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  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    Full Day of fun Stamping in Fond du Lac, WI.

    Full Day of Fun Stamping Korine, Sharon and myself had a Full Day of fun Stamping in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. We made 8 cards and a project. Made some new friends, watched some creative presentations and saw more cards than we could take in! Holy Cow! Ohhh my goodness, soo many card ideas! Be sure to catch my swap card and display showcase next week! I am very excited to share ALL the beautiful cards with you! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! I have seen this SUPER cute Kit Collection Birthday. Let’s ‘Light the Candles’ and spread some birthday cheer!

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    Lots of Creating going on! I am excited to share…

    Lots of Creating going on! It’s the new catalog there is Lots of Creating going on! I am super excited to share all the new projects, folds (fancy ones!) and papers. Just wait until you see! Check back tomorrow for all the goings on on the homestead! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Reminder…. Wednesday night class has been moved to Tuesday! Just this week. I will be traveling to an event!

  • Craft Room,  Holiday cards,  Mystery Card Night

    Merry Christmas to you and your family!

    Merry Christmas to you and your family! Joe, I and all the critters hope that you have a safe and blessed Christmas this year. There really are so many things to be thankful for, starting with our love of crafting, all the way though the time we have with family and friends. Holiday Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! I hope that you can join us on New Year’s Day for the always entertaining event!!

  • Craft Room,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Gift ideas day four, the Paper Trimmer

    Gift idea day four Here we are with gift idea day four. Can you believe it we are just over two weeks away from Christmas? We got news today about shipping cut off date, Monday, December 13. So here we are with all these amazing gift ideas, day one, two and three. AND today (Wednesday) is… FREE shipping day. Now let’s talk a minute about this AMAZING Paper Trimmer. Not only does it cut it also scores. Did you know that the arm extends to 17 inches? Yes, you read that right. I have to say that SU has had three different trimmers since I have been a demonstrator. This…

  • Craft Room,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Gift idea day three ohh yes, Paper Pumpkin

    Gift idea day three Here we are with Gift idea day three. Can you believe it? Did you miss day one or day two?? No worries the Hamscher Homestead post is being moved back until we are done with the gift ideas, two more to go after today’s post. Did you know that you can GIFT Paper Pumpkin?? You can set is up to bill your credit card as a regular subscription. However, you can also do a prepaid subscription. They come in One, Three, Six and Twelve month pricing increments. The pricing varies, links for each are the numbers. Excited, yet?? I have gifted both ways, please contact me…

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    Gift ideas day two… Take Your Pick tool.

    Gift ideas day two Welcome to Gift ideas day two… here is the perfect stocking stuffer! No matter what your craft is. If you have joined ANY of my lives, I use this ever time! Seriously, if you do not own one… Be sure to ask Santa for one. Did you know that I would be happy to assist your Santa with the perfect crafty gifts for you? Is the Take Your Pick tool on your list? How about this for a crafty friend. This is a super affordable gift idea too. The price is $10 (before shipping/tax). Did you miss yesterday’s idea? Be sure to check back tomorrow there…

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    Gift ideas Day One – Adhesive goodie bags, ready to go

    Gift ideas Day One Here is where we will start Gift ideas Day One and it is an adhesive bags with all you need to get started. It is not just for the beginner however. This bag contains both mini and regular dimensionals, Mini glue dots and a Multipurpose glue. Gift Tag is included. All for just $20 (shipping additional). Add another dollar and I will include a coordinating card to your gift. This really is the perfect gift. We use all of these items on a daily basis, and wow do we go through them. Ohh come on now, I know I am not the only one that uses…

  • 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…

  • Craft Room,  Stamp Camp/class

    You must know a few things to keep in mind.

    You must know a few things You must know a few things, that I think might be important. As one procrastinator to I hope not another. I want to make a few things easier for you this upcoming season. Paper Pumpkin is a great option. The November kit is geared towards treats or tags. However, I can promise you that I will be using a few for cards. Sooo, with that being said cards with this cute snowman is a must!! There are three different designs and three of each. That is nice super easy, and ohhh so dang cute cards. Deadline for this is November 10. Sign up here.…

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    End of World Cardmaking Day, so much fun!

    End of World Cardmaking Day Thank you to those that were able to stop by, make a card, hangout, have snacks and enjoy all that was today! I am grateful for the time we get together. I am also grateful for the common interest that we all share. Tonight I am honored by the love you give me EVERY time we are together. Thank you! I look forward to our next day of shenanigans! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

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    Grateful for your smiles. My soul blooms!

    Ohhh my, I am GRATEFUL for your smiles! I saw this and IMMEDIATELY knew that I needed to use it for a Sunday post. Repeat after me… Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. I am grateful to each and everyone of you. I smile because of the fun we have, the shenanigans we pull AND the crafty life we share! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Do not miss out on the fun class to go, check it out here!

  • Craft Room,  Kits,  Stamp Camp/class,  Uncategorized

    New Kit Christmas Whimsy, available Wednesday!

    New Kit Christmas Whimsy Oh, yes, I new kit Christmas Whimsy is available starting TODAY. I will be putting in an order today if you wish to add a kit. Contact me and I will add to my order! This could be something you bring to my World Cardmaking Day event on October 2. Yes, that day is ALL about kits! It could be Paper Pumpkin, any kit collection or an old cardmaking kit that you have not done yet. There will be plenty of shenanigans that day! I would love for you to join me. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    Our August Prize Winner, Congratulations too..

    Our August Prize Winner I am so excited to announce Our August Prize Winner, Janice. Sweetie you have an amazing prize that awaits you!! Yes, the August Prize bundle which is called Blossoms in Bloom Bundle. This stamp set and die cut bundle now has your name on it. I can not wait to see what you make with this beautiful bundle. Huge Congratulations!! Here is a little reminder to everyone else. The next drawing is for the Christmas to Remember bundle. This one will be done on World Cardmaking day. When is that?? It is Saturday, October 2. Wanna know what else is happening on that day?? It will…

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    Attending Backstage Leader event today.

    Attending Backstage Leader Event. I am so lucky to have you and the Inky Whisper Sisters, because I am attending Backstage Leader Event. This year is virtual, and I look forward to, fingers crossed, in person next year. That box behind me was full of goodies, I can not wait to share what all was sent from Stampin’ Up! for me to use not only in my business, but everyday. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

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    I wanted to say hello and share some news!

    I wanted to say Hello! Yes, I know, I know, you know me, but I wanted to say HELLO! I do not get to “see” all of you very often. However, know that I am here to help you on your creative journey! I am here to inspire and help YOU with all things crafty! With that being said I do love to sharing my ideas, but I really like to share stuff going on around my home too! I also wanted to tell you that I see you sitting there wondering where our adventure will go next. Most days I share my ideas and projects. I am curious… Is…

  • Craft Room,  Ding Dong Ditch,  Fairs / Events,  Girls Night,  Paper Pumpkin,  sneak peek,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Paper Pumpkin, Events and More things to know..

    Paper Pumpkin, Events and More Here is our Sneak Peek of Paper Pumpkin, Events and More things going on here in the Flutter By Studio. Starting of course with Paper Pumpkin. This sneak peek is not super informative, Right?? Well, I will see if I can find out more information. All that I know right now is that it is 12 treat boxes. There are four each of three different designs. I am super excited to see!! I wonder what shape they are going to be?? Any guesses?? hummm, what could be Fall and Halloween?? The August Ding Dong Ditch is in full swing. Do you need more information?? Check…

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    My Poor Guardian Angel, she watches and sighs.

    My Poor Guardian Angel I saw this and had to share… My Poor Guardian Angel. I can honestly say that this is probably what goes on. The Shenanigans alone. The adventures that Joe and I go on. Adding in the crazy stuff I do on my own, of course, when no one is looking. haha. Is this true for you too?? I want to say that I really hope so!! Ohh, come on over and join me in some fun Shenanigans!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    Weekend Crafty Fun with New and Old Friends!

    Weekend Crafty Fun with New I am truly blessed for a weekend crafty fun with new and old friends. To make this even more amazing… Christine honored me by asking to teach AND do a display…. By display I mean using the Painted Christmas Suite from the June-December mini suite. However, for me the big fun was teaching how to put together a class. Thankful, Grateful and Blessed! Here is Christine, working and helping others with with the projects. No matter how much crazy happens, as it always does. She is always smiling. You guys know how much that makes me smile too!! Here are the beautiful smiles from those…

  • Craft Room,  Prizes,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs are live, TODAY!!

    Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs Today is the day that the Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs are LIVE!!! Are you wanting to check out all that is going on?? Get a plan for your Christmas cards?? How about Fall holidays?? Yes, there are ideas for them too!! Now here is the best part… When you purchase $50 of product you get to pick from the Sale-a-Bration FREEBIES!! What does this mean?? In the Sale-a-Bration booklet there are stamps, DSP and dies that you can pick from for FREE!! Ohhh, did I mention that there is a super cute bundle there too? Ohh, yes!! Plus there is a set of dies that goes…

  • Craft Room,  Uncategorized

    How about this perspective? I was needing this too!

    How about this perspective? I know there are times that I wonder, How about this perspective?? This really is the definition of it is not all about you. I am NOT meaning this harshly! Please know that! I mean this as a way for me and maybe you, to “get out of your own way”. We all want to make a difference! I know I sure do! However, each day there is a little thing we can do for someone. Bringing to full circle what I talked about on Wednesday live class. We need to Smile! Why? Because it starts with us, and it really does make it way around.…

  • Craft Room,  Hamscher Homestead

    Lettuce Flowers and Furries all on the Homestead.

    Lettuce Flowers and Furries Another week gone but this is what is going on Lettuce Flowers and Furries. The rain behind us a bit of a cool down and back to the humidity. It is the perfect formula for seeds. Imagine my surprise this week with how much these have grown. The petunias are dwarfed by the lettuce this week. I have take a couple little leafs for a sandwich, but need to be a little bit more patient. I saw the buds, but they all opened at once. HOLY COW, right?? They are as big as my hand. This Fiesta Hibiscus is also loving the humidity that has come…

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    Happy Look Happy too, Sunday Inspiration

    Happy Look Happy too It really is that easy, Happy Look Happy too. However, read the whole things. Do you find yourself looking at someone and smile?? I have done that. I do hope that I do that for others too! WE do have that influence. Think about that for a moment. When you go somewhere, when you smile, do they smile back??? Usually, right?? This is what I am talking about. Here is another way to look at it… By smiling at someone you may just make their day. Everyone is going through STUFF that you do not know about. yes, EVERYONE!! It may seem small to you, but…

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    Need a new perspective, rough week.

    Need a new perspective Hello everyone, it has been a rough week and I Need a new perspective. You know that last weekend was rough here on the Homestead. However, it has carried over through the week. Which I know you understand. I have decided to take the weekend off for some new perspectives. I will continue on next week with the rest of the Fun Fold cards. So many wonderful cards, I know you will love them!! Sometimes you need to just enjoy what is going on around you, right?? Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Time is running short… You have until June 30 to take…

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    Back with Sunday Inspiration post for you..

    Back with Sunday Inspiration I wanted to bring this very important thing, Back with Sunday Inspiration. I think I need to share this with you guys! Not sure why, but I do!! However, I know it is important for at least ONE of us. Yes, even me. I get stuck sometimes, I know I am not alone, right?? I beat myself up just like you do. The feeling of not doing enough. Not getting enough accomplished. How about feeling your not a good mom?? Yup, been there several times!! I am here to tell you that someone is watching somewhere and they are INSPIRED by you too!! Trust me when…

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events,  Stamp Camp/class

    News on Kit Classes and the BOGO sale.

    News on Kit Classes and the BOGO Today you will get all the News on Kit Classes and the BOGO sale that is coming up this month yet!! Starting off with Kits I know I have talked about this information already, however you will want to get a kit and craft along with me on Wednesday June 30. We will look at kits on every month that there are five Wednesdays. June is the first. September is the next. There are two ways to go on this. You can get the kits that do not require stamping. Really, there are four you could pick from. Or you can get one…

  • Craft Room,  Technique

    Pansy Patch Dies Cheat and a few extras

    Pansy Patch Dies Cheat I know that several folks are having trouble, but here is a Pansy Patch Dies Cheat!! No worries, I gotcha you! Over in my VIP group, Whispers and Secrets, we walked through making these three cheat sheets. I wanted to be sure to share with you guys here too. Please feel free to ask questions and I will do my very best to help!! Are you ready?? I have two layouts as you can see above, the top right. The top of the sheet is all the parts you need to create the pansy on the lower right of the sheet. How about a closer photo??…