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Posted 8/17/2013 by Meredith in General Scrappin'
 

Meredith
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Posted: 8/17/2013 3:48:20 AM
own? And are some more compatible than others? My daughter chose "Bloom" and I really wanted, "Kraft."

Any advice?

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Posted: 8/17/2013 8:30:17 AM
You must mean Blush?

I have 6 core kits total. Some I've used, but still have cards leftover, etc. I don't see a problem using different kits throughout an album. You don't use the same paper line when scrapbooking a traditional 12x12 album do you? Personally, I have lots of non BH products that I like to use in my divided protectors. I'm just all across the board with my protector shapes/sizes and the products I use in my albums.


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Posted: 8/17/2013 9:08:27 AM
I just started doing PL and I got 2 core kits. I got Kraft and Honey. I also got some random cards and fillers from Michaels and Hobby Lobby.

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Posted: 8/17/2013 1:04:04 PM
Bloom?
I've never seen one called Bloom.
Where is it from?


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Posted: 8/17/2013 1:05:53 PM
I have 4 Core Kits right now.

Midnight
Honey
Vintage Travel
5th & Frolic

I'm hoping Blush will coordinate with Honey


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Posted: 8/17/2013 3:36:46 PM
I don't own any core kits...but did purchase one mini kit by Dear Lizzy from HSN


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Posted: 8/17/2013 4:31:26 PM
Although I've occasionally included 4x6 divided page protectors (for additional photos/memorabilia of an event) with 12x12 layouts, I don't actually scrap PL-style. I've split several core kits (Honey, Midnight, Kraft, & Vintage Travel) & mini kits (Baby Boy, Childhood, Holidays, Seasons) with several scrappers & use the handful of cards from each kit on traditional layouts as tags, journaling cards, etc. I look forward to the newly-released themed journaling card sets being available later this month.

IMHO the Blush core kit could easily be paired with other kits with white-backgrounds, such as Honey (bright primary/secondary colors) or Midnight (neutral black/white/yellow). HTH.

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Posted: 8/17/2013 4:52:42 PM
I have Kraft and Midnight and I bought them hoping they would match well and in my opinion, they do. I'd suggest checking the FSOT board, you can pick up a partial for cheap.



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Posted: 8/19/2013 5:50:19 AM
I have Olive, clementine, 5th and frolic, honey, blush and I get the Studio Calico PL kits. I also have come cards from Simple stories and Pebbles. I mix everything up. I might make one page or spread themed or color coordinated, but I don't think the whole book needs to be done in one style or set of colors. That's part of what I like about PL... each little pocket can be it's own "page" and things can be totally random, and they match in all the randomness. If that makes sense.

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Posted: 8/19/2013 6:46:03 AM
I have Seafoam for this year, the Baby For Him (full) and a partial of Honey.

I like that Seafoam is minimalist and easy to embellish but, don't care for the b&w pieces. The Baby kit is just beautiful. Honey is my most recent and I was thrilled at just how lovely it is un person. I'm actually thinking about getting the full kit now!


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Posted: 8/19/2013 9:58:04 AM
I own Kraft, 5th and Frolic, Cinnamon, Blush, Vintage Traveler, Honey, Midnight and Amber. I think that the Midnight kit is the most neutral and versatile.


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Posted: 8/19/2013 10:55:59 AM
I have Honey, Blush, Midnight, Cinnamon, 5th and Frolic, Kraft, Seasons mini, Childhood Wellington mini, (want Jade) and several Michaels, Pebbles, Echo Park etc etc etc . I am of the mind as some others that posted. I just plan on using whatever pertains or inspires me for each spread.


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Posted: 8/19/2013 12:39:35 PM
I only have 1, honey and the holiday mini. I'm not letting myself buy more than that. At least I'm trying. I store them in the box they came in. Its easy and portable that way. I want more but I need to budget and use what I have. I haven't let myself get carried away with perfectionism. Normally I hate my handwriting, but I'm journaling anyway!
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