It’s the end of the month and time to share my last two January kit projects!
The first project is a card using the basketball patterned paper from the kit. Gabe is now at the age where he is attending birthday party’s for his friends and I thought it would be fun to create a boy-themed card. The basketball chipboard piece is from my own stash.
The final project is a baseball layout. I covered the chipboard alphas from the kit with patterned paper and a layer of Ranger crackle glaze. Once the glaze was dry I inked over it and then wiped the excess ink of to accent the cracks. It turned out so fun!!
Thanks for letting me share my projects with you…and don’t forget to pick up your kit today!
As you can see from Tammy’s layouts in the previous post the January kit is very sports themed, but what I really like was that the B sides of all the papers was either a solid or a fun generic pattern. For this layout of my son I used all the B sides of the pattern papers.
To create the wood effect on the chipboard letters I used the Rangers crackle accent over the top. I didn’t coat them thoroughly just some quick lines in an up and down motion. After it dried I went over the top of each letter with a little Distress Ink making the areas that didn’t get covered with the crackle glaze darker.
Through some trial and error we have come to the realization that our oldest son just isn’t a sports fanatic. This was his last time playing any kind of organized sport and so it was a little sad documenting it. I pulled out of my own stash some yellow cardstock and vinyl stickers to play off the colors of his uniform.
The baseball I cut from pattern paper and added Rangers crackle accents to the top. The paper curled a bit, but I loaded the back with some Tombo glue and it adhered well.
Enamel dots are such a big trend right now and so easy to replicate (I used this on both of my above layouts). Using a confetti border punch I punched circles with pattern paper and glued them onto my layout. I then went back with Rangers glossy accents (from December kit) and applied a thick layer over each circle. The glossy accents keeps it’s dimension after it dries and resembles those little enamel dots.
I’ll be back later in the month to share more:)
As soon as I opened the box with the January kit in it, I knew I scored. I’m the mom of three boys and sports are what we do. Whether it be football, basketball, baseball or soccer, the SEI I’m an Athlete line is perfect for scrapping all sports photos. Here are my first two projects using the Citrus Tree Studio January Kit:
On this layout, I added the Ranger Crackle Glaze to the #3 and it curled the number a little bit as it dried. I wasn’t expecting that to happen but I really like the interest it adds to the layout so I didn’t replace it. The baseball chipboard piece is from my own stash.
For this next layout, I used an older picture of my middle son Tanner that I hadn’t scrapped before. It’s a team shot from 2008 when he was playing Varsity football. I just love this photo of the entire group of boys.
I altered the large chipboard alphas with paint and once dry, covered them with Ranger Glossy Accents. Love how they turned out! Once again, the chipboard pieces are from my own stash.
I will reveal the rest of my projects on January 25th so stay tuned and thanks for stopping by!
Here it is…a sneak peek of the January Citrus Tree Studio kit!
I’ll see you back here on the 5th for a reveal of my first two projects!
The rest of my kit creations. The kit comes with three cards and envelopes which seemed very appropriate for the Christmas season;) I whipped up a few cards using a little of this and that.
The small rubon alphabet is perfect for a card sentiment. I added the small red pearls and vellum.
This card I added a bit of baker’s twine and embossed the base pattern paper.
My final kit creation this month is a layout, a double page even. I did add some white cardstock and chipboard stars from my stash for this, but all the other elements are from the kit.
Here are the remainder of my projects using the gorgeous December kit:
The bakers twine and jeweled stars on the layout are from my own stash. The next two projects are cards. The chipboard flourish is painted and covered with a layer of glossy accents which is included in the kit…so pretty!
The gorgeous December kit!
This layout is of last years Santa pictures. My littlest guy at five months slept through the whole thing.
I pulled out my Cricut for this layout and using the online software cut random circles in the background pattern paper. I then layered another piece of pattern paper underneath and filled in some of the circle with embellishments from the kit.
The glossy accents I dropped around the layout to add little circles of shine.
Items not in kit: gold embroidery floss.
Second layout I have to share is of our Christmas Eve last year. i kept this one very linear in design since I wanted to include so many pictures. I again added some die cutting from my Cricut and then backed it with papers from the kit.
I added a few items on this layout from my stash: vellum, small green letter stickers (t,h), and the celebration definition sticker.
I’ll be back later this month to share the rest of my creations using the December kit.
If you love traditional Christmas kits, you’re going to love this one. It’s got it all…yummy patterned papers, amazing embellishments, and even a little bottle of Ranger’s Glossy Accents!
Here is my first layout with the December kit and with typical Tammy style…I also added a touch of texture greenery and Mica flakes to simulate snow-covered branches. The red colored gems and embroidery floss are also from my stash. Super fun!
This next layout features one of my new favorite techniques…misting. I can’t seem to get enough of it these days and it sure adds a nice base to any layout. Check out the alphas on this layout…they are from the kit! I wanted them to really pop so I painted them red and covered them with the Glossy Accents.
The last project I’ll share today is a card. I actually made three of them but I’ll wait to show you the others during the mid-month reveal. The baker’s twine and stars are from my own stash but don’t you just love the rub-on’s? They are perfect for Christmas projects!
Stay tuned for the rest of my projects on December 15th!
Only a few more days!:)
This kit is beautiful. It has a tradition color palette of red and green with some hints of gold and red glittery embellishments.
Oh yeah, working with the December kit has really got me in the mood for Christmas! Are you ready for a few peeks? Here’s one…
and a second…
See you on the 5th for the reveal of my first three projects!