I have two KB's in my life. They are both talented designers - Kristin Cronin-Barrow and KimB. Now that I've finally finished my big project I'm finding a wee bit of time to actually play with some of their AMAZING products. So the next week will be Show and Tell of my friend's kits - I'm going to PLAY!
But, I think I will start today with my friend Kristin's kit, and then I will brag on KimB in the coming week. BUT - don't let that stop you from shopping at KimB's for she has some INCREDIBLE commercial use items up for grabs and I am having a little bird whisper in my ear that she might have a VERY amazing kit launching next week. Oooolala! Can't hardly wait! Click on the graphic of Kim's Commercial use graphic and you will be zoomed to her blog where you can see all the fun she's been up to and order yourself up some of her goodies! Her Anniversary grab bag is only on sale for one more day! You can also click HERE to be taken directly to the DSO store and buy instantly (instant gratification LOL!)
So, Kristin and I were talking about Spring (and her lack of it in her ccccold, freezing little corner of the world) and we got onto the idea of Gardening and then next thing ... she's created an AMAZING new kit! Its simply adorable, perfect for your green thumbed friends or children too. Its chock full of veggies and flowers and all the tools you need to grow some smiles with the layouts you'll create with her Happy Garden kit. The textures are so rich you'll find yourself reaching out to touch them!
You'll find yourself wanting to "plant" a ton of wonderful digi-scrapping and hybrid projects using this colourful and fun kit, in fact... if you buy before the end of this week, you will also receive a FREE printable seed packet - and a template!
Just click on the graphics to be taken right to the Sweet Shoppe where you can buy these lovely items... with spring happening you'll be set to capture those gardening layouts!
In fact I decided to plant these two little lovelies in a layout right away. These are my friends Amy and Amber who visited recently.
And speaking of spring - and gardens - and ... orchards - I've turned to the orchard as my outdoor treadmill. With being inside so much these past months due to the project and icky weather, its a pleasure to be out of doors. I don't particularly enjoy going to the gym, and don't so much like walking on the hard pavement due to it being hard on my knees, so the orchard is a wonderful solution. I load up a podcast or two on my ipod and away I go, up and down the rows, like laps! Its a wonderful, relaxing time that takes a few hours and gets me in shape and outdoor!
And now my project is complete... my friend Rose came over and spent an ENTIRE day with me, yesterday. We cracked out the art supplies and there was paint (and sugar - but that's another story altogether) splashing everywhere. I'd begun this painting of a rooster a month ago, but I was NOT happy with it. In fact, when Rose arrived I'd plans to rip the rooster out from it's background and glue it onto another paper and start again... but Rose convinced me to keep pressing on. And so I did. I don't LOVE it, but I can live with it. It's a watercolour with pen and ink.
And on the subject of paintings, I was visiting my friend Cicero yesterday on her blog and she's got a LOVELY painting posted - and SHE'S in it! Its very beautiful!
Well, its off to the orchard for me - I hope you all have a great week. Stay tuned here for some layouts made with Kim's (bird whispering in my ear) kit very soon!