Friday, June 25, 2010

Something Vintage with flowers ~CHALLENGE~

Please be sure to scroll down to see last challenge's blog candy prize winner and Top 5 Stampers!

It's Friday again!!!  And WOW do we have a lot in store for you today!!!!!

Sadly, today's challenge is the last challenge with the current DT.  The past 6 months with these ladies has been unbelievable!!!  We were so lucky to have such talented gals with us each week!!!  Please make sure to visit them and say your goodbyes too!  And I know we'll all be stalking their blogs long after this week is up!!!

We would like to thank everyone who took part in the design team call!!!  The response was overwhelming!!  We would have been proud to have any of the applicants on the team, as they were all amazing!  Ultimately, we had to narrow it down to 6.  They are.....
They will join us for next week's challenge, so please help us make them feel welcome. :)

Next up...Many Stamp Something design team members and sponsor companies are taking part in a very special blog hop this month.  It is called the Wishes for Bella blog hop and is going on now.  We are trying to get as many cards as possible in the mail to Bella.  Please head to the first stop of the hop on Denise's blog for all the details and one of many blog candy chances!

OK are you still with me?????  Ready for the challenge????  It is to make something vintage, then add flowers!!!  Lots of fun huh?

It's the last Friday of the month (which WOW really where did June go??) so you know what that means!! Simon Says, our fabulous monthly sponsor, is with us this week!!!!!  What's new at Simon this Tim Holtz Sizzixs!!!!  Simon is giving away a 20$ gift certificate to our random challenge winner!!!  They are also sponsoring the Wishes for Bella hop!  So enter both for chances at a Simon Says shopping spree!!!!

To enter to win this Simon Says Shopping spree and be named one of our top 5 stampers, please enter a link to your NEW flowery vintage creation using the froggy feature below by 7pm EST Thursday, July 1.

And finally, if you haven't done so already PLEASE turn off word verification for your comments.  We love coming to visit, but that makes it so much harder to do so! Thanks!!!

OK the samples are in the next post and last week's winners in the post after that, so keep scrolling.  Then have fun stamping vintage with flowers!!!!!!

Something Vintage with Flowers ~ SAMPLES

Guest DT Rach










Something Summer! ~WINNERS

Hi everyone!!

Well it worked!  You all stamped gorgeous summer creations and now summer is officially here!!! School is out, we have a few straight days with temperatures in the 80's and everyone is BBQ'ing dinner!!!
So thank you!!!!!

A big thanks to Irina from LaLa Land Crafts as well!!  The DT loved using those fabby summer stamps and I know every one is excited to see who won the gift certificate.  I won't keep you in suspense any longer, our random winner is.....

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-06-25 13:28:00 UTC

That would be...#193 - Susie! Congrats! Please contact me, Erin, and I'll get you in touch with Irina so you can start shopping!

Now onto the top 5.  We had a tough time this week, as all of the entries were top notch!  But we finally decided on...

Congrats ladies!!!  Please take your badge from the sidebar!!!

See you soon for a brand new challenge!!!

Friday, June 18, 2010

Something Summer!!!! ~CHALLENGE~

 Please be sure to scroll down the page to see the winner's from last week's challenge and the Top 5 Stampers!

Welcome to Friday and another fun Stamp Something Challenge!!!!

A big thanks to all of you who showed us some amazingly Happy creations last week!!!!  Thank you as well to Karen from Karen's Doodles for sponsoring another successful challenge!!!

We thought with the official start of summer just a few short days away, what better challenge to have than a summer challenge!!!!  So break out those summery images of the beach or the BBQ or whatever you do to have fun in the summer!!!  Or maybe you'd like to use summery colors and's up to you!

We have a new sponsor to ring in summer with us!  It is Irina and her crew from LaLa Land Crafts!!!!!
Here's a bit about them....
La-La Land Crafts was started with an idea of escaping from the everyday life and into your crafting La-La Land.  Our images are sweet and whimsical.  We have three different lines - Lala, Rosie and the Animals.  Our stamps are made out of deeply etched red rubber and are mounted onto the cling to be used with the acrylic blocks.  With new releases every two months, we now have over 70 images available in different designs and for various occasions.  Starting with this month's release, some our stamps will also include the sentiments.  We host weekly challenges and other events on our blog at  Our stamps can be purchased in our online store at  Come visit us in La-La Land!!

Irina kindly gave the DT some fabby new summer images to work with!!  Check out our creations in the next post then head on over to LaLa Land and get some summer of your own!!!!

One lucky winner will receive....a $25 Credit to the store!!!!  How awesome is that?!?!?

All you need to do is leave your link to your NEW creation using the froggy below by 7pm EST Thursday, June 24 and you'll be entered to win.  You'll also have a chance to become one of our Top 5 stampers!!!!

