Saturday, 27 April 2013

Krafty Challenge - Emboss it!

Welcome back to another challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie stamps!  This week our hostess is SANDIE and her challenge is Heat or Dry Embossing!  So create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp that features either heat embossing or dry embossing! Have some krafty fun and join us this week because we'd LOVE to see your KKS designs. We hope you can play along for your chance to WIN some Kraftin' Kimmie rubber!

Since it is the season, I pulled out my Spring Trinkets set and decided to knock a Mother's Day card off my list!  Although you can't tell well from my picture - the trinket is actually stamped in Bamboo Leaves Memento ink as well as Versamark, and then has clear embossing powder over top.  In real life it's all shiny and glossy - but that doesn't seem to be showing in the picture.  I mounted it on a circle and a paper doily and then onto some Doodlebug paper.  This card has to go in the mail, so I wanted to keep it pretty flat. 

Don't forget....this is your last chance to scoop up our April Gimme Kimmies Kits! ALSO this weekend's Frugal Friday Specials are available.....six stamps/sets on for 30-50% OFF!! AND we'll be saying goodbye to some of the highly requested Retired stamps soon!

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

Happy kraftin'!

Sunday, 14 April 2013

April Krafty Release Hop

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........A SUNSHINEY DAY and LET'S DISH THE DIRT.  And of course we have an amazing new set of SIX awesome stamps in our NURSERY RHYMES collection with a coordinating FABULOUS FRAMES 2 set and they are simply A-mazing! OH and don’t forget the incredible new set of TRINKETS .... BFF TRINKETS!

You will get to see most of the new images today as you sit back and enjoy our APRIL 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 the Lulu image from the Sunshiney Day set and coloured her up to match my Doodlebug papers.  That Lulu - she's such a tree-hugger!  LOL!  I also added one of the new BFF trinkets for my sentiment and some twine and a wood button for embellishment.  I just loved playing with this image!

There ain't no party like a Kraftin' Kimmie PARTY!  I told you we'd be rockin' it with another ONLINE PARTY, didn't I?  If you aren't already a fan of our KKS Facebook page.....head on over and 'like' us and that's all you have to do to hang out with the cool kids at the party! Just show up at the facebook page THIS AFTERNOON and come ready to party!

Come hang out with us on Sunday, April 14th at 1pm EST where you can chit chat with Kraftin' Kimmie and some of the AMAZING Krafty Girls And you can chat with each other and get to know some other Krafty fans!! We'll share pics of some of the new April stamps and sets that will be going LIVE on the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps shop at 2:30pm EST that afternoon!  Join in the chatter, answer some fun trivia questions and YOU could WIN some new rubber!

Saturday, 13 April 2013

Krafty Peeks - Nursery Rhymes!

Welcome back to Day FOUR of the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps April previews! Today we have a FABULOUS collection ...... NURSERY RHYMES!!! Oh these sweet images bring back such memories and the sentiments are fabulous for some great creations!

Check out all the sweet designs by the Krafty Girls featuring Jack and Jill, Little Bo Peep, Little Boy Blue, Little Miss Muffet, Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary and Mother Goose!! It's another incredibly fun release!! You will love it! There are lots of 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 Jack and Jill stamp, as featured on Jenny's gorgeous creation!! We really hope you are inspired by this week's challenge and share your inky creations!

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!

ALL of our APRIL stamps will be available TOMORROW afternoon at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!  We'll be celebrating tomorrow afternoon at our ONLINE RELEASE PARTY!! It's over at our KKS Facebook fan page! Join us for all the fun!! 

I've used Little Boy Blue with this awesome sentiment!  How perfect is that - and SO true!  I paired him with some simple papers from MME and some cool trim that I picked up last week.  I thought the rustic look was perfect for this card.  

Friday, 12 April 2013

Krafty Peeks - Sunshiney Day!

Welcome back to day three of our APRIL Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks.  Today we are excited to share TWO super cute 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, perfect for springtime!  These new sets are.......A SUNSHINEY DAY and LET'S DISH THE DIRT!

