Fran’s Fabulous Friday FUN Watercolor Series

We are counting down on our YouTube channel!! This brand new program from Stampendous creator Fran Seiford will have you enjoying easy, fun, affordable watercoloring in no time! The full program of classes, sharing and inspiration will start Friday, February 7, 2020 and we will have your local stamp stores charged up and ready to show you how.

Leading up to the launch, we’ll have several weeks of introductory videos that will act as a reference guide and will familiarize you with products in this field. We started our countdown on #15 and we’re down to Countdown #10 already!

PRIZES!!

Our introductory videos feature prizes for comments on the video each week. There will also be two Grand Prizes, one will be an Individual Pack of the products needed to play along with Fran’s video lessons. Grand Prize #2 will be a Party Pack for you to play along with friends!! Weekly prizes include products, projects, and more!

Comments on all videos for prizes must be submitted by February 5, 2020. Prizes will be announced in a special video on February 7, 2020. Of course, our usual Official Contest Rules apply, and we can only mail prizes to U.S. Mailing Addresses.

We hope you’ll join us for all the inspiration by subscribing to our YouTube Channel and clicking the bell to make sure you get notifications about each new video!!  Help us count down by watching our first video on Creativity!

In case you missed it this week, here’s Countdown Video #10 which explains how the classes will work and offers the Grand Prize of a Party Pack of products so you and five friends can watercolor together! Be sure to visit and comment!

 

New!! Watercolor Series Preview

It’s coming!! This brand new program from Stampendous creator Fran Seiford will have you enjoying easy, fun, affordable watercoloring in no time! The full program of classes, sharing and inspiration will start right after Creativation (our biggest trade show), and will have your local stamp stores charged up and ready to show you how.

Leading up to the launch, we’ll have several weeks of introductory videos that will act as a reference guide and will familiarize you with products in this field.

PRIZES!!

These introductory videos will feature prizes for comments on the video each week. There will also be two Grand Prizes, one will be an Individual Pack of the products needed to play along with Fran’s video lessons. Grand Prize #2 will be a Party Pack for you to play along with friends!! Weekly prizes will feature products, projects, and more!

Comments on all videos for prizes must be submitted by February 5, 2020. Prizes will be announced in a special video on February 7, 2020. Of course, our usual Official Contest Rules apply, and we can only mail prizes to U.S. Mailing Addresses.

We hope you’ll join us for all the inspiration by subscribing to our YouTube Channel and clicking the bell to make sure you get notifications about each new video!!  Help us count down by watching our first video on Creativity!

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 –

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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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Sweet Superstar Birthdays!

If you are wondering what goes with Superstar birthdays, we have the answer, desserts! After all, a party isn’t a party without cake, and we have plenty to choose between our stamps and stencils.

The most recent of our sweet stamp treats are the Dessert Display and Cupcake Tiers available in both wood mount and cling mount (shown below) rubber stamps.

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CRW181 Cling Dessert Display Stamp (also in wood mount)

 

 

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CRM331 Cling Cupcake Tiers Stamp (also in wood mount)

We also released Cake Tiers Perfectly Clear Stamps complete with numbers and sentiments to celebrate those milestones for birthdays, anniversaries and more!

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SSC1256 Cake Tiers Perfectly Clear Stamp Set

To make this set even more exciting, Fran Seiford paired Cake Tiers with our Pop Up Stages Die Set for a superstar card insert, and we have a quick video for you to see how well it all comes together, plus a link to the cards printable project page on our website!

Ready for more inspiration? Hop on over to see what our designers have baked up for a superstar birthday theme.

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Catch up on the superstar birthday theme earlier this week from the links below.

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Jamie Martin

Alison Heikkila

Louise Healy

You may see stenciled sweets on the designer’s post this week, but we didn’t want you to miss the sweet stencil products that go along with our desserts theme today. Stop by last Friday’s Stencil Palooza post for a gallery full of them!

Shipping Today! Creativation 2017!

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Our booth and newest products are shipping today to the biggest show of the year for the Craft and Hobby Association (CHA). #Creativation premiers in Phoenix, AZ on January 19-23, 2017. We’d love to see you in Booth #1122.

Stampendous will have soooo many new surprises for 2017, and we’ll release them at this fantastic event! We’ll have demonstrations, new products, new images, new innovation, and all sorts of fun! Oh, do join us!

[And for our fans who can’t be there, don’t worry, we’ll share our fun on our Social Media Channels throughout the event.]

Not a member of CHA? Why not join? You’d be surprised how easy and inexpensive it is to join craft industry manufacturers, retailers, designers, bloggers, and more in this terrific organization! Check out membership and registration here: REGISTRATION

This super popular product was one of the great innovations we released at #CHA2016! We love how we can use the simple pop-up construction in the center to make a pop up card out of just about anything! But the other Pop’cessories dies are just as exciting. Make boxes, placecards, stand up creations, and bobble/wobble projects with these innovative cutting dies. Check out Fran demonstrating this wonderful new product that has been one of the biggest hits of 2016.

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The Frugal Crafter’s Mixed Media Pocket Book

The Frugal Crafter, Lindsay Weirich, has created a super fun pocket book today using the Nathalie Kalbach’s Stampendous line of Foam Stamp, Cling Rubber and Stencil Sets with a Gelli Plate. There’s even a video!
Lindsay has so many tips and techniques with Nathalie’s sets that we had to pass on the inspiration. Enjoy!

Você fala português? – Do you speak Portuguese?

Our newest friends to join the Stampendous family are the folks at Arte Em DVD in Brazil! These creative people have made an entire DVD celebrating some of the best Stampendous stamps, and if you speak Portuguese, it’s a must-watch.

Priscila Lanaro invites you to join her as she makes Cartões para Ocasiões Especiais (Cards for Special Occasions)  We invite you to join her, too, as Stampendous stamps take Brazil by storm!

We’re not sure if you can order this DVD outside Brazil, but we are sure that we’re excited about the wave of stamping that will be taking place in this beautiful country! So come on, brasileiros, show us what you’re making! You can email us your stamped creations at submissions@stampendous.com or add them to our Flikr page by clicking the link at the right.

Rooco Update

Keep an eye out for Fran’s Rooco videos coming soon! In the meantime, check out all the Rooco stamps and projects available at www.stampendous.com. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter. We will be having contests, giveaways and fun Stampendous updates!!

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Fran Seiford having fun with Rooco the Raccoon on the Stampendous set!

Rooco the Raccoon was inspired by a raccoon that Stampendous owner, Fran Seiford, had as a pet when she was growing up! Here are a couple photos of him:

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