• Prizes,  Team Meeting

    Grateful Blessed and Sharing the love with others.

    Grateful Blessed and Sharing the love I truly am Grateful Blessed and Sharing the love with others. Starting with Paula and Korine. These two came to help prep the Paper Share for you guys. I am soo very lucky to have a team that not only supports each other but me too. Lucky, does not describe how blessed I feel. I want to do a shout-out to ALL my team, Inky Whisper Sisters, they are an amazing group of ladies (no guys yet, but you never know!). So blessed as a matter of fact that I will be attending the Leader event again this year. The above was a special…

  • In-Colors,  Team Meeting

    Five of the 2021 In-Colors together, all together.

    Five of the 2021 In-Colors Together So this card originally started out for my team, Five the 2021 In-Colors together. Just in case they had not purchased the colors. Just something to help my team out. Yes, it is super simple, but dontcha love how easy they all go together?? The Evening Evergreen background is perfect to let the other four colors just pop off the card front. Keeping the cardbase super neutral of course, in Crumb Cake. Inky Whisper Sisters Supporting my team is huge. I do truly want to give them tools and looks that they can use, duplicate and offer to a variety of cardmakers. Here is…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals,  Team Meeting

    Join the Inky Whisper Sisters, great joining special

    Join the Inky Whisper Sisters I am always looking to have you Join the Inky Whisper Sisters. Here are a few reasons. Shopping Discount (starting at 20%) Getting and hearing about products first. Several bonus options like bigger discount, team bonuses and FREE catalogs too. But here is the BIGGEST… When you join right now you get even more in your starter kit!! Generally you get $125 worth of product that you get to pick in your kit. This month you get $155 and yes you still get to pick the products. PLUS, you get a FREE Paper Pumpkin, catalogs and sooo much more!! All of these things are from…

  • In-Colors,  Love it, Chop it,  Paper Share,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    All Information in one place, for the new Annual Catalog.

    All Information in one place Here is the need to know … All information in one place. Reminder that the text with different colors is a link. It might be a link to the original post, product or a group. Let’s start with the regular Paper Share and add on. The list of papers and the breakdown of how it all works is in this post. The basics are you get 10 DSP packs for $36. However, you can add on the returning In Good Taste for an extra $6. Keep in mind that this will give you 168 – 6 x 6 pieces of different patterned paper. WoooHOOOO!! Secondly,…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Chickens Flowers and Mother’s Day breakfast.

    Chickens Flowers and Mother’s Day This week on the homestead, Chickens Flowers and Mother’s Day breakfast. It really has been too long since we have talked chickens, right?? These girls are now all getting along, as you see here they are loving all the weeds that I pulled on Saturday and today. All the green grass and bugs are always a treat. There are new and old ones (chickens) all mixed up in this photo. On the left is the only Rooster in the coop right now. He was from last years hatch out. He is from Jazz and the black Silkie that I had in the coop. Both are…

  • In-Colors

    2021-2023 In-Color Club the beautiful colors.

    2021-2023 In-Color Club You know that the 2021-2023 In-Color Club is the BEST way to get all the new colors at a great monthly price!! Keep in mind this is a 5 month commitment. However, once it is all said and done you have all five of the full size Inks Cardstock Ribbons DSP pack Embellishments Stampin’ Write markers Stampin’ Blends (add-on option) Ink refills (add-on option) Yup, I did add a few optional things in this time. Keep in mind that you will still have the opportunity to get some extras when it it your turn to be the “hostess”. Still not sure?? How about a reminder of those…

  • Craft Room,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Happiness choices, You decide. At least that is what I say.

    Happiness choices, You decide Okay, this is my way of thinking, Happiness choices, You decide. You can decide to be happy and work that way ALL day, everyday. You can decided that YOU have what it takes to accomplish what you want to accomplish. It really is a choice. The ohhhwooo is me will get you more sadness. I do not want to be that way. We all have tough days, but no pitty parties here. I choose happiness!! So, this is your Sunday reminder… Choose happiness today!! Sunshine is a choice. Choose to smile. No matter what!! That positiveness carries over to EVERYTHING!! Feel it everyday. Live it everyday.…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Joining News and Reminders, so much fun stuff!!

