Cards with myStampBOX and Gelatos

I have had some gelatos lying around my craft room but have never really done anything with them. I decided to pull them out with some myStampBOX stamps and get messy.  All the cards started with this basic technique: rub the gelato on a nonstick mat, spray with water and blend with your finger, then…  |  read more »

It’s Sketch Time!

Happy Memorial Day Weekend to all of our Canadian friends today! Thankfully the sun is shining here in South East BC today and it feels a lot like Spring.
Today I’d like to share a fun sketch with you. I designed a frame like page effect for you…  |  read more »

Happy St. Patty’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone!
For the remainder of March, all of our Design Team members have been paired up to create inspirational projects to share with you!  Stay tuned to the blog for LOTS of great inspiration.
Since today is St. Patty’s Day, we thought we would bring you some Irish inspiration.
Melissa has created this fun…  |  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 »

Blooms, Blues and Boxes!

Happy Tuesday everyone!
This month I wanted to challenge myself to share something outside of the box (no pun intended!) for me!  I have the hardest time altering items.  I’m not certain why but I guess it’s because I thoroughly enjoy creating layouts and cards.
So I was browsing through my local scrapbook store and came across…  |  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 »