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Three-fold card with Share What You Love SDSP and instructions

Dear Crafters,

Today I share another style card that uses the Share What You Love Specialty Designer Series Paper. This paper is available now as part of the early release to customers. Click here to see more!

This is a three fold card, and you can make two cards from 1 sheet of 12″ x 12″ DSP.

Share What You Love Suite 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia.

Cut your sheet to 12″ x 6″, then score at 1¾”, 4¾”, 7¾”. You also need some white card 2¾” x 3¾” and black card 3” x 4” for the front. Ensure you stamp, then mount the layers and only add glue to the back of the card on one side before adding to the centre of your card. You don’t want to glue all the functioning layers together!

As you open the first fold, you then add the next sentiment and so on.

Share What You Love Suite 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2

I used the 2″ circle punch and the starburst punch which is the perfect size to layer. The sentiments are from the coordinating Love What You Do stamp set.

Share What You Love Suite 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 3

The sentiment on the back of the card is from the Picture Perfect Birthday set which is going to carryover into the new annual catalogue!

I just adore the pearly shine on this DSP, so I actually added a layer on the back for where I will write my birthday message.

Share What You Love Suite 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia back

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2018 Occasions catalogue ends 31st May 2018
2017-2018 Annual Catalogue ends 31st May 2018
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Quick and Easy Birthday Cards

Dear Crafters,

Today I share 4 cards that are quick and easy to create using the Picture Perfect Party 6×6 Designer Series Paper stack. For these 4 cards, I have only used 2 of the sheets of DSP. One side of these papers are photographic shots and they are so life-like!

This card uses Peekaboo Peach for the card base and the sentiment. Glue a 3″ strip of DSP across the centre of the card. Stamp the sentiment from Rose Wonder stamp set onto the balloon. Add two strips of the Bermuda Bay Mini Chevron ribbon and tie a bow!

Quick Birthday Cards using Stampin Up Picture Perfect Party DSP, Rose Wonder by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018 Occasions

This card uses Berry Burst for the card base and the sentiment. Glue a 3″ strip of DSP across the centre of the card. Stamp the sentiment from Rose Wonder stamp set onto the balloon. Add a piece of the Lemon Lime Twist Mini Striped ribbon and tie a bow!

Quick Birthday Cards using Stampin Up Picture Perfect Party DSP, Rose Wonder by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018 Occasions.

This card uses Basic Black for the card base. Glue a piece of 3¾” x 5½” DSP to the centre of the card. Stamp the sentiment from Number of Years stamp set onto the 4″ x 1½” vellum in Berry Burst ink. Die cut the number 9 using the Large Numbers dies in Berry Burst card. Using a sponge dauber, apply a thin layer of Tombo Multipurpose glue. This is the only way to add vellum without the glue showing through! Add the 9 with mini dimensionals.

Quick Birthday Cards using Stampin Up Number of Years, Large Numbers, Picture Perfect Party DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018 Occasions

This card uses Lemon Lime Twist for the card base. Use a 2½” strip of DSP across the centre of the card, but add the Decorative Ribbon Border Punch out behind before gluing to the card. Add a piece of Berry Burt Metallic edged ribbon across the bottom of the DSP then tie a bow and glue it on! Die cut the numbers using the Large Numbers dies from Silver Glimmer card and add with mini dimensionals.

Quick Birthday Cards using Stampin Up Number of Years, Large Numbers, Picture Perfect Party DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018 Occasions.

I cannot believe that the Number of Years stamp set and the coordinating dies are about to retire 😦 I use them all the time for kids birthday cards and if you too haven’t purchased them yet, make sure you add them to your shopping cart before they are gone!

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


2018 Occasions catalogue ends 31st May 2018
2017-2018 Annual Catalogue ends 31st May 2018
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Versamark Resist Technique with Paint Play

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a card using the Versamark resist technique, also known as ‘Ghosting’. It is really simple but effective. Start with glossy white card and stamp the flowers with Versamark ink. Let it sit for a few minutes, while you score your Night of Navy card and cut a strip of Berry Burst and Powder pink. Glue these together and then stamp the sentiment for the retiring Butterfly Basics stamp set in Night of Navy ink.

Versamark Resist Technique using Stampin Up Butterfly Basics, Paint Play by Kate Morgan, Australia

Now the glossy card has had a bit of time to rest, it will still be sticky, but you can now go and ink up the sponge brayer and apply across the entire gloss card. Once you have the desired coverage, using a piece of paper towel, rub in circular motions to remove the ink from the versamark images. Cut the glossy card down to size and glue to the base card. Add the sentiment strip.

Versamark Resist Technique using Stampin Up Butterfly Basics, Paint Play by Kate Morgan, Australia. 2018

To finish it off, I added some of the Glitter enamel dots, they are so divine and add that little bit of sparkle. I also added a Berry Burst Bitty Bow.

Both of the stamp sets and the embellishments will be retiring and are only available while stocks last. Be sure to add them to your shopping cart now.

