Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Swirlydoos Kit Club September Reveal and Blog Hop!

Welcome to:
September Scrapbook Kit Reveal!

Thank you for joining our blog hop this month! If you came here from the Swirlydoos blog, then you are on the right track. If not, go back to Swirlydoos' blog and start from there.  Make sure you leave a comment on all blogs for a chance to win a prize! And, make sure you have LIKED & FOLLOWED Swirlydoos on Facebook!!!

Swirlydoos is proud to bring you our beautiful September collection:






Are you a subscriber? If so, your kit is on it's way if you don't already have it! If not, check out the Swirlydoos store to see if there are any September kits or add ons in the store!

Has it sold out? - become a subscriber and not only will you never miss a kit again, but you'll also pay less for your monthly scrapbook kits!
*Mention this blog hop and save 10% on your first kit*


 Never miss one of our kits again!


I was super excited to get the Moment in Time kit! It has my favorite color combos and the Kaisercraft paper is PERFECT! I dug right in!


"Adventure Awaits" Layout


This cute boy in the picture is my sweet, sweet Elijah. This page is made using only products from the MAIN KIT. I did use some dies and my own media. I have a complete step-by-step tutorial with TONS of pictures on the new Swirlydoos Snapguide account. You can view the tutorial HERE


"Remember" Layout

This is my take on the monthly sketch. 
 This pictures are of my gal, Audra. It was school picture day, and she wasn't getting hers done until the end of the day, so I thought I would snap some pics of those lovely locks in case the curls didn't hold that long. :)

I tucked some border punch strips in between some of the layers. I also used an older Prima stencil and some white embossing paste under the design, then added some stamping. It's not my normal style, but I thought I would try it out. I added some of the bling along the edging of the stencil and over the stamping. 

The black vine is a die cut from a Kaisercraft die that I bought from the Swirlydoos store some time ago. Any vine die or chipboard from your stash would do the job. The title is also a piece of chipboard from my stash, but you could easily make your own title from alphas or other chipboard you have on hand. 

"This Special Moment" Layout




HOLY LAYERS! I kind of went nuts with the layers on this layout! This is actually going to go in a frame and hang on the wall. Blue and brown are my home decor colors, so I'm picking and making layouts to go up on the wall. I knew I would have a ton of extra space for this one, so I just popped every layer for a lot of dimension. 

I used the collectible gear die cuts in between the layers, and some metal gears from my stash. I also used a new brick stencil and some black embossing paste I had on hand to create this look. Any brick stamp or stencil would work to get the same effect. 

I broke up the Prima metal piece that came in the embellishment add on and added them to the flower cluster. I created a patina look by adding some Silks paints in green, blue, and gold. I also used this same techinque on all of the metal. 


"A Moment in Time" Altered Clock



This is my clock that I made using this month's project add on kit. I'll be sharing my process video on how I created this on Saturday, October 3rd, on the Swirlydoos YouTube channel, so be sure to check it out! 

Thanks for checking out my projects, and I know you will be amazed at the other ladies' fantastic creations, so keep hopping along! 

These are Design Team projects I created for Swirlydoos Scrapbook Kit Club. If you’re ready to start getting perfectly coordinated, top of the line scrapbook kits delivered to your door, please visit us at www.swirlydoos.com. Mention my name (Rae) when you subscribe and you’ll receive 10% off your first kit, AND a coupon good for 30% off your entire purchase in the Swirlydoos.com store!


You have until midnight, eastern time, October 1st to complete the hop. Winners will be announced on the Swirlydoos Blog on 10/03.  In order to qualify to win here is what you need to do:
1: Visit all of the blogs and leave a comment on each. This way we know you were there. Take your time. There are REALLY beautiful things to see along the way.
2: Before you leave each blog, look for the “special” words and write it down. 
Once you have visited all the blogs and collected all the special words, they will create a sentence. 
3: Finally, go back to the Swirlydoos blog and leave a comment letting us know how much fun you had, tell us the sentence that was created with all of the special words you collected. Can't wait to hear from you.


My special word is : Cultivate


The party continues over at Jan's blog. Have fun!


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