Friday, March 31, 2017

The 12 Kits of Occasions: March 2017

Can I tell you how much I LOVED this kit? Everything was sooo adorable. Jeanne put together the most amazing kit. I made a LOT of cards, but there are so many supplies left I could even double this amount. I have a couple of these stamp sets that haven't seen ink yet, but now I've got the stampin' bug to use them some more. Thanks so much, Jeanne for this amazing kit! Make sure to go to the 12 kits blog so you can see all the cards the other girls made, I know I will and can't wait :)

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The 12 Kits of Occasions February 2017

So I've been overly busy this month, and on top of that I have what I'm pretty sure is a sinus infection, but I could not let a month go by without making some cards for our monthly post, especially with such a great kit! All stamps and dies I don't own, so it was fun to work with. I made 3 and they are below. Please make sure to go and check out the blogs of my fellow crafters on the 12 kits of occasions team!

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

12 Kits of Occasions January 2017

This fun kit was from our very own Lindsey this month! She sent all things I didn't have, so it was great to work with! I loved the pineapples, especially. And the fun patterns and colors that she sent. I had SO many die cuts leftover...I really can make many more cards with this kit. Good thing, too, because this year we'll be having a leftovers month :) So expect to see more! Lindsey has all the supplies listed over on the 12 kits blog as well as some of the spotlighted cards that the other girls made. Make sure to go over there to check it out!

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Friday, December 30, 2016

12 Kits of Occasions December 2016

Hi everyone! Merry belated Christmas and a happy new year! This month it was my turn to send out a kit to all of my talented friends. I don't know about you, but I feel that I send thank you cards the most out of any card, especially after Christmas, and this year is no different, I need a lot! I'm so lucky to have such wonderful friends and family that spoil me and I love the chance to send a handmade card. So I knew that I wanted to make my kit a thank you kit. I used some of my new MFT stamps, and got my silhouette cranking for some of the word sentiments. The black and gold theme came about when I was looking for the right patterned papers to use. I didn't want them to be too Christmasey since Christmas is technically over (even though the girls got the kit at the beginning of the month!). I made 5 cards and have enough to make several more (and I will, because 5 notes isn't enough!) Now please make sure to stop by the 12 kits blog as well to see what everyone else made with their kits!

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

12 Kits of Occasions November 2016

Oh my gosh, I LOVED this kit! I so wish I would have purchased this exclusive set before it sold out! They brought back the mouse one, though, so fingers crossed for this in the future :) Anyway, I was able to make 5 cards with this adorable kit that Kim sent, and not a minute too soon, I need them to send out! I've also been busy working on my own kits which are for next month. I got them finished over the weekend and mailed out on Monday, hooray! Make sure to check the 12 kits blog for some exciting (and sad) announcements about next year, and of course to see what all my talented friends created with the kit, too!

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

12 Kits of Occasions October 2016

Michele sent us a wonderful kit. I'm always needing thank you cards more than anything else! But this month I just couldn't devote as much time as usual to the kit :( I can't wait to see what everyone else did so I can get some inspiration and use the rest of my supplies. I'm embarrassed to show you the measly two cards I created, but here they are: (can you tell that I liked the leaf/feathers?!) Please go to the blogs of my fellow 12 kitters to see how much you can really do with this kit! Also, as I was going to upload from my camera we found out that with the last update my camera is no longer supported! So I had to take these with my phone.

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Monday, October 10, 2016

MFT Sketch Challenge #301 & Color Challenge #54

Here's another thank you card and another chance to play along with not one but two MFT challenges that are happening right now, the color challenge and the sketch challenge! One friend got Sonny an orange dinosaur for his birthday gift so I knew right away that I was going to be making an orange dinosaur card! I was able to snag this adorable "You're Rawr-some" set when it was on sale. I added a Lawn Fawn Hat and some balloons from a Mama Elephant set I had and Wa-lah! I think it turned out pretty darn cute! Here are the two challenges I'm playing along with:



And here's my card:


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