Love is in the Air

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We’re celebrating LOVE with the rest of the world this week! Valentine’s Day is Wednesday, February 14, and we have so many wonderful images for celebrating! Our Design Team sends their love this week by creating gorgeous projects with our love-ly images. You can always find any of our love images in the Stamps/Valentines Category on our website. You can visit it by clicking on that link or on the banner above.

You can see by our banner that some of our most loving images feature the irrepressible House-Mouse Family! These little mice are always showering one another with love, just like in the image above called Glitter Hearts! In fact, some of the wonderful design team from the House-Mouse and Friends Challenge Blog  (or if you’re need of a steady stream of sweet mice, visit them on Facebook) will be joining us this week to share their Valentine greetings with all of you. Let’s start with them:

Bunny Hoyle

Vickie Y

Christine Craig

Lorraine Aquilina

Sue Drees

And we thought we’d share the Valentine work of the recent winners on the HMFMCB –

Misti

Becky S

Janette van Otterio

 

Even artist Andy Skinner’s Team is dreaming of Valentines this week. Check out these incredible mixed media posts. We sure love them!

Brenda Brown

 

And, of course, our own Design Team has some love to share with you!

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

We hope you’ve got your favorite Valentine something sweet that’s ready to go! We’ll be back Wednesday to share more love!!

Vicky P is Playing with Flowers

Vicky Papaioannou is playing in her journal

 

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!

You can see all the details on her blog Clips-N-Cuts.

Here are the Stampendous Products she used: (you can click on the pictures to see them larger or to see other samples on our website)

CRS5085 Coneflower Cling Rubber Stamp Set
CRS5085 Coneflower Cling Rubber Stamp Set
DCS5062 Coneflower Cutting Die Set
DCS5062 Coneflower Cutting Die Set
LBCR003 Laurel Burch Cling Hummingbird Blossom
LBCR003 Laurel Burch Cling Hummingbird Blossom
LBR003 Laurel Burch Hummingbird Blossom Rubber Stamp
LBR003 Laurel Burch Hummingbird Blossom Rubber Stamp

 

Spring Borders Die Set – Part III

Spring Borders Die set

We’re moving to the final two dies in our Spring Borders Die Set today! This versatile set is just fantastic for your Spring Project Needs. And don’t worry, you’ll be seeing lots more of this great set as it becomes a Stampendous Classic! In case you missed our previous posts, see them here – MONDAYWEDNESDAY.  You’ll want to leave comments on our posts, and the posts of our Design Team to be eligible to win your own set of Spring Borders Dies! We’ll give away three sets this week and the Official Rules are Always HERE!

The next die from this awesome set is the fanciest of the group. It’s got such an elegant line, you’ll want it for all your flowers and other beautiful stamps. Notice that it only cuts along the top of this image for a lacy edging piece.

 

 

 

 

The final die is a Victorian style edge that works alone, or perfectly mimics the bottom edge of the previous die, allowing you to create a stunning edge piece. This gives you twice the duty from both of these versatile dies!

 

Spring Borders Victorian Edge

 

 

 

Our Design Team has one more round of cards to share with you today. Be sure to comment on their blogs for extra chances to win! And keep your eyes open as we continue to share with our newest images! You’ll see these great borders again and again in our inspiration! We know you’ll love them.

 

Lea Fritts

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Spring Borders Die Set – Part II

Spring Borders Die set

We’re in love with our Spring Borders Die set! If you missed the Monday post, be sure to check it out here! MONDAY

We’re continuing today with an in-depth look at two more of the dies in this set!

The first one is the darling heart cut-out die! This die is designed to cut a “window” in your card’s 5-1/4″ X 4″ or larger, layer. It allows for paper piecing or a lovely peek at the inside of the card. Cutting it out also provides you with lots of little hearts you can use as confetti in your card.

Heart cut out die

 

The next die is the Ribbon Threader Die. These darling daisies just beg for a ribbon, twine, or strip of patterned paper to be threaded through their little holes. Such a cute way to add ribbon to a card or project!

