Birthday, Designer/Patterned/Specialty Papers (DSP), Fancy Folds, Handmade Cards, Masculine, Stampin' Up!

Six cards inspired by my recent holiday!

Today’s cards are inspired by my recent week long holiday to Phillip Island. It was great to get away from the city and enjoy the slower pace of seaside living, sound of the ocean and fresh air!

When I got home after not taking any craft with me, I was inspired to get creating. So are you ready to see my projects?!!!

Here are some of the items; Waves of Inspiration stamp set and coordinating Waves dies, Waves of the Ocean Designer 12×12 Papers, 12×12 Blue Foil Specialty Pack, and the Rhinestone Waves Basic Jewels. The stamp and die bundle will be in the new Annual catalogue released on 3 May, however the other items are limited and available until 3 May if not sold out prior.

Waves of the Ocean Collection 161797

I have also used the Paradise Palms Bundle (Paradise Palms stamp set and Palms dies).

PARADISE PALMS BUNDLE 157719

Card 1 – a simple design with some DSP, then a ring/circle of the Blue Foil cut using the new Stylish Shapes dies #159183 (available 3 May) and popped up on Foam Adhesive Strips. The wave is cut in Basic White card and adhered behind the circle.

Masculine birthday card using Waves of the Ocean DSP and Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The sentiment is stamped in Pacific Point ink and cut out using Paper Snips.

Masculine birthday card using Waves of the Ocean DSP and Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

Card 2 – uses the DSP on a matt layer of Calypso Coral card on a Thick Basic White card base. I stamped the birds and grass (On the Horizon) directly onto the DSP in Soft Suede ink and the sentiment and pelican onto Basic White and die cut. Some Pebble Enamel Shapes were added along with some Rhinestone Wave Jewels.

Waves of the Ocean DSP and Waves of Inspiration by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

On the Horizon Bundle 157779

Card 3 – a Pacific Point card base, the wave die cut in the same colour adhered across the centre of the card. The Scalloped Contours dies cut out the DSP which is popped up on Dimensionals. The stamping is again in Soft Suede ink and the clouds and birds die cut in Basic White. Rhinestone Waves Jewels to finish it off.

Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Card 4 – Coastal Cabana card base, layer of Pacific Point then DSP. The Green and Silver Foil from the Blue Foils Specialty Pack were used to cut the moon, grass and the Palm trees. The sentiment is stamped in Pacific Point ink on White card and cut using the new Stylish Shapes dies #159183 (available 3 May).

Waves of the Ocean and Paradise Palms by KateMorgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Card 5 – a Pacific Point card base with matt layers of the blue foil and green foil followed by the DSP. The sentiment is stamped in Pacific Point ink.

Waves of Inspiration and Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The two waves dies are cut in the 2 foil colours also and adhered one of top of the other.

Waves of Inspiration and Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

Here is the stamping on the inside of this card.

Waves of Inspiration and Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

Card 6 – using all the same products as the previous cards, although I did stamp the Palm fronds in Saddle Brown Stazon ink onto the green foil as I knew it would dry being a permanent ink!

Paradise Palms and Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

Here is a closer look at them!

Paradise Palms and Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

and the inside of the card

Paradise Palms and Waves of the Ocean by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

Which of the 6 cards is your favourite and why?

Thanks for dropping by.

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