Saturday, 1 November 2014

Counterfeit Kit Reveal November kit reveal blog hop

Happy November 1st!

November is going to be a great month - I can just feel it. After my sister named October "Awesome October", I think that November is going to be "Incredible November".

Hopefully, you're here for the Counterfeit Kit Challenge November kit reveal and have reached me via Margie at her blog (here). If not, why not go back to the beginning over at the Counterfeit blog and while you're at it, don't forget to drop by our wonderful Guest Designer, Binty (here). She's a very talented scrapper and we are delighted to have her on the team this month.

Our inspiration kit is the gorgeous Scrapbooks & Cards Today's, Crop & Create Delivered kit which is full of wonderful autumnal colours and so many beautiful bits and pieces.

I've noticed that some of the other Master Forgers pull their kit together by looking at the inspiration kit and just jotting down the words that come to mind which are then used to form the new kit.

I wrote down stripes, doilies, dots, flowers, leaves, autumnal elements, rich saturated colours, tags, labels and more leaves.

Knowing that the only element of the original kit that I had was a scrap of the leaf print paper by We R Memory Keepers, I decided to build it off that. Then I pulled papers and lots of embellishments which matched the list of key words I'd noted down.

The result is a kit that's very much me and which is named it after Guy Fawkes night - a fabulous firework-filled UK November celebration I miss a lot now that I don't live there!

Lots of papers - another huge kit - with some favourite colours! Pinks, golds, vellums and rich woodgrains. Scrummy!

I've included quite a few sheets of BasicGrey's vintage Indian Summer including a lace paper which I am determined to find a use for.

That vellum with the words? It's at least 7 years old! I had several sheets and now it's time to say goodbye to the last of them.

I had quite a few die-cut leaves left over from another kit and as they match that scrap of feather paper, I added them in to get them onto pages. The die-cuts will be a challenge as they are very vintage and even Valentine themed. Let's see how I get on with those.

Twine instead of ribbon and lots of Polaroid frames as well as, of course, enamel dots.

Tags and washi tape will be sure to find a place on a layout or two. No kit is complete without them!

There are plenty of alphas (I can't seen to find a burlap printed one I have somewhere but that will be added in when I do) and some decorative brads complete the selection of embellies that I need when making pages.

There's a good mix of newer and older products here as well as my - at the moment - signature gold so I'm sure that I'll have a lot of fun using up the kit. Watch this space!

Thanks for dropping by and a comment to let me know you were here would be marvellous. All you need to do now is continue along the hop, starting with down under (depending on where you are!) to check out what Julene has rustled up for us this month.


And don't forget to join in on the Counterfeit Kit Challenge member blog hop this month (on 24th). Check out the Counterfeit blog posts for the kit reveal as well as each of the three challenges for details. We love it when YOU join in too and share what you've been making with our inspiration!


  1. A warm and beautiful kit! Love the pinks and golds!

  2. This is lovely Lisa!! And I love how you've gotten right into your older stash.... got to love using that up! Love your woodgrains and gold... and those feathers and twine are fabulous too!

  3. stunning and huge! wow what a fabulous kit to play with this month. I can't wait to see what you make. we've some bonfire night parties to choose between at the moment. Bless you.

  4. ooooooooooo"can I have it" (that means I likey) (joyce)

  5. What a fabulous fabulous kit, and I do like your idea of jotting down a list and then coming up with this gorgeous stash.

  6. beautiful kit. love the vellum and the gold.

  7. Can't wait to see how you use those feathers! Great stuff in your kit. I bet you'll have a lot of fun with it!!

  8. Beautiful kit, love the deep colors and the gold. Looming forward to seeing your creations.
    Cindy F.

  9. Oh. My. Super-scrappalicious!

  10. I see just the right amount of pink and gold to make this kit undeniably "Lisa"! So pretty and I love the name (and the font you used). Hope you have an incredible month.

  11. Gorgeous collection Lisa. I love all those feathers and your gold doiley paper too. Looking forward to seeing your creations.

  12. Oh, this looks lovely. Enjoy it. By the way, what font is that you used for Bonfire.

  13. I love this.. great inspiration .. thanks.. I'll be joining in the hop too this month.

  14. Fantastic mixing old and those feathers !

  15. So lovely. Better than the inspiration kit, imo. Maybe I should counterfeit your kit?

  16. I do love this kit!!!


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