Ribbon Threader Cutting Die
Ribbon Threader Cutting Die

 

Take a look at the great designs by our Design Team today! Be sure to leave them a nice comment so we can enter you to win your own set of Spring Borders Dies.

 

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

Louise Healy

Spring Borders Die Set Fun!

Spring Borders Die set

Our new Spring Borders Cutting Die Set is so fun. Our Design Team went a little bit crazy with them and they really explored the possibilities of this terrific product. Not just borders, there are cut outs, a ribbon threader, and so much more! You get six great dies and they’re each meant to be able to repeat across a long surface, or fit perfectly on your standard card. We’ll explore each one this week! You could even win one of these great sets!

Here’s that fun set (you can click on it to see it on our website):

Spring Borders Die Set PackagedHere are some great samples to give you ideas, plus you know our Design Team is playing along below! We’ll give away three sets of Spring Borders Dies this week to lucky commenters on our blog or the blogs of our Design Team. You have to have a U.S. Mailing Address to win and complete rules are always HERE.

First up, in this great set, is the scalloped border. It has a great scalloped edge with impressed dots that follow the edge line. Super versatile and perfect for any look from classic to whimsical!

 

 

 

The next die is the flower cut-out border. This can be used to create a piece to be glued on to a card, or it can cut out a “window” to the inside of the card or to another layer. All sorts of embellishments can be added to the flower centers, from Dot Sparklers to jewels.

Spring borders flowers

 

Here are the Design Team members who are playing today:

Alison Heikkila

 

 

 

Text Your Mom! or Texture, Mom!

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Even your mom will find our terrific texture cubes easy to use. And she’d love one as a gift! They’re the most versatile stamps she’ll ever own, and they’re just bursting with possibilities.

We have more texture for you today, our friend Andy Skinner has designed two new stamp sets for us that are just amazing for adding texture to your projects.

The first one, Fossils, has so many wonderful patterns and potential completely aside from the great images themselves. Each image can add a ton of texture when applied to a background in a subtle color. You will adore these.

ASCRS11 Andy Skinner Fossils Cling Rubber Stamp Set
ASCRS11 Andy Skinner Fossils Cling Rubber Stamp Set

The second set from Andy Skinner is Textures! And it’s full of subtle, almost there images that will haunt the backgrounds of your cards adding a wonderful depth and dimension. Take a look.

ASCRS12 Andy Skinner Textures Cling Rubber Stamps
ASCRS12 Andy Skinner Textures Cling Rubber Stamps

 

We got a couple of great samples from Andy, himself, showing these wonderful stamps

And Andy has his own Design Team who have been playing with these textures and creating some very amazing things!

Have a look at their creations.

Monika Maksym

Phoebe Tonosaki

Katy Leitch (on Facebook)

 

And from the Stampendous Design Team, sharing today:

Louise Healy

AND – we hope you’ve read this far because we have some

WINNERS

From our 6″ X 6″ Cling Rubber Stamp last week, we’ve got three lucky winners from the comments. Please email us at submissions@stampendous.com and let us know which of the 6″ X 6″ Cling Rubber Stamps you would like for your very own. You can find them all by clicking HERE (they’re the ones in the blue header package). You’ll also need to give us your U.S. Mailing Address.

Amy Martin

Patricia Ceccacci

Berina

 

Happy New Year! Happy New Catalog!

January Catalog banner

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!

Alison Heikkila – Wednesday

Louise Healy – Wednesday

Jamie Martin – Wednesday

Janelle Stollfus – Wednesday

Alison Heikkila – Friday

Janelle Stollfus – Friday

Louise Healy – Friday

Merry and Bright Friday!

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It’s been Merry and Bright all this week with some great ideas for holiday projects!  In case you missed them here are MONDAY and WEDNESDAY‘s posts. Next week we’ll be sharing with all of our Laurel Burch images for Christmas! And there will be Prizes, be sure to tune in Monday! Today, we’re sharing awesome cards to add a little, special, sparkle to Christmas.

