Christmas Ornament Series – week 9

6¬†Weeks ‘Til Christmas – Holiday Ornament Countdown with Kitchen Sink Stamps continues!

ūüé∂¬†…¬†Thumpety thump, thump, thumpity thump, thump, look at Frosty go.
Thumpety thump, thump, thumpity thump, thump, over the hills of snow.¬†ūüé∂

This week’s ornament is a Frosty SnowmanInvisable-Snowman-Ornament

Stamps to make this ornament: Invisible Snowman Multi-Step Clear Stamps,¬†Holly & Mistletoe Multi-Step Clear Stamps,¬†and Owl & Autumn Moon Multi Step¬† Clear Stamps (for snowman’s face)¬†from Kitchen Sink Stamps.Invisable-Snowman-Ornament-2

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 hat band, red stripes in the scarf, carrot nose, and holly and berries.
  • Stamp¬†snowman’s face directly¬†on the wood disk. I use Step #1 of the moon from Owl & Autumn Moon, but any 2″ circle will work.¬†
    • I first stamped the snowman’s face with Frost White (Color Box).
    • Then added Kaleidoscope clear embossing powder (Stampedous).
    • Then stamp coal mouth with Onyx Black (VersaFine).
  • Adhere top hat, scarf, eyes, nose, pipe, and holly with pop dots.
    • TIP: Once the scarf and top hat were in place, I glued wooden toothpicks to the back of the top hat and scar that extends beyond the wood disk. The toothpicks give these pieces extra support. (see photo below)

Color Recipes for these stamp sets:

Invisible Snowman

Holly & Mistletoe

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Thanks for stopping by for the ninth installment of KSS’¬†Holiday Ornament Countdown to Christmas! Six more before Christmas!

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

Lynn¬†‚ÄĘ 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:
    • 1 large and 2 small poinsettia flowers along with several individual leaves – both sizes¬†from¬†Poinsettia
    • 2 Candy Canes¬†from¬†Things 4 Ducky & Teddy
  • 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

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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.

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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¬†‚ÄĘ Jeanne

Got Snowzilla?

I hope everyone on the East coast is staying safe and has a chance to enjoy all the snow that Storm Jonas left behind.

I love looking at the photos people have shared from the storm, especially the overnight time-lapse videos showing the massive amount of snow that was dropped this past weekend! AMAZING!

For right now, this is the closest I am going to get to play in the snow!

Hello Snowman with Snowmen Multi Step Stamps and Make a Big Statement Clear Stamps

Stamps to make this card: Snowmen Multi Step Clear Stamps and Make a Big Statement Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Color Recipe: Snowmen

Winter Scene with Snowy Cabin Multi Step Clear Stamps

Stamps to make this card: Snowy Cabin Multi Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Color Recipe: Snowy Cabin

Stay safe and warm!

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

¬†Lisa¬†‚Äʬ†Lynn¬†

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(CARD #1 РHello Snowman) 

Stamps: Snowmen Multi-Step Clear Stamps,  and Make a Big Statement Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Classic Crest (Kraft) Environment Desert Storm and Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah.

Inks: (all Memento Inks): 

  • Snowman:¬†Step #2A – Summer Sky, Step #3A – London Fog, did not use step #1.¬†
  • Arms:¬†Rich Cocoa.¬†
  • Face:¬†makers – Orange and Black.¬†
  • Buttons: Tuxedo Black.¬†
  • Top Hat:¬†Step #2a Tuxedo Black, Step #1a – Gray Flannel, Step #3a – Love Letter.¬†
  • Sentiment:¬†Tuxedo Black.

Embellishments:¬†Bakers string –¬†Maraschino from The Twinery¬†and pop dots.

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(CARD #2 РWinter Scene) 

Stamps:  Snowy Cabin Multi-Step Clear Stamps,  and Icy Pond Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Chocolate Chip and Blue Bayou from SU!

