Monday, August 13, 2018

Deep Sea Marlin

Today I am excited to display two of the new Multi Step Clear stamp sets sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps.  Deep Sea Marlin and Ocean Waters are both beautiful Multi Step Clear stamp sets just now available to customers. I tried several different blues on the Marlin, then filled in with some Light Basic Gray and Light Daffodil Delight Blendables from SU.  I brayered the sky with Real Red and Daffodil Delight SU and sponged some Real Red down into the ocean water.  The sentiment used is from the Deep Sea Marlin stamp set, perfect for a male gender card.It was a fun card to make but challenging so I used my SU Stamparatus to keep it lined up.  The Marlin is a great looking fish!  I plan to keep trying different colors on him to see what I can produce but for a first time card, I don't think it turned out too badly.




The recipe for this card in order that I stamped them:

For the Multi Step Deep Sea Marlin Clear Multi Step 
#5 Blueberry Bushel SU
#4 Pacific Point SU
#3 Balmy Blue SU
#2 Bashful Blue SU
#1 Soft Sky
Blendables Light Basic Gray and Light Daffodil Delight SU

For the Multe Step Ocean Waters
#1 Balmy Blue SU
#2 Blueberry Bushel Su

Background done on Whisper White SU Brayered with Real Red and
Daffodil Delight SU and sponged Real Red in the Ocean.
Paper used is Tangerine Tango and Blueberry Bushel with 3/8 inch
Blueberry Bushel Grograin Ribbon SU



Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include:

Maria Colosimo - Owner and Creator of Kitchen Sink Stamps
Kitchensinkstamps'weblog
Lynn McAuley - Confessions of a Left-Brained Stamper





Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Dogwood Wreath

Today I'm featuring the Enchanted Dogwood Multi Step Clear Stamp set sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps.  I invisioned a wreath made of Dogwoods so I tried a new to me technique by cutting a 4 inch square of Whisper White SU card stock.  By using the Stamparatus, I kept turning the square stamping as I turned it to make a circle of blooms.  I also used the sentiments from Kitchen Sink Stamps, Words 4 Celebration Clear stamp as it is one of my favorite sets with a beautiful font.  


Recipe for my colors and layers in the order I stamped them:


Color Recipe for the Dogwoods:
Layer 4 Stampin’ Up SaharaSand
Layer 3 Blushing Bride
Layer 2 Powder Pink
Layer 1 Petal Pink

The card stock used was from Stamin’ Up,
Petal Pink and Whisper White
Whole Lot of Lovely DSP SU
Pear Pizzazz Satin Ribbon


Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include:
Maria Colosimo - Owner and Creator of Kitchen Sink Stamps
Kitchensinkstamps'weblog
Lynn McAuley - Confessions of a Left-Brained Stamper


Monday, July 30, 2018

"Ruby" Hubby's old truck

Today I chose to share with you the Birthday card I made for my husband which I named, "Ruby".  He has a red truck that he calls "Ruby" and even though "she" is getting some age on her, she's still one of his favorite possessions! This card was made with the Classic Old Truck Multi Step Clear Stamp set from Kitchen Sink Stamps and has become one of my favorite stamp sets. There are 6 colors used to make the truck so it turns out professional looking and the perfect replica of an old classic! I also used Words 4 Celebration Clear Stamp set as it's such a beautiful font. He loved it when I gave it to him at our family Birthday gathering last night so I'm sure it will go in the drawer with some of his others. If you haven't ever used any of Kitchen Sink Multi Clear Stamp sets, you really should because they make phenominal cards and are easy to use, especially when you use a Misti or Stamparatus from Stampin' Up. I get the best results with these devices!  


CARD FRONT

  

CARD INSIDE



Recipe for my colors and layers in the order I stamped them:


Color Recipe for the truck:
Layer 3b Cherry Cobbler SU
Layer 2b Real Red SU
Layer 1b Red Riding Hood  SU

Color Recipe for the truck body/tires:

Layer 3a Tuxedo Black Momento
Layer 2a Basic Gray SU
Layer 1a Smoky Gray SU

Sentiments Tuxedo Black Momento

Card Stock used was Cherry Cobbler, Basic Black and Whisper White SU


Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include:
Lynn McAuley - Confessions of a Left-Brained Stamper







Monday, July 23, 2018

Happy Birthday Friend

Today I tried something new using Words 4 Celebration clear stamps, sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps. The card is simple using the beautiful font from this stamp set. I had never tried this technique before but decided with the new Stamparatus from Stampin' Up, I could probably accomplish it.  I set up my Happy Birthday Friend clear stamps on the plastic grid, then turned my paper corner-wise. After stamping one line, I would move the removable plastic grid down one slot and stamp again, alternating Poppy Parade and Tuxedo Black colors until the front of the card was full of sentiments. It was so easy and quick. Then I added some punched out flowers with black rhinestones and popped them up on dimensionals, mounted it on the new SU Poppy Parade 2018-20 DSP and Basic Black card stock to complete it. I love how it turned out and hope you will, also.



