Fran’s Watercolor Series Continues

If you’ve ever wondered how to paint those translucent objects (balloons, vases, jars, cups and glasses) with watercolor, this month’s videos are for you. Featuring three new stamp sets full of see-through objects for you to practice this technique, they also feature everyday and special occasion greetings for making great cards for your friends. They can all be found on the Watercolor tab on our website.

 

Check out Lesson 114 for this week! You can find a list of all previous lessons here – Watercolor Series Links

 

P.S. We still have three prizes unclaimed from our Video Series Countdown. If you haven’t checked it, you might want to take a look at this video to see if you’re a winner.  [and no, we won’t give them to someone else 🙂 ]  If you were a winner who hasn’t claimed their prize, be sure to email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. mailing address so we can get it out to you!

New Perfectly Clear Stamps Sets!

Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series is introducing three new stamp sets each month that support her lessons and make it fun to learn to watercolor.

These great sets, however, are also perfect for any coloring media you like to use, and our Design Team has been sharing some great samples using the three newest sets. Here are the sets we introduced in the beginning of May. You can see all the sets and accessories HERE.

Fragrant Roses
Fragrant Roses Perfectly Clear Stamps

 

Hummingbird Hello Watercolor set
Hummingbird Hello Perfectly Clear Stamps
Adventures Await
Adventures Await Perfectly Clear Stamps

 

Check out these great blog posts from our Design Team to see lots more fun ideas for these great stamp sets!

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Jamie Martin (two this week!!)

Kathi Rerek

Peeking Pals, Fun and Frolic

Fran’s Watercolor Series will resume this Friday with some new stamp sets that showcase the new techniques she’s ready to show you! She has been sharing some Bonus Lessons in the interim, however, and we featured our Peeking Pals Perfectly Clear Stamps in her lesson last Friday. We know you’ll enjoy her whimsical paintings of these darling animals and want to try some yourself! Check out her latest videos, then get ready to resume lessons on Friday!

Wine a Little, You’ll Feel Better

For our January release, Fran created several Perfectly Clear Stamps Sets that include a frame image with sentiments that fit into the frame for easy, beautiful cards. One of those is our lovely Wine Frame. A beautiful, and sometimes funny, way to invite your friends to join you for a virtual glass of something from grape juice to Cabernet.

Wine Frame Stamp Set Our Design Team had a great time sharing with this fun stamp set. Let’s take a look at what they made.

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Kathi Rerek

House-Mouse at Home!

Our delightful friends from House-Mouse Designs® are staying home along with everyone else. They just love hanging around the house, but they’re terrible at physical distancing. Our Design Team are playing with these sweet friends, too, so be sure to check out their links below and leave them some love!

Here are some of the great samples we’ve seen using these awesome stamps. Be sure to also check out the House-Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge Blog for your chance to win some great products!! This week’s challenge asks you to use flowers. Of course, there is always the Anything Goes option.

You can have a ton of fun with our House-Mouse Designs® Mini-Clear Stamp Set… This bundle contains 12 sets of stamps with greetings and images plus a tiny handle and a tiny stamp pad all in a snap shut case with coloring suggestions! Wow… the best!

Check out the great projects from our team!

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

Bonus Watercolor Lesson – Dog Kisses B

Fran is back this week with even more fun using our Dog Kisses Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Set. This week we ask… do you know how to mask??

Everyone is wearing masks and our puppers are no exception. Fran made sweet little masks for them so they can share the joys of togetherness.

And for you, she made a great new video showing how to mask these darling dogs into piles of puppy fun! You’ll love this great technique, and watercoloring them with Fran is such a bonus. Take a look –

We hope you enjoy these fun videos. Look for more in the coming weeks. You can click on an image below to scroll or swipe through larger sized pictures. Enjoy!

Bonus Watercolor Lesson – Dog Kisses A

We’re still working from home at Stampendous, and we aren’t able to ship the April Perfectly Clear Stamps yet that complement our Watercolor Video Series. So Fran has prepared a few bonus lessons to keep you busy practicing the techniques we’ve learned already.

This week she’s using our super-fun Dog Kisses Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Set to practice the background techniques and the blending of the grays and browns she covered previously. You’ll love making these pups look like your own pets.

Some of our retail fulfillers have the Dog Kisses in stock, so if you haven’t picked up this fun set yet, you can order it on our website HERE.  Have fun, enjoy, and keep crafting while staying safe!

 

We’re Crafting at Home, Too!

Even Stampendous is staying home. We have had to close our warehouse to keep everyone in California safer. But you can still

We can’t ship products from our warehouse, but lots of places are still shipping your favorite Stampendous products so you can craft at home. We’ll continue to share projects with you featuring our latest products.
If you’ve won a prize from us, we’ll ship it to you as soon as we return to our offices.

Our website orders are filled by independent craft stores across the country. If no store has your products, you can still order, but your order will be delayed until we return to the office. If your store has a great stock of Stampendous products and you want to fulfill our website orders, too, let us know and we’ll get you set up! You can email us at submissions@stampendous.com for assistance with that.

Check out our newest products at these amazing vendors. If you have a store or online store that carries Stampendous, and you’re offering shipping, delivery, or curbside service, let us know so we can include you on this list! We have seen so many creative store solutions to the current situation. Be sure you contact any store before heading over in case their situation has changed.

First Stop:

Our Store Locator

You can type in your zip code or postal code and the map will show you stores in your area. Or you can use the little hand to drag the map around and zoom in with the plus sign until you see your local area. Be sure to click on the store website or call them to make sure they’re currently open to serve you. These small stores need you more than ever now!

Our Online Store Locator

features stores that have their own websites and offer Stampendous.

Also Check Out:

Scrapbooking Made Simple

Check out Stacey’s brand new video featuring a great set of Stampendous embossing powders curated just for SMS. You’ll love the effects she gets.

SimonSaysStamp.com

Scrapbook.com

Paper Wishes

The Frantic Stamper

Scrapbooking-Warehouse

 

If you’re in Western Canada,

Clipper Street Scrapbooking

is ready to serve you with a great selection of products. You can call  or email to ship your products or bring them out to your car. They’ll also make local deliveries. Send them an email at langley@clipperstreet.com !

In the Calgary area check out

Scrapendipity

In Manitoba look for our products at

The Scrapbook Cottage

In the UK, you can find our latest products online at

Hobby Lion Crafts

They’re even offering free UK shipping on a huge array of terrific products from Stampendous and dozens of other brands!

If you love watching demonstrations of our products, you’ll find lots of videos and Stampendous products on

HOCHANDA

In Australia, check out

Craft Giraffe

The Scrapbook Store