Friday, 24 January 2014

Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog Hop

Hi Everyone!

Hopefully you've arrived here via Julene's blog, but if not, you should make sure you pop over to the Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog and start at the beginning so you don't miss anything!

I'm really excited to be joining in with the CKC Blog Members' Blog Hop this month and I can't wait to show you what I've been making with my first ever Counterfeit Kit! Here's a quick peek ..


Our inspiration for January was the Hip2bSquare December Kit and the Oh Deer Me December Embellishment Kit - check out the original CKC post for details.
I had great fun going through my stash to pull my "Winter Mixture" kit together - see this post for details of all the goodies. Then I added a collection of embellishments which I called "Liquorice Allsorts" - check out this post to see how I made my DIY 'bellies!

The projects I want to show you today were inspired by Challenge #2 - use a container somewhere on your project ...

Here's the first one, a scrapbook page about my sweet little step-granddaughter Macy, who will be three years old in February ...



The design is based on a sketch by Els Brige for the January Scrap365 Sketch Challenge ...

FEB Sketch Challenge

... and here's the container - a tiny little sweetie jar from a Frog Dog kit, which I've filled with pink glass beads ...


The glitter Thickers I had put in my kit were plain silver, but I coloured them with Adirondack Alcohol Ink in Watermelon, to give them a pretty hint of pink ...


After this, I had some leftover bits and bobs on my desk ...


... so I dug out a partially-used Lunagirl collage sheet with some pretty teacup images - a cup's a container right?


... and I made a card with a matching gift bag and tag ...


The base for the bag was just one of the brown paper carriers you get when you go to the buffet car on the train these days - I knew it would come in handy for something!

Well, that's all folks! Hope you liked my projects - now it's time to hop on over to One Scrap Happy Momma

Thanks for popping in, see you again soon :o)xxx


18 comments:

Chidkid said...

What a cute little container! I love this LO.. going straight into my favourites. Thanks for the tip on colouring the silver alphas too... I wouldn't have thought of using liquid ink! Doh!

Tina Campbell said...

Such a cute layout, It's so easy to do one with a G-kid involved (that's what I've been working on too. Like the layering on this it just looks darling-a technique I want to embrace and super cute cards the diagonal pattern works great for the background

Lisa said...

that tiny bottle full of beads is the cutest container addition! perfect and what a lovely layout. I really like the colours you've picked out. And then the card set? Oh, love that ! I'm a tea addict so this really appeals. thanks for joining in and what a great first kit and projects! Hope to see more of you over at CKC!

Jimjams said...

Oh what a cutie Annie ... the photos, the tiny jar, all make for a very beautiful page. Love the idea of adding colour to the silver alphas too.

Lesley G said...

Fab fab fab, love it all - I hope you join in with us more often :)

Julene Matthews said...

The detail on this is gorgeous! I like the tiny bead bottle too.

LCSmithSAVED said...

Stunning layered page - so happy to have you here this month! Really love that green doily with the yummy watermelon colors, and the little bottle was a genius answer to the challenge - can't wait to see what else you have in your scrappy bag of tricks :~D

Chrissy said...

What a sweet LO! The jar is very cute and I love the colours you used! As for the card and bag... Who ever gets this is VERY lucky! Thank you for sharing. :o)

cinmfoster said...

Sweet layout. Great idea with the tag bag and card - no scraps

Louise said...

All those doilies looks so good Annie...super projects x

Helen Tilbury said...

Love that layered up little sneak of loveliness Annie!!

Peg Hewitt said...

Fabulous layout, so full of layers and details.
I have watched the CKC site for a while and want to play along one day but as yet have always found myself distracted with other things...

Val Thorpe said...

This is just full of Annie-licious goodness... I love the layout and she is such a cute little thing. Love the colours and such a good idea to colour the thickers....I never remember this when I am looking for titles.... The card and gift bag and just amazing. I love them....

Tellimaria said...

Oh, so sweetie! So cute! So delicious layout!
Full of inspiration!

Thank you for sharing with us at Scrap365 <3

Sandra Przybylska said...

what a nice light lo, thanks for playing along with us at Scrap365!

Editor, Scrap365 said...

Adorable :) Thank you so much for playing along with us at Scrap365, Ali x

Jennifer Grace said...

These are very cute! I really love that sweetie jar on the layout, plus all the other details to look at! Thanks so much for joining in the Scrap365 Sketch Challenge! X

annette said...

Annie .. this is gorgeous & I love that jar of beads .. thanks for playing on SCRAP365.. cheers :)