Saturday, April 25, 2015

Saturday Challenge-Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps

Hi everyone! Welcome to another challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!
We always enjoy your creations so be sure to submit them so you can WIN a $10 gift card to the Shop!!  Show us your stuff!!  This week's challenge is to make a card using a Black and White theme....fun, right?


I used the Words of Inspiration set, paired with some fabulous embellishments-buttons from MFT in Black Licorice, black May Arts twine, Michael's brads, May Arts ruffled ribbon. I used MME Black and White paper, and paired it with the Dots CutUps from The Cat's Pajamas. 

Have you joined the Kraftin Kimmie's Krafty Friends fb group??  It's the best place to keep up with all of the goings on as well as sharing YOUR creations and getting inspired by other Krafty Friends' creations!!!

Frugal Friday specials are up!!!  Every Friday Kimmie puts a handful of stamps on sale, and the sale ends on Sunday!  Get 'em while ya can!!


Now create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp or any other stamp and be sure to use our THEME as a starting point for your creation!!!  You will have until May 1st at 11:55 pm EST to get your entries in!
Pull out those fabby stamps and play along!  Have some krafty fun and join us this week!! 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wonderful Wednesday-Anniversary Love

It's Wonderful Wednesday time!!  We hope you can play along!!  As always....it's ANYTHING GOES!!  Break out your Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and get krafty!! After you check out my card, make sure you check out the bottom of my post for all the goings on at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, you don't want to miss out!!


A friend of mine asked that I make an anniversary card for her husband, so that's how this one came about...I hope she likes it!! I used the Sending All My Love set, paired with some Echo Park This and That paper. I embellished with a wooden heart from Calico, some Hot Fudge grosgrain and buttons from MFT, Lemon Drop and Jellybean Green buttons from MFT, spiral clips, and brads. My cardstock colors are Hot Fudge and Jellybean Green(both MFT), and Banana Split(Bazzill).

Have you played along with Kimmie's INSTAGRAM to win?  Visit the Krafty Friends FB page to see how you can play along with another chance to win!


More than half the spots have sold out for the Spring Selfie Krop! If you are in the Southwestern Ontario area and are up for an exciting day of Krafty fun, be sure to bring a friend and join us!! Registration is on the website!!!



We want EVERYONE to be able to play along so your submission can use ANY stamp and can be any theme, any style, any design and it can be a card, a scrapbook page, an altered item....you name it!!  It must be a NEW creation and you can enter on this post until April 30th at midnight!  At the end of the month one random winner will be chosen from all the submissions for the whole month and will receive a $20 Gift Card to the shop!!!  What do you think.....wanna WIN??  Let's see your krafty stuff!!

Well, that is it for me for now!! Thanks for stopping by, and have a great day!!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

TCPTUES288-Space Cadet...I Resemble That Remark

Hey stampers!! It’s time for another TCP Tuesday challenge. This week we have a color challenge for you using saffron, tangerine, and celery. The challenge runs for two weeks and The Cat’s Pajamas stamps are not required. For all the details, check out the end of my post!!


For my card today, I used the super cute Space Cadet set from our recent release. I paired my super cute image with some yummy MME paper, and cardstock in Certainly Celery(SU), Orange Fizz(MFT), and Barely Banana(Bazzill) cardstock. I used the 3x3 Stars CutUps to create my stars. To embellish my card, I added MFT buttons in Orange Fizz, MFT ribbon in Sour Apple, spiral clips, and brads. My image was cut out using the Circle Stax Die-namics, and layered with the Open Scallop Doily Duo Die-namics from MFT as well.

Here are the products I have used:



Now, if you want to play along,  here are the details you need to know:
  1. Every other Tuesday a new challenge will be posted here on this blog as well as on our Facebook page.
  2. If you want to play along you just upload your design using the InLinkz button below*. If you want to display your pretties on Splitcoaststampers use keyword TCPTUES288. Only the entries uploaded to the Inlinkz button will be considered for Swanky Stamper at the end of the month.
  3. You must have your project posted by the Monday, 12 midnight EDT before the next challenge to be eligible to win the Cat Cash.
  4. Cards and projects are not required the use of a Cat’s Pajamas Stamp or CutUps die.
  5. On the following TCP Tuesday, the winner will be chosen at random from the previous challenge and will receive a Cat Cash Voucher for $10 or $15 if a TCP product is used.
  6. At the end of the month, The Swanky Stamper will be selected from all the weekly entries. The Swanky Stamper will receive some of the stamps from our next release and get to play along with us at our Pajamas Party and Blog Hop. AND… They’ll even get a special spot in the Gallery highlighting the project that won them the gig and a snazzy badge to display on their blog. The Swanky Stamper will be announced the First Monday of the month on our Facebook page and this Blog.
  7. The Swanky Stamper will be announced the First Monday of the month on our Facebook page and this Blog
Well, that's it for me for now!! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


