Monday, July 31, 2017

The 12 Kits of Occasions - Christmas in July!

It's the last day of the month! Time for The 12 Kits of Occasions! We're a group of 12 friends who love to paper craft. Every month we take turns providing the rest of the group with a kit. We all get the same thing.. and on the last day of the month we reveal what we made with the kit. It's fun to see how some of our designs look the same - and how others can look so very different. 

Our theme this month is Christmas in July and our hostess this month is Kim Heggins from Cupcakes Cards and Kim! Kim is a clean and simple gal who always adds just the right touch of embellishments. Kim's the "cool mom" who takes her daughter to rock concerts and loves all things adorable.. especially Mickey Mouse! And yes.. she does know how to bake and she can make a seriously awesome cupcake!
Take a peek at what she has for us this month.. pretty papers from American Crafts, images from Avery Elle, My Favorite Things and Hero Arts. There's dies from Neat and Tangled, Taylored Expressions and Papertrey Ink! And of course there's some sparkle and shine.. glittery paper, sequins and colorful twine! I made 5 cards!!

Ready to see more from the rest of the team? You can see a sample from each of the design team members here on THE 12 KITS OF OCCASIONS BLOG. You'll also find links to each of the designers (and our special guests) and a complete ingredient list for each of the kits.

We're wanting to include YOU in our monthly posts and just about every post this year has had a give away of a kit so you can play along. Check out the blog to get all the details!

All cards finished size 4.25 x 5.5"

Stamps | My Favorite Things Dashing By | Poppystamps Do You Believe
Dies | My Favorite Things Snow Drifts
Pattern Paper | Reverse Confetti Very Merry 6"

Furry Christmas
Stamps | Simon Says Stamp Furry Christmas 
Pattern Paper | American Crafts Holiday
Twinery Gold Shimmer Twine

Tinsel In A Tangle
Stamps | Avery Elle Dear Santa
Dies | Avery Elle Dear Santa | Pretty Pink Posh Scallop Borders Dies
Pattern Paper | American Crafts Holiday

Oh Holy Night
Stamps | Taylored Expressions Sing of The King
Dies | Taylored Expressions Bethlehem Border, Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Borders 3
Memory Box Star of Wonder

A Cup of Cheer
Stamps | Hero Arts Coffee
Dies | Hero Arts Coffee, Pretty Pink Posh Scallop Ovals
Twine | Divine Twine Christmas


Craftychris said...

Such a gorgeous selection of cards made with the fab kit! xxx

Birgit said...

Wow Jeanne!! Your cards are all so amazing! The glittery snow drift had my heart swooning right from the start. The color blocking with the Bethlehem border is fabulous and so striking. All of your cards are pure eye candy!

richardbreaks said...

Jeanne, are your cards are just beautiful. Really love the oh holy night stripes! Smart and sharp!

artful-notions said...

Good Morning, Miss Jeanne! I think I could pick your cards from any lineup. Colorful, layered loveliness, bright happy and brilliant layouts! LOVE! Favorite? Has to be the Bethlehem scene with the color blocked bg.
But each one is so special on it's own. Love the sweet sledding miss on the glittered snow too. Her bright primary colors are a standout! Have a great week!

Michele K. Henderson said...

Jeanne, your collection of cards this month is super cute! I love all this fun Christmas color!
Take care!

I Card Everyone said...

It seems, my friend, that you had nothing to trick you this month! You've totally schooled me again on the layering, mixing, matching of patterned papers! LOve the color-blocking-look of the strips of paper, Jeanne - it plucks the strings of my CAS heart ... all just fantastic!

Kim Heggins said...

Jeanne...your cards are simply fabulous, you totally rocked this kit, but I knew you would! My favorite of your collection is the Bethlehem border, so in love with your sky and that amazing star! Your kitty is as sweet as can be and your trio of critters is just adorable...really love them all! Wishing you a wonderful day.

Marybeth said...

So many beauties here again today! Love the colored glitter on the sledding card, so pretty! What a fun color blocked Bethlehem card! I am sure you made Kim proud !

Lisa Elton said...

Weeee, the glitter on your litter sledder's card make me happy, it's so CUTE!! A plethora of fabulousness Jeanne. You never disappoint!

Sharron said...

Oh, Jeanne, these are such fun! Love how you've incorporated your wonderful bright colors In your designs. Your adorable Pure Innocence girl looks so happy sledding through the confetti snow. And the color blocked sky with the Bethlehem border is amazing. I always enjoy how you add special touches, like a furry pup with a Rudolph nose!

Tracey McNeely said...

Jeanne what a fun and colourful addition to your Christmas card stash! All of these are so fun and festive. The sweetie on the sled is so cute, the Furry Friends are coloured perfectly, the sassy cat is perfect in white and your rainbow Bethlehem sky is so wow! All topped off with the yummy coffee card! You always amaze me!

Michelle said...

As always, a-mazing colors/ coloring and a beautiful blend of patterns (no one does it like you do!!). Five fantastic projects.... but loving the happy colors/black contrast of the holy night card!