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Bright Magenta Birthday

Tonight I am featuring this stunning Designer Paper, Flowers for Every Season with the NEW in Color, Magenta Madness. Oh my, the bright and cheery colours here make my heart so happy!!!!

Magenta Madness Feminine Handmade card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

The Well Written dies were cut multiple times and glued together to add some depth and so they pop up from the card a little. Those butterflies are die cut in Brass Foil and add a gorgeous shine. The centres of the flowers have the Bumblebee coloured Enamel Dots!

Magenta Madness Feminine Handmade card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 closeup

Behind the die cut images, you can see the whisper white layer, but can you also see the vellum layer behind it? I felt it was needed so the sentiment didn’t get too lost on that amazing designer paper.

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Arrange a Wreath this Christmas

Can you believe it is July already? Where has this year gone?!

Tonight you may not quite be ready for what I am about to share with you, but I have my first Christmas card!

I know it is always a panic towards the end of the year, to be ready for Christmas, as it comes around so fast when we are super busy. I start in July and make one or two cards a week, so by the time 1 December comes, I have a nice little stash of cards to send out in the post.

Anyway here goes!

I  using the Arrange a Wreath Bundle from the 2020-21 Annual catalogue and it’s a beauty. I have created a square card with a layer of the new In Color, Just Jade textured with the Greenery embossing folder, love it. Then a layer of designer paper from the Flowers for Every Season paper pack.

Christmas card using Arrange a Wreath in Just Jade by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

The wreath is die cut in Just Jade and the flowers in Poppy Parade to coordinate with the designer paper. The signage is stamped in Crumb Cake ink and the sentiment in Black ink. I attached some Linen Thread so it is hanging from the wreath and added a little bow at the top. These die cut elements are added with dimensionals for that real wreath effect.

Christmas card using Arrange a Wreath in Just Jade by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020..

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Wonderful Magenta Madness with a White Peony

Oh my, this Prized Peony Stamp set and coordinating dies are amazing!

When I opened the pack of dies, I thought “how on earth do these work” as I was so overwhelmed with the amount of dies in there.

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But once you know how they go together, it’s easy right?!!! And yes, it is really easy to put the flower together. It is 4 dies to create the bloom, each one sliding into the other from smallest to largest, then the stamen last. I have kept this one white as my first attempt, but it really is glorious just like that.

60th Feminine birthday card using Prized Peony Magenta Madness by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020.

I stamped one of the images in Magenta Madness ink onto the same colour card base. The vellum layer is die cut and added with a couple of strips of Designer Paper over the top before adding the bloom on dimensionals. This made it easy to add some green leaves underneath where you want them.

Colour Combination Prized Peony Magenta

60th Feminine birthday card using Prized Peony Magenta Madness by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020..

Both sentiments are from the Peaceful Moments stamp set, stamped in Magenta Madness ink. The 60 is die cut from the retired Little Numbers dies, but there are some new ones in the annual catalogue, which I don’t have just yet.

60th Feminine birthday card using Prized Peony Magenta Madness by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

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Just Jade Birthday

Just Jade, one of the 5 new In Colors, is so pretty and I can see that I will be using it lots over the coming months. It is a true green and will go with almost every other colour in the Stampin’ Up! collection. Here is how it compares to the other greens:

Just Jade Comparison

I ordered the new In Color Designer Paper pack and thought I would show you all the different patterns available in the one pack of paper. I have cut 4 strips and adhered them to a layer of white card.

Just Jade

I took a length of ribbon, tied a bow in the centre of it and then wrapped the ends around the card and glued them behind. This layer was then glued to the Just Jade card base, then decorated with the die cut word sentiments, sprig punches and a stamped fussy cut bird. This image is coloured with Blends Markers and popped up on dimensionals.

Free as a Bird & Just Jade Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2020 s

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Creative Showcase of my favourite Annual catalogue items!

AWHT Creative Showcase

Welcome to the Art With Heart Team Creative Showcase. This month the team are featuring projects using their favourite products from the new Stampin’ Up! 2020-21 Catalogue. The new catalogue is full of amazing new stamp sets, some bundled with dies or punches. The range of kits, papers and accessories complete the range of products you will see featured in this Showcase.

Now let’s get started!

Have you seen this glorious new Designer paper, Flowers for Every Season? Every pattern in the pack is stunning and it has all the new In Colors in it plus Poppy Parade and White!

Flowers for Every Season DSP, 2020-21 Annual catalogue, pg148
Flowers for Every Season DSP #152486

For my card tonight, I am using the lovely new In Color, Just Jade along with a couple of other colours from the patterned paper I have selected.

Favourite Stampin Up AC 2020-21 products Craft with Kate

I started with a white square card base and layered some Just Jade card & patterned paper before stamping on the white card using the Stamp in the Round (SITR) technique.

Lovely You Bundle SITR card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

The centre circle features can be cut from the centre of the two larger layers before gluing them down to the base card to get the most out of your products. The sentiment can also be stamped on the larger Jade card and fussy cut. This was stamped in Versamark ink, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder added and heat set before fussy cutting. This circle feature in the centre is popped up on dimensionals and a couple of 2020-22 In Color Enamel Dots scatted across the card to finish it off.

Lovely You Bundle SITR card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020 s

Card layer sizes
White card base: 12.5cm x 12.5cm
Just Jade Layers: 12cm x 12cm and 9.3cm x 9.3cm
Patterned Paper: 11.5cm x 11.5cm
Whisper White card: 9cm x 9cm

This is all I can share with you at the moment, until lots of my other favourite products arrive (they are still in transit through the post). Make sure you follow my blog and you can see those new projects very soon!

