Snow Many Friends, Snow Much Time

It has been a great week of building new fantastic projects with our design team using the Build A Snowman Perfectly Clear Set and the ideas are still coming like this project from the archives by Jennifer Dove.

This is the sweetest pendant using the three faces from Build A Snowman set. Click on the picture or caption to find out how Jennifer made this beauty.

Snowman Ornament by Rhea Weigand
Snowman Pendant by Jennifer Dove

The Build A Snowman stamp set combines well with our other snowman stamps to create a countryside dotted with our snow buddies. Here are a few stamps linked to their spot on our store and a great project to inspire.

These snowman friends are bundled up for winter! Send a snowy holiday greeting this Christmas with these buddies, or embellish your favorite Winter scrapbook page.

CRP235 Cling Snowman Friends Stamp with card sample by Monika Thomas
CRP235 Cling Snowman Friends Stamp with Snowman Friends by Monika Thomas

A sweet snowman cradles a little bird in a Winter wonderland. A charming image for scrapbook pages and Christmas, Holiday or Season’s Greetings.

CRM318 Cling Country Snowman Stamp with sample by Wendy Price
CRM318 Cling Country Snowman Stamp with Country Snowman by Wendy Price


This cozy snowman is putting on a winter hat to keep warm! Send warm holiday wishes and a Merry Christmas to your friends and family.

CRV301 Snowman Warm Ears Stamp with sample by Lea Kimmel Fritts
CRV301 Snowman Warm Ears Stamp with Snowman Warm Ears by Lea Kimmel Fritts


There is still more for our Friday finale! Our designers have fantastic projects to share today and we can’t wait to see what they did. Do you wanna build a snowman now?

Lyn Bernatovich

Kristine Reynolds

Wendy Price

Pam Bray

Janelle Stollfus

We hope you’ve enjoyed our fun theme this week we sure have had fun building snowmen with you. Did you miss out some of the projects? Hop back to Monday where we show our snowman-building stamp set, Wednesday with plenty of glittery ways to create snow and snowflakes, and Thursday on some snow play with  Dreamweaver Stencils.

Have a great weekend and we look forward to sharing more of our new holiday stamps from our July 2015 catalog!

Gathering All Snowflakes

At Stampendous we believe it’s not a finished project unless it sparkles and this week’s Build a Snowman theme is the perfect companion for our snowy Essentials products. Be on the lookout for projects made with these products while you are hopping around our design teams blogs.  If you missed seeing projects earlier this week then hop on over to Monday’s post.

Our newest release in July has a 3-D embossing powder with the essence of snow captured because it sparkles and when heated it turns puffy like snow!

EP525 Sparkle Puff 3-D Embossing Powder

It’s such a fantastic way to create large puffy snowflakes! Here’s a card by Laura Drahozal that uses Snowflake Sky Background stamp with Sparkle Puff Embossing Powder and our beautiful Antler Snowflake Stencil covered with Crystal Glitter as the main focus. You can check our her project on our website for all the details.

Antler Snowflake by Laura Drahozal

We have three ways to mix up some snow for your projects! Create a blue wintry affect that is all aglitter. The Frantage Winter Micro Glitter Kit will work with any adhesive and great with our Sticky Panels adhesive sheets.  Build up some fantastic snow drifts with the encrusted jewel technique using our all white embossing enamels and essentials kit of the same name. If it is easy you need then Spoonful of Snow with it’s premix of enamels, glitter and shaved ice are the product for you! Three fabulous snow building kits ready for your snow card or scrapbook page.

Our designers have been building up snowman projects with glitter, enamels and more for this week, so let’s go check what they have for us today!

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Pam Hornschu

Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?

Come on, let’s play!  It seems like we haven’t seen our snow buddies in a while so we thought it would be a great time to create with them again.  Build A Snowman Perfectly Clear Stamps Set is our winter buddies building kit when snow isn’t in the weather forecast, so let’s have fun building a few snowmen to get a jump on a few winter card and scrapbook projects. The design team has their mittens on and shaping up some snowball creations for this week and we can’t wait for the fun to begin.


SSC1184 Build A Snowman Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

Create a winter wonderland with oodles of different snowman and snowflakes in this set for great little scene stamp. Here’s a fun trio of buddies made by alumni Cyndi Bundy. Aren’t those the cutest snowmen?

Build A Snowman by Cyndi Bundy


It’s going to be a fun week more of these of stamping a few snowballs figures and creating our own winter buddies. Let’s have some fun in the snow! Hop on over and take a look at these designers glacial projects and leave them a little comment love while your there!

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

We’ll be back on Wednesday with ways to accessorize these snow buddies, or snowmen, for their wintry debut.

Coasting By With Memories

We are enjoying the last days of summer this week with our mischievous mice theme. During this time of year there are vacations and celebrations that any of the House-Mouse stamps would help set the stage for your handmade card and scrapbook projects.

We can imagine this Teacup Sailing stamp would be great used on so many different water themed scrapbook pages.  Amanda, Muzzy and Mudpie have expertly set sail for any kind of trip even if it’s only in the kitchen sink!

