Monday, March 28

March Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog Hop!

Welcome Blog Hoppers!

This is my second month participating in the Counterfeit Kit Challenge and I'm loving it!

This month our kits were inspired by Studio Calico and they have a ton - a main kit and then four add-on kits. I ended up making 4 kits and adding plain cardstock. One kit ('Beachy Keen") I haven't touched at all - I had to reformat my computer this month and I didn't have a chance to go through my backups and pull vacation pictures. Another kit ('Sunshine Flowers') was barely used and some of what is left is going to be added to my giveaway - I just can't see myself ever using the paper. However, I still had plenty to use and I made 10 layouts so far and I'll probably do another two or three before the April Kit is ready.


Our challenge for this month's blog hop was to scraplift ourselves!




I chose this layout I did several years ago. I really liked it then and I still like it! It also had a 'framed' picture that will cover another challenge we had this month. You gotta love a two-fer!







Here's what I did this time. Zabella just 'killed' this toy Thursday night and we had the photographic evidence. The only thing I really changed was that instead of stamping the border this time, I used a decorative tape that's been laying around in a drawer for who knows how long. I had to miter the corners but I love how it looks. I think I'll be using it again!



Don't forget to follow my blog & leave a comment on the post for your chance to win my March Kit Giveaway! You can find my original post with all the details by clicking the Kit picture at the top of my blog.


The next blog on the hop is Stacey's.
If you get lost along the way you can return to The Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog.

Thanks for stopping by!

    ~Mar

31 comments:

Jessica ♥ said...

Awesome!
Super cute dog too! :)
Thanks for sharing.

- Jessica
Counterfeit Kit DT

Mary B said...

Great page love the look on your dog's face. That border tape is great what a super idea to use it here.

Jimjams said...

Lovely page design - plenty of interest - TFS

Lisa said...

that is a nice design with the small framed picture. I used some old decorative tape too this month. TFS

Sherri Thompson said...

Cute layout, Mar! Our 2 dogs do the same thing!

Lesa said...

I like the colors!! Nice job!! Your dog is a cutie-pie!!

Margie said...

That's great!! I love the photos, and I will have to scraplift the idea of using the decorative tape like that, since I have some in my kit!!

Sue, a.k.a. midwestgirl said...

Yes, I love this design too, and would use it again and again. Love your colors on both pages!

Geri said...

The border on both of these are awesome! Love the book plate too!

Karen Williams said...

a cute Lo and a cute dog- love the glitter title

ms.schwiet said...

love how you did the frame...just wonderful...gotta love the two for one special on aisle Mar's

Mad for Paper said...

Both layouts are great. that decorative tape looks very classy.
TFS
Ang

nomorelittlemonkeys said...

Great job combining the two challenges! Your dog pics are adorable! What a fun pet page!

Glinda said...

Very nice layouts. I like how you did the stampping on the older one and great idea to use the tape on the next.

Lisa said...

love the layouts and the title says it all.

Laurie Marmon said...

A fun layout for sure. I can see why it would be a good one for your to scrap again. Great job.

S said...

Nicely done.

jediflame said...

Super cute subject for a layout! Our dogs do that constantly, too.

I love the colors you used!

Missus Wookie said...

Great look on her face when she knows that it's dead. Yep, gotta love a twofer challenge LO too :)

Clair said...

Ten layouts? That's awesome! I too am loving the challenge, but seem to be taking it a little slower :)

Loving your layouts - the stamping and the taping are ideas that I'm just going to have to try for page borders now. They look great!

Larisa said...

Fantastic pages! Love them))

Shelley said...

Great colors and cute layout!

Miss Misi said...

I really this design!

Emily said...

What a fabulous design! I love how you incorporated in the mini photo.

Dawn said...

I like both of your layouts the clean lines really do lend themselves to many different layout styles. Very nice

A Creative Operation said...

Awesome! My dogs do the same thing!

Kim Strother said...

Great use of the tape and I really like the clean lines of both layouts. They have a timeless feel.

Lillian Child said...

How delightful!

I just found your blog and am now a follower. So very nice to meet you!

http://lillianchild.blogspot.com

scrappymo! said...

Awww, that is really sweet. \i use a lot of torn paper on my layouts too!

Tricia said...

The border tape is gorgeous - good job mitering the corners. Great lift!

vexedangel said...

Genius with the tape, love the papers, too!