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Custom Stamps + Giveaway!

August 4, 2010

For those who haven’t been popping into my shop very regularly lately, I’m pleased to announce a new line of products: custom stamps! Here’s a little peek:

1. Handlettered Thank You Rubber Stamp: One of my personal faves. It gives you the freedom to design your own thank you cards with an easy-t0-use rubber stamp that comes with a corresponding black ink pad.

2. Custom Handlettered Address Stamp (Rubber): Another rubber stamp with ink pad that features your personal name (or family name) in classic ampersandity calligraphy with address designed in my very favorite Futura font.

3. Custom Handlettered Address Stamp (Self-Inking): Similar to the previous one, but in a convenient self-inking style. No need to re-ink between stamps as it inks itself every time you release.

And now for a special request.

I’d like to design another stamp that features pure hand-lettering for both the name and address. The stamp will be a 1″ x 3″ rubber stamp and will include a corresponding black ink pad. The only thing is… I need someone to make it for! So, I’m offering a free Custom Fully Handlettered Address Stamp (Rubber) to one special reader.

TO ENTER: Please leave ONE comment on this blog post. You must be okay with having your name/address displayed on my etsy site (like the ones shown in the images above). Winner will be picked at random next Monday 8/9 at 9PM PST. Winner will be emailed for name & address. Please allow 2-3 weeks for design, production & shipping.

Thanks as always for your support & encouragement — I hope you win! ;]

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82 Comments leave one →
  1. August 4, 2010 6:27 am

    Beautiful stamps!

    I would love a custom stamp! The only stamp I have (given to me for my 7th birthday) features my name under a unicorn jumping over a rainbow, it’s time for a sophisticated upgrade! My fingers and toes are all tightly crossed.

  2. Jordan P permalink
    August 4, 2010 6:28 am

    That’s so much classier looking than those little stickers people put in the upper left corner!

  3. Ryan G permalink
    August 4, 2010 6:28 am

    What a sophisticated looking stamp, impressive work!

  4. sarahgail permalink
    August 4, 2010 7:13 am

    i LOVE these… and our wedding is in 10 days. so these would be PERFECT for our thank you cards. pick me, pick me!!
    xo,
    Sarah

  5. Bao permalink
    August 4, 2010 7:22 am

    BEAUTIFUL! Absolutely gorgeous!! I would love to win this for my sister (since I am currently living in an apartment…and she will completely shrill if I won this for her!). Thank you!

  6. August 4, 2010 7:29 am

    so impressed cathie!!! :D

  7. August 4, 2010 7:37 am

    This is a fabulous giveaway, your stamps are just beautiful!! I hope I win!! :) Thanks!

  8. August 4, 2010 7:43 am

    these are beautiful! I would LOVE one of your custom stamps.

  9. thekimfam permalink
    August 4, 2010 8:08 am

    those are sooo cute, cathie :) proud of you!!!

  10. Meredith N. permalink
    August 4, 2010 8:12 am

    These are lovely! Glad you posted again!

  11. August 4, 2010 8:23 am

    Wow, these look so classy. Love it! I would use it all the time!

  12. becky permalink
    August 4, 2010 8:38 am

    wow cathie. i love the stamps!

  13. August 4, 2010 8:49 am

    Yay! What exciting shop updates. I love the stamps and would love to have your calligraphy added to every piece of mail I send.

  14. Grace permalink
    August 4, 2010 8:58 am

    Omg! I love, love it. You are amazing :)

  15. August 4, 2010 8:59 am

    WOW! Cathie, you are so talented. The stamps are beautiful!

  16. Anna permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:01 am

    YAY!! You updated! And I love giveaways!! :)

  17. ehnie permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:05 am

    I was seriously thinking of buying one of these at Renegade Craft Fair! So excited that you started making these, Cathie :) Can I enter to win too?

    Also, you, me, and Hannahmichelle need to meet for brunch! July totally fell through.

  18. tiffany permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:12 am

    yay! your back :) i love your new stamps!

  19. taeree permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:20 am

    these are soooo beautiful cathy! i love stamps.

  20. jen hase permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:21 am

    hi cathie! the stamps are super pretty! i can’t believe you made them. i also have a little project i wanted to ask you about, but i’ll e-mail you sometime soon.

