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mardi 9 février 2016

February Krafty Peeks... Day ONE!


Hello everyone! Welcome to Day ONE of our February Krafty Previews at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps - this month is all about SPRING! Today we are kicking things off with a sweet little set by artist Becky Pearce called... what else... HELLO SPRING! There are so many sweet little images that you can put together and mix and match! Plus three coordinating sentiments for a total of 18 fun stamps! Just look ;)



You'll be able to check out lots of spring inspiration in today's blog hop! Below you'll find links to all the Krafty Girls' creations and while you're visiting the blogs, be sure to comment and leave some love because one lucky krafty person is going to WIN a gift card to the shop

Here is my little card for today :)


Stamps: Kraftin' Kimmie Hello Spring
Colouring: Zig and Copics on Canson Montval
Other: Versamark, Embossing Powder

I went for very simple... I absolutely love the whole set which you will see me use very soon again, but I completely fell in love with those 2 little bunnies and had to paint a little scene for them. I did the background using my Zig pens, then coloured my bunnies in Copics. I stamped one of the sentiment from the set in Versamark and embossed it in white.

This adorable set and all of our new February clear stamp sets will be released on Saturday afternoon! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of gorgeous krafty creations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have fun with us! Hope to see you there! Happy hoppin'! Hugs,
Delphine xx


Paperbabe Stamps February Release - Day One!


Hello everyone! Today is the first day of our February Previews at Paperbabe Stamps and we are showcasing a fantastic birthday set - the Birthday Wishes Stamp Set! It's a very versatile sentiment set, with sentiments in different sizes and fonts, dotted, striped candles, confettis, dots - well THE perfect Birthday set! 

Here is the first card I made with it :)


I stamped a sentence from the Birthday Wishes stamp set four times to create a frame for my card base. I used my Zig markers to add flashy colours to a piece of watercolour paper, then stamped the 'Celebrate' sentiment in Versafine, as well as lots of dots and confetti from the Birthday Wishes stamp set - and added a few sequins.


For this card, I started by stamping the candles (the dotted ones - I LOVE dots!!) in Memento Luxe several times, then stamped the flames. I picked the big Birthday word, stamped it in Versafine then added the little Happy. I then added confetti using the same colours as my candles and finished with a few sequins. 

There are lots of possibilities with this set and I think it is a must have! For more inspiration, please visit the Paperbabe Stamps blog HERE! Thank you very much for your visit, see you later! Hugs,
Delphine xx

dimanche 7 février 2016

**COURS COPIC** - Région Parisienne

Bonjour à tous! Un petit message pour vous dire que je serai samedi 27 février à la Boutique Idées Créatives pour les cours 1 et 2 du programme européen Copic ECCP :)
COURS 1 ("basic") de 10h à 13h: marqueurs, encres et papiers / technique de colorisation de base / coloriser un visage, une chevelure simple et des vêtements avec ombre simple
COURS 2 ("advanced") de 14h à 17h: ombre et lumière sur une image (placement détaillé), les différents types de cheveux, visages du monde, les ombres autour d'une image et la technique dite du "flicking"

N'hésitez pas à contacter la boutique si vous êtes intéressés ou à m'envoyer un mail si vous avez des questions (cliquez sur l'image pour agrandir)! Bises et bon weekend!
Delphine


samedi 6 février 2016

SALE at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps + Krafty Krop!!


There is a special SALE WEEKEND at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps this weekend! Use Coupon Code BDAY25 until tomorrow Sunday Night to receive 25% OFF anything and everything in the shop INCLUDING the SALE items! You get to choose what you use the coupon code on! ALSO each and every order placed this weekend will receive a FREE GIFT! It could be a retired stamp, or some twine or ribbon, enamel dots, buttons or a paper pad! Happy Shoppin'!!



Yes, we are having a Krafty Krop with 5 challenges you can enter all week, with prizes and fun!!


Hope you can join us! Hugs,
Delphine xx

vendredi 5 février 2016

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #26


Hello everyone! Today starts the new challenge at Paperbabe Stamps but before telling you about it, have you seen Kim has launched the 12 Mixed Media Works of 2016? 



You can see tutorials and join sharing a make with the technique shown - and there is a prize every month!! To see all the details, please click HERE!!!

