Thursday, November 19, 2009

Special QKD Welcome to Designer Kelly Kost

The 3rd anniversary QKD party continues. Welcome bloggers to a very special QKD Blog Hop. Today we're showcasing designer Kelly Kost. She designed this Cookie the Baker stamp for Queen Kat Designs. I used it to make the cover of this recipe book which is a Christmas gift for my daughter, who makes the best chocolate chip cookies ever!

If you give a mouse a cookie...then I had to make some gift tags for all of the goodies she's going to whip up and give away during the holidays.
If you scroll down my blog, you'll see lots of ideas using QKD stamps. I'll be blogging more holiday ideas in the coming weeks. So use my special coupon code HH10 in the QKD store to get yourself set up with an additional 10% discount and some fun stamps for holiday crafting.

Don't forget to join me, the other Design Team members of the Royal Court, and Queen Kat, herself, for a live chat tonight at Paper Craft Planet. See details in the blog post below.

Now I'll tell a little story on myself. I visited Archivers and saw this recipe book with the Maya Road album with acrylic stand and the Cosmo Cricket papers. I thought it would be perfect for my Cookie the Baker stamp project. (Archivers is offering a class but I'm doing it my way, as usual). I snagged the patterned paper, but when I got home I realized I didn't buy any coordinating cardstock. So I spent one evening digging through all of my kit club packets and misc. papers I've collected (remember, I'm a paperholic) and came up with the perfect colors for the card stock (whew!) So even though I have to give them credit for the basic idea, my album will be unique with stamped images and other papers and embellies. You gotta luv inspiration wherever you find it! And today I found out Maya Road has some new minis which I plan to buy so that I can add a tiny chipboard spoon on the cover!

Here's the list for this special hop: Next up is Vicki
Kelly B
Helene -- You are here with me!
QKD Store


CraftyMomOf2 said...

Oh Helene!!! This is AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm totally speechless!!! Truly fabulous!!!

stephanie said...

Oh I love it, great idea with the tags.

linnes said...

Absolutely very cool idea, the tags, the book is great! Love them both!

Kelly Braund said...

I was thinking this would be adorable on a reicpe book! That tag is so great, love it!

My name is Wynneth said...

Great idea for the recipe book and that tag is so cute :o)

Expressions of a Creative Mind said...

What a perfect idea for this stamp!! And so cute to boot!!

alienanessa said...

Absolutely stinkin' great!!! Love your creations!!!

Lara said...

Excellent job!! she is SO cute on the recipe book!

Nancyroo said...

these are fab! especially the recipe book!

Kelly said...

This is so cool, (computer and blog illiterate me) actually just figured out the whole hopping blogs thing and I am more and more surprised at all these different and amazing things you girls have created with these stamps. I absolutely love what you have done with the baker stamp!

Anita said...

So cute, I love that flip book.

Alex said...

Seriously!?!?!? How stinkin' cute is this?!??! LOVE IT!

Megan said...

Love it mom! Super cute. Thanks for thinking of me ;)

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