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Do you generally like both the elements and the papers in a kit?


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#1 Tiff

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 10:54 AM

More and more I find that I like a designer's papers but not her elements, and vice versa. Or I love a designer's word-art, but her kit style doesn't quite mesh with my personal style.

 

I like the build-your-own-kit promotions, but I often find that once I've selected the things I like, I've gone over my budget. Then I get frustrated and don't buy any of it.

 

Does anyone else have this dilema, or do you generally like both the elements and the papers a designer makes?


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#2 wendyzine

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Posted 27 February 2015 - 04:52 PM

I am usually attracted to elements first, unless they are amazing papers. But, I'm a very lazy scrapper, so I almost always just get the whole kit and use whatever is in it. I will only reach out for other papers if there are only a few papers included and then it is usually for something "plainer" or some kraft or cardstock. But since the elements/theme of a kit is what draws me, I can always make it work.


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Posted 27 February 2015 - 05:05 PM

Yep. I'm with you! And I always overload my shopping cart with build your own's. I'm starting to find my style and that makes it easier to be pickier and reevaluate whether I really want something.



#4 mshanhun

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Posted 05 March 2015 - 02:26 AM

I don't really use BYOs - I generally buy kits - I think I'm drawn to embellishments


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