Challenge 31 - Rough It Up!!

Good Saturday morning, stampers!!! Who's glad it's the weekend???? I hope you are especially glad it's Saturday because that means it's time to get krafty with the Krafty Girls!!!

There were so many wonderful....I mean CHARMING creations for last week's challenge! And the random winner is...........NICOLA!!! Congratulations and be sure to email me with your snail mail info so I can get your prize out to you!

For this week, our hostess is our wonderful Guest Krafty Girl, KRISTA!!! She would like us to 'Rough It UP!' with our creations!! Do some distressing on your projects by sponging, using your distressing tools, ripping, tearing, whatever you like to rough up your design!

We had a lot of fun doing that this week on our cards and we hope you'll join in the fun! If you play along, be sure to link us up and if you happen to be the random winner, you'll win Perfect Poison which is featured on Krista's amazing design!!!

Now check out what the Krafty Girls have brought for you to see!!!

Shop Update....

Good Friday morning, stampers!! Just a quick note to let you know that Florence and Suzette are back in stock!! I know some of you have been waiting for them and they arrived yesterday. Mom and I worked diligently into the evening to get them cut and packaged for ya!!!

Also I've got some exciting things planned for June so keep your eyes and ears peeled and your inky fingers at the ready!!!

Come on back here tomorrow for a new Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge!!!

Challenge #30 - How Charming!!!

Welcome back for another fantastical challenge with the Krafty Girls!! We are so thrilled that you are loving the new Bathing Beauties images that came out last weekend! You're lovin' them SO much that one is even sold out and a couple of others are soon to be sold out too!! Not to worry though....we've got more ordered and on their way!!

The random winner of last week's altered challenge is.............Lisa Sparkle!!! Check out the amazing sign she made for her daughter's bedroom featuring Lillith!! Congratulations Lisa and be sure to email me with your mailing address!!

This week the sweet and lovely Tara is our hostess and her challenge is called 'How Charming!' How many of you have lots of little charms hangin' about, just waiting to be put on one of your creations?? If you don't, you can go ahead and make one if you like!! Just make sure you have a charm of some description on your Kraftin' Kimmie kreation!! Heehee!

If you play along, be sure to link us up here in this post and if you use a Kraftin' Kimmie stamp, you'll be entered to win the awesome stamp featured on Tara's gorgeous card! Also if you upload your card to an online gallery, such as Splitcoast, be sure to use the keywords KKSC30 and KraftinKimmie!! Thanks!

Now check out the fun designs that the Krafty Girls made for your inspiration!!!

I Spy with My Little Eye.....

....something that is CUTE!!! While hip hoppin' around the krafty blogs the other day I spied this adorable creation by Jessica!!

Not only is is sweet to look at, it's totally practical too!!! Jessica has made this wonderful book featuring Gabrielle on the cover to keep her Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps in, complete with cling sheets and index sheets and everything!!

Here are a few pictures to show you and you can get all the details on how she made this on her blog!

Now doesn't that just inspire you to make Anything But a Card for this week's challenge?? You still have lots of time to join in the fun and if you do, you could win some Kraftin' Kimmie rubbah!!!

Happy kraftin'!

May Release WINNERS!!!!

I bet you're dying to know......the winners of some new Kraftin' Kimmie rubber are......




Also the winner of the Perfect Poison print is:

Sharon McLaughlin!

Congratulations ladies!!!

Kraftin' Kimmie May Release and Krafty Hop!!!

It's here! It's here! It's finally here!! Our Beachin' May Release and Krafty Hop!! All the new images are NOW available over at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop!!

Of course we're having our usual Release Party and Hop around the block to see all the new images as featured by each of our Krafty Girls and even one of our Krafty Artists!!

You are at the beginning of the hop, here at the Challenge Blog and I'll post the list of blogs to hop to below, just in case anybody gets lost!! And as you bounce around from blog to blog, be sure to leave a comment on each and every post because a couple of lucky stampers are going to win some brand new Beachy Stamps!!

ALSO, each and every order placed at the KKStamps Shop today (May 16th) and tomorrow (May 17th) are eligible to win a very lovely 5x7 print of Annie Rodrigue's original painting, Perfect Poison!!! (Which, by the way, is now a stamp that comes with TWO bonus sentiments and TWO bonus accessory stamps and it's available NOW!!)

