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Versamark Resist Technique with Paint Play

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a card using the Versamark resist technique. It is really simple but effective. Start with glossy white card and stamp the flowers with Versamark ink. Let it sit for a few minutes, while you score your Night of Navy card and cut a strip of Berry Burst and Powder pink. Glue these together and then stamp the sentiment for the retiring Butterfly Basics stamp set in Night of Navy ink.

Versamark Resist Technique using Stampin Up Butterfly Basics, Paint Play by Kate Morgan, Australia

Now the glossy card has had a bit of time to rest, it will still be sticky, but you can now go and ink up the sponge brayer and apply across the entire gloss card. Once you have the desired coverage, using a piece of paper towel, rub in circular motions to remove the ink from the versamark images. Cut the glossy card down to size and glue to the base card. Add the sentiment strip.

Versamark Resist Technique using Stampin Up Butterfly Basics, Paint Play by Kate Morgan, Australia. 2018

To finish it off, I added some of the Glitter enamel dots, they are so divine and add that little bit of sparkle. I also added a Berry Burst Bitty Bow.

Both of the stamp sets and the embellishments will be retiring and are only available while stocks last. Be sure to add them to your shopping cart now.

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


2018 Occasions catalogue ends 31st May 2018
2017-2018 Annual Catalogue ends 31st May 2018
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Really going to miss this little bunny…

Dear Crafters,

Today I share a card using mainly products that will be retiring on 31 May and will be selling fast over the coming weeks.

Here is one of my favourite colour combinations and two of these will be retiring 😦

I was a bit sad that this cute little bunny stamp set was retiring, but it is one that I will be hanging on to. It is so versatile, it is great for baby cards as well as Easter!

Sweet Little Something Bunny card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia.JPG

It may be easier to tell you what product isn’t retiring (not including tools, eg Big Shot): whisper white cardstock, classic label punch and the sahara sand, crumb cake & soft suede inks. That’s all, everything else is only available while stocks last!

I am really going to miss those Lots of Labels dies too, I use them loads 😦

I did use the Stamparatus to stamp the bunny as I made a few of these cards. It’s so much quicker to have the stamps lined up and then you just change the plates each time to stamp. More on that though once the Stamparatus is available on 1 June 🙂

The sponging around the edge of the die cut was done with Pink Pirouette and then a lighter layer of Rose Red just on the edges. Isn’t is pretty?!!!

Sweet Little Something Bunny card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2018

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


2018 Occasions catalogue ends 31st May 2018
2017-2018 Annual Catalogue ends 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a PDF copy from my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Heart of Happiness

Dear Crafters,

It’s getting exciting now, as many Stampin’ Up! demonstrators are heading away this week for the OnStage events around the country. I am heading to Sydney on Friday afternoon for Saturday’s event at Luna Park. We will be honoured to have Sara Douglass, CEO of Stampin’ Up! at our event, so we are very lucky to have her host our event.

I won’t be able to share any of the fun until Tuesday 10th April when the spoiler alert ban is lifted, but this event is where we get to see lots of new product that will be in the upcoming Annual catalogue. It is such an exciting time of year!

Today I share some more hearts from the Heart Happiness and Sure Do Love You Bundle in the Occasions catalogue. Even though Sale-a-bration is over for another year, the Occasions catalogue still runs through to the end of May!

I love how these stamp sets coordinate and can be used for so many different things, not just Valentines Day. Today’s card can be used for a Birthday or a thank you…. with the sentiment, Just for you, it can be anything you want it to be.

Heart Happiness & Sure Do Love You Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate, Australia.

I love this colour combination of Powder Pink, Melon Mambo and Whisper White together. By just adding some simple layers, you can create a wonderful effect. The tiny hearts are stamped to create a more interesting background.

Heart Happiness & Sure Do Love You Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate Australia.

and that Decorative Ribbon Border Punch adds extra interest.

Heart Happiness & Sure Do Love You Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Craft with Kate, Australia

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


Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue from my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Shaker card using Mini Embroidery Hoops

Dear Crafters,

Today’s card uses the mini embroidery hoops that are in the Occasions catalogue on page 14. To be honest, I really didn’t know what to do with them, but they were so cute I bought them anyway. I decided to make mine into a shaker card!

Embroidery hoop shaker card using Sweet Soiree, Basket Weave TIEF, Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstator, Australia.

I used the larger of the two embroidery hoops and glued a circle of window sheet to the front. In the meantime I continued putting together the rest of the card. Once the hoop was dry, I was able to add the sequins in a little pile behind and glue the hoop over the top onto the card.

Embroidery hoop shaker card using Sweet Soiree, Basket Weave TIEF, Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstator, Australia.

Don’t you love that new embossing folder? It is the Basket Weave dynamic TIEF which is one of the 2nd release Saleabration items, but it will be carrying over into the new Annual catalogue in June!

