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Sale·A·Bration Blog Hop with the Art with Heart Team

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Welcome to the first Art With Heart Blog Hop for 2020. This month we are featuring cards using the amazing products you can earn for free during our Sale-a-bration promotion.

Until 31 March 2020 for every $90 you spend on Stampin’ Up! products you will earn free products from our Sale-a-bration brochure.

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Hostess’ earn bonuses too! When you host a party with sales above $500 you receive this Little Ladybug set in addition to the usual Hostess benefits.

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Sale-a-bration also has a bonus for recruits joining during this promotion. For the joining fee of $169 you can choose your starter kit of products to the value of $235 plus receive the Mini Paper Cutter, 6″ x 6″ Designer Series Paper sampler and your choice of stamp set!

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If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Kimberley Hern. If you’re just joining, great! Use the “next” button at the end of my post to hop all the way around. Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post there is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

My chosen Sale-a-bration product to showcase tonight is the Happy Birthday to You stamp set, free with any $90 order. I just love the images in this 5 piece stamp set. The font of the sentiments is so feminine and it is so versatile for any occasion.

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This card is a lovely monotone in Crumb Cake and White. The layer is a piece of Crumb Cake card, cut 5mm smaller than the card front. I used the stunning Parisian Flourish 3D Embossing Folder to emboss the layer before gluing it to the card front.

The image is stamped twice onto Crumb Cake card in Versamark ink, White Emboss Powder added and heat set. I fussy cut the entire image out and then the second one, I just fussy cut the flowers & leaves, so I could layer them on top for extra dimension.

In the past I would have coloured the flowers with the Craft White Ink and an AquaPainter, however, I used the White Chalk Marker. It was so much easier!

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I added a few Rhinestones for some bling!

The inside I stamped the image in second generation stamping (stamped off once on plain paper before onto the card). The sentiment is stamped full strength.

Happy Birthday to You Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia inside

This next card is created exactly the same way, however, I added some colour with Stampin’ Blends Markers to the flowers for a beautiful spot of colour. I changed up the Rhinestones with Champagne ones!

Happy Birthday to You Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia colour

I even coloured the cake stand on this one to help it stand out more.

Happy Birthday to You Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia flowers

Here are both the cards, side by side. Which one is your favourite?

Happy Birthday to You Stampin Up Saleabration 2020 by Kate Morgan, Australia

Even better news, is that there will be coordinating dies for this stamp set which will be available next month!!! Yay, no more fussy cutting all those small flowers 😆

Birthday Dies

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the lovely, Sharon Davern.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below.

  1. Rebecca Jacovou
  2. Vicki Boucher
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Rachel Palmieri
  5. Kimberly Hern
  6. Kate Morgan
  7. Sharon Davern
  8. Rachel Woollard
  9. Ros Davidson
  10. Christina Barnes
  11. Sujatha Harding
  12. Andrea Sargent
  13. Catherine Proctor
  14. Michele Taylor

Happy Hopping!

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Best Dressed Arrow Fold Card

This Best Dressed Suite is so pretty and the Designer Paper is absolutely stunning. I love all the colours in it and today I have created an arrow fold card. I searched the internet for many different types of fancy fold cards and came up with this one. I couldn’t find one with instructions for Australian measurements, but it was pretty easy to work out!

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Colours: Purple Posy, Petal Pink, Mossy Meadow & Old Olive

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Aren’t these new Stitched So Sweetly dies gorgeous? I just love the stitching and the different shapes in the one set for beautiful layering. They were one of the first items into my shopping bag!

On the inside, I used the extra pieces of the DSP and some white card for adding a sentiment when required.

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Don’t forget to check out the new catalogues!

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2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2020 Mini catalogue & 2020 Saleabration brochure ends 2 June 2020

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Sneak Peek of Timeless Tropical

Tonight I have another sneak peek for some Tropical goodness available in the new Mini Catalogue starting on 3 January 2020!!!

