have a great day card

I wanted this card to be fun and whimsical to brighten someone’s day so along with a bright color combo I mixed three myStamp Box stamp sets:  Pixel Perfect Set, Striped Stems Set and Mention It Set.  I cut out both the tape and flower stamped images and to add additional layers I used pop dots under…  |  read more »

Flowered Journal

Recently I discovered that my sweet friend Erin has a hidden talent for writing. Her powerful and tender words were perfect at just the time we needed them, so I decided to embellish a journal where she can keep those beautiful words flowing.

I started with a bright and cheerful journal with a window cutout in…  |  read more »

Simply playing

Sometimes there are projects which simply evolve as you go along and this is one of those projects.
My starting point was the house shaped card and background created with my Gelato’s by Faber Castell.  I wanted to add some collage to the pages and thought I’d use a couple of book pages which were already…  |  read more »

Good-bye Summer!

As we enjoyed the long Labor Day weekend here in the US, it marks the unofficial end of summer.  While I am not sad to see the unusually hot temps go away, I am sad to see the flowers and trees change for the winter season.  So, in celebration of my love for summer flowers…  |  read more »

One sheet mini album

I wanted to get back to basics and create a mini album using one sheet of 12 x 12 paper.  There are several different folds out there, I know, but this is the most simple.  I also wanted to create my own background using paint and stamps for no other reason than it’s fun to…  |  read more »

Project day

Hi everyone,
I hope the weather at your place is much better than the weather here in Belgium. It has been raining cats and dogs the whole day. I don’t mind if it rains when I’m at home to create but I had to work, grrr. Oh well, now I’m at home…  |  read more »

off the wall // recycled artwork

How do you get from this……………

to this…….?

You use some fabulous myStampBOX stamp sets, that’s how!!!!!!
Here’s a list of favourites that I used for this project:
Lovely Houses, Enjoy your latte!, Repeat After Me, Striped Stems, symbols, Sigh Gush Gasp, Snapshot, What’s your number?,  Border Lines, Itty Bittys, Neighborhoods, Floating Leaves & Colorful Companions.

Now I just have…  |  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 »

New from CHA: Cherry Blossom & Striped Stems

Welcome to our final day of Winter CHA new stamp designs. During the show we’ll be sharing our new stamp sets here on the blog and highlighting projects made by our design team. Be sure to leave a comment on each post – we’ll be choosing one winner for each stamp set…  |  read more »