Come on, Summer!

It seems like, while we’ve had exceptionally warm weather in Southern Ontario this March, summer can’t get here fast enough!  So while I wait for the hot weather, I’ll keep myself warm by scrapping summery beach photos from our trip to the shore a few years ago!
I created this layout fairly quickly, using a coordinated…  |  read more »

A Charm-ing Tutorial!

Hello, all!  Sue Sykes here today and I’m going to share a tutorial that will be fun for kids, young and old (or not-so-old, in our cases, right?)
When I opened my package from Bettina, containing the new CHA stamp set, Holiday Monkey, I was so excited to see the large Sock Monkey stamp!!  I knew…  |  read more »

Colour Challenge

We’ve been blessed here in SouthWestern Ontario this winter – the weather has been unseasonably warm!
Up until this week, anyways!  Brrrrr… temperatures have dropped and already, I can’t wait until summer!
So, to warm up our spirits and brighten up our days until it arrives, I have a bright and cheery colour challenge to share with…  |  read more »

Day 2 of Christmas: Reindeer Food

Welcome to Day 2 in our 12 Days of Christmas here at myStamp Box!
Every year, I try a new recipe to give to my kids’ teachers as part of their Christmas gift – nothing like homemade treats to brighten the holidays!
This year, I found this fun recipe (shared here) for “Reindeer Food” – it’s easy enough…  |  read more »

Let’s Share!

Stamps used:  Repeat After Me; Rustic Outlines

Today, I want to share an altered clipboard that I created to display favourite photos in my studio.  It measures approximately 6″ x 9″ so it’s the perfect size to keep on my desk and just swap out the photo every so often.

Stamps used:  Repeat After Me, Rustic Outlines
This project was so quick and easy!…  |  read more »

Show & Tell

Hello, happy stampers!
Today, I want to share a canvas that I created, after reading this quote:
“Every artist was first an amateur.”  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
It felt good to get inky and painty!  It’s been so long since I’ve worked with any mixed media so I eased into it with a small 4″x4″ canvas:

I…  |  read more »

Card Box Tutorial

Hello everyone!
It’s Sue and I’m going to share a fun tutorial to make this quick and easy hostess gift.

To start, you’ll need patterned paper scraps; a sheet of coordinating cardstock (8.5 x 11 or 12 x 12); a scoring board or blade trimmer and stylus; scissors, your favourite myStamp BOX stamps; coordinating inks; punches; a…  |  read more »

Back to School!

Hello, lovely stampers!  It’s Sue here with you today, with my talented partner in crime, Ally!  And we just wanted to say that it’s the most wonderful time of the year… BACK TO SCHOOL!   (Go ahead – admit it… you have that song in your head now, don’t you? )
Ally and I have…  |  read more »

Sketch Challenge!

Hello, my happy little stampers!  Today, I’m bringing you a sketch challenge, to help motivate and inspire you:

And here is my bright, colourful take on the sketch:

Stamps used:  Mini Alphas, Wishing You Sunshine, Just Add Notes
Using the Wishing You Sunshine stamps, I stamped various cloud shapes in bright ink colours on white cardstock, embossed them…  |  read more »

Travel Journal

Hi everyone!  Sue here, and I’m excited to share a recent project that I completed!
My bestie from Saskatchewan came to visit us with her hubby and two kids, so we planned a mini-vacation to take them to see the sights of Ontario.  Because our children are close in age, we thought it would be fun…  |  read more »