A free stamping resource!

Tag Archive for ‘Kim Parkinson’

Good-bye and Hello

With great saddness we announce that Artistic Guides Kim Parkinson, Karyn Campbell, Penny Yoder and Sue Trembeth are leaving the Stamper’s Quest family.  We will miss them so much. They added such talent and class to our creative team. The projects they provided were among the best.  Ladies, we wish you the best of everything in […]

April Trail Map

March definitely roared out like a lion here in Southwestern Montana. So far, April hasn’t been much better with any spring-like weather. It’s a good time to be in the tree house (studio) playing with all the trail maps leading us on the summer trails to our panoramic vistas! To get us started on our journeys for spring, this […]

Product Review – Mica Powders

By: Kim Parkinson, Product Guru March’s Stamper’s Quest theme is “All Wrapped Up.”    With a theme like that, it’s easy to find the many different items to embellish your wrapping paper with!    You could easily take store bought wrapping paper and color it with Tombow, Marvy or Copic Markers.  Or you could add some sparkle with […]

Sweet Pea Stamps – Kim’s Other View

Supplies: Stamps:           ©ching-chou kuik’s Rising Flame  (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper:  Staples Ink:                 Archival Black ink pad (Ranger) Purple Cat’s Eye ink pad (Colorbox) VersaMark (Tsukineko) Other: Ginger Jar stencil (DreamWeaver) Stylus Tool Ultra-thick Embossing Enamel or UTEE (Ranger) Heat Gun Black Journal Matte Accents (Ranger) Spongy Ink Tool – or Cut and Dry Foam (Ranger) Directions: I […]

Sweet Pea Stamps – Kim’s View

Supplies: Stamps: ©ching-chou kuik’s Rising Flame (Sweet Pea Stamps) Paper: Bazzill Ink: Black Archival ink pad (Ranger) Other: Fantasy Film by Art Institute Glitter Canvas Fabric Sewing Machine with black thread Liquid Applique in Pink Clover Iron Craft Mat by Ranger Matte Accents by Ranger Directions: Start by inking up your stamp with Archival Black Ink […]

Product Review – Scor-It Vs. Scor-Pal

By: Kim Parkinson, Product Guru Most of you stampers out there don’t just stamp and color images.  Many of you put these images onto cards or other projects.  In keeping with the Stampers Quest theme of “Special Folds” in February, I’m going to review the Scor-Pal and the Scor-It.  I was lucky enough to receive the Scor-Pal […]

Sweet Grass Stamps – Kim’s View

  Finished card size: 5.5 x 4.25 Supplies: Stamps:          Elephant, border (Sweet Grass Stamps) “Wisdom…” sentiment (Close To My Heart) Paper:                        Grey and Black cardstock (Bazzill) Cloudy (Club Scrap) Ink:                 Black StazOn ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: Humungo Adhesive (Ten Second Studio)      Slate Metal Brass Brush (Ten Second Studio) Directions: Start by cutting a piece of […]

February Trail Maps

February 2010 Trail Map by Regena Good things come in threes!  Rectangles, triangles and a circle (or is that an embellishment?).  Where can you go with this map?  Let’s see what trails the Artistic Guides were led down this month to inspire you to follow your own trail map! Stamps: Another Stamp Company Stamps: Hampton Arts  Stamps: […]

January Product Review – Back to Basics Part Two

Welcome back!  We’re going to explore a few more ink pad choices today as well as hear what the final verdict was to my stamping experience. After my experience with Tsukineko and Stewart Superior, I realized that I had a few small containers of inks in my stash as well.  These small containers are made […]

January Product Review – Back to Basics! Part One

Ink Pad Review by: Kim Parkinson, Product Guru Welcome to 2010!  As we begin this New Year and new decade at StampersQuest, our theme for the year is “Back to Basics.”  I’m sure many of you feel that each New Year brings a renewed sense of inspiration.  If you are anything like me, you take a look […]

January 2010 Map

In keeping with our theme of quests, trails, hiking, scenic by-ways, we are changing the name of our sketches!  To find our way during our journeys, we generally need a map to help guide us to our destination.  Sketches help guide us in our creative journey, beginning at the trailhead (a few stamps, ink, paper) and ending at […]

November Sketch

    Ovals, squares,rectangles, a ‘film-strip’ look, all make up the November sketch created by our own Artistic Guide, Regena.  Check out or Artistic Guides’ interpretations, then share yours with us!  Send us a scan or photo of your sketch card to stampersquest@yahoo.com and we’ll publish it for everyone to see!  (please keep your file […]

Holiday Blizzard Project – Winter’s Welcome

By: Kim Parkinson, 2009-10 Trail Master Supplies: Winter scene napkin by Bounty – but any napkin will do Cardboard Foam Core Brown Ribbon Welcome Sign with Glitter on it – I bought mine at Michael’s Wooden Sleigh – I bought mine at Michael’s Snowman collage picture by Crafty Secrets H20 Water pen filled with blending […]

How she created the winning card

You’ve been waiting and at last, here it is. Kim Parkinson’s winning card that crowned her our 2009-2010 Trail Master.  Follow along with Kim as she shows how you, too, can create this gorgeous card. Supplies: Stamps: Reflection Stamp (CC Rubber Stamps) Flying mallard stamp (Repeat Impressions) Papers: White Cardstock Inks: StazOn black ink (Tsukineko) […]

And the Trail Master 2009-2010 Winner is…

Kim Parkinson!!!   Congratulations!   Kim’s project, a celebration of Life’s Quest, was voted to be the best representation of the Quest theme, and we couldn’t agree more! Along with a fabulous prize basket (including rubber stamps, paper, and a Scor Pal), Kim’s blog will be featured with the Stamper’s Quest Artistic Guide blogs for the next year. Kim will […]