Butterfly Pattern by Kristine Reynolds

Beautiful Butterflies

Our Spring Collage images are just perfect for a quick and colorful card! Pick certain areas to color, color the whole thing, don’t color any of it! Stamp on patterned paper for a quick card, or layer over many other images for a textured wonder! These great images are super simple to use.

You’ll notice that each of the images has a “space” that’s perfect for a greeting! Well, our Quotes greetings sets have lots of words that fit beautifully in those spaces.  They are:

Angel Wings Perfectly Clear StampsSSC1201 Angel Wings Quotes

Regal Bird QuotesSSC1202 Regal Bird Quotes

and

Royal Heart Quotes Perfectly Clear StampsSSC1203 Royal Heart Quotes

Here, DT member Kristine Reynolds shows how several layers plus some Encrusted Jewel Technique make a really dynamic card. You can get the supplies and directions for this card on our website.

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Keep visiting this week as additional Design Team members have projects to share with these terrific butterflies!

Butterfly Collages, Summer on the Wing

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.

Both Butterfly Tune

Butterfly Tune Wood Mounted Stamp

P223 Butterfly Tune Wood Mounted Stamp

And Butterfly Pattern

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Come in wood mounted and Cling Rubber styles. Our Design Team have made fantastic samples of these great designs, and we’ll be sharing them all week. Here’s who is showing projects today:

Jamie Martin

Kristine Reynolds

Christmas is for Kiddos!

Kids of all ages love a gift giving holiday! Our Kiddos are no exception as they help Santa prepare and deliver the gifts this year, they can delight the Kiddos in your life on handmade Christmas cards!

Gifts Kiddo
Gifts Kiddo

Check out these super fun creations from our Design Team! Then be sure to visit us next week when we are taking a look at the newest in Santa Claus stamps from Stampendous! That Jolly Old Elf  has never looked this cute!

Kristine Reynolds

Jamie Martin

Lea Kimmel

Saturday Sketch Challenge

Cyndi B. from The Scrappy Chick Blog, designed this week’s sketch! It’s simple, but you can embellish it to your heart’s delight! Try using the Sticker Background Technique or Painting With Powder for a fun card with more dimension!

And here’s Cyndi’s example of a card she made following the sketch:

Supplies:

  • Stamps: New stamps from our new catalog!! L246 Bake Memories & V214 BlockArt Cookie Cutie (Stampendous) to find these stamps, go to your local craft supply store selling Stampendous stamps. You can find your local store here.
  • Paper: Eskimo Kisses pp (Basic Grey); White cs (Neenah); green cs (Bazzill)
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
  • Accessories: Copics & ABS1 (Imagination International); Labels 11 Nestabilties (Spellbinders); ribbon (Creative Imaginations); buttons (Basic Grey)

Congratulations to last week’s Christmas/Winter/holiday sketch challenge winners! Carol & Melinda!

Carol made a stylish Christmas card using the Chainletter Christmas Class A’Peel stickers. We absolutely love how she made a cool pattern with them for the card background. It’s so simple, yet it looks super trendy!

Melinda’s card is so cool! We love that she layered the stickers and the stamp! She used our the Swirl Tag rubber stamp and the new AC1021MRS Snowflake Ornaments Class A’Peel stickers, which will be available on our website soon!

Good luck to everyone on this week’s challenge! You could be one of the lucky winners! So get out your stash and make something beautiful with Stampendous products. Post your creation to your blog, website, or in any public forum like Paper Craft Planet.com, Splitcoast Stampers.com, Stamp Shack.com or others. Copy the link to your card and paste it into the comment section of this blog post. Don’t worry if you try and post a comment and it doesn’t show up immediately! We post them on Monday. Find out more information by clicking on the “Sketch Challenge Rules” link at the top of this blog.

We can’t wait to see what you create with our products! You may use any other products that you like to complete your project!

Saturday Sketch Card Challenge

This week’s challenge host is the lovely Stampendous Design Team member, Rachel S. Here’s the sketch she came up with:

Welcome to our fourth Stampendous Design/Sketch Challenge. Last week Pam came up with a great sketch! We received lots of fantastic submissions and chose two winners!

Congratulations to the winning cards made by Piala and Melinda! Here they are:

Piala did an incredible job coloring in birthday Changito and pairing fun patterns!! Love it!

And Melinda’s ranunculus card is stunning! The shading on the petals is absolute perfection!

We will be sending them a fun Stampendous surprise in the mail! You could be one of the lucky winners this week! So get out your stash and make something beautiful with Stampendous products. Post your creation to your blog, website, or in any public forum like Paper Craft Planet.com, Splitcoast Stampers.com, Stamp Shack.com or others. Copy the link to your card and paste it into the comment section of this blog post. Don’t worry if you try and post a comment and it doesn’t show up immediately! We post them on Monday. Find out more information by clicking on the “Sketch Challenge Rules” link at the top of this blog.

We can’t wait to see what you create with our products! You may use any other products that you like to complete your project! If you need a little inspiration, check out Rachel’s and Jenn’s takes on the sketch:

Happy weekend everyone!


Watercoloring With Rooco!

If you’ve been looking for a quick tutorial on watercolor painting that’s fun and easy, then this video is it! Fran shows you how easy it is to paint her little Rooco the Racoon character, making a humorous Holiday card. We also posted a watercolored sample that was made with Rooco. Of course the great thing is that you can watercolor anything with these tips!

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Recipe for Rooco Skatin’ By Card:

Stamps:

Stickers:

Stampendous Favorite Stampers: Summer, Pt. 2

There is no doubt about what season it is here in sunny Southern California! We are in the middle of a hot Summer!! And we find that the best way to cool off is in the pool, at the beach, or inside an air-conditioned building stamping with our favorite stamps! Check out this week’s hot picks of our favorite stampers’ cool cards:

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KimM sushibpkm2

Our first card is by Kim M. You can find the card at her blog http://stampingbetweenthedishesandthelaundry.blogspot.com/. Stampendous Stamps Used:

  • SSC194 Sushi Bowl Party Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set (to find this stamp set, ask your local retailer. Find your local retailer here).

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craftycapers-Sushi pull cardmay2509

Our second card is by Victoria. You can find the card on her blog at http://www.crafty-capers.blogspot.com/. Stampendous Stamps Used:

  • SSC194 Sushi Bowl Party Perfectly Clear™ Stamp Set (to find this stamp set, ask your local retailer. Find your local retailer here).

TammyA Tiny_Bubbles Cardby
TammyA Tiny_Bubbles

Our third card is by Tammy A. You can find the card at her blog http://mycraftcentral.blogspot.com/. Stampendous Stamps Used:

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RaquelB Changito Splash

Our next card is by Raquel B. You can find the card on her blog at http://raqode7.blogspot.com/. Stampendous Stamps Used:

  • F190 Changito Pool Guy Woodmounted Rubber Stamp (to find this stamp, ask your local retailer. Find your local retailer here).

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JudyK scuba changito

Our last cute card is by Judy K. You can find the card on her card gallery at http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/. Stampendous Stamps Used: