Sponsors 2017

 Without the support of our sponsors, our challenge would not be possible! 
Please visit our fabulous sponsors for 2017 by clicking on the logos below.

Since childhood, Alicia Bel drew all the time. She liked to make cards, and studied school teaching and then Fine Arts. She learned anatomy, composition, perspective and many things to make most her drawings interesting. Alicia Bel's drawings are very sweet, innocent, happy and sometimes sexy. She's a bit childish and really likes princess stories and beautiful things, which you will notice through her art.

Jodie had been designing graphics for 9 years, when she decided to venture into the idea of digi stamps. Her images range from cutesy kids graphics to cranky old boots... Stella, Gus, Margaret, and the Gals who came after them. She loves to create them and they seem to be a favorite!  As for the name Bugaboo Stamps... Bugaboo is a nickname that Jodie has for her kids and seemed to be the perfect name for her stamp company!

Wendy Burns lives in Nottingham, UK with her husband and two children who have been the inspiration behind the characters of All Dressed Up. Trained as a textile designer, Wendy loves to retain that hand drawn/sewn feel which she hopes will come across in her artwork. All Dressed Up is a newly launched blog with an enthusiastic team who are passionate about stamping. The coordinators Anne Lise and Bettina along with an amazing design team are also known as The Dressy Girls. They have a friendly Facebook page, regular blog posts, tutorials, challenges and freebies. The stamps can be purchased from the Etsy shop which is updated on a monthly basis.

Birch Press Designs was founded by Memory Box and Poppystamps creator Dave Brethauer.  It's a fabulous marketplace for craft supplies, unique kitchen designs, and home decor.   It's our mission to supply products that inspire you.  In our craft department you'll find a large selection of unique layering background dies, multilayer clear stamps with coordinated dies, and intricate detailed dies for papercrafting.   We feature projects made with craft items from the store on our blog every Tuesday.

Everything That You Ever Wanted to Know About Bugaboo Stamps: A Short Essay
As if raising five children in the frozen land of the North was not enough of a challenge, Jodie Mackrell decided to dip her cold little Canadian toes into the world of papercrafting by opening an online store full of her illustrations. That was seven years ago. Today Bugaboo Stamps is one of the leading companies in digital images, and we're still growing!  From seriously snarky to sugary sweet to sublimely soulful all the way over to the other side of the super sexy spectrum, you're bound to find all that you need and more to create your paper projects.  Jodie works very hard to provide New Releases and Freebies every week! 

Hello and welcome to Craftin Desert Divas. My name is Tara Burning. I own and operate Craftin Desert Divas, which is a small home based business in Arizona specializing in clear stamps, dies, sequins, and more! My goal is to provide you with super fun quality products that help inspire your creativity! I can't wait to see what you create using my products! Please join our Facebook and CDD Gallery, follow our Pinterest and Instagram feeds and don't forget to follow our blog for up to date inspiration by my design team. There are chances to win free items!

 Crafty Sentiments Designs  started back in 2009 by Suzette, the owner. Suzette and her artist bring you cute whimsical and fun characters to create unique and exciting handmade gifts and projects. They also carry their own brand of exclusive Rubber stamps, Digital stamps, Sentiments and cutting dies, CD Roms that are perfect for all your scrapbooking and card making needs. There is always something new each month as they release new images each month. Crafty Sentiments Designs is now having live shows on Hochanda.TV a UK base craft channel. Visit the website at www.craftysentimentsdesigns.co.uk for lots of products.

Jackie Chang is the creator of Doodle Digistamps

DRS Designs - a family owned company since 1950 - boasts hundreds of original rubber
stamp designs. All images are available fully mounted, completely unmounted or mounted
on cling cushion and are proudly hand crafted in the USA. Our rubber stamp collection
includes a wide assortment of images including sentiments for all occasions, easy
background designs and fun technique stamps such as our stained glass and plaid designs.
The DRS Designs website features a huge card sample gallery, online demos and tips, a
secure shopping area and more. Be sure to visit our daily blog with posts from our fantastic
design team for inspiration and ideas.

Gerda is originally from Germany where she fell in love with whimsical art. She and her wonderful husband moved to California a couple of years after they met. They have three little kids. She has been illustrating for the last eight years.  Make a cute impression with her unique high quality digital stamps, photopolymer stamps and rubber stamps for lots of fun paper craft projects. Be sure to visit Gerda Steiner Designs.

The Greeting Farm is a delightful little company specializing in bringing you cute rubber stamps, clear stamps, and digital images! Their line consists of wonderful little characters and images that add life and magic to any of your handcrafted creations. They're easy to use, easy to color, and you'll find them versatile to use in any handmade projects!

Inspired by Stamping is a boutique online craft store, founded by Joanna Munster in July 2011. Their commitment is to bring you the highest quality in paper crafting supplies. They design & manufacture the highest quality of photopolymer stamps that bring superior stamping to all crafters. Whether you're just starting out in card making or a "seasoned scrapper", you'll find that their stamps and products are a great addition to your collection.

