Monday, April 25, 2011

Kitchen Sink - 10 Minute Card Challenge #17

The twist on this week's Kitchen Sink 10 Minute Card Challenge is to add interest to your design by stamping your Kitchen Sink image directly on designer paper. It adds richness and depth to any clean and simple design. Try it and let me know what you think! If you play along with this week's challenge, upload your card to the Kitchen Sink Gallery and include keyword 10MC17.

Stamps: Multi Step Cowboy Boots by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Sahara Sand and Early Espresso by Stampin' Up
cappella by BasicGrey and textured paper by the Paper Studio
Inks: Boots - 4 SU Soft Suede, 3 SU Soft Suede, 2 SU Soft Suede
stamped off once, 1 Memento Desert Sand, 5 SU Early Espresso
Sentiment - SU Early Espresso

Stamps: 3 Step Hydrangea and Whole Family by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Sage Shadow by Stampin' Up, Lovely Lavender by Gina K Designs
porcelain by BasicGrey
Inks: Hydrangea - 3 Memento Grape Jelly, 4 SU Concord Crush, 2 Memento
Grape Jelly stamped off once, 1 Memento Lulu Lavender
Leaves - 1 SU Old Olive, 2 SU True Thyme, 3 SU True Thyme
Urn - 3 SU River Rock, 2, SU River Rock stamped off once,
1 Memento Desert Sand, 4 SU True Thyme
Sentiment - Memento Grape Jelly
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder, Dimple Corner Punch
Embellishment: Ribbon

Stamps:  Letters from the Past and Father's Pocket Watch by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Crumb Cake and Early Espresso by Stampin' Up
On the Road Travel Log by K&Company
Inks: Pen and Watch - 3 SU Early Espresso, 2 SU Soft Suede
1 SU More Mustard
Sentiment - SU Early Espresso and Soft Suede
Tools: Corner Rounder and Cuttlebug Embossing Folder

Stamps: Multi Step Berries by Kitchen Sink Stamps
Papers: Groovy Guava and Poppy Parade by Stampin' Up
nook & pantry by BasicGrey
Inks: Strawberries -3 SU Cherry Cobbler, 2 SU Poppy Parade,
1 SU Poppy Parade stamped off once, 4 SU Rich Razzleberry
Leaves - 1 SU Wild Wasabi, 2 SU Wild Wasabi, 3 SU Handsome Hunter
Sentiment - SU Poppy Parade
Tools: Big Bite, Corner Rounder
Embellishment: Ribbon

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Check out the sweet treats whipped up for you this week by the other members of the Kitchen Crew!


  1. Terrific cards Lynn. The second one with the hydrangeas warms my heart. My mum's house has the most wonderful border of Hydrangeas which stretches the length of her home. Thankfully it is still there.
    Did the Easter Bunny come?

  2. These are all such great cards, I can't pick a favorite, so I just love them all. Great idea to stamp on the DP, I forget about doing that so thank you for reminding me and showing how pretty it looks. Have a great day.

  3. Your 10 minute cards are always so amazing. I love, love the hydrangeas, just beautiful.

  4. no one would guess these are 10 minute cards, lynn! you do such wonderful work on these everytime:)

  5. These are stunning Lynn! What a wonderful idea and you have the perfect knack for picking the right paper to stamp on too! :)

  6. You nailed all four of them Lynn! They look wonderful stamped on DP. Great set of cards.

  7. Lynn! These are all soooo wonderful! You are the 10 min queen for sure! What perfect papers you have with each image! Hugs!!

  8. Wow, 40 minutes of absolute beauty. All of these are fabulous.

  9. Wow!!! These are all so beautiful! I don't think I could pick a favorite - they are all beautiful!

  10. just 40 min. to come up with these fabulous cards!!! It would take me 40 just for one.

  11. What fantasic cards! I think the first may actually be my favorite because I love the sentiment! Very cool embossing on that as well. These stamps are just so unique and I have to give this technique a try :) Thanks too for leaving me a sweet blog comment Lynn!

  12. What wonderful cards! I am especially drawn to the hydrengea! But they all are fantastic!

  13. Beautiful creations Lynn!! The designer papers give a wonderful look on the images. Very creative 10 minutes cards!


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