Monday, December 28, 2020

Village Stone Bridge - Steam Train & Cable Car

** Those who are here for Denise's Birthday Blog Hop need to scroll down to the post below.**

Kitchen Sink Stamps is ending 2020 with the release of two fabulous new sets perfect for masculine cards and scene building: Village Stone Bridge and Steam Train & Cable Car which I used to create the two Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored designs I am sharing with you today!

Maria certainly knows how to keep me happy! You are going to absolutely love all the tiny silhouettes that are included in the Village Stone Bridge set! I promise! I used the bicycle rider, but the set also includes a horse drawn carriage, a horseback rider, a man walking his dog, and more! Click the link above to see them all!


Kitchen Sink Stamps used to create this card include:


Color Recipe for the Village Stone Bridge Using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Sahara Sand
Layer 2 Gray Granite
Layer 3 Basic Black

Color Recipe for the Grand View Mountains Using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Sage Shadow
Layer 2 Sage Shadow
Layer 3 Sage Shadow
Layer 4 Sage Shadow
Layer 5 Tranquil Tide

The sky was created using the SVG Cut Cloudy Skies Stencil.


Kitchen Sink Stamps used to create this card include:

Bear in the Woods (tree line)
Bicycle (sentiment)

Color Recipe for the Steam Train using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 River Rock
Layer 2 Sahara Sand
Layer 3 Gray Granite
Layer 4 Basic Black

Color Recipe for the Trees using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Pear Pizzazz
Layer 2 Lucky Limeade
Layer 3 Mossy Meadow
Layer 4 Always Artichoke

The sky was created using the SVG Cut Cloudy Skies Stencil.


For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!

Happy Birthday, Denise - the Design Team of TPB

Good morning, all! Today's post is a part of the Happy Birthday Blog Hop that The Project Bin Design Team is putting on for Denise, the creator and owner of The Project Bin. What an honor and privilege it is to work with such an amazing, talented, and kind woman.

What a way she has with words! Her fabulous sentiments are a delight to craft with! They span the range of hilarious to sweetly sentimental. There is something for everyone and every occasion in her wonderful collection.

Thank you, Denise for sharing yourself so freely with us all! We wish you the very best this birthday and always!!

The Project Bin Team Members Hopping Today are:

Lynn McAuley (you're here)

If you started the blog at the top, you should have arrived here from Sunnyside Up, the blog of Dawn Mercedes Barret.

Here is the card I mailed to Denise on Wednesday. It combines images from Hole Foods and Born Yesterday.


From here you will be visiting Crafty Creations by Tracie, the blog of Design Team member Tracie Clary.

Thank you for your visit and enjoy this parade of fun and beautiful birthday cards created just for Denise by The Project Bin Design Team!

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Now that you have finished with your holiday shopping and wrapping for friends and family, you might want to take the opportunity to add some items from your Kitchen Sink Stamps wish list for yourself at a reduced price. For the next three days, December 24, 25, and 26, KSS is having a Christmas sale.

Treat yourself well! After this year, you have earned it!


Enter the store here, and add HOLLY20 as the prom code at checkout to receive a 20% discount on all in stock purchases! 


To create this holiday card I used images from the following KSS sets:

Monday, December 21, 2020

Jeweled Moose - Kitchen Sink Stamps

This week the Alpha Girls requested cards with jewels. For today's Kitchen Sink sponsored design, I have made a Christmas card featuring the Mighty Moose with the Grand View Mountains and the Tiny Norway Pines (limited edition - retired) in the background. I splattered the front with white acrylic paint and then added a few sparkly jewels to highlight some of the snowflakes. The sky was created using the KSS SVG Cut Cloud Stencil.




 Color Recipe for the Moose with Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 3 Close to Cocoa
Layer 4 Chocolate Chip


Color Recipe for the Tiny Norway Pines with Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Garden Green
Layer 2 Always Artichoke on the greens and Baked Brown Sugar on the trunk
Layer 3 Chocolate Chip

I have entered this card in the following challenges:







For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

SCS Color Challenge 822 with The Project Bin

 This Christmas card, sponsored by The Project Bin, was created for today's Color Challenge at Splitcoaststampers. The required colors for CC822 are Black, Magenta Madness, and Granny Apple Green by Stampin' Up. It was stamped with images from Maybe Christmas by The Project Bin. Bright pink jewels were added for the holly berries. Last of all I attached the black satin bow.






