August Flavor of the Month "Exotic Animals"

Who doesn’t like critters? One of my most favorite type of cards to make are cute little critter cards. Well this month we have some fantastic cute critters as exotic animals! Join in the hop and see what wonderful inspiration our design team and guest designers have brought to you today. You will find this month’s selections on the subscription page. Lots of extra goodies as well too on the a la carte page

Banana Split Level

Double Dip Level

Make sure you use #sflFOTMexoticanimals in your Social Media posts to show off your creations...we may choose to share your work!

For my cards today, I was able to get 2 made...I will have the rest early next week.

Card #1
I used Mini-Collection 3 to make my husband's birthday card for is a big one for him so I thought the "Meerly" was a tongue in cheek saying for this milestone birthday!

Card #2
Mini Collection 2 was just calling my name to make this thank you card. I just got home from visiting my daughter and her family. She is in the process of adoption 2 precious little boys, 2 and 1, and I just had a blast visiting with them. She lives on the other side of the US than I do. So this card is a thank you for letting me come visit and all the things she does for me.

Encouragement Card Hop

I am so very excited to join this Encouragement Card Hop sponsored by my good friends: Courtney Kreeber, Scrapbena Creations, and Mary Polanco. I hope everyone has a great time hopping along and finding lots of inspiration from all of the talented crafters that have joined this hop. Thanks so much for stopping by and joining in.

My encouragement card:

I used the Hello Collection by Doodlebug Designs for this card that will be winging its way on Monday to a very special friend.

Next up on the blog hop is: Jennifer Branny

July Flavor of the Month "Summer Camp"

July! What is another summer activity you enjoy? Lots of folks love summer camping and kids love going to camp. I spent 3 summers of my career life as a summer camp director at a girl's week long resident was hard work but yet super satisfying. I loved seeing the girls (most of them were city girls) being exposed to nature, hiking, and the outdoors. We have a great kit for you this month. All about camping and the outdoors! So grab your computer, a beverage, maybe go out on your back porch (so you are outdoors) and hop along and view the most wonderful inspiration from our Design Team and guest designers! You can purchase your kit from our subscription page...links for 1x purchases are in the paragraph to the left of the slider on that page. Make sure to enter the rafflecopter for a chance to win a past kit. Hope you enjoy this month! Happy Camping!

Here are the levels this month:

Double Dip

and the 

Banana Split

The July kit is available now for purchase. Make sure you head back to the blog for a chance to win a prize by entering the Rafflecopter!  

I will be doing a Live Unboxing on our YouTube channel today at Noon. Then next week on Tuesday you can look forwared to a 10 Cards 1 Kit video. This is the first video of this kind I will be doing and I am so excited to bring it to you! 

*Please remember to use the hashtag #FOTMSUMMERCAMP when sharing your creations. You could be featured on the SFL instagram channel.

Thanks so much for all your enthusiasm and support of our monthly card kits!

Scrapping for Less: May Flavor of the Month "Myths and Legends"

Our Myths and Legends blog hop begins at the Scrapping for Less blog. There, you will find the complete lineup. AND…make sure you enter the Rafflecopter. You can find the new kit for May on the Subscription page as well as great photographs of the contents of the kit. Make sure to grab yours fast as it may sell out quickly! Thanks for joining us today! 
Happy Crafting! 

P.S. for some fun facts on the elements and origins of the myths and legends of this month's kit head to the Scrapping for Less blog for some little tidbits about our legendary elements.

I have 2 cards for you today. 

I used the Gnomie Home collection for my first card and sketch 3. I decided to make this round card into a traditional A2 card. I absolutely love how it turned out.

I colored the couple with Copic markers and then grounded them with the moss that comes in the collection. I used one of the sentiments that comes on the Banana Split Sentiment stamp.

For my second card I used the Pretty Little Rainbow collection and colored up the Pegasus stamp in some pretty pastel rainbow Copic markers. I used Sketch 4 and kind of made it my own. Love how this card came out as well. 

