Monday, September 27, 2010

Welcome Little One

One of my friends is expecting a new little grandson any minute now so I thought I better be prepared! I used the sketch for Splitcoaststampers' Clean and Simple Challenge 86 and Kitchen Sink's newly released Multi Step Lil' Elephant. He is the cutest baby ever!!

Stamps: Multi Step Lil' Elephant by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Bordering Blue, Night of Navy,
Whisper White, and Print Pack by Stampin' Up
Inks: Elephant - 4 Memento Tuxedo Black, 3 SU Basic Gray,
2 SU Going Grey, 1 SU Sahara Sand; Sentiment SU Night of Navy
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Swiss Dots

The Kitchen Sink Crew is busy preparing for our Multi Step Stamping Workshop in Pearland, Texas on October 8 and 9! I'm so excited that so many of my friends and stamping buds will be there!! Thanks, guys!! You are going to love the fabulous images that Maria has designed for you!! I can hardly wait to share them with you!

Please drop in on each of the crew to see what they have stamped for you today!!

Angela * Maria * Connie * Lisa * Julie * Makiko

For those shopping today, don't forget to enter the store on the right and enter promo code LYNN10KSS to receive a 10% discount on your order. The discount does not apply for the Pearland workshop.

Monday, September 20, 2010

KSS Sponsors CPS Sketch 185


This week Kitchen Sink is sponsoring Card Positioning System Sketch 185 which means someone will be winning some fabulous Kitchen Sink merchandise! If you join in on the fun, it could be you!!


I chose to use Kitchen Sink's new release, Multi Step Ivy. Hope you like my take on the challenge!
Stamps: Multi Step Ivy and 3 Step Daisy by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: SU Pear Pizzazz, SU Whisper White, SU Always Artichoke
Inks: Ivy Layers: 3 SU Old Olive, 2 SU Old Olive stamped off once, 
1 SU Pear Pizzazz stamped off once, 4 SU Always Artichoke,
Sentiment: Memento Bamboo Leaves
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, SU Edge Punch, Dimensionals
Embellishments: Rhinestones, Ribbon, Crystal Dragonfly

Head on over and see what the rest of the crew has created with this fun sketch!!

There is still time to register for Kitchen Sink Multi Step Stamping Texas Style in Houston, Texas on October 8 & 9. The owner and creator of Kitchen Sink Stamps, Maria Colosimo, will be leading the instruction!! What a treat to learn at the hand of the master!! Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Remember, too, that you have until Friday, September 24 to enter the Kitchen Sink Crew Challenge #27!! Three lucky winners who use their Kitchen Sink Stamps to create a fall card, will win Kitchen Sink stamps!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Tangled Up in Creativity Challenge Meets CPS185

I used Card Positioning Systems Sketch 185 to create this card for the Tangled Up in Creativity fall challenge!

Stamps: 3 Step Autumn Squirrel by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Kraft, Very Vanilla, and Soft Suede by Stampin' Up
Inks: Squirrel - 3 SU Soft Suede, 2 SU Really Rust
stamped off once, 1 SU Creamy Caramel
Acorns - 3 SU Soft Suede, 2 SU Really Rust stamped off once,
1 SU Pear Pizzazz
Leaves - 3 SU Soft Suede, 2 SU Really Rust, 1 SU Pear Pizzazz
Embellishment: Ribbon

Monday, September 13, 2010

New Multi Step Images from Kitchen Sink Stamps

The lazy days of summer are behind us, and Kitchen Sink has hit the ground running this week with the release of three new sets! Each one unique and fabulous!

For today only, there will be free shipping for purchases of $45 (US only). Enter the store in my sidebar and remember to use Promo Code LYNN10KSS for a 10% discount on your order.The discount does not apply for Multi Step Stamping in Houston.

We are especially proud of Ribbons with a Cause because with the purchase of every Multi Step Ribbons with a Cause stamp set, 15% of the proceeds will be donated to a different noteworthy charity each month. For more information about "Ribbons with a Cause Giving Back" program, please go HERE.

