Papermaking Palooza

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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

 

See Life from the Other Side!

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The new Stampendous Mirror Stamping Plate lets you double your stamp collection and have twice the fun with all your great images. This wonderful tool let’s you create a mirror image of your stamps in order to make reflections, spinner cards, and even just flip an image for a better layout on your project. It comes with directions and tips for tons of uses.  Here are some fun projects Fran made.

Fran also made a great video showing you the Mirror Plate basics!

And our design team has had some fun, too. Check out these blog posts with lots more fun in the future!!

Jamie Martin

Kathi Rerek

 

Prizes anyone?? Leave a comment on the YouTube Video above, Like the video, Share the video on social media, Subscribe to our channel and click on the bell, we’ll enter you once for each interaction, and we will give away 3 mirror stamping plates! Then go visit our team blogs above, leave a nice comment, and we’ll enter you to win as well. We’ll give away another two, one from each blog.   You must have a U.S. Mailing address to win. The Official Rules for all our contests are HERE

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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Have you ever made paper? We’d love to hear about your experiences if you have! At Stampendous, we’ve been making handmade paper for decades, and we even used to distribute the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit to our retail stores. We reconnected with this great company at the Creativation show this year. They proposed a fun blog hop! We sent Stampendous products to their team, and they provided papermaking kits to ours.

For the next two weeks, we’ve got some great projects to share with you as the teams play with the wonderful products we’ve exchanged.

Today, check out this beautiful creation by Becky Conley. Click on her name, or the picture to learn more about how she made it!

Becky Conley Hop Project
Butterfly Trio by Becky Conley

The Arnold Grummer Team has posted lots of inspiration today:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

Stay tuned for lots more from this great collaboration! We’re really excited about how our products work together with great handmade papers. Of course there are prizes! Becky has the details over on her blog post today!

Hey, Wild Thing!

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Our new wild stamps really make our heart sing! You’ve seen our new animals with cutting dies, our great backgrounds to put them on, and now we want to share our two new Perfectly Clear Stamps Sets with you. Our Jungle Life and Jungle Greenery sets are so easy to use to expand your wild projects. Take a look at these great sets!

SSC1314 Jungle Life Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1314 Jungle Life Perfectly Clear Stamps

 

SSC1315 Jungle Greenery Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1315 Jungle Greenery Perfectly Clear Stamps

Each of them contains our premium, photopolymer stamps, made in the USA, that work well with so many inks (although we prefer VersaFine by Tsukineko!). They each come with a colored index sheet as well, so you can have a quick coloring guide to get you started.

Our very own Fran Seiford had a lot of fun playing with these great sets! Here are a couple of ideas.

Monkey Spinner Card
Monkey Spinner Card featuring Jungle Greenery and Jungle Life – by Fran Seiford

 

Never Give Up
Jungle Life and Jungle Greenery by Fran Seiford

 

Jungle Life WindowRama
Jungle Life WindowRama by Fran Seiford

Our designers have had a wild week as well! Check out their blogs to see more wild life!

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

 

Some Like it Wild!

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Our new wild collection in the new April 2019 catalog will leave you roaring with delight and wanting all of our newest products.

We looked at our new wild animal cling rubber stamp and cutting die sets on Tuesday. They are HERE if you missed them. Each of them comes with a new circle window die for your WindowRama cards, shaker cards, or other layered card types.

In addition to the animals we’ve brought out two, new 6″ X 6″ background stamps that will give your wild cards that finished look.

Our Wild Texture is a combination of animal fur patterns that lets you use part of the stamp or the whole thing to create fun backgrounds.

6CR014 Wild Texture Cling Rubber Stamp
6CR014 Wild Texture Cling Rubber Stamp

We also brought out a gorgeous Fern Garden stamp for the true, deep jungle look. You’ll find this wonderful background so versatile and the perfect background for your floral, garden, and wild images.

6CR015 Fern Garden Cling Rubber Stamp
6CR015 Fern Garden Cling Rubber Stamp

We gave Decorative Painter, Deb Antonick, our new jungle friends and these backgrounds, and she created the most adorable set of four framed canvas pieces featuring the Wild Texture and our sweet new animals. We admit it, we’re in love! Take a look!

Giraffe by Deb Antonick
Giraffe by Deb Antonick

 

Elephant by Deb Antonick

 

Lion by Deb Antonick

 

Monkey by Deb Antonick
Monkey by Deb Antonick

We’ll have these projects up on our website very soon!
Be sure to check out our designers with great posts on their blogs today as well –

Kathi Rerek

Totally Wild

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Stampendous’ new wild collection from our brand new April 2019 catalog will have you running through the jungle, swinging from the trees, and loping across the savannah with a great new crew of animal friends.

The adorable Lion comes with a fun, fern, circle window die for your WindowRama or other card types. It also includes a separate die for cutting out the lion’s face, and a bobble head die to make his face wobble on a cardstock spring. You can use this wobbler on any of our new animal friends. You’ll love playing with this fantastic set. Of course it comes with the lion stamp and cutting die, some wild grass, and a cute greeting! A complete set!

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

The sweet Elephant never forgets your birthday! He comes with a darling, leafy window for your WindowRama cards, shaker card, or other design. Plus, you get the die for extra leaves to make your card a luscious jungle. You’ll also get the elephant stamp and matching die, plus two greetings!

CLD19 Elephant Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies
CLD19 Elephant Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies

Our new Monkey is a bundle of fun! He can swing from so many things on your cards or WindowRama dioramas. In his set you’ll receive the monkey cling rubber stamp, a banana, and a greeting. Plus dies for a jungle vine circle window, extra leaves, the banana, and the monkey are included. A great value!