The Tropical Oasis Suite is one not to miss. You can see loads of this suite used on this card; the Timeless Tropical stamp set, In the Topics dies, Coastal Weave 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Tropical Oasis Trinkets and the Braided Burlap Trim!

Tropical Oasis Suite by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia. Mini catalogue 2020

How gorgeous is that Coastal Weave embossing folder?!!! Oh my, I just adore it! I sponged the edges of this layer with a sponge dauber and Crumb Cake ink.

The Braided Burlap Ribbon is soft and at the ends, I pulled it gently so that it started to unravel for a more coastal feel. I tied one of the trinkets to it with some Linen Thread.

The Hibiscus flower is stamped in Lovely Lipstick ink and then I used a Blender Pen to gently move some of the colour around. This method was also used on the leaves (Garden Green ink). The centre of the flower is coloured with the Mango Melody Stampin’ Write Marker with some Wink of Stella on the stamen.

Tropical Oasis Suite by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia. Mini catalogue 2020.

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


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

Be sure to download a PDF copy from my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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New Supplies coming soon!
Timeless Tropical stamp set & In the Topics dies Bundle [153811]
Coastal Weave 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder [151503]
Tropical Oasis Trinkets [151253]
Braided Burlap Trim [151254]

Full list of products:

Stamps/Dies: Timeless Tropical Bundle
Card: Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Garden Green, Vellum
Inks: Garden Green, Lovely Lipstick, Crumb Cake
Other: Coastal Weave 3D TIEF, Linen Thread, Mango Melody Stampin’ Write Marker, Blender Pens, Braided Burlap Trim, Dimensionals, Wink of Stella, Multipurpose Adhesive, Sponge Dauber

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Sneak Peek of Timeless Tulips

One week to Christmas, where has this year gone? It has flown by so quickly and the kids finish school on Friday, so they will be around to help out prior to Christmas Day celebrations and my brother-in-laws home. What are you doing for Christmas?

Tonight I have a sneak peek of the Stamp set we received at OnStage last month, Timeless Tulips. It also has a coordinating punch, so no need to fussy cut the tulips, yay!

This is a Pear Pizzazz card base and then stamping onto Whisper White with Pear Pizzazz and Rococo Rose ink. Stamp 3 extra large tulips and 2 leaves and punch out. Add these with dimensionals once the card is put together. Linen thread is wrapped around twice and tied in a bow. The sentiment is also from the same set and added with mini dimensionals.

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I hope you are ready for Christmas, then early next year, Stampin’ Up!s Sale-a-bration begins!


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Red Roses for Christmas

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

We are back for another week of Heart of Christmas and again I am sharing the Christmastime is Here Suite.  

This Christmas Rose stamp set (#153944) and coordinating Roses dies (#152431) are super pretty and as you will see, when coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers, you can create some amazing Christmas projects. You can also purchase the Stamp set and dies as a bundle saving 10% (#153947), but they are only available while stocks last.

I really love the richness of this card and the pop of colour of the featured rose.

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Coloured with Stampin’ Blends Markers; Cherry Cobbler, Poppy Parade, Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake and Colour Lifter. The berries also have some Glittery Crystal Effects for added shine.

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The inside is decorated too with some more DSP, Gold Foil and the sentiment (Merry Christmas to All) is stamped in Poppy Parade ink.

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Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

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


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Peachy tones for Christmas time

Tonight I am sharing the Christmastime is Here Suite, only available while stocks last, so make sure you add it to your cart now if you are thinking of purchasing it. My card tonight is not so Chrismassy though and I wanted to show you that it can be used for other occasions!

This Christmas Rose stamp set (#153944) and coordinating Roses dies (#152431) are available as a bundle saving 10% (#153947) or individually.

I deliberately haven’t added a sentiment to this card, as I was experimenting with different colours. I used to love the Just Joey roses at my mums house as they were this very soft peachy pink colour. I have used Petal Pink for mine.

