Trees! Not Just for Christmas, Anymore!

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We love our terrific trees here at Stampendous! On MONDAY we took a look at Christmas Trees. Today let’s take a look at the Halloween and Fall side of things! Trees are so great for every season! The team has more Christmas trees for you at the bottom of this post. The wood stamps below are also available in Cling Rubber!

 

R267 Haunted Mansion
R267 Haunted Mansion
R295 Haunted Tree
R295 Haunted Tree

 

R266 Chilling
R266 Chilling

Some Autumn Options:

R297 Autumn Points
R297 Autumn Points
CRS5052 Cling Jumbo Leaves
CRS5052 Cling Jumbo Leaves
DCS5068 Leaf Die Set
DCS5068 Leaf Die Set
SSC1265 Fall Arrangement
SSC1265 Fall Arrangement

Of course we have a beautiful array of Fall/Tree/Leaf Stencils as well! You can check them all out HERE.

And, naturally, those darling mice from House-Mouse Designs® are hanging out in the trees as well!

HMP83 Autumn Winds
HMP83 Autumn Winds
HMM01 Fall Float
HMM01 Fall Float
HMR80 Leaf Kite
HMR80 Leaf Kite

 

Let’s see what our Design Team has for us today! Trees!!

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Jamie Martin

 

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Trees! and Winners!

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Here at Stampendous some of the most popular images are those of flora! We have so many flowers and trees and other garden elements, and they are all really popular with our fans. This week we thought we’d take a look at the trees of Stampendous. Christmas Trees, Haunted Trees, Garden Trees, Spring Trees, Stencil Trees, Whimsical Trees… as one designer said, “We could do a whole month!”

Scenic stamping has been popular for decades, and with all of today’s coloring options, it’s more popular than ever. Fran always tries to design our trees so that no masking will be needed for you to work it into your scenic stamping. We hope you’ll enjoy this little walk in the woods! Do let us know how you feel about trees!

Let’s start by sharing with you some of the Christmas Tree Stamps we have. That season is still sneaking up on all of us… sneak… sneak… have you been naughty or nice? We’ll start with the tree!

 

Let’s see what our Design Team has for us today! Trees!!

Kristine Reynolds

Alison Heikkila

Plus we have

WINNERS

from last week’s Get Your “Boo” on giveaway.  Thanks everyone for counting up our colored words. Purple was a bit problematic since many of your browsers show the design team links in purple after you’ve viewed them. So your Purple count could have been anywhere from 6 t0 41. We really meant just the spooky words, so we’re not going to let that influence us. We threw everyone in the drawing that bothered to give us some numbers. Our three US winners are:

 

Beckie Williams

Tracey Magner

Barb MacAskill

 

Congratulations, Winners!!  Email us at submissions@stampendous.com with your mailing address, and we’ll get your Birds and Bones right out to you!

 

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Get Your “Boo” on with Birds and Bones!

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The season of SCARY is coming our way!!! What will you stamp for HALLOWEEN Day??!!  We’ve got lots of choices, and this final option comes to us from
mixed media artist Andy Skinner who is always working up something SPOOKY. Take a look at his latest offering, Birds and Bones.

ASCRS10 Birds and Bones
ASCRS10 Birds and Bones

That large image on the left is a bird skull…. ewwwww… cooooool!!! And wait until you see the results!

 

Wow, right??!! Let’s have a look at the other, available Andy Skinner stamp sets. They’re all wonderful for adding a touch of creepy to your Halloween life or even your everyday stamping!  You can find all of Andy’s wonderful images on our website HERE.

 

Would you like to get your CREEPY on with your very own set of Birds and Bones??? Yeah, we thought you might! So here’s what you need to do. Visit all of our posts from this week. MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and today, of course. Then leave a comment below telling us how many words were PURPLE, how many words were LIME GREEN, and how many words were ORANGE. (yes, including the ones in that sentence, right there) AND be sure to tell us if you have a U.S. Mailing address because only US addresses are eligible for our contests. (Official Rules live HERE)

And while you’re hopping around, winning and such, stop by our Design Team posts and tell them how much you love their HALLOWEEN stamping! So much fun from such talented folks!

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts

Louise Healy

 

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Happy “Boo Day” to You!

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We’re taking a look at our new Halloween products this week! We have loads of new SPOOKY and FUN products for you this year to help you invite folks to your party, make treats, create home decor, and scrapbook your fun with the SCARIEST holiday of the year!

Take a look at Monday’s Post for the cutest and creepiest new stamps from Fran Seiford, Stampendous’ Owner. But wait… there’s more! We’ve got some pretty, darn cute images from the pen of Ellen Jareckie at House-Mouse Designs®, as well! Our House-Mouse collection certainly offers an option for those of you that prefer your Halloween with a twist of doggone cute! All of these images are available as wood mounted stamps or as Stampendous Cling Rubber™.

