• Ding Dong Ditch,  Paper Pumpkin

    Last day on all November things, check it out.

    Last day on all November Reminders because it is the Last day on all November things including the Ding Dong Ditch. Get al the information including pricing and add-ons. Check the original post here. I wanted to be sure that you know there are FUN additional idea that I will share in the PDF instructions ONLY! I am going bananas over this super pun filled kit. We need humor in our lives, right? Silly, yup, that is the point! If you don’t laugh after seeing a banana with a mustache… I am at a loss. Wondering how to get your own kit? Here is the LINK. You will not want…

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Seasonal Sale ready GO! What is on your list?

    Seasonal Sale ready GO! Here is a Seasonal Sale ready GO! You are going to be able to get a lot of stuff! I am serious, a lot! Check your list. What cardstock, ink or dies from the annual catalog is on your list? Here is how this sale works…. 10% off on cardstock 15% off on ink 20% off of dies. A few points, the inks are only from the color families. The dies do not include bundles. Plus, they are only from the annual catalog. I am so very excited! Lastly, please use the the current Host Code or this link. I will be in the studio most…

  • Craft Room,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Getting ready for Onstage, Stampin’ Up! event.

    Getting ready for Onstage I am Getting ready for Onstage. Wondering what that is?? Stampin’ Up! puts together AMAZING in person events. I can not wait to be able to do that again! SOON I hope! However, that will have to wait. This year we will again be meeting virtually! Here is the bonus to that, more people can come. I am doing a team meeting on Saturday to coordinate with this event. I am soo excited! This is also something that is super excited about! How awesome is this bag! I just moved all my business stuff over to this little cutie! Dontcha love it? It is the perfect…

  • Girls Night,  Happy Birthday

    Girl’s Night in Flutter by Studio, all ready to go!

    Girl’s Night in Flutter by Studio I am ready for Girl’s Night in the Flutter by Studio. No room left foe tonight. I am soo excited to be making birthday cards and hanging out with some of my favorite peep! All the packets are out. Treat bags loaded with chocolates. Remember Girl’s Night is ALWAYS he first Friday of the month, wanna join us next month? Contact me to all the information! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Information coming soon…

  • Girls Night,  Happy Birthday,  Masculine Cards

    September Girl’s Night card, using Nature’s Beauty

    September Girl’s Night Here is a September Girl’s Night card. This one uses the Nature’s Beauty and the Artistically Inked stamp sets. For these two cards again one for the in person as a sample the second for the online class. The changes we made this time were not the outside. They were for the inside, see below. The one on the left is the original sample. In the live we decided to change it up and use a different critter. Which is your favorite? You know what… Here is something to think about. The Nature’s Beauty has NO sentiments. So adding in a simple “happy birthday” from the Artistically…

  • Home Decor,  Love it, Chop it,  Sampler

    Another 3D Thursday project, from designer Sherri.

    Another 3D Thursday project. I am super excited for another 3D Thursday project. How about you? Here is Sherri’s 12 x 12 sampler. Have you seen the Eden’s Garden early release? Here is the DSP that is included. There is a stamp and die bundle, gems and fun cotton paper. Check out the 3D Thursday Facebook page. Get your FREE tutorial and enjoy! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Shenanigans, Mom kitties and Joe too, join us!

    Shenanigans Mom kitties and Joe too. All kinds of Shenanigans Mom Kitties and Joe too! this week on and off the homestead. Starting with a visit to my parents. I finally remembered to bring mom her summer shadow box. As you can see by the smile, she loved it! I love that smile! Well, not just hers, but everyone’s! I LOVE the smiles! How can I bring a smile to your face? Comment below, I will see what I can do. Junior has been needing LOTS more attention. This was what he needed on a cool evening before bed. However, this other kitty is in BIG TROUBLE! Both Clyde and…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Holiday cards,  Love it, Chop it

    Day 2 – Halloween ideas, from the live last week.

    Day 2 – Halloween ideas Welcome to Day 2 – Halloween ideas. I loved yesterday’s tombstone treat box! For today I have another treat bag and a card. We used the Clever Cats stamp set for both. Not to mention the Cat Punch. My favorite though are the broomsticks! In last Saturday’s live we made these broomsticks. Yes, it is a real stick! Right before the live I went out in the yard and grabbed a birch tree stick! The card broom uses paper and the bag uses Linen Thread. Let’s talk about the card first! We created window sheet “springs” for those two little ghosts. Wrapped a piece of…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags

    Day 1- Halloween ideas, using bits and pieces.

