It’s Always Sunny in your Mailbox!

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Why not send a Sunny Hello to a dear friend this Spring. This happy sun, floating above a puffy cloud, is the perfect reminder that Winter is over! this all-in-one greeting stamp makes it super easy to send a fun card. And our new Greetings Galore Perfectly Clear Stamps™ coordinate perfectly for an ideal greeting inside your card as well. And remember, all these great images go live for retail sale on our website on Friday! Your local stamp store may even have them now!

Our design team members are sharing a Sunny Hello with you today! Check out their projects and leave them some love. We’ll give away three cling rubber Sunny Hello stamps this week! Official Rules are always here! You must have a U.S. Mailing Address to win.

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

And our teamie Alison Heikkila is posting today with some more spring love

Alison Heikkila

 

A Sunny Hello!

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Welcome to a brand new catalog! Our April catalog is full of fun stamps, inspiration, and awesome greetings that will become classics in your collection. We’re starting off this week with a Sunny Hello. This was a huge favorite with our Design Team, and we had some fun with it in the office as well. Let’s take a look at this great image that comes wood mounted or on our wonderful Stampendous Cling Rubber. It’s a great image and measures about 4-1/4″ Wide and 2-3/4″ tall. It’s got a bright spot of sun to color, and bold greetings already done for you. All you need is your Picasso Stencil to add a cloud background and you’re good to go.

P320 Sunny Hello
P320 Sunny Hello

 

P320 Sunny Hello

Take a look at the fun that our Design Team has had with this wonderful stamp!

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Spring has Sprung!

Spring Mash Up

We’re sharing more of our Spring samples with you today! So much gorgeous inspiration! Our team has definitely done it again!

Our in-house team isn’t too shabby either! We are so lucky to have the super-talented Tammie Wilson working in our Sales Department. She’s an amazing Decorative Painter and she has created some beautiful projects for us. Some of them use our wonderful Spring products.

Take a look at her gorgeous Dutch Tulips box. It features our 8″ X 8″ Decor Cling Script stamp in the background. These great backgrounds are so wonderful for the painting crowd, they’re just loving them! It’s so easy to apply ink or acrylic paint to the stamp.

CRS5102 Dutch Tulips by Tammie Wilson
CRS5102 Dutch Tulips by Tammie Wilson

Isn’t it beautiful??!! Tammie was even kind enough to write out the directions for us so that we can add it as a project to our website. This was all done with acrylic paints, and her easy instructions make it so much more doable than you would guess. What a lovely gift to make for someone special!

Our team is sharing some wonderful projects this week as well. We know you’ll stop by their blogs and give them some love. And the fabulous Sue Drees from the House-Mouse and Friends Design Team has joined us as well with a wonderful project featuring these Dutch Tulips.

Sue Drees

Jamie Martin

Lea Fritts

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

 

It’s Still Spring!

Spring Mash Up

Spring is still in the Air at Stampendous! We have lots of great projects left to share with you!

We had so many beautiful, large flowers in our January Catalog, and Fran had so much fun making samples with them. We wanted to share with you some of her creations.

The Fresh Peony and the Coneflower both have wonderful masks/templates/stencil included for free in the package. They also each include a couple wonderful sentiments to make creating a card that much easier. Their matching dies make creating whole bouquets of wonderfulness that much simpler as well.

Here are a few of Fran’s great samples:

 

These samples are all on our website as well. Just head to http://www.stampendous.com and search for Fresh Peony or Coneflower in the search box at the top to see the products and projects featuring these stamps.

Our Design Team also have great samples they haven’t shared yet! Be sure to take a few minutes today to enjoy these great posts from our Design Team and leave them some love!

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts

 

 

 

Spring Mash-Up!

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We’re still excited about releasing our new April Catalog for Summer, but we’ve still got some great samples you haven’t seen from our January Spring release. This week our Design team will treat you to all the inspiration from our October and January catalogs that they haven’t posted yet. And it’s a wonderful Spring-a-palooza!

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

 

One thing we haven’t shared enough yet, because they’re our favorite thing right now, is our Spring Borders Die Set. Fran herself had an opportunity to play with these this last week, and she created a terrific collection of even more ideas for these wonderful edge dies.

You remember that the set looks like this –

Spring Borders Die Set Packaged
DCP1009 Spring Borders Cutting Dies

It has 6 dynamic cutting dies for a huge variety of looks and uses. Well, Fran said, “what if I just get into the stash of scraps we have and go crazy?” She cut a ton of strips and just had a great time layering them on to cards. Card-making doesn’t get easier than this!! It’s all about finding a color story in the scraps you love and just playing with the shapes and patterns.

 

 

Can you spot the Easter bunny??

Glitter papers, adding some white with a greeting here and there, you can even make this the surprise interior of a card with a fun window peeking through!

 

She even used the strips to decorate a hat pattern that she downloaded from the web. Wouldn’t these be a cute project for a little girl’s party!! What fun!

So we have to tell you that the hat above that Fran made is actually sized for her cat, Beaver. We challenged her to get a photo of him wearing it, after all she would have to tie it under his chin, and cats aren’t known for their love of hats… but SHE DID it! And she even got photos!! She’s not even bleeding! Good job, Beaver, such a good sport!!

 

 

You’ll still see a lot of projects using these great border dies in our April catalog as we go, our team just loves them so much! And Fran may just have more ideas as we go along, she’s always thinking of something special. Come back Wednesday for more recap from our January catalog projects!

 

 

The April Catalog is HERE!

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Hooray! Our new April Catalog is all finished! Want to peek at it? Take a look! This convenient flippy book lets you see all our newest images plus you can download it as a pdf to your computer, or you can print it out at home! (or just parts of it!). This can be a great reference if you’re working on a card, and you’d like to use one from our catalog as a sample.

