Monday, September 18, 2023

Not Older - More Distinguished - Kitchen Sink Stamps

September finds me in need of a masculine birthday card so I added a digital sentiment from KSS' new Happy Birthday Banner Sentiment digi svgs (there are 8 fun banners to foil or print in this fun set) to images from Birch Trees and Mighty Moose for the rugged outdoorsman in my family! 

The birch trees and the moose were stamped on SVG cut files that are available at KSS to go with these stamps sets. I used Altenew inks on these images.

The clouds were created by dipping my finger tips in white acrylic paint and dabbing the wet paint on the blue cardstock panel.


This card has been added to the following challenges this week:

Retro Rubber Challenge Blog - Challenge #215 - Fall Scenes! ** Birch Trees is a set released by KSS in 2015. Mighty Moose was released in 2020.


Kitchen Sink Stamps is again a sponsor for Simon Says Stamp's STAMPtember so be on the look out for thein exclusive collaboration!!

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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Sunday, September 10, 2023

A Slice of the Sea - Kitchen Sink Stamps

With today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored slimline design, I wanted to take a little cross-slice of the sea with a bit of underwater action below and some beach action above. It isn't quite right, but I love it just the same!! It has me chillin', at least!!




Kitchen Sink Stamps Sets used for this design include:


I am entering this slimline design in the following challenges this week:



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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Autumn Leaves - Kitchen Sink Stamps

Although the temperatures are still hitting triple digits here in Texas, I am dreaming of autumn with more anticipation than ever this year. This week's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored card was created with images from Big Leaves and Autumn Greetings attached to a watercolor and splattered background. The leaves were stamped on cut SVG files, and I fussy cut the sentiment, popping it up on dimensionals.


Color Recipe for the Leaves

Layer 1 - Stampin' Up Mango Melody
Layer 2 - Stampin' Up Merry Merlot
Layer 3 - Stampin' Up Chocolate Chip

I am entering this card in the following challenges this week:







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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, August 28, 2023

Long Live Little League! - Kitchen Sink Stamps

This week's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design was inspired by the hours of pleasure and enjoyment my family and friends received from watching Little Leaguers from all over the world take part in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania this past week! What an amazing display of skill, determination, heart, and sportsmanship from these remarkable young boys! 

Congratulations to all who took part in this sensational event. It was a hard earned honor to be there, and I am so proud of each and every participant.

Congratulations, also to El Segundo who came out on top and a huge shout out to Texas' own Needville who represented us so very well! Way to go, boys!


Images from the following Kitchen Sink Stamps sets were used to create this design:

Baseball - retired

Star & Stripes American Flag

Honey Bunny 


The sentiment was computer generated. The flag and mitt were stamped on SVG cut files which coordinate with the stamp sets. The flag pole was also a two layer SVG file cut from two colors of cardstock.


I am entering this design in the following challenges this week:

Corrosive Challenge - 8-August-2023 - Anything Goes

We Love Stamping - Masculine

The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog - Challenge #564 - Summertime

The Sisterhood of Crafters - Make a Scene


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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, August 21, 2023

Maui Strong - Kitchen Sink Stamps

Today's Kitchen Sink Stamps' sponsored design was created for the Technique Lover's Challenge - Partial Stenciling over at Splitcoaststampers.

The heart-breaking photos coming from Hawaii which show the devastation of the fires in Maui have inspired my card today. My prayer and support are with the people there who have experienced such unbearable loss.


The partial stenciling was done with an SVG Cut Stencil from KSS called
Waves and Splashes. The flowers were created with their Plumeria set. The sentiment was computer generated.

I have entered this card in the following challenges, as well, this week:






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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, August 14, 2023

Back to School - Kitchen Sink Stamps

My neighborhood is a little bit quieter these days as the students in my little town returned to school last Wednesday. Three month summer vacations are a thing of the past here in Texas! 

My Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design this week features images from the following sets:

Back to School Supplies

Class Notes



The crayons and sentiments were stamped on SVG cut files which are available of these sets from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

I am entering this card in the following challenges this week:






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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, August 7, 2023

Plumeria Frame - Kitchen Sink Stamps

For this week's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design, I have framed this seaside scene with an oval of plumeria! This card is going to a niece who has spent her birthday this past week on a tropical island with her sweet family. What could be more divine?


