Thanks for stopping by my blog post as part of the Counterfeit Kit Member Blog hOp where I am joined by some very talented designers who have created some lovely projects for your inspiration today.
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I find this blog very inspiring and it is a great way to use up your stash so why not join us next month.. it's addictive.. and so worthwhile.
This month, true to form, I found the three challenges set by the blog very inspirational.. and I found it hard to choose a challenge to do... so... I did all three! Lol
The first one was called 'Quebec Kilo' and was to use the neglected letters of Q & K somewhere prominent on our layouts. So here is mine
I used a couple of scraps from my May kit, Magic Memories and I hand cut the large red heart. I used some large chipboard letters and coloured them with a black Sharpie. I used SU's Perpetual Calendar stamp set for the little star clusters too.
Secondly we were given a choice of sketches to choose from to create a layout. I chose this one
and this is the layout I made from it.
The background paper was Kaisercraft Coastal and the spotted piece at the top was a scrap from my kit. I used the Say Cheese II journaling card on the left of the photo. I added some Florida themed stickers, some enamel dots and the arrows that I cut on my Cameo. The Mickey button was added as a nod to the fact the photos were taken in the Animal Kingdom at Disney... (I think they were anyway!)
The final challenge was to use the Escher effect..in other words... use quilting/patchwork. Having just recently purchased a SU hexagon punch and the SU Six Sided Sampler stamp set.. I was keen to give this one a go. In addition there was a challenge over on UK Scrappers that invited us to make a LO using just black and white... so here it is. Not strictly made with my Counterfeit Kit.. but there was some white card stock and some black ink in my kit and that's about all I used on this LO..so here it is
I added faux stitching around the edges and cut the title on my Cameo.
Well that's it.. if you would like to see more.. please continue the blog hop and see the incredible things this talented design team come up with.
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I look forward to seeing you back here soon..and please do let me know you've stopped by..your comments make my day!
These are all great layouts! I really like your sketch one,that watery paper is so suitable.ReplyDelete
Well you have made MY day Elaine - so great to see all three of my prompts in action today - and so much to enjoy about each LO, from the brilliant title of the first to the dreamy colours and clever arrows of the second, to the wonderful hexagons and stylish title of the third - BRILLIANT!ReplyDelete
All three LO'S are wonderful, you really gave your Counterfeit Kit a good workout with these. Love the title and hexagon on the last one, just fab!ReplyDelete
Amazing layouts- love love love!ReplyDelete
Great layouts--all very original takes on the challenges. The hexagons are my favorite!ReplyDelete
I have to agree with you on this statement: I find this blog very inspiring and it is a great way to use up your stash so why not join us next month.. it's addictive.. and so worthwhile. (I feel the same way!) Wow loved that you tackled all the challenges in such a creative way! They all look greatReplyDelete
Bravo for doing all three challenge! I like your idea of using the hexagons for the patchwork challenge - I'll be trying that one soon I think. And great job on getting both the "Q" and "K" on your page with that clever title!ReplyDelete
Amazing!! All three :)ReplyDelete
I love that you had a go at all three challenges - go you! I'm usually super motivated to do all three but then don't manage to get around to them so kudos to you for that! Three lovely layouts and I love that Cameo title and the way you interpreted the sketch. Always a delight to have you on the hopReplyDelete
Brava! All three challenges & done superbly well :)ReplyDelete
I adore your K-Q title!
So delighted that you are playing along at CKC.
You add a wonderfully creativity to the playground!
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