Hi Everyone!

Holly here to share a project using the Hydrangea Hippo “Sweet Girl” Mixed Media Kit. I loved the sweetness, yet shabby chic of this kit. I found it perfect for a trio of simple wall hangings. So simple but would be a stunning handmade gift for any little girl or baby shower.

holly king for hydrangea hippo april2013 sweet girl mixed media plaques

To start, I distressed simple wood plaques with acrylic paints and brown ink. Once dry, I took each plaque and layered just a few elements on all three.

holly king for hydrangea hippo april2013 pink

On the pinkest plaque of them all, I used the twine to make “thread” for the chipboard spool. ¬†Adding the final detail of the needle and adorable felt heart completed this plaque.

holly king for hydrangea hippo april2013 green

On the green plaque, I layered felt, ribbon and chipboard to cover a large area. Then, added the final detail of the pink teardrop pear to finish things off.

holly king for hydrangea hippo april2013 blue

The blue plaque was very simple . Using the adhesive on the back of the chipboard kitten, I wrapped white lace from the kit to create a circle behind the kitty. Then, I added a little adhesive to the back of the lace to adhere it to the plaque itself. FIN!

Thanks for checking out my latest creation with the “Sweet Girl” Mixed Media Kit. I hope this brings you inspiration to create something simple and sweet today!


Hydrangea Hippo 2013 DT Frame - Holly King Designer

Wood Plaques
Acrylic Paint
Dye/Water Based Ink
Hydrangea Sweet Girl Mixed Media Kit
Liquid Adhesive


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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