off the wall // recycled artwork

How do you get from this……………

to this…….?

You use some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets, that’s how!!!!!!
Here’s a list of favourites that I used for this project:
Lovely Houses, Enjoy your latte!, Repeat After Me, Striped Stems, symbols, Sigh Gush Gasp, Snapshot, What’s your number?,  Border Lines, Itty Bittys, Neighborhoods, Floating Leaves & Colorful Companions.

Now I just have…  |  read more »

heading south?

When the cold Canadian-month of January comes around, my family tends to head south……..waaaaaaaay south.  We’ve holidayed in many parts of the world, and this year will be no exception.  We’re heading back to Costa Rica in a week.
So, I thought it fitting to share a couple of “vacation” layouts with you today.
Journey to Atlantis: …  |  read more »

i {heart} ornaments….and my kids

On the 3rd Day of Christmas, a stamper showed me…………..

3 GREAT KIDS……….
……..and 3 SIMPLE SNOWFLAKES.
- ornament created from mini canvas hearts by Canvas Corp.
- snowflake stamps by mSB (Let it Snow!), covered with glitter!!!
- kids photos printed on canvas paper, then machine stitched onto the canvas hearts.
(and here are some more images)

Come back tomorrow to see what’s up for…  |  read more »

i believe in you

I want to share a step-by-step with you today featuring a card I recently created.
I know, I know…………you’re thinking, “a card created by Jill”?  I realize that cards aren’t really in my comfort zone (I’m more of a layout-girl), but I promise you that you will not be disappointed.  This card is as easy as…  |  read more »

give Halloween some COLOUR

Happy (almost) Halloween all you stampers!!!
I want to share a COLOUR COMBO with you today that I used when creating my latest Halloween layout:

It’s not your traditional colour combo when it comes to Halloween — maybe, instead, you think of birthdays, the beach or the backyard pool.
Yeah……well…….I’ve mixed things up a bit and brought these…  |  read more »

what’s for lunch?

My youngest is entering Grade 2 tomorrow……yes, it’s true.  So I’ve put together a little “Back to School Lunch Kit” for her, all decorated & stamped with some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets.

I used a combination of orange and watermelon ink to stamp flowers from the Bits and Pieces stamp set around my daughter’s soup thermos.

Next…  |  read more »

Kindergarten Sharing

As August continues to bless us with beautiful blue skies & hot summer days, I am reminded that I only have a few more weeks with my kids before they are back to school.  We still need to do our annual back-to-school shopping trip to the city to pick out those supplies and funky new…  |  read more »

playing with butterflies

My daughter & I have been playing with my Colourful Companions stamp set lately.  It’s a favourite of both of our’s.  With a few creative additions, we whipped up a cute little piece of artwork.
Start with these simple supplies: 

Here are the steps:
1. Cut a piece of cardstock to fit the inside of your frame.  I cut mine…  |  read more »

Colour Challenge // bold & whimsical

Good Morning Stampers -
If anyone knows me…..they know I LOVE COLOUR!!!!!!  It’s everywhere in my home – I can’t get enough of it.   I love to decorate my home & create projects and layouts using neutral backgrounds mixed with bold colour combinations.  One of my favourite colour combinations is this one:

I am also totally inspired by home decor……in magazines, on blogs…  |  read more »

catching up

I have a confession to make:  I’m not quite done scrapping my Christmas photos yet.  So….I’ve been catching up and using some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets to help me out.
Today I want to share two of my latest creations using one of my favourite *new* mSB stamp sets (I just got it a few weeks…  |  read more »