Grey Skies — November at Counterfeit Kit Challenge and Blog Hop

Hello crafty crafters–welcome to November! If you are here from Julene’s blog on the Counterfeit Kit Challenge blog hop, I am so glad you are here!

I love this time of year, especially on our farm–the trees are spectacular, the weather is so pleasant, and Thanksgiving is on its way. At the Counterfeit Kit Challenge blog, we are celebrating November by creating a kit based on the latest Pink Paislee collection, Cedar Lane.

cedar lane

When creating my kit, which I am calling Grey Skies, I started with a floral paper from Pebbles reminiscent of the floral patterns in the Cedar Lane kit. I then added several fairly neutral papers and one pop of color–a bright coral print that coordinates with the floral.

november kit

For the embellishments, I added washi tape, Thickers, puffy stickers, a diecut, layered flower stickers, buttons, twine, and a cute fox flair button like the fox in the Cedar Lane collection.

This month at CKC, not only did the Master Forgers pick our new kits, we also created our own add-on kit! We each chose an item to add to our kit, and you can see all of our choices in the blog hop. You can use any of these wonderful add-on ideas to make your own embellishments for your kit in November. (We will share a complete list of our add-ons tomorrow–so be on the lookout!)

For my add-on, I was inspired by all of the cute embellished paper clips (like these and these) that are in stores now. So I created a set of clips to complete my Grey Skies kit. I will have a complete tutorial for you on Wednesday for Forgeries on the Fourth.

paper clip embellishments

I am so excited about heading into November and using my Grey Skies kit this month! Be sure to go on to Leslie’s blog for your next stop on the blog hop. And if you want to see all of the Master Forgers’ kits for November, start the blog hop here.


11 thoughts on “Grey Skies — November at Counterfeit Kit Challenge and Blog Hop

  1. I am a huge fan of November and its grey skies! Love the vibe you captured in paper and supplies. Those OA buttons are just sweetness in a bag! Fantastic kit and name.

  2. I’m not sure that this is the right word to apply to scrapbooking supplies but this kit is just luscious! Such soft and classic colors. That floral paper is gorgeous too! I’m looking forward to seeing what you make with this very elegant kit!

  3. Great kit – super soft colours with the greys and gentle corals. The combination really appeals to me and I like the addition of the buttons and washi (I have those buttons and need to use them!) Your paperclips are adorable so I’m excited to see how you made them 🙂

  4. This is such a beautiful kit – so soft and sweet. The add on that you’ve created is perfect – and I’m going to be making some of my own (as I’m in love with most of the items in our ‘add on’.)

  5. Love the kit 🙂 So pretty and I’m excited to see the tutorial on the forgery of the paper clips so then I may get mine used up that I got in previous swaps 🙂

  6. Oh, that swoon worthy large floral is to die for! You’ve found a great selection of embellis that go so well it looks like a “real” kit – the hallmark of a successful forgery : )

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