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Winged Cross Canvas by Wendy Price (R189)

Winged Cross Canvas by Wendy Price (R189)

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Baroque Cross Card by Wendy Price (R190)

Hello Stampers! Sorry to be absent for a bit, we’ve been tweaking our new website getting ready for the grand reveal. It just took a bit more tweaking than anticipated. Thanks so much for your patience as we’ve worked out the kinks. We’ll make a separate post for that before the end of the week!

Last week we didn’t get to post much, but our Design Team sure did. They were working with the best of Stampendous’ Inspirational offerings sending Easter thoughts out to all of you for our new month! Don’t you love the gorgeous samples by DT Member Wendy Price above? Such rich, luscious color. She’s fantastic! Hopefully you’ll enjoy the creative and gorgeous samples they all made! Hop around, leave them some love in the form of supportive comments! We’ll be back with more excitement tomorrow!

Tenia Nelson

Jamie Martin (Tuesday)

Rhea Weigand (Wednesday)

Rhea Weigand (Thursday)

Kristine Reynolds (Thursday)

Jamie Martin (Thursday)

Janelle Stollfus (Thursday)

Lea Kimmel (Friday)

Kristine Reynolds (Friday)

We have WINNERS!

Blog Hop_StampendousOur Blog with Tombow was so exciting! Such fantastic samples and we sure appreciate your enthusiastic response! Whew!

So we have to choose three winners! This is done as “randomly” as we can. Using Random.org first we choose a random day of our blog hop, then a random blog that was part of that day, then a random comment from that blog. After, of course, eliminating all the comments from our Design Teams. So here goes!

The first winner from Marie Browning’s blog on Friday was:

Michel Espey

 

The second winner from Debbie Fisher’s Blog on Friday was:

Con

 

And the final winner from Jamie Martin’s Blog on Wednesday was:

Denny Serra

 

If you three will email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your mailing info we will get your prizes right out in the mail to you from both Stampendous and Tombow! Congratulations!!

Everyone else, thanks so much for your kind comments and for visiting our blogs. Remember, Tombow  will be giving away a participation prize, too! Check out their blog for details.

PLUS,  it’s not too late to enter our Mixed Media March Challenge! You could still win some Stampendous goodies by linking your creation to our contest!

 

We’re Tombow Hoppin Today!

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Today the Tombow Design Team joins us for a big blog hop! We can’t wait to see what they do with our products! We know our Design Team has been loving the Tombow products they sent us!

The prize package above is up for grabs, we’ll draw random comments for three winners! PLUS – there’s a bonus!! Each of the prize packages above will also receive the brand new Tombow Xtreme High Performance Adhesive! This is an adhesive tape runner that bonds paper, cardstock, wood, glass, plastic and rubber! Wow! You’ll love this product!!

So hop, comment, and then come back here next week to check for winners! (of course if you subscribe to our blog or follow us on Facebook or Twitter or LinkedIn or Tumblr or Google+ you’ll see the post about our winners!)

Tombow Blog

Tobi Crawford

Debbie Fisher

Lea Kimmel

Melissa Cash

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds

Jennie Garcia

Jamie Martin

Marie Browning

Krissy Fossmeyer

Coloring Along with Tombow

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Our Design Team has been playing with Tombow markers this week, and following the tips and techniques guide that Tombow Designer Marie Browning so kindly prepared for us! For your own copy of this terrific tip guide just click on the link below and you’ll be able to download, print, or save the guide to your computer!

Stampendous and Tombow – A guide to techniques by Marie Browning

Then check out what our terrific Design Team has in store for you today! You’ll love what they’ve done. Be sure to comment on each project, because there are three terrific prize packages to be won this week by winners with US mailing addresses!

Cyndi Bundy

Tobi Crawford

Lea Kimmel

 

Coloring our World with Tombow

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We’re having so much fun this week coloring with Tombow. And we have a very special treat for you today! Tombow’s amazing designer Marie Browning made a terrific tutorial of techniques for our Design Team to learn to use these terrific products. We’ve got permission from the folks at Tombow to share it with YOU! We think you’ll find these techniques as easy and dynamic as we did. If you click on this you can download the pdf to your computer to follow along with Marie.

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If you find yourself making something cool with your Tombow markers and Stampendous stamps, we’d love to link to your creation on the web! You can tag us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or Pinterest by putting #Stampendous in your post. You can upload to our Flickr Group, or email us your projects with the link in the left sidebar of our blog!

Our Design Team has some cool things to share and we’ll be giving away prizes at the end of this week, so you’ll want to comment on all the projects! We also hope you’ll like us on Facebook and any other Social Media where you find yourself! Thanks!!

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin (Simply Color)

Jamie Martin (the Dog Did It)

Krissy Fossmeyer

Janelle Stolfuss

TombowUSA Collaboration Week

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This week we are absolutely delighted to be working with the team at TombowUSA, creators of amazing markers and adhesives. Over the last 40 years Tombow has been expanding their flagship line of pencils to include pens, adhesives, and premium markers for all types of artists and art projects.

These markers are waterbased and blended with a blending pen, slightly different than the alcohol based brands our Design Team is used to using these days. This collaboration gave many of them the opportunity to learn something new. We always leap at that!! Marie Browning, one of Tombow’s top designers, graciously created a learning guide combining our stamps and these terrific products. We hope to share some of that guide with you later this week! Meanwhile, she also created for us our Tombow coloring guide for coloring the House-Mouse Designs® mice. You can find that HERE.

Because of the way Tombow structures their blog posts, it will be just our team for the beginning of the week, then their team will join us on Friday for the big hop! There will, of course, be prizes! And you will want to be sure to like our pages on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Pinterest, and subscribe to and comment on our blogs. Lots of opportunities to win. Plus, of course, you need to have a US address (sorry!). We’re excited to share.

Here’s who is sharing today:

Kristine Reynolds

HappyHoppers® are on the Loose!

We are so blessed and grateful to be carrying the House-Mouse Designs® characters here at Stampendous. We opened our collection last Fall with the delightful mice for Halloween, Fall and Christmas. Then in our October Catalog we added the darling HappyHoppers® bunnies to the team, and these sweet rabbits have stolen our hearts! We added more of them to our line in the January Catalog, and this week our team is showing you their favorite creations with these wonderful creatures from the pen of Ellen Jareckie! So many of them are perfect for Mother’s Day, or Baby, or Father’s Day. We’re just so excited to have these options. In this stamp Hop-It reads a story to Bumble and Itty Bit! So sweet.

Let’s see what our designers have posted for the beginning of this week:

Janelle Stollfus

Rhea Weigand

Kristine Reynolds

 

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