Thursday, September 4, 2008

What's Cook'n with Your Kitchen Sink Stamps? September Contest Announcement


September's contest theme has been determined, and we can't wait to see what you come up with! This is your chance to strut your stuff with Kitchen Sink Stamps and enter to win KS stamp sets!

The theme for September is "Celebrate!"

There are 5 categories that you can enter:
  • Best use of color
  • Best use of sentiments
  • Fun, fresh design
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Anything but a card
So in all, you have five chances to win!














This celebratory sample was made by the Queen of the Kitchen herself, Maria!


In order to enter, all you have to do is submit a comment to *this post* and provide a link to your card or project (whether it's on your blog or in an online gallery). The deadline for submitting your creations is September 25, 2008, Midnight EST. Winners will be announced on October 1, 2008.

**Please take a moment to consult the official contest rules and details for all the information you need to enter.** Please click ->> {HERE} to view them.

Keep an eye on this post (which will remain at the top of the page until the contest winners are announced) to view slide shows of the contest entries.

Good luck, we can't wait to see what you come up with!
Maria and the KS Design Crew

27 comments:

Erin Smetak said...

Congrats on your 1 year anniversary!!! Your stamps are super awesome! Can't wait to see what new sets are released this month!

My card that I made today is for the "Think outside the Box" challenge. I used Pretty Tera Drops. Here's my blog link: http://erinscrafts.blogspot.com/2008/09/did-you-know.html for my entry.

Thanks!
Erin Smetak

Erin Smetak said...

Ok, um, where are all the other entries???? Hello? Is anyone out there???!!

I have another one. This one is for the Thinking Outside the Box. I have been working w/ Armour Etch and 3 step Butterflies.
As for how it relates to celebration, um, I know it's a stretch, but how about, these are the plates and cups for the big celebration party? Does it qualify?

http://erinscrafts.blogspot.com/2008/09/more-etching-i-cant-stop.html

Thanks, and I hope to see more entries! It's rather scary just seeing my little cheese and mouse card continuously running through the slide show! LOL!

Happy Stamping!!!

allee's said...

Decided to devote some time today to cards for the September contest.

This card is for the Best Use of Color Category.

I am celebrating Christmas:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1055331?cat=500&ppuser=38707

Liz Williams said...

Here's my card for the fun, fresh design category for this month's contest:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1057755?cat=500&ppuser=7104&perpage=24

I had a small working window for use of a computer because of Hurrican Ike, so this was the only time I had to get this in. Pray I get electricity soon.

Liz Williams

Liz Williams said...

This is a wallhanging for the best use of sentiment. I stamped the word *Happy* all around the edge of the rose. Roses are given for many happy events so this rose someone could hang on their wall and enjoy for some time. I used the Heart and rose set, the whole family set, and plaid plus. Here's how it turned out: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1057822?cat=500&ppuser=7104&perpage=24

allee's said...

Here is a Christmas ornament I would like to enter in the Anything But a Card Category of September's Celebrate contest.

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1057729?cat=500&ppuser=38707

Anxiously waiting to see the new sets!!!

Emily N. said...

Congratulations on your 1 year anniverary! Turkey Trot is one of my FAVORITES!

This is for the Best use of color category.

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1057876?cat=500&ppuser=129535

Thanks for the chance to win a set! :)

Monica said...

Awsome contest! I'd love to have this card entered:
http://scrapnstampinmamaof3.blogspot.com/2008_03_02_archive.html

I used Happy B-Day Cupcake! One of my Most FAV KSS sets!!!

Be Blessed,
Monica

Wendy R said...

An entry for Best Use of Color:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1059378?cat=500&ppuser=16062

Gotta love blue butterflies!

Connie (cmc2stamp) said...

Okay, I finally got a chance to link a few things that I have made this month...I decided to make a DVD envelope that I created in celebration of my DD's 5th b-day, which is 2 days before your anniversary!

