There’s No People like Snow People!

Snowball Fight by Kristine Reynolds

Snowball Fight by Kristine Reynolds

Our Design Team is very appropriately stamping with our newest Snowmen this week! Many of them are snowed in with their children, and happy for a few more days of Winter Break, but baby, it’s cold out there!!  Remember, if you make real snowmen, or just stamp with ours, send us a picture or tag us on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest photos with #Stampendous.

Here are the terrific posts from Tuesday and Wednesday featuring our terrific new Snowman Banners and Build a Snowman Perfectly Clear Stamps Sets as well as our darling Snowball Fight and Sweet Snowgirl stamps.

Jamie Martin

Tobi Crawford

Krissy Fossmeyer – Snow Buddies, In the Meadow

Rhea Weigand

Brrrr! It’s Snow Fun Out There!

Snowball Fight by Jennifer Dove

Snowball Fight by Jennifer Dove

We’re counting our blessings in sunny Southern California this week, and our prayers are with our friends all over the country (and the world) who are trudging through record cold and snow! We’re sending warm thoughts your way!!

We’re also super busy building a new website experience for you, and gearing up for the BIG Craft and Hobby Association show in Anaheim this weekend. Sorry if we’ve fallen behind! Our Design Team has still been sharing, however, and we wanted to make sure you caught their posts!

Last week they shared our House-Mouse Designs® Winter Themed Stamps! You can see their fantastic cards at the following links:

Kristine Reynolds – Hang on Tight, More Mice

Tenia Nelson – Ski Run

Rhea Weigand – Ski Run, Hold on Tight

Jennifer Dove – Headed Your Way, The Love of a Friend, As Sweet as Candy

This week the theme is Snowmen! If you’re even able to get outside to make a snowman, we’d love to see a photo of yours! Tag us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Instagram if you post your snowman photos. Use #Stampendous any time to get our attention!

Designers posting snowman cards today -

Kristine Reynolds

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!!

We’re celebrating Winter this week, the Stampendous way! With lots of warm beverages, a kitty snuggled in our lap, and some great stamping going on in the craft room! (only a TRUE crafter can still stamp with a cat on her lap!) We really love the way a light sprinkling of our Chunky White Embossing Enamel or our Shabby White Embossing Enamel can mimic actual snow on your card (just sprinkle and heat from underneath so it doesn’t blow off…no ink or glue needed).  Our Design Team is bringing you lots of chilly inspiration for your Warm Winter greetings going out to your friends, or for your scrapbook pages full of snow much fun!

Lea Kimmel

Kristine Reynolds

Krissy Fossmeyer

The Weather Outside is Frightful

Sweater square Scrapbook Page by Debi Hammons

Sweater square Scrapbook Page by Debi Hammons

But the stamping is so delightful!! We hope you have some time over the holidays to do some crafting just for yourself. Maybe you’ll get to play with those new goodies you got for Christmas?

Well if it’s a Winter theme you have in mind, we’ve got you covered in our July 2013 catalog! Ice Skates? We’ve got ‘em. Penguins? We’ve got ‘em. Snowflakes? Yep. Warm Sweaters? You betcha. (We even have winter mice, but they’re for next week, and snowmen the week after!) Come along and see what our terrific Design Team is sharing today to warm you up inside! Then sit on down and stamp the winter away!

Kristine Reynolds

Rhea Weigand

Jamie Martin

Let it Snow, Let it Snow

Jumbo Penguin Snow by Debi Hammons

Jumbo Penguin Snow by Debi Hammons

Winter has arrived at Stampendous. Well, not really, we’re in Anaheim, CA and it’s about 75 degrees, but it has rained a little. But we know some of you have actual winter, and we’d like to celebrate it with you! There are some terrific stamps in our July 2013 catalog for Winter Greetings if you ran out of time to make Christmas Cards. Our Design Team will be sharing some of them with you this week! We’ve got penguins, snowflakes, snow birds, ice skates…brrrr! Everything for the perfect Winter Wonderland! Take a look at the work these Design Team Members have posted this week on their blogs.

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Icy, Wonderful Christmas Wishes

This week our Design Team is focusing on Winter Wishes using our winter images from the July 2013 Catalog. BlogStar Asia King is no exception, and she starts us off right with this terrific, wintery Christmas card!

Hello everyone. Asia King today with some festive wishes. Only a few sleeps left till Christmas and I’d like to wish you all things rare and wonderful in this festive season!

For my card I used the following supplies:

Cling Jumbo Snowflake Trio, cling Rare and Wonderful, Silver Crushed Glass Glitter, Detail Silver Embossing Powder

Other: Paper Shabby Vintage Tim Holtz, kraft card blank, vellum, Memento London Fog ink, embossing ink, 3D Foam Squares – White Small, MyStik, DODZ 3D (Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L), Snowflake Pendant and Layered Poinsettia dies (Spellbinders), ribbon (May Arts), rag rolled flower, embellishments.

