Mandy Koeppen  http://mandykoeppen.blogspot.com

·         Jenny Evans  http://jennygevans.blogspot.com

·         Becki Adams  http://beckiadams.blogspot.com

·         Kali Bertazzon  http://chezkali.canalblog.com

·         Jennifer Chapin  http://jenchapin.blogspot.com

·         Ashley Fowler  http://isweatglitter.wordpress.com

·         Elle’s Studio Blog  www.shopellesstudio.com/blog

Thanks so much for stopping by!

Sweet Stamp Shop Release

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It’s that time again … for the Sweet Stamp Shop to bring you some super fun new stamp sets!!! There are three is this release. Two 2×6 sets and one 4×6.

First up is one of my all time favorites. This set is very unique in that it is all about Condolences. Typically, at least in my experience, there will be a sympathy sentiment mixed in here or there in a larger set, but this one has 7 different sentiments perfect for expressing your sympathy to a loved one. Unfortunately, in life we all have times when it is important to send someone an expression of your sympathy and perhaps making a card with this stamp set can help relay that message with thoughtfulness and creativity.

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Here are a few cards made with Condolences.

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On a happier, cuter, note we have Koala Family, these little fellas are a perfect addition to all the Sweet friends in the Sweet Stamp Shop line up.

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And last but not least Camp Out. This is a 4×6 set and just too stinkin’ cute.

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Make sure to follow the Sweet Stamp Shop YouTube Channel for some release day closer look videos of all the new sets and tons of technique and card process videos. Also if you decide you NEED these stamps in your collection use coupon code JR170 for 10% off. And if you wouldn’t mind please add in the comments of your order that Kate Kennedy set you! I would so appreciate it.

Thanks so much for stopping by!