I put together a May Counterfeit Kit but it wasn’t working for me. I pulled it out a few times, shuffled the papers and then put them back in the box. But there was one paper in the original kit I wanted to copy – Quilt Work by Fancy Pants Designs.
I’ve done something similar before – that time I cut circles from cream card with my pinked circle die and my Bigshot. Then I cut and adhered squares of patterned paper, then scored and folded the card before adhering the flaps. This time I wanted something quicker because I had a sketch in mind from Creative Scrappers which meant covering at least 2/3 of a 12 x 12 sheet.
I pulled all the single sided white based papers from my scrap box and collected together co-ordinating papers. Then I sat and punched lots of circles. Next I cut a square of card to fit inside to use as a template. Then I folded the edges of the circle to turn them into squares. The white based and single sided paper is important – so that when the circles are folded all the flaps look the same and don’t jar against the patterned papers. From there it was just a matter of laying out the squares to form the pattern. Adding a photo and some embellishments; et voila
I decided not to stick down the flaps this time – I like the texture it makes. I quite like this split page idea as a background, so I pulled out some larger scraps and made a couple of backgrounds to scrap later. How are you getting on using up your stash?