Welcome to ScrapThat’s July Kit Reveal and Blog Hop!! 
Here are my two layouts designed with the gorgeous July kit, featuring Pink Paislee’s “Hope Chest” collection.

 Both of my pages are for my mother’s vintage album, which I will give to her on her birthday next November.  In the design for “Play” I wanted to capture the essence of childhood, using that adorable little girl image fussy cut from the paper.

The bride in this photo is my mother’s cousin Mary, and my mother is standing to the left of her.  I just love looking at old wedding photos and admire the lovely vintage dresses.

This layout is based on Amarilys’ July sketch, and I made a video to show how my design came together.  Click HERE to watch the video on YouTube or simply click on the ‘play’ button on the video below.

However, I do have some sad news:  this is my last month as ScrapThat’s Video Educator, and I am saying Farewell.
I had a wonderful time designing with the beautiful kits and truly enjoyed being a part of the friendly and talented Design Team.  Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my techniques and videos!  I will be sharing my last tutorial video and blog post in mid-July.

Remember to scroll down to the end of this post to find my secret word for the hop!

Now on to the exciting reveals:

We are so happy to welcome the amazing 
Natasha Naranjo Aguirre
as our July Guest Designer!!!


Hi!  My name is Natasha & I’m the mother of two wonderful children & the wife of an amazing, supportive man. I am a floral designer by day and a scrapbook designer by night. I love to incorporate different techniques in my work and use a variety of elements. Every day I am inspired by the work and talent of others, and I hope to be able to inspire others with my work as well. 
Be sure to stop by her blog to see more of her gorgeous creations: http://www.moments-of-tranquility.com/
Now, without further ado….  
Introducing our July Kit,
 “Hope Chest”
Featuring the Hope Chest collection by Pink Paislee, we are sure you will love this kit packed with gentle neutrals and sages combined with pops of Prima color! Whatever your scrapping style is, you can capture the beauty of nature and the photos and memories you hold dear.


Take a look:

Main Kit*

*The Circles are not part of this kit-sorry for the mix-up

Paper Add-On
Flower Add-On

Embellishment Add-On

More details on this collection can be found here:

ScrapThat! Store 

We are currently accepting new

Kit Club Members.

For more information,
complete the form on the link below:
New Subscriber  

Now that we are in the full swing of warmer weather,
 we are so excited to show you what we have designed 
with the soothing and refreshing July Collection.
Should you lose your way, here is the Blog Hop order:

Scrap That! 

Look at the beautiful sketch Amarilys has created for July:


See details about the challenge here: Sketch Challenges
The DT Challenge this month is hosted by Tracey G:”Create A Canvas”
Due to popular request, Sandi will also be hosting a Round Robin challenge!

Everyone is welcome to participate in all challenges.
Entries for all challenges are due by Wednesday, July 24.

 All winners of our challenges, including Layout of the Week, are eligible to receive 10% off any 2012 Kits ~ including Add-ons!

Our Blog Hop features 9 fabulous hop sites including our Design Team blogs. 
We have been scrapping away and are so excited to show you our  creations! 

The July Blog Hop Prize is our retired “Summer In My Garden” Main Kit featuring Fabscrap’s Organic collection



To qualify for this month’s FABULOUS Prize, you must complete the following:
  • Visit each blog listed on the hop to see what each designer has created using this month’s kit and sketch (comments are very much appreciated).
  • Each designer’s blog hop post will feature a word or two that will make up a secret sentence, collect these words along the way.
  • You must become a FOLLOWER of each blog along the way and LIKE us on our Facebook Page!
  • Subscribe to Kelly’s YouTube Channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/kellycreates
  • Post the ScrapThat! Blinkie on your blog.
  • For your last stop on our Blog Hop return here to the ScrapThat! Chat Blog. Leave a comment letting us know you have completed the hop.(Please do NOT include the secret sentence in your comments.)
  • Email the secret sentence to Tracey Sabella: tracey@scrapthat.ca
The Blog Hop ends Sunday, June 30 at Midnight EST.
The prize MUST be claimed within 3 days of the forum announcement which will also be made on the ScrapThat! Blog.
~ If left unclaimed a NEW winner will be chosen ~
**Winner will pay actual shipping costs for sending the kit from Canada.**
Shipping costs will be invoiced via PayPal unless you are a kit member,
 then your prize will be shipped with your monthly kit.
Prizes won during the month will be mailed out the first week of the following month.
Due to Customs clearance, International mailings sometimes take 30-75 days to receive.
My secret word is:
Next hop over to
For your final stop, return here to the ScrapThat! Blog 
to let us know you have completed the hop.
Remember ~ only send the secret sentence to tracey@scrapthat.ca
Happy Hopping!


