Friday, October 5, 2012

October 2012 Inspiration Kit

The October 2012 Inspiration Kit is the September kit put together by a new kit club called Gossamer Blue.  Their September 2012 kit contains some trendy chevron patterned paper and lots of cool label stickers--I'm a sucker for label stickers.  You can view a photo of the kit and the contents on their web site right here.   We hope you will enjoy creating your Counterfeit Kit based on this inspiration. 

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 July 2012

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


  1. I think I'll enjoy putting this one together! x

  2. My kit is ready, but it didn't take the direction I first thought.

  3. So excited! Looking forward to seeing everyone's take on this. Looks like it could go in a few different directions! Especially intrigued to see yours now, S!

  4. ah but now I need those Woodland doodads for that tape cassette...

  5. i perked up when i realized what day it was.20 sheets of patterned paper later and just finished going through some collage kits for oddball things to put in. will be going through some blessing(goodies people have sent me)stash and waiting for embellie posts to get a better handle on what i want to put in kit. all ready started on 2 altered items.


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