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Congratulations: In the City

Hello friends,

Today I take you back to the Annual catalogue and one of the Hostess stamp sets, In the City!

I’ve had this in my collection for a little while and it has never been inked up, so I thought it was time to get it out and give it some love. I think with 60 stamps in the set, it scared me a little, but wow, it was so quick and easy to use. I will definitely be giving it some more love over the coming weeks, so stay tuned!

In the City Stamp Set (60 stamps!)

Stampin Up In the City by Craft with Kate, Independent Demonstrator, Australia Congratulations Handmade Card DIY

I love all the colours in this card; Daffodil Delight, Lemon Lime Twist, Flirty Flamingo, Pool Party, Sweet Sugarplum, Tempting Turquoise and Wisteria Wonder. It’s like a lolly shop of candy colours!!!

I poked a hole in the tail of the plane and threaded some twine through and secured it at the back of the card before gluing it to the LLT card layer. The twine is adhered to the banner with glue dots.  The sentiment is from the Best Birds stamp set.

Stampin Up In the City by Craft with Kate, Independent Demonstrator, Australia Congratulations Handmade Card

Don’t forget to stamp the inside of the card and the envelope to coordinate. It’s so much fun to get this sort of happy mail in the post box, don’t you agree?!

I cased this based on a card by Candy Ford. Thanks for the inspiration!

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Bundle of Love meets Ribbon of Courage

Hello Friends,

My project today uses the Ribbon of Courage stamp set and coordinating framelits dies, with the stunning Bundle of Love Specialty Designer Series Paper. #cutitnothoardit

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Ribbon of Courage meets Bundle of Love by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia #cutitnothoardit #cancer.jpg

I love how there are so many uses for this stamp set which was designed by Patty Bennett, a US Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator and million dollar sales achiever!!! Yes, you heard it, she has sold over $1 million of Stampin’ Up! products in her career, and because of that massive achievement, Stampin’ Up! recognise & reward those amazing people with a trip to the home office in Utah and to design their own stamp set. How cool is that?!!! I’m sure there are many other things they also receive, but this is what I love about this wonderful company we work for!

The ribbon image was stamped in versamark ink, gold embossed and heat set before being die cut with the Support Ribbon framelits and popped up with some dimensionals. The flowers and leaves are also from the same framelits set and I added them behind for a little bit of colour!

Using this sentiment, you could give this card to anyone who is going through a tough time and this bundle is perfect for creating cards for those having treatment, whether it be for cancer or any other disease. I know in the future I will be creating some cards for those suffering with Multiple Sclerosis, just like myself 😦  You know, there is nothing better than going to the mailbox and finding some happy mail to cheer you up 🙂

Look at all that gold shining on this card, who wouldn’t want to open an envelope to see this inside?!!!!

Ribbon of Courage meets Bundle of Love by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia #cutitnothoardit #cancer DIY

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Floral Anniversary

Dear Crafters,

Today I have the So Detailed Thinlits and the So in Love Stamp set and the Blooms & Bliss Designer Series Paper!

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Oh, and check out the Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, divine!!!

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On the left side of the card, I kept the die cut in full, but on the right, I cut out only a small section before adhering it to the card!

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Don’t forget to decorate the envelope and the inside panel!

What do you think of this striking project?

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Products Used:

Cardstock: Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla, Blooms & Bliss DSP
Stamp Sets: So in Love
Inks: Rich Razzleberry
Other: Big Shot, So Detailed Thinlits, Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Paper Snips, Glue Dots, Precision Base Plate, Die Brush

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Let’s Celebrate Copper!

Dear Crafters,

Today I have used the Window Box Thinlits dies to create a card!

 

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I love copper metallic thread wound around the card. I tied another small piece through the centre in a knot to tie them together.

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The sentiment from the Balloon Adventures stamp set, is heat embossed with copper embossing powder.

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I just love the shine of the copper through the black!

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What do you think of this card?

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Products Used:

Stamp Sets: Balloon Adventures
Cardstock: Basic Black, Copper Foil
Inks: Versamark
Other: Big Shot, Window Box Framelits Dies, Paper Snips, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Clear Blocks, Dimensonals, Copper Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Metallic Copper Thread

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Hula Hoop Girl

Dear Crafters,

Well it is nearly the end of 2016 and in a way, I am glad to see this year over and very much looking forward to a happier and healthier 2017.

Now that Christmas is over, I am now focusing on the brand new products in the Occasions and Sale-a-bration catalogues available from 4th January!

Today I have the Beautiful You stamp set. When I first saw this particular image, I just knew she had to have a hula hoop swinging around!

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The background was sponged using the Seasonal Decorative Masks which are currently on sale for $7.00. You get 4 masks for that price too. It’s a bargain!!!

To draw the Hula Hoop, I used the inside of the smallest Oval from the Stitched Shapes Framelits using a black Sharpie pen!!!

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I love these Watercolour Pencils, they make colouring super easy and you can use either the Blender Pen or AquaPainter to blend the colour. I have also added some Wink of Stella to her hat!

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What do you think of this project?

Products Used:

Stamp Sets: Beautiful You
Cardstock: Sweet Sugarplum, Watercolour
Inks: Stazon Black, Sweet Sugarplum
Other: Corner Rounder Punch, Watercolour Pencils, Blender Pens, Stitched Shapes Framelits, Paper Snips, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Clear Blocks, Sponge Dauber, Silver Glimmer Ribbon, Mini Stapler, Black Sharpie pen

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Happy 1st Year Anniversary, Deb

Dear Crafters,

Last week one of my gorgeous team members celebrated her 1st year with Stampin’ Up! and I sent her this card.

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As you know, myself and a couple of my team went to Brisbane a few weeks ago for the OnStage Live event and these were some of the products I was fortunate to purchase on a premier pre-purchase order. You too can get your hands on these earlier than 2017 if join my team!!

This new designer series paper is called Carried Away and you can get it for free with any $90 order from January 4th 2017.

It coordinates with the stamps set, Lift Me Up and the Up and Away Thinlits.

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Check out this balloon cut out with the thinlits. Isn’t it adorable?

Here is the inside on the card, which I also stamped with some more smaller hot air balloons in the coordinating Mint Macaron ink.

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I also loved this sentiment and thought it was very appropriate for celebrating Deb’s 1st year anniversary!

I also added some clear Wink of Stella to the words ‘another year’ in the sentiment, but I’m not sure it photographed so well.

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Don’t forget to stamp on the envelope too!

What do you think of these new products?

Products Used:

Stamp Sets: Lift Me Up
Cardstock: Thick Whisper White & Carried Away DSP
Inks: Mint Macaron
Other: Big Shot, Up & Away Thinlits, Clear Wink of Stella, Mint Macaron Lace Trim (r), Fast Fuse, Paper Snips, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Trimmer, Stampin Scrub, Clear Blocks

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Star Celebration

Dear Crafters,

Today I have a very busy balloon card!

I love using balloons for birthday cards and I’m sure it is the first thing you also reach for when creating projects for birthdays. As I have probably mentioned many times, this was the very first stamp set and Punch Bundle that I added to my cart when we were able to purchase from the Occasions catalogue.

My colour scheme: Watermelon Wonder, Blushing Bride and Whisper White.

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I stamped the balloons first and punched them out and then placed them on the white card to see where to stamp the strings. I added the sentiment and then all the stars, and lots of them!!!! lol

I felt something was missing, so I grabbed my Watermelon Wonder Stampin’ Write Marker and drew by hand, the little dashes around the edge to create a border.

Don’t forget to decorate the inside of your card too! You can see I have stamped the stars again and drawn the border in little dashes on the inside!

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Lastly, I added some rhinestones for a little glimmer!

What do you think?

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