Wish Tag

I love having simple cards or tags on hand for birthdays – here I made a fun boyish tag to tie to a gift bag. I mixed several stamp sets to create this tag – Holiday Monkey, Backgrounds, Repeat After Me, and Oval Office -small box.

Thanks for stoppin’ by!
~Carolyn

Product Partner: Clearsnap Friday

This weekend we are hosting a product partner swap with our friends at Clearsnap. We are so excited to trade products with the Clearsnap Design Team and showcase them in fun ways with our own. Here are today’s projects from the myStamp BOX team!

The classic color combo of browns, greens, and blues…  |  read more »

Tag … You’re it!

Tags are really popular and super fun!  They also let you get down and dirty with your inks and distressing tools for a great addition to a gift bag or even on a card front!
This first tag features myStamp Box Backgrounds Stamp Set, Warm Tweets Stamp Set, Holiday Monkey Stamp Set (presents) and the BRAND…  |  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 »

Inspired by a Friend

I recently reconnected with a dear crafting friend named Lauren and had a ball going through her blog and Etsy shop, both of which are packed with inspiration. Today I’m sharing a card I made based on one of Lauren’s mini album designs.

Lauren’s mini album had a vintage black and white airplane photo with colorful…  |  read more »

Stamps and Washi Tape

You may have noticed that a lot of crafters are joining the Washi Tape craze. Well I thought I would show you how you can use your stamps to make your own Washi tape.

First off you will need to get some medical tape. You can get this at your local pharmacy. You will want the…  |  read more »

Card sketch

Sketches are a great way to get started on your project – they are even better when you can tweak them a little bit to make the sketch your own.  Here I found a great sketch over at Clean & Simple Stamping Blog.

For my card I used myStamp Box – Backgrounds Stamp, myStamp Box –…  |  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 »

Blue and Purple – Color Showcase

Here at myStamp BOX we are always up for a good challenge! Our Design Team like to try out new color combinations and for this month we have come up with a beautiful one: blue and/or purple!
Here is what everyone made of it:
by Isolde Pyncket

by Agata Pfister, a simple and elegant card
by Janet Zeppa paired…  |  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 »