Things with Wings

Good morning and welcome to another fabulous and fun Saturday Challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!

This week, I'm your hostess and my challenge for you this week is:

Yes, your challenge is to create with things with wings!  That could mean... bugs, butterflies, fairies or even planes!  Be creative.

I chose to use the cute fairies from the "Fairy Folk" stamp collection and the mushrooms from the "My Gnomies" stamp set for my slimline card today.

I first stamped my images using Peach Party ink.  This colour makes a wonderful ink for no-line colouring!
I started my card by laying down my Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps inks as a base.  I used Summer Sunshine for the gap in the grass.Then I used my green shades for all the grassy areas; Charming Chartreuse, Mossy Meadow and Fresh Fields

Then I finished by colouring in everything in Copic Markers.

So search through your stamp stash and see what images have wings and get creating!
Each and every Saturday we post a brand new challenge for the week and you are welcome to enter as many times as you like. These must be new creations and you are welcome to use any stamp, however, using Kraftin' Kimmie Stamp and products will earn you double entries! The monthly prize is a 25$ voucher to the Krafty shop!!! There are two ways to enter: you can link up your creation on the Kraftin’ Kimmie blog page and you can upload your photo to the album in our Krafty Friends FB group.
Also, if you need a little extra inspiration or a jump start to your mojo, we have a new sketch designed by moi. Feel free to use it any time!

Don't forget to check out this weekend's FRUGAL FRIDAY SPECIALS! We've got a selection of stamp sets that are 20-40% OFF plus this month's Ink of the Month!!! 
Happy shoppin'!!
~ Ally ~

Catherine Pooler & CAS-ual Fridays Collab!


Hello and happy Friday!  I'm Allison Cope and we're here to celebrate two amazing stamp companies!  Today we're showcasing Catherine Pooler Designs and CAS-ual Fridays Stamps!

In honour of our amazing sponsors, we have come and combined the two companies products together on fun projects.  I have made three cards to share with you today.

Who doesn't love a cuppa something special to share with someone celebrating their special day?!?!  I used the CP "Plaid Background" stamp in Grape Crush to ink up behind the fun "Birthday Die" from CFS.  I added some stamped and stencilled confetti as well using the "Jacks Stencil"(CFS) and the "Punctuated Party" (CP) stamp set. My ink combination is: Grape Crush, Juniper Mist and All That Jazz.

Who doesn't love a rainbow of happy wishes? I stamped the large greeting from the "Happy Birthday" (CFS) stamp set in yummy rainbow inks.  Then I added all the fun confetti images from the "WooHoo" (CP) stamp set.  My ink selection includes: Tiara, Tiki Torch, Party Dress, Pixie Dust, It's a Boy, Garden Party and Bellini.

For my final card I wanted to include some of the fun cupcakes from the "I Eat Cake" (CP) stamp set.  So I created my cupcake tier and then softly sponged my back ground using the fun "Jacks Stencil" (CFS) using Suede Shoes, Fiesta Blue, Flirty Fuchsia, Party Dress, Tiara and Sand Castle.  And who can forget the hilarious sentiment from the "Happy Birthday" (CFS) stamp set?  Too fun right!?!

Make sure to check out all the amazing creations by our talented designers from both companies;

Catherine Pooler
Allison Cope
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Larrisa Heskett
Nanette Tracy
Vicki Dutcher
Chrissie Tobas
Shona Chambers
Susan Powell
Michelle Wallace
Jen Carter
Lisa Bzibziak
Karen Baker
Maria Russell
CAS-ual Fridays

Both of our sponsors today will be giving away a $30 gift card each to one random commenter. Winners will be announced on Tuesday Sept. 29th on their blogs; Catherine Pooler Designs Blog and CAS-ual Fridays Designs Blog.

Thanks for stopping by!


~ Ally ~

A Harvest Howdy!


TGIF everyone!  I hope you've had a crafty week!

I'm here today to share a fun card I sent one of my PenPals this month.  It features this beautiful Fall floral scape on it from the "Fortunes of Fall" stamp set by Power Poppy.

I used the beautiful "Lattice Frame Die" from Catherine Pooler Designs as my frame for the flowers.
Here is the card opened up.  The sentiment strip actually holds the card closed with a magnet.

Now.... check out what my fellow Bloomie has created to share with you today....

Christine Okken

Have a great weekend!

~ Ally ~

World Card Making Day is Coming!


Every year, we throw a big party on StampNation to Celebrate World Card Making Day. This year the party is new and refreshed to keep up with technology.  

Join us for a whole Weekend Virtual Retreat via Zoom!

We had our first ever StampNation ZOOM party to celebrate the Jolly Holiday Release and it was an absolute blast!  Members old and new joined us and it was like hanging out with a bunch of crafty friends all night.


For $9.95 a month, you can try it out and take advantage of the benefits like exclusive online classes, product perks, our community Facebook Group AND this weekend retreat!  Or…you might just want to take the plunge and take advantage of the yearly subscription for $99! Learn more and subscribe here!


  • Friday, October 2nd- Kick-off Party @3pm ET
  • Saturday, October 3rd- Three Sessions with Tutorials and inspiration by our Brand Ambassadors (9am, 2pm, 6pm)
  • Sunday, October 4th- Wrap-up party at noon

Members will have a couple weeks to create their cards for the event and enter to win PRIZES!

A special thanks from me to Kim Reid from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps and Sandy Boone from Three Room Studio for sponsoring this event!

We hope you'll take the plunge and join our fabulous membership community, you're going to love it! Learn more here.

~ Ally ~

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