Sunday, December 28, 2014

Sweet Memories

Today's sympathy cards were created with images I received for use in my design work from Kitchen Sink Stamps. This beautiful rose bud is a part of 3 Step Hearts & Roses (Post sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps).

10 Minute Card


Stamps: 3 Step Hearts & Roses and Words of Comfort and Joy by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Stampin' Up Pale Plum
Inks: Rose Bud - 4 Memento Elderberry, 3 Memento Sweet Plum,
2 Memento Lulu Lavender, and 1 Memento Lulu Lavender
Leaves - 1 and 2 Memento Bamboo Leaves, 3 Memento Olive Grove stamped off once
Sentiment - Memento Elderberry

20 Minute Card


Stamps: 3 Step Hearts & Roses and Simple Sentiments by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Stampin' Up Pale Plum and Blackberry Bliss, Recollections White
Inks: Rose Bud - 4 Memento Elderberry, 3 Memento Sweet Plum,
2 Memento Lulu Lavender, and 1 Memento Lulu Lavender
Sentiment - Memento Elderberry
Leaves - 1 and 2 Memento Bamboo Leaves, 3 Memento Olive Grove stamped off once
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder and EKSuccess Edge Punch
Embellishment: Pearls

The rest of the Kitchen Sink Crew includes:

Connie - designer
 Lisa - designer
 Maria - owner and creator

Monday, December 22, 2014

Merry Christmas Inside and Out!

For my final posting for Kitchen Sink Stamps before we all celebrate Christmas, I am featuring two wonderful tree sets provided to me to create my final holiday cards of 2014.  (Post sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps).

I hope you are ready for Christmas and enjoy a day of love and joy with you families.
Merry Christmas to you all! 

Thank you for looking in on me and supporting me with your comments and visits throughout 2014.

10 Minute Card - Looking Out



Stamps: Multi Step Snowy Pine Trees and 3 Step Bells by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Recollections White, Sleigh Ride by Cratepaper, Glitter Paper
Inks: Trees - 3 Memento Northern Pine, 2 Memento Cottage Ivy, 
1 Memento Bamboo Leaves
Sky SU Baja Breeze, Sentiment Memento Tuxedo Black and Lady Bug
Tools: Grand Madison Window Die by Poppy Stamps, Circle Punch
Embellishment: Crystal Holly

20 Minute Card - Looking In


Stamps: Multi Step Pine Trees and Multi Step Christmas Lights, and
Multi Step Ornament and Stars by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Recollections White and SU Sahara Sand
Inks: Tree - 4 Memento Northern Pine, 5 Memento Cottage Ivy,
 2 Memento Bamboo Leaves, and 1 Memento Bamboo Leaves
Lights - Memento Bahama Blue with green Sharpie
Wall - SU Daffodil Delight, Star Versamark embossed with gold glitter embossing powder
Tools: Grand Madison Window Die by Poppy Stamps and Brick Embossing Folder
by Cuttlebug
Embellishment - Red Crystals

Thanks again for dropping by today.

Visit the Kitchen Crew:

Connie - designer
 Lisa - designer
 Maria - owner and creator


Monday, December 15, 2014

Hanging the Greens

Today I am working with a number of beautiful Christmas sets provided to me by Kitchen Sink Stamps for my work as a member of their design team. The focal point of each of today's designs is the small holly sprig from 3 Step Holly & Mistletoe. This set also includes a larger holly sprig with more leaves as well as a branch of mistletoe.  (Post sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps).

10 Minute Card


and Multi Step Christmas Lights (Merry) by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Recollections Ivory and American Crafts Metallic Red
Inks: Holly - 1 Memento Bamboo Leaves, 2 Memento Cottage Ivy, 
1 Memento Northern Pine
Sentiment - Memento Lady Bug
Tools: Spellbinders Stately Circles
Embellishment: Red Crystals

20 Minute Card - the bow was stamped, cut out, and popped up on dimensionals over the wreath of holly.


 by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Recollections Ivory and American Crafts Metallic Red
Inks: Holly - 1 Memento Bamboo Leaves, 2 Memento Cottage Ivy, 
1 Memento Northern Pine
Bow - 1 Memento Love Letter, 2 Memento Lady Bug, 3 SU Ruby Red,
4 Memento Rhubarb Stalk
Sentiment - Memento Lady Bug
Embellishment: Red Crystals

Visit the Kitchen Sink Crew to see more beautiful KSS designs.