 

Stampendous April 2018 Catalog

Of course on March 30 all of our newest products will be online for our retail customers (they’re already live now for wholesale customers), products like our adorable Sassy City set. You’ll see lots more samples of the Sassy sets in May blog posts, but here are a couple of cards that will pique your interest. They’re so easy and fun with just a splash of inks in the background and our great Sassy Silhouettes doing their thing in front.

SSC1280 Sassy Travel by Fran Seiford
SSC1280 Sassy Travel by Fran Seiford

 

SSC1279 Sassy City and SSC1282 Big Words Happy by Fran Seiford
SSC1279 Sassy City and SSC1282 Big Words Happy by Fran Seiford

 

Let’s have a look at some sneak peeks from our Design Team and guest blogger, Sue Drees.

Lea Fritts

Janelle Stollfus

Sue Drees

 

These great new stamps are just getting started! Next week we’ll look at the last of our Spring selection from the January catalog, then we’ll dive in to this new collection. We hope you’ll visit us often to see what’s new!

 

Sneak a Peek at April 2018

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We are taking a look at our Design Team’s favorite cards of the brand new April 2018 Catalog. These products will be live on our website for retail on March 30th! But your favorite store can order this Friday! Be sure to talk to your friendly, neighborhood stamp, craft, or scrapbooking store about ordering your favorites! And be sure to sneak back on Friday to see more, wonderful new products!  We’ll even have a link to the digital catalog for you!

Our new favorites included some wonderful new Laurel Burch images, of course! We’ll do two whole weeks of sharing with these the week of April 30, and the week of May 21. But here are a couple of sneaky peeks to tide you over… (pssst… you’ll be able to see all the samples on our website on March 30)

LBH001 Mystical Mare by Fran Seiford
LBH001 Mystical Mare by Fran Seiford

 

LBM002 Laurel Burch Cat Love and LBM004 Laurel Burch Fabulous by Fran Seiford
LBM002 Laurel Burch Cat Love and LBM004 Laurel Burch Fabulous by Fran Seiford

Now go check out the faves from our Design Team and leave them some nice comments!

Alison Heikkila

Kathi Rerek

Jamie Martin

We have Winners!

We have some winners to announce from our last few giveaways!

If you see your name, please email us at stamp@stampendous.com and include your U.S. Mailing Address in your email so that we can get your prize right out to you.

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From our recent focus on Andy Skinner’s newest stamps, we have three winners – you need to send us your U.S. Mailing Address plus let us know which one of Andy’s stamp sets you would like to own. You can see all of Andy’s current stamp sets HERE.

We had lots of comments, instagram posts, Pinterest boards, etc… We wrote them all down and gave each one a number. Then with Random.org we drew three winners from the 28 entries:

Amy Martin

Teresa Godines

Marisela Delgado

Congratulations, winners! Please email us at sumbissions@stampendous.com with your info and stamp set choice. FUN!!

 

Our second contest was our House-Mouse Designs™ So Sweet giveaway.

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Three lucky U.S. winners will get our brand new So Sweet Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Set.

Sharon G.

Sue D

SJ Krueg

Thanks so much for commenting and following along with the blog, folks! Be sure to contact us at submissions@stampendous.com so we can get your prizes out to you!

 

April Catalog – New Release Sneak Peek

April 2018 Catalog Sneak Peek

 

We’re excited to be releasing our newest stamps for Summer 2018 this week! You’ll find them live on our website Friday, March 30. Your local stamp store is placing their order right now, so do check with them on the availability of our newest goodies and be sure to let them know your favorites.

Our Design Team had so much fun with these images, they can’t wait to share with you this week in a little sneak peek! We want to share our favorites, too!

We’re super excited about bringing our Everyday Chicks back to you! This time they have matching dies and so do all their tiny little pieces. It’s a die-lover’s dream! We’ll be highlighting them April 2 – 6th, but we wanted to share a couple of fun samples we included in our April catalog for upcoming holidays.

CSD20 Everyday Chicks - Mother's Day by Fran Seiford
CSD20 Everyday Chicks – Mother’s Day by Fran Seiford
CSD20 Everyday Chicks Father's Day by Fran Seiford.
CSD20 Everyday Chicks Father’s Day by Fran Seiford.

 

Let’s see what our Design Team has to share today:

Louise Healy

 

Be sure to come back tomorrow for more Sneak Peek looks at our April Catalog!

 

 

Hip, Hip, House-Mouse!

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Hooray for our little friends in mousey grey and brown! This little family is just the cutest thing around, and they’re always having so much fun together. You know they each have personalities and quite the story, and even though you can color them how you like, each one has a color scheme especially for them. Our House-Mouse Designs® Coloring Pages tell you their little story and help you color them to match. You can find those here. Each page can be downloaded as a pdf on your computer to guide you.

The House-Mouse family in our April catalog are celebrating birthdays and babies in addition to Summer. Here are a few more sweeties and some Design Team Sharing.

First up, Mudpie has fallen into a snooze from eating too much birthday cake, and Maxwell has a surprise planned! Those two!!

HMP89 Birthday Mischief
HMP89 Birthday Mischief
Birthday Mischief by Kristine Reynolds

 

HMP94 Birthday Gift
HMP94 Birthday Gift
HMP90 Feeding Baby
HMP90 Feeding Baby

 

You can click on them to check them out on our website. They’re available now at all your favorite stamp stores.

Our Design Team has some great project to share. Remember to comment, because we’re giving away three sets of our So Sweet Perfectly Clear Stamps to lucky US Winners. (all the details on Monday’s post HERE).

 

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

Alison Heikkila

Janelle Stollfus