As for the new challenge, it is perfect for the coming fortnight - "LOVE"! I have used a brand new Paperbabe Stamps digi, called Valentine Pin Up :)


Images and Stamps: Paperbabe Stamps Valentine Pin Up and Joy Peace Love Sentiment Set
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card
Other: Kesi'Art Die

Skin: E000, 00, 11, 71
Hair: BV04, T7, 9
Purple: V09, 15, 17
Red: C3, R35, 37, 39, 89
Pink: R81, 83
Black: T5, 7, 9
Brown: E41, 42, 43

Challenges I am entering:
Crafting By Designs - Anything Goes
Crafting For All Seasons - Love is in the Air
Crafty Gals Corner - Love is in the Air

We hope you can join us! Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mercredi 3 février 2016

Make it Crafty CAS Challenge



Hello everyone! Our new CAS Challenge is starting today at Make it Crafty! The theme this month is "SPLATS", a fun one!!!! There are lots of way to achieve that, distress inks and water, paint on a wet brush, stamps... The choice is yours ;)! And the prize is a $15 Gift Voucher to the store!! 

My sneak peek shows a part of the Outlined Words With Love Chipboard :)

To see more and all the DT's cards, please visit the blog HERE! We can't wait to see all your SPLATS! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mardi 2 février 2016

Tiddly Inks Challenge!


Hello everyone! It's Tuesday and the start of a new challenge at Tiddly Inks and our theme is LOVE this week!! So a few hearts for today's card, a scene where I combined an adorable Tiddly Inks character and a Make it Crafty background :)


Images: Tiddly Inks Be Mine (comes with 2 different images) and Make it Crafty Growing Love Tree
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card

Skin: E000, 00, 11, 71
Hair: 100, BV04, T7, 9
Purple: V09, 15, 17
Red: C5, R35, 37, 39
Sky and clouds: BG000, BV20, C0, 1
Green: G28, YG01, 03, 17, 67
Trunk: E30, 31, 35, 39, 59
Hedgehog: E000, W1, 3, 5

We hope you can come and play with us HERE! Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! 

lundi 1 février 2016

Paradise of Stamps Challenge


Hello everyone! Today is the start of a new challenge at Paradise of Stamps and our theme is a February theme - "Valentine's Day"! I went for a very CAS card using one of the latest stamps by CC Designs called Lil Love Bug :)


Stamps: CC Designs Swiss Pixie Lil Love Bug
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card

Skin: BV20, E000, 00, 11
Hair: 100, BV04, T7, 9
Purple: V09, 15, 17
Red: C5, R35, 37, 39, 89
Pink: R81, 83
Ground: W1

We hope you can join us! Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! Hugs,
Delphine x

vendredi 29 janvier 2016

No colouring... almost!


Hello everyone! I'm back today to share a very CAS card, inspired by our January CAS Challenge theme at Make it Crafty - No Images! I used one of the new chipboard quotes and tried to avoid colouring - I did cheat a little since I coloured a heart ;) but no character! Here is my card:

Hug prof copyr wtmk

I used the Make it Crafty Inside Your Hug Chipboard and coloured it with a black Copic. For the background, I used several Distress Inks applied with a blending tool and added stamped stitches around my coloured square. I stamped a heart from the Harmony At Home stamp set by Tiddly Inks, coloured it with Copics and cut it out. I also added a heart Chipboard from the Outlined Words With Love Chipboard Set which I painted with Distress Paint and covered in Stickles.

There is still a couple of days left to enter our No Images Challenge, go HERE to join us! Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

jeudi 28 janvier 2016

DoveArt Studios New Release

It's time for our NEW RELEASE from CCDesigns and DoveArt Studios.



Featuring 9 NEW stamps from
DoveArt Studios Collection

We are very excited about each of these new stamps and we know you will want them all!!!
We want to give you a chance to win several of these new stamps so let's get ready to HOP!
Each of our Design Team members will be sharing their inspiration with gorgeous projects that feature every one of these new stamps!

Here is what I have created, using the oh so cute Baby Shoes:



Stamps: DoveArt Studios Baby Shoes
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card
DPs: Toga
Dies: Kesi'Art heart, MFT and Spellbinders
Other: Distress Inks

Aren't those Baby Shoes the cutest? I just had to use them and combine them with hearts :)! I coloured them in Copics, die cut them with an MFT Die then added a bit of Distress Inks with my Blending Tool. The DPs are by Toga and I added a little die cut heart.

