Our inspirational kit this month is a kit Susan made "Little Bits of Happy"
I love the kit Susan put together. The oranges, yellows, greens and turquoise, stars and hearts, a little cloud, a few journaling cards, tags and of course the labels.
Here is my Mini Kit for March - Here's the Story.
Now I normally start with my 12x12 pages and then work on my youngest but this time I started with his. I have included in my kit papers from a 4 1/2" x 6 1/2" paper pad, a partial sheet of 12x12 paper for journaling, black washi tape, alphabet stickers, project life cards, die cuts a couple of doilies and sequins.
I usually make a much larger kit and document what ever photos I want through out the month. This time I am documenting a trip DH and I took to Minot, North Dakota to spend a long weekend with my youngest. Since he moved there he comes home for Thanksgiving and we bring Christmas to him. So we get to see him twice a year. I do send lots of care packages to him through out the rest of the year. And yes I decorate the outside of the package and send to his office.
Pages 1 and 2 use 2 - 4x6, 2 - 4x3 and 2 - 2 x4 pockets.
I used a piece of acetate to place my title on along with a couple of different alphabet stickers. I sprinkled around some of the enamel dots and added the punched hearts throughout the pictures.
I thought the die cut that says "Today Your Story Begins..." was perfect for this story. The problem is that you see white cardstock on the opposite side. To start I covered the backside with some gold colored cardstock.
I have lots of pictures of the Scandinavian Heritage Park we walked through. I finally added a doily to cover up the back of the die cut and a few embellishments. I was going to make a sequin pocket but liked this better.
I packed a few scrapbooking supplies and some crochet to do on the way. The guys had scheduled a golfing day and I was going to scrap. When we got to Doug's he had his Ninja Turtles towels hanging in his bathroom. It so made me smile and I had to snap a picture. The guys loved the Turtles when they first came out.
Page 3 and 4 I switched it up a bit with 4 - 4x4's and 2 - 4x3 pockets
I used a couple of the labels from my kit and the wood veneers, then remembered I had the enamel dots in the bright colors so added a few starts to my journaling. I keep a little container with left overs from other projects and that is where I found the stamped saying "Love believes all thing, hopes all things, endures all things." along with the tag, punched flower, stamped feather and punched heart.
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CKC Mini Kit March - Here's The Story
Paper: partial sheet of 12x12 paper from Me & My Big Ideas in the back; Assorted pattern paper, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2, from The Paper Studio "Murphy's Square and Ninth Street;
Alphabets: Recollection Clear Alphabet Stickers, Unknown Black Alphabet; Basic Grey - Lemonade alphabet stickers;
Die Cuts from My Mind's Eye - "Everyone has a story to tell"
Project Life Cards: My Min's Eye - "Everyone has a story to tell"; Becky Higgins - "Hi Sunshine"
Misc.: Adhesive, DIY Labels, enamel dots, Heart Punch, Sequins, Washi Tape, wood veneers and zots.