This week we’ve been looking at tons of great ways to wish your friends and family a Happy Birthday with Stampendous products. And we’ve been LOVING your stories of surprise parties, celebrations, grandkids, and all the joy you’ve shared for birthdays. We think it’s so special that some of you focus your birthdays on the CARDS and not the gifts! We’re so glad when we can help with that. And we’re offering you the chance to win a $20 Stampendous Reward Card to celebrate your birthday on our website, whenever it is! That $20 will go even farther with our Free Shipping (U.S. Retail Orders over $50) promotion running through August 31.
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Our birthday offerings at Stampendous are just so fun! And our House-Mouse Designs® images just shine at creating birthday fun!
And check out these adorable cards from our classic Design Team samples, then take a glance at some new fun from our team.
Here’s some new, birthday fun from our team! Be sure to give them some love!
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’re Keeping Cool this week on the Stampendous Blog, and in our MONDAY post and WEDNESDAY post we explored how our House-Mouse Friends keep their cool. We also have some gorgeous new stamps for those of you who like to keep cool seaside. You can see lots of inspiration with them in our earlier Part of Your World blog series. As a refresher, we’ll share some of them here! Be sure to comment and tell us what your weather is like this week, ours has been hanging around the low 90’s. Pretty hot for June in Southern California. Are you melting where you are?
We’ve got some teammates sharing today with their ideas about keeping cool.
Remember, there’s FREE SHIPPING on the Stampendous website for orders over $50 through August 31! Time to stay indoors where it’s cool and do some crafting! Use promo code BLG717 at checkout as many times as you like.
We’ve been celebrating some Wild Things this week. We’ve got a couple more team members who are sharing today with their wild creations. Be sure to join us next week when we are “going to the dogs” (and cats)!
We have a couple more of Fran’s samples she made with the Laurel Burch stamps. These great cards show you that wild things don’t have to have wild colors! In fact, black and white can be deliciously wild. Especially when combined with some great embossing powders! Take a look! (you can find all the great wild animals from this week’s posts on our website HERE)
Now head over and take a peek at some great inspiration from the team!
Yo, ho, me hearties! Today is our last of the pirate adventure with Pink Your Life Whisper Friends. We’ve had quite an adventure with treasures yet to be won and if you’ve missed one of our earlier posts this week, you’ll be able to catch up with links at the end of our post! Come back next week as we’ll travel Where the Wild Things Are for our theme week!
Our buccaneer’s in the newest Whisper Friends Pirates Perfectly Clear Stamp Set includes are sailing for adventure with plenty of images to create a fun scene all on its own or coordinates well with other Pink Your Life stamps for oodles of projects!
We couldn’t help putting together a few more products with the beach theme to end our Part of Your World series. Just imagine these little feet on a beach taking its first steps along the shore. Pair this stencil with our Beach 5-Jar Embossing Powder Kit for a real fantastic beach look.
And this Clipper Ship with lively waves would make a swift project for any stencil technique! Stop by a few of our projects pages below for ideas!
Ready for some pirate inspiration? Here are designers participating in today’s hop –
This week has been about coastline views and activities on the shore but next week be on the lookout for more treasure, ye mateys! Until then let’s anchor aweigh with more fantastic sea and beach themed stamps!
We had two maritime Perfectly Clear Stamp Set in our April 2017 catalog. We shared Nautical Treasures last week to you in this post and today is Nautical Anchor with wonderful phrases and images for a masculine style card or project. Here are some fabulous projects from our design team using this set perfect for your seafaring friends and family!
And our week isn’t complete without the beloved characters of House-Mouse Designs and their playful side to getting some sunshine in their day!
We have a great little sentiment that goes well with these sunbathing mice or anytime you want to add a smile to someone’s day.
And to wrap up our week of inspiration, stop by our designer’s blogs today to see their fabulous projects for our theme week and be sure to check out our other posts from this week for more inspiration and ideas!
Look at this trove, treasures untold! How many wonders can one cavern hold?
We have been taking a look this week in the deep sea with a trove of ideas to get crafting for summer fun! After today’s post, we’ll be up where they walk next week, and we hope you’ll come and join us!
For today we have treasures to be found on the sea floor and Nautical Treasure is an excellent mixture of images and phrases to make dozens of great projects!
We also have two fabulous single sentiment stamps from our April catalog that go swimmingly with so many of our sea theme stamps and stencils, of course, Stylized Whale stamp and Have A Whale are a perfect match!
That’s it from our blog this week and be sure to stop by our designers posting projects today for more inspiration!
Mermaids are really hot right now! You see them everywhere you shop. We’re lucky enough to have some of the coolest mermaids in town.
In addition to the wonderful Mermaid Fishes Set from artist Laurel Burch that we introduced Monday, we still have our awesome Mermaid Friends set.
Like most of our Cling Rubber Stamp Sets with coordinating Cutting Dies, this is a Limited Edition. If you’ve been waiting to add this gorgeous mermaid, staring into a beautiful pearl, surrounded by her fun, eager friends, to your collection, you might not want to wait much longer. Take a look at just some of the great inspiration using this wonderful set. You can see that all the pieces work seamlessly together, and they all shine separately as well! (And they all look amazing with those Graphic45 papers! Thanks G45!) You can click on an image to see it full sized.
Loving our Mermaid and Friends??? We sure do! Take a moment or two to watch Fran make some of these gorgeous cards!
The beautiful Blossoming Woman card created by Fran Seiford is symbolic to how magical and expressive Laurel Burch created her artwork and with our cling stamp set you can customize a Blossoming Woman with your own mom’s unique spirit and expression for a Mother’s Day card!
We have much more Laurel Burch stamps that are perfect for Mother’s Day on our website too! Stop by there for a look-see and find catalog samples for you ideas toward your project for mom, here are just a few from the collection as inspiration starters.
There is still time to create a one-of-a-kind project for mom, and if you like something you see from the gallery above clicking on any photo’s caption will take you to our website for more information. Remember that when you purchase from our website, your order will be fulfilled by a shop closest to you when possible.
Monica mouse is so thirsty she takes the chance of a few raindrops crashing upon her nose so she can drink the fresh water from a Crocus bloom.
And here are more rainy scenes of the House-Mouse characters from Ellen Jareckie!
These mice know when to weather the stormy skies or create their own precipitation for their outdoor adventures. You can stop by the House-Mouse Designs section of our website to see the entire collection or go to the New House-Mouse Designs section in our What’s New section.
There are still more projects for our April Shower theme from our design team!