It’s the 29th Day of Halloween!! Doomsday!!!

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Halloween is almost here!  😀  And almost over! 😦

We’ve had so much fun this month, sharing our great Halloween products and projects with you.

We have a super special guest today! Candy Colwell shared this FANTASTIC project over on mixed media artist and stamp designer Andy Skinner’s blog the other day, and WOW… we had to contact her right away to ask if we could share here, too!

She showed us that she had even more fantastic projects, and now we’re just a little fangirl over her wonderful work. She’s been using the amazing Andy Skinner stamps, both new and previous, and it’s wonderful!

Take a look at her Doomsday Clock! (you can click on the pictures to be taken to the tutorial)

Doomsday Clock (closed) by Candy Colwell
Doomsday Clock (closed) by Candy Colwell
Doomsday Clock (open) by Candy Colwell
Doomsday Clock (open) by Candy Colwell

His arms move to the “time” of your choice! The skulls dangling from chains on his wrists…. the faux finishing… the great greyboard gates and bits from Tando Creative… oooooh… swoon! Candy used a ton of great products to make this fantastic project, including:

Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps – Toxic

Andy Skinner's Cling Rubber Stamps - Birds and Bones
Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps – Birds and Bones

 

Candy was kind enough to point us to another fabulous piece of hers that she did for Andy Skinner’s Blog – (again, clicking the picture will take you to the tutorial).

This is The Bird Brain –

Bird Brain Door Hanger by Candy Colwell
The Bird Brain Door Hanger by Candy Colwell

Wowzer!! This was created with even more of Andy’s great stamps like –

Andy Skinner's Cling Rubber Stamps Skuldoggery
Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps Skuldoggery

Andy Skinner's Cling Rubber Stamps - Birds and Bones
Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps – Birds and Bones

 

Finally, there aren’t words for how much we love this amazing creation with its faux drawers and all kinds of ghastly goodies!

Skuldoggery by Candy Colwell
Skuldoggery by Candy Colwell

Wow, right? We are just loving her work. You can see lots more of Candy’s amazing work by visiting her blog and following her on social media. Here are all her links –

About the Artist:  Candy Colwell
Thanks so much, Candy, for generously sharing your art with us!  These projects were the perfect topper for our entire month of Halloween!

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Cat Lovers Hop!!! Oct 27 – And some Winners!

If you’ve been following our 31 Days of Halloween – that post for today is HERE with WINNERS!!

Stampendous is excited to be a sponsor this week of the Cat Lover’s Blog Hop! And we’ll be offering one winner our Laurel Burch Indigo Cats Stamp Set and matching Cutting Dies! Here are some great samples and a picture of the two products! U.S. Winner only, of course, and our Official Rules can ALWAYS be found at the top of our blog or HERE.

Here at Stampendous we love all things cats! And so do our customers and Design Team members. We are super excited to share with you today, and our team have made some brand new samples for your inspiration. Plus, there are tons of samples at the Cat Lovers Blog Hop Page.  To win, you can create a “cat” themed project and submit it over on Janis’ blog, or comment on the linked projects, or play the games she’s posting on her blog. Lots of ways to win!

Indigo Cats by Fran Seiford Indigo Cats Pop Up by Fran Seiford Laurel Burch Indigo Cats Laurel Burch Indigo Cats dies

Check out the furry, funny, felines being stamped by our wonderful Design Team! Be sure to leave them some love! We’ll draw from all our comments for a Laurel Burch Indigo Cats Stamp set and Matching Cutting Dies set! (our Official Rules, as always, are HERE. And you must have a U.S. mailing address)

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus (Monday)

Janelle Stollfus (Friday)

Alison Heikkila

 

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Falling for Decor Cling Rubber!

Decor Cling Fall Title

Our newest product line at Stampendous features gorgeous 8″ X 8″ stamps with fantastic designs for backgrounds on every kind of project. Cards, scrapbook pages, home decor, decorative painting, mixed media, all of these can use our beautiful Decor Cling stamps to great advantage. There’s even a brand new handle for them which has all sorts of possibilities on its own!  We love them! Have a look at this wonderful product!

DCR101 Decor Cling Leaves
DCR101 Leaves Decor Cling Rubber
DCR102 Snowflakes Decor Cling Rubber Stamp
DCR102 Snowflakes Decor Cling Rubber
DCR103 Script Decor Cling Rubber Stamp
DCR103 Script Decor Cling Rubber
DCR104 Dream Decor Cling Rubber Stamp
DCR104 Dream Decor Cling Rubber
DCR105 Music Decor Cling Rubber Stamp
DCR105 Music Decor Cling Rubber
SSH88 Decor Cling Handle
SSH88 Decor Cling Clear Acrylic Handle

 

We’re pretty excited about sharing our wonderful projects with you this week! We’ve got some extra projects from some amazing decorative painters to share as well.  Let’s start by looking at what our Design Team is sharing today:

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

 

We’ll see you tomorrow for a look at more awesome projects!

