Christmas Ornament Series – week 8

7 Weeks ‘Til Christmas – Holiday Ornament Countdown with Kitchen Sink Stamps continues!

On the second day of Christmas … Two Turtle Doves.

Two-Doves-Ornament

Stamps to make this ornament: Love Birds Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Build a Garland Multi Step Clear Stamps, and Holly & Mistletoe Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

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Using Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah and the coordinating KSS SVG cut files, 

  • Cut out:
  • Stamp all cutouts following color recipes from the links below. 
  • Brush Clear – Wink of Stella to poinsettia flowers.
  • Adhere holly leaves and berries directly to the wooden disc. Brush berries with Clear Wink of Stella.
  • Adhere bow and doves with pop dots. Add highlights with Clear Wink of Stella.

Color Recipes for these stamp sets:

Love Birds

Build a Garland

Holly & Mistletoe

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Thanks for stopping by for the eighth installment of KSS’ Holiday Ornament Countdown to Christmas! Seven more before Christmas!

Don’t forget to check in with the KSS Design Team and see what they have cooked up.

Lynn  Jeanne

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Christmas Ornament Series – Two 4 week 7

8 Weeks ‘Til Christmas – Holiday Ornament Countdown with Kitchen Sink Stamps continues!

I have TWO ornaments for you this week.  My first ornament features Christmas Poinsettias and Candy Canes and the second is a festive snowman.

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Stamps to make ornament #1: Poinsettia Multi-Step Clear Stamps, and Things 4 Ducky & Teddy Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Using Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah and the coordinating KSS SVG cut files, 

  • Cut out:
  • Stamp all cutouts following color recipes from the links below. 
  • Brush Clear – Wink of Stella to poinsettia flowers.
  • Adhere the large poinsettia (concentrate your adhesive in the center of the blossom leaving to sides without) on the wood disk to determine where it will look best depending on the unique shape of the wood disk. Then slide leave (with adhesive on the back) directly behind the poinsettia blossom.
  • Adhere the additional poinsettias, leaves and candy canes (see note below) with pop dots.

[Note reg. Candy Canes: I have been using black pop dots under most of my cut out images for my past ornaments, but used white for the candy canes. The white doesn’t show as much because of the candy canes being white and red. I adhered the two candy canes together first where I wanted them to cross/overlap each other. Then I added the pop dots (trimmed in stripes) to the back. You can see this a little in the angled photo below.]

Color Recipes for these stamp sets:

Poinsettia

Things 4 Ducky & Teddy

Poinsettia-Wood-Ornament-2

Stamps to make ornament #2: Snowmen Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Snowy Cabin Multi Step Clear Stamps, and Holly & Mistletoe Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Snowman-Wood-Ornament

Using Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah and the coordinating KSS SVG cut files, 

  • Cut out:
    • A small Holly with Berries from Holly & Mistletoe
    • A large Top Hat from Snowmen
    • Stamp all cutouts following color recipes from the links below. 
  • Brush Clear – Wink of Stella to the Holly & Berries and the Top Hat’s hatband.
  • Stamp Directly on the wood disk – using a Misty (or another stamp platform).
    • Snowman from Snowmen
      • Step #1: Frost White – 2x’s (Color Box)
      • Step #2: Summer Sky (Memento)
      • Step #3: London Fog – stamp off 1x, repeat (Memento)
      • Face & Buttons: Onyx Black (VersaFine)
      • Nose: Mandarin Orange (Catherine Pooler)
      • Twig Arms – Dark Chocolate (Gina K)
    • Snow Mounds from Snowy Cabin
      • Step #1: Frost White – 2x’s (Color Box)
      • Step #2: VersaMark and Kaleidoscope embossing powder
    • Winter Tree from Snowy Cabin
      • First stamping: Espresso Truffle (Memento)
      • Stamp again: Warm Cocoa (Gina K) 
      • Brush Clear Wink of Stella to branches
  • Add Holly & Berries and Top Hat with pop dots.

[Note reg. Snowman’s Top Hat: As you can see from the photo below, I had originally stamped the top hat directly over the snowman on the wood disk. Normally this would work on paper, but due to the many layers of white ink to build up the snowman, I did not like the end results. So, I stamped another top hat and covered it over by adding it on top with pop dots. You can only see it when looking close at an angle. It reminds me of the Holly Hobbie layered paper crafts from my childhood. Anyway, a good fix for a mistake. :)]

Color Recipes for these stamp sets:

Holly & Mistletoe

Snowmen

Snowman-Wood-Ornament-2

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Thanks for stopping by for the seventh installment of KSS’ Holiday Ornament Countdown to Christmas! Eight more ornaments to go.

Don’t forget to check in with the KSS Design Team and see what they have cooked up.

Lynn  Jeanne

3 New Stamp Sets are available at KSS starting today!

Nature’s Small Joys are Here!

Three new stamp sets are available at Kitchen Sink Stamps. This release shines a spotlight on the beauty in nature that comes in small packages.

Forest Toadstool Multi-Step Clear Stamps is a great set for nature scenes for all seasons, including Christmas. California Quail Multi-Step Clear Stamps brings a feel that Autumn is in the air and great for masculine cards and projects. Ladybug Hugs Multi-Step Clear Stamps is perfect for quick and playful stamping projects. Thanks-so-Mush

Stamps to make this card: Forest Toadstool Multi-Step Clear Stamps.