Connie - designer
 Lisa - designer
 Maria - owner and creator

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Starring Santa - CCEE 1450

For the final CCEE challenge of 2015, I have asked the girls to create cards featuring Santa. I have used my most favorite Santa image (Santa Collage by Rubber Stampede) to wish each of you a very Merry Christmas from the CCEE Stampers. We will return in January with all new challenges for the new year!


Look in on the rest of the design team to see their Christmas creations!

Monday, December 8, 2014

KSS Ornament

Today I am creating Christmas cards with the 5 step ornament from Multi Step Ornament & Stars from Kitchen Sink Stamps. The sentiment is from KSS Playful Christmas 1.  (Post sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps).

10 Minute Card


Stamps: Multi Step Ornament and Stars and Playful Christmas I by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Recollections White, Silver Metallic by American Crafts, green scrap
Inks on ornament: 5 SU Blue Bayou, 4 SU Blue Bayou, 3 Memento Teal Zeal,
2 Memento Teal Zeal stamped off once, 1 Memento Teal Zeal stamped off once
Sentiment - Memento Teal Zeal
Tools: Oval Nestabilities, Martha Stewart Fern Punch, Silver Gelly Roll Pen

20 Minute Card


Stamps: Multi Step Ornament & Stars and Playful Christmas I by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Recollections Black, SU Real Red, BasicGrey Jovial
Inks on ornament: 5 Memento Rhubarb Stalk, 4 Memento Rhubarb Stalk, 
3 Memento Lady Bug, 2 Memento Lady Bug stamped off once, 
1 Memento Lady Bug stamped off once
Sentiment - Versamark embossed with Zing gold glitter embossing powder
Embellishment: Gold Glitter Ribbon, Gold Cord, Gold Jump Rings, Ribbon

Look in on the Kitchen Sink Crew for more inspiration!

Connie - designer
 Lisa - designer
 Maria - owner and creator

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Christmas Tic-Tac-Toe CCEE1449

The CCEE Challenge this week is to create a holiday card using the tic-tac-toe board below.


For my Christmas card, I have chosen the diagonal row plaid, embossing, and an animal.


The images I have used are from Pines and Contempo Christmas by Stampin' Up.

Look in on the fun tic-tac-toe designs created by the members of the CCEE Design Team and then join us in a little tic-tac-toe fun of your own!

Monday, December 1, 2014

Non-traditional Christmas - KSS

For today's Christmas designs, I decided to create using non-traditional Christmas images from Kitchen Sink Stamps. I hope you like these cards as much as I do!  (Post sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps).

10 Minute Card



Stamps: Multi Step Palm Trees and Multi Step Christmas Lights by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Recollections White and Stampin' Up Cherry Cobbler
Inks: Palms - 3 Memento Cottage Ivy, 2 Memento Bamboo Leaves,
1 Memento Bamboo Leaves
Trunk - 1 Memento Rich Cocoa, 2 Memento Espresso Truffle
Lights - Memento Rhubarb Stalk
Tools: Elizabeth Craft Designs Merry Christmas Die, Fine Point Sharpie

20 Minute Card


Stamps: Multi Step Lighthouse, Friends of the Moon, Multi Step With This Ring, and Multi Step Playful Christmas 1 and 2 by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Recollections White and Black, Stampin' Up Smoky Slate, the Paper Studio 
White Glitter Paper
Inks: Lighthouse - 4 Memento Tuxedo Black, 3 Memento Gray Flannel, 
2 Memento London Fog, 1 Stampin' Up Going Grey
Versamark
Tools: White Embossing Powder

Find more KSS inspiration on the blogs of the Kitchen Sink Crew!

Connie - designer
 Lisa - designer
 Maria - owner and creator