Monday, December 14, 2020

Playing some Splitcoaststampers Challenges with Kitchen Sink Stamps

The Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored cards I am sharing today were created for current challenges at Splitcoaststampers. This first one is a masculine birthday card using the Double Dutch Fold which is Sketch Challenge #831. Here is a link to the tutorial I used to create this card. The card was made with the Classic Old Truck set and designer papers from Echo Park's Are We There Yet?


Color Recipe for the Truck's Wheel Base


Color Recipe for the Truck's Body





This next card was created for Clean and Simple Challenge #616 - Falling Snowflakes. It uses images and a sentiment from Bear in the Woods, Snowy Cabin, Grand View Mountains, and Mighty Moose.


Color Recipe for the Mountains

I stamped Layers 2 - 5 with Stampin' Up Pale Plum. 
I omitted layer one to give the mountains a look of dusted snow.

Color Recipe for the Bear

Layer 1 Stampin' Up Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Stampin' Up Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 3 Stampin' Up Soft Suede
Layer 4 Stampin' Up Early Espresso

Background bears are two layers of Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip.

I used the SVG Cut Cloud Stencil to create the sky using
Tumbled Glass Distress Oxide Ink by Ranger

For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!


Wednesday, December 9, 2020

CCEE2050 - The Glow of Christmas

Lynn McAuley here with the final CCEE Stampers challenge for 2020, which has been a bleak and dark time for us all. For the CCEE2050 challenge, I am asking that your cards reflect a seasonal light of hope and promise for a brighter new year. It can be represented by a candle, the lights on a Christmas tree, the star of Bethlehem, or any other light that comes to mind.

Should you choose to join us in this challenge and post to an on-line gallery, please include keyword CCEE2050 with your design. We look forward to seeing the light you choose to shine on 2021.

This is our final challenge for 2020. Thank you to our faithful followers for your visits and entries in 2020. Following our Christmas break, we will be starting a new year of fun challenges on January 7. 

My card features the Star of Bethlehem and to me it represents Jesus Christ - the light of the world. He is our hope and our salvation.

This slimline design was created with this wonderful sentiment by Paper Inspirations and embossed with gold glitter embossing powder. The Star and Nativity were cut with dies by Momenta.


 Here are links to the lights featured by the other CCEE DT members:



Wishing you a uniquely wonderful Christmas.
May the light and love of Christ 
lead us all into a healthy
and happy New Year.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Peace of Earth - Kitchen Sink Stamps

This week's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design features their newly released Mighty Moose paired with their Birch Trees and Big & Bold Christmas Greetings. The moose and sentiment were cut with my Cricut Joy using the KSS SVG files while I fussy cut the trees to get the configuration I wanted. Glitter paper was used for the snow on the ground and splattered white acrylic paint for the falling snow.


 Color Recipe using Stampin' Up Inks

Moose

Layer 1 Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 3 Close to Cocoa
Layer 4 Chocolate Chip

Birch Trees

Layer 1 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 2 Soft Suede

I am entering this card in the following challenges:




For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:



Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

CCEE2049 - 2020 - Wrap It Up!

 Lynn McAuley here hostessing for December's final two CCEE Stampers challenges for the year 2020. If you are like me, you are probably ready for the year of 2020 to be wrapped up tight with a bow tied securely around it. Let's be done with it!!

For this challenge make use of the Christmas wrapping paper of your choice as a part of your holiday design.

Grab up some paper scraps from your gift wrapping adventures and join us in this week's challenge. If posting to an on-line gallery other than you blog, include keyword CCEE2049. We look forward to seeing your wonderful designs.



The wrapping paper is from Molly & Rex.

The dog and bone are from Crazy Dogs by Tim Holtz.

The sentiment is from Christmas Strips by Taylored Expressions.


The cards of the other members of the CCEE design team are linked below:




Tuesday, December 1, 2020

King of Angels - The Project Bin

Today's card sponsored by The Project Bin was created with one of the awesome sentiments from their set Joyful Song. I have paired it with Spellbinders' Manger die set and rubbed on a bit of Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide Ink around the babe. The sentiment was stamped with Versafine Onyx Black. The star was cut from copper glitter paper. It is a quick and simple design that tells the true story of Christmas.



I love each and every one of this fabulous Christmas sentiments and will be using them on many of my cards! Head over to The Project Bin and get yourself a set! 

