Sunday, June 5, 2011

June 2011 Counterfeit Inspiration kit

Welcome to our 6th month of Counterfeiting!!! 

 

This Month's Sponser...

Before we announce this month's Inspiration Kit, we wanted to let everyone know that Sandy, from http://www.socalscrapbooks.com/, has generously donated this prize pack that will be randomly given away to one of our blog hop participants on the 28th of June.  So gather your Counterfeit Kits, follow along with the tutorials to "counterfeit" some product, and stay tuned for details about the Blog Hop on June 28th. 


http://www.socalscrapbooks.com/



This Month's Prize pack includes:
1-Button Maker-Round 14
1-pack of Button Accessories-Round 14
1- pack of Spring Felt Flowers

This Month's Inspiration Kit... 
The June 2011 Kit is put together by another new kit club called Burlap and Buttercups...you can visit their website at http://burlapandbuttercups.com/index.htm

Burlap and Buttercup's June 2011 Main Kit is so light and airy, you can view the inspiration kit and the list of contents at http://burlapandbuttercups.com/kits.htm.

"Summer" Add-On Kit...

Kim, one of the Master Forgers, has created a "Summer" themed Add-on Kit to coordinate with Burlap and Buttercup's June 2011 Kit.   If you would like to create a Summer Add-On Kit, please feel free to Counterfeit Kim's...or simply pull a few 'summer' embellishments from your stash of supplies to coordinate with your June 2011 Counterfeit Kit.  For more information about Kim's Add-On Kit, please visit her blog http://lovejoyscrap.blogspot.com/.  (If you have lots of summer photos to scrapbook, you might want to make a Summer Add-On...we will be working with it later in the month, and would love for you to join along!)
 
Kim's Summer Add-On Kit

 What's the next step???

The CHALLENGE is to use this kit for inspiration. How, you ask? Well, there are many ways to go about this. Here are a few ideas...
  • Try and match every piece in the kit as close as possible to something from your supply stash.
  • Use the "kit contents" as inspiration, and recreate your own kit with the same types of supplies, but in a different color or style that corresponds better with your preferences/photographs/scrapbook style/tastes.
  • Make an even smaller "page kit" or "card kit"..."counterfeiting" just a few items from this month's kit as inspiration. 
  • Using the color scheme from the kits as inspiration, try to re-create a kit of your own using whatever supplies you have available.
What's to come?...
  • Tomorrow we will post pictures of the inspired Counterfeit Kits we put together from our stash of supplies.  The link for you to share pictures of your Counterfeit Kits with each other is here
  • Over the next week, we will add links to tutorials for counterfeiting many of the embellishments in this month's inspiration Kit's.
  • Over the next month, we will post mini challenges to USE your new kit, as well as organize a blog hop to share your creations! 
  • We hope you all find some inspiration in the kit club we choose this month!!!  If you aren't sure where to begin, check out the "Hints and Tips" page of our blog for some help.  Feel free to leave a comment, questions, or any suggestions!!!  We look forward to hearing from you.

Mister Linky For June 2011
We are going to use a new Mister Linky each week throughout the entire month.  To find the Mister Linky Post quickly, there is a link on the top right sidebar of our blog called "Mister Linky Post".  Every time you would like to link a picture of your counterfeit kit, or a layout you made with your kit, please link it to that Mister Linky, also found here
You do not need to have a blog or on-line gallery to link your pictures.  You can upload the picture to your Facebook (don't forget to share it as "public") and link that web address to Mister Linky!  Or, if you need help figuring out how to link your work, please e-mail us, attach your picture, and we'll help you out.  Our e-mail is counterfeitkitchallenge@yahoo.com.

10 comments:

  1. Very excited for this month's challenges - looks like a great kit!

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  2. Awesome!! Can't wait to get started!

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  3. very nice Sandy, thank you for sponsoring with the button maker.

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  4. This is very pretty and girlie. I don't do a lot of that, since I am surrounded by boys at my house...but I am going to give it a go!!! Beautiful choice this month.
    Michelle

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  5. Love this month's kit!! Great choice and I can't wait to start pulling mine together!! :)

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  6. Congratulations on six months of counterfeiting! You girls are awesome and continue to provide wonderful inspiration and challenges. This is a great choice of a kit to counterfeit for June. Kim - beautiful add-on! I love the colors you chose, especially the pretty green paper.

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  7. I pulled mine together - it will go up on my blog tonight.
    Rinda

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  8. I loved the inspiration kit this month!! I can't wait to see what everyone else comes up with. Congratulations on six months!! Woo hoo!

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  9. YUM! I am so glad to see this posted. I've been waiting for a week. I've got mine posted onto my blog and am ready to play.

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  10. I just have to say I just found your blog and love this idea. I too am one of those that need more supplies like a hole in my head but I find that I need them more often than I should! LOL. I hope to be able to participate in this one some time! How fun and kudos for coming up with something useful, inventive, and then challenging us to use it! Way to go on a job well done!

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