A Whimsical Pink Your Life Blog Hop

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We are SO excited about the week ahead! We not only get to share some fantastic new products by Pink Your Life’s Nicoletta Zanella, but we’ll also be playing along with the talented designers from Pink Your Life! The new release is superb with five everyday life single stamps and two Perfectly Clear Stamp Sets that are the cutest ever!

Pink Your Life is a terrific retailer for us in Europe with an online store and a busy consumer show schedule. We were excited when they asked if we would manufacture their own line of stamps. They will be traveling Europe in February with the new stamps and more at various shows, look for more information on their Facebook page to know where they will be next! Check out a video taken from their booth at the Winter 2016 Il Mondo Creativo –

To get the inspiration started here’s a super sweet card and tutorial by Pink Your Life illustrator and designer, Nicoletta Zanella!

Makes us want to create even more Pink Your Life samples!!!! Keep reading on, and you’ll have a chance to use a few stamps from the new release too!

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You have so many ways to win prizes! For our hop this week we are opening up to our larger community online with chances to win some new Pink Your Life stamps! Just check in with each drawing below for a chance to win! See Official Contest Rules. US winners only. Deadline is Sunday, January 22, 2017, at midnight Pacific Time.

This project by Pink Your Life design team member, Eulalia Gambini, is too cute! She uses stamps from the October release, and we simply had to share this darling idea!

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Whisper Dandelion and Whisper Bath Magnets by Eulalia Gambini (Link to tutorial)

Now here are the designers participating in the hop today –

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A Year of Favorites from 2016

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Happy New Year! We are back in the office and ready to celebrate 2017 with exciting new products and innovation at Creativation 2017!

We also want to take a short walk through the posts of 2016 and share our most favorite events and products we had the fortune to blog. It was a tough process only to pick just a few posts when we had SO many exciting events like our collaborations with new companies and new product lines, but these posts show a glimpse at the fantastic year we had in 2016!

Faces of Stampendous

Faces in papercrafting and journaling are a steady trend, and we added more pleasant ones for stamping them up in style. This is just one of many samples with Beautiful Braid and Feminine Face.

Embossing Poppy Puddles in Melt Media

In March we shared a full week of creative embossing techniques with a glimpse at Fran Seiford’s book “Embossing Techniques From A to Z.” Here’s an example from our posts that week using the fabulous technique from Fran on melting embossing powders.

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Nathalie Kalbach Blog Hop

This was the year of remarkable foam stamps designed by Nathalie Kalbach for our January release and the designers from Nathalie’s Creative Squad joined our team for a week of mixed media fun! You can see from this peek at Marsha Valk’s project during the hop that it was full of vibrant projects!

Photo credit: Marsha Valk Blog

Mice Beachy Scenes

These mice were popping up throughout the year for each season of products, and the summer scenes were all incredibly fun for our design team to create cards. This favorite Sandpiper scene is by Lea Fritts and sums up our entry into the sweet summer months of the northern hemisphere.

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There are Always Flowers

Flowers are always in bloom at Stampendous, and we pulled them together in June for a wonderful bouquet of projects. This is a beautifully painted canvas made by Debbie Cole with a combination of flower and butterfly stamps from our April catalog.

 

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We were and still are thrilled to be working with Pink Your Life to make their line of stamps designed by Nicoletta Zanella. Each release just keeps getting more amazing! You are going to love the new ones coming out soon!

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Here’s A HOOT For Decorative Painting

Yes, we do give a HOOT for some amazing artists who gather at the Heart of Ohio Tole Chapter convention! It was incredibly fun to meet everyone and share the art of combining stamps with decorative painting! Another creation by Debbie Cole using Fox Friend stamp shows just how fun it can be to stamp and paint!

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Stack It Up For Fall and Winter

This little woodland creature is part of a creative Stampendous product we call Stack stamps. It’s the paper dolls of stamping, just mix and match heads, bodies, arms, legs and hats to create a bevy of woodland and snowy images. The Fall and Winter themes for these stamps were packed into these three sets; Woodsy Stack, Winter Stack, and Costume Stack.

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Starry Swirls

Fran was inspired to design a swirled background stamp after creating a night scene with the Cling Mermaid Stamp Set, so in our October release, we included sunflowers for a Van Gogh stamping theme.

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Bible Journal With Stampendous

Bible journaling took an updated look with two new stamp sets that will stay current no matter what chapter or verse you are studying. Take a peek at Bible Promises and Bible Journal on our website if you haven’t seen them yet, they really are great tools for creatives journaling in their Bibles.

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Inspirational Sentiments and More

We remembered the holiday season with our great selection of sentiment and background stamps that tell of the spirit and traditions of Christmas. This cheerful card by Kristine Reynolds is only one of many shared throughout the week from our design team.

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There were so much more favorites from our posts in 2016 from our mixed media products, company collaborations, and new introductions to team members and more products. It was an overwhelmingly blessed year, and we look forward to 2017 with the same excitement! Hang on, it’s going to be a fantastic year at Stampendous!

