January 31, 2018

Snow Day! - January 2018

Jeanne here! I am so excited to be kicking off our very first kit of 2018 here at The 12 Kits of Occasions! Most of us have been hit harder than usual this winter - more snow, and longer cold spells. With my 2018 new year's resolutions in mind (try to enjoy the "NOW"!!) I decided to embrace it!Remember childhood days when you wished you could have a day off from school so you could play in the snow? We were lucky to have a hill in front of our house and would fight to get our turn on the sled! I remember coming in the house for Hot Chocolate and listening to "Suzy Snowflake" on the radio and looking out the window for her. Why didn't my snowman, like Frosty, come to life?

Once I started working I'd wish that I didn't have to drive all the way to work for fear of getting stuck or spinning out of control. But it was still magical making the first tire tracks in the snow as I'd leave my house in the morning.

The kit I put together captures all the fun of a snow day .. from downhill sledding, to a quiet walk in the winter woods.

So bundle up.. put on your hat and gloves, and enjoy the magic!

Here's a peek at the kit...


I invited a few special friends to play along!

Cathy Weber - an original member of "The 12 Kit's of Occasions" and the one who invited me to the group years ago has agreed to break her hiatus from paper crafting and join us this time!

Richard Breaks  - I think he's absolutely fearless!  Never afraid to alter and ink while I'm playing it safe!  Richard's been my guest since my very first kit and I am so happy he keeps coming back for more!
And because we know the kit is more fun when YOU can play along too ... our lucky guest drawn from the comments on last month's post...

Here's one of the cards I made with the kit!

Hostess - Jeanne Jachna

Here's a sample of projects from the The 12 Kits Designers.  To see more of what they made with the kit and to get all the details click on their names to jump to their blogs!

December 31, 2017

Fashionista - December '17

Happy New Year everyone! Tracey here today from In My Creative Opinion. I have the pleasure of being your hostess for the final kit of 2017! My kit is based on the brand new Echo Park Fashionista Collection. From the moment I laid my eyes on it I fell in love with the papers, the colours, the whimsy and all the possibilities. I thought it would be fun collection for the girls and I to use for our projects this month. I am sure that you will not be disappointed when you see all the fun cards and projects along the blog hop today. There is a special surprise at the bottom of this post, from 12 Kits designer Jeanne Jachna, that you won't want to miss!



Want a chance to win a kit for January?  

You'll receive the same kit as the rest of the team, create, and post what you made on your blog on the last day of February.  Jeanne's the hostess and the kit theme is "Snow Day".  Due to time constraints only applicants with a US destination address please - we want you to have time to create.  The deadline to leave a comment to enter is January 10, 2018!

November 30, 2017

Christmas - November '17

Hi everyone! Jessica, here, from The Paper Parade. Wait until you see what the girls made with my kit, you are going to ooooohhhh and ahhhh with their talent! I've always been a fan of cute, so I added lots of that to my kit this month. I'm also loving the big bold sentiments that My Favorite Things came out with this year. The colors were fun and cheery. I just want you all to know how thankful I am for the ladies in this group. On my own kit month I wasn't able to get my post up, but these ladies jumped right in and did it all for me. The love that they share is over the top and I am so honored to be a part of a group of the nicest ladies around. I hope you enjoy what they've created this month! (the supply list will be added soon)

Jessica Davis

October 30, 2017

Boo To You - October '17

Happy Halloween Greetings! I'm Nancy, and I'm delighted to be your hostess for  the month of October. Our theme is 'Boo to You', and kits full of Halloween goodies have been magically assembled into cards for your inspiration and enjoyment. So much to see, so let's get right to it!
Don't forget to leave some love along the way for a chance to win a special stamp and die set I've selected to go to one of the comments.

The 12 Kits Designers...