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Gingham, Origami & Butterflies.. what more could you want?!!

Today is my mum’s 70th birthday, and we will have a lovely celebration this weekend for her but in the meantime, HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM! I can’t share her card with you just yet either, so I have a design we made at my recent class using the Butterfly Gala Suite.

butterfly gala origami window card by kate morgan stampin up australia occasions 2019

This Gingham Gala paper is super versatile, you can use it for any type of project; masculine or feminine!

butterfly gala origami window card by kate morgan stampin up australia, occasions 2019

On the inside I simply glued a piece of gingham paper and another small stamped butterfly. I would also add a sentiment of Happy Birthday or Thinking of You, but I haven’t worked out who I am giving it to just yet.

butterfly gala origami window card by kate morgan stampin up australia occasions 2019.

If you would like to see how I made the origami window fold, visit Keenan Kreations video by clicking here.

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Colour Creations: Pineapple Punch Window card

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Welcome back to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring our 37th colour; Pineapple Punch.

I love this vibrant and bright colour and it is one of the many colours in the Happiness Blooms Designer Series paper and so I had to use this in my project today.

Window card using Stampin Up Butterfly Gala, Happiness Blooms Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia.JPG

First, I glued the DSP to the front of the card before using the layering squares framelits to cut the window. Then I used that same die with the larger scallop die to cut out the Pineapple Punch frame to glue on top of the DSP around the window.

I stamped and punched out the large butterfly from the Butterfly Gala stamp set and coordinating Butterfly Duet Punch.

Window card using Stampin Up Butterfly Gala, Happiness Blooms Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia..JPG

Inside the card, I added a smaller white card, folded in half. I placed glue only on the bottom panel, so the top panel could stay like this when you open the card. Once this was in place, I closed the card and glued the butterfly onto the white card through the window so I could centre it perfectly.

window card using stampin up butterfly gala, happiness blooms occasions 2019 by kate morgan, australia

When the card is fully open, it looks like this!

window card using stampin up butterfly gala, happiness blooms occasions 2019 by kate morgan, australia.

I added another butterfly to the corner of the card and will add a sentiment when the time is right for the occasion. I tied a piece of the Pineapple Punch Grosgrain ribbon through the centre of the card and tied it in a bow at the front.

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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Happiness Blooms in a W Fold card

Today, I have a W Fold card which I cased from Jan B in the UK!

I am using the Butterfly Gala stamp set and coordinating Duet Butterfly Punch with the bright and cheery, Happiness Blooms DSP.

The card base is Call Me Clover, 11¾” x 4⅛”, scored at 5⅞”. I cut a 20″ piece of the ribbon and placed it around the card so ties closed with a bow on the opening. By placing a bit of snail across the centre helps hold it in place until you adhere the 2 pieces of DSP (5⅝” x 3⅞”) over the top to hold it in place.

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up occasions 2019 by kate morgan australia

I used the Starburst & 2″ circle punch and stamped the sentiment with Night of Navy ink. The butterflies were stamped five times in Night of Navy ink and then stamped with Calypso Coral and Call Me Clover ink before covering with my favourite product, Wink of Stella!!

Do you see that Metallic Silver thread… yes it was silver, but now it is green, because I coloured it with my Dark Call Me Clover Stampin’ Blend Marker!!!!

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up occasions by kate morgan australia 2019.

On the inside I placed two more pieces of the Happiness Blooms DSP then a strip of Calypso Coral card measuring 11¼” x 1⅛”, scored at 2⅞”, 5⅝”, 8⅜”. I also die cut some squares using the Layering Squares Framelits dies (3rd smallest square & 4th smallest scallop square) and glued them together and to the centre of the strip.

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up occasions by kate morgan australia 2019

Before gluing each butterfly to the squares, look at where you want them placed and stamp the antennae, then glue down the butterflies. It’s easier doing that first, rather than after.

butterfly gala & happiness blooms stampin up 2019 occasions by kate morgan australia

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Stitched Rectangle Frame in Botanical Butterfly

I just love these Rectangle Stitched Framelits and here is another DSP framed card!

This Botanical Butterfly DSP can be earned for free with any $90+ order during Sale-a-bration and it’s a must have, it is so beautiful.

Butterfly Gala,  Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019..JPG

I just love that we have so many products in this suite that coordinate, with the Gingham Gala DSP, Botanical Butterfly DSP, Butterfly Gala stamp set and punch, the sequins and the ribbons!!! It just makes our life so much easier, thanks to Stampin’ Up! doing all the hard work for us.

Butterfly Gala, Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

On the inside I simply stamped the sentiment and added two more butterflies to the corner in coordinating colours.

Butterfly Gala, Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019. inside

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Hello Beautiful, Butterfly Gala

Hi, if you follow my blog, you will be seeing loads of butterflies as this is one of my favourite suites in the Occasions catalogue. I also love how so many products coordinate with the Gingham Gala DSP, Gingham Gala adhesive backed Sequins, Organdy Ribbon Pack and the Botanical Butterfly DSP. It really does make card making so easy and takes the stress away and just allows you to create. This is the reason I became a demonstrator almost 6 years ago!

Butterfly Gala & Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

The Stitched Rectangle Framelits dies are not really suited for our Australian card stock sizes, however, I love them and will try anything to make them work for us Aussies! As you can see, I cut a piece of Gingham Gala DSP to the same A5 card size and placed the framelit towards the top and cut it out. I glued this to my card base. I cut a piece of the Botanical Butterfly DSP and then cut it in half and placed it inside the frame. I used some of the Grapefruit Grove Grosgrain Ribbon across the top and added a bow.

I stamped the butterflies, punched them out and added a sentiment to the top section of the card. I also added some sequins and then finished with Wink of Stella on the butterflies, including the ones on the DSP!

Butterfly Gala & Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2019.

I placed two more butterflies on the inside of the card.

Butterfly Gala & Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019 inside

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Square Note card with Butterfly Gala

Today, I have a square notecard using the Butterfly Gala stamp set, coordinating Dual Butterfly punch & the Botanical Butterfly Designer Series Paper (can be earned free with a qualifying order!)

Butterfly Gala, Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration Square card by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

I have also used the Rectangle Stitched Framelits dies even though I have made a square card. You may be wondering how I did that? Well, I cut two pieces of DSP with the one framelit and then cut a third of the Butterfly piece from the bottom and two thirds of the Gingham Gala DSP from the top and joined them together. I then placed some of the Grapefruit Grove ribbon across the join!

Butterfly Gala, Gingham Gala DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration Square card by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

I stamped the butterfly in black ink and used Grapefruit Grove, Highland Heather and Daffodil Delight to colour them before adding, you guessed it, Wink of Stella! I joined the two butterflies with dimensionals.

I stamped the sentiment onto the Gingham section with Black ink.

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A Little Note with Butterfly Gala

Today’s card uses the Butterfly Gala Bundle and the stunning Lace Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing folder with some Sale-a-bration products; Botanical Butterfly DSP & the Organdy Ribbon Combo Pack! These can be selected during January – March 2019 with each $90+ order.

I love Highland Heather, Lemon Lime Twist and Whisper White together. It is a stunning combination.

Butterfly Gala & Botantical Butterfly DSP Stampin Up Occasions, Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019.

Just check out that Botanical Butterfly DSP. It is just so pretty and I think this piece is my favourite in the pack. By using a small strip of it like this down one side of the card, you can make plenty of cards with one sheet!

I added some Wink of Stella to the butterfly for some added shine. A piece of the Organdy ribbon was placed behind the circles for a little more interest and texture.

Butterfly Gala & Botantical Butterfly DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019

On the inside, I added the simple sentiment which can be used for many occasions, and a couple more of the smaller butterflies.

Butterfly Gala & Botantical Butterfly DSP Stampin Up Occasions Saleabration by Kate Morgan, Australia 2019 inside.JPG

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Sale-a-bration begins!

I love Sale-a-bation time and the Occasions catalogue launches today too; the start for both of these stunning catalogues and this year, they are even better!

2019 Occasions Cover    2019 Saleabration Cover

If you are like me and have missed the butterflies that retired in the previous Annual catalogue, you will adore the new butterflies suites. There are so many and the Sale-a-bration free product of Butterfly Basics DSP will not disappoint. Be sure to earn this for free with any $90+ order.

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And this inspired me to ink up my Butterfly Gala stamp set between Christmas and New Year and I stamped, stamped and stamped and punched all of these beauties!!! So, be sure to watch this space over the next couple of months for how I use them.

Butterfly Gala Stampin Up by Kate Morgan 2019 Occasions


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Beauty Abounds with stunning Monarch Butterflies for the start of Sale-a-bration!

Tomorrow is the start of Sale-a-bration and the release of the Occasions catalogue 2019!!!

Are you excited? There are so many gorgeous new products and I’d love to know what will be first on your shopping list. I must confess, I loved so much, but I had to have some self control and started with the butterflies. I just cannot live without them!

Some of our lovely team ladies took part in a card swap, which meant we made 11 of the same card, sent them to Claire who divided them up and returned 11 cards to us. The variety is amazing and to see what this talented group of ladies came up with was awe-inspiring!

Here is the one I made using the Beauty Abounds bundle; Beauty Abounds Stamp set and the coordinating Butterfly Beauty Thinlits dies. I love how there are 2 dies and they overlap for that stunning two tone look.

Beauty Abounds in Occasions catalogue Sneak Peek by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2018..JPG

This colour palette; Black, White & Pumpkin Pie, reminds me of the most common monarch butterflies we have here in Australia and we have had plenty of them this spring and summer!

Beauty Abounds in Occasions catalogue Sneak Peek by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2018

I used my Stamparatus to setup all the stamp images to make it so much quicker and easier when making multiples of the one card – awesome!

The inside I stamped the sentiment and butterfly and rounded 2 corners of the Whisper White card stock using the Envelope Punch Board!

Beauty Abounds in Occasions catalogue Sneak Peek by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2018 inside.JPG

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Memory Keeping Layout with Tea Room Specialty DSP

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a double spread layout of some 12″ x 12″ scrapbook pages using the pretty Tea Room Specialty Designer Series Paper.

This first page fits one photo, 6″ x 4″ on the green mat. I love all the die cut embellishments around the page. The butterfly, flowers and the pretty delicate lace edging above and below where the photo will sit. It all coordinates so well.

Tea Room SDSP, Springtime Impressions Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly by Kate Morgan Australia.

Here’s the second page of the double layout with some more pretty embellishments and this one has 3 spaces for 3″ x 3″ photos. I love the celebrate thinlit and the stitched Labels framelit for added embellishments.

Tea Room SDSP, Springtime Impressions Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly by Kate Morgan, Australia

and here they are side by side!

Tea Room SDSP, Springtime Impressions Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly by Kate Morgan Australia.JPG

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