Gold at the end of the Rainbow

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Happy Monday!

Have another “Pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow” card to share. This one took its inspiration from Splitcoast Sketch Challenge SC581.

I didn’t have any pattern papers with a St. Patrick’s Day theme, so I created my own using Plaid Plus and Multi-Step Paint Splatters

Pot-of-Gold by Kitchen Sink Stamps

Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day!

Check in with the KS Crew and see what inspiration they have cooked up for you.

 Lisa  Lynn

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Stamps: Multi Step Lucky Horseshoe (rainbow), Multi Step St. Patrick’s Day 4 Ducky & TeddyMulti Step Brush Stroke, Plaid Plus, and Multi Step Paint Splatters from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm and Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Garden Green and Certainly Celery from SU! Starburst patterned metallic gold cardstock from?

Inks: (all Memento Inks unless noted)Paint Splatted Paper: Step #4 – Cottage Ivy, Step #3 – Bamboo Leaves, Step #2 – Pear Tart, Step #1 – New Sprout. (ShamrocksNorthern Pine. Plaid Paper (stamped on kraft cardstock): Cottage Ivy, Bamboo Leaves, Pear Tart and Northern Pine. RainbowLilac Posies, Lady Bug, Tangelo, Cantaloupe, Dandelion, Pear Tart, Bamboo Leaves, Danube Blue and Grape Jelly.  Pot of Gold: (POT) Step #3 – Tuxedo Black 2x’s, Step #2 – Tuxedo Black, Step #1 – Tuxedo Black, so 1x. (GOLD) Step #3 – Peanut Brittle, Step #2 – Cantaloupe 2x’s, Step #1 – Dandelion. (ShamrocksCottage Ivy. Grass (under the pot of Gold): Step #3 – Cottage Ivy, Step#2 – Bamboo Leaves, Step #1 – Pear Tart. 

Embellishments: Classic & Deckled Ovals – Nestabilities from Spellbinders. 1/4″ Green Grosgrain ribbon from Michael’s. Rock Candy Stickles (on the pot of gold).  pop dots.

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New Stamps are in the Kitchen… once again!

How about a little R&R amongst the birch trees or a little fishing by the lake?

Sounds mighty good to me!

This is was my inspiration for 3 of our newest sets. Here is a sample of all 3 together (with a few older favorites)

Peaceful Greetings from Kitchen Sink Stamps

There is very little masking on this card… really!

The house was masked to add the pines. I overstamped the darker pine on top the lighter one – no extra masking. The trunks of the birch trees were masked for the lake… that’s it. Everything else was overstamped. 🙂

And for the 4th new stamp set … I can’t forget about flowers!

carnation bouquet - Kitchen Sink Stamps

Hope you are as excited as I am with these new sets.

They can all be found under “What’s New”,  but here is a quick look…

 

Multi-Step Carnations

with Digital Die Cut also available
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Multi-Step Birch Trees (PRE-Order)

with Digital Die Cut also available

our first EXTRA LARGE SETBirch-Trees-sample-wtrmk

  FINISHED STAMP birch trees MEASURE  – approx. 4-1/2″ TALL X 5-1/4″ WIDE

Multi-Step Cabin by the Lake

with Digital Die Cut also available
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Greetings from the Woods
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Don’t forget to check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you.
 Lisa  Lynn 

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(CARD #1) Stamps: Multi Step Cabin by the Lake, Multi Step Birch Trees, Multi Step Pine Trees, Multi Step Tree Friends (stone walk, squirrel and birds in sky) and Greetings from the Woods from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm from Neenah.
Inks: (all Memento Inks)Birch Trees: Leaves-Step #3 – Northern Pine, Step #2 – Cottage Ivy, Step #1 – Pistachio. Tree Trunk – Step #2 – Espresso Truffle, Step #1 – Toffee Crunch.  Cabin: Step #4 – Tuxedo Black, Step #3 – Espresso Truffle, Step #2 – Rich Cocoa, Step #1 – London Fog 2x’s (mask over the house). Pine Tree (variation 1): Step #4 – Northern Pine, Step #3 – Cottage Ivy, Step #2 – Bamboo Leaves, Step #1 – Pear Tart. Pine Trees (variation 2): Step #4 – Northern Pine, Step #3 – Olive Grove, Step #2 – Pistachio, Step #1 – New Sprout. Lake: Step #2 – Paris Dusk, Step #2 – Bahama Blue. Canoe: Tuxedo Black. Stepping Stones: Step #2 – Gray Flannel, Step #1 – London Fog. Grass: Step #2 – Olive Grove, Step #1 – Pistachio. Squirrel (in birch tree): Espresso Truffle. Birds: Toffee Crunch. Sentiment: Tuxedo Black.
Embellishments: none.
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(CARD #2) Stamps:  Multi Step Carnations, 3 Step Hydrangea and 3 Step Letters from the Past from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm & Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Certainly Celery from SU!
Inks: (all Memento Inks): Purple Carnations: Step #4 – Elderberry, Step #3 – Grape Jelly, Step #2 – Lilac Posies, Step #1 – Lulu Lavender. Pink Carnations: Step #4 – Rhubarb Stalk 2x’, Step #3 – Love Letter, Step #2 – Rose Bud, Step #1 – Angel Pink. Stems (variation 1): Step #3 – Northern Pine, Step #2 – Cottage Ivy, Step #1 – Pear Tart. Stems (variation 2): Step #3 – Olive Grove, Step #2 – Pistachio, Step #1 – New Sprout. Urn: Step #4 – London Fog, Step #3 – Gray Flannel so1x, Step #2 – London Fog so1x, Step #1 – did not use. Butterfly: Step #3 – Espresso Truffle, Step #2 – Rich Cocoa, Step #1 – Cantaloupe 2xs. Script: New Sprout and Toffee Crunch.
Embellishments: adhesive pop dots.

