The amazing Vicky Papaioannou is playing in her art journal again, and she’s chosen some of our favorite new stamps! Our wonderful Coneflowers are taking shape in her book which is surely destined to be a Greek national treasure when she’s finished.
Enjoy her gorgeous artwork! We’ll be featuring all of our new flowers in a week of blogs, March 19-23. But we just couldn’t wait to share this incredible video with you!
Happy New Year, everyone! We hope you had a wonderful Christmas! We’re still getting all our great new projects and things up on our website, but the new January product is there! Our team has been sneaky peeking our new goodies all week, have you seen them? There’s a list at the bottom of this email in case you’ve missed it.
You can click on the banner above to open our January catalog as a flip book, download it as a pdf to your computer, or even print it if you want. You can also order it on our website and see the products in the What’s New section of our website as well.
You’re going to love our new Curios – cute little stamps that decorate your space and work just like our regular stamps! They’re available February 1st, so keep your eyes open for them. We also have new images from Fran, great new 6″ X 6″ stamps for backgrounds, decorative painters and mixed media artists, more Laurel Burch, of course new House-Mouse Designs®, and even great new cling stamps from Andy Skinner! So much fun to love. Check out the sneak peeks below and stay tuned!
Vicky’s back today with another fantastic video project for you. This one features our wonderful Winter White Cling Stamps and Cutting Dies Set with fantastic snowflakes and greetings. Vicky is also using our Decor Cling Snowflakes and she’s got some more tricks with our Frantage embossing enamels for you! You’re going to love every color!
And we’re giving away a set each day! Today’s prize (the Polar Bears Set) goes to:
Contact us, Inky, at firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing info.
In case you missed yesterday’s video/blog here’s the link – MONDAY
Here’s today’s video –
And here is Vicky’s blog post with more complete directions and still photos – Snowflake Fun
This is our Winter White stamp Set – you can click the image to visit it on our website – we’ll pick a winner tomorrow from the comments on this post. You must have a U.S. Mailing Address – Official Rules are always Here.
And our wonderful DECOR Cling Snowflakes – a full 8″ X 8″ of simple-stamping, background fun!
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 Colwellshared 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)
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:
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 –
Wowzer!! This was created with even more of Andy’s great stamps like –
Finally, there aren’t words for how much we love this amazing creation with its faux drawers and all kinds of ghastly goodies!
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 –
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!
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)
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!
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:
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.
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 LIMEGREEN, 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!
We’re celebrating our newest images for BIRTHDAYS here on the Stampendous Blog this week. We showed you some fun inspiration inMonday’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.
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!