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Get Your “Boo” on with Birds and Bones!

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The season of SCARY is coming our way!!! What will you stamp for HALLOWEEN Day??!!  We’ve got lots of choices, and this final option comes to us from
mixed media artist Andy Skinner who is always working up something SPOOKY. Take a look at his latest offering, Birds and Bones.

ASCRS10 Birds and Bones
ASCRS10 Birds and Bones

That large image on the left is a bird skull…. ewwwww… cooooool!!! And wait until you see the results!

 

Wow, right??!! Let’s have a look at the other, available Andy Skinner stamp sets. They’re all wonderful for adding a touch of creepy to your Halloween life or even your everyday stamping!  You can find all of Andy’s wonderful images on our website HERE.

 

Would you like to get your CREEPY on with your very own set of Birds and Bones??? Yeah, we thought you might! So here’s what you need to do. Visit all of our posts from this week. MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and today, of course. Then leave a comment below telling us how many words were PURPLE, how many words were LIME GREEN, and how many words were ORANGE. (yes, including the ones in that sentence, right there) AND be sure to tell us if you have a U.S. Mailing address because only US addresses are eligible for our contests. (Official Rules live HERE)

And while you’re hopping around, winning and such, stop by our Design Team posts and tell them how much you love their HALLOWEEN stamping! So much fun from such talented folks!

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts

Louise Healy

 

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Get Your Free Shipping Before It’s Gone!

 

Time is running out on our Free Shipping promotion!! Stock up on your Holiday Stamping needs while you can eliminate that pesky Shipping!   Summer is the perfect time to start your holiday creations, or to hide inside in the air conditioning and craft away the heat. Take this opportunity to stock up on all our great Frantage Embossing Enamels, or to add to your collection of Vintage Glass Glitters. Or, maybe, just get those new Laurel Burch Stamps you’ve been craving! Or that wonderful Build a Lighthouse Set with coordinating Cutting Dies and those great sea creatures we just released in April.

You can use this Promo Code as many times as you like through the end of August, so start saving on stamping from Stampendous!

Free Shipping is available ONLY on orders shipped to U.S. Mailing Addresses.

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Beautiful Birthdays

Birthday bonanza laurel burch

We’re celebrating our newest images for  BIRTHDAYS  here on the Stampendous Blog this week. We showed you some fun inspiration in Monday’s Post, and we’ve got still more today. Today we’ll take a closer look at the wonderful images for encouraging birthday cards from the collection in our April Catalog.

Our marvelous Laurel Burch Collection features so many great images for uplifting spirits and making people celebrate. Here are some fabulous choices for your greetings. The Cling Blossoms comes with a free template/stencil for masking and coloring your flowers, and it has available matching cutting dies. The individual Laurel Burch images are available in wood and cling rubber mounted. And, of course, our Perfectly Clear Stamps are top quality, as always. For getting that classic, Laurel Burch look when coloring your images, check out our Coloring Chart which you can download for free.

 

We know you’ll want to pick up some of these great images, especially with our Free Shipping offer, good through August. You know, the one where your shipping is free if you order $50 or more at www.stampendous.com with Promo Code BLG717!

You could even win a “birthday” present of your own! Leave us a comment or two or three this week and tell us about your most memorable birthday(s)! We’ll give one lucky winner a $20 Stampendous Reward card to spend on our website! U.S. winners only, Official Rules live Here.

You can find all of these projects and dozens more on our website – just search “birthday”.

Our Design Team will be sharing their creations with us this week, as well. Hop on over to their blogs, and leave them some love!! They always love it when you visit.

Louise Healy

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

 

 

 

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Paisley for All!

Peacock and Paisley

We have two great stamp sets with coordinating dies to share this week. On Monday we met our Poised Peacock and our Paisley Patterns. Both Cling Rubber Stamp Sets come with a free template for masking the images or creating super cool backgrounds. Both also have available, matching, cutting dies! You’ll love these gorgeous sets! (and Free Shipping with Promo Code BLG717 on orders over $50)

On Wednesday we took a closer look at our Poised Peacock. So today, let’s investigate our Paisley Patterns set a little more closely! This awesome set includes six stamps. Five are very definite elements and they have corresponding cutting dies in the die set. The sixth stamp is a wonderful background that is delightful colored in, tone on tone, or even used as a resist pattern. The included stencil/mask set for the five elements is perfect for masking/layering or for coloring them in with stencil brushes, sponges, paint, or other methods.