  21. Monica permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:38 am

    Cathie! So cool … would love one! i’d definitely like to place an order =) you’re so talented … as my niece would say … it’s “awesomely cool!”

  22. August 4, 2010 9:43 am

    Wow! Those are beautiful. :)

  23. Grace MWu permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:49 am

    Oh what the hey, might as well leave a comment and hope to win something :) I was gonna say I missed your weekly blog posts, but yay they’re back!

  24. August 4, 2010 10:07 am

    :D

  25. Candy permalink
    August 4, 2010 10:14 am

    this is my dream come true!!

  26. Pam permalink
    August 4, 2010 10:24 am

    Finally, a post – and the giveaway is the icing on the cake! The stamps are a great idea. L-O-V-E them.

  27. Alice C. permalink
    August 4, 2010 10:29 am

    Wow! Totally beyond gorgeous! <3

  28. August 4, 2010 10:33 am

    wow. i want one for myself. i’m also thinking this is a great birthday/christmas gift for those crafty people in my life!

    and welcome back!

  29. Sharon Fung permalink
    August 4, 2010 10:55 am

    This would be very useful for my wedding thank you cards-add me to the draw!!

  30. August 4, 2010 10:56 am

    This would be perfect for my new activity!I’m going to start my own party planning company in September and it would be so nice to send my material with my beautiful handwritten mail address!

  31. August 4, 2010 10:59 am

    ooh, i saw the new thank you stamp in your shop this week! so pretty!
    i always handwrite my info for my return address labels… this would save so much time though and look so much more amazing:) crossing my fingers:)

  32. miriam permalink
    August 4, 2010 11:10 am

    oooooh! i just moved so i could use a new address stamp!

  33. August 4, 2010 12:05 pm

    i would love to have one of these – and it would be perfect since we are just about to move to a new place!

  34. August 4, 2010 1:09 pm

    The stamps are beautiful Cathie!! They would be a lovely gift. I am going to beg DP to get one!

  35. August 4, 2010 1:28 pm

    YES!! At long last, my hope in blogging is renewed! Great great stamps! Great post! All is well again!

  36. August 4, 2010 1:56 pm

    What a beautiful stamp! I would love to win it… If not, I’ll definitely look into buying one!

  37. Jenie Chung permalink
    August 4, 2010 2:11 pm

    Cathie! This is so awesome! Even if I don’t win I will definitely be stopping by your shop. =)

  38. Stacy permalink
    August 4, 2010 2:55 pm

    Just discovered your website; the stamp is beautiful and I would love to win it!

  39. August 4, 2010 3:09 pm

    wow! beyond brilliant! great work!
    thanks for the chance at the give-away!

  40. Catherine permalink
    August 4, 2010 3:11 pm

    Love, love, lovely!

  41. August 4, 2010 4:44 pm

    Wow, such a beautiful stamp – and how fun to have it customized!! Great giveaway, thx for the chance :)

  42. Emily permalink
    August 4, 2010 5:33 pm

    Oh goodness, I’ve been lusting after a custom stamp. These are beautiful!

  43. August 4, 2010 5:40 pm

    i am so glad you’re back! such a fun contest — would love to win one of your beautiful custom stamps :) thanks for the opportunity! xo.

  44. August 4, 2010 7:10 pm

    Woohoo! It’s a wonderful way to show off your hand lettering, Cathie. Beautiful.

  45. August 4, 2010 8:06 pm

    ooh lala these look so good cathie!!

  46. August 4, 2010 8:29 pm

    So nice to see you back here…I’ve missed your little updates.

    It seems you’ve been busy though – what fabulous stamps…you really are so clever!

    x

  47. August 4, 2010 8:49 pm

    Ah this is such an amazing giveaway! Those stamps are all so beautiful, I would LOVE to have my own!

  48. August 4, 2010 9:09 pm

    great stamps…i’d love one!

  49. Diana permalink
    August 4, 2010 9:13 pm

    We’re moving next week, and getting a new address stamp has been on my mind. Love that this one will be all caligraphy!

  50. sarah permalink
    August 4, 2010 10:51 pm

    SO NEAT. so very old-fashioned and unique. regardless of whether i win a free stamp, i must say, you have such an eye for pretty-ness! keep ’em comin’.

  51. August 5, 2010 5:07 am

    i’ve been waiting for you to make custom address stamps! i am a very happy girl : )

  52. susiemey permalink
    August 5, 2010 5:09 am

    oh, a custom stamp would be awesome!