We also have Elaine from Quixotic Cards joining us again this week as our Guest Designer! Thanks so much Elaine, it's been wonderful to have you!

Have fun stamping something SUMMERY!

Something Summer ~ SAMPLES

Guest Designer Elaine










Happy Somethings ~ WINNER and Top 5

Hi All!

Thank so much for another record breaking week of entries! Wow, over 300 again! We are just amazed and so grateful for the support of all of our players! Thank you for continuing to share your creations with us!

The winner of the blog candy prize from Karen's Doodles, as chosen by is....
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-06-17 22:48:54 UTC

That would be....#140 D'Anne! Congrats to you! Please pick 3 images from Karen's Doodles as your prize!

The winner of mystery candy number 1, as chosen by is....
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-06-17 22:46:00 UTC

That would be...#80 Kathy! Congrats to you! You have won a charms prize from Bunny Zoe Crafts!

The winner of mystery candy number 2, as chosen by is....
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-06-17 22:47:17 UTC

That would be....#163 Nikki C! Congrats to you! You have won a stamp prize from Motivet!

Congrats to each of you! Please contact Denise to claim your prize. Winners will have 2 weeks to claim these prizes before we select a new winner.  

This week's Top 5 Stampers, as chosen by our DT are....

#38 - Maya
#94 - Anne H
#214 - Mary
#275 - Lori
#286 - Renata

Congrats to each of you, please grab the code from our sidebar to add the Top 5 badge to your blog! See you all back here in a few for a brand new Stamp Something challenge!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

RAK Hop, Can you join in?????

I'm calling on all my stamping friends to once again bring some joy and smiles to a little girl who really needs them.  Her name is Bella Tucker and she was in gymnastics with my eldest daughter.  Although they were not in the same class, as Bella is a bit older (8 years old), it's a close community and we'd always stay to watch "the big girls" when we could.

Bella developed a serious illness on Easter.  Although the survival rate was very low, she was a brave fighter and made it through a 5 day coma.  Unfortunately, she lost her arms and legs to the disease.  You can read the story in depth at

I am looking to host 4 small blog hops.  The last hop I hosted had over 50 people and it was long, I thought this was it would be easier for people to participate and to keep the awareness going all month long.

The hops will begin at 12noon EST on Tuesday June 22, 29 and July 6 and 13.  I was thinking of drawing a small prize winner on each of the Mondays and then a grand prize winner on July 20.  I was hoping to have about 15 people in each hop. 

So I am looking for hoppers, blog candy donations and for you to pass this message along to anyone you can.  Anything you can do to help to spread the word, help Bella or help the hop just let me know at this address please

People can contact me to be part of a hop at this address  People can sign up for 1 hop or any combination of the 4.  Your card can be new or old, just as long as you can mail it to bring a smile to Bella. 

Once I get prizes and players lined up, I'll email everyone with dates, blog hop orders and badges.

I think that is it for now, except for the first of many GIANT THANK YOUS!!!!  This is one of the most amazing communities and I know we can bring Bella some sunshine. 

Thank you!!!

Friday, June 11, 2010

Happy Somethings ~ CHALLENGE

Happy Friday and welcome to another Stamp Something challenge! Thanks to all who went digi with us last week and created projects using digital items such as images and papers. It was fun to see all the images that are available from digital companies. And a HUGE thanks to all 5 of our sponsors from last week!

This week our challenge is pretty easy, so no excuse not to join in. We would like to see you create a Happy Something. It could be a happy birthday card, a project with a fun/happy image, a gift to brighten someone's day and make them happy, etc. If it's happy, it works for us!

We have a returning sponsor this week, Karen's Doodles! Here is a bit of information about Karen's Doodles....
Karen's Doodles is owned by artist and animator, Karen Johnson. She creates fun, whimsical digital images for crafters. She is excited to announce her first release of Rubber Stamps and a new website which will is now open. You can find her products on her new website....!

One lucky participant in this week's challenge will receive...
3 images of her choice 
from the Karen's Doodles online shop!

We also have a couple of unclaimed prizes that we are going to offer up this week as mystery candy to 2 lucky winners! So there will be 3 prize chances with this Happy Somethings challenge!

To join in this challenge and enter for a chance to win this fab prize and or a chance at our Top 5 Stampers, please provide a DIRECT link to your new creation by 7pm EST on  Thursday, June 17th using the liny feature below.

Please no back linking to older projects, only submit new projects please. And if we could ask you to consider turning off comment verification and use comment moderation instead, it would make leaving comments much easier on our DT. Thanks so much!

This week we would also like to welcome and thank Rachel Jakes of Paper Crafts by Rach for joining as us our Guest Designer! If you've not been over to Rach's blog, you must stop there next! Her creations are wonderful eye candy!

Have fun stamping something HaPpY!!!

