Friday Show & Tell

Today’s my day to share some recent myStampBOX projects with you! I have a special scrappy pal who loves to trade goodies with me through the mail, and I made this card to tuck into her next package.

I made the card base from embossed Core’dinations cardstock, one of our preferred product partners. Honestly, I could use…  |  read more »

Tribute to Autumn

It’s now officially autumn!  Yippee! My favourite season.  A season of beautiful colours, warm days and cool nights, yummy smells and lots of fun and family events.
Today I’d like to share some fun autumn related projects I have made to both put in my scrapbooks, give as gifts and also to hang on my walls.
I…  |  read more »

I am dotty for dots…

One of my most treasured stamp sets has to be BOO. Not only do I adore the very Halloween specific images, but the solid dot is so much fun! I think I have used that more than any other stamp.
With this step by step I would like to show you how to use the solid…  |  read more »

Round and Round – Ad Challenge

I am a HUGE fan of ad challenges – somehow I feel that no other challenge will allow you as much leeway in how to interpret what you see.
And ad can evoke a colour combination, you may be taken by the font used, or some design elements…it just amazes me how many different takes you…  |  read more »

Layout Colour Challenge

Good morning and welcome to my very first challenge layout here on the my StampBOX blog.
I never really thought much of the colour orange and cringed whenever an orange piece of paper/cardstock/embellishment made its way into my craft area. But somehow I have grown to love this colour and when you team it with pink,…  |  read more »

Wednesday Challenge: Bring on the Bling

My challenge to you this week is a simple one:  Glam, Glitz, Bling, Shimmer -all those wonderful things that bring sparkle to a project.  Bring on the Bling!
On this first project, I used a fancy bling design by Zva Creative in addition to glitter.  I simply put two sided tape around the perimeter of the…  |  read more »

Wed Challenge: Let’s talk shoes

Anyone who knows me, or has read my blog, knows that I am obsessed with shoes. I am usually caught in the dilemma of wether to spend my money on shoes or on scrap supplies, but really, I think it about balances out.
Anyway, a while ago I found these pages in a German magazine: lots…  |  read more »

Sketch Challenge: Boo!

One of my favorite myStampBOX collections this fall is BOO! I have been getting a lot of use out of these clever little stamps. Today’s layout also features a sketch.

I stamped and embossed several images from BOO! with gold Zing! embossing powder. I punched out each image using a 1 1/4 circle punch to make…  |  read more »

Halloween Treats

Jonah had to bring a treat to a Halloween party last weekend and we were looking for a quick and easy project with the Boo! set.
We bought wrapped candies (they should not be more than 1″ in diameter). We started by stamping the halloween images with Versamark ink onto white and orange cardstock. Then we…  |  read more »

Winner announcement – more projects from Chrissy

Before we show you the second part of stamping with Chrissy we would love to share with you the winners for the draw of the magazine of October 13. The two names are: Nikki C. and Amanda Profumo.
Ladies, please send your addresses to bettina@mystampbox.com and go brew a nice cuppa to wait the arrival of…  |  read more »