Challenge #19!! - Buttons and Bows!

So did you SEE the exciting post from yesterday???? If you missed it, be sure to scroll down and check it out! We've got some fun stuff comin' next week and you'll just LOVE it! I promise!

Many of you took on last week's making a scene challenge and created some amazing scenes!! Just incredible work gals! We LOVE seeing everything you make! The random winner of last week's challenge is..............SUE!! Be sure to pop over to her blog and check out the fantastic scene she made.....more than a scene really! So much work went into her design! Congratulations, Sue and be sure to email me with your info!!

Now, on to this week's challenge which is brought to you by sexy Krafty Girl, Andrea!!! It's called Buttons and Bows.....I'm sure you can figure out the challenge all on your own....hehe...but be sure to add some buttons and bows to your Kraftin' Kimmie design! Doesn't matter how many or how few, just make sure both of them are on there!

Be sure to link us up in the comments of this post when you get your design made! We wanna see 'em! And if you upload your design to an online gallery, be sure to use the keywords KKSC19 and KraftinKimmie! AND if you're the random winner, you could win the adorable Puppy Love stamp set featured on Andrea's card!!

Those Krafty Girls have done it again and here are their samples for your inspiration!!!

Super Exciting News!!!! A Spring Kit!!!

Okay, so who's sick of winter??? Me, me, me!! Well, we've been working on something special at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps for a while now and it's time we shared it with all of YOU!!

We have a super amazing Spring Kit for you, featuring the fantastic artwork of Annie Rodrigue!! This Kit will include five crazy cool main images......five coordinating accessory stamps AND TWO sets of sentiments designed by the wonderful Jeanne Streiff!!! You will get a total of 32 of the most perfect phrases to go with your kit! Yeppers!!!

You will get all this rubber goodness in a complete set and the only place you'll find it is at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps! Our wholesalers will not be carrying the Spring Kit, so scoop yours up while you can!

I'm sure you're saying out loud....'What's the theme, Kimmie? What do they look like??'! Well, you won't have to wait long to find out, because starting on March 2nd, every day the Krafty Girls will be posting samples featuring one of the main images.... each and every day!! And we will finish with a super cool Blog Hop on March 7th! Doesn't it sound exciting??!!! OH and if you keep your eyes peeled, you might even catch some little snippets here and there beforehand! *teehee*

Not only that.....I'm going to make this Spring Kit even SWEETER!! The value of the Spring Kit is $58! But it's going to be available at a discount of 10% for a limited time!! And you can get your inky fingers on it starting on Tuesday, March 2nd!!

Now who's EXCITED???!!!!

Kustomer Kreations!!

While bee-boppin' around blogland this week (and through the assistance of my highly trained Krafty Girls...heehee) I came across a couple of fantastic kreations made by some of our krafty kustomers. What? Are all the k's too much?? Haha!

First, Krafty Girl Tara came across this amazing easel card made by Claire!! It features one of our newest Cindy and Mindy images called Bench Friends!! I love the vintage-y feel with those gorgeous papers and pretty flowers!

Next, Krafty Girl Elaine pointed out another sweet design by Judy which features the new You Lift Me Up image! Don't Cindy and Mindy look like they're having fun?? What soft, pretty colours and I'm such a sucker for stitching and gorgeous ribbon!!

We're going to be featuring more of our Kustomer Kreations in the future, so keep posting those Kraftin' Kimmie designs!!! We're watchin'!!!

Challenge #18 - Make a Scene!!!

Hidee ho, krafty stampers!!! How are you all doing this week? Have you found a spare few minutes to do some krafting this weekend?? Well, we hope you will find some 'me' time and play along with our challenge!

First of all, we have been amazed at the totally creative hidden compartments you all came up with for last week's challenge! We LOVE seeing all your designs and awesome entries! Well, the random winner for last week is............LISA T!!!! Congratulations Lisa and be sure to email me with your snail mail info!!!

