My Favorite Crafty Things 2016: Stamps and Stamp Care
Welcome to My Favorite Crafty Things 2016!
Over the next several days, I will be sharing my favorite crafty products of 2016. Each day will have a different topic with videos. I have lots to share, including big giveaways (see below) and even store discounts:
Simon Says Stamps is offering my readers $10 off purchases of $75 or more! Use the code “JENFAVES” through 11:59pmEST on 11/24/16 when shopping HERE.
Let’s get started! Today I am focusing on stamps and stamp care/essentials. I have two videos.
I have TWO videos today. One on stamps and the other on stamp care. First up? Stamps!
[Warning: This video is long. You can instead just check out the stamps below. All products are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails. Affiliate links may be used. To watch the video in HD on YouTube, click HERE.]
If you are interested in any products, click on one of the abbreviations under the product images… SSS for Simon Says Stamp, EH for Ellen Hutson or the manufacturer’s abbreviation.
Let’s get started with stamps…
The most important element on any card is the sentiment. Therefore a good collection of greeting stamps is helpful! Here are a few that won me over this year:
Background stamps are so very versatile and great for techniques. Check out these great options:
I am so glad many companies are continuing to develop stamps that layer or build on each other. By stamping images together and/or layered, you can easily get results that look dimensional and realistic. These are good ones to try:
We can’t leave stamp-and-die combos off the list! Try these:
After putting so much love into a handmade card, it is always fun to decorate the envelope, too. Here are a few sets perfect for that:
OTHER MUST-HAVES STAMPS
And finally, here are a few other must-have stamps that have won me over and I think you will like too…
If you are looking for the card examples I shared in this video, you can enter the product name in the “search” bar at the top of my blog and you will find them!
STAMP CARE & ESSENTIALS
Here is a video showing stamp care and essentials…
[To watch the video in HD on YouTube, click HERE.]
Here are my recommended stamp care products:
This list of Favorite Crafty Things could also make a great gift guide. Feel free to pass along this link or print the page and circle what you are interested in. Don’t forget the discount code above!
See you soon for more of My Favorite Crafty Things 2016. You can keep up to date on all the topics HERE… and for my lists from 2015, click HERE.
Throughout this series, I will have LOTS of prizes! Today I have giveaways for TWO lucky winners! You could win one of these prizes:
- $50 Gift Certificate to Simon Says Stamp (Thanks, Heidi!)
- THREE of the stamp sets mentioned above.
For your chance to win a giveaway, leave a comment below by 11:59pmEST on 12/5/16 telling me your favorite stamp set from above. (The winner’s name will be randomly selected, emailed and posted on my “Winners page” after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too.)
See you soon!
[Please note that I purchased most of the products in this post personally, but not all. However, the decision to include them in this list was my own. I truly like these products and companies.]