Thursday, June 6, 2013

My June Counterfeit Kit

This month, the Counterfeit Kit Challenge has two choices of a kit to copy, both from Scraptastic.

I chose to Counterfeit the "After the Storm" Kit, as I thought I could match the colours the best, and I knew I had something similar to that floral in the top left corner.


I also figured the blue/green/yellow colour scheme (with a few feminine touches) is very versatile for all kinds of pages.  And because it ended up looking so fun, I've named this months kit,

Come Out to Play


I can feel some shopping coming on soon, but in the meantime, I'm trying to make use of what's sitting in my stash.  How did I do?
Papers from: EP For the Record 2:Documented (2) Studio Calico"Take Note" (2) and EP For the Record 2:Tailored (1)
Echo Park "All About a Boy" (3) and Pink Paislee: Portfolio (1)



It's getting harder and harder to match cardstock from my stash, particularly blues.  I've added a few sheets in, but will I manage to use them somehow, go shopping for  a better match or leave them in the bottom of the box?  Your guess is as good as mine!

I've included 3 different Echo Park alphabet sheets, and I'm secretly hoping to somehow get one more use out of my one and only set of Thickers!


Here's a super-old sheet of SEI tags.  Once they're pulled apart, I think there are a few that will work in nicely with the colours.  I've added a bund of other tags and journalling cards, mostly cut-aparts from the collections mentioned above.


I managed to put a sheet of kraft cardstock through my Silhouette before I got bored.  Love, love. love the butterflies, and the fact that I've got both positive and negative to play with in all the "project life" style cards!


The one purchase I have made recently was washi tape, so I've included a generous 5 rolls this month!  I still own three sets of wood veneers and I still love them, so here they are again!  


Because I wanted to include something a bit different this month, I've pulled out some (old!) star paperclips and (probably older!) slide frames.  I think they look pretty good framing wood veneers, don't you think?

How's your creativity this month? Are you going to "come out and play" with the Counterfeit Kit Challenge, too?

8 comments:

  1. Great kit, love your homemade items and mmmmm, washi :)

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  2. I love your kit! Washi tape is one of my favs as it is sooooo versatile.

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  3. likey. you could take your last thickers and make little pictures for your frames

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    1. Great idea, Joyce! Watch this space . . .

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  4. I have never been able to find slide frames. I love them!!

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  5. nice title, lovely kit.

    I like that little floral print and also the pieces you made with your silhouette - I still don't have a cutting machine like that.

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  6. Your kit looks amazing, I agree those butterflies are incredible!

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  7. You've done a fabulous job with your kit. I do like the look of the slide frames with the wood veneers. Good idea! I also like your choice of washi that you included! I see your alphas are starting to look a lot like mine - a bit picked over. Means we are using them up! Great job.

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