Christmas Mini Canvas Ornaments

Here are two quick ornaments featuring one inch canvases from Canvas Corp and stamps from myStampBOX. The ornament on the left was heat embossed using stamps from Winter Flakes. Red Adirondack spray ink, Stickles, and green gems completed the ornament.
The ornament on the right was left its original canvas color. I stamped the edge…  |  read more »

Project Pick Me Up

A few years ago my friend purchased some decorated wood letters from a craft fair. One of the letters was decorated with basic patterned paper and a few flowers cut from coordinating paper. Over the years my friend has grown tired of its simple design and asked me to spruce it up. Today’s project shows…  |  read more »

Some water, please!

Hello myStamp BOX readers! Are you hot? Are you craving water? Here in Switzerland, since February, we’re having unusually hot weather. Everybody and everything is thirsty!!! So here we go, I bring you a technique that’s using some water! For your project you’ll need watercolor paper, dye inks, water (no kidding! ), eventually…  |  read more »

Easter Showcase

Spring and Easter are finally here and this weekend we are into pastel colours!
For most of us it was a challenge to work with these subtle hues, but the end products are all spectacular! Get inspired to leave your regular colour range and try out a new and different palette.

Marsha Valk stamped and embossed on…  |  read more »

Stamps and Sketches Rock!

Howdy everyone!  It’s Wednesday so that means that I have a challenge for you today.
This week I’m challenging you to use this sketch:

Don’t forget… a sketch is just a starting point so the sky’s the limit in how it inspires you!  You can even use it for a layout.  Try stretching it or center it…  |  read more »

Upside down stamping

Hi everyone! It’s Agata again! Today I want to show you that you can stamp with ALL sides of our stamps!
First, mount a stamp of your choice the wrong side up on your acrylic mount.
Then, ink this wrong side with the ink of your choice and stamp. I used a chalk ink on…  |  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 »

On the 9th Day of Christmas…

On the 9th day of Christmas…
I wanted to make a quick and easy item for my son’s teacher to have on her desk but I wanted to think outside of the box.   So I decided to recover a box of Kleenex and make it fun and colourful for his Kindergarten class to enjoy for…  |  read more »

Stitched Leaves

I love to use hand or machine stitching on my projects. Sewing adds so much interest to creative work.
Last week I made this layout and stamped three leaves from the “Floating Leaves” set on white cardstock. I used yellow, red and green inks. Then I poked around the leaves to make the stitching easier and…  |  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 »