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CCBH Balmy Blue – Feminine Hats Off

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

A blog hop, also known as blog hopping, is to move from one blog to another, continuing in a full circle to read all the posts by participants in the hop. At the end of each post will be a link to continue to the next blog!

Week 2 – Balmy Blue

The Hats Off stamp set and coordinating dies are fantastic value at only $61. Not only can you create masculine cards for the men and boys in your life, but you can create feminine cards too!

Tonight I have made a feminine version in Balmy Blue, Gorgeous Grape and Basic White.

Colour Combination - BB GG BW

Stamping the stars directly on the card base in Gorgeous Grape ink creates some interest. The top section is the 6″ x 6″ Subtles DSP in Balmy Blue, that I cut down to A6 size then die cut it with the Basic Borders Dies. Keep the offcut piece for the inside of the card! 

Hats Off Bundle for Balmy Blue CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The hat is stamped and die cut and then the brim is bent up gently along the scoreline to give that realistic look of a cap. Place dimensionals only behind the hat (not the brim) and add to the card. 

Hats Off Bundle for Balmy Blue CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up! Australia 2021

On the inside I stamped the Happy Birthday using the images from the Biggest Wish stamp set and added the DSP offcut from the front piece. I die cut a small hat in Balmy Blue to add to the corner.

Hats Off Bundle for Balmy Blue CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Please click on the image below to head across to the next blog on tonight’s hop and see the wonderful inspiration of Catherine Proctor!

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Here is the full list of participants taking part this week:
Michele Taylor
Rachel Palmieri
Kate Morgan ♥ You are here ♥
Catherine Proctor
Caroline Manwaring
Sharon Davern
Christine Blain
Tina Gillespie
Diane Furniss
Ros Davidson
Theresa Gerrard
Rachel Woollard
Rosa Leyden
Fiona Bell Ryan
Vicki Boucher

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16 thoughts on “CCBH Balmy Blue – Feminine Hats Off”

  1. Oh wow! I love this Kate, this bundle isn’t really my cup of tea but you’ve created an amazing card and I love your colour combination.

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  2. Kate, this is not a bundle that appeals to me at all but seeing it used in such a feminine and unique way has really changed my mind. Very clever.

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  3. Another brilliant job with the cap die especially the colours used here Kate. And the inside of your card is just lovely and I can’t wait to use the Basic Border dies as they are so versatile as you have shown here.

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  4. You are such an enabler Kate – I really must have this set! Love how you are showcasing the different ways to use it and how versatile it is. This is such a great colour combination – so fresh and pretty!

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  5. Kate, I have always been such a fan of your cards and this one is no exception. I love the colour combination. It looks amazing, well done

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  6. Love what you are doing with the caps, Kate. Here is another winner! You are responsible for me ordering this bundle, you know!!!

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