Taking inspiration from adverts

Looking through a magazine, you can find inspiration on nearly every page.  It may be the colours, the shapes, the way things are put together or just the typeface used.
Below I’ve shown a couple of adverts which caught my attention in some way and I’ll show you how I used them.

On the advert above, I…  |  read more »

Challenge day

Hi everyone,
It’s me again, Isolde! I’m here with a new challenge for you. I love things clean & simple so here is my challenge: KEEP IT SIMPLE! Just use cardstock + 1 picture + title. That’s all.
This is what I came up with. I used the first picture I took…  |  read more »

Tape Challenge

Here’s something I learned a couple of weeks ago, while working on an article about old(er) stash: Don’t save your precious stash for that ’special project’. Because you know what? You will put it in a safe place, pet it every now and then and eventually… forget all about it. Or, even worse: it will…  |  read more »

off the wall // recycled artwork

How do you get from this……………

to this…….?

You use some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets, that’s how!!!!!!
Here’s a list of favourites that I used for this project:
Lovely Houses, Enjoy your latte!, Repeat After Me, Striped Stems, symbols, Sigh Gush Gasp, Snapshot, What’s your number?,  Border Lines, Itty Bittys, Neighborhoods, Floating Leaves & Colorful Companions.

Now I just have…  |  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 »

A little Itty Bitty can go a long way

Don’t you just love those myStampBOX Itty Bittys?! I know I do! That’s why I decided to show you a few cards I created with this fun and versatile set of small square stamps!
Itty Bitty images are perfect for colouring with your favourite markers or (watercolour) pencils:

And some of the Itty Bittys, like the woodgrain,…  |  read more »

Challenge Day

Hi everyone,
It’s wednesday so that means I have a challenge for you. Last week, I was looking on Pintrest when I saw this beautiful print

I fell in love with the colours and wanted to create a layout with it. This is the result.

I used the stamp set Itty Bittys for the little dots…  |  read more »

Colourful canvas

Sometimes you just need to create for the sake of creating. I have an art journal that I use for this purpose, but I haven’t cracked it open for quite some time now. I was really beginning to feel a need to play with inks, paints and Glimmer Mists, so I decided that it would…  |  read more »

Project Day – We <3 the sea

Happy Tuesday everyone,
It’s me again, Isolde! This is my second post for this wonderful blog. It’s Project Day so I wanted to show you a layout I made last weekend. My bf and I love to take the car on a Sunday evening and drive to the coast for a long walk….  |  read more »

give Halloween some COLOUR

Happy (almost) Halloween all you stampers!!!
I want to share a COLOUR COMBO with you today that I used when creating my latest Halloween layout:

It’s not your traditional colour combo when it comes to Halloween — maybe, instead, you think of birthdays, the beach or the backyard pool.
Yeah……well…….I’ve mixed things up a bit and brought these…  |  read more »