Friday, May 28, 2010

Something with a Birthday Recipe ~CHALLENGE~

Good morning everyone!!!!  We hop you are enjoying our month long birthday extravaganza!!!  I know we are!!  What an exciting month it's been!!!!  Before we get onto today's challenge, I have the winners of the hop to announce......
From Tanja's blog.... Sandra P
From Melissa's blog....#3 - Sylvia from Minnesota
From Guest Designer Lol's blog...Crystal
From Dorte's blog.....Wenche
From Sandie's blog...Manuela
From Denise's blog...Kona Jamie
From Diana's blog...Saskia
From Erin's blog.....Deb
And Finally the winner of the Simon Says gift certificate.....
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-05-28 11:49:36 UTC
That is  63. Minnamanna
Congrats to all the winners!!!!!  Please contact the team member who's candy you won!!  The winner of the Simon Says prize can contact me, Erin.

Now for today's challenge!  It's a birthday recipe!!  We'd like to see you use...
some designer paper
a ribbon
a bow
and a tag
The perfect recipe for a calorie free birthday treat!!!  Have fun with this one!

We are happy to welcome back  Paper Jewels  as our sponsor this week!!!  Jenny has recently added C.C. Design Stamps to her product list!!  So you'll now be able to buy Bildmalarna, Sweet Pea and C.C. Designs all in one spot!!

This week jenny has donated a fabulous prize......Ching-Chou Kiuks Sheet #1, how great is that!!!

All you need to do for the chance at this prize and to become one of our Top 5 Stamp Something Stampers is leave a DIRECT LINK to your NEW project using the froggy below by 7pm EST Thursday, June 3rd!!

Please remember to turn off word verification on your comments so we can come and visit thanks!!!

Finally, wow it's a long post today!!!  Check back later in the week for details on our Design Team Call!! That's right we'll be looking for a few more talented crafters to join our team!

Until then, have fun cooking up something with this birthday recipe!!!

Something with a birthday recipe ~ SAMPLES~











2 of Something ~ WINNERS

Hi All!

Wow, thanks for another fabulous week of great creations! Love your takes on our 2 of Something challenge! Big thanks also to Karen's Doodles for her sponsorship last week!

The winner of the Karen's Doodles prize, as chosen by is...
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-05-27 23:26:08 UTC

That's #119 - Bastel Fee! Please contact Denise with your email address and 3 image selections from Karen's Doodles. We'll pass the info on to Karen and she'll email you your prize!

Our Top 5 Stampers this week, as chosen by our DT members, are...

# 63 - Karita
#104 - Nana
#170 - Berit
#193 - Crystal

Congrats ladies! Please grab the code from our sidebar to add the Top 5 Stampers badge to your blogs!

Now to a little housekeeping! We have a couple yet to be claimed blog candy prizes. We have chosen a new winner for our Charmed Somethings challenge sponsored by Bunny Zoe Crafts. The new winner, as chosen by is....

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-05-27 21:40:01 UTC

That would be Jackie Mooney! Congrats to you Jackie! Please contact Denise to claim your prize! 

Also, I've not heard from winner Adela, of our Celebrate Somethings challenge sponsored by Motivet. Could you please also contact me to claim your Motivet prize. We will wait one more week, but if we don't hear from Adela by next Thursday evening (June 3rd). We will draw a new winner and post that info on Friday with our other challenge winners.

See you all very soon with a new challenge and the announcement of the winners from our Stamp Something blog hop!

Friday, May 21, 2010

2 of Something ~ CHALLENGE

Happy Friday All!

Thanks for another fabulous challenge last week. Your celebration themed projects were super, as always! Congrats again to our blog candy winner and Top 5 Stampers. And a big thanks to our sponsor Motivet for the wonderful prize and DT stamps!

Are you enjoying our birthday celebration blog hop??? The team posted a blog hop at 7PM EST last night to share some creations and chances at prizes, all part of our month long 2 year anniversary celebration! If you missed the hop and would like to join us, please CLICK HERE

One more quick thing before we get to this week's challenge....
We wanted to say a special thank you to each of you! We found out recently that Stamp Something is the #3 blog on the Top Craft Blogs on! WOO HOO! We are so grateful for all the support and donations from our sponsors and also to you, our friends and fellow stampers who join in each week and share your creativity with us!

