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Pinched Lidded Box Using Petal Garden

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Pinched Lidded Box Using Petal Garden It’s so pretty!!! I adore the Petal Garden Designer Series Paper Stacks, and while Calypso Coral and I aren’t the closest of friends, this paper is making me like her a little bit more… I think the sharp contrast of Pear Pizzazz on the coral […]

Delightful Daisy Delight Fold Flat Box

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles -Delightful Daisy Delight Fold Flat Box Spin it, then Pin it! So I’m here today impatiently waiting on my delivery of new goodies, and thought I’d share with you another Daisy project. I’ve really struggled over the last 4 years to get on board with Calypso Coral as a colour, but […]

Long Thin Easter Egg Box Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Long Thin Easter Egg Box Tutorial Squeeeeeaaaaaakkkk!!! Easter is nearly upon us! Well it’s not, it’s still more than 2 weeks away, but if my children are anything to go by, you’d think it was the day after tomorrow! I don’t usually use my blog as a platform to air my […]

Friendly Wishes and Quirky Colours Plus Card Giveaway

Stampin’ Up! UK Demonstrator Pootles – Friendly Wishes and Quirky Colours Plus Card Giveaway I love weird and wonderful colour combinations and am forever scribbling them down when something catches my eyes. To my recollection though, I have no idea what prompted me to put Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral and Basic Black together… my notes don’t […]

Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Thanks!

Stampin’ Up! UK Demonstrator Pootles – Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, Thanks! Well it’s a rather unusual colour combination here today. I love adding a splash of black to a card when I’m working with subtles colours, but the orangeyness (it’s a word….) of the Calypso Coral and the base tones of the Crumb Cake are definitely […]

It’s Stampin’ Up! Alliteration In Overdrive!

It’s Stampin’ Up! Alliteration In Overdrive!  Don’t forget about Sale a Bration….! 4 days left!!!   I love the names that Stampin’ Up! gives to our colours. I know that some don’t like the aliteration, but I rather like it! That’s not to say that I dislike our international translation (Germany and France have some […]

Gorgeous Gold Soiree Painted Petals Card

Stampin’ Up! UK Demonstrator Pootles – Gorgeous Gold Soiree Painted Petals Card It’s official. I’m totally back in the zone of using DSP as the main focal point of my cards. This was very much my style when I first starting crafting 11+ years ago, and it is only in recent months that I’ve taken […]

Emboss Resist So Very Grateful in So Many Subtles!

Stampin’ Up! UK Emboss Resist So Very Grateful in So Many Subtles! There is something about a stamp set that can be used in so many different ways. I may have used this set in a fairly simplistic way here, but one floral stamp, a smattering of pearls and the power pack of sponging and […]

Soap Gift Treat Bag Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! UK Soap Gift Treat Bag Tutorial   I adore making bags, and when they’re for a specific purpose, but can be used for other reasons, then I’m a happy girl, and can often be seen (by the cat…!) doing the Happy Dance at my desk! I genuinely get excited when I make something […]

Open Topped Bottle Box – Chevron Ribbon Showcase

Stampin’ Up! UK Open Top Bottle Box – Chevron Ribbon Showcase There are times when it’s okay to say ‘you know what, lets not over egg the mix here’ and when Jocelyn, one of my downline, asked me to design a box for her that would showcase her home made mini bottles of produce, I […]