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November 25, 2013

Just For You

Happy Kitchen Sink Stamps Monday!  I dug deep into my paper stash for the paper I used on my card today!  I had about six different paper pads out, but nothing was grabbing me.  Normally when I stamp, I pick out my stamps, papers, then inks.  This time however, I picked out stamps and stamped the images, then needed to find coordinating papers.  I'm happy with the end result, maybe I ought change my ways a little more often!  If you missed the announcement last week with the information for Kitchen Sink Stamps Pre Thanksgiving Day sale - continue reading below, you still have a few more days to save!

To create my card I used Kitchen Sink Stamps Multi Step Gift and Ready 4 Any Holiday stamp sets along Basic Grey pattern paper and Top Dog Dies.

I love the fact that Maria now has "cut files" available for the KSS images.  These stamps had wonderful detail and dimension before the cut files, but using a "cut file" can add an extra pop to the stamped image.  I used my Silhouette and cut the "gift cut file" from Vanilla card stock, then stamped the image onto the Vanilla panel.  I created an offset panel for layering purposes, cutting that panel from Espresso card stock.  

I've been trying to use up some of the die cuts panels I have laying around rather than storing them in my scrap bin.  To embellish the card, I used the Scallop die from Top Dog Dies Cherish Doilies & Tags Set (TC027)die cut from Espresso card stock, then layered with a scrap of the Basic Grey pattern paper.  The scallop edge and largest center panel under the stamped image are die cut from Espresso card stock using Top Dog Dies Scallop Box Die (TW010).  I used 2 of the scallop pieces from the box lid, joining them in the center and the center panel of the lid just happened to be large enough for the stamped image without and extra trimming!  The sweet little tag is die cut from Vanilla card stock using Top Dog Dies Cherish Doilies & Tags Set, I stamped the sentiment from Ready 4 Any Holiday in Olive to coordinate with the papers and stamped gift.  To further embellish, I added Vintage Brown Seam Binding, some Espresso die cut flourishes using Top Dog Dies Leafy Flourishes Die (TC016) set and a Red button tied with twine.

Stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps Multi Step Gift, Ready 4 Any Holiday
Ink - Cherry Cobbler, Espresso, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Card Stock - Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler, Espresso
Other - Silhouette Cameo, Big Shot, Twine, Button, Glue Dots, Dimensionals, Basic Grey pattern paper, Top Dog Dies, Cherish Doilies & Tags Set (TC027)/Scallop Box Die (TW010)/Leafy Flourishes Die Set (TC016)

Color Recipe:
Gift - #2 Cherry Cobbler, #3 Cherry Cobbler, #1 Cherry Cobbler stamped off, #4 Cherry Cobbler
Ribbon - #2 Olive, #3 Olive, #1 Olive stamp off, #4 Olive

Challenge entered - Ribbon Carousel #87  

For the visual stamper, I have my KSS Videos archived here, or you can view them on Pinterest.

Kitchen Sink Stamps Pre Thanksgiving Day Sale!
Mark your calendars, for Kitchen Sink Stamps Pre Thanksgiving Day Sale! Save 30% off everything (except back ordered stamps) at Kitchen Sink stamps thru Tuesday November 26, 2013 midnight PST!  That's not all US Customers will also receive FREE shipping when your order total $65 or more!  When checking out during the Pre Thanksgiving Day Sale, simply CLICK HERE, or use coupon code THANK30LISA at checkout to receive your discount!

Thanks so much for stopping by, for more Kitchen Sink Stamps inspiration, be sure to visit the other Design Team Members: 
 Connie • Julie (on hiatus) • Lynn • Maria * Tammy 

Have a wonderful week! 

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