Doodles Paper Playground Sparkle Blends Hop

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We get to play this weekend with Doodles Paper Playground products! Sparkle Blends can really spice up your projects, and our team has had a blast using them in all sorts of ways!! Grab a cup of your favorite beverage and enjoy this amazing product line. Then get set to win some for yourself!

But what if you just need more of them than you can win?? Well, there’s a special promotion just for our Hop!
Take 30% off Sparkle Blends from Friday through Sunday, Nov 15-17!

Just head to White Rose Crafts and use Code: SPLURGE30 to get this great deal PLUS a free gift with your order! Wow! Thanks to the Doodles folks for this amazing offer!

So what can you do with Sparkle Blends… well wow!

Our own Alison Heikkila created these darling shaker cards using our Pumpkin Spice Latte stamp set and the Garnet and Frozen Sparkle Blends.

Alison and her family use Sparkle Blends a LOT on their projects. Be sure to check out her blog for lots more ideas on using these awesome products.

Our team has been having fun, and so has the Doodles Paper Playground Blog team. We’ve got some projects to share with you! Be sure to visit us all three days for exciting inspiration. Then comment on our blog here and on their blogs to enter to win some Sparkle Blends for your own crafting. Plus, we’ll be including some Stampendous love as well! Our new WindowRama Chipboard frames are perfect for shaker creations. We’ll give away three sets of these frames plus three sets of Sparkle Blends so you can make darling holiday or everyday decor or ornaments!

Here’s our version of a Chipboard Frame and the included Ornament that’s part of the kit – We used the Hydrangea Wings Cling Rubber Set and the Pawsome Pets Sparkle Blends.

Chipboard Frame WindowRama

Each Blog Post will go live on the day indicated, so come back here each day to see the new projects!! Be sure to comment on each post, each comment is an entry to win! Winners must have a U.S. Mailing Address and our Official Rules are always on our rule page.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Stampendous (You are here)

Doodles Paper Playground

Jamie Martin

Alison, Rhiannon, & Phoenix Heikkila

Fawn Kuehne

Annie Collins

Meghan Kennihan

EK Gorman

Cheryl Schoeman

 

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Doodles Paper Playground

Alison, Phoenix, & Rhiannon Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

 

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Doodles Paper Playground

Kathi Rerek

Stampendous

Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop – Fall/Winter 2019

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We are thrilled to be back playing with the Coffee Loving Cardmakers in their Blog Hop. This event is always so much fun and sooooo filled with PRIZES!!

Wow, how to win??  So first, dig out your stamps (or click on the picture above and buy our cute little House-Mouse Designs® friends who are enjoying a cookie with their coffee!) and make a sweet card singing the praises of coffee (or chocolate, or tea, or other caffeinated joy), post it somewhere on the internet and get the direct link to it, then click on the image below and pop over to the main blog post to link your card to the challenge.

Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog Post

Our Design Team is playing along, and they will each be able to award a great coffee image to a lucky commenter on their blogs (U.S. Addresses only). Check out their creations – you have until November 8th to comment or enter the challenge above.

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

 

We will be awarding three FLASH prizes of the Cookie Crumbles stamp on the Coffee Lover’s Blog

Winner can select wood mounted or Cling Rubber for this prize.
Cookie Crumbles Cling Rubber Cookie Crumbles Wood Mounted StampLook at this sweet cookie holder made by our in-house Sample Artist Debi Hammons! She slipped a two-pack of Mother’s cookies into the pouch, but you could add coffee packets or other treats. A great treat for teacher or classroom! You can find the supply list and directions for this project by clicking on the picture.

Cookie Holder/Gift Pouch by Debi Hammons

 

 

WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kits

WindowRama Photo frame Card Kits

Our brand new WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kits are an easy and beautiful way to send a holiday or everyday greeting!

Simple to assemble, each package comes with enough pieces to make 8-3D diorama cards that stand for display and fold flat for mailing. Envelopes and a small stamp set of greetings are included. You can simply glue them together and add a photo or gift card in the pre-punched slots, or you can embellish them as much as your heart desires.

WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kits are available in Christmas, Winter, Wedding, and Baby themed sets. Baby and Wedding are ideal for Everyday occasions as well. You’ll find them in your local stamping and scrapbooking store or on our website (where your orders are filled by a local, independent store!).

We’ve created a series of YouTube videos that will show you the basics of assembling these easy-to-use products, and they will give you some additional ideas for adding your own artistic flair if desired.

The Basics of the WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kits

Beyond the Basics – Christmas WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kits

Beyond the Basics – Winter WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kit

Wedding/Baby WindowRama Photo Frame Card Kits

 

Winner of Arnold Grummer Blog Hop!

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In case you didn’t see this on the Arnold Grummer Facebook Page, the winner of the Arnold Grummer Paper Mill for our Earth Day Blog Hop was

Michele Henderson

We hope that everyone enjoyed our adventures with handmade paper! It’s such an easy and fun way to make a unique and original look.

You may remember that we offered a set of our Wings Dies to one lucky commenter on Alison Heikkila’s project. As a reminder, that project is here –

 

alison Heikkila handmade paper

The winner of the Wings Die Set is

Lori Kobular

Be sure to email your U.S. mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com so we can get your prize right out to you Lori!

DCP1010 Wings Die Set
DCP1010 Wings Die Set

 

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Time

The Coffee Lovers Blog Hop is back!! The main hop starts HERE!! (be sure to read to the end for a special offer)

It’s that time again when we celebrate all things stamping with all things coffee (or tea, or chocolate, or other caffeinated beverages!), and we have just the brand new stamp for you!

Cookie Crumbles features our sweet little friends from House-Mouse Designs® as they munch away at a delicious chocolate chip cookie while their fresh cup of coffee cools just a little! What a delightful snack at any time of day! We’ll give away three of these stamps to U.S. mailing addresses that comment during the hop!

Cookie Crumbles Wood Stamp
HMQ22 Cookie Crumbles Wood Mounted Stamp

This darling stamp is available in either wood mounted as shown, or in Stampendous Cling Rubber for easy storage and use with an acrylic handle. The winners of this great stamp may choose their preferred mounting style. Winners must have a U.S. mailing address!

Our very own Debi Hammons created this adorable cookie pouch using our Cookie Crumbles stamp and the WindowRama Cutting Dies Set. A 2-pk of Mother’s Chocolate Chip Cookies slides right in!

Cookie pouch featuring Cookie Crumbles

 

Our Design Team is also playing along with this fun hop, go leave a comment on their blogs too, to increase your chances of winning a Cookie Crumbles stamp of your own!

Kathi Rerek

 

Last, but not least, you can take 25% off any Coffee Themed Merchandise on the Stampendous website. Wow… now that’s something that will wake you up!  Use Promo Code CLBH2019 at checkout.

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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We have had so much fun making handmade paper in honor of Earth Day with the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit.

We hope you’ve enjoyed it, too. Remember, you have until April 30 to leave a comment on the Arnold Grummer Blog post to win a papermaking kit of your own. The winner will be announced on the Arnold Grummer Facebook Page on May 1st.

We have more great projects to post from our Design Team, two from Lea Fritts and one from Alison Heikkila. Check them out and leave some nice comments.

Lea Fritts (Apr. 24)

Lea Fritts (Apr 26)

Alison Heikkila (Apr 24)

 

 

Papermaking Palooza

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Our team is having fun this week, making handmade paper with kits by Arnold Grummer’s. This is a new activity for some of our team members, and getting a little messy has been really, really fun. We also sent papermaking kits to some of our “guest” bloggers we’ve worked with before. We’re super excited to share with you today what Tina Smith from Cards and Coffee Time made! (click on her name or the picture!)

Handmade paper by Tina Smith
Small Hellebore by Tina Smith

Tina also made a great video showing how much fun she had with handmade paper! Be sure to check it out. Our team will continue sharing through the 30th.


 

There are prizes, of course! They’re explained on the Arnold Grummer’s Blog.

In case you missed it yesterday, the Arnold Grummer team has shared some fantastic projects as well. Check them out below and be sure to comment:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

 

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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Have you ever made paper? We’d love to hear about your experiences if you have! At Stampendous, we’ve been making handmade paper for decades, and we even used to distribute the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit to our retail stores. We reconnected with this great company at the Creativation show this year. They proposed a fun blog hop! We sent Stampendous products to their team, and they provided papermaking kits to ours.

