Monday is here and that means another 4 play! Each week we choose 4 kits from 4 Designers in the Design House Digital Shop to mix & match exclusively and share 4 different layouts by the Design House Decorators using those kits. The challenge is to ONLY use items from the 4 kits that are chosen.
This week I’ve chosen the following kits:
Shannon Hegarty’s Secretary Papers
Gennifer Bursett’s Toolbox Mists Vol. 6
Let’s see how the Decorators combined these great kits!
Sarah says: I have been looking for the perfect project to use Shannon’s papers, and paired with Karla’s elements is the perfect combo. I love the pops of color from Karla’s kit, and I used that to color the mist behind my photo. I had fun with my shadows too, I really wanted the elements to fit on the page. Mostly I just smudged the shadows, but for the tape, I used my dodge and burn tools to make it look like it is sticking the photo to the paper.
Jen shares: These kits are a great combination. This layout came together so easily! I’ve been wanting to do a page about this nickname for some time. The papers and elements were perfect for it!
Missy says: The patterns in Shannon’s Secretary papers are so neat I had to mix a couple together for my layout. I thought the numbers background went great with some recent photos of my daughters and friends while bowling. I changed my pics to black and white so the girls’ clothes wouldn’t clash with the perfect little accessories in Karla’s element pack. Robyn’s little handwritten alpha is so cute to add onto the page for the title, and I colored Gen’s mist with the blue from Karla’s tag to tie it all together. These kits worked so well together and I know I will enjoy playing around with all these kits again!
I love Shannon’s papers and was looking for some neutral, all-purpose papers that could fit most any subject. Gen’s masked mists were perfect to add a splash of color as well as draw focus to and connect the photo and the journaling. Karla’s elements have great sentiments as well as boyish yet neutral colors that I had in mind for the sweet photo of my son. Finally, Robyn’s alpha, with the stitching and tape elements included in the kit, provided a simple and clean title to finish off the layout. I love how these kit came together so well!
Don’t forget that today only (ends Monday at midnight PST), you can get each of these kits for only a dollar, and one is even FREE! So go grab them, and then play along. Upload a layout using these four kits to the DHD gallery by Sunday, then come back here and post a link to it. Not only will you learn to stretch your kits, but you could win a gift certificate to DHD!
(Congratulations to Kate, who wins a gift certificate for playing along with last week’s challenge! Be sure to leave her some love in the gallery!)