Apparently, I am slacking!!  Can't believe it, but I missed drawing the random winners of our *New* Release blog hop!!  aacck!!

The random winners are:  Steph Herbert and Percilla G!!!!  Congratulations and be sure to contact me with your mailing information!!!

Challenge 102 - Make it Monochromatic!!

Welcome back for another awesome Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps challenge!!!  There were so many incredible entries for last week's are all SO creative and we love seeing your krafty kreations!!  The random winner is............5 year old Brooke Rosenberg!!  Check out the fabulous card she made featuring Moaning Moira!!!  Congratulations and be sure to email me with your contact information!!

This week our hostess is the Dazzling Donna and she's challenged us to make a Monochromatic Card!!  So create something with one main can use any neutrals and other colours in small amounts, but make one colour the main focus of your design!!

Be sure to share it with us and if you use a KKStamp, you could be the random winner of the new WINNIE stamp used on Donna's card!!  She's a hoot!!

Don't forget.....if you'd like to try out for a Krafty Guest Spot, you only have until October 31st!!!  Check out all the details about our contest HERE!!  Last chance!!  Who wants some new Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and to help us with the December Release??!!!

And don't forget the HUGE Retirement SALE we have going on at the KKStamps Shop right now!!  Over SIXTY stamps on special 40-75% OFF and then they are gone!!  We've just added some more yesterday, so check them out!!

Check out these monochromatic beauties!!!

Frugal Friday Specials....and Other NEWS!!

There's SO much going on at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps right now!  So here's a heads up!!

1) Our HUGE Retirement Sale is going on now and we are adding MORE retiring stamps today!  These stamps are 40-75% OFF!!  Keep in mind that these stamps will be no longer available and some of them you will receive as completely unmounted packaging!  But who needs packaging anyway!

2) If you're interested in throwing your inky hat in the ring, you still have until October 31st to enter to WIN a Krafty Girl Guest Spot for the month of December!!  We'd love to see you show off your krafty skills!!  Check out all the information HERE!

3)  Our *New* October stamps are now available!!  We have new Everyday Girls from Annie, a trio of Snowpeeps from Cheryl and five awesome Winter Wonderland stamps from Emilie!!  Also our October Gimme Kimmies Kits are up for a limited time!

4) Lastly, our weekly Frugal Friday Specials are NOW up!!  This week it's all about SENTIMENTS!!  There are SIX sets on special for 40% off!  We've got Beachy Sentiments, Everyday Sentiments, Tea Sentiments, Scripture Quotes, Sympathy Quotes AND our brand new Nativity Sentiments Set, ready for your Christmas greeting cards!!  Get them until Sunday night!!

Happy kraftin'!


Just a quick note today to give you the heads up on a couple of exciting things!!

-  Our *NEW* October stamps are NOW available along with the Gimme Kimmies Kits!
-  You still have until October 31st to enter for a chance to join us as a Krafty Guest for the month of December!
Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps has been asked to be a part of a Mega Crop in Guelph in January....more details on that soon!

-  And lastly, we REALLY need to make more room for all the awesome new stamps that are coming soon, so we decided at the last minute yesterday to have a SALE!!!  There are over FIFTY stamps on sale 40-75% OFF, some as low as $1, but only while they last!!  Once they are gone, they are gone!!  **Note - Please keep in mind that some of these retiring stamps will come as unmounted rubber packaging....but who needs packaging anyway, right!?!

Hop on over to the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop to check out all the SALES!!!

It's Release Day!!!

Do YOU know what day it is??? It’s Krafty RELEASE Day!! 

Today Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps is releasing our *New* October Stamps and there’s SO much to SEE!! Over the last few days in our Krafty Peeks, we have shared lots of FUN new stamps for you to get inky with! We’ve got something for everyone!! 

There is a fun new trio of SNOWPEEPS from Cheryl Alger ! We have a super fun set of five animals having fun in the white stuff from Emilie Goulet called the WINTER WONDERLAND collection! And of course we have an amazing new set of six EVERYDAY GIRLS from Annie Rodrigue! You will get to see most of the new images today as you sit back and enjoy our OCTOBER Krafty Hop!

If you want to start from the beginning, you're in the right place! As you hop from blog to blog, be sure to leave a comment at each and every stop because some lucky stampers will WIN packages of these incredible stamps from the new release!! And when you’re done hoppin’, be sure to head over to the Kraftin’ Kimmie shop, because ALL the new images are NOW available! And of course, as always, we have our Gimme Kimmies Kits available for those of you who ‘need it all’!! The stamps are grouped together by artist and are available at a discount, but only for a limited time!! 

