Products for the 2016 Holiday

Costume Stack by Fran Seiford

All the new products are released and we are pleased that you will be able to start seeing them in your favorite stores. If you need a little help finding a store to shop for our new products, stop by our website’s Store Locator to find a local store or online store.


Speaking of stores, there is one more day with Fran on Hochanda TV. She has a few more tips and techniques to share and new products, of course, so if you have time stop by the Hochanda TV schedule for the shows today.

Winter Tweets by Fran Seiford

You will find plenty of stamps in our release, but it is impossible for us to share all of them here in one blog post. You can browse our catalog or website whenever you like and then see fresh and fun projects show up in the upcoming weeks and months on all of our social media spots! For all of the ways to connect with us on social media look over on our blog sidebar with easy to find bright color connect buttons.

Gingerbread Baker by Fran Seiford

Here are a few more release favorites from our design team today –

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

We are so excited about next week with new friends from Tando Creative! Stop by our blog daily for inspiration and there will be prizes!!!


July Release on Stencil Thursday

Dreamweaver Stencil Grapes Cluster Stencil by Laura Drahozal

It’s here! We are so excited to talk about the new release of stencil products for Stencil Thursday. There are 40 Dreamweaver Stencils released and 10 new Fran’s stencil designs, so many we can’t share them all here so browse What’s New on the website or browse our catalog from here and here.  There are more Stencil Duos, 5 sets,  PLUS we are thrilled to release 3 all new Stencil, Stamp and Die sets! It is a stencilers dream release!

Dreamweaver Stencil Ice Skates by Louise Healy

The Stencil Duos are just fabulous new sets! Each set includes two stencils, one open design and a complementing pattern design, a 0.003 black pen and 6 white card bases. It’s a terrific set for stocking stuffers, gifts and a great start to making your holiday cards.

Ornament Stencil by Fran Seiford
Fran’s Metal Stencil Duo Set (L to R): FMSD107 Decorated Tree, FMSD108 Snowflake, FMSD109 Poinsettia, FMSD110 Ornament and FMSD111 Snug Bird

We saved the ALL NEW sets for last with a great little video to learn great tips and techniques from Fran Seiford.

ALL NEW Fran’s Stencil • Stamp • Die Sets (L to R): MCD8001 Winter Owl, MCD8002 Winter Penguin and MCD8003 Winter Snowman


If you are feeling a little overwhelmed with new stencils right now, we are happy to say that in the next few weeks we’ll be dedicating more time to share these new stencils from the July release. In the meantime our designers today are sharing their favorites from the catalog.

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

Laura Drahozal

Janelle Stollfus


One last note, Fran is back on Hochanda TV today with the One-Day Special plus creative ideas with some of our new released products! Stop by the Hochanda website TV schedule to see when the next Stampendous show will air.

Hochanda TV and More July Release


Not only are there new Stampendous products for fall, winter, Halloween, and Christmas you can see them in action on the UK shopping  Hochanda TV starting today through Friday, in fact she’s on this hour if you want to watch the fantastic creations she makes with embossing and her Melt Media technique.

Autumn Build a Wreath by Debi Hammons

Keep your eyes on the Hochanda TV schedule and there will be more of our new catalog release showing up with great ways to use them. While the next show gets started you can see more here from our in-house designers and our design team.

Chilling by Monika Thomas
Winter Stack by Debi Hammons

Here are a few from our design team sharing a couple of their favorite projects from this release.

Pam Bray

Jamie Martin

Tis the Season – Catalog Release Week!

Leaf Kite by Louise Healy

The temperatures are heating up, or not depending where you are on the globe, regardless we are jumping into cooler seasons here on the blog as we celebrate our July Catalog release this week!

We love the holiday months and the tons of the House-Mouse images that go along with them. Here’s a few of our design team samples to get us started this week, Check out the full release on our website here.

Pumpkin Pie by Jamie Martin

House-Mouse images are the creation and illustrated by Ellen Jareckie and we are delighted to offer them in premium American hardwood mount or Stampendous exclusive Cling Rubber with a full sized index on a cling vinyl mount for use with clear acrylic stamping blocks.

Holiday Travel by Kristine Reynolds

If you have House-Mouse character images and need help choosing which one you’ll use next there is a challenge blog that can help. Stop by on Monday’s for the current challenge at House-Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge Blog.

Our designers were asked the near impossible task of sharing a couple of their favorite projects from this release and here are a few for today!

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

Jamie Martin

We’ll be back on Wednesday with more terrific release samples, plus chances to see Fran Seiford and our new release on television!

The Siren of the Sea

We’re trying to stay cool this week at Stampendous by playing by the ocean. The gorgeous Mermaid Friends set featured in our April 2016 Catalog  has matching dies that line up perfectly to cut out whole schools of fish, pods of dolphins, and herds of seahorses for your marine pleasure.

CRS5088 Mermaids Cling Stamp Set and DCS5088 Mermaids Die Set
CRS5088 Mermaids Cling Stamp Set and DCS5088 Mermaids Die Set

In case you missed it before, Fran made a wonderful video featuring tons of ways to color this gorgeous set, including her quick and easy stencil brush method. We think it’s really worth watching:

Now take a look at what our Design Team has to share with you!!

Jamie Martin

Pam Hornschu

Alison Heikkila

Tenia Nelson

Laura Drahozal





Special Occasion Stencil Friday

FMS4020 Musical Metal Stencil

For our Friday post today we hand picked these three stencils because we love how they work so well together for special occasions like a weddings, anniversaries, girls night out and more! All three of these stencils almost reveal a secret date night one event at a time!

Let there be dining! Fran designed these sophisticated silverware for a look that is fantastic all lined up or with plenty of room to trim and use them however your creativity needs.

FMS4023 Silverware Metal Stencil
Silverware by Fran Seiford
Silverware II by Fran Seiford

We would love some music, too. Add a little music to your craft time project with a musical card or two (stencil shown above).

Musical by Debi Hammons
Musical by Fran Seiford

Get your dance shoes on with this stunning shoe stencil!

FMS4022 Stiletto Metal Stencil
Stiletto Filagree by Fran Seiford
Stiletto by Fran Seiford

Our week on these fabulous new stencils has come to a close, but not before we stop off at one more designers blog post today –

Pam Bray

Remember we are hopping next week with Nathalie Kalbach. Hope to see you there with us!


Stencils Thursday with Fran’s New Stencils

FMS4017 Eagle Crest
We have been hopping this week with new metal stencils designed by our very own Fran Seiford and today is our actual stencil focus day so what do we do? Show more great stencils and samples using them!

Here’s a look at Eagle Crest, Lighthouse and Filagree stencils.

Eagle Crest Free and Brave by Fran Seiford
Eagle Crest Americana by Fran Seiford

FMS4019 Lighthouse Metal Stencil
Lighthouse Seas by Fran Seiford
Lighthouse by Kristine Reynolds
See those perfectly puffy clouds behind the lighthouses? They were made with the Dreamweaver Stencils Picasso Shield/Stencil Tool. It’s so easy to do, watch the video with Dreamweaver Stencils founder Lynell Harlow to see how it’s done.

Fran designed this lovely Filagree stencil that works great in the background for greetings or other projects. Did you happen to see it in the Eagle Crest samples above?

FMS4018 Filagree Metal Stencil
Or here is Filagree celebrating the darling Happy Couple on this card.

Filagree Happy Couple by Debi Hammons

We still have more to share! There is inspiration waiting for you on these designer’s blog today. Enjoy!

Laura Drahozal

Kristine Reynolds

Tenia Nelson

Psst… stop by next week for summer mixed media fun with Nathalie Kalbach and friends… there will be prizes!

Sweet Home Stencils

FMS4013 Birdhouses Metal Stencil

We are having a open house viewing of two new stencil designs today.

Our Birdhouses and Salt Box House stencils have all the character of home with so many techniques available and more. It’s just a doodle, color or embossing step away from becoming a special card, scrapbook page or home decor piece.

Birdhouses by Fran Seiford
Birdhouses Sketch by Fran Seiford
Salt Box House by Fran Seiford

We just love the idea of gifts for a newlywed couple or someone moving into a new home. Stencil these great designs on dishtowels and tile trivets for a sweet homemade gift.

FMS4021 Salt Box House Metal Stencil
Salt Box House by Debi Hammons

Now it’s time to see our designers, one for today, has created with Fran’s new stencils!

Louise Healy

New Metal Stencil Designs Are in the House!

Compass Watercolor by Fran Seiford

We are excited to present brand new stencils created by our own Fran Seiford released in our April 2016 catalog!

FMS4016 Compass Metal Stencil

Our stencils are manufactured of high quality stainless steel and can be used for all your card making, scrapbooking, mixed media and so many more craft projects.

They work seamlessly with our stamps as shown below in a card by Fran for fun pattern paper.

Compass Paths by Fran Seiford


by Fran Seiford
Compass Wander by Fran Seiford

These stencils are great to tangle, color, doodle, paste or emboss! Also enjoy the possibilities of layering stencils into one great design.

FMS4015 Camper Stencil
FMS4015 Camper Metal Stencil

The new Camper stencil above is combined with Dreamweaver Stencils for three one-of-a kind projects like these three Camper cards by Fran Seiford.

Camper Mosaic by Fran Seiford
Camper Mosaic by Fran Seiford
Floral Lace Camper by Fran Seiford
Floral Camper by Fran Seiford
Camper Quatrefoil by Fran Seiford
Camper Quatrefoil by Fran Seiford

With so many ways to create fun projects with stencils we have a few more ideas to share from our design team today!

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Bray

Beach Basics Wrap Up

Winter Tree Canvas by Fran Seiford

It seems in just a few shakes of the jars from our Beach Embossing Powders Kit, it is already time to wrap up our inspiration week of Beach Basics projects with beautiful artwork by Fran Seiford.

Remember those great little chipboard pieces we posted at the beginning of the week? Fran gives them a mixed media style finish by adding them to canvas for impressive wall decor.

Ocean Canvas by Fran Seiford

We sure enjoyed sharing all these terrific ways to use our embossing powder Kit by itself plus with our beach themed stamps and stencils. If you missed our earlier posts you can jump to them right here for Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Our At the Beach Pinterest board has grown with all the projects shared this week, so feel free to stop by there for inspiration at a glance.

Beach Horizon Canvas by Fran Seiford

There is one more round of beach fun projects from these designers posting today. Enjoy!

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts