Royal Celebrations

Here is my first post for the myStampBOX blog!!!
Today is the big royal wedding in England! But did you know that in the Netherlands we have a royal celebration of our own? Tomorrow is Koninginnedag (Queen’s Day) and most celebrations start tonight with Koninginnenacht (Queen’s Night)! Queen’s Day is a Dutch national holiday on which…  |  read more »

Color Combo Challenge

Hi there!
Are you up for a Color Challenge today? Sure hope so!
I thought that since the month of March hosts St. Patrick’s Day that we’d do a fun green color combo.  I know for many that this is a favorite color of yours.  I actually have a friend who’s birthday is on St. Patrick’s Day…  |  read more »

Card Sketch Challenge

Hi everyone!
I love sketches. I have a sketch pad on my desk and everything I create is sketched out first. Whether it’s a card, a layout or an altered project I will draw out some ideas and work my way from there.  I often find that creating cards helps my creativity blossom especially when I’m…  |  read more »

Keeping Track of Life

I don’t know about you but I am such a list maker and I write so many things down on my calendar. I have a few in my studio (one for keeping track of assignments & life activities), one in my kitchen with various weekly events, etc & school happenings.
I decided I wanted to create…  |  read more »

Day 11

I love decorating the dinner table for our special Christmas dinner.  However, living close by family now it seems that I don’t have to worry about it as much because we usually eat at my folks house.  However, I still wanted to make some festive place cards for the occasion.  (plus my mom loves getting…  |  read more »

Sweet Amigos

Hi there!
Today we’re going to go on a little Road Trip where travel has actually nothing to do with it!!
Are you confused yet?? Good!
I want to share with you a layout that I created using the “Road Trip” stamp set and Royal Flush. When I looked at the stamps in the Road Trip collection I…  |  read more »

Crayon Resist Technique

Hi there!!
My name is Cari and I’m thrilled to be sharing a fun technique-based tutorial with you today.  We’re going to bring out that inner child in you and have some fun with the magic of crayons! Yes! I said crayons!
I want to share with you a resist technique using crayons, stamps and stamping inks….  |  read more »

LOVING the partnership with…

Core’dinations. They sure have yummy stuff!
For my blog post todayI wanted to show you some layouts I did with our fabulous stamps and Core’dinations cardstock.
This first layout “Cute Smile” I had fun taking advantage of the different textures of the cardstocks. They are yummy. I LOVED adding the subtle butterflies in the background. To accent…  |  read more »