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  • Hamscher Homestead,  Uncategorized

    2021 Plot just part… Sunday Funnies.

    2021 Plot just part… Ohh, come on I am not the only one, 2021 Plot just part.. It would be good to know right?? Not only because of the extra Craft supplies, but jeans or pajama pants?? I sure hope you know that I am only half kidding. Are you in need of another Sunday Funny? Check here. Ohh, in case you did not know, the shoes are a must. I do love me some shoes. Happy Sunday everyone!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! I would love to have you subscribe to my YouTube channel.

  • Hamscher Homestead,  Uncategorized

    Merry Christmas from US! Joe and I critters too!

    Merry Christmas from US. Joe, the critters plus myself want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas from us! We enjoyed a pretty lazy day. Joe cooked ham and I made sweet potatoes, garlic mashed, green beans and rolls. Cookies… Is how we started the day! Ohh yes, cookies and coffee! Cranberry bars, peanut blossoms, Christmas crack (no photo) and Chex krispies. Add in several cups of coffee… ohh YES! The day has been pretty lazy. Chilling by the fire and doing video gift opening with the nieces and nephews. Even the kitties are chilling. Sleeping and even snoring. Christmas Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Coloring,  Girls Night,  Simple Stamping,  Stamp Camp/class,  Uncategorized

    October Girl’s Night, the first card.

    October Girl’s Night On the first Friday of each month, you can come and make some birthday cards. October Girl’s Night was no exception. We crafted, talked and laughed too! This was the first of two cards that the girls made. We always have two designs and they made two of each design. I saw this layout somewhere and knew that I had to try it. To simple?? I think the technique that I added kept the ladies on their toes. The Country Home stamp set has the beautiful water jug. But where in the heck did I get that sentiment?? Well, I made it. You might want the Stamparatus…

  • Stamp Camp/class,  Uncategorized

    Forgotten Culver Card – Sunflowers

    Forgotten Culver Card I have no idea how I forgot to share this one. Check the first card, Mum here and the second, Tasteful Layers here. However, the forgotten Culver card, has just a little coloring for the Sunflower centers with the Basic Black Stampin’ Write marker. Here is the more neutral card. Yes, still birthday, but I would send this one to my Dad. He would be happy with it. The Bumblebee ink creates the perfect color for the sunny Sunflower petals. The girls that come to my facebook live have been reminding me to stamp the insides. Well, here you go!! Adding three of the small sunflowers to…

  • Girls Night,  Happy Birthday,  Uncategorized

    September Girl’s Night – Happy Birthday

    September Girl’s Night Do you believe it is almost time for Girl’s Night?? Yes, this Friday!! WoooHooo! To give you can idea, this is one of the cards from September’s Girl’s Night. I am really looking forward to the October class too!! But how about this Whale of a Time card?? Can we talk a minute?? Would you have put the Pear Pizzazz and Pretty Peacock together?? I am not sure that I would have if it wasn’t for it being on the Whale of a Time DSP list. Add in the Blackberry Bliss and Calypso Coral kinda different right?? Anyway, this one has all of those and I love…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Uncategorized

    Get Your September Paper Pumpkin with extras!!

    September Paper Pumpkin You will NOT want to miss out on the September Paper Pumpkin! I can tell you it is PACKED full of goodies. Treat packaging that is. The fun part is that you can use these for either Halloween or just fall themed treats. You will be able to make 20 treats packages. Remember I said that either Halloween or Fall. Here is the fun part. If you pick to do Fall then you have all the Halloween parts to use and vice versa. I can not wait to see what the pieces are going to be!! Not sure how to use all those extras?? Head on over…

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    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!!

  • Clubs,  Uncategorized

    2020-2022 In-Color Club

    I am excited about these colors. This group of In-Colors is fun and pretty, but can also lean to the masculine side. You will want to get your hands on these products ASAP. How about a manageable way to get full size of all the 2020-2022 In-Color products? Yes, I have you covered! But first here are the colors.. Bumblebee Cinnamon Cider Just Jade Magenta Madness Misty Moonlight Aren’t they pretty together?? (insert claps!!) Here is how the club works. I am looked for 5 people (or more) to commit for 5 months. Each month the cost is $34.31. But each month you will receive one of the following…. 5…

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    3/14 Coffee and Cards for a Challenge

    More FREE stuff… A little note… sprinkle with a few butterflies… on top of some “polka dot” vellum equals simply pretty! Add in the challenge theme of Flutter and Fly. Bonus for sure!! Using the So Very Vellum (152313) from the second Sale-a-Bration release. The very spring colors of Pool Party, Soft Sea Foam and Purple Posy. Which would be your favorite? In addition to that FREE items let’s add in a couple more… Thoughtful Blooms (152290) stamp set and the coordinating punch Small Bloom (152316). The favorite item for me though is the … Butterflies of course!! Butterfly Gala (148580) and its coordinating punch Butterfly Duet (148523)…. my heart…

  • beginner-casual-avid,  Fairs / Events,  Uncategorized

    Another Bingo WIN!

    Peaceful Poppies DSP is paired with Best Dressed Stamp Set. This was the first card the Bingo girls created. Remember the cute boxes? The Sheer Linen ribbon was in that decorated box. In addition this everyone WON this prize. It is always fun to win, so we started off this way! One poor lady took forever to get her BINGO, but finally! Continuing the win was this Fabulous sentiment! Seee, fabulous way to start the day. Yes, a whole spool of ribbon!! You know you want to join us for the next Stampin’ Bingo! Sunday August 16 my home studio! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

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    My trimmer arrived

    Did you hear that Stampin’ Up! Has a new trimmer?? AND that the demonstrators can order it?? I opened the newly delivered box on a Facebook live tonight, Thursday! And I am just going to say… WOW!! Ohhh and just so you know… you can get it NOW by joining my team!! This is the BEST kit that I offer! And a perk is a 20% discount on ALL your orders! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

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    Crazy wildlife and a flower

    Now, after seeing the perfect peony and getting the perfect picture… I CUT IT! Yup, that amazing peony was sitting on my kitchen counter for two whole days. It was joined by some old roses from Joe’s grandmother and a dark pink peony. The kitchen smelled AMAZING and made me smile each time I looked at it. BUT…. While running around in the house, this weird thing caught my attention. We live in sand so… we see it everywhere. But not there… you see in the first shot that is a very nice grass section. What the heck is messing up my grass?? Upon further inspection there were actually three.…

  • Hamscher Homestead,  Home Decor,  sneak peek,  Uncategorized

    Blog Hop with Home Decor SU Style

    Thank you for “hopping” in…. Home Decor SU Style. Happy you could join us! Please be sure to check out what everyone has to share, link down on the bottom. Have you heard a saying that just spoke to you?? Then you search EVERYWHERE to find what you are looking for …. and it is NOWHERE Well, what is a crafter to do?? She makes it herself! A fellow local lady business owner was my first call. She cuts metal. YUP, laser cuts. We worked on the font going back and forth with what to pick. This worked perfectly! The next thing was cutting all the letters… TWICE. First in…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  sneak peek,  Uncategorized

    Decorating a gift

    Do you get requests for cards?? I do on occasion… and I like to wrap them up special for the receiver . This time the receiver is a fellow gardener. We enjoy being outside, digging in the dirt and coffee too. The colors of Crushed Curry, Blackberry Bliss and Old Olive seem an obvious match. Enjoying another year of the Daisy Punch, WooooHooo! There is a sneak peek here. What is your guess?? Join us again Tuesday for another sneak peek. Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Fairs / Events,  sneak peek,  Uncategorized

    In-Colors Peek

    Out in Terra Haute for a SU leadership event. Here is the card that I used as my swap card. Each “flower” is one the the new 2019-2021 In-Color. So excited to share they beautiful new colors with all of you. Even more excited that we have a third PURPLE! You will be able to see all these In-Colors in person at the new catalog Launch Saturday, June 1 in Plymouth. Check back early next week for more information on that exciting event!! The BEST part is you get your catalog there!! Can not wait for you to see …. Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Home Decor,  Uncategorized

    sick of Flowers yet??

    Working still on flowers…. What punches do you see here?? There is a new die cut here too… more peeks at the 2019-2021 In-Colors. I am thinking of an In-Color Club…. Anyone interested on more information?? What a great way to get all the new colors and the matching goodies, dontcha think? ohhhh, Dont forget…. Guess the punches for more chances to win!! Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Challenges,  Happy Birthday,  sneak peek,  Uncategorized

    GDP Challenge Day #188

    Super excited to participate in the Global Design Project Challenge today #GDP188. This week we are CASEing the designer, Brian King. Today, you get two sneak peeks at a couple of the new 2019-2021 In-colors. Pretty Peacock and Sea Side Spray. They sure look pretty together!! Trying to figure out what that sentiment is from?? Everything is Rosy the one month Kit of course!! Have you gotten yours?? NOO?? ohh you really want to second think that… there is a leaf edge that is added to the sentiment portion…WOW…add a little Wink of Stella to the “berry” parts, amazing!! Using the Leaves Trinkets (146343) for the pretty thing… Looped around…

  • Happy Birthday,  Stamp Camp/class,  Uncategorized

    Pretty Birthday Flowers

    Have you thought….humm, this looks fun, But its probably not for me?? Well, here is a great way to try it out. The 1st Tuesday of each month I have a class at the local library. This is a great way to try out this fun craft. All the stuff is supplied, stamps, ink, paper, adhesive and even ribbon. Preregister by sending me an email or text. Bring your smiling face and $5. Come on, try it… what do you have to lose?? No matter what you have two cards that you can take with you to use or keep. Yes, I will even help you tie the BOW!! Who…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Hamscher Homestead,  Stampin Up News/Deals,  Uncategorized

    Redbud Tree Inspiration

    I wish you could join us for Coffee and Cards. This “episode” featured another retiring stamp set Sheltering Tree (137163). We had a stamp set stamp camp using this stamp set back when it first came out, a few years ago. There is a card that has been kept up on the inspiration shelf since then… Soon the whole card will be retired…. the last hold out was the stamps… the ribbon and punches sued have been gone of several years. Do you see the four seasons?? That was the inspiration for the type of set that was created above… Here is our Redbud tree/spring inspired card. Just out the…

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    Check the back

    Wierd?? but have you really looked at the back of your cards before?? This new stamp has me super excited. And yes it will just be on the back, but on the back of all the cards that are created by me. Helps you to find me and maybe even receive a card by me too. You are thinking of looking on the back of your cards now, right?? GOTCHA!! Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Challenges,  Uncategorized

    Three twine card??

    Another Rooted in Nature card…. Have you decided that you need this bundle yet?? All the items associated with this set start on page 143 of the current (new) catalog. This time using the DSP, Mint Macaron, Grapefruit Grove, Basic Black and Blackberry Bliss. Have you tried to heat emboss on vellum yet?? Talk about an easy way to hide the adhesive… WOW!! Rounding out this card (hahaha) is the stitched shapes framelits (pg 220 145372 $30.) The Nature’s Twine is a four pack, Crumb Cake, Grapefruit Grove, Blackberry Bliss and Mint Macaron. Using the three “bows” was a pretty way to display all three colors, I thought… The sentiment…