Happy 4th Birthday Card

Happy Monday!
Most of my family’s birthday fall in February so I always need to get a head start on birthday cards! The first birthday up after mine, is my nephew’s on Feb 2nd.  He will be 4 years old and he loves the color green.  For his birthday card, I used myStamp Box Birthday Numbers…  |  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 »

BOO! to you

Last post here at myStampBOX before Halloween! I’m sure everyone is scrambling to lay finishing touches on Halloween costumes, home decoration or – like me – go out and get trick or treat candy. I finally clued in a few years ago that it’s not smart to have it in the house for more than…  |  read more »

Autumn Thanks

The kids are settling back into their school routines, and soon enough you’ll need a special card to thank a teacher or coach who really made a difference. Here’s an easy card full of rich ink techniques to tell someone thanks.

1.  Choose your favorite fall shades of Tim Holtz Distress ink and apply to an office supply…  |  read more »

Watercolor Resist

Here’s a fun technique to try! Create an embossed resist background using watercolor paints. Here are the supplies you’ll need:

your favorite my Stamp BOX stamps
Versamark Watermark ink or any embossing ink
white embossing powder
watercolor paper and paints (palette, pencils, crayons)
fine point marker or pen

1. Stamp your images using embossing ink. I used the Birthday Numbers set…  |  read more »

A simple list album

Cover

I know the Birthday Numbers stamps lend themselves perfectly to all types of Birthday cards and layouts…but I chose, for this project to use the cool outlined digits to number the photos in my Photo-a-Day album for January ‘o9.  I stamped them on white cardstock, coloured them in with Copics and cut them out with…  |  read more »