Winner of Arnold Grummer Blog Hop!

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In case you didn’t see this on the Arnold Grummer Facebook Page, the winner of the Arnold Grummer Paper Mill for our Earth Day Blog Hop was

Michele Henderson

We hope that everyone enjoyed our adventures with handmade paper! It’s such an easy and fun way to make a unique and original look.

You may remember that we offered a set of our Wings Dies to one lucky commenter on Alison Heikkila’s project. As a reminder, that project is here –

 

alison Heikkila handmade paper

The winner of the Wings Die Set is

Lori Kobular

Be sure to email your U.S. mailing address to submissions@stampendous.com so we can get your prize right out to you Lori!

DCP1010 Wings Die Set
DCP1010 Wings Die Set

 

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Time

The Coffee Lovers Blog Hop is back!! The main hop starts HERE!! (be sure to read to the end for a special offer)

It’s that time again when we celebrate all things stamping with all things coffee (or tea, or chocolate, or other caffeinated beverages!), and we have just the brand new stamp for you!

Cookie Crumbles features our sweet little friends from House-Mouse Designs® as they munch away at a delicious chocolate chip cookie while their fresh cup of coffee cools just a little! What a delightful snack at any time of day! We’ll give away three of these stamps to U.S. mailing addresses that comment during the hop!

Cookie Crumbles Wood Stamp
HMQ22 Cookie Crumbles Wood Mounted Stamp

This darling stamp is available in either wood mounted as shown, or in Stampendous Cling Rubber for easy storage and use with an acrylic handle. The winners of this great stamp may choose their preferred mounting style. Winners must have a U.S. mailing address!

Our very own Debi Hammons created this adorable cookie pouch using our Cookie Crumbles stamp and the WindowRama Cutting Dies Set. A 2-pk of Mother’s Chocolate Chip Cookies slides right in!

Cookie pouch featuring Cookie Crumbles

 

Our Design Team is also playing along with this fun hop, go leave a comment on their blogs too, to increase your chances of winning a Cookie Crumbles stamp of your own!

Kathi Rerek

 

Last, but not least, you can take 25% off any Coffee Themed Merchandise on the Stampendous website. Wow… now that’s something that will wake you up!  Use Promo Code CLBH2019 at checkout.

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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We have had so much fun making handmade paper in honor of Earth Day with the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit.

We hope you’ve enjoyed it, too. Remember, you have until April 30 to leave a comment on the Arnold Grummer Blog post to win a papermaking kit of your own. The winner will be announced on the Arnold Grummer Facebook Page on May 1st.

We have more great projects to post from our Design Team, two from Lea Fritts and one from Alison Heikkila. Check them out and leave some nice comments.

Lea Fritts (Apr. 24)

Lea Fritts (Apr 26)

Alison Heikkila (Apr 24)

 

 

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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We’re enjoying making handmade paper in honor of Earth Day with the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit.

We’ll be sharing projects with handmade paper through the 30th. And the Arnold Grummer team is also sharing their creations on their blogs as they’ve been playing with Stampendous products. This group of designers has had so much fun with our products, we hope to continue playing with them in the future!

The Arnold Grummer Team has posted lots of inspiration, if you haven’t clicked on their links yet, be sure to do so and leave comments, to try and win an Arnold Grummer papermaking kit of your own!

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

Stay tuned for lots more from this great collaboration! We’re really excited about how our products work together with great handmade papers.

Our Design Team is also playing with handmade paper! Check out these projects and leave them some nice comments.

Lea Fritts

And in case you missed them earlier, these wonderful folks shared their paper making adventures, too!

Tina Smith

(and Tina made a GREAT video of her process!! HERE)

Alison Heikkila

More sharing next week!! Stay tuned!

 

Papermaking Party

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Our team is having fun this week, making handmade paper with kits by Arnold Grummer’s. They’re getting messy over at Alison Heikkila’s house, and she is creating some really fun paper projects with her daughter!

Handmade Paper with our great Wings Die Set
Handmade Paper with our great Wings Die Set

You can click on the photo above or go visit Alison’s blog post here:

Alison Heikkila

 

There are prizes, of course! They’re explained on the Arnold Grummer’s Blog.
PLUS, if you hop over to Alison’s blog and leave a comment, we’ll give away a set of the Wings Cutting Dies to one winner with a U.S. mailing address! Be sure to tell Alison where you live.

In case you missed it Monday, the Arnold Grummer team has created some fantastic projects using Stampendous products. Check them out below and be sure to comment:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

 

Papermaking Palooza

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Our team is having fun this week, making handmade paper with kits by Arnold Grummer’s. This is a new activity for some of our team members, and getting a little messy has been really, really fun. We also sent papermaking kits to some of our “guest” bloggers we’ve worked with before. We’re super excited to share with you today what Tina Smith from Cards and Coffee Time made! (click on her name or the picture!)

Handmade paper by Tina Smith
Small Hellebore by Tina Smith

Tina also made a great video showing how much fun she had with handmade paper! Be sure to check it out. Our team will continue sharing through the 30th.


 

There are prizes, of course! They’re explained on the Arnold Grummer’s Blog.

In case you missed it yesterday, the Arnold Grummer team has shared some fantastic projects as well. Check them out below and be sure to comment:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

 

Blog Hop with Arnold Grummer

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Have you ever made paper? We’d love to hear about your experiences if you have! At Stampendous, we’ve been making handmade paper for decades, and we even used to distribute the wonderful Arnold Grummer’s Papermaking Kit to our retail stores. We reconnected with this great company at the Creativation show this year. They proposed a fun blog hop! We sent Stampendous products to their team, and they provided papermaking kits to ours.

For the next two weeks, we’ve got some great projects to share with you as the teams play with the wonderful products we’ve exchanged.

Today, check out this beautiful creation by Becky Conley. Click on her name, or the picture to learn more about how she made it!

Becky Conley Hop Project
Butterfly Trio by Becky Conley

The Arnold Grummer Team has posted lots of inspiration today:

Becky Conley (from above)

Michele Emerson-Roberts

Nancy Nickel

Anne-Marie Fowler

Steph Ackerman

Sandee Setliff

Stay tuned for lots more from this great collaboration! We’re really excited about how our products work together with great handmade papers. Of course there are prizes! Becky has the details over on her blog post today!

Cool Penguin! Hot Winners!

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Hello Everyone, we hope your Holidays were fantastic. We’ve been working hard to launch our new January Catalog (the biggest one of the year) and to get ready for the industry’s biggest trade show Creativation!

But we didn’t forget that we left our penguins in their ugly sweaters waiting on the edge of their icebergs to see who won the contest!

First, the poll for top sweater designer! We’re glad we made you vote, because we could never have chosen just one of these sweaters. The winner, with 25 of the 76 votes (whew) was clear – Diane Williams – Her Take 2 Ugly Sweaters was the champ (we suspect it was the reindeer sweater that did it) – Here’s her original blog post if you want to visit the winner –

Diane Williams

So, Diane, send us your wish list for $50 in Stampendous products (might want to check out the new catalog below or our website to make sure what you want is currently available). (email submissions@stampendous.com)

We also have three sets of Cool Penguin stamps and dies that will go to U.S. winners that commented on the various blogs from us and the participating designers. Here they are (also email to give us your mailing address!):

Donna Ellis (From Sue Drees #3)

Karen Ladd (From Tina Smith’s Video)

Bunny (From Diane Williams’ post)

And a quick reminder – we dug through a lot of profiles to verify our winners have a U.S. mailing address. Adding at least your country to your blogger/google+/facebook/instagram/flickr/youtube profile, and to your comments, etc., would greatly increase your chances of winning.

Thank you so much for commenting and playing with us. We had a great time. There are still plenty of Winter weeks left in “sweater weather”, and we have lots of Cool Penguins in stock. Of course, it’s never too early to plan your next Christmas card. If you haven’t had enough sweaters, we discovered that Karen Hasheck’s link in our last post was incorrect (although it was correct in the polling area). Go check hers out!

If you made it this far, check out the new January Catalog. You’ll be seeing a lot of it in the coming months. You can click on the picture to view as a flippy book on issuu.com, download as a pdf to your computer, or even print your own in color. You can order a hard copy for yourself on our website – HERE

Stampendous January 2019 Catalog
Stampendous January 2019 Catalog

 

Sweater Wrap Up! Time to Vote!

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So we haven’t forgotten, never you fear. The time to vote on sweaters is here! Our cute Cool Penguin has been sporting “ugly” sweaters by some of our favorite designers on their blogs and ours for the last couple weeks. Now it’s time to vote. Your comments on the blog posts will enter you in a drawing to win one of these cute sets. Your votes on the cards will determine which designer gets a cool $50 in Stampendous product.

CSD08 Cool Penguin Stamps and Cutting Dies
CSD08 Cool Penguin Stamps and Cutting Dies

 

We had a couple more cute samples to share, so visit these blogs and leave a comment. Then come back and vote for your favorite. We’ve linked them all to a polling tool below and each choice includes the link so that, in case you didn’t write it down, you can remind yourself how cute they all were! Choose the one that you like best, ugly, cute, whatever your fancy.

New “ugly sweater” cards that we haven’t shared yet:

Sue Drees

Wendy Price

Karen Hasheck

Pam Sparks

Sue Drees #2

Tina Smith (video)

Sue Drees #3

Diane Williams

 

 

 

No Sweat, More Sweaters!

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Our Ugly Sweater contest is fully underway and the designers have outdone themselves. We have another crop for you today. The Stampendous Cool Penguin clear stamps and dies set comes with a darling little sweater you can stamp and decorate for one penguin or more. The precision cutting dies make creating a whole flock simple and fun. We’ll post the poll for you to vote at the end of the week. Meanwhile, keep commenting on the designers’ blogs for your chance to win.

CSD08 Cool Penguin Stamps and Cutting Dies
CSD08 Cool Penguin Stamps and Cutting Dies

Check out all the samples this week and next, and be sure to leave nice comments. At the end of this week you can vote for your favorite! We’ll draw three lucky winners with U.S. Mailing Addresses from those voting to win the Cool Penguin set. And the designer with the most votes will get $50 to spend on Stampendous Product!!

Today we have a some really cool cards from Roxanne Russell. Former owner of one of our favorite stamp stores, The Stamp Addict, Roxanne is keeping her hand in crafting, we hope to lure her to blog-ville! You can comment here on her great projects.

CSD08 Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell
CSD08 Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell

 

Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell
Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell

 

Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russel
Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell

 

Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell
Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell

 

Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell
Cool Penguin by Roxanne Russell

Now go visit these great designers and leave them some comments!!

Diane Williams

Sue Drees

Then come back tomorrow for some more fun!