• Stampin Up News/Deals

    Free Shipping Next Tuesday, orders over $75

    Free Shipping Next Tuesday I love when we get great notice on stuff! Today is that day! Free Shipping Next Tuesday on orders over $75. So if you have a list now is the time to get your orders ready! However, I also feel the need to remind you about…. Get an extra $82 FREE! When you join the shopping club. This way you get new In-Colors and $125 worth of product that YOU pick! Seriously this is an AMAZING deal. No, you do not need to do what I do. Shop, and get a minimum discount of 20% on all of your orders.. hang out with the Inky Whisper…

  • In-Colors,  Stampin Up News/Deals,  Team Meeting

    Shopping Club Join Special 24-26 InColors.

    Shopping Club Join Special Are looking for not only a great deal but a way to continue to save $$?? The Shopping Club Join Special with the 24-26 In Colors for FREE might be what you are looking for. Here is what you get… All of the above for the same $99 and FREE shipping too!! The above is a value of $207 (plus $22.77 shipping savings). Dang that is a deal. Do you love all of the new colors?? Have the ‘Want it all’ mentality?? Well now you can get lots more for your money. Ohhh but wait there is more!! You also get a minimum of 20% off…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Team Meeting Sat

    Inky Whisper Sisters Team I am so excited for Saturday. Why?? I am getting to get together with the Inky Whisper Sisters, Team Meeting is our focus. Did you know that we get together each month?? Yes, we sure do. We talk over questions that other team members have, we stamp, swap and laugh. Lots of Laughter, which makes me soo happy. I am honored to have all these ‘Sisters’. I love how we support, encourage and connect each month. Curious, what goes on?? You could join us for one if you are local. And when I say local, I have team members that drive from Illinois, Michigan and Indiana.…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals,  Team Meeting

    Amazing options Join Special breakdown.

    Amazing options Join Special I wanted to be sure to pass on this Amazing options Join Special to EVERYONE!! I did a breakdown video earlier this week. I have heard that it has helped a few folks understand how this works. Join Special break down…. ◦ 35% off – Usually the join is $99 and you get $125 of product. With the 35% off you pay $64.35 ◦ 35% more – Usually the join product amount is $125. With the 35% more you get $168.75 worth of product. Join Special…◦ Pros – ◦ Cons – Quarterly Minimum ($300). However your first quarter does not end until March. I do hope…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    More Kittens and Lots of Fall decorations

    More Kittens and Lots of Fall Well, yes, it is true. There are More Kittens and Lots of Fall decorations on the homestead this week. No we are NOT keeping these, I am coming close to looking for homes for these five little cuties. Not sure what is what yet. I do know that the Cream and White is a female and one of the Orange Tabby’s too. This mom is currently being called Girlfriend. I can not say what I was calling her, Joe got mad at me. Anyway, They are not in the house. And Yes, I have approval to find homes for them. Fingers Crossed I can!!…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Free Shipping for Three Days, ohh my

    Free Shipping for Three Days Have you been wondering how to get all those things on your list?? I have a couple options actually!! You can take advantage of this amazing deal… FREE shipping on all orders over $75 worth of product. Please use my current host code if your order is under $150. However, there may be something else to consider… Let’s take a peek at the 35% off part of the join special… No do not panic. Let’s consider a couple of things… The above deal you have to spend $75 and you get that amount. But with the join special.. for $66 you get $125 worth of…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals,  Team Meeting

    35th Anniversary get 35% more or cheaper

    35th Anniversary get 35% more or cheaper Did you know that Stampin’ Up! Is celebrating it’s 35th year being in business?? That is pretty dang good, right?? I think so…especially since most other companies (similar) have gone by the way side. Yes, this family owned and operated business is going strong. So much so that they have NO BANK debt. AND yes there is more… They have manufacturing located here in the US for ink, paper and STAMPS. All of these amazing things, I think. That is a company that I love being a part of. Actually, that I am grateful to be a part of. Supporting local is high…

  • Team Meeting

    Welcoming new Team members and Prize winner

    Welcoming new Team members Starting off with a Prize winner and finishing up with Welcoming new Team members. Martha has been coming to my Culver Library class for many many years. I soo appreciate all her talent, suggestions and especially her beautiful smile. Sweetie, congratulations on winning a class prize. I look forward to many more years of crafting with you!! HUGS!!! Happy Anniversary to Kim, on the left. She has been on the team for four years and soo happy that she has been joining us for our monthly meetings. You talents are unlimited. I so look forward to you demonstrations and amazing ideas. Nancy is one of our…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    More Sales coming your way plus a Bonus

    More Sales coming your way OHHH my goodness, did you hear?? I just can not believe it… All the stamps in the Annual Catalog are going to be 15% off WEDNESDAY!! Now just to be sure that you know, Host stamps are NOT included. Sorry but Online Exclusives are also NOT included. However, if you can not find a stamp set or five in the annual that you can not live without… Just Saying!! Here is the Bonus… Do not forget that Bonus Days are still going on!! So for every $50 you spend this month … You get a code that will get you an additional $5 to use…

  • Team Meeting

    IWS Shopping Club meeting today, curious?

    IWS Shopping Club meeting I know that you are curious. Curious enough to join us?? No strings attached. The IWS Shopping Club meeting is today. We meet every third Saturday of the month. Here in my large craft room. What exactly is the IWS shopping club. Well, it is a way to get 20% off your purchases AND get to know some Amazing ladies. Here is a bit more. Are you already spending over $100 a month on craft supplies?? Well be honest!! Why not get them at a discount, RIGHT!?! Ask me how to get your discount today!! Or you could join us on the third Saturday to find…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters March Meeting peek.

    Inky Whisper Sisters March Today I got to spend some time with local members of my Team The Inky Whisper Sisters March Meeting was today. Did you know that we meet every month?? Yes, we sure do, the third Saturday of each month. Curious what we do?? We chat about all things stamping. But we also do a team swap, which there is always a theme of some sort. There is typically at least one demonstration, usually two. This is a great time also to get other team members help on ideas, suggestions and help with things. Here is Nancy doing her demonstration. We made the cutest adhesive holder box.…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Only Succulents and a helper here this week

    Only Succulents and a helper here It really was a quiet week this week. The only shenanigans was Stampin’ Bingo on Saturday, however you will have to wait for that post. Only Succulents and a helper here this week. Starting off with a midweek delivery of succulents. These little cuties came via FedEx and I was soo excited. I already have several green succulents. Yes, there are more here, however look at those pink and purple ones. There is even an Aloe called ‘Snow Drift’, top right. I was really wanting a Purple tipped one. Maybe next time though. Have you had succulents? I will have to see if I…

  • Team Meeting

    Celebrate Team Meeting card thanks Kim!

    Celebrate Team Meeting card This was what I came up with using the “Pinwheel” that Kim taught us. I used the sentiment from the Share a Milkshake stamp set. What do you think about the Celebrate Team Meeting card? Wanna learn how to make this? Be sure to check the Whispers In Ink YouTube channel on Saturday! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Curious about my team? Thinking of being a team member? NO, you do not have to do all that I do! Become a IWS Shopping Club member. Get a 20% discount on your orders! Plus your can craft with me and my team! Ask me…

  • Team Meeting

    Feb 2023 Inky Whisper Sisters team meeting

    Feb 2023 Inky Whisper Sisters Last Saturday was Team Meeting day. The Feb 2023 Inky Whisper Sisters meeting was full of demonstrations, laughs and swaps. This lovely lady is Kim, she did her first team meeting demonstration. Can you say prepared? Holy cow, she had two samples and a great list of supplies. What Kim is holding is the start of a great focal image. As you can see the ladies were super focused. I love how everyone helps each other. Can you see the treat in the first photo? I was grateful that the team is always up for being my taste testers! The recipe is a keep foe…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Christmas party fun!

    Inky Whisper Sisters Christmas Ever wonder what happens at a Team Meeting?? Today was the Inky Whisper Sisters Christmas party. We got crafty, broke bread and teamed up for prizes. I do wish that my whole team could have been here, however, life is always crazy this time of year. I am VERY grateful for the Inky Whisper Sisters, my team, my friends, and my fellow stampers. It is because of these smiles that I know I am in the right place. We are all doing what we love, and sharing ideas, supporting each other AND helping each other laugh!! I am ALWAYS grateful when Sharon is in charge of…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters at OnStage, Indianapolis

    Inky Whisper Sisters at OnStage Can you tell that we were having fun?? I sure hope so!! So we have a couple honorary members of the team here with us. However, there is no doubt that the Inky Whisper Sisters at OnStage would for sure be at the next one!! Today is all about the team stuff. What do I mean?? Well, when I bring any part of my team to an event there are always some special “things”. Not these are not things that Stampin’ Up! does for us. And let me tell you there is plenty of that. Prizse patrol, box of goodies and fun all day!! This…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters photos from past meetings.

    Inky Whisper Sisters photos Today was team meeting day. One of my favorite days of the month!! My team is called the Inky Whisper Sisters photos are older, but these ladies are amazing. Each has a different reason to be a demonstrator. Each brings so much to our stamping family. We even have a couple of “adopted” sisters. Some want to run a business. Some want to be happier shoppers, think discount. To me I love them all. I sure hope that they know how much they mean to me! I have a small sign that says… Friends become our chosen Family This is so true in this case. These…

  • Team Meeting,  YouTube video

    New YouTube Stylish Sketches Simple Stamping.

    New YouTube Stylish Sketches I am excited to share videos with you guys. Did you see the New YouTube Stylish Sketches that was added last week? We made two simple stamping cards… Did you get the FREE Sale-a-Bration stamp set, Stylish Sketches? If not do not worry you still have time! All you need to do is place a $50 product order and you can get this for FREE. Here are the two cards that we made. You will need Stampin Write Markers for the top idea. Plus Blending Brushes for the lower. To get the whole how to.. head on over to my channel, here. It will take you…

  • Team Meeting

    Sad today, but feeling better already! Thank you!

    I was sad today, but feeling much better now! Now, just to find my voice. I missed being able to spend time with my Inky Whisper Sisters today! So much fun was planned, new friends and even a virtual visit from Shannon, from Stampin’ Up! home office. Ladies, I promise there are LOTS of shenanigans planned for next month! I can not wait to see you all! I wanted to share with EVERYONE, a challenge we are undertaking as a team! We are collecting cards for our local nursing home. If you have envelopes or cards to donate please reach out! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • In-Colors

    2022-2024 In-Color Club Basics and Add ons too.

    2022-2024 In-Color Club Basics and Add Finally, here is how to get the new In-Colors… 2022-2024 In-Color Club Basics and Add ons too. These five new colors… Tahitian Tide Sweet Sorbet Parakeet Party Orchid Oasis Starry Sky Here is how this years club is going to work. You will need to commit to five months worth. That way you will get ALL five of the colors. Doing it slightly different this year. Each month you will get a cardstock, ink, ink refill, ribbon and glimmer paper of one of the above colors. Example; July you will get all the Tahitian Tide cardstock, ink, ink refill, ribbon and glimmer paper. August…

  • Craft Room,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Have you ordered yet? What… Why not??

    Have YOU ordered yet?? The née 2022-2023 Annual Catalog is live! Have you ordered yet?? Ohhh my I had a list a mile long! I bet you did too! All those beautiful new In-Colors… the new DSP, I hope you are getting your share of the Paper Share. New Stamps, embossing folders and dies… Ohhh my! If your list is long, like mine! Know that there is a joining special that includes $65 worth of new In-Color items on top of the already amazing $125 worth of goodies YOU get to pick! Let me also add, FREE SHIPPING! WoooHooo! I wonder, do you have any questions?? Reach out! Let me…

  • Craft Room

    Your Shenanigan Coordinator here, did you know…

    Your Shenanigan Coordinator here I feel it is my responsibility to share… not only a HUGE thank you to my Inky Whisper Sisters team but to you my customers/supporters. I was soo lucky to get this invite to a Stampin’ Up! Leader only event! this is where Your Shenanigan Coordinator here, will learn MORE Shenanigans! Haha! Thank you everyone! I will be hanging out and finishing up prep work for the Butterfly Birthday Bash on my little Birthday! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • 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…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Challenge, I want you to join us!

    Inky Whisper Sisters Challenge I would love for you to join myself and the Inky Whisper Sisters in a Challenge. It is actually something that we should be doing everyday, but…. I know you can do it too! Using what might be a new favorite bundle, Hello Ladybug and the Cloud punch. Keep in mind that the meeting was in February so that Marbleous DSP was still available. A quick stamp of that smiling ladybug, adding in a “Smile” sentiment from the Daisy Lane stamp set and boom you are ready for an easy and cute treat holder. In our team meeting we have demonstrations. I walked the team through…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  sneak peek

    Final Days for all these exciting things!!

    Final Days for all … How can February be almost over and the Final Days for all of the classes, Paper Pumpkin and soo much! Starting off with the February Ding Dong Ditch! With of of these great options you NEED to check this one out! Reg class, stamp set, bundle, and small stamp-a-stack too! I do love options but HOLY COW! This one also ties into the … The March Paper Pumpkin! I love when Paper Pumpkins coordinate with catalog product! Why? Well, let me tell you!! The mileage that you get out of this one little box is AMAZING! You can add a little from the DSP pack…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Mooch Chickens and the Flowers all this week.

    Mooch Chickens and the Flowers This week is all about Mooch Chickens and the Flowers. I wanted to update you about the old man, Mooch. I am very thankful that he is still with us. This blind kitty navigates the house pretty well. We have added a second water fountain to the house to help him figure out where he is. No moving furniture though. I have a second table up in the craft room now and there are times he struggles. Especially when there are extra legs too. haha. It is always good when he is up wondering around. This morning he woke us up putting in his breakfast…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters meeting plus making fun.

    Inky Whisper Sisters meeting January’s Inky Whisper Sisters meeting. I was so happy that we were able to get together with these lovely ladies. We were missing some members, and we missed them. Finger crossed that we will see them next month. This meeting we talked about Sale-a-Bration, different ways to use embossing folders, and a few more things. We also helped each other with questions. Did you know that you get two additional stamp sets for joining during Sale-a-Bration?? I know that we would love for you to join us for our next team meeting February 19 at 1pm. Ask me anything, I love questions. I want to take…

  • Fairs / Events,  Hamscher Homestead

    While I was gone the kitties were lonely.

    While I was gone While I was gone the kitties were lonely. Well, Joe was home. Apparently though Mr Bigglesworth missed me he has been at my side and in the studio with me, all day!! He was sound asleep. Dropped a few things on the floor and he did not budge!! The “twins”, I feel silly calling them kittens, had to smell everything that I pulled from a bag. When I arrived home late last night. I was for sure not up to putting everything away. The back seat area of the truck was full. No room, well, I guess I could have stacked some bags. Earlier in the…

  • 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!

  • 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!!