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Vine Design card with a handy tip for your die cut sentiments

This Vine Design bundle is rather cute and I’m glad I purchased it recently.

I used some of the Paper Blooms DSP (free during Saleabration with qualifying order – ends tonight) as the background. I die cut the leaves in Night of Navy cardstock and stamped 8 of the flowers in Night of Navy ink onto Rococo Rose card, then die cut them out.

Vine Design Thinking of You card by Kate Morgan, Stampin' Up Australia 2021

The sentiment is stamped in Rococo Rose ink and die cut. Can you see that extra embossed edge around the sentiment? I share my handy tip below:

Vine Design Thinking of You card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 Handy Tip

The sentiment and flowers are popped up on dimensionals and placed some retired metallic pearls in the centres of each flower. The Butterfly Gems are super pretty and I had to add a few of them too!

Vine Design Thinking of You card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

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Paper Blooms in a Touch of Ink

Only a couple more days left of Sale-a-bration to earn FREE product with $90+ product order- until 11.59pm on 28 February 2021.

And this patterned paper is one of those items, called Paper Blooms DSP [155222].

The A Touch of Ink stamp set is also a FREE product with a $180+ product order. 

Rococo Rose and Seaside Spray are the two cardstocks for the base and matt layer, with the Paper Blooms on top. 

A Touch of Ink card using Saleabration, Paper Blooms DSP Stampin Up Australia 2021 by Kate Morgan

This butterfly is from A Touch of Ink stamp set is layered with the Gold Gilded Leafing to colour it. Stamp the image in Versamark ink, add Heat & Stick Powder and gently melt it with your Heat Tool. Add some of the gold flakes and remove the excess by rubbing across it with a sponge dauber.

A Touch of Ink card using Saleabration, Paper Blooms DSP Stampin Up Australia 2021 by Kate Morgan closeup

The sentiment thinking of you is stamped in Night of Navy ink and the same butterfly image is stamped on the inside in Seaside Spray ink.

A Touch of Ink card using Saleabration, Paper Blooms DSP Stampin Up Australia 2021 by Kate Morgan side

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Art Gallery and Gilded Leafing for faux scrappy strip technique

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 37 – Pretty Peacock

These projects tonight use the Art Gallery bundle and some of the coordinating products from the suite.

Art Gallery Bundle 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 1

The Golden Garden Specialty Acetate is so pretty and I really wanted to use some but wasn’t sure where to start. I layered it over some of the Fine Art Floral DSP, but this is the reverse side that was less patterned so the gold of the acetate really shines. I cut the acetate to the same size as the DSP.

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The flower is stamped in So Saffron ink and then Versamark for the second layer, heat and stick powder added, melted gently with the heat tool and then the Gilded Leafing added. I have started using a sponge dauber to rub off the excess gold leafing, as I found the oils in my fingers were leaving it a little dull. The leaves are stamped off once in Pretty Peacock so it isn’t so dark. Die cut these images with the coordinating dies. Stamp and die cut the sentiment. Add dimensionals on the back of the stamped images.

Place the square vellum doilies at an angle in the centre of the acetate then stick the flower and leaves on. Turn the acetate layer over and place Tear & Tape only behind where the flower and sentiment are, so it’s not visible from the front. Now place the acetate onto the DSP.

Wrap the ribbon around both layers of DSP & Acetate and tie in a bow. Add glue to the back and adhere it to the card base. Finally add some of the Butterfly Gems to finish it off.

Art Gallery Bundle 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia

For my next card I have used the Gilded Leafing to simulate the technique many call, scrappy strip. By simply cutting the DSP to size, then placing 4 strips of Tear & Tape at angles down the paper. Take off the backing paper and add the Gilded Leafing. I use a sponge dauber to brush off the excess.

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The Double Oval Punch makes it so easy to create a sentiment and matt layer for your cards; one an oval and the other a slightly larger scallop oval in the one punch!

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There are only four more days until Sale-a-bration ends – so place your order today and select your free products with every $90+ product order.

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Thanks Magenta Peony

This card today has no stamping on it – can you believe that? Just using paper and dies, I have created this colourful floral card.

Oh how gorgeous does this Peony look in the bright 2020-2022 In Color, Magenta Madness!!!

No Stamping Thank You Card using Stampin Up Peony Dies by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up! Australia 2021

The patterned paper, Flowers for Every Season, is the perfect backdrop. The edges of the peony has some Wink of Stella on them for a gorgeous shine.

