Thursday, February 25, 2010

Magnolia Christmas....

Okay so I know we are all looking for Spring to arrive, right?!  So why am I gonna show you a Christmas card??  Well, It is that time of the month again.....MAGNOLIA'S Christmas Blog Hop.  Where it is Christmas all year long.  Come join in the fun.  If you just happened here why not start at the beginning where Julie G. is sure to wow you with an amazing creation.  Here is my Christmas card for this month.

I am very happy with how this card turned out.  The image is from this past Christmas release and is called Tilda with Vintage Roses.  She is so much fun and you could use her so many ways. To get one for yourself to use hop on over to the Magnolia-licious store to find all the Magnolia stamps your heart can desire!!

Your next stop on the hop will be Julie Case.  Have fun hopping!!

Hugs, JennK

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The Wildflower Wednesday Challenge!!

Heellooo everybody!! (said in my best grover voice) heheeee!!  Hope your Wednesday is GREAT!  Today it is time for another Challenge over on The WildFlower Patch Kids Blog.  This week is a color challenge.  Here are the beautiful colors to inspire you to create something wonderful!
Chocolate, Turquoise &and cream

MMMM  Yummy!!  Sounds good to me!!

Here is what these colors inspired me to do........

This fairy is great for many uses!  This time she is granting birthday wishes.  

Digital Stamp WildFlower Patch
Copic Markers
Papers DCWV
Ribbon Cosmo Cricket
Martha Stewart and Fiskars Punch
Cuttlebug Birthday embossing folder
Ink Momento

Here is my Second card Inside view.

Digital Stamp WildFlower Patch
Scenic route paper
Ribbon, brad and flowers from my stash
Copic Markers
Cuttlebug Stylized Flowers embossing Folder

I really hope you get a chance to play along with this Challenge.  What beautiful color inspiration for you to use.  See ya there.....

Happy Craftin'!, JennK

Monday, February 22, 2010

Pink Elephant Challenge Monday!

Hello and Welcome to another MONDAY!!  I hope that this day is a wonderful start to your week.  I am happy to be able to bring you the latest Challenge from the PInk Elephant!!  This week is all about the SKETCH.  We were so honored to be sponsored by BUGABOO STAMPS!!  

Super CUTE Sketch right?!!  It was created by our very own talented Robin!!!  

And here are a few cards I created with this Super SKETCH and Bugaboo Stamps!!

This digital stamp is called SB (spring bird) Summer Dress.  I just think she is SWEET! 

Bugaboo Stamp
Neenah paper
Copic Markers
Ribbon and flowers from stash
Designer paper Scenic Route
Ink Momento

And my second creation......

I had lots of fun with this little mouse.  He or She is called Flower.

Bugaboo Stamp
Copic Markers
Cuttlebug and Cuttlebug embossing folder (Floral Fantasy)
Paper Punch Martha Stewart (Arch Lattice)
Chipboard a designer paper Scenic Route
Ribbon and brads stash
Machine stitching
Ink Momento and Close to my heart

I hope you have enjoyed my samples.  There are a TON more super CUTE and FUNNY images over on the Bugaboo Stamps shop, be sure to take a look.

Also please stop by The Pink Elephant if you haven't already been there.  The inspiration will blow your socks off!!  REALLY!!  Plus we would LOVE for you to join in the fun this week.  

Happy Craftin', JennK

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Wild Flower Challenge

Hello all!  So I am off sorry.  This was suppose to be posted for the Wildflower Wednesday Challenge.......but it is now Late Wednesday.  But I had to still share my Challenge project for this week.

The Challenge this week is to Think GREEN!  Okay this can be color, recycle, plants...or anything you can think of.

Here is my version of the challenge......

I made a little notepad with this sweet Princess on it.  She is in a very Royal Green dress.

She has green and clear rhinestones on her crown too.  I was so happy I found this scrap of BG Urban Prarie.  It just fit so perfectly.....Love when that happens!  

Be be sure to check out all the inspiration and join in the fun this week.  We would all LOVE to see you there!!  Hop over to The WildFlower Patch today...okay?! Also be sure to scroll down to my earlier post to see some more Royalty.

Happy Craftin'!!  JennK

The Royal Release

Hello, and welcome to another wonderful release of The Wildflower Patch Kids!  Today is all about royalty.  I have just a few samples to share today with you.

First is The prince Rye and the pretty princess.  How regal they are!!

And here is princess rose.

Aren't they all just so wonderful!?  Be sure to stop by and take a look at the entire release at The Wildflower Patch Store.