Happy-Birthday-Quail

Stamps to make this card: California Quail Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Big Leaves Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Brush Strokes Multi-Step Clear Stamps, and Make a Big Statement.

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Stamps to make this card: Ladybug Hugs Multi-Step Clear Stamps.

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All 3 new sets can all be found under “What’s New”,  but here is a quick look…

Forest Toadstool Multi-Step Clear Stamps

with Digital Die Cut also available
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Forest Toadstool – Color Recipe

California Quail Multi-Step Clear Stamps

with Digital Die Cut also available
Calif-Quail-w-Sample-wtrmk

California Quail – Color Recipe

Ladybug Hugs Multi-Step Clear Stamps

with Digital Die Cut also available
Ladybug-Hugs-w-Sample-wtrmk

Ladybug Hugs – Color Recipe

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Please check out what the KS Crew has cooked up for you using today’s new stamps… and have an inky day!

Lynn Jeanne

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(CARD #1 – Thanks so MUSH)

StampsForest Toadstool Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Mars from Stardream.

Inks:

Embellishments: Wink of Stella Clear Pen from Zig

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(CARD #2 – Happy Birthday Quail)

StampsCalifornia Quail Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Big Leaves Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Brush Strokes Multi-Step Clear Stamps, and Make a Big Statement.

PaperClassic Crest Classic Cream Crest from Neenah. Bronze & Onyx from Stardream. Wood grain paper (from my paper stash).

Inks (Memento)

Embellishments: Pop dots & Wink of Stella Clear Pen from Zig (on the quail).

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(CARD #3 – Ladybug Hugs)

StampsLadybug Hugs Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. 

Inks:

EmbellishmentsWink of Stella Clear Pen from Zig

Christmas Ornament Series – week 6

9 Weeks ‘Til Christmas and KSS’ Holiday Ornament Countdown continues…

with a partridge QUAIL in a pear tree!

Today’s “First Day of Christmas” ornament is another sneak peek to KSS’ new stamp release. Three new sets available on October 22.

Quail-and-Pears-ornament

Stamps to make ornament #1: California Quail Multi-Step Clear Stamps (New available Oct. 22), Pears Multi-Step Clear Stamps, Holly & Mistletoe Multi-Step Clear Stamps, and Enchanted Dogwood (branch) from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

  • Stamp a background of pear leaves and a branch (from Enchanted Dogwood) directly on the wood disk.
  • Brush pear leaves with Wink of Stella clear glitter pen (Zig).
  • Using Solar White Classic Crest cardstock (Neenah) and the coordinating KSS SVG cut files,
    • Cut out:
      • Quail from California Quail (available Oct. 22).
      • Holly leaves with berries from Holly & Mistletoe.
      • 2 Pears and more pear leaves.
    • Stamp all cutouts following color recipes from the links below.
    • Brush Quail, Pears and Leaves, and Holly with Wink of Stella clear glitter pen (Zig).
    • Adhere both pears directly to wood disc.
    • Adhere quail, pear leaves, and holly with pop dots.

Color Recipes for the stamp sets used in either ornament:

Pears

Holly & Mistletoe

California Quail

Enchanted Dogwood (branch)

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Thanks for stopping by for the sixth installment of KSS’ Holiday Ornament Countdown to Christmas!

Don’t forget to check in with the KSS Design Team and see what they have cooked up.

Lynn  Jeanne

Have an inky weekend!

2 Christmas Ornament 4 week 5

10 Weeks ‘Til Christmas – Holiday Ornament Countdown with Kitchen Sink Stamps continues…

and a NEW Stamp Release is around the corner!

Today’s first ornament is a sneak peek to one of the new sets available on October 22.

Forest-Toadstool-Ornament

Stamps to make ornament #1: Forest Toadstool Multi-Step Clear Stamps (New available Oct. 22), Snowy Pine Trees Multi-Step Clear Stamps, and Holly & Mistletoe Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

  • Stamp a background of snowy pine trees (Catherine Pooler ink) directly on the wood disk.
    • Step # 3 – Spruce
    • Step # 2 – Grass Skirt
    • Step # 1 – Lime Rickey
  • Using Solar White Classic Crest cardstock (Neenah) and the coordinating KSS SVG cut files,
    • Cut out:
      • 3 different Toadstools from Forest Toadstools (available Oct. 22).
      • Holly Leaves from Holly & Mistletoe
    • Stamp all cutouts following color recipes from the links below.
    • Brush Toadstools and Holly with Wink of Stella clear glitter pen (Zig).
    • Adhere toadstools and holly leaves with pop dots.

Christmas-Tree-Wood-Ornament

Stamps to make ornament #2: Pine Trees Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

  • Stamp the pine tree (Palette ink) directly on the wood disk.
    • Step # 3 – Jardin Moss
    • Step # 2 – Landscape
    • Step # 1 – New Sprout (Memento)
  • Add small dots of Christmas Red Stickles for ornaments.

Color Recipes for the stamp sets used in either ornament:

Snowy Pine Trees

Holly & Mistletoe

Pine Trees

Forest Toadstools

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Thanks for stopping by for the fifth installment of KSS’ Holiday Ornament Countdown to Christmas!

Don’t forget to check in with the KSS Design Team and see what they have cooked up.

Lynn  Jeanne

Have an inky weekend!