No Stamping Thank You Card using Stampin Up Peony Dies by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

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Fine Art Floral Suite with Gilded Leafing

The Fine Art Floral Suite is stunning and all these gorgeous products coordinate to make your crafting experience more pleasurable.

I love this particular piece of patterned paper, with all the pink tones. I have used the Petal Pink 5/8″ organdy striped ribbon, just a hit of it between the two DSPs.

Fine Art Floral Suite with Gilded Leafing by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The flowers are stamped in Flirty Flamingo/Mossy Meadow ink. Then I used Versamark ink, added Heat & Stick Powder and used the Heat Tool to melt it, before applying the Gilded Leafing.

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Look at the gold Gilded Leafing on these flowers – love, love, love it!

Art Gallery with Gilded Leafing by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021..

Have you tried the gold leafing yet? What do you think of it?

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Monthly Creative Showcase: Art Gallery with Gilded Leafing

AWHT Creative Showcase

Tonight’s card is simply stunning with the addition of the gold gilded leafing – WOW, this stuff is just to die for!!!

The Art Gallery Bundle has this gorgeous two step stamped flower which I have inked in Pool Party and then the second layer is stamped in Versamark. Add Heat and Stick Powder, shake off the excess, then heat it with a Heat Tool. This melts the powder so you can then add some of the Gilded Leafing flakes. I use my finger to rub it around over all the sticky powder. I find this the most effective way of adding it efficiently. A little tip with the Gilded Leafing – do not use when you have a fan on, the windows open if it’s breezy outside or it you are about to sneeze. Ask me how I know, LOL. It is so light, it flies everywhere!!!

Art Gallery Bundle and Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The sentiment is from the Many Messages Bundle – a wonderful stamp set (all sentiments on 1 stamp) and the die cuts out each one individually in one pass on the Cut & Emboss Machine! Use your Stamparatus to ink up the stamp for a perfect impression.

Art Gallery Bundle and Gilded Leafing by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The stem is inked in Just Jade ink to coordinate with the Gingham Ribbon, part of the Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack.

The gorgeous floral patterned paper is one of the items you can choose for FREE with a $90+ order. This 12″x12″ paper is called Flower & Field, and check out the other patterns in the pack!

Art Gallery Bundle, Gilded Leafing and Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

Please head over to Rachel’s blog to see all the other participants in this month’s Creative Showcase!

Products:
Stamps: Art Gallery stamp set[154421], Art Gallery Bundle [156227]
Dies: Floral Gallery Dies [154316]
Cardstock: Flirty Flamingo [141421], Basic Black [121688], Basic White [159228]
Designer Paper: Flower & Field Designer Series Paper [155223] Select FREE with a $90+ order!
Ink: Just Jade, Pool Party, Black Memento, Versamark
Other: Flowers for Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack [153620], Gilded Leafing [154560], Heat & Stick Powder [156110], Heat Tool [129056], Paper Trimmer [152392], Multipurpose Glue [110755], Glue Dots [103683], Stampin’ Dimensionals [104430], Cut & Emboss Machine [149653], Stamparatus [148187]

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Flower & Field paper is glorious

Love You Always with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up! Australia 2021.

A Basic Black card base adds to the dramatic and colourful card.

Yes, another of the patterned pieces from the Flower & Field DSP (earn free during Saleabration 2021). This one really does remind me of a lovely field of flowers, and I chose the Poppy Parade card to add some stamped images, finished off with Gilded Leafing!

The DSP is glued to the Bumblebee matt layer before some of the Bumblebee Ribbon is tied around the layers. A double bow of Bumblebee ribbon and the Gingham ribbon is added. This layer is then glue to the card front.

Love You Always with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

To apply the Gilded Leafing, I stamped the floral images using Versamark ink, added Heat & Stick Powder, shook off the excess before melting the powder with my Heat Tool. Add some Gilded Leafing Flakes over the now sticky Versamark and rub it around with your fingers. Many people use a paint brush, but I find my fingers get a much better effect! Die cut the images and add them to the card with Glue.

Love You Always with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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Colour Creations Showcase – Old Olive – Love You Always

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Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 31 – Old Olive

Tonight’s card is using some of the new Jan-Jun Mini catalogue products, the Forever & Always Bundle!

Old Olive – Rococo Rose – Whisper White

Elegant Love You Always for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

My card base is Rococo Rose with a matt layer of Old Olive. I cut a strip of Love You Always Specialty DSP and the same in the True Love DSP (coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers). These were adhered to the Old Olive layer and some Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon attached at the join using Tear & Tape. The ribbon is folded over the edges and behind the Olive layer. Now this is glued to the card base. I tied a ribbon bow and added it with Glue Dots.

