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Sahara Sand meets Pink Pirouette!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Sahara Sand meets Pink Pirouette! Close Up

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Sahara Sand meets Pink Pirouette! When I was making my monthly thank you cards a few weeks ago, I’d worked with the whole Subtles range of colours and had been backing them with either Sahara Sand or Crumb Cake cardstock. I was struck by just how pretty the colours looked with […]

Pinch Close Birthday Box Tutorial

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Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Pinch Close Birthday Box Tutorial   Well it’s birthday season in our house right now, it was Chris’s birthday yesterday, Jack’s was on Thursday and a couple of weeks before, it was Oliver’s. Then throw in nephews, in laws and everyone else as well, and we are back to back to […]

South Hill & Stampin’ Up! Sunday Butterfly Aperture Card Tutorial

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South Hill & Stampin’ Up! Sunday Butterfly Aperture Card Tutorial Well everyone knows how much I enjoy crafting with my children, and my eldest son Jack (he just turned 12!) is no stranger to art and craft. He’s actually registered on the gifted register as more able and talented in art and how his mind […]

Quirky Colours from Stampin’ Up! Cardstock

Pootles' Quirky Colours from Stampin' Up! Cardstock Close Up

Pootles’ Quirky Colours from Stampin’ Up! Cardstock I love to work with unusual colour combinations and endlessly surf pinterest for colour pairings that leap out at me. I spotted this one on my rounds not that long ago and was itching to work with it! While the photo is on a pale background, I wanted […]

Tall Tower Pen Gift Holder using Stampin’ Up! Supplies

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Stampin’ Up! Independent Demonstrator Pootles – Tall Tower Pen Gift Holder It’s tall, slim, and holds half a dozen pens. How cute! I love Pilot Frixion pens and like to gift them to people, but the packaging is pretty ropey, so of course, when you’re a crafter like me, making pretty boxes is a must really […]

Crumb Cake World of Dreams CASEing ME!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Crumb Cake World of Dreams CASEing ME! Close Up

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Crumb Cake World of Dreams CASEing ME! So this time last week, I shared a Soft Sky, Sahara Sand, World of Dreams card with you all (here!). I really loved the soft colour of it and how the layout sat, so I decided to step it up a little and switch […]

Floral Rectangular Milk Carton Tutorial + Plus Pigeon Antics…!

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Floral Rectangular Milk Carton Tutorial + Plus Pigeon Antics…! Well laugh? I finished my video project and had to wipe tears of laughter off my face! We have 2 enormous pigeons that come into the garden most days, and they’re so huge, we have nicknamed them Turkey Pigeons…. They’re seriously huge! And while I was […]

Golden Family Painted Petals

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Golden Family Painted Petals Ah, so pretty! Golden vellum and sparkles going on! But did you notice Painted Petals in there? Yup, that’s the sentiment from the set and it’s lovely! I’m rather enjoying working with vellum over cardstock and although the brushed gold cardstock I used has now retired (clearly you all know a […]

Stampin’ Up! Tall Slim Baby Box Tutorial

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Stampin’ Up! Tall Slim Baby Box Tutorial Well after Saturday’s card with Jacob, I figured it was a good time to share one of his box creations! To be fair to me (ha!) I made the box, but he was all about the stamping and decoration. Much like his previous box embellishments, this one inspired […]

South Hill Designs & Stampin’ Up! Sunday Team Treats

South Hill Designs & Stampin' Up! Sunday Team Treats Bag

South Hill Designs & Stampin’ Up! Sunday Team Treats Oooo, it’s that time of the week again and boy do I have a treat for you (as well as my South Hill Designs Team!) This weekend, for the 3rd one on the trot, I’m away with my business, and this weekend it’s another South Hill […]