• 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!!

  • Fancy Fold,  YouTube video

    Sending Smiles Easel Calendar and Post its.

    Sending Smiles Easel Calendar Ohhhh, I did this one for the 12 Days of Crafty Christmas Gifts, Sending Smiles Easel Calendar and Post it note holder. I thought it would be fun to share here too. Using the Glorious Gingham DSP Lemon Lime Twist and Garden Green cardstock colors. I hope that you could find this nice enough to put on your desk. Easy to create with a regular cardbase, desktop calendar and 3 x 3 post it notes. I might add that this could be made in several different colors. What is your favorite color?? Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Lazy days new Bird and a peek at changes

    Lazy Days new Bird Mr Bigglesworth wanted to share the Lazy Days new Bird and a peek at changes. He found some sunshine and enjoyed a long nap. He was passed out and did not budge when I took the photo. Can I just add that this was the theme this weekend… laying in the sunshine. Thankfully there are plenty of sunny spots for ALL of the kitties. I wanted to also share a new friend at the feeder this week too. He is soo handsome. This is the first Northern Flicker that I have seen. Kinda excited to see if it stays or is just passing through… fingers crossed…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 3D Thursday

    Watercolor Melon 3D Thursday from Sherri

    Watercolor Melon 3D Thursday This week it is Sherri’s turn. She has a Watercolor Melon 3D Thursday Bag topper for us. Have you gotten the FREE Watercolor Melon stamp set? You can get it or several other items FREE with every $50 purchase. Check out this little cutie!! I need to ask Sherri where she found these candies. Have you seen anything like this before. How cute AND I bet they are super yummy too!! I know that the sentiment is from the Share a Milkshake stamp set. I have to say though that I really LOVE the little ‘ruffle’ under the cardstock/DSP layers. Great way to use up some…

  • Technique,  YouTube video

    Antiqued Love card Perennial Lavender

    Antiqued Love card Perennial This one is a favorite for me… The Antiqued Love card Perennial Lavender DSP and Quiet Meadow stamps and dies to create it. I wanted to use the Quiet Meadow for the splatter and text stamps. As you can see by the above photo I used them in several spots. I like the similarity of the dies also. At the time I created this card the dies were on back order. Do not forget to grab your Crumb Cake dauber. You will need it in several spots. NOTE, There are actually three different pieces from the Perennial Lavender DSP. One – the gingham, Two – the…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    More Dehydrating and dinner made quickly.

    More Dehydrating and dinner made Another quiet week. Thankful to have seen the sunshine though. Today I am sharing More Dehydrating and dinner made quickly. Joe and I were talking the other day… So I wanted to see what croutons in the dehydrator would be like. I used Olive Oil and a few herbs for flavor. I am happy to report that the croutons turned out perfectly, as far as crunch. However they need more herbs next time. I can fit a regular sized loaf a bread with plenty of room to spare. I bit of tweaking and it will work out perfectly. Now to work on this batch of…

  • 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…

  • 3D Thursday,  Uncategorized

    3D Thursday Darla Ice Cream Swirl Gift Card

    3D Thursday Darla Ice Cream Here we go again… It is Thursday, 3D Thursday Darla Ice Cream Gift Card Holder. And wait until you see how she puts this one together!! I am sure you are going to want this one!! Sure looks innocent enough, right?? I love the sprinkles. What a great addition. Did you miss this bundle?? The Ice Cream Swirl bundle is a creamy yummy bundle. Let’s not forget the Sale-a-Bration embossing folder included with the Softly Sophisticated stamp set. Which is FREE with a $100 purchase. Here is where the party begins. I love the mix of papers used here. How fun would it be to…

  • Paper Pumpkin Possibilities

    PP Possibilities Lovely Lavender Blog Hop

    PP Possibilities Lovely Lavender Blog Welcome to the PP Possibilities Lovely Lavender Blog Hop. I know we have a bunch of stops and we are excited to share some fun, creativity and ideas with you. So lets jump right in… Using all the parts from the kit. The only thing I added was a little piece of Basic White and the I Love You sentiment on the right. Which is from the Country Bouquet stamp set. Using a 1/8 circle punch adding two holes to each piece. The two ends are one of the cardbases. The two ‘tags’ are next. The center is one of the sentiment pieces. I am…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Classes Last Call and more, Color Coach too.

    Classes Last Call and more Starting off the Classes Last Call and more with the January 2024 Ding Dong Ditch. This classes is online only, via mail or pickup. Here are the basics… You get 1/2 pack of the Naturally Gilded Speciality Paper, second row on the left, One yard of each of the 22-24 Metallic ribbon. This is all for $17 (shipping extra). The added on is the AWESOME Thoughtful Moments Hybrid Embossing Folder/Dies. There is a second Add on of extra cardstock, for $4. Reach out with ANY questions!! This Friday night is Girls Night. Have you joined the Birthday Club yet?? Here is how it all works.…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Snuggles Lovin Treasures and Construction

    Snuggles Lovin Treasures and Construction It has been a super quiet week here on the Homestead. Not much really to tell. Here are a few that the kitties wanted me to share. Junior has been VERY needy. Goes from Joe’s lap to mine and back. I can not get a thing done with him this needy. Violet (left) wanted to pop in an say hello. She almost missed out though. She did not want to look at the camera. Finally got one of her beautiful face. She is soo cute!! Wayne (middle)did not want to get his picture taken… so he decided to hide in the drawer. I do NOT…

