Stack Art Challenge! A Week of Inspiration – Treasure Hunt REPOST

 

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This is a repost. We are participating in Seth Apter’s Treasure Hunt today. He’s linking to tons of the buried treasure on the blogosphere, so grab a cool beverage and a kitten and prepare to be amazed. You can see links to the other participating artists on Seth’s blog at thealteredpage !!!

We sent some of the world’s best mixed media bloggers an assortment of our fun Stack Art products. We asked for their out of the box ideas and examples, and whew, you will be blown away as we share them this week!

You know you can make these simple, beautiful tag projects easily and quickly. But when you take the ingredients for a simple tag to the next level, WOW!

Our Stack Art Kits have three components:

  • The Stack Art Kraftboard Kit which includes all the kraftboard pieces you’ll need to make at least 4 amazing creations; die cut, double-sided adhesive for all the kraftboard pieces; and sentiments you can use to make each piece a special gift or card embellishment.
  • The Stack Art Stamp Sets which include an assortment of terrific background stamps and other images plus an acrylic handle.
  • The Stack Art Elements Kits which each include five jars of embellishing goodness to stick to your adhesive covered kraftboard pieces.

We’ve shown you in a series of videos how terrific these kits are for making ATC’s, mementos, place cards, photo frames, etc. You can check out the stack art videos on our YouTube Channel.

Going beyond what we’ve done before, we’ve got nine guest artists and our own design team showing us great ideas for Stack Art this week.

We’d love you to visit all their blogs, and leave your nicest, most insightful comments. We’ll be giving away three Stack Art prize packages this week based on your blog comments. Each Package will contain one Stack Art Kraftboard Kit, one Stack Art Stamp Set, and one Stack Art Elements Kit!

Here’s who is sharing today:

Wendy Price

Elly Pirally

 

A Murder of Crows!

Yes, a group of crows is called a murder (not a flock)! No wonder they’re associated with being up to no good! Crows and ravens habitually steal things. They are typically scavengers and will eat just about anything, including dead animals, so they’re often associated with death. They are, however, extremely family-oriented birds that care a great deal about their… uh… murder members?!

Here at Stampendous they just make great rubber stamps. Iconic images that are perfect for your Halloween greetings! Check out this terrific card by Wend Jordan featuring our Raven Background stamp! Wow! The Trick or Treat Color Fragments she used around the edges really set off the central design!

Raven Background by Wendy Jordan
Raven Background by Wendy Jordan

Check out the offerings from our Design Team Members today for Ravens Rule Week! Let our black birds put you in the mood for some Halloween fun!

Kristine Reynolds

Stack Art Challenge Week – Day 4

We’re having so much fun with Stampendous Stack Art this week. The folks we’ve invited to play with this fun product have been making such amazing things! Hope you’re enjoying the inspiration!

You remember this terrific Stack Art Doll from DecoArt Painter Susie Wolfe, don’t you? If you need to refresh your memory about how she makes those cool backgrounds, there’s a brief video HERE.

Mixed Media Doll by Susie Wolfe featuring Stampendous Stack Art and DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics
Mixed Media Doll by Susie Wolfe featuring Stampendous Stack Art and DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics

The other designers we shared our Stack Art with were equally creative! Check out their blogs and leave some comments. We’ll draw three winners from all the comments to win a prize package of a Stack Art Kraftboard Kit, a Stack Art Stamp Set and a Stack Art Elements 5-Jar Kit! Wow!!

If you’ve missed the beginning of the week, you can go back and check them out here –

MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY

 And Today there’s more inspiration:

Jenn Shurkus

Kathi Rerek

Elly Pirally

Stack Art Challenge Week – Day 3

 

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Offer a handful of mixed media bloggers a chance to play with glitter, color fragments, mica, adhesive, and kraftboard, then stand back and watch the explosion of creativity. We sent a group of bloggers the terrific Stack Art Element Kits you see here and challenged them to create something fun with our Stack Art Kraftboard, Stamps and Elements.

From Clean and Simple to Wild and Crazy we’ve been blown away by the creations this team imagined. Turns out that even though Stack Art is perfect for the beginning crafter to make gift tags, mementos, photo frames, placecards, and so much more; the possibilities really are endless.

Recently, Fran was invited to visit the folks at Scrapbook Expo and make an  additional video expanding the fun of Stampendous Stack Art. Check it out!

