Pattern Inspiration

It’s easy to be inspired – color and patterns are everywhere!

This spring I particularly loved the Bold Bloom print from Thirty-One Gifts and decided to recreate the feel using stamps from myStamp BOX. My stamped version of this print is a bit more airy with lighter pink, but the colors are definitely a combination I…  |  read more »

Wish Tag

I love having simple cards or tags on hand for birthdays – here I made a fun boyish tag to tie to a gift bag. I mixed several stamp sets to create this tag – Holiday Monkey, Backgrounds, Repeat After Me, and Oval Office -small box.

Thanks for stoppin’ by!
~Carolyn

Birthday Show & Tell

Today I’m sharing a birthday card that I made for my crafty pal, Cheryl. She loves all things purple, so it was an easy choice when pulling ink colors together with myStampBOX stamps.

I started by stamping many images from Funky Circles using three colors of Tim Holtz Distress Inks on plain white cardstock. It was…  |  read more »

Just the Facts Please!

Howdy everyone!  Happy Tuesday! Today I’m going to show you a super quick and easy mini album that you can put together in an hour.
The album I made to showcase today is made using some simple tags.  I designed these tags using my die cutting machine software and then cut out patterned paper covers.
The Facts…  |  read more »

Stamps and Sketches Rock!

Howdy everyone!  It’s Wednesday so that means that I have a challenge for you today.
This week I’m challenging you to use this sketch:

Don’t forget… a sketch is just a starting point so the sky’s the limit in how it inspires you!  You can even use it for a layout.  Try stretching it or center it…  |  read more »

Backgrounds Showcase

Not everyone wants to take the spotlight. Some people like to hang back and join while others organize and direct. The same is true for stamps. There are the ones that need the spotlight and there are the quieter ones that bring out the best in others. We call these background stamps. While there are…  |  read more »

Pair Up Project with Jaine & Cari

Hi there!
We’re thrilled to be sharing some fun projects with you today.  We tried to think of different products to use our stamps on because normally we stamp on paper.  So we, Jaine and I (Cari) gave ourselves the challenge of stamping on anything BUT PAPER. I admit it was a bit difficult trying to…  |  read more »

It’s All About Interaction!

In my mind, there is nothing better than cool, interactive cards!  With Spring now official here, I thought I would share some Spring inspired cards with you today.
Let’s start with a fun flower pot card.  Here are the dimensions of the pieces of cardstock you will need to create this card:

9 x 3 1/2 –…  |  read more »

Let’s Talk Birthdays!

We have had a lot of birthdays in the last few months for the members of the myStampBOX design team.  Cherie had a little boy in mid December, Mason and Tracey just had a little girl at the end of February, Daphne.  Congrats to Cherie and Tracey and their families!
So in honour of all the…  |  read more »

Grab that Glitter!

Happy Thursday everyone!
Today I want to show you an easy way to use glitter.  Yup… you know.  All those little tiny bottles of wonderful and super clingy glitters we all hide in our scrappy stash!
So grab your stamps and glitter and come play along with me today!
I started off by stamping a few flower images…  |  read more »