Embroidery hoop shaker card using Sweet Soiree, Basket Weave TIEF, Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstator, Australia

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

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!! Here’s a quick glance at the Sale-a-bration products for 2018:

2018SaleabrationProducts.jpg

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochures on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Celebrate with Cake Soiree

Dear Crafters,

Today I share the 3rd card we made at my class last Saturday using the Cake Soiree Bundle & Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper. Because we had some late cancellations, we ended up with a smaller class, so for this final card, I allowed the ladies to choose their own Designer Paper pattern and colours. I made this first card and then let them get their creativity on!!!!

Cake Soiree Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstator, Australia

and here are the class attendees cards:

this first one was made with an engagement in mind (the DSP is the retired, Bundle of Love Specialty DSP)

Cake Soiree Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstator, Australia Andrea

this one uses Calypso Coral and Bermuda Bay tones

Cake Soiree Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstator, Australia Dallas

this one is predominantly Calypso Coral

Cake Soiree Bundle Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstator, Australia Marcelle

The ladies were enjoying colouring using the Blender Pens and ink pads, where I showed them how you can get some great shading and depth with the variation of colour, by adding more when needed.

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

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!!

There’s also some new Sale-a-bration freebies added as a second release. Be sure to check them out by clicking on the picture below to download your copy.SALEABRATION_2ND_RELEASE_2018.jpg

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Blossoming Basket Bundle & Hello Stamparatus

Dear Crafters,

Today I share the new Level 2 items in the latest release Sale-a-bration brochure (see below). This is a bundle with any $180+ order that you can select for FREE. It is the Blossoming Basket stamp set and the coordinating Basket Weave Dynamic Textured Embossing Folder which are just stunning!

Blossoming Basket & Basket Weave TIEF Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia.

I am so excited, my Stamparatus (stamp positioning tool) which will be available in the upcoming Annual Catalogue, arrived this week just in time to create this card.

Stamparatus

I was able to stamp the basket using the right side plate and then the sentiment, butterfly and the tag on the top plate, stamping all 3 images at once!!! How cool is that?!!!

The images were stamped with Archival Black ink onto Shimmery White card.  I used the blender pen with inkpads to colour the images, to allow for the required shading I wanted.

Blossoming Basket & Basket Weave TIEF Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

I loved how this card turned out, so I wanted to share it with my class ladies on Saturday. They were stunned with the Stamparatus and also loved this bundle. I allowed them to colour their image with whatever tones they liked. They chose Berry Burst, Calypso Coral, Wisteria Wonder & Perfect Plum.  Which one is your favourite?

Blossoming Basket & Basket Weave TIEF & Stamparatus, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia DIY Class

Click here to see more about this product bundle on YouTube.

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

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free Level 1 item from the Sale-a-bration brochure or spend $180+ to select a Level 2 item, such as the bundle featured in this post. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!!

There’s also some new Sale-a-bration freebies added as a second release. Be sure to check them out by clicking on the picture below to download your copy.

SALEABRATION_2ND_RELEASE_2018.jpg

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

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Pastels, Just for You with Sweet Soiree

Dear Crafters,

Here we are in March and it’s the last month of Sale-a-bration. Be sure to place your order by the end of March to select your FREE product with every $90 order from the Saleabration brochure!

Today I share a pretty pastel card using the Sweet Soiree Specialty Designer Series Paper from the Occasions catalogue.

Sweet Soiree SDSP Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan Independent Demonstrator Australia

I love the Petal Pair Embossing folders and using them across one section of the So Saffron card, especially coordinating with this Designer Paper!

The Sweet Soiree Embellishments Kit has so many different bits and pieces, and today I’ve used the vellum pieces which I coloured with Stampin Blends to coordinate with the DSP.

Sweet Soiree SDSP Stampin Up Occasions 2018 by Kate Morgan, Independent Demonstrator, Australia

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

When you spend $90+ during Sale-a-bration, you get to choose 1 free item from the Sale-a-bration brochure. Go on, have a look, you know you want to!!!

There’s also some new Sale-a-bration freebies added as a second release. Be sure to check them out by clicking on the picture below to download your copy.SALEABRATION_2ND_RELEASE_2018.jpg

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Join my team during Sale-a-bration and get even more rewards!
Standard Starter Kit + more stamps during Sale-a-bration.
FIRST – Choose $235 in Stampin’ Up! Products for just $169!
SECOND – Choose TWO additional FREE stamp sets*, that’s up to a $174 value!

*You may choose only stamp sets from the annual or occasions catalogues (bundles, kits, Sale-a-bration items cannot be selected as free stamp sets for this promotion).

Sale-a-bration period to earn FREE product: 3rd January – 31st March 2018
Occasions catalogue period: 3rd January – 31st May 2018
Be sure to download a copy of the Occasions catalogue and the Sale-a-bration brochure on my SU Catalogue Library page today.


Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

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