Some Spring Sunshine… On a Canvas!

For my blog post for myStamp Box this month I thought I would create a little sunshine as we longingly await the arrival of spring here in Alberta, snug up against the Rockies.  It has been a loooooong winter and we are more than ready for some beautiful Alberta blue sky and…  |  read more »

Wishing you Sunshine… with a twist!

In this dark and dreary month of January (here in Alberta Canada anyway) I wanted to make something bright and cheerful to lighten the mood.  And I also like to make cards that are a different from the standard AND I like find different ways to use my stamps that would not be immediately apparent. …  |  read more »

Guest Designer: Celeste Brodnik

Today we welcome designer Celeste Brodnik to myStamp BOX. Celeste agreed to do some guest design work for us before being accepted to our new team in November, so we are tickled to get a look at her work before the new term starts. Here are her projects and some notes from Celeste:

“When I saw…  |  read more »

From This… into That!

Hello everyone!  Ally here! There is only a few more days left to bask in the glory of summer before the kids go back to school.  I hope you enjoy your last few days.
Today I’m going to share a simple min album.  I used one of the fabulous NEW myStamp BOX Chipboard “Cloud” Albums.  These…  |  read more »

Product Partner: Clearsnap Thursday

This weekend we are hosting a product partner swap with our friends at Clearsnap. We are so excited to trade products with the Clearsnap Design Team and showcase them in fun ways with our own. Here are today’s projects from the myStamp BOX team!

Check out the cool inky swirls in this Thank you card by…  |  read more »

Take a Powder

Don’t worry….hee hee…..you’re not bothering me! I just want you to get out your embossing powders. Do you even remember where you have them stashed?
I’m so glad that I pulled mine out for this card. I do have to remind myself to use them on my projects and I’m so happy when I do because…  |  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 »

Creating masking background

Hello It’s me again! I thought when you are running out of idea. Pinterest is the way to go! I *heart* clouds especially this set “Wishing you sunshine“. Do you know that I created the background using those clouds in the set!
Here is my inspiration :

Photo credit
Here is what i did. I stamped the clouds…  |  read more »

Creating a background to a layout

Happy monday, everyone!! Welcome to a new week at myStamp BOX. Els here, and today I would like to show you all a double layout to which I added some subtle stamping to make the finishing touches.

I had made my layout with the patterned paper piece, my pictures, the title, and the few embellishments and…  |  read more »

Come on, Summer!

It seems like, while we’ve had exceptionally warm weather in Southern Ontario this March, summer can’t get here fast enough!  So while I wait for the hot weather, I’ll keep myself warm by scrapping summery beach photos from our trip to the shore a few years ago!
I created this layout fairly quickly, using a coordinated…  |  read more »