Also, I have some very exciting news!!! Our two ridiculously talented Guest Designers, Melanie and Donna are doing an incredible job with the challenges and the release samples, wouldn't you say??? Aren't they just absolute artists with their divine Copic colouring and gorgeous card designs??? YES they are!! And they are such SWEET ladies and just fit in so well with the Krafty Girl it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that we wanna keep 'em!!!! haha! So they both have graciously agreed to stay on with us and we are thrilled to announce that they are permanent Krafty Girls!!! Yaaaaaaaaaaay!

Now our sassy Krafty Girl, Vicki is the hostess for this week's challenge and she's given us a doozy!!! Haha! It's called Make a Scene!! And she'd like us to make a scene on our cards featuring two or more Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!! Now don't panic! I hear you all gasping out there, but it doesn't have to be two main images that you can be a main image and an accessory stamp! This challenge will give you a chance to use those fabulous little accessory stamps that come with some of the other main images.

When you play along, be sure to post a link to your creation in a comment here! And if you post them on Splitcoast, be sure to use the keywords KKSC18 and KraftinKimmie, all one word....that way we can all check them out in one place!

Now get your bibs ready ladies because you are seriously going to be drooling when you see what the Krafty Girls have put together for your viewing pleasure!! Prepare to be amazed!!!

Winner, Winner!!

I'm sure you are all dying to know who the winner of Annie's print is....aren't you?? Wellllll...........the winner is......................Traci Porter from Eagle River, Alaska!!!!

Congratulations!! Traci your order will have a the 5x7 print of Alicia the Strawberry Pirate in it and it's on it's waaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!

Krafty Hop Winners!!!

Thanks so much for joining us for our amazing Release Day Krafty Hop!! Wasn't it incredible?? Those Krafty Girls are so talented and they showcased the new Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps perfectly, don't you think!?!!

Anyway, the three random winners of some gorgeous new rubber goodness are......





Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone for participating! Please be sure to email me with your complete snail mail address so that I can get those new stamps out to ya!!

It's Release Time!!! AND Time for a Krafty HOP!!

Well, blow me down!! I think you know what time it is!! It's time to celebrate the new Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps that are NOW available!!! And what better way to celebrate than with a Krafty Hop full of eye candy and prizes?!!!

So if you want to start the hop from the beginning, you're in the right spot, because the HOP STARTS HERE!!! And you will not believe the gorgeous pieces of art you will see along the way, using our amazing new stamps!! There are 5 swashbuckling pirates from Annie Rodrigue, there are 4 adorable new Emmylou images from Crissy Armstrong and there are 2 super sweet Cindy and Mindy images from Jean Grant! Our artists ROCK!! And shiver me timbers, there is also a fantastic set of Pirate Sentiments from our very own Jeanne Streiff!

And don't forget that we are also celebrating the first stamp made from one of Annie's original illustrations! Alicia the Strawberry Pirate was one of the first creations that caught my eye on Annie's website that got the stamp thing goin'! And we've now made Alicia into a stamp! So I'm doing something special by giving away a 5x7 print of Annie's original illustration of Alicia!!! Each and every order that is placed at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps on Sunday, February 14th and Monday, February 15th is eligible to win! ONE lucky customer will receive this print in with their order!! How exciting!

And we've got all the talented Krafty Girls taking part in this month's hop, along with a couple of our wonderful Krafty Artists....AND some Krafty Friends, including Canadian paper crafter extraordinaire, Allie Miles!!

From here you will hop across the pond to Australia and visit Krafty Girl, Donna!!! Just WAIT 'til you see what she made for you!!

Here is the complete list of blogs to hop to, just in case you get lost somewhere along the line. And be sure to leave a comment at each and every stop, because three lucky winners will receive some of the new release stamps!!! Winners will be announced here on Monday morning! get to hoppin'!!

Challenge #17! - Stash the Booty!!

Aren't ya gettin' excited??? We sure are! It's almost time!! The new Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps will be available tomorrow morning!! Eeeeeeeeeee! We can't wait!

