Pretty Poinsettia Mice

Hello and happy Friday afternoon. There have been so many great pretty poinsettia projects this week that we’re sure you have some new inspiration for your holiday projects.

Here’s a round-up of the week and access to the blog post for details are included so you can hop on over for review.  We introduced Cling Create A Poinsettia Stamp Set  on Monday and Tuesday with the coordinating Create A Poinsettia Die Cut Set and a great video from Fran with tips and techniques. Wednesday was scrapbooking day for a great use of your Stampendous stamps with memories in an economical way.

There are some fabulous stencils in our Dreamweaver Stencils Christmas section that we peeked at on Thursday with a step photo on how to combine stencils into a DIY ornament card. Today we are adding some of those sweet little mice from House-Mouse Designs to the inspiration palette.

HMR41 Poinsettia Candle Wood Mount Stamp


Amanda and Mudpie share a solemn moment atop a Christmas poinsettia in this HMR41 Poinsettia Candle Rubber Stamp. The card below is done with colored pencils and all sorts of fun circles die cut, punched and embossed with our DWLX7029 Spiral Dots Stencil. The added sentiment from the new SSC1231 Holiday Expressions Perfectly Clear Stamp Set pulls it all together.

House-Mouse® Poinsettia Candle card by Janelle Stollfus

We hope you enjoyed our selection of poinsettia images and all the inspiration you’ve seen this week. There are even more design team blogs who are awaiting your arrival with more inspiring projects. Have a great weekend and we’ll see you here next week with tons of ideas to use our Dreamweaver Embossing Paste.

Pam Bray

Kristine Reynolds

Lyn Bernatovich

Scrapbooking with Pretty Poinsettias

Happy Wednesday, everyone! Today we’re taking a quick look at our Cling Create A Poinsettia stamp to design terrific layouts for the holidays! This week is turning out some fantastic projects with this pointed leaf and we wouldn’t want to forget our scrapbooking peeps who love to use their Stampendous stamps on layouts.

This layouts is very festive and quick with large amounts of journal space.

Create a Poinsettia Red Scrapbook Page by Fran Seiford
For a mixed media style layout use the Creative Palette Rounds Monoprinting Plate to create the layout. Make a few prints of red and die cut them out with Create A Poinsettia Die Cut Set for a three-dimensional flower embellishment. All that’s left is to add is your fun memories to the page.

Rounds Poinsettia Die Scrapbook Page by Janelle Stollfus

More Christmas flower projects can be found on these designer’s blog today. Thanks for dropping by and leaving them a little comment love.

Louise Healy

Tenia Nelson

Create A Poinsettia

Welcome back to another day of pretty poinsettias! We had a chance to see in video we posted yesterday all the possibilities using Create A Poinsettia Cling Stamp and Die Cut Set, but did you spot Fran’s great idea for keeping track of the parts of the free template included in the stamp package? How about her tip for lining up the dies onto the image for cutting quickly and efficiently every time? If not, stop by Monday’s blog post and see the video.

Today is a sneak peek at the products themselves before a little project treat or two as well. This gorgeous poinsettia flower arrangement is accompanied by a vintage style greeting for a great card or scrapbook page and yes holiday ornaments, too!

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CRS5081 Cling Create A Poinsettia Stamp Set

The coordinating die cut set will help layer the poinsettia flower into four sections, but really you can stamp and layer until it looks just they way you want. Just stamp out a few extra flowers from to create a beautiful three-dimensional effect with it.

DCS5081 Poinsettia Die Cut Set


One of the possibilities Fran shared in the video is to use thin chipboard cut with the dies to add stability to each flower layer and  then add a jump rings to attach beads and a hook or loop for a pretty ornament. Here’s her finished sample she started in the video and it turned out beautiful!

Thank you for stopping by today and be sure to hop on over and see the wonderful project from our designer today —

Louise Healy

Create Pretty Poinsettias

Happy Monday, friends! We have a fabulously floral week in store for you with Create A Poinsettia Stamp Set, coordinating  Poinsettia Die Cut Set,  and Chameleon Color Tone Pens along with other fine coloring tools to share this favorite holiday flower.

