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Grassy Grove with Torn paper technique

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Week 22 – Garden Green

Today I am using the Grassy Grove Bundle. The torn paper technique, recently shared with a member of The Crafty Carrot team, is super effective. I’ve used it in the background with Fresh Freesia, Highland Heather, Gorgeous Grape & Soft Succulent.

Grassy Grove with Torn Background card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The dies were used to cut out the tree layer in Garden Green cardstock, before dry embossing it with the Timeworn Type 3D Embossing Folder. The I took a Blending Brush and added colour to the top half to give it a little more depth. The tree layer is added to the card with Mini Dimensionals/Adhesive Strips.

The deer are die cut from some Brushed Metallic cardstock and added with Multipurpose Adhesive Glue.

Grassy Grove with Torn Background card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

On the inside I added some stamped tree images and a sentiment from the Charming Sentiments stamp set. onto a Basic White insert.

Here is a surprise card to share with you, as I have extra time this week while on school holidays. The Stitched Greenery die creates the beautiful background with the Hues of Happiness DSP doesn’t need anything extra, as it is stunning on its own!

Fancy Fold card Garden Green CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Hues of Happiness Stitched Greenery

The Very Vanilla card is 10.5cm x 24.9cm, score at 8.3cm & 16.6cm. The sentiment is from the Blessings of Home stamp set. This is a very easy card to create with a few basic products.

Fancy Fold card Garden Green CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 Hues of Happiness Stitched Greenery open

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Suspended Book Fold card

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Week 21 – Fresh Freesia

Today I have a fun fancy fold design called a Suspended Book Fold card. It looks complicated, but in fact it is fairly easy to create. I am focusing on the Hues of Happiness DSP, with it’s gorgeous purples and floral images.

Fresh Freesia Gorgeous Grape Basic White

and here is my card – look at those layers?!!

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

There are two hinges attached to the 5″ x 7″ card base and the top book fold panels, giving it the ‘suspended’ name.

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 top side

The top card layer has a strip of Window Sheet which curves to the front and the focal panel is attached to this. I took a scrap piece of white card, approximately 2½” x 2″ and covered it with the die cut (Happiness Abounds dies) images from the Hues of Happiness papers. A simple sentiment from the Sending Smiles stamp set was stamped in Fresh Freesia ink onto basic white card and glued to the flowers. I added some Brushed Brass Butterflies to finish!

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 top

This card does fold flat, but because it is 5″ x 7″, you will need a larger envelope. You may be wondering where to place your written message, well the back of the card has a large space for that!

Suspended Book Fold card for Fresh Freesia Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

Basic Measurements:
5” x 7” card base (mark at 3½” top & bottom and draw light pencil line)
5” x 5” card folded in half @ 2½”
Hinges x 2 – 2” x 6”, score at 1½”, 3”, 4½”
6 x card/DSP to decorate hinges, 1¼” x 1¾”
2 panels (back) – Matt layers 1¾” x 4¾” & DSP 1½” x 4½”
1 panel (back) – Matt layers 2 ¾” x 4¾” & DSP 2½” x 4 ½”
2 panels (front) – Matt layers 2¼” x 4¾” & DSP 2” x 4½”
Acetate – 8’ x 1”, score at 1½” from each end

I give thanks and credit to Iced Images on YouTube for the instructions.

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Brilliant Wings in Watercolour

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Week 20 – Flirty Flamingo

Today I really wanted a dramatic look, so I started with a Basic Black card base. I took an acrylic block, and added some White Craft ink refill. Using the Water Painter brush I squeezed some water onto the ink and flicked it onto the card base.

I took a piece of the Fluid 100 Watercolour Paper and applied inks using Flirty Flamingo and Melon Mambo. Once I had a lovely mix of colour, I used the Water Painter again with just Melon Mambo ink and flicked it over the watercolouring. Place this aside to dry.

Butterfly Wings watercolour card for Flirty Flamingo CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The Brilliant Wings dies were used to cut out the butterflies, which were adhered to the card using Multipurpose Glue just along the body so the wings could sit up.

