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Monday, 10 October 2016

Counterfeit Kit Club


Here is a little kit put together last weekend for Counterfeit Kit Club.  It was meant to be small and just for two pages worth of scrapping but I reckon I'll get plenty more out of it the way I use supplies!


The inspiration was the new Pink Fresh collection.  I picked out the colours and set to work forging the papers with my watercolours.  I had so much fun!  Remind me why I haven't Counterfeit Kit-ted in so long?!


OK, so I took the essence of the papers rather than copying each and every design exactly, but that is good because no one else will have these papers!  I pulled out a few sequin mixes and felt hearts from SpiegelMom Scraps and some black enamel hearts from Bella Blvd.  I'll pull alphas when I need them.  Herbert Budgie got in on the act, and was rather taken with the black hearts, thus I named the kit "Oi!  They're Not Your Hearts!"

The plan was to make a start on Herbie's album with this kit... fast forward a week and I have managed to make one layout.  Poor, but health has been against me. Let's take a looksee...


It is based on a challenge from Sara.  I channelled Our Little Pumpkin.  I took the layout, squished it to 9x12 and gave it my twist. 


 I took three lengths of lace from Crafty Ribbons and painted them with Daniel Smith Watercolours, the same paints used to forge the papers.




Thanks for stopping by!

9 comments:

  1. Hi Laura, You'll be making making more Los of that handsome lad.

    Hope you have a good start to the week. Sue

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  2. Fantastic forgeries and I love that folded lace idea! Might have to scraplift that.Herbie is cute as well.

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  3. Love your kit.
    Fantastic Forgeries.
    I love your layout, the folded lace is fantastic, I might have to scraplift this idea with the lace myself :)

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  4. What impressive forgeries. I'd buy all that paper in a second.

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  5. Oops, hit return too soon. Your layout is so unique, I love the tinted lace.

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  6. love those water-colored papers. very sweet kit.

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  7. Brilliant forging and a simply stunning page.

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  8. This kit is fabulous but the forged paper is amazing! Wow! the page you made with it is adorable and the laces are just so pretty. And no, I have no idea why it's been so long since you joined in with us - you are a natural!!!! :-)

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