    Joining News and Reminders OHH what great Joining News and Reminders this week! Have you thought of joining my team?? Well here is a great opportunity!! We always have a customizable kit. How would you like to get extra product in it?? That is correct. Every day you can join my team for $99. You can pick your $125 worth of product. Starting May 4 you will get and extra $30 worth of product in your kit. Bonus is you get to pick it!! You can pick DSP, cardstock, Stampin’ Cut & Emboss. ohhh the possibilities. What is on your list?? Wouldn’t it be cheaper to get it at a…

  • Hamscher Homestead,  Team Meeting

    Kittens Mooch Spring Decorations plus so much more…

    Kittens Mooch Spring Decorations Today on the homestead Kittens, Mooch and Spring Decorations. Ohh, there are going to be a lot of awww’s and soo cute on this post for sure! They sure are cute. However, they started getting into just a little bit of trouble this last week. I can say that is really has been fun to watch them explore though. Cuddles goes out to spend time with Junior everyday. It really is the best way to start and end the day after all. These to photos are from last week. He was actually trying to hurry so that they could go for a walk. Yes, that is…

  • Fairs / Events,  Team Meeting

    Shout-out Inky Whisper Sisters, I appreciate you all.

    Shout-out Inky Whisper Sisters Shout-out Inky Whisper Sisters, I had soo much fun!! Almost half of my team was able to gather in my home on Saturday. The occasion?? Stampin’ Up! had a virtual event, OnTour. I was super excited to host all these beautiful ladies and spend some great stamp time. Plus, we made a day of it, Team meeting also. Can you tell Paula is thrilled I was taking her picture, haha. We are hard at work in these photos.. So many fun things left to create. Wait until you see the fun items in the new catalog!! Ohhhh MY!! We were able to stamp, die cut and…

  • Fancy Fold,  Team Meeting

    February Team Meeting Swap – My fancy fold

    February Team Meeting Swap Yes, I had fun with the February Team Meeting Swap. The theme was using your favorite bundle/suite of product from the Jan-June Mini catalog. They all were slightly different in that some had Snails and some had Mushrooms. All the coloring was slightly different too. The background is the Snail Mail DSP. You know it was difficult picking just one. Which is your favorite?? The Snail or the Mushrooms (below)?? For this snail, I used the Petal Pink, Calypso Coral, and Magenta Madness Stampin’ Blends. The Mushrooms turned out super cute. I did however use a lot of Stampin’ Blend colors for these. Here is the…

  • Fancy Fold,  sneak peek,  Team Meeting

    From February’s Team Meeting – Make n Take

    From February’s Team Meeting This card from February’s Team meeting was inspired by the card in the middle. I do love butterflies, shocker. However, that middle card is from a bazillion years ago. Okay, maybe not but close, really!! All of that product is sadly retired. Here is a question for you, do you keep cards to “C.A.S.E.” at a later date? I be you are wondering what CASE means, Copy And Selectively Edit. This fold was fun to figure out the first time. The second time was a piece of cake. No, it did not matter that it had been a bazillion years. It was all about the measurements…

  • Love it, Chop it,  Stamp Camp/class

    Clock is Ticking down and One more idea.

    Clock is Ticking Down To say the Clock is Ticking down is an understatement. Sunday is the final day to take advantage of what Sale-a-Bration has to offer… whether it is the FREE products with purchase or the Bonus items with your joining of my team. It really is the… LAST DAY!! The clock above is truly ticking down… All orders and joining needs to be done my 11:50 pm on Sunday. With that clock ticking, You can still create beautiful works of art. Just as we did Wednesday night for card class. I sure had fun because we played this or that. I pulled a few choices and everyone…

  • sneak peek,  Stampin Up News/Deals,  Team Meeting

    Join my Stampin’ Up Family, Inky Whisper Sisters.

    Join my Stampin’ Up Family Did you know that you can Join my Stampin’ Up Family and get new product in your kit?? The butterflies, above for example, from the Butterfly Bouquet a sneak peek from the upcoming annual catalog. I know, that you know, how much I love my Highland Heather cardstock. My love for butterflies… is even BIGGER!! Anyway…. the amazing kit that you can build of all your favorite things. Yes, that is how it works. You pick your $125 (exact) of Stampin’ Up! product for only $99. Here is where I get excited for YOU!! It really is all about the extras!! What do I mean??…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Coloring,  YouTube video

    You are Amazing Treats with Video

    You are Amazing Treats How did I miss these You are Amazing Treats?? Somehow I did a video and forgot to post them. I think that I really am losing it. With some many possibilities the Love You Always Treat Box could be a bling drawer, treasure holder and even gift card holder. Ohhh, man now I remember why. They were on backorder, however they will be back sometime in the coming week. WoooHOOO!! Now one of these was a gift to me.. the Love one. Thank you Christine. Great Chocolates by the way!! The other two are all me. The Happy box is from the January Team meeting. The…

  • Love it, Chop it

    Hooray for Flower Field using Quite Curvy.

    Hooray for Flower Field The Flirty Flamingo Hooray for Flower Field just makes me happy. This car was from several months ago. How did I forget this one?? I have no clue. Anyway, I challenged myself to use some of the papers that maybe you would not use. Are you wondering?? Where that sentiment is from?? Believe it or not, Quite Curvy stamp set (get bundle). Have you tried to straighten out those curvy stamps out?? You have to be patient, but it can be done. Let me know how it worked. Are you brave enough?? This card has four different patterns. Would you try it?? I do love mixing…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Swap from January and more.

    Inky Whisper Sisters Swap Last Month for the Inky Whisper Sisters swap I wanted everyone to know … That they are Amazing!! I knew that this card would not only fit the swap idea, but would also cheer up someone that just might need it! Stamparatus made quick work… The lined up edge and stamping went quick using the Stamparatus. This amazing tool makes it look the same EVERY time. Just to help you out… You will want to just two slots each time. TIP: The two stamps that I used here are smaller. Meaning, that using a full sized ink pad gets kinda messy. You may just want to…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Holiday cards

    Love You Lots Heart punch pack.

    Love You Lots Heart Heartfelt and Love You Lots using the Heart punch pack. This Coffee and Cards project was a HUGE collaboration. The folks that join me live get to contribute and guide me to the final project. This project. I know, I know… I do have a starting point, but… there are times that we really go 180 from what I was thinking. That is based on what the “collaborators” say. Really!! I promise. For this card, I knew I wanted to use the Flower and Field DSP from Sale-a-Bration. I also was thinking of the Heartfelt bundle. However, I was wanting to see the Be Mine Stitched…

  • Craft Room,  Ding Dong Ditch,  Girls Night,  Stamp Camp/class,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Month End Reminders Tidbits too.

    Month End Reminders Tidbits The first of our Month End Reminders Tidbits and much more.. is all about Mystery Adhesive Bags and all the fun we are going to have on Sunday. This is going to be a FB event, however, if you are on on Facebook, no worries you can still get your bag!! All you need to know… Put in your order before noon on Sunday using this Link. And order the following… 104430 Dimensionals 144108 Mini Dimensionals 110755 Multipurpose Glue and 103683 Mini Glue Dots. Shipped direct to you is less then $26. If you are local to me, Yes you can just contact me. Here is…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Cuddles Birds and Snow, but not yet.

    Cuddles, Birds and Snow?? This post is all about Cuddles, Birds and Snow but not yet. The dark figure is Mr. Bigglesworth. He was not sure at first if he wanted Cuddles at our house. He has since decided that she was cute. However, Cuddles in true kitty fashion is taking over. She talked Joe into moving the old “treehouse” up on the porch. It was from the bedroom that was moved outside during Christmas. To say that she likes it is an understatement. She can see over the rail and all around. Yes, she can even see in the house. Well, of course. Dare I add that her little…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Daisy Lane SAB Freebie for two beautiful options.

    Daisy Lane SAB Freebie I have talked LOTS about the amazing set Daisy Lane SAB Freebie too. In today’s post I will get you over $50 so that you can get all of these items on your NEXT order!! Seriously, you will love this Flowers & Fields DSP pack from Sale-a-Bration. I know you like FREE stuff so why not put in that order?? This could be your first FREE item!! Whether Bumblebee or Rococo Rose is your favorite. You WILL want to miss this DSP pack. You have the colors but what about the Tool Supply list?? Check out this list… Daisy Lane Stamp set Medium Daisy Punch Daisy…

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    Day of Gratitude OnStage at Home

    Day of Gratitude OnStage Happy Sunday, Happy Day of Gratitude Onstage day! haha. After a three days of a virtual event, I am a little loopy, I guess. But I had so much fun, learned bunches and enjoyed spoiling my team just a little. I know you are asking what this OnStage at Home is all about. Well, We were supposed to be in Salt Lake City this weekend. However that was not possible, sad but not possible. So if we were, I would have been with several thousand of my Stampin’ Up! friends. Spent time with them, stamped with them and cheered for them. I had to do it…

  • Holiday cards,  Love it, Chop it,  Team Meeting

    Team Swaps Gilded Autumn for Inky Whisper Sisters.

