National Love Your Pet Day

Love Your Pet Day

Today is National Love Your Pet Day! And Stampendous loves pets. We have wonderful pets we celebrate every day. Do you have a pet? Tell us about your furry family in the comments below for your chance to win your choice of our Dog Kisses Perfectly Clear Stamps or our Kitten Hugs Cling Stamp Set. Our Official Contest Rules always apply, and you must have a U.S. Mailing Address to win.

Our January 2020 Catalog is full of great pet-friendly stamps to help you celebrate your pet! You can click on the picture below to see each product on our website.

Our new Dog Kisses Perfectly Clear Stamps Set features several breeds of dogs, and you can color them to represent many, many more.

Dog Kisses Perfectly Clear Stamps

The card on the banner above was created in-house by Terry Braddock. It’s so fun and friendly! And Design Team Member Alison Heikkila created this awesome shaker card using the Dog Kisses set and a Sparkle Blend from Doodles Paper Playground. Woof!!

dog Kisses card

Our Kitten Hugs Cling Rubber Stamp Set  has several kittens ready to play with you and each other. You can color them in so many ways to look just like your kitties.

Kitten Hugs Cling Stamp Set

This set also includes a darling, paw stencil that you can use for backgrounds and more. Here we used it with our Aqua Embossing Powder, so sweet!

Kitten Hugs Card

Our own Fran Seiford had so much fun coloring these sweet kitties! You can tell she’s really a “cat person”!!

The Kitty Kiss stamp, available wood mounted or in cling rubber, features both a cute puppy and and adorable kitten. So much sweetness. This terrific card is another one on our Store Display Board featuring all our new animals. You can find it, and all the other products on the board, at your favorite stamping and scrapbooking store where they can give you a full color instruction sheet for these cards and more.

Kitty Kiss Card

All of the projects on this board also feature Cottonball White Fun Flock. This awesome product helps you make your pets fuzzy and soft to the touch… send people cards they can actually pet! This is ideal for animal lovers who can’t have their own fur friends. The flock gives them the softness of a pet without the allergies!

Our great Design Team have been posting with these terrific pet stamps… go visit their blogs and leave them some love for additional chances to win!

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

 

So tell us about your pet, and we’ll pick a winner for a great celebration of pets! You can comment through Sunday, February 23rd.

 

Fran’s Watercolor Series Tutorials Now Live!

Hi, Stampendous Friends! Are you a Winner??

On Friday, February 7th we announced the winners of our big giveaway on our YouTube Channel! Did you check out that video to see if you’re a winner yet?

Lots of folks still haven’t claimed their prizes!

We also started Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series on that day, and we hope you’ve had fun following along with her tutorials!!

You can find the lessons listed on our Website  HERE

A new lesson goes live each Friday Morning with new techniques, new projects, and brand new stamps each month. Remember, these watercolor classes are completely free and you can watch them over and over and over until you feel comfortable with each lesson. And the Countdown Videos will stay available for you to use as a reference if you need more information about the art supplies Fran is using in her series.

February features lessons 101 – 104. We hope to see you there!! Be sure to subscribe and hit the bell for notifications so you don’t miss anything!

February Watercolor Series Classes

 

Fran’s Watercolor Series Coming Soon!

Hi, Stampendous Friends! We’ve been so busy with our Countdown Videos to Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series, our recent classes at Creativation, and making some really awesome sample boards for your favorite stores, we haven’t had much time for blogging recently. But we wanted to make sure that our loyal fans are all in on the huge prize giveaway that we have going for Fran’s upcoming class series.

To enter the drawing:

  • Click on the picture above to visit our web page with all the Countdown Videos listed.
  • Visit each video and leave a comment. Each video asks you to answer a specific question.
  • Comments must be made by February 5, 2020 at midnight Pacific time.
  • Watch on February 7th for our Prize Announcement video on our YouTube Channel!

We’re giving away 15 different prizes with the grand prize worth over $300! Of course our Official Rules apply, and you must have a U.S. Mailing Address to win.

Grand prize for contest

Then be sure to catch Fran’s series of Watercolor Techniques. You’ll love her fast, easy, affordable approach to watercolor featuring just a few art supplies and new, exclusive stamps each month. You’ll be an artist in no time. Remember, these watercolor classes are completely free and you can watch them over and over and over until you feel comfortable with each lesson.

We can’t wait to see our favorite Stampendous fans over on YouTube (yes, we’ve spotted some of you already!). Let’s have fun watercoloring together!

