It never occurred to me until a demo friend of mine asked what 'Pootle' was or rather, what it meant, that I'd never actually explained. Well, when I decided to 'set up shop' with a blog for my papercrafting, I couldn't use my real name, Sam Hammond Donald. I've been a makeup artist and beauty ... Read More about Who is Pootles?
Based on one of the first tutorials I filmed back in April, this Treat Holder is larger, for holding bigger gifts (bigger sweetie bags...?) and just commands a little more 'notice' about it!That time I used the Bigz Scallop Circle Die, but this time, I wanted to use the Labels Collections framelits ... Read More about Label Collection Framelits Treat Holder VIDEO
Well, you can't get simpler than stamping straight onto some cardstock, and that's your card done can you? One of my downline, Suzanne, inspired the purchase of this stamp for me. I knew she'd put it into her starter kit, and up until that point, it had kind of sailed passed my radar. But then, she ... Read More about Beautifully Simply Baroque
My happy accident! When I was developing the 3x3 hinged box a week or so back, I was folding the multiple score lines quite absent mindedly, and suddenly found myself holding a pentagonal box! Wow, what a light bulb moment! It did take some adaptation to make the box fold properly, and it took ... Read More about Pentagonal Treasure Chest Keepsake Box VIDEO
How gorgeous is this paper? I love it. I really do. It's pretty, soft, elegant, gentle. And I really think this DSP needs showing off rather than being used as a back drop. It makes me think of sunny afternoons when I was a child, when the summer seemed to stretch endlessly. I was a child in the ... Read More about A Wisteria Wonder Afternoon Picnic
It's the beginning of the month, okay, so I'm a couple of days late, but a quick post to introduce you to the 4 lovely ladies who joined my team, The Pootlers, in July. Suzanne who is based in Liverpool, a talented crafter of many a variety, including cards, soaps and other beautiful things. Anne ... Read More about New Team!
Well, it's a new month, and a new offer. This time, it's an extra special gift from me to you, my customers. Have you heard of Card Candy? It's a selection of decorations that you pop on top of a card. Like a premade 'topper' except it's been hand made. Here's some examples of mine. So, this ... Read More about Special Offer for August – CARD CANDY