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It’s almost Easter… and that can only mean 1 thing, right?

It’s almost Easter and time for some chocolate treats that I packaged up for my latest class ladies who attended!

2017-2019 In Colours by Kate Morgan, Independent Stampin Up Demonstrator Australia

I am using Lemon Lime Twist card stock with the Gingham Gala DSP and the cute little bunny and sentiment from the Fable Friends stamp set.

Lemon Lime Twist is one of the soon to retire In Colours and I will actually be a little sad when it goes. The other In Colours leaving soon are Powder Pink, Berry Burst, Tranquil Tide and Fresh Fig.

Anyway, for my project, I made these cute little Easter Boxes and put a little chocolate bunny inside. I mean, who doesn’t love chocolate right?! I stamped the images with Gray Granite ink and coloured it with Powder Pink Stampin’ Write Marker.

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Here’s the side view:

Easter Treat Box with Fable Friends Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up, Australia

I recently bought myself a little electric mobility scooter, because I cannot drive due to my MS (although I’m working on that, learning to drive with hand controls) and saving like mad to get the car converted with a little help from my friends via Go Fund Me.

So I took my little scooter out recently all the way to the shops to see what Aldi had to offer in the way of Easter eggs, and I found these cute bunnies which fit perfectly into this little box!

Easter Treat Box with Fable Friends Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.

Here are some of the other colours I made for my class ladies:

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Easter Blog Hop for the Art with Heart Team

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects with an Easter theme. Don’t forget, Sale-a-bration ends on 31 March! There is still time to earn free product with purchase or even join our Stampin’ Up! team. Ask any of the girls on the hop for more details.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from the talented, Sue Madex. 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 Easter projects tonight have a heavy focus on the soon to retire In Colours 2017-2019.

Stampin’ Up! 2017-2019 In Colours

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I adore the Fable Friends stamp set and just had to use it for my Easter projects. This card is created using the paper piecing technique. This is where you stamp onto some pretty designer paper and then cut sections of it out and glue to another stamped image. You can see I’ve done it with the ducks jacket and top of her hat! I used the pretty Needlepoint Nook Designer Series Paper. I love the Rectangle stitched framelits and the Silver Glimmer edging was cut with the Decorative Border Punch. The sentiment is created using the Well Said stamp set and coordinating Well Written framelits (purchase these together as the bundle to save 10%).

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Here’s a closer look!  I used my Blender Pen with the inkpads to add some Gray Granite to her feathers, Pineapple Punch for her beak and feet and Powder Pink for the hat and ribbon around her neck. The grass is stamped with Lemon Lime Twist and then I sponged some of the same colour using a sponge dauber. I also did this for the sky with Balmy Blue ink.

Easter Blog Hop with Fable Friends, Paper Piecing, Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up, Australia

My next project is a Divided Gift Box with 3 sections in it and a window in the top to entice you inside!  The tag was simply created using the Well Said bundle as used in the first project. I had to tie some of this gorgeous variegated ribbon around it too.

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Ooh and look what’s inside?!!! I mean, who doesn’t love a little chocolate treat at this time of year?!!!

Divided Easter Treat Box open by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia

What you need to make this box:
Base: 14.5cm x 14.5cm, score at 2.5cm on all 4 side
Lid: 14.8cm x 14.8cm, score at 2.5cm on all 4 side
To cut the window in the centre of the lid, place it in your Stampin’ Trimmer lining the left side at 3.8cm. Lift the cutting arm and move the blade to 3.8cm, place down onto the cardstock and cut to 11cm. Rotate & repeat this on the other 3 sides.
Window Sheet: 9cm x 9cm glue to inside of lid once it’s put together.
Insert 1: 14cm x 9.3cm, score at 4.5cm, 7cm, 9.5cm
Insert 2: 14cm x 4.5cm, score at 4.5cm, 7cm, 9.5cm

Thanks for visiting tonight. A full list of products can be found at the end of the post.


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

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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. Catherine Proctor
  2. Caroline Manwaring 
  3. Sue Madex
  4. Kate Morgan
  5. Ros Davidson
  6. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
  7. Rachel Palmieri
  8. Rebecca Jacovou
  9. Judy May
  10. Rachel Woollard 
  11. Christina Barnes
  12. Tina Gillespie 
  13. Vicki Boucher 

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Gift Purse with Belly Band with instructions

Tonight, I have the cute gift purse with Belly Band closure that I shared with you for our last Blog Hop, but I didn’t provide instructions at the time in such a long post. So here is a refresher on the purse with my tutorial (Australian measurements) at the end of the post.

