Saturday, January 30, 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Saturday Challenge!



Hi everyone! Welcome to another challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!  Our theme this week is to use "3 Patterned Papers".
We always enjoy your creations so be sure to submit them so you can have a chance to WIN a $20 gift card to the Shop!
Have you joined the Kraftin Kimmie's Krafty Friends Facebook group?? It's the best place to keep up with all of the goings on as well as sharing YOUR creations and getting inspired by other Krafty Friends' creations!!!
Frugal Friday specials are UP!!!! This is a great way to get some goodies from your wishlist at up to 50% off!
In addition to the great Krafty Challenges & Wonderful Wednesday, each month we will post a Sketch. The sketch will last all month long and if you use it in ANY of our Challenges or WW's during that month you will get an additional chance to win a store gift card! You do NOT have to use the sketch, it's just a little extra boost for your mojo if ya need it!
 
 
Now create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp or any other stamp and be sure to use our THEME as a starting point for your creation!!! You will have until February 5th at 11:55 pm EST to get your entries in!
Pull out those fabby stamps and play along! Have some krafty fun and join us this week!!
 

My card today features the stamp "Talk To The Animals".  I've also used the January sketch for my card.  The papers are from the American Craft Welcome Spring paper pad.  Some of the other supplies used are;  MS lace border punch, craft ribbon and enamel dots.  Thanks for stopping by!

Challenges:

Crafty Gals Corner - #56 Anything Goes.
Creative Craft Cottage - #56 Anything Goes.
Inspiration Destination - #70 Anything Goes.
Ruby's Rainbow - #121 Animal Magic.
Simon Says Stamps Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes.
Aud Sentiments - #147 Anything Goes.
Crafty Girls Creations - #13 Anything Goes.
Crafting With Friends - #13 Anything Goes.
Simply Papercraft - #22 Anything Goes.
Crafty Catz - #309 Kids.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Wonderful Wednesday Challenge With Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!


It's Wonderful Wednesday time!! We hope you can play along!! As always it's ANYTHING GOES!! Break out your Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and get krafty!
We want EVERYONE to be able to play along so your submission can use ANY stamp and can be any theme, any style, any design and it can be a card, a scrapbook page, an altered item....you name it!! It must be a NEW creation and you can enter on this post until January 26th at midnight! At the end of the month one random winner will be chosen from all the submissions for the whole month and will receive a $20 Gift Card to the shop!!! 
 

My card for today features the stamp set #Allstar.  The designer papers used are from the Simple Stories - Say Cheese II paper pad.  I added some wood veneer stars and Doodlebug brads.  The clouds were sponged on using Tumbled Glass distress ink.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Challenges:

Crafty Friends Challenge - #23 Anything Goes.
Addicted To Stamps - #118 Masculine.
Craft Your Passion - #295 Anything Goes.
Crafting From The Heart - #95 Anything Goes.
Love To Scrap - #70 Anything Goes.
Through The Purple Haze - #93 Anything Goes.
Inky Chicks - #61 Anything Goes.
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes.
Shopping Our Stash - #235 (3 stars, 2 papers, 1 image).
Creative Fingers - #100 Anything Goes.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

KRAFTIN' KIMMIE STAMPS RELEASE DAY HOP!

 
It's finally here, the RELEASE of our very first new stamp sets of 2016!!! 
We've released ALL the new clear stamp sets that we've been previewing all week and we're celebrating with an amazing krafty HOP! 
We have two beautiful sets from artist, Annie Rodrigue called MINNIE, MAISIE & ME! and PURR-FECT PRINCESS!  There's a sweet new set by artist Cheryl Grant called
TALK TO THE ANIMALS!  We've got a very special set by artist Emilie Goulet called
A FURRY SURPRISE! What's extra special about this set is that Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps will be donating a portion of the sale of each of this set to a local non-profit animal rescue organization! We want to help take care of our furry friends who are in need of rescue!
Lastly we have two fun new sets from artist, Becky Pearce called A PURR-FECT DAY! and TOTALLY PAW-SOME!
You will get to see ALL of the new sets in action as you sit back and enjoy the hop! Then head on over to the Krafty Shop because ALL of the new stamp sets are NOW AVAILABLE!
 