Stamps: Multi Step Ribbons with a Cause by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Pretty in Pink, Whisper White, and Melon Mambo by Stampin' Up, 
euphoria by BasicGrey
Inks: Ribbon Layers- 3 SU Pixie Pink, 2 SU Pixie Pink stamped off once, 
1 SU Blushing Bride; Sentiment SU Melon Mambo
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Scor-Tape, Oval Nestabilities
Embellishment: Rhinestones

The second set being released today is Multi Step Lil' Elephant! Isn't he a cutie? He comes with a "ton" of fun sentiments as well.

Stamps: Multi Step Lil' Elephant by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Maroon Textured Reptile, Safari Chic by DCWV, Barely Banana 
and Kiwi Kiss by Stampin' Up
Inks: Elephant Layers - 4 Memento Tuxedo Black, 3 SU Basic Gray, 2 SU Going Grey, 
1 SU Sahara Sand; Sentiment - SU Bravo Burgundy
Accessories: Grosgrain Ribbon, Twine, Scor-Tape

The third set being released today is Multi Step Ivy! What a beautiful set of variegated leaves!

Stamps: Multi Step Ivy, Multi Step Trees, Multi Step Ribbons with a Cause, 
Words of Love, Words of Comfort & Joy by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Naturals Ivory, Soft Sky, and Basic Black by Stampin' Up
Inks: Tree Layers - 4 SU Soft Suede, 3, Memento Bamboo Leaves,
2 Memento Pear Tart, 1 Memento New Sprout; Ivy Layers - 
3 Memento Bamboo Leaves, 2 Memento Pear Tart, 1 Memento New Sprout, 
4 Memento Cottage Ivy; Bricks - SU Creamy Caramel; 
Sentiment - Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Sizzix Brick Wall Embossing Folder, 
EK Success Edge Punch, Dimensionals

Be sure to check out the new home page for Kitchen Sink Stamps!! It's fabulous!!! You'll get to see some Kitchen Sink Stamps in action!!

There are more exciting samples to be seen using these sensational new images on the blogs of the very talented members of the Kitchen Sink Crew.

Angela * Maria * Connie * Lisa * Julie * Makiko

There is still time and few spaces left to join Kitchen Sink Stamps in Houston, Texas on October 8 and 9 for multi step stamping Texas style. Get all the details here!

Monday, September 6, 2010

Kitchen Sink Challenge - Think Fall!!

Just a reminder, if you haven't registered for Multi Step Stamping in Pearland, Texas on October 8 & 9, the enrollment is limited. Head over to the Kitchen Sink Store by clicking on the Multi Step Stamping button in the sidebar. It will give you all the exciting details!! You'll get a sneak peek at the fabulous stamps Maria has designed for the event as well!!

Now on to today's challenge!!


Many of my cards lately seem to center around trees!! I love trees!! And nothing is more beautiful to me than when their leaves turn to beautiful golds and oranges and reds as autumn arrives.

Connie could not have chosen a better challenge for me: Create a Fall Design - Kitchen Sink Crew Challenge #27! All our Kitchen Sink stampers are encouraged to pull out your Kitchen Sink Stamps and join us in this challenge!! Lucky winners chosen at random will receive a free set of Kitchen Sink Stamps. Upload your fall designs to the Kitchen Sink Weblog using Mr. Linky by midnight Friday, September 24.

Stamps: Multi Step Owl & Autumn Moon, Multi Step Big Leaves, and 3 Step Squirrel
Papers: Bashful Blue, Early Espresso, Pumpkin Pie, and 
Whisper White by Stampin' Up, lime rickey by BasicGrey
Inks: Soft Suede and Early Espresso by Stampin' Up, Tangelo, Potter's Clay, 
Pear Tart, Lady Bug, and Dandelion by Memento

Everyone on the Kitchen Crew has cooked up an autumn treat for you today!
Check them out and be inspired to join us in the challenge.

Angela * Maria * Connie * Lisa * Julie * Makiko

Be on the lookout for new Kitchen Sink Stamps to be released next Monday!! Read about and take part in the Scavenger Hunt to learn about the new stamps and possibly win one of the sets for yourself here!