Monday, November 30, 2020

Berries and Bears and Moose, Oh, My! - KSS November Release

I am beyond excited this morning to share with you the three new stamps sets being released by Kitchen Sink Stamps today. What fun I have had creating these nature themed KSS sponsored designs. Take a look and let me know what you think!

These first two cards were created with using Mighty Moose Multi Step Clear Stamps as well as the matching SVG Cut File.

 


Other sets used in this design include:



Color Recipes using Stampin' Up inks

Moose
Layer 1 Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 3 Close to Cocoa stamped twice
Layer 4 Chocolate Chip

Tree Line
Layer 1 Pear Pizzazz
Layer 2 Lucky Limeade
Layer 3 Mossy Meadow
Layer 4 Always Artichoke

This next card uses the came color recipe for the moose but used the the Minnesota Norway Pine with a buffalo plaid designer paper from the Paper Studio.


My first Christmas card features Bear in the Woods Multi Step Clear Stamps and the SVG Cut File that goes with it, as well as a Christmas sentiment from Big & Bold Christmas Greetings Clear Stamps and its SVG Cut File.


Color Recipe using Stampin' Up inks:


Bear

Layer 1 Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 3 Soft Suede
Layer 4 Early Espresso

Tree Line

Layer 1 Pear Pizzazz
Layer 2 Lucky Limeade
Layer 3 Mossy Meadow
Layer 4 Always Artichoke

The designer paper is from A Very Merry Christmas by the Paper Studio.

My final Christmas card today features Winter Berries Multi Step Clear Stamps which is a companion set for the All Year Grapevine Wreath Multi Step Clear Stamps.


Other KSS sets used to create this card include:


Color Recipes using Stampin' Up Inks

Wreath
Layer 1 Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Close to Cocoa
Layer 3 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 4 Soft Suede

Gingham Bow
Layer 1 Real Red stamped off once
Layer 2 Real Red
Layer 3 Raspberry Ripple
Layer 4 Fresh Fig

Berries
Layer 1 Purely Pomegranate
Layer 2 Berry Burst
Layer 3 Fresh Fig
Layer 4 Early Espresso

Pines
Layer 1 Cucumber Crush
Layer 2 Garden Green
Layer 3 Tranquil Tide

Cabin
Layer 1 Creamy Caramel
Layer 2 Baked Brown Sugar
Layer 3 Chocolate Chip

Cabin Roof
Layer 2 Seaside Spray

The fence was created with designer paper from Cider Woods by DCWV. I also used the SVG cut files from the Grapevine Wreath, Winter Berries, and the Teardrop Christmas Ornaments.

Reminder: If you put the SVG file in your cart when your purchase your stamp set, you will get the SVG file for free!



For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!


Sunday, November 29, 2020

New Stamps Tomorrow from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Here is a quick sneak peek at another of set being released tomorrow by Kitchen Sink Stamps! Can't wait to share!


Check back tomorrow to see them all!

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

CCEE2048 - Tie One On Day

For our last CCEE challenge for November, hostess Kelly McKown-Santi is centering the challenge around November 24 which is Tie One On Day which honors Thanksgiving, cooking, and wearing an apron. She has asked the CCEE Stampers to create a card featuring an apron as the focal point OR any TIED element like ribbons, bow, twine or ropes.

I have gone with a bow. This delightful gingham bow is actually a sneak peek at an image which is part of a set being released on Monday by Kitchen Sink Stamps. I was absolutely tickled pick by how cute it stamps! The sentiment is from All Year Grapevine Wreath, also by Kitchen Sink Stamps.


The designer paper is from the Paper Studio.
The elf die cut is from Santa's Helper by Tim Holtz.

Check out what the rest of the design team used to "Tie One On."










Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Black Friday Weekend Sale at The Project Bin

Just a quick heads up for those of you on the lookout for Black Friday crafty sales.


The Project Bin will have all stamps on sale at 50% off on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, November 27 - November 30.

Just use coupon code WOOHOO at checkout!!


I just love putting The Project Bin's fabulous sentiments together with designer papers for quick, fun cards! I have to agree with Marilyn on this one, but for me more often than not, the "right" shoe is a Skechers! This sentiment is a part of the Wise Women set! Check it out!




Here is a holiday card featuring a sentiment from Maybe Christmas and created for Sketch Challenge 828 at Splitcoaststampers.


Both card were created with a bit of washi tape and design papers from the Paper Studio.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Sugar Garland - Kitchen Sink Stamps

For this slimline Christmas card design sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps, I create a holiday garland using images from Sweet Treats and Gingerbread Family. The sprigs of pine to which I attached the gold cord garland are from Teardrop Christmas Ornaments. The striped designer paper is North Pole by Doodlebug Design Inc.


I also want to share with you that Kitchen Sink Stamps will be holding their annual Black Friday Sale beginning Thursday, November 26 and ending at midnight on Saturday, November 29.  When you enter Promo Code: THANKFUL at checkout, you will receive a 25% discount on your order. 



For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!
 


Wednesday, November 18, 2020

CCEE2047 - Sunflowers

CCEE Stampers November hostess, Kelly McKown-Santi says, "It's getting darker earlier and winter is abound for many. Let's brighten it up with some cheerful yellow sunflowers!"

So this week you will see sunflowers featured on the cards created by the CCEE Stampers'. Here is what I came up with:




Here are links to the sunflower cards of the CCEE Stampers.


Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Power Couple - The Project Bin

I've had to add more Pumpkin Spice coffee creamer to my grocery list! With temperatures dropping, I know I will be wanting it in my morning coffee most days this week!

Today's card sponsored by The Project Bin features their Pumpkin Spice set that is jam-packed with fun pumpkin sentiments!

I die cut the coffee cup with Thanks a Latte Impresslit by Sizzix. The designer paper table cloth is from Cider Woods by DCWV.




 Check out this fun set and many more at The Project Bin!




Monday, November 16, 2020

Trim the Tree - Kitchen Sink Stamps

With no one planning to be here for Thanksgiving, I have decided to get out my Christmas decorations and trim the tree this week! I so enjoy the twinkling lights on the tree in the evening so I expect that it will lift my spirits as we move toward Christmas and the New Year that follows. I am certain that most, like me, are ready to see 2020 come to an end.

Today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design is a slimline holiday card created using the following sets:

Gingerbread Family

Teardrop Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Lights 2020

Big & Bold Christmas Greetings 



Color Recipes Used Today


Pines using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Cucumber Crush
Layer 2 Garden Green
Layer 3 Mossy Meadow

Gingerbread Boy and Girl using Aletnew Inks

Layer 1 Buttercream
Layer 2 Rocky Shore
Layer 3 Mocha

Light Sockets using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Mossy Meadow
Layer 2 Forest Foilage

Light Bulbs using Stampin' Up Inks

Layer 1 Watermelon Wonder
Layer 2 Real Red
Layer 3 Berry Burst

Teardrop Ornaments using Altenew Inks

Layer 1 Lavender Fields
Layer 2 Deep Iris
Layer 3 Midnight Violet

Pine Cones using Altenew Inks

Layer 1 Rocky Shores
Layer 2 Rocky Shores
Layer 3 Mocha
Layer 4 Espresso



For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

CCEE2045 - Letter to Santa

 Hostess Kelly McKown-Santi is sharing a delightful holiday challenge for the CCEE Stampers this week. Christmas will be here before you know it, so Kelly is getting us started on some holiday fun!


This week, she has asked the CCEE Stampers to make a card featuring a letter to Santa. 


I have used images for Gingerbread Family and Coffee & Friends by Kitchen Sink Stamps to create this holiday card. The letter was computer generated.

I'm going to head over the the CCEE Stampers Blog and read the Santa letters used by the rest of the CCEE Stampers Design Team! Come with me!!



For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!

Monday, November 9, 2020

Thanksgiving Blessings - Kitchen Sink Stamps

 Although this Thanksgiving will look decidedly different from those in the past, the blessings of this year have indeed been bountiful! Thanks be to God!

For today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design I have created a Thanksgiving card for my son and his wife. They have recently moved to the country and see sights like this one just outside their windows (except for the mountains) everyday! We won't be together on that day, but hope to connect on Zoom!

To create this card I have chosen images from the following Kitchen Sink Stamps sets:







For additional designs featuring Kitchen Sink Stamps, please visit the blogs and YouTube videos of the members of the Kitchen Crew linked below:


                    Nancy Stamps by Nancy McCabe


For those wishing to purchase Kitchen Sink Stamps, click SHOP HEREIt will take you directly to the store as well as let Maria know that you are a fan of my work! Thanks so much!!