• Hamscher Homestead

    Destruction Winter Spring Kitty in one week.

    Destruction Winter Spring Kitty Here is the start of the week… Destruction Winter Spring Kitty ALL in one week. Things are sure getting Crazy around here. Do not panic, Joe and I were sitting on the couch one night and were talking about the fireplace. He could not get the parts needed to fix it. We both did not like the stone on it. So out it went. Joe does not like it when I take photos of him working… BUT You know that I do it anyway. I know that you guys like to see. So does my Dad. It really turned into a HUGE mess. Shocking I know.…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  YouTube video

    Layering Leaves For You Basket from YT

    Layering Leaves For You Basket There are only a few more days until Valentine’s Day. I love this Layering Leaves For You Basket over on YouTube. When I say this one is Super EASY!! I mean it. Cardstock, Scoring and the Perfect sentiment. You could add the ribbon handle. However, you do not need too. Did I tell you yet, how HUGE this thing is?? NOoo? Well, this photo has 6 fun size bags of M & M’s, conversation hearts and Reeses Peanut Butter cups. Ohh wait, there is still room for other goodies, gift cards OR a small gift (hint hint, jewelry would fit!!) In keeping with the Valentines…

  • Girls Night,  Stamp Camp/class,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    February Special EVERY $50 you purchase

    February Special EVERY $50 you I am very excited to share with you the February Special EVERY $50 you purchase. Yes, when you make a $50 purchase this month, take advantage of Sale-a-Bration to get your FREEBIES. You will also get a FREE class on me. Above is your peek at the two cards and you will get the parts and pieces for 2 of each, plus envelopes too. Now, this can be coordination with getting Girls Night cards too. Meaning, that when you make a $50 purchase you will get 8 cards total. How do you participate?? Use the link below, place your order, email (or text/call) me and…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals,  YouTube video

    Sale-a-Bration Flight & Airy Freebie paper.

    Sale-a-Bration Flight & Airy Freebie I can not tell you how much fun you are going to have with this Sale-a-Bration Flight & Airy Freebie paper. How happy and spring like it is. All the colors are bright and cheerful. I know that my friend Paula is looking forward to getting this paper. The Flight and Airy DSP is a must have for all your spring cards! Adding in the Cloud Punch and Bakers Twine Essentials pack. I can say that the fussy cutting was super easy and worth it. The bird is super easy and a must have. However, the sentiments are from the Perennial Postage bundle which is…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Ten new additions to Sale-a-Bration FREE

    Ten new additions to Sale-a-Bration Here is a little refresh for Sale-a- Bration. Check out the Ten new additions to Sale-a- Bration. Punches, ribbon, kits and soo much more. How about embossing folders and even a stamp and dies bundle? Holy Cow! Do not miss the pack of NEW patterned paper and the NEW masks. Guys they are soo easy to use! I think those are going to be my first choice! Need some assistance with an order? Please let me know! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Ricks Share a Milkshake 3D Thursday card holder

    Ricks Share a Milkshake 3D This week is a card holder. Ricks Share a Milkshake 3D Thursday idea is the perfect thing to give cards in. His step by step instructions are located on the 3D Thursday facebook page and his blog. Be sure to swing by and leave some love. Now to see his project!! How fun is this. The bundle is called Share a Milkshake it is available TODAY!! Plus when you make a purchase of $100 you can get the Dandy Designs DSP pack for FREE! You gotta love Sale-a-Bration!! Humm, This paper would be perfect to use on the cards inside too. I love how even…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Last day of August reminders, don’t miss out!

    Last day of August Today is the last day of August. So do not miss out getting FREE with a $50 or $100 product purchase! I have several, humm okay maybe all, of the Sale-a- Bration. The Pigs with dies, how about my favorite the Rings of Love DSP. Yes, please! Also along with that is the Join special, with that beautiful planner. No that is NOT all either! There is free shipping a free Paper Pumpkin, catalogs and much more! Curious about it? Contact Me, I am happy to help! I am also here to remind you about the Ding Dong Ditch. This class to go is super fun…

  • 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…

  • Love it, Chop it,  YouTube video

    New Video on YouTube each week, here is a sample…

    New Video on YouTube In case you have not heard for the last four weeks I have been doing a live over on YouTube. Join my over there to get even more fun crafty projects!! Today’s post is from last week. I am live, yes LIVE every Tuesday at 3pm central time. No worried if you can not join me live the video will be there!! Need the link?? I am looking forward to many new videos!! NO worries the weekly Coffee and Cards videos will be there too!! This video was all about using scraps as this weeks video was. No waste on either of these two cards. How??…

  • 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…

  • Fancy Fold,  Happy Birthday,  In-Colors

    Sale-a-Bration Bird fun fold, Birthday card

    Sale-a-Bration Bird fun fold I am loving this Sale-a-Bration Bird fun fold. This card idea was from the Culver Library Class. Those lovely ladies LOVE fun folds. I especially like doing easy fun folds! This one uses NOTHING extra. But ohh, doesn’t it look fancy!! This Stamp set Friendly Hello is FREE with a $100 purchase (there is DSP too!). I would say this could be a simple stamping card, but there are just too many die cuts on it. Starting off with the Stitched So Sweetly dies. That is where the scalloped rectangles come from. That little leave die is from the Forever Flourishing dies. Think greenery on that…

  • Prizes

    The Winners of a Sensational Sale-a-Bration.

    The Winners of a Sensational Sale-a- Bration I am so excited to share the two monthly Winners of a Sensational Sale-a-Bration. Our Grand Prize winner has not yet gotten her prize. You know that I will sure share that happy smiling face as soon as I get it. Let’s start off with the August winner… Say hello and congratulations to Janice. I was so excited when her name came up on the “wheel of names”. She had this bundle on her wish list. Congratulations to you sweetie! Here is our September winner. Say hello and congratulations to Sherri. She was soo surprised when I popped by to bring her her…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  Happy Birthday,  Love it, Chop it,  Mystery Card Night

    Last day for Sale-a-Bration, two inspiration ideas.

    Last day for Sale-a-Bration Ohhh, my goodness, Last day for Sale-a-Bration and the Summer Shadows dies. Both of the card ideas in this post are from August’s Mystery Card Night. I would love for you to join us on Friday October 8th for the next one. I have a facebook group called Mystery Card Night and Games (<<== link). Anyway, the stamped flowers are from Shaded Summer, remember it was a Ding Dong Ditch featured stamp set. The Flower and vellum leaves that are the center piece of this card are from the Sale-a-Bration dies. They are FREE with a $100. Yes, you heard right. FREE one of my favorite…

  • 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?

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    First Sale-a-Bration sold out! Do not delay!

    First Sale-a-Bration SOLD OUT! Holy Coe can you believe it, the first Sale-a-Bration item is SOLD OUT! Dare I say I am not surprised either. This paper was beautiful. However, I am here to remind you that there are only 9 days left. Only 9 days! Did you get the FREE goodies that you wanted? If not, you have time, but do not delay! Here is your shopping link. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Craft Room,  Fairs / Events

    Our August Prize Winner, Congratulations too..

    Our August Prize Winner I am so excited to announce Our August Prize Winner, Janice. Sweetie you have an amazing prize that awaits you!! Yes, the August Prize bundle which is called Blossoms in Bloom Bundle. This stamp set and die cut bundle now has your name on it. I can not wait to see what you make with this beautiful bundle. Huge Congratulations!! Here is a little reminder to everyone else. The next drawing is for the Christmas to Remember bundle. This one will be done on World Cardmaking day. When is that?? It is Saturday, October 2. Wanna know what else is happening on that day?? It will…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Coffee and Cards,  It Started with...

    It Started With Facebook Live, first Wednesday.

    It Started With Facebook Live I would love for you to join me Wednesday nights for It Started With Facebook Live. We start at 6:30 central time and it is always a fun time. For the first Wednesday in August we made the above. The Painted Christmas Suite ( bundle 1, bundle 2 and DSP) does not disappoint. I will say that the die cuts really are amazing. These two layers and add a few pine cones and boom. No need for DSP on this one. However, the Sale-a-Bration Be Dazzling specialty paper is awesome. Especially once you figure out that you need to cut it from the top. Yes,…

  • 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…

  • Prizes,  sneak peek,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Thank You Tutorial Bundle with each $40 purchase.