Aloha, from Ruth, the owner and illustrator of Kitty Bee Designs, out of beautiful Hawaii. After a long day of staring a numbers, doodling at night was Ruth's way of relaxing. She had always been a card maker at heart and a paper hoarder, but could never find that "perfect" rubber stamp design. Kitty Bee Designs was created to fill the need for simple and whimsical stamp designs. Kitty Bee Designs offers all of their images in digital format, and some even make it to limited-run clear stamps! You can find their images in their Etsy Store and wonderful inspiration and super fun challegnes on their blog. Swing by and say hello!

Lawn Fawn is a small company from Southern California that specializes in crafting products that are fun and lively. They began in March 2010 with the release of four stamp sets and are now proud to showcase their entire collection of over 95 sets in their little corner of the web. Since then, Lawn Fawn has introduced paper, stickers, twine, and dies for some of their most popular stamp sets! Lawn Fawn loves crafting products that are truly one of a kind. All of their stamps and paper feature original designs that have been created just for you; even their fonts have been customized! At Lawn Fawn you will find crafting products that are cute, whimsical, and even a bit quirky, but one thing they all have in common is the ability to inspire creativity in everyone. Their products can’t wait to jump start your next craft project!

This little shoppe was inspired by a house full of Little Miss Muffets and arachnophobes alike. It isn't too difficult to image how Barbara ended up here since she has been drawing and coloring from the moment she picked up a crayon. Now as she sits in her hobby room she gets to share her passion with her own Little Miss Muffets who love to work along side of her.

Newton's Nook is a small company comprised of Jen (artist and crafter) and Jeff (finance and business), located in Southern Wisconsin. Their stamp designs are created from Jen's hand-drawn sketches and are perfect for all your paper crafts! Their goal is to provide you with unique and whimsical stamp designs that are fun to use and make you smile!

Paper Sweeties offers high-quality, on trend acrylic stamps, coordinating metal dies, and pretty embellishments! Their heartwarming images allow paper crafters to created handmade from the heart treasures that will be keepsakes for years to come! They carry adorable dolls with interchangeable outfits and accessories... plus they also have a wide variety of wonderful all-occasion sentiments, labels, frames and accessory sets - perfect for every paper crafted project! You'll enjoy using your Paper Sweeties stamps, dies, and embellishments to create projects for card making, scrapbooking, party invitations and favors, home decor, gifts, and so much more!

Pickled Potpourri Designs is the digital side of Red Rubber Designs, which offers quality, deeply-etched, rubber stamps and other papercrafting products. But, not all images are destined to be turned into rubber stamps, so they brought you Pickled Potpourri! You'll find images in a wide range of styles - old and new - to enhance your papercrafting scrapbooking and other artsy projects.

Poppystamps is a line of dies and rubber stamps from the creators of Memory Box. When Memory Box owners Monica and Dave Brethauer’s children, Emma and Cooper got more involved in the family business, Poppy was created as an opportunity to teach teach them the business from the ground up. Dave created the images and designs with the kids, and made them responsible for filling orders, invoicing, and shipping  – a true family business.  The company has grown over the years and now has employees who handle day to day operations.  Poppystamps offers a large selection of intricate dies and backgrounds with the same quality you have come to expect from Memory Box with new releases several times a year.  The newest introduction to the product offering is clear stamps with companion dies. 

Meet Sami, the sweet little sister of Tammy from A Day for Daisies. Watching Tammy paint all day in a storage shed converted to an art studio, is how the obsession was passed from sister to sister. Sami now spends most of her days keeping up with an on the move, abc singing, smart little boy, but Sami Stamps remains her creative outlet. Sami Stamps offers high quality 300dpi JPEG and PNG digital  stamps, with new images released on the first, third, and fifth Friday of every month.
Serendipity Stamps is located in Smithville, a small town just north of Kansas City, Missouri. It was started by Mary Lee, in the year 2000. We've all experienced that moment when you think "Ah! That's exactly what I wanted!" only to realize that you didn't know you wanted it until that moment. That's what happened to me when I walked into a local art gallery and saw the work of the artists featured in this catalog. It was serendipity. And that is how Serendipity Stamps came to be. I hope that you too, will find our art a serendipitous experience! - 

Sparkle N Sprinkle's products are not only hand-blended, hand-pressed, and hand-packaged in the United States, but their glitters, embossing powders, and flockings are also manufactured in the United States. Sparkle N Sprinkle supports local manufacturers who make quality products using healthy, environmentally-safe ingredients and fair labor practices. They hope that their loyal customers appreciate their efforts and their beliefs that Your Quality Crafting Time deserves Quality Products.

Founded in June 2013, California-based STAMPlorations is owned and managed by husband-and-wife team, David & Shery Russ. From just a handful of stamps, they now have over 100 stamp designs, four stamp designers, an exclusive line of stencils, and 26 amazing crafters spread across four teams who constantly produce gorgeous projects featuring their products. Their clear stamps are perfect for creating CAS, one layer, and mixed media cards, and they can be combined to create a variety of paper crafts as well.  Their clear stamps are made from the finest, non-yellowing photopolymer resin. All of their stamps are proudly made in the USA. Through their stamp line, they hope to encourage crafters of all ages and experience to levels to "Stamp with all your ART!"

 If you are interested in future sponsorship, please contact Nina Dee, sponsorship coordinator.


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