Enjoy Today – The Wild Hare Kits

Hello lovelies and happy Tuesday!!! Today is again one of my favorite share days for the Wild Hare Kits: it´s SCRAPLIFT PROJECT SHARE DAY!! Every month we pick one design team member and scraplift a project done by her and share the results over at the Wild Hare Kits blog. This month, we are scraplifting Brande Davison. She is a very productive scrapper with lots and lots of project shares, so it was not that easy to pick a layout. But in the end I chose this one:

I love the simplicity of this page and yet it is so full of colour. And I loved the „rays“ surrounding the photo. That is what I based my laoyut on:

I know that my layout look ALOT different to her original one, but I grabbed some ideas from her page and did not go for an identical look this time. Like I mentioned earlier, I loved the rays on her page. So I had this gorgeous Pink Paislee Truly Grateful paper full of rays in my February Petite Kit and I cut that one into half and surrounded half of the photo with rays. I intentionally did only half of the photo (you will see tomorrow, why I did that :)!!!).

Brande also had plenty of fussy cut words on her layout and I copied that idea by adding one fussy cut one (Dear Lizzy papers from my January kit). And then I used some STAMPlorations clear stickers as „journaling“ along the yellow paint line on the very left.

The title is from my October 2019 kit (I resized the file a bit bigger and inked it in 3 colors). There is also the specialty paper by Pink Paislee (fussy cut parts) on the page – that is from my November 2019 kit too. I find it fits this layout perfectly! And the Jane Hadfield sticker are also from a previous kit (October 2019), I still have a few left and the fit the layout here really well, so I added them.

For more info, also see the video I recorded – hope you like it:

Now hop over to the Wild Hare Kits blog to see what the design team girls lifted and their takes on the layouts. And then, why not take your TWHK kit out and play a little and scraplift one of the layouts? That is a lot of fun – you should definitely try it out!!! Remember to tag us, when you share your projects (#thewildharekits). 🙂

Happy scrapping,
xxx, Sanna

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A set of baby cards – Elizabeth Craft Designs

Hello everyone, it´s my turn to share a set of „build a Hippo“ baby cards over at the Elizabeth Craft Designs blog. I adore this little die cut die so much! It´s perfect for so many occations and like made for creating baby cards! And while I was at it, a created a set of three. You never know when you need one!

This is how I created the cards:

Step 1: First take a sheet of White Soft Finish Cardstock and die cut 3 sets of Hippos. And don´t forget to die cut the feet six times!!
Step 2: Next take a sheet of Soft Sky and Dusky cardstock and die cut two sets with the Stitched Rounded Rechtangle from the blue paper and one set from the lilac one.
Step 3: Take a white Soft Finish Cardstock sheet (or glitter cardstock) and die cut three sets with the Postage Stamp Rectangles die cut die.
Step 4: Ink the hippo pieces with grey and pink stamp ink, but leave the eyes and teeth white.

Step 5: Now cut blue and purple patterned paper into a card size from the polka-dotted „Thinking about Polinesia“ paper. Adhere onto the card base.
Step 6: Attach a piece of ribbon in blue and pink onto the cards, then adhere the rechtangle pieces on place. Start with the postage stamp piece and adhere the rounded rectangle on top.
Step 7: Add a stamped sentiment using the Ahoy Sentiments or the Build Your Own Sentiments 1 stamp set and black stamp ink.
Step 8: Color the tiny eye pieces with a black marker and adhere on place.

To give you a better idea of each and every step, I´ve again recorded a video for your to watch. I hope you like it!

I hope I could inspire you to play with your die cut dies a little today and create a few cards yourself! I´ll be back with another project next month.

Until then, happy crafting!
xxx, Sanna

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My circus, my monkeys! – The Wild Hare Kits

Hello everyone, it´s my turn for another layout share over at The Wild Hare Kits blog again today and I am sharing this layout (with plenty of white space in it) on their blog.