OK, our challenge this week is in honor of our 2 year anniversary. We would like to see you create a project using 2 of Something. It can be a card with 2 images, you can embellish with 2 of something, use 2 kinds of papers or colors, get creative and have fun!

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 be coming out next week. You can find her digital stamps at and her new website will be!

Please check out the Karen's Doodles US challenge blog for a fabulous sketch you can combine with this Stamp Something challenge!  How's that for a 2 for 1!!!!
One lucky participant in this week's challenge will receive 3 images of her choice from the Karen's Doodles online shop!

To enter the challenge this week, please create a NEW project and provide a DIRECT link using the linky feature below. You have until 7pm EST on Thursday, May 27th to enter.

Our DT would also like to ask that you please turn off comment verification and switch to comment moderation. It helps save a bit of time while we are visiting and leaving you all comments if we don't have to fuss with comment verification. Thank you so much!

Happy stamping 2 of something!!

2 of Something ~ SAMPLES

Guest Designer Deb










Thursday, May 20, 2010


Evening everyone!!!!!

We are so excited about our 2 year blogaversary this month!! Woo Hoo!!!  A big huge thank you to all of you who have played along from the beginning, those of you who've just found us, and everyone in between!  We've had such a great time these past two years and you all have made that possible!!

So as a fun way to celebrate we are having our first ever Stamp Something blog hop!!!!  Our fantastic monthly sponsor, SIMON SAYS
is sponsoring with the grand prize for the hop winner!  Heidi has generously donated a 20$ gift certificate to our random winner!!!  And as always, she pays for shipping too!!!  To enter for this prize, please leave a direct link to your blog in the linky below after you've completed the hop!  Only participants who comment on each DT blog will be eligible to win

Along the way you'll see plenty of cakes and cupcakes!! And for some added sweets many of us have candy on our blogs too!! So make sure you leave comments and/or enter linkies along the way!!  You'll also notice a new face!!  That's right Lols, as most of you know her, from Lorraine's Loft is helping us out by guest designing for the hop and we are so excited to have her on board this week!!!!

The hop starts here right now! It will close at 7pm ET Thursday, May 27.  All winners will be announced on the Stamp Something blog with the challenge on the morning of May 28th!

Don't worry there is still a challenge tomorrow too, so you can play along with us for another chance to win some goodies and help us celebrate 2 fun years!!!!

From here please hop to TANJA'S BLOG to start our cupcake blogaversary hop!!!!
In case you get lost along the way...
Stamp Something blog to
Tanja's blog to
Janna's blog to
Melissa's blog
to Guest Designer Lols (woohoo)
to Dorte's Blog
to Sandie's Blog
to Denise's Blog
to Diana's blog
to Lisa's blog
to Erin's blog
end back here at Stamp Something

See you back here at the finish line and tomorrow morning for the challenge!

Now before I forget, the winners from the last challenge are....

Celebrate Something's Top 5 Stampers....

Please grab our badge for your blog :)

And Celebrate Something's random winner....

Here are your random numbers: 193
Timestamp: 2010-05-20 20:39:20 UTC

That is 193. Adela  Please contact Denise for all the prize info!!!!!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Celebrate Something ~ CHALLENGE

Happy Friday!

Wow thanks for another great week of participation here at Stamp Something! We are really excited about our month long birthday celebration and you all are making it extra special by playing along with us and sharing your creations! Big congrats to our blog candy winner, mystery candy winner, and Top 5 Stampers from last week. And another HUGE thanks to Katharina and Whiff of Joy for their blog candy donation! And a big thanks also Whimsy Stamps for the mystery candy for our 100th week challenge!

This week, our challenge is to CELEBRATE SOMETHING! You can make a card or gift or other project. Create something for a birthday or a wedding or a new baby or new job...anything that has a reason to celebrate will work for this challenge. Please do make sure you create a NEW project, no back linking to older creations please.

We have a brand new sponsor this week too! Motivet Rubber Stamps is with us and Stephanie, the owner, has generously donated stamps to our team and a fabulous prize for our winner!

Here is a bit about Motivet...
Motivet has a wonderful line of rubber stamps which include images and sentiments and your can buy these stamps as EZ Mounted or unmounted. Motivet opened the store in April of 2009 with the release of their character Doraline. Today they have more than 100 different stamps to choose from! Hop on over to the shop to check out these sweet stamps or hop over to the Motivet blog to see some inspiration from their designers! Motivet also just had a new release of more fabulously cute images...