I hope you enjoyed this hop and seeing all the inspiration along the way. We appreciate your love for the DoveArt Studios line and hope you continue to enjoy them for all times.

You can find all these stamps at CCDesigns


Here is how you play:

1.  Visit each design team member's blog (Blog roll below).  If you are starting on my blog be sure and hop back to the beginning so you can see all the new stamps and have a better chance of winning. 

2.  Leave a comment on each blog.

3. When you reach the end of the hop, you will be at DoveArt Studios blog.  There you will leave the name, or names of your favorite stamps in the release.  Come back on Sunday morning to see if you won a stamp or two from CCDesigns on the DoveArt Studios blog.

We hope you enjoy!!  Let's Hop!

Jennifer Dove
Andrea
Zoe
Faye
Dorinda
Cassandra
Delphine (You're here)
DoveArt Studios

Be sure and leave some love! Thank you for hopping with us! Hugs,
Delphine xx

lundi 25 janvier 2016

All about Love!


Hello everyone! I love having hearts on cards, so with Valentine's Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to share some love ;)! Here is a card I made for Copic Marker Europe :)


I used one of the adorable Cupids from CC Designs, stamped and die cut with a heart frame die from the CC Designs Cutter Make A Card #12 Smoochies Die. I stamped a second Cupid on another piece of card to colour him with my Copics, then fussy cut it and pasted it on my framed Cupid. I added a sentiment from the Cupids stamp set and used little hearts from the frame, coloured them in Copics and adhered them to the card. 


Skin: E000, 00, 11, R20, V20
Hair: E50, 51, 53
White: W0, 1, 3
Black: T5, 7, 9
Red: R35, 37, 39


Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! Love to you all,
Delphine xx

vendredi 22 janvier 2016

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge #25


Hello everyone! Welcome to a new Paperbabe Stamps Challenge :)! This time, we have a great sketch for you - and you can use any stamps you like with it to be in the chance of winning a Gift Certificate to the store! Here is the sketch:


and here is my card using it :)


Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card
Other: Distress Paint on wtc paper, Distress Inks

Copics used:
Skin: BV20, E000, 00, 11
Eyes: BG01
Background: B69
Dress: C5, R35, 37, 39, RV00, 02, 04

Thank you very much for your visit, hope you can join us at Paperbabe Stamps! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mercredi 20 janvier 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Wonderful Wednesday!


Hello everyone! It's Wonderful Wednesday time and we hope you can play along!! And as always... it's ANYTHING GOES at Kraftin' Kimmie! Break out your Kraftin' Kimmie stamps and get krafty! 

Also, the January release is in the KRAFTY STORE now!! There are lots of gorgeous stamps to choose from and I couldn't resist using one of them today! 

We want everyone to be able to play along so your submission can use ANY stamp and can be any theme but it must be a NEW creation! At the end of the month, one random winner will be chosen from all the submissions for the whole month and will receive a $20 Gift Card to the shop!

In addition to the great Krafty Challenges & Wonderful Wednesday, each month we will post a sketch. The sketch will last all month long and if you use it in ANY of our Challenges or WWs during that month, you will get an additional chance to win a store gift card! You do NOT have to use the sketch, it's just a little extra boost for your mojo if you need it!

Here is my little card for today :)


Stamps: Kraftin' Kimmie A Furry Surprise
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card
Other: Make it Crafty Ornate Rectangle Frame

Cat: E40, 41, 42, 43, R20, T7, 9
Collar: R35, 37, 39, Y11, 26
Box: R35, 37, 39, T5, 7, 9
Background: BG11
Ground: W3, 5
Chipboard: T9

We hope you'll join us! Thank you very much for your visit, have a lovely day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

mardi 19 janvier 2016

Tiddly Inks Challenge!