The sentiment from the Sending Smiles stamp set is stamped in Versamark ink onto black card. I added Silver Emboss Powder and heat set it. Cut it out with the coordinating Sending dies. I tied a piece of the Silver Simply Elegant Trim in a big bow and placed it on the centre of the largest butterfly, then added the sentiment over the top on Black Mini Dimensionals.

Butterfly Wings watercolour card Flirty Flamingo CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

To finish off, I coloured some Rhinestone Basic Jewels with the Dark Flirty Flamingo Blends Marker. Some Black and White Pearlized Enamel Effects were also added in groups of three for extra interest.

On the inside a Flirty Flamingo layer with a Basic White layer were added with another water coloured butterfly.

Butterfly Wings watercolour card for Flirty Flamingo CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up, Australia 2022

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Pansy Patch Shaker card

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Week 17 – Daffodil Delight

At first, I was going to use the Daffodil Daydream stamp set, but I wanted to challenge myself a little more by using the Vintage Bottle Punch with the Effervescent Elements inside the Vintage Bottle Shaker Dome.

So here is my card…

Shaker Card using Pansy Patch and Vintge Bottle by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

A Daffodil Delight card base with a layer of Basic White and then some patterned paper, from the  Wonderful World Bundle that is one of the Sale•a•bration offerings with a $180+ product order until 31 August or while stocks last!

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The Vintage Bottle Punch was used to punch this patterned paper ready to insert the dome. Before gluing any of the layers, I stamped a couple of the stems in Soft Succulent ink onto the white card layer so it looks like they are in the bottle. Next I stamped all the images using the following inks; Daffodil Delight, Mango Melody, Orchid Oasis, Starry Sky, Soft Succulent and Evening Evergreen before die cutting them with the coordinating dies. Once I worked out the placement, I glued the leaves and stems in place and added 3 of the flowers with Dimensionals. Now was the scary part, trying to put those Effervescent Elements into the dome without spilling them 😉 You may notice a slight blue tinge to the dome – I actually coloured the inside of it with the Dark Pool Party Stampin Blends Marker!

Pansy Posy in a Vintage Bottle by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The sentiment is stamped onto one of the Tailor Made Tags dies in Soft Succulent ink and threaded through some Linen Thread. I tied some Soft Succulent Satin Ribbon in a bow and added it to the top of the bottle with two Glue Dots. I finished it off with some Brushed Brass Butterflies.

Shaker Card using Pansy Patch and Vintge Bottle by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 side

On the inside I added a white layer with a small strip of Daffodil Delight cardstock to the bottom edge and added another stem and flower.

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Happiness Abounds with Calypso Coral

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Week 12 – Calypso Coral

Tonight’s card is using the Happiness Abounds Bundle as the focal point, with the Charming Sentiments Bundle and the Pretty Prints Designer Series Paper. I started with a piece of Pretty Prints DSP and cut a 1″ strip off the left side. This was flipped over and both pieces glued onto a scrap piece of white card. I ran this through the Stampin Cut & Emboss machine with the Fern 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. I added a strip of Gold Shimmer Ribbon down the join of the Patterned paper and secured the ends on the back. I punched each corner with the Very Best Trio Punch before gluing it to a Basic Black card base. (Oops, look at those punched corners… they are not identical. Apparently we need to turn one side upside down to punch to get the same result). I must remember that for next time as I didn’t even notice until someone pointed it out to me!

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Happiness Abounds & Pretty Prints DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 for Colour Creations Calypso Coral

Next, I stamped the flowers and leaves in Memento ink and cut them out with the coordinating dies. These are coloured with Blends Combo Markers; Calypso Coral, Mint Macaron & Petal Pink. I added some Wink of Stella to the centres but unfortunately it is really hard to photograph. The flowers and leaves are added to the card with Tombo Multipurpose Glue and Dimensionals.

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Happiness Abounds & Pretty Prints DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 for Colour Creations Calypso Coral close

The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and melted the powder using the Heat Tool. The coordinating Sentiment Silhouettes dies cut out the sentiment and this was added with a Black Dimensional.

I tied a Gold Ribbon bow and added it with Glue Dots and finished off with a few Brushed Brass Butterflies.

On the inside I placed a strip of DSP down the side of the White insert and some leaves.

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Happiness Abounds & Pretty Prints DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 for Colour Creations Calypso Coral side

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SAB Wonderful World Feminine Split Textures card

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Week 10 – Blushing Bride

Tonight I have a feminine floral card using the Wonderful World DSP (part of the Saleabration Free item with a qualifying order). The Basic White layer is die cut with the Split Textures die and a piece of the DSP placed behind it. Some Soft Sea Foam Seam Binding Ribbon is wrapped around and tied in a bow on the front. This is glued to the Blushing Bride card base. Using Paper Snips, fussy cut the floral arrangement from a piece of the patterned paper and add it with dimensionals.

Feminine Handmade card using Stampin Up Wonderful World DSP & Split Textures Dies card by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022

Stamp the sentiment in Versamark ink onto Blushing Bride card using the Charming Sentiments stamp set. Add White Emboss Powder and heat set it using the Heat Tool. Cut it out with the coordinating, Sentiment Silhouettes dies and add with Mini Dimensionals. Finish off with some Iridescent Rhinestones Jewels.

Feminine handmade card using Stampin Up Wonderful World DSP & Split Textures dies by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022

On the inside I repeated the process with the DSP and Split Textures dies and added a single bloom that was fussy cut with Paper Snips from the designer papers. Isn’t it pretty?!!

Feminine handmade card using Stampin Up Wonderful World DSP & Split Textures dies by Kate Morgan, Australia 2022 inside

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Bottled Happiness Fancy Fold

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Week 9 – Blackberry Bliss

Tonight’s Fancy Fold card colours was inspired by the Awash in Beauty DSP. Using the stamp set, Bottled Happiness, the leaves are stamped in Mossy Meadow, the flowers in Calypso Coral and I used a sponge dauber to add some Blackberry Bliss ink to a few flowers before pressing the Stamparatus to the card.

Bottled Happiness Fun Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The Vintage Bottle Punch was used to cut the vase with Blackberry Bliss card. I found it was too big so I placed it back in the punch and took more off the bottom. It was still too big, so I repeated that step again and it was just right (sounds like a Goldilocks story, LOL)!

Bottled Happiness Fun Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

and here it is open!

Bottled Happiness Fun Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 open

These are my cutting & scoring measurements to create this card.

Measurements:
Card base: 26cm x 14.8cm score @ 10.5cm, 14.5cm, 18.5cm, 22.5cm
Card stock: 14cm x 7cm, score @ 7cm
DSP 1: 3.5cm x 14.3cm (x4)
DSP 2: 6.5cm x 6.5cm
White card: 6.5c m x 6.5cm & 14.3cm x 10cm

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Bermuda Bay Fancy Fold

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Week 8 – Bermuda Bay

Tonight’s fancy fold card features the Count on Me stamp set, Perfectly Penciled DSP and the Butterfly Kisses DSP. The Perfectly Penciled DSP has Black & White images that can be coloured. I have used Bermuda Bay and Fresh Freesia Stampin’ Blends Combo Markers.

Count on Me Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

First step is to stamp the outline of the bear onto Basic White card using the Stamparatus and Crumb Cake ink. Re-ink and stamp a second time to get a darker colour, then take the rectangle stamp from the Watercolour Shapes stamp set, ink it up with Crumb Cake ink and stamp over the entire image. This gives the bear a wonderful colour. Using Paper Snips, fussy cut close to the outline stamping. The circle is stamped with the round shape from the Watercolour Shapes stamp set with Bermuda Bay ink, then cut out using the Stylish Shapes dies. The heart is cut using the Give it a Whirl dies in the same Butterfly Kisses DSP. Linen Thread and the In Color Gems are added for extra texture and sparkle!

Count on Me Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

Here is the card opening up – the right hand side cardstock is adhered under the White insert.

Count on Me Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 half open

and fully open – as you can see, I’ve added a white insert with another strip of the DSP that is coloured with the Blends Markers and a couple more smaller heart die cuts.