  • YouTube video

    Two Bee Mine Valentines from YouTube

    Two Bee Mine Valentines Starting the weekend off with some fun Valentine ideas. Two Bee Mine Valentines to be more specific. Both were from YouTube videos so you will find them pretty easily. Starting off with this cute card. Once upon a time we had stamps and dies that would create a Polaroid photo. I started a new thing this year on the first Saturday of each month we would do a ‘Then and Now’ for coffee and cards. Trust me when I tell you that these were some oldies dated back to 2009 and 2010. This idea was kinda recreated from my memory a card that I made back…

  • 3D Thursday

    Pop Can for 3D Thursday from Twila

    Pop Can for 3D Thursday How did I not know about this… Twila how is it that we have become friends and you did not tell me about these cute Pop Cans?? You guys are going to love this!!! Did you know that you could purchase can blanks?? That have a pop top?? I sure did not. I am loving this though… Using the Most Adorned DSP from Sale-a-Bration and some super cute other things too. Note how the can is ‘closed”. Well apparently Twila was able to put some fun things inside before decorating it… Love all the kisses and the Valentine Gnome too. These would be super fun…

  • Paper Pumpkin

    February Sweet Springtime Paper Pumpkin

    February Sweet Springtime Paper The February Sweet Springtime Paper Pumpkin is sure to be a must have. There are 3 different ‘projects’. I know there are cards and some other things. Are you excited for spring?? I bet this is going to help you out with that!! Here are the colors that are involved… in case you want to get some coordinating Cardstock ahead of time… Petal Pink, Daffodil Delight, Granny Apple Green, Berry Burst, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake. Will you be wanting a Sweet Springtime box of your own?? Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Stamp Camp/class

    Valentine’s Day Gift Set Class locally

    Valentine’s Day Gift Set The bees are soo stinkin’ cute!! I wanted to share the information on a Valentine’s Day Gift Set Class that I am doing. I teamed up with Elephants Trunk in Plymouth, IN and will have two days to pick from, Monday, Jan 29th at 1pm or Thursday, Feb 1 at 5:30pm. I was super excited to not only team up with a local business. But also support a local business myself. Please reach out if you are able to join us for this fun event. The cost is $10 and we are SURE to have a ton of fun!! Plus you might find a new place…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Weather planting and kitty updates Helpers?

    Weather planting and kitty updates Two Saturdays of crazy weather here… Weather planing and kitty update or helpers?? Yes, we finally have enough snow to cover the brown grass. We have had some CRAZY wind to go along with the snow. However, I could have done without the below zero temps. The chickens especially were not happy being ‘cooped’ up. Why?? Well, when the regular temperatures go below zero I lock up the poor chickens in the coop. The wind chills were in the -20’s and lower. I have had chickens with frost bite before, not good! My new violet apparently likes it’s new home. I took the photo on…

  • 3D Thursday

    Sweeter with You 3D Thursday Pull up Treat.

    Sweeter with You 3D Thursday Today is my turn, wooohooo. Sweeter with You 3D Thursday Pull up Treat. I promise it is an easy one and I also promise that you can use this for more then Valentine’s Day! This is similar to the Hot chocolate ‘box’ that we did for Christmas. There is of course a size difference. However, the concept is the same. You have a wrapper, ribbon and hole punch. Of course the fun part though is the decorating!! I wanted to do a different color for this so I grabbed the Delightfully Eclectic DSP pack. I love the Pretty Peacock with the white and pink hearts.…

  • Ding Dong Ditch

    January 2024 Ding Dong Ditch Information

    January 2024 Ding Dong Ditch The January 2023 Ding Dong Ditch information is a good one, for sure!! To start off, this foil is called Naturally Gilded. It is Silver, Gold and Copper foil on white and vanilla. It features all the 2022-2024 In-Color Metallic Ribbon too. You will get 2 yards of all five colors. And YES, I used them all. Plus of course 10 pieces of 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 cardstock. There are four different card ideas, plus several extra sentiment pieces. That is the add on that is available. The Thoughtful Moments Hybrid Embossing folder and dies. How do you get your class packed?? Here are…

  • Hamscher Homestead

    Baking Dehydrating Organizing Snow is here

    Baking Dehydrating Organizing Snow FINALLY, yes that is right, finally we have snow. What do you do when you are stuck inside due to weather. For me Baking Dehydrating Organizing Snow is here. Starting off with baking… This Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake was first on the list. It was seriously the best way to start the day after all. Next up was Apple chips in the dehydrator. I was a little disappointed with the bag of apples that I picked up. However, I was VERY happy with how they turned out. Thinly sliced and adding a bit of cinnamon on top. After 7 plus hours they turned out super yummy!!…

  • Stamp Camp/class

    2024 Schedule Have You Printed yours yet?

    2024 Schedule Have You Printed Guys, I am sorry I know that the emails have been messed up. I am working on fixing it. That is why I am asking… 2024 Schedule Have You Printed yours yet?? This is EVERYTHING (fringers crossed) for the next year. All my things that I have planned so far. Keep in mind that life happens and there may be a change or two. Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!

  • Paper Pumpkin

    Sweet Springtime February Paper Pumpkin

    Sweet Springtime February Paper Ohh, do you see that baby bunny and chick?? The Sweet Springtime February Paper Pumpkin peek. Why get excited?? Well, spring is getting closer!! Plus, Paper Pumpkin is a great gift!! Plus when you take advantage of the prepaid subscriptions right now you can get FREE stuff from Sale-a-Bration!! Contact me if you have ANY questions or… Hugs and Have a Great Day getting Crafty!!