Papercrafting Pizzazz with Stampendous and Graphic 45 Papers

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Christmas Mama Plaque by Pam Bray

It’s Friday and it’s been a fun week sharing some of our designer’s fabulous projects combining Graphic 45 Papers theme paper with our stamped and stenciled images from the July Catalog. We knew our design team would create great projects with their paper and as the Fall and Winter seasons are approaching we’ll get to share more and more of these goodies with you.

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Cardinal on Pine by Louise Healy

Pam Bray made an amazing plaque (shown at the beginning of our post) with layers of holiday paper to go with her sweet Mama Christmas image and we just needed to share one more stencil project today because it sings of winter joy.

It’s time for more design team blog inspiration! Just hop on through today’s morsels of goodness for a great start to your weekend!

Friday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray
Kristine Reynolds
Louise Healy
Tenia Nelson

Missed a day this week? Here are links to keep on hopping for inspiration.

Thursday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray
Louise Healy
Alison Heikkila
Laura Drahozal

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Mark Gould
Janelle Stollfus

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin
Louise Healy

Stencils and Pattern Paper Galore!

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Scarecrow by Louise Healy

 

It’s Stencil Thursday and we are enjoying all the colorful projects this week using Graphic 45 Papers and today is a real treat stenciling right on the pattern paper!

On Louise’s Scarecrow Stencil card she paired him with Rare Oddities and Time to Flourish pattern paper and a beautiful assortment of falling leaves made with the Leaf Texture Background stencil! It has so much action in the design, it’s as if the wind was actually blowing around on the card!

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Ice Skates by Louise Healy

Now this card looks fabulous and festive, but it’s also a quick design with Dreamweaver Stencils Ice Skates right on top of the  Christmas Carol pattern paper.

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Framed Witch by Louise Healy

And this card’s great antiquities and charms from Rare Oddities pattern paper are setting the stage for Fran’s Framed Witch Stencil design. Stenciling directly on pattern paper is a pretty neat idea that will have you thinking tons of ways to create with stencils!

Now let’s hop on through to our designer’s blog projects today!

Thursday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray
Louise Healy
Alison Heikkila
Laura Drahozal

If you missed earlier posts this week keep hopping along through the links below!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Mark Gould
Janelle Stollfus

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin
Louise Healy

Pink Your Life Blog Hop Winners

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We have winners to announce! We had so much fun sharing Pink Your Life with you last week, thank you for your joining in the fun and leaving such nice comments here and on the design team blog posts.

If you missed our hop, stop by our Pink Your Life Pinterest Board for the latest hop projects!

Still curious about Pink Your Life? We introduced this company as our new Europe Distributor in this post back in March and we also had a sneak peek week in July that is pinned on our board, too. Find out more about our new distributor on Facebook and the Pink Your Life website. Friendly reminder that they are in Italian, so brush up on your Italian or just enjoy visuals of projects and products on their videos and posts.

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Now on to our winners for this hop. Each winner will receive one of the Pink Your Life Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets.

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And our surprise Australian Prize goes to…

Rob Keogh (CreativSpirit)

Congratulations winners!!! Please email your mailing address with the subject line “Pink Your Life Hop Winner” to submissions@stampendous.com.

Pretty Paper in Holiday Colors

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Fox Friend by Kristine Reynolds

We’re back today with more projects using fantastic coordinated pattern paper by Graphic 45 Papers. Who doesn’t love paper that coordinates so beautifully together and just as much that it adds a polished touch to your project!

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W175 Fox Friend Rubber Stamp

Our design team had plenty of fun patterns and holiday themes to use for our July catalog release and we really love how great they coordinate from page to page. As you can see from today’s project samples they do compliment each other.

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Snow Jar by Pam Bray
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P291 Snow Jar Rubber Stamp

So let’s take a hop on over to more inspiration with our designers posting their projects!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Mark Gould
Janelle Stollfus

More links to hop on through if you missed our Monday post!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin
Louise Healy

We love Paper!

 

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Leaf Kite by Kristine Reynolds

Oh, we are enchanted with paper, tangled up with it in our stamping, scrapbooking and mixed media pieces. So why not have pretty paper on hand to create instant texture and interest into your projects!

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Mama Christmas by Wendy Price

 

This week the design team will be sharing their fantastic projects using Graphic 45 Papers! Keep an eye out for Rare Oddities, A Christmas Carol and A Time to Flourish Fall and Winter themed paper on their projects!

Enjoy browsing the projects our designers are sharing today!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin
Louise Healy

Pink Your Life Blog Hop – Friday Finale Hop

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It’s Friday Finale day and we are so glad you joined us today, this week, or catching up over the weekend. Just follow all the links below for tons of inspiration!

We have a SURPRISE prize today!!!!!! For all of our fans in Australia, Julie Makela from The Stencil Specialist, will giveaway ONE of the new Pink Your Life Perfectly Clear Stamp Set!!!!! Please share the news with your friends down under! Just follow the same rules for our US winners mentioned below.

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These fantastic Pink Your Life Perfectly Clear Stamp sets are going to fly into the mailboxes of 5 commenters from our hop! That’s right, comment on our blog and our designer’s blogs posting throughout the week. That’s it! You are automatically entered for a chance to win ONE of the Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets designed by Nicoletta Zanella. Deadline to comment is Sunday, August 21st, 11:59 pm PDT. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules. Winners will be announced earlier next week.

Now let’s stop by today’s designers blogs sharing their projects!

Friday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Tenia Nelson
Jamie Martin
Lea Fritts

If you missed our earlier posts you can continue hopping through them below.