And for more samples and the rest of the release check out the blog.  You are sure to LOVE all the new images and the samples are just dreamy!!

Hugs, Jenn K

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Hello Tuesday!

Well, today is my official start to this week and so far it is COLD but SUNNY!  Love to see the sun a shinin'!

I want to share an altered project I created for Smeared and Smudged.  I used an image from Sweet Pea Stamps.  I sure LOVE these fairies, they are so fun to color and just magical!  The Art for this image is from ching-chou kuik's Fantasy Art 

The base for this project is the cover from a Blackboard album(Ruby's Album) from Como Cricket!
I colored the image in with Copics.  I also used some Glimmer mist on the chipboard background, distress inks on the flowers and papers, Stickles on her wings.  I am happy with the outcome of this project.  I was able to create it all in about 2 hours too!!  

I want to share some FUN news with you as well today.  Smeared and Smudged is having a sketch challenge.  The thing is you can create a card or a layout and there are 2 SKETCHES to choose from.  What can you WIN??  

$50 in product from Third Coast Rubber Stamps! Yep, you heard right, $50 worth of stamp images of your choice!

WOWZERS!!!  You still have time to enter too so come on over and check it all out HERE!!

Oh and don't forget to stop by tomorrow for the new release of Wild Flower KIds!!  They are so ROYAL!!  For some sneaks check out the blog The Wild Flower Patch

Hope to see ya there!!  Hugs, JennK

Monday, February 15, 2010

The Pink Elephant Challenge #54

Happy Monday to you!!  It is time for another Pink Elephant challenge.  Today all you have to do is use some ribbon...easy peasy right?!  So come on over and join in the fun all the details can be found on The Pink elephant.  The team was able to play with some C. C. Designs stamps!  YUMMY!  They are so sweet!

I just think this sweet little Monkey is Cute as can be!  This set can be found HERE at All that scraps.

Be sure to take a peek over on The Pink Elephant to see all the wonderful inspiration!  I will see ya there!
Hugs, JennK

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Last Minute Valentine

Hello, I wanted to share with you some Valentines I made for my sons classrooms.  They are super quick and easy to put together.  I also created some special Valentines for their teachers.

And here are the Teacher gifts.

These first 3 bags were made for the helpers in my sons Pre-school.
Inside each bag is some candy and a notepad.

This larger purse was made for my sons Pre-School Teacher.
Contents of the purse include bubble bath, candy and a notepad.

Here is the inside of the little purse.

For my sons 4th grade teacher I created a manly gift bag of treats...LOL!
Here is the Gift Bag, Inside is a little notepad (pic below), some pencils and some candy.

Here is a little notepad I created for my sons teacher.  The image is from The Wildflower Patch.  

Have a sweet Valentines Day!  Hugs, Jenn K

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Magnolia Fun

Hello, I hope you have had a great week so far.  Only a few more days till Valentines!  I have a few projects yet to share with you, but right now I have a sweet card I created for my Sweetie.  It is the first Magnolia stamp I have colored in a LONG time!  Too LONG!  These little cuties are so sweet and fun to color, not sure what has kept me from them for so long.

Here it is............I am SO pleased with it!

The really great thing  is it fits into a few challenges this week too!  YAY!  I love Challenges!  So I will be entering this into:

Thanks for stopping by today.  Hugs, JennK

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Wild Flower Wednesday!!

Welcome to a fantastic Wednesday!  I am so happy to tell you all that The Wild Flower Patch will be hosting challenges on Wednesdays now!!  WOOHOO!!  Come and join in the fun!  This week we start things off with an awesome sketch!!

I just love it!  Don't you? Now for my card..............

I am lovin this stamp set, it is called No Girls ALLOWED!  These cute boys just remind me so much of my boys!  And you can dress them up for anything!!  LOVE THAT!

Inside view

Join in the fun with this FIRST challenge!!  You will have a blast and we would all LOVE to see what you come up with.  If you haven't been over to The Wild Flower Patch blog.....What are ya waiting for??  *giggles*  Don't waste any time, hop on over today.

Stamp: Wild Flower Patch
Patterned Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Cardstock: DCWV
Ink: Momento & Copic
Punch: EK Success

Be sure to pop back by soon.  I will have some more Fun stuff soon.

Hugs, JennK

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Hop with the Pink Elephant!!

Hello and happy Tuesday!  You should be joining me today from Frances wonderful blog.  If not take a stop by the begining to see all the wonderful inspiration along the way.