Inks: (all Memento Inks): 

  • Cabin:¬†Step #4a –¬†Espresso Truffle, Step #2a – Rich Cocoa, Step #3a – Bamboo Leaves 2x’s, Step #1a – London Fog. Roof: Step #2b – London Fog, Step 1b – Summer Sky so 1x, repeat.¬†
  • Trees:¬†London Fog, Gray Flannel, and Desert Sand.¬†
  • Sleigh:¬†London Fog (sponged Summer Sky along ripped paper to create a soft snow road for the sleigh.¬†
  • Snow Banks:¬†Step #2 – Summer Sky, Step #3 – Summer Sky.

Embellishments: Rock Candy Stickles (added with my fingertip to cover the roof and front snow drifts). Silver cord РSu! Clear Star pen (on tree trunks) by Sakura. Snowflake brad and rhinestone from my stash… and pop up dots.

Baby, it’s COLD outside‚Ķ

‚Ķ but we’re cooking¬†in the Kitchen with 6 new stamp sets available to order/pre-order starting today!

After a week of peeks, it is time to unveil what new stamps I have cooked up for you. My first card includes 4 out of the 6 new stamp sets, to create a serene winter scene. 

Snowmen aren’t just for Christmas‚Ķ right? The snowy pine trees have grown as a cluster, but shrank in their size – LOL ‚Ķ perfect for adding snowy pine trees off on the horizon. The little skier¬†can be found¬†in the stamp set,

Multi-Step Snowy Cabin Clear Stamps.

Peaceful Greetings from Kitchen Sink Stamps

I always get super excited when I design a stamp set that has multiple purposes …

like this set Multi-Step Rolling Hills Clear Stamps. It can be used to create snowy slopes or a grassy hillside.

But wait‚Ķthere’s more!

By¬†using step #3 again as an “embellishment” (VersaMark and red glittery embossing powder)‚Ķ now those¬†rolling green hills have¬†a patch of poppies! ¬†YaHooo!

Rolling Hills with Poppies from Kitchen Sink Stamps

The Color Recipe for Multi-Step Rolling Hills can be found on our forum.

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Now for what you have been waiting for ‚Ķ¬†the 6 New Stamps Sets¬†can be found in the KSS store under WHAT’s NEW, but here is your first look at them.

Multi-Step Snowmen Clear Stamps (pre-order)

with Digital Die Cut available Multi Step Snowmen from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Multi-Step Snowy Cabin Clear Stamps

with Digital Die Cut available Multi Step Snowy Cabin from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Multi-Step Icy Pond Clear Stamps (pre-order)

with Digital Die Cut available 
Multi Step Icy Pond from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Multi-Step Rolling Hills Clear StampsMulti Step Rolling Hills from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Multi-Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy Clear Stamps

with Digital Die Cut available Multi Step Love 4 Ducky & Teddy from Kitchen Sink Stamps

Make a Big Statement Clear Stamps

with Digital Die Cut available
Make Big Statement from Kitchen Sink Stamps

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

have a real happy inky day!

¬†Lisa¬†‚Äʬ†Lynn¬†

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(CARD #1 – Peaceful Greetings)

Stamps: Multi Step Snowmen Clear Stamps, Multi Step Icy Pond Clear Stamps, Multi Step Snowy Cabin Clear Stamps (snow drifts & skier), Multi Step Rolling Hills Clear Stamps, Multi Step Cabin by the Lake Clear Stamps (clouds) and Greetings from the Woods Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Soft Sky & Blue Bayou from SU! Citrine Flavors from CutCardStock.com

Inks: (all Memento Inks): 