Count on Me Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 open

Measurements:
Bermuda Bay Cardstock: 14.8cm x 18.5cm score landscape side @ 8cm
Bermuda Bay Cardstock: 10.5cm x 10.5cm score @ 2cm
Perfectly Penciled DSP: 14.3cm x 7.5cm & 14.3cm x 3cm
Butterfly Kisses DSP: 10cm x 8cm
Basic White card insert: 14.3cm x 10cm

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Triangle Patchwork Card

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Week 6 – Balmy Blue

Tonight we showcase Balmy Blue, and I have teamed it with Night of Navy and the gorgeous Abstract Beauty Specialty DSP.

I love this easy design using the gorgeous Abstract Beauty patterned papers as a patchwork style background. Using 4 rectangles of DSP measuring 6.9cm x 4.5cm and then cut each one on the diagonal so you have 8 triangles. Lay them out in your desired pattern.

Triangle patchwork Card using Stampin Up Abstract Beauty DSP & Balmy Blue for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 sq

The sentiment is stamped onto Basic White card and die cut using the Stylish Shapes dies. A Navy banner in the next size up was cut to place behind. I felt there was something missing, so I used the Give it a Whirl dies to cut a heart from the new In Color Glimmer card. Don’t you think it makes all the difference?!!!

Triangle patchwork Card using Stampin Up Abstract Beauty DSP & Balmy Blue for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 sm

On the inside a piece of Basic White card is added with another Glimmer heart in the smaller size.

Triangle patchwork Card using Stampin Up Abstract Beauty DSP & Balmy Blue for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 side

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Tahitian Tide Miura card

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Week 5 – Tahitian Tide

Tonight we showcase our fifth new 2022-2024 In Colors, Tahitian Tide!

How do you pronounce Miura? [MEE] + [OOR] + [UH]. When I Googled it, I found that in 1985, Japanese astrophysicist Koryo Miura proposed a form of rigid origami, a style of folding paper (or other materials) that allows each section to remain flat—a necessary condition for stiff materials.

I have been fascinated by this fold style for a while and it was time to give it a go!

Miura Fancy Fold Card using Stampin Up In Color Tahitian Tide for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 closed

My card base is the Thick Basic White card and decorated with patterned papers from the new 2022-2024 In Color DSP pack and the Tea Boutique DSP pack. The Scalloped Contour dies was used to cut the white layer and then I used the fancy die from the Happiness Abounds Bundle to create that lovely pattern (notice it doesn’t cut everything out – so pretty). The flowers and leaves are stamped and die cut. The flowers are coloured using the Wink of Stella, taking some ink directly from the inkpad, to add some darker colour. The leaves are coloured with the Parakeet Party Light Stampin’ Blends marker. The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and heat set with the Heat Tool. This was fussy cut with Paper Snips and added on Dimensionals.

Miura Fancy Fold Card using Stampin Up In Color Tahitian Tide for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 close up front

This is the card fully open so you can see all the beautiful patterned papers.

Miura Fancy Fold Card using Stampin Up In Color Tahitian Tide for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 flat

The feature on the inside is one flower white embossed and the other stamped on white. Both coloured the same way as the front. This sentiment was done using the Stamparatus. I inked only the word ‘birthday’ with Versamark ink, added White Emboss Powder and heat set it. Place it back in the Stamparatus (ensure you clean the stamp with your Shammy) and ink up the word ‘happy’ with the Tahitian Tide ink and stamp. I actually inked it a second time (benefits of using this amazing tool) to ensure I had enough ink transferred to the card before adding Clear Emboss Powder and heat setting. Fussy cut and glue across the flowers. I love how this looks against the two flowers!

Miura Fancy Fold Card using Stampin Up In Color Tahitian Tide for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022 close up inside

I finished the card by adding some Basic Pearl Jewels!!!

There are quite a few YouTube videos of this fold (search Iced Images or Sam Calcott). I liked how there is a second piece of card added behind so it can stand up to be displayed. I mean who wouldn’t want to display a card like this?!!!!

Miura Fancy Fold Card using Stampin Up In Color Tahitian Tide for Colour Creations Blog Hop by Kate Morgan Australia 2022

There is plenty of room on the back of the card to write your message! It fits into a standard envelope for posting, but it may depend on how much dimension you add, if postage may be slightly higher.

Would you give this fancy fold design a go?

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