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Today’s mini scrapbook pages (6″x6″) are not new, but are very dear to my heart, so I must show them again on this special day that pays tribute to those in service!
These 2 pages are of my GrandFather, who served in the Army in WWI. They were made for a small family album I started. The original post can be seen HERE for a challenge to “Stamp Out Alzheimer’s”.
Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful (and inky) week!
Please check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you today!
PS – Thank you all for your concerns about where I’ve been. It really meant alot to me! No, I have not fallen into a deep abyss. My attention was needed on the family front. I have missed stamping and ALL my inky friends! – Hugs!
Stamps: Plaid Plus!, Playful Stars, Mix it Up!, Whole Family and 3 Step Letters from the Past from Kitchen Sink Stamps
Paper: Riding Hood Red, Night of Navy from SU! Kraft and Vintage Cream from Papertrey.
Ink: VersaMark from Tsukineko. Riding Hood Red and Night of Navy from SU!.
Embellishments: Star brads from Making Memories. Tan grosgrain ribbon from SU! (?).
Happy Kitchen Sink Monday!
I hope the weather is wonderful wherever you live. It sure was a beautiful weekend for us and we spent almost the whole weekend outside! Which didn’t leave much time to stamp (gasp!) … but I did have a quick project that I wanted to do for this coming week. Some friends will be in town from the East Coast and I am thrilled that we will be able to get both of our families together for a day in the park while our kids are all off for Spring Break.
So, with spending a day at the park, I thought it would be fun if each child had their own sand pail … (that I also plan on filling as a mini Easter Basket).
I have stamped on plastic pails with StazOn ink before and wasn’t always thrilled with the end results. Sometimes the ink would be blotchy and would scratch off pretty quickly (yes, I have boys… what can I say!) So this time I decided I would try and emboss the names. It worked fabulously (thanks to the embossing buddy!) and I am thrilled with how they turned out! I think the embossed names will be more durable too.
I believe the kids are going to love them! I had a tough time this weekend keeping my boys from taking their pails outside! LOL!
Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful week!
But, before you go, make sure you visit the rest of the KS Crew and see what they have cooked up for you today.
Tammy – March Guest Designer
You can find out the winners to Connie’s KS Crew Challenge (#23) – Masking, HERE.
Materials: An embossing buddy is a must when embossing on plastic … helps to prevent unwanted embossing powder sticking because of static cling.
(Theo’s Sand Pail – Blue) Stamps: Playful Alphabet Buddy and Playful Stars from Kitchen Sink Stamps. Ink: VersaMark. Embossing powders – Marcasite and Red Dragon from Stampendous!
Pail – Yellow) Stamps: Playful ALphabet Buddy and Happy Birthday Cupcake (flowers) from Kitchen Sink Stamps. Ink: VersaMark. Embossing powders – Red Dragon from Stampendous! and Midnight Blue from Sparkle N Sprinkle.
It is Wednesday again and a Holiday too … so, now until midnight (EST), the Kitchen Sink Store will be serving up another helping of The Kitchen Sink’s Wednesday Blue Plate Special!
This is where you can find random items on sale for 24 hours only! You never know what might be on sale!
Materials – Stamps: Plaid Plus!, Playful Stars, and Never a Loss 4 Words from Kitchen Sink Stamps. Paper: Real Red, Night of Navy and Confetti Cream from SU! Kraft from Papertrey. Ink: Real Red and Night of Navy from SU! Embellishments: Night of Navy grosgrain ribbon from SU!
Lynn has us really thinking outside of the box today with her challenge today … or maybe I should say thinking outside of the can… as in trash can! Yup… is Trash to Treasure time with Lynn’s challenge… we are Going Green in the Kitchen today!
Lynn’s challenge is to Reduce, Reuse, Re-purpose and Recycle! …. We are Going GREEN in the Kitchen today!
Take some previously used non-stamping item that is headed for the trash can and turn it into a component in your Kitchen Sink project either as a layer or embellishment of some sort! Trash to Treasure so to speak!
I have been weeding out the “no longer needed” computer cds that have been piling up in my office, and I thought … “Why throw them in the trash… they could be a treasure!” So, I created this sun catcher to go in my boys room. It was a lot of fun and is very sparkly when the sun hits it. (sorry about the window screen in the background).
Dee ………………………… (welcome back Dee! )
Lynn – Challenge Hostess
Again, this month’s challenge will be picked by a random number generator… so, everyone has a chance to win!
For all the challenge info and prizes, go HERE. The prizes have changed this month, so you will want to go see.
Please leave your link in the Mr. Linky box below over on the KSS Blog [HERE]. Deadline to Lynn’s challenge is Friday eve. – June 19th, midnight EDT.
Please leave one link per challenge sample. You can enter as many samples as you like. When uploading to your favorite gallery, please use KSCC#14, kitchensinkstamps or KSS as the keyword or tag.and … Thank you Lynn for the fabulous challenge and our world thanks you too!
Materials: I will follow up with another post with a “How to”.
Thanks for looking.
