Studio Calico November Kit


Studio Calico, so named because the kit includes neutral cardstock (like a calico cat) is a subscription kit club. Members subscribe for a minimum of six months. Subscriptions can be cancelled before six months but this will incur a fee. The monthly cost for a subscription is $29.50 but you can also purchase a kit as a one off at a cost of $34.50. Kits are debuted on the site on the 28th of each month (reveal night), with a sneak peak being shown on the 15th of the month. (For example the December kits will be sneaked on November 15th, with reveal night being November 28th). Club members are automatically sent the monthly kit, new members need to sign up on reveal night to ensure a subscription.

From the website:

Each month, Studio Calico combines the latest scrapbooking products with unique finds from a variety of sources while staying true to the basics. You’ll find kits filled with products from a variety of manufacturers, coordinated for ease-of-use by both the advanced and novice scrapbooker.

Kit Club Community

Design Team: Yes, learn more about them here and click here to see their latest designs. The club also features a Guest Designer each month

Message Board: Yes, access the forum here

Gallery of Projects: yes, access the gallery here

Blog: Yes, click here to go to blog

Extras and Special Features

Each kit features exclusive Studio Calico acrylic stamps and patterned papers. The club also has an online shop selling the stamps a la carte, as well as other scrapbooking supplies like inks, paints and tools. Each month three different add-ons are available, as well as extra patterned paper and cardstock.

The Design Team posts almost daily to the blog, providing lots of inspiration as well as challenges, tutorials and giveaways. Each month you can enter to win giveaways on sneak night and reveal night, and the site hosts a big “party” on the forum on those nights as well! Each week a layout is announced as the Layout of the Week and the designer wins a $10 gift certificate to the store. (The Layout of the Week is that layout which club members have added the most to their favorites).

Contact Information

Website: Studio Calico

For more information on the history of the club and all related information click here


Phone Number:

270.846.2921 (phone)
270.721.0033 (fax)

And now for a giveaway!

April and the team at Studio Calico kindly donated a kit for me to giveaway to one lucky reader! To win the November kit, Marketplace (shown above) here’s how to enter.

Leave a comment below, telling me what project you would use the kit for.

Want more entries?

1. Follow Craft Gossip on Twitter and tweet this: ” Studio Calico November Kit Giveaway on @CraftGossip“. Then leave a link to your twitter profile in the comments for a second entry.

2. Join the Scrapbooking on Craft Gossip group on Facebook and then post this as your status update: ” Studio Calico November Kit Giveaway on Craft Gossip!!” Then leave a link to your Facebook profile in the comments for a second entry.

3. If you have a blog, blog about this giveaway and leave a link in the comments to your post.

Entries will close next Tuesday, November 17th. Winner announced Wednesday November18th. When commenting please provide a valid e-mail address in the field provided so that we can contact you if you are the lucky winner. Good luck!

Comments are now closed on this post.

By Francine Clouden


98 Comments so far

  1. Rean C on November 10, 2009 12:13 pm

    Wow, that’s a nice giveaway. Always meant to try out studio calico but have not gotta my act together. Hope to win this.

  2. Vernell on November 10, 2009 12:19 pm

    Awesome giveaway. I love the houses in this kit and would use them to do a layout for the blog It Takes All Kinds as the theme this month is Home.

  3. JPScraps on November 10, 2009 12:33 pm

    Love the giveaway. I think it would make a nice mini book about my home.

  4. PaulaSG on November 10, 2009 12:43 pm

    I love those houses so I’d have to do something with them — probably some layouts about all the work we are doing on the house!

  5. Michelle Elford on November 10, 2009 12:44 pm

    I would totally use it for Christmas presents. I have literally no money for gifts this year (the life of a student!) so i need to make them! and i need supplies to do that!!

  6. PaulaSG on November 10, 2009 12:45 pm

    Following! My twitter profile is PaulaSG

  7. Heather Coonley on November 10, 2009 1:00 pm

    I love this kit! I think it would be hard to decide what to do with it! I think I would use it toward an album I am making as a Christmas gift.

