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CCBH Basic Gray – Hand-Penned Petals and Floating Butterflies

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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.

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Week 3 – Basic Gray

Tonight I am using the Hand-Penned Petals Bundle for this card, but I am not using the colours in the Designer Paper that coordinates in the suite. I have created my own colour combination and isn’t it super pretty?!!!

Colour Combination - Basic Gray

Card 1 – My card base, first layer and the die cut pieces are all Basic Gray card. The layer has those stripes across it and I created that by scoring every 2cm on my Trimmer with the scoring blade!

Once I had them done, I used the Basic Gray inkpad and ran it around the edges to get that depth of colour.

Hand-Penned Bundle for Basic Gray CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The main image is stamped (Hand-Penned Petals stamp set) in Basic Gray ink and filled in using the other coloured inkpads. The sentiment is stamped in Versamark ink, white emboss powder added and heat set with the Heat Tool. This is fussy cut with Paper Snips and added to the card with dimensionals.

On the inside, I added another stamped image and die cut the top and bottom with that pretty scallop edge die in the same Penned Flowers Dies. To finish off I added some faux resin dots in coordinating colours that I made using a hole punch and Fine Tip Glue (allow to dry overnight on a Silicone Mat before adding to your card with Multipurpose Glue)!

Hand-Penned Bundle for Basic Gray CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

Card 2 – Many of the products on this card are about to retire and are on sale! If you want to get these items, be quick, because once they are gone, they are gone. The Floating & Fluttering Bundle and this gorgeous Love You Always Specialty DSP are both heavily reduced in price.

Colour Combination - Basic Gray2

Floating & Fluttering Bundle Basic Gray CCBH 2021 by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia

The Blushing Bride Twine (Snail Mail Twine Combo Pack) has been used to tie a double bow.

Floating & Fluttering Bundle Basic Gray CCBH 2021 by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia close

Please click on the image below to head across to the next blog on tonight’s hop and see the wonderful inspiration of Sharon Davern!

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Here is the full list of participants taking part this week:
Michele Taylor
Kate Morgan you are here
Sharon Davern
Ros Davidson
Catherine Proctor
Rachel Palmieri
Theresa Gerrard
Kristine D’Auria
Tina Gillespie
Rachel Woollard
Di Furniss
Claire Daly
Christine Blain
Fiona Ryan
Caroline Manwaring
Vicki Boucher
Andrea Sargent
Rosa Leyden

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CCBH Balmy Blue – Feminine Hats Off

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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.

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Week 2 – Balmy Blue

The Hats Off stamp set and coordinating dies are fantastic value at only $61. Not only can you create masculine cards for the men and boys in your life, but you can create feminine cards too!

Tonight I have made a feminine version in Balmy Blue, Gorgeous Grape and Basic White.

Colour Combination - BB GG BW

Stamping the stars directly on the card base in Gorgeous Grape ink creates some interest. The top section is the 6″ x 6″ Subtles DSP in Balmy Blue, that I cut down to A6 size then die cut it with the Basic Borders Dies. Keep the offcut piece for the inside of the card! 

Hats Off Bundle for Balmy Blue CCS by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The hat is stamped and die cut and then the brim is bent up gently along the scoreline to give that realistic look of a cap. Place dimensionals only behind the hat (not the brim) and add to the card. 

Hats Off Bundle for Balmy Blue CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up! Australia 2021

On the inside I stamped the Happy Birthday using the images from the Biggest Wish stamp set and added the DSP offcut from the front piece. I die cut a small hat in Balmy Blue to add to the corner.

Hats Off Bundle for Balmy Blue CCBH by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

Please click on the image below to head across to the next blog on tonight’s hop and see the wonderful inspiration of Catherine Proctor!

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Here is the full list of participants taking part this week:
Michele Taylor
Rachel Palmieri
Kate Morgan ♥ You are here ♥
Catherine Proctor
Caroline Manwaring
Sharon Davern
Christine Blain
Tina Gillespie
Diane Furniss
Ros Davidson
Theresa Gerrard
Rachel Woollard
Rosa Leyden
Fiona Bell Ryan
Vicki Boucher

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A fresh new look Blog Hop featuring the New InColors 2021-2023

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With the release of the new Annual catalogue, each week some of the Art With Heart team are joining the Colour Creations Blog Hop to bring you creative inspiration and showcase our range of 50+ gorgeous Stampin’ Up! colours.

With a fresh new look and returning to the traditional blog hop style, we hope you join us each Wednesday for some colour inspiration!

Week 1 – All the new In Colors

Tonight we are showcasing all the 5 new In Colors that have been released for the two year period, 2021 – 2023! 

2021-2023 InColors Stampin Up

I have managed to incorporate all of the colours in my card tonight.

My card base is Polished Pink with a layer of Pale Papaya and then a Basic White layer. This is the layer that has that pretty lacy pattern. How did I create it? I took one of the Square Vellum Doilies and the Blending Brushes with Pale Papaya ink and moved it across the white card. Some spots I used a little more ink and faded it out. Once I was happy with the look, I splattered some Wink of Stella across it with some Pale Papaya ink using the Water Painters. Put this aside to dry.

Pansy Patch Pale Papaya card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

Using the new Pale Papaya Blends Combo Markers, I coloured the Vellum Doilie. The pansies are stamped and stamped off in the same colours but to get that varied tone. Polished Pink, Fresh Freesia and Evening Evergreen. All of the new InColors are used on this card. The sentiment is stamped 3 times in Pale Papaya ink using the Stamparatus for perfect placement. I made some faux resin dots to match. A Bumblebee Trinket is added.

Pansy Patch Pale Papaya card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close

The sentiment on the inside is stamped in Polished Pink and another pansy added. The leaf is die cut from the Pansy Petals DSP.

Pansy Patch Pale Papaya card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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Sharon Davern
Vicki Boucher
Caroline Manwaring
Tina Gillespie
Christine Blain
Rachel Woollard
Theresa Gerrard
Rachel Palmieri
Michele Taylor
Diane Furniss
Andrea Sargent
Ros Davidson
Cathy Proctor

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Hats Off for the Biggest Wish

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Wow, we have come to the end of the colours and what a wonderful year it was, with some amazing inspiration from our team!

Week 50 – Soft Suede

Soft Suede is from the Neutrals collection.

Colour Combination - Soft Suede Real Red Crushed Curry Basic White

I randomly stamped the background images (Biggest Wish stamp set) onto a Soft Suede card base in the same colour ink. The cap (Hats Off stamp set) is stamped onto Real Red card in Soft Suede and die cut with the coordinating Hat Builder dies. The patch is Soft Suede card and the lightening bolt is Crushed Curry card.

Hats Off & Biggest Wish Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 Colour Creations Showcase.

The patch is added with dimensionals, as is the cap to the card base.

Hats Off & Biggest Wish, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 Colour Creations Showcase..

On the inside I stamped with Crushed Curry and Soft Suede ink and added a Real Red Star die cut to carry over the colours from the front!

To finish off the front, I added some Crushed Curry faux resin dots to incorporate a little more interest.

Hats Off & Biggest Wish, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 Colour Creations Showcase

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Nothings Better Than a Cocktail!

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Week 49 – Soft Sea Foam

Soft Sea Foam is from the Subtles collection. Today I have combined it with two of the new InColors for a really beautiful combination.

Soft Sea Foam Soft Succulent Polished Pink Basic White

I have used a Thick Basic White card base, as I find this much easier as a starting point and then I can have a white panel inside to write my message on and stamp any extra smaller images.

Next I cut a piece of Polished Pink card to A6 size and glue it to the front.  The next layer is a Strip of the new 6″ x 6″ InColor DSP in Soft Succulent. I selected this piece as it almost resembles bubbles which went with my theme!

