July 1, 2011

July New Release Reveal and Blog Hop!

Yay! It's finally time to reveal the artwork of the FOUR new stamp sets available starting today at The Craft's Meow!!! We're celebrating with a Blog Hop, an announcement, and a chance to win all four stamp sets!

But first, we have three winners of Baggin' Some Rays from the comments left on three of the design team and friends blogs yesterday! They are:

Moira (from Kim's blog)
Vicki (from Nina's blog)
Renee VanEpps (from Ren-Yi's blog)

Congratulations ladies! Please email me at thecraftsmeow@gmail.com with your address and I'll get your prize right out to you!

So are you ready to see the new stamp sets? Well, here they are... ta da!

Lovely Birds
$15
 Life is a Carnival
$20

It's a Banner Day
(coordinates with Spellbinders(TM)
Banner Basics Three, which was also
designed by Nina Brackett)
$15

Baggin' Some Rays
$18

One of you will win the entire release...all four stamp sets shown above...through a random drawing from all comments left on this post. Be sure to visit all the blogs for another look at these fabby stamp sets and then come back here and let us know which stamp set(s) is/are your favorites! We'll run the competition until 10:00 pm Pacific on Tuesday, July 5th, and the winner will be announced here on the blog the next day.

Before we get to the hop, I want to let you know about something exciting we're starting tomorrow... a monthly sketch challenge! Yep, our own Nadia Cannizzo has come up with a wonderful sketch for us all to play with, and it will be posted here on the blog tomorrow with the "blue froggy" for links. You'll have until 10:00 pm Pacific on Saturday, July 30th to play for a chance to win a TCM stamp set of choice! The prize will be randomly awarded, so everyone has an equal chance to win. All we ask is that you use The Craft's Meow stamps. We can't wait to see what you create!!!

More good news! All card kits are on sale beginning today for 15% off! The prices in the store have been adjusted accordingly, so no need for a discount code. However, those of you who receive our newsletter will get a coupon code that will apply to your entire order, including sale prices, so you can save even more! Have you signed up yet?

We also have some new crafting goodies available, which you'll find on the Home page and under New Items on the sidebar menu of the store!

So, are you ready to hop and shop? Here we go! (All the links are provided below in case there's a break along the way.)


Thank you again for all your kind words and for your patronage! It means the world to us!!!

61 comments:

Kitika said...

Wonderful stamps, I love birds!!!

Vicky Varvadouka said...

Gorgeous designs! You can do so many things with those stamps!!! Congrats on your talented designers! They are great!!!

Helen L said...

I'd have to say that the Lovely Birds is my favorite because I love birds and have been a birder for the last 21 years, but the carnival set is so packed with goodies (I really want those tickets!) and the banners are so fun, and the sun: it's just too happy!! So they will all probably find a home with me in time!! Great release Lisa. You and your team have done a marvy job!!! It's been fun!!

Ujjwal said...

Its so difficult to decide which one is my favorite because the blog hop has given me so much inspiration that I can think of so many things to do with each set!

But still if I have to chose I'd pick lovely birds, only reason being that I have some sort of inclination to all things nature :)

Shirley N said...

Another fabulous release! I really love the Lovely Birds set! Fab creations by the DT!

steph said...

I really like the Lovely Birds set. It is sooo cute!

Moira said...

I guess my choice is with the crowd's so far - Lovely Birds is my choice although the sets are all so cute this month!

Joanne Gilch said...

Sarah Martina Parker's blog is not available...is it me or every one that is unable to view her blog?

Kary said...

Fabulous Release, Lisa!! Congrats!! Love all the new sets, and I've already made my purchase...just couldn't wait any longer ;) Will be waiting on the postman... I'm also excited about the Sketch challenge. Will definitely be playing along! {hugs}

Joanne Gilch said...

Everyone's cards are amazing! I have to pick Debbie's as my absolute fave!!! Her shaker card is remarkable as it includes three sets. OK, my favorite set this release is....Life is a Carnival. So many stamps with those sentiments, rides and the all time best the carousel...great going Lisa!!!! You have the some of the greatest artists and creators working with you here at TCM>

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

Your stamps are just amazing , I love them all, so hard to choose a favourite :) I have just hopped around all the talented blogs and they have made beautiful creations with your stamps, a total credit to your company :) thanks for sharing all your inspiration, and look forward to popping back to see the winner :) all the best everyone :) xx

jules said...

