Be-LEAF It or Not… it’s Autumn!!

Howdy all!  As it’s September 26th today, we have now ushered in the season of AUTUMN!  My favourite time of year.  There is nothing like cool autumn evenings and beautiful fall foliage.
So in honour of the beginning of autumn, I thought I would showcase a series of cards using LEAVES within their designs!  So today…  |  read more »

From This… into That!

Hello everyone!  Ally here! There is only a few more days left to bask in the glory of summer before the kids go back to school.  I hope you enjoy your last few days.
Today I’m going to share a simple min album.  I used one of the fabulous NEW myStamp BOX Chipboard “Cloud” Albums.  These…  |  read more »

Trend Spotting with myStamp BOX!

Howdy all!  Happy Monday!
Please check our blog tomorrow for the winners of last week’s contests!!!
Today we’re going to talk about TRENDS!  The crafting world has many trends or fads but two of the most popular trends right now are…
HEXAGONS & WASHI TAPE!
Hexagons are ‘all that’ in the crafting world and myStamp BOX has the PERFECT…  |  read more »

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Howdy all!  Ally here! As crafters we all collect crafting supplies that contain some kind of packaging.  Some packaging remains with the product we buy until it’s all used up and then others can be re-purposed and used again right away upon opening it.
Today I’m going to show you a quick way to reuse a…  |  read more »

Summer Rules!

Howdy all!  Happy Tuesday!
As summer slowly winds down, I love to look back on all the fun things we’ve done during the summer.  One of my most favourite summer activities for me and my family includes camping!  So I thought I share a layout featuring photos from my son’s “birthday” camping trip from July of…  |  read more »

Just the Facts Please!

Howdy everyone!  Happy Tuesday! Today I’m going to show you a super quick and easy mini album that you can put together in an hour.
The album I made to showcase today is made using some simple tags.  I designed these tags using my die cutting machine software and then cut out patterned paper covers.
The Facts…  |  read more »

Get Dirty!

I’m lucky enough to be the only female in our little family of 3 so I tend to make a lot of masculine layouts.  Since Father’s Day is only a few days away, I thought I’d share a few masculine layouts with you today.
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For this layout I began by using some patterned papers from…  |  read more »

Love… with Pockets!

Hello everyone!  Ally here! And today I’m going to share a quick tutorial on a mini pocket album.
For this mini album, I started with a raw chipboard album by Maya Road called the “Love Word Album”.  I then adapted it and made it my own and that’s what I’m going to share with you now. …  |  read more »

Stamps and Sketches Rock!

Howdy everyone!  It’s Wednesday so that means that I have a challenge for you today.
This week I’m challenging you to use this sketch:

Don’t forget… a sketch is just a starting point so the sky’s the limit in how it inspires you!  You can even use it for a layout.  Try stretching it or center it…  |  read more »

Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!
For the remainder of March, all of our Design Team members have been paired up to create inspirational projects to share with you!  Stay tuned to the blog for LOTS of great inspiration.
Since today is St. Patty’s Day, we thought we would bring you some Irish inspiration.
Melissa has created this fun…  |  read more »