• 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    3D Thursday Darlas FREE Tutorial Snap Bag

    3D Thursday Darlas FREE Yes, that is true, 3D Thursday Darlas FREE Tutorial. Did you know that this happens almost every week? Darlas idea is soo stinkin’ cute!! Okay, now can we talk about this ribbon. You know that I love would love this, especially the long little Linen Thread curls. Do you recognize the paper?? This DSP (patterned paper) is a hold over from the mini. Winter Meadow is a 12 x 12 pack that is perfect for all the pretty winter projects. That could be birthdays, anniversaries and even weddings. Now what can this hold?? I am thinking some candies for sure. What do you think?? This could…

  • Uncategorized

    Clearance Rack Refresh Catalogs Coming

    Clearance Rack Refresh Catalogs Today the Clearance Rack Refresh happened, somehow I forgot to share that with you guys. I am so very sorry!! There is punches, stamp dies and DSP now. I even saw some inks too. These items make great gifts for your crafty friends. Lastly, Catalogs are on their way… Let me know in the comments if you are wanting/needing one. I will be sure to get you added to my list. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Bulbs Dehydrator Christmas Decorations

    Bulbs Dehydrator Christmas Decorations Happy Monday!! This week is about Bulbs Dehydrator Christmas Decorations and still soo much to do!! Finally I was able to get all 1,120 plus bulbs planted. So thankful too. The ground is starting to get cold. I sure was happy that I have fingerless gloves. Most of my hands were super toasty. I did notice thought that I have three bushes to get in the ground. Fingers crossed that things stay warm for a few more days so that I can get that done too. Now for those that are not gardeners, everything is better in the ground. The pots are not as insulated. Last…

  • Retiring,  YouTube video

    Joy of Christmas Thank You 3 x 3 cards

    Joy of Christmas Thank You Happy Saturday everyone!! I hope you can join me live on my Whispers In Ink facebook page today at 10:30am central time. I will be working with this beautiful paper!! Most of these cute Joy of Christmas Thank you cards came from the bits and pieces container. Yes, it is time to use up those little bits. The end of the year is a great time to organize, Right? Well any time is a good time for me. As you can see keeping to the red and green and adding in a bit of other things. I love being able to take stuff that might…

  • Masculine Cards,  YouTube video

    Endlessly Grateful Saying Goodbye to Nov

    Endlessly Grateful Saying Goodbye One last Grateful Card. Today’s Endlessly Grateful Saying Goodbye to November card has some Textured Shimmer paper and an easy ink sunset using Blending Brushes and ink. I was super excited when I found out that the Forever Forest was going to be either and online exclusive or in the new Annual Catalog. Keep in mind however that the bundle pricing is going away the end of December!! Great way to save 10%!! This sentiment is from the Very Best Occasions stamp set. Although, I would say you do not necessarily need a sentiment on the front. How about you?? Tell me what you think this…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    3D Thursday Guest Designer, Amanda Waldhart.

    3D Thursday Guest Designer Ohhh, I am super excited today! 3D Thursday Guest Designer, Amanda Waldhart. I have know Amanda for a few years and she loves 3D projects as much as I do. Be sure to head on over the the 3D Thursday facebook page and leave her some love you guys!! READY?? This is a single dessert serving that fits in a cup. Have you seen those?? Soo much fun!! This is the perfect gift for A LOT of folks on your list. You can make this in mass and I will be gifting these to my delivery drivers. Yes, even the Amazon folks. Now I do plan…

  • Coffee and Cards

    Making Spirts Bright Christmas Pinecones

    Making Spirits Bright Christmas This card was created from the Bits and Pieces container, can. You believe it?? The Making Spirits Bright Christmas Pinecones and Very Best Occasions card sure turned out AMAZINGLY!! Well, at least I think so. How about you?? This color combo of Lemon Lime Twist and Shaded Spruce… HOLY Cow!! I was not sure in the beginning. Which is why it went in the bits and pieces obtained. However, pairing it with all the rest. All I can say is … WOW!! Now, I am going to turn myself in for using something retired… That little bow, also from the bit and pieces is Retired. However,…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Packing Fall Kitties Snow and a new project

    Packing Fall Kitties Snow I think this is soo funny!! Today is about Packing Fall Kitties Snow and a new project. I know that you all think I have the pumpkins and gourds covered, right?? Well it sure does not look like it while they are spread all over the house. However, when you look a this pile is there a color that I am missing?? Hummm?? From Galvanized, Purple to green and even brown. Fall would not be done without all the leaves and floral too. It is a pretty big pile. There is garland, stems and individual pieces here. Soo, to move on to Christmas, I needed to…

  • Girls Night

    Girls Night next week, wanna join us?

    Girls Night next week I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Joe and I enjoyed a very quiet day for sure. However, I can not believe that Girls Night next week, have you joined the birthday club? Did you know that there is an early bird special this month? It goes until Tuesday. Place your $25 product order and then this amazing paper to that order and you will get two bonus cards as a thank you for your early bird order! You can either call me directly to place your order OR order online! Please be sure to use the host code N76KJEJ6. Thank again for all you do.…

  • Coffee and Cards

    Autumn Leaves Twig Wreath with leaves

    Autumn Leaves Twig Wreath When I saw that the leaves had a separate die for the veins, I was super excited. So the Autumn Leaves Twig Wreath was conjured, concept was in process. Now how was I going to create the ‘wreath form’? Humm, Well, How about a couple of circle punches. That would work. Now how many die cuts will I need?? That was the question AND no idea for sure. I used both the “elm/birch’ set and the ‘oak’ veins. The colors that I thought would work best are Crumb Cake and Early Espresso. This card was created during a Coffee and Cards video but here is the…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday Twila is up this week, Snow?

    3D Thursday Twila is up this week Ohhhh you guys are going to love this one. Perfect for this week. So 3D Thursday Twila is up this weeks Snowman. I am soo excited to share this one. How stinkin’ cute is one. Ohhhh my goodness. The perfect kisses for the perfect snowman. You know that Twila has prepared the PDF with all the step by step instructions. Be sure to head on over to the 3D Thursday facebook page and leave a comment. Dang, I bet that you could fit 10 kisses in here. I also see a perfect use for scraps here. Note the Basic Black ‘hat’ buttons and…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    We hope for a Happy Thanksgiving to you!!

    We hope for a Happy Thanksgiving Joe and I are enjoying a quiet day hope this year. We hope for a Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones. Remember to hugs them and tell them that you love them. We are so thankful to be a part of your life everyday. Thank You so very much for your love!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Home Decor

    All About Autumn Sampler Techniques too

    All About Autumn Sampler How long has it been since we have done a sampler?? It has been a LONG time actually. Today’s All About Autumn Sampler uses all the parts of this Suite. Now let me mention right off the bat that the DSP is NO LONGER available. I know, it is a total bummer. After Selling out 5 times. I was happy and fortunate to be able to get enough not only for me, Paper Share and the October Ding Dong Ditch. PHEW!! All the rest of the Suite is available, PLUS bonus the stamp set and dies will be moving to either the new catalog or an…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Last of Fall and Happy Chickens this week.

    Last of Fall and Happy Chickens I love how this picture turned out… Today is all about the Last of Fall and Happy Chickens. The Cleveland Pears were the last to look beautiful. However, with all the wind we had today…. I would bet that it is bare now. Do you see the little sliver of a moon on the top left. The last of the fall looking shrubs. The Oakleaf Hydrangea is looking AMAZING too. That dark burgundy color has been on this for over 3 weeks. I keep walking past it and meant to take a photo sooner. It sure is loving its home!! While cleaning out the…

  • Ding Dong Ditch

    November 2023 Ding Dong Ditch Beary Cute

    November 2023 Ding Dong Ditch Can you believe that November is half over?? The November 2023 Ding Dong Ditch is perfect for all your needs, tags, cards and no stamping required!! Here is what you get in your packet… All of the above for $17 (shipping extra). This packet makes some super cute cards!! Ohh yes there will be an instruction sheet on how I made my ideas. Plus there are a few bonus ideas too!! Join the Memories and More, No Stamping fun!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • 3D Thursday

    Grateful Hearts Treats for 3D Thursday

    Grateful Hearts Treats 3D Thursday It is my turn this week. I am sharing Grateful Hearts Treats 3D Thursday. However, it is easy to tweak to a Christmas treat too. I figured I would make both so that you can see both ways! You will love how simple this one is… a few scores a couple die cuts and BOOM! This idea would be great for birthdays, Random Acts of Kindness. I was thinking that the fall one would be perfect for your Thanksgiving table. What do you think? Are you ready for the instructions? Yes, I will be sharing them with you! Either here, link below, or over on…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Only Two Days Left Seasonal Sale ohhh MY!!

    Only Two Days Left Now is the perfect time to stock up on, A LOT!!! However there are Only Two Days Left of the Seasonal Sale, Ohhh MY!! Here is when you can stock up on soo many things. Keep in mind that this is only items from the annual catalog. What is included?? See what I mean, Great time to stock up!! It might be the perfect time to double check your supples. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Last of Fall Growth and Kitties of course

    Last of Fall Growth and Kitties Today is all about the Last of Fall Growth and Kitties of course…. Do you still have color?? Meaning color on any of your trees?? Our Cleveland Pears are the last to change. The one in the front has a lot more green then this one. I am loving all the amazing color that we had this year. How about you?? Did Mother Nature give you some beautiful colors?? I know that this does not look like much. Kinda looks dead. However, this Bridal Vail that I brought inside was looking worse believe it or not. Joe wanted plants in the master bathroom. So…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin, final days

    Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin TODAY is the last day to sign up to get your own Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin box. This box is full of fun. It includes 8 boxes for gifting. There are two different designs. However if you are not in need of boxes there is an amazing add on that makes cards. I know that I am loving last months Home of the Hollidays box. In case you did not know these coordinate. I love being able to extend the life of my box. However, I love making alternatives too. Did you know that I do a live twice a month were we make the cards…

  • Home Decor,  YouTube video

    Hello Pumpkin using Silver Twine and Inked

    Hello Pumpkin using Silver Today, I am sharing a FAVORITE of mine. The Hello Pumpkin using Silver Threaded Twine and Artistically Inked. And of course a stick, from the yard. I created this over on YouTube and have been wanting to do it for a couple years now. I only needed the correct twine. The Silver Threaded Twine is exactly what I needed. There are six different bunches off this stick. And of course I picked an old gnarly stick, I found on the wood pile. It is actually bigger then it looks. Curious about the Orange twine. Well You should try using either ink or a Stampin’ Blend to…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Snow Kitties and making Soup this week.