The top layer is Soft Sea Foam which is stamped with the glasses in Soft Succulent ink and the stars in Soft Sea Foam ink. This is adhered with dimensionals.

Nothings Better Than Cocktails card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The sentiments and the glasses are stamped in Black Memento ink onto white card and die cut.

Nothings Better Than Cocktails card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

On the inside, I stamped another cocktail, doesn’t it look delicious?!!!

Nothings Better Than Cocktails card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

I was super pleased with how this card turned out. As much as I cased it from a photo in the annual catalogue, I changed up the sentiments and colours. Case-ing (Copy & Share Everything) is a wonderful way to get inspiration for your projects if you don’t have an idea floating around in your head already. The catalogues are a wonderful source for inspiration!

Nothings Better Than Cocktails card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

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Brilliance of So Saffron Butterflies

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Week 48 – So Saffron

So Saffron is from the Subtles collection and is a dusty yellow that looks amazing with black.

Today I am using it with the Butterfly Brilliance bundle and the Stitched Rectangle framelits. This stamp is one huge stamp with all the butterflies together, so it makes it easy to stamp. The die is also one big die to cut out all the butterflies in one go!

Using the Stamparatus really helped with stamping and lining up the images when I stamped the Saffron layer to place over the top of the stamped white layer.

So Saffron for CCS Butterfly Brilliance Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

I took 3 of the Rectangle framelits and die cut them from the Saffron layer. Put these aside as you can use them on another card – you’ll see it shortly! Glue the Saffron layer to the White layer, lining up the stamped images. Die cut the butterflies in So Saffron card and add Wink of Stella to each one. Glue them to the card so their wings can be folded up. Before gluing the white layer to the card base, I decided at the last minute to add some white twine. I used a 1/8″ hole punch to notch each side so the twine sits neatly, wrapping it around and tying in a bow in the centre of the largest butterfly. Then glue it to the card base. Rhinestone Jewels were added last.

So Saffron for CCS Butterfly Brilliance Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

This next card is using black card for a dramatic effect and the left over stamped rectangles from the previous card.

Butterfly Brilliance in So Saffron, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021

I also used some Champagne Foil behind the filigree butterflies and Champagne Rhinestones!

Butterfly Brilliance in So Saffron, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021.

On the inside, I used the largest Stitched Rectangle framelit for my writing panel and stamped some more butterflies. I didn’t add sentiments to either of these cards, as they could be used for any occasion and I don’t think they needed one 😉

Butterfly Brilliance in So Saffron, Stampin Up by Kate Morgan, Australia 2021 inside

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Smoky Slate – Very Versailles

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Week 47 – Smoky Slate

Smoky Slate is from the Neutrals collection. This is another colour I don’t use a lot of, and I really did struggle as to what stamp set to choose. As I was looking through my stamp sets, Very Versailles was one that hasn’t seen much love. I actually really like it, but for some reason, I cannot do the vintage style that comes naturally to so many. Challenge time!

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This card is very simple and not a lot to it. I embossed a piece of Rich Razzleberry card with the Tasteful Textiles 3D embossing folder and glued it to a Basic White Thick card base.

Using the Stitched So Sweetly dies, I cut the white panel in my Cut & Emboss Machine.

Very Versaille card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

The script image is stamped in Smoky Slate ink and the leaves in Bermuda Bay ink. The sentiment stamped in Rich Razzleberry ink onto a strip of Smoky Slate card. This was glued to the white card with Multipurpose Glue and then I used my Paper Snips to trim the edges so they were overhanging slightly. The panel was then added to the card base with Dimensionals and a little gold Bumblebee Trinket added with a Glue Dot.

Very Versaille card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

On the inside, I stamped the scripty image again in the bottom corner in Smoky Slate ink.

Very Versaille card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

I love the font of this sentiment and it could be used for so many different occasions; Birthdays, Sympathy, etc and it is not overly feminine or masculine – I love this!

