Kindred Stamps July Release – Plastic Friends

Welcome to the Kindred Stamps July Stamp release.   We have a great variety of stamp sets for you this month.  I am so lucky to be a part of this blog hop and for today’s projects, I am showcasing the new Plastic Friends stamp set.


I got carried away and created three (3) projects today.  For my first card, I colored the images on some Neenah solar white card stock and colored them in with my Copic markers.   I fuzzy-cut the images with my precision cut scissors.  For my borders, I cut some 110 lb. crd stock using the Drifting Stitches Borders by Simon Says Stamp.  I also die-cut a patterned paper by Molly & Rex that Purchased at my local Michael’s Craft Store.  Here is my first card:




I have yet to master the art of coloring hair.  It is a huge struggle for me but I still LOVE how this card turned out.  Here’s another look:




For my second card, I inked up some Bristol smooth white card stock with distress oxide inks with my mini ink-blending tools.  I used Squeezed Lemonade, Spiced Marmalade, Cracked Pistachio, Broken China, Seedless Preserves and Worn Lipstick.  I sprayed it with water using my distress sprayer and dabbed it with my paper towel.


I die-cut the little window using a Stitched Rectangle Peek-A-Boo die by My Favorite Things.  I adhered this onto my card base, and also adhered the cute image.  I finished the design by stamping the sentiment.  Here’s the second card:




Here’s a little close-up:




For my third project, I die-cut some Bristol Smooth white card stock using the CityScape die by My Favorite Things.  I inked up my die-cut with distress oxide inks.  Once again, I used Squeezed Lemonade, Spiced Marmalade, Cracked Pistachio, Broken China, Seedless Preserves and Worn Lipstick.  I then flipped the colored background and used Black Soot.


I sprayed my colored background with distress sprayer and dabbed it with my paper towel.  I used a Clouds Border Stencil to color my card base with Broken China distress oxide ink.  I adhered the die-cut piece to my background.  To finish the design, I adhered the images and stamped the sentiment onto the card.




I think this one is my favorite.  I just love the rainbow-colored background!  Here’s a little close-up:




I added some white dots on their cheeks and also used my black glazed pen for the eyes.  I really love how this card turned out!




I hope you got inspired today.  The Kindred Stamps team hope that you’ve enjoyed reading about my card makes for this release. If you would like an opportunity to win shop credit please go and comment on everyone’s blog post! One random winner will win a $10 shop credit, they will be contacted privately and announced in our Fan Club, Kindred Stamps Fan Club!

Kindred Stamps
Guest Designer Kim Huffman
Tinkerin in Ink
The Frolicking Fairy
Ashlea Crafts
DaggDesigns Blog
Doodles Paper Playground
R Winn Creates
Maria Russell Designs
Courtney’s Paper Crafting
Clown Mom Creations
Fanciful Spaces





15 thoughts on “Kindred Stamps July Release – Plastic Friends

  1. I think you did an awesome job on the hair. Loved the 3 dots on their cheeks. And the rainbow city is so refreshing.


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