• Ding Dong Ditch

    March 2024 Ding Dong Ditch Bee Mine

    March 2024 Ding Dong Ditch Here is all the information you need for the March 2024 Ding Dong Ditch featuring the Bee Mine DSP. Let me start by saying this one is one you NEED!!! Here is why, this suite was promoted as a valentine set. Yeah, well, that is now how I have used it!! I promise this one is OUT OF THE BOX!! Yes, I used the Bee my Valentine bundle. However, I did add a couple of things to it. In case you missed it, I shared all the cards in my Saturday Coffee and Cards video and will again this weekend. Reminder that I go live…

  • 3D Thursday

    Twilas Mini Bunny Box 3D Thursday

    Twilas Mini Bunny Box Need a last minute Easter idea?? How about a FREE tutorial?? Check out Twilas Mini Bunny Box for 3D Thursday this week. I think that this is soo dang cute. I need to make this so that I can see what all will fit inside. Twila added some Kisses and little ‘grass’ which helps you get an idea of the size here. Even if you do not have this exact DSP you can still make these. I could see, pink papers, or even some happy yellow papers too. Tell me what would you use?? I wanted to be sure to give you a photo of the…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Paper Pumpkin Possibilities

    Memorable Meadows PP Possibilities 2024 Hop

    Memorable Meadows PP Possibilities 2024 Hop I am super excited to be doing the Memorable Meadows PP Possibilities 2024 Hop this month. I have a simple but pretty slimline card idea for you this time. When I saw the 4 1/4 x 11 cardbase, this was the first thing that I thought of. I used Balmy Blue and Fresh Freesia for the layers. Just use your bone folder to reduce the score in the middle. I left the wood piece un-colored. Plus I snapped it at the top three leaves. I felt that the whole piece was just too big. Adding in the deckled circle and fussy cutting of the…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Facebook changes Paper Pumpkin lives…

    Facebook changes Paper Pumpkin Guys there are a bunch of price changes coming our way. Shocking, right?? Plus there are Facebook changes Paper Pumpkin lives will be moving too. With all of these changes be sure to check out my blog so that I can keep you up to date. First… the price of Paper Pumpkin is going up $1.50 a month. However, you could take advantage of the PrePaid subscriptions and save. This will also qualify you for rewards if you get a little more than a six months subscription. As you may or may not know, facebook is not allowing third party apps, like the one I use…

  • 3D Thursday

    Sunny Thoughts for 3D Thursday by ME!!!

    Sunny Thoughts for 3D Thursday by ME!!! This week is my turn. I found a treasure while looking for something. No, I still have not found it. However, knew that this needed to be done, Sunny Thoughts for 3D Thursday by ME!!! Are you excited?? Hahaha See what I mean… So stinkin’ cute!! This could be used for a shower Thank You, Easter treat or gift card holder with something else inside. I was even more excited to find that I had flowers small enough to use for the back of the truck. I know there is a stamp for that. However, I wanted flowers flowing out. Finding the perfect…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Buds Bulbs and a Kitty Door this week.

    Buds Bulbs and a Kitty Door Holy Cow, right?? This week I have Buds Bulbs and a Kitty Door this week. This is one of the Apple Trees. I am very worried. Fingers crossed that the Tree Frogs and Birds are right. Meaning that it is going to stay warm enough for these buds/blooms. I found several trees ready to pop. Very similar to this one. Also found this one… Remember me talking about planting three bushes on Christmas?? This Pussy Willow is one of those. Apparently it is still happy. Thankful for that!! There is a second one and it also has a few “flowers”. I will also tell…

  • Mystery Card Night

    March Mystery Card Night wanna join?

