Part of Your World 1: Mermaids and Friends

Mermaids are really hot right now! You see them everywhere you shop. We’re lucky enough to have some of the coolest mermaids in town.

In addition to the wonderful Mermaid Fishes Set from artist Laurel Burch that we introduced Monday, we still have our awesome Mermaid Friends set.

CRS5088 Mermaids Cling Stamp Set and DCS5088 Mermaids Die Set

Like most of our Cling Rubber Stamp Sets with coordinating Cutting Dies, this is a Limited Edition.  If you’ve been waiting to add this gorgeous mermaid, staring into a beautiful pearl, surrounded by her fun, eager friends, to your collection, you might not want to wait much longer. Take a look at just some of the great inspiration using this wonderful set. You can see that all the pieces work seamlessly together, and they all shine separately as well! (And they all look amazing with those Graphic45 papers! Thanks G45!) You can click on an image to see it full sized.

 

Loving our Mermaid and Friends??? We sure do! Take a moment or two to watch Fran make some of these gorgeous cards!

 

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Part of Your World 1: There be Mermaids!

Laurel Burch Mermaid Fish

 

We’re really excited this week at Stampendous to showcase our newest edition to our Mermaid family. This fantastic Cling Rubber Stamp Set by artist Laurel Burch adds a whimsical mermaid and her fishy friends to our other two, already popular, mermaid stamps. Colored by our own Fran Seiford in the delightful, brilliant color scheme favored by Laurel, this mermaid is as at home on a card as she is in the sea. We’ll be sharing lots of other ideas for her this week. Why not get your own and color along! We’d love to sea your projects! (Sea what we did there?) You can find this great set at your favorite stamp retailer or on our website, where your orders are fulfilled by independent, local stamp stores.  You can share projects on our Facebook Group, our Flickr Group, or email them to submissions@stampendous.com and we’ll share them for you!  You can also check out our Laurel Burch by Stampendous Pinterest Board for loads of inspiration!  (If you create something and post it online, be sure to let us know so we can pin it here!)

 

Remember, you can download your very own guide for coloring Laurel Burch images on our website! Just click on the photo below!

Laurel Burch Coloring Chart - colored with Copic Markers
Laurel Burch Coloring Guide

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Celebrate Mom in Laurel Burch Style!

Laurel Burch Blossoming Woman by Fran Seiford

Today we have our post spotlighting all the fabulous Laurel Burch stamps and dies that are perfect for celebrating mom this year.

The beautiful Blossoming Woman card created by Fran Seiford is symbolic to how magical and expressive Laurel Burch created her artwork and with our cling stamp set you can customize a Blossoming Woman with your own mom’s unique spirit and expression for a Mother’s Day card!

We have much more Laurel Burch stamps that are perfect for Mother’s Day on our website too! Stop by there for a look-see and find catalog samples for you ideas toward your project for mom, here are just a few from the collection as inspiration starters.

There is still time to create a one-of-a-kind project for mom, and if you like something you see from the gallery above clicking on any photo’s caption will take you to our website for more information. Remember that when you purchase from our website, your order will be fulfilled by a shop closest to you when possible.

Friday

Stampendous Blog

Jamie Martin

Pam Bray

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Keep hopping for inspiration from our posts earlier this week if you happened to miss them and we hope you have a great weekend everyone!

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Celebrate Mom with Thanks and Dessert!

Thank You Daisies by Rhea Weigand

It’s Wednesday, and we are celebrating mom by showering her with gratitude add in a few sweet treats too!

R264 Thank You Daisies

Let’s say thank you in a big way with these great stamps in different styles! Thank You Daisies stamp is an all-in-one design, just stamp and color then send! And these small sentiments create a big message for a quick card!

And for all the times our moms prepared delicious meals and desserts for us here are some decadent treats for her too!

We think she’ll love the thoughtfulness of a handmade gift with any of our Mom theme stamps, too. Stop by our website to see more!

Our design team is sharing more mom inspired projects with our newest products from the January and April catalogs. Hop on over to their blogs for more ideas for Mother’s Day!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

We also posted earlier this week if you want to keep hopping along!

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Celebrate Mom!

Spring Tweets by Fran Seiford

Mother’s Day is just around the corner in the U.S., and there is still time to create a beautiful project for the occasion!

What better way to show appreciation for all that moms do for our family than to make a homemade stamped card, gift or scrapbook memory. We have tons of stamps and stencils worthy of a project for our moms.

Let’s take a look at some of our latest blossom images that are perfect for a card, tag or gift wrapping!

Vintage rose with a postcard backdrop, country pitcher holds a hydrangea bunches, and fresh cut flower bouquets are all fabulous images for a project from mom, we also have a ton more flowers of different styles available in our Flower Garden category of our website, stop by and see them all!

Our talented design team is back again this week sharing their favorite projects to celebrate mom!

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

April Showers and House-Mouse Designs®

Crocus Droplet by Kristine Reynolds

It’s Friday, and our April Showers are just about over! All this week we’ve outfitted ourselves with boots, and cute sayings stamps, layers of umbrellas and let the rain fall with stencils so today we get to play in the rain with our House-Mouse Designs characters and still stay dry!

Monica mouse is so thirsty she takes the chance of a few raindrops crashing upon her nose so she can drink the fresh water from a Crocus bloom.

HMP64 Crocus Droplet Stamp

And here are more rainy scenes of the House-Mouse characters from Ellen Jareckie!

These mice know when to weather the stormy skies or create their own precipitation for their outdoor adventures. You can stop by the House-Mouse Designs section of our website to see the entire collection or go to the New House-Mouse Designs section in our What’s New section.

There are still more projects for our April Shower theme from our design team!

Pam Bray

Janelle Stollfus

Louise Healy

We hope you enjoyed the gallery of stamps, stencils, and projects this week! Stop by next week as we Celebrate MOM!

April Showers in Stencils!

Spring Short Stack Umbrella Background by Amy Hurley Purdie

Get your stencil brushes, embossing pastes and ink pads ready, we are in a shower of stencils today!

A sweet little Panda from our Spring Short Stack Perfectly Clear Stamp Set is surrounded by soft rain and umbrella patterns using ink pads and sponge daubers. For more information on this cute card, click on the caption below the photo.

DWLJ908 Umbrella Background Stencil

Give the effect of rain on your project with embossing paste or ink and our Rain Stencil. Remember to bring along the Umbrella Stencil to keep dry!

Kristine and Louise both created a little rain shower for their House-Mouse characters, and we just love the different ways you can use the stencil. There are even more projects today for our April Showers theme from our design team!

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Spring Blog Hop Winners

It is time to announce the winners from our Hop last week with Creative Impressions!

Thank you for all the wonderful and thoughtful comments throughout the blog hop. We had a great time sharing all of our ribbon dazzled projects with you and hope you enjoyed all the inspiration.

Each winner receives a prize package that includes a Birthday Ensemble Stencil and a Creative Impressions Ribbon Card. Winners were selected by Random.org from all of the participating blog posts.

Here are the winners —

Pam Bray’s Friday Post

Gilda McStamper

Janelle Stollfus’ Friday Post

Mary Holhouser

Kristine Reynolds’ Wednesday Post

Sue LD

Louise Healy’s Monday Post

Brenda Lilley

Lea Fritts’ Friday Post

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Congratulations! Please send your mailing address in an email with a subject line “Creative Impressions Spring Hop Winner”, to submissions@stampendous.com.

April Showers!

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Puddle Boots by Pam Bray

Spring showers are here, and the forecast looks great this week! We are going to enjoy a splash of stamp and stencil images that go well with typical rainy April weather!

Let’s jump in with our first two stamps that are perfect to use together, Puddle Boots and Cute Boots! Pam Bray created an amazing background (shown above) for these stamps with our Rain Stencil. Click the caption to see the project on our website.

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Puddle Boots by Debi Hammons

And after the rain, there is sure to be blooming everywhere with our Sun and Rain stamp!

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AndV327 Sun and Rain Ruber Stamp

Lea Fritts made this bright and cheerful card with Sunny Vase sunflower that goes so well with the Sun and Rain phrase!

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Sunny Vase by Lea Fritts

Want to see more fabulous projects for our April Shower theme? Here are the designers showing their creative projects today!

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

 

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Spring Blog Hop – Day 3

Wow, the week has flown by and we are on the last day of the hop! We loved hearing from you through your comments and we hope you have gathered some great inspiration for creating lots of fun projects with Stampendous and Creative Impressions!

We would like to thank the folks at Creative Impressions for providing our design team with such wonderful ribbons for the many projects they make that go into our catalogs. They have more fantastic products for crafting with clips, metal frames, brads and fasteners. Be sure to stop by their blog and browse their product section!

Each prize package includes a Birthday Ensemble Stencil and a Creative Impressions Ribbon Card. To be eligible to win simply comment on posts here and on our design team’s blogs throughout the week. Comment by midnight on Sunday, Pacific time and the winners will be announced on Monday, April 24, 2017. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules for more details.

Stop by today’s participating designers for our wrap up of inspiration!

Jamie Martin

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts

If you missed our posts earlier this week, we’ve added the links below so you can easily keep hopping through for more inspiration!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Louise Healy
Jamie Martin
Pam Bray

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Louise Healy
Janelle Stollfus