I hope you've enjoyed our January release!!  There's lots of amazing projects to show you today for our release day hop!  Sit back and enjoy!  I colored part of the image with Copics but paper pieced the chair.  I used Stickled white pearls for the buttons on the chair.  The paper is from the Basic Grey - Eva paper pad.  The other supplies used are; Cheery Lynn Designs French Pastry Doily die, Spellbinder oval and scalloped dies, Spellbinder fancy framed tags, Wild Orchid flowers, MS branch punch, charm and craft ribbon.

Challenges:

Fan-tastic Tuesday Challenge - #119 Anything Goes/Warm and Cozy.
Addicted To Stamps And More - #176 Anything Goes.
Inspiration Destination - #68 Anything Goes.
Penny's paper Crafty - #260 Anything Goes.
Crafter's Café - #140 Square cards.
The Sisterhood Of Crafters - Something Old/New (designer paper/Tag).
Crafty Girls Creation - #12 Anything Goes.
Southern Girls Challenge - One For The Girls.
Simply Papercrafts - #21 Anything Goes.
Crafting With Friends - #12 Anything Goes.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

KRAFTIN KIMMIE STAMPS SNEAK PEEKS - DAY THREE!

 
Welcome Krafty Friends to Day THREE of our January Krafty Previews!!!
Today we are sharing previews featuring a FUN and FURRY new stamp set by artist Emilie Goulet! These sassy pets are SO much fun to colour!!!
The set features two main images, a silly puppy and a sneaky cat, PLUS TEN coordinating sentiments! This is also a very SPECIAL stamp set because Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps will be donating a portion of the sale of each set of A FURRY SURPRISE! to a local non-profit animal rescue organization!!! We want to help take care of our furry friends who are in need of rescue!!


All of our new January clear stamp sets will be released on Saturday afternoon! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of krafty creations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have fun! Hope to see you there!
 

Another sweet set of animal stamps for our release this month!  I love cats but due to bad allergies can't have one!!  I've used the La-La-Land stitched circle die and the Spellbinders round die to layer the image which was colored with Copics.  This designer paper is from the Echo Park - Pirates paper pad and the Echo Park - The Story Of Our Family paper pad.  Other supplies used are; enamel dots, Natural Hemp cord, YNS Banner die, SSS Small Heart Doily die and LA-La-Land number die.

Challenges:

The Male Room - #26 Anything Goes.
Craft Your Passion - #294 Anything Goes.
Get Creative Challenge - #30 Something New (Banner Die).
The Cutie Pie Challenge - #95 Krafty Cuties.
613 Avenue Create - #158 Anything Goes/Birthday.
Cardz For Guys - #102 Birthday.
Shopping Our Stash - #234 Something New (Banner Die).
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes.
Tuesday Throwdown - #276 Dimension.
The Paper Shelter - #231 Shades Of Blue.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

KRAFTIN' KIMMIE STAMPS SNEAK PEEKS - DAY TWO!

 
Welcome Krafty Friends to Day TWO of our January Krafty Previews!!!...
We're back with another day of previews featuring our furry and not-so-furry little friends! I hope you're lovin' them!
Today we are sharing a sweet new set by artist, Cheryl Grant! It features our favourite kiddos, Lulu and Lucas and of course, their little animal pals! It's called TALK TO THE ANIMALS and has the two main images PLUS SEVEN super fun coordinating sentiments!


All of our new January clear stamp sets will be released on Saturday afternoon! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of krafty creations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have fun! Hope to see you there!
  

Wouldn't it be great if we could talk to the animals!!  Oh what they'd have to say!  This is another adorable set by Cheryl Grant and perfect for cards for children of all ages!  After I colored the image with Copics I used Tumbled Glass distress ink to sponge on the clouds.  The designer  paper is from the Echo Park - Birthday Wishes paper pad.  The banner was made using a new die I got from YNS.  Other supplies are; white hemp cord, Doodlebug button and MME enamel dots.

Challenges:

Crafting With An Attitude - #11 Anything Goes.
Creative Knockouts - #123 Anything Goes.
Cute Card Thursday - #407 Something New (Banner Die).
Brown Sugar - #180 Anything Goes.
Creative Fingers - #100 Anything Goes.
Crafty Friends - #22 Something New (Banner Die).
My Time To Craft - #312 Friendship/Friends.
Crafting When We Can - #110 Something New (Banner Die).
Glitter N Sparkle - #170 Tic Tac Toe (Bow, Image, Button).
Crafting From The Heart - #94 Anything Goes.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

KRAFTIN' KIMMIE STAMPS SNEAK PEEKS - DAY ONE!