Here is a link to my blog for a picture of the front back and a picture tutorial:

http://cmc2stamp.blogspot.com/2008/09/my-daughter-is-turning-5.html

I have also uploaded a template and additional instruction on SCS, which can be found here:

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8255697#post8255697

Connie (cmc2stamp) said...

Here is a card that I stamped earlier this month. I would like to submit it for the best use of color category:

http://cmc2stamp.blogspot.com/2008/09/sc193-autumn-leaves-my-newest-kitchen.html

I hope to get at least one more card stamped this weekend! :)

Connie (cmc2stamp) said...

Oops! I forgot to say what I was celebrating for my best use of color card. I am celebrating the fact the it is almost fall, and the 100 degree days are GONE!!! :)

lasona said...

Oh my gosh just maybe this time please Lord let me win these stamps....Prayer helps..I don't have a blog hope to very soon though I sooooooo lovey your stamps, I needs these so bad, I did join a House Mouse contest my card is on their blog if you want to have a look..

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lasona said...

Soory to be such a bad blogger Im still new at all this, Im not certain which challenge my cards would be up for but im silly desperate to win some goodies for once help

Angela Knopf said...

There are some GORGEOUS cards already entered! Wow! Great work!

Here's my entry for Out-side the Box. Who doesn't love to CELEBRATE with a drink from a Pineapple?

http://inkybutton.typepad.com/inkin_it_up_with_inky_but/2008/09/chunky-pineapple.html

Emilia said...

This is my entry for "Best use of color":

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1062241?cat=500&ppuser=114831

This is another one for "best use of color":

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1015370?cat=500&ppuser=114831

And another one for "Best use of sentiments":

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1062242?cat=500&ppuser=114831

Connie (cmc2stamp) said...

I was able to get one more card finished this weekend. This one is for the "best use of sentiment" category. I am celebrating long lasting friendships.

http://cmc2stamp.blogspot.com/2008/09/pretty-pink-daisy.html

Angela Knopf said...

Here is another entry, this time it's for the Best Use of a Sentiment.

http://inkybutton.typepad.com/inkin_it_up_with_inky_but/2008/09/a-squirrel-by-any-other-name.html

I'm so excited for the release in a few days!! Yay!

Anonymous said...

Hi Maria! I am finally getting around to entering a card for your challenge. I thought this one might fall under fresh design. I did one a few weeeks ago in yellow but you know I had to try it in purple! LOL Here's the link: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1065263?cat=500&ppuser=113844 -Mary Rager

Maureen said...

Hi Maria! This is totally last-minute, but here's my entry for the Celebrate contest, Anything But A Card category: Cupcake Favor Box. Hope you like it!

Wendybell said...

Here is my entry for "Fresh and Fun". I am celebrating friendships AND the ocean with the card (the California girl in me LOVES the ocean!

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1067387?cat=500&ppuser=79179

I have to thank the color goddess, aka JanTInk for helping me "case" her color combos for these lovely seashells. After an hour of messing with these, I finally had to call her! Thanks so much for your help, my friend!!

Wendy R said...

I have another - this is for Anything But A Card. http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1067454?cat=500&ppuser=16062

Shelly said...

Congrats on your big day today! Well, I wasn't sure I was going to make it in time, but here is my entry for the "Best Use of a Sentiment" category. I thought it was a nice twist on a Get Well set.
http://popsicletoescardcreations.wordpress.com/2008/09/25/sunny-smiles/

Elaine said...

I finally got a chance to participate in the What's Cook'n contest. Here is my card submission for the Best Use of Sentiments category.
http://sugarandpaper.blogspot.com/2008/09/whats-cookn-with-kitchen-sink-stamps.html

Wendybell said...

Okay, I am sneaking one more in here. LOVE these butterflies. I think this card is a celebration of NATURE!!

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1067813?cat=500&ppuser=79179

Wendybell said...

BTW, the last card is for "Best Use of Color" . . . blogger is having issues right now!! Hope this comes through!!

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