Challenge Day: Krafty Kicks

Back in the day, kraft was simply the color of unloved grocery sacks. Now it’s the hottest neutral in the scrap world! Today my card features the color “kraft” in all its glory.
I started with a piece of paper from Tim Holtz’s Resist Kraft Stash notepad and clear-embossed the dots using the myStampBOX Backgrounds set…  |  read more »

Team project by Jaine and Birgit

Birgit and I share a couple of  interests  in common when it comes to crafting. We both like art journaling and like to use  old book pages in our work.  For our team project we decided therefore  to work with these two ideas as our inspiration. Our styles are quite different so I’m hoping you’ll find lots…  |  read more »

Get Dirty!

I’m lucky enough to be the only female in our little family of 3 so I tend to make a lot of masculine layouts.  Since Father’s Day is only a few days away, I thought I’d share a few masculine layouts with you today.

For this layout I began by using some patterned papers from…  |  read more »

catching up

I have a confession to make:  I’m not quite done scrapping my Christmas photos yet.  So….I’ve been catching up and using some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets to help me out.
Today I want to share two of my latest creations using one of my favourite *new* mSB stamp sets (I just got it a few weeks…  |  read more »

Double Take

Hey there Stampers!!  Maryfrances & Jill here.
We both agree that the greatest inspiration in this business comes from the talented people we surround ourselves with.  So……we decided to send each other some project images a few weeks ago to get our creative wheels turning ……….. and to draw inspiration from each other.
We each came up with a…  |  read more »

Sketch Challenge: Layout or Card

So, here is a fun challenge for you!  You can either make a card or layout…I made one of each to give you some inspiration.  I love Page Maps Sketches so I thought it would be fun to choose one for todays challenge.
Take a look at my sketch…

I used some of my favorite stamps from…  |  read more »

Masking 101

Hello fellow stamp lovers!  Ally here! Today I’d like to teach you a few fun ways to MASK.
What’s masking you ask? Well in art, masking is using materials to protect areas from change.  In other words you cover one area to avoid changing it by applying something over top of it.
Today I’m going to show…  |  read more »

Go WILD with Stamps!

There is nothing better than just experimenting when it comes to stamping.  I just love sitting down and letting the photos I wish to scrap “talk to me” and lend me to using all kinds of cool stamps… especially maybe not in the way they were intended.
Here’s a layout I created showcasing my son and…  |  read more »

New stamp set – showcase and give-away: Backgrounds

It’s the 3rd day here at CHA and we are soo busy showing off our new stamp sets. I hope you have been following us on Facebook to see what is going on at our booth (#4227, Kentia Hall).
Today we are featuring one of our new stamp sets: Backgrounds

This set features 2 big background stamps,…  |  read more »