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Colour Creations Blog Hop: Blushing Bride with Tropical Chic

Hello Crafters,

Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring Blushing Bride!!!

I also have a new product suite to share with you called Tropical Escape. The Tropical Chicstamp set, coordinating Tropical Thinlitsdies and the Tropical Escape Designer Series Paperstack in 6″ x 6″.

Tropical Chic card using Stampin Up 2018 Tropical Escape DSP by Kate Morgan Australia Hawaii.jpg

Check out that embossed square! It is actually a die but I’ve used the new Big Shot Embossing Mats to create this. I used the following sandwich in the Big Shot:

  1. Mulitipurpose Platform Tab 1
  2. White Impressions Pad
  3. Blue Rubber Mat
  4. Cardstock
  5. Die (cutting side face down)
  6. Clear acrylic plate

Tropical Chic card using Stampin Up 2018 Tropical Escape DSP by Kate Morgan Australia inside

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to all of the participants for this week.

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

If you would like , July is the month to join my team and receive an additional 10 ink pads for FREE with the Starter Kit. It is only $169 to join and you choose any product to the value or $235 to get started and FREE delivery. There are no contracts or strings attached to this offer. Click here to join (Australian residents only).

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2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Tissue Box cover with Share What You Love SDSP

Dear Crafters,

Sniff sniff, I’m back to work today after 2 weeks of holidays at home, so lucky I have a beautiful tissue box to make things better!

Today I share a tissue box cover that I created using a 12″ x 12″ piece of Mint Macaron cardstock. You are probably going to ask me for the measurements, but to be honest, I just measured around a tissue box to get a rough guide; so approximately 3-7/8″, 8-1/8″ and then rotate 90º and score at 1-3/4″ from either end. The ends, once you cut the tabs to create the box, do not make it all the way down the box, so I just covered both ends with a larger piece of DSP and you wouldn’t even know!

Tissue Box Cover using Stampin Up Share What You Love Specialty DSP by Kate Morgan Australia 2018.JPG

I wasn’t really happy with the top where the tissues come through the box, so I added some strips of scallop edging to the underside!

Tissue Box Cover using Stampin Up Share What You Love Specialty DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018

This fits really snug over the tissue box and it is open at the bottom for easy access.

WARNING: I found mine in the recycle bin last night, as hubby used the last tissue and threw it away, so ensure you tell ALL the family members that you have created a masterpiece and not to throw it in the bin… be warned!!! LOL

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

July is the month to join my team with an additional 10 ink pad family assortment for FREE with the Starter Kit. It is only $169 to join and you choose any products to the value or $235 to get started and FREE delivery. There are no contracts or strings attached to this offer. Click here to join (Australian residents only).

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2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Colour Creations: Blueberry Bushel with Bike Ride

Hello Crafters,

Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring the new In Colour, Blueberry Bushel!!!

I am getting organised for the end of year when my eldest daughter graduates from her primary years of schooling and one of her closest friends is a boy who I’m sure she will miss next year as they head off to different High Schools. I’ve made this card for him!

Graduation card using Stampin Up 2018 Bike Ride, Best Route DSP by Kate Morgan Australia F

Oh how I love this Designer Series Paper, Best Route. It is the perfect choice to go with this Bike Ride stamp set. This young man loves his bike; I guess it gives them their independence at this age. The two of them often head out for a bike ride on the weekends, so I thought it was appropriate to use a bike for this card as they will head off in different directions next year.

The bike is stamped and die cut and the wheels are attached with small split pins so they actually spin! The bike frame is mounted to the card with dimensionals to allow the wheels to move.

Graduation card using Stampin Up 2018 Bike Ride, Best Route DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia

The inside of the card I stamped this cute little dog, as the recipient has recently acquired a new puppy and I think he will love this touch!

Graduation card using Stampin Up 2018 Bike Ride, Best Route DSP by Kate Morgan Australia inside

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to all of the participants for this week.

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

If you would like , July is the month to join my team and receive an additional 10 ink pads for FREE with the Starter Kit. It is only $169 to join and you choose any product to the value or $235 to get started and FREE delivery. There are no contracts or strings attached to this offer. Click here to join (Australian residents only).

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2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Pretty Petal Promenade with an Interlocking Gatefold Card

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a feminine card using the gorgeous Petal Promenade DSP. Have you seen these papers? They are actually just like a photo, which is how Stampin’ Up! created them!

I love the softness of the petals and the colouring of these roses, but I also think it may be overpowering as a full layer on a card. So I have cut it into 2 panels to adhere to the front of the card in this fancy fold style.

Petal Promenade DSP with Share What You Love by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia.

It is a gatefold card, but when you open it, the oval layers interlock!