**OH and the random winners from yesterday's comments are.....Sweetpea and Doghouse!!!  Congrats and be sure to contact me with your mailing information!

Now let's get this party started!!!

CHALLENGE BLOG (you're already here!)

October Peeks Day TWO!! And a SKETCH Challenge!!

It's Saturday!!  And today it's DOUBLE the fun!!  Not only do we have an awesome new challenge for you, but we are also sharing PEEKS of the new ANNIE stamps!!  Eeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

First off, the random commenter that won yesterday's Emilie stamps is............k.oconnor1302!!!  AND the random winner from last week's challenge is.............Sara Pieri!!!  Congratulations to both of you!!  Be sure to contact me with your mailing information so I can get that right out to you!!

As I said, today we have new stamps by the amazing ANNIE!!!  As most of you know, last weekend was our yearly Krafty Day event and the wonderful Annie was able to join us!  It was an incredible day and I'll be doing up a post about it later this week, so watch out for that!!  I've got photos of the Krafty Girls, Annie and all their beautiful cards!!!

The images Annie created for this month are all about YOU and ME!!!  We're calling these the second edition of EVERYDAY GIRLS!!!  These are stamps that could be any of us, doing everyday things!!  (I'm not sure how many of us actually dress up in a slinky dress and drink martinis, or dance around in spandex with our ipods, but you get the gist!!  

Our challenge for you this week is super fun SKETCH that sweet PAM created for us!!  It fits most of our images perfectly!!  Hopefully you can find time in your week to play along with us and if you use one of your Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, you could WIN the new JULIE image that Pam used on her creation!!!

ALSO if you jump around and visit all the Krafty Girls today and leave a comment, I'm going to give away THREE of the new stamps to TWO lucky peeps!!!  How do ya like that!?!  

**Special Reminder**  If you are interested in trying out for a spot on the Krafty Girl team, go HERE for all the information!!  You still have until October 31st!!!

AND come on back tomorrow for our KRAFTY HOP featuring lots of the new stamps!!  And ALL the NEW stamps will be available at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps Shop, individually or as Gimme Kimmies KITS!!

Now let's check out today's PEEKS!!!!  


October Krafty Peeks.....Day TWO!!!

Weeeehooooo!  It's day TWO!!  Hope you enjoyed the lovely snowpeeps from Cheryl Alger featured in yesterday's Krafty Peeks!!  Would you like to know who WON them all???  The random winner is.....CARRIE!!!  Congratulations and be sure to contact me with your shipping information!

Today we are sharing Peeks featuring some ADORABLE new images from the sweet Emilie Goulet!!!  This month she has FIVE super fun characters that are getting ready for some snowtime fun with her WINTER WONDERLAND collection!!!  

These images are so full of character and personality, they will light up the recipient of the cards they are featured on!  There is a sweet snowman chatting with his winged friends, a kool kitty, a skating birdie, a bunny taking her friend for a sleigh ride and a squirrel who is.....making a friend!!

Below is a list of all the Krafty Girls and Guests who are sharing their creations with Emilie's stamps today!!  Be sure to hop around and check them all out and while you're there, leave some love because again, one random commenter will WIN ALL FIVE of these new stamps!!!  I'll announce the winner tomorrow, so get a hoppin'!!

These stamps, along with all the others we're peeking this week, will be available at the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp Shop on SUNDAY!!  Come on back tomorrow because we've got six incredible new girlies from the amazing Annie Rodrigue to share with you!!!

Now check these out...............

October Krafty Peeks......Day ONE!

Wow, this month has really flown by!!!  It is once again, time to share some fantastic new images at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!!  It's time for the October Release Peeks to BEGIN!!

We will be featuring a different artist each day from now until release day, which is Sunday, October 23rd!!  There are lots of amazing creations from each of the Krafty Girls, just you wait and seeeeeee!

Today we are featuring some adorable SNOWPEEPS from Cheryl Alger!!!  She has designed a trio of sweet snowpeople and each one has a matching sentiment!  Below is the list of Krafty Girls and Guests that have creations to share with you today!  Be sure to hop around and check them all out....they have some great ideas for cards and tags for the winter season!  Then leave a comment at each and every stop because one lucky stamper will win the whole trio of new stamps!!!  How about that!?!

Then come on back tomorrow when we'll be sharing stamps from Emilie Goulet!!!  Lots of winter fun this month!!


It’s KRAFTY DAY!!!  As most of you probably know, we are putting on a fantastic event today with all the local stampers and scrappers!!  Since most of our online friends aren’t able to join us, except in spirit, we thought we’d do something special!!

