Perfect Tools for Crafting Hop Day 3

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Welcome to our Stencil Thursday post and a special day with Perfect Paper Crafting! This is our last post showing just how fun it is to use our perfect crafting tools in ways that you may not have thought of before!

Our third prize package combines Fran’s Holly Pattern and Holly Scroll Metal Stencils with Perfect Paper Crafting Color Spritzer Perfect Airbrush. If these tools are new to you, check out a couple of the fab videos below for tips and techniques to get you started!

Our Monday and Wednesday posts also share videos with tips and techniques for the rest of the products in the prize packages, just scroll down near the bottom of the page to find links for each day.

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To be eligible for one of the prize packages comment during our hop! Leave a comment on our company blogs and on each designer blog post, each comment is an entry.  The winning commenters will receive one of these prize packages; a Perfect Ruler and Pop-Up Die Set combo package, a Mini-Perfect Layers and Pop’cessories Die Set combo package or a Perfect Airbrush, 1 – Holly Pattern Stencil and 1 – Holly Scroll Stencil combo package. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules for details.

Need to catch up on some of our previous posts? Here’s a running list of our hop so far, enjoy and we’ll see you back here tomorrow for one big hop finale!

Perfect Tools for Crafting Hop Day 2

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Welcome back to another day of our hop with the great folks and talented designers at Perfect Paper Crafting! Each day here on the blog we have a spotlight on the terrific products being used by the designer’s for their hop projects, but also some of the prize products, too!

On Monday we shared videos for one of the prize packages and today is another set of product videos to highlight one of the other prizes! If you want to catch the videos on Monday you can find a link towards the end of our post today.

Take a look at Fran’s video for tips and techniques using the Pop’cessories Die Set on how this set boosts your cards and crafts.

And this Perfect Paper Crafting video for those Mini Perfect Layers Tools that add up to another perfect pair of products for crafting.

We think that our products are so terrific paired together that we’ve combined them into THREE prize packages!

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To be eligible for one of the prize packages comment during our hop! Leave a comment on our company blogs and on each designer blog post, each comment is an entry.  The winning commenters will receive one of these prize packages; a Perfect Ruler and Pop-Up Die Set combo package, a Mini-Perfect Layers and Pop’cessories Die Set combo package or a Perfect Airbrush, 1 – Holly Pattern Stencil and 1 – Holly Scroll Stencil combo package. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules for details.

Are you ready for some project inspiration? Here are today’s links, enjoy!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Pam Bray

Tuesday

Perfect Paper Crafting Blog

And if you missed Monday’s post here’s the link list to hop on through if you want to catch up!

Perfect Tools for Crafting Hop

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We are thrilled to be joining the folks at Perfect Paper Crafting all week using tools that are perfect for crafting! Whenever we come across tools to make our crafting more enjoyable or easier we just can’t pass it up, so you’ll be seeing our design team sharing how to give your Stampendous projects a boost with Perfect Paper Crafting products.

The Stampendous Pop-Up Die Set and Perfect Paper Crafting The Perfect Ruler are two great products that pair up well together. Learn more about them with these company videos and then hop with today’s design team projects for inspiration!

 

We think that our products are so terrific paired together that we’ve combined them into THREE prize packages!

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To be eligible for one of the prize packages comment during our hop! Leave a comment on our company blogs and on each designer blog post, each comment is an entry.  The winning commenters will receive one of these prize packages; a Perfect Ruler and Pop-Up Die Set combo package, a Mini-Perfect Layers and Pop’cessories Die Set combo package or a Perfect Airbrush, 1 – Holly Pattern Stencil and 1 – Holly Scroll Stencil combo package. US winners only, see Official Contest Rules for details.

Are you ready for some project inspiration? Here are today’s links, enjoy!

Monday

Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Janelle Stollfus
Tenia Nelson
Perfect Paper Crafting Blog

Hauling into the Holidays

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Truck Tidings Trees by Fran Seiford

We hope the wheels are rolling on the road to holiday paper crafting after this week with Truck Tidings! This set is a great combo of cling rubber stamps and dies that will enthuse the truck fans in your holiday circle, but it has so many more possibilities when you think outside of the holiday season and you will get to see some great ideas today from our designer’s projects today.

Truck Tidings Cling Stamps And Die Set

Before we take off for the weekend we’d like to share some of our other motored images also from our July 2016 catalog and a very popular truck and gifts image from an older release.

Let’s get the motor running and head on into the holidays with loads of fun and fresh ideas from projects by our design team!

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Kristine Reynolds
Janelle Stollfus

If you missed our early posts this week here are some links for more inspiration!

Wednesday

Stampendous Blog
Jamie Martin

Monday

Stampendous Blog

Fall For A Mousey Adventure!

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HMR80 Leaf Kite Wood Mount Stamp

Spend a day with these mice and they’ll give you an adventure. Don’t you love the idea of a leaf kite on a windy fall day? Monica, Amanda and friends are enjoying the sunshine with a day of kite flying just like Kristine’s card in beautiful fall colors.

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HMR80 Leaf Kite by Kristine Reynolds

These mice have come up with many other fun activities including leaves and here are a few from past releases.

All that fun with leaves can make a mouse, and us, hungry so what else is there to do but have a piece of pie! Better hurry though or Muzzy and Mudpie will eat your slice! Isn’t this a cute stamp perfect for any pie any time, but we kind of like it for a Thanksgiving pumpkin pie.

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HMP56 Pumpkin Pie Wood Mount Rubber Stamp

Kristine Reynolds created this darling card in fall colors with a super sweet bow and those mice are really enjoying every bite!

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Pumpkin Pie by Kristine Reynolds

Now let’s see what fresh fall fun our designers are sharing today!

Jamie Martin

Louise Healy

Katy Leitch

If you missed our Monday post you can take the links below for more Fall fun.

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Stampendous Blog
Kristine Reynolds
Jamie Martin

The Star of Bethlehem

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P271 Shepherd Watch Wood Stamp

We have some great stamp images to share today as we move through the week of our Child Is Born theme. First up are these two sweet onlookers towards Bethlehem as the star shines brightly in the sky. What a sweet night scene that is colored so beautifully by Alison Heikkila.

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Shepherd Watch by Alison Heikkila

Another city scape stamp for today is this beautiful silhouette of the city of Jesus’ birth. Easy to emboss or stamp and go for a quick make of greeting cards.

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P268 Bethlehem Night Wood Stamp

The holy night would be much quieter without the words from popular verses and carols that are captured in our inspirational and icon stamp set, Joyful Phrases Perfectly Clear Stamps Set.

 

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SSC1233 Joyful Phrases Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

 

Laura Drahozal created this sweet card that was shared last week for our House-Mouse theme, but take a look at the great text background! Even as a backup to the Joyful Noise of mouse and bird, these sentiments shine on their own.

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Joyful Noise by Laura Drahozal

If you enjoyed our stamps today, you’ll be in for a treat with these designer projects –

Amy Hurley-Purdie

Jamie Martin

Pam Hornschu

Tenia Nelson

Wild Wild Wednesday

We are getting into the rhythm of being on this wild adventure of spotting our PenPattern animals in the world “wild” web. Each stamp comes in wood mount or cling rubber mount to meet the needs of our valuable customers.

We’ve seen the wading hippo, and eye catching frog on Monday. Tuesday we spotted the posing giraffe and a lucky elephant that made our crafty fingers itch to use some of our vibrant colors. You will want to check out those posts if you missed them, because there are some amazing samples and a video too!

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P267 PenPattern Zebra Wood Mount Stamp

Our PenPattern Zebra may seem like all the doodles have naturally been done, but there is still a coat of many colors to be added and even a chance to doodle in color between those stripes! The choice is up to you to decide, liven up a birthday card, or scrapbook page with a realistic zebra or one in magical rainbow technicolor.

This wild birthday card is showing our PenPattern Zebra in it’s natural beauty just slightly colored for effect, because colorist and class instructor Jennie Lin Black who created this sweet card, definitely knows just the right amount of color to add to an image. I guess this time her advice would be less is more!

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PenPattern Zebra by Jennie Lin Black

There is one more four-legged wild animal to see on our adventure today, it is PenPattern Lion surveying his pride and maybe waiting for a few majestic doodle lines to be added to his mane.  You can imagine him as well in all sorted kinds of tangles and doodles, colors and patterns that will create such a great card with some of our Wild Saying Perfectly Clear Stamps for the voice behind the lion.

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W147 PenPattern Lion Wood Mount Stamp

Designer Pam Hornschu posted her PenPattern Lion card on Monday and we just think it’s the cat’s meow of cards of our lion, so we are showing it off here on our blog as well. Just look at those special freckle doodles all over, it’s really a brilliant doodle idea! She also mixed in some Dreamweaver I-Beam stencil and Monstera Leaf die to make this card quite fantastic.

