• Girls Night

    Second March Girls Night card using Sweet Strawberry

    Second March Girls Night For the Second March Girls Night card I used the Sweet Strawberry stamp set and punch. Please keep in mind that this stamp set is already sold out. The punch is still available!! Added in the Label me Fancy punch for the Birthday sentiment. Just like the first card, The live version was tweaked just slightly. Want to check out the live?? All of these are done on the Whispers In Ink facebook page. Although both use all the same things, with a change of orientation. I am not sure which is my favorite. How about you?? Curious about the colors?? Blushing Bride, Crumb Cake and…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Debbies Hes the Man 3D Thursday treat idea!

    Debbies Hes the Man Ohh, you guys, Debbies Hes the Man for this weeks 3D Thursday. I am super excited to try this treat holder. I really want to see what all it will hold!! Head on over to the group, photo above is a link! I can not wait to see what all will fit inside. Are you a nuggets fan?? They are super easy to use scrap DSP pieces, wrap as an easy decoration, I think if I can find the right treat to put inside that my Dad would love this. Wondering how you can get these products?? Well, they will be in the new 2022-2023 Annual…

  • Girls Night

    March Girls Night Card one of two, Seas the Day

    March Girls Night Card Here is the in person card and the online version of the March Girls Night Card. This is the First of two. You know that I like to change things up just a bit in my live version. I love having all these amazing birthday cards! Have you tried this class kit yet?? Ohh, I love sending out these great cards, parts and envelopes. Want to join me next time?? Here is how… Make a purchase of $25 (minimum), email me to get your packet for the May kit. Or you can pay the flat fee of $15. Both have additional shipping fees. The card on…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    I see green on the homestead, not outside but still.

    I see green on the homestead You know that I love flowers, check out what I see green on the homestead. I know that in the photo is is tough to see this far away. However, I have more photos to share!! But first… Do you think these are flowers, veggies or both?? Okay, these are all flowers.. but, I do have lettuce, onions, spinach and kale seeds that were all planted on last Sunday. They are even bigger today, These are when I first started seeing the sprouts. So from left to right, Dahlia seeds, Strawflowers and Ranunculus cromes. The weather was showing signs of a warm up, but…

  • No Stamping??

    Memories and More cards, from a Facebook live!

    Memories and More cards Today we are looking at three Memories and More cards, that we did a while back for a Facebook live. I know I said that you guys would get In-Color Club information, however, there are soo many options I want you to be completely happy! With that being said let’s take a look at these quick easy and beautiful cards… The first two are using the cards and envelope pack, the third does not. Keep in mind that these “cardbases” are bigger than a regular A2 size (4 1/4 x 5 1/2). Both of the above cards are using the smaller Memories and More pieces. The…

  • Craft Room

    Seeing the Smiles from the class, Spring Punch a Lot!

    Seeing the smiles from the class I loved Seeing the Smiles from the class, Spring Punch a Lot! I do try and remember to take photos… honestly I do! I did miss a couple of picture opportunities … HOWEVER…. We were having soo much fun, as you can see! I asked these beautiful ladies to pick their favorite project of the day… they all said it was too difficult to pick… yes, I did make them. How would you like to join us for the next class?? I would love to see your smiling face with your favorite project too! When is it?? I am getting super excited, I do…

  • 3D Thursday

    Bottled Water Hanger for Darlas 3D Thursday!

    Bottled Water Hanger for Darlas Ohh, this is one I needed, Bottled Water Hanger for Darlas turn on 3D Thursday. You guys, I am super excited because we will have the Ladybug bundle in the new catty too! This truly has a bunch of my favorite things… You know I love that Black and White Gingham ribbon, Polka Dots and that happy little Ladybug too! No groaning about the fussy cutting! Soo worth it! I love the options this “holds” too. See how you can slip in some flavor packets? Hummmm, what else could we put inside? You know I immediately go to chocolates, but what about a tea bag?…

  • Paper Share

    Regular and Specialty Paper Share information!

    Regular and Specialty Paper Share Ohh guys I have looked through the WHOLE CATALOG and here is your Regular and Specialty Paper Share information. Starting off with the 12 new Designer Series Papers. Abigail Rose 12 x 12 Awash in Beauty 12 x 12 Butterfly Kisses 6 x 6 Happy Forest Friends 12 x 12 He’s the Man 12 x 12 (diecuts included) Hues of Happiness 12 x 12 Lovely in Linen 12 x 12 Perfectly Penciled 12 x 12 Pretty Prints 12 x 12 Sun Prints 12 x 12 Tea Boutique 6 x 6 Textured Chic 12 x 12 We looked at five of these in my unboxing video…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Little Green Dirt and Mooch, an old kitty says hello.

    Little Green Dirt and Mooch Ohh, things are getting a Little Green, Dirt and Mooch, our old man. Remember the Ranunculus set from the Jan-June mini?? Well I decided that I needed to grow my own. I have a mix and a tangerine. Soo excited to see this green. Down in the basement. Strange place I would agree, but you need to start somewhere!! There are many more with green sprouts, so YES I am jumping for joy! So, as you can see things are getting serious… I have 5 seed trays with snapdragons, coleus, foxgloves and dahlias and sooo many more. Plus not in the photo are greens and…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Introducing the 2022-2024 In-Colors, soo pretty!!

    Introducing the 2022-2024 In-Colors They are sooo pretty!! Introducing the 2022-2024 In-Colors, the newest colors starting May 3. Reminder that every year we get five new colors to play with. However, we also say goodbye to five colors. I have not gotten my delivery of my order, but you know that I will do an unboxing when I do. Be sure that you are following and liking ALL my channels so that you do not miss anything!! Tell me do you have a favorite yet?? Did you know that you could get these new colors as part of your starter kit?? Join my team!! Hugs and Have a Great Day…

  • YouTube video

    Saying Good-bye Beauty of Friendship, for YouTube.

    Saying Good-bye Beauty of Friendship Sad to say that we are Saying Good-bye Beauty of Friendship and Nature’s Beauty. I want to start off by saying that the Nature’s Beauty stamp set is already SOLD OUT!! Along with 50 (yes, fifty) other stamp sets. Okay, There is some good stuff to mention. If you have waited, all five of the 2020-2022 In-Colors cardstock and ink are still available. I can not say that about the ink refills however Just Jade, Bumblebee and Magenta Madness are already SOLD OUT!! Okay, back to the cards…. Okay, note that there are a few differences in these two cards. The Granny Apple Green card,…

  • Technique

    Retiring Painted Poppies for Dad, all aged up.

    Retiring Painted Poppies for Dad When I was out by my parents, Mom helped me create this Retiring Painted Poppies for Dad! On a Saturday live, Mom and I finally were able to get crafty. Here is how the whole card idea came about. My dad a few weeks prior had sent me a text asking me about why we (cardmakers) do not make more antique looking cards. I sent him back that I have before, however, it has been a while. So, I figured, I had a mission. A mission to create an aged looking card. I knew right away what I wanted to do. So I was sure…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday Twila’s Notebook, with Artfully Composed.

    3D Thursday Twila’s Notebook Hurray, it is 3D Thursday day, Twila’s Notebook is a wonderful idea. I can not wait to try this one. I have all the supplies from the Artfully Composed Suite. WoooHOOO!! Ready for a look?? I am loving this and looks pretty easy too. Know that the directions are step by step, and you can use anything. How cute would this be with the Pansy Suite?? Ohhh use the gingham for the top piece to start. Ohhh So much fun! Here is the one extra thing you need to get, the Dollar Tree has notebooks that they sell in a 5 pack. So this is a…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Last Chance List Hurry, Going Going GONE!

    Last Chance List Hurry, Oh my goodness, Last Chance List Hurry, because things are going quickly!! Now typically, stamps stay available, however, not this year. And I can add that there are over 15 sets already sold out, already!! Hurry and do not delay!! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!! Last day for sign up is Thursday! Find the info here. Early Bird special ends on Thursday, Come and join us!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Today is the P.I.T.A.’s birthday, Trevor hope it great!!

    Today is the P.I.T.A.’s birthday There he is, I had to dig back to last year for a photo, Today is the P.I.T.A.’s birthday! Trevor I do hope that you have a GREAT day. I bet that those that have not call you a P.I.T.A. are wondering what it means. Well, Pain In The, and I will leave the last word out, which I know you can fill in. Today he turned 32. man I am kinda feeling old. I know he went to visit my parents yesterday, I saw him when I was out at my parents a couple weeks ago. I know Mom enjoyed spending time with him…

  • Technique,  YouTube video

    Colored Jar and Quiet Meadow for YouTube

    Colored Jar and Quiet Meadow Join me over on YouTube for this Colored Jar and Quiet Meadow idea. You will need some Vellum, Stampin’ Blends and the Jar Punch to get you started! While that is drying grab your Quiet Meadow bundle, or any flower with a stem will do. Yes, I did cut out two different stems, one in Evening Evergreen and the other in Polished Pink. Check out the video for the complete play by play. With that being said, I want to be sure to direct your attention to the soon to be retiring 2020-2022 In-Colors. You remember those, Cinnamon Cider, Bumblebee, Magenta Madness, Misty Moonlight and…

  • Happy Birthday,  In-Colors,  Retiring

    All Squared Away Retiring Soon Bundle idea.

    All Squared Away Retiring Join me today, looking at the All Squared Away Retiring soon bundle. I paired this one with an embossing folder that is also perfect for the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss. Meadows Moments is a double folder set and also retiring (and 50% off too!!). Which is a win in my book. It really is so worth celebrating all of these layers. To get this look you will want to cut out the full square twice in two different colors. In this case it is Cajun Craze and Soft Succulent. I chose the Cajun Craze for the Clay pots that I have been planting in already.…

  • sneak peek,  Stamp Camp/class

    Butterfly Birthday Bash 2022, all you need to know!

    Butterfly Birthday Bash 2022 To say that I am excited about the Butterfly Birthday Bash 2022, is an understatement!! I have been working on a few things already. Let me start off by saying that I think we have outgrown the house. So I have a backup plan just in case there are more than 20 in person. Which … let’s be honest is SUPER EXCITING!! Here is what you need to know. Just like last year there is a HUGE goodie bag. There is a custom bag this year too. We will again have 6 cards and 2 projects, three cards and a project in the am. Then three…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Sarah Summery Lipbalm Holder for 3D Thursday

    Sarah Summery Lipbalm Holder Here is a perfect idea for an Easter basket, Sarah Summery Lipbalm Holder! Ohhh, this is perfect for your 6 x 6 DSP or your 12 x 12 too!! You will be able to get 4 from a 12 x 12 AND have extras too!! Hummm, I love them both, which would you want to make?? I like them both. I know you are looking and it really would be a tough choice!! My thoughts are that these would be great for Easter but also a cute way to maybe even give a rolled up five dollar bill. I do not typically give money, but sometimes…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Savings are in Bloom get your mini for 20% off!

    Savings are in Bloom Look no further the sale is here, Savings are in Bloom! Get your Mini Stampin’ Cut and Emboss at 20% off. WooHOO!! But wait that is not the only thing on sale!! There are also 13 bundle that coordinate with the Mini that are also on sale. Wondering about what you can do with the Mini?? Well, You already know that I have it on my Live Station and use it ALL THE TIME! It really is soo convenient. It folds just like the Big on. It also has embossing folders that fit. But here is the BEST part of the Savings are in Bloom promotion.…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Sprouts Buds and Visitors all this week, plus…

    Sprouts Buds and Visitors This week on the homestead… Sprouts Buds and Visitors! I am sure you can guess about the first two. You will have to wait for the last part. I went and did a walk around a couple times with Joe and my friend Kendra. We have found several tulips, later in the week. Daffodils over by the chicken coop. Green on daisy leaves, yarrow leaves and even in the creeping phlox. That was not the only thing that I found promising! Looking out at the fruit trees. Soo many buds. We have the potential for lots of fruit. Fingers crossed that the bees and all the…

  • Craft Room

    Help make others happy with your smile.

    Help make others happy It is easy to Help make others happy!! Really!! Think about this for a minute. When you open your mailbox and find a bill. YUK!! right?? I see you nodding your head!! Well think how you feel when you find something from someone that you have not seen or talked to in a little while. Happy, a smile and you rip open the envelope right?? Well, what are you waiting for?? Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Fancy Fold,  Technique,  YouTube video

    Watercolor Rainbow for YouTube technique idea.

    Watercolor Rainbow for YouTube Check out how I did this Watercolor Rainbow for YouTube! Ohh, but wait this is a fun fold card too!! This was intended as a St. Patrick’s Day card, however… this technique is also good from a spring rainbow. Yes, you can use any color you wish… BUT you will need a few supplies which is listed over on my YouTube description. Have you subscribed yet?? Well, why not?? There is no fee, you get new content each week. AND bonus my FB lives from Saturdays get put there too. Here you get a peek at how the fold works. Lots of layers, Layering Circles for…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  Stamp Camp/class

    March Ding Dong Ditch 2022 Waves of the Ocean.

    March Ding Dong Ditch 2022 Here is all the information on the March Ding Dong Ditch 2022, this months class to go. This month we are using the while supplies last Waves of the Ocean collection. What does this include?? The basic class includes cardstock, DSP and foil. Which are part of the limited supplies. Here is what the DSP and foil look like. You will get 1/4 pack of the patterned paper and 1/2 pack of the foil. The class always includes 10 pieces of 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 cardstock, tutorial, diecut pieces and more! All of this is $16 and shipping is extra. Please keep in mind…

  • Craft Room

    St Patrick’s Day Shenanigans join the fun!

    St Patrick’s Day Shenanigans Join us for games, fun and other St Patrick’s Day Shenanigans starting after Pumpkin Whispers… a Paper Club! You are going to want to join us! There are goodies involved! It all starts right here, the Whispers In Ink page. The Rainbow Scavenger Hunt has four stops. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! If you made it this far…. This is the fourth and final stop!! SCROLL DOWN… Fill out the form, get added to my email list. Thank you, That is how you get the FREE tutorial and soo much more fun!! For an extra chance at a fun prize, leave a comment…

  • 3D Thursday

    Rick’s Waves of the Ocean for 3D Thursday.

    Rick’s Waves of the Ocean Here we are once again, however it is Rick’s Waves of the Ocean for this weeks FREE tutorial!! Have you been taking advantage of these awesome ideas?? I know I have done several in the last few months. I love how they are STEP-BY-STEP!! All you need to do is follow along and it turns out each time!! Have you taken a look at this Waves of the Ocean Collection?? You have not?? Well let me just say you are missing out!! The Stamp and dies bundle are going to be in the upcoming annual catalog. So a sneak peek, which is ALWAYS fun!! Let…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    April Paper Pumpkin peek is so very exciting!

    April Paper Pumpkin peek Can you hear me squeal?? April Paper Pumpkin peek has my name all over it!! I can not wait to get my box. This one is going to be awesome!! Our Beyond the Horizons boxes are on their way. Yes, we will have fun with that one. However, I am looking way ahead to this box. Tell me what else do you think will be inside this box besides butterflies?? Curiosity is killing me really!! I will admit that the cocoon is pretty dang cool. Do you think that we will get a few of those branches too?? Here is all that I know so far……

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Phew it’s been busy here on the Homestead

    Phew it’s been busy Ohh man, Phew it’s been busy here on the homestead and over at my parents house too. So Penelope has FINALLY decided that she needs to start visiting the craft room again. I was super happy to have her join me earlier in the week. You know that I love my kitty Snoopervisors! Ohhh and let’s talk eggs. The girls have really ramped up production. If you are local to me, I have fresh eggs. I have dozens of eggs. All are clean and beautifully colored. Contact me for further information. The later part of my week was spent out in Illinois. Dad has work done…

  • Girls Night,  Simple Stamping

    Second Girls Night card with Simple Stamping in mind.

    Second Girls Night card Here is the Second Girls Night card. I am going to say this one is a #simplestamping WIN!! All you need is Stamps, Ink and Paper. I was not sure at first about the color palette I chose, however, I am loving it now. Curious?? Check out the Misty Moonlight and Soft Succulent together. A little Basic White so that you can see all that beauty!! I need to mention that the On the Horizon bundle (suite) is not available. However, the stamp set and DSP are and the rest should be available next week. Have you missed or overlooked this suite of products?? I do…