One lucky player this week will win...
2 single stamps of her choice from the Motivet online store! 

To enter the challenge this week, please provide a DIRECT link to your NEW project, using the linky feature below, by Thursday, May 20th at 7pm EST. Winner and Top 5 Stampers will be announced on Friday morning the 21st.

Have fun celebrating something!

Celebrate Something ~ SAMPLES











Birthday Somethings ~WINNERS~

Hi everyone!!!!  What a fabulous week of birthdays!!!!  Thanks for sharing a TON of fantastic ideas with us and joining us in our month long blogaversary celebration!!!!
A big thanks to Whiff of Joy for sponsoring us this week and all their support over the past two years!

So onto the winners.....
First the winner of the WOJ stamp is....
Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-05-14 12:56:28 UTC
97 is Claire C congrats!!!!  Contact me, Erin, and I'll get your prize to you.

In addition to our random winner of the WOJ, we have our 100 challenge mystery prize winner!!!

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-05-14 13:01:01 UTC
That is 185 Kym's crafty cards !!!!  Congrats!  Contact Denise for details!

Finally, the top 5!!!!  You ladies make this hard on us!  You're all tops in our book!!!
 27 Lena Katrin
46 Marianne 
153 Cabio
177 Kate
224 Natascha

Awesome Job Ladies!!! Please grab our badge from the sidebar!

See you all soon for another fun challenge!

Friday, May 7, 2010

Birthday Somethings ~ CHALLENGE

Hello and welcome to another Stamp Something challenge! This is our 100th challenge to be exact! WOO HOO! Thank you all for your continued support of our challenges, here's to another 100 more! Thanks again to our players and sponsor from the last challenge Simon Says Stamps! Congrats to the winner and Top 5 Stampers as well!

So this is a big month here at Stamp Something! Not only is this our 100th challenge, but this May, Stamp Something is also turning 2 years old! We have a fun month of celebrations planned with lots of great challenges, a blog hop, and plenty of fabulous prizes! We hop you will join us all month long!

In honor of our birthday this May, this week's challenge is to create a birthday something. It can be a happy birthday card or a hand made gift for a birthday, or a scrap book layout of a birthday celebration. The only guideline we have is that you create something NEW for this challenge, no back linking to old projects please.

Our sponsor for the challenge this week is Whiff of Joy! Whiff of Joy has been super supportive of Stamp Something since our beginning and for that we are very grateful! Thank you Katharina and the WOJ team! One lucky player this week will win her choice of any stamp from the new Get Well Collection! Here is a sample using one of the new stamps, Willows Hot Chicken Soup...

Pretty awesome prize if you ask me, so what are you waiting for, get out those stamps and start creating your birthday something! To enter this challenge, please use the linky feature below and provide a DIRECT link to your NEW project by 7pm EST on Thursday May 13th.

And as this is our 100th challenge, we will also have a mystery prize for one random player this week! We want to celebrate our 100th challenge and say thank you to all of the over 700 followers we now have here at Stamp Something! Thanks for stamping something with us each week! The mystery prize and winner will be revealed on Friday morning next week when we announce the Whiff of Joy blog candy winner and Top 5 Stampers. 

Happy stamping birthday somethings!

Birthday Somethings ~ SAMPLES











Sketch Something ~ WINNER and TOP 5

Good Morning!

Thanks to all who played along last week and gave our sketch challenge a try! And a huge thanks to our monthly sponsor Simon Says Stamp for their gift certificate donation for our blog candy prize!

The winner of the Simon Gift Certificate, as chosen by is....

Here are your random numbers:
Timestamp: 2010-05-06 23:02:49 UTC

That would be #24 - Sarah - Stressed Stamper! Congrats Sarah, please contact Erin and she will pass your details on to Simon Says Stamp! 

We also have yet to hear from our winner Caro from the challenge last week. Caro, please contact Denise to claim your Bunny Zoe Crafts prize. If we don't hear from you by Monday at 8am EST, we will have to choose another winner.

And this week's Top 5 Stampers, chosen by our DT members, are...

#7 - Pops
#25 - Rach J
#52 - Sian
#55 - Nette

Congrats to each of you! Please grab the code from our side bar to add the Top 5 Stampers badge to your blogs!

See you all soon with a new Stamp Something Challenge!