    Snow Kitties and making Soup What a week, holy cow… no bulb planting. However, Snow kitties and making Soup was what I did this week. This was about the trace amounts of snow. I know I have friends that did get lots more. I know they were not ready and neither was I. As you can see in this photo, I starting organizing my lanterns and stuff that needs to come in for the season. There is a TON of stuff. Chairs, clay pots a long with all my little cute picks for my pots. You know the butterflies, angels and other things. Ohhh how I love decorating my potted…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Toys for Tots benefits with YOUR Purchase!

    Toys for Tots benefits I am excited to share this information today!I am loving the ‘A Walk in the Forest” DSP. I feel that I need to share a bit more information…. Get comfy for a minute…My son at the young age of 17 made a very adult decision. He decided that he wanted to serve in our military. We went to thr recruiters office and I fought!! Trust me I was tough on this kid of mine AND the recruiter to make sure there were no empty promises.Trevor, my son, promised to talk with at least 4 guys that I worked with, Police officers and friends. And he did.…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Christmas 2023 Fun Folds Class

    Christmas 2023 Fun Folds Class I am super excited about the Christmas 2023 Fun Folds Class. This year we will be making 4 different folds and a super simple and cute gift card holder. I will be holding this class on both Saturday 11/18 and Sunday 11/19 in person. The online class will be on Wednesday Night class 11/29. Curious?? Here is how you can join the in-person or online. Make a purchase of $35 either with me the day of the in person class or earlier. Online from now until the 19th of November. Shipping is extra. You kit will include all the parts and pieces you will need…

  • Coffee and Cards

    Stump the Teacher Sat, for Coffee and Cards

    Stump the Teacher Sat Have you ever joined me for an episode of Stump the Teacher Sat will be the day. Join me for Coffee and Cards at 10:30 am. Never heard of it?? Well here is the basic information. I will be asked a series of questions on facebook Thursday night and Friday all day. You will want to be sure to put your two cents in on all of these posts. Then come Saturday, I will be attempting to put it all together to create SOMETHING. No one knows until we meet on Saturday. I take this challenge very seriously… I have been know to use ALL of…

  • 3D Thursday

    Darla All about Autumn Bag 3D Thursday

    Darla All about Autumn Ohhh can you believe it is Thursday already?? Here we are the first Thursday in November too. I know you guys are gonna love this one… Darla created this cute little bag for us… All you need is a 6 x 6 piece of BEAUTIFUL paper!! Her instructions can be found on the 3D Thursday facebook page. Please be sure to leave a lovely comment on that post. We so appreciate when you guys tell us how much you love these projects. I love that Darla used the foil side and event he foil DSP for the leaves too… However my favorite is all that linen…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    1400 Bulbs to Plant and Winter Prep work.

    1400 Bulbs to Plant and Winter Prep Guys I have been wanting to get thing done. However, the much neede rain has my hands tied. With 1400 Bulbs to Plant and Winter Prep work to be done I need a few nice days. Tonight is supposed to be our first hard frost. Ohhh my poor flowers. That is okay… I am working on planting lots for spring. Soo many pretty new Tulips and Daffodiles that I have not seen before. I am even more excited because I was able to share some of my bulbs with neighbors too. Planted at four of my friends houses, plus a couple other places.…

  • Girls Night

    Girls Night in One Week, Join – Birthday Club

    Girls Night in One Week Girls Night in One Week, have you Joined the Birthday Club? If not you need to join us. We always make birthday cards, typically a masculine and a feminine. You will make two of two different design cards. They come with envies and all the parts too. Need in on this? Here is how… Place an order of $25 and you get all the above for FREE. If you just want to purchase this outright the cost is $15.00. Keep in mind that shipping is extra, but only $4.00. Still have questions, please let me know!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • YouTube video

    Garden Walk and Artistically Inked – Fall

    Garden Walk and Artistically Inked Today I have a beautiful card for you. The is one screams fall to me. Garden Walk and Artistically Inked for a fall card. As you can see I used both the stamp and dies from the Artistically Inked (Stamp and Dies). Using Wild Wheat and Flirty Flamingo with Mossy Meadow for the leaves. Dang I was surprised how much I loved these colors. How about you?? Keeping this card to just a ‘hello’ sentiment means it can be used for birthday, thinking of you, get well and gosh knows what else!! I know that adding that bit of DSP to the inside was scrap…