Keeping Cool! Summer at the Sea

Keep Cool Banner Art

We’re Keeping Cool this week on the Stampendous Blog, and in our MONDAY post and WEDNESDAY post we explored how our House-Mouse Friends keep their cool. We also have some gorgeous new stamps for those of you who like to keep cool seaside. You can see lots of inspiration with them in our earlier Part of Your World blog series.  As a refresher, we’ll share some of them here! Be sure to comment and tell us what your weather is like this week, ours has been hanging around the low 90’s. Pretty hot for June in Southern California. Are you melting where you are?

 

We’ve got some teammates sharing today with their ideas about keeping cool.

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

 

Remember, there’s FREE SHIPPING on the Stampendous website for orders over $50 through August 31! Time to stay indoors where it’s cool and do some crafting! Use promo code BLG717 at checkout as many times as you like.

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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

Part of Your World 3: Anchors Aweigh!

Nautical Anchor by Dee Adams

This week has been about coastline views and activities on the shore but next week be on the lookout for more treasure, ye mateys! Until then let’s anchor aweigh with more fantastic sea and beach themed stamps!

SSC1261 Nautical Anchor Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

We had two maritime Perfectly Clear Stamp Set in our April 2017 catalog. We shared Nautical Treasures last week to you in this post and today is Nautical Anchor with wonderful phrases and images for a masculine style card or project.  Here are some fabulous projects from our design team using this set perfect for your seafaring friends and family!

And our week isn’t complete without the beloved characters of House-Mouse Designs and their playful side to getting some sunshine in their day!

We have a great little sentiment that goes well with these sunbathing mice or anytime you want to add a smile to someone’s day.

PYL Hammock by Louise Healy

And to wrap up our week of inspiration, stop by our designer’s blogs today to see their fabulous projects for our theme week and be sure to check out our other posts from this week for more inspiration and ideas!

Pam Bray
Lea Fritts
Jamie Martin
Lea Fritts (Wednesday Post)

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Alison Heikkila
Kristine Reynolds

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

Part of Your World 3: Warm on the Sand

SSCP110 Whisper Friends Beach Day Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

What would I pay, To spend a day, Warm on the sand!

We might have a view of sailboats and surfers, seashells and beach huts, too with Pink Your Life stamps by artist Nicoletta Zanella.

For a day at the beach, Nicoletta provides all that is necessary to enjoy the ocean and stay cozy on the shore in our Beach Day Perfectly Clear Stamp Set.  Check out the versatility with these stamps from our designer’s projects that go from pastels to grunge hues!

Assemble your scene from Beach Day or make it easier with these stamps, too!

Enjoy a stroll on the beach, a sunset nap or catch a wave in these stamps sized just right for a greeting card. Or add these fun beach activities to a scrapbook page, as table decor or a party theme invitation!

Accent any shore with the look of real sand using our Golden Sand Embossing Enamel! Kristine used it on her Beach Girl (below) and Beach Day (shown above) cards for a great effect. Find our embossing powder in a single jar or in a 5-Jar Beach kit in the Opaque Embossing Powders category of our website.

PYL Beach Girl by Kristine Reynolds

We have more great beach inspiration from our designers today with Pink Your Life!

Louise Healy

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Lea Fritts

Part of Your World 3: Up Where They Walk

Up where they walk, up where they run, Up where they stay all day in the sun!

It is a beautiful stroll along the sandy shore this week with our breathtaking beach theme stamps, dies, and stencils!

The first to light the way is Fran Seiford’s Cling Build A Lighthouse Stamp Set and matching Build A Lighthouse Die Set. Customize the lighthouse with the free template included in the stamp set, then add it to a rocky or sandy beach scene with coordinating dies.

Here are a few fantastic ideas from Fran Seiford that we know will spark some inspiration. The possibilities are endless!

All these great samples can be viewed in our video along with ideas and tips using the stamps, dies, and free template!

There is more to come this week with Fran’s designs, Pink Your Life, and House-Mouse Designs® collection too! We have a few of our designer’s sharing some of their beach theme projects today.

Alison Heikkila

Kristine Reynolds

Part of Your World 2: Under the Sea Treasures

SSC1262 Nautical Treasure Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

Look at this trove, treasures untold! How many wonders can one cavern hold?

We have been taking a look this week in the deep sea with a trove of ideas to get crafting for summer fun! After today’s post, we’ll be up where they walk next week, and we hope you’ll come and join us!

For today we have treasures to be found on the sea floor and Nautical Treasure is an excellent mixture of images and phrases to make dozens of great projects!

We also have two fabulous single sentiment stamps from our April catalog that go swimmingly with so many of our sea theme stamps and stencils, of course, Stylized Whale stamp and Have A Whale are a perfect match!

That’s it from our blog this week and be sure to stop by our designers posting projects today for more inspiration!

Pam Bray
Louise Healy
Kristine Reynolds

If you missed any of our earlier posts and want to see, all the other fantastic theme products just keep clicking on the links below.
Monday

Stampendous Blog
Alison Heikkila
Louise Healy
Katy Leitch
Kristine Reynolds

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Jamie Martin
Louise Healy

 

Part of Your World 2: Happy Fish

Fish Wishes by Fran Seiford

Down here all the fish is happy! As off to the waves, they roll.

We have so many fun images for our Part of Your World theme that include fish, just look at the happy ones in our Laurel Burch Fish Wishes Stamp set waves and all.

SSCL104 Fish Wishes Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

More fintastic fish can be found in our metal stencils that have great open designs to show off colorful scales or filled in a fun zentangle design. Get some help filling them in with the Small and Large Scale stencils too.

Even our House-Mouse Amanda shows a fish some love! Isn’t that adorable!

For more deep sea inspiration stop by to see projects from our design team today!

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Part of Your World 2: Under the Sea

Octopus and Jellyfish by Fran Seiford

We start diving into our Part of Your World theme series this week with creatures from the deep! Our sea family is growing in Octopus, Jellyfish, Whale and Turtle stamps available in our wood mounted or cling mounted (shown) rubber stamp options.

Create projects with our new stamps individually or combine them for an incredible deep sea scene like the fabulous card shown above by Fran Seiford. Take a look at today’s spotlight stamps, click on the caption and see more project samples, too!

We have tons of ideas to share with you this week from our April Catalog, and our designers are sharing on their blogs too! Keep swimming on over and get a dose of inspiration from these designers using the stamps featured in our post today!

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

Katy Leitch

Kristine Reynolds

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