Wall Art Inspiration

This week it was my friend Cheryl’s birthday, and I know enough about her decorating style to take a chance on a home décor gift for her living room. I know that she has been interested in pulling together collections of artwork with mainly black and white with pops of color, so I thought that…  |  read more »

Taking inspiration from adverts

Looking through a magazine, you can find inspiration on nearly every page.  It may be the colours, the shapes, the way things are put together or just the typeface used.
Below I’ve shown a couple of adverts which caught my attention in some way and I’ll show you how I used them.

On the advert above, I…  |  read more »

Altered cotton reel

A very very long time ago I visited a craft fair in Wiesbaden Germany and on a ribbon stall they were selling giant wooden cotton reels.  My friend and I just looked at each other and said simultaniously, “we have to get one of those”.  I had absolutely no idea what I would do with…  |  read more »

Junk Journal

I’ve been thinking for quite some time now about making a journal totally from junk.  Junk mail, envelopes, packaging, just about anything goes and as most of us know there’s alot of very pretty packaging out there.  I have a chest of drawers in my craft room full of it.  In fact I’ve become so…  |  read more »

Fall home decoration

Hi everyone,
It’s me, Isolde! Indeed, I’m one of the 2 new DT members. It’s so great to be a member of  this talented group.
I must admit that I’m a bit nervous to show you my work for the very first time. I guess you all know that it’s Autumn right now, don’t you,haha?  Well, Autumn…  |  read more »

How small can you go?

I love to make mini albums, they’re so cute and decorative and great conversation books.  Occasionally though it can be a challenge to find ways to incorporate stamping on some of the pages when they’re so small.
This mini proved to be just that so I had to find cunning ways to use my favourite stamps…  |  read more »

Sky Is The Limit

Hi All… this is Linda and it is Friday, our Show and Tell day! So excited to show you my first layout for myStampBox using three stamp sets; Colorful Companions,Tree for all Seasons, and Splash Me A Lot! alphabet stamps.

I used the “Splash Me A Lot!” for my title with kraft cardstock, outline it with…  |  read more »

Blooms, Blues and Boxes!

Happy Tuesday everyone!
This month I wanted to challenge myself to share something outside of the box (no pun intended!) for me!  I have the hardest time altering items.  I’m not certain why but I guess it’s because I thoroughly enjoy creating layouts and cards.
So I was browsing through my local scrapbook store and came across…  |  read more »

Let’s make some tags!

Hi everyone! welcome to another tutorial here at the myStampBOX blog!
Today I’m going to show you how to make some quick gift tags for your presents. Remember that christmas is just around the corner…
To do this tags you will need:

Your favorite myStampBOX stamps. I used my Colorful Companions, Tree for all seasons and Road trip…  |  read more »

Tribute to Autumn

It’s now officially autumn!  Yippee! My favourite season.  A season of beautiful colours, warm days and cool nights, yummy smells and lots of fun and family events.
Today I’d like to share some fun autumn related projects I have made to both put in my scrapbooks, give as gifts and also to hang on my walls.
I…  |  read more »