Saturday, September 6, 2008

Inspiring.



I've always wondered about monthly scrapbooking kit clubs. I never thought I'd like them. I didn't think they'd inspire me. I didn't think I'd be able to put stuff together and make it "my own."

Boy, was I wrong!

I remember a couple years ago... a magazine had a "low down" of monthly kits. I thought, "How on EARTH would I choose *if* I ever decided to get one?!" Then through Caroline, I found Studio Calico. Her layouts were just gorgeous, and that led me to their website. I finally signed up to receive emails, so I could get their monthly eye candy. (Their design team is *beyond* talented.)

I always said, "These are *the* kits to have! Really!" And I decided that if I ever took the plunge and got a kit, I'd choose them. And month after month, I drool over the kits, but I have never once bought one.

Until... this month's kit came out. Oh.My.Gosh. Could.NOT.Help.Myself. This month's kit is BEAUTIFUL! Blue, yellow and green? A vintage flair and a punch of red? Umm... hello!! LOVE it! So... I ordered the kit and one add-on. Received it in the mail YESTERDAY...

And in 24 hours? THREE layouts! That is INSANE for me! I can barely do one in a week! That is how totally inspired I am. I may just buy a kit each month now. I mean, granted I have been missing scrapping SO much (I'm working eight shifts per week between both jobs), but come on... inspired much?!

I've decided to scrap my senior photos (back from 1999), and I'm really stoked about it! I think this kit is perfect for scrapping them too! So the first two layouts I did are for my "Senior Photos Album" I'm working on. Should be fun! :)

4 comments:

Bashful said...

Wow, three pages in 24 hours?! It must be *some* kit! I did a kit club a couple years ago - loved getting that big box in the mail every month, though I don't think they ever inspired me quite like that. Must've had the wrong kit club, LOL. :-)

Angela said...

Beautiful LOs, Reyanna! I've eyed a few kit clubs too, but never took the plunge. :) It sure worked for you!

Emilie Ahern said...

Holy CRAP!
Those layouts are AMAZING!!!
Your shoe layout...I will be lifting for sure.
Genius!
I also recently found a love of kit clubs.
There is something rather inspiring about receiving a big package of goodies and creating on the rush!
I recently subscribed to my first one....excited beyond words!

Emily Pitts said...

ok, we really need to be friends. i mean if you're friends with emilie ahern, you've gotta be friends with me :) i love these layouts. the shoe one, yah. :)