Birthdays are Best – and Winners!

Birthday Bonanza Weekly Theme

 

This week we’ve been looking at tons of great ways to wish your friends and family a Happy Birthday with Stampendous products. And we’ve been LOVING your stories of surprise parties, celebrations, grandkids, and all the joy you’ve shared for birthdays. We think it’s so special that some of you focus your birthdays on the CARDS and not the gifts! We’re so glad when we can help with that. And we’re offering you the chance to win a $20 Stampendous Reward Card to celebrate your birthday on our website, whenever it is! That $20 will go even farther with our Free Shipping (U.S. Retail Orders over $50) promotion running through August 31.

If you’ve read this far… if you’re in Southern California or within visiting distance, make sure you’re on our email list for notifications! Just sayn’! A little teaser for now! hee hee…. you can sign up on our website home page.

Our birthday offerings at Stampendous are just so fun! And our House-Mouse Designs® images just shine at creating birthday fun!

And check out these adorable cards from our classic Design Team samples, then take a glance at some new fun from our team.

Here’s some new, birthday fun from our team! Be sure to give them some love!

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Pam Bray

 

And WINNERS!

We were reminded that we never announced the winner of our Keeping Cool themed week. Thanks for keeping us honest, guys! We always have so much going on, that it’s easy to lose track!

The winner of a House-Mouse Designs® Dessert Dive Stamp, chosen by Random.org is

Michelle K Henderson of Crimson Owl Creations

Congratulations!! Michelle, email us with your mailing address at submissions@stampendous.com and we’ll get your prize right out to you!

 

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April Showers in Stencils!

Spring Short Stack Umbrella Background by Amy Hurley Purdie

Get your stencil brushes, embossing pastes and ink pads ready, we are in a shower of stencils today!

A sweet little Panda from our Spring Short Stack Perfectly Clear Stamp Set is surrounded by soft rain and umbrella patterns using ink pads and sponge daubers. For more information on this cute card, click on the caption below the photo.

DWLJ908 Umbrella Background Stencil

Give the effect of rain on your project with embossing paste or ink and our Rain Stencil. Remember to bring along the Umbrella Stencil to keep dry!

Kristine and Louise both created a little rain shower for their House-Mouse characters, and we just love the different ways you can use the stencil. There are even more projects today for our April Showers theme from our design team!

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Spring Blog Hop Winners

It is time to announce the winners from our Hop last week with Creative Impressions!

Thank you for all the wonderful and thoughtful comments throughout the blog hop. We had a great time sharing all of our ribbon dazzled projects with you and hope you enjoyed all the inspiration.

Each winner receives a prize package that includes a Birthday Ensemble Stencil and a Creative Impressions Ribbon Card. Winners were selected by Random.org from all of the participating blog posts.

Here are the winners —

Pam Bray’s Friday Post

Gilda McStamper

Janelle Stollfus’ Friday Post

Mary Holhouser

Kristine Reynolds’ Wednesday Post

Sue LD

Louise Healy’s Monday Post

Brenda Lilley

Lea Fritts’ Friday Post

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Congratulations! Please send your mailing address in an email with a subject line “Creative Impressions Spring Hop Winner”, to submissions@stampendous.com.

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Spring Blog Hop – Day 3

Wow, the week has flown by and we are on the last day of the hop! We loved hearing from you through your comments and we hope you have gathered some great inspiration for creating lots of fun projects with Stampendous and Creative Impressions!

We would like to thank the folks at Creative Impressions for providing our design team with such wonderful ribbons for the many projects they make that go into our catalogs. They have more fantastic products for crafting with clips, metal frames, brads and fasteners. Be sure to stop by their blog and browse their product section!

Each prize package includes a Birthday Ensemble Stencil and a Creative Impressions Ribbon Card. To be eligible to win simply comment on posts here and on our design team’s blogs throughout the week. Comment by midnight on Sunday, Pacific time and the winners will be announced on Monday, April 24, 2017. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules for more details.

Stop by today’s participating designers for our wrap up of inspiration!

Jamie Martin

Pam Bray

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Lea Fritts

If you missed our posts earlier this week, we’ve added the links below so you can easily keep hopping through for more inspiration!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Louise Healy
Jamie Martin
Pam Bray

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Louise Healy
Janelle Stollfus

 

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Spring Blog Hop – Day 2

It’s day TWO, and we are so excited to bring you another line up of inspiration from our design team using ribbons and hardware from Creative Impressions!

There are FIVE terrific prize packages that include Birthday Ensemble Stencil and a Creative Impressions Ribbon Card. To be eligible to win simply comment on posts here and on our design team’s blogs throughout the week. Comment by midnight on Sunday, Pacific time and the winners will be announced on Monday, April 24, 2017. See Official Contest Rules, US winners only.

