Thursday, January 1, 2015

Counterfeit Kit Challenge January 2015 Kit

Hi all! Happy New Year! After taking a bit of a bloggy break for the month of December, I am back with a vengence to start off 2015!  After being surrounded with December/ Christmas products for a moth, I am ready for a fresh start for this new year, in my home, food, and my crafting. For my crafty fun, I made up a kit of supplies for this month's Counterfeit Kit. The kit we were given for inspiration was the December Hip Kit:
Soft teals and pink? Right up my alley! I knew I had some stuff that would work for this inspiration! Here is my kit of supplies, which I am calling "New Beginnings":

List of supplies in the original kit:

  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Applique Paper
  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Flora Paper
  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Loom Paper
  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Map of My Heart Paper
  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Thrifted Paper
  • Pebbles - Happy Day - Sunday Paper Paper
  • Heidi Swapp - September Skies - Aspen Paper
  • Heidi Swapp - September Skies - Afternoon Breeze Paper
  • Heidi Swapp - September Skies - Meadow Bloom Paper
  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Ephemera
  • American Crafts - Amy Tangerine Stitched - Rub-Ons
  • Pebbles - Happy Day - Woodgrain Thickers
  • Evalicious - Photo Shoot - Wood Veneer Shapes
  • Evalicious - Photo Shoot - Puffy Stickers
A Closer look at the papers:

My kit list:
  • Crate Paper- Maggie Holmes Flea Market- Heirloom Paper 
  • Fancy Pants- What a Wonderful Day- What a Wonderful Day Strips Paper
  • October Afternoon- Midway- Ticket Booth Paper
  • October Afternoon- Farm Girl- Wooden Crate Paper
  • October Afternoon- Woodland Park- Cat Tail Pond Paper
  • Elle's Studio- You&Me- Lovely Stripes Paper
  • Fancy Pants- What a Wonderful Day- Swell Paper
  • Basic Grey- Lucille- Kitten Heels Paper
  • Teresa Collins- You Are My Happy- Hearts Paper
  • October Afternoon- Sidewalks- Capture The Flag
  • American Crafts- Dear Lizzy 5th&Frolic-Pretty Parkway Paper
  • American Crafts- Shimelle- Rubin Paper
  • American Crafts- Shimelle- Leavitt Paper
  • American Crafts- Shimelle- Herschel Paper
  • Glitz Designs- Wild&Free- Gray Watercolor Paper
  • American Crafts- Amy Tangerine Yes Please- Truth Paper
  • American Crafts- My Girl- Precious Penny Paper
  • American Craft- Dear Lizzy Polka Dot Party- Dazzling Decor Paper
  • Core'dinations- Core Essentials Cosmo Cricket Neutrals- Gray Woodgrain Embossed Cardstock (I inked with white ink for a whitewashed look)
  • October Afternoon- Lunchbox- Picnic Table- Sticker Alpha Set
  • American Craft- Shimelle- Cork Stickers
  • Studio Calico painted Chipboard Camera Stickers
  • Studio Calico Essentials Woodgrain Chipboard Cameras
  • Teresa Collins- You Are My Happy- Ephemera Pack
  • Basic Grey Rub-On Pack
  • Heidi Swapp- Light Pink Gel Blossoms (these are ancient)
  • October Afternoon- Daily Flash Apple Cider-Pop Drops Enamel Stickers
I was having so much fun making my kit, that I decided to do a couple of the add-on kits as well. 

Their color add-on kit:

My color add-on kit:

And the embellishment add-on:


And I forgot about them while photographing, but I do have 3 shaped clips in there as well.

All in all, I am very happy about this fresh, colorful kit with a mix of (very) old and new supplies, and can't wait to use up some stash! 

If you by way of the Counterfeit Kit Challenge blog, I am your last stop on the hop, and you have seen some lovely kits to be inspired by already. If not, grab a cuppa and settle in-here's the full list of the CKC design team to hop around to:

I will be sharing my December Daily Journal over the next few days- I am not exactly finished, but will share what I have so far. Thanks for dropping by, I'd love for you to leave me a comment!


  1. That's quite a huge new beginning. Enjoy all those lovely papers and pretties.

  2. loving that vibrant splash of warm colour in your enormous kit. happy scrapping, and be blessed.

  3. Wowee! That's a great forgery of papers. But, I especially love your add-on's. Looks like one great, fun month for you! :)

  4. Oh, I am taken with your take on the main kit - very nice!

  5. A very interesting kit Margie.Great to see you using stamps and those cork embellies are so cute!

  6. Happy New Year! Bright, fun, and BIG - a great "New Beginning" for 2015 :D

  7. OMgosh isn't that just the cutest kit :) Love it! Love to see what you do with the stains too

  8. Swooning a little over all of the gorgeousness in your kit - especially loving all of the stamps and embellishments!

  9. Yummy, yummy kit!! I love it!!!

  10. your kit is awesome! You really made up a fabulous kit and the original and your take photos are so similar! Wonderful counterfeiting - can't wait to see what we all come up with now that we have these gorgeous kits to kick start our new year!

  11. wow! This kit is fantastic … just love those stamps *swoon* and the Shimelle papers!

  12. You have sooooo much to play with. Adore you add on kits!!


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