Thank You for You! – A Season of Thanks

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Of course a week of blessings wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t thank YOU, our customers and fans for a wonderful 36+ years of making art and creating connections. We know you understand our goals of helping people enrich the lives of friends and family with handmade cards and gifts, and we also know you love having a hobby that brings you joy and satisfaction! Thank you so much for your loyalty over the last 36 years, and for helping to make us one of the most blessed companies on Earth!

Take a look today at the work of our wonderful design team! They want to thank you, too. Without our customers and fans, there would be no point in what we do! Leave them some love on their blogs today!

Lea Fritts

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

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It’s the 29th Day of Halloween!! Doomsday!!!

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Halloween is almost here!  😀  And almost over! 😦

We’ve had so much fun this month, sharing our great Halloween products and projects with you.

We have a super special guest today! Candy Colwell shared this FANTASTIC project over on mixed media artist and stamp designer Andy Skinner’s blog the other day, and WOW… we had to contact her right away to ask if we could share here, too!

She showed us that she had even more fantastic projects, and now we’re just a little fangirl over her wonderful work. She’s been using the amazing Andy Skinner stamps, both new and previous, and it’s wonderful!

Take a look at her Doomsday Clock! (you can click on the pictures to be taken to the tutorial)

Doomsday Clock (closed) by Candy Colwell
Doomsday Clock (closed) by Candy Colwell
Doomsday Clock (open) by Candy Colwell
Doomsday Clock (open) by Candy Colwell

His arms move to the “time” of your choice! The skulls dangling from chains on his wrists…. the faux finishing… the great greyboard gates and bits from Tando Creative… oooooh… swoon! Candy used a ton of great products to make this fantastic project, including:

Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps – Toxic

Andy Skinner's Cling Rubber Stamps - Birds and Bones
Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps – Birds and Bones

 

Candy was kind enough to point us to another fabulous piece of hers that she did for Andy Skinner’s Blog – (again, clicking the picture will take you to the tutorial).

This is The Bird Brain –

Bird Brain Door Hanger by Candy Colwell
The Bird Brain Door Hanger by Candy Colwell

Wowzer!! This was created with even more of Andy’s great stamps like –

Andy Skinner's Cling Rubber Stamps Skuldoggery
Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps Skuldoggery

Andy Skinner's Cling Rubber Stamps - Birds and Bones
Andy Skinner’s Cling Rubber Stamps – Birds and Bones

 

Finally, there aren’t words for how much we love this amazing creation with its faux drawers and all kinds of ghastly goodies!

Skuldoggery by Candy Colwell
Skuldoggery by Candy Colwell

Wow, right? We are just loving her work. You can see lots more of Candy’s amazing work by visiting her blog and following her on social media. Here are all her links –

About the Artist:  Candy Colwell
Thanks so much, Candy, for generously sharing your art with us!  These projects were the perfect topper for our entire month of Halloween!

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31 Days of Halloween, Still Spooking Along!

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Halloween is almost upon us! We hope you’re enjoying all the amazing inspiration. Everyone has really outdone themselves with fantastic projects this year! You can see all the links for the month over on our 31 Days of Halloween Page!

We have a wonderful Mother/Daughter project to feature this weekend. Elina P and her 9-year-old daughter, Siouxann, decided to get out our terrific Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps and make some awesome Halloween cards!

This set, like all of our “short stacks” sets is so cute and fun with heads, bodies, legs, arms, hats, and other accessories being interchangeable. The one trick to them is that they don’t have “necks”. Once you stamp them, you’ll see how it goes together, but just stamp the head right on to the body, and it will be obvious. We do get questions about the necks though. (poor Drac… it confuses him something fierce) (but we noticed Siouxann got it right away!) We find using them completely addicting.

 

Here’s the actual stamp set –

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SSC1245 Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps

Here’s a video from last year where the Crazy Paper Chick shares her idea of using just the heads from the Costume Stack set. We really love that idea!!

Our own Fran Seiford had a lot of fun with our Costume Stack as well. You can see all her samples on our website, and her video about the set is right here –

And while we’re at it, take a look at the Woodsy Stack, after all, Halloween won’t last forever!

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Friday Before Halloween Winners!!

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You know we’ve been having so much fun with our 31 Days of Halloween. You can find all the links to all the great posts HERE.