The attendees of Krafty Day will enjoy a lovely KKS tote bag filled with goodies and one of those goodies is a special commemorative stamp, created especially for the event!!  It’s called Best Friends which was created by our awesome artist, Annie Rodrigue!  Well, how would YOU like to get one too?!!  Beginning today and running only until Friday, October 21st, each and every order over $75 before shipping and taxes will receive this stamp (worth $10) for FREE!!  How about that??!!  

Do you wanna know what the stamp looks like??  Well, it just so happens that some of the Krafty Girls have been playing with the new stamp and they're posting their creations today for you to see!!!  Go check them out!!

Even if you can't join us in person for Krafty Day, we hope you'll be with us in spirit!!  We plan on posting pictures to our Facebook page during the day, so keep your eyes peeled!  We'd love to see what you're working on also, so be sure to share!!!

So hop on over to the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps shop and get YOUR Best Friends stamp for FREE!! 
Happy kraftin'!

Challenge #100!!! And KKStamps' 2nd Birthday!!

It’s celebration time at Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps today!!  Do you know why???  Well, actually it’s for a couple of reasons!  

Firstly, if you’ve noticed the challenge is our 100th KKS Challenge!!!  Woohoo!  And secondly, this month marks Kraftin’ Kimmie Stamps’ SECOND BIRTHDAY!!!  Can you believe it??  So we’re doing something special to mark the occasion!

Have you ever wanted to be a Krafty Girl??  Think ya got what it takes??  Well, here’s your chance to show it!!  Our challenge for this week is to USE YOUR FAVOURITE KRAFTIN’ KIMMIE STAMP!  That’s it...nothin’ fancy!  Just make us a creation featuring one of your fave KKStamps and share it here!  Link it up with the little blue froggie and leave us a message in the comment section telling us that you’re applying for the job!  The winner will receive a package of new release stamps and will be joining us for the challenges and krafty peeks for the month of December!!  (You can still play along if you’re not applying to be a Krafty Girl and we’ll still have our regular weekly winner!)  To apply to be a Krafty Girl, you have until October 31st!!

Also, you’ve probably heard that tomorrow is our annual Krafty Day event that we are holding for the local stampers and scrappers!!  Well, we thought we’d like to do something special for our online krafty friends who can’t be with us in come on back tomorrow to find out what we’ve got goin’ on!!!  It’s exciting!!

For now, check out the awesome cards our Krafty Girls made
for this week's challenge!!  (OH and the random winner from last week's challenge is ALAINE!!  Check out the gorgeous card she made featuring Akiko!! )

and special Krafty Guest....

Frugal Friday Specials!

This is a very exciting weekend for Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!!!  First off we have our Frugal Friday Specials that went up this morning!!  There are 6 awesome stamps on special 40-50% off!  Tomorrow we have our 100th Challenge AND our SECOND BIRTHDAY, so we'll be announcing something special tomorrow!  AND on Sunday we are holding our amazing KRAFTY DAY here in Ontario and we thought we'd do something awesome for all our online friends who can't join us!!  Be sure to come back each day to find out what we've got up our inky sleeves!!!

So the Frugal Friday Specials for this weekend are:


Be sure to come on back tomorrow for more exciting krafty news!!

Challenge 99 - Sparkle and Shine!

Happy Thanksgiving weekend to all our Canadian stampin' friends!!!  It's going to be a lovely long weekend with gorgeous weather, or so I hear!!  Fingers crossed!!

So it's Saturday and that means it's time for another fantastic Kraftin' Kimmie Challenge!!!  The random winner of last week's paper piecing challenge is.......Mickaela Sundvkist!!!  Check out the great card she made featuring Florence!!  Congratulations and be sure to contact me with your mailing info!

This week our hostess is the Marvelous MICHELE!!!  She has named her challenge SPARKLE AND/OR SHINE!!  So make sure there's something sparkly or shiny on your could be glitter or rhinestones, crystal lacquer or metal!!  Sparkle and shine it up!!

We hope you love our challenges as much as we love seeing your gorgeous cards!!  And if you play along using a Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp, YOU could be the random winner of some new rubbah!!  This week's winner will receive the nativity stamp used on Michele's beautiful card plus a coordinating sentiment!!  Wanna play???

Don't forget our Frugal Friday Specials for this weekend that are now up on the shop site!  These will be available until MONDAY night this week.....since it's a long weekend, we thought we'd extend it!!!  Yay!

Now let's check out the sparkly and shiny samples from our amazing Krafty peeps!!!



and Special Krafty Guest....