A Compendium of Curiosities 2 Challenge Begins!

Techinique 1: Custom Foam Stamps
A Compendium of Curiosities Volume 2, page 66

Happy Friday everyone, and a huge WELCOME! I’ve been looking forward to this day for a long time… in fact, since the day we completed the Compendium of Curiosities 1 Challenge, and I’m delighted to share this journey through Tim Holtz’s latest book with all of you!

We’re starting off with a fun and simple technique, Custom Foam Stamps, which you’ll find of page 66 of  Compendium, Vol. 2. If you haven’t gotten your copy yet, there are plenty available from Tim, who will kindly autograph it for you. Visit his site to place your order.

We have an awesome sponsor to help us kick things off…

Simon Says Stamp
Simon Says Stamp, will give a $25 gift certificate to one randomly-chosen participant in this week’s challenge! The winner will be announced at their blog soon after the challenge closes.


How to Play Along At Home:

To participate in CC2C #1, and be eligible to win the Simon Says Stamp shopping spree, create your own work of art using the Custom Foam Stamps technique on page 66,  and link it to this blog using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. You’re in the running as long as you honor these simple rules: 

Follow the technique as it’s written in A Compendium of Curiosities 2 (adding your own special flair, of course!), and clearly state that the technique comes from Tim’s book 

Include a link to this post in your blog post (or photo description if you’re linking from an online photo-sharing site). 

Also include a link to our sponsor, www.simonsaysstamp.com 

Out of respect to Tim, please don’t post the technique instructions on your blog! Any entries that don’t follow this rule will be unlinked. 

Please see the CC2C FAQ here for more information.


I am SO excited to see what you create with Custom Foam Stamps. Have a blast getting inky, everyone!
Twitter hashtag, for those who tweet: #CC2C