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Display Stamper Samples for Onstage 2017 in Sydney

Dear Crafters,

Well, today is the day that the Retiring Products list is available, so be sure to add any of those to your shopping cart before they sell out. Once they are gone, they’re gone!!!

Retiring Product List PDF or click the image below to be directed to the online store!

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Today I can also finally share some of the excitement from the Sydney OnStage event held at Luna Park last Saturday. Here is a photo of Catherine and I at the entrance to Lunda Park and the stunning Ferris Wheel with the Harbour Bridge behind! We had perfect sunny weather for the 2 days we were in Sydney.

We were lucky enough to get a table right up the front and here are a few of us from our Art With Heart Team. We had a fantastic time and loved receiving new product and of course, the brand new annual catalogue!!!!

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Selfie in front of the Ferris Wheel with Caroline, Sharon, Kate (me), Jan & Catherine
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Jan, Sharon, Kate and Catherine!

 

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I was lucky enough to be chosen to be a display stamper and here are my projects!

#onstage2017 display stamper samples by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up demonstrator Australia

A few weeks ago, I received a big brown box with 3 of the new In Colour Ink Pads, 2 stamp sets (Beautiful Bouquet & Paint Play), Lovely Laurel thinlits, ribbons, embellishments, In Colour card stock, Pretty Label Punch and the Wood Textures Designer Series Paper stack to name a few, to create these projects!

Over the next few months I’ll be able to show you more about my projects and better close up pictures, but what do you think of my display? Did you attended the event in Sydney, and did you see my display?

And here is the view from our hotel room which was absolutely stunning and I just had to share it with you!

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And the final reveal…. the cover of the new Annual Catalogue, but this is not available until next month. If you would like a copy mailed directly to you, please ask me how!

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Swaps for OnStage

Dear Crafters,

Now that I am in Brisbane for the OnStage Live Stampin’ Up! event for 3 days, I can share with you my swaps!

When we attend live events, we make card fronts only to swap with our demonstrator friends for the hour or so before it all begins. The excitement is rich and full of chatter as we meet new people and swap to gain ideas that we may not have thought of creating.

Anyway, here is what I created for this year’s event.

 

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I am not a confident creator of the vintage style, but I do love it and wanted to have a go seeing as this stamp set has the lacy style stamp.

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The floral image is coloured with Stampin’ Write Markers and the white flowers are coloured using the AquaPainter filled with bleach and dipped into a little White Craft Ink just for something a little bit different!

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What do you think of my swaps?

Products Used:

Stamp Sets: Awesomely Artistic, Touches of Texture
Cardstock: Tip Top Taupe, Emerald Envy
Inks: Craft Whisper White, Black Stazon, Tip Top Taupe
Stampin’ Write Markers: Mint Macaron, Watermelon Wonder
Other:  Big Shot, Elegant Dots TIEF, Banner Triple Punch, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Paper Snips, Ruched Ribbon, Aqua Painter, Bleach, Handheld Stapler, Trimmer, Distress Tool

All Catalogues and the Clearance Rack are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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New Annual Catalogue

Dear Crafters,

Sorry I have been missing for a few days, but I was on the Gold Coast for the annual Stampin’ Up! Convention!!!!

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I got my hot little hands on the brand new 2015-2016 Annual Catalogue too, but I cannot show it to you just yet! But, if you would like a copy before anyone else and you are not a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator, complete the form below and I will get one to you.

And drum roll please….. the brand new In Colours were revealed and they are just gorgeous!

2015-2017 In Colours: Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder

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Check out the new butterfly stamp, as well as the lace ribbon, yummy new products to look forward to!!!!

And here is a photo of me with my team at the Awards After Party from the photo booth!

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Ready for Convention 2015

Dear Crafters,

I am getting in early today as I am heading to the airport in an hour or so, to travel to the Gold Coast for the Stampin’ Up! Convention!!!! Yay!!! So exciting!!!!

So today, I want to share with you my Convention Swaps. These are card fronts that we, as demonstrators make, to swap with other demonstrators on the first morning of Convention. I have made 52 to take and swap tomorrow morning in various mixed colours. Here are a few of them:

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Sorry they have a bit of reflection, but I seal them into plastic bags so they stay nice and clean and don’t get ruined in my bag travelling.