    March Mystery Card Night How brave are you?? Do you love Fun Folds? How about a good mystery? Well, if you answered YES to at least two of they and love to craft then join us for the March Mystery Card Night. You get the cuts either in the Mystery Card Night and Games group (facebook) or my YouTube (community tab). This month we are making, together, one card with moving parts. I would love for you to join us!! We really do have a fun time!! Ohh, I am live at 7pm central time on both of my channels. I look forward to you joining us Friday March 8.…

  • 3D Thursday

    Darlas Lavender Sachet 3D Thursday

    Darlas Lavender Sachet 3D Thursday It is that time once again. You are going to love this one… I know I say that every week, don’t I. Well, This one uses the Perennial Lavender and Lavender. I know, Darlas Lavender Sachet 3D Thursday is one that needs to be planned for… do you grow lavender?? I do. See what I mean, even a peek-a-boo part. You have have heard me talks about this DSP. However, we have used it also. Down to this exact piece. Yes, I do love me some gingham. How about you?? Can you image how awesome this smells?? Darla out did herself, down to the purple…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Donnie Clyde and a visit to Michigan

    Donnie Clyde and a visit to Michigan Ohh it has been quiet. The calm before the storm I think… This week Donnie Clyde and a visit to Michigan was all I got done. Donnie has missed popping in to say hello. Not sure why, but he has been demanding attention. Happy boy, nothing really going on, I do not think. He has been doing some helping these days too. I will see if I can get a photo of that too, haha. As you can see though, Clyde has also been helping more. This photo was taken after my Michigan trip. I think he was happy that I was home.…

  • 3D Thursday

    Easter Cross Favors 3D Thursday Guest

    Easter Cross Favors 3D Thursday We have a guest designer this week. Lisa Flemming’s has a super cute idea. The Easter Cross Favors 3D Thursday, Very Easter and looks pretty easy to duplicate. I can not wait to try it!! Here is her idea… See what I mean, How awesome is this?? I especially love how the filigree DSP on the nuggets adds to the cross. I know several followers that are going to love this!! Adding the Bough Punch is a simple and perfect touch. So how do you get the tutorial you ask… well, Check this out… HERE!! Please be sure to share you versions of this. I…

  • Paper Pumpkin Possibilities

    Sweet Springtime PP Possibilities Blog Hop

    Sweet Springtime PP Possibilities Blog Welcome to the Sweet Springtime PP Possibilities Blog Hop. I have two projects for you today… I did two to use all the left over parts of the cut little milk carton that I cut up… Starting with what I cut off of the milk carton. Do you see it?? It is the “awning” of our Springtime card. Using the ‘wreath’ and cutting it in half to make our ‘garland’. The only added piece on this card is the ‘Springtime Greetings’ sign that was added. I was excited to see the Baker’s Twine in the kit. It is not just for bows, hahaha. Here is…

  • 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.…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Zoo Crew for February 2023 DDD online class

    Zoo Crew for February 2023 DDD online Who is ready for some fun kids cards?? The Zoo Crew for February 2023 DDD online class is what you need. I do not know about you, but I have a 5 foot 10 kid in my house and he would love these cards!! The Zoo Crew DSP is super fun. Between the dancing Hippo, Cats and Crocodiles on bicycles who would not love to get a card made with this. Adding in some ribbon and embellishments to make these cards even more fun!! Do not forget this awesome Add On stamp set, Throughout the Year. This one has a bunch of different…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Peek at Memorable Meadows Paper Pumpkin

    Peek at Memorable Meadows Paper There are times that sneak peeks just do not give us enough information, right?? Well, this Peek at Memorable Meadows Paper Pumpkin, is all I needed to see. I am getting super excited. Not only for the box, the FREE extra stamp set too. Every March Paper Pumpkin celebrates its anniversary/birthday. The best part is that we get the gift. You know that this one makes me happy because I have all my favorite colors in there. Will you be joining me?? For what?? Getting your box and stamping along with me, of course. You can sign up today and see what fun is in…

  • 3D Thursday

    Twilas PopUp tissue for 3D Thursday

    Twilas PopUp tissue for 3D Thursday I am loving this super cute idea. I am a really looking forward to getting this Zinna paper… You will be able to order it in March. Twilas PopUp tissue for 3D Thursday uses it and you are going to love it!! See what I mean?? Perfect for spring and summer. I especially love the addition of the Lemon Lime Twist ribbon. I know, I know, I love my ribbon. But how can you not?? How could this not make someone feel better immediately, right?? Be sure to check out the 3D Thursday facebook page. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    You are my Sunshine 3D Thursday – My turn

