March 25, 2013

Counterfeit Kit Challenge - Member Blog Hop for March 2013!

(I apologise for the wonkiness of my post - blogger was NOT being tech-friendly with me)

Welcome to my stop on the CKCB Members' Blog Hop!!!
 
I'm so, so excited as this was my first time making a kit AND I was chosen to participate in the blog hop.....yay me :) I have to say I'm sooo glad that I made a kit this month. I found it easier to start layout's as my paper was kinda chosen based on colours, and I already had alpha's and embellies in there too. And the best part is I am BASHING MY STASH!!! I also liked that it forced me to mix up my collections which I was kinda nervous of. The result is that my layout's look a little different and so far I love them ALL. Try it yourself next month..really. You should have come here from Rebecca's blog. If you didn't check the list below to start at the beginning.

This month's challenge was to use only photo's, no journalling. Not a real problem for me 'cause I don't really enjoy 'journalling' per se....I can manage to note the location, date, etc. but I've not been real great about putting my thoughts onto paper. I feel kinda vulnerable...wierd eh? I have already posted a few layouts that I made earlier in the month using my kit. My plan is to use the whole thing up before the month is out - even to making cards out of the scraps.....check back on the 1st of April to see if I met my own challenge.
 
Anywho, this is a layout that I saved just in case I was chosen for the hop. I created it during a crop a couple of weeks ago using my CKC March Kit. I really love this photo of my MM (mini-me) taken a few years ago when my mom, myself, and MM visited family a few hours away to attend a wedding. We thoroughly enjoyed not only the wedding, but the little side trips as well. This photo was taken in Brigus, NL....if you have never visited the gorgeous province of Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada you don't know what you're missing. You need to vacation here, by....
 
 
The background paper is MME, and the tag is one I made during a crop almost a year ago that my good friend Rhea hosted. I am still trying to explore a little mixed media / messiness. Stay tuned for some Twinchies and an ATC I have in the works.

Thanks for stopping by; now you should hop on over to Lisa's blog.

Here is the full blog hop list in case you get lost  - just click on the first link to head over to CKCB to find your way back onto the hop.
 
Don't forget to leave me a comment to let me know you were here....and happy hopping!

19 comments:

Lesley G said...

Beautiful layout, love all your strips at the bottom :)

Chidkid said...

Love the simplicity if this.. What a cutie too

Molly said...

great page! Love the tag!

Glinda said...

Very nice layout.

Darlene Whalley said...

Beautiful layout Corina! I adore the MME paper, I have (had) that collection and I just love it. I have become a huge MME fan lately. I know what you mean about journaling, I am the exact same way. I admire people that can journal, but I don't think our layouts lack anything with out it. Just looking at the pictures can evoke the memories that go with it. Have a great day!!

Rexene Lockyer said...

Wonderful layout Corina...you really are spreading your scrappy wings. Good for you!

Margie said...

What a soft and pretty page!

cherylane said...

I love it! This is such a great idea, anything to bash the stash. :) I can't wait to see if you use it all up.

Angela Coles said...

so glad you joined in with us at CKC this month, your page is so very pretty.

Jimjams said...

It's great to have your enthusiasm over at the CKCB this month Corina - that's a lovely page - what a cutie-pie MM is! Good luck using up your kit!

glorygirl said...

Love the tag on this page and the way you've let the title do the talking for you!

joyce rodli said...

(clapping) at your page. and you will get used to the messy joyjoy of mixed-media. see ya at prima

Julene Matthews said...

Such a gorgeous page and Canada is on my wish list.

Julie H said...

sweet photo, and I love your tag!

Elaine Beck said...

Loved your layout. Keep up the good work. I wish I was as motivated and you are to get your layouts done.

One Scrap Happy Momma said...

What a beautiful layout, Corina. You sound so much like me when I first started with CKCB. I used to strictly scrapbook my manufacturer - kept all my papers and embellies together based on what collection they came from. I love how my scrappin' has changed since I started making kits with my stash through CKCB! I hope you have the same luck!

Haven_mom4 said...

very interged by the counterfeit kits idea. Going to start a kit of my own next month. So glad you shared your project with us at lasting memories

Toni Herron said...

Another Great LO..
Thanks for sharing this with us at Lasting Memories..
Toni - LMDT

Lisa said...

thanks for sharing how CKC is working for you. we all have those aha moments! glad to have you on board.
what a lovely layout and isn't she a cutie! New Foundland is on my wish list! Has been for an awful long time. I visited NS a few years ago and loved it so much - we are in love with all things Canada. :-)