Cheers to the New Year! We’re kicking things off with a fun giveaway as part of the Seasons Giving blog hop. We loved the idea of saying thank you for being part of this amazing creative community with a fab prize pack to get crafty with in the new year.
In celebration of 2017, we’ve collected (17) of our favorite CSS products to gift to you. Join our Clear and Simple Stamps newsletter subscription for an automatic entry for this giveaway. We will select one subscriber from the list this Friday, at random, as the winner. Already on our list? That’s great you are automatically signed up for the giveaway!
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In addition to our prize pack, be sure to visit every blog along the hop for more exciting giveaways.
We’ve included a list of blogs for you below:
Cheers to a crafty good new year! Now off you go to enjoy the hop. Be sure to subscribe to the Clear and Simple Stamps newsletter before Friday to enter. Let the countdown begin…
[Edited to add winner: Nan Leiker – congratulations!]
From Pumpkin Spiced Lattes to the coveted Red Cups, Starbucks has officially become the sign of the times for the change in seasons! We love the decorative doodling that adorns this year’s red cups, and wanted to create our own DIY version. While we certainly love to doodle, we truly love a good punny saying and our red cups are filled with them. Read more
‘Tis the season for mischief and fun with Santa’s little helpers. Who can resist the cuteness of holiday elves? Especially when they pose for adorable selfies with the Polaroid Frame dies. We’re sharing a simple project to kickstart Christmas crafting, by making a few Elfie selfies. Now we know which elf has been naughty or nice this year! Read more
Happy Hallows Eve! With just one day left before Halloween we are sharing a super simple, super fun favor treat box that you can put together in minutes for gifting to your neighborhood trick-or-treaters. We love the sayings in the Trendy Tags 4 stamp set and decided “there might be candy inside” was the perfect sentiment for this candy hoarding holiday! Read more
Save the Date and welcome to a fun new series you’ll find on the blog periodically, as we share our love for cute calendars. If you are anything like we are, you’ll notice that you end up with more than one calendar style that you like and find places around the house, office, and even car to stash yet another calendar that you had to have. Even though we all have digital calendars on our smart phones, there is something way better about holding pretty paper in hand to remind us of the days of the week, an upcoming appointment, special occasions, or even start our countdown to the holidays! Read more
Have you earned your free stamp of the month “Good Vibes Only” yet? You only have a few days left to place an order and receive the July Stamp of the Month freebie set. We used the Good Vibes Only stamp to create a set of Ombré note cards. You’ll love how easy it is to layer ink for a fun way to add color to your sentiments.
Gather up a few of your favorite CSS Hybrid Ink pads in a similar color family, so that you can create a pretty gradient of ombré color. We started by inking the stamp in the lightest of the three ink colors. Next we lightly dabbed the middle shade of ink on the bottom 2/3rds of the stamp, and finally inking the bottom in the darkest ink color. Read more
Warm sunny days and clear blue skies are perfect weather for creating in the BL-05 | My Style Blueprint color story. Great style comes with the best laid plans, and a blueprint for using a pretty aqua color wisely. Just click the color dot above to view projects we’ve created with this fab color story, […]
Our most favorite part of Christmas, besides spending time with family and celebrating the true meaning of the holiday are the cards. It’s so much fun to give and receive holiday cards. It’s always a challenge to display them all and come up with new ways to feature your mini art gallery of holiday cards. This year we are starting early and easing our way into prepping for the holidays. We have a super simple set of note cards that are perfect for creating in large quantities so that you can tackle your ever-growing Christmas card list early!