The following KSS sets were used to create this design. All of the images were stamped on SVG cut files which are available for these sets. They were then layered and assembles on the teal card front. A Spellbinders oval die was used to create the lighthouse panel.

Plumeria

Lighthouse

Palm Trees

Isle of Big Bay Lake

Hawaiian Greetings


I have entered this card in the following challenges for this week:


Day of the Month Card Club - Challenge #54 - National Beach Day + National Lighthouse Day



The Paper Players - Challenge PP652 - Hot Fun in the Summertime



As You See It Challenge - Challenge #304 - Summertime & the Livin' is Easy- Fill in the blank - The thing I love most about summer is time spent at the beach!



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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, July 31, 2023

Sun & Fun - Kitchen Sink Stamps

I am offering up more Sun & Fun with today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored card. This design was constructed using the following Kitchen Sink Stamps sets:

Beachcomber's Bounty

Sea Shells (sand dollar)

Summer Splashes (sentiment)

Lighthouse (seagulls)

Seaside Seagull (marsh grass)


The ocean waves were created using the SVG cut stencil Waves & Splashes.


I have entered this card in the following challenges this week:


Wednesday's Creative Inspiration Challenge Blog: July Challenge - Feathered Friends

Inkspirational Challenges - Challenge #295 - Use Stencils

As You See It Challenge: Challenge #304 - Summertime and the Livin' is Easy

Fab' n' Funky Challenges - Challenge #578 - Summer Fun

The Sisterhood of Crafters - Tropical


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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Sunday, July 23, 2023

Tiki Time - Slimline Pop-Up Card - Kitchen Sink Stamps

Today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored card is a fun slimline pop-up card created to celebrate the beach!! I have used images from the following KSS sets to construct this design:

Summer Splashes

Tiki Time

Beachcomber's Bounty

Palm Trees

Seaside Seagull

Hawaiian Greetings

Plumeria



I have entered this design in the following challenges this week:

Stamping Sensations - Summer Flowers

Daring Cardmakers - Summer Drinks


Little Bit of Rainbow - BB90 - It's Hot As July




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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, July 17, 2023

Christmas in July - Kitchen Sink Stamps

 The Clean and Simple Challenge over on Splitcoaststampers today allowed me to use one of the fun digital sentiments from Kitchen Sink Stamps' 2022 KSS Holiday A2 Card Kit which has so many wonderful sentiments for foiling or for digital printing on my Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design for this week. Since I haven't taken on foiling yet, I printed the sentiment strip on my computer and mounted in on the card front over a panel of gold glitter paper.

The poinsettia and leaves were stamped on SVG cut files available for use with Christmas Poinsettia and layered on top.



This card has also been entered in the following challenges this week:

Double Trouble - Challenge #143 - Christmas in July

Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog - Challenge #30 - Stencils and/or Christmas in July + a Sentiment

Get Creative Challenges - Challenge #123 - Christmas in July

Night Owls - Creation - Beautiful - Challenge #26 - In 6 Months it will be Christmas Again

Star Stampz Challenge Blog - Challenge #48 - Christmas in July


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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Sunday, July 9, 2023

Canadian Birthday - Kitchen Sink Stamps

My son and daughter-in-law are currently enjoying a much needed and welcomed vacation taking in the glorious beauty of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada. They will be flying home on Thursday and on Friday we will be celebrating my son's birthday.

The breathtaking photos they have been sending me were the inspiration for today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design. And yes, they did encounter bears! Eeeek!!



The following Kitchen Sink Stamps were used to create this slimline birthday card:


Cabin by the Lake

Grand View Mountains

Bear in the Woods

Isle of Big Bay Lake

Pine Trees

The sky was created using the SVG Cut Stencil Cloudy Skies


This card has been entered in the following challenges this week:

Allsorts Challenge Blog - Challenge #736- Anything Goes

Alphabet Challenge Blog - G is for Green

Color My Heart Color Dare - Color Dare #556 - Six Pack (must use 3)

We Love Stamping - July Challenge - Anything Goes 

Worldwide Crafters and Colorists Challenge Blog - Challenge #6 -Anything Goes


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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Sunday, July 2, 2023

Happy 4th - Kitchen Sink Stamps

Since tomorrow is July 4th, I am taking one more opportunity to showcase the stunning American flag from Kitchen Sink Stamps' Stars & Stripes American Flag before I clear it off my desk to start designing with my beach images next week. Every time I create with this amazing image, I can just hear the flag popping in the wind!