I have plenty of silly photos of my boys and I love scrapping them! This one is no exception – try and take a proper photo (with a nice smile..) with them – no chance!!! 🙂

But these photos bring back so many good memories and I would not want to miss them!! Good thing, they are always their natural selfs in the photos!

For this layout I used the Shimelle Field Trip collection paper „Hear me roar“ and it perfectly fits the photo! Both the colors and the theme fits so well. I pulled some additional product from my previous kits (January ´20 and December ´19) to the kit, as there were so little embellishments in my petite kit. So I am adding from my leftovers, which is a great way to bust those leftover kits. So if you have plenty of bits and bobs left, try ordering a Petite Kit and combine the leftovers. You will be surprised how well the product is compatible!!

For the steps I´ve again recorded a video for you to watch – this time again in fast-forward mode.

I hope you enjoy watching it and get inspired to try out a white space layout and maybe also order your own Petite Kit. If I got you interested – jump over here to fill in your style profile :).

Annd… when you share your WHK projects, remember to use #thewildharekits, so we can find you!! We´d love to see what you guys create with the kits!

Happy scrapping,
xxx, Sanna

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Schulball ´19 – The Wild Hare Kits

Hi everyone, today I´m sharing my first The Wild Hare Kits layout, created with the February Petite Kit. For this layout I recorded a start-to-finish video and based my page on the monthly sketch.

Here is the sketch:

and this is what my finished layout looks like:

I´ve drawn quite a few embellishments and paper leftover pieces from my August ´19 and January ´20 kits as an addition to the February kit, because I didn´t have very many embellishments in my Petite Kit. Therefore plenty of papers! Sooo, I am pulling leftovers from previous kits to my actual kit throughout the month. And it´s funny how everything still works so well together!!

For the step-by-step I´ve this time kept the video in it´s true length, so you can see how much time such a layout takes and how many times I go on pulling away and adding to the page and seaching for the right spot :). So in all, this page took about an hour to make. I could do a fast forward, but I thought it would be fun to show you the whole, true process of a page coming together. At least, how I do it.

I hope you enjoy watching the video and get inspired to try out this sketch youself! I love the grip pattern!!! And if you got interested in trying out a Wild Hare Kit youself, then go here and fill in your style profile.

See you again on Sunday with another The Wild Hare Kits project!!
xxx, Sanna

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Love Yourself First AJ page

Hello and happy Tuesday! today I´m sharing another art journal page from my recent journal with you. Lots of things have been happening in my life recently that have trown me out of the regular course of life and my go-to outlet on such times is my journal.

This is one of the results of those journaling sessions:

I love this page! So much!!! It´s something that started off a a gelli plate magazine transfer (underneath all those layers) and then turned into totally something else. I was experimenting with green paint, my gelli plate and a magazine.

In the beginning I kinda liked the result, but then I didn´t know what to do with it. It didn´t speak to me at all. So I started adding stenciling, paints, stamping and all kinds of stuff and then it suddenly turned out into this :). I added a spray inked magazine heart onto the page and then wanted it to have this dripping/bleeding look.

I added layers and layers of Liquitex Ink! in silver, gold and white and then created the „faux stitching“ with Posca pens and added the phrase into the middle of the heart – again using Posca pens. And I love the result!!!

This journey of preparing for another knee surgery has been rough on me. To know what´s ahead is taking it´s toll on me and I am trying so hard to find the positive things in all this, to grow stronger than my fears, to find my peace with the situation. And my art journal is a huge help at the moment!

When do you journal? I´d love to hear from you when you go to your journal – is it when you are feeling good or is it, when something is bothering you? I mainly do the latter, but also when I have a life-changing realisation of positive kind, I tend to document it in my journal in one way or another. But my sorrows usually end up in journals in some way.

That´s it for today, be sure to come over tomorrow when I will be sharing my first The Wild Hare Kits February project here on my blog (with a video). See you then!

Happy journaling!
xxx, Sanna