Share our posts and invite friends to come see our hop, the more, the merrier then stop by today’s participating designers for more ribbony inspiration!

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Jamie Martin

Pam Bray

Visit  Creative Impressions for more great products!

If you missed our posts earlier this week, we’ve added the links below so you can easily keep hopping through for more inspiration!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Louise Healy
Janelle Stollfus

Stampendous and Creative Impressions Spring Blog Hop – Day 1

Here comes a week with tons of beautiful ribbons and more in a Blog Hop with Creative Impressions products!

Our design team loves to add a finishing touch to their projects with sashes and bows of delicious ribbon from Creative Impressions and you’ll see oodles of ideas throughout our latest catalogs to prove it!

The fun doesn’t stop at getting inspiration from the hop, you can win some goodies, too! FIVE commenters will receive prize packages that include Birthday Ensemble Stencil and a Creative Impressions Ribbon Card. Each comment on participating blog posts from our blog is an entry to win. Deadline to comment is midnight Pacific time on Sunday, April 23rd and the winners will be announced on Monday, April 24, 2017. See Official Contest Rules, US winners only.

Ready for some inspiration? Here are the designer’s participating today –

Kristine Reynolds

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

 

Stencil Palooza Finale!

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Our Palooza has one more hurrah with all the new fabulous celebration stencils!

Enjoy a tasty project with cupcakes or a chocolate bar stencil, and you may be hungry for more creative projects! Just take a look at what our team has cooked up with them!

And we are thrilled to have new stencils, designed by Fran, that are perfect for a whole card in one swipe of embossing paste! Choose to add color for a really special design.

Need a greeting that pops off a card? We have oodles of them to choose from in our stencil collection. Here are just a few newly added to our website.

More projects are waiting to be seen over on our designer’s blog posts today, so hop on over and enjoy some stenciling ideas!

Pam Bray

Jamie Martin

Janelle Stollfus

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

If you want to peruse our posts earlier this week for ideas with our stencil palooza theme, just keep clicking on the links below. Enjoy, and we’ll see you back here next week.

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Katy Leitch

Louise Healy

 

More Stencil Palooza!

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Today we have a BIG post of fabulous stencils with flowers, leaves and beautiful pattern backgrounds and plenty of project inspiration.

Our latest in flowers and leaves range from fun succulents to a royal thicket crest.

Every project deserves a strong foundation, and our most recent background stencils are sure to help out in that category. Let’s take a glimpse at a few of the new Background Stencils and some projects ideas, too. Want to know more? Click on a caption underneath a stencil to see more detailed information on our website.

We cannot wait for you to see the inspiration from our design team today! Grab a little time before your busy day and stop by these designer’s blogs for some fabulous ideas with our metal stencils!

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Katy Leitch

Louise Healy

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

There are oodles of ideas on our website!

Stencil Palooza!

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It’s a whole new week, and we are so excited to dive into the fantastic selection of new stencils in our January catalog.  From animals and flowers to celebrations and fancy backgrounds, it is going to be a grand stencil palooza!

Our fabulous stencil designs today are flying and roaming the land in animal fashion. Take a look at the gallery below and click on a caption to see more about each stencil over on our website, you may even find a sample that is perfect for your next project idea!

 

We have over 15 videos on our YouTube channel to help you get started with tons of tips, techniques, and inspiration to keep you creating great stencil projects! Click the video below to start watching and be sure to follow our Stampendous YouTube channel to be notified when new videos are posted.

As always our design team will be sharing a few of their favorite projects using the new stencils. Hop on over to see what they have made and give them a little comment love while you’re there, they do appreciate knowing you stopped by!

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

 

Send A Smile 4 Kids With Us!

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Join us for a marvelous way to encourage kids this Valentine’s Day or any day when they are most in need! We are proud to sponsor the Send a Smile 4 Kids Challenge Blog and we would love to see these kids showered in love by handmade cards.

PenPattern Love by Kristine Reynolds
Bunny Kiss by Louise Healy

Send a Smile 4 Kids is a volunteer organization made up of folks at children’s hospitals who collect handmade cards and distribute them to the children. Every kid stuck in a hospital bed could use a smile, right?

Heart Duo by Pam Hornschu
Heart Whimsy By Louise Healy

The current challenge is Valentines/Love Cards 4 Kids. You can find out more here to enter the challenge and donate cards as well as upcoming themes on their blog sidebar.

For inspiration for the Valentine theme, stop by our website and look through our project gallery for children style ideas with our stamps and stencils, then create a card or send in some you already have made.

Our design team will be sharing cards they make for the challenge in the days to come, and we’ll be back with an update with their creations!