Design Team: Tasty Treats

As we gather with friends and family for holiday celebrations, many of our happiest moments focus on food. Today the members of our Design Team are sharing ideas for stamped layouts, treat bags, and other goodies for the holidays. Happy stamping!
Reindeer Food by Carolyn Lontin:

Cookie Mix Gift Jar by Jaine Drake:

Gift Box by Els Brigé:

Gift…  |  read more »

Here, Fishy Fishy!

In another week or so, one of my very best friends will return to a full-time teaching position after taking time to raise her three young boys. Her new Kindergarten classroom has an underwater theme, so I decided to make her a fun fishy box to hold anything she needs.

I stamped a strip of cardstock…  |  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 »

Origami Boxes and Stamp Set Winner

Our Design Team Showcase was well visited over the weekend. Thanks to everyone who left a comment and entered the draw for a stamp set!
But before we announce the winner of the draw I want to show some of the Origami Boxes that I did a mini class on during the Creativ Festival in Toronto…  |  read more »

Getting ready

Hello myStamp BOX fans! Are you ready for Christmas? No?? Neither am I! But I guess with it coming in something less than 65 days, we better get started!
I like to give presents. But there’s always THE problem of what to offer. Hand made gifts are always appreciated but they take some time to be made….  |  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 »

MYSTERY BOX BLOG HOP

Welcome to the myStamp BOX “Mystery Box Blog Hop”!
All of our wonderful myStamp BOX designers are joining us today to show off some inspirational BOX creativity! We have worked on the same basic kraft box and each of us has decorated hers in a different way. Check out these multiple ideas what to do with…  |  read more »

not-your-plain-old-gift-bag

Hey there Stampers,
I want to show you a quick & easy way to decorate a plain gift box and make the recipient say, “who cares what’s inside…….look at the packaging!!!!” (hahaha)

This is what you will need:  any size plain white gift box, a craft mat (or wax paper), Versa & coloured dye ink, embossing powder, a heat…  |  read more »

Blooms, Blues and Boxes!

Happy Tuesday everyone!
This month I wanted to challenge myself to share something outside of the box (no pun intended!) for me!  I have the hardest time altering items.  I’m not certain why but I guess it’s because I thoroughly enjoy creating layouts and cards.
So I was browsing through my local scrapbook store and came across…  |  read more »

On the 4th day of Christmas my true love gave to me…….

…..4 little favour boxes to hold a few sweets.

I love to really go to town on the table decorations for Christmas dinner and always include a little gift of some sort in every place setting.   This year I’ve decided to make these little pyramid boxes using a template found on the Stampington and company web…  |  read more »