My Awesomely Artistic Friend

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – My Awesomely Artistic Friend

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - My Awesomely Artistic Friend Heat Embossing Detail

Creativity is something that I surround myself with these days. With a facebook group for my team, a business page that people share on and a huge international group that hit over 5,000 members at the weekend, you can understand why!

Each person who shares, comments (you note, I’m more on top of that here these days I hope!) and shops and talks, well, each of you inspires me.

I am dedicating my card today, made with the Awesomely Artistic stamp set, to you.

I heat embossed the main floral design in gold onto Crumb Cake and backed with with Very Vanilla and Pool Party cardstock.

The butterflies made with the Bitty and Elegant Butterfly punches are for you all too, my wonderful fluttering friends who are in my life and make it so pretty.

I sponged them up too, just a little, and did the same with the wording that I punched with the Washi Label punch.

So to you, my awesomely artistic friends, thank you for being my inspiration!

S xx

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - My Awesomely Artistic Friend


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Sam Donald

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

You can buy Stampin’ Up! online easily through my Stampin’ Up! shop link on the right hand side, or within this blog post.

You can also join Stampin’ Up! through similar links too! I have various FAQ and joining Stampin’ Up! pages on the blog, so do click around! 

And of course, you can find me on facebook, instagram, pinterest and on YouTube as a Guru with my account name as PootlesPapercraft, however, I’m scattered everywhere as Pootles!


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  1. Done so much to resist this set Sam….and once again you are NOT helping me at all!!!!
    Another stunning card indeed. So wish I had the confidence to heat emboss the way you do. ooxx

  2. Belinda Litsch says:

    The combination of materials you used came out so beautifully. I love it. By the way, I’m done with my advent calendar for my daughter. thank you so much for that brilliant idea!

  3. lisa boorman says:

    stunning as always sam thankyou. xxxxx

  4. Chrstine Bettany says:

    Beautiful card Sam and I am so pleased I got this set. Not tried to heat emboss yet but you are an inspiration to us all. xxxx

  5. Jacqueline volk says:

    Beautiful!! I really enjoy watching you keep up the good ideas.jv

  6. Annie Jasper says:

    The beauty of your card is matched by your sweet words! Thank you, Sam, for inspiring me from all the way across the sea!

  7. Sam, I love all your design & projects. When I’m looking for inspiration for my club projects I always look to your blog & YouTube videos first. Thanks for sharing

  8. Beautiful card, thank you for sharing!

  9. Oh my Awesome designer. That card is so beautiful. You are such a gifted artist. Thank you for sharing.

  10. Great embossing! Beautiful card. The butterflies are a great pop of color! Thank you for sharing.

  11. val peacock says:

    Love this card Sam, you inspire me every time I see your tutorials.

  12. Sandra Ronald says:

    Hi Sam, really love the card and the colours. Awesomely artistic stamp set is going to be my favourite if my parcel ever arrives. I ordered on the 19th and still being picked. I know they have moved warehouse but I am waiting for so much to arrive. Mind you I haven’t managed any crafting for ages as still trying to organise myself. There is so much for me to learn that my head is swimming with it all. Love you x x


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