I saw Dawn Griffiths make one of these, but of course I needed to alter the paper sizes for A4, rather than US sizing, so went back to my trusty file to find a gatefold card that I had made many years ago and adapted it.

Petal Promenade DSP with Share What You Love by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia opening

Here it is open. I have stamped the image again and coloured the petals with the Wink of Stella, the same as the front!

Petal Promenade DSP with Share What You Love by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia open

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

July is the month to join my team with an additional 10 ink pad family assortment for FREE with the Starter Kit. It is only $169 to join and you choose any products to the value or $235 to get started and FREE delivery. There are no contracts or strings attached to this offer. Click here to join (Australian residents only).

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2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Springtime with Garden Impressions designer paper

Hello Crafters,

Have you seen the DSP sale, buy 3 get 1 free? This month I will focus on projects using some of these stunning papers!

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I love navy and yellow together and so when I grabbed this piece of designer paper, I knew straight away I would use these two colours together. When there are flowers, there are always butterflies, so I used the Springtime Impressions thinlits die to add this stunning So Saffron butterfly. The sentiment is from the Cake Soiree stamp set stamped in Night of Navy ink and punched out with a 1″ circle punch. I wrapped some Linen thread around 3 ties added the sentiment and tied in a bow! The candy dots in the butterfly are retired but they were the perfect accent to finish this card.

Springtime Impressions & Garden Impressions DSP by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia.

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

July is the month to join my team with an additional 10 ink pad family assortment for FREE with the Starter Kit. It is only $169 to join and you choose any products to the value or $235 to get started and FREE delivery. There are no contracts or strings attached to this offer. Click here to join (Australian residents only).

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Under the Sea Textures

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a card with more of a masculine theme. As you know, I struggle with these types of cards, but this Sea of Textures bundle had me excited when I first saw it. In conjunction with the new Embossing Mats, it gives so many more options to add texture with the cutting dies!!!

Sea of Textures Under the Sea card Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018.

See that white coral die cut piece in the bottom corner? Well, I used that same die with the new embossing mats to create the embossed section on the Soft Sea Foam card.

The octopus was inked with Grapefruit Grove and then I used Call Me Clover and Blueberry Bushel Stampin’ Write Markers using the thumping technique to add that extra bit of colour to the tentacles.

I love how the wood textures Designer Series Paper adds the perfect texture for the port hole!

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

But first, have you heard about the amazing, never seen before offer, with the already awesome valued starter kit when you join? July is the month to do so with an additional 10 ink pad assortment for FREE with the Starter Kit. It is only $169 to join and you choose any products to the value or $235 to get started and FREE delivery. There are no contracts or strings attached to this offer. Click here to join (Australian residents only).

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2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Blog Hop: Casing the 2018-2019 Annual Catalogue with Animal Outings

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Dear Crafters,

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects CASED from the annual catalogue. If you would like a copy of the 2018 – 2019 annual catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the lovely, Kathryn Ruddick. 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.

Now let’s get started!

At OnStage in April, we got the Animal Outings stamp set in our bags when we arrived and I couldn’t have been more pleased. I think everyone who attended the event were super excited that we had some Aussie animal friend images.

The other great news once we got our hands on the catalogue, was that there are coordinating framelits so we don’t have to fussy cut each of the images, super exciting! So when 1st June came around, those framelits were first on my order.

I have cased my cards from page 26 of the catalogue.

Animal Outings welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018..JPG

The base card is the new Granny Apple Green with the leaves die cut in Shaded Spruce. The banners are from the Nature’s Poem DSP and that small scallop edge is Blackberry Bliss (a returning colour) cut with the Decorative Ribbon Border punch. I coloured the kangaroo & koala with Stampin’ Blends and popped it up on dimensionals.

Animal Outings welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018.

See that little Blackberry Bliss heart? It was actually an extra piece left over when the rhino was die cut and I trimmed it slightly. The sentiment was stamped in Soft Suede ink.

Animal Outings Rhino die_2018.jpg

My next card uses the cute giraffe, again coloured with Stampin’ Blends. I’ve used So Saffron as my card base so the giraffe would stand out more. I’ve also used Crumb Cake and Soft Sea Foam.  I love this die cut background.

Animal Outings Giraffe welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018.

The sentiment was stamped on Whisper White and cut out with the Tailored Tag punch. The branches were coloured with a Blender Pen and inkpads and added with Tombo multipurpose glue.

Animal Outings Giraffe welcome card, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018

This last card is cased from page 48 of the catalogue (below) and it is my favourite.

Annual Catalogue Stampin Up 2018 Pg48.JPG

I wanted to make it sweet and feminine, so I have used some of the Petal Promenade DSP and a Pearlised Doilie to soften the tone along with lots of different embellishments.