Hello everyone! Happy Tuesday! We have a new challenge for you at Tiddly Inks and it's "THANK YOU"! For my card, I used a fairy image I love called Grace - AND it's only $1!!! Here is what I have done with mine:


Images and Stamps: Tiddly Inks Grace digi, Paperbabe Stamps (stars), Kaisercraft and Marianne Design (Alphabet)
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card, Distress Paint on Canson Montval

Skin: E000, 00, 11, BV20
Hair: BV04, C5, 7, 9
Outfit: BV000, 00, 01, V01, 000
Wings: BG000, V000, 01

Thank you very much for your visit, hope you can join us! Hugs,
Delphine xx

dimanche 17 janvier 2016

January Release Day and Krafty Hop!


Hello everyone! It's here! The release of the very first new Kraftin' Kimmie stamp sets of 2016!! And it's totally Paw-Some ;)! All the new stamp sets we have been previewing this week have been released and we're celebrating with a Krafty Hop! 

We have two beautiful stamp sets from artist Annie Rodrigue called MINNIE, MAISIE & ME! and PURR-FECT PRINCESS! There's a sweet new set by artist Cheryl Grant called TALK TO THE ANIMALS! Then there's a very special set by artist Emilie Goulet called A FURRY SURPRISE! - and what's extra special about this set is that Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps will be donating a portion of the sale of each of this set to a local non-profit animal rescue organization to help take care of our furry friends who are in need of rescue! Lastly, we have two fun new sets from artist Becky Pearce called A PURR-FECT DAY and TOTALLY PAW-SOME!

You will get to see all the new sets in action as you sit back and enjoy the hop! Then hop over to the Krafty Shop because ALL of the new stamp sets are NOW AVAILABLE! And if you HAVE to have it all, there's also our January Gimme Kimmies Kit which includes all SIX of the new sets together and at a discount! But only for a limited time!

For today, I have used MINNIE, MAISIE & ME! and took my watercolours out :)


Stamp: Kraftin' Kimmie Minnie, Maisie & Me!
Colouring: Watercolour and Copics on Canson Montval

I wanted to paint a simple little scene for her :) For the background, I used my watercolour pans only which were a bit dusty and called for me, and I coloured the image itself using Copics.


Thank you very much for your visit, have fun hopping! Hugs,
Delphine xx


samedi 16 janvier 2016

January Krafty Peeks... Day FIVE plus a Challenge!


Hello everyone! Welcome to Day FIVE of our January Krafty Previews! We're back today with our final set of the new release of clear stamps! We've got another set of sweet furry friends from artist Becky Pearce! It's called TOTALLY PAW-SOME! and has so many images and fun extra stampy elements to play with plus a bunch of sweet sentiments for a total of EIGHTEEN stamps including a fun thought bubble! 

It's also Challenge Day and our hostess is Jessie! The challenge is ANYTHING GOES (as it always is during release week)! So create a card a card, scrapbookpage or altered item with any stamp but if you use a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp, you'll double your chances to win! We would love to see your KKS designs. You have a week to play with this challenge and at the end of the month, a WINNER will be announced from all the weekly challenges for January! We hope you can play along for a chance to win a $20 Gift Card to the krafty shop!

You'll be able to check out lots of inspiration in today's blog hop! Below you'll find links to all the Paw-Some new designs and while you're visiting the blogs, be sure to comment and leave some love because one lucky krafty person is going to WIN a gift card to the shop!

Here is my card for today :)

Stamps: Kraftin' Kimmie Totally Paw-Some
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card

I couldn't resist using the 3 little dogs from the set! I stamped the paw prints and sentiment on white Cardstock, stamped my dogs on Make it Colour Blending Card and coloured them in Copics. I cut them out and put them on foam squares for a bit of dimension. 


All of our new January clear stamp sets will be released THIS AFTERNOON! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of gorgeous krafty creations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have fun with us! Hope to see you there! Happy hoppin'! Hugs,
Delphine xx


vendredi 15 janvier 2016

Fabulous Friday!


Hello everyone! It's Fabulous Friday at Tiddly Inks, so time to share some inspiration :)! Of course, CAS inspiration for me with a little Faythe character I love! 


Stamps: Tiddly Inks Faythe Flies, Penny Black stamps
Colouring: Zig and Polychromos on Canson Montval

I used my Faythe clear stamp set, unavailable at the moment, but this cutie is available as a digi called Faythe Flies. I stamped her on Canson Montval and coloured her using Zig pens and a bit of Polychromos. The background stamps are by Penny Black. 