CLD17 Monkey Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies
CLD17 Monkey Cling Rubber Stamps and Cutting Dies

Finally, a tall Giraffe bends down to see you better. With two greetings, the giraffe cling rubber stamp, and a stand of acacia trees, the giraffe is ready to survey the savannah. He also includes an acacia circle die for your WindowRama set, a clouds/bushes die, and the cutting die for the giraffe himself.

CLD18 Giraffe Cling Rubber Stamp Set and Cutting Dies
CLD18 Giraffe Cling Rubber Stamp Set and Cutting Dies

These wild new friends have a ton of possibilities, but wait until you see the accessories they’re bringing to the safari! Stay tuned the rest of the week to see lots more jungle fun. Meanwhile, here is a great look at some adorable samples by Stampendous Founder, Fran Seiford! You can click on any of the pictures above to be taken to the product on our website.

Everyday QSets! Lucky Winners

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Our new QSets of Cling Rubber and Cutting Dies are so much fun! Sweet stamp sets with humorous and whimsical images and sentiments make creating cards, tags, boxes, and bags easy and fun. The coordinating cutting dies leave a cute, small white border around the images to mimic children’s stickers.

No ProbLlama by Alison Heikkila
No ProbLlama by Alison Heikkila

We posted a great video with these sets a couple weeks ago, and asked you to comment. We have winners!

Old Goat Cling Rubber Stamp set
Old Goat by Lea Fritts

The winners below can each choose their favorite from our Qsets! Email us right away at submissions@stampendous.com and we’ll find out your fave! You must have a U.S. Mailing address to receive the prize.

Froggie Balance by Fran Seiford
Froggie Balance by Fran Seiford

Winners:

dannscraftingwhims

trainwithmeghan

Brian Poteraj

 

Email us with your U.S. Address and your choice of our QSets. You can find them on our website by typing QS in the search at the top. We’ll send you the coordinating dies as well.

Fran made a great video sharing these fun sets and their coordinating die sets. Check it out here:

 

Furry Friends!

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Our January 2019 Catalog is the home of our brand new Puppy Therapy and Kitty Therapy Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Sets. These two sets feature the sweetest puppies and kitties ready to lounge, romp, and play on all your cards and greetings.

SSC1304 Kitty Therapy Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1304 Kitty Therapy Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1305 Puppy Therapy Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1305 Puppy Therapy Perfectly Clear Stamps

These sweet stamps are perfect on just about any project, small enough for tags, fun in groups for cards and larger projects. We also have a special surprise for you! These puppies and kittens come with their very own comfy chair for snoozing and snuggles.

Every package features the sweet chair pattern you can trace or cut out of your favorite patterned papers or stamp to decorate. If you like, you can download the pattern as well, HERE on our website. Here are some great examples using it!

Fran made a great video to show you how the chair comes together. Check it out:


Our Design Team is also sharing our Furry Friends. Go visit their blogs and leave them some love!

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

 

Everyday QSets! Funny and Fun!

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We were very excited at Christmas time when our new QSets of Cling Rubber and Cutting Dies were so well-received! These sweet little stamp sets have humorous and whimsical images and sentiments that make creating cards, tags, boxes, and bags easy and fun. The coordinating cutting dies leave a cute, small white border around the images to mimic children’s stickers.

No Probllama card

New, everyday designs are here with images stamps for Spring, Summer, friends and fun. We know you’ll have small (and not-so-small) folks somewhere in your life who will love your projects made with these sweet characters!

Old Goat WindowRama

QSets are a bit different. The image is shown on the carrier sheet instead of on top of the stamp. But they’re super easy to store in your regular, slim storage. Our Thin Stuftainers are the ideal storage containers for these great sets. They also all fit into the WindowRama die set and look great romping through the Meadows Edge. You’ll love how these sets coordinate with just everything!

Meadows Edge Puppy Boy

Fran made a great video sharing these fun sets and their coordinating die sets. Check it out here:

And, of course, our Design Team have had some great fun with these wonderful sets! Hop around and see their projects and leave a comment, you might win your favorite set of stamps and matching dies. We’ll give away three sets to U.S. Mailing Addresses. The Official Rules for our contests are always here.

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin (1)

Jamie Martin (2)

We’ll see you next week with more fun from our new January 2019 Catalog!

Meadows Edge Winners

Meadows Edge and Meadow Edgers

Our new January 2019 Catalog is full of great innovation from Fran for making interactive, 3D cards that are simple and fun to create. You loved our WindowRama Die Set, and the next step is the Meadows Edge and Meadow Edgers sets.

We have three lucky winners from blog comments on the Meadows Edge and Meadow Edgers. Thanks for supporting our Design Team with your kind words!! Winners will receive both sets, the Meadows Edge clear stamps and the Meadow Edgers die set! Can’t wait to see what you make!!

SSC1294 Meadows Edge Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1294 Meadows Edge Perfectly Clear Stamps
DCP1013 Meadow Edgers Cutting Die Set
DCP1013 Meadow Edgers Cutting Die Set

 

For all our contests, only open to U.S. mailing addresses, Official Contest Rules are always Here. And here’s another look at Fran’s great video featuring these products with and without the WindowRama die set as well. A great versatile set!

Winners – be sure to email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. Mailing Address (yes, U. S. territories and military are fine!)

Denise Bryant

Michelle Henderson

Anne Temple

Congratulations, crafters! We know you’ll love these sets!