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I have embossed a piece of Whisper White card stock with the Large Polka Dot TIEF. The balloons are die cut from the Balloon Framelits which are still available in the Occasions Catalogue. These are embossed with the Lucky Stars TIEF or Decorative Dots TIEF. The sentiments are stamped from A Dozen Thoughts stamp set.

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The owl is made using the Owl Builder Punch and Sahara Sand card stock and coordinating Designer Series Paper. His wings are made using the wings from the Bird Builder Punch. Don’t you love the way I have folded his left wing to hold the twine?!!! So damn cute! The owl is attached to the card with dimensionals.

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2013-2015 In Colours: Baked Brown Sugar, Coastal Cabana, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding & Strawberry Slush

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Have you stocked up on your favourite 2013-2015 In Colours (and reinkers too!)? They will be retiring very soon and they always sell out FAST! Get them now so you won’t be disappointed! Don’t forget to check out the deals on the Retired List too!

Happy Stamping,

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Convention Mini Swaps

Hello Crafters,

Today I share with you something that our Stampin’ Up! Art With Heart Team did for Convention 2014 held here in Melbourne this year.

Those who wanted to join this challenge, made a 2″ x 2″ swap using the colour combinations: Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Old Olive, Rose Red or Strawberry Slush & Silver.

The idea was to pick a theme, which our up-line Claire chose, Flowers and Friends. I think this was the perfect theme for our lovely team of ladies.

At the end of our first day at Convention, we all met up for a drink and swapped our squares. It was such a lovely idea, getting us all together to chat about Convention, which for many of us, was our first one ever!

So here it is all framed!

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I got a 12″ x 12″ white shadow box frame and layered my background with a piece of Strawberry Slush DSP ~ Whisper White cardstock ~ Strawberry Slush cardstock and then the tricky part of adhering those gorgeous 2″ x 2″ squares evenly!!! I think I did okay?!

The top middle square, I created in My Digital Studio (MDS) and then printed it so we can look back on this for many years to come and remember when and why we made it!  For your free 30 day trial of MDS click here. It is awesome to use in conjunction with the new Project Life products which all coordinate with the Stampin’ Up! range.

Here is a close up of the swaps!

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Aren’t they just gorgeous? We have such a talented team of ladies and we love to share our ideas with each other.

 

The new 2014-2015 Annual Catalogue goes live on 1 July, but if you would like to receive a copy before then, please Contact Me. This catalogue is full of amazing new products and wonderful colour pictures for ideas. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

Don’t forget to check the retired stamps and accessories lists, there are sure to be products to please, but hurry, only available while stocks last!

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Convention

Inspire.Create.Share.2014

Hello fellow crafters,

You may have noticed I have been missing lately. Well I am now home from the Stampin’ Up! Convention in my home town, Melbourne. It was my first one & wow, what an event they put on for us.

Three days jam packed of fun, ink, paper, stamps, giveaways, prize patrols, make n takes and so much more. Here are some photos of our fun times with some of my team, Craftalicious. Now to look forward to Convention 2015 on the Gold Coast!!!!

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Can you guess what the theme was…. yes, Inspire.Create.Share. and that is exactly what we got!!!!
On arrival on Day 1 it started by collecting their bags then the frenzy of swapping in the Foyer at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. There were over 700 women running around very excitedly meeting new people.
The bags were gorgeous red (Real Red) with a blue lining. The gorgeous bag tag on the left hand side was made by one of my room mates, the very talented Angela Footit, and we stayed at the Travelodge Docklands.  We also got a pen with a stylus on the tip for using with a iPad or smart phone. Inside the bag was our program, lanyard, name tag and First Convention pin.
Shelli Gardner – the Founder of Stampin’ Up! welcomed everyone to Convention and got us all inspired for the days ahead.
We received may awesome stamp sets from the new 2014-2015 annual catalogue to create out Make n Takes and here are some of them!
  
Here is Angela and myself with our prizes!
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The amazing Stampin’ Up! team who were an inspiration to all who attended Convention!
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I hope to be able to share with you some more inspiring creations over the next few weeks, especially the new blendabilities which we received as a gift!!!
Happy Stamping,
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