Love & Affection International Blog Hop Sneak Peeks

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Love & Affection International Blog Hop Sneak Peeks

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Welcome to our International Blog Hop giving out some cheeky sneak peeks of the new catalogue! I’m so excited for the catalogue and can’t wait to dive on into it!

We’re hopping all over the world today and you are currently in the UK and Europe here with me! There are links at the bottom that will change in colour as you click on each person’s blog. I’m in wonderful company and quite humbled to be amongst some real super stars. What a line up, and I’m part of it! Squeeee!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Love & Affection International Blog Hop Sneak Peeks

Anyway, my project today is a cute little goodie bag that’s showing off the Love & Affection suite. With the stunning speciality paper that has Bronze (our new metal colour throughout the catalogue) I knew I had to use the matching Washi Tape.

I have hand stamped the tiny flowers from the Love & Affection stamp set to make the label for the front of the bag, then as you can see, added it all over a tiny gift card that works so well with the bag.

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Love & Affection Super Teeny Tiny Card Bronze Washi Tape

Oh and can you see that green twine? Yes, it’s new, and I love it! You know what I’m like for bows and how ‘challenging’ I find them. Well I’m chuffed to bits that there’s twine being added to our arsenal. That’s a product that seems to forgive my bow tying exploits!

I hope you have a great time on our hop, and if you’re new to me here. I blog daily!

S xx

Patty Bennett
Kylie Bertucci
Janneke de Jong
Tanja Kolar
Allison Okamitsu
Sam Hammond <—-You are HERE!
Lynsay Mahon
Bruno Bertucci
Shannon Lane
Sarah Berry


I hope you enjoyed this project, please do use the hostess code to get free product! (hostess code shown in the top right of my blog for the current one!) Learn more HERE. If your order is over £150, please do not use this code as You become the hostess and get the Rewards!



Sam Hammond

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!  

I cover the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, France and Austria with my shop, but also my team too, so you can join me in those countries also!

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. Gorgeous, Sam!!! I just pre-ordered all of the Love & Affection goodies. Can’t wait for them to arrive so I can start playing and come up with fun ideas for my customers.

  2. Love the new goodies! Folwing you daily and love your blog!

  3. Gorgeous! I’ve been so busy I haven’t had time to play with my Salt Lake pre-order…now you’ve given me inspiration.

  4. Ginni Berg says:

    I have been having fun with all the little boxes! Love your cards too!

  5. Wow! How clever! Love this!

  6. Nannie Annie says:

    Love this Sam. Thank you.

  7. awesome project Sam.
    That washi is cooooooooooool!

  8. Gorgeous project Sam….I see many of these in our future! How nice is that paper xox


  9. Maggie Little says:

    What fun paper!!

  10. What an great project Sam ;o)
    Love this tiny flowers ..

  11. Lynnette Hallbick says:

    Love it and all your projects.

  12. Rachel says:

    Thank you for sharing. Beautiful work from all that participated with the hop. Just wondering if you will be sharing the size of this gorgeous bag? Again thank you for all that your create and share. Can’t wait to see the new catalog.

  13. Super cute!!

  14. Brenda Lilley says:

    Greetings from Texas! Love your bag and gift card! Can’t wait to get my hands on these new products. Wonderful inspiration! TFS 🙂

  15. Gloria Sperring says:

    Thank you for sharing this DSP with us. I goofed on my pre order and didn’t get it. Boo Hoo! See my tears? I was so upset I did that. Oh well. It won’t be long now! I want to see more ideas from this DSP. It is my absolute favorite! And your card is a great way to show-off the In Colors! I love them both. Thank you so much for sharing with us!

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