We have two beautiful new stamps, released in April, that have a fun circular design. This gives them a very unique look and lends to some beautiful creations. One of them, the Tree Circle, is a gorgeous silhouette. The other, the Wisteria Circle, offers an opportunity to color beautiful, lush flowers in purples, blues, pinks or hues of your choice. Both will remind you of a beautiful, relaxing Spring or Summer day outdoors.
Our team shared some fabulous art they created for our April catalog and some other wonderful creations last week. We know you will just love these projects. We wonder if you’d like to win one? We’ll choose three winners at random from comments on the blogs below to win your choice of the Tree Circle or the Wisteria Circle. U.S. mailing addresses only, and Official Rules are always HERE.
We might add, that in confirming that our winners have U.S. mailing addresses (because you know you must), we checked out Dawn’s blog, much to our delight! Dawn has, apparently, had a long and illustrious career as a baby-wrangler for movies and television, and her blog is one of the most entertaining things we’ve stumbled upon in a long time! Check it out at Will Work for O’s!! Better get a beverage first, Dawn has enough fantastic stories to keep you busy for a long time!
Lucky Winners, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your U.S. mailing addresses and we’ll get your little trip to Paris out to you right away! Thanks for playing along with us!
Our 6″ X 6″ stamps have been so popular with crafters and artists creating many kinds of projects including cards, scrapbook pages, and decorative painting projects. Last week we looked at the new Paris Map (you can see those posts here – MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and FRIDAY), and this week we’re sharing with the new Moroccan Tile image, which is a perfect background for all these great projects.
This image coordinates well with our Moroccan Mesh Stencil –
Our Design Team posted all last week with this great stamp. Please go leave them some comments if you haven’t already. We are just in love with so many of them!
These stamps are tons of fun, if a piece is too big or the wrong shape, just stamp it and clip away part of the image. They are easy to cut out because most of the design fits in the square part of the stamp. The handy zigzag makes a great border, or you could use it as a stem for the flowers as Deb Antonick did here on her mixed media journal. She also used our Funky Alphabet to complete this project.
We’re extra excited because the always talented Vicky Papaioannou shared a terrific card featuring this set on her YouTube channel this week. We’d love to share it with you here!
It’s time to say au revoir to our Paris Bonjour set! But it’s certainly not adieu! You’ll see a lot more of this great set in the future, and we are adding new projects to our website all the time! Just visit http://www.stampendous.com and search Paris up at the top to watch as they get uploaded! Today we want to show you our fabulous 6″ X 6″ Paris Map Cling Rubber Stamp. This awesome background is great for all your travel memories, it’s a wonderful map of Paris, completely hand-drawn by Fran herself. She was inspired to do this by a trip she took to Paris last Summer. They walked 29K steps all over this magical city!
Here are some of the samples Fran made with the Paris Bonjour Set and the Paris Map. You can click on them to see them larger, and we will work on putting them up on the website as well. Notice where she has used the free fleur de lis stencil that comes with the stamp set (the small ones), and where she has used the large fleur de lis die cut that comes in the cutting dies set. Remember, we’ll give away three sets to lucky winners, with U.S. Addresses, who comment!!!
Take a quick look at this wonderful set along with Fran in her newest YouTube video:
There is more inspiration available from our Design Team! Be sure to stop by their blogs and wish them bon voyage as their dreams take flight for Paris!!
We need to update some contests we’ve held recently and get some goodies out to our winners! Congratulations to all these lucky folks!
First, we had our Sunny Hello stamp – with these three lucky winners
You three winners need to email us at email@example.com with your U.S. Mailing Address.
Second, we participated in the Stamping for Autism Awareness Blog Hop which was so successful and touched so many people. We are really grateful for all of you who commented, made cards, and took a turn around the wonderful inspiration that folks created. What a fun time it was!
Our three winners of the Everyday Chicks Clear Stamps and Cutting Dies were:
You lovely winners need to email Veronica at firstname.lastname@example.org with your U.S. Mailing Address, since she was the hostess of the hop!
Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks so much for following along and playing with us!
The beauty of Paris is famed the world over. Walking her charming streets is the one place in Europe that looks exactly how you’ve always imagined it would look. Small sidewalk cafes, the stunning Tour d’Eiffel, the Champs Elysees! It’s all incredible and awe inspiring. What would you MOST like to see in the City of Lights? We’d love to hear about your favorite Paris memory or dream. We’re giving away three sets of this beautiful stamp set and matching cutting dies this week! If you missed the chance to comment on Monday, be sure to do so as well as today. Our Official Contest Rules are always HERE.
We sent our wonderful Paris Bonjour set and the matching dies to the amazing Vicky Papaioannou and she worked her magic, as usual. We just love how she combines products to create a stunning layout. We know you’ll love her little trip to Paris. She also included our new Paris Map 6″X6″ Background Stamp. It’s such a versatile background for any travel-themed creations. Please leave her some love! These gifted artists thrive on your positive comments!
Meanwhile, back home our Design Team has some wonderful things to share using the Paris set, and we have a terrific post from Sue Drees of the House-Mouse Design Team joining us! Be sure to leave some love for all of them!
Be sure to stop by and give them all some love and maybe win yourself a une peu de Paris.
And we will have some WINNERS from our wonderful commenters on our Autism Blog Hop/Everyday Chicks Week, last week! Winners will be announced Tuesday on Veronica’s blog and then Wednesday we’ll confirm them here, so stay tuned.
Going out into the world with the whole family can be such an adventure! Keeping track of your chicks, is always a challenge as well. With our Everyday Chicks and their handy cutting dies, you can celebrate the victory of getting everyone together for Mother’s Day or just getting out of the house in the morning! Everyday Chicks can do it all!
Check out a few cards by our own Fran Seiford showing the chicks in action. You can click on the picture to visit the project on our website with complete supply lists and instructions.
You’ll notice on these cards that our terrific chicks are designed especially to complement our Greetings Galore Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Set. This set of greetings has a clean, crisp font that goes perfectly with our fluffy chicks and provides a wonderful amount of versatility when used on its own or with any other stamps!
Our talented Design Team is playing with our chicks this week as well! Please flap on over to their blogs and give them some love.
Everyday Chicks are having fun at home today. It’s so easy to have the right number of kids, moms, dads, cousins, uncles, aunts, whatever you need for your special family when you play with our terrific chicks. Every occasion can include the whole gang!
The chicks are premium clear stamps with a set of coordinating dies right in the package. You can find them in your favorite store or on our website by clicking the picture below. You can see that the set comes with three sizes of chicks and a ton of everyday and special occasion accessories. The dies are all attached in one big piece so that you can easily clip them apart for use. They do not line up with the stamps to cut in a big group, because every stamp is separate to save on paper. There are 25 stamps, each with its own die. The accessories die cut right on the edge of the image, but the chicks have a little space around them so they look fluffy. You can color outside the lines on your chicks to get that fluffy, feathery look.
Our very own Fran Seiford has made some super fun cards featuring our chicks. Click on each one to be taken to the project page on our website for step by step instructions and a full supply list.