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia.

How beautiful are these wax seals? Perfect embellishment for the centre of the Belly Band!

Gift Purse using Stampin Up Floral Romance DSP Occasions 2019 by Kate Morgan Australia

and our notes fit perfectly inside!

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Here’s a copy of my PDF written Gift Purse Tutorial! If you make one, I would love your feedback and to see your design, however please give credit where credit is due if you post yours on social media xx

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Double Pocket Teabag holder

It’s almost Christmas Day and tomorrow we have all the family and extended family coming to our house to celebrate!

These Double Pocket Teabag holders make a cute little token gift with a tea bag and a small chocolate in pretty Christmas papers. Each one uses a piece of 6″ x 6″ DSP (I have used Under the Mistletoe DSP) and some Linen Thread to hold it together, no glue!

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Treat holder with Teagbag by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia.

For instructions to make this click here for video by Brenda Keenan.

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Frame with Interchangeable ‘O’

Today I am sharing the project we made at my class on Thursday and the ladies had a great time making them. I allowed them to make up to 5 each and choose their own colours. Below are all the examples I had for them to choose from!

I got the frames from KMart and started by removing the glass. I cut a piece of Whisper White card to 8″x6″ and scored it across the page at every 1/2″. Not sure if you can see that in the photo? I placed this back in the frame, then the glass and the other pieces that it came with before putting the backing piece in. Having the scored lines allowed me to line up the H, M, E, leaving a space for the interchanging ‘O’. These were die cut using the Large Letters Framelits dies. Each of the ‘O’s were die cut using either the Layering Circle Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits or the Stitched Shapes Framelits dies. Behind the ‘O’ is a magnet glued to the white card. Behind each ‘O’ I have added some Magnet tape.

Under each photo below I will list the decorating products and colours used.

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Autumn using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Autumn: Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive, Gold & Copper Foil, Subtle TIEF, Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies, Gold Ribbon

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Winter using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Winter: Balmy Blue, Whisper White, Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies, Glitter Enamel Dot

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Spring using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Spring: Highland Heather, Daffodil Delight, Old Olive, Delightful Daisy stamp set, Daisy Punch, Leaf Punch, 1/2″ Circle punch, Wink Of Stella, Daffodil Delight Ink

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Summer using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Summer: Flirty Flamingo, Daffodil Delight, Pool Party, Whisper White, Seaside TIEF, Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Christmas Reindeer using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Christmas: Granny Apple Green, Whisper White, Dashing Deer Bundle, Versamark Ink, Copper Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Lovely Lipstick Ribbon

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Easter Bunny using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Easter: Flirty Flamingo, Gray Granite, Whisper White, Stamparatus, Best Bunny Bundle, Gray Granite ink, Flirty Flamingo & Basic Black Stampin’ Write Markers

and then there are some extras just for fun!

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Butterfly using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Butterfly: Basic Black, Garden Impressions Designer Paper, Springtime Impressions Thinlits dies, Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint, AquaPainter

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Love using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Heart for Valentine or Wedding: Balmy Blue, Vellum, Rose Glimmer paper, Starburst Punch

HOME frame with interchanging 'O' Halloween using Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Halloween: Highland Heather, Toil & Trouble Designer Series Paper

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Christmas Decoration with Joyous Noel

Here I am again with another creation using my favourite Designer Paper, Joyous Noel Specialty DSP. This time, I have made a Christmas Decoration to hang on the Christmas tree this December.

Christmas Decoration Ornament using Stampin Up Joyous Noel DSP by Kate Morgan Australia Holiday catalogue 2018

If you are not into fiddly things, then this may not be the decoration for you, but I had to give one a try as they looked very different to anything else I had seen before. I don’t think I will be making loads of them to put on my tree though 😉

You can watch a YouTube video with all the instructions here!

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Heart of Christmas: Paper Angels

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Today, I am sharing a cute paper angel that I have made using the Dashing Along designer series paper.

Paper Angel using Stampin Up Dashing Along DSP by Kate Morgan Melbourne Australia Christmas Holiday catalogue 2018

Isn’t she cute?!

These would look amazing hanging on the Christmas tree or even hanging from a bottle of Champagne to give as a gift to someone this festive season!

Paper Angel using Stampin Up Dashing Along DSP by Kate Morgan, Australia Holiday catalogue 2018

We will be making these at my Christmas classes, so if you would like instructions, please join me at a class to learn how they are made!

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Blog Hop: My favourite products in the Holiday catalogue!

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Tonight the Art with Heart team are sharing creative projects featuring products from the Holiday Catalogue. We hope our blog hop inspires you to get creative and make some fabulous Christmas creations. If you would like a copy of the Holiday Catalogue, contact any of the girls on the blog hop and we will get in touch with you.

If you’re already hopping, then you just came to me from June Kempster. 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!

I am using some of my favourite products from this catalogue; Dashing Deer Bundle and the Joyous Noel Designer Series Paper with its stunning copper foil accents. I also love the new Joyous Noel Glimmer paper in 6″ x 6″ and in 3 colours; Merry Merlot, Copper and Tranquil Tide. I have used 2 of these in my projects today!

My first project is a card using Gray Granite as the base. I would never think to use this colour for Christmas, but in fact, it looks amazing and it is one of the colours in the DSP.

Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel Stampin Up by Kate Morgan Australia 2018

Check out the inside of this card though! I have made a banner at the top with some more of this gorgeous Designer Paper by scoring it in the centre and 1″ either side so it folds in to the card with a metal snowflake embellishment hanging from it with copper metallic thread.

Dashing Deer & Joyous Noel Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2018

My next project is a small gift box that I cased from Pootles in the UK. This stunning reversible ribbon is featured again wrapped around it, tied in a bow, to hold the box closed. This box measures 3¾” high x 3” wide x 1½” deep. You could fit lots of little Christmas chocolates inside, yummy!

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I punched a couple of Tranquil Tide Sprigs from the Joyous Noel Glimmer paper and added the copper star embellishment with some copper metallic thread hanging down the front.

Joyous Noel Gift Box Stampin Up Australia Kate Morgan 2018.

Thanks for visiting today.


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Now it’s time to follow the blog hop to our next participant, the talented, Rachel Palmieri!

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  2. Sharon Davern
  3. Tina Gillespie
  4. Ros Davidson
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  6. Claire Daly
  7. Rebecca Jacovou
  8. Catherine Proctor
  9. Rachel Woollard
  10. Alisha Watson
  11. June Kempster
  12. Kate Morgan
  13. Rachel Palmieri
  14. Monika O’Neill 

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Colour Creations: Daffodil Delight

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Welcome to another Art With Heart Team Colour Creations weekly Blog Hop. Today we are featuring Daffodil Delight!!!

I made this card for my nephew who turned 4 last week. Happy Birthday Mitchell ♥

I love Daffodil Delight with Blueberry Bushel together. I also love this new Buffalo Check stamp! How good does it look? I reckon it makes the perfect shirt for my pocket. I don’t have the Pocket Framelits, so I had to make my own. Once I got the shape right, I embossed it with the Subtles TIEF and then used my paper piercing tool to create the stitching. How good does it look? I wonder why there is a tab to pull with “LOOK’ on it?

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I would have loved to see his face when he pulled the tab! Unfortunately I couldn’t be there to see him as they live in Paynesville, Gippsland, but I’m assured he was amazed to find some cash!

4th Birthday Buffalo Check Pocket card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up, Australia 2018

I think this sentiment is perfect for a 4 year old… isn’t every birthday the biggest occasion when you are a kid?!

4th Birthday Buffalo Check Pocket card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2018.

Head on over to Catherine’s blog where you’ll find the links to other participants.

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Lip Balm Box

Hello Crafters,

Today, I have a cute Lip Balm Box that The Paper Pixie shared on her blog on 30 July. You can get the instructions here. I made one to just see how easy it was, and yes, Julie was right!

Lip Balm Holder for Happy Birthday Gifts by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2018.JPG

I have used Highland Heather card for the base, some retired DSP and the Tropical thilnlits die for the leaf. The Itty Bitty Greetings, Happy Birthday stamped and added with mini dimensionals for some added height.

I think these would make fantastic party loot… pity I didn’t come across it a little earlier for my own kids parties!

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