Here’s a quick break from all the holidays! We thought we’d share a lovely, everyday stamp with you today, our beautiful Rose Postcard. This stamp is just wonderful because you can just stamp it, and your background and focal point are already done for you. You can add a little color, you can color it very intricately. It’s so versatile! It’s available in wood mounted or Stampendous Cling Rubber.
We had such a variety of lovely samples made with this product. We wanted to share them with you today. Some of our team shared this earlier, so we’ve just compiled all their posts here for you.
The Tropicana Hotel is the home for this fantastic event celebrating Decorative Painting, and we’ve attended each year for the last several years to show decorative painters how easy it is to use stamps. Rubber stamps make wonderful and easy background patterns for painted, home décor projects. In addition, they are an easy way to transfer a pattern to a piece for painting. Some of our large images like this Bird Blossom stamp are perfect for stamping, painting, and outlining to save loads of time on a gorgeous project.
This project was designed by Debbie Cole and taught by Tammie Wilson at this year’s Creative Paint event.
The other class taught by Sue Thornton was a fantastic Steampunk Jingle Bell plaque that used Train Postcard stamp.
It was a great turn out for both classes and all attendees worked hard to complete their projects. We can’t wait until next year!
International Mixed Media Artist and Instructor Andy Skinner is DecoArt’s Executive Creative Consultant. He leads their international design team and is now designing stamps for Stampendous! We’re super excited to have his new designs to expand our Mixed Media offerings, and he was kind enough to demo in our booth at CHA. Here he shows us how you can use just a couple of DecoArt’s Fluid Media Acrylic paints and his new stamps to make a rusty piece of metal out of a piece of cardboard. You’ll be itching to try this one!!
It’s been wonderful to walk through our vintage images and share so many wonderful samples from our designers with you. These fantastic stamps are great for making a vintage looking project in no time and or be ready to mail out those classic style Christmas cards in a jiffy.
Now here’s a sweet little vintage style Owl Ornament tied to a pine bough. Jamie has colored this image so nicely that it steals the show on her card. She’s written up instructions and you can find it on our website under the Projects section. I remember one or two of these on the family tree when I was growing up, don’t you?
Here we have Kristine’s polar express line card using Train Postcard. It looks completely wintry and fun with Frantage delicately around the frame! This card also has instructions here. In fact you can find many more projects for our Christmas theme images on our website!
Suzanne can make powerful imagery when she mixes stamping and embossing powder. Her Vintage Couple card. Just click on the image and it will take you off to instruction land so you can see how she did it.
We thought our Mini Hop with Core’dinations was starting today, but we would be jumping the start line if we did. Our fantastic collaboration will begin next week and our team will be also be hopping with a new exciting partner! Figured out who it is? Come back on Monday to find out!
Our vintageyule stamps capture the charming style of years long agofor your projects today. The Snowman Holly and Winter Delivery images are some of the sweetest we make and are great for cards and scrapbook layouts. They would even look wonderful as decor on a mantle of shelf.
Check out these snowy cards for some inspiration on your next handmade project.
Take a stroll over to today’s designer projects and see what vintage goodness they’ve created. Enjoy!
Christmas tidings just wouldn’t be the same without the sounds of the season. The melody of a Christmas Carol or the sound of a winter bird in the quiet of winter are just two of so many others that come to mind, yet our Cardinal Elements stamp wouldn’t be our product focus today if I spoke of any other than them. Here are some fantastic projects that will put a carol on your mind.
Our designers are sharing the rest of the week for our Vintage Yule theme. Let’s see what creativity is being stirred up one their blogs today.
Imagine finding a classic Christmas card tucked into the pages of a recent flea market find. Its unique scene and joyful characters make you smile and your crafty fingers get the itch to recreate it with your own style.
Our Stampendous Stamps of the Vintage Yule variety can make an easy task of your new good tidings card. This week our Vintage Yule theme will give you a good start to recreating those classics. Our designers will be joining us later in the week with some great ideas and in the mean time here are a few to get us started.
This vintage truck is the Truck of Gifts Stamp that not only reminds us of a simpler time, but also couldn’t be more simple to create a card for Christmas. Stamp and color is really all there is to do, like Janelle’s card above.
These complete collage images make it so easy to create a stunning card! You’ll love the ease and versatility of them. Choose to color? Great! Skip the coloring? Fast and easy! Check out this gorgeous example by Suzanne Czosek! Some delightful trims have made this image super elegant in no time at all! You can find instructions and supplies for this gorgeous card on our website HERE.
More of our terrific team are playing today! Why not cruise by their blogs and get some more inspiration for these terrific collage stamps?!!
This week our Design Team is playing with the beautiful butterfly stamps we released in April. These gorgeous images are already collaged for you. With enough area to be fun to color and enough background to save you heaps of time, they’re a super quick way to get a gloriously textured, layered card. You can cut out the butterfly from a second stamping to add depth, or simply stamp in black over your Creative Palette monoprints for a fast and easy card.
Tomorrow we’ll start our terrific Blog Hop with the ICE Resin® team and the Designers from Imagine Crafts®! Our team is so excited because they have just loved playing with the resin products and the gorgeous Rue Romantique bezels, ribbons, and beads. Their creations will astonish you, and you’ll get so much inspiration for your own projects. And of course the Tsukineko® products we receive from Imagine Crafts are among our very favorite toys for every application! In fact, we’ll be sharing a Blog Hop with our friends from Imagine Crafts later this month (May 19-23). Don’t miss it.
To get you warmed up for tomorrow’s hop we have a few designers sharing ideas and inspiration today! First, we’d like to share this gorgeous necklace from Designer Debbie Cole! Like yesterday’s piece it features the terrific Vintage Ladies Perfectly Clear Stamp™ Set from Stampendous. This set was specially designed by Fran Seiford at Debbie’s request to make smaller images that easily fit into a bezel for dynamic pendants, rings, earrings, etc. It contains 4 lovely ladies, a small version of our super-popular Rose Corset, plus backgrounds and words. It’s really a must-have.
Here’s Debbie’s necklace created for our January Catalog and our show at CHA.
A few more designers are sharing with you today to get you warmed up for the weekend! Be sure to leave them some nice comments on their posts. We’ll give away one Vintage Ladies set from the comments left on the pre-blog hop posts, so if you missed Monday or Tuesday be sure to check them out and leave them some love!