Friday, February 26, 2010

Reasons to Stamp in March

The short month of February is behind us and March is around the corner. If the Spring sunshine hasn't arrived in your part of the world yet, why not brighten someone's day with a hand made card. There are plenty of fun holidays to celebrate this month - let the March Madness begin!

1. Beer Day

Time to make some wonderfully frothy cards for this fun holiday. No need to describe how it is celebrated.

Created by Erika Taylor

Created by Debby Boltman

2. National Procrastination Week

You could put it off but why wait with this holiday week? Have you been putting off getting in touch with that long-lost friend or finishing off that half-done project? Kick the procrastination and get going!

3. National Anthem Day

Why not take a minute to celebrate your country to day with a paper ode to your national anthem?

Created by Debby Boltman

4. March Forth - Do Something Day

If that isn't a demand to stamp, I am not sure what is! Think marching and parades. How about some wonderful month of March inspired creations?

Created by Debby Boltman

5. International Mirth Month

Fun, fun, and funny! Here's your cue to may a humorous card today!

Created by Lynn Stevens

6. Iditarod Race Starts

The Iditarod is a sled dog race held every year in Alaska. Have any cute husky stamps? Time to break them out to celebrate this chilly race!

7. National Be Heard Day

Need to say something really loud? Why not say it with your art!

8. International Working Women's Day

Send your favorite working woman a card and make her day!

9. Get Over It Day

Time to let old greivances go and let bygones be bygones! How about making some art that lets others in on "letting go" with a firm Get Over It message.

Created by Debby Boltman

10. Celebrate Your Name Week

What does your name mean? Why not find out and use that meaning as inspiration for your art? Include a monogram or initial in your designs.

11. Johnny Appleseed Day

Apples may be far from back in season but we can still celebrate Johnny Appleseed with some lovely paper representations!

Created by Erika Taylor

12. Girl Scout Day

Know a girl scout or girl guide? Make her smile with a hand-crafted hug!

13. Earmuffs Day

It's still chilly outside but we can feel all warm and cozy making a cheery card featuring someone or something in earmuffs!

Created by Sharon Briss

14. International Ask a Question Day

Have a question to ask? Well, the medium is the message...or is that the mixed media is the message? Speak through your art.

Artwork by Debby Boltman

15. Ides of March - death of Julius Caesar 44 BC

While not the happiest day for Julius Caesar, here's a reason to break out any of those Roman themed stamps and make a card. Have no images that fit? Why not go for the simpler theme of Beware the Ides of March.

16. Wildlife Week

What a great reason to pull out all your great animal stamps! Why not send your favorite animal lover a lovely handcrafted card.

Created by Erika Taylor

Created by Lynn Stevens

17. St. Patrick's Day

Think Irish. Think green. Think shamrocks and leprecauns. Have fun with this fabulous holiday!

Created by Sharon Briss

Created by Joanne Wardle

18. Awkward Moments Day

Um...well, about immortalizing all those awkward pauses and moments with some fabulous and fun papercrafting!

Created by Jo Capper-Sandon

19. Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day

When the Swallows return to Capistrano, can Spring be far behind? Be inspired by the theme of birds, California, spanish culture or simply Spring.

Created by Laura Liddell

Created by Ali Manning

20. American Chocolate Week

A wonderfully rich and smooth color as well as a fantastic treat! Who needs a special reason to celebrate chocolate?

Created by Lynn Stevens

Created by Debby Boltman

21. Memory Day

Capture a sweet memory on a card or scrapbook page today.

Created by Ali Manning

22. International Goof-Off Day

Today, make whatever you WANT to make. Forget about what you HAVE to make. Celebrate leisure and relaxation.

23. National Puppy Day

Anybody need an excuse to use a cute puppy in their cards? I thought not.

Created by Lynn Stevens

Created by Debby Boltman

24. National Umbrella Month

The rain is starting up again...time to haul out those umbrellas and those umbrella stamps.

Created by Erika Taylor

Created by Lynn Stevens

25. World Folk Tales and Fables Week

Here's a wonderful inspiration - fables, folk tales and fairy tales. Bring your favorite childhood tale to life with some great stamping!

Created by Lynn Stevens

26. Make Up Your Own Holiday Day

How great is this day? Have a ton of fun creating your own reason to celebrate!

Created by Laura Liddell

Created by Debby Boltman

27. National Craft Month

The sky is the limit when celebrating National Craft Month! Make a creation which shows what crafting means to you.

28. National Cleaning Week

Domestic goddess or not, we can all find some inspiration in this squeaky, clean inspiration.

Created by Laura Liddell

29. Passover

The Passover holy days commemorate the escape from Egypt of the enslaved Hebrews. Think freedom for your inspiration today!

Artwork by Sharon Briss

30. Pencil Day When is the last time you had those pencils out to create? Celebrate Pencil Day with a fabulous creation using colored pencils, watercolor pencils, charcoal pencils, or pastel chalk pencils.

31. National "She's Funny That Way" Day

Immortalize your favorite friend's funniest quirks with your art today!

Created by Debby Boltman

Created by Laura Liddell

Happy Creating!


  1. oh i absolutely love these! and where in the world do you find out that stuff???? i just may have to join in something here! what fun!

  2. WOW!!! What fabulous work, ladies! Thanks for the mountains of inspiration! :)

  3. I love this feature on your blog. What fun. Fabulous creations for inspiration!


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