Pootler’s Team Retreat Project

On Saturday I had the honour of presenting a make and take at the Pootler’s team Retreat hope that all went well and everyone enjoyed making my project I was so nervous I have never presented to so many ladies before there will be 46 demos there the is well out of my comfort zone, But as our team leader Sam says our comfort zone is elastic lets hope mine stretches that far.

You will need  1 sheet of 12 x 12 DSPfullsizeoutput_2996fullsizeoutput_2997

  1. Score your DSP @ 1 7/8″, 5 3/4″ 6 1/4″ and 10 1/8″


2. Turn and score @ 2 1/2″ and 8 1/4″


3 Fold each corner in at 1 7/8″ to form a triangle.


4. Fold and burnish all the score line.Fold the 1 7/8 and 10 1/8 score lines inwards, turn the DSP over with the horizontal line are towards the centre.


5. Fold the in the top and bottom and tuck the bottom under the top.


6. Add ribbon and decorate, as you would like.


Card 1.  Crumb cake cardstock  is cut at 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″

Whisper white is cut at 3′ x 4 3/4″


Card 2

Crumb cake cardstock  is cut at 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″

I stamp the flower with crumb cake ink.


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Bird ballad Sample Suite Kit

I am now please to be offering a sample Bird ballad suite kit for sale. This is the 1st kit I am offering there will be more to follow over the next couple of week you can get full details on the kit  offer you can find all of the details HERE


Sneaky Peek Sunday Envelope Flip Book Bird Ballad Suite

Sneaky peek Sunday todays project is this fun Envelope Flip book, i spent a lovely afternoon making this using the stunning new Bird Ballad Suite, I love everything about this Suite the DSP is just beautiful the colour palette is so soft and has a lovely vintage feel to it, which complements the stamp set perfectly, the Suite also has a beautiful lace ribbon and metal embellishments.

To make this project you will need 4 sheets of DSP cut to 9 1/2″ x 9 1/2″ or 4 7 x5″ envelopes.

use the envelope punchboard to make your envelopes score and punch at 4″ following your punch board instructions .

cut a pieces of DSP to 11″ x 7 1/4″ score every 1/2″


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Add tape to the 5,6,9,10,13,14,17,and 18th line as in photo.

Chip board is cut to 5 1/4″ x 7 1/2″

DSP cover is 6″ x 8 1/2″

Cover liner is 5 x 7 1/4″

Spine cover is 4 x 7 1/2″

Post cards

Basecard is 7 x 5″

Whisper  white 6 3/4″ x 4 3/4

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