KS Monday -- New KSS Store Grand Opening!!

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Thank you ~

Hello everyone~ Today is the exciting day for Kitchen Sink Stamps!! NEW KSS online store is officially opened!! Woohoo!! The new store is much updated and friendly to use for all customers! Don't forget to add to your favorites for the future visit! We can't wait to hear what you think about the renewal!

To celebrate the grand opening, Four new stamp sets are also available now at KSS store!! Take a look for the entire sets!

With the addition of the new sets, Maria brought back the one retired stamp set, 3 Step Daisies to her cupboard! If you are new to KSS, I want to mention that the set is the first set Kitchen Sink Stamps ever sold. I'm sure I'm not the only one who is excited about the news!

Now, the fun part of the renewal :):)
  • For today's grand opening, you will get 15% off of your order!! To redeem your 15% off, you NEED to click the promotion code "MAKIKO15KSS" to go straight to the store and enter MAKIKO15KSS at the coupon code box when you check out. Not only that but when you spend $50, you are also qualified to get FREE SHIPPING! Have fun shopping!----Please Note: this code and free shipping offer are only valid through midnight January 12th and FREE Shipping is for US Only.
  • After Jan 12th, you will get 10% off of your purchase like before. Again, just click the promotion code MAKIKO10KSS and it will take you straight to the store to shop and you will get 10% off of your order.

OK, These are my sneak peeks :):)

I used Multi Step Cup of Warm Comfort to create this valentine theme card. Definitely my kind of set, lol. The set is including nice coordinated sentiments and I used one of them inside of the card as well :)

These are the steps I did for each image (all inks are Memento) :
(hot chocolate)
4th - rich cocoa, 3rd - dessert sand, 2nd - angel pink, 1st - angel pink (1 x stamp off), repeat 1st step

The scene for the card was created using already-popular-set, Multi Step Owl & Autumn Moon and new mini set, Friends of the Moon. Not only Friends of the Moon is used by itself, but it is also wonderful addition for Owl & Autumn set! For the sentiment of the card, I used another new mini set, Simple Sentiment. I found this wonderful sketch from SCS Sketch challenge 261 (SC261).

These are the steps I did for each image (all inks are Memento) :
(Moon) 1st - dandelion, 2nd - cantaloupe
, 3rd - cantaloupe, repeat 3rd step

At last but not least, this beautiful winter bird image is from Multi Step Winter Cardinals. Isn't she (or maybe he) beautiful? Cardinals are one of the famous winter bird and I'm so excited when Maria added them to her cupboard! I step stamped the bird, then went back to step 1 and stamped with VersaMark on the image and heat embossed with clear EP. Next I step stamped the pines. The background was sponged with Memento cantaloupe and summer sky.
Again, the sentiment was stamped with Simple Sentiment mini set. I also used the sketch from another SCS Sketch challenge (SC260).

These are the steps I did for each image:
(cardinal) 1st - Memento angel pink, 2nd - Memento lady bug (1 x stamp off)
, repeat 2nd step, 3rd - lady bug, 4th - SU bravo burgundy (1 x stamp off), repeat 4th step

Don't forget to check out what the rest of KS Crews are cookin' for you today!!

[Hot Chocolate card]
Stamps: Multi Step Cup of Warm Comfort (KSS)
Paper: close to cocoa, pretty in pink (SU), classic white (Flourishes), designer paper (DCVW)
Ink: Memento rich cocoa, dessert sand, angel pink (Tsukineko)
Accessories: ribbon, pearls, heart stickers
Tools: Nestabilities, CB embossing folder, photo corner punch

[Party Time card]
Stamps: Friends of the Moon, Simple Sentiment, Multi Step Owl & Autumn Moon (KSS)
Paper: pumpkin pie (SU), classic ivory (Flourishes), designer paper (DCVW)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, dandelion, cantaloupe, bamboo leaves, tangelo, london fog (Tsukineko)
Accessories: ribbon, texture brad, rhinestones
Tools: Nestabilities, corner punch

[Cardinal card]
Stamps: Multi Step Winter Cardinals, Simple Sentiment (KSS)
Paper: dark chocolate, In Bloom dp, Basic Dot dp (PTI), clasic white (Flourishes), Sweet Stack (DCVW)
Ink: Memento lady bug, angel pink, bamboo leaves, cottage ivy, rich cocoa, dessert sand, cantaloupe, summer sky (Tsukineko), bravo burgundy (SU)
Accessories: ribbon, pearls, pearl brad
Tools: Nestabilities, oval punch, scalloped oval punch

Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!


Lynn McAuley said...

What awesome layering and texturing on these gorgeous Kitchen Sink cards, Makiko!!

I love each carefully chosen and perfectly placed detail!! You never fail to highlight the beauty of each new set!! Thanks for your endless inspiration!!

Connie M. said...

These are all just so beautiful, Maki!! LOVE all the wonderful details on each of them, from the hearts on your latte, to the bats with your witch! WONDERFUL!!

Unknown said...

Maki these are amazing!!! I LOVE all your hearts and touches on that first one - so fun!! The second one is so fun too - great corners and wonderful touches there!!! :)

Angela Knopf said...

Okay...the Multistep Cup of Warm Comfort card has to be the most adorable thing I've seen! So rich with texture, color and warmth. I love the sparkly hearts and how you carried them to the inside. Wow!! Love them all! BEAUTIFUL!

Silke Ledlow said...

Maki - these all are just gorgeous!!! Love the first especially...so yummy and sweet :)!!! Hugs ~S~

Becky said...

Maki these are just stunning. Awesome job.

Lisa Somerville said...

Just lovin' all the extra details you added to your new KSS images! Wonderful cards!

Dina said...

WOW, you are SUPER talented!! All of these cards are amazing!!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

Maki-san....I could not pick a favorite among these beautiful creations....each is absolutely stunning....wow....

Kathy Jones said...

All of these are fabulous!! Love the designs and all your detailing! I really can't decide which is my favourite.....

NinaB said...

Wow, these are all amazing, Maki. Thanks for the discount!

Chrissy D said...

Beautiful!!! Love each one and the colors and lay out that you chose! TFS!

Denise said...

PMGosh, your creations are AWESOME, BEAUTIFUL!!! Love how you use the dimensionals, the layouts & embellishments make your cards so Stunning!
Aloha & Hugs,

Dee Jackson said...

Wow! Maki, love your samples today! Your latte card is so yummy...makes me want to run to Starbucks right now:)


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