Hello, shop!

*Waves sheepishly* September. Has it really been THAT long since I last blogged? Apparently so... sorry about that. It sort of makes sense though, as September would have been around the time that things really started kicking off here at SLS Creative. Oh how they...
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It’s not a party without bunting! – DIY Paper cut bunting template

We all know it's not a party without bunting, right? I'm a big fan of the stuff, in fact I kept the polka dot bunting I had for my daughter's birthday party up for a good few months after the party... So I'm super excited to announce that I've released my DIY paper...
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Bluebells, squirrels and accidental freebies – oops!

So, I spent much of yesterday developing my new Bluebell Wood hand cut series, which has been well received so far! *Yay* If you popped over to my Etsy shop via the Facebook page however, you may have noticed a deliberate (yeah, right) mistake. Clever ol' me had...
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Every day is a second chance – Free paper cut template.

Oooooh I do love a freebie, don't you? I cut this last night at about half 10, with a toddler (who should have been sleeping) on my lap, rubbing chocolate biscuit into my face whilst demanding I watch Jake and the Neverland Pirates (Not seen it? You're not missing...
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The SLS Creative Golden Ticket Giveaway!

Heeeeeere it is! The SLS Creative Golden Ticket Giveaway. I can't work out if I'm completely insane, just plain stupid or a combination of both... but I love you guys, and I'm feeling festive (already I know! And no, I'm not drunk. Honest.......) and clearly have...
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Hand Cut VS Machine Cut – The war of the blades.

All too often I find myself recoiling as I watch others complain about how machine paper cuts shouldn't be classed as handmade. As someone who does both, it honestly makes me squirm. Hand cutting, granted takes a little more commitment - it's happened to me many a...
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The SLS Creative Scratch ‘N’ Win Event!

What's this all about? Well, to put it simply, I've got 50 rather amazing scratch cards. Each one contains a prize, ranging from free clothing, stationery, mugs and bags, right up to stationery bundles, logos and even a couple of websites worth up to £549! How do you...
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She believed she could, so she did. (& Free Template)

So this last fortnight has been chaos. Complete and utter, unrelenting chaos. I mostly blame the fact that my husband was off work for the one week, which coincided with my sons 3rd birthday - we spent the entire week running around like lunatics, buying, housing and...
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Missing legs, and free stuff!

So if you follow me over on Facebook you may have spotted my little accident this week involving my latest template which I was cutting to celebrate hitting 1000 likes. (Yep, I got there, how exciting is THAT!) Anyway, there was a casualty, it was the leg of an N and...
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Surf’s Up! – DIY Paper Cut Template

So here in South Wales we've been lucky enough to have a week of rather beautiful weather, I even got a little bit of sunburn, not bad for May! Porthcawl is a surfing hot spot, when the sun's out the fair-weather surfers arrive, usually to find that due to the nice...
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Free Template: Stars Can’t Shine

So, because I love you wonderful lot so much, here's another freebie. This ones more of an intermediate template than a beginner one - and I'd really love to see your finished pieces! Click here to download the free template in its reverse format. Don't forget you can...
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Paper Cutting Tutorial – Father’s Day Card – Part 2

Tutorial: Paper Cutting Tutorial – Father’s Day CardDifficulty Level: BeginnerTime Required (Parts 1 & 2): Approx. 60 MinutesEquipment Required (Parts 1 & 2): Cutting Mat, Swivel Blade Knife, Straight Blade Knife, Metal Ruler, Card / Paper, Backing Paper...
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Welcome to the team, printer!

Those of you who read my blog, or have at least skimmed through it, probably know I don't get on too well with technology. It's not a lack of ability or knowledge, it's simply the fact that all the machinery that could possibly used to make my job easier appears to...
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Paper Cut Template: It takes a big heart to help shape little minds.

UPDATE This template is no longer free, but you can grab it over on Etsy for just £2.95, just click here. :)   I've been thinking, it's been a while since I gave you wonderful people a free template, isn't it? I'm sorry, I've been uber busy - I know it's not an...
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Work in progress: Lion

Helloo! So this week, in between orders I've been doing some more drawing and I just wanted to share my current work in progress with you :)  I've been doodling a lion, as a friend for my elephant… cause y'know, I'm sure he's lonely up there on my wall all alone. Oh,...
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The SLS Creative Scratch ‘N’ Win Event!

What's this all about? Well, to put it simply, I've got 50 rather amazing scratch cards. Each one contains a prize, ranging from free clothing, stationery, mugs and bags, right up to stationery bundles, logos and even a couple of websites worth up to £549! How do you...

WIN Free stationery for a whole YEAR!

That's correct. You didn't read wrong.  A y-e-a-r-r-r-r-r-r-r-r. Twelve months. 364 Days (or is it 365, I never know which one is a leap year and which one is a regular year. I realise I probably should given that I'm a 28 year old human being of average intelligence,...

The SLS Creative Scratch ‘n’ Win giveaway!

So, here are the full details, remember, it starts at 5pm today, not a minute before! **************************************************************************** I like scratch cards. Who the chuff doesn't like scratch cards? Even if you don't win anything, there's a...

Your FREE marketing diary!

Hello! Can you believe that this time next week Christmas day will nearly be over? Eeeek. I've got so much to DO! However, while I may be a complete and utter shambles when it comes to getting my butt into gear for the big day, I am however, pretty much on the ball...

Shhhh. Free Logo Design. (Yep. I know, right?!)

I'm feeling festive, I'm also feeling a bit snuffly and like I've been run over by a bus, but I'm going to focus on the festive feels here. I've also been feeling a wee bit nostalgic for the last year (already, god help me NYE!) and how AWESOME it's been. You lovely...

The SLS Creative Golden Ticket Giveaway!

Heeeeeere it is! The SLS Creative Golden Ticket Giveaway. I can't work out if I'm completely insane, just plain stupid or a combination of both... but I love you guys, and I'm feeling festive (already I know! And no, I'm not drunk. Honest.......) and clearly have...

Dun, dun, duuuuuuuun. New website!

*Squeeeeeeee* Well at last, after ages of me threatening it, the new website is up! And it looks a bit lovely, if I do say so myself. (Well, I would, wouldn't I!) With it has also come the arrival of a total stationery bundle overhaul. Why?! I hear you ask! I liked...

Hello, shop!

*Waves sheepishly* September. Has it really been THAT long since I last blogged? Apparently so... sorry about that. It sort of makes sense though, as September would have been around the time that things really started kicking off here at SLS Creative. Oh how they...

New books? Yes please!

When I was in primary school I had a complete and utter obsession with having a new exercise book. I used to get ridiculously excited when I reached the last few pages of my current book and I'd write five times the size in order to fill up the last few pages quicker....

Missing legs, and free stuff!

So if you follow me over on Facebook you may have spotted my little accident this week involving my latest template which I was cutting to celebrate hitting 1000 likes. (Yep, I got there, how exciting is THAT!) Anyway, there was a casualty, it was the leg of an N and...

Ble mae fy fflaim?

That's where's my Scalpel, in Welsh, in case you were wondering what on EARTH I was harping on about now... Seriously though, my scalpel is feeling pretttttttty neglected since the arrival of William (he's the printer, if you missed his welcome party, check out my...