Are you loving all the incredible samples from the Krafty Girls? They are just knockin' my socks off!

On to the challenge! Thanks to everyone who 'got ripped' with us for last week's challenge! I know it was hard for some of you to rip that beautiful designer paper, but you did it!! And the random winner of last week's challenge is .............. SIAN!!! Congratulations and be sure to email me with your snail mail info!!!

This week's challenge is from our fabulous hostess, Melanie!! She would like to see you Stash the Booty!! hahaha! Fits right in with our new Pirate images, doesn't it?! She's so krafty!! So the challenge this week is to include a hidden element on your card somewhere! If you need some inspiration, well we've got some for ya! The Krafty Girls have done it again with some utterly amazing creations!! Don't forget that if you join us for the challenge, you could win the sassy new Cutthroat Lizzie stamp that is featured on Mel's GORGEOUS card!!

AND be sure to link us up here and use the keywords KKSC17 and KraftinKimmie if you upload your design to an online gallery, like Splitcoast!!

Now be sure to come back tomorrow for an incredible blog hop that starts right HERE!!

February Stamps....Day Two!!!

It's Day Two of our fabulous samples featuring the February Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!!! Hop around to these Krafty Girl blogs to check out more amazing sneaky peeks!!!

February Krafty Peeks!!! Day One!!

We couldn't be more excited to start sharing krafty peeks of our new February images!!! Woohoo!! It's been PAINFUL to hold them back from you all!! Seriously!! We've been itchin' to show 'em and today we CAN!!! haha!!

First off though, we have some exciting news!!Those of you who are in love with Annie Rodrigue's artwork as much as we are.....I mean, who isn't, right?....well, you are going to LOVE this!! We are releasing the very first of Annie's original illustrations as a STAMP!!! Woohoo! Yep! One of the first illustrations of hers that I saw on her website and said to myself, 'That girl is a perfect illustrator for fun and wacky stamp images!!'. Do you wanna know which illustration it's gonna be?????????? Do ya???

Well, it's Alicia the Strawberry Pirate!! You may have seen this image on Annie's website before....isn't it fantastic?? Well, to celebrate this awesome day, I'm going to do something a little special!! I have a 5x7 print of this illustration.....that I'm going to GIVE AWAY!!!! yeppers!!! Each and every order placed at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps from Sunday, February 14th to Monday, February 15th is eligible to WIN!! One random winner will be receiving this illustration in with their package!! Here is a link to the print of Alicia that you could win:

How exciting is that?? Well, now it's time to check out some new images that will be released on Sunday!! We have five new Moonlight Whispers images, four new Crissy's Cuties and two new Cindy and Mindy designs!! Oh and there's a fantastic new sentiment set that goes perfectly with one of the themes we've got goin' on this month and it was designed by our very own Jeanne Streiff!!

So hop around to the Krafty Girls' blogs and check 'em all out!!! Then let us know what you think!!!

Challenge #16!! - Be a Little Ripper!!!

Wow!! It's Saturday again....where did THAT week go?? Haha! This week, we have another fabulous challenge for you, but first...the random winner from last week's window card challenge is......Kat!! Congratulations! Just email with your mailing address and I'll get your prize out to you!

The hostess for this week's challenge is the totally talented and sweet, DIANA!! She's called it 'Be a Little Ripper'!! Which means you need to include any sort of ripping on your designs!! And if you use a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp, you can be in the running to win the fabulous Emelia stamp image featured on Diana's card!!

Now if you play along, be sure to leave a comment in this post! And if you upload your creation to an online gallery like Splitcoast, be sure to use the keyword KKSC16 and KraftinKimmie! Now go and take a look at the fabulous Krafty Girls' amazing works of art!!!!

AND this week we have a second challenge running on my personal blog, Kraftin' Kimmie's Korner! It was my birthday this week so I have some new rubber up for check out the challenge HERE!!! Hope you can take part in both fun challenges this week!