KS Monday–Easter Blessings



Hello and happy Kitchen Sink Monday everyone!!

Today is also “First Day of Spring”!! That’s right, Spring is officially here… I know some of you are still having winter days but it won’t be long… you will enjoy sitting outside and smelling those spring flowers!

My kids had their spring break last week and we went camp from Thurs – Sun. It was absolutely the wonderful and perfect weather for camp! We had no internet or cable for a few days….I LOVED those part too… it was nice to stay my mind off from CNN or Headline News for a while.


I made two cards with KS challenges before I left for camping.

The card above was made for Tuesday Kitchen Pantry Challenge (KPC10) Focus on Corners. I used Multi Step Bitty Tulips set to create the image and Ready 4 Any Holidays for the saying. I used two different corner punches to create those decorative corners and embellished with turquoise rhinestones. To finish off, the ribbon was embellished with the vintage brad.


These are the steps I did for each image:

Purple Tulips: 4th - SU elegant eggplant, 3rd - SU perfect plum, 2nd - SU pale plum, 1st - pale plum (1 x stamp off), 5th - Memento tuxedo black (1 x stamp off)
Yellow Tulips: 4th - SU pumpkin pie, 3rd - SU daffodil delight, 2nd - SU barely banana, 1st - barely banana (1 x stamp off), 5th - cajun craze (1 x stamp off)
Leaves: 4th - SU always artichoke, 3rd - SU old olive, 2nd - SU pear pizazz, 1st - pear pizazz (1 x stamp off)
Glass Bowl: 3rd - VersaFine imperial purple, 2nd - Memento london fog, 1st - Memento summer sky





The next card is Clean and Simple. I was made for Monday 10 Minutes Card 11 (10MC12). It was also combined with Sunday Everything Plus the Kitchen Sink Challenge (EP09) - Create something special for the YOUNG MEN in our lives. I used Multi Step Bunch O’ Balloons set for the single balloon image and Simple Sentiments for the saying. I think the balloon and those fun DP are great for the boy’s birthday card ;)


These are the steps I did for each image:

Balloon: 3rd - Memento rhubarb stalk, 2nd - Memento lady bug, 1st - lady bug (1 x stamp off), 4th - VersaFine imperial purple (1 x stamp off)



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That’s it from me…Be sure to check out what other KS Crews are cookin’ for KS Monday today!!

Angela * Connie * Julie * Lisa * Lynn * Maria



[Easter Blessings]

Stamps:  Multi Step Bitty Tulip Bouquet, Ready 4 Any Holidays (KSS)
Paper: old olive (SU), lavender cardstock (Bazzil), heavenly white (PaperTemptress), designer paper (Makiing Memories)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, london fog, summer sky, VersaFine imperial purple (Tsukineko), elegant eggplant, pefect plum, pale plum, pumpkin pie, daffodil delight, barely banana, cajun craze, always artichoke, old olive, pear pizazz, cool caribbean (SU)
Accessories:  ribbon, rhinestones, vintage rhinestone brad
Tools: corner punches, Nestabilities


[Balloon Birthday Wishes]

Stamps:  Multi Step Bunch O' Balloons, Simple Sentiments (KSS)
Paper:  heavenly white (PaperTemptress), marina mist (SU), designer paper (WRMK)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black, rhubarb stalk, real red, VersaFine imperial purple (Tsukineko)
Accessories: rhinestones
Tools: border punch



Thank you for stopping by.



Christina said...

That is a gorgeous card Maki! Looks great!
Hugs Kristel

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful CAS BD card, love the tulips in the vase! Fab colors!

Connie M. said...

Oh Maki! I love both of these cards!! Your tulips are soooo pretty, and I love the simple clean card....perfect of a young man! Hugs!

Lynn McAuley said...

Gorgeous cards, Makiko!! Those tulips are awesome!!

And I will definitely have to case that fun birthday card. I need about 6 this week!!


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