Thank you i enjoyed the hop seeing all the gorgeous cards! i love all the sets but im in love with the birds!!!

jules said...

Sorry forgot to say there was one blog i couldn't see? Sarah Martina Parker.

Scrapcollectr said...

I've visited all the lovely blogs and just been blown away by their beautiful cards! Every stamp set is great but I really love that Carnival set... So cute!
*smile*
PS Your banner always makes me smile!

Kryssi said...

My favorite is Life is a Carnival! The carnival/circus theme is so fresh and trendy right now!!!

Jess-The Whimsical Butterfly said...

Lisa! I LOVE this release, WOW! Cutest fair set and I LOVE that fence/flower/birdhouse combo. You have done a wonderful job w/ this release- totally excited for you!!!!

Kendra said...

They're all sooo cute! I think my favorite is the Sunshine one, no wait...the birds. Ugh, I can't decide!

Jackie said...

These stamps are just lovely, just found your
site, and I really love it all!

Amy Kolling said...

I really like that Life is a Carnival set! But how can I say I only like that one? All of them are fabulous!

Angela said...

Wow, these are some really fun sets! I love what Sarah Martina has done with them, too. I think Life is a Carnival is my fave -- that ferris wheel is adorable!!

Carol said...

WOW Lisa, what a fun and fabulous July release the stamps are amazing and everyone did a fantastic job on all their cards everyday! Great talent and wonderful inspiration each day of the July release stamps. Thank you for sharing! Love all the stamp sets.

{VICKI} said...

OMG! I'm sooooooooooooo Excited! Can't beleive I won---I'm sending over an email right now.

I have enjoyed all the projects shared this week.

All the stamps are great!

Tricia said...

What great new sets! I'm quite partial to birds, but
I love, love, love "Baggin' Some Rays!"

Isha said...

Thanks for the hop full of inspiration. Love each and every set but I see so many possibilities with The Carnival set. I wish I could participate in the challenges but at the moment I don't have any of your stamps.

Otter Hill Designs said...

A cute stamp sets! I love the carnival set!

Annette said...

Now that was a great blog hop. Absolutely love all the new stamp sets.
Thanks for the awesome giveaway. Happy July

MiamiKel said...

How delightful! What an inspirational view of card yumminess - beautifully designed, and each so unique! I love, love, love that carnvial set -- it represents to many fond memories! amazing job to everyone - blessings and Happiness! x0x0

Kelly said...

What darling stamp sets! Love them all, but the Carnival set is my favorite!

Emily Keaton said...

ALL of these July release sets are terrific, but my hands-down favorite is LIFE IS A CARNIVAL!! So many easy to use and super fun images included here. I can think of a million ways to use these!! Congratulations on another super stamp release this month!! :)

Mrs Ham said...

This is a great set of stamps. My fave is Life is a Carnival...

Mimi said...

FUN FUN FUN!! These are adorable new releases... love the Life is a Carnival! The DT did an amazing job showcasing the fabulous images!! :)

Renee VanEpps said...

I'm so excited I won more beautiful TCM stamps!!! Awesome! My fave of all the sets is Life is a Carnival!

Carol said...

Oooooh! I love the little birds! All of them are great, but the birds are my fav. Thanks for the chance to win! Off to hop....

Theresa said...

I enjoyed everyone's blog and projects. I love the Lovely Birds but all the sets are wonderful and are so varied but can be used together. Great hop!!! What a great team!

Jennifer Scull said...

such wonderful stamps released! :)

Anne said...

I've just learned about your company and I LOVE your stamps! I can't wait to get the Life is a Carnival stamp home and start playing!! And how fun that you're starting a challenge, too:)

Chunyuan said...

These are wonderful stamp sets. There are so many ideas from the DT. Life is a carnival is definitely my favoriate.

Tanya said...

