Sunday, 17 February 2013

February Krafty Release Hop

Well welcome back!  It’s Krafty RELEASE Day at KRAFTIN' KIMMIE STAMPS!  And we’re celebrating with a KRAFTY HOP!

Over the last few days in our Krafty Peeks, we have shared lots of AMAZING new stamps from all our artists! We’ve got something for everyone!! We've got TWO sweet new sets with the kiddos from Cheryl Alger........SOMEBUNNY LOVES YOU and LIL' BUCKAROOS! We also have a fun new set from Emilie Goulet called WORLD OF WONDER! And of course we have an amazing new set of SIX awesome stamps in our LOVELY LITERATURE collection from Annie Rodrigue that are simply A-mazing! OH and don’t forget the incredible new BOOKWORM TRINKET stamps and the new SPRING SWEETIES set by the lovely Nicole Aspinall!

You will get to see most of the new images today as you sit back and enjoy our FEBRUARY Krafty Hop! As you hop from blog to blog, be sure to leave a comment at each and every stop because some lucky stampers will win packages of these incredible stamps from the new release!  And when you’re done hoppin’, be sure to head over to the Kraftin’Kimmie shop, because ALL the new images are NOW available!

And of course, as always, we have our Gimme Kimmies Kits available for those of you who ‘need it all’! The stamps are grouped together by artist and are available at a discount, but only for a limited time! 

I've used Lucas from Somebunny Loves You and kept it clean and simple with some Kraft cardstock and some strips of Doodlebug patterned paper.  I just love his bunny suit!

The Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp shop now carries a selection of 6x6 paper pads!  We are happy to offer these to our Canadian customers at the moment, due to the extra weight of the paper. But if there are any International/US customers that would also like to take advantage of the paper pads, please email us for a quote on the extra shipping costs involved! OH and to celebrate this new feature, we've even got a few of the pads ON SALE!

**Who likes FREE? Well, the FIRST 30 orders of $30 or more before shipping and taxes, will receive a FREE package of either Pearl or Glitter Candy Dots by American Crafts!  Just an extra special gift for our extra special customers!

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Krafty Peeks - Sherlock Holmes!

Welcome back to Day FIVE of the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps February previews!  So are you here for a new challenge or are you here to check out the brand new ANNIE stamps for FEBRUARY 2013? Well, not to worry! We've got BOTH!  Not only do we have a new weekly challenge but we also have SIX new AWESOME stamps!

This month we have a FABULOUS collection called...... LOVELY LITERATURE!  If you are a total book lover, like most of the Krafty Girls, you are gonna LOVE these familiar characters!

Just wait 'til you see all the FUN creations by the Krafty Girls and Guests featuring Anne of Green Gables, Little Orphan Annie, Mary Poppins, Nancy Drew, Scarlett O'Hara and Sherlock Holmes!  It's another incredibly fun release!! You will love it!

Check out all the amazing creations on today's hop in combination with this week's challenge!! The lovely JENNY is our hostess this week and her challenge is ANYTHING GOES!! We want EVERYONE to play along and have a chance to win the new ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, as featured on Jenny's gorgeous creation!! We really hope you are inspired by this week's challenge and share your inky creations!  We SO enjoy seeing your beautiful designs inspired by our challenges!

Below you will find all the Krafty Girls and Guests who have goodies to show you today and while you're visiting their blogs, be sure to leave some love at each stop because TWO lucky stampers are each going to WIN a package of today's stamps!

I used Sherlock Holmes for my card and kept it pretty simple.  I always have trouble embellishing my masculine cards!  I paper pieced his hat and cloak with some plaid papers from an Echo Park This & That paper pad.  I also used co-ordinating papers for the other layers.  Easy peasy!

ALL of our FEBRUARY stamps will be available TONIGHT at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!  We'll be celebrating tonight at our ONLINE RELEASE PARTY!  It's over at our KKS Facebook fan page! Join us for all the fun!! You can find more details here!

OH and here's something exciting!!! The FIRST 30 orders of $30 or more after the new stamps are released tonight will receive a package of Pearl or Glitter Candy Dots by American Crafts for FREE with their order!!! Just 'cause we loves ya!! See you TONIGHT!