    Thank You Tutorial Bundle You know how much I appreciate you here is a peek at the Thank You Tutorial Bundle. What is this bundle thing?? With every $40 product purchase you make you get a bundle of project ideas. Here is a peek at what is in this month’s bundle. Need more information?? Okay, here you go… When you make a purchase from me that is over $40, I email you a bundle of project ideas. These ideas have a full list of items. Not only that but you also get measurements and step by step instructions. And it is not just one project. As you see in the…

  • Craft Room

    I wanted to say hello and share some news!

    I wanted to say Hello! Yes, I know, I know, you know me, but I wanted to say HELLO! I do not get to “see” all of you very often. However, know that I am here to help you on your creative journey! I am here to inspire and help YOU with all things crafty! With that being said I do love to sharing my ideas, but I really like to share stuff going on around my home too! I also wanted to tell you that I see you sitting there wondering where our adventure will go next. Most days I share my ideas and projects. I am curious… Is…

  • Ding Dong Ditch,  Stamp Camp/class

    August Ding Dong Ditch all the information you need.

    August Ding Dong Ditch Are you excited to get the August Ding Dong Ditch class info?? I am!! Yes, I have stamp and bundle options too! Here is where we will begin. The base version of this “Class to Go” is $18, shipping extra. It does include 1/8 of a pack (12- 6 x 6 sheets) of In Good Taste DSP, Bakers Twine Essentials pack and cardstock. Adding to this is the PDF instructions to create 4 cards and a bonus item. Excited yet?? Here is where you are really going to get excited!! The featured bundle is ….. Sweet Strawberry. Yes, it is in stock, yes, the timing is…

  • Craft Room,  Prizes,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs are live, TODAY!!

    Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs Today is the day that the Sale-a-Bration and Mini Catalogs are LIVE!!! Are you wanting to check out all that is going on?? Get a plan for your Christmas cards?? How about Fall holidays?? Yes, there are ideas for them too!! Now here is the best part… When you purchase $50 of product you get to pick from the Sale-a-Bration FREEBIES!! What does this mean?? In the Sale-a-Bration booklet there are stamps, DSP and dies that you can pick from for FREE!! Ohhh, did I mention that there is a super cute bundle there too? Ohh, yes!! Plus there is a set of dies that goes…

  • 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??…

  • 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…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Mystery Adhesive Bag Winners check out the prizes.

    Mystery Adhesive Bag Winners. Did you miss out on this round of Mystery Adhesive Bag – Winners?? I know you will want to play along next time, Sunday June 27. Even if you are not on Facebook or able to make the 3pm start time. No Worries!! You are still a possible winner. Here is how it went. You purchase a “bag” full of adhesives. Ones that we all use everyday, mini dimensionals, dimensionals, multipurpose glue and glue dots. yes, you can purchase more then one bag. Shipped direct to you is around $26. You pick a number 1 – 48 and then you WAIT. ugghh, right?? Will it be…

  • Happy Birthday,  Love it, Chop it,  Stamp Camp/class

    In Good Taste Birthday card with wood elements.

    In Good Taste Birthday Needing a masculine card, In Good Taste Birthday card is a place to start. The In Good Taste Suite has DSP, Stamp set, Dies, Embossing Folder and these awesome wood elements. However for this card we only use the DSP (designer series paper) and the wood elements. Can not see the Wood elements?? Well I added a touch of ink. This photo shows them off a little bit better. How did I do that?? Well I just placed them on the ink pad. You may want to lightly tap on them for full coverage. They will need to be allowed to dry. It really does not…

  • 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…

  • Coffee and Cards,  Happy Birthday,  Stampin Up News/Deals,  Technique

    Stamparatus Birthday with Sale-a-Bration for two..

    Stamparatus Birthday with Sale-a-Bration Yes, that is a huge list: Stamparatus Birthday with Sale-a-Bration for these cute cards. Here is the best part, the DSP and stamp are … FREE Yes, they are both from the Sale-a-Bration catalog. The Oh So Ombre DSP is free with a $50 product purchase and then the Approaching Perfection stamp set is also free with a second $50 product purchase. To help you get there the Stamparatus is a must. Now, you only need $51 more. Add in your Basic White, Bermuda Bay and Granny Apple Green cardstock. However, you will not want to forget the BLING!! Whether it is the Reversible Ribbon or…