A Mother’s Day Card

Hello everyone! Stephanie here, popping in with a new card featuring the wonderful Colorful Companions stamp set. With Mother’s Day right around the corner I knew I wanted to make a card for my mom … and she happens to have an obsession appreciation for butterflies, so I immediately reached for the Colorful Companions set.
There…  |  read more »

A Latte Goodness

I had fun breaking out the Enjoy Your Latte! set and pairing the set with some products from our product partner Canvas Corp. Aren’t these papers and the canvas and burlap tags perfect for the Enjoy Your Latte! set?
For this card, I put a couple of colors of tan/brown paint on a piece of chipboard,…  |  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 »

DT Feature: KISS!

Today our Design Team members are sharing projects that keep the focus on stamping – mostly just inks and papers are used. Some designers even created their own embellishments using simple stamping. Enjoy!
Flowers card by Carolyn Lontin
Wishing You Sunshine by Els Brigé

Best Friend by Jolene Johnston
Layout by Isolde Pyncket
Wishing You Sunshine by Janet Zeppa
Happy Birthday…  |  read more »

Taking inspiration from adverts

Looking through a magazine, you can find inspiration on nearly every page.  It may be the colours, the shapes, the way things are put together or just the typeface used.
Below I’ve shown a couple of adverts which caught my attention in some way and I’ll show you how I used them.

On the advert above, I…  |  read more »

Design Team: Embossed Projects

The members of our myStamp BOX Design Team have joined forces today to share projects featuring embossing of all types! Please enjoy the following stamped projects:
Bird-Day card by Jaine Drake
Heat embossing, dry embossing
One and a Half layout by Els Brigé
Heat embossing
Project details on her blog!
Fun Day layout by Jolene Johnston
Heat embossing, Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel…  |  read more »

Tea for Two

One of my favourite things to do with myStampBOX stamps is to use a technique called paper piecing.
A new stamp in my arsenal is just perfect for doing this. It’s called “Special Teas”.
The tea cup was just crying out to be paper pieced!! LOL!
Instead of just colouring in the image I stamped it 3 separate…  |  read more »

One-Layer Cards

I am known for lumpy-bumpy cards and scrapbook pages that weigh a ton. I love texture and things you can touch on my projects. But sometimes, especially on cards, these elements can get pricey when it comes time to mail them! I decided to challenge myself to use only a flat, white card base and…  |  read more »

Marbleized Stain Backgrounds

Today I’m sharing a technique for making marbleized backgrounds using Distress Stains by Tim Holtz. I received a few of these for Christmas, and especially wanted to try the new white Picket Fence stain.

1. These are the colors I used: Worn Lipstick, Picket Fence, and Barn Door. I’m ready for Valentine’s Day!

2. I squeezed the…  |  read more »

Kids Camp: Keychain Art

School’s out, and the kids are looking for something fun to do. Why not gather up your myStamp BOX stamps and make some fun keychains? Here’s what to do:

1. Die cut a piece of shrink plastic to any shape you like. Just remember to choose a larger shape than your finished project – it is…  |  read more »