• 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!!

  • sneak peek

    Another Thank you from me, ideas and directions.

    Another Thank you from me Here I am with another way to say Thank you. I hope you are feeling the love. I sure have been having fun coming up with ideas for you and this whole SHOPPING weekend. This one however is one that I offer every month. With every order of $40 or more in product you get ALL 16 of these project ideas. And NO it is just not pictures. The full “grocery list” of supplies, All the cuts and step by step instructions too!! Think about that for a minute. You can get ALL of these use what you have and create some fun out of…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Small Business Saturday Fun, join the Mystery!

    Small Business Saturday Fun I am getting ready for some Small Business Saturday Fun. Care to join me?? All you need to do is shop, which you might already be doing. Check your list, do you have a few crafty gifts for a friend, family member or even YOURSELF?? Well here is the time to get your order in. WHY?? Well, because you will get a chance to get an entry to win the Birthday box of goodies. I have it valued OVER $200. It includes but not limited to Stamps, Dies, Punches, Cardstock and patterned paper. I am telling you you are going to be all set for creating…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Weekend Ordering and Subscription Specials.

    Weekend Ordering and Subscription Specials Here is how I kick off to Black Friday, Weekend Ordering and Subscription Specials. First is the ordering special… with every $50 order you will get to pick, Rhinestones or Pearls, as a Thank You from me for your order. No there is not something special that you have to order. Just any order totaling in product of $50. Here is the other thing that I have going on all “weekend”. A fun drawing when you subscribe to Paper Pumpkin. You know how much I love Paper Pumpkin. Well here is your chance to get in on the fun too. Yes, that is a QR…

  • Fairs / Events,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Stampin’ Up! virtual OnStage, Inky Whisper event.

    Stampin Up virtual OnStage Here we are watching the Stampin’ Up! virtual OnStage. I do wish the whole team was here, but one day! Today was the last day of OnStage at home and we enjoyed the Make n’ Takes along with some fun new ideas. Now I am exhausted. Yes I have lots more photos to share! Thank you Sharon for joining us and being our official photographer! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Interested in attending the next Stampin Up virtual OnStage? Join the Inky Whisper Sisters and I in April. How?? Get the saving that we enjoy and make new friends. Become your own discount…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  Mystery Card Night,  Paper Pumpkin,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    You missed Mystery Card Night, still time for a prize!

    You missed Mystery Card Night You missed Mystery Card Night, no worries, you still have time to get a prize. Head on over to the Facebook group here. Watch the replay and Add your photos to the group post. I would love to have you join us next month too! We always meet on the second Friday of each month. Theme clues start on Thursday. Questions let me know I will help you out! Are you Brave enough?? I bet you love a great deal. I know that I sure do. How about a 20% discount?? OHH YEAH!! Here is what you have been looking for!! Get a $125 worth…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    New Sister and of course kitties being kitties.

    New Sister and of course kitties. A New Sister and of course kitties. I am super excited to share that Betty has joined the Inky Whisper Sisters. Saturday was her very first team meeting. Welcome and Congratulations sweetie. We look forward to a lot of Shenanigans! This week has been full of kitties. The cooler temperatures have changed the napping locations. In addition to that leaving my bag from class last week and now become amother napping location. Clyde claimed to want to help with FB post. However decided he was comfy and sleepy (first photo). Big News The last photos is Logan helping me feed Junior. I was so…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Sale-a-Bration is almost over, two days left.

    Sale-a-Bration is almost over Yes, really, Sale-a-Bration is almost over, there are just two short days left. Only two days left to get your FREE items. And only two short days left to get your raffle entries for the Making Sale-a-Bration every more Sensational prizes. Lastly, only two days left to Join the Inky Whisper Sisters and get one of the above bundle for FREE. Please reach out if you have ANY questions. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Did you know that you get a FREE Paper Pumpkin (not this one) when you join?? How cool is that?

  • 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!!

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Stamp Camp/class,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Sale-a-Bration even more Sensational is going on.

    Sale-a-Bration even more Sensational I wanted to celebrate my Sales Milestone in a HUGE way!! I wanted to say thank you to everyone. Not only for all of your support but also your encouragement, suggestions and above all SMILES! I love Sale-a-Bration, but I am making Sale-a-Bration even more Sensational for you!! Have you earned your entries into this months drawing?? In this post you will find out all the ways to get entries to possibly win not only the monthly bundle. The Grand Prize too!! Keep in mind that this is not a mini but a FULL size Stampin’ Cut and Emboss!! Here is one way… Orders, yes that…

  • Paper Share,  Team Meeting

    Team Swaps – Inky Whisper Sisters, June and July.

    Team Swaps – Inky Whisper I love Team Swaps – Inky Whisper Sister style. Here are my swaps from June. Our theme was your favorite DSP. That being said I kinda try and s-t-r-e-t-c-h the theme. Why because I know that not everyone has all the DSP. This was an attempt to maybe give a team member just a bit of this DSP to share if needed. This was fun way to share all the pretty patterns in the Simply Elegant DSP pack. None of the cards were the same. Well with the exception of the foil and twine. Yes, I know you have seen this layout before, I do…

  • In-Colors,  Team Meeting

    Flowers of Friendship In-Color with a punch.

    Flowers of Friendship In-Color Using the Flowers of Friendship for these In-Color thank you cards. With the Inky Whisper Sisters our team swap I think last month was 2021-2023 In-Colors. Wanting to use all of them. Because we all have our favorites!! I was super excited when Korine (our team swap coordinator) brought over this bundle. The Flowers of Friendship is a stamp and punch bundle. You know that you save 10% when you get the bundle!! Ohhh the possibilities!! I don’t know about you, but for me I struggle to have a favorite out of these five. Right?? They are all so pretty and sooo easy to use with…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals,  Team Meeting

    New Inky Whisper Sisters and a peek at things.

    New Inky Whisper Sisters I want to give a huge welcome to our New Inky Whisper Sisters. Yes, Bonnie and Clyde decided to be co-demonstrators. I will say that the first item on their wish list was the Cat punch. Second only to the Notes of Cheer Kit Collection items with the butterflies. They have several cards to make, I took down the list… Mooch – because he does not hiss at them. Penelope – because she smells so nice Mr. B because is really needs to like them. Logan because he is always nice and gives good pets. Cuddles because they were not big enough for Mother’s Day cards…

  • 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…