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Flowering Tulips

Today I have the pretty Tulip Fields Bundle [Tulip Fields stamp set & Windmill Fields dies]. Purchase this bundle and you can select an item for FREE during Saleabration!

As soon as I saw this bundle, I knew I had to have it. It reminds me of our day trips to Tesselaar Tulip Festival in Silvan.

My card base is Mint Macaron with some Basic White cloud die cuts. The tulips layers are Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight and Highland Heather with dimensionals between the layers for depth.

Tulip Fields with windmill by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia JJMini2022

The windmill is cut from the Cork specialty paper for the base and then Soft Suede card for the top layer and the blades. The blades are attached with a brass brad so they can spin!

Tulip Fields with windmill by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia JJMini2022.

On the inside, I added a white insert with a simple sentiment (Flowering Tulips stamp set) and some more of the same colour smaller tulip border dies. The sentiment on the front is from the Flowering Tulips set also and cut with the Dual Oval Punch.

Tulip Fields with windmill by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia JJMini2022 inside

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CCBH Old Olive: Thank You Flowering Tulips

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Week 32 – Old Olive

Tonight’s card features the Flowering Tulips Bundle [Flowering Tulips stamp set & Tulips dies].

My card base is Old Olive with a layer of Harvest Meadow DSP (oops it’s retired), but you could use any patterned paper. The next layer is some of the new Vellum Layering Designs but I didn’t glue this down until I had the tulips etc adhered on top of it, so I knew where to add my adhesive so it doesn’t show through.

Flowering Tulips thank you card for Old Olive CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Auatralia 2022

The tulips are die cut with the Simply Marbleous DSP (free item during Saleabration with qualifying order), and the leaves with Old Olive card.

The sentiment is stamped in Old Olive ink onto Basic White card and die cut using the Give It a Whirl dies, and popped up on dimensionals.

Again, I have added my favourite Brushed Brass Butterflies, as they are the perfect embellishment, especially for a garden scene!

Flowering Tulips thank you card for Old Olive CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Auatralia 2022.

I also made a second card using the Count on Me stamp set and the Inspiring Canopy dies to create this pretty scene. The Thick Basic White card base is coloured using Blending Brushes with Old Olive at the base. I die cut the clouds using the Basic Borders dies and used it to create the clouds at the top with Pool Party ink.

The trees were initially die cut in Thick Basic White card, so I had to colour the trunks with the Crumb Cake Blends Combo Pack. The leaves were die cut in Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive and adhered with glue and black dimensionals. The Sun is coloured with Daffodil Delight ink and a Blending Brush before die cutting and adhering with glue.

Count on Me & Inspiring Canopy card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The koalas are stamped and fussy cut with Paper Snips and coloured using the Watercolour Pencils and Blender Pens. The fox is stamped and coloured using Blender Pens with Cajun Craze ink (a colour I hardly ever used, but is perfect for my fox!).

Count on Me & Inspiring Canopy card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

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Bouquet of Love

Tonight’s focus is on the amazing Bouquet of Love Hybrid Folder which also includes a heart die and sits inside the folder to cut at the same time as embossing the cardstock!!! Yes, it is amazing!

This first card is very dramatic – it started off being a Blushing Bride card, but I found it a little underwhelming. I placed the embossed piece back into the folder and inked the opposite side of the folder with Black Memento ink. Carefully, I closed the folder and ran it back through my machine and wow, what a result. I wanted it a little darker though, so repeated the process and here is the result.

Bouquet of Love Hybrid folder inked by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

I glued it to a layer of Basic Black card, which is how I got that black heart in the centre. Then I glued it to the Blushing Bride card. Next I added the gingham ribbon bow, die cut the flowers/leaves and stamped a sentiment. These were all added with Mutipurpose Glue and the ribbon with a Glue Dot. Oops, I just realised that one of the Irridescent Rhinestone Jewels has fallen off the larger flower.

Bouquet of Love Hybrid folder inked by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 feature

On the inside, I added a white panel and simply glued the heart to the centre which was the piece that cut out in the first run through the die cutting & embossing machine.

Bouquet of Love Hybrid folder inked by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 inside

This next card is just simply embossed and die cut and then I placed a piece of the Abstract Beauty Specialty DSP behind the heart. Then I mount this onto a piece of Blushing Bride card. I added a small piece of white ribbon from the top of the heart snd up over the top of the card and adhered it behind before gluing onto the Thick Basic White card base.

