Superstar Birthday Wrap-up

Our superstar birthday theme is wrapping up today, but not without a bit of decorative fanfare! Any celebration needs decorations and presents, right?

Check out these stamps to gather up balloons, gifts and party favors to add to your celebration projects.

We couldn’t resist adding in these little superstar mice to add to the theme. They sure know how to have fun!

And our talented designer’s are excited to share their stellar projects too.

Pam Bray

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

Janelle Stollfus

Catch up on the superstar posts earlier this week from the links below.

Wednesday

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

That is all from the Stampendous blog today, we hope you’ll join us next week with DecoArt and their design team for tons of mixed media inspiration.

Sweet Superstar Birthdays!

If you are wondering what goes with Superstar birthdays, we have the answer, desserts! After all, a party isn’t a party without cake, and we have plenty to choose between our stamps and stencils.

The most recent of our sweet stamp treats are the Dessert Display and Cupcake Tiers available in both wood mount and cling mount (shown below) rubber stamps.

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CRW181 Cling Dessert Display Stamp (also in wood mount)

 

 

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CRM331 Cling Cupcake Tiers Stamp (also in wood mount)

We also released Cake Tiers Perfectly Clear Stamps complete with numbers and sentiments to celebrate those milestones for birthdays, anniversaries and more!

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SSC1256 Cake Tiers Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

To make this set even more exciting, Fran Seiford paired Cake Tiers with our Pop Up Stages Die Set for a superstar card insert, and we have a quick video for you to see how well it all comes together, plus a link to the cards printable project page on our website!

Ready for more inspiration? Hop on over to see what our designers have baked up for a superstar birthday theme.

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Catch up on the superstar birthday theme earlier this week from the links below.

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

You may see stenciled sweets on the designer’s post this week, but we didn’t want you to miss the sweet stencil products that go along with our desserts theme today. Stop by last Friday’s Stencil Palooza post for a gallery full of them!

Superstar Birthday with Stampendous

superstar_birthdayIt is going to be a stellar week around here as we celebrate the superstars in our lives. We’ll be highlighting stamps, stencils and more that will produce the most cheerful memory-making projects for a superstar birthday!

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CRV331 Cling Superstar Birthday
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CRR287 Cling Oh My Stars

Superstar Birthday and Oh My Stars stamps work together for a star-studded card or scrapbook page plus they work with so many stamps and stencils in our birthday collections, too!

Take a look at these striking designs from two of our design team members, Lea Fritts and Janelle Stollfus.

And there are more creations from our designers today that will inspire you to create oodles of birthday cards using our new released products! Enjoy!

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

Laurel Burch Images by Stampendous

Introducing Laurel Burch

 

We’re celebrating our newest stamp license, Laurel Burch, all week this week. Be sure to check out Monday’s post HERE, if you missed it. We’re really excited to share our projects with you, and we can’t wait to see what you make using these fun, exciting stamp images.

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Laurel Burch Flutterbye Stamp – card by Fran Seiford

Artist Laurel Burch began her creative journey at a very young age. First known for her signature jewelry designs, she eventually developed her own unique style of folk art painting. She celebrated our connection to the Earth and all living things with bright, vibrant colors and images of cats, dogs, jungle creatures, international women and so much more. We’ve captured her look in a collection of two large Cling Rubber stamp sets with coordinating Die Sets, two Perfectly Clear Stamps Sets, and 14 individual images available in both Cling Rubber and Wood Mounted styles. You can explore the whole collection, along with all our sample projects on our website HERE.

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Laurel Burch Carlotta’s Garden – card by Fran Seiford

 

Our Design Team have also been exploring these great images and have posted some wonderful samples on their blogs. Here’s who is playing today –

Janelle Stollfus

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Dee Adams

Jamie Martin

 

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Send A Smile 4 Kids With Us!

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Join us for a marvelous way to encourage kids this Valentine’s Day or any day when they are most in need! We are proud to sponsor the Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge Blog and we would love to see these kids showered in love by handmade cards.

PenPattern Love by Kristine Reynolds
Bunny Kiss by Louise Healy

Send a Smile 4 Kids is a volunteer organization made up of folks at children’s hospitals who collect handmade cards and distribute them to the children. Every kid stuck in a hospital bed could use a smile, right?

Heart Duo by Pam Hornschu
Heart Whimsy By Louise Healy

The current challenge is Valentines/Love Cards 4 Kids. You can find out more here to enter the challenge and donate cards as well as upcoming themes on their blog sidebar.

For inspiration for the Valentine theme, stop by our website and look through our project gallery for children style ideas with our stamps and stencils, then create a card or send in some you already have made.

Our design team will be sharing cards they make for the challenge in the days to come, and we’ll be back with an update with their creations!

Shipping Today! Creativation 2017!

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Our booth and newest products are shipping today to the biggest show of the year for the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA). #Creativation premiers in Phoenix, AZ on January 19-23, 2017. We’d love to see you in Booth #1122.

Stampendous will have soooo many new surprises for 2017, and we’ll release them at this fantastic event! We’ll have demonstrations, new products, new images, new innovation, and all sorts of fun! Oh, do join us!

[And for our fans who can’t be there, don’t worry, we’ll share our fun on our Social Media Channels throughout the event.]

Not a member of CHA? Why not join? You’d be surprised how easy and inexpensive it is to join craft industry manufacturers, retailers, designers, bloggers, and more in this terrific organization! Check out membership and registration here: REGISTRATION

This super popular product was one of the great innovations we released at #CHA2016! We love how we can use the simple pop-up construction in the center to make a pop up card out of just about anything! But the other Pop’cessories dies are just as exciting. Make boxes, placecards, stand up creations, and bobble/wobble projects with these innovative cutting dies. Check out Fran demonstrating this wonderful new product that has been one of the biggest hits of 2016.

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Dear Santa, See You Soon

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W173 Wonderous Kitten Stamp

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W174 Patient Pup Stamp

Santa’s enormous task each year to deliver gifts doesn’t get done by itself, there needs to be Santa’s helpers, right? Today is a perfect time to introduce our little helpers who marvel and wonder at the season’s festivities.

Here are a few projects that show just how fun these stamps are to color and add to the holiday spirit.

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Wonderous Kitten by Louise Healy

Wonderous Kitten by Kristine Reynolds

Patient Pup by Jamie Martin

Patient Pup Candy Box by Pam Bray

Patient Pup by Kristine Reynolds

Color Wonderous Kitten and Patient Pup using your pet’s traits for a special greeting to family and friends. We think it will be a highlight in the mail this season!

Dear Santa theme is wrapping up for the week and we have designer’s sharing their fabulous projects. Stop by and be inspired.

Friday

Stampendous Blog
Louise Healy

Missed other posts this week? Here is a round-up of links to catch up or browse again over the weekend.

Thursday

Stampendous Blog
Louise Healy
Pam Bray

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Louise Healy

 Monday

Stampendous Blog
Alison Heikkila
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

Christmas is getting closer and we have one more week of inspiration. Come back for ideas using our stamps and stencils with an inspirational Christmas story theme.

Stencils for Dear Santa Activities

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Three Deer by Laura Drahozal

DWLL467 Three Deer Stencil

Thursday stencils are here for all the merry creations we love to make around  Santa traditions. With festive trees to tuck presents under and a stocking to stuff, there is a terrific design in our Christmas stencils collection to make a memorable project. There is a farm of trees we offer in many styles and a string of lights to wrap up your project.

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Zig Zag Christmas Tree by Laura Drahozal

 

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DWLG688 Tropical Christmas Tree Stencil

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DWLG718 Curly Christmas Tree Stencil

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DWLL595 Zig Zag Christmas Tree Stencil

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FMS4039 Folk Tree Stencil

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DWLX7003 Ornate Christmas Tree Stencil

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DWLG651 Christmas Tree Stencil

DWLM280 Christmas Lights Border Stencil

A festive package and a long stocking are ready to deliver the gifts of the season.

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Christmas Package by Alison Heikkila

Long Stocking by Kristine Reynolds

DWLL499 Long Stocking Stencil

The possibilities are endless with more Christmas theme stencils on our website and for project ideas, hop on through our designer’s post this week!

Thursday

Louise Healy
Pam Bray

 

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Alison Heikkila
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

We couldn’t leave out Santa sneaking a few presents under the tree!

Santa Words and Peppermints Plenty

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With dreams of sugary treats soon dancing in our heads and the wonder of being on the nice list or not, we have the perfect stamps to share that we are thinking about it during this season!

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R277 Peppermints Plenty Background Stamp

 

Painting Stripes by Jamie Martin
Painting Stripes by Jamie Martin

Each stamp is designed to create a fabulous background for cards, Christmas scrapbook pages and more, but they are also terrific in sections! Jamie Martin used the candy cane border design in the Peppermints Plenty stamp to add whimsy to her House-Mouse card.

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Y033 Santa Words Rubber Stamp

 

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Long Stocking by Laura Drahozal

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Wreath Rolling by Louise Healy

Use either stamp in a repeating pattern like the background papers on Laura Drahozal and Louise Healy’s card above and create a fun greeting using just a section of the stamp as well! These designs are a great match to any of our Christmas theme stamps and stencils!

Need a little more inspiration? You are in luck because we have more from our designers today!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

Find more inspiration from our posts earlier this week, enjoy!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Alison Heikkila
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

Dear Santa, I’ve Been Good

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The excitement of Santa is all around this week on our blog with stamps and stencils to celebrate the jolly man in red. Let’s have some fun looking for Santa’s Christmas presents in our newest products!

CRR270 Pachyderm Presents Cling Rubber Stamp
(also available in wood mount)

It is always amazing how many presents Santa can fit into his magical bag that our stamp images are packed with them, like Santa’s Pick Up and Pachyderm Presents. Both full of merriment.

CRR274 Santas Pick Up Cling Rubber Stamp
(also available in wood mount)

Our Hill Top Train image encircles a winter hill of snow covered cottages for an enchanting and fun Christmas project.

CRR276 Hill Top Train Cling Rubber Stamp
(also in Wood Mount)
Hill Top Train by Lea Fritts

Check out these Santa goodies from our team on their blogs today!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Alison Heikkila
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds