Time Flies! – The Wild Hare Kits

Hello everyone and happy Friday!! It´s again time for the monthly The Wild Hare Kits Scraplift share. The team members pick one member to scraplift every month and this month we are scraplifting the lovely Kate. Here is the layout I chose to scraplift (she does lots of happy mail and not so many layouts recently, but I managed to find one to scraplift :)!).

The above layout is her´s and now to my take on it:

Wreaths have been really popular recently in scrapbooking layouts. So I did one too, based on Kate´s layout. I loved to fussy cut the Truly Grateful No. 11 paper with the „Cuckoo Clocks“ on it and arrange them onto the paper to mimic a wreath.

I started by fussy cutting lots of cuckoo clocks, then took the 2×2 inch papers from the Truly Grateful collection and fussy cut some of the Phrase Swatch Book papers too. Next I added orange and green spray ink splatters onto the background. After that I took a German sentiment stamp set (Klartext) and stamped sentiments like „your rock and you are super cool“ onto the page.

Then I adhered all the fussy cut elements onto the page either with liquid paper glue or 3D foam pads (adds nice dimension). I also fussy cut and folded some tiny leaves from the cuckoo clock paper residue parts and added faux stitching onto them with a white gel pen. Then all I needed to do was to add the photo (I matted the photo with 3 pieces of swatchbook papers from the Truly Grateful collection).

I adhered the title on the Office Hours embellishment packaging paper to make it stand out better. The alphas were from my own stash as I didn´t have any in my kit. I also added a few tiny fussy cut butterflies here and there, also from the Cuckoo Clock paper. And there is one flair on the page too. It´s also from my older stash, but I found it matched the layout theme perfectly.

I had a really great time scraplifting Kate´s layout!!! It was fun to do something I don´t do that often! I love the wreath, loved all the fussy cutting, arranging and layering. And that Cockoo Clock paper is one of my big faves from this kit! LOVE IT!!!

If you want to see what the other design team girls scraplifted, then hop over to the Wild Hare Kits blog to take a look! You will not be disappointed!!!! I love these scraplift challenges – if you would like to join us, we´d love to see your takes on Kate´s work. Just remember to tag us (#thewildharekits), so we find you and can come and leave some love on your work!

See you again on the 27th with yet another The Wild Hare Kits project – cannot wait to share!!!

Happy scrapping,
xxx, Sanna

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Right Now Minibook – The Wild Hare Kits

Hello everyone and happy Tuesday! I´m excited to share my second The Wild Hare Kits October Petite Kit project with you today. For today´s post, I´ve prepared a tiny minibook in bright and happy colours.

This is the finished mini:

The base of this minibook is a premade one by Maya Road. I have been hoarding it, because I love the thick pages and the robust covers. They were in kraft tone in the beginning so I gave them a „treatment“ with gesso and yellow paint.

I also treated all the pages in a similar way, but only applied a hue of yellow paint onto the pages.

Both for the cover and the pages inside the book I fussy cut the „Cuckoo Clock“ images from the Truly Grateful Paper No. 11 by Pink Paislee and adhered them onto the cover on top of the stamping. The stamps I used for this mini were not in the kit, but from my own stash (Viva Las Vega Stamps and Klartext Stempel). Also the small phrase squares in 2×2 inch size that I used throughout the minibook are by Pink Paislee & from the Truly Grateful collection.

I used the squares in whole and also cut into smaller pieces for decoration throughout the minibook.

I also created additional „pages“ to fit all the photos into the minibook, by folding the „I am Mom“ yellow/blue paper into tiny pages. Throughout the pages I´ve added sentiment stamping which highlights/matches the minibook theme really well. This book is about my knee surgery late May and I wanted to write the story down and collect all the memories together in one place.

I kept the design quite simple, but could not resist adding a few fussy cut elements here and there.

I also added some of the Pinkfresh Studio „Office Hours“ chipboard stickers for detail and decoration. I´ve also sneaked in some stenciling on some of the pages. The stencil is from my stencil line collection at STAMPlorations.

Here is a short flip-thru video of the minibook. I created this book away from home when I was on my knee surgery related rehab, so the photos are partly done with my mobile phone, so my apologies for the poorly results..

I´m sorry if the quality is not the best, but when you don´t have your studio around, you need to improvise. Hope you like the video and get inspired to create something fun yourself with the Wild Hare Kits kits.

See you on the 25th for another The Wild Hare Kits project – then I will be sharing my take on the monthly sketch with the rest of the team :)!!

Happy scrapping,
xxx, Sanna

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Artist Trading Card set – Zuckersüß

Hello there and happy Thursday!! Today I´m sharing a fun set of artist trading cards. I have been using up residue pieces of paper from my older stash and these 3 ATCs are a result of „destashing“ too. I call this set „sweet as candy“. I am/was a huge Sassafras fan and I have been saving and hoarding their papers for the past years in my stash. I still have quite a few „treasures“ from their paper collections in my stash. There bits are leftover strips from a paper I used ages ago.

I just coudn´t throw these cute ducks and the yummy ice cream cone patterns into trash, so I used them to create some „sweet as candy“ ATCs. Some of the papers are older Webster´s Pages lines and there are also Basic Grey flags and tags here and there.

The stamps are again by „Klartext“ and really go with the papers so very well. These ATCs were so much fun to make and I adore the „oldish look“ of the papers.

That´s my project share for today. Do come back for another project on Saturday. And if there is anyone who would like to swap these, do leave me a comment or pm me via my social media sites.

Wishing you a great day!
xxx, Sanna

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Artist Trading Coin Set – Die lieben Kleinen

Hello and happy 1st of May!! I wanted to share something sweet and soft today with you – a set of pink and light blue toned artist trading coins. The secret to these backgrounds is again a piece of residue paper I created by accident when I was creating a tag (that I will be sharing on Friday here on my blog). And the funny thing is I immediately fell in love with the residue paper. I will be reproducing this look again for sure!!! It´s true what they say about the greatest ideas happening by/thru accident(s).

I in face adore the background colors so much that I only wanted to add a few bits and bobs to highlight it, so I dug into my stash of ribbons, tags and washi and fund a lovely light pink washi tape with letters on it. Fits perfectly here!

Also the felt flower ribbon is a very old one from my stash, but here it really works so well. The small tags are actually by Basic Grey – they once came with pins and I haven´t used them until now and am really happy I didn´t  so far. They match the colors and coin feel really well.

Also the brads are very old. The stamped sentiment is by a German stamp line called „Klartext“. Fits here like a glove!!!

The only „new“ product I used are the Nuvo Glitter Drops and the Crystal Glaze I added here and there for texture.

Ah, it felt really good creating this set! I really found my creative flow that particular everning and I love the results!! I hope you come back on Friday to see the tag that resulted these AT-Coin backgrounds. It´s very different to this, but the colors I used are obviously the same :).

See you soon! Happy crafting,
xxx, Sanna

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