21 Comments on ScrapThat! Kit Club July Blog Hop

  1. Tracey Gregory
    June 28, 2013 at 4:41 am (3 years ago)

    I LOVE your creativity and your ability to think outside the box! We have loved having you on the team and are sad to see you go but know that we will still be following your success!

  2. byheleng
    June 28, 2013 at 4:46 am (3 years ago)

    Kelly, LOVE LOVE LOVE your layouts, what a beautiful way to keep the memories of your mom’s life.
    God bless you on your journey!

    ~Helen G.~

  3. annette
    June 28, 2013 at 5:53 am (3 years ago)

    love your creativity… beautiful pages for your mum’s album .. hugz

  4. Amarilys
    June 28, 2013 at 6:01 am (3 years ago)

    what a beautiful wedding layout! I love it! Love the first layout as well! We loved having you on the team and we are sad to see you leave. Best wishes!

  5. Charlotte Brochu
    June 28, 2013 at 6:39 am (3 years ago)

    Your Mom is just going to love this album! What special pages you are creating and so beautifully done!

  6. Lynn
    June 28, 2013 at 7:53 am (3 years ago)

    Kelly, your projects are both so lovely. Your mom is going to be so excited when she sees her album!

  7. Tracey Sabella
    June 28, 2013 at 8:00 am (3 years ago)

    Kelly these pages are just so lovely. I love the whimsy in the first with the girl holding on to the bunch of cork hearts and your gorgeous heritage page!! We’ve loved having you on the team and you will be missed!! ~ Blessings, Tracey


  8. langeatheart
    June 28, 2013 at 8:14 am (3 years ago)

    Your mom will cherish this album forever the layouts are gorgeous! Definitely will watch the video and slready a fan of your you tube channedl! TFS!

  9. Kathleen White
    June 28, 2013 at 9:05 am (3 years ago)

    Kelly, your mom will be delighted with such a thoughtful gift made with love. Wishing you many happy journeys.

  10. KC Inspired
    June 28, 2013 at 9:28 am (3 years ago)

    Love how you have the butterflies on the end of the paperclips. Your mom is going to love her gift! It’s beautiful!

  11. carlies
    June 28, 2013 at 10:00 am (3 years ago)

    your design are wonderful soo great job love your video

  12. Natasha
    June 28, 2013 at 10:15 am (3 years ago)

    Miss Kellyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!!! Your work is always fabulous! These layouts are gorgeous! xoxo

  13. Sandi Cl~
    June 28, 2013 at 11:06 am (3 years ago)

    What gorgeous heritage pages! I almost used that little girl image but didn’t, so I was excited to see that someone did! We are going to miss you!

  14. Dana Tatar {datatar}
    June 28, 2013 at 12:49 pm (3 years ago)

    Amazing pages! I love all the butterflies! Thanks for the inspiration! =)

  15. Lisa W.
    June 28, 2013 at 2:46 pm (3 years ago)

    Beautiful vintage layout. I love all the detail!

  16. mow180
    June 28, 2013 at 5:39 pm (3 years ago)

    Thank you for sharing your techniques and videos – I love watching and listening to you!

  17. Kimberly
    June 28, 2013 at 9:35 pm (3 years ago)

    Beautiful pages! Thanks for the video!

  18. Kimberly Kett
    June 28, 2013 at 11:30 pm (3 years ago)

    GORGEOUS Kelly! I LOVE that butterfly accent!

  19. Sandra D
    June 29, 2013 at 9:23 am (3 years ago)

    Gorgeous pages. The lovely vintage photos really pop against the muted background papers. The entire album is going to be such a wonderful walk down memory lane.

  20. Michelle
    June 29, 2013 at 4:14 pm (3 years ago)

    Oh what beautiful pages you’ve created with this kit Kelly! I looooove the butterfly ‘balloons” on your Play Lo and am so envious of all the gorgeous vintage photos you have to play with! heading over now to check out your video

  21. Cindy Gay
    July 2, 2013 at 2:33 am (3 years ago)

    Beautiful job Kelly. Unique, lovely almost like a fairy tale. Happy Canada Day!


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