Friday, 15 February 2013

Krafty Peeks - Somebunny Loves You!

Welcome back to day four of our FEBRUARY Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks!  Today we are excited to share TWO ADORABLE new sets by artist Cheryl Alger!  You'll recognize these characters from previous sets.....Lulu, Lexi and Lucas!  And they are just as cute as can be!  These new sets are.......LIL' BUCKAROOS and SOMEBUNNY LOVES YOU!

Would you like to know who won the new World of Wonder stamp set that we previewed yesterday???!! Well, you'll just have to wait until Saturday night at this month's ONLINE RELEASE PARTY!!! Hope you can join us for all the fun and excitement and prizes!!! You can read all the details about how you can join us RIGHT HERE!

Not only do we have all these supah cute new stamps to share today BUT we are also thrilled to share that Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps is sponsoring this month's SKETCH challenge over at the Designed to Color blog!  You have a whole month to join in the fun and you could WIN your choice of THREE single stamps!

All the Krafty Girls and Krafty Guests listed below have lots of super sweet designs to show you, so be sure to hop over to each of them! And while you're there, be sure to leave a comment because we are giving away one of EACH of the new sets! You could WIN the new LIL' BUCKAROOS or SOMEBUNNY LOVES YOU stamp set! {All of this week's winners will be announced at the online party on Saturday night!}

I've used Lulu holding an Easter basket from the set and coloured her up with my copics to match the Doodlebug papers that I chose.  I stayed pretty true to the sketch and didn't add any embellishments - I figured there was a lot going on with the patterned papers and didn't want to overwhelm.  

Then come on back tomorrow to check out MORE new stamps we have to show you , this time by artist Annie Rodrigue!!! And ALL the new stamps will be available on Saturday night at the KKStamps Shop!

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Krafty Peeks - World of Wonder!

Welcome back!! We hope you enjoyed all the sweet designs we shared yesterday featuring the new BOOKWORM TRINKETS stamp set!  Today at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps we are sharing a new set by the totally talented Emilie Goulet! We've got a perfect set for spring!  Let us introduce..... WORLD OF WONDER.  Emilie has created a fun set of outdoor adventure images for your cards and scrapbook pages! You're going to get a real kick out of these girls.

Below you will find a list of all the Krafty Girls who are sharing PEEKS with you today!! And as you're hoppin' around, be sure to leave a comment at each stop because someone will win a package of WORLD OF WONDER!! {All of this week's winners will be announced at the online party on Saturday night!}

Here I've used this super cute girl with a backpack and paired her with this week's Mojo Monday sketch.  The papers are some older My Mind's Eye and I added some buttons and natural trim.  I also used some felt grass on the bottom panel rather than a scalloped edge like the sketch called for.  Just wait until you see the other images in this set - super cute!

All our new FEBRUARY 2013 stamps will be available on Saturday at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!  And don't miss the online PAR-TAY to celebrate! {Details to come shortly!} Come on back tomorrow because we'll be revealing two new stamp sets by Cheryl Alger.

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Krafty Peeks - Bookworm Trinkets!

Well it's Day TWO of our Krafty Peeks at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps. Are ya ready for more?

Today we’d like to introduce all you READERS to a beautiful new set of Trinkets!  We are very excited to share with you our GORGEOUS….BOOKWORM TRINKETS!

These circular sentiment stamps have been created and designed by the totally talented Krafty Girl, Nicole Aspinall!! They are made especially to fit in your 1 3/8ths and 1 ¾ inch punches, for quick and easy cutting!  This month we are releasing the BOOKWORM TRINKETS set which includes EIGHT trinkets in each set! You will get the set as a completely unmounted full sheet of deeply etched grey rubber.

Today we have awesome samples that the Krafty Girls have put together for you....and be sure to comment on each and every stop because one lucky stamper is going to WIN the new BOOKWORM TRINKETS set!!! {All of this week's winners will be announced at the online party on Saturday night!}

I absolutely love these trinkets!  I read a lot and I read fast!  If I love a book, I can finish it in an afternoon.  I think that's why I fell in love with this particular trinket.  I've been known to stay up into the wee hours of the morning to finish a book.  I coloured it with my copics and mounted it on another circle and a scalloped circle.  I used the corner bookmark tutorial from Splitcoast stampers.  I love this particular book mark because I can slip it onto the cover while I'm reading (so I don't lose it - I'm forever misplacing bookmarks!).  I used Doodlebug papers and matching Washi tape.  I can see that I neglected to show you the inner part of the bookmark - where there's a pretty scalloped edge and some more patterned paper - oops!

