Thursday, May 26, 2016

Take A Hike Mixed Media Layout!

It's time to announce the round 2 finalists for the BoBunny Design Team

First off, thank you so much to all of you who took the time to put together submissions of your creations.  We are so appreciative of your hard work and putting yourself out there.  There were so many amazing talented women who applied for the position.  We are truly honored and blown away by your talent!!! 

We couldn't quite narrow it down to 25 so we didn't :)

Drum Roll...............................................................................................................................................

Louise Turner - Queensland, Australia
Amy Little - Rutherford NSW, Australia
Ayumi Iwashita - Osaka, Japan
Irene Tan - Malaysia
Denise van Deventer - Johannesburg, South Africa
Irit Shalom - Israel
Ombretta Fusco - Sicily, Italy
Angela Tombari - Italy
Elisa Favari - Italy
Giorgia Rossini- Italy
Tracee Provis - Bristol, United Kingdom
Katherine Sutton - London, United Kingdom
Karen Sessions - London, United Kingdom
Karen McCluskey - Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Marie - Christine Denis - Rennes, France
Romy Veul - Uithoorn, Netherlands
Emilia van den Heuvel - Haarlem, Netherlands
Anna Plekhanova - Novorossiysk, Russia
Elena Smoktunova - Moscow, Russia
Tatiana Klimshina - Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
Marina Gridasova - Korolev, Russia
Ulrika Wandler - Sweden
Inga Popovich - Tiraspol, Moldova
Elena Olinevich - Belarus
Agnieszka Bellaidea - Poland
Solange Marques - Brazil
Nicole Doiron - New Brunswick, Canada
Lynn Shokoples - Alberta, Canada
Thander Aye - Washington, USA
Violet Ballew - California, USA
Virginia Nemchak - Michigan, USA
Rhonda Van Ginkel - Minnesota, USA
Karen Jiles - North Carolina, USA
Susie Bentz - Virginia, USA
Marilyn Rivera - North Carolina, USA
Shizuka Hirano - Ohio, USA
Kathi Mann - Oregon, USA

Ladies, please send us your shipping address and phone # ASAP so that we can ship product to you to create 2 projects for the second round. Please email your information to:

The 2nd round submissions will be due June 23rd and the 2016-2017 BoBunny Design Team will be announced on the blog July 7, 2016

Adventure Awaits Scrapbook Page by Rhonda
Adventure Awaits Scrapbook Page featuring Take A Hike collection by BoBunny designed by Rhonda Van Ginkel with Mixed Media Accents

I am excited to share with you my project for today featuring the Take A Hike collection along with some mixed media accents. To begin, I gave my light beige "Campfire" paper a light coat of our White Gesso. It virtually disappears if you use a light hand. This allows your Glimmer Spray to move and blend instead of soaking immediately into your paper.

Next, I determined the placement for my photo and chosen embellishments, then marked lightly with a pencil to the corners so I could stamp and ink accordingly.  

Adventure Awaits Scrapbook Page featuring Take A Hike collection by BoBunny designed by Rhonda Van Ginkel with Mixed Media Accents

I added Silver Glitter Paste to the background using the "Oh My Stars" Stickable Stencil. Then, I grabbed my Glimmer Sprays and started creating a few ink splatters. Once done, I misted very lightly with a few spritzes of water and set it aside to dry.

Adventure Awaits Scrapbook Page featuring Take A Hike collection by BoBunny designed by Rhonda Van Ginkel with Mixed Media Accents

This is one of my favorite toddler photos of our youngest son. He tossed his hat off of his head and took off on a little walk at Grandpa's farm. I wanted to accent the hat gently, so I used the Layered Chipboard titled "Wander". I feel it draws your eye to the hat where without that embellishment, it disappeared into the photo.

What are your favorite mixed media supplies? Are there techniques you would like to see more examples of? We would love to know.

BoBunny Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Campfire, Destination, Happy Trails and Gateway / Take A Hike
6x6 Paper Pad: Take A Hike
Glimmer Sprays: Bronze, Gold, Mint and Sugar
Glitter Paste: Silver
Stickable Stencils: Oh My Stars
White Gesso
Foil Transfers: Silver Accents and Silver Filagree
Ink: Licorice
Stamps: Distressed Textures, Stained Textures, Stitches, Postale and To The Point
Stickers: Combo Sticker / Take A Hike
Chipboard: Layered Chipboard; 6x12 Chipboard / Take A Hike
Brads: Take A Hike
Noteworthy: Take A Hike


  1. Wow, thank you so much! There are so many amazing artists in this list and I feel flattered to be among the finalists.
    Gorgeous lay-out too, Rhonda!

  2. Thank you so much! I am so happy to appear among gifted artists!

  3. Thank you so much!
    I just sent the email.
    Congrats girls!

  4. Gorgeous layout Rhonda, and I'm surprised and happy all rolled into one - thank you :) I look forward to seeing all the creations.

  5. Great! Thank youuuuuuuu!!!!! Congrats all and good luck!

  6. Very happy to see my name after the first round. Congrats Ladies!

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  8. Thanks so much BoBunny. Good luck to us all! 😀

  9. Absolutely beautiful layout by Rhonda! Love your use of gesso and the distressed layers!

  10. Very excited to be included in this talented bunch of papercrafters! Thanks so much BoBunny!

  11. Congratulations to everyone x All the best for round x2

  12. Congratulations to everyone x All the best for round x2

  13. Two Aussies there hoot good luck for round 2

  14. Congratulations to the lucky crafters heading into Round 2! I'm so very excited to be included on the list!!! Best wishes to all! (P.S. - I see so many friends of mine on this list, it's very exciting!!!)

  15. Congratulations ladies!! I am so excited!!!

  16. Oh, this has definitely made my day, and hopefully my year, if I make it on the team! But still, even if I don't, I'm so very grateful for this opportunity! Congratulations to all my fellow scrappers who are also going on to Round 2. Well deserved everyone! Thank you BoBunny!!! :)

  17. Thank you so much!! I'm so happy!!! Congrats to everyone.
    by Elisa Favari

  18. I am so very happy to see my name in the list as well as some of my friends. Thank you!!! Good Luck to everyone!

  19. Thank you so much BoBunny to see my name in the list! I'm so happy and excited! ))) And congrats to all the creative ladies!