Elegant Love You Always with Blends for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The ‘Love’ is die cut in Old Olive card and Whisper White card for the finer layer, adhered with Multipurpose Glue.

Elegant Love You Always for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Lastly, I stamped the ‘with’ sentiment in Old Olive ink and added some Basic Pearls.

Elegant Love You Always for Old Olive Colour Creations Showcase by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

Products:
Stamps: Forever & Always [154343]; Forever & Always Bundle [156200]
Dies: Always Dies [154307]
Cardstock: Old Olive [106576], Rococo Rose [150888], Whisper White [106549]
Designer Paper: Love You Always Specialty DSP [154280], True Love DSP [154281]
Ink: Old Olive [147090]
Stampin’ Blends: Old Olive Combo [154892], Rococo Rose Combo [153108]
Other: Blushing Bride Metallic Ribbon [154283], Basic Pearls [144219], Trimmer [152392], Multipurpose Glue [110755], Glue Dots [103683], Tear & Tape [138995], Mini Cut & Emboss Machine [150673], Stamparatus [148187]

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Art Gallery Bundle looks fab with Sale-a-bration papers

Art Gallery Bundle with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up! Australia 2021.

You can earn this patterned paper free with any $90+ order through my online store until 28 February 2021. The Flower & Field DSP looks fabulous with the Art Gallery Bundle.

Art Gallery Bundle with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

I love the 2 step stamping of this large flower and using the Stamparatus makes it super easy to line up and get the perfect inked image.

Art Gallery Bundle with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The coordinating dies cut out the images so you can get that perfect border around the edge of the stamped image. The bloom is popped up on dimensionals, as is the sentiment.

Art Gallery Bundle with Flower & Field DSP by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Products:
Stamps: Art Gallery [154421]; Art Gallery Bundle [156227]
Dies: Floral Gallery Dies [154316]
Cardstock: Basic Black [121688], Flirty Flamingo [141421], Whisper (Basic) White [106549]
Designer Paper: Flower & Field DSP [155223] earn free during Sale-a-bration
Ink: Soft Seam Foam [147102], Flirty Flamingo [147052], Poppy Parade [147050]
Other: Trimmer [152392], Multipurpose Glue [110755], Dimensionals [104430], Mini Cut & Emboss Machine [150673], Stamparatus [148187]

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Colour Creations Showcase – Mossy Meadow – Basket of Blooms

AWHT Colour Creations Showcase

Each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Showcase to bring you creative inspiration to showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

Week 29 – Mossy Meadow

This is our last colour for 2020, but we will continue mid-January 2021 with the remainder of the SU colours, after a much deserved break!

I really struggled coming up with something using Mossy Meadow – I think it is the darkness of it that throws me, but that is the challenge with this showcase. We all have our preferred colours and some we don’t warm to as much, and this is one of mine 😁

When I can’t figure out what to do, I head to the Stampin’ Up! colour coach for ideas and I selected the middle combination: Mossy Meadow – Flirty Flamingo Coastal Cabana

Mossy Meadow

I haven’t created too much with the Basket of Blooms stamp set so I thought that might be a good place to start, seeing as there is foliage for Mossy Meadow! I started by stamping the foliage once, then again without reinking, and instead of using markers to colour it, I used the Blending Brushes to add a softer layer of this dark colour. The Rectangle Stitched dies were used to cut it out. Using the Decorative Mask, I sponged the background and the edges.

Basket of Blooms for CCS Mossy Meadow by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020

Of course the blooms had to be Flirty Flamingo for that lovely pop of colour and I used the coordinating punch to cut them out. They also have Wink of Stella on them and some faceted gems in the centres.

Basket of Blooms for CCS Mossy Meadow by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2020 close up

The pot is stamped in Coastal Cabana on white card and coloured with blending brushes
(coming soon) before being fussy cut. I also sponged the ink behind where the pot would sit for some shading. I splattered Wink of Stella across the Masked Mossy Meadow layer before adding the centre panel. It really gives the card that extra sparkle!

Basket of Blooms for CCS Mossy Meadow by Kate Morgan Stampin' Up Australia 2020

Please head over to Cathy’s blog to see the full list of participants in this week’s Colour Creations Showcase. We would love for you to visit each one and leave some comments if you feel inspired.

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2020-2021 Annual Catalogue ends 3 May 2021
2020 August-December Mini Catalogue ends 4 January 2021
2021 January – June Mini Catalogue coming soon!

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