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The next contributor to showcase their creativity with you is the very talented, Michele Taylor.

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

  1. Rachel Woollard
  2. Rebecca Jacovou
  3. Sharon Davern
  4. Tina Gillespie
  5. Vicki Boucher
  6. Caroline Manwaring
  7. Catherine Proctor
  8. Andrea Sargent
  9. Amie McIlroy
  10. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  11. Kate Morgan < you are here >
  12. Michele Taylor

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Smile for Lovely You

This Lovely You Bundle was also added to my shopping cart as soon as I was able to order it during our demonstrator pre-order period. I just love the smaller floral images, especially because they are perfect for creating the Stamp in the Round style of card (SITR).

By creating a template to use in your Stamparatus, you can stamp an image, rotate the cardstock 90o and stamp again. Continue this process and you end up with a stunning design all in perfect position.

Lovely You by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

My colour combination

Mambo Petal Crumb Heather White

I used the retired wood grain papers on this card, but I have some of the new In Good Taste papers arriving very soon, which are out of this world, amazing! I cannot wait to share some projects with you using those new papers.

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A World of Good

Now that you have seen the new 2020-2021 Annual catalogue, what are your top products that you want to buy or have already purchased? If you are anything like me, I couldn’t wait for 3 June to arrive!!!! 💜

This World of Good Suite was top of my list (along with a few others, hehe) and I love that we have a few more masculine products to select from this year. I really struggle creating masculine cards, but this suite is just fantastic with all the coordinating products to choose from!

The designer paper I have used today is from the one sheet. I just cut one third off, flipped it over and glued it to my card! This is a great way of seeing both sides of the papers.

World of Good Suite by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

Do you see that feather? Well the die doesn’t emboss all that detail on it, so I just used the stylus from my Simply Scored and added all those lines, freehand!

The sentiment is stamped on Early Espresso card in Verssmark ink, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder added and heat set. The Lovely Labels Pick a Punch is new and it is fantastic. You can make 3 different width sizes and 2 different fancy shapes at the ends of the labels and you can make any length, all from the one punch!!!

World of Good SDSP

It is hard to see in this picture below, but the Brass Foiling on the paper is so bright and shiny; it’s a real wow!

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Colour Creations Showcase – Balmy Blue

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Today is the first day we begin this new adventure of the Colour Creations Showcase. You may recall we did one of these with the last colour refresh a year or two ago, and it was loads of fun, so every Wednesday we will bring to you, projects showcasing one particular Stampin’ Up! colour. There are 50 colours in the collection and today we begin with Balmy Blue!

For today’s card I am using the stamp set, A Good Man and some of the new designer series paper, World of Good, along with some other new products available in the Annual catalogue.

World of Good SDSP

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

My colour combination

Balmy Blue Night of Navy Whisper White Early Epresso

The designer paper is given that aged look with the new Old World Paper 3D Embossing Folder. It is just perfect for this project, don’t you think?

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 s

The image is stamped with Memento Black ink and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers, then die cut using the Tasteful Labels dies. I ran the Saddle Brown Stazon ink pad around the edges of this die cut image (and the Designer Paper) to add that aged look.

On the inside of the card, I added a layer of Balmy Blue and Whisper White card and stamped the sentiment and a heart in coordinating inks.

A Good Man masculine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 inside

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see all the other participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase!

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Ornate garden in black!

What inspires you?

That may sound like an odd question. But, stop and think about it.

Where do you get ideas from? What sparks the creative thoughts flowing? Have you been feeling in a slump lately?

With everything going on right now, I am sure that many are not feeling like their peppy selves or are maybe finding a hard time feeling “creative”.

Keep looking for that creative spark!

The good news is there is only 1 more sleep until the new 2020-2021 Annual catalogue goes live and you can look at all those gorgeous pages of amazing and inspirational photos of new projects!

What are you most looking forward to seeing? I cannot wait to get the new In Color Inkpads!!!!

Tonight’s card features the Ornate Garden Suite of products. I stamped the large image on black card with Versamark ink and heat set it with White Emboss Powder.

Ornate Garden SDSP

Then I coloured the entire image with the White Chalk Marker and let it dry before colouring with Stampin’ Blends Markers.

Ornate Style card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020 full

Doesn’t it give a cool effect?!!!

Ornate Style card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2020

The Designer Paper is so colourful, I actually cut it about a third of the way down, flipped it over to reveal the other side and glued them to the card base. The white ribbon is wrapped around to cover the join! The image was then added with dimensionals.

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

On the inside, I placed another image in the bottom corner to carry the theme over.

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

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Triple Fronted Peaceful Poppies card

Tonight’s card is a triple fronted fancy fold card using the Peaceful Poppies Suite of products.

Peaceful Poppies DSP

Peaceful Poppies Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia

These elements and the Designer Paper are retiring, so be quick to add them to your shopping basket before they are gone!

Peaceful Poppies Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia.

On the inside it opens up like this:

Peaceful Poppies Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up, Australia

Details
Card base: 27cm x 14.5cm (score at 3cm, 13.5cm, 23cm)
DSP: left front panel, 14.5cm x 2.5cm
DSP: middle front panel, 14.5cm x 4cm
DSP: right front panel, 14.5cm x 8.5cm
DSP: inside centre panel, 14.5cm x 10cm
DSP: inside right panel, 14.5cm x 8.5cm
Belly Band card: 25cm x 3cm
Belly Band DSP: 25cm x 2.5cm

This was CASE’d from Di Furniss, thank you for your inspiration!

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