Saturday, April 11, 2015

April Peeks and a Saturday Challenge


Hey everyone!!  Welcome back to day FOUR of our APRIL Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks!!!  Have you been enjoying the peeks so far??  All of our brand new rubber stamp sets will be released TONIGHT!

 Today we are SO thrilled to share this fabulous set of SASSY LADIES by artist Emilie Goulet!  This new rubber stamp set is perfect for so many of my girlfriends....and yours too, I bet!!!  It is called A BIT SMART ASSY!!  This fun set includes THREE main images plus TWELVE, that's right I said TWELVE coordinating sassy sentiments!! They are a hoot!



So, you gotta know I love the images in this set....smart ass chicks, who are a bit curvy, eating cupcakes and drinking wine. Yes please.

I paired mine with some MME paper, and cardstock in Berrylicious(MFT), Steel Grey(MFT), and Banana Split(Bazzill). 




This week our challenge hostess is JENNY !  And her challenge is ANYTHING GOES (as it always is during release week)!!   So create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with any stamp but if you use a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp you'll double your chances to WIN!!  Use any sketch, any design, any embellishments because Anything Goes  Have some krafty fun and join us this week because we'd LOVE to see your KKS designs. We hope you can play along for your chance to WIN a $10 Gift Certificate to use on ANYTHING you want in the shop!!  Wanna win??




 I hope you can join us for all the fun and excitement and prizes  TONIGHT beginning at 6pm EST!!  Hope you can come hang out with the me and Krafty Girls at our LIVE ONLINE RELEASE PARTY


All the Krafty Girls and Guests listed below have lots of super FUN designs to show you featuring these awesome new stamps from Emilie!  And while you're hopping around, be sure to leave a comment because we are giving away a gift voucher!!!  You could WIN some Krafty $$$ to spend at the shop!!!! {This winner will be announced later this week!}

Happy hoppin'!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Kraftin' Kimmie April Peeks- Day Three

Hey everyone!!  Welcome back to day THREE of our APRIL Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks!!!  Have you been enjoying the peeks so far??  So much fun!! Today, we are super excited to have another amazingly fun set from artist, Cheryl Grant!!!  Of course it features our favourite kids....Lulu, Lexi and Lucas!!  This one's called SWEET BIRTHDAY KIDS!
This fabby set is all about celebrating, making wishes, friends and having fun, no matter what age you happen to be!! 

For my card today, I paired my LuLu image with some MME Playtime paper. The cardstock colors I used are Banana Split(Bazzill), Wild Cherry(MFT), and Gumdrop Green(MFT). To embellish my card, I used brads from Michaels, some buttons from MFT, red twine from May Arts, a spiral clip, and the Double Scallop Border Die-namics from MFT.

Here is a look at the full set:


 It features THREE sweet images plus SEVEN coordinating sentiments!! And it's also such great timing that we just got the new Birthday Wishes - Boy and Girl paper pads by Echo Park!!! 


I hope you can join us for all the fun and excitement and prizes at our LIVE ONLINE RELEASE PARTY!!  Come join us on Saturday night beginning at 6pm EST!!  We'll be celebrating all the new stamp sets for April plus giving some stuff away!!  It's always a great time with the new stamps being released at 7pm, so I hope you can spend an hour with me and the Krafty Girls and Guests!!


All the Krafty Girls and Guests listed below have lots of super FUN designs to show you featuring these awesome new stamps from Cheryl!  And while you're hopping around, be sure to leave a comment because we are giving away a gift voucher!!!  You could WIN some Krafty $$$ to spend at the shop!!!! {This winner will be announced at the party on Saturday!}

Happy hoppin'!


