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Colour Your World Blog Hop with First Sight

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Colour Your World Blog Hop with First Sight Yay, thank you so much for joining us back on our trip around the world with our International Blog Hop. This, I think, is the first time I’ve managed to use all 5 of the colours in the palette! And they were hard […]

Chalk Ink on Penned & Painted

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Chalk Ink on Penned & Painted I have to say, this year I have really embraced chalk ink on coloured cardstock. It’s not a new technique to me, I did a rainbow card a few years ago using petite petals (HERE!), but this year is definitely one where I’ve gone back […]

At First Sight we are Forever Friends!

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – At First Sight we are Forever Friends! Ah, the elegance of heat embossing mixed with regular stamping. There’s something gorgeous about it isn’t there? I don’t know if it’s the shine that catches the light or the contrast of the ‘flat’ stamping with the slightly raised shiny parts. I’m not sure, […]

4 Boxes from One Sheet of Cardstock

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – 4 Boxes from One Sheet of Cardstock I like to think I’m a frugal kind of crafter. Okay, yes there are times when I use a whole sheet of DSP on one project, but there are also times when I use a single sheet of our most inexpensive cardstock and make […]

First Sight and Birthday Bouquet makes Forever Friends

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – First Sight and Birthday Bouquet makes Forever Friends My Mum and Dad have a bedroom in their house that has the most darling striped pastel wall paper on the lower half. I’ve always loved that room, and it’s the one that my children all sleep in when they go to visit. […]

Way Back Wednesday Faceted Box Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Way Back Wednesday Faceted Box Tutorial Ooooo I have been waiting for an opportunity to reshare my star project from last year! Yes, it’s the return of the Faceted Box which looks crazy complicated to make, but is so easy it spawned hundreds of copies of it, and then dozens of […]

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 […]

Pretty Embossed First Sight Card. Black on Black

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Pretty Embossed First Sight Card. Black on Black Oh I do love black on black heat embossing! It’s such a pretty look and makes for such a stylish card. I’m not sure why I don’t do it more often! I know you all know that I absolutely adore the First Sight […]

Totally Neutral but Forever Friends!

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator – Totally Neutral but Forever Friends! How pretty is that flourish in the top corner?! If you haven’t already clocked it in the Spring Catalogue, it’s on page 36 and in a stamp set called First Sight. It’s such a delicate set with beautiful fonts, delightful images and darling little icons! I […]

Pootles SpringWatch Customer Thank You Goodie Pouches

Pootles SpringWatch Customer Thank You Goodie Pouches I think we all adore secret goodie bags that are holding yummy treats, but we don’t quite know what they are yet. I like to think I’m not unusual, so when I’m creating my customer thank you packs, I think of what I would like aswell, and how […]