Expressionery’s Big Buy One Get One Free Self-Inking Stamp Sale!

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You better believe it, because it’s no joke – we’re offering a buy one, get one free deal on all our self-inking stamps starting July 20th! When you purchase a stamp, go ahead and add another to your cart (of equal or lesser value, of course).

With our quick turnaround time, you could be using your stamps in about a week. Or grab a stamp as a gift. Remember, all Expressionery stamps come in a rustic muslin bag. Simply swap out our tag for a personalized gift tag and you’ve got a great package.

Take a peek at our extensive collection and find the perfect stamp for you. Out of hundreds of designs, there are plenty of ways to use self-inking stamps in addition to your traditional return address. You can head over to our 30 Days of Stamps blog series to get some inspiration too.

Not sure what to choose for your free stamp? Here are a few of our best-selling stamps:
And it’s never too early to start thinking about holiday stamps! Order yours today and get stamping!

*Offer ends Sunday 7/26/2015

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DIY: Modern Couple Stamped Coasters

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This post is a part of our 30 Days of Stamps blog series. Each week we’ll share inspiration and tutorials for easy handmade projects to make yourself featuring Expressionery self-inking stamps. Share your projects on social media and follow along using the hashtag #30DaysofStamps.

Wedding season is in full-force and that means you’ve got plenty of parties to attend and gifts to buy. From engagement presents to bachelorette parties and bridal showers, there are plenty of opportunities to create something special and handmade to celebrate the brides and grooms.

While Expressionery has a great selection of giftable self-inking stamps for couples, why not try a fun DIY-project to make something unique and memorable? Here are step-by-step instructions for a set of personalized coasters that you can quickly make for your next new nuptial party.

DIY: Modern Couple Stamped Coaster Set


First, choose your self-inking stamp design. You might want to go with a very simple, classic, traditional, whimsical or modern monogram stamp depending on the couple in mind. Be sure to include either first names or initials when customizing your stamp. You might also consider using nicknames. You can see what looks best with the preview feature now available on all Expressionery stamps.

Next find some pieces of wood, cork or ceramic tile to use as your coasters. For this project we went with cork found at a local craft store for less than $2.00!
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Position your stamp either right in the center of the coaster or off-center for a different look.
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Push down on the stamp and wiggle it just a tiny bit to ensure the ink adheres to the surface. Repeat on all the coasters.

Using a clear finishing spray, seal the coasters to prevent any beverage condensation from ruining your creation.
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Then, wrap your gift set in some colorful ribbon, bakers twine, raffia or string.
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Finally, attach a personalized gift tag to let your recipients know you went to extra mile to create something handmade with love.
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For more stamp ideas, be sure to check out the 30 Days of Stamps series on the Expressionery blog.

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Introducing 30 Days of Stamps: Your Ultimate Guide to Expressionery Stamps

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The Ultimate Guide to Expressionery Stamps


Here at Expressionery we pride ourselves on offering paper goods and supplies for any occasion to fit your busy life. From traditional to whimsical, there’s sure to be a design to fit your personality.

While we love paper products, our real passion is self-inking stamps. You could say we like to stamp stamp for days! That is why this month we’re launching a new series on the blog called 30 Days of Stamps!

Each week we’ll share inspiration and tutorials for easy handmade projects to make yourself featuring Expressionery self-inking stamps. Don’t worry about rushing to the local craft store to pick up special supplies, these project are meant to help you use materials on hand. Gather up your leftover ribbon, glitter, cardstock, washi tape and glue there’s bound to be something around your home to recycle and reuse.

If you’re looking for a fun summer project, or need a last-minute gift idea, consider this series your personal guide. Don’t forget each of our stamps comes packaged in a rustic muslin bag that is perfect for gifting and just a bundle of joy to receive in the mail. Order one for yourself today and check back soon to learn about the many uses for Expressionery stamps. We’ll be here counting down our top 30 projects all summer long!
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5 Great Summer Baking Ideas

5 Summer Baking Ideas with Great Packaging from ExpressioneryWhether you’re attending a backyard barbecue or whipping up a sweet treat for family, summer is a great time to explore new delicious desserts. Our friend and designer Laura Kelly has partnered with some amazing bloggers and The Bakers Party Shop to bring you plenty of fun recipes to try in your own kitchen. Here are just a few of our favorites, complete with DIY gift tags and fun packaging to give your baked good the perfect handmade touch.

Great Summer Baking Ideas For Any Party with #ExpressioneryBakes

The next time you need to bring a sweet treat to a gathering, take a look and find some inspiration from one of these four great summer baking ideas.


1. Watermelon Treat bakers-party-expressionery1 Nothing says summer like a tasty watermelon, but these watermelon rice Krispie Treats look just as sweet! Get the full instructions on the Housewife Hellraiser blog here and recreate this treat for yourself. Use the Baked With a Lot of Love Expressionery stamp paired with fun pink cookie bags and baker’s twine from The Bakers Party Shop to seal your cookies before delivery. Yum!

2. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches Ice Creamcookies Who doesn’t love ice cream at the end of a hot summer day? Ice cream + cookies = one amazing summer dessert sandwich! Head to Sparkle Living to learn how to make these delicious chocolate ice cream sandwiches from scratch. Use an ice cream cone cookie cutter from The Bakers Party Shop for added cuteness and a personalized tag using a personalized Expressionery stamp to recreate the fun packaging.

3. White Chocolate Sprinkled Popcorn white-chocolate-popcorn-gift-tagTechnically a snack turned dessert, popcorn is a treat that travels well and loved by all ages. To make this colorful version look to the lovely ladies of LollyJane for the complete how-to. You’ll want to stock up on white chocolate, colorful sprinkles, this domed lid and cup set from The Bakers Party Shop as well as Tasty Treat self-inking stamp for the tag.

4. 4th of July Cereal Treat july_4th_dessert Independence Day is right around the corner and these red-white-and-blue nautical themed cereal treats are a great dessert to bring along to the fireworks show. Head over to Michelle’s Party Plan It for all the details and a full list of supplies, including our popular Baked with Love self-inking stamp to add a personal touch.

5. Spectacular Sea Inspired Sugar Cookies How-to-decorate-seashell-sugar-cookies-772x1024 If you’ve been wanting to try your hand at fancy sugar cookies, visit Make Life Lovely for a master class on these seahorse and sea shell cookies.

Bakers, don’t forget to snap a photo of your finished goodies and be sure to tag #ExpressioneryBakes on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Pinterest. Save 25% sitewide using code SUNSHINE25 too, so grab a stamp and start baking!

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How To Make Simple Social Media Calling Cards

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These days, there’s more than one way to keep in touch. It’s not just about exchanging business cards, sharing cell phone numbers or swapping email addresses. Let’s be honest, no one is going to ask your child to a playdate via a work email address or phone number. We’re living in a social world now and that requires new social contacts to remember. Whether it’s Facebook connections, Instagram usernames or Twitter handles, who has time to recall so many details?!

No worries, our new Social Contact Cards might just do the trick. While these may look like traditional business cards, they function as social calling cards. Designed for those situations where personal and professional life mix, these cards are easy to customize and perfect for small business owners, bloggers, multi-tasking moms, and the crafter/maker.

What To Include on a Social Media Contact Card

cardpile You may not always want to share a phone number, but, you will want to add some more informal ways to get in touch.

This could include:

  • Name or Nickname
  • Business name
  • Email
  • Social media handles
  • City
  • Website address
  • Blog URL
  • Tagline or note

If you plan to use social calling cards as a parent, you may also want to include children’s names on the cards. For example: “Jen Nelson: Taylor and Abby’s Mom” Take a look at some of our examples below to find inspiration and see how social contact cards can fit your lifestyle.


Crafty Creative bizcard1 These are great for makers and crafters working in the creative industry!

Savvy Small Business Owner yellownotebook As a small business owner it can be a challenge to find cards that can be both professional and personal.

Bustling Blogger foodbnlog1 For the blogger who attends meetups, conferences and events these cards are a great networking tool.

Mom-on-The-Go kidscards Mom’s love to connect and what better way to help you recall both children and parent’s names than with a stylish little calling card?

Make A Statement with Contact Cards

The best thing about social contact cards is the ability to match them to your individual style. This is where you get to have some fun and add some personality. You may want to consider creating cards to match your brand, using similar colors and fonts. Or, get creative and design a card that stands out from the traditional white business cards sitting in a pile. Add your logo, a colorful photo or monogram and you’re all set!

All Expressionery.com contact cards come in a variety of themes, colors and styles ready for you to customize. Once you’ve settled on a card design don’t forget to keep a few in your wallet for those impromptu moments when scribbling on an old receipt just won’t do.

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