Everyday Chicks Get Around

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Going out into the world with the whole family can be such an adventure! Keeping track of your chicks, is always a challenge as well. With our Everyday Chicks and their handy cutting dies, you can celebrate the victory of getting everyone together for Mother’s Day or just getting out of the house in the morning! Everyday Chicks can do it all!

Check out a few cards by our own Fran Seiford showing the chicks in action. You can click on the picture to visit the project on our website with complete supply lists and instructions.

CSD20 Everyday Chicks Graduation by Fran Seiford
CSD20 Everyday Chicks Graduation by Fran Seiford
Everyday Chicks Father by Fran Seiford
Everyday Chicks Father by Fran Seiford
Everyday Chicks Mother by Fran Seiford
Everyday Chicks Mother by Fran Seiford

 

You’ll notice on these cards that our terrific chicks are designed especially to complement our Greetings Galore Perfectly Clear Stamps™ Set. This set of greetings has a clean, crisp font that goes perfectly with our fluffy chicks and provides a wonderful amount of versatility when used on its own or with any other stamps!

SSC1281 Greetings Galore Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1281 Greetings Galore Perfectly Clear Stamps

Our talented Design Team is playing with our chicks this week as well! Please flap on over to their blogs and give them some love.

Lea Fritts

The April Catalog is HERE!

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Hooray! Our new April Catalog is all finished! Want to peek at it? Take a look! This convenient flippy book lets you see all our newest images plus you can download it as a pdf to your computer, or you can print it out at home! (or just parts of it!). This can be a great reference if you’re working on a card, and you’d like to use one from our catalog as a sample.

 

Stampendous April 2018 Catalog

Of course on March 30 all of our newest products will be online for our retail customers (they’re already live now for wholesale customers), products like our adorable Sassy City set. You’ll see lots more samples of the Sassy sets in May blog posts, but here are a couple of cards that will pique your interest. They’re so easy and fun with just a splash of inks in the background and our great Sassy Silhouettes doing their thing in front.

SSC1280 Sassy Travel by Fran Seiford
SSC1280 Sassy Travel by Fran Seiford

 

SSC1279 Sassy City and SSC1282 Big Words Happy by Fran Seiford
SSC1279 Sassy City and SSC1282 Big Words Happy by Fran Seiford

 

Let’s have a look at some sneak peeks from our Design Team and guest blogger, Sue Drees.

Lea Fritts

Janelle Stollfus

Sue Drees

 

These great new stamps are just getting started! Next week we’ll look at the last of our Spring selection from the January catalog, then we’ll dive in to this new collection. We hope you’ll visit us often to see what’s new!

 

Brushed Alphabet Greetings

We’re sharing our Brushed Wishes and our Great Big Greetings this week. For the article about our Brushed Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamp Set, see TUESDAY’s post. We’ve even added a new alphabet to our collection with our new brush lettering. It’s so clever, too! Fran wanted to make this alphabet big enough for your mixed media, decorative painting, scrapbooking, or cardmaking uses. In order to get the letters bigger, she left out the Q, X, and Z in the set and supplied you with a handy extra stroke that can be used as quotation marks, an apostrophe, or can be added to other letters to make the missing ones. Here’s how it works (this guide is included with your alphabet set):

Brushed Alphabet Caps QXZ guide.
Brushed Alphabet Caps QXZ guide.

Here’s the Brush Alphabet Caps:

SSC1273 Brush Alphabet Caps
SSC1273 Brush Alphabet Caps

Here’s the Brush Alphabet Lower Case:

SSC1274 Brush Alphabet Lower Case

You can see how this cute alphabet makes it easy to put any greeting you want on your card or project:

House-Mouse Teddy Friend
HMM19 Teddy Friend and SSC1273 Brush Alphabet Lower Case by Kristine Reynolds

 

Love You Brush Alphabet by Debi Hammons
Love You Brush Alphabet by Debi Hammons
Brush Alphabet and Great Big Love by Kristine Reynolds
Brush Alphabet and Great Big Love by Kristine Reynolds

Check out some other alphabet samples from our team:

Janelle Stollfus

Brushed Wishes Week

Hello all! This week you’re going to see some of our Design Team’s most spectacular work. They have taken our new brushed-style of lettering and just created the most gorgeous projects. We’re really thrilled with the simplicity of this new look, and we’ve got lots more coming your way in our April catalog.

The first of this great group of stamps we have to share with you is our new Brushed Greetings Perfectly Clear Stamps. You can click on the picture below to see it on our website.

