• Ding Dong Ditch,  Paper Pumpkin

    Last day on all November things, check it out.

    Last day on all November Reminders because it is the Last day on all November things including the Ding Dong Ditch. Get al the information including pricing and add-ons. Check the original post here. I wanted to be sure that you know there are FUN additional idea that I will share in the PDF instructions ONLY! I am going bananas over this super pun filled kit. We need humor in our lives, right? Silly, yup, that is the point! If you don’t laugh after seeing a banana with a mustache… I am at a loss. Wondering how to get your own kit? Here is the LINK. You will not want…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Lots of food and a Tree, plus kitties of course.

    Lots of food and a Tree Yes, Lots of food and a Tree, plus lots more. There were only two here for Thanksgiving. However that did not stop me from cooking all the usual suspects. Plus a new recipe. You either love or hate them. I have to say I do really like them when they are cooked right. Brussels Sprouts, bacon, maple syrup and pepper was all it took. These were soo good. Joe even enjoyed them as left overs. That of course was not all that I made… Joe smoked a turkey breast and made mashed potatoes. Adding a bit of stuffing, green beans and fresh made bread…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Ready for Cyber Monday and what I have??

    Ready for Cyber Monday And the shenanigans continue are you Ready for Cyber Monday?? You knew there would be LOTS of things going on, right?? Well, yeah!! Here is what is next. Order on Cyber Monday and you will be a gift from a Secret Santa. Yeah, that is me… but shhhh, don’t tell! I talk about my stash all the time, and here is where YOU get from it. My stash has grown the last year and I keep giving things away but somehow there is more and more. I would love to share some with you. Please know that all you need to do is put in an…

  • sneak peek

    Another Thank you from me, ideas and directions.

    Another Thank you from me Here I am with another way to say Thank you. I hope you are feeling the love. I sure have been having fun coming up with ideas for you and this whole SHOPPING weekend. This one however is one that I offer every month. With every order of $40 or more in product you get ALL 16 of these project ideas. And NO it is just not pictures. The full “grocery list” of supplies, All the cuts and step by step instructions too!! Think about that for a minute. You can get ALL of these use what you have and create some fun out of…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Small Business Saturday Fun, join the Mystery!

    Small Business Saturday Fun I am getting ready for some Small Business Saturday Fun. Care to join me?? All you need to do is shop, which you might already be doing. Check your list, do you have a few crafty gifts for a friend, family member or even YOURSELF?? Well here is the time to get your order in. WHY?? Well, because you will get a chance to get an entry to win the Birthday box of goodies. I have it valued OVER $200. It includes but not limited to Stamps, Dies, Punches, Cardstock and patterned paper. I am telling you you are going to be all set for creating…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Weekend Ordering and Subscription Specials.

    Weekend Ordering and Subscription Specials Here is how I kick off to Black Friday, Weekend Ordering and Subscription Specials. First is the ordering special… with every $50 order you will get to pick, Rhinestones or Pearls, as a Thank You from me for your order. No there is not something special that you have to order. Just any order totaling in product of $50. Here is the other thing that I have going on all “weekend”. A fun drawing when you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin. You know how much I love Paper Pumpkin. Well here is your chance to get in on the fun too. Yes, that is a QR…

  • 3D Thursday

    Rick’s Lantern 3D Thursday, FREE tutorial

    Dontcha love Rick’s Lantern 3D Thursday project idea!! Have you headed over to the FREE 3D Thursday page yet?? OMG I love a great tutorial, but then to get one for FREE. That is awesome. Especially, when you can make this. What a GREAT way to use those super cute gold holly leaves too!! Want to learn what you need to make it?? Get the FREE tutorial over on the FREE 3D Thursday page. Happy Thanksgiving Hugs… Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Check out these AMAZING Thanksgiving weekend specials, From Friday through Tuesday.

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

    Happy Thanksgiving to you I want to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. Enjoy the time you have, hug everyone most of all be thankful for all that you have. HUGS and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Who can I help you check off your list?? This special is ONLY until Tuesday. Check back for another way to participate in Giving Tuesday!! Here is your new Ordering Host Code and the easy Link…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Kitties Joe cooking and an update on surgery.

    Kitties Joe cooking and an update For the last week, I have preparing for my cataract surgery, but the Kitties Joe cooking and an update are all I have to offer. Starting of course with these two cuties. I can not really call them kittens anymore. So how about the twins?? These two boys have brought much joy to us. I do not typically catch them like this. They are actually sleeping. Yes, they sleep a bunch, however, not together like this. They were chilling with me after my first eye surgery, Friday night. I was happy for the company and the quiet time. I know it is kinda hard…

  • Uncategorized

    Day two of Eye surgery, a day of rest for me!

    Day two of Eye surgery Here I am modeling for Day two of Eye surgery. Guys it has been a super busy weekend with not much rest. So today, well tonight and part of tomorrow is going t be just that…. Restful! Join me tomorrow for my regular homestead post and some fun ideas to follow. I know you are planning for thanksgiving as am I. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Ding Dong Ditch

    Reminder November DDD and information.