  53. August 5, 2010 8:23 am

    umm WOW. i ordered a custom-made address stamp for my in-laws when they moved…but these blow theirs out of the water! BEAUTIFUL! i’d love to have one. and i might just order one anyways when we move into our (first) new house :) LOVE THEM!

  54. michael chung permalink
    August 5, 2010 10:05 am

    i thought your blog was broken or something! great work cathie

  55. August 5, 2010 10:52 am

    I am now headed over to your shop to look at the new stamps. Would be awesome to get one!

  56. Mindy permalink
    August 5, 2010 11:08 am

    I love these! I’ll probably have to order one if I don’t win ….

  57. August 5, 2010 12:24 pm

    These are beautiful and I would love to own one! I still love writing letters :)

  58. August 5, 2010 1:01 pm

    So super-cool!! Wow, I didn’t know that you did this!! I love stampin’!! :)

  59. angella permalink
    August 5, 2010 2:26 pm

    pick me! pick me! cathie, these are so nice!!

  60. beverly permalink
    August 5, 2010 4:18 pm

    wha??? if only I had known! i still want to enter the drawing!

  61. Elaine permalink
    August 5, 2010 5:13 pm

    Absolutely lovely!

  62. Janet permalink
    August 5, 2010 6:33 pm

    cathie! COOL! i want it for my wedding! hahaha

  63. August 5, 2010 7:49 pm

    oh my gosh memememememeeeeeee! i have always loved address stamps like these and have always admired your calligraphy!

  64. Grace (C&E's mom :) ) permalink
    August 6, 2010 1:31 am

    Cathie! You and your site are amazing! Will have to keep this in mind…

  65. August 6, 2010 8:31 am

    lovely! we just moved into our new home and i’ve been perusing these on etsy for over a month now…your gorgeous handwriting would make a very special return address :)

  66. Lynda permalink
    August 6, 2010 2:47 pm

    that is such a cool giveaway! i looove those fonts!

  67. Nancy permalink
    August 6, 2010 11:48 pm

    Awesome work as usual, Cathie! :)

  68. sookidesign permalink
    August 7, 2010 5:48 am

    love the combination of the calligraphy and futura! hope i’m not too late to enter!!

  69. August 7, 2010 5:33 pm

    Yes, the stamp is beautiful, but I am happier you are back. Take care.

  70. August 7, 2010 7:12 pm

    hi Cathie! love your handlettering! can’t wait to see more of your work! Best, Elaine

  71. August 8, 2010 5:42 pm

    What beautiful stamps!! Whoever wins is very lucky (maybe it will be me…)!

  72. becky permalink
    August 8, 2010 6:05 pm

    these stamps are beautiful! thanks for the chance to win!

  73. greg permalink
    August 8, 2010 6:07 pm

    my wife would LOVE these!

  74. josh permalink
    August 8, 2010 7:36 pm

    awesome stamps.

  75. Elizabeth permalink
    August 9, 2010 1:22 am

    Hi Cathie! Do you still remember me??

    (If you haven’t noticed by this comment, I’ve constantly visited your blogs to read your new posts! haha I actually have been following your blogs since last year I think :) Anyways, I love what you’re doing with all your creative juices and miss you and your sweet self! Hope marriage life is splendid (seems like it :) and hope to see you again soon <3

    (Lizzie) from kfbc

  76. Sandra permalink
    August 9, 2010 8:47 am

    I have to check out your Etsy shop. Good luck on you new venture; gorgeous stuff!!!

  77. August 9, 2010 8:52 am

    great giveaways! <3 your blog, too. =)

  78. andrea wappel permalink
    August 9, 2010 12:29 pm

    these stamps are sooooo lovely. winning one would be super awesome!

  79. Hanna Jung permalink
    August 9, 2010 1:00 pm

    Cathie!! The stamps look so AWESOME!!!! i love it when my google reader shows that i have an update from your blog! hope all is going well with you :)

  80. August 9, 2010 5:57 pm

    Beautiful! I must have one :)

  81. August 9, 2010 7:21 pm

    Pick me pick me!

    xo Claudia Bravo!

  82. September 4, 2010 7:27 am

    HOW STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL, WELL THOUGHT OUT AND DESIGNED….I WOULD LOVE TO OWN ONE.

    JOYCE

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