1. Cut your papers and distress the edges.
2. Stamp the snowflakes using London Fog ink.
3. Adhere the paper panels using MyStik permanent adhesive.
4. Stamp the sentiment with clear embossing ink and heat emboss with Silver Detail powder. Trim to size.
5. Mount the vellum panel on 3D foam squares and adhere to the card.
6. Add more foam squares on the top of the vellum and decorate with Silver Crushed Glass Glitter.
7. Die cut the snowflakes from the Sticky Panels and cover with silver glass glitter.
 8. Die cue the Layer Poinsettia and add dimension with a ball embossing tool. Add a centre with a 3D DODZ sprinkled with the silver glass glitter.
9. Assemble all remaining elements and embellishments.
Thank you so much for your visit today and have a very happy Christmas!
Big crafty hugs

Clearsnap Blog Collaboration Continues

We’re joining forces (and products) this week with Clearsnap. For over 20 years Clearsnap has been bringing you premium stamping innovation. They’ve always had fantastic products, new ideas, and excellent customer service. We’re really proud to be partnering with them this week to create some fun projects with our images and their inks.

Our in-house sample artist Debi Hammons used Clearsnap’s Smooch Spritz on this simple and easy Christmas card. Available in 30 amazing colors, this fun, glittery product produces a fine, even spray pattern with a subtle metallic sheen. So dynamic and sparkling, perfect for Holiday Greetings! Mixing two colors is even more deeply textured. Here Debi sprayed the paper with both Splash and Sea Kiss Smooch Spritz before stamping and embossing our Oh, Christmas Tree stamp with Stampendous PEARLustre Sapphire Embossing Powder.

Oh Christmas Tree by Debi Hammons

Oh Christmas Tree by Debi Hammons

Be sure to check out what our other Design Team Members are doing today with these cool products, and take a look at the Clearsnap blog as well for even more inspiration and chances to win! Then be sure to visit everyday this week and especially Friday when our team will pull out all the stops for maximum inspiration!

Jamie Martin

Asia King

Clearsnap Blog

Scenic Stamps for Small Business Saturday

The Small Business Saturday movement has been growing. It celebrates small businesses in your town that contribute taxes, fun and community to the places you live. At Stampendous we encourage you to support your local stamp stores and scrapbooking stores when you look for our products.  These stores offer folks who can teach you about the latest products and techniques!

We designed our Stampendous Website around independent businesses. Our site, powered by Shopatron, lets you order from all of our current products, but your order is FILLED and SHIPPED by an independent store that has your items in stock. Sometimes you can pick them up in the store and save the shipping charges! If no one has the items you requested your order is filled from our Anaheim, CA warehouse, but most orders are filled by small businesses in communities like yours! (If you have a store, and want more info about filling orders for our Shopatron website, please contact us at stamp@stampendous.com)

Encourage those shopping for YOU to patronize small stamp or scrapbook stores and get you that new embossing powder or Jumbo Cling Rubber Stamp you really want! They can shop on our site so there’s no need to run around. OR you can direct them to our Store Locator so they can find a store nearby with our products in stock. Our friendly wholesale customers are delighted to order products at your request.

Here’s more inspiration for your Scenic Holiday Cards using the newest images from our July 2013 Catalog.

Check out these other great Designer Inspiration posts from the week!

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Jennifer Dove

Krissy Fossmeyer

Scenic Lookout – Take a Shopping Break!

If you’re out shopping today, or just relaxing at home with family or friends, we hope you can take a short break to check out some fun inspiration from our Design Team! We’re looking this week at the Scenic stamps from our July 2013 Catalog, those images of Winter Wonderlands and Sleigh Bells ringing that say Christmas to so many folks.

Today we had a number of our talented Design Team Members coloring our Truck of Gifts! We put in a request to them that we received from a customer, and they really took it to heart, challenging each other and creating exciting art! Take a look at the offerings from these terrific artists!

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Kimmel

Tobi Crawford

And here’s a terrific example from our in-house sample artist Debi Hammons

Truck of Gifts by Debi Hammons

Truck of Gifts by Debi Hammons

Are You Listenin’??

All of us at Stampendous want to wish you and your families a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! It’s at this time of year that we really count our blessings, and you, our followers, are very high on the list! Thanks so much for the support you give us, and how you help us grow through the year by sharing our posts on your Facebook pages, and Pinning our Projects to your Pinterest Boards, and retweeting our Tweets! We can’t ever tell you how much your sharing helps us keep producing the ideas and inspiration you love! Thanks so much, and have a blessed holiday season!

The jingle of sleigh bells in a Winter Wonderland – what could make it more obvious that the holidays are near? This week we are also celebrating the Scenic stamps in our new Stampendous July 2013 Catalog, and our Design Team is helping us share them with you.

Today our own

Kristine Reynolds

is sharing a fantastic card with our new Sleigh Bells Stamp. Thanks for listening!

P214 Sleigh Bells

P214 Sleigh Bells

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