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  • Stamp Camp/class

    Ding Dong Ditch Part 6 July class to go…

    Ding Dong Ditch Part 6… already?? In case you missed all the information… I wanted to share and remind you about this month’s Ding Dong Ditch Part 6. This one has a TON of options too!! (insert clapping please) Option 1 Option 1… cost $43 Stampin’ Blends set of four colors (light and dark) Cinnamon Cider, Just Jade, Magenta Madness and Misty Moonlight. 1/4 pack of Thick Whisper White or Very Vanilla (your choice) Photo sample and PDF (instructions) for five different projects. Option 1 – Add on… cost $88 Jar of Flowers Bundle (stamp set and punch) AND all of the above for Option 1 (Memento Black ink Bonus)…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Last of the June 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternatives

    Last of the June 2020 Alternatives Ohh, man the alternatives have been amazing!! Wouldn’t you agree? I know I have enjoyed creating with June 2020 Paper Pumpkin. Mine started with this post. But sure did not end there… but I am sad to say that the last of the June 2020 Paper Pumpkin alternatives are in this post… You will be able to get your hand on the July kit soon. Did you know however that you could now sign up for the August kit?? I would love to have you join us on the Pumpkin Whispers …. a Paper Club group to help me create a few alternatives and…

  • Craft Room,  Love it, Chop it,  Paper Share

    2020 Annual Paper Share… sorry will be busy all day!

    It is almost all here… The 2020 Annual Paper Share is in the Studio. So like a little busy bee, Paula and I are working our fingers to the bone to get it all … together for YOU!! You know that it will be packaged and labeled. You also know that it will be in a organized, but did you know that it will be in a box too?? I have created and completed a cute box. Stay tuned to see that… soon!! Some how you missed out on this opportunity? If you know a couple friends that would like get in with you…. I will do the cutting and…

  • Coffee and Cards

    Tags of Thanks using So Sentimental Bundle

    Tags of Thanks With needing to send out some catalogs and prizes the So Sentimental bundle will make the perfect Tags of Thanks. Add in a few pieces of bling, a few flowers and of course butterflies!! What would you have added?? Funny how just adding a couple things different they all kinda change. I would even change the orientation of the base piece. Change up the layers too. You can follow along step by step with the facebook live. I am sorry this one has not been uploaded to youtube. I will work on that. Are you already a subscriber to my YouTube channel. Do you want to be…

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    BOGO sale information at Flutter by Studio.

    BOGO sale information… Are you ready for the BOGO sale at Flutter by Studio?? Things are stacking up around here and goodness knows I really need to make room for all these new goodies!! ~~Here is some basic information… You are purchasing retired products including tax and shipping. You will be getting NEW, yes NEW products from the NEW annual catalog. So you will want to be sure to bring your list!! I do take credit cards for payments. ~~How am I running this…. You MUST set up a time to come in person. I want to keep every one safe so I am limiting the number in the studio…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Fun Time at the Hamscher Homestead

    Fun time at the Hamscher Homestead!! These two have been running around after each other. I would say that they are having a fun time at the Hamscher Homestead. Wouldn’t you?? Hide and seek was the first game. Secondly, we move on too.. King of the mountain. They play this one often.. every once and a while you will see feathers through the tub cover. I do have to laugh because they are really finding out what is going on around them. Check on visitors when they arrive too! Still quiet most of the time. Just a reminder of two weeks ago, just a huge different from two weeks ago……

  • Happy Birthday

    As promised, step three, Happy Birthday

    Happy Birthday, Korine… Wanting to be sure not to go with the red, white and blue theme for this card. When you have a birthday around a holiday, I really try to make the card extra special. Now, some will say, what is the big deal. However, mom always told stories about her holiday birthday’s. She was getting gifts in Christmas wrappings, etc. So that is why I try to be aware of how that must feel. First, let us not miss that cute little slip, topped with ribbon. What would you use it for? I use mine to mark my calendar or even my book page. I know that…

  • Coffee and Cards,  YouTube video

    Happy Birthday to the U.S.A.

