Tasty Treat

I love to find different ways to use stamps. For my February calendar page I made an ice cream cone out of some flower and Christmas tree stamps.
The ice cream is made from using the back of a couple of the Abundant Blossoms flower stamps. The cone portion uses an upside down O Christmas Tree!…  |  read more »

catching up

I have a confession to make:  I’m not quite done scrapping my Christmas photos yet.  So….I’ve been catching up and using some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets to help me out.
Today I want to share two of my latest creations using one of my favourite *new* mSB stamp sets (I just got it a few weeks…  |  read more »

Day 11

I love decorating the dinner table for our special Christmas dinner.  However, living close by family now it seems that I don’t have to worry about it as much because we usually eat at my folks house.  However, I still wanted to make some festive place cards for the occasion.  (plus my mom loves getting…  |  read more »

On the 9th Day of Christmas…

On the 9th day of Christmas…
I wanted to make a quick and easy item for my son’s teacher to have on her desk but I wanted to think outside of the box.   So I decided to recover a box of Kleenex and make it fun and colourful for his Kindergarten class to enjoy for…  |  read more »

Frame It!

Happy Wednesday everyone!
One of my favourite things to create is cards with something visually eye catching and different.  You know… something that makes them stand out.  That could be something with sparkle, something with dimension but I love making cards with frames!
So today I’m going to show you a few cards that I’ve made using…  |  read more »

LO inspired by the MSB blog!

Hi everyone! Today I wanted to share with you a LO I did inspired by a post here  at the myStampBox blog. Remember Agata’s post??? She challenged you to look at your stamps in a different way and that’s exactly what I tried to do on this LO.

This is a 2 picture LO. The other…  |  read more »

Fun and easy gift-tags

Guess you are all busy getting ready for Christmas, baking, making, decorating, wrapping presents and making cards and gift-tags.
I’ve made some fun and easy gift-tags using my “O Christmas tree” stamp set, and I just wanted share a couple of  fast and versatile techniques with you.

I’ve used two different techniques. One with embossing and spray ink, and one, I’ll show…  |  read more »

Watermark Ink with Pearl Ex Powders

Earlier this month design team member Marci shared a tutorial for using watermark ink with Perfect Pearls to make your own background paper. Today I’ll also be sharing a fun technique for watermark ink, this time using Pearl Ex powders. Pearl Ex powders are extremely fine pigment powders with a metallic finish that look striking…  |  read more »

O Christmas.. now?

Christmas is my favorite crafting season. I can make Christmas cards all year long! I love all the greens and reds everywhere. Today I am showing you 3 quick and easy cards that utilizes the same color scheme and stamps featuring O Christmas Tree.
I went for a distressed look here. The snow is created with…  |  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 »