You’re in my Thoughts

I have a new card to share using Abundant Blossoms and Lines of Life.
I heat embossed the flowers center with yellow embossing powder for something a little different. The patterned papers are by Studio G, flower by Petaloo and the die cut by Design Objectives.
Thanks
Cindy

Trend Spotting with myStamp BOX!

Howdy all!  Happy Monday!
Please check our blog tomorrow for the winners of last week’s contests!!!
Today we’re going to talk about TRENDS!  The crafting world has many trends or fads but two of the most popular trends right now are…
HEXAGONS & WASHI TAPE!
Hexagons are ‘all that’ in the crafting world and myStamp BOX has the PERFECT…  |  read more »

Card sketch

Sketches are a great way to get started on your project – they are even better when you can tweak them a little bit to make the sketch your own.  Here I found a great sketch over at Clean & Simple Stamping Blog.

For my card I used myStamp Box – Backgrounds Stamp, myStamp Box –…  |  read more »

Happy Birthday – Masculine Style!

Happy June everyone! Today I’m going to showcase a variety of fun and whimsical masculine birthday cards with you.
Let’s start with the younger crowd. Whenever of I think of little boys, I think fun characters so I created a whimsical birthday card using our adorable “Holiday Monkey” stamp set.
Sock Monkey Birthday

I kept this card…  |  read more »

Card Sketch

Today I have a card sketch from Becky Fleck at Pagemaps.com.  In most cases I don’t stick quite so rigidly to a sketch, but when I saw this one I knew the exact myStamp BOX sets I wanted to use.

Here’s what I made:

A friend of mine was shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of…  |  read more »

playing with butterflies

My daughter & I have been playing with my Colourful Companions stamp set lately.  It’s a favourite of both of our’s.  With a few creative additions, we whipped up a cute little piece of artwork.
Start with these simple supplies: 

Here are the steps:
1. Cut a piece of cardstock to fit the inside of your frame.  I cut mine…  |  read more »

Gift Wrapping Kit

Hi everyone, welcome to another 12 Days of Christmas here at the myStampBOX blog! Today I’ll show you a gift wrapping kit made with several Christmas stamps.
Here’s the kit closed. I made the box with kraft paper and the lid with acetate. I used different embellishments and twine to close it and give it a…  |  read more »

gift tags gone crazy

Ever find yourself trying to step out of your box when it comes to creating something new?
I recently found that out — the hard way.   I got half-way through this project and thought…….am I crazy?!?  This is SOOOOOO out of my league.
I wanted to create some gift tags (not specifically for the holiday season), but…  |  read more »

Show and Tell Friday!

Last month I received a whole bunch of new stamp sets from Bettina and they were so cute I just had to use them straight away!!!
With the stamp sets “Review Time”

and “Mini Alpha Small Box”

I created this layout about my son’s book party at school!

some details:

And with this set “Lines of Life”

I created this birthday card:

I…  |  read more »

Perfect Pockets!

Happy Wednesday!
This week’s challenge is all about pretty pockets!  Yup… I want to see some use of a pocket on your creation.
To get you started, I thought I would show you a few ways to use or create a pocket on your layouts or cards.
Sweet Treat

Stamps sets used: Let It Snow, Mention It!, Symbols.
First off,…  |  read more »