Friday, November 4, 2016

Forgeries on the Fourth - November 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.

Let's refresh our memories on this month's kit...

Ahhh, yes.
  That's the one. 
 Let's see what your Master Forgers have gathered up for you.

Susan found these printables that coordinate nicely with the inspiration kit. They are intended for planners but would make great embellishments for scrapbook pages.
SnS Treasures Blog

And on the same theme, Lisa also tracked down some free printables which can be used on all types of projects:
And some free Silhouette cut files:
Lisa also made up some die-cut foxes to match the theme of her kit using a multi-piece die but with some clever hand drawing and a bit of scissor work, you could easily build your own. Try searching on Pinterest for fox templates and you'll find several cute and simple variations:

And matching the printed twill in the inspiration kit, Lisa got her stamps out and made her own. Simple, quick and easy - just the sort of forgeries that Lisa's so fond of!

You can see more details over on Lisa's blog here.

Lesley has created some tags using her scraps and made some easy strips using Word

Lynnette spotted these autumnal paper trees on an Etsy site HERE for $15!  Now I KNOW my scissors can whip up these fabulous fall finds.  No machines needed!  The wonkier the better!

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 November.
  • You will receive an e-mail from us by the 20th November 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 November at 12:00am Mountain Standard Time (Arizona) but we will help you with the scheduling!


  1. The trees are so cute. I whipped up a half dozen over coffee this morning.

  2. Love those trees! The printables are fabulous too and Lisa's foxes are adorable.


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