So here's the list...........geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet hoppin'!!!

Challenge 29 - Anything BUT a Card!!

Hidee ho, Happy Stampers!!! Are you back for more Kraftin' Kimmie fun?? Well, we just might have some for ya!!! haha!

The random winner from last week's colour challenge is..............Dorte!!! Check out her scrumptious creation featuring Gabrielle!!!

This week's fun challenge is from our lovely lady from across the pond, ELAINE!! She would like us to make Anything BUT a Card!!! So let's see some boxes, bags, bookmarks, tags, scrapbook pages....whatever you like! But NO cards!! haha! And if you join in with us and use a Kraftin' Kimmie image, you could win the new stamp that's featured on Elaine's creation!!

Now how about some Krafty eye kandy???

May Krafty Peeks....Day Two!!!

Are you thinkin' summer yet?? Thinkin' about the sun, the sand, the surf?? How about all those photos from the beach that need to be put in a scrapbook??? Well, May's Kraftin' Kimmie images are perfect!!!

Need some more inspiration?? Check 'em out!!!

May Krafty Peeks....Day One!!

Okay, who's ready for warmer weather?? Some higher temperatures, some sun, some sand....? Well, the Krafty Girls certainly are ready!!! You'll see just how ready they are when you check out their creations for Day One of our May Krafty Peeks!!!

Annie Rodrigue has done it....yet again!!! She has gone vintage with these Bathing Beauties!! These characters are ready to put on their sunglasses, take off their shoes and wiggle their toes in the warm sand!! We have three lovely ladies and one stylish gent and they can't wait to catch some rays!! And each image has it's own bonus accessory even comes with two!!

Annie has also let us create a stamp featuring her original painting, Perfect Poison!!! I have had MANY requests for this stamp and I am thrilled to share it with you this month!! Not only do you get the main image, but it comes as a set complete with two accessory stamps and two sentiments!!

If you'd like to check out what these babies look like, just click on the links to the Krafty Girls' blogs below and be sure to come back Friday and Saturday for more peeks! Then we'll finish off the week with the May Release and Krafty Hop on Sunday!!! {And there may be some Krafty Kandy along the way too!}

Challenge #28 - Neopolitan Colour Challenge! Yum!

Welcome back to the Kraftiest Blog on the planet!!!! Hahaha! We are so happy to have you back! Your creations for last week's challenge were so unbelievable! We're glad you're loving the challenges....because we are loving them too!!

So would you like to know who's the random winner? Well, it's.........DEVLIN!! Check out the gorgeous card she made featuring Gisele!! Congratulations Devlin and be sure to email me with your mailing address!

One quick announcement before I get to this week's challenge......Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps will be releasing new stamps for May next weekend!! So you'll start seeing Krafty Peeks on Thursday and every day until Sunday when we'll have our usual Krafty Blog Hop and Release Party!! Woohoo!!

Okay, so this week our Krafty hostess is the vivacious VICKI!!! She has asked us to use Neopolitan ice cream as inspiration for our colour challenge! So use Pink, Chocolate and Vanilla on your designs this week! Doesn't that sound yummy? And if you use a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp in your card, you could be this week's random winner of Josephine, as featured on Vicki's gorgeous creation! And be sure to link us up in this post to be entered!!

Now check these out!!

Challenge #27 - It's Sketchy Time!!!

We were overwhelmed with all the amazing entries full of flowers and blossoms for last week's challenge!! Just incredible works of art from everyone!! The random winner is.....JULS!! And be sure to check out her stunning step card!! Congratulations and be sure to email me with your mailing address!!

This week we have an awesome sketch for you, designed by our own Krafty Girl Jeanne!! So go ahead and use whatever papers, colour combos, embellishments etc. that you like, just use this sketch as your jumping off point! And if you use a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp, you could be a random winner of the new Queen Guinevere stamp as featured on Jeanne's lovely card!!

And don't forget!!! In order to celebrate National Scrapbooking Day with the rest of the papercrafting community, Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps is having a Super Krafty Sale!!!

From now until Sunday night at midnight EST, save 25-50% off some of your favourite Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!!

Now check out what the Krafty Girls have for you to be inspired!!









OH!! AND we're going to try out this direct linkup thingie for your entries!! I hope it works!!!