For the next two weeks, we’ve got some great projects to share with you as the teams play with the wonderful products we’ve exchanged.

Today, check out this beautiful creation by Becky Conley. Click on her name, or the picture to learn more about how she made it!

Becky Conley Hop Project
Butterfly Trio by Becky Conley

The Arnold Grummer Team has posted lots of inspiration today:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

Stay tuned for lots more from this great collaboration! We’re really excited about how our products work together with great handmade papers. Of course there are prizes! Becky has the details over on her blog post today!

Welcome WindowRama!

WindowRama Cutting Die Set

One of our newest creations in our January 2019 Catalog is our wonderful new WindowRama Die Set. This set of 5 dies creates charming little diorama cards that fold flat to mail in an envelope and stand up for display.

DCP1012 WindowRama Die Set
DCP1012 WindowRama Die Set

The set includes the outer, base die which forms the front and back of the card, plus windows that can be combined or used separately to cut out the front of the card for a huge variety of looks. You can also use the windows to make dynamic flat cards and shakers! Fran has recorded a wonderful video to explain the basics of this great die set.

You can see lots of samples using this set on our website by clicking the picture above, and our design team has been playing with the dies all week. Their great samples are listed below. Be sure to leave them some love. We’ll give away three WindowRama Die Sets to lucky commenters on their blogs and ours with U.S. Mailing Addresses! (hint: make sure we know you have a U.S. mailing address) Official contest rules are always HERE.

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

Stay tuned for lots more fun using this great set of cutting dies for all sorts of creative projects!

 

Wrap It Up! Gift Wrap and WINNERS!

It’s a great catch-up blog today! Getting things finished before the Holiday Crazy!

Crafting with PaperMart

First, we have some cute gift wrap ideas for you! Our Design Team has been working with products we recently received from PaperMart. This wonderful online resource for all things wrapping is such a lifesaver this time of year when you want to create gifts for the office or classroom or large family gatherings. If you can put it in a bag or box of any size, you can find that bag or box at PaperMart.

The team has taken some of PaperMart’s plainest products and added a stamped flair with Stampendous that you’ll just love. Plan to make some homemade gift wrap and wait for the ooh’s and aah’s to roll in. So much fun, so reusable. Check out the team’s work. Leave some nice comments for your chance to win a PaperMart gift pack and some stamps to make it holiday festive.

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

Leadonna Fritts

Janelle Stollfus

 

Next we have some Winners!!

First, from the Save the Crafty YouTuber Video Hop, Stampendous’ winner was:

Mary Hrasky

Mary Hrasky!! Congratulations, Mary. We had 714 comments from excited crafters on this video! It was fun to make those colorful Penguins, and fun to see how much you enjoyed it! Mary wins $50 in Stampendous products of her choice. Mary, you need to fill out the winner’s form here –

https://goo.gl/forms/QM2qtH0zZ9jf7Ou73

It’s a Google Form and will allow you to claim your prize.

You can see ALL the winners for all the videos here! Lots of folks still haven’t claimed their prizes.

AND…

We have a couple prizes left from our 31 Days of Halloween! One of our fans reminded us the other day that we hadn’t done the last prizes. So the winners from the last week for Comments and Challenge Submissions are:

The Comment Winner is from Alison Heikkila’s Blog Post and it is

karenajo

Congratulations, Karen. Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. Mailing Address and we’ll get your prize right out to you. Please let us know if you’d prefer a Christmas product or if you’d still like a Halloween one.

The Final Winner for the Challenge Submissions is:

myasperations

Kathy A entered tons of projects for our challenge! That always increases your chances. Congratulations, Kathy! Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. Mailing Address and we’ll get your prize right out to you. Please let us know if you’d prefer a Christmas product or if you’d still like a Halloween one.

We also wanted to thank the Super Stick Chick who won one of our prizes and quickly turned around and got it entered in the challenge!! We LOVE it when you use our products.

Go visit her cute card by clicking on her name, and leave her some love!!