WOW!  Ella is 1 !!  Can you believe it is already time for her first birthday??!!  I am so happy to be a part of this amazing team.  There has been so many great challenges through this first year.  So we decided it would be fun to pick our favorite challenge from the past year and recreate it.
Here is what I picked.....It is from way back, Challenge #20. This challenge is to use a great sketch to create your card or project of choice.  Here is the sketch.................

And here is my card..........

I had so much fun creating this card with some Nikki Sivils papers and stamps.  The sketch was awesome to begin with too!

I plan on making a whole set of these for my sister who is moving.  I thought this would be so cute to send the new address in.

Papers & stamps: Nikki Sivils
Ink: Momento
Brads: Paper Studio
Ribbon: Offray

Have fun hopping along the rest of the way.  And Happy Birthday Ella!!  Hope you all will join us for another year of FUN!!  Your next hop spot will be with the super sweet and talented VICKI WOOHOO!!  Have a blast hopping along and thank you for joining in the fun today!

Hugs, Jenn Koss

Monday, February 8, 2010

The Pink Elephant Challenge #53

Happy Monday!  Today it is time for another Pink Elephant challenge.  The challenge this week is just in time for Valentines Day!

The team got to play with some awesome Bugaboo digital stamps!  They are so much fun. Plus every Friday there is a freebie!  How cool is that?!!  Hop on over and check them out, you are sure to find at least one that you will just have to have!

So what is the challenge this week?  To create a Mushy Gushy Valentine!!  So Sweet!

Here are a few things I came up with.  Not sure this first one is very mush or gushy but it is a sweet for a sweetie!

I had so much fun creating this sweet little treat box.  

Pattern paper: MME
Ink: Momento and Copics
Stamp: Bugaboo
Ribbon: Stash

Here is another super sweet image I got to play with this week!  Isn't she sweet?!  I can see so many uses for her.  And of course it is for someone special this Valentines Day!  Love is in the air.........

Pattern paper: MME 
Cardstock: scraps from stash
Stamps: Bugaboo
Ink: Momento, Copics
Ribbon: Offray
Punch: Fiskars
Glitter: Stickles

Hope you have enjoyed my projects today.  Also want to let you know about a Blog Hop happening Tomorrow on The Pink Elephant!!  Be sure to check in for all the details.  

Till next time, Happy Craftin'!!  Hugs, Jenn K

Thursday, February 4, 2010

A quick hello!

I am dropping by for a quick note.  I wanted to say HELLO and share another few cards I made with some of the awesome Wild Flower Kids digi stamps.
Just love these sweet images!  They are so much fun to color too!
Stamp: Wild flower patch digi
paper: Basic Grey
Coloring: Copic
ink: Momento
Embellishment: Ribbon, button from stash

I especially like this Valentine Sage stamp!  he is just sooo CUTE!!  I used up some Cosmo Cricket scraps for this card.  Love that too!  

Stamp: Wild Flower kids Digi
Paper: Cosmo Cricket
Rub on: Cosmo Cricket
Brads: Paper Studio
Coloring: Copic
Ink: Close to my heart and Momento

Like I said this is a quickie.  So I will be back soon with more.

Hugs, JennK

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Hop with TheWild Flower Patch!

Hello all!  Well, Today is the day!  New images are being released on The wild flower patch!  So to kick things off we are having a Blog Hop...Fun!

Here is a list of Hoppers in case you get lost along the way.

Jacquie N:
Jacquie P:
Jenn K (ME)  You are Here!
Jennifer O:
Jen S:

On to some fun cards I created with the new images!!

Meet this sweet image Heart Fairy!
Isn't she just the sweetest?!!  The details are amazing! She even has little hearts in her eyes!!  

card base: DCWV
Designer paper: Nikki Sivils
Coloring: Copic
Embossing: Cuttlebug Floral Fantasy
Embellishments: pearls, floss, Shimmerz,  American Crafts button, EK Sucees ribbon

Next meet Valentine Sage

He is just too CUTE!  Loved working with him!
Card base: DCWV
Patterned paper: Basic Grey
Die cuts: Nestabilities
Embossing: Cuttlebug Heart blocks
Coloring: Copic
Embellishments: Stickles, buttons, floss, fiskars border punch, ribbon, paper doily

Be sure to stop by the store to pick up your sweet images.  You can find these and more here at Wild Flower Kids Stamps store!

Next up on this hop is the talented Jennifer!!
I hope you have time to hop around to all the blogs too see all the wonderful inspiration using these new digis.

Hugs, JennK