Pink Your Life Blog Hop Winners

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Thank you all for stopping by our blog hop with the latest in Pink Your Life Stamps. They are such fun to design with and perfect for those of us who love to color.

We appreciate the kind comments you leave with us during the hop and we are so thrilled to get them all the time, thank you!

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We have some winners to announce! Two lucky commenters will receive one of the new Whisper Garden Perfectly Clear Stamp Set or Whisper Fly Perfectly Clear Stamp Set! Send us your mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com with a subject line “Pink Your Life Fall Hop Winner”.

Congratulations!

Janelle Stollfus’ Friday post – Teresa Godines #6857

Lea Fritt’s Thursday post – Gilda (McStamper)

New Pink Your Life Stamps Finale Blog Hop

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The team is back with another round of projects for ideas and inspiration with Pink Your Life images and it is going to be phenomenal! If you’ve missed any of our previous days you’ll find links to all of our blog posts at the end of this post, we wouldn’t want you to miss out on the fun.

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You can shop for Pink Your Life stamps in many ways. just use our Store Locator page for find online or local stores to shop for Pink Your Life. In case your favorite store doesn’t have the stamps you want, let the store know and they’ll order for you!

You can window shop the complete collection at your fingertip at Stampendous.com to build a wishlist and/or to purchase. For inspiration browse our Pink Your Life Pinterest board anytime. We are always adding more projects as we find them.

Now let’s get to the fantastic line-up of inspiration from our designers blogging today –

Friday

Stampendous blog
Janelle Stollfus
Kristine Reynolds
Katy Leitch
Jamie Martin
Louise Healy
Lea Fritts

We wanted to share one more hop to a project by Australian Stampendous Educator Dot Leathbridge called Pixies Rule. We must agree!

Thursday

Louise Healy
Alison Heikkila
Lea Fritts

Wednesday

Stampendous blog
Katy Leitch (Tuesday)
Lea Fritts (Tuesday)
Nicoletta Zanella (in Italian)
Jamie Martin
Lea Fritts
Pink Your Life Blog (in Italian)

Monday

Stampendous blog
Janelle Stollfus
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin

Remember you can win prizes!!!!

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Comment on the blogs participating in our hop this week, then early next week we’ll announce the winners! For more details stop by Monday’s blog post. Remember to mention in your comment where you live, we would love to see how far the hop reaches across the world.

New Pink Your Life Stamps with Stencils

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We have a whimsical pair up today with the Pink Your Life Blog Hop and our stencil centric Thursday theme.

Though any of our metal stencils will add a touch of whimsy to a stamped project, our design team’s go-to stencil is the Picasso Shield/Stencil Tool for creating soft clouds and details, so we were delighted to see a fresh idea with Nicoletta Zanella’s videos using the Picasso to add a few rolling hills and extra details to these two stamped projects.

 

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SSCP102 Mushrooms Perfectly Clear Stamp Set with DWLL332 Picasso Shield/Stencil Tool

You’ll be skipping along our hop today finding Whisper Friend inspiration at every stop and each designers project will also have a touch of fancifulness using stencils that we can’t wait for you to spot.

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Louise Healy
Alison Heikkila
Lea Fritts

Stop by our earlier posts this week for more inspiration.

Wednesday

Stampendous blog
Katy Leitch (Tuesday)
Lea Fritts (Tuesday)
Nicoletta Zanella (in Italian)
Jamie Martin
Lea Fritts
Pink Your Life Blog (in Italian)

Monday

Stampendous blog
Janelle Stollfus
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin

Remember you can win prizes!!!!

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Comment on the blogs participating in our hop this week, then early next week we’ll announce the winners! For more details stop by Monday’s blog post. Remember to mention in your comment where you live, we would love to see how far the hop reaches across the world.

New Pink Your Life Stamps Day 2

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We are back with more inspiration of the Pink Your Life Whisper Friends in projects from our designers, but let’s start today with a line up of the new stamp images!

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SSCP107 Whisper Garden Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

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SSCP106 Whisper Fly Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

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PLCP04 Cling Whisper Maid Stamp

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PLCP05 Cling Whisper Princess Stamp

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PLCW02 Cling Whisper Bath Stamp

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PLCW03 Cling Whisper Dandelion Stamp

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PLCW04 Cling Whisper Sunflower Stamp

The new release is full of sweet spring adventures for our little friends. We know you’ll love creating with them!

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Prizes? Yes, there are two prizes up for grabs on our hop. Comment on the blogs participating in our hop this week, then early next week we’ll announce the winners! For more details stop by Monday’s blog post. Remember to mention in your comment where you live, we would love to see how far the hop reaches across the world.

Here are the designers participating today –

Wednesday

Stampendous blog
Katy Leitch (Tuesday)
Lea Fritts (Tuesday)
Nicoletta Zanella (in Italian)
Jamie Martin
Lea Fritts
Pink Your Life Blog (in Italian)

Stop by our earlier posts this week for more inspiration.

Monday

Stampendous blog
Janelle Stollfus
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin

New Pink Your Life Stamps

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It’s time for a week of new whimsical Whisper Friends. We introduced this fantastic line of stamp images in July and we have new fun spring images to share with you from our October catalog!

The artist behind these new stamp line is Nicoletta Zanella and you can see all her Pink Your Life projects on her blog Stanza della Creativitá, or Room of Creativity where she often shares them in upbeat video tutorials. Here is a video from Nicoletta with an introduction to the latest release of stamps.

We love these new friends and so thrilled to be spending a week sharing all the new images, so hop along with us and our designers for some very exciting inspiration.

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When you comment you are in for some Whisper Friends of your own! Comment on our blog and the designers linked each day of our hop this week and you are eligible to win a new Whisper Garden Perfectly Clear Stamp Set or Whisper Fly Perfectly Clear Stamp Set! Let us know where you live so we can see how far our hop has reached! See our Official Contest Rules for details, US winners only. Deadline to comment is Monday, November 21st before midnight Pacific Standard Time.

Now let’s get started with a Whisper Friends hop! Here are the designers participating today –

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Bible Journaling with Stampendous!

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Our new Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Bible Journal and Bible Promises are perfect for working in the new Journaling Bibles that are available.

You can find lots of journaling bibles online, including on Amazon.com, but they’re a bit of an investment, so we decided to practice by making one of our own.

We downloaded the whole King James Bible as a .txt file from this website – Free Bible Download

Then we formatted just the first 130 chapters of the Book of Psalms. We thought you might like to practice along with us.

You can download our formatted pages here. They are designed to print on 8-1/2″ X 11″ paper and the dark lines are intended as cutlines so that you’ll end up with standard 6″ X 9″ journaling bible pages with 2″ margins on the sides for journaling.  Psalms.pdf

Fran has made a terrific video showing some fun techniques for working with stamps and inks in your Bible:

And our Design Team had some fun playing with these stamps in our October Catalog:

 

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31 Days of Halloween 2016 – Day 25

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It’s Day 25 and we are back with a couple of cards that will spook your mojo into action before Halloween arrives. Here is a great Costume Stack card by Wendy Price that is completely fun and exciting for Halloween, click on the link to see how Wendy pulled this card together.

 

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Costume Stack by Wendy Price

And here is a bootiful sneak peek from our designer Lea Fritts!

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The last of our weekly prize package is Pumpkin Cat Cling Rubber Stamp and Framed Witch Metal Stencil. To be eligible to win this prize package, comment here on our blog posts this week and that of our designer’s blogs peeked as well. We’d like to know how far our spooky posts have reached so let us know where you live in your comment too. See our Official Contest Rules for details. Winner will be announced on Monday, October 31, 2016.

Have you been commenting on all of our 31 Days of Halloween posts? Good news! Those count towards our grand prize package! The grand prize winner will be announced on November 1st.

31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop

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Sarah
Alison
Amanda
Lyneen
Susan S
Shell
Susan R
Lost Coast Portal To Creativity
Monique
Dream In Darkness
Airless Chambers
Jessica
Michelle
Kelli
Kapree – no post
Genny
Sue
Lisa – no post

 

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Wrapped Up In Costumes for 31 Days of Halloween 2016 – Day 24

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Can you believe we are already on the last week for 31 days of projects! We hope you are having a great time as our designers have shared their spooky and less eerie projects with all of you!

It is getting close to Halloween and we have a week of monstrous fun ahead. Our design team will be adding to our 31 Days of Halloween inspiration with projects that are wrapped up in costumes using our Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps Set!

This 21-piece stamp set of hats, heads, feet, bodies, and props will create tons of mix and match fun for Halloween! See our video for ideas with this adorable set.

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We have a winner of the Haunted Mansion Cling Rubber Stamp and Spooky House Perfectly Clear Stamps Set. Congratulations Beth W ! Email your mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com with a subject line, “31 Days of Halloween Winner Week 3”.

The last of our weekly prize package is Pumpkin Cat Cling Rubber Stamp and Framed Witch Metal Stencil. To be eligible to win this prize package, comment here on our blog posts this week and that of our designer’s blogs peeked below as well. We’d like to know how far our spooky posts have reached so let us know where you live in your comment too. See our Official Contest Rules for details. Winner will be announced on Monday, October 31, 2016.

Have you been commenting on all of our 31 Days of Halloween posts? Good news! Those count towards our grand prize package! The grand prize winner will be announced on November 1st.

Let’s see a couple of ghoulish projects today!

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Louise Healy  Pam Bray

31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop

Terra
Sarah
Alison
Amanda
Lyneen
Susan S
Shell
Susan R
Lost Coast Portal To Creativity
Monique
Dream In Darkness
Airless Chambers
Jessica
Michelle
Kelli
Kapree – no post
Genny
Sue
Lisa

 

31 Days of Stampendous Halloween Gallery
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