Animal Outings Rhino & Petal Promenade DSP Stampin Up 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia.JPG

I stamped the rhino image repeatedly across the background of the new colour, Gray Granite, card base in the coordinating ink pad. A banner of the Petal Promenade DSP was glued down over the doilie, then a thin banner of Silver Glimmer paper. The rhino is added with dimensionals.

The Share What You Love Artisan Pearls, White Dotted Tulle and a White Baker’s Twine bow finish it off nicely.

Animal Outings Rhino & Petal Promenade DSP Stampin Up 2018 by Kate Morgan Australia F.JPG

Thanks for visiting today.


Don’t forget to email me at craftwithkate@live.com.au to request your copy of a Catalogue or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented, Alisha Watson.

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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. Catherine Proctor 
  2. Kimberly Hern 
  3. Monika O’Neill
  4. Caroline Manwaring
  5. Kathryn Mangelsdorf 
  6. Kathryn Ruddick 
  7. Kate Morgan < you are here >
  8. Alisha Watson
  9. Rachel Palmieri 
  10. Andrea Roberts 
  11. Ros Davidson
  12. Rebecca Jacovou
  13. Rachel Woollard
  14. Tina Gillespie

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Art with Heart Colour Creations Blog Hop featuring Berry Burst

Hello Crafters,

Some of the Art With Heart team have decided to do a weekly Blog Hop that highlights a different colour in our range each week. Today we are featuring the 2017-2019 In Colour, Berry Burst!!!

My cardstock layers are Mossy Meadow, Very Vanilla and Berry Burst, I’m also using the Springtime Impressions butterfly die, cut with vellum and the Petal Promenade Designer Series Paper underneath.

Springtime Impressions, Petal Promenade DSP Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly by Kate Morgan Australia

The vellum butterfly is adhered with Tombo Multipurpose glue down the centre with rhinestones coloured with an Old Olive Stampin’ Blends Marker and some Metallic Edged Berry Burst ribbon for the antennae.

Springtime  Impressions, Petal Promenade DSP Stampin Up 2018 Butterfly by Kate Morgan Australia.

How pretty is that DSP as a feature under this butterfly?!!! I love it!

I haven’t added a sentiment yet, just waiting for the right event to add what’s appropriate.

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to all of the participants for this week.

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


2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Bench Fold card with Varied Vases Bundle

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a bench fold card that uses the Varied Vases bundle from the brand new Stampin’ Up! Annual catalogue. This is a wonderful bundle which has 34 photopolymer stamps in the set and a coordinating punch to cut out the images. The best part is that it’s only $68.25 for the bundle!

Bench Fold card using Stampin Up Vivid Vases by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018.JPG

The Wood Textures DSP is also carrying over into this new catalogue, which is wonderful news. This rarely happens but it has been so popular and it coordinates with so many of our wonderful products.

This was the card I made for my mum for Mother’s Day this year ♥

Bench Fold card using Stampin Up Vivid Vases by Kate Morgan, Australia

I was inspired by Tanya de Roy. You can watch Tanya’s YouTube tutorial here.

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


2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
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Thinking of You Fancy Fold with Nature’s Poem DSP

Dear Crafters,

Today I share my own design Fancy Fold card using Designer Series Paper!

No more hoarding DSP in my house this year, I need to use it and this style is perfect. You can use any of the Designer papers in the Stampin’ Up! range to create all types of cards and the best part is you can get 2 cards from 1 sheet of 12″ x 12″!

Each card measures 12″ x 6″ scored at 1¾”, 4¾”, 7¾” and it fits into our C6 envelopes.

Fun Fold Nature's Poem DSP, Rooted in Nature Stampin Up Thinking of You Card by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018

Here it is fully open. The first fold is glued down to the front of the card. Depending on the reverse design of your paper, it can give a striking effect as seen here. This also makes the card stronger. I didn’t want to put a large piece of card in the centre to write the message for two reasons, I didn’t want to cover up that gorgeous paper and secondly I cut it down to fit behind the large sentiment when the card is closed.

Fun Fold Nature's Poem DSP, Rooted in Nature Stampin Up Thinking of You Card by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018.

Just look at those leaves ♥ I am so in love with the new Big Shot Embossing Mats! Not only did I emboss the leaves on the white message piece, but also embossed them in coordinating coloured card and then die cut them to add even more texture to the front of the card.

Fun Fold Nature's Poem DSP, Rooted in Nature Stampin Up Thinking of You Card by Kate Morgan, Australia, 2018.

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


2018-2019 Annual Catalogue ends 3 June 2019
Be sure to download a PDF copy from my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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