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    Inky Whisper Sisters Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Team I have asked you before… Do you belong to a shopping club?? You know, like Costco or even Amazon?? I belong to both of those and also to the Inky Whisper Sisters Team shopping club. What is that?? Well, would it be nice to get 20% off all of your crafty goodies?? Of Course it would!! How about having a great group of talented friends?? Again, Yes, right?? How about cheerleaders, who does not need those?? Yup, there are those too. Our monthly team meeting is this Saturday and it is a great way to find out if maybe you would want to join our ‘shopping…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Trucking Along Fun Fold Red White and Blue

    Trucking Along Fun Fold You know I love a GOOD Fancy Fold!! Be sure to check out the video, link at the bottom. You will love how easy this one is. The Trucking Along Fun Fold in Red White and Blue theme. All you need is a punched out truck and cut with your scissors. However, I did use a super fun Cute Crochet 3D embossing folder for a patchwork quilt look. There is a link of all that I used if you NEED to purchase any of these items in the YouTube video. I sure hope that you have been inspired to try this fun fold. If you have…

  • YouTube video

    Sketched Butterflies in Red White and Blue

    Sketched Butterflies in Red White Did you think I would? Well, You sure should have!! For this post I am going to share with you the Sketched Butterflies in Red White and Blue. In my way that is… I love the old look of Cherry Cobbler, Night of Navy and Crumb Cake together. We have used this for patriotic themed cards before and I am sure I will use it again!! I do not think that this was the only time I used it in the last four weeks either?? Hummm. However, do not worry, I will share now that you just might see a Christmas card using this set.…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Stamp-a-Stack Christmas in July

    Stamp-a-Stack Christmas in July Guys there are only a few days left to sign up for the Stamp-a-Stack Christmas in July Class. Here is where you will find ALL the information!! Last day to sign up for both online and in person is Friday, July 19. You will not want to miss these great cards. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Butterflies Flowers and lots of Seeds in the last week.

    Butterflies Flowers and lots of Seeds Loads of things going on around here. Ducks have been hanging out some and staying cool in the pool. However, Butterflies Flowers and lots of Seeds are what we are talking about this week. These Twister Coneflowers have been a HUGE host to the butterflies. This was not the only photo I was able to get…. No commenting on the HUGE weed on the right please, hahaha. And is it ANY wonder why I love coneflowers of all colors?? Yes, it is because the butterflies love them. I missed getting the two swallowtails sharing a chat. Plus the couple of butterflies circling each other.…

  • Mystery Card Night

    Mystery Card Night Cuts, did you miss them?

    Mystery Card Night Cuts Have you joined us for this FREE monthly class?? Seriously, FREE. I teach a Fun Fold or Fancy Fold each month. I wanted to be sure that you joined the fun, so here are the Mystery Card Night Cuts. What does that mean?? Well, I give you some basic measurements for your Cardstock and DSP (patterned paper) you join me over on YouTube and we make the card together. It REALLY is that easy!! Here is the Cuts Link. If you have questions let me know. The video link is added after the live so that you can easily find it. I hope you enjoy this…

  • Masculine Cards

    Wanted to Say and Lily Pond DSP Masculine card!

    Wanted to Say and Lily Pond I really am excited about this one. So simple and all these layers, dang!! Do you have these items, Wanted to Say and Lily Pond DSP?? Yes, that is DSP from the Lily Pond at the bigger layer. I kinda reminded me of rain drops on the water at dusk. I saw that last night when you FINALLY got some much needed rain. However, let’s talk about the second layer… This is one piece that really does ALL the work. What do you think? Do you need anything else put a sentiment?? I did not think so. I also am loving the Pretty Peacock…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday Summer Reruns Continue.

    3D Thursday Summer Reruns Continue We have been sharing some super fun oldies as 3D Thursday Summer Reruns Continues. The last couple of weeks has been a look at the Design teams first posts. I think it is super fun. Even more fitting last week, the 4th of July was even a Red White and Blue post. Be sure to check out what is going on over there. Summer is going super quick. We will be back at creating soon!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Stamp Camp/class,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    July Class and Stamping News you want to know.

    July Class and Stamping News Happy Tuesday everyone. I have some fun stuff to share with you today. July Class and Stamping News YOU will not want to miss. Starting with the July class for this month. My Christmas Stamp-a-Stack which is going to be different this year. I am using the You will be making 5 different cards and 4 of each one. I really look forward to sharing these fun card ideas with you. Ohh there may even be a fun fold or two. (Hint hint) Cost for this class is $60. It will be available as an online class (shipping extra). There is an add on BONUS…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Farm Ducks and Plenty of Flowers for you!!