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


2018 Occasions catalogue ends 31st May 2018
2017-2018 Annual Catalogue ends 31st May 2018
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Dream Catcher card using Mini Embroidery Hoops

Dear Crafters,

Well, I’m back from OnStage in Sydney and boy, what an exciting catalogue is coming our way in June! You are going to love it and there are so many awesome new products, I don’t know what will be at the top of my shopping list, I want it all 🙂

Today I have a card for a friend who loves Dream Catchers and I had a couple of these Embroidery Hoops that I bought because they were cute but I didn’t know how to use them! Have you done that? Bought something and then struggle to use it?

Dream Catcher card using Stampin Up Embroidery Hoop & Cake Soiree by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate Australia

I know the doily and the baker’s twine have retired, but I need to start using up some of these products before they retire next time. I keep buying and storing product away for a special card, but I need to stop and use them now…. lol

I cut the doily down to fit the mini embroidery hoop, as it was much bigger and then I added strands of baker’s twine and one of the cute tassels from the Sweet Soiree Embellishment Kit (Occasions 2018 catalogue).

Dream Catcher card using Stampin Up Embroidery Hoop & Cake Soiree by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate Australia.

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


2018 Occasions catalogue ends 31st May 2018
2017-2018 Annual Catalogue ends 31st May 2018
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Heart of Happiness

Dear Crafters,

It’s getting exciting now, as many Stampin’ Up! demonstrators are heading away this week for the OnStage events around the country. I am heading to Sydney on Friday afternoon for Saturday’s event at Luna Park. We will be honoured to have Sara Douglass, CEO of Stampin’ Up! at our event, so we are very lucky to have her host our event.

I won’t be able to share any of the fun until Tuesday 10th April when the spoiler alert ban is lifted, but this event is where we get to see lots of new product that will be in the upcoming Annual catalogue. It is such an exciting time of year!

Today I share some more hearts from the Heart Happiness and Sure Do Love You Bundle in the Occasions catalogue. Even though Sale-a-bration is over for another year, the Occasions catalogue still runs through to the end of May!

I love how these stamp sets coordinate and can be used for so many different things, not just Valentines Day. Today’s card can be used for a Birthday or a thank you…. with the sentiment, Just for you, it can be anything you want it to be.

Heart Happiness & Sure Do Love You Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate, Australia.

I love this colour combination of Powder Pink, Melon Mambo and Whisper White together. By just adding some simple layers, you can create a wonderful effect. The tiny hearts are stamped to create a more interesting background.

Heart Happiness & Sure Do Love You Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate Australia.

and that Decorative Ribbon Border Punch adds extra interest.

Heart Happiness & Sure Do Love You Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate, Australia

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


Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
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Picture Perfect Party with Donuts!

Dear Crafters,

I cannot believe there are only a couple more days left of Sale-a-bration. Be sure to earn your free product and make the most of this big sale!

Today I share some 4″ x 4″ birthday cards with the yummy Picture Perfect Party Designer Series Paper. This paper stack is 6″ x 6″ and one side has photographic images, like these delicious looking donuts! These 4 cards that I have made today, use only one piece of the designer paper, so you can create heaps of cards using just a small amount of designer series paper.

Picture Perfect Birthday with Party DSP, Occasions 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator Australia.

I have used Basic Black as my card base for a striking effect. Using coordinating colour card as a square behind the DSP brings the colours all together. along with the stunning ribbons, tied with a bow.

Picture Perfect Birthday with Party DSP, Occasions 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

The coordinating stamp set, Picture Perfect Birthday, has great sentiments for using with this DSP…. like, treat yourself! Donuts sure are a treat and not something to have regularly but as a special treat!

Picture Perfect Birthday with Party DSP, Occasions 2018 Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia.

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

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!! Here’s a quick glance at the Sale-a-bration products for 2018:

2018SaleabrationProducts.jpg

and if that wasn’t enough choice, more items have been released. You will note that these are current items, so if selecting one for your free product with a $90+ or $180 order, be sure to use the code in this image.

Saleabration 3rd release

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Sweet scene on the Waterfront

Dear Crafters,

Today’s card uses the Waterfront Stamp set in the Occasions catalogue 2018. I don’t actually have this set, but a few team members got together recently and we love to share stamps sets on the day, that we may not own ourselves. It’s a great way for team bonding and getting to try sets we may not appreciate until you have a go!

Waterfront Birthday card Occasions 2018 using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

Naturally, I opened it up and wondered where to start, so I turned to the iPad and Pinterest and I was inspired by Sarah Fleming from the USA. Thank you Sarah!

Waterfront Birthday card Occasions 2018 using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia.

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

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!! Here’s a quick glance at the Sale-a-bration products for 2018:

2018SaleabrationProducts.jpg

and if that wasn’t enough choice, more items have been released. You will note that these are current items, so if selecting one for your free product with a $90+ or $180 order, be sure to use the code in this image.

Saleabration 3rd release

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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