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Fancy Tree & Brightly Gleaming Ornament

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

I am using the Brightly Gleaming DSP from the Holiday catalogue again for tonight’s projects. I have simply punched the smaller ornament 6 times from different papers in this pack and glued them to the card in a tree shape. Even the sentiment was perfect for the trunk. The background is embossed with the Scripty Embossing Folder and I used the Delicata Copper Metallic ink pad around the edges and placed a copper star element on top of the tree. I also added some of the Noble Peacock Rhinestones for extra sparkle.

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My next project also uses the Brightly Gleaming DSP, but this time a Christmas decoration to hang on your Christmas Tree! It is simply made using the 2″ circle punch with 12 circles folded in half and glued together. The Copper Trim coordinates perfectly and is 12″ folded in half with a knot at one end. Place it through the centre before gluing the final circles together. This one looks a little battered as my cat decided she wanted to tap it off my craft table and chase it around the room 😯

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Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

Don’t miss this stamp sale, make sure you get your order in before midnight tonight. There are some awesome sets to choose from! Click here to see what’s available in my online store.

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2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Sip Sip Hooray in a Buckle Fold card

Tonight I share a Buckle Fold card that I made for one of my team members who recently promoted. I think she is a star and I know she loves to party, so you will understand the products used!!!

I have used the Brightly Gleaming DSP and the Sip Sip Hooray stamp set from the Holiday catalogue. Who said this Designer Paper needed to be for Christmas projects?!!

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This card looks very fancy, but really it was so quick and easy to create. Here it is open and you can see how the belt tucks into the buckle!

Buckle Fold Card using Stampin Up Sip Sip Hooray & Brightly Gleaming DSP 2019 Holiday catalogue by Kate Morgan Australia open

I stamped the wine glass in Delicata Celestial Copper metallic ink and then used the Petal Pink for the drink with some Wink of Stella over the top.

Buckle Fold Card using Stampin Up Sip Sip Hooray & Brightly Gleaming DSP 2019 Holiday catalogue by Kate Morgan Australia.

I was inspired by Lynne Dunn in the USA and you can see her YouTube tutorial here.

A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

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The Most Wonderful Time is Christmas

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

The Most Wonderful Time Product Medley on page 39 in the Holiday catalogue is awesome and you get all of these items to create as many projects that you can come up with. It is wonderful value with a full stamp set, coordinating dies, as well as all the papers and embellishments.

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The only extra things you need are ink, glue, card bases and clear blocks for your stamps, but I’m sure you have these things at home already!

You won’t believe how quick and easy it is to make cards – I was able to make 7 cards in one morning! I stamped and die cut lots of the trees and presents and then had them on hand ready to add to my cards. Sometimes it’s easier to do this and then you have spares on hand to add to future projects and same time inking and cleaning in between.

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Look how shiny and bright that gold foil star is, atop the tree!

I just adore the gold foil accent on all of the pieces of Designer Paper in this pack. It is simply stunning.

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For this card I added some of the Snowfall Accent Puff Paint to the tree!

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How gorgeous are these deer? Can you believe they are stickers?!!

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Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Mosaic Mood in Sunburst

I’ve used the Mosaic Mood DSP from the Annual catalogue for this card tonight. This is the Sunburst Technique and is a great way to showcase lots of patterns. I cut 4 different patterns of 6” x 1½” and cut each of those diagonally. Take a piece of scrap card stock and cut it 5mm smaller than your card front, cover it with Snail Adhesive. Start adding your pattern pieces from the bottom (the paper will over-hang off the card). Once you have covered the card, trim the excess off from around the card with your trimmer or scissors.

Sunburst Technique using Stampin Up Mosaic Mood DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.jpg

I covered the corner with a Stitched Circle Framelit in Blushing Bride and trimmed the excess hanging over the edge. The bird is fussy cut from one of the pieces of DSP and added with dimensionals. This layer is added to the Garden Green card base.

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2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

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Merry Christmas Star for Heart of Christmas

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Tonight I have a gorgeous, sparkling copper star for you using the Brightly Gleaming suite again. Yes, I love it and how can you not love this copper foil in the Designer Paper?! The large Foil Element Star is glued to some Night of Navy card stock and I cut it out with paper snips, as I didn’t want the small stars on the DSP to show through. I added it with dimensionals to lift it up and placed another small Star Designer Element in the centre. Do you see that very thin strip of Copper across the card? Well that is cut from the edging of the sheet that the Foil Element Star came off!

Starry Christmas card using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming Suite & Copper Ink by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

How gorgeous does the stamped image look behind the sentiment? I reckon it is the perfect length for it and the copper on navy is so rich.

Starry Christmas card using Stampin Up Brightly Gleaming Suite & Copper Ink by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

Only 2.5 months until Christmas Day… have you started your shopping yet? If not, at least we have made a start on our cards!!!

Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Sip Sip Hooray!

Tonight I have used the Sip Sip Hooray Bundle from the Holiday catalogue. I purchased this bundle because it will be so handy for many different occasions; Christmas, Birthdays, Weddings, Engagements, any form of celebration!

Navy and Gold also is very rich and coordinates so well. Behind those bubbles is Gold Foil which really shimmers, but is so hard to photograph. The images of the glasses are stamped in the new Delicata Metallic Golden Glitz ink.

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I can’t wait to have another session with this bundle.

A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


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Christmas is the Most Wonderful Time of the year

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Oh wow, have you seen the Most Wonderful Time Product Medley on page 39 in the Holiday catalogue? You need to check it out!

