5.22.2018

Clique Kits Ambassador Layout

Hey everyone!  I am so excited to share a layout that I made with the gorgeous Riga kit from Clique Kits!  The product focus this month is the beautiful flair that came in the kit. 

I love all the rose gold elements in the kit, so I knew I wanted to use some of those combined with the beautiful "Enjoy Today" flair piece.
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I also made sure to circle it with one of the pretty puffy stickers from Pinkfresh Studio.

In addition to the flair, I am also in love with the tissue paper that the CK team uses to pack their kits.  So, when I saw how well it coordinated with the kit itself, I knew I wanted to incorporate it into my layout.  I cut it into strips and just added it between my layers of paper.  I really love the look.

​Here's my whole project:
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I hope I've manages to inspire to use your flair AND your tissue paper...gotta use it all up, you know?  ;)

Thanks so much for stopping in today! If you're interested in purchasing anything from the Clique Kits store, make sure you use code KAT10 at check out for 10% off your order!

5.16.2018

Clique Kits May Pep Rally

Good morning, everyone!  Welcome to the Clique Kits Pep Rally...today we are sharing fun projects made with our Riga kit.  This kit is chock full of Pinkfresh Studio goodness and feels so fresh and fun.

For my project today, I made a spread for my #52favorites album.  I've fallen a bit behind in recent weeks, but I've been playing catch up and am now just one week behind.  Woohoo!  So, here's my spread for week 18:

I'm having so much fun with this project and documenting Piper's life one week at a time.

So, now the really cool news: if you leave a comment on this post and all the other stops along the hop, you'll be entered into a drawing to win a $10 gift card from Clique Kits.  Pretty sweet!  Here's the whole line-up:

Kat Benjamin < -- You are here!  :o)

Thanks so much for stopping by - happy hopping!!

5.15.2018

#52favorites with Pretty Little Studio

Good morning, everyone!  I'm just popping in today to share an update on my #52favorites album (a Paper Issues project).  I’ve recently fallen a bit behind on my album, so I’m desperately playing catch up.  It’s a lot easier to play catch up when you are using products that you absolutely adore, which is just what I did for weeks 16 and 17.  I pulled out the With all my Heart collection from Pretty Little Studio, which is pretty much perfect for scrapping photos of my daughter.
Here are my weeks:


I really do love this project aThthathkahtjhatkjd am hoping I can be back on track by the end of the week! 🙂

5.11.2018

Miss Piper's 7-month Spread

So, it's possible that I fell a bit behind in my memory-keeping project for Miss Piper.  For now, however, I have caught up with her monthly spreads (I'll share her 8-month one in the next few days), but I am still sadly behind on her #52favorites album.  I will catch up soon...I promise!!

For now, here's a look at her 7-month spread that I recently completed with a kit from Felicity Jane:



This kid is so darn cute and just keeps cuter everyday.  :)

5.10.2018

iNSD projects

Hey everyone!  So...I totally forgot to post my projects for iNSD.  Oopsies :)

For Clique Kits I challenged everyone to create a project about themselves.  I used to scrap about myself all the time and then Piper came along.  Now I'm so focused on getting her memories down that I don't focus on anyone else.  But that's not okay.  I know I love seeing older pictures of my parents and I know she will, too, so I'm trying to make more of an effort to get my husband and I on paper, too.

The second challenge was created for Pattern Happy in a team-up with SpiegelMom Scraps.  I challenged people to create a monochromatic project.  I picked out a bunch of blue papers from a variety of Pattern Happy paper pads and topped everything off with some gorgeous SMS sequins:

Thanks so much for stopping by!  You can still play along with both of these challenges, so I hope you're able to!

Layout: Cardstock: Bazzill; Sequins: Close to my Heart; Everything Else: Jillibean Soup

#52favorites spread: Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned Paper: Pattern Happy; Alphas: Bella Blvd; Sequins: SpiegelMom Scraps


5.09.2018

Last Projects for Jillibean Soup

Hey guys!  I know it's been a hot minute since I've blogged.  Life is so crazy right now.  I just returned to the working world and Miss Piper is more active than ever.  Luckily, I'm finishing up my last class for grad school and if all goes well, I'll be completely done with my Master's in June.  While I am excited to have a new degree, I'm actually more excited to get my crafty time back...lol.

For now I just wanted to pop in and share my last projects as a member of the Jillibean Soup design team.  I had so much fun on that team and feel so lucky to have been able to work with them for over a year!

First, my two layouts:


And a fun, little card:

Thanks so much for stopping by!