SSC1272 Brushed Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1272 Brushed Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamps

These great stamps are perfect with the darling House-Mouse Designs images, and with just about anything else. Here are some fun samples from Design Team alumnus Kristine Reynolds.

 

Our terrific Design Team is sharing this week with these beautiful sentiments as well as with our Great Big Greetings. We know you’ll love them all. Please go visit them and leave them some love!

Jamie Martin (Monday)

Jamie Martin (Wednesday)

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus (previous post)

 

 

Merry and Bright Midweek

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We’re celebrating the things that make our Christmas Season Merry and Bright this week. You can see the great posts from Monday if you missed it. We have some more fun inspiration for you here today! Here are some more fantastic new products that are perfect for your holiday card making, gift wrapping, home decor, or even gift giving! Check out some of our fun Christmas Perfectly Clear Stamps. Both Snowman Wishes and Poinsettia Wishes contain a ton of awesome greetings you’ll use every year, plus a great border stamp that makes your card “one-and-done” easy. You can use any part of the border for a card the size you like. Both of these are terrific choices from the pen of our own Fran Seiford.

SSC1266 Snowman Wishes
SSC1266 Snowman Wishes
SSC1267 Poinsettia Wishes
SSC1267 Poinsettia Wishes

The wonderful Cardinal Border is the same sort of idea from the delightful Laurel Burch Collection. This set comes with lots of greetings, small elements for envelopes or Christmas newsletters, and a great border that can really create a fast card for you. Next week we’ll share tons of Laurel Burch Holiday Inspiration, don’t miss it! Have a look:

SSCL106 Laurel Burch Cardinal Border
SSCL106 Laurel Burch Cardinal Border

We also have some wonderful new Wood Mounted/Cling Rubber (your choice) stamps that give you that “one-and-done” success. Our Parchment Candle,  Angel Blessing, Santa on his Way, Pinecone Greeting, Birdie Greetings, Warmest Wishes, Our Doorstep, Winter Home and our Dog Tree, Cat Tree, and Bird Tree stamps are all sized for the top layer of a standard card. This makes it so easy to stamp or emboss them in a solid color, or if you have more time, color until your heart is content.  You can find the stamps below on our website on the last pages of the Christmas stamps section. Each one comes in wood mounted or cling rubber.

We also have our delightful Merry and Bright Ornament stamp! It’s perfect for stamping and embossing in several colors for an easy, quick, card!

P309 Merry Ornament
P309 Merry Ornament

It looks fantastic on this card by our in-house Sample Artist Debi Hammons.

P309 Merry Ornament by Debi Hammons
P309 Merry Ornament by Debi Hammons

Here’s some great inspiration from our Design Team today to make your holiday more Merry and Bright:

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts

Kristine Reynolds

31 Days of Halloween, Still Spooking Along!

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Halloween is almost upon us! We hope you’re enjoying all the amazing inspiration. Everyone has really outdone themselves with fantastic projects this year! You can see all the links for the month over on our 31 Days of Halloween Page!

We have a wonderful Mother/Daughter project to feature this weekend. Elina P and her 9-year-old daughter, Siouxann, decided to get out our terrific Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps and make some awesome Halloween cards!

This set, like all of our “short stacks” sets is so cute and fun with heads, bodies, legs, arms, hats, and other accessories being interchangeable. The one trick to them is that they don’t have “necks”. Once you stamp them, you’ll see how it goes together, but just stamp the head right on to the body, and it will be obvious. We do get questions about the necks though. (poor Drac… it confuses him something fierce) (but we noticed Siouxann got it right away!) We find using them completely addicting.

 

Here’s the actual stamp set –

Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1245 Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps

Here’s a video from last year where the Crazy Paper Chick shares her idea of using just the heads from the Costume Stack set. We really love that idea!!

Our own Fran Seiford had a lot of fun with our Costume Stack as well. You can see all her samples on our website, and her video about the set is right here –

And while we’re at it, take a look at the Woodsy Stack, after all, Halloween won’t last forever!

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31 Days of Halloween – Day 19 and WINNERS

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All month long we’re celebrating 31 Days of Halloween and our daily links are posting on a special page. You can find it by clicking on the picture or the link above.

We’re also giving a prize each week, and we need to award the first two!

The winner of the Pink Your Life Whisper Friends Pirates Perfectly Clear Stamps Set, a Pink Your Life Whisper Friends Pirate Girl Cling Stamp, and a Pink Your Life Whisper Friends Pirate Boy Cling Stamp is

Karen Ladd

The winner of the Sugar Skull Cling Stamps and Cutting Dies Set is

Shartl

If you folks could drop me an email at submissions@stampendous.com with your U.S. Mailing Address, I’ll be able to get those stamps right out to you!

