Tuesday, August 31, 2010

It's release time!!

So many releases today!!
First let's start with High Hopes Rubber stamps...
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Last night the newest Halloween, Fall, Winter, and Mice images were released!! Check out the wonderful card samples above by the very talented High Hopes Divas!! The blog hop is still going on if you would like to see more (click on the card blinkie to be directed to the blog). However, if you are ready to shop...they are now available!!
Whiff of Joy just released some adorable new stamps!! Check out this cutie from Whiff of Joy (and Stamp and Create) designer Jeanette...

The newest release is now available for pre-order. I am hoping they will arrive by the end of next week.

The Greeting Farm also had a new release last night!!

The new stamps are instock and ready to ship today!

Happy stamping and shopping!

Monday, August 30, 2010

Product Spotlight- Nestabilities

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!

Edited to add: The Stampavie Christmas release stamps just arrived!! All pre-ordered stamps will ship out by tomorrow.

Card sample copywrite: Stampavie

We have an exciting week planned with a few different stamp releases!!
The Greeting Farm will be releasing a few new stamps on Wednesday, September 1st. And I already have them instock!!
Speaking of TGF, I received a huge restock order so many of the stamps are now back in stock.
Whiff of Joy will be having a release also on September 1st. I will have the stamps available for pre-order.
In addition, High Hopes Rubber Stamps is also having a release on September 1st (wow, what a busy day for releases)!!

To show case some of the new High Hopes stamps, both Jeanette and Lacey have a sneak peek to share with you which also uses this week's Product Spotlight: Nestabilities!!
Through friday, all Nestabilities in stock will be on sale for 25% off!!
Limited quantities are available so grab them while you can because when they are out of stock, so is the sale price!!

Now here are the High Hopes Sneak Peeks...
Jeanette has used a square nestabilitie die to border this new High Hopes image : Witchy Poo and Cat. Her creation is actually a small box that is filled with candy.

Lacey used the new Angel Bear Clown Costume stamp along with Happy Halloween sentiment. She also used Basic Grey Max and Whiskers DP, Ivory Grosgrain and Orange Ric Rak ribbon, and Labels 8 Nestabilities.

The rest of the awesome DT have used other stamps available at Stamp and Create...

Joy loves to use her different Nestabilities any chance she gets. She decided to use the big scalloped circles - small and the big scalloped circles - large to frame her image. She decided to use TGF - Miko from the Roll Call Kit and she loves her ivory crocheted lace. She added some prima mini yellow roses and her Basic Grey - Indian Summer DP to finish off her card.

Chris used the Classic Scalloped Edge Frame Spellbinders die, Standard Large Circles and the Mega Scalloped Circle die to create a Get Well card for a friend. The image is Whiff of Joy~ Sick Henry. The dp is Cosmo Cricket Material Girl and Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses. It is embellished with embroidered flower lace, green velvet ribbon, white silk ribbon, prima teal fairytale roses, and ivory trellis roses.

Other links you may enjoy...

Happy stamping and shopping!
See you back on Wednesday for all of the wonderful new releases!!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Lots of news!

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!
There is a lot going on here so it was time for a mid-week post!!
First up, the new S.W.A.L.K images from Crafters Companion are now available!! They are super cute and filled with fun sentiments and accessories with each set.
This card below was created by the super talented Suzanne Dean...

This card uses the adorable "Hugs" set. Don't you just love Suzanne's coloring?
Did you know that Suzanne offers Copic classes? She has online classes available through her Color me Creative Classroom. But now she is also going on the road!! She will be traveling to different cities throughout the US and Canada teaching different Copic techniques! You can view her class schedule here.
I have signed up for the March 5th Beginner class in Port St. Lucie, FL. It's about a 1 1/2 hour drive for me, but it will be well worth it! I have a set of Copic markers, but I'm scared to death to use them!! So I am really looking forward to this class.
If you want to meet up with me, come join in on the class!! I am sure I will have some Wags 'n Whiskers stamps to share (wink)!

Stampavie news - The Stampavie Christmas preorder has been paid and is now on the way!! Orders should ship out next week!! If you haven't preordered your stamps yet, you may want to do that now - I don't expect them to stay in the store for long.Speaking of Christmas...

So many companies are now releasing their Christmas designs! I have added both the Christmas and Halloween categories to the top of the website so they are easier to find.

And speaking of Halloween...

I am so excited that High Hopes is having release next week!! This is the FIRST TIME they have ever done a Halloween release!! But it's not just about Halloween. You'll have to come check it out on Monday when the sneak peeks begin on the High Hopes Blog.
Because of the Fairy release last week, the Wags 'n Whiskers current challenge Triple Play is still open through next Thurday. If you missed the blog hop last week, here's a sample of some of the wonderful Design Team creations...
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The fairies can be used for many seasons including Fall and Christmas!

