Thursday, 12 May 2016

Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps May Previews - Day Two: Keep Swimming!

Hello Krafty friends and welcome to day two of previews for the May release at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps.

Today we are featuring a darling set from Cheryl Grant called KEEP SWIMMING.

Here is a look at my card featuring Lucas and the adorable turtle.

I played around with Distress Ink to created my underwater background. I used Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean and Mermaid Lagoon. To create the effect, I spread the first 4 colours on my Ranger nonstick craft sheet and sprayed with water. I laid my water colour paper into the ink/water mixture and moved the paper around a little. After picking up the paper, I heat set it a little and then dipped in back into some of the ink to create more splotches. I then applied the last colour to the mat and applied water and again laid the paper down to add a few darker section. After each dip in the ink/water mixture, I heat set.

Here is a look at the inside of the card.

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Keep Swimming, Oceans of Love (Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps)
Dies: Stitched Rectangles Your Next Stamp
Paper: Doodlebug Anchors Aweigh
Ink: Distress ink Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean and Mermaid Lagoon, Memento Tuxedo Black, Versafine Onyx Black, StazOn Jet Black
Other: Recollections twine, cheese cloth

Now it's time for you to hop along and check out all of the fabulous creations being featured in today's preview. Leave a comment on each of the blogs as you hop along today. There will be one lucky winner selected from all of the comments this week to WIN some Krafty $ to spend in the KKS Store.

Release Party
Join Kimmie and the Krafty Girls as we party and celebrate the May release. The party will be on the Facebook events page (HERE) on Saturday May 14 at 2 PM (EST). Hope to 'SEA' you there!


  1. Ermygarsh!!!!!! So adorable. And the little rope accent is perfect!!

  2. Love your card!! Twine is awesome

  3. Your card is beautiful inside and out. I love it...just perfect! Thx for sharing!!!

  4. Awesome card ! Love the coton cloth effect !

  5. Amazing card! I love the extras it really pops.

  6. Love the framing and the use of the twine.
    Wonderful card.
    thanks for sharing.

  7. This card is so cute. Love the twine you attached around the card:)

  8. Awwww, love your card the turtle is to cute!

  9. Adorable! Love the fun cheese cloth peeking out. Your coloring is fabulous.

  10. I love it! it's so cute and adorable!
    xx Olga

  11. can this be any cuter? Seriously adorable! love the layout, details, and beautifully colored!

  12. This is a great card. Love all your details

  13. cute, cute, cute!! Love your rope and netting; perfect!

  14. I love your technique for the background. Thank you for describing it. I'll have to try that sometime.

  15. Love your card and the stamps are so cute!


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