Wishing you every happiness this Holiday Season

  …and prosperity in the

New Year!

Now until Jan. 1 2014 (midnight PST)

get 30% off your entire order

Good on all items in stock and sale items too. 

PROMO CODE: GOODBYE2013   (all caps, numbers and no spaces)

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Merry Christmas Bears from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Merry Christmas Bears inside from Kitchen Sink Stamps

I look forward to a new year of new stamp designs and multi-step stamping fun!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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Don’t forget to check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you.

Connie  Julie (hiatus)  Lisa  Lynn  Tammy

Thanks for stopping by and have a Happy (and inky) day!

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Stamps: Multi Step Teddy Bear Wishes and

Multi Step Things 4 Ducky & Teddy [set 1] from Kitchen Sink Stamps. 

Paper: t/k
Inks: (all Memento Inks) t/k
Embellishments: t/k

Gearing up for a Bountiful Thanksgiving

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Happy KSS Monday! 

No matter where your travels take you this holiday, I hope you are gearing up for a

Bountiful Thanksgiving!

Today’s card, stamped using 3 Step Turkey Trot and Multi-Step Classic Old Truck, was inspired by playing along with a couple of challenges: Freshly Made Sketches (FMS113) & Color Throwdown (CTD269). I rarely get my act together in time to play along, so this was a fun treat!

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SO-much-to-be-thankful-for

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Thanks for stopping by and have a Happy (and inky) KSS Monday!

Don’t forget to check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you today.

Connie  Julie (hiatus)  Lisa  Lynn  Tammy

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Today & Tomorrow are the last 2 days of Kitchen Sink’s

PRE-Thanksgiving Day Sale

Friday – Nov.22 thru Tuesday – Nov. 26 (ends midnight – PST).
30% off everything in the store.
(except stamps on back order and out of stock items)

PROMO CODE: THANKS30

PLUS: you’ll find additional items on sale for additional savings.

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Stamps: 3 Step Turkey Trot and Multi Step Classic Old Truck from Kitchen Sink Stamps. 
Paper: Classic Crest Solar White from Neenah. Very Vanilla, Pear Pizzazz, Soft Suede, Pumpkin Pie, Marigold Morning, Always Artichoke, and Dusty Durango for SU! Speckled Oatmeal (banner)-my stash.
Inks: (all Memento Inks – unless noted) TURKEY: Step #3 – Espresso Truffle + Pearlescent Poppy (Brilliance) on waddle only, Step #2 – Rich Cocoa + Lady Bug on waddle only, Step #1 – Desert Sand. TRUCK: (BASE) Step #3 – Tuxedo Black, Step #2 – Gray Flannel, Step #1 – Gray Flannel so1x, repeat. (BODY) Step #3 – Rich Cocoa, Step #2 – Potter’s Clay, Step #1 – Morocco, Step #4 – Espresso Truffle.  SENTIMENT: – Northern Pine.
Embellishments: Banners Digital DieCuts from Silhouette. Atyou Spica pen – Clear (accents on truck windows and headlights).

Thanksgiving: Dressing the Bird and the Table

Happy KSS Monday!

Getting ready for Thanksgiving?

I have a fun (and quick) stamping idea for dressing up the holiday table, using

Turkey Napkin Rings stamping with 3 Step Turkey Trot.

You say you are feeding an army?

No worries, my next post will show you how to multi-step an entire gang (or rafter) of turkeys!

(update:  Multi Step Stamping 105 Tutorial – Digital Die Cutting & Mass Production)

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The napkin ring is a simple  1-1/2″ x 6-1/2″ strip of cardstock with tabs at the end to interlock (see below for link for a pdf template). A few wraps around with raffia ribbon and tie a knot. Fray and crumple the ends and position off to one side. Adhere turkey with favorite strong adhesive (I used Score-Tape). – Done!

I stumbled across this 2 great sites for different napkin folds: Napkin FoldingGuide.com & 28 Creative Napkin Folding

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Are you are counting the days until Black Friday Sales?

This year, Kitchen Sink Stamps will have their traditional Black Friday sale… a week early!

PRE-Thanksgiving Day Sale

Friday – Nov.22 thru Tuesday – Nov. 26 (ends midnight – PST).
30% off everything in the store.
(except stamps on back order and out of stock items)

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3 Step Turkey Trot – Die Cut digital download 

3 Step Turkey Trot – Color Recipe

PDF Template for Basic Napkin RingHERE

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Don’t forget to check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you today.

Connie  Julie (hiatus)  Lisa  Lynn  Tammy

Thanks for stopping by and have a Happy (and inky) KSS Monday!

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Stamps: 3 Step Turkey Trot from Kitchen Sink Stamps. 
Paper: Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm from Neenah. Toasted Nutmeg from Flavors Gourmet (napkin ring).
Inks: (all Memento Inks – unless noted) Step #3 – Espresso Truffle + Pearlescent Poppy (Brilliance) on waddle only, Step #2 – Rich Cocoa + Lady Bug on waddle only, Step #1 – Desert Sand.
Embellishments: Raffia Ribbon from Michael’s.