Bouquet of Love Hybrid folder by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

I tied a bow with the same ribbon and adhered it with a glue dot. Basic Rhinestone Jewels were the last to be added to finish it off with a bit of bling! The inside was decorated the same as the previous card. I deliberately left a sentiment off this card, as it could be used for so many different occasions from Wedding, Anniversary, Birthday to Mother’s Day!

Bouquet of Love Hybrid folder by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 feature

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Mossy Meadow Blog Hop: Daffodil Daydream

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Week 30 – Mossy Meadow

Tonight as we enter the new 2022 year, we are returning to continue our Stampin’ Up! colours with Mossy Meadow.  As the new January – June Mini Catalogue and Sale-a-bration began yesterday, this Daffodil Daydream Bundle is one that will surely be popular!

Daffodil Daydream card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

My card base is Basic White with a layer of the Abstract Beauty 4″ x 6″ DSP, then a layer of the Vellum Layering Designs that come in 12″ x 12″ sheets. The daffodil image is placed in the Stamparatus and I used my Stampin’ Write Markers (Daffodil Delight & Mossy Meadow) direct to the red rubber image. You can repeat this process to get the desired colour and if you have missed any section of the image. To colour the centre of the image, I used the Wink of Stella with Mossy Meadow ink for the leaves and Daffodil Delight and Pumpkin Pie Blends Combo packs for the flowers.

Daffodil Daydream card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 close up

The image is die cut using the coordinating dies and popped up on Dimensionals. I die cut a smal butterfly in Mossy Meadow card and lifted the wings with my fingers so it looks as though it is fluttering. A Gold Shimmer Ribbon bow is added with Tombo Multipurpose glue.

On the inside, I simply added the small offcut of DSP from the front layer. I just love how this Abstract Beauty 4″ x 6″ DSP is almost the perfect size for our card layers!

Daffodil Daydream card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

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Friendly Hello with Layering Masks

Tomorrow is the big day with the release of the January – June Mini catalogue and Saleabration to earn free product with qualifying orders!!! Do you have your copies of these catalogues?

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Today’s card features product from both of these catalogues; the Friendly Hello stamp set and DSP Bundle is one of the items you can select for free with a $180 product order.

The Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks are used with the Blending Brushes to create this gorgeous centrepiece on a white Scalloped Contour die cut!

Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks birthday card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The ink colours used are: Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink, Soft Succulent & Evening Evergreen. I finished off with adding some of the 2021-2023 In Color Jewels.

Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

On the inside, more masking was added!

Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks birthday card inside by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

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Hello Ladybug Flip & Pop-Up Fancy Fold Card with Tutorial

Happy New Year and let’s hope that 2022 will be a year out of lockdowns and some sort of normality. We can only hope that it will be better than the past two years!

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Today’s fancy fold card features the new Hello Ladybug stamp set and coordinating Ladybug Punch from the upcoming January-June Mini catalogue, available to purchase on 4th January 2022!

Hello Ladybug Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2022

Open the card and check out the circle feature image – it pops up on the inside!

Hello Ladybug Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2022.

I was inspired by Leeann Greff who made a Christmas card in a similar design (see it here).

Hello Ladybug Fancy Fold card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2022 open

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Tulip Fields Birthday card

Today I have a gorgeous field of tulips on my card that I think will be extremely popular when the new January – June Mini catalogue becomes available on 4 January! During the first couple of months, Saleabration will also begin where you can earn FREE items with any $90+ product order!

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How amazing is this field of tulips card?!!! The clouds are actually some of the Simply Marbleous DSP that is one of the free items you can choose during Saleabration. If you purchase the Tulip Fields Bundle and the Brushed Brass Butterflies embellishments, you can get this DSP FREE!

The rows of tulips are stamped in Pale Papaya, Fresh Freshia and Polished Pink and cut with my Trimmer. I glued these to some Crumb Cake card and then cut it down to 7cm x 13.5cm to fit on the card front (10.5cm x 27cm, scored at 13.5cm), leaving a small gap at the bottom to create the illusion of a bike path.

Tulip Fields birthday card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The sentiment is actually from another new set which is part of the Flowering Fields Suite, called Flowering Tulips. The full sentiment is stamped on the inside of the card, which you can see below, but I wanted to say happy birthday on the front, rather than happier birthday, so I carefully inked up the first part of the sentiment to happ and stamped it onto white card. Then I cleaned the stamp well with my Simply Shammy and inked up the ‘y’ only from the word birthday and because they are clear photopolymer stamps, I could see through it to place it closely to the happ to create happy!!! Once I stamped the full image again, I fussy cut each word with paper snips, before adding with dimensionals to the card.