What a fabulous release! I think my very favorite set from it is Lovely Birds. I am so excited about the sketch challenge, can't wait to play along! :D

Sharon in Arizona said...

Hi Lisa - Oh my, love all the new stamp sets. If I have to choose it would be Lovely Birds and Its a Banner Day comes in a close second. I love birds, bird houses, bird cages.....but I also like the cards I saw using the banners....some new ideas to me. Thanks for this terrific opportunity!!! Have a safe and very fun weekend. Hugs, Sharon :o)

scrappintlc said...

Oh my, I am in trouble. Uh huh! I need the banners & carnival sets, those are my favs.

Bee Lewis said...

Wow the new stamps look gorgeous... so many ideas. Thanks team.

Janice Boon said...

Its really really difficult to pick a favourite one because i love the all BUT if i had to choose it has to the Life is a Carnival Set! it has been fun blog hopping to see all the wonderful creation the DT has done.

Sue D said...

Great release and blog hop--hard to pick a favorite but I do like sunflowers so I will pick Lovely Birds.

Evelene S said...

All the sets are so cute! I think I'd have to pick the Carnival set if I had to choose. The designers are all amazing but of course you know that because that's why you chose them.

Pixichick said...

OMG they are all cute, but Lovely Birds is my fave.

joycemc57 said...

Lovely birds is me favorite stamp set. I couldn't wait to order it. Nina out did herself again and your designers do a fantastic job incorporating the stamps into their cards.

joanieg said...

I love Life is a Carnival!! I never considered getting stamps like this until I visited your blog of extremely talented Designers . Thanks for a great blog and your generosity. I do love all the other stamps too!!!!

Carla said...

WHEW! That was a long hop, but oh, so worth it! The cards were all amazing! I think Life is a Carnival is my favorite because I love the ostrich on the carousel, well, and the rest of the set too!

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey said...

I want to be sure to leave a comment before going off to hop -- sometimes I just forget and lose out on a chance to win this FABULOUS SET!!! OMG!! BEAUTIFUL and CREATIVE!! Because it's so unusual, I must say the Carnival one is my absolute favorite. Now I'm off to see how it's used by your A-M-A-Z-I-N-G designers.

Ellen ♥ CardMonkey
www.cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com
E-mail: cardmonkey@comcast.net

Lillian Child said...

It's been such a fabulous release. These stamps are so fabulous and the design team did SUCH a fabulous job in showcasing them. My favorite is hands down Life is a Carnival. Thanks for such a generous giveaway too! Will be keeping my fingers crossed! I'm off to the hop!

kksb said...

I have enjoyed the marvelous creations using the new stamp sets. My favorite stamp set is "Baggin Some Rays".

Jill Norwood said...

All of these sets are wonderful but my fav by far is the sunshine set with all the various suns to play with! The sentiments and the suns just make me smile and it rains in seattle a lot so I love making sunshiney cards to give my friends! Thanks for your wonderful products and the great design team creations!

Dawn said...

They are all fabulous but I think the Lovely birds is my fav, closely followed by Life's a Carnival. thanks for a chance to win

Betty Neville said...

Wonderful release - really enjoyed seeing everyone's creations! All fabulous sets but I think my favorite is "Lovely Birds". Thanks for the chance to win!

Lisa V. said...

I love the "Life is a Carnival" stamp set. This is exactly what I think of when I think of summer. The set has so many terrific summer images.

peggy wainman said...

All the sets look great, but I really love the one with the birds, and the carnival set!

craftingsue said...

Great stamp sets and thanks for the chance to win. The one I love the best is the birds. I can see soooo many potential uses for that one. Hugs, Sue

Kathy W said...

Love that birdbath stamp and Baggin' Some Rays. Looks like a great release; thanks for the inspiration with the blog hop and the chance to win.

lizzidroege said...

lovely birds would have to be my favorite i just love what viola mahr did with the set her cards are oh so lovely

Payne Holler Cards said...

not sure if I'm passed the deadline but wanted to pop in anyway and tell you this is another great release!!! headed over to the store now!
hugs
Linda

Abigail Hephzibah Cards said...

Gorgeous stamps - Life's a carnival is my personal favourite!