We’ll also be checking in at our booth during the CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) Paper Arts Plus Show. If you are attending the show stop by and see us in booth 402-406 to catch the new products and demos! You’ll be able to see this gorgeous card while you’re there, too!

Create A Poinsettia by Fran Seiford
Create A Poinsettia by Fran Seiford

For today we have a great video with Fran Seiford showing us easy and creative ways to use the Create A Poinsettia stamp and die cut products plus a few fabulous designer blogs to visit with even more poinsettia inspiration.

Decorative painter, Debbie Cole is joining our inspiration hop today along with our designer team and we are so excited to see what they’ve created!

Debbie Cole

Pam Hornschu

Kristine Reynolds

Dreamweaver Thursday: A Chameleon Christmas is July

Holiday Greetings Card by Louise Healy
Holiday Greetings Card by Louise Healy

Those of you who are fans of Dreamweaver Stencils know that there are some amazing Christmas and Holiday designs. Just for the fun of it, and for those who like to plan ahead, we’re posting along with the Stampendous team with Christmas in July. Oh, and for an extra twist…most of us are also adding Chameleons…pens that is! You’ll find a great mix today of Dreamweaver designs and Stampendous images, and all the other fun stuff that you love to play with, like some of these…

Peace on Earth Embossing Folder
Pine Cones Embossing Folder
Stockings by the Fire Stencil
Jumbo Merry Christmas Stencil
Ornate Christmas Tree Stencil
Ornate Christmas Tree Sten
Tall Poinsettia Stencil
Tall Poinsettia Stencil


Holly Die
Holly Die
Nested Oval Ornaments Dies
Nested Oval Ornaments Dies
Frantagé Christmas Micro Glitter Kit
Frantagé Christmas Micro Glitter Kit


So, follow along and be inspired…

Louise Healy

Jamie Martin

Remember that we’re hopping with Chameleon all of this week, so be sure to leave comments on that specific blog as well. You can find them listed HERE.

Christmas Coloring Fun

Our week is rolling by just as quickly as the seasons seem to pass by, so we can never be too early getting started on those Christmas cards. Our designers are staying ahead with the projects they finished for our July catalog release and this week they are sharing the inspiration with all of us.

Speaking of a new release, did you see our What’s New section of the website? It has all of our fabulous holiday stamps we’ve been talking about, ready to drop in a shopping cart or add to your wish list! We are so excited to share all these images with you here, but maybe just one stamp from our website for now will do because there are plans for more weeks of Christmas and holiday themes in the weeks ahead.

These Candy Canes framed with holiday pine and ornaments make a perfect image for greeting cards, tags and more!

CRP269 Cling Candy Canes Stamp

Tenia Nelson used Chameleon Pens to color these ombre candy canes and they look delicious! You can create this card too with Tenia’s supply list and instructions on our website.

Candy Canes by Tenia Nelson

Just like Tenia’s Candy Canes card was colored with Chameleon Pens we have a collection of projects from our designers during the hop this week that definitely cross over to the Christmas in July theme and are below in a sneak peek review. Check them out if you haven’t seen them yet!


Louise Healy


Amy Hurley-Purdie


Janelle Stollfus


Louise Healy

We’ll be back tomorrow morning to hop along with more colorful projects!

Christmas in July!

The temperatures are creeping up and we are dreaming for cooler days, so what better time to share our NEW catalog products with a Christmas in July theme! Be on the look out for posts about our catalog, but we also have another great event this week too.

We are joining Chameleon Art Products in a hop with our design teams sharing some fabulous projects and we hope you have been following along so far. If not we would love for you to join us over on our first day here.

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Are you ready to start your Christmas projects? Well we have some pretty fun stamps and stencils as well as a few new embossing enamels to get you started!

P273 Quilted Santa Wood Mount Stamp

Debbie Cole, a decorative painter and instructor, is an artist consultant with us and she has some fantastic projects like this Quilted Santa box that can transform your home decor for the holidays.

Quilted Santa by Debbie Cole
Quilted Santa Angle View by Debbie Cole

Here are some sweet projects to get your Christmas mojo started off on a great stride. Remember we are also hopping along with Chameleon Art Products and our design team just might be posting for both events. What a treat!

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Pam Bray

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Hornschu

Come back and check out our blog hop with Chameleon Pens.

Inspiring Angels Friday

We have a few more inspirational stamps with a focus on heavenly attendants, though not traditional images of angels they remind us of the Christmas story.

This House-Mouse Designs stamp, Angel Mice, is a cute reminder of the visiting angels in the fields. Kristine Reynolds created a card using this stamp that is so sweet with perfectly matched holly paper. Click the card image to take you instructions on how to create one of your own cards with this Angel Mice stamp.

House-Mouse Designs Angel Mice Wood Mount Stamp
Angel Mice by Kristine Reynolds

A classic Christmas Carol this stamp by the same name is the essence of the quiet night the angels came.  Debi Hammons created the majestic quiet moment in her metallic and embossed card. There are easy instructions for this beautiful card on our website here.

Silent Night Wood Mount Stamp
Silent Night Card by Debi Hammons

Another classic carol enveloped in a stylish Dove symbol, this image shares the message of the birth of Jesus.  Our beautiful sample is made by Jamie Martin who used a simple technique for decorating the card base. Check out the instructions on our website to find out how she made it.


Dove Music Card by Jamie Martin

Our ever talented design team have shared so many wonderful projects week after week and we are so thankful for their time and creativity. Here are a few more awesome designer samples to wrap up our inspirational week.

Pam Hornschu

Tenia Nelson (Wednesday Post)


Merry Christmas Everyone!

Everyone here at Stampendous wishes you a Merry Christmas!

We wish you good tidings and joy on this special day. You, our fans, mean so much to us and keep us striving to bring you the best Stampendous Impressions. We appreciate the time you take commenting on our posts and visiting our designer’s blogs giving us encouraging words, so

Thank you! We couldn’t be successful without your visits to our blog.


Manger Family by Janelle Stollfus
Manger Family by Janelle Stollfus

Celebrating Christmas

The focus on our inspiration week directs us to the sacred Christmas stamps from our Inspiration collection. The beautiful nativity and manger scene stamps are great for creating ornaments, greeting cards and decor for the holidays. They are also perfect to add on Christmas Program scrapbook pages, too.

Manger Family Stamp (shown in Wood Mount)
Manger Family Stamp (shown in Wood Mount)

This first beautiful card of the Holy Family is by Jennifer Dove who colored this Manger Family with a spotlight on the Holy Child.

Manger Family by Jennifer Dove

A gorgeously colored card by Asia King frames the Manger Family stamp so beautifully it must be a decoration on someone’s mantle. It’s just beautiful!

Manger Family decor by Asia King
Manger Family Card by Asia King

Here is a beautiful silhouette stamp perfect for any holiday project with the solid image that is great partnered with our Embossing Enamels.

Manger Scene Stamp (Shown in Wood Mount)
Manger Scene Stamp (Shown in Wood Mount)

A stunning CAS card by Lynn Mercurio with a shadow box style vignette on the Holy Family scene keeps the focus on this precious stamp.

Manger Scene Card by Lynn Mercurio

We also have a perfect stamp for sharing the Nativity with children and young teens.

Barnyard Nativity (shown in Wood Mount)
Barnyard Nativity (shown in Wood Mount)

A cute image delightfully colored by Kristine Reynolds on her card. This project with instructions can be seen on our website here. It’s a beautiful card!

Barnyard Nativity Card by Kristine Reynolds
Barnyard Nativity Card by Kristine Reynolds

These are a few of the wonderful stamps for celebrating Christmas and the reason for the season. We hope you’ve enjoyed the focus as well as going to our designers who are sharing  some of their inspirational projects. Enjoy!

Pam Hornschu
(Tuesday Post)

Pam Hornschu

Asia King

Kristine Reynolds

Janelle Stollfus