Next up on the hop is the talented Christine 

Thanks for hopping with us this month!

Crafty Hugs,

Flavor of the Month April "Spring Critters"

Spring is Here! Finally! I know some of you in the northern states and other parts of the world may not be experiencing warm weather so you can pretend with these beautiful stamps and spring papers. Our April Flavor of the Month kit is all about "Spring Critters" cute ones at that! So hop on along and get inspired to make some spring cards with this adorable kit. Head to the brand new website's Subscription page and see what we have to offer this month. Make sure to check out our Blog Hop so you can join in our Rafflecopter. All winners are announced each month in the Teresa Talks post on the blog on the first of the month.

I am at the end of the hop. Make sure you enter our Rafflecopter. 

Here are the 3 cards I was able to get finished. I would have loved to do more but time got away from me. I can't wait until I see all of your reactions to this kit!

This is from Collection 2 and is my absolute most favorite card I created for this hop.
I have a dear friend that will retire in a couple of years so I will be hanging onto this card until then.

This is collection 4. I love these plaid papers! And of course the adorable duck!

This is collection 3. Such a cute frog! I will take one this cute anyday!

Head on back to the Scrapping for Less blog to enter the Rafflecopter!

Flavor of the Month is 2!!! Let's Celebrate!

 I cannot believe it has been 2 years since Scrapping for Less unveiled the first Flavor of the Month Card Kit. From selling 10 kits the first month; 5 of those being subscriptions to hundreds each month only 2 years later; I feel truly blessed to be able to bring this program to you each month. But not only that, I feel truly blessed to call each and every one of my customers part of the SFL family. So, this month we bring you a whole kit of Celebrations, Ice Cream Celebrations, Baby Celebrations, Birthday Celebrations, and Friendship Celebrations. Thanks so very much for all of your support. Hop along and see the inspiration the Design Team and Guest Designers have for you today. Head to Scrapping for Less Flavor of the Month page to purchase your kit. And if you happened upon this blog or paragraph make sure you go back to the Scrapping for Less blog to enter in the Rafflecopter for a chance to win a prize!
~Teresa Russell

So for inspiration Kimberly and I teamed up together to create cards using this fabulous kit this month. 

Collection #1 Ice Cream Celebrations brought to you by Teresa

Collection #2 Happy Birthday Celebration brought to you by Kimberly

Collection #3 Baby Celebration brought to you by Teresa

Collection #4 Friendship Celebration brought to you by Kimberly

The next person on the hop is Jenn

Let's Whip it Up with the Scrapping for Less Flavor of the Month February Card Kit

Whip It Up Recipe

5 Cute Image Stamps
4 Adorable Well Coordinated Pattern Papers
3 Embellishments per Mini Collection
2 Dies that are just right
1 Perfectly Coordinated Kit

Mix all together and you will create the most gorgeous and fantastic cards to share with your friends and family that are baking fans!

So hop on through and see what the design team has “whipped up” to inspire you!

All the ingredients for this great recipe can be found over on our Flavor of the Month page!

On to my Creation: I have a confession...NO VIDEO...I was so disappointed...I hit record but it turned off for some reason after just a few minutes and I just kept recording! 

This story would have been so much better with my voice telling it!!
The inspiration for this kit and the stamp set came from an experience when I taught first grade. We always did author studies and one of my favorite children's author is Laura Numeroff. Around Mother's Day we would always read her book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" It is a circle story that ends up right back where it started with the Mouse in the story doing all sorts of things. 

Well, what better writing in May than something for Mother's Day, so my first grader's wrote a book "If You Give your Mother a Kiss"  Anyhow back to the that memory inspired me to see if I could have this mouse created for us to use it on this stamp. Then the paper could not have been any better. So, I hope you enjoy my card and you have a fabulous time hopping along and seeing all these wonderful creations this month.!

I used Collection 4 of the February Flavor of the Month "Whip it Up"
I also used Sketch #2 for this card.

Make sure you head back to the blog and enter in the Rafflecopter for a chance towin a Past Card Kit.