In addition to our great holiday stamps this year, we released some awesome new essentials. Have a look at some of these wonderful products!

First up is our brand new Twinkle Glitter! This vintage-looking glitter adds a ton of sparkle wherever it goes. We like to add a focal piece on top of our Sticky Panels and then fill the rest of the exposed adhesive with this blingy wonder. The random sizes and shapes of the granules just fill up the space and sparkle and twinkle when you turn the card. Stunning!

Here’s a swatch (you can click on any of these pictures to visit the products or projects on our website) so you can see the grain size and shape variations, it’s really cool.

FRGL02 Twinkle Glitter
FRGL02 Twinkle Glitter

It comes in a beautiful, big jar, so you have lots to play with!

FRGL02 Twinkle Glitter
FRGL02 Twinkle Glitter

It was a huge favorite with our Design Team this year. Here you can see a sample by Kristine Reynolds using the Twinkle Glitter behind our beautiful Pinecone Decoration stamp. You can see the extreme level of twinkle this glitter throws out!

Pinecone Decoration by Kristine Reynolds
Pinecone Decoration by Kristine Reynolds

 

Another great new product we released this season was our Ice Pink Embossing EnamelIce Pink joins last year’s Rose Gold and Iced Blue in the Frantage Embossing Enamels line. These pearly metallics are holiday perfect! Photographs cannot do them justice!

FREG050 Ice Pink Embossing Enamel
FREG049 Rose Gold Embossing Enamel
FREG048 Ice Blue Embossing Enamel

This terrific sample from Louise Healy uses the Ice Pink Embossing Enamel over the top of Silver Embossing Paste  and the Ornament Mix stencil to create a fantastic molten magic card! It’s magical! You can find the directions and supplies on our website here!

Embossed Ornament Mix Card by Louise Healy
Embossed Ornament Mix Card by Louise Healy

 

Our team is waiting to share their very, merry best with you today! Go ooh and aah over their samples and leave them some nice comments! They love it when you enjoy their inspiration.

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

Kristine Reynolds

 

 

Make it Merry and Bright and WINNERS

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This week our Design Team are sharing some of our holiday images that seem Merry and Bright to them. You won’t want to miss a single day of this great inspiration for Christmas.

We have some wonderful products this year that can make your holidays merry and bright as well. Here are just a few of the newest choices. Almost all of our wood mounted stamps are also available as Cling Rubber.

FMS4082 Ornament Mix Metal Stencil
FMS4082 Ornament Mix Metal Stencil
P306 Pine Ornaments Wood Mounted Stamp
P306 Pine Ornaments Wood Mounted Stamp
P307 Christmas Roses Wood Mounted Stamp
P307 Christmas Roses Wood Mounted Stamp
P310 Pinecone Decoration Wood Mounted Stamp
P310 Pinecone Decoration Wood Mounted Stamp

You can check out all of our wonderful, merry and bright stamps for Christmas on our website or in our July Catalog.

Our Design Team has some great samples as well. Here’s who is sharing today!

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

 

And we have Winners from our Inspirational Week of sharing stamps. Each of these three folks has won our Blessed Nativity Perfectly Clear Stamps Set.  Send us an email to submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. mailing address and we’ll get your stamp set right out to you! Congratulations!

Donna Ellis

ColleenB

Marisela Delgado

And from Vicky P’s Friday Video comments the lucky winner of a Smiling Snowman Set is –

Smokie

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Vicky is Back with Snowflakes!

Vicky Papaioannou Snowflakes

 

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:

InkyNerdArt

Contact us, Inky, at submissions@stampendous.com 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.

CLD05 Winter White Cling Stamps and Cutting Dies
CLD05 Winter White Cling Stamps and Cutting Dies

And our wonderful DECOR Cling Snowflakes – a full 8″ X 8″ of simple-stamping, background fun!

DCR102 Decor Cling Snowflakes
DCR102 Decor Cling Snowflakes

 

The wonderful Frantage Enamels are here – Frantage Embossing Enamels

Check back again tomorrow when Vicky will have a new video!!!