Saturday, July 21, 2018

Manatee Pals...July Kraftin' Kimmie Sneak Peek!

Welcome to day 3 of the JULY Krafty Peeks at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.


Our last stamp set for this month is a 'one of a kind' stamp set from artist Melissa Baker-Nguyen!
It's called MANATEE PALS!

I mean....come ON! This adorable new set contains several pudgy little manatees, an underwater background stamp, lots of fun little accessory stamps plus two wonderful sentiments!

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Check out this set in action as you hop around the Krafty blogs today. You'll see the list of Krafty design team members  below and be sure to leave some love at each stop because one lucky commenter is going to WIN a gift voucher to the krafty shop! 

Plus we're doing a GIVEAWAY of the ENTIRE July release on the Krafty Friends facebook page!


The winner will be annouced at the ONLINE RELEASE PARTY  this afternoon...be sure to join us as we'll be checking out all 3 new clear stamp sets, sharing fabulous creations, giving away prizes and having tons of krafty fun!


Now don't forget! It's also CHALLENGE DAY and as always, during release week the theme is ANYTHING GOES!!! So create a card, scrapbook page or altered item with a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp!! 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. You have a week to play with this challenge (until July 27th) and at the end of the month, we'll announce a WINNER from all of the weekly challenges for July! We hope you can play along for your chance to WIN a $40 Gift Certificate to use on ANYTHING you want in the shop!

I made a bookmark featuring one of the adorably chubby manatees and the ocean bottom stamps from the MANATEE PALS stamp set. The images were stamped on to cotton watercolour paper and then I painted the scene with a combination of Daniel Smith and Koi watercolour paints. I absolutely LOVE this sweet set! I also added a handmade tassel (learned how to make these from my lovely friend Krafty Girl Alexis). 



Here's a look at the full stamp set: 

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Here's the hop list: 


Thanks for visiting!

Blessings,

Melanie

12 comments:

Therese - ScrapKatten - KattenMia said...

This stampset is adorable. I love your coloring on this one!

Debbi said...

I’d sit down and read a book with this cutie.

Lori Moffatt said...

So beautiful Mel!

TrainWithMeghan said...

I just love the bookmark you made and the way you used the circles on your card!

Sheila R said...

Love them

Diana Degan said...

What a beautiful bookmark! I just love how you watercoloured this. He looks like he is talking to you!

DistinctiveLMNts said...

Beautiful tag. Stunning coloring

katharine Heaster said...

Love the bookmark! Especially the sunlight highlights on the sand.

Jen Scott said...

The bookmark is gorgeous! Love it.

Donna Carter said...

Those are adorable and I love what you did with it!

Mary Holshouser said...

The bookmark is fantastic.
The background is so realistic.
The little manatees are darling.
thanks for sharing.
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Sandi said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the work you did on the bookmark.....AWESOME!!!