Paper Blessings

Sunday, March 17, 2019

March 2019 Release Hop at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps


Today we are celebrating all the 
new goodies from our
MARCH Release at
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!



LLAMA DRAMA, from artist, 
Melissa Baker-Nguyen 


FAWN'D OF YOU, from artist,
Cheryl Grant



YOU GIVE ME WINGS from our newest artist, Neda Sadreddin 


We also have a brand new Hybrid Ink called
SPARKLING SAPPHIRE!



We have two new stencils that you will love called....
LEAVES & VINES and STARBURST!



Lastly our new SPRINGY DOTS!


Everything is available now at the krafty shop individually but if you HAVE to have it ALL this month, you can pick up our 
GIMME KIMMIES KIT which contains one of EVERYTHING we released this month at a discount but for a limited time!

I made a clean and simple watercoloured card featuring Fawn'd Of You. I stamped the image in Totally Taupe ink and painted her in watercolours.



Now head out on the blog hop to check out these lovely goodies in action and then head on over to the krafty shop to scoop them up! 
You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter



Thanks for visiting

Blessings,

Melanie



Saturday, March 16, 2019

You Give Me Wings

Welcome back to our third and FINAL day
of March Krafty Peeks!

Today we have a FAIRY sweet stamp set from our
newest artist, Neda Sadreddin!
It's called YOU GIVE ME WINGS!



This adorable set features three lovely fairy images plus a few accessory stamps, a fairy DOOR and several coordinating sentiments!  I mean, so FAIRY cute!


Of course, today is also Challenge Day and as always, during release week the theme is Anything Goes!  So create a card, scrapbook page, altered item...with a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp!  Use any sketch, design, colour scheme you want! 



We can't wait to see your creations and you have all week to play along (until Feb 15th) and we'll announce the winner at the end of the month!  Feel free to link up your submission at the bottom of this post by clicking on the little blue button and/or by uploading your pic to the folder in our Krafty Friends facebook group!  You could WIN a $40 gift voucher to the krafty shop!



We've also got a sketch for you!  If you're needing a little inspiration feel free to use this sketch anytime this month!

You'll get to see all sorts of sweet creations as you hop around the Krafty Team blogs today!  PLUS you'll see some of the other goodies in action....like our new stencils, new ink and new Krafty Dots!


Be sure to join us at our LIVE Facebook Release Party this afternoon (Saturday, March 16th) at 1pm EST where we'll be celebrating ALL the new goodies and they will be released at the online shop!

Here's my watercoloured card featuring one of the fairies and the mushroom from You Give Me Wings. After watercolouring some loose foliage in the upper portion of the scene, I used our new stencil, Leaves and Vines, to create some definition with two of our inks (Mossy Meadow and Marvelous Mocha). I splattered a bit of white gouache and stardust stickles to create the magic spell. 



Here's the hop list for today:
You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Thanks for visiting,

Blessings, 

Melanie

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Llama Drama...A Kraftin' Kimmie Sneak Peek!

All the Krafty FUN is about to begin

as we kick off the
March 2019 release for



This is Day ONE of our Krafty Peeks and we are over the moon excited to share everything with you!
We've got new stamps, stencils, INK and enamel dots!
Hang on to your inkpads people....here we GO!


The first stamp set we are previewing for you is 
called LLAMA DRAMA and is by our fabulous
artist, Melissa Baker-Nguyen!

This hilarious stamp set is just too fun for words!!
It features several main images (heads can be interchanged too), plus accessory stamps and awesome sentiments!

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As you hop around the Krafty Team's blogs today you will see the Llama Drama stamp set in action in combination with our awesome new March Kraftin' Kimmie products! (see hop list at the end of my post)

You will spot our newest addition to the Krafty Kolours Hybrid Ink line! It's a stunning new dark royal blue called
SPARKLY SAPPHIRE!
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As always it will be available in full sized ink pads, mini cubes and ink refills!


We've got TWO brand new Krafty Stencils for this month's release to coordinate with our stamp sets!
They are called LEAVES & VINES and STARBURST!

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And of course, we are adding some lovely new Krafty Dots!
These ones are called SPRINGY DOTS!

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You'll get to see all of our brand new goodies in action over the next few days of March Krafty Peeks and everything will be released at our LIVE Online Release Party in the Krafty Friends facebook group on Saturday, March 16th at 1pm EST!

I used three of the images, cropping two and adding sunglasses to one. They were stamped in Totally Taupe ink and watercoloured. 


Here's the stamp set:

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For now, hop around and check out some incredible designs from our Krafty Team!! Here's the hop list:
You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!
Click here to enter

Llamaste!