  8. ShellyJ on November 10, 2009 1:11 pm

    Swoooon… i heart SC :) I would go crazy and roll around in it… ok ok, and then I would scrapbook my fall pictures ;)

  9. Lisa Baker on November 10, 2009 1:19 pm

    I would enjoy making pages about my home with this kit and some great housewarming cards for my friends.

  10. Vernell on November 10, 2009 1:32 pm

    Tweeted as well –

  11. jennie on November 10, 2009 1:59 pm

    wow! love SC!!! Those are some beautiful colors in that kit, perfect for home decor and some homey layouts:)

  12. Penny on November 10, 2009 2:16 pm

    I love, love, love this kit and would use it all for scrapbook pages about my family.

  13. Szabina on November 10, 2009 2:32 pm

    What a beautiful giveaway! I would like to use the kit for Ali Edwards’ Yesterday&Today class. It would be perfect. I love those papers :) Thanks for chance.

  14. Naomi_m on November 10, 2009 3:27 pm

    I love SC, I’m on a self imposed buying ban but I wanted this kit so much for photos of my new flat.

  15. Geralyn on November 10, 2009 3:27 pm

    I love the kit! I would use it for some cute layouts about everyday life and things around the home :)

  16. Jennie on November 10, 2009 3:44 pm (Facebook profile)

    I would use the kit to make some cute pages about my first new home! (Love those houses!) link to my blog!

    Thanks for the chances to win!

  17. Donna BD on November 10, 2009 3:53 pm

    I LOVE Studio Calico! Would love to create some altered frames for Christmas gifts with it.

  18. Sandi James on November 10, 2009 4:44 pm

    Oh how I love this kit. I am making cards for the first time this holiday and my imagination soars with those little houses. My fingers are so crossed, it’s amazing that I can still type!

  19. Mamta on November 10, 2009 5:06 pm

    Lovely giveaway!! I would use it to scrap our recent tour pictures..

  20. Sandy on November 10, 2009 5:36 pm

    Love the kit! It would be perfect for a Thankful Album. Thanks for the chance- I hope I win =)

  21. Melinda Wilson on November 10, 2009 7:23 pm

    I recently made some pictures of my grandparents home and surrounding area. I would complete a book for my mother using pictures of her with her parents and the above pictures.

  22. Catie on November 10, 2009 9:34 pm

    Hi there
    Love the houses
    We are almost (finally) finished with a remodel – (1 1/2 years) and would use them to send invites to an Open House – and maybre scrap it YAYAY

  23. Darcy B on November 11, 2009 12:33 am

    I would love this set, I’m making scrap books for my girls for Christmas -thanks for the chance to win.

  24. Steph Baxter on November 11, 2009 2:20 am

    I would use it to create a little piece of wall art for my bedroom!

  25. Szabina on November 11, 2009 4:41 am

    Tweeted as well :) Thanks

  26. Marie Phillips on November 11, 2009 5:15 am

    Great kit! I would use it for Christmas mini book gifts, for my DM and MIL.

  27. MandyK on November 11, 2009 7:11 am

    Awesome kit!Would use this for a minibook to give as a Christmas gift.

  28. MandyK on November 11, 2009 7:16 am
  29. MandyK on November 11, 2009 7:21 am
  30. Tina S. on November 11, 2009 7:23 am

    Cute kit! The little houses are adorable! I would use the kit to make a mini book titled “There’s No Place Like Home”. Just darling…

  31. jung a on November 11, 2009 8:57 am

    love this giveaway! this kit would be great for layouts about our fall traditions.

  32. Jessica Dougherty on November 11, 2009 9:32 am

    I love the little houses! Those will work perfectly when scrapping our new home! Jessica

  33. isabel on November 11, 2009 9:52 am

    SC is the best kit ever,
    I’ll use this kit for my South Africa album

  34. alexandra on November 11, 2009 9:53 am

    This kit is fantastic, and Studio Calico rocks
    thanks for the chance to win and create some layouts with my children photos

  35. guillauma on November 11, 2009 9:54 am

    Great kit,
    Love the little house, if I win i’ll create a mini about my house decoration

  36. vitoria on November 11, 2009 9:55 am

    love to win, fabulous kit ever, it would be great for an album to my mother
    thanks for the chance