    Farm Ducks and Plenty of Flowers Ohhh how I have missed you guys. Thank you for your support and understanding. This week I have Farm Ducks and Plenty of Flowers on the Homestead. Yes, we have added four new ducks to the Homestead. We are still figuring out all the ducky kinda things. The other day we let the Chickens and Ducks kinda roam around. They stayed pretty close to the coop and enjoyed the sprinkler that I had running before I took this photo. I think we will be adding a section to the pen for the ducks that is still an unknown situation. I am looking forward to…

  • Masculine Cards,  Stamp Camp/class,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Forever Forest and Trusty Tools sentiment

    Forever Forest and Trusty Tools I know that I shared a card the other day with Forever Forest. However this Forever Forest and Trusty Tools for the sentiments. I know, I know I have used this color combo before too. Lemon Lime Twist and Granny Apple Green with a touch of white. Question for you … Do you have your Father’s Day cards done?? I love adding in layers to the sentiments. The Lemon Lime Twist with the flag sides works perfectly for the Linen Thread ‘bow’. I do not think that you can tell, but the stamped trees on the front are Heat Embossed in clear. I sure hope…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Light Trees and Critters on the homestead

    Light Trees and Critters on the homestead You really never know what is going to happen around here. Seriously!!! This week is about However, there is a lot to share this week, Light Trees and Critters on the homestead. After finishing up the end caps on the entrance to the house. I wanted to add a little extra something. Well, both Rocky and Susan did just that. For my Birthday I was given two of these beautiful solar lights. Thank you ladies!! I am excited to share that I have finally gotten three of the trees planted from some bare roots that I ordered. First up was the Paper Birch…

  • Masculine Cards,  YouTube video

    Fragrant Forest and Forever Forest in green

    Fragrant Forest and Forever Forest More Father’s Day ideas today. Using Fragrant Forest and Forever Forest forth is card idea. Yes, a little ripping too. I do not know about you, but I struggle a bit with guy cards. No, seriously. I know that I am not alone. So I wanted to try the Fragrant Forest background stamp. The next struggle is colors. I love using greens for guy cards. For this one, Mossy Meadow and a touch of Old Olive. My Dad likes a more antique look that is why I ripped the edges. The sentiment is from the Trusty Tools stamp set. Humm, I wonder why I did…

  • Masculine Cards,  YouTube video

    Trusty Tools Fun Fold from Library and YouTube.

    Trusty Tools Fun Fold I tried to be ahead of the game this year… I have been making guy cards for weeks now… Did you see the Trusty Tools Fun Fold?? Well, I did a video so do not worry I will share the link below. I love this tool box. It reminds me of one that my grandfather had. How about you?? I would love to have one similar. Humm?? Do you think I could make one? That is a thought. Anyway, as you can see that I turned on regular fold from the library class into a fun fold. Now, please be sure to subscribe to my channel,…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Stamp and Dies Bundles Extra 10% off

    Stamp and Dies Bundles Extra Starting TODAY!!! Stamp and Dies Bundles Extra 10% off AND Machines too!! To say the least, I am EXCITED!! You will not want to miss out on the bundle that you want!! Reminder, there are no back orders. The shopping link is the photo above. I wanted to be sure that you know that there are a few bundles that are already on low inventory. Countryside Birdhouse, Translucent Florals and Textured Floral. There are two that will not be back in until the end of the month. Simple Zinnias and Spotlight on Nature. I will be sure to advise ASAP when I see things back…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Planting flowers and a Cute Kitty this week

    Planting flowers and a Cute Kitty Happy Beginning of the week. This weekend has been kinda crazy. How about you?? Between Stamp camp and trying to get the grass cut. Dang it was super high. There are still some areas that we need to get the tractor done to complete. Phew, Planting flowers and a Cute Kitty are what I will share this week. There are several more colorful spots to talk about. Including this photo. I do not remember if I shared the trouble I had with this ‘nesting box’ planter. The baskets that I had that fit were NOT deep enough. Even for one plant. After some thinking,…

  • Ding Dong Ditch

    Last Call May DDD Online or Mail Class

    Last Call May DDD Online Here is the Last Call May DDD Online or Mail Class. We have a bunch of new ephemera kits and thought this would be a great way to test it out!! Here is what you will get…. There are four sheets in each of the Mix and Match sets. Plus you will get some dies cut shapes for loads of layering. How Much?? You get all of the above and the instructions all for $23 (shipping extra). I sure hope that you will join me for this fun class. If you have ANY questions please let me know… Hugs and Have a Great Day getting…

  • 3D Thursday,  Home Decor

    3D Thursday Altered Dollar Tree Sign

    3D Thursday Altered Dollar Tree You guys are in for a treat…. You get three different projects today!! WooHOOO!! What are we doing?? Well, 3D Thursday Altered Dollar Tree items. We all have different ones and I hope you enjoy all three. I am kinda sad though because this will be out last one until August?? I think. Here is the sign that I wanted to start with. However, please note that they have very similar sizes. Yes, it was from Christmas. No instructions either, BUT, you can ask any questions!! I used Basic Beige to cover the sign, for a clean look. Super excited to share that the mini…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Bugs Kitties and LOTS of Flowers this week.

    Bugs Kitties and LOTS of Flowers Our first bug is a Bee, a huge bumblebee actually. I love seeing them buzzz around all the flowers. This one was found in the wildflower patch out front. This week I have soo much to share that I had to do a photo collage so that you could see all the Bugs Kitties and LOTS of Flowers. Paula tells me that butterflies are bugs. However, I beg to differ. I feel they are in a class all their own. What do you think?? This one is very happy on a little bit of clover. It was out on the extension property. So glad…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Masculine Cards

    Red White and Blue Grateful card.

    Red White and Blue Grateful Did you know that I do a Then and Now card idea?? What is it?? Well, I have over 10 different card ideas from 2010 that I thought would be fun to see how we can recreate them with Now, current items. This card was from March and the Red White and Blue Grateful is perfect for this weekend. However, I thought it would be a fun idea for a guy card too. Thoughts?? So the card on my iPad is the card from 2010. Do you remember when we had the two different sized rollers?? Ohhh yes that ‘hero – courage’ was on a…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Flowers Butterflies Flowers and Butterflies

    Flowers Butterflies Flowers and Butterflies Here we are another week gone from May. There is so much to do and SO much that still needs to be done. Joe has been home and you know how that goes… distractions and laughs. Yes, laughs… because of all the silly things that have happened. Rain and more Rain add in a little travel. I am bummed because I forgot to get a photo of the amazing orange iris that started to bloom on Friday. I forgot about that color!! And she is a beauty. However, this above photo was AMAZING!! I heard the bee. Although I could not see it. It was…

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Hey There Latte Love Fun Fold card idea

    Hey There Latte Love Are you needing an easy fun fold. I am loving the Little Latte Suite, for the Hey There Latte Love card. I bet you are shocked by that. NOT!! Ohhh, and there is a video on this one too. I will say that there is some fussy cutting. Why??? Because those cups needed to be added to the side/inside of this card. There is a die cut for the cup tops. However, the front three are fussy cut. Wanted to be sure to share a few different pages so that you can see all the different designs. I can see this as a possible Father’s Day…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Free Shipping Next Tuesday, orders over $75

    Free Shipping Next Tuesday I love when we get great notice on stuff! Today is that day! Free Shipping Next Tuesday on orders over $75. So if you have a list now is the time to get your orders ready! However, I also feel the need to remind you about…. Get an extra $82 FREE! When you join the shopping club. This way you get new In-Colors and $125 worth of product that YOU pick! Seriously this is an AMAZING deal. No, you do not need to do what I do. Shop, and get a minimum discount of 20% on all of your orders.. hang out with the Inky Whisper…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Double Toolbox my 3D Thursday FREE Tutorial

    Double Toolbox my 3D Thursday I am excited for this weeks, Double Toolbox my 3D Thursday . This is my last week before our summer break. Ohhh, wait that is not true… We are doing a blog hop later this month…. That is one you are not going to want to miss!! Ready for a look?? Here we go… I shared my idea with Joe. I also told him that I was doing some Paper engineering. He looked at me like I was crazy, haha. You mean like a train engineer, Geeez. (Dad I did add this story for you!!) Anyway, I have been doing some things with this stamp…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Date Change All about the Guys class

    Date Change All about the Guys Happy Tuesday!! Please make a NOTE that there is a date change for the All about the Guys class. I was able to sign up for a craft fair for this exact day. I know that it is a Holiday weekend and there were several that could not make it. I sure hope that this helps!! All the rest of the information is the same. The new date is Saturday, June 1 You will find all of that HERE!! I am very excited about this class and hope that you can join me now. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Kitties Flowers Trees and a Project this week.

    Kitties Flowers Trees and a Project Welcome back to another week on the homestead. This week I have Kitties Flowers Trees and a Project. There are two constants here. As always, Kitties and isn’t there always a Project?? It sure feels like it. I want to be sure that everyone had an amazing Mother’s Day also!! As you can see from the first photo… Henry, Wayne and Joe decided to put the stereo speakers in the family room windows. I will say that It was nice working out back and having some great tunes!! Flowers We have moved on from Daffodils and Tulips to Irises. I was bummed because I…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mom’s!!

    Happy Mother’s Day to all I wanted to pop is and with ALL the Mom’s the best day ever!! Happy Mother’s Day to all the Mom’s!! You know that I will be spending it in my favorite way… out in the garden. I went to see my Mom yesterday. I was super happy to get to spend time with her. I brought her some goodies and know that she will have a good day. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Mystery Card Night

    May 2024 Mystery Card Night, plenty of time!!

    May 2024 Mystery Card Night You know that I can savor a secret. Plus, hold off on opening a box, right?? YES, I love a good fun fold too. Join me for the May 2024 Mystery Card Night, there is plenty of time yet to get in on the card making. You can catch the replay… HERE!! Are you new?? Well, you are in luck! We love fun folds around here. We do a new one every month for Mystery Card Night. The cuts get posted on both FB and YT. You can get them here. I hope that you enjoy this fold as much as I did. I look…