Hiya, just catching up on sharing a layout I created for the Hip Kit Club. Did you know that it is super easy to subscribe to the kits even from NZ! There are a couple of options for subbing, either monthly or to save a bit of postage you can sub bi-monthly as this does make it a bit cheaper. Either way, you are super lucky as you receive lots of amazing up to date product from some of the biggest scrapbooking designers and also there are lots of Hip Kit exclusive products that you can ONLY get if you subscribe.
I really wanted to create my layout around a fun and eclectic title with a vertical design using the two different Alphas in the September kits. The Gold Chipboard alpha from the September 2017 Main Kit, and the HKC Exclusive Puffy Alphabet and the Glitter Girl Phrase Stickers both from the September 2017 Embellishment Kit. Before I started to create my title work I created my background using the two Shimmerz mists from the 2017 September Color Kit (Caribbean Sunset Spritz and Tuscan Sun Spritz) which provides the background for my title work. Then the fun bit begins – I started with the photo I chose and the sentiment I wanted to portray in my title which also acts as my journaling on my page. I first chose a couple of the Glitter words as they have some cool shapes to work with and then added in some little details in around it. I then added in the gold Alpha and the exclusive Alpha as well mixing up the colours and fonts. To further add interest and fun, I started layering some of the Alphas under and over each other which gives the title movement. Lastly, I added in some of the Chipboard from the Turn the Page Collection by Paige Evans to complete my title work.
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Thanks for stopping by today! I hope you have enjoyed my layout share xx
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