Monday, April 30, 2012

Mix and Match Blog Hop

Welcome to the "Mix and Match Blog Hop" brought to you by the Paper Piecings By Nikki Design Team.  This month we wanted to show you how easy it is to mix and match Nikki's amazing piecings and to inspire you to try your hand at it too.   Nikki has a lot of new designs for you to try out and perhaps mix with sets you already have.

If you have arrived from Mindy  then you are in the right place.  If not, you may want to start at the beginning with Mandy:

For my project I used two different patters from Paper Piecings by Nikki. I used the  "A Mothers Love"  and the pattern "I love Hoo you Are" set.

You will also notice that I do not add titles to my layouts.  I do this because when I create them I have a picture in mind, but because most of my layouts go to my grand daughter, her mom and dad might have other thoughts.  Therefore, once the decide what pic(s) they will add, I will a title for them.

I did come up with several titles for this one, but none that were really appropriate for a young lady.

I just love the look on the monkey's faces.  I did not do that intentionally, it just kind of happened.  Whenever I go to the zoo, one of my favorite displays are the monkey's.  I can sit and watch them play for a very long time.  The two gorilla's remind of how I always feel when I watch them at the zoo.  "Why oh why are you staring at me"?

 I hope this inspires you to create your own mix and match project.  Next stop is  Kimi/Pamela .  We hope you will come back on the 15th when the rest of our team shows you their mix and match projects.  Until then - Happy Scrapping and Piecing fun!!!

BLOG CANDY - Nikki is giving a $10 gift certificate to one follower who will be chosen at random and announced May 15th at the next hop.  All you have to do to be eligible is:

  • Hop along and become a follower of each blog along the way
  • Leave a comment at each blog
  • Follow Paper Piecings By Nikki on facebook
  • Follow Paper Piecings By Nikki's blog -

Here's the line-up in case you get lost along the way.

Mandy ~
Mindy ~
Kimberly ~
Kimi/Pamela -
Amanda ~
Barb -


  1. Love the faces/characters on the layouts!!! SO SWEET

  2. Love the faces!!!! Great work Kimberly!

  3. Too cute, adding the zebra photo mat is a great idea!

    DT -- Liz

  4. Great Job! That gorilla is soo cute :)

  5. Kimberly, this is so stinkin' cute...I just love that little ape...too too adorable!

    DT Sister, Patti

  6. Love this Kimberly!!! What a perfect mix :) Adorable!


  7. Those little monkeys are so adorable!!!!

  8. Kim, this layout is adorable. Good idea to leave the title blank until you know what picture will tell the story.


  9. This layout is soooo very cute!! It really makes me smile :-) I am a follower...
    jejaeb at cfl dot rr dot com

  10. Love it Kimberly! Your gorilla is adorable and you know I love that zebra paper!!

  11. Super cute, this would be great for a boy too!

  12. What a cute layout, love all the paper piecing, especially the tree branch and owl. TFS!

  13. This is adorable!! TFS!!

    I haven't heard from you so I am guessing you don't were my blog candy winner!!! So please send me an email
    with your address so I can get your vinyl shipped to you! HUGS!

  14. Love the monkeys!
    <3 Pam

  15. love the gorillas, very cute! new follower

  16. Love the different sets you used and the gorilla faces are classic! Love em! ~DT Kimi

  17. Adorable layout- love the zebra striped mat!


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