    Celebrating with Family?? I hope that you had an amazing 4th of July. Poor Joe had to work, but I did enjoy some hot dogs and potato salad. Also enjoyed a few fireworks, thanks to my awesome neighbors. I also enjoyed spending time with you during this mornings facebook live. Which has also been added to youtube. Sorry everyone for the weird internet issues this morning… No idea. But thankful you could join in the crafty red, white and blue fun this morning. I wanted to share that there is more to just a tag, right!! Wait until you see tomorrows post… taking it just one step further. Hugs and…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  In-Colors

    Happy 4th of July to you and your family.

    Happy Birthday America! Sounds kinda funny saying Happy Birthday to a Country, but… That really is what today is all about. How as a new country “we” decided “we” wanted freedom from Tierney and Oppression. Those freedoms were as the result of many brave men and women. Freedoms that at times get taken for granted. As a Marine mom, I have a small understanding of the drive that it takes to be brave and go off to fight for those freedoms. The worry of a family when loved ones go on faith and belief that our country stands for Freedom. These freedoms that are still alive today, gratefully!! Hugs and…

  • In-Colors

    Flowers for Every Season, just a flower??

    This is more then just a flower… Would you agree?? I have a friend that loves sunflowers. So I wanted to be sure to send this amazing card to her. Cutting out the petal outline two times and layering them … AMAZING!! I bet you remember the cards we did for Coffee and Cards on Saturday. Well the Jar punch is part of this same suite. Flowers for Every Season (154132), is what I like to call a “super” suite, because it has two stamp set bundles, ribbon, DSP, embellishments, Shaker Domes, Memory and More card pack and cards. But that is not all! It also includes four of the…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Bonus Days, Earn in July… Use in August.

    Yeah, it is back again this year!! When you make product purchase of $50 you will get an email with a $5 coupon… And then in August you can use all your coupons. YEAH!! Just be sure not to delete them. You can also forward them to me if you know you will be ordering through me. This also exciting because in August the Mini Catalog will be live, yeah more goodies to get! I know this is just tooooo much. Printing a retraction… A couple of weeks ago I told you, in a post, that the Stampin’ Cut & Emboss would be out for you to purchase in August.…

  • Coffee and Cards,  YouTube video

    6/27 Coffee and Cards plus a peak at Geodes and Gemstones.

    Some summer fun cards ideas… Do you love a fun mason jar idea?? Have you seen the Mason Jar Shaker Domes?? I think they are just super cute! So many ideas to put inside. For the facebook live on 6/27 a few sequins and butterflies seemed like a great idea. If you want to see the whole step by step you can check it either on facebook or.. I would love for you to be able to make these cards yourself, so here is a closer look … Surprised to see butterflies?? haha, I am sure you are not!! However, when I think of summer and jars, I think of…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    A very sick little kitty and they grow so fast

    Happy he is home! I ended up taking White Sox to the emergency vet on Saturday night. Please someone explain why this happens on the weekends instead of during the week?? Anyway, due to a couple things on his blood work they decided to keep him for at least 12 hours. I just hate going home with no pet. The pets in the house freak out and get all depressed. And it has been about a year since the last time I came home empty handed. ugghh. Thankfully they checked his blood work again about noon on Sunday and it came back more normal. After doing a small cheer, I…

  • Craft Room,  Girls Night

    Prize winner, all the smiles and laughter.

    Holly was able to join us last night. Our world traveler was able to join us last night… We sure did have a bunch of fun!! Laughing, stamping and laughing some more. Do you see that Cute Fruit stamp set?? Korine, don’t be mad we used the zebras too… THANK YOU! Not really wanting to do anything but fun cards. Why, because it just has been too long since we have stamped together. It would just not be possible to concentrate. haha I am going to throw myself under the bus however… I offered a prize was to whomever could find my shammy. It has been missing for DAYS it…

  • Craft Room

    All squeaky clean for Girl’s Night!

    Lots of Prep work!! Soo much to do… Busy day!! I wanted to jump for joy today.. Friday it is finally here!! WoooHoooo! The first “in person” class since March 21! Too many days to count! And dare I say we all NEEDED it! I wanted to be sure that my guests felt comfortable. I want them to come back and bring friends too. Come and join us in August for the next Girl’s Night! We have so much fun and it is really a super chill kinda night! This is really one of my favorite events each month. We always make birthday cards! We always laugh! I make popcorn…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Simple Stamping

    Cute Fruit Coffee and Cards Extras

    All together again! Did you miss yesterdays post?? You will want to check that out!! HERE I look forward to Girl’s Night Friday, because we will be using the Cute Fruit stamp set. I promise! I did add a couple cuties to the group. In the facebook live I told you I would have two more… Here you go! The trail bananas really pop with that Coastal Cabana background and then the Pineapple needed some friends to add to the salad, haha! Did you notice that I only used the colors from the Brights. Why?? because that is what cardstock pack I was talking about in the live. The package…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Technique,  YouTube video

    Cute Fruit 6/23 Tuesday Edition Coffee and Cards

    So much fun!! The stamp set Cute Fruit is what we are looking at today. These cards are just so stinkin’ cute! I had fun and I sure hope that you did too. If you have not seen the live yet… check out the “replay” on YouTube. What you want to see them?? haha This Cute Fruit stamp set is a two step, could even be a three step stamp. What does that mean?? First, using the Cute Fruit pineapples, the fruit part of the pineapple is one stamp and the top leaf section is the second stamp. Second example the watermelons. The rind is one stamp and the goodness…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    June Paper Pumpkin Blog

    Paper Pumpkin Blog Alternative. You can check out all the alternatives here.. I love how the coordinating set turned out. Are you wondering?? humm, what is that card from?? I used the sticker for the box. Double stamped the sunshine, first in Poppy Parade and then again in Black. The gift bag, is actually a “bagalope”. I used one of those beautiful envelopes for treats! More double stamping on the sun. Added the black twine from and old paper pumpkin to keep the lid on. Lemon candies are inside!! Check back for more alternatives after Thursday’s Pumpkin Whispers.. a Paper Club live! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Kitties and Chicks

    Thursday morning…. Joe is off to work and I can actually sleep in! The house should be relatively quiet, right?? Apparently NOT!! Mooch woke me up snoring in my ear. geezz, I know that I snore, but holy cow. I can not fix his snoring. Their feathers are coming in… Joe told me the other day… “So, Amazon dropped off their legs today?” It truly is amazing how quick these babies grow. As you can see from the top of this photo, the tail feathers are starting to come in. They are still very quiet. Except once… Joe and I were at the kitchen table and heard some loud chirps.…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Coffee and Cards,  YouTube video

    Dad, Happy Father’s Day

    Dad, Sorry I could not be with you today!! You know I thought about you first thing this morning. I hope you at least had a nice day. I know it would have been much more fun with all of us, but … You did get the twins at least. The cute and fun ones!! Not the big bratty ones. haha. Anyway, I have some fun treats to put in your coordinating box! Not going to tell you what I picked up… NOPE!! I sure hope that you like this card, but I also know that you usually like them all (smile). Here is the latest episode of Jennifer TV,…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  YouTube video

    June 2020 Paper Pumpkin Alternative Box

    Did you want to bring some sunshine to a friend?? We really only get one box. So why not have a way to make a few more boxes! I know a few friends that I will be sharing some sunshine with not that I have a few more boxes to fill! I am even more excited to be able to share a video on how to make them too!! This video will walk you through all the measurements and cuts. The actual scores are in the comments of the video. My two versions of the box and the last is the size comparison to the Mini Paper Pumpkin boxes (153069)…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Technique

    Snow Front?

    Sure does not look like a snowy scene. I really love how much this set changes when you change the colors. You can check the facebook live here. The only thing that was subtracted was the “smoke” from the chimney. To do that was just a matter of not inking that section of the cabin. Funny how the look changes also when you watercolor or just straight stamp. Can you tell which is which?? The first one (left) is the straight stamp. How can you tell? The leaf colors are darker. The “grass” in that one is where we started the watercolor technique. They the leaves on the second (middle)…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Wanting to say hello…

    The wanted to say hello… Here are the two baby chicks… it is kinda obvious… the extra large brown egg, is the chick out front. The medium white egg is the mop head in the back. Not sure what is what yet, I still have my fingers crossed that they are both hens. The little one was not sure what to think at first, but they was very curious to what I was doing… They are the quietest chicks I have had to date. Not much peeping, but I would imagine that will change in time. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Coffee and Cards,  Happy Birthday

    6/16 Tuesday Edition Coffee and Cards

    Want to get more from you DSP?? Who doesn’t, right?? I went from 9 card fronts to 12. Just a simple change. Check out the video to hear the tip!! Join me for Crafty Thursday 10:30 am central time over on my facebook page. Need some quick “masculine” birthday cards?? That was what I needed. A few punches use but just the Itty Bitty Birthdays stamp set (148618). Also, they all have the same basic “supplies” and “cuts”. I just changed the orientation and placement. Need a closer look? The DSP is from World of Good and really has AMAZING background use! It really is perfect for these cards! Even…

  • In-Colors

    From the bits and pieces bucket

    I love to add a little something something to a “gift”. Using pieces from the bits and pieces bucket to make a quick tag. This one was still wet when I took the picture. Sorry! I am excited to report that there are only a couple Crumb Cake circles left. I bet you recognize these pieces. Most of these items were left overs from a live… last week I think. I am super excited to report that all the Paper Pumpkins have arrived. I however am still going to do a regular Crafty Thursday. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Coming soon times two and FREE bundle?

    Have you been thinking of getting Paper Pumpkin?? This coming kit for July looks to be super fun!! The bonus part is that there is a card add on too!! WHAT?? How fun to be able to make a few as the kit directs and then make a few cards out of it too! Win, Win for sure!! Need more ideas? You know you can join us on the facebook group Pumpkin Whispers … a Paper Club. I am sure we can come up with some fun alternatives together! I hear you are thinking about this… Yes, you… let me just say, that you really can not go wrong! You…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    A visit, my new salon and Summer Fun Time

    It was GREAT to get to see my parents! Brought my mom a new planter full of pretties and just enjoyed our visit. So much to talk about! The new babies, the kids, the family, the beautiful weather and plans! Big plans! haha Love you Mom and Dad! This is from you favorite child… just saying! Yes, I know! Ohhh, Sooo much fun with my nieces… I need to remember to tell Jen over at the salon that she has two super cute future workers… Full mani/pedi done by these girls. Payment was HUGS!! Which was my favorite part of the day!! I have missed seeing my family the last…

  • Uncategorized

    Tasteful Touches with 2020-2022 In-Colors

    Mixing some new with old… The Tasteful Touched bundle (154098) is amazing. Combine that with the Well Written dies… to create both of these different cards. Coffee and Cards on Saturday was fun… I even shared a quick view of the two new baby chicks! If you are looking for the step by step, then check out my Live either on Facebook or watch via YouTube, above. I would love to have you join me for the next live. When?? That would be on Tuesday, one my facebook page. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Prizes,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Did you know…

    Yes, it has been 10 years since I signed up!! Join us over on the Whispers In Ink Facebook page to find out the fun stuff we have been doing. Maybe, even win a prize?!? I am going to be honest … this is how I spent my evening chilling with some new neighbors and the hubby. Such a nice evening!! I look forward to announcing the grand prize winner and the final game winners Sunday afternoon! You still have a chance to join in! Thank you to ALL my customers that have helped my small business! Who have made me laugh and taught me lots!! I appreciate EACH AND…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  In-Colors

    6/11 Crafty Thursday

    Love a fun 3D project!! This one was for Crafty Thursday and with a FREE PDF for sharing it is a win/win!! I am happy to help you compile some fun and easy instructions! You can check out the YouTube here. ORRR, you can head on over to facebook and join the fun there!! I would love to be able to send this PDF (instructions) to you too!! Hugs and Have a Great day getting Crafty!!