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge - Love is in the Air!

Welcome back for another awesome challenge here at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.  We are LOVING your submissions!  It's awesome to see so many of you creating with KKS!

This week our hostess is Sandie and her challenge is Love is in the Air!  So create a card, scrapbook page or altered item either with love as the main theme.  That should be easy this time of the year.  Have some krafty fun and join us this week because we'd LOVE to see your KKS designs. We hope you can play along! 

HEY! Did you know that we've got a few of our most LOVERLY stamps on SALE in our VALENTINE SPECIALS right now?  Including Cute-a-Saurus which is what I used on my card!  I coloured him up with my copics and matched him up with some Doodlebug papers and some natural ribbon trim.  I kept it pretty simple so my image would really pop!  I think this card is going to my son's teacher along with some chocolate!

Don't forget about our Frugal Friday Specials that are on this weekend! Six of our favourite images on special 30-50% OFF but just until Sunday night!

Also our NEW Krafty Klubhouse Kit called FEATHERS AND FUR is now available! PLUS, if you order now, you'll receive your CHOICE of a free stamp! See the website for all the details!

Check out the wonderful creations by our Krafty Girls and Guests featuring this week's challenge over on the blog!  If you join us and play along, you could WIN a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp! 

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks & Texture Challenge!

Welcome back for another awesome challenge here at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!  And today we have an extra special treat!  We are releasing our new Krafty Klubhouse Kit this weekend, so we've combined the new images with this week's challenge.  Just wait 'til ya see!

This week's challenge is TEXTURE!  So create a card, scrapbook page or altered item using some texure....burlap, embossing, linen, fabric, anything that adds some texture to your creations.  Get kreative! Have some krafty fun and join us this week because we'd LOVE to see your KKS designs. We hope you can play along!

Don't forget that our Frugal Friday Specials are up this weekend with several of our stamps on 25-50% OFF for a limited time!

Also our new Krafty Klubhouse Kit, called Feathers and Fur will be available tomorrow! Be part of the Krafty Keeners Klub!

I've used this adorable cat image from the kit and paired it with a burlap panel for texture.  I just love the look on kitty's face!  Priceless!  And of course I know what will happen next - have you ever tried to give a cat a bath?!  The papers are from My Mind's Eyes and I added a die cut charm and sentiment flag as well as some stitching.  

Check out the wonderful creations by our Krafty Girls and Guests featuring this week's challenge!! If you join us and play along, you could WIN!

Friday, 1 February 2013

Krafty Peeks - Feathers & Fur!

Today Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps is previewing an EXCLUSIVE Moonlight Whispers stamp set! FEATHERS AND FUR is the newest of our special Krafty Klubhouse Kits…..we’ve been releasing a new one every few months and this is our first one for 2013!

Be part of the Krafty Klub and order your exclusive set (it will be released on SUNDAY) which features THREE special edition stamps designed by Annie Rodrigue PLUS SEVEN coordinating sentiment stamps!

Now let me be clear…..there is NO club to join or sign up for! ANYONE from ANYWHERE in the world can order this special set but ONLY at the Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps Shop!  These images will not be sold individually, but only as the complete set called…..FEATHERS AND FUR!

I've used this super cute dog image from the set and actually stamped it on Kraft paper rather than white cardstock.  I coloured it with my copics (when you colour on kraft cardstock you may have to use deeper colours than you might normally use) and did just a bit of shading with my prismacolor pencils.  The papers are from the Doodlebug Lovebirds 6x6 pad and I added a little bit of matching washi tape under my heart.  I adore this sentiment, but it there's a couple of others included in the set as well.

Check out the links below because all these Krafty Girls have gorgeous previews to share, featuring all three of the new images! Then come on back tomorrow for more peeks combined with this week's challenge!


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