  • Snowy Hills:¬†Step #4 ‚Äď Teal Zeal so1x, Step #3 – Summer Sky, Step #2 – VersaMark + EP Kaleidoscope from Stampendous!¬†
  • Clouds:¬†Step #1 ‚Äď Frost White (ColorBox), Step #2 ‚ÄstFrost White 2x’s, Step #3 ‚ÄstFrost White 3x’s.
  • Snowmen:¬†Step #2 – Summer Sky, Step #3 – London Fog, did not use step #1.
  • Arms: Rich Cocoa & Espresso Truffle.
  • Face:¬†makers – Orange and Black.¬†
  • Pine Trees: (variation 1) ¬†Step #3 – Northern Pine, Step #2 – Bamboo Leaves, did not use step #1.
  • Pine Trees:¬†(variation¬†2)¬†¬†Step #3¬†– Northern Pine, Step #2¬†– Olive Grove,¬†did not use step #1.¬†
  • Snow Drifts (LRG): Step #2¬†– Summer Sky,¬†Step #3 – Summer Sky, Step #1 –¬†VersaMark + EP Kaleidoscope from Stampendous!¬†
  • Snow Drifts (SM):¬†Step #2¬†– Summer Sky, Step #1¬†–¬†VersaMark + EP Kaleidoscope from Stampendous!
  • Skier: Gray Flannel.¬†
  • Sentiment:¬†Paris Dusk and Silver (ColorBox).

Embellishments: White snowflake brads (from my stash) and pop dots.

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(CARD #2 РThank you, Meadow) 

Stamps: Multi Step Rolling Hills Clear Stamps, Multi-Step Trees Clear Stamps, Multi-Step Tree Friends Clear Stamps, Multi-Step Cabin by the Lake Clear Stamps (clouds) and Make a Big Statement Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Soft Sky from SU!

Inks: (all Memento Inks): 

  • Hills:¬†Step #4¬†‚Äď Olive Grove, Step #3 – Cottage Ivy, Step #2 – Pistachio, Step #1 – Bamboo Leaves, Step #3 (bottom half) –¬†VersaMark + EP Dragon Red¬†from Stampendous!¬†
  • Clouds:¬†Step #1¬†‚ÄstFrost White (ColorBox),¬†Step #2¬†‚ÄstFrost White 2x’s,¬†Step #3¬†‚ÄstFrost White 3x’s.¬†
  • Tree: Step #4¬†– Northern Pine,¬†Step #3¬†– Cottage Ivy, Step #2¬†–¬†Bamboo Leaves, Step #1 – Pear Tart.¬†
  • Birds:¬†London Fog.¬†
  • Sentiment:¬†Love Letter 2x’s.

Embellishments: pop up dots.

Beginning to look like Christmas …

Happy Kitchen Sink Monday!

Wishing you and your loved one a Very,

Merry Christmas!!!!

Stamps to make this ornament: Invisible Snowman Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

You can download the Color Recipe to this new set:

Invisible Snowman

See what the rest of the KS Crew has cooked up for you today.

Angela (Challenge Hostess) ‚ÄĘ Connie ‚ÄĘ Julie

Lisa ‚ÄĘ Lynn ‚ÄĘ Makiko

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Stamps: Invisible Snowman Multi-Step Clear Stamps from Kitchen Sink Stamps.

Paper: Solar White Classic Crest from Neenah. Sapphire Metallic from The Paper Co.

Ink: (all Memento, unless noted)

  • HAT: Step #4 Onyx Black (VersaFine), Step #3 Paris Dusk, Step #2 Paris Dusk stamp off 1x, Step #1 Summer Sky.
  • CARROT: Step #3 – Habanero (VersaFine), Step #2 Tangelo, Step #1 Cantaloupe.
  • PIPE: Step #3 – Onyx Black (VersaFine), Step #2 Rich Cocoa, Step #1 Rich Cocoa stamp off 1x.
  • COAL & BUTTONS: Step #2 – Tuxedo Black, Step #1 Tuxedo Black stamp off 1x.
  • HEART: Rhubarb Stalk.
  • BACKGROUND: Summer Sky and Sea Breeze – VersaFine and sponge the outside of a circle Nestability to create the snowman’s head.

Embellishments: Clear Acrylic Ornament from Clear Scraps, Nestabilities – Inverted Scalloped Circles and Crown Circles. Ultra Fine Blue Diamond Pastel Glitter and 1/4″ ScoreTape around the clear acrylic ornament, wooden bead painted white and covered with more of the same glitter. Adhesive rhinestones and pearls from Me & My Big Ideas. Lt. Blue velvet ribbon from Michael’s.