This week’s prize will be the Halloween Labels Cling Stamps and Die Set that we featured earlier in the week. We’ll post a winner on Friday so that we can get your stamps out as well, so keep commenting. We’re counting all the comments from our 31 Days of Halloween Page and any of our posts. Our Official Contest Rules are always HERE.

So on to Halloween!! Today we want to share with you some of our terrific Perfectly Clear Stamps for Spooky Fun!

Here’s this year’s haunting selection –

Skeleton Style Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1228 Skeleton Style Perfectly Clear Stamps
Tricky Words Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1208 Tricky Words Perfectly Clear Stamps

 

Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1245 Costume Stack Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1263 Spider Fear Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1263 Spider Fear Perfectly Clear Stamps
SSC1264 Spooky Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamps Set
SSC1264 Spooky Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

Last, but not least, here’s a set that can take you from Halloween right on in to Thanksgiving and Fall!

SSC1265 Fall Arrangement Perfectly Clear Stamps Set
SSC1265 Fall Arrangement Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

Each of these fantastic sets is made in the USA from the finest photopolymer. The sets are 4″ X 6″ and the stamps remove easily and cling effortlessly to an acrylic stamp handle. Plus we have TONS of inspiration for you. Click on the stamp sets above to be taken to our website where we have projects with full supplies and instructions.

 

 

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Part of Your World 4: Yo Ho, Yo Ho Friday

Yo, ho, me hearties! Today is our last of the pirate adventure with Pink Your Life Whisper Friends. We’ve had quite an adventure with treasures yet to be won and if you’ve missed one of our earlier posts this week, you’ll be able to catch up with links at the end of our post! Come back next week as we’ll travel Where the Wild Things Are for our theme week!

 

SSCP111 Whisper Friends Pirates Perfectly Clear Stamps

Our buccaneer’s in the newest Whisper Friends Pirates Perfectly Clear Stamp Set includes are sailing for adventure with plenty of images to create a fun scene all on its own or coordinates well with other Pink Your Life stamps for oodles of projects!

We couldn’t help putting together a few more products with the beach theme to end our Part of Your World series. Just imagine these little feet on a beach taking its first steps along the shore. Pair this stencil with our Beach 5-Jar Embossing Powder Kit for a real fantastic beach look.

DWLS95 Baby Feet Metal Stencil

And this Clipper Ship with lively waves would make a swift project for any stencil technique! Stop by a few of our projects pages below for ideas!

DWLG763 Clipper Ship Metal Stencil

Ready for some pirate inspiration? Here are designers participating in today’s hop –

Pam Bray

Lea Fritts

Keep on the adventure with posts you may have missed earlier this week!

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Alison Heikkila

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds

 

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

 

Part of Your World 4: Yo Ho, Treasures!

We are back, mateys, with a little treasure between pirate lad and lassie! Nicoletta Zanella illustrator and creator of Whisper Friends from Pink Your Life created these pirate stamps with tons of character that are so fun to color!

Each stamp has a background scene and appears as though one has stayed back as the Lookout while the other found the loot, both with so many fun coloring opportunities!

Speaking of opportunity, there is a Whisper Friends Pirates Perfectly Clear Stamp Set to give to THREE commenters! Comment here on our blog and that of the designers participating in our pirate theme week! Deadline to comment is June 4, 2017, at midnight Pacific Time. US winners only. See Official Contest Rules for details.

Ready for some pirate inspiration? Here are designers participating in today’s hop –

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Part of Your World 4: Yo Ho, Yo Ho!

Ahoy, me hearties! It’s the last week in our Part of Your World series with a pirate’s life for us! We are highlighting the fabulous pirate stamps from Pink Your Life!

We have some swag for our blog hop this week with Whisper Friends Pirates Perfectly Clear Stamp Set to give to THREE commenters! Comment here on our blog and that of the designers participating in our pirate theme week! Deadline to comment is June 4, 2017, at midnight Pacific Time. US winners only. See Official Contest Rules for details.

Let us know what your favorite theme was in our series, your favorite products or projects and join in the fun of our theme this week by telling us in your best pirate talk. To check out our themes just search for Part of Your World and you’ll find blog posts that showcase products from our April 2017 catalog release about Mermaids, sea creatures, beach life and more!

Ready for some pirate inspiration? Here are designers participating in today’s hop –

Alison Heikkila

Janelle Stollfus

Kristine Reynolds