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Brilliance of So Saffron Butterflies

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Week 48 – So Saffron

So Saffron is from the Subtles collection and is a dusty yellow that looks amazing with black.

Today I am using it with the Butterfly Brilliance bundle and the Stitched Rectangle framelits. This stamp is one huge stamp with all the butterflies together, so it makes it easy to stamp. The die is also one big die to cut out all the butterflies in one go!

Using the Stamparatus really helped with stamping and lining up the images when I stamped the Saffron layer to place over the top of the stamped white layer.

So Saffron for CCS Butterfly Brilliance Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

I took 3 of the Rectangle framelits and die cut them from the Saffron layer. Put these aside as you can use them on another card – you’ll see it shortly! Glue the Saffron layer to the White layer, lining up the stamped images. Die cut the butterflies in So Saffron card and add Wink of Stella to each one. Glue them to the card so their wings can be folded up. Before gluing the white layer to the card base, I decided at the last minute to add some white twine. I used a 1/8″ hole punch to notch each side so the twine sits neatly, wrapping it around and tying in a bow in the centre of the largest butterfly. Then glue it to the card base. Rhinestone Jewels were added last.

So Saffron for CCS Butterfly Brilliance Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

This next card is using black card for a dramatic effect and the left over stamped rectangles from the previous card.

Butterfly Brilliance in So Saffron, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

I also used some Champagne Foil behind the filigree butterflies and Champagne Rhinestones!

Butterfly Brilliance in So Saffron, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

On the inside, I used the largest Stitched Rectangle framelit for my writing panel and stamped some more butterflies. I didn’t add sentiments to either of these cards, as they could be used for any occasion and I don’t think they needed one 😉

Butterfly Brilliance in So Saffron, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 inside

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Smoky Slate – Very Versailles

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Week 47 – Smoky Slate

Smoky Slate is from the Neutrals collection. This is another colour I don’t use a lot of, and I really did struggle as to what stamp set to choose. As I was looking through my stamp sets, Very Versailles was one that hasn’t seen much love. I actually really like it, but for some reason, I cannot do the vintage style that comes naturally to so many. Challenge time!

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This card is very simple and not a lot to it. I embossed a piece of Rich Razzleberry card with the Tasteful Textiles 3D embossing folder and glued it to a Basic White Thick card base.

Using the Stitched So Sweetly dies, I cut the white panel in my Cut & Emboss Machine.

Very Versaille card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The script image is stamped in Smoky Slate ink and the leaves in Bermuda Bay ink. The sentiment stamped in Rich Razzleberry ink onto a strip of Smoky Slate card. This was glued to the white card with Multipurpose Glue and then I used my Paper Snips to trim the edges so they were overhanging slightly. The panel was then added to the card base with Dimensionals and a little gold Bumblebee Trinket added with a Glue Dot.

Very Versaille card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

On the inside, I stamped the scripty image again in the bottom corner in Smoky Slate ink.

Very Versaille card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

I love the font of this sentiment and it could be used for so many different occasions; Birthdays, Sympathy, etc and it is not overly feminine or masculine – I love this!

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Sweet Strawberry Birthday

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Week 46 – Shaded Spruce

Shaded Spruce is from the Regals collection. It isn’t a colour I use very often, so it was very challenging and it may not look it, but this card took me ages to create. I even had to go to the Colour Coach swatch for inspiration.

Shaded Spruce

I chose the third combination and went for the Sweet Strawberry Bundle that is carrying over into the new Annual Catalogue, yay!

My card base is Shaded Spruce and I randomly stamped a single image onto Gray Granite cardstock in the one colour. Once it was dry, I ran it through my embossing machine in the Tasteful Textile embossing folder. I sponged the edges with Shaded Spruce ink to soften the edges when on the card base.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

I stamped the sentiment onto white card and fussy cut it. The strawberry was stamped in Melon Mambo ink; the outline was stamped twice using the Stamparatus to get a deeper tone. Cut it out using the Strawberry Builder punch. I wrapped the White Crinkle Seam Binding around the Granite layer and tied in a bow. I placed a Square Vellum Doilie under the ribbon and added the strawberry and sentiment on dimensionals.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

On the inside, is the surprise! I had planned to use this apron on the front, but couldn’t get it work, so decided to create a pop up card! I used the All Dressed Up dies to cut the apron out of the In Good Taste DSP. The Melon Mambo trim is cut using the new Basic Borders dies and trimmed down to fit. More of the same ribbon/binding, is added for the straps.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

The sentiment is stamped in Melon Mambo ink and the larger leaf placed in the corner.

This is how it looks when attached to the pop up mechanism. Do you think it looks like an apron?

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside view

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Pierced Blooms in Seaside Spray

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Week 45 – Seaside Spray

Seaside Spray is from the 2019-2021 In Color collection. It is one of my favourites and I am sure going to miss it when it retires on 3 May.

Pierced Blooms Seaside Spray Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Hydrangea Hill DSP is embossed with the Subtle 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and glued to a white card base. I die cut a variety of flowers and leaves using the Pierced Blooms dies in Seaside Spray, Soft Sea Foam and Purple Posy cardstock. The vellum layer is die cut using the Flowering Vine dies.

Pierced Blooms in Seaside Spray Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The sentiment panel is stamped (Beautiful Friendship stamp set) and die cut. After cutting, turn it over still in the die and run a stylus around the edge to give it that extra embossed edge. Fold some ribbon behind the sentiment and add some dimensionals at either end to adhere it to the card.

To finish, I added some Faux Resin dots, Rhinestone Jewels and Butterfly Gems.

Pierced Blooms Seaside Spray Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

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Sneak Peek with Pansies Galour!

With the new Annual catalogue launching on 4th May, I thought I would share some sneak peek items to get you as excited as me. I am in love with the Pansy Patch Bundle, in fact the entire Pansy Petals Suite!

The designer paper has all of the new In Colors and more. You will also see the Basic Borders dies in use on each card – these are a must have item to add to your supplies – I just love them and know I will use them heaps.

Meet Pale Papaya and the gorgeous Pansy Petals Designer Series Paper. Each of these cards has a strip of DSP on the inside, which shows through to the fronts of the cards. The InColor ribbon is so beautiful, as are the InColor Jewels. The pansies on the front are cut from the DSP with the dies.

Pale Papaya Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Here is Fresh Freesia with Blackberry Bliss and both the new greens for the stems and leaves.

Fresh Freesia Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Polished Pink is lovely with Blushing Bride and Evening Evergreen.

Polished Pink Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Evening Evergreen with Pale Papaya and Pumpkin Pie pansies.

Evening Evergreen Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Soft Succulent is my favourite of the greens and here I have also cut a second border in the Evening Evergreen.

Soft Succulent Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

I adore these gold Bumblebee Trinkets too!

Soft Succulent Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

This is how I decorated the inside of each card, with a strip of DSP and narrow strip of the card base colour.

Soft Succulent Pansy Patch & Border dies by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

Are you loving this suite as much as me? I can’t wait to play some more with different colour combinations of these pansies.

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Vine Design Feminine card

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

Week 44 – Sahara Sand

Sahara Sand is from the Neutrals collection.

I have used the very pretty Vine Design Bundle for my card tonight and teamed Sahara Sand with Rococo Rose and White. Rococo Rose is one of the outgoing InColors and I sure will miss it. How gorgeous does it look with Sahara Sand?!!!

I love to use a white card base, so I designed my card front onto a Rococo Rose A6 piece of card.

I die cut the large rectangle die (Flowering Vine Dies) in Sahara Sand and cut it in half so I could glue half at the top section of the card front and half at the bottom.

Vine Design Sahara Sand Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The leaves are stamped onto a piece of white card. I stamped the small flowers onto some scrap white card and die cut them with the coordinating dies, adding a small rhinestone to the centres.

I glued the stamped white layer onto some Rococo Rose card and then onto some Sahara Sand card to add some layers. Once these were glued together, I wrapped around some Rococo Rose scalloped trim at one end and tied in a knot. I added the edges from the dimensionals pack around the back and placed it in the centre of the card.

Vine Design Sahara Sand Colour Creations Showcase Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 sq

I stamped and die cut the sentiment, trimming off the left edge with Paper Snips so it could slide in under one of the flowers.

Each of the small flowers are added with a mini dimensional and I also added some of the cute Butterfly Gems that coordinate perfectly.

Vine Design Sahara Sand Rococo Rose Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up, Australia 2021

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Monthly Creative Showcase: Mother’s Day

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For tonight’s showcase, we are featuring Mother’s Day which is celebrated in Australia on 9th May!

Mother's Day card for Monthly Showcase, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

A Gorgeous Grape card base with some of the Hydrangea Hill DSP was the perfect start for my Mother’s Day card. I remember having Hydrangea’s in our garden growing up and these colours remind me of mum!

Gorgeous Grape Purple Posy Basic White

I stamped off the hydrangea image from the Beautiful Friendship stamp set (unfortunately it has sold out since I made this card) before stamping it onto Basic White card. Then I die cut the panel and used the stylus (from the Simply Scored) around the edges on the back while it was still in the die. This gives that beautiful embossed edge. Stamp the ‘you’ in the same ink at full strength. The butterflies are from the Floating & Fluttering Bundle and die cut in Purple Posy card. The Forever & Always Bundle has the dies to create the ‘love’ which is popped up on Black Dimensionals.

Mother's Day card using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 sq

On the inside I added a 1″ strip of DSP down the side and some basic white card to write my message. I stamped the sentiment in Gorgeous Grape and added some Purple Posy die cut flowers.

Mother's Day card using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 inside

The Butterfly Gems are on the retirement list and at a reduced price, so be quick if you want them!

Mother's Day card using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

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Terracotta Tile Wreath

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Week 43 – Terracotta Tile

Terracotta Tile is from the 2019-2021 In Color collection. You may be wondering why we have skipped forward to ‘T’, but by the time we get to Terracotta Tile in the alphabet, it will have already retired and we wanted to give it a well deserved send off!!! We will be back to the ‘S’ colours next week!

I have to admit, this is my least favourite of the retiring InColors, so I don’t think I will miss it and I really struggle using it. So I began wanting to do a wreath card with the Arrange a Wreath Bundle and the faux resin dots I made recently.

I thought the wreath would look lovely on some of the brick patterned paper from the In Good Taste DSP pack. I got out my Blending Brushes and added some Terracotta Tile ink to give it some extra colour. Doesn’t it look amazing?!!

Arrange a Wreath for Colour Creations Showcase Terracotta Tile card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

The wreath layers are Garden Green card, Basic White card and Ornate Garden Specialty DSP. The sentiment panel is stamped using the Stamparatus, with the best wishes reinked a couple of times to get that darker tone on the background. I used my paper snips to cut it out.

Arrange a Wreath for Colour Creations Showcase Terracotta Tile card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 closeup

The wreath & sentiment are added to the card on Mini Dimensionals and a white twine bow added with a glue dot. I finished off with some faux resin dots around the wreath; a little like berries.

Arrange a Wreath for Colour Creations Showcase Terracotta Tile card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

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Love You Rococo Rose

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Week 42 – Rococo Rose

Rococo Rose is another one of the InColors which will sadly retire soon when the new Annual catalogue is released and 5 new InColors will be introduced. I really like this soft blush colour and it works beautifully with the colours I’ve used today.

Pierced Blooms Love You card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

I die cut many of the flowers with the Pierced Blooms dies in the various colours before working out exactly how I was going to put this card together. Once I had all the pieces, I thought it would look pretty cool in a wreath style, but as they are fairly large blooms, I needed to have a larger Thick Basic White square card (12.5cm²).

The flowers are placed on dimensionals and then I went back and added some foliage underneath.

Pierced Blooms Love You card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

The ‘Love You’ is from the Forever & Always Bundle. I stamped them in Rococo Rose on white card and die cut the ‘love’ with the coordinating die and the ‘You’ I just used paper snips.

You can see I added more of those cute Butterfly Gems and some Wink of Stella to the So Saffron die cuts for a little sparkle.

Pierced Blooms Love You card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 .

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Rich Razzleberry Perennials

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Week 41 – Rich Razzleberry

Rich Razzleberry is from the Regals collection and a colour I used to use a lot of, but not so much recently. It was lovely to get it out again and get creative!

Today I went with the Pretty Perennials Bundle. This is my first time using these products and I thought they would look lovely in Rich RazzleberrySeaside SprayMisty Moonlight.

I began randomly stamping the background card in Rich Razzleberry ink for a lovely tone on tone effect. Then I took a 2″ strip of basic white card and used the thick brush from the Water Painters pack and watercoloured the stripes. Once it was dry, I cut it down to 1½” wide and glued it to the card front. The extra strip was glued inside the card!

Pretty Perennials by Kate Morgan, Stmapin Up Australia 2021.

Next, I stamped the flowers in various sizes and die cut them with the coordinating dies. I sat them on the card to see how I was going to place them. Once I was happy, I glued down some of the smaller ones, with the larger ones slightly layered over the top. The only one I popped up on a dimensional, was the large flower above the sentiment. The six leaves were also embossed in the Subtles TIEF and run through the Mini Stampin’ Cut & Emboss Machine.

The sentiment was stamped in Misty Moonlight ink on Seaside Spray card and fussy cut with Paper Snips. The happy is popped up on dimensionals. I also coloured the Basic Pearls with my Seaside Spray Dark Blends Marker.

Pretty Perennials by Kate Morgan, Stmapin Up Australia 2021..

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