Happy Stamping and Shopping!!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Wags 'n Whiskers Fairies now available

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!
The Wags 'n Whiskers blog hop is going well and the stamps are now available!!
Don't forget that the current Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge: Triple Play will remain open through September 2nd!
Also instock are the new Sweet Pea stamps. Including some prengant fairies illustrated by Ching Chou Kuik
...some adorable Dragons by Lisa Victoria....and some very cute magical characters by Samantha Rawlings...
These were ordered awhile ago, so the older designs have not been restocked yet.

Happy stamping and shopping!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Product Updates

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!
I'm so excited that the Sneak Peeks for the new Wags 'n Whiskers Fairies release is underway!
There will be a blog hop starting at 12:01am tonight with a release at 7:00am Friday morning.
These fairies are perfect for every season and occassion!!
Just in... I now have ALL of the Popcorn Bear designs stocked in the store!!
That includes all of the newest "Platnum" release...
As well as all of the Christmas designs as well...
Plus I have the Crafters Companion: Patchwork Polly, Beatrix Potter, and some of the Cute Companion sets as well!
In addition, I have just uploaded the pre-order for the Stampavie Christmas release!! These stamps are supposed to start shipping to retailers towards the begining of September so hopefully they will be here by mid-September...Also on order with Stampavie is a limited edition Halloween release illustrated by Tina Winke!!
They are suppose to start shipping at the end of September.
I also have some new Sweet Pea Stamps on their way (including a new pregnant mermaids).
These will be added to the store as soon as they arrive.
Other links you may like:
Don't forget about our Monthly Challenge: Flowers!
Happy stamping and shopping!!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Dustin Pike - High Hopes Product Spotlight - Week 2

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!
This is the 2nd week for the Product Spotlight: High Hopes Stamps illustrated by Dustin Pike.
All Dustin Pike images are 25% off through Sunday.
We are gearing up for a new High Hopes Release which will be held on September 1st! Make sure to check out the High Hopes blog this week for more details on the release.
Before we get the DT samples with the Dustin Pike images, don't forget that the Wags 'n Whiskers Fairies were released on Friday.
I made this card for the Magical Monday Challenge which is being sponsored by Wags 'n Whiskers...

This card uses the gorgeous Angelica with some Kaisercraft DP, star pins, mini primas, and Websters Pages Sparkle Buttons.

Now on to the awesome DT samples!!!

Chris used the image Sting illustrated by Dustin Pike for High Hopes. She also used the Cosmo Cricket Earth Love and Material Girl, the Scalloped Ovals Large Nestabilities, and the Classic Ovals Large Nestabilities.

Jeanette used the whimsical stamp "Birthday Fish" for her card. She paired him up with designer paper from Basic Grey's Nook & Pantry paper pack and some sweet mini pom-pom ribbon.

Joy used the fun stamp called: Bubble Bath Bradley by Dustin Pike from High Hopes. She used DP from Basic Grey - Wisteria & Granola & added some mini prima yellow roses.
Joy turned this into a folder. here is what it looks like on the inside.
Lacey used Soccer Star to scrap her son's soccer season. She used some Basic Grey Origins DP for a simple collage style layout.

Don't forget about the Monthy Challenge: Flowers!!

Happy stamping and shopping!!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Product Spotlight Dustin Pike High Hopes

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!
We have another fun Product Spotlight for you today.
But before we get to that, I have an awesome announcement...

Wags 'n Whiskers is having a "Fairy" Special Release this friday!! Isn't that great?! There is more information regarding the sneak peeks, blog hop and release on the Wags 'n Whiskers Blog along with information on how you can win the whole release!!

Before you head over to the the Wags 'n Whiskers Blog, I have the new Product Spotlight to share with you...

For the next 2 weeks, all High Hopes Stamps designed by Dustin Pike in stock are on sale for 25% off!!
Check out these awesome samples created by the Stamp and Create Design Team...
Lacey Lacey used the fun Wade along with some Basic Grey buttons, Orange Ric Rak Ribbon, Prima Fairytale and Mini Roses, and sentiment from Ticketed by Stampology.

Heidi used High Hope's Dustin Pike Flame Broilin. She also used Cosmo Cricket Earth Love paper, Prima mini roses in green and deep red, Diamond stickles and scor-tape adhesive. Isn't that a fun scene she created?