HMR30 Teacup Sailing Rubber Stamp

Here is a sweet sailing birthday card for those seafaring folks in your life. Jennie Lin Black created a beautiful floral color theme and, wow, we love the teacup reflections, too!  More details about this card can be found on our website by clicking on the image or caption below it. By the way of sailing vessels, that the sentiment on Jennie’s card is from the Mice Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamps Set that happens to have another cute mousey sailor with snug hull boat.

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Teacup Sailing by Jennie Lin Black

With so many adventures by these mice we have oodles of stamps with summer in mind. Check out these stamps on our website with projects from our design team for inspiration. Just click on the captions to get there.

Speaking of which, our fabulous design team is also sharing more inspiration on their blogs!

Louise Healy

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Kristine Reynolds

Lyn Bernatovich

Lea Kimmel Fritts

Every project you’ve seen this week can be found on our pinterest boards, have you subscribed?

Mousey Adventures

Welcome back to our week of mousey mischief and the crew of House-Mouse characters. Amanda, Maxwell, Mudpie and Monica are hanging around together for some adventures in crafts and leisure that are sure to be fun.

This foursome spotted bright colored beads and decided to take up the art of jewelry design.

HMR29 Jewelry Making Rubber Stamp
Just look at the colorful choices of jewelry in this card by Kristine Reynolds. The beautiful bead-like pattern paper on her card was done with a Dreamweaver stencil embossed then distressed on coordinating paper. Find out more about the supplies and instructions for Kristine’s card project on our website.

Jewelry Making by Kristine Reynolds
All four mice find warmth in the pockets of hanging jeans on the clothesline after an acrobatic effort to get to them. I’m guessing it’s a great spot to rest with a bird’s eye view to their next adventure.

HMR34 Hanging Jeans Rubber Stamp
Here’s a great card for a friend by Amy Hurley-Purdie with amazing realistic coloring on the jeans and she added an encouraging sentiment from the Forest Sayings Perfectly Clear Stamps Set.

Hanging Jeans by Amy Hurley-Purdie

These mice are on to more mischievous adventures today with stops on these designer’s blogs that you wouldn’t want to miss.

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

Create Fall With Stampendous

Creating for fall is so much fun, and when there is a video for your spring board it fuels your creativity to for plethora of projects. As we would have it, you can get a fantastic start creating with Fran Seiford in this video demonstrating the Create Fall stamps and die cuts. She’ll share oodles of techniques and a trick in her hat design so you can make a Stampendous Impression every time. Let’s check it out!

So many great projects were shared in the video that we added a few here in this post so you can get a close-up view. The kitty in Cling Create Fall has a friend from our Cling Pop Up Forest Stamp Set visiting the pumpkin patch in this card and it sure looks like a lot of fun.

Create Fall with Cling Pop Up Forest by Fran Seiford

This jack o’ lantern must doesn’t seem to mind a curious cat checking for some treats on Halloween. The sentiment from Tricky Words Perfectly Clear Stamp Set is cut and matted using the nesting dies from our Pop Up Die Set.

Cling Create Fall and Tricky Words by Fran Seiford

Speaking of curious, we have two designers with projects today that we can’t wait to see! Stop by and tell them hi and we’ll see you tomorrow with more fall fun!

Louise Healy

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Let’s Go Climb A Tree

Do you have time to climb up or swing in a tree with us? We have just the right products to take you back to childhood memories of backyard adventures, if you do. Come join us for our tree house theme this week.

First up are these friends of the forest who have come together to play in our Cling Pop Up Forest Stamp Set. These adorable animals are accompanied by a fun hollow tree trunk and a healthy limb full of leaves to have a forest of great cards and this stamp set is designed to work with our Pop Up Die Set for dimensional card making a breeze.

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CRS5077 Pop Up Forest Stamp Set

Here is the inside of a card designed by Fran Seiford that shows just the beginning of the many different scenes you can create with this stamp set for some incredibly unique cards. Oh boy, It looks like these woodland creatures are drawn to someone having a great birthday as they sit on neatly cut tree branches.

Pop Up Forest by Fran Seiford

To achieve these nicely cut out images, you can use the coordinating Pop Up Forest Die Set that will cut down the time it takes to put it all together.

DCS7004 Pop Up Forest Die Cut Set

We have this great video on how to use our stamp set and it’s coordinating dies with great tips and techniques.

Hang out with our designers today while they show you their tree-mendous projects

Kristine Reynolds

Friday Wilds


We have had so much fun being on our wild adventure with you this week that we are certain is isn’t time to stop! There is at least one more day of inspiration at least and then we’ll be on to our next theme that has something to do with magical gardens, but for today we will be taking a dive into the exotic water region of our wild week with our PenPattern Angel Fish.

We have some open spaces on this delicate angel fish that could use a doodlie doo, too. Don’t all fish from the deep so?

