Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series

We are counting down on our YouTube channel!! This brand new program from Stampendous creator Fran Seiford will have you enjoying easy, fun, affordable watercoloring in no time! The full program of classes, sharing and inspiration will start Friday, February 7, 2020 and we will have your local stamp stores charged up and ready to show you how.

Leading up to the launch, we’ll have several weeks of introductory videos that will act as a reference guide and will familiarize you with products in this field. We started our countdown on #15 and we’re down to Countdown #10 already!

PRIZES!!

Our introductory videos feature prizes for comments on the video each week. There will also be two Grand Prizes, one will be an Individual Pack of the products needed to play along with Fran’s video lessons. Grand Prize #2 will be a Party Pack for you to play along with friends!! Weekly prizes include products, projects, and more!

Comments on all videos for prizes must be submitted by February 5, 2020. Prizes will be announced in a special video on February 7, 2020. Of course, our usual Official Contest Rules apply, and we can only mail prizes to U.S. Mailing Addresses.

We hope you’ll join us for all the inspiration by subscribing to our YouTube Channel and clicking the bell to make sure you get notifications about each new video!!  Help us count down by watching our first video on Creativity!

In case you missed it this week, here’s Countdown Video #10 which explains how the classes will work and offers the Grand Prize of a Party Pack of products so you and five friends can watercolor together! Be sure to visit and comment!

 

Gnome Place like Home for the Holidays!

Fran has drawn some really delightful gnomes doing holiday things this year, and we are just loving them! We bet you’d love to win a set of Perfectly Clear Stamps featuring our Holiday Gnomes! Our usual Official Rules apply and you have to have a U.S. Mailing Address.

Look how cute they are!

SSC1324 Holiday Gnomes Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1324 Holiday Gnomes Perfectly Clear Stamps

You can see these great projects and more on our website.

The projects below can be seen at your local stamp store! They have all the products plus full color instruction sheets for these projects! You can click on the picture to find a store near you.

Stampendous Gnome Store Display Board

Our Design Team has been playing with these sweet gnomes. Be sure to go to their blogs and leave them some love. We’ll give away one set on our blog for comments left here, and they’ll each get to give away a set to a commenter on their blogs. Leave your comments before the end of the day Sunday, December 8!

Kathi Rerek

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Tina Smith (Cards and Coffee Time)

It’s National Cookie Day!

National Cookie Day Banner

What could be sweeter than National Cookie Day?? December 4th is celebrated by some companies that love cookies. You can celebrate with a free cookie at these!

Our delightful friends at House-Mouse Designs® just love cookies. Mudpie and Muzzy are so excited about those cookie ornaments someone hung on the lowest branches!

We’ll give away three of this fun image in your choice of wood mounted or cling rubber! Just leave a comment here before the end of the day on Friday, December 6th telling us what your favorite kind of cookie is… do you bake holiday cookies… do you dunk your cookies or prefer them dry…. give us your cookie deets! Of course our Official Contest Rules apply, and you must have a U.S. Mailing Address.

Here’s a super easy holiday card featuring our Cookie Ornaments stamp! You can find this card in your local stamp store along with instructions and supplies for creating your own. Happy National Cookie Day!

Cookie Ornaments Card
Cookie Ornaments by Debi Hammons

Doodles Paper Playground Sparkle Blends Hop

Doodles Paper Playground banner

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

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

 

National Coffee Day!

National Coffee Day Blog Hop Logo

Stampendous is excited to share the National Coffee Day Blog Hop this year!

You can visit all the great companies with so many great prizes and so much inspiration by visiting the official InLinkz here –

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

Click here to enter

https://fresh.inlinkz.com/js/widget/load.js?id=d1626941e732cbb79b50WeWe’ve got some great prizes for you, too! We’ll be offering each of three lucky commenters on our blog one of our Pumpkin Latte Cling Rubber Stamp Sets!
Pumpkin Latte Cling Rubber Set

Pumpkin Latte Set by Debi Hammons

You must have a U.S. mailing address and our Official Rules for Contests apply.

