Snow Much Fun with Snowman Dies!

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This week is a fun time to share with you more of our great new Holiday Product in our July Catalog. You can  buy a hard copy of our July catalog or flip through the online version by clicking on the image below.

Stampenouds July 2020 Catalog

Today we’d love to share with our new Snowmen Melt Die Set

Snowmen Melt Die Set

Here are some awesome samples Fran created to showcase this set in our catalog –

 

Here’s a great video she made about how much fun it is to use these sweet snowmen!

Stampendous July Release – Tips and Tricks

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Our retail stores had a great time with the Stampendous Virtual Catalog Party. They’ll each be doing their own prize drawing, so check with your store to see how that will be done.

If you’d still like to place an order, you can find the list of Participating Stores on our website.

Or check with a store near you by finding one on our Store Locator. Many of them were offering discounts and other prize drawings in addition to the one provided by Stampendous!

During the party, we let our stores premiere many of our newest YouTube videos with the hottest tips and tricks for our new July 2020 Release products. We’ve made those videos public now, so you can see all of Fran’s great ideas for combining and using our wonderful new dies and stamps!

Check out the Playlist here – July New Products Video Playlist

And check out this great new samples from our Design Team –

Alison Heikkila

 

The Party is Still Going!!

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Stampendous is hosting our first Virtual Catalog Party this week at your favorite stamp store! Stores all over the US and Canada are sharing brand new video content each day from Fran. using the newest products from the Stampendous July 2020 Catalog.Stampenouds July 2020 Catalog

You can find a participating store on our website here –

Virtual Catalog Party Participating Stores

Or find a store near you and ask if they’re participating! You will find our Store Locator here –

Stampendous Retail Store Locator

Each participating store will be giving away a prize package courtesy of Stampendous which includes the Gift Card Wallet Cutting Dies and the Birthday Gift Perfectly Clear Stamps!

Today, stores are sharing Fran’s video of our darling new Gnomes and Friends Cutting Dies Set. This set is super sweet and lets you create tons of different gnomes and their forest friends.

Our Design Team is also sharing with the new products to help you fill out your catalog party wish list – check out these great projects by

Kathi Rerek

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

 

 

 

 

Poinsettia Season! Join us for National Watercolor Month!

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Hello, Everyone! We hope you’re well and staying safe. What a great time for relaxing and doing some crafting. July is even National Watercolor Month!

This week on Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series, she’s sharing with the Poinsettia Season Perfectly Clear Stamps to create tons of gorgeous masterpieces perfect for Christmas cards or seasonal greetings. Why not grab your watercolors and paint along?! There are so many ideas here, be sure to check out the completed card gallery at the end of the video.

Here’s the stamp set. So pretty with holly and a gorgeous poinsettia, plus lots of great Holiday greetings!

Poinsettia Season Perfectly Clear Stamps

And here’s Fran’s newest video!! Enjoy! Be sure to subscribe and click the little “thumbs up” to like the video. We’d love to read your comments as well. Hope you’ll try it!

Winners! – Gnomes and Cocoa Prizes

Hello Everyone, it’s time to announce some winners of recent blog projects we’ve had. Winners should send an email with their U.S. mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com

Gnome for the Holidays

 

 

 

First up, Holiday Gnomes – This darling clear set goes to one lucky winner from our blog, and that’s

karenajo

Then we said we’d offer a set to one commenter from each of our Design Team members so…

From Alison’s Blog

Torrey

From Kathi’s Blog

Shartl

From Jamie’s Blog

Denise Bryant

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Next we have three winners from our blog for National Cocoa Day. These winners will get the Sharing a Sip stamp from House-Mouse Designs. Please email us to let us know whether you’d like Cling Rubber or Wood Mounted.

Heidi

Janet Cobb

Beverly Jordan

 

Today is National Cocoa Day!

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National Cocoa Day is upon us! Oooh… so many sweet treats this month. Amanda, Maxwell, and Mudpie are enjoying a warm cup of cocoa with mini marshmallows under the Christmas tree. Do you enjoy a sweet cocoa now and then? Let us know how you take your hot chocolate – a hint of peppermint? add a cinnamon stick? lots of marshmallows? Leave a comment here for a chance to win our darling House-Mouse Designs® image Sharing a Sip in your choice of wood mounted or cling rubber. We’ll send three lucky winners a stamp to a U.S. Mailing Address (of course our Official Contest Rules apply).

Here’s a sweet card by our Design Team member Jamie Martin that you can create from the products on our website – (click on the picture for the details).

Sharing a Sip by Jamie Martin

Sharing a Sip by Jamie Martin

Speaking of cocoa, we also have our wonderful marshmallow snowman this year, soaking in his Cocoa Hot Tub! This cute card from Alison Heikkila is colored so beautifully.

Cocoa Hot Tub by Alison Heikkila
Cocoa Hot Tub by Alison Heikkila

And this card by Cards and Coffee Time’s Tina Smith is just stunning! (and really shows off the shaved ice she put in the shaker card background, too.)

 

Be sure to visit their blogs and leave them all some love!!

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Tina Smith

Kathi Rerek

Bunny Hoyle

Lorraine Aquilina

Plus this great sample from Jamie Martin from November!

And another one that Lorraine Aquilina made earlier.

Doodles Paper Playground Sparkle Blends Hop

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We are getting sparkly with Sparkle Blends!! We’re playing with the folks over at Doodles Paper Playground this weekend to add some sparkle to our projects. Get set to win some for yourself!

Do you 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!

We added Sparkle Blends to our WindowRama Chipboard Frames to make a darling snowman tabletop diorama, and a charming Santa Wink ornament!  We used 3D Creative Sheets from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L to make the fun Santa Shaker card. The WindowRama Die Set cut the perfectly-sized pieces of 3D foam adhesive, and the acetate as well, it was super easy to sandwich some Boughs of Holly Sparkle Blends in between!

For the Snowman Scarf project we just glued on some of the Frozen Sparkle Blends with Tombow Multi Adhesive.

Snowman Scarf Windowrama Frame

 

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 three of you can make darling holiday or everyday decor or ornaments! You must have a U.S. mailing address to win. Our Official Contest Rules are always here.

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 all the posts, each comment is an entry to win!

Friday, November 15, 2019

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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

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Coffee Lover’s Blog Hop – Fall/Winter 2019

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We are thrilled to be back playing with the Coffee Loving Cardmakers in their Blog Hop. This event is always so much fun and sooooo filled with PRIZES!!

Wow, how to win??  So first, dig out your stamps (or click on the picture above and buy our cute little House-Mouse Designs® friends who are enjoying a cookie with their coffee!) and make a sweet card singing the praises of coffee (or chocolate, or tea, or other caffeinated joy), post it somewhere on the internet and get the direct link to it, then click on the image below and pop over to the main blog post to link your card to the challenge.

Coffee Loving Cardmakers Blog Post

Our Design Team is playing along, and they will each be able to award a great coffee image to a lucky commenter on their blogs (U.S. Addresses only). Check out their creations – you have until November 8th to comment or enter the challenge above.

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

 

We will be awarding three FLASH prizes of the Cookie Crumbles stamp on the Coffee Lover’s Blog

Winner can select wood mounted or Cling Rubber for this prize.
Cookie Crumbles Cling Rubber Cookie Crumbles Wood Mounted StampLook at this sweet cookie holder made by our in-house Sample Artist Debi Hammons! She slipped a two-pack of Mother’s cookies into the pouch, but you could add coffee packets or other treats. A great treat for teacher or classroom! You can find the supply list and directions for this project by clicking on the picture.

Cookie Holder/Gift Pouch by Debi Hammons

 

 

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

 

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