I love doing our 1 Kit, 4 Ways feature each week, and each week it seems like it’s my favorite so far. This week is no different, because the Design House Decorators and I got the chance to play with Jen Allyson’s new Nostalgia 2 kit!
This kit is just as great as her first one, with it’s retro vibe and fun color scheme. Let’s show you just what we did with it, yeah?
I absolutely adored the ledger paper, and thought it made the perfect base. Although I stuck to a fairly muted color scheme, a few pops of red keep it from being boring. Interest is also added in the form of a misted background, plus lots of different patterned papers! (Credits: Nostalgia 2, Nostalgia Cards, Vintage Findings – Antique Tags, and Noted Doodle Stamps by Jen Allyson; Toolbox – Mists Vol. 5 and Shadows V.1 by Gennifer Bursett; In Stitches by Robyn Meierotto)
Jennifer says: “I loved the vintage feel to this kit! I picked some of the vivid colors and bold patterns to pop against my black and white photos. Clean white frames helped define the splashes of color against the dark background, and I used a few embellishments to add visual interest. I like that the kit has colors that can work for boy or girl pages, and for any event.” (Credits: Nostalgia 2, Notions Orange & Co. Elements, and Real Simple Clean Frames by Jen Allyson)
Shannon says: “I loved the color and texture that this kit has. The paper is so eye-catching that I didn’t even need to use a lot of embellishments! The fantastic colors are perfect as we move into fall, and they make for great neutrals. There’s something for any type of page in this kit.” (Credits: Nostalgia 2 by Jen Allyson; Toolbox – Shadows V.1 by Gennifer Bursett)
Allison says: “I love the retro feel of this kit. I wanted to play off of that by using the adorable smile tag as a sort of billboard sign. I love using arrows to direct your attention to the photo while still adding some fun to a layout. (Credits: Nostalgia and Real Simple Clean Frames by Jen Allyson; Digi Essentials – elements by Karla Dudley; Toolbox – Mists Vol. 4 and Toolbox – Shadows V. 1 by Gennifer Bursett)
You are ready to rock this kit, aren’t you? For your chance to win it, comment here and answer this:
Are you a Nostalgic Nellie or a Modern Millie?
Don’t forget to stop by this weekend, when Jen’s entire shop will be on sale!