    You are my Sunshine 3D Thursday Hello everyone, I am kinda excited about this one… It is my turn for 3D Thursday. Are you wanting a fun idea and a way to use something from Sale-a-Bration?? I have just want you need!! The You are my Sunshine 3D Thursday is always fun. How cute and springy is this?? This is bigger then you think!! Remember this is a Memories & More Envelope. You will note that there is NOT one stamp. Do not worry, it will be okay!! I promise. The only thing that you need outside of the full set of the Sweet Thoughts is the ribbon. I used…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday Sherri has Marvel boxes today

    3D Thursday Sherri has Marvel This one is soo fun guys!! Today for 3D Thursday Sherri has Marvel treat boxes. Inside are Kinder snacks and just wait until you see the rest. You are going to love it. Plus where the items come from! I found out that Sherri had help from the hubby on this one. I love when they help, don’t you?? Anyway he found this super fun Kinder treat with all these Marvel characters inside. Now take a deep breath, each box is made and set apart with different DSP packs. I know that there some from the annual catalog and mini too. DANG this would be…

  • Paper Pumpkin Possibilities

    PP Possibilities With Love and Gratitude Hop

    PP Possibilities With Love and Gratitude Ohh did you come from Elizabeth’s Blog?? I am so happy that you are here. Today is all about PP Possibilities With Love and Gratitude. I have a fun fold for you and all that I added was a bit of cardstock. Now do not forget to check out all the way to the bottom so that you can do the whole hop. There are fourteen different stops!! There is sure to be some GREAT inspiration!! Wanting to use the ‘card’ portion of the kit. I added a piece of Lost Lagoon and Basic White. The bag was cut from another alternative that I…

  • 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…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Outside Flowers and Pond Action Homestead

    Outside Flowers and Pond Action I could not get a good photo of this… it was either too dark or not light enough. The week on the Homestead its all about Outside Flowers and Pond Action. This amazing bush is soo happy!! It is a Oak Leaf Hydrangea. I purchased it several years ago on the clearance rack and it was NOT good looking for sure. However, it sure it now. Holy cow this thing has been blooming for almost two weeks!! So many more pretties this week. Going from left to right. Hollyhock, Two different Coneflowers and a soon to be flowering Dahlia. The hollyhock has also been here…

  • Paper Pumpkin,  Paper Pumpkin Possibilities

    June 2023 PP Possibilities Welcome Inn Hop

    June 2023 PP Possibilities Welcome Inn Welcome to the Paper Pumpkin Possibilities Blog Hop!! Did you love Deb’s idea?? Today is all about the June 2023 PP Possibilities Welcome Inn. I have another fun idea. It kinds ties into what my team and I are focusing on in the month of July, Random Acts of Kindness. No this does not include the DSP pack. However, the only extra is ribbon and one piece of Basic White cardstock. I was thinking I would use more of those labels and sentiment pieces. Did you get the add on die cuts?? As of this post they were still available. I love them!! Contact…

  • Masculine Cards,  YouTube video

    Tree Rings hybrid Just for You Gift Card Holder

    Tree Rings hybrid Just All month is about Masculine cards on both YouTube and Facebook. Today is Tree Rings hybrid Just for You Gift Card Holder. Ohhhh, I love this card. Simple but perfect for any guy in your life! Now… join me train of thought! In my ‘back forty’ There are trees, standing and fallen. There is always leaves, ferns and of course birds. Although I did not add a bird. No worries there is one there with a bird. hahaha. Okay back to this one. With a bit of ink and some daubers add a bit of depth to those rings and ferns. The colors used here is…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Chickens Kitties Shopping and Gardening phew.

    Chickens Kitties Shopping and Gardening The chicks have been out for weeks. They have been separated by that screen. I have been slowly letting the big girls see and check out the littles. I am soo excited to see all the newbies get to roam the whole pen area. There are 10 newbies and they will be roaming soon. The one I am holding is one of the newbies. She is soo pretty. Although this week has Chickens Kitties Shopping and Gardening to share!! Ohhh these kittens. What can you say, awwww soo cute, right?? Violet has become an official Princess. Even Cuddles lost her bed on the cedar chest.…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Kitty Assistance and More Flowers this week!