 
Welcome Krafty Friends to Day ONE of our January Krafty Previews!!!
We are so excited to kick off 2016 with a 'spectacular' new release!
Today we are previewing TWO gorgeous new sets by artist Annie Rodrigue!
The first set is called MINNIE, MAISIE AND ME and features the joyful main image PLUS EIGHT coordinating sentiments!

 
The second set is called PURR-FECT PRINCESS and features the absolutely elegant main image PLUS SIX wonderful coordinating sentiments!
 
All of our new January clear stamp sets will be released on Saturday afternoon! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of krafty kreations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have some fun! 
 

I think this is one of my New favourite stamps!!  The expression and joy of a bike ride is really captured here!!  I used Copics to color the image then I very carefully fussy cut the image out.  The designer papers are from the Simple Stories - Summer Vibes paper pad.  I used my new NYS Heart Doily Die for the sentiment.  Other supplies used are; MS butterfly and border punches, SSS small tag die and ribbon.

Challenges:

Crafting By Designs - January Anything Goes.
Crafty Gals Corner - #53 Anything Goes.
Creative Moments - #84 Anything Goes.
Fab 'N' Funky - #286 Something New (Heart Doily Die).
Inky Impressions - #281 Something New (Heart Doily Die).
Inspiration Destination - #67 Anything Goes.
The Paper Shelter - #230 Punches and/or Dies.
Simon Says Stamps - Something New (Heart Doily Die).
Stampavie And More - #253 Something New (Heart Doily Die).
Cardz For Gals - #13 Something New. (Heart Doily Die).

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Wonderful Wednesday Challenge!



It's Wonderful Wednesday time!! We hope you can play along!! As always it's ANYTHING GOES!! Break out your Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and get krafty!!
January peeks start NEXT WEEK!!!! Tuesday the 12th to be exact!!! Be sure to tune in to the Kraftin Kimmie Krafty friends Facebook page and/or the KKS Blog!!
We want EVERYONE to be able to play along so your submission can use ANY stamp and can be any theme, any style, any design and it can be a card, a scrapbook page, an altered item....you name it!! It must be a NEW creation and you can enter on this post until January 12th at midnight! At the end of the month one random winner will be chosen from all the submissions for the whole month and will receive a $20 Gift Card to the shop!!! 
 

My card today features the uber sweet stamp called "You Life Me Up" by Cheryl Grant!  I've colored the image with Copics and then cut it out.  The Designer paper is from the Echo Park - Birthday Wishes paper pad.  I've used a Simon Says Stamp die for the Balloons.  The border is also a die by Die-namics called Faux Crochet Border.  Thanks for stopping by and have a great week!

Challenges:

Crafting From The Heart - #93 Anything Goes.
Craft Your Passion - #293 Anything Goes.
OLLCB Challenge - #195 Girlie!
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes.
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes.
613 Avenue Create - #157 Anything Goes.
Glitter 'N' Sparkle - #169 Anything Goes.
Fairy Tale Challenge - #134 Everything Goes.

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Saturday Challenge - Glitter!


Hi everyone! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Please join us in kicking off another year of GREAT challenges with ADORABLE Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!  To start the new year off our theme for this challenge is to use "Glitter".
Have you joined the Kraftin Kimmie's Krafty Friends Facebook group?? It's the best place to keep up with all of the goings on as well as sharing YOUR creations and getting inspired by other Krafty Friends' creations!!!
Now create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp or any other stamp and be sure to use our THEME as a starting point for your creation!!! You will have until January 8th at 11:55 pm EST to get your entries in!
 
 
My card today features the stamp "Rock Star".  I colored the image with Copics and then framed it using the Spellbinder Oval Majesty die.  The designer paper is from the COCO Style paper pad by Penny Black.  I added some Star Dust stickles on her dress and the star around her eye.  The pink stars are gems by Craft.
 
Challenges:
 
Creative Card Crew - #103 Anything Goes.
Crafty Creations - #305 Anything Goes.
Crafty Gals Corner - #52 Anything Goes.
Inspiration Destination - #66 Anything Goes.
4 Crafty Chicks - #279 Anything Goes.
As You Like It - Anything Goes.
Cute Card Thursday - #406 Anything Goes.
Creative Corner - Anything Goes.
Crafting From The Heart - #92 Anything Goes.