Materials – Stamps: Plaid Plus!, Playful Stars, Mix it Up! and Whole Family from Kitchen Sink Stamps… (the script is a sneak peek to a future stamp coming in July). Paper: Riding Hood Red, Night of Navy from SU! Kraft and Vintage Cream from Papertrey. Ink: VersaMark from Tsukineko. Riding Hood Red and Night of Navy from SU!. Embellishments: Star brads from Making Memories. Tan grosgrain ribbon from SU! (?).
Creative Kitchen Sink Crew member, Lori Tecler, has a fabulous project which is perfect for the month of December … when gift giving on all of our minds!
How much fun is a game of Tic Tac Toe? A game for ALL ages!!!
I know my boys will love this game… and I think my oldest might even have fun making them for some of his friends!!! Thanks so much Lori for sharing this wonderful project that looks like it is as much fun to make as it is to play with!
Please go to Lori’s blog, Inking Aloud, to see her complete tutorial!
I can’t tell you how excited I am to join in all the fun over at Paper Craft Planet and help launch their 12 days of Christmas ….
Planet style! There are LOTS of challenges (12 to be exact) and fabulous PRIZES!!!! Your can find out all the details over at Paper Craft Planet.
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a partridge in a pear tree. …. so with that said ( I don’t sing very well! ), todays challenge is: Create a card with a tree or a bird on it…or BOTH!
Please load your challenges cards into the photos area on the planet using the keyword: 12day1 (all lowercase) and you’ll be entered to win a great prize from Kitchen Sink Stamps! But, you’ll have to go to the Planet to find out what the prize is! Hee-Hee
Here is my tree card! I created this tree using the set Playful Frames & Journaling. It was fun! Hope you’ll all join us!
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For inspiration, please check out what the entire KS Crew has cooked up for this challenge!
Hope you will all join us and play along! Materials – Stamps: Playful Frames & Journaling and Playful Stars. Paper: Pink Pirouette, Kiwi Kiss, Soft Sky and Very Vanilla all from SU! Ink: VersaMark with Fine Detail Gold EP from Ranger. Embellishments: Nestabilities – Petite Ovals. Spots and Dots embossing folder from ProvoCraft. Big brass brad (I embossed a star in gold on the brad) is from Memory Keepers. Brass buckle from WeR Memory Keepers. Pink velvet ribbon from Michael’s. Rhinestones from my stash.
I will never forget where I was and what I was doing 7 years ago today, nor will every other American!
When I saw the ladies of Color Throwdown were keeping the memory alive with their Color Throwdown #10 this week, with our patriotic colors of Red, White & Blue …. I wanted to play along too! Thank you ladies!
Paper – Shimmery White and Brilliant Blue – Stampin’ Up!
Inks – Danube Blue and Rhubarb Stalk from Memento.
Embellishments – Crystal brad from Making Meomories, clear micro beads (on center star), Navy narrow grossgrain ribbon from Stampin’ Up! and Red satin ribbon from my stash of ribbon scraps. Sizzix Bigz Nested Star.
Also, I had a card for 4th of July, that I forgot to post. So, I am adding it along because it uses the same patriotic colors. Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day!
Materials – Stamps – Playful Stars, Ready 4 Any Holiday, and Plaid Plus!
Paper – Shimmery White, Brilliant Blue, Real Red and Night of Navy – Stampin’ Up!
Inks – Danube Blue and Rhubarb Stalk from Memento. Craft White from ColorBox. VersaMark with EP Detail White from Stampendous and EP Antiquities Frosted Crystal from Ranger.
Embellishments – Silver and White star brads from Making Meomories, Navy narrow grossgrain ribbon from Stampin’ Up!
Oops! I guess I forgot to share the last of the cards from the 8 sneak peeks!
Sorry about that!
This set is Playful Stars and goes with all the other “Playful” sets.
On the small gift bag, I embossed a star right on the brad!
Stamps: Playful Stars and Plaid Plus! from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: Kraft and Shimmery white (SU!) and a small kraft paper bag & red tissue from Michael’s.
Ink: Mediterranean Blue, and Rocket Red Gold (Brilliance) and VersaMark. Brilliant Blue from SU! was used on the red tissue paper.
Embellishments: Gold Fine Detail EP from Ranger, Jumbo brass brad from Making Memories and Rhinestone singles (color Hibiscus) from Me & My Big Ideas. Star die cut (stars #2) from Sizzix.
Stamps: Playful Stars, Swirly Hearts & Stars and Ready 4 Any Holiday from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: White from Papertrey Ink, Brilliant Blue from SU!
Ink: Brilliant Blue and Real Red from SU! VersaMark.
Embellishments: Gold Fine Detail EP from Ranger, red and white gingham ribbon from Michael’s, Gold Dew Drop from Robin’s Nest and blue rhinestones from “very deep” stash!.
So, my husband and I have really been enjoying watching the HBO series, John Adams on DVD. It is really putting me in the patriotic spirit!!!!
I just love learning more about American History … the information I should have learned in school, but did not! I guess it doesn’t matter when you learn something… just so you are still learning something new!
So, with getting ready to celebrate the 232nd anniversary of declaring our Independance as Americans … to help, a Kitchen Crew Design Member, Tammy came up with an amazing project for July, that is sure to make a centerpiece, leave a spectacular impression! I am excitied to try this project myself! Thanks Tammy for doing such a bang up job with your project!!!!
You can see Tammy’s tutorial Here.