Best in You Stamp Set – Multi-step stamping


Best in You 2 Several years ago, I was worried, nervous, unsure of myself and stuck.  It took a while to realize it, but there were a few people that were playing a key role in these negative feelings.

At the same time, there were people in my life that believed in me.  They were cheering me on, supporting me and well….they were trying to bring out the best in me!  I decided to cut ties with the negative and adopted the mantra:

“Surround Yourself with Those That Bring out the Best in You”

You may know I wear a bracelet with this inscription on the inside as a daily reminder of this.  Doesn’t it make you feel so good after you’ve spent time with friends, family or co-workers and you leave feeling uplifted and inspired?

I’ve also been working on being this for others and teaching this to my girls.  Friendship is based a lot on how people make you feel.  Someone that encourages you and lifts you up is someone you want to spend time with again.  Right?

I wear this close to me every day and I thought it would be awesome to have it on a stamp set!  The world is a better place when we focus on lifting each other up and encouraging each other.

How many people do you have in your life that deserve a thank you for bringing out the best in you? You can celebrate them with the Best in You stamp set!

and, it’s also a fabulous set for layering those amazing inks we have!  (23 colors now!!!!)

Best in You Stamp Set – Multi-step stamping

Best in You The Best in You stamp set has three layers for 2 different sizes of flowers and leaves.

  • Stamp the large solid wonky circle first in the lightest shade of ink.
  • Next, stamp the sketchy circle in a darker shade of ink.
  • Last, stamp the line art swirl in the darkest shade of ink, OR heat emboss it with White Embossing Powder!


Best in You I love the added dimension and touch of feminity that the Large Doily gives peeking out from behind that layer!

Here are a few other cards made with this set by our Dream Team!


Rainbow Best in You card by Kristie Goulet


Vine Stencil Background Card by Melissa Miller


Laurel Beard used the large wonky circle stamp as a fun background element!  LOVE this idea!

If you are looking for our newly released stencils and the I Want it All Bundle, those products will be back in stock tomorrow!

Thanks for visiting with us today!    Have a great one.

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Our Second Masterclass has begun!


Masterclass StampNation is buzzing because today is the first day of the Concord & 9th StampNation Summer Masterclass! SQUEALLLLL!!!

This past January, I traveled to Phoenix for Creativation (the industry’s largest trade show) and had the opportunity to spend time with some pretty amazing people.

Two of which are Greg and Angie, the creative geniuses behind Concord & 9th. We were fast friends and I just HAD to invite them to work with us on our Masterclass series.

I was delighted when they said YES and I’m even more delighted that today is the day that their Masterclass begins!!! (yes, I’m saying this in a sing song voice!)

concord &9th Straight from Creativation:  Michele Gross (CAS-ual Fridays), Suzi Istvan (our Artistic Director), JE Shay (Winnie & Walter), ME, Greg and Angie, and Kelly Griglione.

So what’s going down with this Masterclass you ask?

layering_with_dies_large Oh, not much…other than TONS OF AMAZING INSPIRATION!!!

  • 4 video tutorials
  • 2 challenges (with PRIZES)
  • and a Live Stream event (you DON’T want to miss this!)

Mark your calendar for our Live Stream on July 26.

This was by far our members’ favorite part of the Faber Castell Masterclass, and you won’t want to miss it! (Registration details will be on StampNation soon!)

Not a member yet?  Join StampNation today to get in on this class AND experience our entire Summer Masterclass Series. Just look at this lineup:

summermasterclassseries_blogsized All of these Masterclasses (and every other class that has ever been added to StampNation) are included in your StampNation Membership (only $9 a month!), meaning that there’s never been a better time to join.

Click here to learn about all of the amazing benefits of membership and to join today so you don’t miss any of our exciting summer events!


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