A little Last Minute Love

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Be-Mine-OrnamentHappy Valentine’s Day!

My card today was inspired by a card that I saw on Pinterest – HERE.  I thought hearts hanging from a tree branch was a cute idea… and was happy to pull out the stamp sets: 3 Step Hearts and Multi Step Owl and Autumn Moon to do mine own version!

I then did a couple of Valentine’s Day tags with Multi Step Teddy Bear Wishes and Words of Love. It has turned into a tradition with our boys, to give them a container with their favorite candy.  It appears as they get bigger, so does the container! lol

Do you have a Valentine’s Day tradition that you have with your loved ones?

Wishing you all a day filled with love … and sweets!

Teddy-M-and-M-jarThanks for stopping by and please check out the beautiful Valentine card from Lynn McAuley.

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Stamps:  3 Step HeartsMulti Step Owl & Autumn Moon (tree branch), and Words of Love from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: Solar White Classic Crest and Stardream Mars from Neenah.
Inks: (Memento unless noted)
Heart: Step #1b – Lady Bug, Step #2b – Rhubarb Stalk + Sweet Plum, Step #3b – Grape Jelly. 1b outline Grape Jelly, dots outline – Love Letter. Tree Branch: Step #3 – Espresso Truffle,  Step #2 – Rich Cocoa, Step #1 – Toffee Crunch. Sentiment: Love Letter
Embellishments: Xmas Red Stickels, Bakers Twine – Maraschino Red.

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Stamps:  3 Step HeartsMulti Step Teddy Bear Wishes (tree branch), and Words of Love from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: Solar White Classic Crest and Stardream Mars from Neenah.
Inks(Memento unless noted)
Heart: Solid Heart  – RoseBud (then overstamp again with smaller solid heart). Heart Drop Shadow – Outline heart – Lulu Lavender.  Bear: Step #3 – Rich Cocoa,  Step #Step #4 – Espresso Truffle, Step #2 – Toffee Crunch, Step #1 –  Desert Sand. Sentiment: Grape jelly
Embellishments: Scalloped Hearts Nestabilities from Spellbinders. Bakers Twine – Maraschino Red. Pitch Black – Spica pen (highlights on bear’s nose and eyes).

 

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Teddy Valentine with Warm and Fuzzy Memories

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A Teddy Flash Back Friday from Kitchen Sink Stamps … and a winner!

Be-My-ValentineToday Flash Back card was originally posted Jan. 2016. Not too far of a Flash Back but a fav of mine just the same. I have a real soft spot for this stamp set, Multi Step Teddy Bear Wishes because the inspiration for “Teddy” came from my oldest son’s teddy bear that was given to him by my mom when he was about 2 or 3 years old.  ❤

 

OK, on to the winner of last week’s giveaway… and the winning number was 2!

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Congratulations Sue D!

Please leave a comment email me your address within 48 hrs to receive your set of Multi-Step Invisible Snowman.

 

NOTE: IF the current winner picked will need to comment back within 48hrs, a new winner will be randomly selected.

Have an inky Friday… and stay warm!

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Stamps: Multi Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy and MultiStep Teddy Bear Wishes from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Cabernet from Flavors Gourmet from cutcardstock.com. Jolie Chocolat paper pack from SEI. Soft Sky from SU!

Inks: (all Memento Inks)Teddy: Step #3 – Espresso Truffle, Step #2 – Rich Cocoa, Step #1 – Toffee Crunch, Step #4 – Tuxedo Black. Heart: Step #3 – Rhubarb Stalk, Step #2 – Love Letter, Step #1 – Lady Bug, Step #4 – Sweet Plum.  Sentiment: Tuxedo Black.

Embellishments: Nestabilities – Hearts and Scalloped Hearts. Stickles – Frosted Lace. Variegated wired organza ribbon (my stash) and pop up dots.

A Valentine Heart Melts Again

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Happy Kitchen Sink Flash Back Friday!

While slowly updating ALL the links from the new website over to my blog… it hit me how valuable a blog or gallery can be! There it is, a history of work, events, images, etc., all there waiting to be enjoyed again. So why not? It certainly has been a long time since I have taken a second look at some of my favorite cards from the past ten years and that is what I hope to share with you.

Today is an exceptionally beautiful day in So. Calif. for Feb. 2nd. The sun is shining, the air is crystal clear (still a big deal when you can see downtown LA and beyond to the beach – 30 miles as the crow flies = 1.5hrs via car! – lol). The tempt is a lovely 78°F – PERFECT!

After a quick glance at the global temperature map, it looks like 3/4 of the world is dealing with some chilly temps of 50° F and much colder! So, please don’t take it that I am bragging. Today is just an exceptionally gorgeous day and it is lovely temperature today that inspired me to flash back today’s card (from 2010).

I would love to know … What is the temperature where you live?

For everyone that leaves their hometown temperature in the comments below, will have a chance to win the stamp set, Multi-Step Invisible Snowman. A winner will be randomly chosen and announced here next Friday (Feb. 9th).Invisable-Snowman-w-Sample-wtrmk

The winner picked will need to comment back within 48hrs, otherwise, a new winner will be randomly selected.

Have an inky Friday… and stay warm!

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Stamps: Multi Step Invisible Snowman from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: Bazzill Basics Striped Glazed Red. Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Chocolate Chip from SU!
Ink: (all Memento, unless noted) HAT: Step #4 Onyx Black (VersaFine), Step #3 Rich Cocoa,  Step #2 Rich Cocoa stamp off 1x, [MASK OFF hat band] Step #1 Desert Sand then stamp again Rich Cocoa stamp off 1x. Color Hat Band with Copics – R46, and R59. SCARF: Step #2 – Grape Jelly, Step #1 Rhubarb Stalk. CARROT: Step #3 – Habanero (VersaFine), Step #2 Tangelo, Step #1 Cantaloupe. PIPE: Step #3 – Onyx Black (VersaFine), Step #2 Rich Cocoa, Step #1 Potter’s Clay. COAL: Step #1 Tuxedo Black stamp off 2x’s, Step #2 Lightning Black (Brilliance). BUTTONS: Step #2 – Tuxedo Black, Step #1 Tuxedo Black stamp off 1x. HEART: Rhubarb Stalk. SENTIMENT: Rhubarb Stalk and Rich Cocoa rock and stamp off the bottom half.
Embellishments: Nestabilities – Curved Rectangles. Brownstone glitter from Martha Stewart. Ultra Fine Red Glitter. Glossy Accents from Ranger. Red Atyou Spica pen.

Spring makes my heart Sing!

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So does today’s card!

Today’s card inspiration came from multiple SCS Challenges and I pushed myself to see if I could get all 5 challenges into 1 card!
I believe I did it! – YaHooooo

Central Theme: Songs from the Heart … because “You make my Heart Sing”CT0216
More is More: MIM0216   •  Sketch Challenge: DDSKETCH0216
Inspiration (photo) ChallengeDINSP0216
Word Play: WORD0216 (TUNE: T = tan, U = Unplugged (acoustic guitar), N = notes, E = embossing folder)

Make-My-Heart-Sing-1 by Kitchen Sink Stamps

And here is my card after the More is More Challenge… still only 1 card. That was fun!

Make-My-Heart-Sing-2 by Kitchen Sink StampsThanks for stopping by and have a musical day!

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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 Guitar from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest and Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm Neenah.Kunzite by Stardream. Lovely Lilac by SU! Designer Paper Mini Deck – “Wanted” from Cosmo Cricket.

Inks: (all Memento Inks unless noted)Guitar: Step#4 – Espresso Truffle, Step#3 – Rich Cocoa, Step#2 – Desert Sand 2x’s, Step#1 – Desert Sand. Sentiment: Elderberry. (Additions to card #2): Musical Notes: Grape Jelly and Lulu Lavender.

Embellishments: Hearts – Nestabilities from Spellbinders. Sheet Music – Embossing Folder by Darice. Pop dots. (Additions to card #2): Rock Candy – Stickles (on guitar’s pickguard). Pop dots and adhesive rhinestones.

Love is in the air

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Time to warm the heartstrings.

Hard to believe Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and Rubber Ducky & Teddy Bear Wishes have a new accessory set to help them share the love.

Multi-Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy 

Multi Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Multi Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy from Kitchen Sink Stamps

… is just one of the 6 New Stamps Sets that were released on Monday.

All are now available to order!

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Have a wonderful day!

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(CARD #1 – I do Ducky) Stamps: Multi Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy and Multi Step Rubber Ducky from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Squid Ink from Flavors Gourmet from cutcardstock.com. Noel from Pink Paislee. Jolie Chocolat paper pack from SEI.

Inks: (all Memento Inks)Ducks: Step #4 – Tangelo, Step #3 – Cantaloupe, Step #2 – Dandelion,Step #1 – Dandelion, beak: Step #5 – Morocco, Step #6 – Potter’s Clay, Step #7 – Rich Cocoa, Step #8 Tuxedo Black. Top Hat: Step #4 – Tuxedo Black 2x’s, Step #3 – Tuxedo Black, Step #2 – Gray Flannel, Step #1 – Gray Flannel so 1x. Tiarra: Step #3 – Rhubarb Stalk, Step #2 – Peanut Brittle, Step #1 – Cantaloupe. Pink Heart: Angel Pink sponged around the edge. Sentiment: Gray Flannel.

Embellishments: Tulle netting. Nestabilities – Hearts and Scalloped Hearts and pop dots.

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(CARD #2 – Teddy Be Mine) Stamps: Multi Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy and Multi Step Teddy Bear Wishes from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Cabernet from Flavors Gourmet from cutcardstock.com. Jolie Chocolat paper pack from SEI. Soft Sky from SU!

Inks: (all Memento Inks)Teddy: Step #3 – Espresso Truffle, Step #2 – Rich Cocoa, Step #1 – Toffee Crunch, Step #4 – Tuxedo Black. Heart: Step #3 – Rhubarb Stalk, Step #2 – Love Letter, Step #1 – Lady Bug, Step #4 – Sweet Plum.  Sentiment: Tuxedo Black.

Embellishments: Nestabilities – Hearts and Scalloped Hearts. Stickles – Frosted Lace. Variegated wired organza ribbon (my stash) and pop up dots.