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

 

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

 

Totally Wild

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Stampendous’ new wild collection from our brand new April 2019 catalog will have you running through the jungle, swinging from the trees, and loping across the savannah with a great new crew of animal friends.

The adorable Lion comes with a fun, fern, circle window die for your WindowRama or other card types. It also includes a separate die for cutting out the lion’s face, and a bobble head die to make his face wobble on a cardstock spring. You can use this wobbler on any of our new animal friends. You’ll love playing with this fantastic set. Of course it comes with the lion stamp and cutting die, some wild grass, and a cute greeting! A complete set!

Lion Cling Stamps and Dies
CLD20 Lion Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies

The sweet Elephant never forgets your birthday! He comes with a darling, leafy window for your WindowRama cards, shaker card, or other design. Plus, you get the die for extra leaves to make your card a luscious jungle. You’ll also get the elephant stamp and matching die, plus two greetings!

CLD19 Elephant Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies
CLD19 Elephant Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies

Our new Monkey is a bundle of fun! He can swing from so many things on your cards or WindowRama dioramas. In his set you’ll receive the monkey cling rubber stamp, a banana, and a greeting. Plus dies for a jungle vine circle window, extra leaves, the banana, and the monkey are included. A great value!

CLD17 Monkey Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies
CLD17 Monkey Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies

Finally, a tall Giraffe bends down to see you better. With two greetings, the giraffe cling rubber stamp, and a stand of acacia trees, the giraffe is ready to survey the savannah. He also includes an acacia circle die for your WindowRama set, a clouds/bushes die, and the cutting die for the giraffe himself.

CLD18 Giraffe Cling Rubber Stamp Set and Cutting Dies
CLD18 Giraffe Cling Rubber Stamp Set and Cutting Dies

These wild new friends have a ton of possibilities, but wait until you see the accessories they’re bringing to the safari! Stay tuned the rest of the week to see lots more jungle fun. Meanwhile, here is a great look at some adorable samples by Stampendous Founder, Fran Seiford! You can click on any of the pictures above to be taken to the product on our website.

Fucshia Trio – Vicky P Stamps Again

We’re super excited today because Vicky Papaioannou is stamping with Stampendous. And, of course, it is just WOW! Check out her great video using our new Fucshia Trio Cling Stamps and Cutting Dies here –

 

You can see the complete supply list for her project in her video description, and the project is featured on her blog here – Clips and Cuts

We know you’ll love these gorgeous flowers, and this project is just gorgeous! We’re always so happy when Vicky shares with Stampendous!

Other Stampendous used in the video –

SSC1282 Big Words Happy Perfectly Clear Stamps

6CR005 Cling Mixed Mesh 6″ X 6″ Background Stamp

Cool Penguin! Hot Winners!

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Hello Everyone, we hope your Holidays were fantastic. We’ve been working hard to launch our new January Catalog (the biggest one of the year) and to get ready for the industry’s biggest trade show Creativation!

But we didn’t forget that we left our penguins in their ugly sweaters waiting on the edge of their icebergs to see who won the contest!

First, the poll for top sweater designer! We’re glad we made you vote, because we could never have chosen just one of these sweaters. The winner, with 25 of the 76 votes (whew) was clear – Diane Williams – Her Take 2 Ugly Sweaters was the champ (we suspect it was the reindeer sweater that did it) – Here’s her original blog post if you want to visit the winner –

Diane Williams

So, Diane, send us your wish list for $50 in Stampendous products (might want to check out the new catalog below or our website to make sure what you want is currently available). (email submissions@stampendous.com)

We also have three sets of Cool Penguin stamps and dies that will go to U.S. winners that commented on the various blogs from us and the participating designers. Here they are (also email to give us your mailing address!):

Donna Ellis (From Sue Drees #3)

Karen Ladd (From Tina Smith’s Video)

Bunny (From Diane Williams’ post)

And a quick reminder – we dug through a lot of profiles to verify our winners have a U.S. mailing address. Adding at least your country to your blogger/google+/facebook/instagram/flickr/youtube profile, and to your comments, etc., would greatly increase your chances of winning.

