Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Forgeries on the Fourth - August Tutorials


  1. the action of forging or producing a copy of a document, signature, banknote, or work of art.

Welcome to "Forgeries on the Fourth" where it is no crime to create your own version of the trendy, hip products from the inspiration kit using your own stash and ingenuity. Each month on the fourth, check out tutorials from your Master Forgers or links to resources they have found for you on the internet.

By now you've seen the reveal and how the Master Forgers re-created

  Perhaps you've started to pull your own kit together, but maybe it's missing that somethin' somethin'!  This is when you need to add your own handcrafted touch with a handmade forgery.  Let's see what kind of tutorials are available from your Master Forgers this month.

Leslie has a few homemade goodies this month HERE.

The Cork Embellishments are very cute, but not something everyone can find.

You can make your own pretty easily!  Check out these videos:

How to make your own cork embellishments

Scrapbooking Haul and making your own cork embellishments

You could also PRINT some cork paper if that is easier to work with and more available for you:
Burlap, Cork & Cardboard texture background printables

Photo Credit

The die cut pack in the original kit is full of wonderful travel themes items and you can easily make your own pack just by using some of the free printable available online. Don't be limited to the face that many of these are pocket card sizes or luggage style tags - why not print them out and then fussy cut the icons out? There are all sorts of possibilities for these great freebies! Check these out:
And how about those gorgeous mini-envelopes? The internet has so many wonderful tutorials out there for how to make your own so here are just a couple as well as some printable kraft paper to give your creations that individual touch!

Find the download and instructions here - includes the gorgeous patterned liners!

Find instructions and templates for three different sized envelopes here

Printable kraft envelope designs can be found here

And while this isn't a kraft envelope, who could resist this polka dot printed bow! It might be just the thing your kit needs!
Lisa has had some fun with these printables and envelope templates so why not check out her blog post here


  1. Thanks for these links. I've downloaded some of the cards and tags ready for my cruise album.

  2. Lots of great ideas. I may have to try those envelopes!