Sunday, June 1, 2014

I'm in love with my June Counterfeit Kits!

Did you see it?  The "s" on the end of Kit in my title?  Yep.  I made TWO kits this month because, well, I just couldn't pick.  Which is the same reason we have a choice of kits to counterfeit in the first place.  LOL  They both had a similar feel to me and are a great jump off from our Wonderful World Of Color NSD Event from last month.  (Seriously proud of my fabulous team for pulling that off so well.)

So let's jump right into checking out the kits for this month!

Scrapbook Circle Shop has a great kit for May:  High Five!


I threw caution to the wind and decided to not be so literal with my interpretation (I wasted a whole day trying to recreate that circle paper...epic fail).  Instead I just started pulling some fun, colorful paper and embellishments and let that direct me.



Next up is the Summer School Workshop Kit from Clique Kits!  What a fun concept and what a great kit!


More random paper pulls!  I loved just digging in and picking papers I liked.  My embellishment hunt led to some fox stamps (by Close to My heart), so I will have a great time with that direction!



I pulled some great colorful embellishments (dots, mists, sequins) that will work well with either kit as well.  I am eager to try out some gloss gel medium (like a stencil paste) as well this month.


My office looks like Rainbow Bright has been visiting me.  LOL


I am really excited to see what kits the design team has put together for this month.  Angela is up next with a super kit to share with you!



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Now, how can YOU participate?  Go to the sidebar and use Mr. LINKY to link us to YOUR kit or project using your kit so we can leave you some love!  We will make a brand new Mr. Linky for each month, so get your blog posts linked ASAP!

To make Mr. Linky a little easier for us to use, please type your name and then a description of what you are linking (ie: kit, mini challenge, ect).

We also have a Flicker group, if you don't have a blog, but would like to share your creativity with us!  CKC Blog Flicker Group

We also have a new twist on our Follower Blog Hop for this year!  I hope you like it!

End of the Month Blog Hop:
On the 24th of each month we offer a blog hop opportunity to all of our followers!  A chance for you to show off a special project made with your counterfeit kit for that month.

Here is how it will work:
Your Blog Hop Project may be from any of the 3 challenges we offer throughout the month.
Your project must be something new that you have not shown before and only post for the hop.

To be a part of our blog hop:
1.  E-mail us your name/blog address/promise to participate at counterfeitkitchallenge@yahoo.com  BY THE 18th!  (No late requests will be able to join this time due to the work it takes for us to get it put together.)

2.  You will receive  an e-mail from us by the 20th with a list of the hop participants.

3.  You will need to schedule your own blog post showing your project based on this challenge and links to the person after you in the hop.

4.  All Blog Hop posts will need to be scheduled to go live on the 24th at 12:00 A.M. Mountain Standard Time (Arizona)

16 comments:

Lesley G said...

Great kitS Bethany and hope you and your girl have some scrappy fun together :)

Lisa said...

So impressed that you made TWO kits. What fun. And they are both such great ones too. Full of colour and inspiration! Looks like it will be a creative month for you. Looking forward to seeing your shares.

Sassy Breese said...

Why settle for one, when you can have both? And don't they play well together? I would like to learn more about using stencils and gel medium. I be watching for your post(s) using that.

Tina Campbell said...

Sweet kit this month looks like your gonna a great time crafting :)

mandysea said...

oh wow... love your kits! they look amazing. I cant wait to put mine together!

LCSmithSAVED said...

Wow! You have had so much color fun here I feel like I am riding that rainbow :D Loved your presentation this month & these two amazing kits should be FAB for bright summer pages.

joyce rodli said...

lookin' good.

joyce rodli said...

lookin' good.

Julene Matthews said...

I love both your kits. The first one is so close to the original.
I like the sequins and papers in the second.Have fun with them Bethany.

Jimjams said...

WOW Bethany - great kits - and I spot some of the same picks as me for High Five (only mine are 6x6). Have fun!

Angela Coles said...

two fabulously colourful kits. Have fun scrapbooking with them.

Kelly Jean said...

Love your kits! I was thinking about how to recreate that circle paper too!

S said...

Those look great - black and wood are both great accents looks. Enjoy your kits!

Margie said...

I love this! Great choice for kits! And your paper choices look great too!

One Scrap Happy Momma said...

What wonderfully bright and beautiful kits, Bethany! I'll bet you have a ton of fun with those goodies!

sassyscrapper said...

Fun kitS! Your rainbow brite pic made me LOL! Love all your happy colors. Happy creating!