Monday 30 September 2013

Holly Tree

Before we had even managed to make all Lesley's new stamps she already had hundreds of card ideas.
In this card she has used the Design A Tree, greeting from Winter Wonderland Friends and Holly from the Banner set.
The background text is a new stamp we have been working on that will be available very soon.

The Design A Tree set gives you so many options that you could use this one set to make all your Christmas yet make them all look so different.

Sunday 29 September 2013

Fern Green Archival

Lesley created this card using one of the stamp sets (Design A Tree) that she designed and drew herself as well our new Banner set that was inspired and requested by Lesley.
Everything is stamped in the new Archival Fern Green inkpad (we have these in store but not yet on the website).
In the new Archival inkpads we also have a couple of other colours in the shop at the moment.

Saturday 28 September 2013

Snowman Aperture Card

This is one of the adorable snowmen that Lesley designed along with the tree and cute little robin - all from the Winter Wonderland Friends unmounted rubber stamp set.
The snowflake is from our new 3D Snowflake set, the banner is from our new Banners set and the greeting is from our new Greetings Unmounted set.

The cheerful looking Snowman and robin are stamped in Memento black ink and coloured with promarkers, the trees are in Fern Green Archival and the snowflakes are in gold ink.
I'm not sure if you can see the glitter on the snowman and the banner.

The Banners and Greetings set will be appearing in our next Create & Craft show on 8th October as they are ideal for all occasions and not just for Christmas, although Christmas is my personal favourite in the year.

Friday 27 September 2013

Digital Stamps

Have you seen our digi website?  Digistampaddicts

If you are not sure what digital stamps are then let me explain.  Once you have purchased the digital images you then download them to your computer in a tif file.  With this tif file you can adjust the size of the digistamp in whatever photo editing software you use.  You can then print out the image at the size you require and colour and layer onto your project.  You can use the digistamp over and over again.

If your lose the digistamp from your computer you can log back in to our site and download again.

Thursday 26 September 2013

Free Postage

We are currently offering FREE P&P on our unmounted rubber stamps.  Enter FREEp&p in the notes box and we will deduct the £2 charge before we charge and despatch your order.  It will still show on screen at checkout but our payment system only pre-authorises payment so we can adjust the total.

This offer only applies to orders that are just for our unmounted rubber stamps, any other items will incur our normal P&P charges, this also only applies to UK orders - sorry.

Offer ends this Sunday.

Wednesday 25 September 2013

Robin Rosette

I made this card a couple of days ago using our Wreath Robin and the background is stamped with the small snowflake from our new 3D snowflake set.
I coloured the robin with polycolour pencils.

Monday 23 September 2013

Flower Christmas Tree

Another of Lesley's creations using her new stamps, this is the Design A Tree, decorated with flowers from the Banner Set and Happy Christmas from our new Greetings set.

Sunday 22 September 2013

Perfect Poinsettia

Lesley made this card using our Poinsettia Duo (coloured with Promarkers) and A Grand Noel (stamped onto shrink plastic).

Saturday 21 September 2013

3D Snowflake Card

To make this card we used our new 3D Snowflake stamp set.
You need to stamp the snowflake 7 times.  The snowflake is made up of 8 sections, to create this pop-out card you need to remove one section from each snowflake and then overlap and glue a section to create a complete snowflake.
The 7 snowflakes are only attached together by a glue dot at the points, if you use any more than this it will not pop out of the card. 

Friday 20 September 2013

Honeycomb Paper Cards

On our recent demonstration day Vicky was playing with Honeycomb paper.

Thursday 19 September 2013

Mrs Robin

Lesley must have worked tirelessly all weekend to make so many samples with her new stamp sets.
Here is one of them using the large robin from Winter Wonderland Friends.
The holly stamp is from the Banners set.

Wednesday 18 September 2013

Lesley's Creation

This is a card that Lesley made using one of the new stamps sets she designed
Encased in the JudiKins Snowglobe stamp and I do believe this might have the Stix 2 glitter acetate sheet over the top.
Merry Christmas is from our new Greetings Unmounted set and the background is from a new stamp that will be available soon.

