Winner of Arnold Grummer Blog Hop!

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In case you didn’t see this on the Arnold Grummer Facebook Page, the winner of the Arnold Grummer Paper Mill for our Earth Day Blog Hop was

Michele Henderson

We hope that everyone enjoyed our adventures with handmade paper! It’s such an easy and fun way to make a unique and original look.

You may remember that we offered a set of our Wings Dies to one lucky commenter on Alison Heikkila’s project. As a reminder, that project is here –

 

alison Heikkila handmade paper

The winner of the Wings Die Set is

Lori Kobular

Be sure to email your U.S. mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com so we can get your prize right out to you Lori!

DCP1010 Wings Die Set
DCP1010 Wings Die Set

 

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Time

The Coffee Lovers Blog Hop is back!! The main hop starts HERE!! (be sure to read to the end for a special offer)

It’s that time again when we celebrate all things stamping with all things coffee (or tea, or chocolate, or other caffeinated beverages!), and we have just the brand new stamp for you!

Cookie Crumbles features our sweet little friends from House-Mouse Designs® as they munch away at a delicious chocolate chip cookie while their fresh cup of coffee cools just a little! What a delightful snack at any time of day! We’ll give away three of these stamps to U.S. mailing addresses that comment during the hop!

Cookie Crumbles Wood Stamp
HMQ22 Cookie Crumbles Wood Mounted Stamp

This darling stamp is available in either wood mounted as shown, or in Stampendous Cling Rubber for easy storage and use with an acrylic handle. The winners of this great stamp may choose their preferred mounting style. Winners must have a U.S. mailing address!

Our very own Debi Hammons created this adorable cookie pouch using our Cookie Crumbles stamp and the WindowRama Cutting Dies Set. A 2-pk of Mother’s Chocolate Chip Cookies slides right in!

Cookie pouch featuring Cookie Crumbles

 

Our Design Team is also playing along with this fun hop, go leave a comment on their blogs too, to increase your chances of winning a Cookie Crumbles stamp of your own!

Kathi Rerek

 

Last, but not least, you can take 25% off any Coffee Themed Merchandise on the Stampendous website. Wow… now that’s something that will wake you up!  Use Promo Code CLBH2019 at checkout.

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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We have had so much fun making handmade paper in honor of Earth Day with the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit.

We hope you’ve enjoyed it, too. Remember, you have until April 30 to leave a comment on the Arnold Grummer Blog post to win a papermaking kit of your own. The winner will be announced on the Arnold Grummer Facebook Page on May 1st.

We have more great projects to post from our Design Team, two from Lea Fritts and one from Alison Heikkila. Check them out and leave some nice comments.

Lea Fritts (Apr. 24)

Lea Fritts (Apr 26)

Alison Heikkila (Apr 24)

 

 

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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We’re enjoying making handmade paper in honor of Earth Day with the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit.

We’ll be sharing projects with handmade paper through the 30th. And the Arnold Grummer team is also sharing their creations on their blogs as they’ve been playing with Stampendous products. This group of designers has had so much fun with our products, we hope to continue playing with them in the future!

The Arnold Grummer Team has posted lots of inspiration, if you haven’t clicked on their links yet, be sure to do so and leave comments, to try and win an Arnold Grummer papermaking kit of your own!

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

Stay tuned for lots more from this great collaboration! We’re really excited about how our products work together with great handmade papers.

Our Design Team is also playing with handmade paper! Check out these projects and leave them some nice comments.

Lea Fritts

And in case you missed them earlier, these wonderful folks shared their paper making adventures, too!

Tina Smith

(and Tina made a GREAT video of her process!! HERE)

Alison Heikkila

More sharing next week!! Stay tuned!

 

Papermaking Palooza

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Our team is having fun this week, making handmade paper with kits by Arnold Grummer’s. This is a new activity for some of our team members, and getting a little messy has been really, really fun. We also sent papermaking kits to some of our “guest” bloggers we’ve worked with before. We’re super excited to share with you today what Tina Smith from Cards and Coffee Time made! (click on her name or the picture!)

Handmade paper by Tina Smith
Small Hellebore by Tina Smith

Tina also made a great video showing how much fun she had with handmade paper! Be sure to check it out. Our team will continue sharing through the 30th.


 

There are prizes, of course! They’re explained on the Arnold Grummer’s Blog.

In case you missed it yesterday, the Arnold Grummer team has shared some fantastic projects as well. Check them out below and be sure to comment:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

 

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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Have you ever made paper? We’d love to hear about your experiences if you have! At Stampendous, we’ve been making handmade paper for decades, and we even used to distribute the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit to our retail stores. We reconnected with this great company at the Creativation show this year. They proposed a fun blog hop! We sent Stampendous products to their team, and they provided papermaking kits to ours.

For the next two weeks, we’ve got some great projects to share with you as the teams play with the wonderful products we’ve exchanged.

Today, check out this beautiful creation by Becky Conley. Click on her name, or the picture to learn more about how she made it!

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Butterfly Trio by Becky Conley

The Arnold Grummer Team has posted lots of inspiration today:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

Stay tuned for lots more from this great collaboration! We’re really excited about how our products work together with great handmade papers. Of course there are prizes! Becky has the details over on her blog post today!

House-Mouse Fun and Prizes

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The House-Mouse and Friends Design Team from the Monday Challenge Blog are having a special blog hop today! This talented team promotes our wonderful mousey friends all year round. If you create anything with the House-Mouse Designs® images you should enter it in their blog challenge. There is always an “anything goes” theme available.