  37. isabelle on November 11, 2009 9:56 am

    Love Studio Calico
    Love this kit
    Love the layouts i’m gonna create with it

  38. L'iza dona on November 11, 2009 9:56 am

    A mini book about our holidays… if I win ;-)
    cool giveaway

  39. Jen Barkdull on November 11, 2009 11:00 am

    Awesome kit! I’d love to win it! I’d use it to scrap my upcoming Thanksgiving – which is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever! It will be my family, my parents, my sister, my nephews, a cousin and my best friend (of 30 years) and her family! :)

  40. Szabina on November 12, 2009 4:37 am
  41. Line on November 12, 2009 6:46 am

    Oh please! I need this kit to make my own 2010 calendar to hang in the corridor, by my lovely new pale green woman-sized mirror (“homemade”, as it’s a Ikea hack!).Have a lovely day!

  42. Deedles on November 12, 2009 11:46 am

    Great kit! I would use these for my homemade greeting cards.

  43. bjay jaminal on November 13, 2009 12:20 am

    I just love how this kit evokes warmth. I have been meaning to make a minibook about our “new” old place. so this kit is perfect!

  44. jennie on November 13, 2009 6:50 am


  45. Tara Hill on November 13, 2009 9:27 am

    I would use it for the album I’m making for my sons first holidays!

  46. Tara Hill on November 13, 2009 9:27 am

    Followed on Twitter and Tweeted!

  47. Tara Hill on November 13, 2009 9:43 am

    I joined the facebook group!

  48. Tara Hill on November 13, 2009 9:44 am
  49. Teresa on November 13, 2009 10:30 am

    Oh….love this kit! It would be great for Christmas presents. I have tweeted (CreativeCowgirl), facebooked ( and added it to my blog ( Thanks for the chances to win!!!

  50. Miranda Allen on November 13, 2009 4:04 pm

    I would gift this to my best freind

  51. Marie Phillips on November 14, 2009 8:47 am

    Thanks for the chance to win! I would use this kit to make Thanksgiving layouts – showing all of the people and things that I am thankful for…family and home!

  52. Priya on November 14, 2009 2:21 pm

    I would do a scrapbook for my baby gal…my id is ….

  53. katie on November 14, 2009 6:15 pm

    this kit would be perfect for a home theme, or answering the question, “what is home to me?”

    i also tweeted!

  54. Grace Wong on November 14, 2009 10:26 pm

    I’d use the kit to make pretty holiday cards!

  55. Grace Wong on November 14, 2009 10:26 pm
  56. Grace Wong on November 14, 2009 10:30 pm
  57. Mary Lynch on November 15, 2009 5:05 am

    I would use this to create a scrapbook of memories for my best friend

  58. kristina howells on November 15, 2009 5:51 am

    I would use this kit to make ATC’s in crafty swaps and also RAK cards made using the kit. As I would receive this kit freely I shall be using it to make cards to RAK to people

  59. Nicole Maki on November 15, 2009 7:53 am

    I love this kit. So pretty.

    I would put it use making Month in Review pages for this year and a few other years that I haven’t scrapped the Oct-Nov photos for yet.

    I follow you on Twitter too :-)

  60. Sherry on November 15, 2009 8:21 am

    I would love to use the kit on my Family album I am planning out. I want to have one place where the information on my family is for my 3 boys.

  61. Sarah on November 15, 2009 8:32 am

    I will love to use it for the new mini-album I’m making for my mom…

    Thanks for the generous giveaway!!! :)

  62. Sarah on November 15, 2009 8:34 am
  63. Piroska on November 15, 2009 8:41 am

    I’d use it for a “There’s no place like home” mini album.

  64. Janine R. on November 15, 2009 9:19 am

    This kit has my favorite color combinations! Love all the goodies with it. I immediately see cool pages with the doilies, & neighbor cards with those awesome houses and trees. Awesome kit!

  65. sandy on November 15, 2009 9:25 am

    Oh my gosh. My sister is going to teach me to do scrapbooking after the holidays. This kit would be perfect for us. thanks.