Thursday, April 9, 2015

April Kraftin' Kimmie Release-Day Two

Hey Stampers, and welcome back for day two of the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps APRIL 2015 previews!!! Today we are previewing the new set by artist, Annie Rodrigue and it's called LIFE IS A MASQUERADE!! Kimmie has been asked SO many times for this particular theme (apparently from some very persistent design team members) and she is hoping you love them as much as we are!!  The set comes with TWO beautiful masquerade lady images plus TWO coordinating sentiments!  You'll find so many gorgeous creations on today's hop featuring Life is a Masquerade!


For my card today, I used the Lilybee Designs Victoria Park paper pad paired with today's set. I decided to go bright and colorful, so my color palette is super fun! My cardstock is Black Licorice, Blu Raspberry, and Banana Split from MFT. To embellish my card, I used the Fancy Flourish Die-namics from MFT, brads from Michael's, spiral clips, and some yummy ruffle ribbon.

Here's a look at the full set:


Below you will find all the Krafty Girls and Guests who have goodies to show you today and while you're visiting their blogs, be sure to leave some love at each stop because one lucky stamper is going to WIN some $$ to spend at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!!  Woohoo!!! 

ALL of our APRIL stamps will be available on Saturday night at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!!!  Be sure to join us for an hour of celebrating the new stamp sets, fun and prizes on Saturday at our LIVE ONLINE RELEASE PARTY!!  Come hang out with the Krafty Girls, Guests and me!


Wednesday, April 8, 2015

It's April Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks Time!!

Hey Stampers, and welcome to day ONE of our April Kraftin' Kimmie Peeks!!!  We are kicking things off with our first peek today, and we have lots to show you, so sit back and prepare yourself for a week of fun!!

First, let's kick things off with a stamp set you may have already seen!! If you weren't lucky enough to scoop up one of our fantastic
Limited Edition Krafty Kard Kits last month which featured this new stamp set, you'll be happy to know that we will be releasing
 I {HEART} COFFEE!  with all our other new stamp sets this weekend!!!  The image is from artist Emilie Goulet and it comes with THREE witty sentiments!!  We've been having a blast creating with it!  And don't miss the new coffee embellishments we've just added to the krafty shop, as well as the fabulous paper pad that was included in the kit......it's Spring Blossom by Kaisercraft and includes specialty papers and die cuts in the pad!!!


For my card today, I finally got to use my coffee card kit, so I got to play with not only the new I Heart Coffee set, but also the paper pad from Kaisercraft, too. I used cardstocks included in the kit, which I paired with my own Hot Fudge from MFT and white from Michael's. My buttons are from Michael's as well, except the green which is Jellybean Green from MFT. I also embellished with MFT Orange Fizz grosgrain ribbon, brads from Michael's, spiral clips purchased from Scrapbook expo, and the die cut from the Kaisercraft paper pad.

Here is a look at the full set:


  We hope you can join us for all the fun and excitement and prizes at our LIVE ONLINE RELEASE PARTY!!  It will take place on  Saturday evening beginning at 6pm EST!!  Hope you can come hang out with the me and Krafty Girls!


All the Krafty Girls and Guests listed below have lots of super FUN designs to show you featuring these awesome new stamps from Emilie!  And while you're hopping around, be sure to leave a comment because we are giving away a gift voucher!!!  You could WIN some Krafty $$$ to spend at the shop!!!! {This winner will be announced at the party on Saturday!}


Happy hoppin'!

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday

Hey stampers, followers, friends, and who ever else is reading this.....It's Wonderful Wednesday time!!  We hope you can play along!!  As always....it's ANYTHING GOES!!  So, break out your Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and get krafty!!



For my card today, I chose to use the new sentiment set from Becky, Rain or Shine. It was paired with some MME Playdate paper, and cardstock from MME in Wild Cherry and Berrylicious, Bazzill in Banana Split, and Michael's White. To decorate my card, I used some yellow buttons, Michael's brads, spiral clips, and some Wild Cherry grosgrain from MFT. As a finishing touch, I added the sun from the MFT Sunshine Die-namics, and the clouds from The Cat's Pajamas Cloud Border CutUps.

Are you local to Kraftin Kimmie?  Wanna have a stampy play date with Kimmie??  Now's your chance... Join Kimmie for the Spring Selfie Krafty Krop.  I've you've seen pictures of Kimmie's events, they always look like a blast!!


