Twelve Days of Christmas! Day 1

One of the best times of the year is the time leading up to Christmas, when we get to light candles, bake cookies and keep many secrets. As a kid I always have had an advent calendar, made by my grandmother. It was mostly filled with sweets.
Our boys still enjoy their calendars and don’t seem…  |  read more »

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Howdy all!  Ally here! As crafters we all collect crafting supplies that contain some kind of packaging.  Some packaging remains with the product we buy until it’s all used up and then others can be re-purposed and used again right away upon opening it.
Today I’m going to show you a quick way to reuse a…  |  read more »

Watercolour and Faux Batik background.

This has to be one of my favourite background techniques to do and every time I do it, I get excited.
The finished effect is so cool and looks like a work of pure art.

Firstly, for this technique to work well,  I used watercolour card, the smooth kind but you can use any white card as long…  |  read more »

Kitchen vs. scrapbooking

Hello everyone! If you’re a SAHM like me, you spend quite some time in the kitchen. And while in there, let’s be honest, you’d rather be at your scrap table! But when this is not possible, the only thing to do is to think about some projects you’re so eager to work on!!! The challenge…  |  read more »

Pattern Paper Tutorial

Hi All,
I have a fun and easy tutorial for you today.  Grab some of your favorite myStamp Box stamps, some ink and paper and lets get going.
Making pattern paper from your stamps is a super easy technique and one that really does not take very long to work up.  You can make your designs as…  |  read more »

No Patterned Paper Challenge

Hi everyone! Welcome to the myStampBOX blog!
I think my favorite scrapbooking supply is paper, specially patterned paper. I love the colors, the designs and I love to cut it to create my own embellishments. Today I wanted to challenge you to create a project using only cardstock, no patterned paper,  embellishments , alphas, etc… only…  |  read more »

Color Challenge: Monochromatic

Here’s a fun color challenge – choose a color and stick with it! Vary the shades from the palest hue to the darkest tone in that color family. Add texture to your project to make it more interesting. Choose finishes that are smooth and shiny, soft and fuzzy or just plain lumpy bumpy! Here’s what…  |  read more »

Christmas Cards with Carisa

Card 1:
As soon as I saw this stamp set I knew I wanted to paper piece these gorgeous ornaments & make a CAS card. I love twine and used it to hang the ornaments that I popped up on the card. I stamped the sentiment in the bottom corner & then created a simple frame…  |  read more »

Guest Designer Carisa Zglobicki

Just a quick announcement before we get to this month’s guest designer. The winner for the Christmas draw is: Lee-Anne Thornton
Okotoks, Alberta! Congrats Lee-Anne! Please e-mail your details and address to and we will send you a HoHoHo! stamps set! Thanks to everyone who participated!
Our guest designers are so very inspirational, they bring great…  |  read more »

12 Days of Christmas

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me…..some super cute bookmarks to share with thee!
Check out these bookmarks I created using the Deck the Halls and Ho Ho Ho stamp set.

Love the Santa in the Ho Ho Ho set.  He is so easy to color in and glitter up.  I even…  |  read more »