Junk Journal

I’ve been thinking for quite some time now about making a journal totally from junk.  Junk mail, envelopes, packaging, just about anything goes and as most of us know there’s alot of very pretty packaging out there.  I have a chest of drawers in my craft room full of it.  In fact I’ve become so…  |  read more »

Blue and Purple – Color Showcase

Here at myStamp BOX we are always up for a good challenge! Our Design Team like to try out new color combinations and for this month we have come up with a beautiful one: blue and/or purple!
Here is what everyone made of it:
by Isolde Pyncket

by Agata Pfister, a simple and elegant card
by Janet Zeppa paired…  |  read more »

Papier Maché embellishments.

Do you love to run your fingers over a project and feel the textures?  Touch is just as important a sense as sight and a project with a 3d embellishment on it just begs to be stroked. 
Stamps can be wonderful for adding texture by adding embossing powders, stamping into something like clay or UTEE but…  |  read more »

Cut, stamp and colour, it’s that simple.

I’m a big die cutting fan and own 2 cutting machines, one manual and the other electronic (how greedy is that?). 
It’s all very well being able to cut your favourite shapes from patterned paper but with all the stash in the world, there’ll still be times when you won’t have the right colour or pattern…  |  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 »

PK Glitz Blog Hop

Welcome to our Bunny Blog Hop! Today we are blog hopping with PK Glitz, our partner company this Spring.
If you want to start this blog hop at the beginning, visit “PK GLITZ’s BLOG” first and follow the instructions posted there. It is the starting point of your fun “hopping” activity! Be sure to click…  |  read more »

It’s All About Interaction!

In my mind, there is nothing better than cool, interactive cards!  With Spring now official here, I thought I would share some Spring inspired cards with you today.
Let’s start with a fun flower pot card.  Here are the dimensions of the pieces of cardstock you will need to create this card:

9 x 3 1/2 –…  |  read more »

Let’s Talk Birthdays!

We have had a lot of birthdays in the last few months for the members of the myStampBOX design team.  Cherie had a little boy in mid December, Mason and Tracey just had a little girl at the end of February, Daphne.  Congrats to Cherie and Tracey and their families!
So in honour of all the…  |  read more »

Grab that Glitter!

Happy Thursday everyone!
Today I want to show you an easy way to use glitter.  Yup… you know.  All those little tiny bottles of wonderful and super clingy glitters we all hide in our scrappy stash!
So grab your stamps and glitter and come play along with me today!
I started off by stamping a few flower images…  |  read more »

Raid Your Kids’ Craft Tools!

Today I’m going to show you a fun and easy technique using a white crayon.   Yes… a simple white crayon from your kid’s crayon carton!  This simple and easy technique is called a white crayon resist.
Step One:

Stamp the images you want to highlight.  For this card I used the two small flowers from the Garden…  |  read more »