Sunday, 20 December 2009

Stamp With Us Theme Challenge - CHRISTMAS-

Only five more sleeps!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It comes round quicker and quicker each year!

Thank you to everyone who has joined in with the challenge, this weeks winner of the:

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Congratulations Susie please feel free to grab the blinkie, you will find it on the right hand side. Susie has created a great Christmas card & gift box pop over to her blog and have a peep it is beautiful!

Right this weeks challenge is a THEME challenge and the theme this time is:


Here are this weeks DT cards, I think you will agree the new DT have fitted in beautifully!!!!

Always Artichoke, Certainly Celery, Sage Shadow and Whisper White Cardstock
Snow flurries, Silent Night and Spotlight on Christmas stamp sets
Sage Shadow, Always Artichoke ink pads
5 Petal and Eyelet Border punch
2 Way Glue Pen and silver glitter from the Galaxy Collection
Silver Cord
Stamps: All in the family, Schoolbook Serif, All in the family accessories
Card: Real Red & Old Olive
Paper: "I Wish" Simply Scrappin Kit
Ink: Basic Black, Old Olive, Real Red
Ribbon: Real Red striped ribbon


Stamps: Season of Joy
Card: Old Olive, Real Red, Very Vanilla
Ink: Real Red
Paper: Merry Moments DSP & Christmas Jingle Simply Srappin' Kit
Ribbon: Real Red grosgrain
Other: Dazzlin Diamonds, Dimensionals, heat gun

Stamp set: Baroque Border
Cardstock: Bravo Burgundy textured
Ink: Versamark
Punches: Scallop Edge
Other: Gold EP
Stamps: Winter Post
Card: Whisper White, Real Red, Chocolate Chip Textured
Ink: Real Red and Chocolate Chip
Ribbon: Real Red 5/8 Grosgrain and Chocolate Chip Wide Striped Grosgrain
Punches: Eyelet Border, 1 3/8" Circle Punch, 1/2" Circle Punch, Scallop Circle Punch

Stamps: Fun & Fast notes, Punches Three, Circle Circus
Card: Taken with Teal, Very Vanilla, Chocolate Chip
Ink: Whisper White Kraft, Staz on Black
Other: White Gel Pen, Whisper White Ribbon, Watercolour Crayons, Stampin' Dimensionals, Brad.

Cardstock:Real Red, Old Olive & Kraft
Stamps: Sparkly and Bright, Circle Circus & Snow Flurries Inks: Real Red, Chocolate Chip and Craft White

Stamps: Sesaon of Joy
Card: Basic Grey, Very Vanilla, Sage Shadow,
Paper: Nouveau Chic DSP
Other: Rhinestone brad, Oval & Scallop Oval punches.

Stamps: Season of Joy, Spotlight on Christmas, Seasonal Wishes, Snowburst
Cardstock: Bashful Blue Textured & smooth, Very Vanilla
Mediums- Bashful Blue, Brocade Blue, Ballet Blue, Versomark
Tools - Paper cutter and scorer, Sticky Strip, Snail adhesive, 2-way glue pen, Heat & Stick powder, Dazzling Diamonds, White Stampin Emboss Powder/4", Star punch, 1-1/4" punch, Nestabilities.

We hope you have enjoyed this weeks DT creations, a huge thank you to our new (and old) DT members!

We would also like to wish everyone a very merry Chrismas & a very happy new year! We will see you on the 3rd Jan!

The Stamp With Us team

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Stamp With Us Sketch Challenge & new DT!

Good morning everyone, those two weeks went quickly, did you miss us........

Thank you so much to everyone who put themselves forward for the DT position. As you know we were looking for one person to join our team, well every ones creations were so fantastic we ended up picking FOUR!!!!! More the merrier! So (drum role please.........) we would love to invite the following people to come and Stamp With Us!

Huge congratulations ladies, please can you email us at to confirm that you are happy to accept the position and we can go from there. Again thank you so much to everyone who entered, it was so hard to choose!

Now for the winner of the:

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This challenges winner is the super talented:

Congratulations Teresa please feel free to grab the blinkie, you will find it on the right hand side. Teresa creates such beautiful cards, do pop over to her blog and have a little look!

Now onto this weeks challenge, it is a sketch challenge and this is the sketch that we would like for you to use for your inspiration, don't forget that the challenge lasts for TWO weeks so we will be back on 20th December:

Here are our DT's cards:

Stamps: Fun & Fastnotes, Friendship Circles
Card: Old Olive, Real Red, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
Paper: Merry Moments
Punches: Circle punches
Other: Mat Pack


Card: Taken with Teal, Real Red
Ink/Markers: Real Red, Taken with Teal
DSP: Merry Moments
Dazzling Diamonds and Fine Galaxy (Red) Glitter
Real Red and Taken with Turquoise Ribbon

Stamp set: Silent Night
Cardstock: Close to Cocoa, Chocolate Chip, Very Vanilla
DSP: Bella Bleu
Ink: Craft White
Narrow Grosgrain Ribbon: Very Vanilla
Punches: Boho Blossoms, 1-1/4" Circle
Other: Earth Elements Button, Dazzling Diamonds, Gold Elastic Cord, Gold Brads
Non-SU: Nestabilities

Stamp set: Good Friend
Papers: Mellow Moss (from Hostess gift)
Card stock: Whisper White, Chocolate Chip,
Ink Pads: Chocolate Chip. Mellow Moss
Ribbon: 5/8 Chocolate Chip Grosgrain
Buttons: Earth Elements, LinenThread

Congratulations to our new DT members and we will see you on the 20th December for our next challenge and to peep at the new DT's cards.

The Stamp With Us team xxx

Wednesday, 2 December 2009

Not sure what to ask for for Christmas?

Well how about getting Santa to really spoil you this Christmas?

Why not ask for a weekend full of crafting and fun?

Our Stamp With Us retreats are the perfect gift idea for any crafting goddess, they offer fabulous value for money and a weekend of fun is guaranteed!

You get to choose between Guildford in February of Stratford Upon Avon in March, if you would like any further information please click on the retreat tab above you or email us at

See you there!!!!!!

The Stamp With Us team xxx

P.s Thank you for all your challenge entries and DT team entries we will be back on Sunday with a new challenge and an introduction to our new DT member! Keep crafting though you have up until midnight on Saturday!