Tuesday 17 September 2013

Skulls for Halloween

Makes me think of the song 'Firestarter'

Shrink plastic

If you zoom in on this card you can see it says 'Spooky' in our Distressed alphabet.
Esther made all these cards using our Skull-tastic stamp set.

Monday 16 September 2013


Brenda made these cards using our Sometimes rubber stamp plus in the background of the green card are the flowers from our Congratulations Heart stamp.

Sunday 15 September 2013

Friday 13 September 2013

Lesley's Brand New Stamps

Lesley Crawford has designed these two new Christmas stamp sets and is currently working on
lots of artwork to share with you soon.
5053 Winter Wonderland Friends

Available now on our website.


These are some of our favourite Halloween stamps. 
I thought Friday 13th might be a good day to remind you about Halloween.
Hope you have a good day

Tuesday 10 September 2013

Distress Alphabet

On one of Lesley's Beach Hut cards she had bordered the Distressed Alphabet letters with a black millenium pen, it makes a big difference to the look of the letters so I have included it on these ones here.
Snowflake Tree stamped in Distress Ink.

Monday 9 September 2013

Julie's Heart

If you know Julie that works in our store then you will know that she loves pink.
Here is a card that Julie made recently.  Everyone knows the only way to improve on pink is to add bling!

Saturday 7 September 2013

Vellum Hearts

Vicky made both these cards by stamping and embossing in white onto vellum and then colouring on the reverse with Promarkers.

Stamperama 2014

I've just bought my 2014 calendar (sad I know, but I need it already) and the first date I have added is Sunday 9th February 2014 for Stamperama @ Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre.

Yes, there will be workshops in the hall again but I don't know what they are yet or who will be running them, I may be organised but I'm not that organised!

I do need to say a big THANK YOU to everyone that helped out at the August show in my absence, especially Vicky as she had to step in and run the whole event as well as our stand with only a week to prepare.

I will do my best not to be ill for the next one, although things seem to have run very smoothly without me!

Lisa's Happy Santa

Some more cards from Lisa West, this time using our Happy Santa stamp.
I love this Santa stamp because he is so jolly and is also a perfect size for gift tags.

Friday 6 September 2013

Lisa's Hearts

One of our newest design team members Lisa West made these cards using our Congratulations Heart.

Thursday 5 September 2013


Online until the end of Saturday we are offering 30% off all Stamp Addicts unmounted rubber stamps - enter SUMMER SIZZLER in to the notes/comments box.  The discount will not show on screen we will manually deduct before despatch.

In store massive sale with upto 50% off until end of Saturday

Plus in store Saturday is our Christmas Demonstration Day - free, just turn up and watch.

Tuesday 3 September 2013

Wacky Wednesday - FREE GIFT

This brand new Poinsettia stamp set is available FREE with orders over £20 until the end of Wednesday 4th September.  Just add to your basket and we will deduct from the total before despatch.
Card by Vicky

Monday 2 September 2013

Santa baby

This is our Santa head stamp, also ideal for gift tags.
Cards by Brenda.

New Stamps Coming Soon

Lesley and I have been working on some new stamp designs and if you pop in on Saturday for our Christmas Demo Day I will let you have a sneaky peak at the designs and possibly even pre-order them before their release later in the month.

One of these sets Lesley is designing for our Christmas Cardmaking Weekend, she already has 100's of card ideas and we haven't even made it yet!

Our Project Club from now until December will be featuring Christmas Cards, if you would like to join us we still have a couple of spaces on next weeks classes Tuesday 10th @ 1pm, Wednesday 11th @ 1pm & 7pm - please call to book.  This weeks Wednesday night class is sold out but if you would like to go on the waiting list in case we have any cancellations please let us know.

Sunday 1 September 2013

The Hearts have it . . .

2 more cards from Brenda.  This time using our Congratulations Heart and our Thank You Heart.