Good morning and welcome to RELEASE DAY at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!! Have you been following along with us for the sneak peeks over the last few days? Kimmie has pulled together yet another fabulous release full of incredible stamps! There is the brand new Krafty Quotes #3, some fun Dress Up Kids from Steven Leary and a set of gorgeous fairies from Annie Rodrigue!
The hop begins over at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Challenge Blog where you will find a complete list of the blogs on today's hop. As you hop along, make sure to leave comments on each and every blog, as Kimmie will be drawing some lucky stampers who will win packages of some of the new stamps!
If you've been hopping along in order, you should have arrived here after visiting with the super sweet Angie...her work is always so gorgeous! (if not, just pop on over to the Challenge Blog so that you don't miss any blogs along the way.
For my card today, I have used two of Annie Rodrigue's beautiful new fairies. These two gorgeous gals are "Isabelle" and "Rosabelle". I've had this sheet of pretty KaiserCraft paper in my stash for a while now, and knew it would be perfect for the new fairies. I love the pattern on this paper, so I decided not to cover it up with a fussy layout. I pulled out a bunch of flowers and played around with a few combinations. I have to say that this is probably the most elaborate flower grouping I've ever put on a card, lol. All the flowers are from Prima. I did add some Stardust Stickles to the mini roses and hydrangeas to coordinate with the large glittered rose. The laser-cut corner embellishments are available at Make It Crafty...I just gave them a few coats of white craft paint and topped that off with Smooch Illuminate. The sentiment comes with Isabelle. It was stamped in Versafine Ink, cut out with Spellbinders Fancy Tags, sponged with Milled Lavender Distress Ink and coated with Smooch Illuminate. The fairies' wings were also glammed-up with Stardust Stickles...there is no shortage of shimmer on this card, lol. Finishing touches include machine stitching and dollar store pearls.
Here's a closer look at "Isabelle":
Copics: Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20 Hair: E50, Y21, E30, E31, E33, E37, 59 Dress: BG0000, B91, B93, B95, B97, C9 Wings: YG11, BG0000, RV000
And a close up of "Rosabelle":
Copics: Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R20 Hair: E50, E30, E31, E33, E37, E59 Clothes: RV000, V01, V12, V9, BG0000, BG10, BG11, BG72, BG75, C9 Wings: RV000, V12, BG10, BG0000, B60, blender Mushroom: I am not going to list the colours I used on the mushroom because I tend to go by memory when I'm doing up my posts. The pile of markers on the table was immense and I cannot remember all of them, lol. I "dotted" several layers of browns, yellows and greens to develop the depth, and finally went in with C9 to achieve the deepest shadows.
Time for me to send you off to visit with the lovely Jeanne...just wait until you see what she has created for your viewing pleasure!
When you are done hopping, please make sure to visit the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Online Store, because the new stamps are now available for purchase!
Happy hopping...and don't forget to leave those comments for your chance to win some new April stamps!
Stamps: Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps "Isabelle" and coordinating sentiment, "Rosabelle" Ink: Memento, Versafine, Copics, Milled Lavender Distress Ink Paper: Neenah, Bazzill, KaiserCraft Embellishments: Smooch Illuminate, Stardust Stickles, assorted Prima flowers, corner embellishments from Make It Crafty, pearls, Martha Stewart punch, Spellbinders Fancy Tags, machine stitching