V309 PenPattern Angel Fish Wood Mount Stamp

Did you see this beautiful card from Pam Hornschu earlier this month? Wow. It’s just amazing! You can stop by her blog here to see it posted during our Doodlie Doe week or use the project page on our website here. The background paper is amazing and her doodles define the body stripes of the fish amazingly.

PenPattern Angel Fish by Pam Hornschu


We have a growing collection of PenPattern images so along with the first release we shared this video to help get the creative juices flowing with these stamps. It is a great overview of just how fun these images can be. Enjoy!

Our last three collaborations have had a a special giveaway from our Australian distributor The Stencil Specialists, we are so thankful that they wanted to play along and widen our giveaway base. If you make your store orders locally in Australia, then we sure would recommend them. Stop by their website to see what all that they offer and also their blog where they share some really neat projects using them. Recently they have been sharing some wonderful projects on their blog using our stamps and essentials and with such a great style on each one we decided to share a few here on the blog today.  To see all of them though, go to their blog posts  here and here! Let’s see a couple projects that Julie created for their blog.

PenPattern Angel Fish from The Stencil Specialists

The Angel Fish is phenomenal in gold embossing and colored with metallic gel pens and all on such a colorful base.

PenPattern Zebra by The Stencil Specialists
PenPattern Zebra by The Stencil Specialists

This is so simple, but it has an amazing effect in design when done right. The pop of background color is genius, Julie, just genius! If that only filled your mood board half full then we have more to fill it up the rest of the way with our designers posting their projects today.

Pam Hornschu

Laura Drahozal

Lyn Bernatovich

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Pam Bray

Lea Kimmel

Wendy Price

Tenia Nelson

Our team sometimes posts Thursday for our Dreamweaver spotlight that also includes our theme for the week. If you haven’t seen those gorgeous samples, they really are worth hopping over to check them out on this blog post!

Wild Wild Wednesday

We are getting into the rhythm of being on this wild adventure of spotting our PenPattern animals in the world “wild” web. Each stamp comes in wood mount or cling rubber mount to meet the needs of our valuable customers.

We’ve seen the wading hippo, and eye catching frog on Monday. Tuesday we spotted the posing giraffe and a lucky elephant that made our crafty fingers itch to use some of our vibrant colors. You will want to check out those posts if you missed them, because there are some amazing samples and a video too!

P267 PenPattern Zebra Wood Mount Stamp

Our PenPattern Zebra may seem like all the doodles have naturally been done, but there is still a coat of many colors to be added and even a chance to doodle in color between those stripes! The choice is up to you to decide, liven up a birthday card, or scrapbook page with a realistic zebra or one in magical rainbow technicolor.

This wild birthday card is showing our PenPattern Zebra in it’s natural beauty just slightly colored for effect, because colorist and class instructor Jennie Lin Black who created this sweet card, definitely knows just the right amount of color to add to an image. I guess this time her advice would be less is more!

PenPattern Zebra by Jennie Lin Black

There is one more four-legged wild animal to see on our adventure today, it is PenPattern Lion surveying his pride and maybe waiting for a few majestic doodle lines to be added to his mane.  You can imagine him as well in all sorted kinds of tangles and doodles, colors and patterns that will create such a great card with some of our Wild Saying Perfectly Clear Stamps for the voice behind the lion.

W147 PenPattern Lion Wood Mount Stamp

Designer Pam Hornschu posted her PenPattern Lion card on Monday and we just think it’s the cat’s meow of cards of our lion, so we are showing it off here on our blog as well. Just look at those special freckle doodles all over, it’s really a brilliant doodle idea! She also mixed in some Dreamweaver I-Beam stencil and Monstera Leaf die to make this card quite fantastic.

PenPattern Lion by Pam Hornschu

Here is the line up of projects from our safari design crew today, We know you are going to love them!

Jamie Martin

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Perfectly Wet Pets Friday

All well-behaved pets form a line at the pet wash! Oh how we love the character of each stamp in our House-Mouse Designs® collection of stamps. Today we have a very willing participant in a pet wash which could be more willing to wash away the remains of a polecat caught off guard.

Monica, Amanda, Mudpie and Maxwell are such good friends to help in the effort and even a dog treat to calm the puppies nerves.

Dog Wash Rubber Stamp
HMR31 Dog Wash Rubber Stamp

Lea Kimmel created this fantastic colored card. Just look at the detail in the puppies coat of fur!

Dog Wash by Lea Kimmel
Dog Wash by Lea Kimmel

There is another pet today that is perfectly wet and loving it. Our Goldfish Pair are enjoying a little swim together in the aquarium. The goldfish design lends to coloring them in any exotic breed and you might have seen

CRP256 Cling Goldfish Pair Stamp

These perfect pets were colored with the no-line technique by Lea Kimmel, she’s a popular designer today on our blog isn’t she, and we absolutely adore the end results and to figure our how she did all the great techniques, go to the project page by clicking on the image or caption below it.

Goldfish Pair by Lea Kimmel

We have a wonderful line up of projects to see we hope it inspires you for your perfect pet creation.

Jamie Martin

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Kristine Reynolds

Lyn Bernatovich

Laura Drahozal