Chris used the High Hopes Image Mer-cat (illustrated by Dustin Pike) to create a card with a gift pocket. She also used Cosmo Cricket Cosmo Cricket Material Girl paper. The inside sentiment is from the Penny Black Bubbly clear stamp set. This is such a nice gift set!!
Joy used the hillarious Alien Intrigue from Dustin Pike's High Hopes images as well as some Ruffled Ribbon as well. Great card for a little boy!!
Jeanette used Dustin Pike's Stunt Dragon . She paired it up with designer paper from Cosmo Cricket's Joyride pack and gingham ribbon. Check out that awesome coloring technique on the dragon!!

Don't forget the fun monthly challenge that is still going on - Flowers!
There have been so many wonderful entries so far! It's going to take me forever to make it through all of them...but I sure will try!!

If you missed the post before, the new Kraftin' Kimmie Halloween stamps are now available. They are so much fun!!

(Card designed by Kraftin' Kimmie herself)!!

Happy stamping and shopping!

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Welcome back to Stamp and Create!
The Kraftin' Kimmie Halloween Release is now available!!
It's time to get your Spooky on!!

There are 8 new designs by Moonlight Whispers artist Annie Rodrigue.
And 5 adorably spooky kids and characters from Mile Mouse artist Steven Leary...

Plus a coordinating sentiment set.
I also wanted to let you know that I have preordered the new Spellbinders CHA release dies as well as the upcoming Stampavie Christmas release!! I will add them to the store closer to the release dates.
And I will be back again on Monday with the new Product Spotlight. As a reminder, all Greeting Farm stamps are still on sale 25% off through Midnight, Sunday.
Here is a layout I created using the adorable Max...

Happy stamping and shopping!

Monday, August 9, 2010

The Greeting Farm Product Spotlight

Welcome back to Stamp and Create.

I posted a few times over the weekend with lots of winners from recent challenges, rewards, and candies. Make sure to scroll down to see them all.
In the mean time, it's time for a new Product Spotlight.
This week's spotlight is: The Greeting Farm Stamps
I've spotlighted TGF before, but it's been a few months and it was such a great hit last time!
So, for the next week, all Greeting Farm stamps instock will be on sale for 25% off!!
I have some product updates below so make sure to check those out, plus we have some samples from the Design Team using TGF stamps.
But first, I have to introduce our newest Guest at Stamp and Create!

I am so happy to introduce Heidi Burt!!
Hi, my name is Heidi and I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. I am originally from England but have lived in the U.S for 30 years. I have always been a crafty person doing cross stitch, knitting, creating mosaics, woodworking, knitting, painting, jewelry making, and scrapbooking. I started stamping in 2006 as small hobby and it’s is now a healthy obsession. You can view my blog at http://heidisimaginarium.blogspot.com/
I am so happy to have Heidi as our guest!! Her cards are so gorgeous and her creativity amazes me!!
Unfortunately that means we have to say goodbye to Sharon. Sharon was a wonderful addition to the team and I'm sad to see that her guest time was up :-( But on a happy note for me, I still get to work with her on the Wags 'n Whiskers team!!

Now here are the amazing samples from the awesome Design Team!!

Joy created a card with two GF images...Flirty Anya and Stella (Wild Sprout). I love to alter my images and this one was lots of fun (head of Stella and body of Flirty Anya). I colored her with my favorite color purple, used my circle nesties, lotus pendant spellbinder, prima fairy tale white roses and trellis purple mist roses.

Heidi created her card with an image and sentiment from the TGF Buddies set. She also used October Afternoon Fly a Kite paper, Ivory Prima Trellis Roses accented with Poppyfield Prima – Fairytale Roses, and a Hello Kitty Charm.


Jeanette used one of the Wild Sprouts images from The Roll Call kit. The paper is Basic Grey's Green at Heart. She also used Prima flowers, Basic Grey pearls and some luxurious satin striped reversible ribbon in mauve.

Lacey Lacey used Angel Anya, Basic Grey Bitter Sweet DP, Kaisercraft Snow Pearls, Stardust Stickles on the wings, hair bow, and halo, new May Arts Wrinkled Ribbon, and new On the Edge clear stamp from Stampology (I love the look of these stamps creating the border).

There were lots of new things added to the store recently.

Disney stamps and paper!!

LOTS of new Kasiercraft 6x6 paper pads have been added:
Restock of My Heart Stamps for You finally arrived:
New May Arts Ribbon (including silk, wrinkle, and check ribbons):

And something new to the store, but not stamping related are Crazy Bands!!
These silly silicone bands are the rave with the kids these days. They wear them on their wrists and trade them with their friends.
When I had a friend from England visit, they never hear about Crazy Bands so I had to get them in the store, just in case anyone was looking for an on-line source.
Don't forget to check out the Monthly Challenge!
Happy stamping and shopping!!