Thursday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Lea Fritts

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray
Louise Healy
Tenia Nelson
Jamie Martin

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds

Pink Your Life Blog Hop and Stencils – Day 3

 

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We are already on Stencil Thursday during our hop with Pink Your Life stamps and this week is flying by so quickly with all the inspiration in videos and blog posts, but still have more!!

Today we are sharing a favorite tool that our Dreamweaver Stencils fans know about, but it is also quite a great tool for all those stampers out there. These two videos by Nicoletta Zanella show how much fun the Picasso Stencil/Shield is to use for stenciling alongside Pink Your Life stamped images!

The Picasso Shield/Stencil is an invaluable tool for stamp and stencil fans alike!

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DWLL332 Picasso Shield/Stencil

Did you know we have prizes for this hop?!!!!!

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These fantastic Pink Your Life Perfectly Clear Stamp sets are going to fly into the mailboxes of 5 commenters from our hop! That’s right, comment on our blog and our designer’s blogs posting throughout the week. That’s it! You are automatically entered for a chance to win ONE of the Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets designed by Nicoletta Zanella. Deadline to comment is Sunday, August 21st, 11:59 pm PDT. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules. Winners will be announced earlier next week.

Now let’s stop by today’s designers blogs sharing their projects!

Thursday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Lea Fritts

If you missed our earlier posts you can continue hopping through them below.

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray
Louise Healy
Tenia Nelson
Jamie Martin

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds

Pink Your Life Blog Hop – Day 2

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Today’s hop spotlight is on Sandra Ghibara‘s 4-part mini album that is so darling you’ll want to make one or more for the little angels in your life!

 

Sandra is part of the Pink Your Life team who has been creating great tips and techniques on Stampendous and Dreamweaver Stencil products that we are sharing on the Stampendous Facebook page. Stop by our page to catch them this week. “Like” our page while you’re there and remember to set your notifications to All On so you’ll get future projects, videos and blog hops information!

Now for this mini album we mentioned earlier that Sandra created. It is just the sweetest creative piece ever and Sandra made a 4-part video tutorial to walk us through how to make one of our very own. It would make the nicest gift to offer parents or grandparents as a brag book or memory keepsake for the newest member of the family! Here are the videos with a link to Sandra’s blog posts about them! Enjoy and then there are lots of hops today with our design team.

Mini Accordion Album Part 1 – Pink Your Life Mushrooms with Watercolor

Mini Accordion Album Part 2 – Pink Your Life Houses with Patterned Paper Piecing

Mini Accordion Album Part 3 – Pink Your Life Christmas Stamps with Colored Pencil

Mini Accordion Album Part 4 – Pink Your Life Little Angels with Watercolor

STM_PYL_prizesThese fantastic Pink Your Life Perfectly Clear Stamp sets are going to fly into the mailboxes of 5 commenters from our hop! That’s right, comment on our blog and our designer’s blogs posting throughout the week. That’s it! You are automatically entered for a chance to win ONE of the Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets designed by Nicoletta Zanella. Deadline to comment is Sunday, August 21st, 11:59 pm PDT. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules. Winners will be announced earlier next week.

Here are today’s designers sharing their projects!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray
Louise Healy
Tenia Nelson
Jamie Martin

If you missed Monday’s post, here are the hop links!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Blog Hop Winners!

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Time is flying by this August and we have our winners selected for our hop with Creative Impressions! Thank you for stopping by and commenting along the hop!

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Each winner will receive a package that includes an assortment of ribbons and hardware from Creative Impressions, PLUS winner’s choice of Create Winter, Create A Poinsettia or Create Fall stamp set. US winners only. See Official Rules for details. Deadline to comment is Sunday, August 7th, midnight PDT. Winners will be announced early next week.

Here are our winners!

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Becca Cruger

Pam Bray’s Friday Post

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Janelle Stollfus’ Monday Post

Debbie Bassett

Congratulations! Please email with a subject line “Creative Impressions Hop Winner” your mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com

 

Pink Your Life Blog Hop

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We are soooo excited to dedicate a week of inspiration from our design team and the fabulous Pink Your Life designer spotlights of Nicoletta Zanella and Sandra Ghidara. These new images are so popular, fun and whimsical that we know you are going to be thrilled to follow on every hop along the way!

If you haven’t heard of the Pink Your Life line of stamps designed by Nicoletta Zanella, where have you been? No really these new images are so darling, so fun, so unique, we are ecstatic to have the opportunity to manufacture them for Pink Your Life. You can hop on over to Nicoletta’s blog to learn more about her here and we’ll be sharing tons of her projects right here on our blog this week.

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Nicoletta has found her creative expression in mixed media art where this first release of Whisper Friends images feel right at home. You can see how great they look in this journal page (shown above) with Whisper Friend on a woodsy tree swing and vibrant flower patch nearby. Read all about it on her blog Stanza della Creatività where she provides a terrific video tutorial as well, but these are the stamp products we spotted on her project!

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SSCP103 Whisper Friends Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set

PLCP01 Whisper Friend Cling Rubber Stamp

We are adding a little whimsy to our hop with prizes!

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These fantastic Pink Your Life Perfectly Clear Stamp sets are going to fly into the mailboxes of 5 commenters from our hop! That’s right, comment on our blog and our designer’s blogs posting throughout the week. That’s it! You are automatically entered for a chance to win ONE of the Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets designed by Nicoletta Zanella. Deadline to comment is Sunday, August 21st, 11:59 pm PDT. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules. Winners will be announced earlier next week.

Time to hop along to the next inspiration for the day!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds