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Monochrome Creative Showcase

AWHT Creative Showcase

Welcome to the March Creative Showcase with the Art With Heart Team!

This month we are featuring Monochromatic cards, that is cards that only use different shades of the same colour. This is a great opportunity for us to demonstrate the wonderful range of Stampin’ Up! colours across our inks, papers and embellishments that can be combined to produce the amazing monochromatic samples we have to share with you.

Now let’s get started!

My first project is a masculine card predominantly using the Waterfront stamp set and Night of Navy and White. The sentiment is from the Birthday Goodness stamp set.

Waterfront Monochrome card Creative Showcase Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia

My next card is a sneak peek at some new product coming soon for my feminine Rococo Rose Monochrome card. This is the Ornate Style stamp set, Ornate Border Dies & Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder. (All these items will be available in the upcoming Annual catalogue in June, or now if you wish to join and add them to your starter kit).

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia.

Emboss the Rococo Rose card base with the Ornate Floral 3D Embossing Folder. Die cut the border die in the same colour card once, then line it up on the opposite side to achieve the strip of fancy border.

Stamp the floral image in Versamark ink onto whisper white card, added clear emboss powder and heat set it. Then I used a sponge dauber and roughly inked the entire image, before fussy cutting.

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia process

Using the Rococo Rose Light & Dark Stampin’ Blends Markers, colour the image. I also used the Light marker to outline the entire image. I used the dark maker to colour the rhinestones and the Whisper White Ribbon.

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On the inside, I used the Ornate Border die to create that floral die cut down the right side. The rhinestones are the perfect size to sit in the centre of the flower. The sentiment is stamped using the Family Party Stamp set.

Monochrome Ornate Style Feminine card Stampin Up 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

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

The next contributor to showcase their creativity with you is the very talented, Sharon Davern.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this showcase midway, you can view the participants below:

  1. Rebecca Jacovou
  2. Tina Gillespie
  3. Kate Morgan
  4. Sharon Davern
  5. Vicki Boucher
  6. Catherine Proctor
  7. Rachel Woollard
  8. Andrea Sargent
  9. Caroline Manwaring
  10. Claire Daly
  11. Michele Taylor

Reminder about Sale-a-bration finishing on 31 March. Contact any of the team members for more information.

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Masculine Creative Showcase with the Art with Heart Team

AWHT Creative Showcase Masculine

Welcome to our new Monthly Creative Showcase with the Art With Heart Team!

This month we are featuring Masculine themed projects. We have many masculine themed products in the Stampin’ Up! range including Stamp Sets and coordinating Dies, Designer Series Papers, Embellishments and Embossing Folders. The Art With Heart Team have a wonderful selection of projects to inspire you to create Masculine Masterpieces.

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This set of cards were very quick to create and I shared this style with my class ladies to help them cut into their Designer Series Papers. Starting with a simple card base, then cut one piece of DSP slightly smaller (5mm). Take the DSP and cut about a third off the bottom, then flip that piece over to the reverse design. Glue these to your card then add a strip of Tear & Tape across the join. Add some of the Braided Burlap Trim. Punch some 2″ Circles and stamp a sentiment and add a trinket with a glue dot!

This is a wonderful way to use your pretty DSPs without covering too much of the pattern with other elements. You can whip up a whole bunch of these in minutes.

Tropical Oasis Hawaiian Cars Masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

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My next project is a pop up box card or some call it a Card in a Box, but I wanted a longer length than usual. I needed it to be a landscape style for my golf scene, and it still fits into a C6 envelope!

Masculine card using Stampin Up Clubhouse Golf by Kate Morgan Australia 2020.

Did you know that the golf ball can be cut out using your 1″ circle punch?!! Yep, it’s the perfect fit!!!

I stamped the entire image in Garden Green and die cut it out, then stamped the image again in Smoky Slate. Instead of die cutting, punch the golf ball and glue it to the die cut!

I also glued some of the grass die cuts in front and some behind the centre section for more depth. How cool are these wooden elements too?!

Masculine card using Stampin Up Clubhouse Golf by Kate Morgan Australia 2020 Mini

The back of the card is where you write your message and I have decorated it with some more of the DSP and a sentiment.

Masculine card using Stampin Up Clubhouse Golf 2020 Mini by Kate Morgan Australia

A tip: when gluing in the golfer, it is best to place your card on top of your envelope to ensure that all the images fit within the size of the envelope!

Masculine card using Stampin Up Clubhouse Golf by Kate Morgan Australia 2020

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

The next contributor to share their Masculine project with you is the very talented,  Andrea Sargent.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this showcase midway, you can view the participants below:

  1. Christina Barnes

  2. Kate Morgan

  3. Andrea Sargent

  4. Sharon Davern

  5. Tina Gillespie

  6. Vicki Boucher

  7. Catherine Proctor

  8. Rachel Woollard

  9. Rebecca Jacovou

  10. Sujatha Harding

  11. Michele Taylor

  12. Caroline Manwaring

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Sale·A·Bration Blog Hop with the Art with Heart Team

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Welcome to the first Art With Heart Blog Hop for 2020. This month we are featuring cards using the amazing products you can earn for free during our Sale-a-bration promotion.

Until 31 March 2020 for every $90 you spend on Stampin’ Up! products you will earn free products from our Sale-a-bration brochure.

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Hostess’ earn bonuses too! When you host a party with sales above $500 you receive this Little Ladybug set in addition to the usual Hostess benefits.

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Sale-a-bration also has a bonus for recruits joining during this promotion. For the joining fee of $169 you can choose your starter kit of products to the value of $235 plus receive the Mini Paper Cutter, 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper sampler and your choice of stamp set!

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If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Kimberley Hern. 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.

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My chosen Sale-a-bration product to showcase tonight is the Happy Birthday to You stamp set, free with any $90 order. I just love the images in this 5 piece stamp set. The font of the sentiments is so feminine and it is so versatile for any occasion.

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This card is a lovely monotone in Crumb Cake and White. The layer is a piece of Crumb Cake card, cut 5mm smaller than the card front. I used the stunning Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder to emboss the layer before gluing it to the card front.

The image is stamped twice onto Crumb Cake card in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and heat set. I fussy cut the entire image out and then the second one, I just fussy cut the flowers & leaves, so I could layer them on top for extra dimension.

In the past I would have coloured the flowers with the Craft White Ink and an AquaPainter, however, I used the White Chalk Marker. It was so much easier!

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I added a few Rhinestones for some bling!

The inside I stamped the image in second generation stamping (stamped off once on plain paper before onto the card). The sentiment is stamped full strength.

Happy Birthday to You Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

This next card is created exactly the same way, however, I added some colour with Stampin’ Blends Markers to the flowers for a beautiful spot of colour. I changed up the Rhinestones with Champagne ones!

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I even coloured the cake stand on this one to help it stand out more.

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Here are both the cards, side by side. Which one is your favourite?

Happy Birthday to You Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia

Even better news, is that there will be coordinating dies for this stamp set which will be available next month!!! Yay, no more fussy cutting all those small flowers 😆

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Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the lovely, Sharon Davern.

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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. Rebecca Jacovou
  2. Vicki Boucher
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Rachel Palmieri
  5. Kimberly Hern
  6. Kate Morgan
  7. Sharon Davern
  8. Rachel Woollard
  9. Ros Davidson
  10. Christina Barnes
  11. Sujatha Harding
  12. Andrea Sargent
  13. Catherine Proctor
  14. Michele Taylor

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Final Heart of Christmas inspiration for 2019

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Here we are at Week 16 and our final Heart of Christmas weekly Hop. I hope you have enjoyed everything we have shown you and you have been inspired to create this festive season.

The Most Wonderful Time Product Medley has been such amazing value to create masses of Christmas cards. I love this golden glitz metallic tree with the angel on top!

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

These gorgeous berry sprigs are stickers and I love how they coordinate with the designer paper. The stitched squares dies make layering easy and here I have raised them up on dimensionals on the angle in a diamond shape!

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I adore these little deer stickers and the gold star embellishments. They just add that extra sparkle to your cards.

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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: Boxes and Gift Bags

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The Art With Heart Team are back with another inspirational Blog Hop. This month we are featuring Gift Bags and Boxes, just in time for the Christmas gift giving season. The bags and boxes featured are all made using current Stampin’ Up! products and any of our wonderful team members are happy to help you with the supplies you will need to reproduce these beautiful projects.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Tina Gillespie. 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.

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On Saturday 16 November I attended OnStage in Sydney, an event for demonstrators only,  and I created this box for my dear friend Cathy, who picked me up from the airport and allowed me to stay with her and her family on the north shore for 2 nights. We have become wonderful friends through our love of Stampin’ Up! over the last few years and I knew her love for Haigh’s Chocolates, so I wanted to get some for her as a thank you!

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I knew it had to be fairly large to fit a couple of packs of chocolates inside, so I started with the base of the box. I placed it on the Simply Scored and placed one pack of the chocolates in the centre to see where the scorelines needed the be. I used a piece of the Noble Peacock Specialty Designer Series Paper, 12″ x 11¼” and scored each side at 3¾”. Cut as shown below and add Tear N Tape.

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The lid is a piece of Silver Foil, 6¾” x 7½” and scored on all 4 sides at 1½”. I love the Seaside Spray Metallic Ribbon and it coordinated perfectly with the blues of this project and I know Cathy loves these colours too!

My next project is a Twist N Close Box, inspired by Sam Hammond, UK. I love how this closes up, it is so clever. I’ve used the Daisy Lane Bundle (pg.23 of Annual Catalogue) to decorate it with the Woven Threads DSP.

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Here’s what it looks like open and closed from the top view. I plan on sharing these in my 2020 classes.

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, the lovely, Kathryn Mangelsdorf.

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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. Rachel Palmieri 

  2. Sharon Davern

  3. Rebecca Jacovou

  4. Kathryn Ruddick

  5. Catherine Proctor

  6. Vicki Boucher

  7. Andrea Sargent

  8. Sujatha Harding

  9. Rachel Woollard

  10. Tina Gillespie 

  11. Kate Morgan

  12. Kathryn Mangelsdorf

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Red Roses for Christmas

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

We are back for another week of Heart of Christmas and again I am sharing the Christmastime is Here Suite.  

This Christmas Rose stamp set (#153944) and coordinating Roses dies (#152431) are super pretty and as you will see, when coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers, you can create some amazing Christmas projects. You can also purchase the Stamp set and dies as a bundle saving 10% (#153947), but they are only available while stocks last.

I really love the richness of this card and the pop of colour of the featured rose.

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Coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers; Cherry Cobbler, Poppy Parade, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake and Colour Lifter. The berries also have some Glittery Crystal Effects for added shine.

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The inside is decorated too with some more DSP, Gold Foil and the sentiment (Merry Christmas to All) is stamped in Poppy Parade ink.

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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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Christmas product for a rosey birthday

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Even thought this is a Christmas suite of products, it doesn’t have to necessarily be used for Christmas cards. I am sharing a card tonight that I have made for a family member who loves flowers, especially roses and as soon as I saw this paper I knew it had to be used for her birthday card. This card is super simple and for the Beginner Stamper in mind, as it is mainly using the gorgeous Designer Paper as the focus.

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Using another of the Ornate Frames Dies adds a gorgeous filigree pattern for the sentiment to be stamped in metallic ink.  Wrapping some Gold ribbon around the centre over the paper joins and adding a bow in the same ribbon.

Birthday card using Christmastime is Here Suite, Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia

The inside of the card has some more of the same Designer Paper glued to a strip of Cherry Cobbler card and glued to some Whisper White card.

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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.


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2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Tis the Season for Roses

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Tonight’s Heart of Christmas card is using the Christmastime is Here Suite available until the end of November. It is a really beautiful suite of products, especially if you love roses!

This image is actually die cut from one of the sheets of the Designer Paper. That certainly makes things easier, although I do enjoy colouring, but sometimes you just need to get things done in a hurry, right?!!

The card base is Mossy Meadow with another piece of card cut 5mm shorter to layer on top. This piece is embossed with the Scripty 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. Glue a piece of DSP to the left and wrap the ribbon around and tie is a knot. Now glue this layer to your card.

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The sentiment is stamped in metallic ink onto a frame from the Ornate Frames Dies, which you can find in the Holiday catalogue (pg53). So many sentiments fit into these dies and they are a must have addition to your craft room!

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Add some Gold Glitter Enamel Dots and you have a wonderful card to send a loved one this Christmas.

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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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Brightly Gleaming Dashing Deer

Tonight is a copper detailed deer from the Annual catalogue. I’m really pleased it carried over from last Christmas, as it has been a favourite of mine. I am teaming it up tonight with the Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer paper from the current Holiday catalogue. Don’t you just love all those foil elements?!

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Did you notice these Ornate Frames dies in the Halloween section? Here in Australia, Halloween is not as big as in the USA, and I don’t create for the occasions, but these really looked fabulous and I got them to use for sentiments. You wouldn’t believe how many different stamp sets fit into them!!!

Brightly Gleaming with Dashing Deer, Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2019 Art with Heart Christmas Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Australia

The Delicata Celestial Copper ink looks fab on dark card as do the leafy foil elements behind the sentiment. On the inside, I simply added some more of the ribbon wrapped around a strip of Night of Navy card and adhered it all to some Very Vanilla card stock.

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2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

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Christmastime is Here Suite in a Z Fold design

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Have you heard about the Christmastime is Here Suite? It is available for the month of November, but only while stocks last. You can purchase all of the items with one order code (153947) or you can choose individual items!

ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE
152156 Gold 1/4″ (6.4 mm) Shimmer Ribbon $12.25
152155 Gold Glitter Enamel Dots $14.00
152154 Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper $25.00
152159 Charming Rose Bracelet $38.00
152144 Roses Dies $52.00
152431 Christmas Rose Stamp Set $66.00
153944 Christmas Rose Bundle $106.00
153947 Christmastime is Here Suite Bundle (everything above) $195.25

Today I will be sharing a Z fold card using the gorgeous 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper. I have fussy cut this image on the front from one of the sheets of DSP (yes, no colouring required)! I used another piece of DSP for the inside of the card, with a strip of Gold Foil.

The front panel, I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler ink before embossing it with the Tufted 3D Embossing Folder. The image was glued on and two of the Gold Glitter Enamel Dots added.

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Look at the gold lines of the petals!!! It is super shiny and adds so much class to the richness of the colours in these roses.

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The card fully open is just as pretty and there is plenty of room for your Christmas message.

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

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2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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