    Reminder November DDD and information. Just a reminder November DDD and information about what is going on this weekend. First, you will not want to miss out on these fun Memories and More cards that I have planned for the November DDD. Here is where you can get ALL the information. Keep in mind that you will have supplies for 20 cards. Yes there are alternative ideas also!! Here is the other information… I am having cataract surgery today and Monday. I know that it will be pretty easy, however, I am still kinda nervous. I have no shenanigans planned I am sorry to say. I just hope that you…

  • 3D Thursday

    Jo Anne for 3D Thursday, framed art.

    Jo Anne for 3D Thursday This week it was Jo Anne for 3D Thursday. You can get your FREE tutorial over on the 3D Thursday facebook group. I love all the fun additions. You are parts from Painted Christmas, Peaceful place DSP and all sorts of ribbon. Yes, I love my ribbon!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Uncategorized

    Winter prep Chickens and Snoopervising this week

    Winter Prep Chickens and Snoopervising This last week was Winter prep Chickens and Snoopervising of course. The above image is for sure what we are getting ready for, Snow. Knowing that it was coming there were several things that needed to be done. Starting with the chicken coop. Trust me it was a mess. A whole loader full of chicken fertilizer. And fertilizer needs to be spread around. I typically start with the evergreens and go from there. Ending of course in the veggie garden. Then moving on to adding clean sand and pine shavings. Remembering the struggles I had last winter with the pen door that too needed some…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Seasonal Sale ready GO! What is on your list?

    Seasonal Sale ready GO! Here is a Seasonal Sale ready GO! You are going to be able to get a lot of stuff! I am serious, a lot! Check your list. What cardstock, ink or dies from the annual catalog is on your list? Here is how this sale works…. 10% off on cardstock 15% off on ink 20% off of dies. A few points, the inks are only from the color families. The dies do not include bundles. Plus, they are only from the annual catalog. I am so very excited! Lastly, please use the the current Host Code or this link. I will be in the studio most…

  • Fairs / Events,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Stampin’ Up! virtual OnStage, Inky Whisper event.

    Stampin Up virtual OnStage Here we are watching the Stampin’ Up! virtual OnStage. I do wish the whole team was here, but one day! Today was the last day of OnStage at home and we enjoyed the Make n’ Takes along with some fun new ideas. Now I am exhausted. Yes I have lots more photos to share! Thank you Sharon for joining us and being our official photographer! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Interested in attending the next Stampin Up virtual OnStage? Join the Inky Whisper Sisters and I in April. How?? Get the saving that we enjoy and make new friends. Become your own discount…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  Mystery Card Night,  Paper Pumpkin,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    You missed Mystery Card Night, still time for a prize!

    You missed Mystery Card Night You missed Mystery Card Night, no worries, you still have time to get a prize. Head on over to the Facebook group here. Watch the replay and Add your photos to the group post. I would love to have you join us next month too! We always meet on the second Friday of each month. Theme clues start on Thursday. Questions let me know I will help you out! Are you Brave enough?? I bet you love a great deal. I know that I sure do. How about a 20% discount?? OHH YEAH!! Here is what you have been looking for!! Get a $125 worth…

  • Ding Dong Ditch

    DDD for November 2021, 20 cards quick!

    DDD for November 2021 Are you ready for another way to make Christmas cards?? The DDD for November 2021 includes 20 cards. Yes, I did say 20! For this Ding Dong Ditch we are using the Gingerbread Memories and More card pack and coordinating Cards and Envelopes. Add in a twine pack and you are all set. Here is the basic Ding Dong Ditch. You will be sure to get 20 full cards with this month’s class to go. A PDF will be emailed to you that includes several different ideas that you can create with the supplies you will be mailed. Many you want to add a bit more…

  • 3D Thursday,  Home Decor,  It Started with $1

    3D Thursday it is my turn, to share a fun project!

    3D Thursday it is my turn I am super excited for 3D Thursday it is my turn so share. Here is my Mini Jam Jar Tree. All you need is one package of Mini Jam Jars (6), the Christmas PInecone dies and Christmas Trimmings dies. I use the Real Red Ruffled ribbon, but you could use any red. Here is my favorite part only one piece of cardstock. A half a sheet of Old Olive. Plus, a half sheet of Mossy Meadow. After a Trip to the Dollar Tree for some needed inspiration I remembered about this idea. So I grabbed three packages of LED tealight candles. You know the…

  • Craft Room,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Getting ready for Onstage, Stampin’ Up! event.

    Getting ready for Onstage I am Getting ready for Onstage. Wondering what that is?? Stampin’ Up! puts together AMAZING in person events. I can not wait to be able to do that again! SOON I hope! However, that will have to wait. This year we will again be meeting virtually! Here is the bonus to that, more people can come. I am doing a team meeting on Saturday to coordinate with this event. I am soo excited! This is also something that is super excited about! How awesome is this bag! I just moved all my business stuff over to this little cutie! Dontcha love it? It is the perfect…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Fall has arrived on the Homestead, color too!