Winners! – Gnomes and Cocoa Prizes

Hello Everyone, it’s time to announce some winners of recent blog projects we’ve had. Winners should send an email with their U.S. mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com

Gnome for the Holidays

 

 

 

First up, Holiday Gnomes – This darling clear set goes to one lucky winner from our blog, and that’s

karenajo

Then we said we’d offer a set to one commenter from each of our Design Team members so…

From Alison’s Blog

Torrey

From Kathi’s Blog

Shartl

From Jamie’s Blog

Denise Bryant

Sharing a Sip Cocoa Banner

 

 

 

 

Next we have three winners from our blog for National Cocoa Day. These winners will get the Sharing a Sip stamp from House-Mouse Designs. Please email us to let us know whether you’d like Cling Rubber or Wood Mounted.

Heidi

Janet Cobb

Beverly Jordan

 

Today is National Cocoa Day!

Sharing a Sip Cocoa Banner

National Cocoa Day is upon us! Oooh… so many sweet treats this month. Amanda, Maxwell, and Mudpie are enjoying a warm cup of cocoa with mini marshmallows under the Christmas tree. Do you enjoy a sweet cocoa now and then? Let us know how you take your hot chocolate – a hint of peppermint? add a cinnamon stick? lots of marshmallows? Leave a comment here for a chance to win our darling House-Mouse Designs® image Sharing a Sip in your choice of wood mounted or cling rubber. We’ll send three lucky winners a stamp to a U.S. Mailing Address (of course our Official Contest Rules apply).

Here’s a sweet card by our Design Team member Jamie Martin that you can create from the products on our website – (click on the picture for the details).

Sharing a Sip by Jamie Martin

Sharing a Sip by Jamie Martin

Speaking of cocoa, we also have our wonderful marshmallow snowman this year, soaking in his Cocoa Hot Tub! This cute card from Alison Heikkila is colored so beautifully.

Cocoa Hot Tub by Alison Heikkila
Cocoa Hot Tub by Alison Heikkila

And this card by Cards and Coffee Time’s Tina Smith is just stunning! (and really shows off the shaved ice she put in the shaker card background, too.)

 

Be sure to visit their blogs and leave them all some love!!

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Tina Smith

Kathi Rerek

Bunny Hoyle

Lorraine Aquilina

Plus this great sample from Jamie Martin from November!

And another one that Lorraine Aquilina made earlier.

Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series

We are counting down on our YouTube channel!! This brand new program from Stampendous creator Fran Seiford will have you enjoying easy, fun, affordable watercoloring in no time! The full program of classes, sharing and inspiration will start Friday, February 7, 2020 and we will have your local stamp stores charged up and ready to show you how.

Leading up to the launch, we’ll have several weeks of introductory videos that will act as a reference guide and will familiarize you with products in this field. We started our countdown on #15 and we’re down to Countdown #10 already!

PRIZES!!

Our introductory videos feature prizes for comments on the video each week. There will also be two Grand Prizes, one will be an Individual Pack of the products needed to play along with Fran’s video lessons. Grand Prize #2 will be a Party Pack for you to play along with friends!! Weekly prizes include products, projects, and more!

Comments on all videos for prizes must be submitted by February 5, 2020. Prizes will be announced in a special video on February 7, 2020. Of course, our usual Official Contest Rules apply, and we can only mail prizes to U.S. Mailing Addresses.

We hope you’ll join us for all the inspiration by subscribing to our YouTube Channel and clicking the bell to make sure you get notifications about each new video!!  Help us count down by watching our first video on Creativity!

In case you missed it this week, here’s Countdown Video #10 which explains how the classes will work and offers the Grand Prize of a Party Pack of products so you and five friends can watercolor together! Be sure to visit and comment!

 

Gnome Place like Home for the Holidays!

Fran has drawn some really delightful gnomes doing holiday things this year, and we are just loving them! We bet you’d love to win a set of Perfectly Clear Stamps featuring our Holiday Gnomes! Our usual Official Rules apply and you have to have a U.S. Mailing Address.

Look how cute they are!

SSC1324 Holiday Gnomes Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1324 Holiday Gnomes Perfectly Clear Stamps

You can see these great projects and more on our website.

The projects below can be seen at your local stamp store! They have all the products plus full color instruction sheets for these projects! You can click on the picture to find a store near you.