Happy Somethings ~ SAMPLES

Guest Designer Rach










Digi Somethings ~WINNERS and Top 5

Wow, another fantastic turn out for our challenge last week! Thank you all for giving the Go Digi challenge a try and supporting all those digital companies out there! Big HUGE thanks to our 5 sponsors last week too!

The winner's of the prizes are, as chosen by
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-06-11 12:37:43 UTC

Bugaboo Stamps prize winner:
208 Denise

Di's Digi Stamps prize winner:
45 Lori

Meljen's Designs prize winner:
143 Crystal D

Some Odd Girl prize winner:
106 Patricia Garcia

Stamping Dragon prize winner:
185 Ceal

Congrats to each of you! Please contact Denise to claim your prize! If your prize is a digi stamp of your choice, please include your choice in your email to me as it will speed up the process of getting you your prize! Thanks!

Now on to the Top 5 Stampers as chosen by our DT members....

#20 Annika

#37 Debbie

#155 Donna

#233 Sylvia

#235 Hanna Nilssen

Way to go ladies!!!!  Please grab our top 5 badge for your sidebar!!!

See you all soon for another Stamp Something challenge!!!

Friday, June 4, 2010

Stamp Something Digi!!! ~DIGI DAY CHALLENGE~

Good morning everyone!!!

Thank you all so much for playing along with us during our month long birthday celebration!!  And here's to another fun year!!!

Today we are starting something very exciting.  We are having a DIGI DAY!!!  This week and one week each month, we'll be showcasing digi's from multiple companies!!!  And that means multiple prizes for you!!!!
And all you need to do to play along is use a digi!!!  It can be a digi image, sentiment, paper, whatever!  Just print it and play along!

Here's a little bit about the 5, yes 5, sponsors we have this week!!!!

Various stamps in many styles from cutesy stuff to ladies with attitude.

Bugaboo Prize:

I started my digi site in December 09 after being blogging for 1 yr. I studied Graphic Design and photography and now work for the NHS as a photographer.

I still love to draw and card making has made my two fantastic hobbies combine. I am still growing with the images and adding all the time to my site.

Di's Digi Prize:
5 digital images of the winner's choice

Meljen's Designs ( is a digital stamp company owned and illustrated by Melissa Jenkins.  She illustrates whimsical, fun digital images inspired by her kids and family.  The Meljen's Designs store offers a variety of digital images, organized categories, a search feature, and the ability to create an account and view order history.  We have new releases every week on Thursdays, freebies at the artist's blog (, and challenges every Thursday at the DT Blog (  Please visit the store to find more of Melissa's wonderful images!

Meljen's Designs Prize:
4 images of the winner's choice

digital stamps
Hi! Kristy owner/designer of Some Odd Girl Digital Stamps here! I am thrilled to be sponsoring Stamp Something! 

Some Odd Girl is my baby freshly launched in January and we are proudly bringing some fun and quirky images that I hope you'll like! The idea to start Some Odd Girl was inspired by two great friends who are such dolls! They took one of my pencil drawings and made it into red rubber and that act of generosity spiraled into what you see today! I am a married FTWM of 2 who has a hubby who not only loves me but supports my crafting and my site as my IT guy. What more could a girl want? I am an artist born who started out with pencils then acrylics and now scrapbook and am a cardmaker. I do DT work for ScrapMuse, Gutter Girls, and Design Dollies but Some Odd Girl is my baby.

Some Odd Girl Prize:
3 digital stamps of the winner's choice
Some Odd Girl is offering all Stamp Something readers a 30% off coupon code. This offer is good from June 4th through the 18th. Please use the code SS30.

Stamping Dragon
Stamping Dragon Designs has a wonderful line of digital stamps including stamps/sentiments and digital card papers, it is also the home of the cutest little dragons around Rupert, Penny, and Jiggy.  I hope you will pop on in and pay them a visit they would love to see you. :)

Stamping Dragon Designs:

Please enter your NEW digi creation using the froggy below by 7pm EST Thursday, June 10 to be entered to win 1 of 5 prizes or be one of our top 5 stampers!!!!!

A couple other things.....
We are in the midst of our design team call.  All the details you need are right at the top of the page!  So give it a shot, we'd love to stamp with you!!

If you have word verification on your blog, please consider switching to comment moderation instead.  It makes our visits sooo much easier!!!  Thanks so much!

Stamp Something Digi ~SAMPLES~

GDT Elaine
Using Bugaboo Stamps

Using Bugaboo Stamps

Using Meljen's Designs

Using Meljen's Designs

using Meljen's Designs

Using Di'd Digi Downloads

GDT Shelly
Using Di's Digi Downloads

GDT Linda
Using Stamping Dragon

Using Stamping Dragon

GDT Kristy
Using Some Odd Girl

Using Some Odd Girl