Our Design Team has been busy playing with this set for the last couple of months, and we’d love to share their posts for you here!

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

More Kathi Rerek

Go comment on their posts, they will each be giving away a Pumpkin Latte set as well! That gives you even more chances to win one! Then be sure to click on the Linkz invitation above and check out the other folks giving away prizes on this most caffeinated of days!

New Laurel Burch Images Available

Laurel Burch Stamps 2019

Great news for fans of our Laurel Burch stamps! We have new images in our wonderful July 2019 Catalog. You’ll love these colorful, whimsical images that are so much fun to color!! Don’t forget to download or print our Laurel Burch Coloring Guide so that you can get Laurel’s Unique look! Fran’s Laurel Burch Coloring video also offers lots of tips and hints for achieving this glorious, vibrant look.

Take a look at our newest friends from Laurel Burch.

Heart View
Laurel Burch Heart View LBR015
Laurel Burch Canine Clan
Laurel Burch Canine Clan LBW015

 

Feline Friends Like You
Laurel Burch Feline Friends Like You LBP018
Feline Clan
Laurel Burch Feline Clan LBR016

 

Feline Love
Laurel Burch Feline Love LBP019

 

Rainbow Moon
Laurel Burch Rainbow Moon SSCL110

 

Rainbow Moon
Laurel Burch Rainbow Moon SSCL110 – Turn the wheel card by Alison Heikkila

Would you like to win one? Tell us in the comments which of the six new products is your favorite! We’ll pick three winners with U.S. Mailing Addresses and send them their favorite stamp in Cling Rubber. We can’t wait to hear which of these great stamps you prefer! You can comment through the end of the day on Sunday, and we’ll choose a winner Monday morning!

 

Jungle Series – Lion

Totally Wild Banner

Everyone has enjoyed our Jungle Series so much, and here’s the last of the new Cling Stamp and Cutting Die sets, the Lion. King of the Jungle, proudest of the beasts, able to bobble his head and the heads of others!

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

He makes a delightful WindowRama card, and comes with his own window for the WindowRama Die Set, just like the others. You’ll love his sweet face, and all the possibilities. Here’s a video from Fran showing this fun set.

 

Fishy Fun!

Fishy Fun Banner

The Stampendous April Catalog is full of darling Summer fun for everyone. Especially those who love the sea! With undersea Cling Rubber Stamp sets and Perfectly Clear Stamps, we’re brimming with fun from the briny deep.

Our sweet Fishy Fun Perfectly Clear Stamps are a cute and creative way to send a summer greeting or an invitation for some beachy keen fun!

SSC1312 Fishy Fun Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1312 Fishy Fun Perfectly Clear Stamps

Our own Debi Hammons made the sweetest card featuring these darling underwater friends. You can click on the image for project supplies and instructions. Or see the card in person at your favorite stamping or scrapbooking store on our May Store Display Board!

Fishy Fun WindowRama by Debi Hammons for Stampendous

For those who prefer an “above water” approach, we also have our darling new Floaties Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

SSC1313 Floaties Perfectly Clear Stamps Set
SSC1313 Floaties Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

Fran made this sweet and simple card that comes together in minutes with colored pencil coloring.

Floaties by Fran Seiford
Floaties by Fran Seiford

We also brought out four darling Cling Rubber Stamp sets in our ocean theme this year.

These four sets, which retail for only $8.99 each, have two greetings and a complete scene for easy, quick cards. Debi created a darling group of cards using these sets, plus we’ll be sharing more projects featuring them in some top stamping publications later this year.

Our Design Team have also been sharing with our super fun Summer sets. Take a look at their cute contributions. Which set is your fave?

Alison Heikkila(1)

Kathi Rerek (1)

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila (2)

Kathi Rerek (2)

Alison Heikkila (3)

 

Papermaking Palooza

Arnold Grummer Blog Hop Banner

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