    Fall has arrived on the Homestead I know I am ready, Fall has arrived in the Homestead. However, not for the shorter days. Soo much to do! As you can see Joe has been working on those dang reeds. Guys it has been months since I have seen water. I know we have to do something, but Joe does not want chemicals. Which I understand, but…. This is one of two burning bushes that we have in the homestead. The leaves fell pretty quick on the one in the front. This one is holding on, even as I type this it still looks so pretty! Reminder…. Fall likes to teach…

  • Girls Night,  Happy Birthday

    Girl’s Night in Flutter by Studio, all ready to go!

    Girl’s Night in Flutter by Studio I am ready for Girl’s Night in the Flutter by Studio. No room left foe tonight. I am soo excited to be making birthday cards and hanging out with some of my favorite peep! All the packets are out. Treat bags loaded with chocolates. Remember Girl’s Night is ALWAYS he first Friday of the month, wanna join us next month? Contact me to all the information! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Information coming soon…

  • Girls Night,  Happy Birthday,  Masculine Cards

    September Girl’s Night card, using Nature’s Beauty

    September Girl’s Night Here is a September Girl’s Night card. This one uses the Nature’s Beauty and the Artistically Inked stamp sets. For these two cards again one for the in person as a sample the second for the online class. The changes we made this time were not the outside. They were for the inside, see below. The one on the left is the original sample. In the live we decided to change it up and use a different critter. Which is your favorite? You know what… Here is something to think about. The Nature’s Beauty has NO sentiments. So adding in a simple “happy birthday” from the Artistically…

  • Home Decor,  Love it, Chop it,  Sampler

    Another 3D Thursday project, from designer Sherri.

    Another 3D Thursday project. I am super excited for another 3D Thursday project. How about you? Here is Sherri’s 12 x 12 sampler. Have you seen the Eden’s Garden early release? Here is the DSP that is included. There is a stamp and die bundle, gems and fun cotton paper. Check out the 3D Thursday Facebook page. Get your FREE tutorial and enjoy! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Shenanigans, Mom kitties and Joe too, join us!

    Shenanigans Mom kitties and Joe too. All kinds of Shenanigans Mom Kitties and Joe too! this week on and off the homestead. Starting with a visit to my parents. I finally remembered to bring mom her summer shadow box. As you can see by the smile, she loved it! I love that smile! Well, not just hers, but everyone’s! I LOVE the smiles! How can I bring a smile to your face? Comment below, I will see what I can do. Junior has been needing LOTS more attention. This was what he needed on a cool evening before bed. However, this other kitty is in BIG TROUBLE! Both Clyde and…

  • Holiday cards,  Love it, Chop it

    Day 3 -Halloween ideas, From Culver class

    Day 3 -Halloween ideas Our last one, Day 3 -Halloween ideas. These two cards where from the library classes. Did you know that I teach at two of my local libraries?? If not you could join us!! The first Tuesday of the month in Knox at 5pm central. The second Tuesday of the month in Culver at 9:30 central. We do not always do the same cards so be sure to check it out!! Both of these cards use the Cute Halloween DSP. I wanted to get more out of them so we split up the patterns for both of these card ideas. I am loving the use of Flirty…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Holiday cards,  Love it, Chop it

    Day 2 – Halloween ideas, from the live last week.

    Day 2 – Halloween ideas Welcome to Day 2 – Halloween ideas. I loved yesterday’s tombstone treat box! For today I have another treat bag and a card. We used the Clever Cats stamp set for both. Not to mention the Cat Punch. My favorite though are the broomsticks! In last Saturday’s live we made these broomsticks. Yes, it is a real stick! Right before the live I went out in the yard and grabbed a birch tree stick! The card broom uses paper and the bag uses Linen Thread. Let’s talk about the card first! We created window sheet “springs” for those two little ghosts. Wrapped a piece of…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Day 1- Halloween ideas, using bits and pieces.

    Day 1- Halloween ideas Welcome to Day 1- Halloween ideas. This first one is using the Tombstone Treat boxes. Isn’t it super cute!! Keep in mind that some of these things are retired. Why because there are things from the bits and pieces container. The three pumpkins and even the “clouds” or “smoke” on the bottom. Not to mention the vellum is also a scrap. Join me over on YouTube for this video and many more. I do not know if you can tell, there are LOTS of dimensionals on this one. It is a 3D project after all, right? You will want to check out that video because I…

  • Happy Birthday

    Joe’s Butterfly Birthday Card, Brilliant Wings.

    Joe’s Butterfly Birthday Card Here you go, Joe’s Butterfly Birthday Card. Ohh, come on you are not surprised are you?? If so, here is the thing. There is a story about a butterfly from when Joe and I first started dating. If you do not know about that story, you will have to ask me. Anyway, I used the Brilliant Wings dies and Enjoy the Moment for the sentiments. I thought that the font was PERFECT. Grunged up all the edges, the ripped and even the butterfly too. The DSP is from the host pack, Pattern Party. I love this pack. Lots of Black and White patterns. I used the…