    Team Swaps Gilded Autumn Yesterday, I spoke about what we do at team meetings. Here is my team swaps Gilded Autumn, from September. I made 10 for everyone that participated. I really enjoy seeing what everyone creates. Have you every participated in a card swap?? It is kinda like Christmas seeing what others did with either the same products or just different things. sooo fun!! The theme last month was Fall. Heat embossing the sentiment in gold. Then die cut with the HUGE maple leaf from a returning favorite, Gathered Together Bundle. Just a tip for you, Calypso Coral is not listed on the color list. However it sure brings…

  • Team Meeting

    The third Thursday, my favorite Thursday.

    The Third Thursday I bet you are wondering why the third Thursday is my favorite!! That is Inky Whisper Sisters team meeting day!! Yup, we meet the third Thursday of every month. Both, in person and via video too! Wondering what happens at these team meetings?? I will share a little bit. We have dinner together (in-person). We talk about “things” that are going on with us since last we met. I strongly encourage everyone to bring at least one question each month. Why so that we can ALL learn things. In addition, it is always fun to hear others answer the questions. My idea, Paula’s and Julie’s ideas are…

  • Team Meeting

    Inky Whisper Sisters Swap Sketch card.

    Inky Whisper Sisters Swap Sketch Have you ever tried creating a card from a sketch?? I love sketches, why?? Well, you can use the layout or design that the sketch provides. However, you can change the shapes, or the orientation of the card. Because a sketch is just to get you thinking. It sure was fun to see what the Inky Whisper Sisters swap sketch cards turned out to be!! Take a look at the things that I choose to “C.A.S.E.” (copy and selectively edit). I liked the way the twine was added, because everything should have some sort of ribbon, right?? But I used circles instead of a square…

  • Team Meeting

    Thanks a bunch Sunflower Celebration.

    Thanks a bunch Sunflower I am a huge fan of the outline of this HUGE sunflower. For our Inky Whisper Sisters team meeting in August the theme was Melon Mambo. I did add Granny Apple Green and a little Flirty Flamingo. How do you think the thanks a bunch sunflower turned out? This is a very summery look. I did try to be strategic where I put the dimensionals. Along with the stem of the little sprig. In this photo you can really see the embossing folder too. That is Tasteful Textile 3D embossing folder. hummm, I wonder what this would look like in more purples and cream. What colors…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Team Meeting

    Last month’s Team Meeting fun, Night!

    I do love making little Thank You’s. These were made at last months Team Meeting, fun right?? That little thing sticking out of the top of the Thanks a Ton is a small nail file. How fun??? The daisy has a stem but a file too. Can you see the fold on the bottom?? That is all that I am going to say about my secrets. haha The team had fun decorating these jars. They could use any scraps they wanted and any ribbon in the studio. It sure was fun seeing all the different ones. The one on the right has a few things… The Nothing’s Better Than, Well…

  • Coffee and Cards

    8/25 Coffee and Cards Challenge Card??

    8/25 Coffee and Cards I know you saw yesterdays card. This however was the card we made live on 8/25 Coffee and Cards. I really love how all the parts came together! The fun colors and coloring made easy!! WoooHOOO!! Do not forget that the Stampin’ Cut and Emboss will be available for customers to purchase on Tuesday September 1. You can check out the unboxing video here. I am so sad that you could not see all the embossed leaves in the live video. Thankfully this photo does a GREAT job of showing off all that embossing. I only used the Nature’s Roots dies. You might be able to…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Get & Go Promotion and other News

    Get & Go Promotion OHHHH, HAVE YOU HEARD?? I am excited to share with you information on the Get & Go Promotion. WoooHOOO!! This one you get Two full Stamp sets (Queen Anne’s Lace and So Much Love) , and supplies for Two different projects for eight (cards/people). Bonus too is that you get Rhinestone to go with it! You could have a great class all set up for seven people. All you need is ink and blocks. Keep in mind that you still have $125 worth of product to pick out. And you still get all of that plus the above for $99 and tax. You really can hit…

  • Team Meeting

    Welcome to the Team, Inky Whisper Sisters

    Welcome to the Team. Do you have a tribe?? How about a team?? I do love my Inky Whisper Sisters. They are my crafty family. I have added a few to this crafty family. I do love having a reason to send a beautiful card. How about a Welcome to the Team card? What was the last reason you sent a card?? Have you checked out the Forever Greenery DSP yet?? Stampin’ Up! has amazing papers, One side is leaves and the other a simple pattern. It sure makes it easy to get a different look. Keeping all the rest the same… hummm. I have an idea… How about an…