Today's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design was created for a fisherman friend who always celebrates the 4th of July with a fishing trip to the river!

This slimline card features images from the following KSS sets:


Stars & Stripes American Flag

Classic Old Truck

Village Stone Bridge

Isle of Big Bay Lake

Tree Friends

Words 4 Celebrating




 The flag, truck, and bridge were stamped on SVG cut files which were created for use with these images. The clouds were created with the SVG Cut Stencil Cloudy Skies, also available from KSS.

I am entering this card in the following challenges this week:

Addicted to Stamps and More - Challenge #449 - Any Occasion


The Card Concept - Challenge #198 {Summertime Fun}


Creative Fingers Challenge Blog - Challenge #258 - Anything Goes





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


 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, June 26, 2023

AH -LO-HAA Kitchen Sink Stamps

Next Monday before the crack of dawn, I will be heading out to the beach for my very first 2023 summer trip to the gulf! My trip has inspired this week's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design.

The images I have featured on this card are from the following Kitchen Sink Stamps sets:

Lighthouse

Palm Trees

Seaside Seagull

Hawaiian Greetings

The waves were created using an SVG cut stencil from KSS called Waves & Splashes.



I am entering this design in the following challenges this week:

Make My Monday - Challenge #203 - On the Water

Retro Rubber Challenge - Challenge #209 - Summer Scenes! - The lighthouse was released by Kitchen Sink Stamps in June of 2013.

613 Avenue Create - June 2023 - In the Good Old Summertime

Little Bit of Rainbow - BB88 - Water, Water Everywhere!

Simply Create Too Challenge Blog - Challenge #191 - Lazy Days of Summer


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


 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Sunday, June 18, 2023

Happy Independence Day - Kitchen Sink Stamps

My Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design this week is a card created for the 4th of July. It features images from Stars & Stripes American Flag, Grand View Mountains, Village Stone Bridge, Tree Friends, and Bold Holiday Greetings. The clouds were created using the SVG Cut Stencil called Cloudy Skies. This card is 5 inches by 7 inches.



I have entered this card in the following challenges this week:


 

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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Sunday, June 11, 2023

To Celebrate Flag Day - Kitchen Sink Stamps

For my Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored slimline design today, I have returned to the Stars & Stripes American Flag to create a card in honor of Flag Day which is celebrated across the United States on June 14. I have included a strip of one of the newly released digital backgrounds from the set called Linear Backgrounds. These are created by KSS for those people who love foiling their cards. That is not a skill that I have mastered so I used it here by printing it on white cardstock and blending a variety of blues over the top of the panel.

In addition to Linear Backgrounds, Kitchen Sink Stamps has also released Wild Side, Happy Flowers, and Elegant Scrolls for your foiling delight! 


The eagle topped flag pole is a part of an SVG cut file set created for use with Stars & Stripes American Flag. Check it out!

This card has been entered in the following challenges this week:







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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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Monday, June 5, 2023

Happy Father's Day - Enjoy the Ride - Kitchen Sink Stamps

With Father's Day just around the corner, this week's Kitchen Sink Stamps sponsored design is a card for my dad which features images from Classic Old Truck and Whole Family. I used a metallic silver paper which I embossed with a fun old embossing folder from Cuttlebug to add the the masculine vibe of this card.




Color Recipe for the Truck's Wheel Base



Color Recipe for the Truck's Body



I am entering this card in the following challenges this week:

Girlz Makes Guyz Cards - Challenge 4 - Vehicles

The Paper Players - PP643 - It's a Man's World

Inspire. Create. Challenge #144, Colour Challenge - Your Favoirite Three Colour Combination - Red, Black, Silver

Crafty Catz - Challenge #640 - Cute for a Guy

My Time to Craft Challenge Blog - Challenge #509 - Masculine



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 Kitchensinkstamps' Weblog by Maria Colosimo,





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