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Sweet Strawberry Birthday

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Week 46 – Shaded Spruce

Shaded Spruce is from the Regals collection. It isn’t a colour I use very often, so it was very challenging and it may not look it, but this card took me ages to create. I even had to go to the Colour Coach swatch for inspiration.

Shaded Spruce

I chose the third combination and went for the Sweet Strawberry Bundle that is carrying over into the new Annual Catalogue, yay!

My card base is Shaded Spruce and I randomly stamped a single image onto Gray Granite cardstock in the one colour. Once it was dry, I ran it through my embossing machine in the Tasteful Textile embossing folder. I sponged the edges with Shaded Spruce ink to soften the edges when on the card base.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

I stamped the sentiment onto white card and fussy cut it. The strawberry was stamped in Melon Mambo ink; the outline was stamped twice using the Stamparatus to get a deeper tone. Cut it out using the Strawberry Builder punch. I wrapped the White Crinkle Seam Binding around the Granite layer and tied in a bow. I placed a Square Vellum Doilie under the ribbon and added the strawberry and sentiment on dimensionals.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021.

On the inside, is the surprise! I had planned to use this apron on the front, but couldn’t get it work, so decided to create a pop up card! I used the All Dressed Up dies to cut the apron out of the In Good Taste DSP. The Melon Mambo trim is cut using the new Basic Borders dies and trimmed down to fit. More of the same ribbon/binding, is added for the straps.

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

The sentiment is stamped in Melon Mambo ink and the larger leaf placed in the corner.

This is how it looks when attached to the pop up mechanism. Do you think it looks like an apron?

Sweet Strawberry pop up card by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside view

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Farewell Purple Posy

With the new Annual catalogue launching on 4th May, we will say farewell to 5 InColors.

2019 - 2021 In Colours

Following on from Monday’s post, I am sharing my love with the Pansy Patch Bundle again. Purple Posy is a brilliant trio with Highland Heather and Gorgeous Grape. You may notice some of the new In Colors too, in Soft Succulent and Pale Papaya!

I was inspired by the pansies that I have growing in pots in my outdoor area. I love the pops of colour these gorgeous, delicate blooms provide.

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My card base is Gorgeous Grape, the layer is Purple Posy and the Layering Circles dies are Highland Heather. The white layer is cut using the Stitched So Sweetly dies.

Farewell Purple Posy, Pansy Patch by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021

The large pansy is die cut from the three purples and a Pale Papaya centre. The smaller pansies are stamped in the Pale Papaya using the Stamparatus. The outline is stamped twice to get that lovely darker tone and the centre is stamped off once for a much lighter tone. The leaves are done the same way with Soft Succulent ink.

Farewell Purple Posy, Pansy Patch by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 close up

On the inside a single pansy is stamped and a small strip of Purple Posy card down the left side, with plenty of room to write a birthday message.

Farewell Purple Posy, Pansy Patch by Kate Morgan Stampin Up Australia 2021 inside

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Pierced Blooms in Seaside Spray

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Week 45 – Seaside Spray

Seaside Spray is from the 2019-2021 In Color collection. It is one of my favourites and I am sure going to miss it when it retires on 3 May.

Pierced Blooms Seaside Spray Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The Hydrangea Hill DSP is embossed with the Subtle 3D Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and glued to a white card base. I die cut a variety of flowers and leaves using the Pierced Blooms dies in Seaside Spray, Soft Sea Foam and Purple Posy cardstock. The vellum layer is die cut using the Flowering Vine dies.

Pierced Blooms in Seaside Spray Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021

The sentiment panel is stamped (Beautiful Friendship stamp set) and die cut. After cutting, turn it over still in the die and run a stylus around the edge to give it that extra embossed edge. Fold some ribbon behind the sentiment and add some dimensionals at either end to adhere it to the card.

To finish, I added some Faux Resin dots, Rhinestone Jewels and Butterfly Gems.

Pierced Blooms Seaside Spray Feminine card by Kate Morgan, Stampin Up Australia 2021.

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