Winter Olympics inspired…

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For St. Patrick’s Day!

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Today’s card has several sources of inspiration.

First, I was watching Rina Krupsky’s shaving cream demo (whom I think is delightful to watch and always gets me giggling!), and it reminded me that this was a technique I always wanted to try! Not sure why I never had until now! It is a lot of fun and  makes your card smell nice (well, depending on what brand you are using! lol)

The second source of inspiration … if your house anything like ours, the Winter Olympics is on almost 24/7! LOL! This is what gave me the idea to have this Classic Old Truck speeding away in record-breaking time with all of the leprechaun’s gold … a race for the GOLD! 😉

Please check out another Classic Old Truck, but in a beautiful winter card from Lynn McAuleyThanks for stopping by and have an inky day!

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Stamps:  Multi-Step Classic Old Truck, Multi-Step St. Patrick’s Day 4 Ducky & Teddy, Ready 4 Any Holiday, and Playful Alphabet Buddy from Kitchen Sink Stamps.
Paper: Solar White Classic Crest and Stardream Fine Gold from Neenah. Garden Green from SU!
Inks: (Memento unless noted)  Truck: [BASE] Step #3a – Tuxedo Black, Step #2ba – Gray Flannel, Step #1a – Tuxedo Black so 1x. [BODY] Step #3b – Northern Pine, Step #2b – Olive Grove, Step #1b – Pistachio, Step #1b – Espresso Truffle. Pot of Gold: [POT] Step #3 – Tuxedo Black 2x’s,  Step #2 – Tuxedo Black, Step #1 – Tuxedo Black so 1x. [GOLD] Step #1 – Cantaloupe + Dandelion, Step #2 Peanut Brittle, Step #3 Rich Cocoa. Small Shamrocks: Northern Pine and Pear Tart. Sentiment: Cottage Ivy. “Gold” – Cottage Ivy drop shadow + VersaMark and Super Fine Detail Gold EP from Ranger.
Embellishments: Shaving Cream for BCKD paper with Memento Reinkers: Cottage Ivy, Bamboo Leaves, and Pear Tart, 7/8″ and 1/4″ grosgrain ribbon scraps from my stash, Golden Rod Stickles, brass metal sentiment window from We Are Memory Keepers, and green square brads from Making Memories, and pop up dots.
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A Jump on Christmas!

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A Truck Load of Poinsettias

I’m on a roll!

Truck-of-Poinsettias by Kitchen Sink Stamps

Today’s card inspiration came from SCS’s Fan Club Christmas Challenge – SCSCCMAR16 and Card Sketch Challenge SC581.Truck-of-Poinsettias-clsupThat is 2 down … ??? to go! LOL!

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Thanks for stopping by and have a inky day!

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Stamps: Multi Step Classic Old Truck, 3 Step Poinsettia, Multi Step Christmas Lights (sentiment), Multi Step Grizzly Bear Wishes (sentiment) and Swirly Hearts & Stars from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm and Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Designer Pack Noel from Pink Paislee.

Inks: (all Memento Inks unless noted)Truck: (stamped on kraft cardstock) (Base) Step #3a – Gray Flannel, Step #2a – Gray Flannel so 1x, repeat, Step #1a – Gray Flannel so 1x. (Body) Step 3b – Toffee Crunch 2x’s, Step #2b – Toffee Crunch, Step #1b – Desert Sand, Step #4b – Rich Cocoa. Poinsettias: (stamped on white cardstock) (Flower) Step #5 – Elderberry, Step #4 – Grape Jelly, Step #3 – Sweet Plum, Step #2 – Rhubarb Stalk, Step #1 – did not use. (Leaves) Step #4 – Northern Pine, Step #3 – Olive Grove, Step #2 – Cottage Ivy, Step #1 – Bamboo Leaves. Sentiment: Northern Pine and Love Letter. Swirly Stars: VersaMark with + EP Kaleidoscope from Stampendous!

Embellishments: Rock Candy & Gold Stickles (on poinsettias) and pop dots.

Happy Thanksgiving

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Wishes for a wonderful day surrounded by ….

family & friends • fabulous food • football

Giving-Thanks

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Pumpkin [pie] for the road

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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Giving-Thanks

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Stamps:  Multi Step Classic Old Truck , Multi Step Pumpkins and Multi Step Harvest from Kitchen Sink Stamps. 
Paper: Classic Crest Solar White and Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm from Neenah. Paper Mini Deck –  Nostalgia from Core’dinations. Very Vanilla and Always Artichoke from SU! 
Inks: (all Memento Inks – unless noted) 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.  PUMPKIN: Step #5 – Potter’s Clay, Step #4 – Peanut Brittle, Step #3 – Tangelo, Step #2 – Cantaloupe, Step #1 – Cantaloupe so 1x + Dandelion. (Stem) Step #2 – Toffee Crunch, Step #1 – Desert Sand. CORN: see Multi Step Harvest Color RecipeSENTIMENT: – Peanut Brittle and Rich Cocoa. White cardstock distressed with Toffee Crunch.
Embellishments: Banner and Framed Leaf Bkgd from Silhouette Digital DieCut.

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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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).