It’s a HOOT and it’s coming SOON!

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The wonderful Heart of Ohio Tole painting convention is one of our favorite events. Amazing folks from the world of Decorative Painting meet with manufacturers of some of our favorite products each year in Ohio for a wonderful event full of classes, shopping, and painting demonstrations. NO membership is required to attend, although you must pre-register for the classes!

If you find yourself near Columbus, Ohio August 8-13, do stop in and give us a Hoot. Stampendous will be there with our latest products and lots of Holiday goodness for you. Plus some special images celebrating this year’s theme – If you give a Mouse a Paintbrush…   What could be more up our alley??!!

If you won’t be in Ohio in August, join us here on the Stampendous blog as we celebrate that week with all things painty + stampy + stencily! You’ll absolutely love what we do with our paintbrushes here! (and fingers, and sponges, and… mice for that matter!)

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Stampendous and DecoArt Blog Hop Day 5

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Here we are on our last, and biggest hop day with international mixed media artist Andy Skinner and his wonderful Design Team at DecoArt. We hope you’ve been amazed and delighted at the inspiration we’ve shared with you. Andy’s stamps are just so exciting and fun to use, and we know you’ve loved seeing the range of the DecoArt Fluid Media line as well.

One reason we focused on the Media range for this blog hop, is that it’s the perfect acrylic paint to use when tinting your Dreamweaver Embossing Pastes! Just one drop of these pigment-rich media paints is enough to tint a generous quantity of paste for making your favorite backgrounds. Don’t be afraid to color your pastes to match your projects. Most Dreamweaver Embossing Pastes can be tinted very easily.  Here are some examples from our own Leadonna Fritts! You might just recognize some of these made into projects on her blog this week.

 

Now get hopping and be sure to leave a trail of comments on each of the designer blogs. Each comment gets you one entry for a great prize package (open to everyone) of all three of Andy Skinner’s newest stamps for Stampendous PLUS a Fluid Media Acrylic Starter Kit.

Blog Prize Package

 

Wendy Price

Asia King

Pam Hornschu

Janelle Stollfus

Pam Bray

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

Lea Fritts

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Tenia Nelson

Debbie Cole

Laura Drahozal

DecoArt Blog

If you missed stopping by the other days of the hop we gathered up the links lists below for convenience.

Thursday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Hornschu
Alison Heikkila
Louise Healy
Lea Fritts
Debbie Cole
Laura Drahozal
DecoArt Blog

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Jamie Martin
DecoArt Blog

Tuesday

Stampendous Blog
Wendy Price
Tenia Nelson
DecoArt Blog

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Asia King
Pam Bray
Janelle Stollfus
DecoArt Blog

Stampendous and DecoArt Blog Hop Day 4

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Hope you’ve been enjoying some mad mixed media skills as we hop this week with Andy Skinner and his fantastic international design team from DecoArt. Even if mixed media, grunge, shabby isn’t your favorite look, we want you to know that Andy’s stamps, designed exclusively for Stampendous, can be used for some really fun and adorable art.

How about this darling card from Pam Bray?

Sunflower Nap by Pam Bray
Sunflower Nap by Pam Bray

 

Or this elegant and chic Chocolate Box by Asia King?

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Chocolatier by Asia King

 

Or the sweet distressed frame on this darling wall hanging by Debbie Cole, CDA?

Piglet Pals by Debbie Cole
Piglet Pals by Debbie Cole

 

A great set of backgrounds is one of the most versatile things you can have, and Andy Skinner’s stamp sets just hit the mark perfectly! We know you’ll reach for these again and again to add a little texture to your art!

Right now, reach for your mouse and start clicking on the links below! Each featured Design Team member has a great project to inspire and amaze you. Leave a comment on each one to be entered to win a wonderful prize package of each of Andy Skinner’s newest stamp sets from Stampendous plus a Fluid Media Acrylic Starter Kit from DecoArt!

Blog Prize Package

 

Pam Hornschu

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

Debbie Cole

Laura Drahozal

DecoArt Blog

Decorative Painting with Debbie Cole, CDA

We’re winding up our wonderful week at the Vegas Paint show at the beautiful Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Blessed with the so talented Debbie Cole in our booth each day, demonstrating her art to tons of excited painters and fans.

We caught her on video at the January CHA trade show, demonstrating some mixed media techniques and creating a wonderful masterpiece.

Check out this terrific video here:

 

Please share anything you’ve created with our products and your mad painting skills with us over on our Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/Stampendous/

We’d love to see what you’ve made!!

And be sure to join us next week when we team up with the DecoArt Mixed Media team to create some amazing masterpieces of our own!

Dreaming of Creative Painting With Stenciling

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My Beautiful Life Canvas by Debbie Cole

Being it a painterly kind of week and all we are mixing it up a notch or two with stencils and paint today. Debbie Cole, Creative Decorative Artist, has made a beautiful background mix of stencil embossing, painting and stamping that dance around the canvas as happy as can be.

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Bare Trees Pendant by Debbie Cole

Debbie’s artistic viewfinder focused on key branches from the Bare Trees Stencil to give this pendant necklace an interesting design. Just think of all the great pendants that can be created using various sections from a single stencil!

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DWLJ820 Flower Lace, DWLJ927 Floral with Dots, DWLJ849 Bare Trees

There are more stencil and paint ideas from our team. Louise Healy combined embossed Maidenhair Fern Stencil and Honeycomb Stencil with paint to an excellent wall hanging. It is one of her favorite projects and I can see why.

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Maidenhair Fern and Honeycomb Canvas by Louise Healy
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DWLJ846 Maidenhair Fern, DWLJ806 Honeycomb, DWLX7027 Quatrefoil, DWLJ907 Small Damask

Pam Hornschu wowed our stencil loving hearts with this box in October. That Quatrefoil Stenciled box lid is jaw-dropping awesome with the complementing black Small Damask stenciling on the side of the box!