    Day 1- Halloween ideas Welcome to Day 1- Halloween ideas. This first one is using the Tombstone Treat boxes. Isn’t it super cute!! Keep in mind that some of these things are retired. Why because there are things from the bits and pieces container. The three pumpkins and even the “clouds” or “smoke” on the bottom. Not to mention the vellum is also a scrap. Join me over on YouTube for this video and many more. I do not know if you can tell, there are LOTS of dimensionals on this one. It is a 3D project after all, right? You will want to check out that video because I…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Happy Birthday to my wonderful hubby.

    Happy Birthday to my wonderful hubby Today I wish to say… Happy Birthday to my wonderful hubby, Joe. As all married couples we have had tough times. However we have had some GREAT times too. I am happy to say that YES, there have been more great times! Sweetie, Happy Birthday! Guys, he made me promise that I would not have any big fan fair. That means no parties, not card requests and NO cake. What the HECK. Well, he did not say I could not say anything here… haha. I know you join me in wishing him a wonderful day. Check back tomorrow for his birthday card. Hugs and…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Another October week on the Homestead

    Another October week on the Homestead Here we are another October week on the Homestead. It was a good haul in the egg department. The girls have been laying all kinds of beautiful colored eggs. There are dark brown, medium brown light brown, white, green and one blue. Here in Northern Indiana the temperatures have started to drop. So there are a few succulents that needed to come inside. However, that was not all. The two hibiscus trees too. Thankfully the plant lights were ready to be turned on with a quick tap on the app. Next up is.. I added to my succulents this year. Which means more plants…

  • Girls Night,  Stamp Camp/class

    Second October Girl’s Night card, using Penguin Place.

    Second October Girl’s Night Here is the cutest second October Girl’s Night card, I think to date! Ohh, these penguins are just so stinkin’ cute. Yes, there is three, wait for the story… the one down in front was the original sample. The top left was supposed to be the online changed up one. However, with the change in orientation I messed up stamping the inside piece. Hey, it happens, right! No one wanted to see that inside go to the bits n pieces container so we made a third one. All of these added something which each addition. Can you see the adds? Let’s read it down by card……

  • Girls Night,  Stamp Camp/class

    First October Girl’s Night card, using Forever Greenery

    First October Girl’s Night Here is the first October Girl’s Night card. Using fall colors and Forever Greenery stamp set. To recreate this beauty you will need Pumpkin Pie, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry and Old Olive inks. The original sample is on the right. The card on the left was the recreation for our online class. You guys know how I love to change things up! This is a closer look at the online version. We added a loop of Linen Thread under our punched out sentiment. Additionally we shifted the card to a tall version. I have to admit that I love this version. Not only because of the…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    October Ding Dong Ditch reminder

    Just a quick reminder to get on my list for the October Ding Dong Ditch. Check the full post here. This one has LOADS of options too. As the month is already winding down… Sign up closes for the Christmas Stamp-a-Stack ends on Saturday, October 30. Get all the information here. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Stampin Up News/Deals

    Can you believe it is FINALLY here! Flash Sale!

    Can you believe it is FINALLY here…. I know it has only been a couple day, but Can you believe it is FINALLY here? The one day sale of all sales. 15% off stamps. No matter how big or small the order! Here is another thing to think about… it applies to Starter kits too! Seriously, any of the 80 stamp sets on the below list. that could be an extra stamp set when your purchase $100. Hummm, is t that how much the starter kit costs? So on Wednesday, not only do you get an extra $25 ($125 total product). If your purchase from this list you can add…

  • 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…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    November Paper Pumpkin Peek, soo cute!

    November Paper Pumpkin Peek OHHH MY, November Paper Pumpkin Peek. That is all I can say… Ohhhh Myyy! Tags, Treats and cards ohh my. I love how versatile this kit is going to be! Now, let me say this kit is marketed as a treat package kit. However, do you see what I see?? I would bet that it could be a tag and then double the counts. Same thing with this kit if you make cards. Okay, okay I do not know ALL of this for sure! Although experience has shown me and all of us that if nothing else you can make it what you want and NEED.…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    A Second September Paper Pumpkin Alternative.