It’s time to give some stamps away!!! We’ve had some more winners in the last week.

The winner of our Halloween Labels Cling Stamps and Dies Set (for the safe labeling of potions and elixirs) is:

Billie Dee

Congratulations, Billie Dee, we know you’ll be handling your potions responsibly from now on!! Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your mailing address so we can send these right out to you!

 

And the winner of our Halloween Hats Cling Stamps and Dies Set (for the elegant dressing of pumpkins and jack o’lanterns) is:

The Altered Paper (Teresa Hall)

We’re super excited about Teresa winning! She’s also doing the 31 Days of Halloween on her blog,  AND she’s doing the Cat Lover’s Blog Hop! Obviously Teresa is on the same wavelength with us! Congrats, girl! Email us at submissions@stampendous.com and send us your mailing information!

Congratulations, you two!! We can’t wait to send you your goodies! Email us as soon as possible!

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FINAL REMINDER – Craft Warehouse Sale!!

The Stampendous Craft Warehouse Sale

will be held this year on

Saturday, October 21 from 7am – Noon.

For five whole hours you can visit our warehouse in Anaheim and take home some astonishing deals on so many of our great products.
We’ll have stamps, cutting dies, mica, color fragments, embossing powder, stencils and more!

We can’t wait to see you there!!  Cash or Credit Cards Accepted.

Directions to our office are HERE.

 

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REMINDER – Craft Warehouse Sale!!

The Stampendous Craft Warehouse Sale

will be held this year on

Saturday, October 21 from 7am – Noon.

For five whole hours you can visit our warehouse in Anaheim and take home some astonishing deals on so many of our great products.
We’ll have stamps, cutting dies, glitter, embossing powder, stencils and more!

We can’t wait to see you there!!  Cash or Credit Cards Accepted.

Directions to our office are HERE.

 

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Craft Warehouse Sale!!

The Stampendous Craft Warehouse Sale

will be held this year on

Saturday, October 21 from 7am – Noon.

For five whole hours you can visit our warehouse in Anaheim and take home some astonishing deals on so many of our great products.
We’ll have stamps, cutting dies, glitter, embossing powder, stencils and more!

We can’t wait to see you there!!  Cash or Credit Cards Accepted.

Directions to our office are HERE.

 

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Craft Warehouse Sale!!

The Stampendous Craft Warehouse Sale

will be held this year on

Saturday, October 21 from 7am – Noon.

For five whole hours you can visit our warehouse in Anaheim and take home some astonishing deals on so many of our great products.
We’ll have stamps, cutting dies, glitter, embossing powder, stencils and more!

We can’t wait to see you there!!  Cash or Credit Cards Accepted.

Directions to our office are HERE.

 

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31 Days of Halloween – October 8th

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We’re back with some spooky fun this week and a new prize being offered. This week we celebrate our super fun Halloween Hats Cling Rubber Stamps and Die Set! We just love having the matching dies for our stamps! It’s so much fun to cut out things and layer them up and up and up!  We’ll be giving a set away for comments on this post or on our SPECIAL 31 Days of Halloween Page.  Each week we’ll draw from all the comments that have been made on that page and on that week’s blog posts.

These Halloween hats fit beautifully on the Pumpkins in this set, but our Sugar Skull can also wear them at a jaunty angle, and we bet you’ll find a lot more perfect fits for these great hats.

CLD02 Halloween Hats
CLD02 Halloween Hats

We’ve noticed they’re also perfect when paired with our Pop Up Stages! Take a look at how our own Fran Seiford used them here! You can click on the large card to be taken to the project on our website.

Halloween Hats Pop Up by Fran Seiford

Halloween Hats Pop Up by Fran Seiford

Now head over to our 31 Days of Halloween Page to see who else is playing today!

 

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Craft Warehouse Sale!!

The Stampendous Craft Warehouse Sale

will be held this year on

Saturday, October 21 from 7am – Noon.

For five whole hours you can visit our warehouse in Anaheim and take home some astonishing deals on so many of our great products.
We’ll have stamps, cutting dies, glitter, embossing powder, stencils and more!

We can’t wait to see you there!!  Cash or Credit Cards Accepted.

Directions to our office are HERE.

 

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