Hey All!
Holly here and I have some super cute projects to share using the “Pack your bags and SCOOT” kit!

First off, I MUST express my amazement at the incredible trims that are in this kit! I was blow out of the water and used them extensively on all my projects. They add an incredible texture and detail to each or my projects, making them truly unique. 

The first project I have to share is a “prize box”. Its could be used as a gift box or as a box to give a prize in. I plan on using it to store little goodies for our son when he earns a reward.

To create the box, I found a box with a lid that would be suitable for my goodies. Next, I picked my papers and measured my sides.  Leaving a little room on each edge (the box itself is a beautiful shade of orange) I cut and adhered my paper to each side of the box.

Adding trim on the edge added that little bit of texture and color that pulled the papers together. For my topper, I used a few of the playing cards included in the kit, cut the little “v”s in the orange ribbon and made a super fun rosette out of the grey fringe ribbon, an accordion folded strip of cardstock and one of the cardstock stickers. LOVE IT!

Continuing on my obsessive use of trim, I have a layout to share. I'm totally digging these grid layouts! They work with any size or number of photos and you can mix it up with papers and other bits and pieces.

I love the variation of the textures that are in this months kit! BUTTONS! FEATHERS! SEQUINS! OH MY!

I continued to use pits of trim through out the layout on various squares. Included in the kit are these great little frames that happily fit my layout!

A lot of times when a layout has a lot of action going on, some of the details get lost in the mix. When I feel like I'm getting to that point I like to repeat a color or a trim so it stands out. 
I hope you enjoyed today's projects using the  Pack Your Bags and Scoot Kit that you can find here in the Hydrangea Hippo Etsy Shop!


Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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4 thoughts on “I have gone to trim heaven….

  1. Lovin’ that layout!! :-)

    Posted on March 19, 2013 at 3:51 pm
  2. Lovin’ that layout!! :-)

    Posted on March 19, 2013 at 8:51 am
  3. These projects are adorable Holly, great job!!

    Posted on March 19, 2013 at 10:16 pm
  4. These projects are adorable Holly, great job!!

    Posted on March 19, 2013 at 3:16 pm