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Can you see all the glitter on the roses? It’s a little hard to see in the photo, but when I was adding the Wink of Stella to the purple berries and the pine cones, my Wink of Stella got flowing a bit too quickly and I ended up with glitter on my fingers. So I just rubbed my fingers over the rose petals! I love the soft effect it adds.

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


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Christmas product for a rosey birthday

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Even thought this is a Christmas suite of products, it doesn’t have to necessarily be used for Christmas cards. I am sharing a card tonight that I have made for a family member who loves flowers, especially roses and as soon as I saw this paper I knew it had to be used for her birthday card. This card is super simple and for the Beginner Stamper in mind, as it is mainly using the gorgeous Designer Paper as the focus.

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Using another of the Ornate Frames Dies adds a gorgeous filigree pattern for the sentiment to be stamped in metallic ink.  Wrapping some Gold ribbon around the centre over the paper joins and adding a bow in the same ribbon.

Birthday card using Christmastime is Here Suite, Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2019 by Kate Morgan, Australia

The inside of the card has some more of the same Designer Paper glued to a strip of Cherry Cobbler card and glued to some Whisper White card.

Birthday card using Christmastime is Here Suite, Stampin Up Holiday catalogue 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia inside

Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

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


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

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Christmastime is Here Suite in a Z Fold design

Heart of Christmas Blog Hop 2019

Have you heard about the Christmastime is Here Suite? It is available for the month of November, but only while stocks last. You can purchase all of the items with one order code (153947) or you can choose individual items!

ITEM DESCRIPTION PRICE
152156 Gold 1/4″ (6.4 mm) Shimmer Ribbon $12.25
152155 Gold Glitter Enamel Dots $14.00
152154 Christmastime is Here Specialty Designer Series Paper $25.00
152159 Charming Rose Bracelet $38.00
152144 Roses Dies $52.00
152431 Christmas Rose Stamp Set $66.00
153944 Christmas Rose Bundle $106.00
153947 Christmastime is Here Suite Bundle (everything above) $195.25

Today I will be sharing a Z fold card using the gorgeous 12″ x 12″ Specialty Designer Series Paper. I have fussy cut this image on the front from one of the sheets of DSP (yes, no colouring required)! I used another piece of DSP for the inside of the card, with a strip of Gold Foil.

The front panel, I stamped the sentiment in Cherry Cobbler ink before embossing it with the Tufted 3D Embossing Folder. The image was glued on and two of the Gold Glitter Enamel Dots added.

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Look at the gold lines of the petals!!! It is super shiny and adds so much class to the richness of the colours in these roses.

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The card fully open is just as pretty and there is plenty of room for your Christmas message.

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Click here to see the other ladies’ Heart of Christmas inspiration!

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


2019-2020 Annual Catalogue ends 2 June 2020

2019 Holiday catalogue ends 2 January 2020

Be sure to download a PDF copy from my SU Catalogue Library page today.


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Art with Heart Blog Hop: featuring Embossing Folders

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Welcome to another Art With Heart Blog Hop. This month we are featuring Stampin’ Up’s! versatile range of Embossing Folders. There are new Embossing Folders available in every Stampin’ Up! catalogue and they are an inexpensive way of adding WOW to your projects. Currently there are 24 different Embossing Folders in the range.

Tonight we plan on showing you lots of ideas on how to use these folders.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Sujatha Harding. If you’re just joining, great! Use the “next” button at the end of my post to hop all the way around. Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post there is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

My first project uses many of the Stampin’ Up! Dynamic Textured Embossing Folders all in the one card. By just using 5 panels embossed with a different folder, gives loads of interest and texture to this card. On top of that, I have added the Heirloom Frames & 3D Embossing Folder!

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The Purple Posy ink is now in stock and it is such a glorious colour. I have stamped the daisy four times with the ink before punching with the Medium Daisy Punch. Then I punched a couple of scallop circles from a retired punch and cut into each of the scallops to create petals, using fingers to create the curl. I added a pearl to the centre and a velum leaf underneath. The sentiment (Woven Heirloom stamp) is stamped onto White Vellum and glued behind the frame.

Blog Hop featuring Embossing folders using Stampin Up 2019 catalogue products by Kate Morgan Australia

My next project is a 12″ x 12″ scrapbook page using the Pigment Sprinkles; the perfect product for this particular page. My 10 year old had so much fun at the recent Colour Explosion Fun Run held at her school. Look at that smile, it says it all!

The pigment Sprinkles can be quite messy to use and you need the smallest amount to create vibrant backgrounds. I sprinkled all the different colours onto the page and then used the Spritzer to add water and spread the colour.

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Here is a close up of the embossed frame. I just had to create a page for her to remember the day in future years to look back on and have fond memories.

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For best results when using the Stampin’ Up! 3D Embossing Folders; use the 3D Embossing Folder Plate; it adds a little more oomph to your die sandwich to make those 3D designs pop.

3D embossing Folder Plate
3D embossing Folder Plate $17.50 (149658)

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

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the lovely, Rachel Woollard.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below.

  1. Kate Morgan < you are here >

  2. Rachel Woollard

  3. Rebecca Jacovou

  4. Sharon Davern

  5. Vicki Boucher

  6. Tina Gillespie

  7. Claire Daly

  8. Catherine Proctor

  9. Caroline Manwaring

  10. Rachel Palmieri

  11. Andrea Sargent

  12. Sujatha Harding

Happy Hopping!

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Art with Heart Blog Hop featuring DSP

AWHT DSP Blog Hop 2019

Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing amazing projects featuring Stampin’ Up! Designer Series Paper, most of which is in the current promotions where you can buy 3 packs of Designer Series Paper and receive 1 pack for free! Only available until 30 September!

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For more information about the promotion, contact any of the ladies on the blog hop and we will be happy to help you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Sharon Davern. If you’re just joining, great! Use the “next” button at the end of my post to hop all the way around. Blog Hops are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post there is a link to the next one. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

Project #1 This Woven Threads DSP is just stunning and features the new In Colours. I have chosen the piece with Seaside Spray and Terracotta Tile. By punching the pieces of DSP and gluing them down with a small gap between them, creates this wonderful effect. The ribbon and the Ornate Frames Dies are from the Holiday catalogue and coordinate perfectly. These dies are part of the Halloween suite, however I love them on their own with other stamped sentiments.

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Project #2 The Perennial Essence DSP is stunning and reflects Monet’s artworks. Having studied art at school, this was the first DSP added to my list. The Floral Essence Bundle coordinates with it and I added the flower to the bottom corner, so the DSP is the showcase. 

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Here is a closer look at the Delicata Golden Glitz inkpad on the vellum. I wasn’t sure how well it would dry and I was impatient, so I added clear embossing powder and heat set it. I was amazed that the glimmer still showed through so well!

DSP Blog Hop using Stampin Up Perennial Essence DSP by Kate Morgan Australia Art with Heart 2019.

Project #3 This card is a CASE (Copy & Share Everything) from a card on page 132 of the Annual Catalogue, although I have changed up lots of the products. The See a Silhouette DSP is so bold and bright and I found this pattern very overpowering, but by cutting the images out, you produce something wonderful! I adore these Heirloom 3D Frames too for the embossed background.

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

As you can see there are so many wonderful DSP packs in this Buy 3 Get 1 Free special. I have shown you 3 of them! Hurry, the special ends on 30 September 2019!

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

Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, my dear friend and Sydney team member, Catherine Proctor.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below.

  1. Christina Barnes

  2. Vicki Boucher

  3. Tina Gillespie

  4. Rachel Woollard

  5. Rebecca Jacovou

  6. Sharon Davern

  7. Kate Morgan

  8. Catherine Proctor

  9. Caroline Manwaring

  10. Sujatha Harding

Happy Hopping!

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