Inspired by a Friend

I recently reconnected with a dear crafting friend named Lauren and had a ball going through her blog and Etsy shop, both of which are packed with inspiration. Today I’m sharing a card I made based on one of Lauren’s mini album designs.

Lauren’s mini album had a vintage black and white airplane photo with colorful…  |  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 »

Back to School!

Hello, lovely stampers!  It’s Sue here with you today, with my talented partner in crime, Ally!  And we just wanted to say that it’s the most wonderful time of the year… BACK TO SCHOOL!   (Go ahead – admit it… you have that song in your head now, don’t you? )
Ally and I have…  |  read more »

Partner Project #2: Art Inspiration

Welcome to Day #2 of our partner projects at myStampBOX. Today we teamed up to create projects using the Pennants set of stamps and this photo as inspiration:

Stephanie’s take: Using the photo as inspiration, I pulled out some very busy vibrant papers.  My original plan was to use the orange cardstock as my card base, but…  |  read more »

Let’s hop on the BANNER BANDWAGON!

Hello Everyone!! Tina here!
I know you’ve seen them!!! Banners here, banners there, lots of banners everywhere!!! So why not on the My Stamp Box Blog!!?? Today we will see how much fun it can be to use stamps to create your banners!!
For this layout, I chose to use the MSB LETTERBOXES set.

It was so simple!…  |  read more »

Wed Challenge: I’ve got the Music in me!

Happy Wednesday!!
If you were to walk into my house on any day of the week, there is one thing you would always find… music playing! In my vehicle?… Music playing! So it is no wonder that music is one of my greatest scrappy inspirations! So that is what I have decided to use for my…  |  read more »

Using multiple alphas on one project

Trace Geworsky
I see a lot of layouts that include a mixture of alpha stickers or rubons for the title, but it never occured to me that it would be just as easy to use different alpha stamp sets as well.
I made 3 layouts all using the same 3 stamp sets on each layout….lots of dots, letterboxes…  |  read more »

Clear resist pad and glossy paper samples

Trace Geworsky
While walking into my lss, their new shipment of glossy cardstock, and the clear resist pad (Ranger) caught my eye.
I thought..well how hard can it really be to figure out? Well aparently for me, it was quite hard!!! LOL I am going to be totally honest when I say that all the ideas I…  |  read more »

Hey, Cut It Out!

Sometimes I get so excited playing with colored pencils and fun ink techniques that I forget about two very easy ways to use stamps: hand cutting and punching. I used a small circle punch with images from the Seal It stamps and adhered them with pop dots. I also handcut the Letterboxes title letters for…  |  read more »