Saturday, September 30, 2017

12 Kits of Occasions - Hello Fall

Good morning!  Today is going to be a great day, and one of the reasons why is because I get to share my cards for our Hello Fall edition of The 12 Kits of Occasions.  I just love this group of friends and each month it's like Christmas to open up my package to see what our lovely hostess sent. This month Marybeth (whom I love, love, love!) sent the most darling kit full of things I couldn't wait to try out.  Nearly everything I used on my cards is from the kit, so make sure you check out the full supply list here.
The first things I reached for were the darling images from Purple Onion Designs.  How cute is "Fox and Frog on Bicycle"?!  And the street scene couldn't be cuter either.  (I am in love with all of Stacey Yakula's work.)  I colored the images with Prismacolor Colored Pencils, and as soon as I finished this card I immediately added these stamps to my wish list.  I added a little sentiment banner with a sentiment from PTI's Fresh Floral Wrap-Ups...I've always loved the font combos in Maile's sets.
The little pup on this next card is technically called "Running Dog", but when I saw him my mind immediately saw a little pup standing up holding a balloon...odd, I know, but I went with it.
I cut out the balloon and string with Concord & 9th's Happy Balloons Dies and added a sentiment from Many Mandalas (also from Concord & 9th). Don't you just love the patterned papers Marybeth included in the kit?
Since my first two cards both involved coloring, I decided to go in a completely opposite direction with my third card.  I created a little scene with the stamps from PTI's Autumn Scarecrow, leaving them black and white and using a colorful card base.  
And here are my cards all together. :) 
Sadly I was a bit in a card making rut (lots on my mind and "plate" lately), which resulted in several supply casualties from Marybeth's kit, so you'll absolutely want to head over to The 12 Kits of Occasion Blog to see how my teammates used all the other cute items in the kit.  Wishing you the most blessed weekend!  Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Oh, and I almost forgot.  I'm happy to be able to link these up to the current Simon Says Anything Goes Wednesday Challenge. :)


  1. A perfectly wonderful trio of delight, Lindsey! As much as I admire your coloring skills, leaving that scarecrow uncolored allows that fabulous orange gingham to shine! LOve S.Y. too... you should see MY wishlist!! xx

  2. Lindsey your puppy flying away with the ballon stole my heart! Your vision to see that little puppy is genius. I adore all your cards! Happy fall my friend!

  3. Oh my good gracious, love each one! 1st of all have to say, I thought of 'Running Dog' standing holding something too, and am tickled that you mentioned it. In fact Lindsey, I LOVE how you put things. Always a treat to read what you put on your blog. You're a treasure!

  4. Oh how I love the light and airiness of your beautiful cards Lindsey! I know you have so much on your plate and still you come up with three beauties! I made many mistakes as well but I could restamp ;)
    The puppy on the outside of the frame is such a fun design ! Hope you have some time just for you.

  5. Lindsey I just love what you did with Marybeth's kit this month. Your designs are always beautifully CAS and love that some images were left uncoloured. I can't wait to tackle colouring the puppy and the fox on the bike. I understand how sometimes life can create a creative rut. I have been going through that myself lately. We will work through it together, okay my friend? xo

  6. Totally awesome cards, Lindsey! I totally love all of them, in fact, I just had to CASE one...and I did! If you would like to take a look -
    xx Ashwini
    PS: I hope you don't mind that I CASEd it without asking you!

  7. OH boy do I ever LOVE the way you've colored the fox and frog on the bicycle! And don't even get me started on the brilliance of the sweet pup with the autumn balloon!! Cuteness all around Lindsey!

  8. Each is so wonderful, Lindsey! Love the coloring on the sweet fox, just perfect! And the puppy with a balloon is so charming. The patterned balloon is such a fun accent. Marybeth's paper were so great. Loved your choices for your cards!

  9. Oh what wonderful cards and those cute images.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  10. OMG! That little street scene with the fox? BRILLIANT! I love how you left everthing uncolored except him. I need to case this! And the balloon with the pup is adorable! I was wondering what you colored with... I do have some prismacolors.. need to dig those out and try this! Your coloring is gorgeous!

  11. Simply adorable cards each one of them. Your first card with that adorable bike riding fox simply steals the show! Love your images uncolored too!

  12. These are all so adorable, Lindsey ... your colouring on those Purple Onion images is just perfect ... and I love how you've kept the scarecrow uncoloured against the bright, fun pp! Hugs across the miles, Anita :)