Tulip Fields birthday card close up by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

The fence and bike are die cut from Early Espresso card and adhered with Multipurpose Glue. How pretty are those Brushed Brass Butterflies embellishments which are self-adhesive to make them even easier to use!

This is the inside of the card where the full sentiment is stamped and the windmill and trees are stamped in Crumb Cake ink.

Tulip Fields inside birthday card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022

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Double Box Fancy Fold Card

This will be my last post before Christmas, so I am wishing you all a relaxed and lovely time over the silly season!

Today’s card features more of the Eden’s Garden Collection. This collection includes the Eden’s Garden Cling stamp set and Eden dies (can be purchased as a bundle to save more), the Ever Eden Specialty DSP, Garden Gems and Ever Eden Cotton Paper. Click here to see the entire collection.

Today I have created another fun Double Box Fancy Fold design similar to the one I shared recently. You can see that post here.

This card has a very general sentiment “Oh happy day!”.

Double Box Fancy Fold card using Eden's Garden Collection by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022.

Products:
Stamps & Coordinating Dies: Eden’s Garden stamp set & Eden dies, Butterfly Brilliance Stamp set & Brilliant Wings dies, Many Messages stamp set & Messages Die
Dies: Stitched Greenery die, Encircled in Beauty dies
DSP: Ever Eden 12″ x 12″
Card: Soft Succulent, Basic White, Gold Foil Sheets
Inks: Memento Black Ink, Soft Succulent
Other: Soft Succulent Blends Combo, Gilded Leafing, Tombo Multipurpose Glue, Cut & Emboss Machine, Trimmer, Gilded Leafing

Check out the gilded leafing on the butterfly!!

Double Box Fancy Fold card using Eden's Garden Collection by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2022 closeup

The construction of this card is similar to one I shared a few years ago, you can see it here.

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Sneak Peek of 2022 Mini catalogue product, In The Moment!

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

Week 26 – Melon Mambo

Tonight I have a little sneak peek of a new stamp set available in the 2022 Mini Catalogue, called In the Moment Cling Stamp Set.

In the Moment stamp set for Melon Mambo CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The main image is stamped in Black Memento ink and coloured with Stampin’ Blends Combo Markers. I stamped the image again onto some patterned paper (the same piece as the scalloped frame), fussy cut it and glued it to the stamped image. This technique is called Paper Piecing. Once this was done, I felt it needed a lovely blue sky, so I used the Blending Brushes with the Pool Party ink and the cloud shape from the Basic Borders dies to create the sky. I continued this to the bottom of the white card, as this lady is on a top balcony of a Gold Coast highrise apartment on holidays, enjoying a 5 o’clock wine (are you with me?!!) I think all this time in lockdown has me yearning for a holiday 😉

In the Moment stamp set for Melon Mambo CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 closeup

This is the inside with more clouds at the top, a sentiment and some scalloped edging at the bottom using the two patterned papers and the Scalloped Countours dies.

In the Moment stamp set for Melon Mambo CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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Sneak Peek Blessings of Home

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

Week 25 – Mango Melody

Tonight I am sharing a sneak peek of the new Heart & Home Collection; including the Blessings of Home stamp set, Flowers of Home dies, Heart & Home DSP and Classic Matte Dots which will be available in the new January–June 2022 Mini Catalogue available early in the new year. I was very fortunate to attend the OnStage (virtual) event last weekend for Stampin’ Up! Demonstrators only. This was one of the Collections that we could preorder last month to use during the event. Mango Melody is not one of the colours in the suite, but I thought it actually worked quite well with this particular patterned paper.

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Mango Melody is a very bright colour and not one I use a lot, but by using it with the watercolour technique, can create a softer tone. This is the only ink colour I used on these petals and Garden Green for the leaves and stem. The outline is stamped in Saddle Brown Stazon ink on Watercolour Paper. Some Wink of Stella was added to the centre of each flower.

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On the inside I added a layer of Mango Melody card under the white layer with an offcut of the same DSP from the front.

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The Square Vellum Doilies over the Garden Green die cut centre piece (Scalloped Contours dies) adds a layer for the image to really stand out. The sentiment is stamped in Mango Melody ink on white card and end ends cut at an angle before popping up on Mini Dimensionals.

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