Thank you so much for commenting and playing with us. We had a great time. There are still plenty of Winter weeks left in “sweater weather”, and we have lots of Cool Penguins in stock. Of course, it’s never too early to plan your next Christmas card. If you haven’t had enough sweaters, we discovered that Karen Hasheck’s link in our last post was incorrect (although it was correct in the polling area). Go check hers out!

If you made it this far, check out the new January Catalog. You’ll be seeing a lot of it in the coming months. You can click on the picture to view as a flippy book on issuu.com, download as a pdf to your computer, or even print your own in color. You can order a hard copy for yourself on our website – HERE

Stampendous January 2019 Catalog
Stampendous January 2019 Catalog

 

31 Days of Halloween – Oct 31

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It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! A day of fun, a night of fear! We’re so excited that the spookiest day of the year has arrived, and we have some fun things to share with you!!

We’ll share a few final cards today from our in-house Sample Artist, Debi Hammons. A couple more looks at some cute characters that could be fun for Halloween or every day.

Bring to Life by Debi Hammons
Bring to Life by Debi Hammons

Now go look at the final inspiration from our guests! You’ll love the spooky treats they have in store for you.

(In case you missed her great card yesterday)

Rhea Weigand

Posting for Today

Alison Heikkila

Lea Fritts

Kathi Rerek

There’s one last day to link your projects to our gallery! We’ll draw new winners tomorrow morning and post on Thursday! Happy Halloween, Everyone.


Click here to link your project

31 Days of Halloween – Oct 30

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Well, it’s Halloween Eve and we’re almost done with spooky treats! Here’s another card from our own Debi Hammons to delight the ghouls and boys in your life. It features our Witchy Friends stamp.

Witchy Friends by Debi Hammons
Witchy Friends by Debi Hammons

And there’s more inspiration from some guest designers today. Be sure to leave them some nice comments.

Sue Kment

Rhea Weigand

Finally, go link your project to our link below and share it with the world. We’ll draw some U.S. Winners to receive some Stampendous product! Official Rules are always here.


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31 Days of Halloween – Oct 29

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Halloween is creeping up on us so quickly. Hope you have plans for some spooky fun with your family and friends. Today we’re sharing a fun and funny card from our in-house Sample Artist, Debi Hammons, featuring our Little Monsters Perfectly Clear Stamps Set. We just love how fun and easy these little guys are to use for all your little monsters. Super fun, way beyond Halloween.

Little Monsters by Debi Hammons
Little Monsters by Debi Hammons

Also visit these great inspiration pieces!

Wendy Price

Be sure to leave a comment for your chance to win. We’d love to hear what everyone things, but winners must have a U.S. mailing address. Then, for another chance to win, click the link below and link your Halloween creation for everyone to see!


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31 Days of Halloween – Oct 26

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Today we be featurin’ a spooky stamp from last year’s Stampendous collection… Pirate Cove! Harrrr! Our in-house Sample Artist, Debi Hammons, has walked the plank to bring you this swashbuckling card. This previously-living pirate is ready to party for Halloween! Perhaps a Caribbean Calypso beat! This invitation will have your friends ready to row their dinghy over to your house for some rousing Halloween Fun. Ye can click on the image to see the full instructions and supplies on our website.

Pirate Cove by Debi Hammons
Pirate Cove by Debi Hammons

Be sure to visit our Design Team and Guest Artists that are playing along today, and leave them some nice comments for your chance to win. Everyone is welcome to comment, but winners must have U.S. mailing addresses.

Lea Fritts

Tenia Nelson

Alison Heikkila

You can also link your own #31DaysofHalloween projects by clicking on our link below and loading them to our gallery. Linking a project will be another entry for next week’s drawing. Official Rules are always here.


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