    A Second September Paper Pumpkin Alternative Here is a second September Paper Pumpkin Alternatives. This one is a little more silly, fun and cute even! OMG, a punch art Turkey. Here is what you will need… Layering Circle dies. Penguin Builder punch Eyes, google or pearls even. Using the three trimmed tabs from the treats in a color of your choosing. Two tabs from an alternative color. Pick how large you wish your turkey is going to be. I picked the second, third and fifth smallest scalloped circles. Two in Early Espresso and the middle to match the back three tabs. I choose that color for the cardbase as well.…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Uncategorized

    Pillow Gifts from my Michigan Trip.

    Pillow Gifts from my Michigan Trip. You guys know I love giving things to my friends, including Pillow Gifts from my Michigan Trip. I had two roomies, so I could no resist giving these super cute “bags”. These were originally made in Mystery Card Night back in September. That one however had handles. This one I left them off. Each one was made in a color that I knew they would love. Misty Moonlight Cardstock. This one was for Karissa, she loves blue. Remember we made those post it note holders in a Wednesday night class. There was some soap, hand sanitizer and of course candies in each of the…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    September Paper Pumpkin Alternative first idea.

    September Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ohhh I am loving this September Paper Pumpkin Alternative AND the whole kit. Those pumpkin and gourd treat holders. So much fall fun to be had! I can not take total credit for this one. There was an alternative idea on the back of the directions. We started there, added some leaves, cut up the wrapped wire, Tah-DA Some of the leaves are from the Kit itself. The three Crumb Cake ones are fussy cut and added to the front to match the inside. Adding in a cardbase in Crumb Cake and a Pumpkin Pie layer. The four panels are pieces of the treat packaging cut…

  • 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…

  • Boxes, Tags and Bags,  Stampin Up News/Deals

    Big Shopping possibilities starting on Wednesday…

    Big Shopping possibilities starting I know, I know with all that is going on a Big Shopping possibilities starting is some great news! The clearance rack is getting refreshed. However that is not all! There is a new kit from the Kit Collection that you WILL NOT want to miss out on! Here is a peek at the Kit and there is a fun add on too! These great treat bags! I love the holiday theme on the bags don’t you! So cute! Here is the new shopping link to make it easier.. link Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Junior, baby, Fall is approaching on the Homestead.

    Junior, baby, Fall is approaching Today is about Junior, baby, Fall is approaching here on the Hamscher Homestead. Junior decided he was going to check out the view from my new bench. Cuddles was on the bench this last weekend also. Apparently they give the bench a big thumbs up! This “baby” snake was found trying to keep warm on the porch earlier this week. Joe actually found it while feeding Junior late night. I can tell you that the concrete was warm, no I was not wearing shoes. It did not budge! A new fall decoration came alive this last week. Using some odds and ends that I had…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Saturday is World Cardmaking Day, join me?

    Saturday is World Cardmaking Day I love October second for a couple reasons. First it is my parents wedding anniversary. Yup, they have been married 56 years. Dang that is a super long time to put up with one persons $hit. I know I am sorry but it really is fitting. Goodness know there is a ton of ups, downs and regular times amongst all those years. Happy Anniversary Mom and Dad! The second reason I love October second is because it is World Cardmaking Day! What is that? Pretty much what is says. A reason to get together, make some cards, have some laughs and snacks because there is…

  • 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?

  • Fairs / Events

    Creative Convention with these two and more!

    Creative Convention with these two. Ohhh yes, Creative Convention with these two, beautiful amazing ladies. So much fun, ideas and you guessed it … Shenanigans! We are sure having fun… Stamping, Laughing, AND redesigning all of our cards. Hahaha. We really are learning things too. I really am excited to share the projects and upcoming ideas! Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!! Here is an AMAZING way to get started with your Christmas cards.

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Day two Paper Pumpkin August alternatives.

    Day two Paper Pumpkin Here we are, Day two Paper Pumpkin alternatives. All three of these are different. However, I will admit this one is my favorite! I know, I know big shocker. This one uses the box topper butterfly. Ohhh YES! I used the Stitched Rectangle dies for the opening. Here is a closer look to how this works… Dontcha love it? Yes, the butterfly is actually glued to the inside of the card base. It fits just right. Tell me what you think! Card number two uses an envelope. You know I could not help myself. Those amazing envies needed to be added to a card front! Okay,…

  • 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!!