    Kitty Assistance and More Flowers Henry decided that he wanted to help. He knew that the worked needed to get done for the BOGO sale! He tried to get his siblings to help, however that went poorly. So meet my Kitty Assistance and More Flowers for this week on the homestead. As you can see Violet and Wayne were just TOO busy to help poor Henry. However, Clyde and Henry found a sunny spot to relax after all the hard work. These three are getting to be very entertaining!! Running jumping and acting super crazy. Poor Butterfly she is just exhausted!! Thankfully she has lots of willing helpers!! Yup, I…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Nature Cuteness and more cuteness this week

    Nature Cuteness and more cuteness So yes this one of my hanging baskets. This one is right out the craft room window. Do you see the yellow and black butterfly?? it is by the post on the left side. This beauty was going from flower to flower. Apparently I am not the only one that enjoys the flower. Today is all about Nature Cuteness and more cuteness of course!! I know that the photo is kinda dark. Please do not judge. I was in the house working on the dishes when I saw that Blue Bird has potentially claiming residency in my new birdhouse that I picked up two days…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Fur and Feathered Babies Flowers are here!!

    Fur and Feathered Babies Flowers An amazing week here! Today we have Fur and Feathered Babies Flowers are finally getting ready to plant. Here are the fur cuties. I will admit that they are moving around so there is a bit of blur in this photo. However, it is not going to be long for these guys are tearing through the house. They are really getting around. Butterfly is such a great mom. She is super attentive and talks with them all the time!! Here is a fun peek at these feathered babies. There are three different breeds. Two of them have feathered feet. I really love breeds that have…

  • 3D Thursday

    3D Thursday Oh Happy Day with free tutorial

    3D Thursday Oh Happy Day Ohh, you guys I am super excited… This week it is my turn!! I have a fun idea using the new Fresh as a Daisy suite of products. The 3D Thursday Oh Happy Day case idea is one you are going to want to put in your stash!! Ready?? Such a happy project!! The Fresh as a Daisy suite is a must have!! Not only with Mother’s Day coming up but with all these amazing flowers we will be seeing SOON!!! Here is a bit of information. I used a Standard Stamp case. Die cut out my shapes for the front. You know that there…

  • 3D Thursday,  Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Little Monkey Treats from Sherri 3D Thursday

    Little Monkey Treats from Sherri This week for your FREE 3D Thursday tutorial, Little Monkey Treats from Sherri. This new punch bundle is going to be super fun!! Plus with this idea you are getting a peek at one of the new 23-25 In-Colors too. However that monkey is soo stinkin cute!! Be sure to head on over to the 3D Thursday facebook page and leave Sherri some love .. we do greatly appreciate it!! There are three different monkey in this stamp set. Only one punches out. However the unpeeled banana and a heart also can be punched out. I could see this monkey on a baby card or…

  • 3D Thursday

    Twila has 3D Thursday Tutorial this week

    Twila has 3D Thursday Tutorial It is that time again!! Twila has 3D Thursday Tutorial for us this week. You are going to love the versatility of this idea!! Be sure to leave some love over on the facbook page 3D Thursday. See what I mean. This could be for anything!! Great use of that DSP that you have been “stashing”. I especially love the handles. Tell me in the comments what you would use this bag idea for?? Curious about the DSP?? It is from the Ready to Ride Suite. Gotta rocker chic in your life?? How about a Harley lover?? Yup, this one is perfect!! Hugs and Have…

  • Mystery Card Night

    April 2023 Mystery Card Night is almost here!!

    April 2023 Mystery Card Night Curious?? We have soo much fun. This monthly event is all about using the goodies that you have!! No fees, no extra supplies that you have to purchase. We learn a new fun fold. However, you will not want to miss some of the shenanigans. The fun begins Wednesday night!! Each month there is a theme. Which I strategically share with clues. There are games and soo much more. Have you joined us on facebook?? Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Exploring the new 2023-2025 In-Colors, This one is going to be GOOD!!