Kimmie's getting a HUGE box of goodies delivered this afternoon, which means LOTS of yummy goodies in the Krafty Store!!!  Wahoo!  Happy shopping!


Have you joined the Kraftin Kimmie's Krafty Friends fb group??  It's the best place to keep up with all of the goings on as well as sharing YOUR creations and getting inspired by other Krafty Friends' creations!!!




We want EVERYONE to be able to play along so your submission can use ANY stamp and can be any theme, any style, any design and it can be a card, a scrapbook page, an altered item....you name it!!  It must be a NEW creation and you can enter on this post until April 7th at midnight!  At the end of the month one random winner will be chosen from all the submissions for the whole month and will receive a $20 Gift Card to the shop!!!  What do you think.....wanna WIN??  Let's see your krafty stuff!!

That's it for me for now!! Have a great day!!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Hear Me Roar-TCP Tues Challenge

Hey stampers!! It’s time for another TCP Tuesday challenge. This week we have an easy one for you – Anything Goes. The challenge runs for two weeks and The Cat’s Pajamas stamps are not required. For all the details, check out the end of my post!!


For my card today, I paired the super cute new Hear Me Roar set with the new Wavy Stitched Border CutUps.  I used some MME paper, paired with cardstock from MFT and buttons from MFT as well. I finished it off with brads and spiral clips because you know I can't hardly make a card without them, lol!!

Here are the products I have used:



Now, if you want to play along,  here are the details you need to know:
  1. Every other Tuesday a new challenge will be posted here on this blog as well as on our Facebook page.
  2. If you want to play along you just upload your design using the InLinkz button below*. If you want to display your pretties on Splitcoaststampers use keyword TCPTUES287. Only the entries uploaded to the Inlinkz button will be considered for Swanky Stamper at the end of the month.
  3. You must have your project posted by the Monday, 12 midnight EDT before the next challenge to be eligible to win the Cat Cash.
  4. Cards and projects are not required the use of a Cat’s Pajamas Stamp or CutUps die.
  5. On the following TCP Tuesday, the winner will be chosen at random from the previous challenge and will receive a Cat Cash Voucher for $10 or $15 if a TCP product is used.
  6. At the end of the month, The Swanky Stamper will be selected from all the weekly entries. The Swanky Stamper will receive some of the stamps from our next release and get to play along with us at our Pajamas Party and Blog Hop. AND… They’ll even get a special spot in the Gallery highlighting the project that won them the gig and a snazzy badge to display on their blog. The Swanky Stamper will be announced the First Monday of the month on our Facebook page and this Blog.
  7. The Swanky Stamper will be announced the First Monday of the month on our Facebook page and this Blog
Well, that's it for me for now!! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!



Saturday, March 21, 2015

KKS272-Birthday's With a Twist

Hi everyone! Welcome to another challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!


Hey Krafty Peeps!  It's Krafty Girl Kelli's turn to host this weeks challenge. We are going to make Birthday cards, but with a catch!  No Pink or Blue allowed!
We always enjoy your creations so be sure to submit them so you can WIN a $10 gift card to the Shop!!  Show us your stuff!!



For my card for today's challenge, I used Becky's Make a Wish set, paired with some MME Lime Twist paper. I used hemp cord, brads, and spiral clips to decorate my card with. The colors of cardstock I used are White from Michael's, Hot Fudge, Orange Fizz, and Sour Apple from MFT. for my sentiment, the panel was cut out using an MFT Die-namics.

A wee bit of store news for ya, Frugal Friday specials are up in the store!  Remember these deals are only good through the weekend!  The new release stamps are also available.  The fabulously awesome Coffee Kits are available, the pre-orders sold out so quickly Kimmie was able to get more goodies and make more kits!!  These are available now for purchase!!

Have you joined the Kraftin Kimmie's Krafty Friends fb group??  It's the best place to keep up with all of the goings on as well as sharing YOUR creations and getting inspired by other Krafty Friends' creations!!!


Now create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp or any other stamp and be sure to use our THEME as a starting point for your creation!!!  You will have until March 27th at 11:55 pm EST to get your entries in!
Pull out those fabby stamps and play along!  Have some krafty fun and join us this week!!