You can check out their blog hop here:

House-Mouse and Friends

Many of these designers are offering prizes on their blogs. Definitely check them out!

And our team couldn’t resist playing along with the newest House-Mouse images! Check out their blogs here! They will each have a prize to give to one lucky commenter with a U.S. Address. (They are featured in the above hop, as well).

Janelle Stollfus

Kathi Rerek

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Leadonna Fritts

 

 

Cool Penguin! Hot Winners!

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Hello Everyone, we hope your Holidays were fantastic. We’ve been working hard to launch our new January Catalog (the biggest one of the year) and to get ready for the industry’s biggest trade show Creativation!

But we didn’t forget that we left our penguins in their ugly sweaters waiting on the edge of their icebergs to see who won the contest!

First, the poll for top sweater designer! We’re glad we made you vote, because we could never have chosen just one of these sweaters. The winner, with 25 of the 76 votes (whew) was clear – Diane Williams – Her Take 2 Ugly Sweaters was the champ (we suspect it was the reindeer sweater that did it) – Here’s her original blog post if you want to visit the winner –

Diane Williams

So, Diane, send us your wish list for $50 in Stampendous products (might want to check out the new catalog below or our website to make sure what you want is currently available). (email submissions@stampendous.com)

We also have three sets of Cool Penguin stamps and dies that will go to U.S. winners that commented on the various blogs from us and the participating designers. Here they are (also email to give us your mailing address!):

Donna Ellis (From Sue Drees #3)

Karen Ladd (From Tina Smith’s Video)

Bunny (From Diane Williams’ post)

And a quick reminder – we dug through a lot of profiles to verify our winners have a U.S. mailing address. Adding at least your country to your blogger/google+/facebook/instagram/flickr/youtube profile, and to your comments, etc., would greatly increase your chances of winning.

Thank you so much for commenting and playing with us. We had a great time. There are still plenty of Winter weeks left in “sweater weather”, and we have lots of Cool Penguins in stock. Of course, it’s never too early to plan your next Christmas card. If you haven’t had enough sweaters, we discovered that Karen Hasheck’s link in our last post was incorrect (although it was correct in the polling area). Go check hers out!

If you made it this far, check out the new January Catalog. You’ll be seeing a lot of it in the coming months. You can click on the picture to view as a flippy book on issuu.com, download as a pdf to your computer, or even print your own in color. You can order a hard copy for yourself on our website – HERE

Stampendous January 2019 Catalog
Stampendous January 2019 Catalog

 

Wrap It Up! Gift Wrap and WINNERS!

It’s a great catch-up blog today! Getting things finished before the Holiday Crazy!

Crafting with PaperMart

First, we have some cute gift wrap ideas for you! Our Design Team has been working with products we recently received from PaperMart. This wonderful online resource for all things wrapping is such a lifesaver this time of year when you want to create gifts for the office or classroom or large family gatherings. If you can put it in a bag or box of any size, you can find that bag or box at PaperMart.

The team has taken some of PaperMart’s plainest products and added a stamped flair with Stampendous that you’ll just love. Plan to make some homemade gift wrap and wait for the ooh’s and aah’s to roll in. So much fun, so reusable. Check out the team’s work. Leave some nice comments for your chance to win a PaperMart gift pack and some stamps to make it holiday festive.

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

Leadonna Fritts

Janelle Stollfus

 

Next we have some Winners!!

First, from the Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop, Stampendous’ winner was:

Mary Hrasky

Mary Hrasky!! Congratulations, Mary. We had 714 comments from excited crafters on this video! It was fun to make those colorful Penguins, and fun to see how much you enjoyed it! Mary wins $50 in Stampendous products of her choice. Mary, you need to fill out the winner’s form here –

https://goo.gl/forms/QM2qtH0zZ9jf7Ou73

It’s a Google Form and will allow you to claim your prize.

You can see ALL the winners for all the videos here! Lots of folks still haven’t claimed their prizes.

AND…

We have a couple prizes left from our 31 Days of Halloween! One of our fans reminded us the other day that we hadn’t done the last prizes. So the winners from the last week for Comments and Challenge Submissions are:

The Comment Winner is from Alison Heikkila’s Blog Post and it is

karenajo

Congratulations, Karen. Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. Mailing Address and we’ll get your prize right out to you. Please let us know if you’d prefer a Christmas product or if you’d still like a Halloween one.

The Final Winner for the Challenge Submissions is:

myasperations

Kathy A entered tons of projects for our challenge! That always increases your chances. Congratulations, Kathy! Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. Mailing Address and we’ll get your prize right out to you. Please let us know if you’d prefer a Christmas product or if you’d still like a Halloween one.

We also wanted to thank the Super Stick Chick who won one of our prizes and quickly turned around and got it entered in the challenge!! We LOVE it when you use our products.

Go visit her cute card by clicking on her name, and leave her some love!!

 

31 Days of Halloween – Oct 31

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It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! A day of fun, a night of fear! We’re so excited that the spookiest day of the year has arrived, and we have some fun things to share with you!!

We’ll share a few final cards today from our in-house Sample Artist, Debi Hammons. A couple more looks at some cute characters that could be fun for Halloween or every day.

Bring to Life by Debi Hammons
Bring to Life by Debi Hammons

Now go look at the final inspiration from our guests! You’ll love the spooky treats they have in store for you.

(In case you missed her great card yesterday)

Rhea Weigand

Posting for Today

Alison Heikkila

Lea Fritts

Kathi Rerek

There’s one last day to link your projects to our gallery! We’ll draw new winners tomorrow morning and post on Thursday! Happy Halloween, Everyone.


Click here to link your project