A Jump on Christmas!

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 card stock) (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 card stock) (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

Wishes for a wonderful day surrounded by ….

family & friends • fabulous food • football

Giving-Thanks

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Pumpkin [pie] for the road

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 card stock distressed with Toffee Crunch.
Embellishments: Banner and Framed Leaf Bkgd from Silhouette Digital DieCut.

Gearing up for a Bountiful Thanksgiving

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 windos and headlights).

Truck load of news from Kitchen Sink

Happy KSS Monday!

It may have seemed very quite over here at KSS … which means …

NEW STAMPS are coming!

Yes, 5 new stamp sets will be available  Mid October! I can hardly wait to share more details which will be very soon.

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Another thing that has kept me busy, I finally broke down and purchased a Silhouette cutting machine. I have to say – I wish I had done it SOONER!  Cutting masks directly out of masking paper or card stock cut-outs for stamped images can be done in a flash!  Plus, much more accurate than when I would try cutting out by hand! (got to love that!)

Now, I am not pushing or enabling anyone to go out and purchase this machine – I have no tries with Silhouette.  BUT, if you have one already, I am thrilled to be able to now offer our KSS customers a

FREE BonusKSS die cut files for our Multi Step stamp sets.

[Update: I have had to put a small price for digital die cut files, but if you have purchased the coordinating stamps, the die cut files will still be free. Find out all the info HERE.]

I am still figuring out all the details regarding files (.svg  -vs  .dxf).  I understand that the standard Free software that comes with the Silhouette (Portrait or Cameo), can’t open .studio files or .svg files without having to convert them to .dxf files. So until I figure out an easier way to upload options that both standard and DE software users can download…. for now, email me directly at kitchensinkstamps@gmail.com. If you have some other type of computer/software cutting machine that supports .svg files, please let me know. I would love to test out a file with you and see if it will work for your machine too.

Let me know what version of Silhouette software you are using and the stamp set name for die-cut files wanted. I will email you the files directly.

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Here is a sliding gift card holder I created using my Silhouette and one of their many, many awesome templates. The really exciting part for me was to die cut the truck and present so they could pop off the front. Also being able to add a die cut layer under the banner (blue) and not having to cut it by hand was totally cool!

Birthday Gift Card from Kitchen Sink Stamps

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Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful and inky week!

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

Connie  • Julie  • Lisa  • Lynn  • Tammy

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Stamps: Multi Classic Old Truck, Multi Step Gift, and Seed Packet from Kitchen Sink Stamps. 
Paper: Classic Cream and Solar White Classic Crest and from Neenah. Designer Paper Mini Deck – “Wanted” from Cosmo Cricket. Chestnut Crème and Rubbed Sage from Flavors Gourmet.
Inks: (all Memento Inks unless noted) – Truck: (BASE) Step #3 – Tuxedo Black, Step #2 – Gray Flannel, Step #1 – London Fog. (BODY) Step #3 – Grape Jelly, Step #2 – Sweet Plum, Step #1 – Rhubarb Stalk, Step #4 – did not use.
Gift: (BOX) Step #3 – Danube Blue, Step #2 – Bahama Blue, Step #1 – Summer Sky, Step #4 – Nautical Blue. (RIBBON) Step #3 – Peanut Brittle, Step #2 – Cantaloupe, Step #1 – Dandelion, Step #4 – Toffee Crunch.
Banner & Sentiment: Rich Cocoa and Espresso Truffle.
Embellishments: Small & Large Labels – Nestabilities from Spellbinders. Sliding gift card holder (ID#39181) – Silhouette.