All the Krafty Girls 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 one of the new A SUNSHINEY DAY or LET'S DISH THE DIRT stamp sets!  {All of this week's winners will be announced at the online party on Sunday afternoon!}

I've used this super cute Lucas image from Sunshiney Day for my card and paired him with some new (to me) Echo Park About a Boy papers.  I kept my card pretty clean and simple and added just a touch of ribbon and a felt star.  My son loves his scooter so this image really spoke to me!

Come on back tomorrow to check out MORE new stamps we have to show you with a fabulous new theme.... along with a new CHALLENGE.  And ALL the new stamps will be available on Sunday afternoon at the KKStamps Shop!

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Krafty Peeks - Fabulous Frames 2!

Welcome back!! We hope you enjoyed all the sweet designs we shared yesterday featuring the new BFF TRINKETS stamp set! And before we go any further, would you like to know who won that set??? Well, ALL the winners of this week will be announced at the LIVE online RELEASE PARTY on SUNDAY!!! Go HERE to find out all the details and come party with us!

Today at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps we are sharing a new set of FABULOUS FRAMES!! You were so in love with the ones we released last month that we've gone and done another gorgeous set!!! There are two lovely frames in the a fancy rectangular frame and one rather ornate and stunning.... PLUS there are several words and phrases as a bonus with the set!!! These frames can be used on their own as the focal point of your creation or in addition to any of your other image stamps!! It's FABULOUS FRAMES 2!!!

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 one lucky stamper will win some of these stamps!!! {All of this week's winners will be announced at the online party on Sunday afternoon!}

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

I've paired the square frame in this awesome set with some MME Lost and Found 3 papers.  I coloured it in red and toner greys and added one of the sentiments across the front on a banner die cut.  

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks - BFF Trinkets!

We are kicking off the *New* APRIL Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps previews today and of course we're starting off with new TRINKETS.  Today we’d like to introduce you to an awesome new set of ….BFF 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 BFF Trinkets set which includes EIGHT trinkets in each set with four of each size and they come as both positive and negative images, so you can use your black or brown ink with the positive stamps and use your coloured inks with the negative ones!! You will get the set as a completely unmounted full sheet of deeply etched grey rubber. They're just PERFECT for all your friendly creations!

Today we have lots of inspiration from the Krafty Girls, so hop around....and be sure to comment at each and every stop because one lucky stamper is going to WIN the new BFF TRINKETS set!  {All of this week's winners will be announced at the online party on Sunday afternoon!}

I love how easy it is to make up some cute packaging with trinket stamps.  I had this cute little candy window bag around and decided to fancy it up with a BFF trinket matted a couple of times and some washi tape!  Easy peasy!

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge - Flower Power!

Well, welcome back for another supah fun challenge here at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.  This week our hostess is KRISTA and her challenge is FLOWERS!  So create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp that features a flower.  Could be in the stamp....could be any of our Flower Girls.....could be flowers in the patterned paper or as an embellishment.  Have some krafty fun and join us this week because we'd LOVE to see your KKS designs.  We hope you can play along for your chance to WIN some Kraftin' Kimmie rubbah!

Are you coming to our Springtime Krafty Krop?  It starts this morning on the KKStamps Facebook Fan page!  We've got fun challenges for you every couple of hours starting at 10am EST....lots of chit chat with the Krafty Girls.....krafty fun and PRIZES!  You'll have almost a week to upload your submissions but a bunch of us are hangin' out and gettin' krafty together TODAY.  Come join us!

I've used Anne of Green Gables for my card today.  One of my very favorite books!  She just screamed for a flower.  I coloured her up with my copics to match my older MME papers.  There's flowers on my patterned paper as well as a flower embellishment.  I also added some stitching and some natural trim.  The layout is this week's Mojo Monday sketch.  

APRIL SHOWERS OF PRIZES!! For all orders placed this weekend......for every $40 spent before shipping and taxes, you will receive one half of a purple ticket.  These tickets will have a number on them and you should HANG ON to them because next week during our APRIL RELEASE, I will draw some tickets to WIN some of the new stamps!  And ONE LUCKY STAMPER will win the WHOLE APRIL RELEASE! So the more tickets you get, the more chances you have to WIN!

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 a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp!


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