Sunday, July 15, 2012


Scrapbook Kits with a Difference, 
and the Design Team, 
would like to welcome you to our first ever Recipe Layout Blog Hop. 
We'd like to share this special event with you, 
and to celebrate, 
we are offering three kits from Scrapbook Kits with a Difference,
 for 3 lucky people.
The blog hop begins at the Scrapbook Kits with A Difference (SKWAD) blog. 
There you will find a complete list of all the designers participating in the blog hop,
 in case there is a glitch along the way. 
 play along with us by  following along the blog path.
 Each SKWAD designer is linking to the next designer, and that designer is linking to the next, and so on. Be prepared to find lots of inspiration along the way. 
Our 3 lucky winners will be randomly chosen after the hop is over.  Woot! Woot!
The Blog Hop runs from July 15th - 22nd July 
(midnight AUS Eastern Standard Time). 
 Winners will be announced on the SKWAD blog on Tuesday 24th July. 
To be in the draw to win one of the fabulous Scrapbook Kits kits is the following:
1. Become a follower on our SKWAD blog.
2. Like us on our Facebook Page (link can be found on the top right side of the blog).
3. Add our SKWAD blinkie to your blog.
4. Leave a comment on each designer's blog and on the SKWAD blog too.
5. If you create, and share a layout, using our Blog Hop Recipe, you will receive 5 extra tickets in the draw
 Official Blog Hop Recipe for 15th July: 3 photos, 1 cardstock, 2 patterned papers, a wet medium, a mask, raw chipboard, 5 buttons (or brads), 3 rows of text, twine (or string), and 2 butterflies. Flowers, ribbons, and bling are all optional.
my take on the recipe
I cut a hole in cardstock base to make the scrolls & matt photo 
mask: brick wall, wet medium: gesso,
The blog hop started here:  
Annette Gearside ( you are here )
you've arrived from   
Well done you have completed the hop
Your last stop is here: 
Scrapbook Kits with a Difference
Thank you SO MUCH for joining us. 
I hope you have been inspired to go have fun and create. 
Don't forget to drop by on Tuesday 24th to find out who the lucky winners are!!!
Happy Scrapping 
Cheers for now 
Annette X:)


  1. Gorgeous layout! Love the distressing, gesso, and how you used the twine! Fab example for the recipe!

  2. amazing page ♥ so soft and beautiful

  3. Annette, you have blown me away with your LO, i love all the distressing..I really love your take on the recipe

  4. just beautiful very feminine!! I love it

  5. Love your color combo, and all the pretty details. The flower cluster just looks devine!

  6. As usual amazing Annette. Love your work.

  7. Wow, a wonderful layout, love your style!