Tuesday, 31 January 2012

New January/February Quirky Kits - Full Reveal......


New Quirky Kits are on their way to subscribers throughout this week. Here's the full reveal for both kits.....

Main Quirky Kit, 'For the Love of Paper'

For this kit I really wanted to pick out a colour to warm up the winter time so I began with yellow. One trend that we delved into last month and that's still hot going into this year is mixing bright colours with grey so this month you'll also find a little bit of grey in your kit. It'll mix up with all the bright colours in the kit to give you a modern but still classic look. As we're going into the month of February love is in the air and I think it's great to make pages about things we love. One thing we all have in common is our love of paper craft so I figured why not make this one 'For the Love of Paper'. You can make up all kinds of pages about things you love and maybe one of them could be showing your love of paper or as the custom tag says scrapbooking!
I had another couple of custom things made, the little flowers, the tags and the custom dyed lace too in lovely bright vibrant turquoise that will give a contrast to all the colours in the kit and will of course compliment the yellow papers :). I particularly like the blue with the grey chevron in the Echo Park paper. Chevrons are a huge trend right now too, (I've since been spying lots of chevrons in the CHA peeks this week!) so we have lots of lovely chevron patterns popping up. The cardstock I decided to keep really neutral to allow all the patterns of the paper to shine through. There's some kraft and vanilla and also a cool Bazzil called 'Sawdust' that's kind of like natural handmade paper with fleck bits in. The alphabet stickers are also neutral but they have a wonderful polka dot texture on them to give them interest. Last but not least we've got some fabric again in this kit, a pretty grey polka dot and to throw in another quirky neutral some denim! Denim is another one of those brilliant things that goes with everything. It'll be great for making embellishments or just use it like another piece of patterned paper. The other little bit of fabric I've put in is the strip of calico. Have a go at custom colouring it yourself with your own spray mists or ink or you can stamp onto it or paint it or roll it up into a rolled rose embellishment. It's one of those things that you can do a million things with and make it unique to your project :) I really hope you enjoy using this one as much as I've enjoyed putting it together.

Quirky Kit Lite 'Paper Rainbows'

Paper Rainbows picks up on all the things Love of Paper has but just on a slightly smaller scale :) I've picked out grey and pink as the main colours and thrown in a splash of red and yellow to add quirky drama. The custom felt garland you can customise even more if you want to adding little cut out bits and pieces or beads or more stitching or alphabet stickers etc etc. The Crate Paper boarder stickers are great because there are so many different ones on the one card, you'll be using these for a long time :). Just like the main kit too Paper Rainbows has fabric, it's a super cute polka dot and heart pattern in a vibrant red. Unlike the more neutral fabrics in the main kit with the lite kit, because the papers I've picked out are more subtle the colour of the fabric will really contrast well as too will the fab vibrant yellow cardstock.

Subscribers, keep an eye out for your new kit arriving this week.
x Leo

1 comment:

Paper thoughts said...

just recieved my kit & it's lush as ever xxx
Thankyou i'll hve fun playing with this one x