Blessings, 

Melanie

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

You're Sun-sational: Wonderful Wednesday at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps

Hello krafty friends!  
Today is INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps -
the day we provide you with a bit of extra
crafty inspiration to help you get creative
with your krafty stamps!


This week, it's my turn to share
a creation.  I used the fun YOU'RE SUN-SATIONAL stamp set! The image was stamped in Totally Taupe ink on Arches cold-pressed watercolour paper. The scene was done with my Daniel Smith watercolour paints.




This awesome stamp set is on SALE in the Krafty Shop all week long!

Thanks for visiting,

Blessings!

Melanie

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Circles...a Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge

Hello and welcome to another fun
Saturday Challenge!
Are you ready for some krafty fun?
We can't wait for you to play along and share your amazing krafty kreations!


This week the challenge theme is....
CIRCLES!



My card features the new Cuddles the Puppy stamp set. I stamped the girl image in Totally Taupe ink on watercolour paper, cut it with a circle die and used my Daniel Smith watercolour paints to create the little scene. I used some of our Krafty Rainbow Dots (also circles!) and a die cut flourish to finish it off.




Each and every Saturday we post a brand new challenge for the week and you are welcome to enter as many times as you like!  These must be new creations and you are welcome to use any stamp, however using a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp will earn you double entries!  Each submission will enter you into the monthly draw of a $40 gift voucher to the krafty shop!



We've also got a fun sketch to inspire you for the month of February!  You don't have to use it but it's there for you to use if you need a little kickstart....feel free to use it any time!  

There are two ways to enter our challenges!  1) you can link up your entries at Krafty blog and 2) share your KKS creations in our Krafty Friends facebook group!  We can't wait to see what you create!



Also don't miss this weekend's FRUGAL FRIDAY SPECIALS!
We've got a selection of stamp sets on SALE 40% OFF this weekend only and while supplies last!

Here's the hop list:




Happy kraftin'!

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Animals...a Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge

Hello and welcome to another fun
Saturday Challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!


Our theme is this week is
ANIMALS!

Every Saturday we post a brand new challenge for the week and you are welcome to enter as many times as you like.  These must be new creations and you are welcome to use any stamp, however using a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp will earn you double entries!  Each submission will enter you into the monthly draw of a $40 gift voucher to the krafty shop!

I pulled out one of my favourite stamps from the Puddle Pals set...I just adore this little mouse! I stamped him in Totally Taupe ink on Arches cold pressed watercolour paper and used my Daniel Smith watercolours to paint the entire scene.




Should you be in need of a little inspiration, we've got a fun sketch to inspire you for the month of February!  You don't have to use it but it's there for you to use if you need a little kickstart....feel free to use it any time! 






There are two ways to enter our challenges:
  1) Link your entries at the bottom of KKS blog post 
2) Share your KKS creations in our Krafty Friends facebook group



Also don't miss this weekend's FRUGAL FRIDAY SPECIALS!
We've got a selection of stamp sets on SALE 40% OFF this weekend only and while supplies last!

Here's the list of the Krafty Design Team members and guests participating in today's challenge:

Thanks for visiting,

Blessings!

Melanie

Sunday, February 10, 2019

February 2019 Release Blog Hop at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps


Today we are celebrating ALL the new goodies from our February Release at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!


So let's have a fun hop around the Krafty Team and Krafty Guests' blogs and check everything out in action! 

The February release includes: 

CUDDLES THE PUPPY by Neda Sadreddin 

A DOG'S LIFE stamp set by Emilie!

DONUT WORRY from artist Melissa Baker-Nguyen!

New Hybrid Ink called CHARMING CHARTREUSE!

Two new stencils that you will love called:



New KIMMIE DOTS called RAINBOW DOTS!


If you HAVE to have it ALL this month, you can pick up our 
GIMME KIMMIES KIT which contains one of EVERYTHING we released this month and at a discount but for a limited time!

I made another bookmark for today's hop...I'm on a bookmark kick lately. I love how quickly they work up, and they make a lovely gift...a little something different than a card. :)  I used one of the main images from A Dog's Life. I stamped it in Totally Taupe ink, watercoloured the entire scene and created an easy background with the new Pawprints Stencil and two of our inks (Raspberry Rose and Purple Petunia). Oh, and Purple Petunia is our Ink of the Month, which means it's on sale (including large pads, mini cubes and the refill)!




Now head out on the blog hop to check out these lovely goodies in action and then head on over to the krafty shop to scoop them up! Here's the hop list:


Thanks for visiting!

Blessings,

Melanie