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The only extra things you need are ink, glue, card bases and clear blocks for your stamps, but I’m sure you have these things at home already!

Most Wonderful Time Product Medley by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2019 Holiday catalogue

I lashed out and purchased the Delicata Golden Glitz Metallic ink pad as well, which you can see I have used for the stars, ribbons on the presents and also around the edges of the Red & gold star card stock. Initially this was white with gold starts, but I found it way to bright, so I sponged it with Real Red ink.  The star on top of the tree was cut from this same piece of card before I sponged it, and the hole is hidden by the tree!

Most Wonderful Time Product Medley by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia, 2019 Holiday catalogue

This one uses more gold with the foil frame and the white background is embossed with the Scripty Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder.

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The lighting wasn’t great getting that sentiment but it’s the Delicata Golden Glitz Metallic ink.

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This card has a piece of DSP cut 5mm short of the card size and I used the circle punch to cut the circle out before gluing the DSP to the card for the featured candy canes to sit in. How cute is that tinsel?!!!

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Even though the candy canes and the banner are stickers, you can still add dimensionals to pop them up for extra dimension. You wouldn’t think these were even stickers, as the quality is amazing!

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Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Art with Heart Blog Hop featuring DSP

AWHT DSP Blog Hop 2019

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing amazing projects featuring Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper, most of which is in the current promotions where you can buy 3 packs of Designer Series Paper and receive 1 pack for free! Only available until 30 September!

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For more information about the promotion, contact any of the ladies on the blog hop and we will be happy to help you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Sharon Davern. If you’re just joining, great! Use the “next” button at the end of my post to hop all the way around. Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post there is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

Project #1 This Woven Threads DSP is just stunning and features the new In Colours. I have chosen the piece with Seaside Spray and Terracotta Tile. By punching the pieces of DSP and gluing them down with a small gap between them, creates this wonderful effect. The ribbon and the Ornate Frames Dies are from the Holiday catalogue and coordinate perfectly. These dies are part of the Halloween suite, however I love them on their own with other stamped sentiments.

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Project #2 The Perennial Essence DSP is stunning and reflects Monet’s artworks. Having studied art at school, this was the first DSP added to my list. The Floral Essence Bundle coordinates with it and I added the flower to the bottom corner, so the DSP is the showcase. 

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Here is a closer look at the Delicata Golden Glitz inkpad on the vellum. I wasn’t sure how well it would dry and I was impatient, so I added clear embossing powder and heat set it. I was amazed that the glimmer still showed through so well!

DSP Blog Hop using Stampin Up Perennial Essence DSP by Kate Morgan Australia Art with Heart 2019.

Project #3 This card is a CASE (Copy & Share Everything) from a card on page 132 of the Annual Catalogue, although I have changed up lots of the products. The See a Silhouette DSP is so bold and bright and I found this pattern very overpowering, but by cutting the images out, you produce something wonderful! I adore these Heirloom 3D Frames too for the embossed background.

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A full list of products can be found at the end of this post.

As you can see there are so many wonderful DSP packs in this Buy 3 Get 1 Free special. I have shown you 3 of them! Hurry, the special ends on 30 September 2019!

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A full list of products can be found at the end of this post.

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, my dear friend and Sydney team member, Catherine Proctor.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below.

  1. Christina Barnes

  2. Vicki Boucher

  3. Tina Gillespie

  4. Rachel Woollard

  5. Rebecca Jacovou

  6. Sharon Davern

  7. Kate Morgan

  8. Catherine Proctor

  9. Caroline Manwaring

  10. Sujatha Harding

Happy Hopping!

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Heart of Christmas: Week 6

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

This week I am taking a break from the Brightly Gleaming Suite and using some of the products from the Annual catalogue, and they are not even Christmas sets!

Can you believe this is the Rooted in Nature stamp set and coordinating Nature’s Roots dies?

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It is simply stamped images loads of times and then a few extras which I die cut and added with Tombo glue and/or dimensionals. I also added the new Shimmery Crystal Effects to four of the trees (the two Seaside Spray ones & two Night of Navy ones).

How gorgeous is that Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon? It is super soft and pliable to create the bow and has a silver thread through it. Wrap the ribbon around the card layer and where you are going to tie the bow, place a glue dot under it to hold it knot while you have your hands free to tie the bow. A really great tip I’ve learned along the way!

Christmas card using Stampin Up Rooted in Nature by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

I haven’t put any sentiments on these as yet, as I am waiting on an order to arrive with more appropriate Christmas greetings.

Christmas card using Stampin Up Rooted in Nature by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019 inside

Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Wildly Happy Collage with Pigment Sprinkles

Tonight I have a collage scene using the fox image from the Wildly Happy stamp set. I have also used the Pigment Sprinkles on the Fluid 100 Water colour paper to create that textured background of the grass. Simply wet the paper with an AquaPainter and carefully sprinkle a very small amount of colour onto the paper. You will see it spread instantly and such vibrant colour. I also added a little water in the Stampin’ Spritzer to add a little more water to spread the colour. Leave it to dry completely before cutting the hill shape with scissors. The smaller hill is Mossy Meadow card, cut with the Layering Oval framelits and embossed with the Suble Dynamic Embossing Folder for extra texture.

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The tree is cut using the Sweet Silhouettes dies in Early Espresso card. I added this with mini dimensionals to add some height above the foxes.

The foxes are coloured using Stampin’ Blends markers and fussy cut before adding them to the card. I love how they are curled up resting under the tree!

Wildly Happy Fox Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2019.

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2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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