Challenges I am entering:
Southern Girls - For the Girls
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes

My teamies have gorgeous inspiration for you HERE! Thank you very much for your visit, have a great day! Hugs,
Delphine xx

jeudi 14 janvier 2016

January Krafty Peeks... Day THREE!


Hello everyone! Welcome to Day THREE of our January Krafty Previews at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps! Have you been enjoying ou purr-fectly sweet previews for the new stamp sets so far? And we're only half way through the week! There's so much more to come!

Today we are sharing previews featuring a FUN and FURRY new stamp set by Artist Emilie Goulet! These sassy pets are so much fun to colour! The set features two main images, a silly puppy and a sneaky cat, PLUS TEN coordinating sentiments! This is also a very SPECIAL stamp set because Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps will be donating a portion of the sale of each set of A FURRY SURPRISE to a local non-profit animal rescue organization!

You'll be able to check out lots of inspiration in today's blog hop! Below you'll find links to all the Krafty Girls' creations and while you're visiting the blogs, be sure to comment and leave some love because one lucky krafty person is going to WIN a gift card to the shop

Here is my little card for today :)


Stamps: Kraftin' Kimmie A Furry Surprise
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card
DPs: Doodlebug

I used DPs - are you shocked ;)? I stamped my lovely dog on Make it Colour Blending Card and coloured with my Copics. I picked green Doodlebug DPs to match some of the green in my image and went for a CAS look - of course ;)!!



All of our new January clear stamp sets will be released on Saturday afternoon! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of gorgeous krafty creations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have fun with us! Hope to see you there! Happy hoppin'! Hugs,
Delphine xx


Make it Crafty CAS Challenge


Hello everyone! I'm back to share my inspiration card for our current CAS Challenge at Make it Crafty - No Images! I can hear you scream and trust me, I was scared too - what, make a card without an image??? Well, yes, it is scary but it's a fun challenge! And you can use chipboard ;)! Here is my CAS card:

Shoot prof copyr wtmk

I used watercolour paper for the background and my Tombow and Zig pens in shades of blue and dark purple - which unfortunately my camera did not pick very well! I embossed my beautiful MiC quote Shoot For The Moon Chipboard with white embossing powder and used a moon and little stars from the Shooting Stars Elements Chipboard Set. I coloured the stars with a Pitt pen and the moon with Distress Paint and covered them in Stardust Stickles (Wink of Stella for the moon).

Make it Crafty Products 

 We hope you'll give our challenge a try - don't be scared, you can do it ;)! Thank you very much for your visit, have a lovely day! Hugs, 
Delphine xx

mardi 12 janvier 2016

January Krafty Peeks... Day ONE!


Hello everyone! Welcome to Day ONE of our January Krafty Previews at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps! We are so excited to kick off 2016 with a "s-pet-tacular" new release of clear stamps that we know will give you the warm fuzzies! Today we are previewing TWO gorgeous new sets by Artist Annie Rodrigue! Annie's creations have so much life and are so much fun to colour! 

The first set is called MINNIE, MAISIE & ME! and features the joyful main image PLUS EIGHT coordinating sentiments!

The second set is called PURR-FECT PRINCESS and features the absolutely elegant main image PLUS SIX wonderful coordinating sentiments! 

You'll see both stamps sets featured in today's blog hop! Below you'll find links to all the Krafty Girls' creations and while you're visiting the blogs, be sure to comment and leave some love because one lucky krafty person is going to WIN a gift card to the shop! 

For today, I have decided to use PURR-FECT PRINCESS :)


Stamps: Kraftin' Kimmie Purr-fect Princess
Colouring: Copics on Make it Colour Blending Card and Zig on Canson Montval

For my CAS card, I stamped Purr-fect Princess on Make it Colour Blending Card, coloured it in Copics then cut her out. I made the background on a piece of watercolour paper and coloured using Zig pens. I put my princess on foam squares for a bit of dimension, and that's it :)



All of our new January clear stamp sets will be released on Saturday afternoon! Be sure to join us at the LIVE Online Release Party beginning at 2pm EST! Come join us to help celebrate the new release, check out lots of gorgeous krafty creations, have a chance to win some prizes and just have fun with us! Hope to see you there! Happy hoppin'! Hugs,
Delphine xx