There are three components to our Stack Art Program, our prize package this week will include one of each:

  • The Stack Art Kraftboard Kit (all the kraftboard pieces for 4+ amazing creations; adhesive for all the kraftboard pieces; and sentiments to make each piece special)
  • The Stack Art Stamp Sets (an assortment of terrific background stamps and other images plus an acrylic handle)
  • The Stack Art Elements Kits (five jars of glitter, color fragments, flocking, or mica to adhere to your die cut adhesive)

Visit all the blogs below, and leave an insightful comment. We’ll give away three Stack Art prize packages this week based on your blog comments.

Here’s who is sharing today:

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Elly Pirally

Tenia Nelson

Alyce Keegan

 

 

 

 

Stack Art Challenge Week – Day 2 – Updated Links

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When you challenge mixed media bloggers to explore the possibilities, you know you’ll get some fantastic results.

Stack Art is perfect for even the beginning crafter. But it can be so much more! All the pieces can be put together in so many fantastic ways. Wait until you see what the amazing artists joining us this week have achieved.

Stack Art Dolls by Fran Seiford
Stack Art Dolls by Fran Seiford

There are three components to our Stack Art Program, our prize package will include one of each:

  • The Stack Art Kraftboard Kit which includes all the kraftboard pieces you’ll need to make at least 4 amazing creations; die cut, double-sided adhesive for all the kraftboard pieces; and sentiments you can use to make each piece a special gift or card embellishment.
  • The Stack Art Stamp Sets which include an assortment of terrific background stamps and other images plus an acrylic handle.
  • The Stack Art Elements Kits which each include five jars of embellishing goodness to stick to your adhesive covered kraftboard pieces.

Visit all the blogs below, and leave an insightful comment. We’ll give away three Stack Art prize packages this week based on your blog comments.

Here’s who is sharing today: (updated the links so they work properly, sorry for the inconvenience)

Jessa Plant

Mark Gould

 

 

Stack Art Challenge! A Week of Inspiration.

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We sent some of the world’s best mixed media bloggers an assortment of our fun Stack Art products. We asked for their out of the box ideas and examples, and whew, you will be blown away as we share them this week!

You know you can make these simple, beautiful tag projects easily and quickly. But when you take the ingredients for a simple tag to the next level, WOW!

Our Stack Art Kits have three components:

  • The Stack Art Kraftboard Kit which includes all the kraftboard pieces you’ll need to make at least 4 amazing creations; die cut, double-sided adhesive for all the kraftboard pieces; and sentiments you can use to make each piece a special gift or card embellishment.
  • The Stack Art Stamp Sets which include an assortment of terrific background stamps and other images plus an acrylic handle.
  • The Stack Art Elements Kits which each include five jars of embellishing goodness to stick to your adhesive covered kraftboard pieces.

We’ve shown you in a series of videos how terrific these kits are for making ATC’s, mementos, place cards, photo frames, etc. You can check out the stack art videos on our YouTube Channel.

Going beyond what we’ve done before, we’ve got nine guest artists and our own design team showing us great ideas for Stack Art this week.

We’d love you to visit all their blogs, and leave your nicest, most insightful comments. We’ll be giving away three Stack Art prize packages this week based on your blog comments. Each Package will contain one Stack Art Kraftboard Kit, one Stack Art Stamp Set, and one Stack Art Elements Kit!

Here’s who is sharing today:

Wendy Price

Elly Pirally

 

Blog Hop WINNERS!

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We know you’ve been waiting for the winners from our Blog Hop with Imagine Crafts last week. Such fun we had!! Folks kept commenting clear through the weekend, enjoying the bright neon fun of Summer! Well, here’s who takes home the prizes!

From Sylvia Blum’s Blog on 5/20/14 it is

Annette Allen from My Clever Creations!

 

From Janelle Stollfus’ Blog on 5/22/14 it is:

Jean Bullock

 

From Nancy Hawes Blog 5/23/14

Lyneen

 

These three lucky crafters need to email their mailing addresses to submissions@stampendous.com. Remember you must have a U.S. Mailing Address to win.  Looking forward to sending you some yummy ink and fragments goodness!

STM Imagine Crafts Prize Package

Imagine Crafts and Stampendous – GLOW!!

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We’re back with Day 4 of our wonderful collaboration with the folks at Imagine Crafts! This terrific company has been so good as to supply us with some amazing inks. They generously support all of our events, so we are super excited for this opportunity to really showcase their products! Our focus this week is on the luscious Radiant Neon inks, but Imagine Crafts also supplies us with the must-have StazOn for stamping permanently on non-porous surfaces like glass and metal, the can’t-live-without Memento inks for using with our Spectrum Noir and Copic markers, and the ooooh-wow-love-it VersaFine inks – our total favorites for use with Perfectly Clear Stamps. We are so super lucky! We got to feature the StazOn inks in our blog hop with ICE Resin earlier this month. Don’t worry, we’ll be featuring the other inks as the year goes on. Lots of chances for you to win.

Speaking of winning!! We’ve got some Radiant Neon inks to give away with our wonderful Fran•táge Color Fragments! We’ll give three prize packages (we choose the colors) randomly drawn from the comments on all the blog posts this week.

STM Imagine Crafts Prize Package

These inks are just as brilliant and opaque on paper as they are in the package! You’ll be so pleased with them. Look at this terrific sample from Design Team Member Kristine Reynolds:

Neon Daisy by Kristine Reynolds
Neon Sunflower by Kristine Reynolds

There’s a fantastic step-by-step tutorial for it on her blog HERE.

Here’s who is hopping today:

Stampendous Blog (you are here)

Imagine Crafts

Janelle Stollfus

Naghma Husain

Wendy Price

Baerbel Born

Lea Kimmel

Emily Lanham

***Blog Hop Hint – if you click on a link that takes you to a page saying something like, “Sorry this page cannot be found,” just click on the header at the top of the blog (usually a picture, or the blog’s name), and it will take you to that blog’s most recent post. That post *should* be our hop. If not, you can probably scroll down a short way to find the hop post.

Ready for NEON???!!

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Welcome to a week of fantastic collaboration between Stampendous and Imagine Crafts! These are two companies made for each other. After all, what are stamps with out ink?  We shared a bunch of our stamps and Stack Art kits with the Imagine Crafts design team and they were very generous with the ink! In addition to the gorgeous Radiant Neons™, we received some StazOn™ and Memento™ colors plus some yummy Delicata™! You’ll be seeing lots of these inks from our team in the coming weeks!

But we also sent them some of our fantastic Fran•táge Color Fragments in our hot colors to match their gorgeous new neon inks. And that’s what you can win in this terrific, week long blog hop! We’ll be giving three prize packages of 3 Radiant Neon inks and 3 Fran•táge Color Fragments (we’ll choose your colors). There will be a bright crafting future ahead of you! All you need to do is comment on as many of the posts as you can.

STM Imagine Crafts Prize Package

So are you ready for some exciting inspiration?  Here’s who is hopping today:

Stampendous Blog (you are here)

Imagine Crafts

Kristine Reynolds

Isha Gupta

Tobi Crawford

Penny Ward

Janelle Stollfus

Linda Lucas

Tina McDonald

Stack Art is here!

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One of the newest innovations from Stampendous has arrived! Stack Art is a terrific system designed by Stampendous Owner Fran Seiford so that even the most beginning crafter can make gorgeous projects in no time at all! The more advanced crafter will be very excited by all the possibilities and fun to be had with this product!

You start with one of our three Stack Art Kraftboard Kits –

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Each kit contains 4 panels of die-cut kraftboard perfectly designed for layering in dozens of ways. You also get 4 sheets of die-cut adhesive sheets, and 4 panels of quotes and phrases that can be added to your Stack Art creations to make them uniquely yours. The packaging includes step by step instructions and loads of ideas for personalizing your miniature works of art.

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You can easily combine your Stack Art Kraftboard with one of our 6 beautiful Stack Art Elements kits to create sparkly, fuzzy, textured fun in just minutes.

Fran's Stack Art Stamp Kits
Fran’s Stack Art Stamp Kits

SAS03_Stamp_Royal_Heart_800_PKGThe next step is to add one or more of our terrific Stack Art Stamps Sets.

These fantastic backgrounds are so perfectly sized and versatile that you’ll use them over and over again on dozens of projects. Deeply etched, Cling Rubber images with permanent indexing on top, these stamp sets come with their own acrylic handle for a terrific value. Use them to stamp, emboss, and mold right on your Stack Art projects!

As you become more familiar with these projects, the more intricate fun can begin. We’re making lots of videos to help you use your Stack Art products in tons of unique and innovative ways. You’ll find Stack Art this Spring in select JoAnn Fabric and Crafts Stores, but it’s available now through your local stamping or scrapbooking store or on the Stampendous website.

Our Design Team have been playing with StackArt, and we have a whole week of their inspiration to share with you this week. Check out who is sharing today:

Kristine Reynolds