More from Brenda

Brenda has more projects up her sleeve. Last week she made some pretty cards, this week you will see a beautiful gift bag and layout. The gift bag can be done in many different colour schemes and adjusted to different occasions.
Welcome to the neighborhood gift bag:
“Gift bags are easy to dress up when you need…  |  read more »

Meet guest designer Brenda Weaver!

Hi everyone, it’s time to meet our first guest designer this term, Brenda Weaver from Robesonia, PA. Brenda worked with one of our favourite sets “Neighborhoods” and shows us the way. She let’s those stamps shine. But see for yourself. Here is a little bit about Brenda:
Hi! I’m Brenda Weaver from Robesonia, PA. My husband…  |  read more »

Layering stamped images

Trace Geworsky
I love working with stamps, and when I spend a certain amount on a set, I want to make sure that I use it as often as possible, but without always looking the same on every project.
One technique I enjoy, but don’t often take the time to do when working on something, is layering…  |  read more »

Family Favorites Gift Set

Today I’m excited to share this fun gift set called Family Favorites. It was accepted for publication in the December 2009 issue of Crafts ‘n Things magazine and is on newsstands now! I used one of my very favorite sets of mystampBOX stamps called Neighborhoods to create this embellished cookie mix jar and matching card….  |  read more »

Go green

Hi all.
I love to recycle and reuse things and make it useful on my scrapbooking and cards.  I recently came across a great idea over at Cards blog.  They challenged their readers to use the packages the scrapstash comes in, to make cute gift-cards/boxes.
I grabbed the idea, my favourite my Stamp BOX stamps, some patternd…  |  read more »

Stamping on Metal

Trace Geworsky
I have a huge pile of leftover metal in my scrap room that I just didn’t know what to do with.  I had used some as front and back covers for mini albums, but wanted to try something different with them so I decided to use them to make a card.

Supplies needed:
2 pieces of…  |  read more »

Show & Tell: Skylines & Sentiments

For today, I wanted to showcase some skylines and sentiments for some fun cards!
So I grabbed my Neighborhoods stamp set and my newest stamp set, Oval Office!   Here is what I came up with….
Little Red Barn Greetings

I used the barn skyline from the Neighborhoods set and the “hello” greeting from the Oval Office set for…  |  read more »

Stamping on Ribbon

Ribbon can make an interesting stamping medium on your cards and layouts. From adding an extra dimension to increasing visual interest…the sky is the limit.
On the card below, I stamped the word “heartfelt” on the green ribbon using the Many, Many Thanks Set. The dragonfly stamp is from the Garden Sketches set.
On this card I…  |  read more »


When I sat down and created these, I thought about how diverse the design team is.  The new Neighborhoods stamp set is perfect and appropriate to say “hello” to everyone, wherever you are!
So, “greetings from here to there”!

I spoke to my sister 2 days ago and she informed me that she finally found a buyer…  |  read more »