You can see some really fun samples using these images on our website, but we’ll also share a few here for you from our Design Team!

 

We also added a few cute stencils to this year’s Halloween offering! These great new designs from Fran Seiford join our already extensive options from Dreamweaver Stencils and Fran’s Metal Stencils. So many great choices for sharing your “Boo”.

 

Let’s see what our Design Team is sharing today!! And be sure to come back Friday for even more Halloween Fun!!

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

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Get Your “Boo” On! – And Winners!

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Now that we’ve SCARED you with the looming threat of Christmas Cards and Gifts to be created… we don’t want you to forget that the SPOOKIEST stamping occasion of all is coming up quickly! Halloween is just around the corner, and whether you’re into cute or creepy, Stampendous has you covered with the coolest new images!

This year we’ll be playing along again with the 31 Days of Halloween Blog Hop! This collection of blogs from all over the world will show you the very best in Halloween crafting. It’s not too late for you to sign up to participate, too!  We’ll have a special page to guide you through our posts and through all the links for the month long blog hop. There will be prizes, and all sorts of spooky fun! For those who don’t do Halloween, we will continue our regular posts with Christmas, Winter, and even some new sneak peeks from our October Spring 2018 Catalog. So never FEAR, there’s something for everyone.

We’ve got some fantastic new images this year for you! Whatever your Halloween preferences, you’ll find something here! Take a look! They’re all on our website with FREE SHIPPING until the end of August! (on Retail Orders of $50 or more shipped to U.S. Mailing Addresses. You can find them at http://www.stampendous.com/shop/stamps/halloween.

We have great new stamps from Stampendous Owner Fran Seiford – These all come in Wood Mounted or Cling Rubber. From creepy to funny:

 

Fran has also added some super SCARY new Spiders and some CREEPY new Halloween Greetings to add to our continuing collection of Perfectly Spooky Clear Stamps Sets:

 

For the Die Cutting fans of Halloween, Fran has included some really fun sets featuring both Cling Rubber Stamps and coordinating cutting Dies! These sets will be super handy for any Halloween Decor you’d like to create.

 

There’s more… Lots More!! We’ll look at them later this week. Let’s take a look at some samples from our Amazing Design Team!

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

 

Winners!

And we have 3 lucky Winners of our Twinkle Glitter!! Congratulations to these commenting fans from last week. Send us an email at submissions@stampendous.com with your mailing address, so we can get your prize right out to you. (A NOTE to our WINNERS: Remember, if we can’t tell from your comments, profile, or online presence that you have a US mailing address, we can’t pick your name. We have to draw at least one new name every giveaway because someone is a “mystery” fan.) Congrats to:

craftymom205

Cara Malmrose

Anne Temple

 

Stop by Wednesday for more ways to Get Your “Boo” On this Halloween!

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Elements of Excitement!

Pinecone Ornament by Kristine Reynolds

This week we’re celebrating those cool Elements that make our holiday cards so exciting. And we’re offering a special shout out to our newest family favorite, Twinkle Glitter!

Fran’s Glitzy Adhesive Technique and Encrusted Adhesive Technique are perfect for making a glittering area of bling behind any focal point layer. They’re super easy to do! Just apply a layer of our Sticky Panels, adhere your focal point on the adhesive area, then sprinkle your favorite blings on the remaining, exposed adhesive… Voila!! If you use embossing powder, you’ll want to heat it, but you can mix embossing enamels, glitters, mica, color fragments, glass glitter and more for some ultimate excitement.  There are sooo many looks you can achieve!

 

As you can see, the Design Team has lots to share with you today!! Click below to see more of their great projects, some of them have more than one, because they posted on Wednesday as well! Leave everyone some love so we can enter you in the drawing to win a jar of Twinkle Glitter. (contest details are HERE from Monday).  AND, in case this doesn’t give you enough to work on this weekend, here are some videos of Fran demonstrating this incredibly fun and easy technique.

 

Sharing Today –

Jamie Martin (Wednesday)

Kristine Reynolds (Wednesday)

Louise Healy (Wednesday)

Louise Healy (Friday)

Janelle Stollfus (Friday)

Thanks for visiting with us today!! We appreciate your visits. Remember we’ve got free shipping on our website, too! But only until the end of August.

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Get Your Free Shipping Before It’s Gone!

