Friday, January 6, 2012

It's Time to Counterfeit Again!

Yay! One of my favorite parts of the month!! Yesterday, The Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog shared the new kit for us to be inspired by, and today, the Master Forgers are having a blog hop to share our kits with you!
The kit club that they chose for our inspiration this month was, and we had some FANTASTIC kits to be inspired by! Here are the Cocoa Daisy kits:
Amber Snowflake:
 Cocoa and Marshmallows:
 Frosty Windowpane:
 Sunshine and Snowflakes:
 Merry And Bright:
I was very inspired, especially by the color palette-I loved the cool blues and the warm yellows and golds, with some black cream and brown thrown in to make it feel more vintage.
Here is my Main kit for January, "Cozy Cabin In The Snow":
Papers :
Basic Grey Blitzen "Jack Frost"
3 Double Sided patterned papers from GCD Studios Sophisticated Frost paper pack
1 sheet yellow/gray borders from DCWV Lemon Flower stack
Crate Paper Emma's Shoppe "Books" (back shown)
My Mind's Eye Lost&Found Market Street "Love" Beautiful
MME Lost&Found Portabello Rd "Buddies" Perfect
MME Lost&Found Portabello Rd "Families" First Class
The Paper Studio Joyous Greetings Snowflakes
MME Lost&Found Union Square "Home Sweet Home" Love
Lily Bee Christmas Town "Night Divine"
Basic Grey Origins "Mud Mask"
Lily Bee Christmas Town "Santa's Workshop" (back)
brown houndstooth pattern paper
Lily Bee This&That Brooch
MME Colorful Christmas "Bright Stripes" (back)
DCWV Lemon Flower yellow lattice and gray/black gloss paisley
Pink Paislee Butterfly Gardens "Dew Drops"
The Paper Studio small polka dot black and gold
Anna Griffin yellow gold geometric print
Tim Holtz Embossed Resist Kraft dictionary page
Lily Bee This&That "Teacup"(back)
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses "Rooftop" (back)

Basic Grey letter stickers
Jolee's Bling letter stickers
Pink Paislee Mistables trim
various sizes paper doilies
3 rolls sheer wide ribbon from WM's clearance aisles
MAMBI embellished cardstock letters
May RD Vintage Trinkets
Handmade vintage stick pins I received in our Master Forger's Christmas swap (thanks, Meridy, they're BEAUTIFUL!)
Handmade rosette
Flower and pinwheel from 2Peas swaps
silver mica flake
Pebbles Glitter Candy Dots
chipboard snowflakes
ZVA Creative bling flourishes
die cut tags
hand dyed "Sunshine Yellow" and "French Vanilla" shabby seam binding
black pipe cleaner

And I have so many christmas supplies, and haven't even started scrapping pictures from Christmas Day yet, (and it's so much fun to make up these kits!) so I went ahead and made myself another Christmas kit .
My kit, "Christmas Memories":

Black and Gray paisley
Red and Cream Damask print
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses "Thin Ice"
3 die cut papers from a Target $1 spot pack
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses "Peppermint Twist"
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses "Evergreen"
Lily Bee Christmas Town "Town Tree"
MME Holiday Damask
The Paper Studio "Jolly Holiday"
The Paper Studio "Christmas Gingham"
light green swirl
The Paper Studio "Christmas Tree Polka"
Lily Bee Christmas Town "Christmas Window"
Lily Bee Christmas Town "Sleigh Ride"
Lily Bee Christmas Town "City Sidewalks"
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses "Finial" (back)
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses "Reindeer Games"
MME Colorful Christmas "Winter Wonderland" (back)
Light green with berry branches
Dark red vintage christmas collage print

Lily Bee Christmas Town Die-cut frames
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses letter stickers
Pink Paislee Father Christmas punch-outs
die-cut envelopes, kraft, and vellum-red,white,and green
4pkgs Holiday Time Christmas Embellies fromWM clearance aisle
Maya Rd black rub-on letters
Partially used sheets-dark red chipboard Thickers, Tiny Type Alpha stickers
6"die-cut shimmer vellum snowflake
Martha Stewart fabric covered brads
Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses Chip Stickers
Fancy Pants Tradition rub ons and stickers
mini banner, pinwheel, and rosettes from 2 Peas swaps
2 sheets Scenic Route journaling spots, Recollections red gem/pearl brads, stamped canvas squares, kraft journaling spots, red,green,and brown baker's twine bundle, pkg of leaves and christmas ribbons, and embellished buttons (all from our Master Forger's Christmas Swap)
Maya Road Velvet Posies
red and tan gingham ribbon
2 cream colored crochet trims
Tim Holtz tissue tapes
2 sets of stamps by Inkadinkado: Folk Christmas and Holiday Expressions

And I pulled a few digi supplies and stamps into a folder to use if needed:

And, since I was lucky enough to win a gift card to Scraptastic Club, I purchased one of last month's kits, Little Black Dress, which I will also be using this month (cheating, I know, but I saw several of the same things in  one of the inspiration kits, so you know I have to use it!):

Now, Here is the list of blogs for you to hop to for more great kits and inspiration!! Your next stop is Milissa!

Guest Designer: Van Nguyen


  1. Wonderful Kits Margie - you will be busy this month!

  2. Well now, you've got lots and lots of scrapping to do. I like your kits a lot - well done.

  3. these are stunning but I have to say that your main blue toned kit is more than stunning! I love it! so much scrumptious stuff in there

  4. Three great kits. I love how you put everything together.

  5. Really beautiful kits - I now officially have kit envy! It's been building up during the hop :). I don't blame you on adding the 3rd kit as it's too nice to leave out!

  6. I've been looking forward to seeing your kits and you did not disappoint!!! Yummy! I love the Maya Road trinkets! All your pinwheels are so fun too. Lots of gorgeous pages to come I am sure! xoxoxoxo

  7. That's not cheating, that's just good fortune and resourceful!

  8. WOW, you're going to make lots with these kits! Have fun creating!

  9. Great kits. Tehy are going to keep you busy. I can't wait to see what you make with them.

  10. Lovely kits. You will be able to make a lot of great projects with them.

  11. I love your main kit and how those pale blues really do feel like a cozy cabin!!! Can't wait to see what you make!

  12. great job! I love all the doilies (can't wait to see how you use them) and the pinwheel is ADORABLE!

  13. Gorgeous kits!! You will have so much fun working with them!

  14. Love all your kits! I am really looking forward to seeing these elements in action. Especially the pinwheel and rosette.

  15. Love the pinwheels can't wait to see how you use them. Your kits are amazing!

  16. oh wow, three really really pretty kits. hope you are having lots of fun with those.


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