  66. Kristi Beisel on November 15, 2009 10:14 am

    Studio Calico has some awesome kits. I would use this kit to do a “my safe place” layout. My home is where I feel safe. Thanks for the chance to win! :)

  67. Billie K on November 15, 2009 10:15 am

    I usually think about in terms of giving the giveaway to my DIL. I think I’m going to have to keep this one for myself and take up scrapbooking….grin.


  68. Kristi Beisel on November 15, 2009 10:16 am
  69. janet robson on November 15, 2009 10:40 am

    Hi great giveaway and studio calico is totally new to me I live in the UK and not sure if i can get it here but i would use it to create a mini album also some of it i would incorporate into my art journal and also some for collage and mixed media art

  70. Viji on November 15, 2009 10:42 am

    We just bought a home! I am going to make a family album! I would love to have this!

  71. lois m levy on November 15, 2009 11:45 am

    actually make a great present for my grandaughter who loves creating

  72. Connie Reed on November 15, 2009 12:20 pm

    I would love to win this, I want to make a book about my sisters who have been my friends forever!

  73. dymphna on November 15, 2009 1:11 pm

    I recently won a camera on another giveaway and would love to experiment with it and start my first scrapbook

  74. dymphna on November 15, 2009 1:14 pm

    following on twitter and tweeted Studio Calico November Kit Giveaway on @CraftGossip

  75. dymphna on November 15, 2009 1:15 pm

    following on facebook lorraine delarosa
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  76. Erika M on November 15, 2009 1:38 pm

    I would create an altered canvas as a Christmas present.

  77. Erika M on November 15, 2009 1:40 pm

    I just joined Twitter and I’m not sure how to link but my name is bluetulip29.

  78. Victoria Warren-Mears on November 15, 2009 2:51 pm

    The little houses are phenomenal! I would use this for my family day-to-day happenings.

  79. Lea Molczan on November 15, 2009 5:12 pm

    I would use this for a mini album about our home improvement projects.

  80. Lea Molczan on November 15, 2009 5:14 pm
  81. Mimi on November 15, 2009 5:14 pm

    Oh my gosh! This kit is fabulous! Thanks for the chance.

  82. Lea Molczan on November 15, 2009 5:25 pm
  83. Carmen on November 15, 2009 6:08 pm

    Those houses would be great for new home cards!

  84. Lori Gallego on November 15, 2009 6:26 pm

    I bought a vintage craftsman house and would journal the restoration process with this kit.

  85. Julie on November 16, 2009 2:30 am

    Hi, i would definately use the pack to make home and wall decor for my daughter and sin in law who have just moved into thier first home. The designs are delicious thanks so much for the chance to own them.

  86. Aik on November 16, 2009 3:56 am

    I’d make a book about my family.

  87. Aik on November 16, 2009 3:58 am
  88. Aik on November 16, 2009 4:00 am

    Updated my facebook status. (Aik Chien)

  89. Cindy on November 16, 2009 6:03 am

    I would use this kit for outside camping photos that I’m working on. That tree paper is adorable. Thanks for the opportunity to win something.

  90. Stacey on November 16, 2009 3:35 pm

    Studio Calico has amazing kits! I would use this kit to make some altered decor projects.

  91. caitlin on November 16, 2009 3:46 pm

    i love this kit. i would use this kit for so many things like making little photo albums for the family using the houses. i would also make little cards like welcome home cards or something like that

  92. barb on November 17, 2009 3:56 am

    I would love to use this kit to scrap a recent special family event that took place at my school, Thanks for the chance to win.

  93. Debbie Coe on November 17, 2009 8:12 am

    I want this! I would use it to scrapbook moving into our new home in Cincinnati since it has all those little houses! It would be perfect!!! I’ll even share my projects!

  94. Julie Luna on November 17, 2009 9:35 am

    Since I’m a new Gramma, it’s all about scrappy my baby girl now.

  95. conniemelancon on November 17, 2009 7:31 pm
  96. conniemelancon on November 17, 2009 7:31 pm

    I have 2 new granddaughters and would use this kit to scrapbook them.

  97. Lisa on November 17, 2009 10:03 pm

    Love this kit!! I would use it to make a mini album of our home and family!

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