Fran has created a great video sharing her samples with these fun stamp images:

Wanna win one?

We’ll give away one Poised Peacock Stamp Set and Cutting Dies and one Paisley Patterns Stamp Set and Cutting Dies (so two lucky winners) this week! Just leave us a comment telling us if you’ve ever seen a live peacock! Where? When? Was it just the coolest? We want to know! Or if you’re more Paisley than Peacock, tell us about your lifelong love affair with those irresistible patterns!  U.S. Winners only – Official Rules.

We have so enjoyed this week reading your hilarious adventures with peacocks all over the world. Who knew so many people had chased or been chased by them! You’re all awesome story tellers!! We can sure see that a lot of you would love one of these sets!

We have Design Team Members playing along today –

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

 

And some inspiration from our website – All these samples are by Fran Seiford. You can find them all on our website by searching “Paisley”.

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Peacocks Galore

Peacock and Paisley

We’re sharing two great new Cling Rubber Stamp Sets with Matching Cutting Dies this week. We met our Poised Peacock and our Paisley Patterns on Monday . 

Both Cling Rubber Stamp Sets come with a free template for masking the images or creating super cool backgrounds. You’ll love these gorgeous sets! Today, let’s look closer at our Poised Peacock.

The set has four stamps and a stencil that makes a great peacock feather background. The matching cutting dies cut right on the edge, with even the peacock feet cutting out perfectly. We evened the dies out around the edges of the feathers, so a little coloring “outside the lines” will produce easy-to-cut feathers that look amazing.

 

Fran has made a wonderful video sharing her samples with this great stamp set and dies.

Wanna win one?

We’ll give away one Poised Peacock Stamp Set and Cutting Dies and one Paisley Patterns Stamp Set and Cutting Dies (so two lucky winners) this week! Just leave us a comment telling us if you’ve ever seen a live peacock! Where? When? Was it just the coolest? We want to know! Or if you’re more Paisley than Peacock, tell us about your lifelong love affair with those irresistible patterns! U.S. Winners only – Official Rules.

We have Design Team Members playing along today –

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

And some inspiration from our website – All these samples are by Fran Seiford. You can find them all on our website by searching “Peacock”.

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Peacocks and Paisley Palooza!

Peacock and Paisley

We have two great stamp sets with coordinating dies to share this week. Meet our Poised Peacock and our Paisley Patterns. Both Cling Rubber Stamp Sets come with a free template for masking the images or creating super cool backgrounds. Both also have available, matching, cutting dies! You’ll love these gorgeous sets! Wanna win one?

We’ll give away one Poised Peacock Stamp Set and Cutting Dies and one Paisley Patterns Stamp Set and Cutting Dies (so two lucky winners) this week! Just leave us a comment telling us if you’ve ever seen a live peacock! Where? When? Was it just the coolest? We want to know! Or if you’re more Paisley than Peacock, tell us about your lifelong love affair with those irresistible patterns! U.S. Winners only – Official Rules.

We have Design Team Members playing along today –

Alison Heikkila

 

And some inspiration from our website – All these samples are by Fran Seiford. You can find them all on our website by searching “Paisley” or “Peacock”.

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It’s Sneak Peek Week!

Polar bear sneak July 2017

Stampendous is super excited, as always, to offer a quick sneak peek into our July Catalog Products! July is always so fun because we release our new Holiday images, including Halloween and Christmas! We know you can’t wait to see what we have in store!

These cool products will be available in stores near you very soon, in fact, they’ve already shipped! And they’ll be available on our website at https://www.stampendous.com on Friday, June 30! And you know that our website orders are filled by local scrapbooking, craft, and stamp stores!

This week, our team will be sneaky peeking one card each from our wonderful July Catalog.

Today, we’d like to introduce our newest product, Decor Cling Rubber Stamps. You’ll see lots more of these great 8″ X 8″ images for home decor, decorative painters, scrapbookers and cardmakers alike. But we’d like to tease you with the first of five great designs.

Snowflake Decor Cling Rubber Sneak Peek

We know you’ll find dozens of projects that really need that bigger background design. These stamps are perfect for using with either ink or acrylic paints, and we’ll have lots of projects, hints and tips to help you use them to make wonderful projects.

Check out the projects our Design Team will be sneak peeking today! Then hurry back on Wednesday to discover even more treasures from our July 2017 Catalog!

 

Kristine Reynolds

 

 

 

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