Welcome to "Forgeries on the Fourth" where it is no crime to create your own version of the trendy, hip products from the inspiration kit using your own stash and ingenuity. Each month on the fourth, check out tutorials from your Master Forgers or links to resources they have found for you on the internet.
This month we are using a kit from the German-based "Scrapabilly" shop to get our inspiration flowing. Here's a quick reminder of the scrappy eye candy:
This month's guest designer, Julie jumped right in and created these pretty lacy borders and some other tutorials as seen on her blog HERE.
Want to achieve that weathered wood vibe that is in the July inspiration? Lynnette found this tutorial:
And for another take on the weathered wood look, you can check out this example by Susanne.
Leslie, as usual, started with some papers...
|Blog post HERE|
How about these free printable lace papers?
|Find them on Far Far Hill here|
Or these free printable ornate frames?
|Find them at the Graphics Fairy here|
And last but not least, Lisa came up with a - very - simple way of getting the glossy effect on some left over die-cuts. Check out her blog for the easy way of achieving this.
Before you get busy with this month's tutorials, we have a special prize announcement!
First off, thanks for the overwhelming response in support of the Forgeries post and your participation. We had so many fabulous takes on the tuts in the gallery. Even more, so many of you USED them in layouts to create one of a kind embellishments! How awesome to push yourself creatively. You all proved to be clever forgers!
Our random winner for the Forgeries on the Fourth Challenge goes to...
Congrats to you, Emma!
We will be getting a prize out to you very soon!
Thanks again to all who participated!
FORGE ON, FRIENDS!