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Monday, November 27, 2017

Cyber Monday @ Hambo Stamps!

Cyber Monday Sale! 40% discount given on ALL Hambo stamp orders, thru midnight 11/29 (Wed.). Email your order to orders@hambostamps.com, and the discount will be applied. Actual shipping costs do apply, and you will be sent a shipping quote before your order is finalized. 

Use code "CYBER" in our digi shop for the discount to automatically apply to your order.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Eye Love You

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and I am not sure if you are like me, but I have been madly trying to get my Valentine's done. For a fun, clean, simple, and adorable card, I had fun checking out all of the Love options in the Hambo Store

I needed to create a valentine for a little guy, and I didn't want to go pink and red, so...I colored up a monster with the perfect Valentine sentiment and a hearts embossing folder and EYE LOVE IT!!

Here is my card using One-eyed Monster.

How versatile is this cute (I mean scarrrry) little fella? I hope you have a wonderful Valentine's Day!!


Thursday, February 11, 2016

Valentine Flashback and a fun give-away

Today’s card is a flashback Valentine using SPY (a Hambo V-day digi)...
Hambo Spy
For this card, I created a Valentine cipher decoder (see giveaway at the end). The internal message is for the little spy with the cipher – 
  • You put the heart on a pre-assigned letter on the outer circle (in this case the heart goes on his first initial) and the letters of the code line up. 
  • The inner row is the code letter, and the outer one is the correct letter.
  • Spin it before sending so it stays "top secret".

It is really easy to make:
Step One –

  • Print out the decoder on card stock and cut out the two circles. (I wanted mine to have a little dimension so I added a piece of foam in between them.)IMG_3728
Step Two – 
  • Adhere the foam (red in this picture) to the back of the smaller circle and a piece of acetate on top of that. 
  • Adhere another piece of acetate no bigger than than the foam piece to the front of the center of the larger circle (with acetate on both sides, it will spin easily.) 
  • Can you see the shine - that's the acetate.IMG_3732
Step Three – 
  • Line up the two pieces (the lines will match up) 
  • Using a brad, attach the two pieces in the center. I used a BIG yellow brad for your reference but use whatever you want. For me it didn’t matter because I was going to cover it with my image sine that is the focal point of my card. But for a pocket decoder (the smaller one in the doc,) I may use a cool brad instead…IMG_3733
WARNING: This is an interactive card...you may not be able to stop playing with it in order to deliver it!! 


  • Do you love it like I do? If you buy the SPY image from Hambo Stamps and leave a comment below, I will send you a PDF file with the decoder. 
  • It has 2 sizes – the larger one that I used for my easel card (5″) and a smaller one that can be made and popped inside a normal card (3.25″). The smaller one doesn’t have a heart on it so you could use it for times other than Valentine’s Day. 
  • P.S If you already have SPY and want to buy another image for your Valentine, that will work too - just buy it and comment below and I'd love to know what you plan to do with it!

Happy Valentine's Day Y'all!!


  • Image: Hambo Digi Stamp called SPY
  • Paper: True Black card (PTI) White card
  • Ink: – Copics: Heart – R22, R24, R27, R29; Glasses – YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99; Gloves – W5, W7, W9; Case – C1, C3, C5, C7, C9; Skin – E00, E21, E11; Pants – E33, E35, E37, E39 (E31, E33, E35); Coat – E40, E42, E44, W00, W1, W3; Shoes – E70, E74, E77, E79; Shirt – BG45, BG49
  • Other: Cipher decoder

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Awed By Your Courage

Today's card is for a Hope You Can Cling To challenge HYCCT1503 "I Am A Warrior". It uses one of the Hambo Stamp's images I have been waiting and waiting to use - For this challenge, create something that shows strength or inspiration. You could use Native American inspiration, something camo to represent our military heroes, any symbols that invoke strength and fierceness.

This challenge was a PERFECT opportunity to pull this Camouflage Bear digi out and color it up (now I have to do it again soon because I adore it!) 
·         Image: Camouflage Bear digi by Hambo Stamps
·         Sentiment: Hope Clear Set - Paper Smooches
·         Paper: White card (PTI) Chocolate and pink (Stash), DP (Digital paper - Heroes in Pink by Happy Hearts Studio)
·         Ink: Copics - YG17, YG45, G46, RV13, RV14, RV21, E70, E71, E74, E77, E79, W1, W3, W5, W7, W9
·         Other: Basic Backdrop and Polka Dot Backdrop dies (AJVD), Circle dies (Spellbinders), Wink of Stella, and Black Glaze pen

Be sure to join the Hambo Stamps HOGtoberfest celebration! From now through October 31, 2015, mention code "HH40" when you order to receive 40% off your STAMP purchases. This applies to ALL of the stamps that we sell (rubber, clear & digi, including stamps already sale-priced). Please note that the discount does NOT apply to cling cushion, paper, or personal stamps that I've listed for sale, though these can be combined with your order of discounted stamps. We are in the process of closing the rubber portion of our store, so once the rubber designs sell out, they will no longer be available. Orders will be handled in the order in which they are received, so get your orders in fast to be sure you get the stamps that you want at this great price! (Use code "HH40" during check-out in our digi store for the discount to automatically apply to your purchase. If ordering rubber stamps or supplies, please mention the code in your emailed order.)
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