Stampin’ Up! Thank You Gifts PLUS Tips for the Cookie Cutter Bundle!

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Thank You Gifts PLUS Tips for the Cookie Cutter Bundle!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Thank You Gifts PLUS Tips for the Cookie Cutter Bundle!

Oh aren’t these just so cute!

As soon as we started getting sneak peeks of the new Autumn Winter catalogue, I knew exactly what I wanted to make as this month’s thank you gifts. I had already planned to make little notebooks and had bought them in ready, but the minute I saw the Candy Cane Lane suite I was in love. So much so, I actually cut and prepared the bases of these notebooks that very same day and I knew it would be another 10+ days before I even had the products in my hands!

It’s such a whimsical and happy suite and these notebooks were designed to show off the beautiful papers and the adorable Cookie Cutter bundle. How cute that we now have a gingerbread man punch?!

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Thank You Gifts PLUS Tips for the Cookie Cutter Bundle! Watercoloured Reindeer

I did have to test out the reindeer on a few different mediums, but the 4 characters I chose to use are my favourites.

In the video I go through all 4 of them and how I ended up colouring the reindeer in the way I did and on the paper that I used (watercolour)

It’s a bit longer than normal, but I hope that’s okay!

And you know what, I think everyone must have known that I was sending these out, I’d prepared 150 of them but very late on Thursday night, I was to be found in my office making another dozen because I needed 162 of them! That’s more than I’ve ever sent out!

I hope you like the video and here’s just a small selection of them too.

S xx

Cardstock – 7.5 x 15.25cm (3 x 6″)

Score at 10.5 and 11cm (4-1/8 and 4-3/8″)

DSP – 10 x 7cm (2-3/4 x 3-4/8″)

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

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  1. Celia Waldron says:

    Sam you are gorgeous. Wish I could deal with you but I am in Australia. I am nearly broke buying up all the stampin up products you show us. Just love your shows and watch and copy all your boxes and idea. Have them all in folders and have been following you for over two year. Just love you Celia

  2. Thanks for this very pleasant tutorial. I love your videos.

  3. Doreen Collins says:

    such cute them!

  4. Great video as always Sam. My bundle is arriving tomorrow so the tutorial is excellent for me and have loved watching it. Thank you X

  5. Thx for this share
    Please where did you buy notebooks?

  6. Adorable bundle, the notebooks are very sweet!!

  7. Janet Carey says:

    Hi Sam, loved the video (Fennel as well). Chuckled to myself while I watched it. 20 minutes later. – who cares. I could watch you work all day long. Cheers from. Melbourne, Australia. xxx

  8. Barbie Zwicker says:

    I love these! You did a beautiful job. I have to chuckle at myself though. I fell in love with this set as soon as I saw it. But watching your video I thought to myself “a bear? don’t remember seeing a bear”. Since I’m from Canada, in my head I associated the bear’s body with a child bundled up in a snowsuit lol. Guess I have two options now lol.

  9. Rosemary Smith says:

    So now because of your beautiful project I need to order this bundle! You are definitely a fantastic inspiration for all of us crafters! And hello from the US

  10. Robbye Hamilton says:

    Hi Sam, I didn’t even notice that the video was longer because of how engaging you are. I love this bundle, I think it was number one on my wish list. I’ve seen so many cute things done with it including Santa earrings! Thanks for the tips on making covers for junior legal pads.

  11. These were great tips for using the punch. Thanks for the notebook idea, too.

  12. I received my lovely little notebook today Sam thank you so much I love it, it is in my handbag as we speak ready for my lists x

  13. I got my little notebook today too Sam so thank you very much for that and the card – they will certainly come in handy and to think that your boys had a hand in making them makes them even more special. I remember my boys loving to “help” when they were little and they grow up so quickly so enjoy it while it lasts. Margie x

  14. Thanks Sam for the thankyou gifts. Really appreciated. Love all your youtube demos x

  15. Teresa Nystrom says:

    Thanks for all the tips. I am in the middle of getting my house ready to show, so not able to play :(. I think both ways of doing the teddy bear ears are good.

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