Skull Roses Box by Pam Hornschu
Skull Roses Box by Pam Hornschu

We are at Creative Paint right now with a busy hub of painters learning how to use our products with Debbie Cole and looking at the Dreamweaver Stencils displayed in our booth too! Stop by and say hello if you’re on the show floor, we are booth #402 – 406.

Painted Paper Bezels and Necklaces

The show floor is open at the Creative Painting Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada and so is our Stampendous booth! Stop by and catch accredited CDA, Debbie Cole stamp and paint, you’ll be so glad you did. Her fabulous technique of pendant making will be on display as well, so don’t miss out on seeing and learning just how fun it is to combine stamps with decorative and creative painting.

Here are a few of Debbie’s amazing jewelry pieces that just might be in our booth. You’ll have to stop by and see.

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Floral Charms Butterfly Flourish Necklace by Debbie Cole

 

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Floral Charms Daisy Butterfly by Debbie Cole

 

Need to make a bezel and all you have is paper, cutting dies and paint? This video shows you how easy it is to create stunning pendant necklaces. Take a look!

Remember to stop by our booth #402 – 406 at Creative Painting Convention, March 2 -4

Add Paint To Your Stamping

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Bird Gears Lantern by Debbie Cole

This week we will be at Creative Painting Convention in Vegas, Nevada. We we love the look of combining painting with the our stamps and this week we’ll show you the basics to getting started as well as some excellent examples by accredited and certified Decorative Painter, Debbie Cole

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Gruffies® Stacked Gifts Basket by Debbie Cole

 

If this combination of stamping and painting is new to you or you are just getting started with the technique, Debbie has videos teaching the basics of stamping and decorative painting that we will be sharing throughout the week.  Let’s take a look at the different ways you can stamp with paint in today’s video.

Stop by our booth #402 – 406 at Creative Painting Convention, March 2 -4

Stampendous and Patty PopOns Puzzle Hop

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It’s time for more puzzle inspiration and a dose of sugar plum wishes and angel kisses!

If you missed our hops so far this week go to Monday’s post for details on the hop and deadlines to comment for prizes, then hop on over to Wednesday and Thursday for more inspiration!

Before you are taken away to today’s designer’s projects, there are queens and angels to meet.

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R237 Snow Queen Rubber Stamp

This snow queen will create fun and magical moments on greeting cards, scrapbook layouts and home decor. Take a look at this magical canvas by Debbie Cole our artist consultant for decorative painting. There are so many wonderful glistening layers to this piece we could look at it all day!

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Snow Queen Canvas by Debbie Cole

Next is this fabulous angel of snowflakes, Crystal Angel.

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R236 Crystal Angel Rubber Stamp

This beautiful crystal angel will help you celebrate a frozen Christmas this winter. The lovely image needs only a greeting to make an entire card.

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Crystal Angel by Asia King

Our hop today is a hodge podge of our weekly theme and puzzle projects so enjoy the smorgasbord of inspiration!

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Bray

Lea Fritts

Laura Drahozal

Wendy Price

The gallery is getting larger for our hop with Patty Pop Ons and you can see them all on our Pinterest board.

Santa’s Bag of Goodies

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P273 Quilted Santa Wood Mount Stamp

 

Hello and welcome to another day of our mashup with Santa and wobbly action projects.  Our team is having way too much fun making a wide range of wobbly cards AND there are a few video clips to see just how they wobble. Catch up on them from Monday  if you haven’t already and check out today’s list of designers who are ready to dazzle you with Santa’s, wobbly cards or both!

Since it IS about Santa this week too, we have some projects from our catalog with a few bag issues! They are brimming full of presents that are just begging to be seen. First up is this amazing book box by Debbie Cole who captures the vintage and country vibe of our Quilted Santa stamp. Isn’t this just amazing!

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Quilted Santa Painted Book Box by Debbie Cole

And then there is a classic version of Santa, as Classic Santa in wood or cling rubber mount.

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R238 Classic Santa Stamp

Asia King created this gorgeous Classic Santa card and those young at heart believe the sentiment says is all. Get all the details on how Asia created this card over on our website HERE.

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Classic Santa by Asia King

We can’t get enough of the big fat man with the long white beard around this time of year, so let’s hop on over to these designer’s projects and see if we can find him!

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Pam Hornschu

Decorative Painting with Stampendous and Dreamweaver

The month of October has been a celebration of all things Halloween, but did you know that it has also been Decorative Painters’ Month? We are very fortunate at Stampendous to have a highly accredited, respected, and loved member of the Society of Decorative Painters…Debbie Cole. She has been one of several that have enjoyed incorporating Stampendous designs and products into her artwork. Here are just a few of her creations…

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Dreamweaver Damask StencilMetallic Gold Embossing PasteCling Create a PoinsettiaCling Vintage Note
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Cling Whispered WishesDreamweaver Snowflakes BackgroundRegular Embossing PasteMicro Crystal Glitter
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Cling Snow QueenCling Snowflake SkyMicro Crystal GlitterShaved IceDreamweaver Regular Embossing Paste

These are just three of her winter holiday designs based on Stampendous images! You can view these and more, including instructions on her website/blog HERE. For more inspiration on decorative painting with Stampendous products, check out our Pinterest board filled with wonderful ideas. For more info on the Society of Decorative Painters, you can visit their site HERE. Now, we’ll leave you with an amazing tutorial from Debbie, sure to get your creative juices flowing. Remember, we’d love for you to share your creations on the Stampendous Facebook Page.