Saturday, June 4, 2016

Forgeries on the Fourth - June 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.

With lots of watercolored items in the kit this month,

these YouTube beginner tutorials may inspire you! 

LINK to print & cut files

Our Guest Designer, Salla, has these on offer:  

 The Hello words are DIY stickers, by the way, made of paper scraps backed with wide double sided tape and die cut with Sizzix Big Shot! 


 Jemma used a fine tipped pen to add doodles to striped patterned paper to counterfeit one of the Hip Kit Club exclusive papers from the kit:

Leslie had a similar idea for a Project-Life card & more...


Kelly created pocket page cards--see the complete tutorial on her blog.

Lesley jumped right back in & offers these:

Lisa tried her hand at the print & cut feature on her Silhouette for the first time (since she got her machine almost 2 1/2 years ago!) and discovered that is SO easy! In under 30 minutes she had a wonderful pile of printed and perfectly cut pretty florals as well as other motifs. She found plenty of cut files in the Silhouette shop and used the easy to follow tutorial on the Silhouette School Blog here 

 We would love to see anything that our members create using the tutorials we've found - and, even more so, if you counterfeit something from scratch. Please do share with us by adding a link to our monthly Mr. Linky!

***** MEMBER BLOG HOP *****
Don't forget that we *LOVE* it when you join in the fun and sign up to be on our member blog hop on 24th! Find out how below!  Go on, you know you want to!
Your project should be something new, using a Counterfeit Kit Challenge kit, that you haven't shown before and will only post for the hop. Be inspired by any of the challenges this month or just share something you've created with your kit. Remember, the more the merrier and it never fails to be a lot of fun!
To be a part of our blog hop:

  • E-mail us your name & blog address & promise to participate at by the 18th June.
  • You will receive an e-mail from us by the 20th June with a list of the hop participants.
  • You will need to schedule your own blog post showing your project based on a challenge and link to the person after you in the hop.All Blog Hop posts will need to be scheduled to go live on the 24th June at 12:00am Mountain Standard Time (Arizona) but we will help you with the scheduling!


  1. Wonderful! Simple, easy to follow, quick ideas for adding a little personalisation to your kit. Thanks everyone for some great tips

  2. Just when I think there is nothing to be counterfeited in a kit, you all prove me wrong. Great ideas!

  3. I agree! THank u. Really helped me get together a page.


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