DREAMing of Mousey Mischief, etc.

EEEK! Mice have been invading the Stampendous blog all this week, and today they’re running rampant with Dreamweaver as well! Of course, we’re referring to our favorite House Mouse Designs® which are perfectly paired with Dreamweaver backgrounds and even embossing paste. As an example, here is Kristine Reynold’s “Potted Mouse”, using the perfect coordinating background… the Dreamweaver Black-eyed Susans stencil, paste-embossed, and ink-stenciled on top.

Potted Mouse by Kristine Reynolds
CRSHMM10 House Mouse Designs® Potted Mouse, DWDEP Dreamweaver Regular Embossing Paste, and DWLJ902 Black Eyed Susans

Follow the tiny mouse footprints to the rest of the team’s posts for more Dreamweaver/Stampendous fun:

Pam Hornschu

Mousey Adventures

Welcome back to our week of mousey mischief and the crew of House-Mouse characters. Amanda, Maxwell, Mudpie and Monica are hanging around together for some adventures in crafts and leisure that are sure to be fun.

This foursome spotted bright colored beads and decided to take up the art of jewelry design.

HMR29 Jewelry Making Rubber Stamp
Just look at the colorful choices of jewelry in this card by Kristine Reynolds. The beautiful bead-like pattern paper on her card was done with a Dreamweaver stencil embossed then distressed on coordinating paper. Find out more about the supplies and instructions for Kristine’s card project on our website.

Jewelry Making by Kristine Reynolds
All four mice find warmth in the pockets of hanging jeans on the clothesline after an acrobatic effort to get to them. I’m guessing it’s a great spot to rest with a bird’s eye view to their next adventure.

HMR34 Hanging Jeans Rubber Stamp
Here’s a great card for a friend by Amy Hurley-Purdie with amazing realistic coloring on the jeans and she added an encouraging sentiment from the Forest Sayings Perfectly Clear Stamps Set.

Hanging Jeans by Amy Hurley-Purdie

These mice are on to more mischievous adventures today with stops on these designer’s blogs that you wouldn’t want to miss.

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

The Instigator Mouse

If you know about House-Mouse Designs then you know the rabble-rouser in the group. He is at every gathering of mischief makers, but this mouse has more genuine motives to bring them all together as well, like taking photos of family and friends.

HMP31 Say Cheese Rubber Stamp
HMP31 Say Cheese Rubber Stamp


Maxwell and his set up for a perfect picture is Operation See Cheese instead of the usual say cheese tactic. I wonder how long the nibble of cheese will last before someone snatches it away for a snack. I hope he brought enough to share!

Say Cheese by Jennie Lin Black
Say Cheese by Jennie Lin Black

Jennie Lin Black created a centered focus on Maxwell rising to new heights with his cheese plan. What a fabulous job and another fantastic sentiment to go along with this beautifully colored image from Happy Greetings Perfectly Clear Stamps Set.

It is certain we will be seeing more of our mischief leader Maxwell this week and around some more today on these designer’s projects —

Louise Healy

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Alison Heikkila

If you missed our post yesterday with our designers projects links go check them out here. Thank you for stopping by and we will back tomorrow to hang around with these mice some more!

Getting Into Mousey Mischief

It’s going to be a week of summer mischief with House-Mouse Designs stamps from our April 2015 catalog. These mice are quite resourceful and creative when left to their own devices and our design team have some amazing projects to show for it. Join us as we capture Maxwell, Amanda, Mudpie and Monica creating a little mousey mischief.

Here’s the group resting with a prize slice of watermelon with full tummies and smiling from their feast. Mudpie is having a little fun spitting seeds no doubt waiting until he’s made room for another bite of watermelon.


HMR32 Watermelon Mice Stamp

Paired with a perfect mousey sentiment this stamp will make a super any occasion greeting card. Jennie Lin Black created this amazing card using a sentiment from Mice Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamp Set. Click on the image or caption for more details on how she created this project.

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Watermelon Mice by Jennie Lin Black

I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to see the shenanigans these mice are up to on today’s designer projects!

Pam Hornschu

Kristine Reynolds

Falling Into House-Mouse Fun

Create Fall week is coming to a finish with a visit from some furry friends and their own twist on the theme. Our fall-themed House-Mouse Designs® collection is growing by two with these new stamps and it seems they are falling for fall.

These four friends are taking turns in their own mousey version of paragliding for some real Fall fun. They make any adventure look like fun!

HMR42 Fence Falling Stamp

Monica brings childhood memories to mind with a leaf pile plunge to enjoy the colorful brilliance of the Fall season foliage.


HMV23 Leaf Plunge Rubber Stamp

There are two more stamps already in our fall House-Mouse Design collection that would make a great card set or framed art decor.

You can create oodles of fall projects by adding colorful leaves with Jumbo Cling Rubber Leaves or Cling PenPattern Leaves and cut out with the coordinating Leaves Die Set. They are fantastic as part of your fall decor and even help frame your photos during the fall season!

As our House-Mouse friends would have it, their adventure continues next week with Mousey Mischief stamps so come back and see us next week! Until then let’s hop on over to these designer projects for some fall-abulous projects —

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Lyn Bernatovich

Kristine Reynolds

Lea Kimmel

Alison Heikkila

Enjoy more fall inspiration on our Fall Season Ideas Pinterest board. Subscribe today!

We’re DREAMing of Fall

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Created by Elaine Benedict for Dreamweaver featuring:
DWLL3043 Oak Leaf
Created by Louise Healy
Created by Louise Healy

Feeling confused? Here it is, the beginning of August, and kids are going back to school. Wasn’t that supposed to happen in the fall? Oh, well, if they want to skip summer and go directly to fall, than we are right there with them. Cool, crisp days. Pumpkin lattés. Leaves changing. Yep. We’re all over that on the Stampendous/Dreamweaver  team. Just check them out:

Louise Healy

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Hornschu

Lyn Bernatovich

Laura Drahozal

Lea Kimmel

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Tenia Nelson

Alison Heikkila

Creating Pumpkin Patches and Orange Snowman

Remember the crisp cool days of fall approaching and the memories of visiting the local pumpkin patch by creating your very own handcrafted version. Stamp pumpkins and stems onto various pattern paper, die cutting them out, and you have the cutest pumpkins ready for a super project or two.

Say hello this fall with a trio of pumpkins and a little forest friend that will put a smile on anyone’s face.

Hello Card by Fran Seiford

Add tufts of grass from Cling Create Fall Stamp Set or die-cut grass with Create Fall Die Set to make the greatest little pumpkin patch card.

Create Fall Card by Fran Seiford

Create a whimsical scene for cute pictures from the pumpkin patch visit by using a mix of stamps and dies from Create Fall and Create Winter to make a pumpkin snowman! Take a look at how this idea turned out in Fran Seiford’s sweet layout and to get a list of supplies by clicking on the image or caption below.

Create Fall Scrapbook Page by Fran Seiford

However you mix and match these Create sets you are sure to have fun and bring a smile to your face. For more smile inducing projects let’s hop on over to a few designer blogs haring fall inspiration.

Jamie Martin

Pam Hornschu

Create Fall With Stampendous

Creating for fall is so much fun, and when there is a video for your spring board it fuels your creativity to for plethora of projects. As we would have it, you can get a fantastic start creating with Fran Seiford in this video demonstrating the Create Fall stamps and die cuts. She’ll share oodles of techniques and a trick in her hat design so you can make a Stampendous Impression every time. Let’s check it out!

So many great projects were shared in the video that we added a few here in this post so you can get a close-up view. The kitty in Cling Create Fall has a friend from our Cling Pop Up Forest Stamp Set visiting the pumpkin patch in this card and it sure looks like a lot of fun.

Create Fall with Cling Pop Up Forest by Fran Seiford

This jack o’ lantern must doesn’t seem to mind a curious cat checking for some treats on Halloween. The sentiment from Tricky Words Perfectly Clear Stamp Set is cut and matted using the nesting dies from our Pop Up Die Set.

Cling Create Fall and Tricky Words by Fran Seiford

Speaking of curious, we have two designers with projects today that we can’t wait to see! Stop by and tell them hi and we’ll see you tomorrow with more fall fun!

Louise Healy

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Fall Into Creating Fun Projects

It’s turning into fall here on our blog this week and so excited because we are introducing our new Cling Create Fall Stamp Set and coordinating Create Fall Die Cut Set. These two products will provide a myriad of options for so many different projects, the possibilities are endless. Throughout the week our design team will be posting on their blogs as well with our fall theme in mind so be sure to check out the blog list towards the end of our blog posts.

The Cling Create Fall Stamp Set is complete with two shapes for pumpkins with complement stamps with stem, leaf, vine and tendril. There are stamps to turn these pumpkins into jack’o lanterns with hats and a scaredy cat friend for some fun Halloween projects.

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CRS5078 Cling Create Fall Stamp Set

Cling Create Fall comes with not only a plethora of fall and Halloween theme stamp combinations it has a template that you can use to mask or stencil the pumpkins, hat, cat and leaves! No need to create your own mask with this set, just add a little bit of tape to the mask that matches your stamped image and start stamping around it.

Here’s a sweet little card by Debi Hammons that shows the characters in this set so well, it kindles the creativity to get started early on fall projects.

Create Fall by Debi Hammons
Create Fall by Debi Hammons

Can you find a matching metal die for each shape in Debi Hammons card above? You can! Just take a look at all the options in this coordinating die set.

DCS5078 Create Fall Die Cut Set

We’ve started the momentum on our Create Fall theme and now let’s take a look at today’s designer projects with our theme this week.

Pam Bray

Kristine Reynolds

Come back tomorrow for more inspiration and a video!

Pastefully Yours

Hello and happy Friday! We are here with one more day of out of the box and off the paper inspiration that’s sure to please.

We’ve seen some great tips for oodles of ways to use paste on paper, on a plaque and for today’s inspiration it is playing with paste on altered projects. Decorative painter and instructor, Debbie Cole, has recently taken to our stencil and embossing paste product line to create some pretty fabulous projects. Let’s take a look!

Create Winter Box Lid by Debbie Cole
Debbie’s used the Snowflake Stencil with Regular Embossing Paste to decorate this painted box and nicely frame the Cling Create Winter Set image on its lid.

Create Winter Box by Debbie Cole
It’s just a fabulous project and so is the elegant tray she made and shared on her blog last week for our Pretty poinsettia theme.  Go visit her post to find out how she made it.

Create A Poinsettia Tray by Debbie Cole
We have a spread of fantastic projects to inspire the next pastefully yours project —

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Bray

Lyn Bernatovich

Lea Kimmel Fritts

Pam Hornschu

Wendy Price

Miss any of our posts this week? Never fret, because we pinned all the design team projects on our Stampendous and Dreamweaver Stencils Board. If you haven’t already subscribed to our Pinterest boards, we think you should so you’ll be updated on any new projects in the weeks and months to come! You’ll have a steady stream of inspiration at your finger tips for our Stampendous and Dreamweaver Stencils product lines, plus when we collaborate with some pretty fabulous companies!