Once you have a design for a box, it's quite simple to change the measurements to fit a different gift. When Debbie from Soaps and Scented mentioned that she has soaps that measure 3 x 2 x 1 inch, it was too much for this crafter to resist altering a design. So, taking a box design I'd previously ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! UK Mini Treat Gift Box Tutorial VIDEO
I love making things for my children. They're all fairly crafty, albeit, the 2 year old just likes to scribble, but we'll brush over the biro-on-the-dining-room-table incident... But going back to the boys, I love making things for them to play with, create with, or generally just enjoy. And ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! UK Colouring Book Keyring VIDEO
As I've said many times before, I adore designing bespoke boxes for friends, and this particular box for Anjie from Evanscent was a real challenge. Her tea lights measure 2.5 cm tall by 4cm diameter, and we were aiming for 2 layers of 6 candles because her sets are sold in boxes of 12. With that in ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! UK Tea Light Gift Box VIDEO
You have possibly no idea how excited I am to see these! And in my excitement, I can't really put into words how to explain what these are, so I'm going to cheat and leave it up to the Stampin' Up! editorial team to do a far better job than me! A few months ago we asked our North American ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! UK Single Stamps are HERE!!!
Stampin' Up! launched 25 years ago, over in the USA. To celebrate that, the US market has been getting a brand new stamp set each month called 'Best of ....' and features between 3 and 5 stamps and focuses on one theme per month. Because the US are celebrating their 25th anniversary, this has been ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! UK Best of Flower Stamp Set
When I first started Pootles and opened up my dotcom shop, it was on the first of that particular month. A great friend of mine, Lynnette (who is the owner of an online Vintage Emporium), suggested that I use that as a nice way to start each month. And I agree! I haven't thus far, done any Pootling ... Read More about Pinch, Punch, First ‘Pootle’ of the month!
Well, for those that know what the retiring lists are all about, this is an exciting time in the Stampin' Up! calendar. For those that don't, let me explain.... We have one catalogue per year, and it changes in the UK on July 2nd this year. Based on previous sales, Stampin' Up! chooses which ... Read More about Stampin’ Up! UK Retiring Lists