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PenPattern Lion by Pam Hornschu

Here is the line up of projects from our safari design crew today, We know you are going to love them!

Jamie Martin

Amy Hurley-Purdie

PenPattern Elephant Goes to India

Our wild week is shaping up to be quite an inspiring adventure already with terrific cards using our new PenPattern stamps. We are always intrigued by the creativity of our design team and the variety of style they have with Fran’s PenPattern designs, so you can imagine how much fun it is when we get to see how the rest of the world creates with them, too.

When doodles are added to the designs of these PenPattern stamps it’s transformed into a new  image time after time.  We found PenPattern Elephant performing this transformation, with its raised trunk as a sign of good luck, out on one of our crafty friends blog.

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W146 PenPattern Elephant Wood Mounted Stamp

The Frugal Crafter’s blog shared an amazing India style card inspired from those luscious ribbons s. hown in the background of her project photo. There are so many interesting features on this card it is a trove of techniques.

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PenPattern Elephant by Linday Weirich

Lucky for us, Lindsay created a video while making her card so we can see just how she did it.

Our second animal for today is this calm and gentle PenPattern Giraffe who seems slightly more interested in finishing off his delicious leafy snack. This stamp is ready for any level of doodler, beginning or advanced tangler alike, with his open space design, it might be fun to see just how many different doodles can be dreamed up to fill all those spots.

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P259 PenPattern Giraffe Rubber Stamp

This adorable card is by Jennie Lin Black, who has a fantastic texture on her card from using the Creative Palette with some paints. The sentiment is from Wild Sayings Perfectly Clear Stamp Set that we highlighted yesterday as having a plethora of pun intended sentiments to go on a card, “You Giraffe me Crazy” is it’s

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PenPattern Giraffe by Jennie Lin Black

We have some terrific designer projects to share with you, too! Let’s see how they used our wild PenPattern animals.

Louise Healy

Janelle Stollfus

Let’s Go Wild

This week we are embarking on a journey to see the wonderful wild animals that are new to the Stampendous PenPattern collection. You might just want to grab your safari gear, because it is going to be a week of adventure and wonder!

Our first stop is to see this wading hippopotamus that is a great image to doodle in the open spaces or color him in a fun and interesting way.

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M324 PenPattern Hippo Wood Stamp

This hippo card by Janelle is making the blues go away with a neatly colored purple hippo using Chameleon Pens and a sentiment from Loving Messages Perfectly Clear Stamps Set to cheer up someone for the day.

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PenPattern Hippo by Janelle Stollfus

Our posing frog is all eyes for a few doodles, even the lily pad is a perfect open space for doodles to take float. Enjoy a frog in many different colors and styles with a combination of color and doodles. Now who can resist that face?

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Q214 PenPattern Frog Wood Mounted Stamp

One particular colorist, Jennie Lin Black, couldn’t resist and made a gorgeous monoprint paper to tame the vibrant markings of this exotic colored frog. She even added some texture with a combination of Frantage Color Fragments
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Jennie used a great sentiment for her card that is part of our Wild Sayings Perfectly Clear Stamps Set. It is a great companion to all of our wild animals this week with 16 different sentiments, some for a great chuckle to go along with your doodled wild animal, plus you can never be without a clawed paw print for added emphasis to your card.

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SSC1226 Wild Sayings Perfectly Clear Stamps Set

Are you ready for a wild tour across landscape of our designer’s blog this week? Let’s head on our adventurous safari tour with these talented guides today!

Pam Hornschu

Kristine Reynolds

Pam Bray

Mice and Friendly Dreams

Our friendly mice have had a wonderful week in the spotlight and decided to work together for a relaxing cup of tea. Here are House-Mouse and Friends Chamomile Nap

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Chamomile Nap Rubber Stamp

Debbie Cole created this darling box with Chamomile Nap and Floral Tapestry for a sweet herbal storage or gift box. Another angle of the lid can be found on this project page with all the supplies and instructions to recreate this fabulous piece.

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Chamomile Nap by Debbie Cole

Here is Chamomile Nap in a delightful card colored by colorist and class instructor Jennie Lin Black. For updates on classes visit her blog, Color with Jennie.

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Chamomile Nap by Jennie Lin Black

And, in case you’re not visiting and entering regularly, you should really pop over to the House-Mouse and Friends Blog Challenge! The challenge this month is “Friendship”, so you’ve got the inspiration you need! Click HERE to check out their design team inspiration and find out more!

Designer’s post for today —

Janelle Stollfus