CTK – Right Here TN

I was so excited to start playing with the CTK June kits! Love the combo of pastels and bold prints, along side the gorgeous diecuts and stamps. My first project was a TN spread. I recently started a new TN book in which I document one or two pictures of each week, sometimes these pictures are a repetition from my PL others times they didn’t make it in my PL. This TN gives me the creative freedom that a PL doesn’t offer.

I opted again for a grid design! Seems like this is my go to when working with a TN. I only used items from the Cypress PL kit, those diecuts are amazing!! This picture also required very little journaling. Hope you will stop by CTK to see the CT amazing projects!!

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CTK – Delish Stamp

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I loved the Delish stamp set by CTK so much that I just had to keep on creating with it! Our recent visit to a poutine festival turned out to be the ideal theme to go with this stamp set.

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The design was simple, similar vertical elements on each pages, one featuring the picture and the other pattern paper and journaling. I complimented both pages with various stamps from the collection. Seriously love how this turned out!

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CTK – Delish Stamp Set

How I love a good stamp set!!! And this month Citrus Twist Kit released the Delish stamp set, ideal for us food and coffee lovers!!! This is the first of many project with this stamp set, of course I had to document my love of coffee!

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I wanted to create a layered design to anchor the photo but on the opposite page I wanted to keep a simple design to highlight the stamp set. I used the coffee cup stamp as the starting point for my design, then proceed with a diecut from the Malibu Pocket Life kit, which followed with pattern paper and the journaling box created with a stamp from the same stamp collection. The dotted lines are also from the stamp set and the star diecut from the Malibu kit. My design process went from small item to large and small again, I find that this is a winning combination to keep a balanced design.

On the opposite page I created a layered design with the pattern paper in the Malibu kit and again used the Delish stamp set to highlight the theme of my picture. Food themed project are always so fun to create!

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CTK – NSD Challenge 8

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Happy NSD!!!! We have a lot of activities happening on the Citrus Twist Kit Facebook Page! The fun has been going on since Friday evening! If you haven’t joined us there is still time as challenges will be issued throughout the day today, Sunday! The Creative Team has been hard at work creating some amazing and inspiring projects!

This morning Chantal and I are starting off the fun with a very fun digital element challenge! Digital elements are so versatile and fun to use! In honor of NSD some exclusive and free designs are offered at CTK! Just check out the download section – here to get your free digital elements!!

For my project I used two types of digital elements, I created a customized background with the “hello weekend” png file (again free in the CTK site). I repeated the pattern on a blank canvas in PSE and printed it out. Voila, a fun unique background for my TN spread.

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I also used the printable labels that are offered with the CTK kits, love using labels, they are one of my favorite element to use on a project, especially a TN spread. For this TN spread the labels are perfect for my journaling. To complete this spread I used elements from the Malibu Pocket Life kit and the embellishment kit!

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Hope you will join Chantal and I with this challenge! I know that digital elements can seem complicated but in reality they are so fun to use!! Enjoy!!!

Did you notice we now have a brand new home at CTK?!  The new website has a fresh look that is very user-friendly with super easy navigation!  Be sure to pop by and check it out – Citrus Twist Kits!

PS – I almost forgot!  Don’t forget to write down my Blog Hop Bonus Word which is BUBBLES.   Remember to collect all the words from each of the DT blogs and the CTK website this weekend for a chance to win the $50 prize pack! Check out Chantal’s blog here to see her word!!!

Happy iNSD friends!!!!

Savannah TN Spreads – CTK

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The April CTK Pocket Life Kit – Savannah was a huge source of inspiration for creating TN spreads! I also used the April emblishment kit to compliment the pocket life kit, love how these two kits work so beautifully together!

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The focal point of this TN spread is the alpha stamp set which highlights my daughter’s name and age. I also loved creating a cluster of embellishments on the opposite page to add more dimension to my TN spread which I rarely do.

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As for my second project I created a grid design with the diecuts. This is one of my favorite techniques when creating a TN spread and the CTK diecuts are always so fun and versatile, I have to make them the main focus of at least one project!

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I hope you will stop by the new and improved CTK website, it’s beautiful and full of inspiration!!

CTK March Projects

I’m thrilled to be sharing my very first projects as Creative Member for Citrus Twist Kits! This month I had the opportunity to work with the Lemon Drop PL kit and the March embellishment kit. Loved both of these kits! They are filled with awesome products, a mix of exclusive CTK products and other manufacturers latest releases! That’s the beauty of kit clubs, especially one like CTK, you get exclusives products but also a sample of the latest releases in the industry! This is perfect for me as I do not have a LSS in my town, so this enables me to play with wonderful products that are delivered to my door!

This month I created a mix of projects, one 6X12 PL spread and two TNs spreads.  Love mixing and matching the products, seeing how they work together and how I can maximize each product. It has been a delight working with such amazing products!! I can’t wait to see what April will bring!!

Lemon Drop PL kit and Embellishment kit

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This Is A Keeper – FYC

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Love this little plant of mine and I thought it was time I do a little TN spread about it! The latest FYC kit was ideal for this spread, I opted for a simple design that really brought focus to the 3×4 journaling cards that are in the kit. I paired the kit with the Hold Tight stamp was also essential to creating this spread.

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The lovely assortment of diecuts was ideal for the theme of this spread. Love the Spring feel of this kit, it sure adds lots of warmth to those grey winter days. I printed the picture at home and left some white space at the bottom of the picture for journaling, almost in a polaroid style. The diecuts were ideal for tucking behind the picture and journaling card. The plant stamp completed this spread and tied in the subject of my spread with the overall design. Light, bright and airy, this type of project really makes my heart sing!!!

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