The stamp colors for this card are Tuxedo Black and Poppy Parade from SU along with Poppy Parade 2018-10 DSP, Black Rhinestones from SU and Basic Black Cardstock.

Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include:
Lynn McAuley - Confessions of a Left-Brained Stamper

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Frog and Daffodils

My card today is a little late being posted but they say, "better late than never"!  Spring Daffodils Multi Step Clear Stamps, sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps, were brought alive in front of a stone wall with Mr. Frog admiring their beauty while keeping an eye out for the Dragonfly darting around in between the Daffodils! He's ever watchful! Pairing this with the beautiful Words 4 Celebration Clear Stamp sentiments is always going to be a winner as I love the font and all of the different sentiments available.  I also used SU's Botanical Gardens die cuts to add some greenery to the card in Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, and Mossy Meadow card stock along with Soft Suede sponged with Early Expresso for the stone wall. It was a fun card to put together and I'm sure one of my friends will enjoy getting it for her Birthday!  




Recipe for my colors and layers in the order I stamped them:


Color Recipe for the Daffodils:
Layer 4 Crushed Curry SU
Layer 3 Daffodil Delight SU
Layer 2 Pineapple Punch SU
Layer 1  So Saffron SU
The bouquet of Daffodils were fussy cut out.

Color Recipe for the Leaves:
Layer 3 Old Olive SU
Layer 2 Pear Granny Apple Green SU
Layer 1 Pear Pizzazz SU



Color Recipe for the Frog:
Layer 3 Old Olive , colored the eye with black pen SU
Layer 2 Granny Apple Green SU
Layer 1 Pear Pizzazz SU
The Frog was fussy cut out


The Dragonfly was stamped in Tuxedo Black Momento on Soft Suede 
and fussy cut out.

Stamping Up card stock in Pear Pizzazz, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow and Soft Suede was used on the card.



Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include:

Lynn McAuley - Confessions of a Left-Brained Stamper









Monday, July 9, 2018

Classic Old Blue Truck

Today I have tried a new Multi Step Clear Stamp set that is new to me but not to Kitchen Sink Stamps as I had a special Birthday card to make for my Brother. With the Classic Old Truck Multi Step Clear Stamp Set, I created a replica of an old truck our Dad used to drive when we were kids so I hope he enjoys it. It's one of those BIG Birthdays as you will see when I post the picture of the inside so of course I used my favorite sentiments from Words 4 Celebration Clear Stamps Set and some of the sentiments that comes with the Classic Old Truck Multi Step Clear Stamps Set.  It has some clever sentiments on it that I just love!  I used the designer series paper, "True Gentlemen" from Stampin' Up along with their Night of Navy and  Whisper White card stock.  I also used SU's Night of Navy 3/8 " Corduroy ribbon. So, I hope you will enjoy my design. It was a really fun card to make and even though there are 6 layers of stamping, it was easy and quick. I might add that I'm using the new Stampin' Up Stamparatus which is phenomenal and it makes multi step stamping a whiz! The finished product you get when using Kitchen Sink Multi Step Clear Stamps is so professional looking!  I love them!  Thank you, Maria, for asking me to join your design crew and also to Lynn, who has been a huge help to me every week with my posts!


Card Front





Card Inside



Recipe for my colors and layers in the order I stamped them:




Color Recipe for the truck:
Layer 3b Night of Navy  SU
Layer 2b Dapper Dan SU
Layer 1b Blueberry Bushel SU

Color Recipe for the truck body/tires:

Layer 3a Tuxedo Black Momento
Layer 2a Basic Gray SU
Layer 1a Smoky Gray SU

Sentiments Tuxedo Black Momento



Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include:
Lynn McAuley - Confessions of a Left-Brained Stamper

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Daffodil in Black

My post today features the  Spring Daffodils Multi Step Clear Stamps and Words 4 Celebration Clear Stamps, sponsored by Kitchen Sink Stamps. I stamped the daffodils on SU Whisper White, then followed up with Versamark and embossed them with clear embossing powder.  I swiped my black Momento ink stamp pad across the area and then wiped off the glossy daffodils with a soft cloth leaving the black background. After running them through the oval framelit, I mounted them on SU Crushed Curry and then on SU Garden Impressions DSP. This is the first time I had tried this technique and was very happy with the results.  I hope you will enjoy the card, also.
I'm entering this in the Stamping sensations, July in my Garden.







Recipe for my colors and layers in the order I stamped them:




Color Recipe for the Daffodils:

Layer 4 Crushed Curry SU
Layer 3 Daffodil Delight SU
Layer 2 So Saffron SU
Layer 1 Barely Banana SU

Color Recipe for the Leaves:
Layer 3 Old Olive SU
Layer 2 Pear Pizzazz SU
Layer 1 Certainly Celery SU



The card stock and ribbon used were from Stamin’ Up:

Basic Black, Crushed Curry and Whisper White,
 along with Garden Impressions DSP.
Oval thinlets and the tiny butterfly punch 
from SU were used in the design.
The ribbon used was basic black 3/8" shimmer.

You can see more examples from the Kitchen Sink Crew linked below:
Other members of the Kitchen Sink Crew include: