Birthday Bonanza!! and Winners!

Birthday Bonanza Weekly Theme

Welcome to a new week on the Stampendous Blog! You know, one of our biggest categories for stamps is BIRTHDAY!  We have more than 60 images to help you make birthdays great for your friends and family, and most of them are available in either wood mounted or cling rubber stamps. And we added some really cute images to this collection in our April Catalog.

This week our team is celebrating birthdays by sharing some of their favorite birthday creations! We think you’ll be super excited to pick up some of these great images, especially with our Free Shipping offer that’s good through August. You know, the one where your shipping is free if you order $50 or more at www.stampendous.com with Promo Code BLG717! You’ll want to pick up lots of birthday options for all your card recipients.

You could even win a “birthday” present of your own! Leave us a comment or two or three this week and tell us about your most memorable birthday(s)! We’ll give one lucky winner a $20 Stampendous Reward card to spend on our website! U.S. winners only, Official Rules live Here.

Here are some of the really sweet new images perfect for celebrating those special days:

You can find all of these projects and dozens more on our website – just search “birthday”.

Our Design Team will be sharing their creations with us this week as well. Hop on over to their blogs, and leave them some love!! They always love it when you visit.

Louise Healy

Alison Heikkila

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds

 

And Congratulations to last week’s winners!! We laughed and laughed all week at your antics trying to chase/pet/photograph peacocks or save your pets from them. What amazing stories you all have!! Thank goodness for Random.org that let us choose random winners from our U.S. entries. Congratulations to:

Viki Banaszak

who commented on all the posts but was chosen from Jamie Martin’s Wednesday Post.

Viki wins the Poised Peacock Stamps and Dies

 

and

 

suzschultz23

who commented on our Monday post

suz wins the Paisley Patterns Stamps and Dies

Super thanks to all of you for sharing your stories! And an extra thanks to those who let us know where they lived! It always helps when we can identify you quickly. Winners, email me at submissions@stampendous.com and send me your mailing address. We’ll get your prizes right out to you!

 

 

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Paisley for All!

Peacock and Paisley

We have two great stamp sets with coordinating dies to share this week. On Monday we met our Poised Peacock and our Paisley Patterns. Both Cling Rubber Stamp Sets come with a free template for masking the images or creating super cool backgrounds. Both also have available, matching, cutting dies! You’ll love these gorgeous sets! (and Free Shipping with Promo Code BLG717 on orders over $50)

On Wednesday we took a closer look at our Poised Peacock. So today, let’s investigate our Paisley Patterns set a little more closely! This awesome set includes six stamps. Five are very definite elements and they have corresponding cutting dies in the die set. The sixth stamp is a wonderful background that is delightful colored in, tone on tone, or even used as a resist pattern. The included stencil/mask set for the five elements is perfect for masking/layering or for coloring them in with stencil brushes, sponges, paint, or other methods.

Fran has created a great video sharing her samples with these fun stamp images:

Wanna win one?

We’ll give away one Poised Peacock Stamp Set and Cutting Dies and one Paisley Patterns Stamp Set and Cutting Dies (so two lucky winners) this week! Just leave us a comment telling us if you’ve ever seen a live peacock! Where? When? Was it just the coolest? We want to know! Or if you’re more Paisley than Peacock, tell us about your lifelong love affair with those irresistible patterns!  U.S. Winners only – Official Rules.

We have so enjoyed this week reading your hilarious adventures with peacocks all over the world. Who knew so many people had chased or been chased by them! You’re all awesome story tellers!! We can sure see that a lot of you would love one of these sets!

We have Design Team Members playing along today –

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Lea Fritts

 

And some inspiration from our website – All these samples are by Fran Seiford. You can find them all on our website by searching “Paisley”.

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Peacocks and Birdcages

We really love the new trends in peacocks and birdcages. Such pretty soothing colors and such fabulous, elegant images. Plus the beautiful look of silhouettes is all the rage. Here at Stampendous we’ve revisited some of our classic feather images as well to add depth and dimension to this terrific look.

These new stickers are more detailed than many of our previous stickers. They have a second layer of color added to bring out the beautiful details in the Peacocks. We also have a lovely new sticker selection in our Koi Pond Class A’Peel™ Stickers. Either of these would be wonderful for weddings or other elegant occasions. We even have stamps to coordinate with them.

These new stickers are also perfect for Fran’s Sticker Background Technique™. We’ve used them together with our Peacock Fringe Benefit Kit containing 5 jars of coordinated Fun Flock and Glitzy Glitter colors to create a dynamic card that would wow anyone.

Proud Peacock Class A'Peel Stickers Card
Proud Peacock Card for Any Occasion

This beautiful card uses AC1023MRSBG Peacock Plumes Class A’Peel Stickers, AC964HSN Jumbo Circles Holograph Green Class A’Peel Stickers, AC964HSQ Jumbo Circles Holograph Turquoise Class A’Peel Stickers, CK08 Peacock Fringe Benefit Kit, FX70 Peel N’ Stick Double-Sided Adhesive Sheets, CRR113 Cling Floral Dream Cling Rubber Stamp, SSH46 Large Acrylic Handle, VM001 VersaMark Watermark Ink by Tsukineko, and EH050 Crystal Embossing Powder. All products available at www.stampendous.com.  Other supplies used Bazzill Basics Card Stock in Atlantic and Bahama

Here’s another version that’s just as elegant using the same supplies:

Class A'Peel Peacocks and
Another Sticker Background Technique Card

This gorgeous card also features AC961S Friendly Greetings Silver Class A’Peel Stickers and PC75 Thermo Acetate for mounting the Peacock sticker on before cutting out. Bazzill Basics Card Stock in Limeade and Caribbean Breeze complete this card.