Stampendous Gnome Store Display Board

Our Design Team has been playing with these sweet gnomes. Be sure to go to their blogs and leave them some love. We’ll give away one set on our blog for comments left here, and they’ll each get to give away a set to a commenter on their blogs. Leave your comments before the end of the day Sunday, December 8!

Kathi Rerek

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Tina Smith (Cards and Coffee Time)

It’s National Cookie Day!

National Cookie Day Banner

What could be sweeter than National Cookie Day?? December 4th is celebrated by some companies that love cookies. You can celebrate with a free cookie at these!

Our delightful friends at House-Mouse Designs® just love cookies. Mudpie and Muzzy are so excited about those cookie ornaments someone hung on the lowest branches!

We’ll give away three of this fun image in your choice of wood mounted or cling rubber! Just leave a comment here before the end of the day on Friday, December 6th telling us what your favorite kind of cookie is… do you bake holiday cookies… do you dunk your cookies or prefer them dry…. give us your cookie deets! Of course our Official Contest Rules apply, and you must have a U.S. Mailing Address.

Here’s a super easy holiday card featuring our Cookie Ornaments stamp! You can find this card in your local stamp store along with instructions and supplies for creating your own. Happy National Cookie Day!

Cookie Ornaments Card
Cookie Ornaments by Debi Hammons

Winners for Doodles and Stampendous Hop

Doodles Paper Playground banner

Hello, Folks! Thanks to one reader who pointed out we never announced these winners! We had written the post, but never set it live! Yikes… Congrats to all the folks who won, and thanks to those who played along!

We had so much fun hopping with the folks over at the Doodles Paper Playground Blog! We hope you visited their blog and subscribed to see the latest in fun products! It was a blast playing with the Sparkle Blends mixtures of great embellishments. And we know you’re anxious to see who won!
We drew three winners and they drew three as well!

The winners from Stampendous were:

LindaBL

beccab33324

Stained Roni

So, lucky commenters, please email us at submissions@stampendous.com so we can get your prizes right out to your U.S. Mailing Address.

Everyone go visit the Doodles Paper Playground winners, to check their list for your name.

We’d all, also, be super grateful if you can make sure you like and follow us on the various social media platforms. It really helps us grow and keep you “in the know” about new and fun products!

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Doodles Paper Playground Sparkle Blends Hop

Doodles Paper Playground banner

We are getting sparkly with Sparkle Blends!! We’re playing with the folks over at Doodles Paper Playground this weekend to add some sparkle to our projects. Get set to win some for yourself!

Do you need more of them than you can win?? Well, there’s a special promotion just for our Hop!
Take 30% off Sparkle Blends from Friday through Sunday, Nov 15-17!

Just head to White Rose Crafts and use Code: SPLURGE30 to get this great deal PLUS a free gift with your order! Wow! Thanks to the Doodles folks for this amazing offer!

So what can you do with Sparkle Blends… well wow!

We added Sparkle Blends to our WindowRama Chipboard Frames to make a darling snowman tabletop diorama, and a charming Santa Wink ornament!  We used 3D Creative Sheets from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L to make the fun Santa Shaker card. The WindowRama Die Set cut the perfectly-sized pieces of 3D foam adhesive, and the acetate as well, it was super easy to sandwich some Boughs of Holly Sparkle Blends in between!

For the Snowman Scarf project we just glued on some of the Frozen Sparkle Blends with Tombow Multi Adhesive.

Snowman Scarf Windowrama Frame

 

Our team has been having fun, and so has the Doodles Paper Playground Blog team. We’ve got some projects to share with you! Be sure to visit us all three days for exciting inspiration. Then comment on our blog here and on their blogs to enter to win some Sparkle Blends for your own crafting. Plus, we’ll be including some Stampendous love as well! Our new WindowRama Chipboard frames are perfect for shaker creations. We’ll give away three sets of these frames plus three sets of Sparkle Blends so three of you can make darling holiday or everyday decor or ornaments! You must have a U.S. mailing address to win. Our Official Contest Rules are always here.

Each Blog Post will go live on the day indicated, so come back here each day to see the new projects!! Be sure to comment on all the posts, each comment is an entry to win!

Friday, November 15, 2019

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Doodles Paper Playground

Jamie Martin

Alison, Rhiannon, & Phoenix Heikkila

Fawn Kuehne

Annie Collins

Meghan Kennihan

EK Gorman

Cheryl Schoeman

 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Doodles Paper Playground

Alison, Phoenix, & Rhiannon Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

 

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Doodles Paper Playground

Kathi Rerek

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