 

Time is running out on our Free Shipping promotion!! Stock up on your Holiday Stamping needs while you can eliminate that pesky Shipping!   Summer is the perfect time to start your holiday creations, or to hide inside in the air conditioning and craft away the heat. Take this opportunity to stock up on all our great Frantage Embossing Enamels, or to add to your collection of Vintage Glass Glitters. Or, maybe, just get those new Laurel Burch Stamps you’ve been craving! Or that wonderful Build a Lighthouse Set with coordinating Cutting Dies and those great sea creatures we just released in April.

You can use this Promo Code as many times as you like through the end of August, so start saving on stamping from Stampendous!

Free Shipping is available ONLY on orders shipped to U.S. Mailing Addresses.

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Elements of Excitement – and A Winner!

Pinecone Ornament by Kristine Reynolds

The time for Holiday stamping is here! And this year, why not add some Elements of Excitement to your Christmas and holiday creations? Our July Catalog featured a really nice, two-page spread showcasing the Embossing Powders and Glitters that are just so perfect for seasonal glimmer and warmth.

You can see the whole catalog here – JULY 2017 Stampendous Catalog  or for a look at our Elements suggestions, we’ve made a quick PDF you can download here: Elements of Excitement

These sparkly and super dynamic elements are perfect for Fran’s Encrusted Adhesive Technique and Glitzy Adhesive Technique. Both of these techniques allow you to make dynamic cards with a ton of bling and excitement! A perfect example is this great card by Design Team Member Kristine Reynolds. You can click on it to see the project instructions and supplies.

Pinecone Decoration by Kristine Reynolds

This great card also features one of our brand new elements, Twinkle Glitter! This super cool glitter is ultra shiny and full of random shapes, so the light just bounces off of it in every direction. So lush and fantastic!

And it comes in a really big jar! Bet you’d like to win some… !!! We’ll send three winners their own jar of new Twinkle Glitter. U.S. addresses only, OFFICIAL RULES LIVE HERE. Just leave us a comment below on any post this week and tell us your favorite thing about holiday stamping!

Our design team is sharing their Elements of Excitement this week! Here’s a start from two of our talented designers:

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

 

And we have a Winner!

In our Lighthouse Day giveaway, we’d like to congratulate

Kayla F.

oooh, and we’d really love to read her story about a haunted lighthouse! But meanwhile, Kayla, email us your mailing info and we’ll get your stamp right out to you. Drop us a line at submissions@stampendous.com

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Homemade Gifts Are Best

The holiday season is approaching, and it’s time to give some thought to gifts you might make for friends and loved ones. Of course nothing says, “I love you” like a handmade gift.

With stamps and stencils, you have soooo many options. And our new Decor Cling Rubber Stamps make a super easy way to transfer a pattern to a home decor piece. They are big, at 8″ X 8″ they can help you get a job done quickly, or even work on a very small card or tag, or stamp a few at one time.

Here’s a look at the Decor Snowflakes stamp. There are four other designs available.

Snowflake Decor Cling Rubber Sneak Peek

Our Dreamweaver and Fran’s Metal Stencils are also a phenomenal way to create homemade gifts from the heart.  Like this gorgeous canvas from Mixed Media Artist Mark Gould.

A few great designers are sharing some fun ideas to get you started:

Louise Healy

Bunny Hoyle

What types of things do you make for Christmas? We’d love to see you share some with us! You can show us your creations in several places:

Facebook Stampendous Group – lots of sharing between our fans – https://www.facebook.com/groups/Stampendous/

Our Photo Group on Flickr – these have to be moderated so patience is needed 🙂 – https://www.flickr.com/groups/stampendous/

Or tag us anywhere else you share, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter… we’ll like and share your post! @Stampendous or #Stampendous

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Today is Lighthouse Day! and Winner!

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One of our Design Team members tells us that today is Lighthouse Day! (It might be unofficial!) And it just so happens that we have lots of lighthouses if you want to celebrate this very special event! You can find these lighthouse images on our website, of course. Just type “lighthouse” in the search box at the top. They’re also under “Stamps” then “Travel” (and “Scenic” and “Summer”).

CRS5098 Cling Build A Lighthouse Stamp Set

 

 

 

Tell us about your trip to a lighthouse! Or have you never been? We’ll give away one of our new Lighthouse Christmas Cling Rubber stamps!

Cling Lighthouse Christmas
Cling Lighthouse Christmas

 

Some of our Design Team are sharing samples of this great image! Take a trip to their lighthouses and leave them some love for more chances to win.

Lea Fritts

Janelle Stollfus

 

Winner

of  a Pink Your Life Beach Day Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Set from last week’s One Last Summer Vacation is

Brian Poteraj

Be sure to email us at submissions@stampendous.com and we’ll get your prize right out to you . Congratulations, Brian.

 

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